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What do you see in Samsung's crazy new cylinder?

<b>What does it look like to you?</b><p>Here are some CNET answers:<p>"<b>A futuristic ashtray</b> from a movie made in the 1960's." -- Eric<p>"I see a <b>bad coldbrew coffee maker</b>...actually, it's that thing that had those poison balls from 'The Rock.'" -- Morgan<p>"I guess it looks like a <b>smart home thingy</b>." -- Lynn<p>"A scale …

There's a Real, Scientific Reason We Love Oral Sex

Let's take it back to basics.<p>Why do we engage in oral sex? As foreplay, or because we genuinely like it?<p>Well, according to a recent study, it looks like there is a lot more science behind why we love oral sex than simply moving from third base to fourth base. We all know why we have an innate need …

Watch homebrew code run Steam games on the PS4

Ever since Sony switched to x86 processors with the PlayStation 4, gamers have been craving the chance to play PC games on the console -- it's much closer to your home computer than the PS3 was, after all. Well, we're glad to say that it's no longer just a dream: OsirisX recently demonstrated Steam …

Nokia’s re-entry into smartphones is a tough call

Few technology companies evoke the same feelings of warm, fuzzy nostalgia as Nokia. Just mentioning the name brings back memories of a time when mobile phones were mainly just that – devices for making phone calls, rather than portable supercomputers that demand every other minute of our time for …

This brick wall is the new #dressgate, an optical illusion that's driving the internet mad

OK, before we say anything just look at this picture:<p>What do you see? Just a wall of bricks, right?<p>Wrong.<p>When Facebook user Arron Bevin from …

Hacker's typo botches $1 billion bank heist

A spelling mistake in an online bank transfer instruction helped prevent a nearly $US1 billion ($1.34 billion) heist last month involving the …

ThinkingPhones Becomes Fuze And Grabs $112 Million Investment Led By Summit Partners

ThinkingPhones, a Cambridge, Massachusetts, cloud service that offers messaging, phone service and video streaming, announced $112 million investment round today.<p>The company also announced it was changing its name to Fuze, which happens to be the name of the cloud video company it purchased last …

The Latest: Chinese president reassures on slowing economy

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Leaders from 21 countries and self-governing territories are in Manila for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit. …

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Paris attacks: What we know so far

A series of coordinated terrorist attacks ripped through Paris shortly after 9pm on Friday November 13. Here is what we know so far.

The Weeknd Is Impervious to Joy, Even at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show took place on Tuesday, and for most people in attendance, that meant lots of smiling, dancing, and sexily winking. One attendee, however, was not doing any of those things, and instead doing the literal opposite.<p>After performing "Can't Feel My Face" during the …

Apple apologizes over alleged racism

A Facebook video gone viral has left Apple fielding accusations of racism after an Australian employee could be heard asking six black schoolboys to …

Backstage at Victoria's Secret 2015

BEAUTY INSPIRATION<p><b>From flowers and bursts of color to tassels and shimmering sequins, Victoria's Secret marked its 20th anniversary in style with a</b> …

The Changing Economics of App Development

In many ways, app developers, like popular consumer brands in a supermarket, are locked in a fight for two scarce resources: consumer attention and shelf space.<p>In the supermarket, consumer purchases are influenced by familiarity and availability, and few shoppers will endeavor to buy what they …

Bitcoin is going nuts

Bitcoin was trading around $240 in the beginning of October. Now — after a gain of 10% on Tuesday added to its earlier run — it's closer to $400.<p>Now, bitcoin traders are looking for answers as to why the cryptocurrency is skyrocketing in value.<p>"You're seeing more and more institutional investors …

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