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The film that makes me cry: Up

None can stand before Pixar’s pinnacle of animated tear-jerking, which starts with a deathbed scene and ends with you in a blubbering mess<p>I first saw Up when I was 40,000 feet high in the sky. Unlike the lead character of the animation, however, who travels the world by helium-balloon-powered …

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EE Customers Can Now Use Their Phone to Pay for London Bus Travel

EE’s phone customers can now pay for travel on London buses simply by tapping their phone on the bus’s Oyster card reader.<p>In order to use your phone to pay for your journey, you’ll need to be a user of EE’s Cash on Tap app, which itself requires a compatible handset. Currently, newer devices like …

San Francisco Airport testing beacon system for blind travelers

App will tell visually-impaired travelers, and eventually everyone, what's around them at all times<p>San Francisco Airport is testing out location-aware beacons to help visually-impaired people navigate around one of its newest terminals, a program it could roll out to the rest of the airport if …

Video Claims To Show Off The Live Folders Feature Coming In Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1

<i>Update: Hey everyone, a tweet from the TechCrunch Twitter account asked if Live Folders would come in Update 1. That was a mistake on our part — they always were. Sorry for the mixup. The question that this post originally explored was if the user interface animations detailed below were real. I</i> …

Can't wait for the iPhone 6? Check out this $145 knockoff sold in China (photos)

While it’ll still be a few more months before we hear anything official about the forthcoming iPhone 6 from Apple, at least one person decided they couldn’t wait that long.<p>Reddit user lawrence_uber_alles asked his brother to buy a knockoff version of the iPhone 6 during his visit to Shenzhen, …

Israel, Hamas hold out for more gains in Gaza war

Islamic State 'fatwa' ordering FGM 'likely to be a hoax'

The UN announced Islamic State had ordered females aged 11 to 46 to undergo female genital mutilation, but experts say it is not likely to be true<p>A "fatwa" by the extremist group Islamic State ordering women in areas of Iraq under its control to undergo female genital mutilation is now thought to …

Palestinians declare 'Day of Rage' as Kerry pushes cease-fire

Israel and the militant group Hamas agreed to a 12-hour lull in fighting beginning early Saturday, and U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry declared that a longer cease-fire in the Gaza Strip could be finalized before a Muslim feast beginning early next week.<p>But Israel rejected a proposal by the …

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Facebook and Uber reportedly in talks to put car hailing in Messenger

<i>Recode</i> reports that Facebook and Uber are in extremely early talks about the possibility of integrating Uber's car hailing service directly into Messenger. Mark Zuckerberg has personally spoken with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick about the idea, according to <i>Recode's</i> sources. But such a plan is "nowhere …

Diaz 'already talking about marriage'

Cameron Diaz is already talking about marrying boyfriend Benji Madden, according to reports.<p>The There’s Something About Mary actress has been dating …

Nick Jonas on 'feeling trapped'

Nick Jonas says his new song is about “feeling trapped in hopeless love”.<p>The 21-year-old pop star released his latest solo single Chains on …

Queen Elizabeth II photobombs young tourists' selfie

A photobomb fit for a queen!<p>The Australian women’s hockey team received a royal photobomb on Thursday when Queen Elizabeth II made an unscheduled visit during the 2014 Commonwealth Games.<p>Known as the “Hockeyroos,” the team was warming down after their 4-0 win over Malaysia when the queen of England …

Black Cultural Archives has £7m transformation

The Black Cultural Archives has opened its new permanent home in the heart of Brixton after a £7m redevelopment.<p>The heritage site is dedicated to collecting, preserving and celebrating the histories of people of African and Caribbean descent in Britain.<p>Brenda Emmanus reports.

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