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UK teen arrested over Xbox and Playstation attacks, swatting

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Police in the U.K. have arrested another man in connection with the disruption of Microsoft’s Xbox Live and Sony’s PlayStation …

World Chess Champ Magnus Carlsen Lost An Amazing Game

But that doesn't mean Carlsen is unbeatable, as we just learned.<p>On Monday at a big and very important tournament, the Tata Steel in Wijk aan Zee in the Netherlands, Carlsen went down to the Polish number one, Radoslaw Wojtaszek.<p>Wojtaszek is 28, a Grandmaster, but rated 2744, more than 100 points …

15,000 Jews to leave France for Israel, Jewish Agency says

Jewish emigration body says numbers arriving from France could soar after recent deadly attack and rising anti-Semitism<p>A record 15,000 French Jews could emigrate to Israel this year amid fears of rising anti-Semitism in Europe, according to the official body overseeing migration to the Jewish state.<p>…

Israel

The 25 funniest quotes from Airplane!

Robert Hays and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - two of the stars of Airplane! - have reprised their roles for a Wisconsin tourism advert. Here we recall 25 of the funniest quotes from the film.<p>1. Rumack: What was it we had for dinner tonight?<br>Elaine Dickinson: Well, we had a choice of steak or fish.<br>Rumack: …

Apple Watch iPhone ‘Companion’ app revealed w/ new Watch features, monograms

Yesterday, we reported that the latest iOS 8.2 beta reveals that an Apple Watch application for the iPhone is in the works. Now, we have some more details. Within Apple, the application is currently called the Apple Watch “Companion” app for iPhone. This application manages settings for Apple Watch …

Smartwatches

Marvin Reber's Inclusion Couch dismantles to create an indoor playground

This sofa by New Zealand design graduate Marvin Reber can be taken apart and reassembled to form play apparatus for children (+ slideshow).<p>The five …

Is poker a game of skill, or a game of luck?

Last week, researchers claimed to have developed a poker-playing computer program that is nearly unbeatable. What are the implications for the old debate about whether poker is a game of skill or luck?<p>As a spectator sport, poker traditionally isn’t the most engaging thing to watch. I realised this …

Artificial Intelligence

Knog's Expose Smart Light for iPhone

Despite smartphone camera capabilities encroaching upon and even surpassing the bulk of point-and-shoot cameras on the market, our digital Swiss army knives still have some hardware weak points—even the almighty iPhone. Melbourne, Australia-based Knog, known the world over for their quality bike …

Knives

Japan reveals record defence budget as tensions with China grow

At US$42bn the budget is another yearly increase but it is still dwarfed by both China and the US<p>Japan has announced its biggest ever defence budget in response to China’s increasing military influence in the region and Beijing’s claims to a group of disputed islands administered by Tokyo.<p>The 4.98 …

China