Paul Lewis

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MIT Wins Hyperloop Competition, And Elon Musk Drops In

A student-led Hyperloop design team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was named the winner on Saturday of a SpaceX-organized competition …

OnePlus X, one of last year’s best budget phones, is now available invite-free

OnePlus has announced via its official forums that the OnePlus X is now available to buy completely invite-free. You no longer need to wait until a Tuesday to buy the device without an invitation, just head to OnePlus.net and add the phone to your basket.<p>We’re extremely excited to be making the …

Microsoft updates Windows 10 preview weeks ahead of final release

Microsoft may have just dropped the first official version of Windows 10 that will roll out beyond the company's group of early testers.<p>With the …

Florida police seek to stop Craigslist crimes

Everyday millions of people buy and sell items on the Internet. Thousands of these transactions are between private citizens and, in some cases, can be dangerous.<p>On Wednesday, a pregnant woman in Colorado was attacked and her fetus killed when she went to buy baby clothes from someone advertising …

Windows 10 gets serious about biometric log-ins with face, iris and fingerprint scans

Passwords are so old-school. Microsoft seems to think so at least, with the annoncement of a new sign-in system for Windows 10 called Windows Hello.<p>Hello lets you sign in by scanning your face, iris or fingerprint instead of an old-school password or PIN system.<p>If your device already has a …

Ukraine peace deal 'in great danger', Petro Poroshenko says

Petro Poroshenko warns that a peace deal signed with Vladimir Putin was already being undermined by fighting raging in east Ukraine hours before a Saturday deadline, as the US releases satellite images it says shows Russia still deploying heavy arms<p>Fighting has raged on in <b>Ukraine</b>, throwing doubts …

China fines Qualcomm $975 million over anti-monopoly claim

China has fined chipmaker Qualcomm 6 billion yuan ($975 million) in the biggest of a wave of anti-monopoly penalties that have rattled foreign …

Google Fiber is coming to 18 cities in four metro areas: Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, and Raleigh-Durham

<b>Update on March 24</b>: Google today announced Fiber is also coming to Salt Lake City. Here is the new map:<p>The original article is below.<p>—<p>Google today announced its Google Fiber service is coming to 18 new cities across four metro areas: Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, and Raleigh-Durham. This is in …

Twitter Launches Group Direct Messages

Twitter has finally added group direct messages (DMs) to its service. If you use the service as a way to privately communicate with friends, family and random celebrities, you will soon be able to communicate with more than one person (or brand) at a time.<p>Rolling out over the next few days to all …