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Hyperloop shoots for Europe launch by 2020

The tubular transportation system of the future, hyperloop, is headed for Europe.<p>Hyperloop Transportation Technologies said Thursday that it had reached an agreement with the government of Slovakia to build a local hyperloop system, with the first section to be completed by 2020.<p>First envisioned by …

High-speed Rail

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Now you can use emoji to code 🎉

Nothing says ‘happy’ like emoji, right? Well, maybe not but this new emoji coding language could brighten up the day of any programmer.<p>Emojicode is a new high-level programming language that can be used to make cross-platform applications. It’s open-source and multi-paradigm and the little …

Get HTTPS for free!

You can now get free https certificates from the non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt! This is a website that will take you through the …

angular-ui-tree | A tree component for AngularJS, without jQuery as dependency.

Angular UI Tree<p>Angular UI Tree is an AngularJS UI component that can sort nested lists, provides drag & drop support and doesn't depend on jQuery. If …

JavaScript

Snag SanDisk's 128GB microSD card for just £34 from Amazon UK

If you're looking expand the storage on your brand new BlackBerry Priv, then Amazon UK has a deal for you. Right now, you can grab SanDisk's 128GB …

You Can Pre-Order Samsung's New $700 4K Monitor Right Now [Update]

Priced at an extremely competitive $699, Samsung's new 28" 4K monitor packs in two HDMI 1.4 ports, a Displayport, and audio out, all while leaving a …

Samsung

[GDC 2014] Unity Launches Unity 5 Graphics Engine With Prettier Everything

The Unity game engine is one of the most common platforms for developers to create cross-platform games. It powers games like Shadowgun, Rochard, and …

It's Time To Kill Google Voice

Brace yourself Google Voice fanboys, your treasured service is probably not long for this world. But don't you worry; the sooner it's dead the better …

Google Voice

This Five-Bladed Behemoth Is the World's Largest Cargo Ship Propeller

Modern international trade is only possible because of our fleets of seafaring cargo ships. And as these gigantic vessels continue to grow to meet …

Cargo Ships

LG stylus bracelet spotted

Wearables have been the talk of the town this year, and it seems that LG has plenty of ideas for this growing market.<p><i>@evleaks</i> has come across a couple of images showing off an LG wrist bracelet, which also doubles as a stylus for touchscreen displays. This isn’t the first piece of wearable …

LG announces G Watch, powered by Android Wear

Hot on the heels of today's Android Wear announcement, LG has revealed its first smartwatch powered by Google's wearable platform. The device, teased …

Motorola announces Moto 360, an absolutely stunning smartwatch

I think Motorola has blown the minds of Android enthusiasts everywhere with the Moto 360. The company announced this new device around the same time …

Google Reportedly Plans To Integrate Voice Into Hangouts Within Just A Few Months

Google's messaging situation has been a mess. When Hangouts first appeared, it replaced Google+ Messenger and Google Talk, bringing the company's …

Russia Blocks Websites Of Putin’s Critics, Including Chess Star Garry Kasparov

Russia is blocking websites critical of President Vladimir Putin. The Prosecutor General’s office ordered Russian Internet service providers to cut off access to a handful of websites, including the blog of famed chess champion, Garry Kasparov. “These sites contain incitement to illegal activity …

SanDisk Connect wireless iOS/Android 64GB flash drive $80 shipped (Reg. $100)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the 64GB SanDisk Connect wireless flash drive for $79.99 with free shipping. Today’s deal is the first price drop of …

Battlefield 4 Platoons Features Is Now Live

Battlefield 4 players patiently waiting for the arrival of the new Platoon feature will be pleased to know that today Dice has announced its arrival, …

Archival Disc to be next Blu-Ray

Sony and Panasonic have named the next-generation storage discs that will be the successor to Blu-Ray.<p>They revealed it will be called the Archival Disc. It will eventually hold 1TB of data, the equivalent of 250 DVD films.<p>300GB versions of the discs will be launched in 2015.<p>They will be aimed at …

BBC report 'proposes scrapping licence fee'

A BBC report being considered by the corporation's executive board is said to have proposed replacing the licence fee with a subscription scheme<p>A BBC review proposed scrapping the licence fee in favour of subscriptions, it has been reported.<p>A 12-strong panel established by James Purnell, the …

Putin mocks the West and threatens to turn off gas supplies

Russian leader says does not want 'new cold war' but threatens to disrupt European gas supplies<p>Vladimir Putin has mocked diplomatic efforts to end the <b>Ukraine</b> crisis as Russia threatened to disrupt European gas supplies by cutting off sales to Kiev over its unpaid debts.<p>The Russian president said …

Russia

Motorola's Touchless Control app will now read notifications when asked 'What's up?' - Pocket-lint

Motorola's always-listening Touchless Control app in the Moto X and new Droid smartphones has received a new update that allows the service to read …

Russia and Ukraine in cyber 'stand-off'

<b>As diplomatic efforts are stepped up to ease tensions in Ukraine, security experts have warned that Kiev and Moscow are locked in a cyber stand-off.</b><p>Security forces in Ukraine have accused the Russian army of disrupting mobile communications.<p>Smaller-scale attacks have seen news websites and social …

XBMC 13.0 "Gotham" beta provides significantly improved Android playback

XBMC has released an exciting new beta version of their media center software. XBMC 13.0, codenamed “Gotham” has been a year in the making and addresses their number one user request – Android hardware decoding. That’s right folks, the official XBMC player for Android 4.0 and higher now has native …

UK Advisor Involved In Britain’s Internet Filter Arrested For Child Porn

A top British Prime Minister advisor, who helped design the country’s controversial Internet filtering program, has been arrested for possessing child pornography. Patrick Rock was arrested at his home a day after Prime Minister David Cameron’s office learned about the investigation.<p>“This is an …

U.S. prepares sanctions against Russia, no decision yet | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is preparing to impose sanctions on Russia for its military intervention in Ukraine’s Crimea region although no decisions have yet been made, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.<p>In her daily briefing, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki also …

MHL 3.0 does 4K video output, 10W charging and data transfer over a single cable (video)

You may have already followed the announcement of Sony's Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet last week, but did you know that they are also the first mobile devices to feature MHL 3.0? For those who haven't caught up, this standard allows 4K video output -- over a bandwidth of 6 Gbps -- from a micro-USB …

Rise of Electro The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Trailer Released (video)

A new trailer called Rise of Electro has been released this week for the upcoming new movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which reveals a little more …

A Tiny New Chip Promises Internet 400 Times Faster Than Google Fiber

Fast internet is fast. Google Fiber's gigabit connections? That's like driving a sports car compared to the go-cart-speed connection that's probably …

Google Fiber

Game Of Thrones Season 4 Preview (Video)

Last month we saw a new Games of Thrones trailer for the latest season, and now HBO has released a fifteen minute Game of Thrones season 4 …