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Baton Rouge Protests: Photos Shine Light on Fault Lines

It's the image that is defining a protest movement.<p>A woman in an elegant summer dress is photographed standing defiantly against a line of Baton Rouge police officers.<p>Taken by Jonathan Bachman for Reuters, the photo was being hailed Monday as one of the most significant news images of recent times, …

Law Enforcement

Awesome $8 gadget adds microSD support to smartphones that don’t come with it

Expandable storage is one of the many great things about Android smartphones as compared to the iPhone, but some models don’t include this key …

Gear & Gadgets

Does your website suck on mobile? Find out using Google's free new tool

Just type a homepage URL into Google's new testing tool to find out how easy the site is to use on mobile.<p>Google has rolled out a new free online …

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 announced: 8 & 9.4-inches, August release

<i>Latest Galaxy tablet combines advanced personal visual device with unmatched mobility</i><p><b>SEOUL, South Korea – July 20, 2015 –</b> Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., today announced the global launch of the Galaxy Tab S2, the most immersive Samsung tablet to-date. Samsung’s newest Galaxy tablet continuously …

Gear & Gadgets

Police: Armed men burst into Chris Brown's house, lock his aunt in closet

<b>(CNN) —</b> After years of his own legal troubles, Chris Brown finds himself as an apparent victim -- after armed intruders burst into his Southern California home and locked his aunt in a closet, police said.<p>The chart-topping, award-winning singer wasn't at his home in Tarzana, a neighborhood of Los …

Crime

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata dies at 55

Nintendo fans around the world are in mourning.<p>Satoru Iwata, the company's president, has passed away at the age of 55, according to a statement issued by Nintendo. The cause of death was a bile duct tumor.<p>Iwata was named president of the company in 2002, when he succeeded Hiroshi Yamauchi. Iwata …

Retrogaming

Kid confronts cyberbullies, goes to the White House

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarett made good on her promise to host eleven-year-old Logan Fairbanks at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on Tuesday after Fairbanks stood up to his internet bullies in a very public way.<p>"I thought what a brave young man who's willing to put himself …

The White House

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 rumor roundup (updated 8/5)

The first half of 2015 has concluded and we have seen some amazing devices hit the market. Among the best are the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, the HTC On M9 and the LG G4, but let’s not forget there is more to come. As it goes with every year, another herd of important smartphones are to reach store …

Phones

Snapdragon 808 powered Samsung flip-phone spotted

Touchscreen handsets may have made the old flip-phone form factor seem obsolete, but there’s still a niche market for the classic design. A new Samsung phone, model SM-G9198, has just been spotted passing through China’s TEENA certification center, which might please those who are longing for a …

Mobile Technology

Reports: North Korea publicly executes defense chief

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> North Korea has publicly executed the country's defense minister after the regime accused him of treason, according to South Korean news agency Yonhap.<p>Hyon Yong Chol was killed by firing squad using an anti-aircraft gun at a military school in front of hundreds of people …

North Korea

Exclusive: North Korea would use nukes if 'forced,' official says

<b>Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) —</b> When officials informed us that we'd be granted a sit-down interview with a high-ranking member of North Korea's inner circle with no preconditions, it was a real surprise.<p>Senior figures in Pyongyang don't do interviews, especially not with the international press.<p>"I …

North Korea

KETI ultra-thin OLED is a precursor to foldable smartphones

Researchers at the Korea Electronics Technology Institute (KETI) have announced the world’s most flexible, ultra-thin OLED electrode material, which can be folded at an angle thinner than a strand of hair (0.1mm), leading the way towards ultra-flexible displays. Flexible OLED technology is the …

OLEDs

ISIS Wants a Truce

In the new edition of its magazine, ISIS floats the idea of a truce. Is the group flagging—or is this just another trick?<p>After months of being …

Middle East

ZRRO is an Android console that's controlled by a hover and touch-based gamepad

Android gaming consoles are certainly not a new concept, though most that come to market never really seem to stick around for too long. Sure, we’ve seen the Ouya and the M.O.J.O. make a dent in the micro-console world, but could there be a another major offering that truly brings something new to …

Android News

26 arrests after mob beats, burns Afghan woman

<b>Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) —</b> Grieving women carried her coffin high on their shoulders in scenes many said they had never witnessed before in the Afghan capital.<p>Men are traditionally pallbearers in Kabul, where days earlier a mob of male attackers beat and kicked 27-year-old Farkhunda before tossing …

Extremism

10 best stylus apps and S Pen apps for Android

The stylus has a cult following on Android. There aren’t a ton of people that use them, but the ones that do love it. Samsung Note devices famously come with S Pen and devices like the Nvidia Shield Tablet have come with them as well. Luckily, there are plenty of apps that can take advantage of the …

Apps

HP's Omen 15 Gaming Notebook Straddles The Ultrabook Line With Voodoo DNA

When industry visionary and entrepreneur Rahul Sood parted ways with HP a few years back, post-acquisition of his boutique game PC company VoodooPC, it was clear that HP had assimilated his start-up company enough such that he felt his job was done there as CTO of its gaming PC business unit. Sood …

MacBook Air

AVG reveals the worst storage, battery and data hogging apps

AVG, an antivirus and app cleaning software prodiver, has put together its latest quarterly study to help identify the worst battery, data, storage and performance consuming apps on Android smartphones and tablets. The list contains a number of familiar faces from the last report, as well as a few …

Apps

J.R. Smith Embarrasses The Knicks With Vicious Alley-Oop In Return To Madison Square Garden

The New York Knicks’ regular season basically ended on Sunday when former Knicks J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert teamed up for one of the cruelest alley-oop dunks of the year during their return to Madison Square Garden.<p>The play occurred with around 9:15 left in the fourth quarter, and put Smith's and …

Report Predicts 80 Million PS4s And 57 Million Xbox Ones Sold By 2019

Sony’s strong start in this era of the video game console wars is going to sustain them for a long, long time, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics. By their count, the PS4 is set to continue outselling the Xbox One by about 40% through 2019, and persist in demolishing the Wii U, …

Mario Kart

Source: Terror cells activated in France

<b>(CNN) —</b> French law enforcement officers have been told to erase their social media presence and to carry their weapons at all times because terror sleeper cells have been activated over the last 24 hours in the country, a French police source who attended a briefing Saturday told CNN terror analyst …

Terrorism

Lakers coach says only 'idiots' think Kobe Bryant makes team worse

Byron Scott isn't buying into the stats that show the Lakers are better without Kobe.<p>Kobe Bryant sat for the second consecutive game on Thursday and the Lakers were crushed by the Bulls 113-93, temporarily ending the talk that Los Angeles is much better without him on the floor.<p>In the first game he …

The Spurs' early struggles could mean trouble in the future

The Spurs are not closing the year well and their struggles might carry over to 2015.<p>The San Antonio Spurs traveled to New Orleans to face the Pelicans on the second game of a back-to-back on Friday, trying to get back to their winning ways after a painful loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder on …

North Korea blames US for internet outage, calls Obama a reckless 'monkey'

North Korea believes it is being punished for a crime it did not commit. KCNA, the North's state-run media outlet, has published an official statement from an unidentified spokesperson that accuses the US of shutting down the country's internet access earlier this week.<p>"The United States, with its …

Android 5.0 Lollipop may be coming to Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Google’s new Android 5.0 Lollipop is one of the biggest visual updates to Android we’ve ever seen. It brings a ton of UI enhancements, updated security and encryption settings, and much, much more. It’s been confirmed by many OEMs that the software update will come to most current devices on the …

Gear & Gadgets

Officers shoot Canadian man holding handgun replica on U.S. border bridge

U.S. officers shot a Canadian man who walked toward a border inspection booth waving what they said looked like a handgun early Sunday.<p>U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that the man stopped his car around 3 a.m. near a booth on the Ambassador Bridge, which goes between Detroit …

No charges for Milwaukee officer involved in fatal shooting

A district attorney has decided against charges in the case of a police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill man more than a dozen times in Milwaukee.<p>The officer, Christopher Manney, killed Dontre Hamilton during a confrontation in April.<p>The officer says he opened fire when Hamilton grabbed his …

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized as precaution

Former President George H.W. Bush, who was taken to a Houston hospital Tuesday night as a precautionary measure after experiencing shortness of breath, remained there on Wednesday, but aides say he had a good day.<p>"The Bush family certainly appreciates all your prayers, love and concern. This is not …

U.S.: Al Qaeda kills hostages during SEALs raid in Yemen

The element of surprise was lost in a failed U.S. military raid to rescue two hostages being held by al Qaeda militants in Yemen, a senior Defense Department official said Saturday.<p>American photojournalist Luke Somers and South African Pierre Korkie, a "respected teacher" who was to be released on …

In North Korea, hackers are the new elite

In the country dubbed the "Hermit Kingdom," just how do the cyberelite operate?<p>North Korea, a country well known for economic problems, poverty, starvation, lofty nuclear goals and a scathing hatred of the United States, is also a land where social class often dictates a person's position in …

North Korea