Matthew S. De Ocampo

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This Is Why Google Has Two Operating Systems

Unlike Android, a mobile and tablet platform, Chrome OS runs on desktop.<p>So why does Google have both?<p>In short, Android is more of a bet on the past — in which there are locally installed applications, and Chrome OS is a bet on the future — in which all applications are remotely delivered through …

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Britain urged to 'unilaterally declare independence' from Europe

Britain can make a "unilateral declaration of independence" from the EU by giving British courts legal primacy, an influential think tank has …

Heartbleed: developer who introduced the error regrets 'oversight'

The developer who introduced the "Heartbleed" vulnerability to the open-source code used by thousands of websites has told the Guardian it was an "oversight" – but that its discovery validates the methods used.<p>Robin Seggelmann, a programmer based in Germany, submitted the code in an update …

Opinion: Science Is Running Out of Things to Discover

The advancing age when Nobelists receive their prizes could suggest fewer breakthroughs are waiting to happen.<p>Call it confirmation bias, but I keep seeing signs that science—and especially fundamental physics, which seeks to discern the basic rules of reality—is running out of gas, just as I …

Dino-Killing Rock Dwarfed By Colossal Asteroid That Smashed Earth Three Billion Years Ago

If the dinosaurs saw it coming, what they would have seen is a giant asteroid rocketing their way, crashing with the power of a billion Hiroshimas and eviscerating their kind from the surface the Earth (more or less). But that impact pales in comparison with the huge fist from space that smashed …

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Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>England knocked out of World Cup by Croatia<p>Kieran Trippier put England ahead …

How to Protect Yourself Against the Heartbleed Bug

It’s bad, friends. The Heartbleed Bug is bad. That little lock icon that you see up in your browser’s address bar when you’re logging into a site or …

April 09, 1865: Robert E. Lee surrenders

At Appomattox, Virginia, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrenders his 28,000 troops to Union General Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the …

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Breaking the Law: abolish the second serve from tennis

A cricketer who bowls a wide concedes at least one run. A rugby union player who accidentally boots the ball out of play at kick-off concedes possession. A snooker player who fails to hit the reds with the opening shot of a frame concedes at least four points. A golfer who shanks his drive out of …

Footage leaks of canned Star Wars game starring Darth Maul

<b>UPDATE 10/04 2PM</b>: GameInformer has now released concept art of the cancelled Darth Maul Star Wars game. Here's a taster - many more pictures on …

John Pinette Dead: Comedian And 'Seinfeld' Actor Dies At 50

John Pinette was found dead on April 6. The comedian was discovered in his Pittsburgh hotel room around 2:30 p.m., according to the Allegheny County medical examiner's office.<p>TMZ reports that Pinette was suffering from liver and heart disease. Though no autopsy has been performed, his manager, …

Oscar Pistorius grilled by prosecutor: 'You shot and killed her. Say it'

Oscar Pistorius was the target of relentless and combative questioning Wednesday as the prosecutor in his murder trial tried to rattle the runner about the night he shot dead his model girlfriend.<p>Vowing to "get to the truth" of the events that took place on Valentine's Day last year, prosecutor …

In search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, two new signals buoy hope

In a sea of uncertainty, two bits of good news emerged Wednesday.<p>Searchers picked up fresh signals that officials hope came from locator beacons attached to the so-called black boxes in the tail of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared more than a month ago while carrying 239 people from …

In search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, two new signals buoy hope

In a sea of uncertainty, two bits of good news emerged Wednesday.<p>Searchers picked up fresh signals that officials hope came from locator beacons attached to the so-called black boxes in the tail of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared more than a month ago while carrying 239 people from …

Protesters raise Russian flag over eastern Ukrainian city

Demonstrators stormed a provincial administration building in eastern Ukraine on Sunday and raised the Russian flag atop it, demanding the release of riot police accused of killing protesters in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, in February.<p>Police were negotiating with the demonstrators, who have called …

Ukraine Faces New Crisis as Pro-Russian Separatists Seize Buildings

A new crisis began brewing for Ukraine on Sunday as pro-Russian separatists stormed government buildings in three eastern Ukrainian cities, demanding …