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Alleged photos of 12-inch MacBook Air lid and display appear online

Photos of what is claimed to be the lid and display for the upcoming 12-inch MacBook Air have been published by iFanr. <i>9to5Mac</i> exclusively reported earlier this month that Apple was planning to launch a mid-size variant of its notebook computer lineup, and these photos seem to provide even further …

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Mother pleads with Islamic State to release Japanese hostage

As the mother of one of two Japanese men held by Islamic State militants begged for his release Friday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration said Britain and Australia had agreed to help try to secure the hostages' freedom.<p>In a video released this week, the militants threatened to kill …

Ukraine crisis: why is there such a fierce battle for Donetsk airport?

Big Question: the outcome of the battle for the control of Donetsk airport acts as a bellwether for the eventual battle for control of the city, and that again, as an indicator of the eventual control of the Donbass region<p><b>Something worth dying for</b><p>In spite of the aspirations that the Minsk Protocol …

Twitter really doesn't want its top users to share Instagram links anymore

Twitter has a message for its top users: Stop sharing Instagram links.<p>The social network sent out prompts Thursday to a batch of its high-profile …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Microsoft announced a bunch of new things yesterday.</b> The event at its Redmond HQ saw the company announce Windows 10, Microsoft HoloLens and updated Windows Phone software.<p><b>2. Google is planning on becoming a wireless carrier.</b> It wants to sell mobile phone packages directly to customers.<p><b>3. Uber</b> …

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BlackBerry's CEO thinks net neutrality means Apple should make apps for BlackBerry

A freestyling misinterpretation of the principles of net neutrality<p>In the midst of Wednesday's maelstrom of Windows 10 news, BlackBerry CEO John Chen has published an open letter to the US Senate, in which he sets out BlackBerry's position on net neutrality. It starts off well enough, identifying …

Microsoft HoloLens won't be the next Google Glass, and that's a good thing

Microsoft stunned audiences of Wednesday's Windows 10 event by unveiling HoloLens, the company's augmented-reality headset and platform.<p>Not only is …

HoloLens: The hands on experience

Let’s get this out of the way: Microsoft HoloLens is not exactly a holographic system, but don’t hold that against it. The reality of Microsoft’s …

Kidnapped Japanese journalist was on mission to free friend held by Isil

Tokyo seeking international assistance to win release of two hostages threatened by violent jihadi group<p>Kenji Goto, the Japanese journalist whom Islamic militants have threatened to execute, reportedly crossed into Syria to secure the release of Haruna Yukawa, another Japanese national who had been …

King Tut's beard 'hastily glued back on with epoxy'

Curators fear irreversible damage has been done to priceless burial mask of Tutankhamen, the ancient Egyptian boy king<p>The priceless funeral mask of Tutankhamen has been damaged at the Cairo museum, causing curators to glue it back together with white-ish, splodgy glue.<p>The mask, which was discovered …

Microsoft HoloLens hands on: It’s early, but it’s already nifty

I was able to try out HoloLens at Microsoft’s headquarters on Wednesday. HoloLens is a virtual reality headset running what Microsoft thinks will be …

Ravens reportedly tipped off Colts about possible ball deflation by Patriots

If the New England Patriots are found to be responsible for deflating balls below the minimum pressure per square inch required by the NFL, they reportedly have their two AFC playoff opponents to thank for it.<p>Fox Sports reported Tuesday that the Baltimore Ravens tipped off the Indianapolis Colts …