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Everything You Need To Know Before 'Game Of Thrones' Returns On Sunday

Since "Game of Thrones" Season 4 ended last year, The Huffington Post has kept you up to date with all the Season 5 spoilers, predictions, episode titles, trailers, clips and news. With the new season just days away, it's time to start refreshing your memory on all things Westeros.<p>Here are the most …

Why do we have allergies?

Allergic reactions to everything from pollen to peanuts make life a misery for millions. But why does our body over-react to seemingly benign intruders? Carl Zimmer reports.<p>For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a …

Immunotherapy

LG G4 apparently outed in new pics — with a few serious caveats on the specs

The LG G4 has been unveiled in drips and drabs by LG over the past week, but today it's been outed in full. Sort of. The listed specs appear to be a …

G20 world leaders' personal information leaked in 'email error'

Australian G20 organisers have been left red-faced after it was revealed an email autofill error led to a leak of passport details for 31 world leaders, including Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin and more.<p>The personal details of 31 of the world's leading political figures were leaked to the organisers …

Personal Information

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria From Texan Cattle Yards Are Now Airborne, Study Finds

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Another blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh, police say

Washiqur Rahman, 27, was killed in the latest attack after American atheist writer and blogger Avijit Roy was killed in February<p>A blogger was hacked to death in the <b>Bangladesh</b> capital on Monday, in the latest brutal attack on the country's independent writers, a senior officer said.<p>Police have …

Chinese Hackers Might Be Behind the GitHub DDoS Attack

Code management platform GitHub has been fending off a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack since last Thursday. Security experts say the attack may have originated in China, reports The Wall Street Journal.<p>Over the past few days, San Francisco-based GitHub has been hit with huge amounts of …

Wall Street

Star Wars planets like Tatooine could be common in universe

Previously scientists believed that only gas-giants could circle binary star systems but a new study suggests that many Earth-like planets could have two Suns<p>The image of Luke Skywalker staring at the double sunset of Tatooine captured the imagination of millions of cinemagoers.<p>But astrophysicists …

President Obama Hosts Science Fair

Batteries

Instagram's Layout app will make you want to create photo collages

Instagram's latest standalone app is taking on the photo collage.<p>With Layout, Instagram has taken a similar approach to collages as Hyperlapse did …

Square introduces $Cashtags, clickable payments for businesses

Square, the startup that helped heat up the tech world's interest in mobile payments, seems determined not to lose ground to giant rivals like …

Slack is now worth $2 billion — it doubled its value in six months

Slack, the chat app that's been the talk of the startup world for the last year thanks to its incredible growth, is in talks to raise another round of funding at a $2 billion valuation, according to a Bloomberg report.<p>The report didn't say how much Slack is seeking to raise.<p>If the report is …

Instagram Launches Layout, Its Own Photo Collage App

Instagram today announced the debut of a new application called Layout, the company’s next standalone creation tool outside of its flagship photo-sharing application. With Layout, Instagram users will be able to quickly build collages using their mobile photos, which they can then choose to share …

Obama administration reaches goal to provide LTE to 98 percent of Americans

Improving the state of broadband internet in the US has been a part of the President Obama's platform for some time, and now that the presidency is in its later years, the administration wants to take stock of the advancements it has made.<p>In an announcement today, the administration officially …

Android rolls out 'on-body' smart lock to foil device thieves

Google's mobile operating system adds a function that brings up your device's lock screen when the accelerometer senses you've set the gadget down, according to a report.<p>Google is rolling out a new automatic "smart lock" function that uses your mobile device's accelerometer to determine when you …

Android News

Nvidia Titan X Graphics Card Review: Future-Proofing The 4K Game

As we’ve already concluded, Nvidia’s Titan X is the best single-GPU graphics card on the market. Of course, there exists a myriad of talking points and nuanced analysis that must be explored before the majority of us even consider plunking down $1000 for <i>any</i> addition to our rig. Over the course of …

Computer Hardware

Thousands of Apps Are Still Vulnerable to the FREAK Bug

According to FireEye researchers, a large number of iOS and Android apps are still vulnerable to the FREAK bug despite patches being released.<p>The report suggests Android has the biggest problem, with over 10 percent of apps open to attack.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's …

Apps

Google ditched the steering wheel because people are unreliable

If you've ever wondered why Google decided to build its own car, well, you have at least part of your answer now. During a talk at SXSW, Astro Teller, the head of Google X, told the crowd that they decided to remove the steering wheel and brakes entirely because humans are not a "reliable backup" …

Windows 10 gets serious about biometric log-ins with face, iris and fingerprint scans

Passwords are so old-school. Microsoft seems to think so at least, with the annoncement of a new sign-in system for Windows 10 called Windows Hello.<p>Hello lets you sign in by scanning your face, iris or fingerprint instead of an old-school password or PIN system.<p>If your device already has a …

Windows 10

Super-fast 3D printing takes its cue from 'Terminator 2'

In a sense, 3D printing as you know it is a lie -- it's really stacking a series of 2D layers on top of each other, rather than forming a single object. That's where Carbon3D might come to the rescue. It just unveiled a 3D printing technique, Continuous Liquid Interface Production, that creates …