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Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition finally arrives to Android

Back in January of 2013, Beamdog revealed they had run into a snag with the Android version of Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition, leading to a delay. And that was pretty much the last we heard about the whole effort, until today.<p>Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition has finally arrived to Android, priced at …

Here Is Apple's iOS For Your Car

We got a look at Volvo's version of CarPlay.<p>Do you own an iPhone? Have you used your iPhone? Have you driven a car? If yes, you are prepared to use CarPlay, Apple's dashboard operating system—essentially, a pared-down version of a few apps, with a heavier focus on voice control.<p>We saw Volvo's …

Nasa's moon explorer Ladee crashes on far side of the moon

Nasa's robotic moon explorer, Ladee, is no more.<p>Flight controllers confirmed Friday that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned, just three days after surviving a full lunar eclipse, something it was never designed to do.<p>Researchers believe Ladee likely vaporized …

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The Week In Drones: Shooting One Down In Montana, The FBI's Robot Missions, And More

Keeping up with the droneses<p>Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Iran On Patrol</b><p>Released on Wednesday by Iran's state-run Fars news service as part of a slideshow about border …

Depp Impact: The Science Behind 'Transcendence'

In the new science-fiction thriller “Transcendence,” Johnny Depp uploads his mind to a powerful computer, melding his consciousness with artificial intelligence in a scenario many refer to as “the singularity.”<p>Far-fetched? Yes, but so is the idea of a brooding Depp as an awkward neuroscientist. …

NASA discovers Earth-sized planet that may sustain life

It's like finding a needle in a universe-wide haystack. Researchers have located a planet roughly the size of Earth that could be habitable.<p>Designated Kepler-186f, the planet is 490 light-years away. But in the search for worlds similar to ours, nothing has come closer.<p>"This is the first definitive …

6 refreshing ways to flavor your iced tea

Iced tea sipped on a shaded porch is the time-honored way to quench your thirst on warm days. But when you top off your pitcher with one of these flavorful add-ins, the drink takes on a whole new personality—and turns into the ideal mocktail (or cocktail!) for outdoor parties.<p>First, you'll need to …

'Earth's Cousin': Scientists Find Alien Planet That's Most Like Home

Scientists say a world that's 490 light-years away qualifies as the first confirmed Earth-sized exoplanet that could sustain life as we know it — but in an environment like nothing we've ever seen.<p>The planet, known as Kepler-186f, is "more of an Earth cousin than an Earth twin," Elisa Quintana, an …

Astronomy

5 Reasons To Watch NHL Instead of NBA Playoffs

0<p>SHARES<p><b>With the regular season coming to a close for both the NBA and NHL, sports fans will be forced to make some seemingly tough choices about</b> …

NHL playoff scores, results and highlights from Thursday night

Triple OT Thriller<p>After getting lit up in the first period and giving up three goals on seven shots, Ryan Miller seemed to really settle in and give his St. Louis Blues a chance to win. He stopped the last 31 shots he faced (with a little help from Max Lapierre) over four periods of hockey and …

Chicago Blackhawks: Loss to Open Series Tough to Swallow but Not a Crushing Blow

The Chicago Blackhawks were less than two minutes from taking a 1-0 lead in their first-round NHL playoff series with the St. Louis Blues. Dropping the opening game to the Blues in a 4-3 triple-overtime marathon wasn't the start the 'Hawks wanted.<p>However, it's not time to count out …

Ice Hockey

Frank Haith agrees to Tulsa deal

Missouri coach Frank Haith has verbally agreed to become the next coach at Tulsa, he confirmed Friday morning to ESPN.com.<p>Haith would not comment on …

College Sports

Why carry a big power brick when you can tote the world’s smallest laptop adapter?

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>It’s not unheard of for a laptop review to ding the product for a surprising reason: A bulky power adapter. What’s the point …

Analysts predict decline in iPad sales

Here's something you don't hear often: Apple's year-over-year iPad sales may have dipped during the first three months of 2014, according to analysts.<p>A bevy of analysts chimed in on iPad sales expectations in the first quarter, and they collectively peg Apple's sales at 19.3 million units, …

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Steve Jobs evidence latest battleground in Silicon Valley's no-hire case

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is the subject of debate in a case involving major technology companies and their alleged efforts to not poach employees from each other.<p>Tech employees represented in a class-action lawsuit against Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe petitioned US District Court Judge …

Silicon Valley

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The online-dating business is still a small industry — tiny, by most standards. But the news this week that Zoosk, one of the bigger companies in the space, plans to go public might be yet another sign that this is an industry set to soar.<p>An IBISWorld report from September 2013, the most recent …

The dream office of the future: No email!

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Wikipedia Use Could Give Insights To The Flu Season

By Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Staff Writer<p>Published: 04/17/2014 05:50 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>By monitoring the number of times people look for flu information on Wikipedia, researchers may be better able to estimate the severity of a flu season, according to a new study.<p>Researchers created a new …

Project Ara: our best look yet at Google's new modular smartphone

This week in Mountain View, Google held its first-ever developer conference for Project Ara. Developed by a small team within the company called ATAP staffed with ex-DARPA engineers and some of the brightest minds at Google, Ara is a mission to make a modular smartphone. It'd be the last phone you …

Tresorit Launches Its End-to-End Encrypted File-Sharing Service

Tresorit today officially launched its end-to-end encrypted cloud storage service after emerging from its stealth beta. The startup employs multiple layers of security that make its data extremely difficult to compromise.<p>One key advantage to Tresorit is that it doesn’t have a master key to your …

Samsung's Milk Music will soon cost $4 per month to listen ad-free

You know what they say about all good things in life. Samsung has been offering an ad-free version of its Milk Music service for no charge since launch, but the company has posted a new infographic revealing that Americans will soon have to pay $4 per month for a Premium tier to escape marketers. …

Alleged iPad Air 2 Front Panel with Integrated Display Shown in New Photos

Following the leak of an alleged iPhone 6 front panel earlier this week, the iPad is now getting its turn with a pair of photos showing what is said to be a front panel for the next-generation iPad Air, shared by Dutch site <i>One More Thing</i> [Google Translate]. Notably, the part appears to include an …

Microsoft Xbox One Sales Top 5 Million

One day after Sony posted sales of 7 million for the PlayStation 4, Microsoft has released numbers for its Xbox One console: 5 million in sales.<p>The …

LinkedIn Hits 300 Million Users

LinkedIn announced this morning that the company now has 300 million registered users worldwide, over half of which come from outside the U.S. Stateside, the site has 100 million members, its says. LinkedIn revealed these and other figures via a company blog post, in addition to laying out its …

HTC taps ex-Samsung exec for marketing muscle

HTC is looking for a little of that Samsung Electronics marketing magic.<p>The Taiwanese smartphone maker has hired Paul Golden, the former head of marketing for Samsung's US mobile division, as an adviser to HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang, CNET confirmed. The hiring was first reported by Bloomberg.<p>HTC …

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Peru evacuates Ubinas volcano area after ash cloud

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1070000/1070133_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524694264_204221dabee3246a6d58c98bcc58fd92<p><b>The authorities in Peru say they are evacuating people living near the Ubinas volcano, in the south of the country, because of increased …