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EE, Vodafone and Three give police mobile call records at click of a mouse

Three of the UK’s four big mobile phone networks have made customers’ call records available at the click of a mouse to police forces through automated systems, a Guardian investigation has revealed.<p>EE, Vodafone and Three operate automated systems that hand over customer data “like a cash machine”, …

Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge screens obliterate the competition in tests

Samsung’s Galaxy Note line of devices brings forth some of the most interesting displays in the market. After all, no 5.7-inch high-end device should come with a mundane screen. Samsung may have its downsides, but they have shown us time and again that they know how to handle their screen …

Big Bang Mystery Extends Into Nearby Galaxy, Puzzling Cosmologists

Theory suggests stars should contain three times as much lithium as they do.<p>A star cluster some 80,000 light-years from Earth looks mysteriously deficient in the element lithium, just like nearby stars, astronomers reported on Wednesday.<p>That curious deficiency suggests that astrophysicists either …

Liquid Metal Flows Into Different Forms, T-1000-Style [Video]

The alloy can even take a humanoid form<p>A team of researchers report that they understand a property of a liquid metal that allows them to manipulate it like the T-1000 from <i>Terminator 2</i> and even build "scale models" of the violent automaton.<p>Chemists at North Carolina State University have observed …

Check Out 10 Amazing Maker Inventions From The 2014 Intel Developer Forum

At the recently concluded Intel Developer Forum (IDF)in San Francisco,you never knew what you'd come across — but you could always be certain it was worth a second look.<p>One minute you'd be watching yoga acrobatics performed in front of the wearable technology zone, and the next, Google co-founder …

The 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's today, with another person developing the disease every 68 seconds. By 2050, the number of people living with Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple.<p>As if those numbers weren't staggering enough, consider this: Alzheimer's disease …

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Will you be watching for the Northern Lights? Share your photos with CNN iReport.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.<p>A colorful, spectacular showing of the aurora borealis greeted Sok, a CNN iReporter, and others at Cadillac Mountain in …

Sony challenges Google Glass with its new 'Smart EyeGlass'

Sony is developing a pair of smartglasses to rival Google Glass product, and has produced a slimmed-down pair of glasses with an integrated screen in the lens.<p>The Sony Smart EyeGlass acts like a secondary screen for an Android smartphone, displaying information in the view of the wearer, overlaid …

Everything You Need to Know About Samsung's New Phones and Wearables

In roughly five minutes during its IFA 2014 event in Berlin on Wednesday, Samsung announced four new products to its lineup: the Galaxy Note 4, the …

A Cheap Alternative To Satellites Is Starting To Take Off

But Elon Musk, founder and boss of SpaceX, is not a man who lacks self-confidence, and he did just that on August 22nd after the terminal malfunction of one of his company's Falcon 9 vehicles.<p>That Arianespace, a French rival of SpaceX, announced on the same day that two satellites it had tried to …

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Review roundup: Intel's 8-core Haswell-E is the fastest desktop CPU ever

Since it was teased in March, enthusiasts have been itching to see how Intel's 8-core Haswell Extreme Edition processor (the i7-5960X) performs. It has now launched (along with two other Haswell-E models) and the reviews are in. Yes, it's the world's fastest desktop CPU -- but the general consensus …

Flaw lets hackers break your WiFi router's security with one guess

Typically, attacks against your WiFi router require a lengthy attempt to guess any codes and passwords. Not if you use 0xcite's new technique, however; the research firm has detailed a flaw in some router chipsets that lets hackers bypass the push-button security of WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) …

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal vows to overhaul squad with sales and signings

Angel Di Maria will provide Manchester United with the quality they are missing but Louis van Gaal says other players will come, and some players will go<p><b>Louis van Gaal</b> has vowed to overhaul his <b>Manchester United</b> squad before Monday's transfer deadline after insisting £59.7m British record signing …