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Greek authorities search for migrants after emergency call

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) -- Greek authorities say they are searching for a group of migrants who made an emergency call saying they were in danger while crossing a river marking the border between Greece and Turkey.<p>Police and fire department officials said Wednesday an unidentified person called …

New Patent Gives Us A Better Idea Of What's Behind Google's Mysterious 'Cinematic Reality' Investment

Magic Leap, the mysterious startup that raised $542 million in October 2014 in a massive funding round led by Google, just filed a new patent that hints at what the company's stealth technology could be used for.<p>All we really know for sure so far is that Magic Leap is creating some sort of …

14 bucket list destinations that may soon disappear

Scientists have renewed warnings about the future of the Great Barrier Reef with one prominent researcher recently declaring the natural wonder ‘almost dead’.<p>But this isn't an isolated case. All around the world, destinations are under threat from urbanisation, global warming or simple human …

Samsung's Smartphone Business Is Slipping, But We're About To Learn Its Plan To Fix That

There, one of Samsung's three CEOs, BK Yoon, will give the opening keynote for the conference.<p>However, the keynote won't focus on the biggest profit driver at Samsung, its mobile phone and tablet business. That segment is faltering and mostly to blame for Samsung's 60% drop in profits from a year …

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What improvements do you hope to see in high-end audio in 2015?

The Audiophiliac shares his wishlist for this year.<p>Let me just dispel any notions that in the space of one year we're going to get a better sounding music format, the end to the Loudness Wars, or a decent sounding Bluetooth speaker. I'm thinking about things that <i>might</i> actually happen, not fantasy …

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Messaging Apps Will Be Bigger Than Social Networks In 2015

Venture capitalist Fred Wilson believes "the social media phase of the internet ended" this year. He says messaging apps have replaced social media apps, where families rely on apps like WhatsApp to communicate with each other instead of Facebook.<p>Data seems to support this idea: Based on the …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

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Google's Massive New Android Update Is Coming To The Galaxy S5

After launching to Galaxy S5 owners in Poland in early December, blog Sam Mobile reports that the update is now available in Spain.<p>Galaxy S5 owners in other European countries should expect to get the update over the next few weeks, the report says.<p>There's still no word on when Lollipop will hit …