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Josh Trank's Failed Star Wars Spinoff Is Still Happening, Get The Details

The fallout from <i>Fantastic Four</i> continues to spread. Not only did that movie fail to find an audience or impress fans and critics, the behind the …

Star Wars

Tablets Aren't Killing Laptops - Laptop Manufacturers Are Killing Laptops

I've been trying to buy a laptop for years now. Correction: I've been trying to find one worth spending my money on, and I've been failing. I don't …

MacBook Air

Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy

You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars — very cool cars — but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled ‘Tesla Energy’ — a new business arm that is focused on ending our dependence on grid power and switching instead to solar energy.<p>The …

Asus' new flagship Android phablet is available unlocked for just $199

The ZenFone 2 is on sale now on Amazon (although the site currently says it will take two to four weeks to ship), with a model packing 2 GB of RAM …

Biker Gangs Involved In Waco Gunfight Issue Orders To Shoot And Kill Cops, Authorities Say

Police in Texas are on alert after two biker gangs involved in a deadly shootout in Waco over the weekend allegedly issued orders to shoot and kill uniformed law enforcement officers.<p>State and federal authorities distributed memos to local police warning that the Cossacks and Bandidos motorcycle …

South Korean sources say Hyon Yong-chol was killed in front of hundreds of people, reportedly for behaviour such as falling asleep in Kim Jong-un’s presence<p>Some of the means by which the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, is rumoured to have vanquished his domestic enemies since taking power in late …

North Korea

Open Letter to Pope Francis: Religious Homophobia Causes Epidemic of Homeless LGBT Youth

Your Holiness,<p>Last year on Palm Sunday I wrote an open letter to you in the <i>New York Times</i> to implore you to bring an end to the Church teaching that homosexuality is a sin. I invited you to visit the Ali Forney Center, the world's largest organization dedicated to homeless LGBT youths. I hoped that …

Exclusive Interview With Narendra Modi: 'We Are Natural Allies'

<i>On May 2, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat down for an exclusive two-hour interview with TIME editor Nancy Gibbs, Asia editor Zoher</i> …

Oprah Winfrey's Deceptive Prayer Practices Leading Many Astray

American Muslims Should Fight Islamophobia | Al Jazeera America

The American Muslim condition is paradoxical. Muslims in the U.S. live in the best of circumstances and the worst of times. Most tend to be mainstream, moderate and middle class. They are educated and are well integrated into American society. In fact, they are seen as a model for European …

The Wearable Device That Could Unlock a New Human Sense

A neuroscientist and his team have created a vest to help deaf people hear through a series of vibrations.<p>In March, the neuroscientist David Eagleman stood on stage to give a TED talk on sensory substitution, the idea of replacing the duties of one sense by using another. He spoke of how little of …

Wearable Tech

You can now get $200 or more off Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 when you trade in another tablet

Two weeks ago, Microsoft announced the Surface 3 - a slightly smaller, more affordable (and less well-equipped) version of its premium Surface Pro 3 …

Android 5.0 roll-out for T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 4 imminent; smartphone officially listed as eligible for upgrade

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 users having subscribed to T-Mobile's wireless network service in the US can check their handsets for the Android 5.0 …

Microsoft Surface 3 Review: The Tablet I Want At The Price I Don't

I'm dancing on the grave of Microsoft's original Surface tablet, and I feel no remorse. It's hard to feel sad -- it was a beautifully crafted …

Elderly women in Tanzania fear spate of murderous witch hunts | Reuters

TABORA, Tanzania (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A blood-stained machete outside a mud-walled shack in a remote Tanzanian village is a reminder of how Pili Kidawa narrowly escaped death after coming under attack from a mob of angry villagers accusing her of being a witch.<p>Kidawa, 78, of Igigwa …

Microsoft's next Surface could signal the death of RT

Microsoft hasn't given up on the idea of a mini-me version of its successful Surface Pro 3 convertible, according to a rumor from <i>WinBeta</i>. But a Surface 3 model won't follow in the Surface 2's wobbly footsteps by packing the RT version of Windows. Instead, it will reportedly take a page from the …

Windows 10

NY gang boss resurfaced at Florida mosque, sending radicalized jihadists overseas, say feds

A Muslim extremist who once led a murderous New York gang dubbed “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves” and then resurfaced decades later as a radical imam at a Florida mosque is begging for help funding his legal defense against charges he committed tax fraud to, according to authorities, finance terror …

(Update: Kickstarter now live, hurry!) Jide Ultra Remix Surface tablet could be yours for just $39

<b>Update 1:</b> the Jide Remix Kickstarter campaign is now live here. According to the company’s Facebook group, only a few hundred units will be made available at each tier, so hurry up! The tiers are, as per founder David Ko:<p>$39 – 200 units<br>• $199 – 200 units<br>• $349 – 500 units<p><b>Update</b> 2: predictably, all …

Feminist Thor selling way more comic books than dude Thor

Seems as if all of that misogynist trolling might have been for naught<p>Remember last summer, when a bunch of sexist trolls freaked out after Marvel announced that the superhero Thor would be a woman in the rebooted comic book series? Remember the downward spiral of raging, misogynist Internet …

Microsoft reveals Windows 10 upgrade checklist

Things are starting to heat up for Windows 10. Just this week, Microsoft has dropped word on various features and interesting tidbits to look forward …

Michael wants to replace his five-year-old laptop and wonders whether to buy now or wait in the hope of getting something cheaper<p><i>I want to buy a new laptop for general purpose family use. Should the launch of Windows 10 affect whether I buy now or wait in the hope that vendors sell off older models</i> …

Windows 10

U.K. Gov’t Aims Cash At Driverless Cars, Internet Of Things And Digital Currencies

Giving his final budget before the U.K. general election this May, and inevitable sales pitch to the U.K. electorate, Chancellor George Osborne has announced several tranches of cash for nascent technologies — including £100 million for driverless car technology; £40 million for research into the …

Kirkman discusses horror comic Outcast's transition to TV

The next big thing from Robert Kirkman, creator of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, is likely to be <i>Outcast</i>, a comic book about a young man struggling to understand his demonic possession.<p>In an on-stage interview at SXSW, Kirkman walked me through how the comic was picked up for a television show and why the comic …

The Walking Dead

All change for chargers as laptops, tablets and smartphones get a new type of connector

If you own a lot of gadgets from different manufacturers you’ll know how hard it can be to keep track of all your chargers. The <b>Apple iPad</b> and Tesco …

Confusion challenge between bundling and convergence – Eircom exec

<b>BELL LABS FUTURE X DAYS, DUBLIN</b>: Geoff Shakespeare, MD of technology evolution and development for Irish operator Eircom, warned that as the industry …

Apple's all-new MacBook draws taunts from Asus, Dell, Lenovo

While many in the media are enamored with Apple's latest thin-and-light notebook, competing PC makers haven't been so kind, taking to Twitter to …

Please Don't Cast Chris Pine As Green Lantern In 'Justice League'

As you all know, Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc. is prepping a <i>Justice League</i> movie as one of their many upcoming DC Comics adaptions, and the last major piece of the puzzle is Green Lantern. For well-over a year, it was surmised that Warner would not only be ignoring the 2011 Ryan Reynolds <i>Green</i> …