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Updated: “Alex from Target” was a stunt, one that shows the sophistication of the teen social media machine

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>It happened again. The internet, including mainstream sites from CNN to ABC, fell for viral meme #AlexFromTarget, which …

Virgin Galactic crash: Copilot who died unlocked lever early, NTSB says

The<p>National Transportation Safety Boardconfirmed Monday night that the copilot who died in the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo prematurely unlocked the spacecraft's aerodynamic controls.<p>After some confusion, acting chairman Christopher Hart clarified that 39-year-old Michael Alsbury, …

Four reasons I switched to Safari after years of using Chrome and why I’ll probably switch back

Advertisement<p>49 Comments<p>After upgrading to OS X Yosemite last week, I got an interesting notification when booting up Chrome for the first time. …

Several new banks get Apple Pay support including USAA, US Bank, Barclaycard, PNC, more

<i>Update: USAA, US Bank and Navy Federal have just confirmed Apple Pay support starting today. In addition, MasterCard confirmed a roll out for Barclaycard, USAA and Navy Federal Credit Union, while readers report cards from PNC, and M&T Bank also working in Apple Pay.</i><p>Ahead of a previously announced …

Google working to bring new Lollipop Google Calendar app to iPhone

With the first Android 5.0 Lollipop devices becoming available— Nexus 9 today and the Nexus 6 later this month— Google is also showing off its new Google Calendar app arriving for other devices in the coming weeks. The new app comes on devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop, but Google also confirmed …

U.S. court rules that phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, but fingerprints aren’t

While Touch ID makes sense for most of us as a secure and convenient way to protect our phones, there is one group of people who may want to stick to good old-fashioned passcodes: criminals.<p>A Virginia District Court has ruled that while phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, which says …

Islamic State group massacres more families

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group militants shot and killed 36 Sunni tribesmen, women and children in public Monday, an Iraqi official and a tribal leader said, pushing the total number of members slain by the extremists in recent days to more than 200.<p>Sheik Naim al-Gaoud, a senior figure in the …

Lava's slow approach is reshaping Hawaii village life

Lava from Kilauea's bubbling new vent has yet to swallow a single home or close a key thoroughfare, but the volcano has changed everything in this little town on the Big Island.<p>National Guard members are a 24/7 presence. Roadblocks keep disaster tourists at bay. Schools have closed. The dump has …

Google Android 5.0 Lollipop Source Code being pushed to AOSP

Well what do we have here, Android Lollipop being uploaded to AOSP as we speak! As you can imagine, a code dump like this takes a great deal of time, and it could be hours before everything is completed. At the moment, the branch is being referred to as “lollipop-release” and it carries a build …

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Is Here

Anyone blessed with a Nexus or Google Play edition device will soon be able to enjoy Android's latest software masterpiece, Lollipop, as now appears …

Verizon and AT&T aim to support HD Voice calls between networks in 2015

Most people still don't know the joy of placing an HD Voice call from their smartphone, but Verizon and AT&T say they're working together to change that. Today both carriers announced that they expect to reach VoLTE (voice over LTE) interoperability sometime in 2015. Those are the two biggest …

Advocate for 'death with dignity' dies at 29

Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who said she had terminal brain cancer, took medication to end her life under Oregon's "Death with Dignity Act," advocacy group Compassion & Choices said Sunday.<p>"Brittany chose to make a well thought out and informed choice to Die With Dignity in the face of such a …

Examining Taylor Swift's Spotify breakup: Will she go steady with Apple now?

Pop music star Taylor Swift has a huge fan base, and as of this morning none of them will be able to listen to her music on Spotify: She’s removed it from the streaming service.<p>Spotify was apparently caught off guard by the news, according to BuzzFeed. And Spotify itself is at least playing dumb …

L.A. Zoo's new hippo calf surprises staff; mother was on birth control

The L.A. Zoo welcomed a surprise addition to its hippo habitat Friday, but fans will have to wait a bit to find out the sex of the baby.<p>In an effort to maintain the all-important mother-child bond, the zoo's staff hasn't gotten close enough to determine the calf's sex.<p>The newborn, which has not …

US midterms: Republicans poised to seize Congress

Washington (AFP) - The months-long, $4 billion US midterm election battle comes to a head with Tuesday's vote, and President Barack Obama's bloodied Democrats face an uphill struggle to hold their ground in Congress.<p>Republicans have the momentum and are ideally positioned to snatch a Senate …

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