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HIV vaccine on horizon as jab triggers immunity in humans and stops monkeys being infected

A vaccine against HIV is on the horizon after scientists showed a new drug triggered a protective immune response in humans and stopped two thirds of monkeys becoming infected.<p>In the 35 years since the HIV epidemic began, just four vaccines have been tested on humans, with the best only lowering …

Public Health

How to install the Android P beta today

The beta is open to Google’s Pixels and phones from Essential, Sony, Nokia, and more<p>Google just wrapped up a huge preview of the new features coming to Android P. It’s an ambitious update that includes significant changes to the operating system almost everywhere you look. The official release of …

Trump Admits To Authorizing Stormy Daniels Payoff, Denies Sexual Encounter

<b>Updated at 3:29 p.m. ET</b><p>President Trump admitted Thursday to reimbursing his lawyer for a $130,000 payment made on the eve of the 2016 election to porn actress Stormy Daniels as part of a settlement about her alleged 2006 sexual encounter with Trump.<p>Trump, however, denied any sexual encounter and …

Donald Trump

PlayStation Trophies Can Now Be Used to Pay for Games

Will give PSN credit for platinums.<p>Sony in the US is adding a new incentive for Trophy hunters - you can now trade in your exploits for PSN …

PlayStation

Trump to supporters harassing minorities: 'Stop it'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump on Sunday told his supporters to stop harassing minorities, in his first televised sit-down interview since becoming President-elect.<p>"I am so saddened to hear that," Trump told CBS' Lesley Stahl on "60 Minutes" when she said Latinos and Muslims are facing harassment. …

Donald Trump's America

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> In Donald Trump's America, undocumented immigrants will be deported en masse, Arab Americans will be racially profiled and the United States will "bomb the s--- out of ISIS."<p>In Trump's America, foreign Muslims will be banned from the US, Syrian refugees sent back to their war-torn …

Republicans

PSN Maintenance Coming Up, Here's Exactly When and for How Long

Sony will conduct routine maintenance on the PlayStation Network early next week, the company has announced. The only affected platform is PlayStation 4, Sony said in a update to its PSN status page.<p>The one-hour maintenance period will run from 10:30 PM PT to 11:30 PM PT on October 25, which comes …

How Google embarrassed Apple

Google's new Pixel phone launched to positive reviews, largely because of the phone's new digital helper called Google Assistant.<p>As I wrote in my review of the new Google Pixel, it's relatively easy to make a high-end smartphone these days. The real challenge is lighting it up with unique software …

The sun will destroy Earth a lot sooner than you might think

There are plenty of ways Earth could go. It could smash into another planet, be swallowed by a black hole, or get pummeled to death by asteroids. There's really no way to tell which doomsday scenario will be the cause of our planet's demise.<p>But one thing is for sure — even if Earth spends the rest …

Universe

Obama tells police: ‘I’m your best hope’ for relations with communities of color

Almost exactly three years ago, President Obama stood in the White House briefing room and said that he didn’t think it would be “particularly productive” for him to convene “a national conversation on race.”<p>But in the wake of a recent series of high-profile, racially charged shootings across the …

Law Enforcement

Sony to pay millions to settle spurned gamers' PS3 lawsuit

Sony has agreed to pay millions of dollars to settle a long-running class-action lawsuit over the removal of support for the Linux operating system in its PlayStation 3 console.<p>The lawsuit stemmed from Sony's decision in 2010 to eliminate the "Other OS" option available in all pre-Slim models of …

Northern California

One Year Later, Did Sony Keep Their E3 2015 Promises? « Video Game News, Reviews, Walkthroughs And Guides

Last year, Sony had what may well have been the greatest E3 press conference of all time- a press conference that will always be remembered for …

Final Fantasy

Samsung Pay Mini: Mobile payment app to launch on Android and iOS devices

Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung is planning to launch its mobile payment platform Samsung Pay beyond its own Galaxy phones for Android and iOS …

PS4 Neo, Xbox One "Scorpio" and My Possibly Irrational Fear of an Escalation

The rumors about the PS4 Neo or PS4K, and the Xbox One “Scorpio” or Xbox One-Two (however you want to call them) seem to be pretty solid, at least in …

Neil deGrasse Tyson says this is what you should invest in 'if you don't want to die poor'

The doldrums, he explained, are a region on the earth's surface where air doesn't move horizontally.<p>"It either goes directly down, directly upward, or doesn't move at all," he said. "If you accidentally sail into that zone and all you have is wind power, you die there."<p>So it's safe to say that the …

Samsung unveils new mid-range Galaxy C5

With the competition offering quality mid-range smartphones , Samsung has unveiled its own contender, offering a new addition to its Galaxy-line, the …

Phones

Google Tackles Group Messaging Again With New Spaces App

Just because Google+ and Wave were massive flops, that doesn’t mean Google is giving up on trying to launch a social communications app.<p>The Internet …

Obama's Visit to Hiroshima Will Be First for Sitting U.S. President

It will have taken President Barack Obama some seven years — most of his time in office — to make the sensitive and profound journey to Hiroshima, Japan.<p>It was back in 2009, that Obama first expressed a desire to visit the only cities on earth, Hiroshima or Nagasaki, devastated by atomic bombs.<p>But …

Sean Parker’s streaming service will change movies, and theaters can’t stop it

Neither can James Cameron<p>Going into this year’s CinemaCon, the annual Las Vegas trade show for movie exhibitors, studios, and vendors, the biggest question wasn’t whether some company was going to pull a blockbuster announcement out of its hat. It was what kind of impact The Screening Room, Sean …

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Ranking the Batman Movies From Worst to Best

It’s absurd to suggest that film critics were paid to write negative reviews of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” But as absurd ideas go, it’s a …

Comic Books

Scientists create tiniest life form yet, not sure what it is

<b>New York:</b> For years, DNA and computer operating systems served as clichés for each other: DNA is the “operating software” of living cells in the same …

Genetics

Get a job: Be a PlayStation Gameplay Programmer at Sony

The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry!<p>Here is just one of the many, many …

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

PlayStation 4.5 rumours: is this the age of upgradeable games consoles?

Game developers say Sony is readying a new version of PlayStation 4 with 4K compatibility and more processing power. If it’s true, is it a good idea?<p>On Friday afternoon, video game news site Kotaku dropped a fascinating story. Sony is rumoured to be working on an upgraded version of PlayStation 4 …

Virtual Reality

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge International Giveaway!

Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway, the place where we giveaway a new Android phone or tablet each and every Sunday!<p>A big congratulations to last week’s winner of the Nexus 6P giveaway: Joshua B. (USA). Enjoy your new Nexus 6P!<p><b>This week we are giving away the brand new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge!</b><p>Introduced …

How to transfer files from your old phone to another

If you’re about to upgrade to one of the latest smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy Note5 or Droid Turbo 2 by Motorola, you may be wondering how to transfer content from your old phone. Here are some ways that can make the process relatively quick and painless.<p>Verizon Cloud<p>An app like Verizon …

The Week in Review: High-GI Diet Linked To Lung Cancer Risk

A diet with a high glycemic index (GI) is linked to an increased risk of lung cancer, according to a new study.<p>The study, carried out at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, examined 4,320 people, 1,905 who were recently diagnosed with lung cancer and 2,415 with no health issues. …

How One Gaming Legend Wants to Get Back in the Game

Since its founding in 1996, Valve Corp., the videogame developer responsible for <i>Half-Life</i>, <i>Counter-Strike</i>, and <i>Dota</i>, has worked to stay under the radar.<p>…