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Like staying up on current events? Then FB Newswire is for you

Facebook wants to be a catchall provider for everything from Instagram photos to activity tracking. Next on its list: the news.<p>The social network has …

Tim Cook: Apple's 'closer than it's ever been' to releasing new product range

Tim Cook has claimed that Apple is "closer than it's ever been" to the release of a new product range.<p>Ignoring the fact that the nearest Apple was to …

LG G2 Mini UK release date set for May/June

The release date and price of the LG G2 Mini have finally been revealed. Read on to find out all the juicy details…<p><b>UPDATE:</b> We’ve heard from online …

Samsung claims Apple's FaceTime infringes patent

Samsung is claiming Apple's FaceTime video calling feature infringes one of their patents as part of an on-going legal battle<p><b>Samsung</b> has claimed that <b>Apple</b>'s FaceTime video calling feature infringes a patent owned by the Korean manufacturer.<p>The Galaxy smartphone maker has demanded $6 million (£3.6 …

HTC's Droid DNA will get updated to KitKat this week, despite its age

Don't worry, Droid DNA fans -- HTC may have given the One series its first batch of Android 4.4 KitKat upgrades, but it still has plenty of love for Verizon's late 2012 flagship. Mo Versi, Executive Director of Product Management, announced that the DNA will get an over-the-air update to the latest …

Agreement means Google will back Samsung in spat with Apple

A legal agreement made between Samsung and Google means that the Android-maker is bound to lend a hand in the event that Samsung loses its current battle with Apple. In court today, Apple disclosed some terms of a Mobile Application Distribution Agreement (MADA) between Samsung and Google, …

Apple updates App Store content ratings system with new descriptions and market-specific ratings

Apple has made some changes to the way it handles content ratings in the App Store, as outlined in an email (included below) sent to developers today. These ratings aren’t the five-star reviews that users assign apps, but the age-based restrictions assigned to each app based on the type of content …

Google+ Is Actually Good For Something

Google's attempt at recreating a social network to rival Facebook or Twitter has largely failed to go mainstream. (Google would argue otherwise, pointing to engagement stats like shared news stories, YouTube comments, and the like.)<p>But buried beneath Google's Facebook clone is one of the most …

Tech is Exploding All Over the UK, Not Just London

<i>James Parton is the European Director at Twilio.</i><p>The Internet economy currently accounts for around 8.3 percent of British GDP according to Boston Consulting Group’s latest study, The Connected World. Not only is this a larger percentage than any other G20 nation, but this figure is expected to hit …

NASA sending Google's Project Tango smartphone to space to improve flying robots

An experimental NASA robot could get a big upgrade thanks to Google. The two parties have been working together to integrate Google's Project Tango smartphone prototype — which can detect and map the world around it using a series of sensors — onto NASA's SPHERES — brightly colored, …

The best writing of the week, April 20th

Your Sunday reading<p>We all know the feeling. You're sleepless in the sad hours of the night or stumbling around early on a hazy weekend morning in need of something to read, and that pile of unread books just isn't cutting it. Why not take a break from the fire hose of Twitter and RSS and check out …

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

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The darknet just got its first black market search engine

The network of sites known as the darknet, only accessible through the anonymizing Tor browser, resembles the early internet in many ways — including being difficult to navigate. Most users get around by clicking from link to link, accessing pages like "The Hidden Wiki" that list popular site …

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Microsoft’s (MSFT) neophyte CEO Satya Nadella held an event in San Francisco Tuesday, his third public appearance in three weeks. Unlike his last outing, to unveil Microsoft’s Office app for the iPad, the daylong affair didn’t get much attention, most likely because it was focused on enterprise …

Snowden Asks Putin About Surveillance On Russian TV, Everyone Promptly Loses Their Minds

Earlier today on a call-in program on Russian television, infamous NSA leaker Edward Snowden questioned the country’s President Vladimir Putin about his government’s surveillance activities. Snowden, after the United States revoked his passport, kept house in a Russian airport for weeks until he …

The price of being webscale: Google spent $2.35B on infrastructure in Q1

Google announced its first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, which included — as usual the past few quarters — an unparalleled amount of spending on …

Samsung Galaxy owners get free monthly ebook with Kindle app

Ever keen to set itself apart by the little extras it can offer its customers, Samsung has today launched a custom-built ebook service with help from …

Tactus working to bring us physical buttons that rise out of our touchscreen

The smartphone industry has come along way in the last few years, and during that time mobile device form factors have evolved quite a bit. While Blackberry still continues to cling on to the physical keyboard approach, finding an Android device with a physical QWERTY keyboard is becoming harder …

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If Marvel Wants More Female Leads To Be A Reality, 'Agent Carter' Is Where They Need To Start

Ever since the Marvel Cinematic Universe became a thing, one of the major complaints directed at the franchise was its lack of female heroes. While nearly all female characters featured on screen – Black Widow, Maria Hill, Pepper Potts – are well written and fairly portrayed, they’re almost always …

Neil Young's Pono becomes third most successful Kickstarter ever with $6.2m

Neil Young's Pono music player, designed as a bulwark against the low quality of MP3 files and digital streaming, has completed a hugely successful campaign on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter. At $6.22m, it's the third highest figure raised on the site, after the Pebble smart watch ($10.3m) …

Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked in just four days

German security experts successfully hack the Samsung Galaxy S5’s fingerprint scanner just four days after release.<p>Researchers at a German security …

‘50-megapixel’ Oppo phone hits UK

Oppo’s Find 7a smartphone opens for pre-order in Europe, complete with fake 50-megapixel camera, but minus the mega-high-def screen.<p>Chinese …

U.S. Air Force is testing Google Glass & building apps for battlefield use (exclusive)

The U.S. Air Force’s “BATMAN” research team at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio is beta-testing Google Glass for possible use on the battlefield.<p>And so far, it likes what it sees.<p>The positive attributes “are its low power, its low footprint, it sits totally above the eyes, and doesn’t block …

The HTC One M8 has a Google Play edition, but how is it different? (hands-on)

HTC's latest flagship device, the One M8, is one of the best Android smartphones now available on the market, but what would happen to it if Google stripped the phone of some of its customizations? That's essentially what the Google Play edition of the new One offers. Plunk down $699 and you'll …

Samsung continues mocking iPad’s lack of features in new Galaxy Pro ads

Samsung today posted a series of ads for its new Galaxy Pro tablets and with them continues the theme of directly mocking Apple. This time the target is the iPad Air. In one ad called “Multi User” (above), Samsung highlights the ability to have multiple user accounts on the Galaxy Pro tablet, a …

Game of Thrones still most pirated TV show

As the fourth season begins, Game of Thrones has been named the most illegally-downloaded TV programme, ahead of the Walking Dead and Dexter<p>Game of Thrones is the most illegally-downloaded TV programme internationally, accounting for a quarter of all pirated downloads from 100 torrent sites.<p>The …

Barcode Kingdom Is An RPG That Lets You Scan In Your Own Heroes [Review]

The secret is out: U.S. built “Cuban Twitter” to stir up political unrest

<b>In this March 3, 2014, photo, a woman uses her cellphone in Camajuani, Cuba. The U.S. Agency for International Development masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter," a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed</b> …