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Galaxy Note 8 Emperor Edition could offer 6GB of RAM and 256GB storage

If a recent rumor out of <i>Weibo</i> is to be believed, Samsung will launch a special edition of the Galaxy Note 8 in its home market. Dubbed the Galaxy …

Sperm count more than halved in Western men

In the largest study of its kind, researchers find that sperm count in Western countries has more than halved in recent decades. Outside of these …

Work-life balance for physicians: The what, the why, and the how

Burnout rates and physician dissatisfaction are at an all-time high. Work-life balance is the buzzword answer often cited to solve these problems, …

‘Fallout 4’ and ‘Skyrim’ Still Have Millions Of Users But VR Is Going To Bring Back More

Skyrim is a game that many of us have a hard time leaving behind. Even six years later, the sweeping soundtrack still rings in the heads of millions of gamers as they go about their days, wishing they could use a Dragon Shout to clear traffic lanes to speed up the commute home. We all just want to …

The Elder Scrolls

This cute little robot can teach your kid (and you) how to code

Teaching kids to code is probably something that will be part of school curriculum in the not-so-distant future or at least it should be. Being able to code is an invaluable skill and learning at a young age leaves time for ample discovery and exploration.<p>However, as anyone who has ever tried to …

'Minecraft: Story Mode's' adventures have familiar plots but characters worth rooting for

"Minecraft," the video game that can essentially be anything you want it to be, is everywhere.<p>Everywhere, that is, except in my home. It's on laptop computers, mobile phones and video game consoles, and it's in toy stores, bookstores and even baseball stadiums. A Chicago Cubs-branded spongy bat, …

Minecraft

Here Are The Phones That Will Fit Your 'Fallout 4' Pip-Boy Edition

Imagine this scenario: You recently contributed $119 to a Kickstarter campaign for an upcoming mobile RPG from one of your most respected developers. Good news, the project was successfully funded! Now the developer chooses this point in time to tell you which mobile operating system the game will …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Why Some Teen Brains May Be Hardwired To Make Risky Choices

Teenagers aren't exactly known for their responsible decision making.<p>But some young people are especially prone to making rash, risky decisions about sex, drugs and alcohol. Individual differences in the brain's working memory — which allows people to draw on and use information to make decisions — …

The Brain

Control the 'GTA V' cellphone with an iPhone, Arduino and a hack

<i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> has a few mobile apps of its own, but one enterprising modder has taken the idea to its natural conclusion: an application that lets you control the in-game cellphone with an iPhone. With the application you can scroll through text messages on-screen, peep your current list of …

Look how similar red-hot Chinese startup Xiaomi's products are to Apple's designs

Xiaomi, founded by CEO Lei Jun, is often referred to as the "Apple of China," not least because of the famed devotion of its fans. The company holds worldwide flash sales for its customers and throws them parties in expensive nightclubs— and they love the company for it.<p>But Xiaomi is like Apple in …

GoDaddy races onto Wall Street. Stock soars 30% after IPO

GoDaddy has taken it first lap around Wall Street. It's off to a fast start.<p>The stock popped over 30% on its initial day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "GDDY (GDDY)."<p>The website hosting service known for its racy Super Bowl ads and sponsorship of NASCAR star …

GoDaddy

Autodesk's new app lets kids design their own toys

3D printers can build anything from prosthetics and musical instruments to Hershey chocolates. But, even as the technology continues to make strides with materials (metal, concrete, etc.) and takes on full-fledged architectural projects, it seems to move further away from the reach of children. …

Underwater Aussie wave farms pump both power and water

It isn't the motion of the ocean that matters so much as what you do with the waves. At one Australian naval base, those waves are being put to use providing steady streams of both electricity <i>and</i> potable water, all while generating zero emissions. It's all thanks to an innovative green energy …

Californians use 22 percent less water, but more cuts loom

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — December's rains enabled Californians to finally meet Gov. Jerry Brown's call for a 20 percent reduction in monthly water …

Water

Samsung dual edge display design patent surfaces, along with a mysterious pop-up panel

It’s becoming less of a possibility and more of a reality that Samsung has plans to bring the world a dual-edge offering.<p>For the past few weeks, everyone has been fixated on Samsung’s new noteworthy nuance: the Edge Display. More specifically, the tech community has been hyped up about the rumors …

Phones

Who is the mysterious donor giving thousands to gamers?

Someone is showering tens of thousands of dollars on gamers who stream their playing through online network Twitch.<p>Who is Amhai, and why is he passing out so much cash? BBC Trending sums up what's known about the mysterious donor.<p><i>Reporter: Estelle Doyle</i><p><i>Video journalist: Greg Brosnan</i><p><b>For more videos</b> …

Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

Balloon pilots arrive in New Mexico after historic flight

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pilots who completed a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean in a helium-filled balloon returned to New Mexico …

New Mexico

Samsung's Gear VR will entertain Qantas' first-class passengers

Offering iPads as in-flight entertainment systems is <i>so</i> 2014. Australian carrier Qantas will soon welcome a new breed of gadget onboard -- the Samsung Gear VR, along with a Galaxy Note 4 to power it. The phone's loaded with a special app that shows you 360-degree views of the carrier's first-class …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …

NSA brags about turning the tables on cyberwarfare hackers

How confident is the National Security Agency about its ability to wage cyberwarfare? Enough so that it's bragging about it. A new round of Edward Snowden leaks published by <i>Der Spiegel</i> reveal that the institution has not only been gearing up for a future of digital battles (it asked for $1 billion …

'Zelda,' 'Batman' among anticipated games due in 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Link, Master Chief, Batman and Nathan Drake will be back in action.<p>The leading men are among the protagonists starring in totally …

Metal Gear

1795 time capsule opened, centuries after Revere and Adams buried it

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 200 years after Samuel Adams and Paul Revere first buried it in Boston, it took an hour to remove all the objects crammed inside a tiny time capsule.<p>Onlookers anxiously watched the unveiling Tuesday, worrying the items might not have weathered the years very well.<p>"Could we …

Archaeology

Samsung just added a 360-degree video store to its VR headset

Since launch in early December, the virtual reality headset released by Samsung and Oculus VR has received a steady drip of new content. Each Tuesday, a handful of new apps launches for Gear VR -- new games (<i>Temple Run</i>!), new experiences (a Paul McCartney performance!). Thus far, nothing's been …

Why PlayStation Network Is Still Down, Even Though The 'Lizard Squad' Attacks Have Stopped

On Saturday, the company acknowledged its network was hit with "high levels of traffic designed to disrupt connectivity and online gameplay" — also known as DDoS attacks, where servers are overloaded by massive amounts of bogus requests coming at the same time — for over 48 hours, through Christmas …

Sony Finally Acknowledges The PlayStation Network Outages

Without actually saying it, what Sony is describing is a DDoS attack, where you overload servers with constant floods of bogus web traffic.<p>Since Wednesday, the hacker gang "Lizard Squad" has been claiming responsibility for the DDoS attacks on PlayStation Network, as well as Xbox Live, even …

‘Lizard Squad,’ The Hacker Gang That Shut Down PlayStation Network And Xbox Live For 2 Straight Days, Is Now Reportedly Attacking Tor

While the hacker group offered an explanation for hammering Sony's and Microsoft's game networks with DDoS attacks, the group has not yet stated why they are going after the anonymous communication service.<p>The Tor Project is one of the most popular and effective sites for encrypted communication: …

High speed internet access in the US reaches farther, goes faster

Thought Google Fiber's gigabit connections sounded fast? Forget about that -- it's going to be like dialing-in to 56k for folks in Minneapolis. US Internet has just announced that it's bring 10 gigabit-per-second connections to the city next summer. The service costs a steep $400 a month, but …

Sony: We Haven't Caved To The Hackers And We're Going To Release 'The Interview' Anyway

The lawyer, David Boies, called Sony's decision a "delay" in the movie's release and implied that it hasn't been shelved for good. But Boies said Sony doesn't know how it'll end up distributing the movie.<p>"Sony only delayed this," Boies said. "Sony has been fighting to get this pciture distributed. …