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ISIS Executed Almost 2,000 People in Syria Over the Past Six Months

ISIS executed 1,878 people in Syria over the past six months, including 120 of its own members, a U.K.-based Syrian human-rights group said on Sunday.<p>…

Human Rights

Ferguson Police Spokesperson Suspended for 'Pile of Trash' Comment

Tiffany Mitchell—AP<p>Huy Mach—St. Louis Post-Dispatch/AP<p>David Carson—St. Louis Post-Dispatch/AP<p>Whitney Curtis—The New York Times/Redux<p>David Carson—St. …

Justice

Assisted dying must be legalised, demand key figures

Lord Carey and Ian McEwan among 80 demanding that political leaders put Bill through Parliament<p>Political leaders must agree a plan to legalise assisted dying as one Briton a fortnight is now travelling abroad to end their lives, an alliance of prominent figures from across public life warns …

United Kingdom

China is reportedly blocking access to Gmail

China is blocking access to Google's popular Gmail service, according to data from Google and analysis from Dyn Research.<p>Traffic has dropped to …

The 10 most controversial Android apps of 2014

The end of 2014 is nigh and it’s been an amazing year for Android apps and games. Unfortunately, not every Android app made a splash or, perhaps worse, many apps made a negative splash. It doesn’t take a lot to do something wrong but it does take effort to do something so wrong that people want to …

Apps

Tsunami Millionaires: How Two Orphaned Brothers Survived Tragedy And Built A Business

Ten years ago, Rob, Paul, Matty and Rosie Forkan lost their parents in the Boxing Day tsunami that devastated much of coastal South East Asia.<p>Aged from eight to 17, they faced a harrowing 200km trek across Sri Lanka to try to find out what had happened to their parents before flying back to the …

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 …

The Future Of Wearable Technology Is In The Enterprise (At Least For Now)

The first iteration of Google Glass was a flop with consumers (almost from the beginning), most wearables ultimately go unworn, and even boosters bemoan the state of the current wearable market for consumers.<p>Amid all the gloom there’s one trillion dollar bright-spot for the wearable marketplace. …

Tesla's Roadster update will allow it to travel 400 miles on a charge (updated)

And here you thought only bad things happen on Christmas. Whereas most companies would avoid announcing good news on a day when no one is paying attention, Tesla CEO Elon Musk does things a bit differently. Musk just teased some news on Twitter about the company's Roadster line, saying a …

Android 5.0.2 OTA update build LRX22G pushed out to Nexus 7 2012 Wi-Fi [How to install]

Google has just begun rolling out new Android Lollipop iteration starting with Wi-Fi variant of Nexus 7 2012, codenamed nakasi.<p>Unlike other Nexus …

Apple's 2015: Building on an already huge 2014

Here are seven things we could see from Apple in the coming year, ranging from services to new, bigger iPads.<p>Apple has a lot to do to top 2014.<p>This year, Apple introduced larger screen iPhones, showed off its first wearable and launched a mobile-payments service. That was on top of updates to its …

Apple Watch

D-Link's latest smart home hub lets you add devices with a scan

How cheap is too cheap? D-Link has found the sweet spot between low-priced, but low-quality smart home systems (from the likes of Archos) and pricey security systems. It's now planning on opening up its system to many more accessories, judging by the DCH-G020 connected home hub that just passed …

Samsung shutters its London flagship store amid poor earnings

Samsung Experience Store inside a Best Buy<p>By now, tales of Samsung’s Q3 sales performance are the stuff of legends, if only for the fact that the Korean conglomerate has been taking some evasive action in recent weeks to try and shake off the dead weight of unsold Galaxy S5 units (among other …

Galaxy Note