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The Frankenburger Is Coming Sooner Than You Think Thanks to Google

It has been one year since I took part in one of the most surreal and expensive taste tests in human history. No, I didn’t eat a black Périgord …

Windows 9 preview reportedly coming in late September

Microsoft is preparing to launch a preview version of its next operating system, Windows 9, next month, reports ZDnet.<p>We first heard news about Windows 9, previously codenamed Threshold, at the beginning of the year. This version of the OS is rumored to focus more on consumer-facing support, which …

Bill Gates And Tim Cook Dump Ice On Their Heads For ALS Awareness, Challenge Elon Musk and Dr. Dre

Oh, you thought Bill Gates wouldn’t be up to Zuck’s challenge to dump a bucket of icewater on his head for ALS awareness?<p>You thought wrong. And because it’s Bill Gates, the video involves blowtorches and engineering.<p>ALS, or Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is a fatal neurodegenerative disease that …

Club Penguin Founder Lane Merrifield Raises $4.3 Million for FreshGrade

Club Penguin founder Lane Merrifield has secured $4.3 million in seed funding for his new venture, FreshGrade. The technology seeks to give parents a better window into their child’s academic performance, and give teachers new tools to assess each student’s performance. FreshGrade received backing …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

You may be missing out on some of the iPhone's most powerful features.<p><b>1. Take Siri to School</b>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another try, and offer you a few options …

A Satellite Took Pictures of Another Satellite and Now It's a GIF

A series of pictures provided to TIME by DigitalGlobe shows what kind of fun you can have when you own multiple satellites.<p>The images captured the …

Your Cellphone's Tiny Motion Sensor Could Be Eavesdropping on You

Researchers just found yet another reason to be paranoid: Even if hackers or the NSA are locked out of your cellphone's microphone, camera and data, they might still be able to snoop on you through the tiny chip that tracks the device's orientation. Gyroscopes in modern phones, unlike the spinning …