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Want A Meeting With Tim Cook? You Can Win One For Charity

CharityBuzz in conjunction with the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights is auctioning off a coffee break with Apple CEO Tim Cook at his Cupertino office, a prize valued at $50,000. That’s right: if you have a great idea for the next Apple TV With Smellovision this could be your …

Man uses hidden camera to chronicle a package’s journey

Ruben van der Vleuten is a self-described Industrial and Interaction designer who says he wants to improve lives with product development. One day he …

Experience: I've played a game of tag for 23 years 'Now we are grown men, we don't run like Usain Bolt, so subterfuge and collusion have become our weapons' http://gu.com/p/3ez77/tw Photograph: Patrick Kehoe for the Guardian

Video of cat playing with vacuum cleaner ‘is what the internet was made for’

A video of a cute ginger cat playing with a vacuum cleaner has become a viral hit, having already achieved more than two million views on YouTube.<p>The …

Russian BadNews bug found in Android app store

<b>Security researchers have identified 32 separate apps on Google Play that harboured a bug called BadNews.</b><p>On infected phones, BadNews stole cash by racking up charges from sending premium rate text messages.<p>The malicious program lay dormant on many handsets for weeks to escape detection, said …

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Researchers Build New Batteries That Charge Instantly And Hold Hours Of Juice

A group of researchers at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created microbatteries that charge 1,000 times faster than normal batteries and can, feasibly, “jump-start a car” while powering a cellphone. The group, led by William King, is working on shrinking the batteries down to fit …

What would you do with £45m lottery win? Perhaps erect a futuristic mansion on a suburban avenue in Nottinghamshire, 16 times larger than the average three-bedroom family house, with all the trappings of a James Bond villain's lair? EuroMillions winners Matt and Cassey Topham have submitted plans for an eight-bedroom mansion with waterfall-screened garage and grotto swimming pool. Read more and see more pictures here: http://gu.com/p/3f8gq?CMP=SOCNETTXT6966 (via Guardian culture) Photo: 'Serenity', the dream home of EuroMillions jackpot winners Cassey and Matt Topham

Mark Zuckerberg makes credible acting debut in Facebook Home ad

Social networking overlord Mark Zuckerberg has taken centre state in a relatively humorous new video promoting the merits of the new Facebook Home …

Mark Zuckerberg

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Following the recent launch of the new <i>TrustedReviews</i> competition section, we have got our hands on a great new prize, giving you the chance to win an …

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Starbucks ditches physical iOS app cards — how will it affect app downloads?

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Picking up a free app with your morning coffee is about to change, as coffee giant Starbucks(s SBUX) announced it’s doing away …

Wearable design, Misfit and the age of the glanceable UI

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>The designers at startup Misfit Wearables had a goal to make their wearable health gadget so beautiful that customers might …

From Selling Scoops Of Ice Cream To Founding ZeroCater

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Arram Sabeti is CEO of ZeroCater. Follow him on Twitter @arram.<p><i>When you throw a rock into the water, it will speed on the fastest course to the bottom of the water. This is how it is when Siddhartha has a goal, […] This is what fools call magic and of which they think it would be</i> …

CGI? Pah! Watch how engineers built Jurassic Park's 40-foot, 9,000lbs T-Rex

The special effects team that built Jurassic Park's star turn, the mammoth tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur, has revealed exactly how it was done in a …

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Apple Pulls iOS App Discovery Service AppGratis From App Store

Apple pulled discovery service and daily deal app AppGratis from the App Store. So far, AppGratis is not communicating on the issue and users can only speculate about what the issue is. Sometimes, Apple pulls an app because its latest update crashes or because the app uses a private API. Then, the …