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7 facts that show the American dream is dead

A living wage, retirement security and a life free of debt are now only accessible to the country’s wealthiest<p>Richard (RJ) Eskow<p>October 25, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>A recent poll showed that more than half of all people in this country don’t believe that the …

I'm Trading My Xbox One for a PS4, and Here's Why

The Xbox One and PS4 have been out on the market for around eight and nine months, respectively. However, it hasn’t even been a full year yet, and …

The Fastest Way To Crack A 4-Digit PIN Number [Infographic]

Good ol' 1234 accounts for about 10 percent of passwords. That's more than the bottom 4,200 combinations put together.<p>We know people default to bad passwords, whether for their computers or banking PINs. But, we have to stress this here, people are <i>really</i> bad at picking passwords. This infographic …

BitTorrent to launch live video streaming app

You'll soon be able to stream live video with your smartphone using a type of BitTorrent. Last year, BitTorrent Live was launched as a way to broadcast and stream live video for free. Instead of relying on a single company's servers to record a video and send it back out to viewers, BitTorrent Live …

Android 4.4 KitKat Update to Hit HTC One Max in March, One Mini in April

HTC is in the middle of rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the HTC One, and has already rolled out the update for the …

Meet OmniROM, a new custom ROM for Android

OmniROM, a new custom ROM for Android, has been made official at BABBQ (Big Android BBQ), by several developers whom you may already know including <i>Chainfire, Xplodwild</i> and <i>Dees_Troy</i>.<p>In case you’re new to the custom Android ROM playground, you may have not heard of Chainfire’s SuperSU and rooting …

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Nairobi attack: Kenya forces 'clearing' Westgate centre

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1012000/1012965_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534877640_0b42259f90b236553e1a549103bf8021<p><b>Kenyan officials say they are in the final stages of bringing to an end the deadly stand-off with suspected al-Shabab militants in Nairobi.</b><p>Explosions …

Nexus 5 due in October with Android 4.4 KitKat, says report

The Moto X and iPhone 5S are finally here, but what remaining superphone on the horizon should early adopters and anxious upgraders still consider waiting for?<p>The answer: a Nexus 5 made by LG that will drop next month, if a report from Digitimes on Wednesday is to be believed.<p>The Taiwan-based site …

Kenya mall attack: Somalia's al-Shabaab group claims responsibility

Somalia's militant group al-Shabaab is claiming responsibility for the attack on a Nairobi mall on Saturday that has killed at least 30 people, saying it was retribution for Kenyan forces' 2011 push into Somalia. The group threatened more attacks.<p>As night fell in the Kenyan city, hostages remained …

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iOS 7 launch & release date: what to expect and what you need to know

The Techradar team says iOS 7 will bring the biggest changes to the operating system since its launch.<p><b>iPhone 5S and 5C release - live</b><p>Chief executive Tim Cook has described iOS 7 as “the biggest change to iOS since the iPhone”.<p>What Apple has done is show that it can cater to its own loyal fan base …

UK teen launches Thinkspace, seeks to bring software development to high schools around the world

Thinkspace, an organization created by sixteen-year-old James Anderson, seeks to “inspire the next generation of app developers” through dedicated coding zones in high schools across the globe. Anderson formally launched Thinkspace this month with campuses in Plymouth and Northern Ireland.<p>Anderson …

Nymi bracelet uses your heartbeat as a password

Future authentication methods need to be a lot harder to hack. That's the idea behind the Nymi from startup Bionym. Instead of passwords, Nymi relies on your heartbeat.<p>The Nymi is worn as a bracelet. It monitors your cardiac rhythm, a unique signature for each person. It is constantly …

BBM for Android app shown in demo video

BlackBerry(s bbry) device sales may be at standstill, but plenty of people still use BlackBerry Messenger (or BBM, as it’s better known). With the …

Join CNET on Wednesday for our Sony IFA live blog

Gargantuan consumer tech show IFA is about to start in Berlin, and Sony has the honour of holding the first big press conference. You're going to want to follow along with this, so click this link, save it, and come back at 7 a.m. PT, 10 a.m. ET, 4 p.m. German time, or 3 p.m. UK time to see all of …

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Galaxy Note 3 Concept Brings Leaks to Life

A Samsung Galaxy Note 3 concept image brings Galaxy Note 3 leaks to life ahead of the device’s September 4th launch date in Berlin, Germany.<p>With the …

Galaxy Note III launching with 2.5GB RAM?

Is the fabled 3GB RAM smartphone destined to remain a dream? For all the talk the idea gets, we really haven’t seen anything come of it. There was …

Acer 10-inch Iconia A3, 4K Liquid S2 smartphone announced at IFA

<b>The first products off the ranks at Berlin consumer electronics show IFA are from Acer: a 10-inch Iconia tablet and a 6-inch smartphone that can</b> …

BBM for Android gets a video demo

The video below shows off BBM running on Android and believe it or not it looks much as you'd expect. It appears to be pretty dead on to it's BB10 …

Facebook flaw allowed hackers to delete posted photos

A security flaw that allowed hackers to delete any image stored on Facebook has been discovered by Indian researcher Arul Kumar -- and he has been rewarded for his efforts.<p>The Facebook flaw, explained in length on Kumar's blog, exploits the Facebook Support Dashboard. Considered "critical," the bug …

AA Weekly: top Android news of the week, September 1, 2013

This week debuted with controversy around the Chromecast, continued with a bevy of pre-IFA leaks and teasers, and some great Nexus news. But the event that got everyone talking was Hugo Barra’s surprise move to Xiaomi.<p><b>The Chromecast blues</b><p>Controversy irrupted at the beginning of the week around the …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will ship with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor in South Korea

With two days to go before the official unveiling, or rather, unpacking, of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 at the company’s pre-IFA event, the leaks and rumors surrounding the device are coming in thick and fast. Previous leaks have given us some idea of what we can expect from the upcoming smartphone …