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Magic Leap’s new marketing boss has a tough challenge: Trying to sell an amazing product you can’t see

Lots of money, hype and questions are swirling around the startup. Brenda Freeman wants to tell a new story.<p>How do you market a company that says it has a mind-blowing, world-changing product — that it can’t show you?<p>That’s the challenge facing Brenda Freeman, the chief marketing officer for Magic …

Microsoft admits maybe it ‘went too far’ with pushy Windows 10 upgrades

In the holiday spirit of telling it like it is, Microsoft finally admits what everyone has known all year: pushing Windows 10 upgrades on people, …

Cyanogen Inc shutting down CyanogenMod nightly builds and other services, CM will live on as Lineage [Updated]

Well, this is it. On December 31, 2016, we will bid adieu to the ambitious but riddled with managerial missteps venture that was Cyanogen. In the …

Tech Industry

The ‘app of choice’ for jihadists: ISIS seizes on Internet tool to promote terror

When the Islamic State was seeking volunteers for a holiday killing rampage in Europe, it sent word over its favorite social-media channel: the messaging service known as Telegram.<p>“Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Years Day is very soon,” began a Dec. 6 posting on one of the terrorist group’s usual …

Social Media

Virgin Galactic's new spaceship completes its first glide test

Virgin Galactic just came much closer to resuming its dreams of private spaceflight in the wake of its tragic crash from 2014. The company has successfully conducted the first glide test flight for VSS Unity, better known as the new SpaceShipTwo. The vehicle was only flying free for 10 minutes and …

Newt Scamander appeared in one of the Harry Potter movies

So much for 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' being a brand new wizarding story with no connection to Harry Potter himself. JK Rowling …

Theresa May Says God And Her Faith Are Guiding Brexit Decisions

'I suppose there is something in terms of faith.'<p>Theresa May has said her Christian faith is guiding her decisions around Brexit and that leaving the …

Donald Trump blasts recount as 'ridiculous' and 'a scam'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump ripped the election recount on Saturday, calling it "a scam" and "ridiculous" and noting that Hillary Clinton had already conceded.<p>Trump charged in a statement that the effort was nothing but a fundraising ploy by the Green Party and its nominee, Jill …

Don't get nostalgic: Punk music memorabilia burned in London

LONDON (AP) — Don't get nostalgic about punk music — and if you do, don't go collecting memorabilia from the glory days of the Sex Pistols.That …

'Star Wars' smartphone caters to your fandom

How much do you like <i>Star Wars</i>? Enough that you'd buy a phone that revolves around it? If so, we have good news... at least, if you're living in Japan. Sharp is marking the imminent arrival of <i>Rogue One</i> with a SoftBank-exclusive <i>Star Wars</i> smartphone that's clearly designed for the most devoted of …

Mobile Technology

Rebel US presidential electors plot to block Donald Trump by undermining electoral college

Several of the electors who will officially select the US president next month are plotting to undermine the electoral college by casting their votes for a candidate other than Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.<p>The small group of Democratic electors initially hoped to bring enough of their Republican …

Electoral College

Facebook built censorship tool to get into China despite human rights risks

Facebook wants to be unbanned in China, so it’s built a censorship tool that could hide posts about prohibited topics from people in China, according to The New York Times‘ Mike Isaac. Rather than censor posts itself, Facebook would potentially provide the tool to a third-party in China such as a …

Hammond gives help to UK low earners, focus stays on budget gap | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Chancellor will say on Wednesday that he is raising the minimum wage and taking the edge off a benefits squeeze for low earners, but fixing the public finances will be a bigger priority as the country gets ready for Brexit.<p>Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip …

Tottenham making same European mistakes as Man Utd, says Neville

The former England international admitted that Spurs' struggles remind him of the young Red Devils side that needed time to find their feet in Europe under Sir Alex Ferguson<p>Phil Neville believes Tottenham are making "naive decisions" in the Champions League and compared their struggles to those …