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AMD announces first official Android chipset - just how good will the Cortex A53/A57 be?

In a recent announcement, AMD shared a bit of their development roadmap for the next couple years. The best part of this announcement is that AMD will release a 20nm Cortex A57 based SoC next year that will be their first official Android SoC platform.<p>The core of their announcement is for a project …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Trial Jury to Apple: Go After Google

The jury for the latest Apple vs Samsung trial may have reached a verdict Friday. But the trial wasn't officially over until Monday afternoon, when …

How Mexican Marines Captured The World's Most Notorious Drug Kingpin

Unscathed and his legend growing, the stocky son of a peasant farmer grabbed a slot on the Forbes' billionaires' list and a folkloric status as the capo who grew too powerful to catch. Then, late last year, authorities started closing on the inner circle of the world's most-wanted drug lord.<p>The son …

Mexico

South Sudan's Government Was Nearly Overthrown Last Night

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>South Sudanese President Salva Kiir said today that an overnight coup has been averted, blaming …

Airport Car Rental Startup FlightCar Launches At LAX, Unveils Mobile Web App

Peer-to-peer airport car rental startup FlightCar is opening in its largest and busiest location yet, as the company has just introduced service at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The launch comes two weeks before one of the busiest travel days in the U.S., as FlightCar hopes to capitalize …

Tutankhamun's body spontaneously combusted after botched embalming, researchers say

The life and death of Tutankhamun have intrigued researchers ever since the treasure trove of the boy king's tomb was first discovered in 1922 -- and a fresh examination of the famous pharaoh’s remains is only likely to add to the fascination after two sensational findings were revealed.<p>The first: …

The Extreme Measures One Man Took To Learn About Online Tracking

Curtis Wallen spent 10 Bitcoin and six months scouring the deep Web for enough details to create an entire new person. His project raises questions about anonymity, identity, and privacy.<p>Aaron Brown has scruffy brown hair, a thin mustache-goatee combo, and one of those mouths that rests in a frown. …

Privacy

Why Intuit Founder Scott Cook Wants You To Stop Listening To Your Boss

Why do gigantic companies made up of insanely intelligent people make bad decisions? Because they rely on persuasion and PowerPoint, Cook says, not experimentation.<p>One thing that’s surprising about Scott Cook, the founder of Intuit, is that this intensely smart guy who’s become one of the most …

Consumer Behavior

Samsung Is Now The NBA’s Official Tablet And TV Provider

Soon, Samsung devices will be on NBA basketball courts. The firm inked a three-year contract with the NBA said to be worth around $100 million, which will allow officials to review plays on Samsung tablets and monitors. For Samsung, the NBA footage will be used to create exclusive content for the …

Basketball

Man Sues Apple Over iOS 7 Because He Hates It That Much

One man has officially raised the bar for how much someone can hate iOS 7.<p>Mark Menacher from Poway, Calif. has filed a complaint against Apple CEO Tim Cook seeking the removal of the file on his Apple devices that prompts owners to download iOS 7 every time an iPhone or iPad is restarted, as CNET …

DIY: How to Make a Wallet Out of an Old Cowboy Boot!

14 Comments<p>We are thrilled today to share with you another lovely tutorial from the talented Alicia Jepsen of Jepsen LeatherGoods LLC. Last month she …

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Immigrants lacking papers work legally — as their own bosses

Savvy young immigrants discover the limited liability company as a way to work legally. Some even hire U.S. citizens.<p>September 14, 2013|By Cindy Carcamo<p>Carla Chavarria of Phoenix can't drive in Arizona because she entered… (Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles…)<p>PHOENIX — At just 20 years of age, Carla …

Germany tries 92-year-old for Nazi war crime

A 92-year-old former member of the Nazi Waffen SS has gone on trial in Germany for the murder of a resistance fighter in 1944.<p>Dutch-born Siert Bruins, who is a German national, entered the Hagen state courtroom using a walker on Monday. Despite his age, Bruins was found medically fit to stand …

Coinchat Is A Chatroom Where Talking Sense Earns You Bitcoin

Coinchat is a Bitcoin-incentivised browser-based chatroom where you can shoot the breeze with strangers online and earn Bitcoin in the process. Where’s the catch? Well, there isn’t really one. The Bitcoin you’re earning through chatting with other users comes from the site’s own revenue generation …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

Inigral is now Uversity, a tool for high school students to pick the right college

Education technology startup Inigral has rebranded to Uversity, a name its customers will have far less trouble pronouncing.<p>Inigral was best known for its Schools app, which students use to create private communities on Facebook. But the executive team has increasingly been pushing for independence …

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

Drawing

Xbox One vs PS4: All you need to know

Ahead of their release later this year, see how the launch titles, bundles and hardware for the Xbox One and PS4 compare.<p>Techradar takes a look at the latest information on the Playstation 4 and XBox One following the Gamescom gaming convention, including launch titles and bundles.<p>From the design …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Just A Cat, Dressed As A Shark, Riding A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

You'll be glad you watched this.<p>Delightful. Watch the clip in full.

Domestic Technology

Tiny car-key mobile phones could be banned after prison strife

Tiny mobile phones made to look just like posh car key fobs could be banned in the UK after concerns that they're too easy to smuggle into …

Indian Baby Spontaneously Combusts

Samsung announces the Galaxy Golden, another dual-screen Android flip phone

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Just one week after announcing the dual-screen, quad-core Hennessy, Samsung is back with another Android(s goog) flip phone, …

Despite bad press, Udacity founder says he’s found the ‘magic formula’ for online education

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: mtkang<p>It hasn’t been a great few months for massive open online classes (or MOOCs), particularly those offered by the …

Facebook's Internet.org aims to get billions online

<b>An initiative to bring internet access to the "next five billion" people has been launched by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.</b><p>The social network has teamed up with Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung, among others, to lower the cost of mobile data.<p>The group said it wanted to …

Project Loon

AP classes failing students

Taxpayers have spent hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years to nudge more students into Advanced Placement classes — but a close look at test scores suggests much of the investment has been wasted.<p>Expanding participation in AP classes has been a bipartisan goal, promoted by U.S. Education …

Hot Dog Legs Is a Disturbing Example of Tumblr's Body Image Issues

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Hot Dog Legs has been called the "Tumblr of the Summer," "genius," and "your new favorite meme," but …