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Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons

NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — The piecemeal pullback of heavy weapons Friday from the line separating government and rebel forces in Ukraine has …

How To Design The World's Biggest Airport Terminal

How do you make an airport terminal that spans 173 acres feel like anything but a monster? Zaha Hadid attempts the impossible in Beijing.<p>Beijing’s new airport is going to be a monster. At 7.5 million square feet, it covers about the same amount of space as 130 football fields put together–all …

Google may have accidentally revealed it's making a new version of its gorgeous Chromebook Pixel laptop

The company published a video to YouTube in which Renee Niemi, Google's global business lead for Chrome, Android for Work and Education, confirmed that a new version of the high-end laptop is in the works (via 9to5Google).<p>The video has since been set to private, but blog Omg! Chrome! managed to …

Lakers Rumors: Latest on Los Angeles Head Coaching Search

The Los Angeles Lakers could've finished 0-82 last season, and they'd still have no shortage of interest in their open head coaching position. They're still the Lakers.<p>Dave McMenamin of ESPNLosAngeles.com reported that the team won't rush into a decision right now:<p>The Lakers have still not reached …

Shawn Thornton fined $2,820.52

BOSTON -- Bruins forward Shawn Thornton was fined $2,820.52 by the NHL on Sunday for unsportsmanlike conduct during Saturday night's 4-2 win over the …

Blackhawks take 3-2 series lead with win over Wild

MIN Minnesota Wild<p>43-27-12<p>1<p>Final<p>2<p>CHI Chicago Blackhawks<p>46-21-15<p>Toews (Blackhawks - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 0<p>Crawford (Blackhawks - G): Saves: 27, Save …

Pacers vs. Wizards final score, NBA playoffs 2014: Indiana erases 19-point deficit to nab 95-92 victory, 3-1 series lead

Paul George poured in 39 points, including 28 in the second half, to lead the Pacers to a hard-fought victory over the Wizards. Indiana erased a 19-point second-half deficit and is now one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals.<p>The Indiana Pacers erased a 19-point second-half deficit and took …

What Blazers Need from Damian Lillard to Keep NBA Playoffs Dream Alive

No NBA team has ever made a comeback to win a playoff series after trailing 3-0, although three have pushed through to force a Game 7. It's unlikely the Portland Trail Blazers will be able to do so against the veteran San Antonio Spurs, but their playoff hopes don't have to die yet.<p>And it starts …

Paul Pierce Wants to Defend LeBron James, Says Miami Heat 'Not Unbeatable'

The Brooklyn Nets appeared as if they were dead to rights following road losses in Games 1 and 2 against the Miami Heat. They lost by an average of more than 16 points per contest, which hinted that Miami would keep its foot on the gas pedal en route to a sweep.<p>Instead, key bench performances from …

Basketball

California swagger: Anaheim’s embarassment of riches in net

Officially, the nickname "Johnny Hockey" belongs to John Gaudreau, the Boston College star and Hobey Baker award winner, who signed a pro contract with the Calgary Flames just before the regular season ended and scored a goal in his NHL debut. Gaudreau is a five-foot-seven, 150-pound scoring …

Clippers owner Sterling claims was set up for racist comments: CNN | Reuters

(Reuters) - Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling said he was set up to make racist comments in a taped recording that led the National Basketball Association to ban him for life from the sport, CNN reported on Monday.<p>Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling (R) puts his hand over …

Samsung doc: Beating Apple was 'survival strategy'

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Samsung's future relied on beating Apple in the mobile market, the company's top executive said in a 2012 memo revealed in a court here Monday.<p>During cross-examination of Dale Sohn, the former CEO of Samsung's US mobile business, Apple attorney Bill Lee presented an internal …

Mobile

Fon teams with Spotify and Facebook for Gramofon cloud music jukebox

Fon has built a business running 13m Wi-Fi hotspots around the world. Now the company is expanding into digital music with a device called Gramofon.<p>Described as a "modern cloud jukebox", the device is being unveiled today through a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, where Fon is hoping to raise …

LG Again Rumored to be Sole Supplier of Flexible Displays for iWatch

LG will be the sole supplier for flexible displays to be used in the iWatch as Apple looks to launch the device later this year in two sizes, according to a report from Korea's <i>Naver</i> [Google Translate, via <i>GforGames</i>].<p><i>iWatch concept by Todd Hamilton, based on the Nike FuelBand</i><p>The report notes that …

Google Glass goes on sale today for 24 hours

Today and today only, regular citizens who are not even a little bit powerful or internet famous can become Glass Explorers as Google opens up sales …

Samsung Galaxy S5 teardown reveals a bill of materials worth $256

We’ve already had a look at what goes into the new Galaxy S5, thanks to this teardown, and according to an analysis conducted by market research firm IHS, all of the components in the Samsung Galaxy S5 costs around $256 to purchase and put together.<p>Samsung latest flagship handset is currently being …

Search

With Google Glass on sale today, it’s time to have serious talks about technology and privacy.<p>FORTUNE — Google opens up its Explorer Program today, offering the general public an opportunity to purchase Glass for $1,500. Although spots are limited, the expansion of the Glass club has created …

Toshiba's first 4K laptop arrives next week for $1,500

After launching its first 4K laptop in the UK, Toshiba has just announced US availability. Stateside, it'll be called the P55T, but as before, it's a 15.6-inch laptop with 3,840 x 2,160 resolution. That's a staggering 282 ppi, if you're scoring at home -- compared to, say 220 ppi for Apple's …

Samsung explores a stripped-down take on wearable displays

Samsung must want to keep an open mind when it comes to wearable displays. Just a short while after it explored the possibility of smart sports glasses, the company is back with a patent for a heads-up display with a built-in earpiece. In some ways, it resembles a stripped-down version of Google …

Xbox One update promises to fix Kinect sensor snafus

Rolling out as of Monday night, the latest update hosts improvements to game saves, video quality, and the Kinect.<p>Microsoft has launched its latest update to the Xbox One with several fixes and features requested by faithful fans.<p>Aimed at Xbox One systems starting Monday night and over the next few …

Netflix Is Down (Update: And We’re Back!)

Netflix, the lifeblood of the Millennial generation and stay-at-home parents, appears to be down for some people.<p>It’s working for me, personally, but reports on Twitter and other status service report sites seem to show service disruptions. AWS is up, currently, so there’s no room to blame Amazon …

Samsung designer: We didn’t steal Apple’s precious gestures

Locked in a legal tussle with Apple, Samsung strongly denies swiping patented features from the iPhone maker.<p>Yesterday in a San Jose, Calif. court, the two tech giants butted heads over five Apple patents, including one covering Apple’s slide-to-unlock feature, reports Recode. Apple is suing …

Google Reportedly Looking for Even More Office Space in New York

Google's presence in the Big Apple is about to get even bigger, according to a new report.<p>The search giant is in talks with various property owners …

BlackBerry Buys Stake In U.S. Healthcare IT Firm As It Shifts Focus To Niche Markets

BlackBerry has bought a minority stake in privately held U.S. healthcare IT firm NantHealth. The two companies told Reuters they are working together to develop a new smartphone tailored to the needs of the healthcare sector — with a launch pegged for late 2014 or early 2015, according to Jim …

Building blocks: how Project Ara is reinventing the smartphone

In a spare, drab office park in Sunnyvale, California, a bunch of two-by-fours and foamboard have been nailed together into a makeshift model of a shipping container. Inside, a bare, unlit Edison bulb hangs from a wire, over some simple IKEA furniture and a table with Lego blocks on it. The blocks …

How to buy Google Glass today, and today only

Those of you who've been yearning to buy Google Glass now finally have your chance.<p>On Tuesday -- and on Tuesday only -- any US resident with a US shipping address can buy the Google Glass Explorer Edition at the regular price of $1,500. Sorry, those of you outside the US are out of luck. But Google …

Google Glass

Tesla Pays Telefonica Millions To Power In-Car Wireless In UK, Germany, Spain, Holland

Those with a sharp eye who visited the Geneva motor show or who own a Model S in Europe may have already noticed a connection between Telefonica and Tesla by way of the “car connected by Telefonica” signs on the sides of cars, or through the in-car navigation system that played Spanish ads. Now the …

Sony Xperia Z2 unboxing and first impressions

Since the original Xperia Z, Sony has been really stepping up its game in the high-end smartphone market with some great devices released last year, including the Xperia Z1 and the Xperia Z1 Compact. Boasting the same fantastic build quality and similar design elements, along with some key hardware …

Katherine Webb and AJ McCarron are engaged

We’ve followed them from the first time Brent Musburger saw her on camera through their rumored (and untrue tales) of breakup and now, it feels, like our favorite college football couple is all grown up.<p>Katherine Webb and AJ McCarron, according to Webb’s Twitter, are engaged.

Dwight Howard out against the Clippers on Saturday, per report

The Houston Rockets star was reportedly in his slippers at shootaround.<p>First Patrick Beverley and now Dwight Howard. The Houston Rockets will be without their star center for Saturday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers, according to a tweet from Comcast SportsNet's Adam Wexler.<p>Howard has …