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Corpses and body parts strewn amid MH17 wreckage greet first arrivals at Ukraine crash scene

Horrendous scenes in eastern Ukraine field where Malaysian Airlines flight crashed to earth are encountered by local villagers, rescue workers and militiamen as they reach the scene<p>Scenes of near-unspeakable horror, with crumpled corpses and body parts strewn amid the smouldering wreckage, greeted …

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Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went down in war-torn Ukraine did not make any distress call, Malaysia's prime …

Malaysia Airlines Confirms The Nationalities Of 298 Passengers Aboard MH17

Malaysia Airlines has confirmed the nationalities and number of passengers onboard flight MH17, which was shot down over the Ukraine on Thursday. The majority of the 298 passengers were from the Netherlands with passengers from nine different countries. 41 passengers have yet to be identified.<p>There …

U.S. official: Missile hit Malaysia Airlines plane - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled part of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, spurring swift accusations from Ukrainian officials that "terrorists" shot down the aircraft.<p>The United States has concluded a missile shot down the plane, but hasn't pinpointed who was …

After Apple's Stock Split, Price To Watch Is Now $100

What a difference a month and a half makes.<p>In April, Apple announced it would undergo a 7-to-1 stock split that would bring its share price down from the stratosphere. But that’s not all that’s changed. On Monday, after the price dropped 85% in the split, Apple shares are not only more accessible …

Samsung Gear 2 review

This is the year of the smartwatch. This is the year when all of our wrist-mounted computer dreams are going to come true. Or at least that’s what’s expected based on the hype surrounding wearables. But for Samsung, it’s actually year two of the smartwatch, a second round to right the wrongs …

Here’s why smart devices without Wi-Fi face an uphill battle in the home

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Sputanski<p>More than 9 in 10 consumers surveyed are likely to add smart products to their home or …

Study shows Galaxy S III is Samsung’s most popular phone

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>There’s a ton of Samsung smartphones out there, but do you ever wonder which model is the most popular? The …

Ivee Sleek is a voice assistant that controls your connected home via WiFi

By this point, most of us are accustomed to being able to talk to our laptops and phones to get them to do what we want (some of the time, at least). Now, Ivee Sleek is here to give you the same control over all those WiFi-equipped lightbulbs, thermostats and door locks we've been seeing lately. …

NSA Trying To Develop Computer Program To Break Encryption Software: Report

Jan 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency is trying to develop a computer that could ultimately break most encryption programs, whether they are used to protect other nations' spying programs or consumers' bank accounts, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.<p>The report, which the …

Acer's new Liquid Z5 smartphone is more expensive than it should be (hands-on)

Acer didn't just bring a couple of new tablets to Vegas this year, but something to make calls with, too. The latest addition to its Liquid range after the top-spec S2, the Z5 is very much a "value" proposition, as the raw numbers show. We're looking at a 5-inch, 854 x 480 display, 1.3GHz dual-core …

A gorgeous, colorful look at the cellphone signals we never see

Invisible signals are all around us, and now we can finally see what we've been missing. Data visualization artist Nickolay Lamm created psychedelic images of the cellphone signals that live in the air, but are invisible to us.<p>At first glance, the visualizations look like tiny mountains illuminated …

Qualcomm Toq review: a brief glimpse at the future of smartwatches

The perfect smartwatch is deceptively simple: give it a great, always-on, glanceable display. Make it last for days on a charge. And for goodness’ sake, make it <i>look good</i> — it’s on your wrist all day, after all. You can’t hide it in your pocket like you do a phone.<p>No one’s yet figured it out and …

Why Nokia Is Building an Android Phone and Why Microsoft Might Not Kill It

So, is Nokia really working on an Android-based phone, and would Microsoft really go ahead with such a device?<p>The answer to the first one is …

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

Samsung ships 10 million Galaxy Note 3s; see which of its other phones have crossed the 10 million mark

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung Tomorrow<p>Samsung on Tuesday announced that global shipments of its Galaxy Note 3 smartphone have surpassed the …

Google Autocompletes The World’s Opinion Of Women–And It’s Not Pretty

Here’s one easy way to determine how rampant sexism is across the globe: run a Google search. To prove that masses of Internet users have worrying opinions on what women should–or cannot–do, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) tested the search …

Samsung exec admits Galaxy Gear smartwatch 'lacks something special'

In an unusual bout of frankness, a Samsung official has acknowledged that the Galaxy Gear smartwatch lacks, you know, whatever the Korean is for <i>je ne sais quoi</i>. As reported by the <i>Korea Times</i>, the unnamed official said:<p>"We've acknowledged that our Gear lacks something special. With more investment …

Windows Phone continues crusade against Apple with mocking videos (update)

Microsoft isn't done taunting Apple about those new iPhones. Not by a long shot. After trying to seize publicity immediately following Apple's latest hardware unveiling, the company is back with seven — yes, <i>seven</i> — "fly on the wall" videos that ridicule both new iPhone models. The clips bash …

The Most Important Part Of The Next iPhone Announcement Won't Be The Next iPhone

It seems like Apple will continue its pattern of releasing an "S" model phone as it does every other year. The "S" models always look like the last model but have some internal improvements like a faster processor and better camera. Don't expect a radical new design or a larger screen.<p>But we …

Nokia challenges iPhone's photo capabilities as Apple continues to ignore competitors

After depicting iPhone users as zombies, Nokia is back again to take on Apple directly in its latest Lumia ad. The Finnish smartphone maker is now parodying Apple's "every day" ads that started airing in April to demonstrate the popularity of the iPhone. Nokia's ad kicks off with "every day more …

Apple’s iPad market share chopped in half as Android takes over

Samsung tips: 10 Galaxy S4 “hidden” features and tricks

In a new blog post, Samsung describes ten “hidden” or “semi-secret” features of the Galaxy S4, which some of you may not be aware of.<p>Coincidentally or not, the Samsung post went live on the same day Verizon and Motorola unveiled new Droid smartphones, and a day ahead of the upcoming Nexus 7 …

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US under pressure to bring federal charges against George Zimmerman

The Obama administration was facing intense pressure on Monday to bring a federal prosecution against George Zimmerman, acquitted of murdering the …

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