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Hasbro toys with buying DreamWorks – and shows Hollywood is played out

DreamWorks Animation, the studio behind the hugely successful Shrek, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon franchises, is in early negotiations to merge with Hasbro, the second-largest toy company in the US after Mattel.<p>Hasbro already has a series of toys that have proved fodder for the dream …

Samsung Simband, Flow, Gear VR and Project Beyond: What you need to know about today's Samsung announcements

Samsung is using its annual developers conference, which kicked off Tuesday at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, to show off interesting new projects. Today, the company revealed a number of new initiatives, as well as advancements on previously unveiled products.<p>Updates on two projects, the …

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Rohit Sharma breaks record for highest one-day international score ever for India against Sri Lanka

Indian batsman Rohit Sharma smashes 264 to break Virender Sehwag's previous record by 45 runs and become first player in ODI history to score two double-hundreds<p>Rohit Sharma made history on Thursday by smashing an incredible 264 for <b>India</b> against <b>Sri Lanka</b> to break the record for the highest …

Mastercard and Visa to kill off password authentication

Mastercard and Visa have announced plans to kill off the need for users to enter their passwords to confirm their identity<p>Mastercard and Visa have announced plans to ditch the need for customers to enter passwords as a means of confirming their identity.<p>Current systems – MasterCard SecureCode and …

Why corporations are desperate to destroy net neutrality

A free Internet is vital to the country’s infrastructure. For our plutocrats, it’s merely another profit center<p>When it comes to Internet Service Providers and high-speed Internet, the consumer marketplace has hardly been a model of competitiveness. Some of us are lucky enough to be able to choose …

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Touchdown! Comet Landing to Offer Clues to Solar System's Birth

The landing of a European spacecraft on a craggy comet will provide a "quantum leap forward" for our understanding of the icy bodies.<p>Scientists "soft-landed" a space probe on a comet for the first time on Wednesday, capping a ten-year, four-billion-mile journey.<p>The European Space Agency's Rosetta …

European space probe marooned in comet's shadows | Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A probe that landed on a comet in a first for space exploration has ended up in the shadow of a cliff, about a kilometer (0.6 miles) from its intended resting place, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Thursday.<p>The lander, named Philae, was released from its mothership …

CyanogenMod 11 M12 Snapshot available for download

<b>Update:</b> Since this post was published, the Cyanogen team published some info on the changes coming to CM11 M12. There aren’t many features, as the release focuses on stability and security updates, including a fix for the POODLE vulnerability in SSLv3 that was recently discovered. Cyanogen’s blog …

Xbox One Outselling PS4, Microsoft Celebrates 10 Million Units Shipped

Despite its enormous footprint, Microsoft has always been the underdog in the console space. With Xbox, they had something to prove. With Xbox 360, they challenged the mighty PlayStation brand and emerged mostly victorious. With Xbox One, however, the company has had to self-correct while Sony …