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Movie studios tell every pirate site to shut down within 24 hours... or else

This is incredible.<p>On Thursday afternoon, TorrentFreak shared an email that the Motion Picture Association (MPA) has reportedly been sending to …

For Samsung, turns out Karma's a 'bendgate'

"Bendgate" was last year's largely manufactured media crisis — you know, the negative attention grab that always seems to come up any time Apple …

Boeing has patented a 'Star Wars'-style force field

Boeing has won a patent for a protective force field that could stop vehicles from being harmed by explosions, Popular Science reports.<p>It might sound …

See in the dark (for a little bit) with night vision eyedrops

Daring biohackers from California's Science for the Masses collective have just performed the world's first night vision-enabling "Shine Job." They …

RadioShack is selling tens of millions of email and home addresses

The ghost of RadioShack may never leave us<p>Among the locations, trademarks, overpriced cables, and other assets that RadioShack is selling off as part of its bankruptcy filing are tens of millions of email addresses, home addresses, and customer names, all of which could end up in the hands of …

Cyanogen raises $80M for anti-Google warchest

It's been a while since someone had the guts and the cojones to take on Google at its own game, but most forward-looking people in the industry agree …

Apple event March 9th confirmed: Apple Watch incoming

This morning Apple has announced a special event set for the 9th of March at 10AM in San Francisco. This event will take place at the , the same …

The NSA and its allies stole the keys to your phone's security

A new report by <i>The Intercept</i> details a stunning heist made by US and UK spies that have given intelligence agencies the ability to break through the …

How Silicon Valley is trying to cure ageing

Death has always been considered one of life's only real certainties, but now some of the world's top scientists are challenging the assumption<p>Humanity has long been in search of the mythical Fountain of Youth, from Alexander the Great to knights of the Crusades.<p>But now Silicon Valley scientists …

Minecraft rebooted the graphics arms race

Despite our (maybe not so) bizarre fascination with 1080p and frame rates, we can all agree that there’s a lot more to games than just how they look. …

Google pushes back on expansion of FBI hacking powers

As US law enforcement agencies look for more power over the digital realm, they're facing increasing pushback from tech companies, particularly Google's public policy arm. With a recent filing, Google pushed back against an obscure committee measure that would seek to give the FBI increased warrant …

A Nanotech Skylight That Looks Just Like the Sun Shining Overhead

As portions of the US are battered by snowstorms and shrouded beneath gray skies, a European startup is developing a light fixture that mimics the …

Arctic Circle

Audi's sports car of the future can repair itself and change colour at the press of a button

Spanish designer Daniel Garcia has proposed a concept design for Audi, which he's named it the A9, that's straight out of a sci-fi film. Not only …

Windows 10’s new browser will have the most advanced features ever

This is Spartan<p>Microsoft is planning to radically overhaul its web browser in Windows 10. Sources familiar with the company’s Windows plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the new browser, codenamed Spartan, will include a host of new features not found in rival browsers. Chief among the plans for Spartan is …

Eight new planets might be capable of hosting life

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're planning on packing up and changing addresses to Kepler-442b or Kepler-438b anytime soon, you can probably put away the moving boxes for now.<p>While the newly discovered exoplanets and their six friends hold the exciting possibility of being capable of supporting life, scientists …

Astronomy

The 5 most innovative games of the 2015 Independent Games Festival

Even with the increase in visibility that crowdfunding and adoption by major console makers has brought to independent games in recent years, it’s still this industry’s Wild West, and the best place to go to find the most unique and creative releases.<p>This ideal climate has independent games …

LARRY PAGE'S NIGHTMARE: How Google's Dominance Comes To An End

Google generates an astonishing $3 billion in free cash flow every quarter, and is growing at a rate of 20% yearly.<p>It still dominates search — the way most of us find information online, and the most lucrative form of advertising ever invented. It's got the dominant smartphone platform, Android, …

Google's Search Dominance Is Eroding

Mozilla's Firefox web browser has historically come bundled with Google as its default search engine, but a five-year deal signed with Yahoo in November has seen Firefox automatically opting for the rival search engine instead. The result? Google's US market share has slipped to 75.2% from 79.3% — …

'Glowing' new nanotechnology guides cancer surgery, also kills remaining malignant cells

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new way to selectively insert compounds into cancer cells - a system that will help surgeons …

Cancer

Facebook facing class-action lawsuit over unauthorized message scanning

We know: Despite its best attempts at proving otherwise, Facebook and privacy have an oil/water reputation -- the latest legal news regarding the …

The Pirate Bay still isn't back, could it be gone for good?

It's been well over 24 hours since police raided a server room in Stockholm and The Pirate Bay, along with other torrent sites went quiet.<p>The last …

Hardcore Android fan explains why the iPad Air 2 beats out every other Android tablet

There are plenty of Android smartphones that can go toe-to-toe with the iPhone but there still seems to be something missing when it comes to Android …

US intel agency is developing a superconducting exascale computer and cryogenic memory

The secretive R&D wing of the US government's intelligence efforts, IARPA, has announced a program to build a superconducting computer. IARPA will be …

The 19-Year-Old Wiz Kid Who Turned Down Apple Has Nabbed Backing From A Hollywood Star

We caught up with Meyer again and learned that since that decision, things have been wild for him.<p>His startup, Fresco News, crowdsources breaking news and photos from Twitter, Instagram and other social media.<p>Fresco finds breaking news, verifies it, and gets the license to publish relevant images …

Netflix now accounts for 35% of bandwidth usage in the US and Canada

The latest report from the Canadian broadband networking company Sandvine reveals that Netflix is still the king of the American internet. The streaming video service is responsible for a staggering 35% of all bandwidth usage in North America—the next most, YouTube, accounts for only 14%.<p>A few …

This Is Nokia's First Post-Microsoft Product - And It Looks Just Like The iPad Mini

Nokia has unveiled its new N1 tablet, the first hardware product launched by the company since Microsoft purchased its smartphone division.<p>While it's …

How Tesla got Nevada to give it $1.4B in exchange for a giant battery factory

Elon Musk is riding high.<p>He’s running two acclaimed companies, SpaceX and Tesla. The former recently scored a multi-billion-dollar contract with NASA to shuttle supplies and astronauts to the International Space Station. The latter is building one of the most highly acclaimed cars ever, …