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Microsoft's Twitter account: Don't use our e-mail

Sometimes, irony adorns Twitter like the sugar on a doughnut.<p>On Saturday morning, however, the Microsoft News Twitter account offered a curious instruction. It read: "Don't use Microsoft emails(hotmail,outlook),They are monitoring your accounts and selling the data to the governments. #SEA …

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International Space Station life 'to be extended'

<b>Nasa has won White House backing to extend the life of the International Space Station for a further four years, until 2024.</b><p>Construction of the ISS began in 1998 and is a joint venture between the US, Russia, Canada, Japan, and states in the European Space Agency (Esa).<p>For the extension to happen, …

GameSpot on Twitter: "D'oh! A leaked picture reveals a new Simpsons Lego toy set. http://t.co/JUKp3QHVAs http://t.co/OEF0BCMavQ"

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Michael Bay quits CES stage after technical hitch - video

<b>Ben Child:</b> Brothers who attempted to extort money and attack the director as he filmed in Hong Kong have been sent to prison<p>Published: 27 Feb 2014<p><b>Readers' panel</b>: Eight film fans offer a spirited defence of the oft-maligned director of Transformers, Pearl Harbor and Pain & Gain<p>Published: 9 Jan</b> …

30 Under 30: The Brightest Young Stars In Video Games

Every year, the reporters at Forbes look for up-and-coming stars in the industries we cover. We search for people who are doing groundbreaking work, disrupting traditional business models, and establishing themselves as leaders. You can see the results today in a package of stories we call 30 Under …

Polaroid's Socialmatic hybrid digital/instant film camera is coming this fall for $299

The dream of a vintage Polaroid instant film camera that also gives photographers the ability to share photos to social networks has finally developed into reality. Today at CES, Polaroid announced that its long-awaited Socialmatic camera will ship in the fall for $299. The Android-based, …

China and Japan compare one another to Harry Potter villain

In an escalating international war of words, Chinese and Japanese diplomats are having a fine old time comparing one another to Lord Voldemort, the …

Toshiba cares not for 4K, has an ultra-wide 5K TV ready for CES

4K? Pah, Toshiba's already working on something, you know, <i>one better</i>. One of our eagle-eyed readers sent in this picture of a "5K" extra-wide UHD TV on the show floor. Of course, like LG's 5K model, this is really just a 4K TV with a thousand extra pixels tacked on at the edges, but the plain …

US farmers cautiously growing hemp again after 56 years of brain-dead prohibition

Hemp is a useful crop. It's used to make paper, cloth, food, fuel, and many other products. But hemp farming in the United States has been illegal …

Mad Catz and Able Planet turn Bayer's artificial muscles into impressive headphones

Last June, we tried on a pair of headphones like nothing we'd tried before — headphones that used artificial muscles to make it feel like you're practically in the same room as your favorite musical artists. At the time, those headphones were just prototypes, but they're about to become a reality. …

Rockstar: Multiple Playable GTA 5 Characters "a Leap of Faith"

The most fundamental change to the core of the series was naturally Rockstar's riskiest.<p>Rockstar North art director Aaron Garbut has called the …

Seattle Woman Bought All Her Food and Drink from Starbucks During the Entire Year of 2013

During all of 2013, Seattle woman Beautiful Existence (her real name) only ate and drank things from Starbucks. This montage documents the many items …

Bill Nye Is Going To Destroy Creationists At An Evolution Debate In Kentucky

Here at Geekosystem, we love Bill Nye because we also love both science and joy. Sadly, not everyone agrees with us; Creationists, in particular, …

Miley Cyrus Chews Out Joe Jonas While Chewing On Kellan Lutz

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Today in celebrity gossip: Miley Cyrus has strong words for Joe Jonas and strong actions for Kellan</i> …

Battlefield 4 spotlights EA's inability to launch games, treat players with dignity

There is no sin greater in gaming than wasting the player’s time.<p>We can earn more money, we can buy more games, we can forget about the bad experiences playing certain titles, but time is irreplaceable. Once spent, it can never be returned.<p>If nothing else, <i>Battlefield 4</i> has wasted the time of many, …

Climate Scientist Explains That Global Warming Doesn’t Mean It’s Never Cold, Because Apparently People Need to Hear That

Climate scientist Michael Mann went on MSNBC’s <i>All In With Chris Hayes</i> to explain that yes, it can still get cold in the winter even though climate …

Game streamer shares his ordeal of hacker attacks and a terrifying police raid

A gamer who goes by the handle PhantomL0rd explained his full ordeal of the last 24 hours (as of publication time) as hackers attacked his livestream on Twitch and police raided his home in response to an apparent prank call.<p>James “PhantomL0rd” Varga said in his video explanation that he hadn’t …

He's Played 57 Straight Hours of Missile Command. His Goal is 100.

If you want to watch a Swedish guy tear <i>Missile Command</i> a new one, tune in to this. Around 11 a.m. EST, he beat his world record of 81,795,035, but …

Santa Bey Drops in on Walmart, Gifts Every Shopper

‘Tis the season of Queen Bey. Just a week after shocking fans with the stealthy release of her secret, self-titled “visual” album, the pop star again …

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Surprise Staff at Chicago Pizza Place

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West gave the staff at a Chicago pizza restaurant a special holiday treat with all the toppings Thursday.<p>A day after West’s …

Top Products in Two Decades of Tech Reviews

<b></b>By Walt Mossberg[Watch video at http://allthingsd.com]This is my last column for The Wall Street Journal, after 22 years of reviewing consumer …

Khloe Kardashian Files For Divorce From Lamar Odom (UPDATE)

Khloe Kardashian has filed for divorce from estranged husband Lamar Odom after four years of marriage, TMZ reports.<p>The reality star filed divorce papers Friday (Dec. 13) to split from Odom.<p>"It was a recent decision," a source close to the couple told People magazine. "She's been holding out hope …

MLG has a more engaged audience than the NCAA March Madness tournament (infographic)

Competitive gaming has a huge audience, and it’s only getting bigger.<p>E-sports association Major League Gaming has revealed some statistics relating to its growth, and it’s clear that young men are watching more competitive gaming than ever.<p>In 2013, MLG viewers consumed more than 54 million hours of …

Real sign language interpreter translates fake one

A real sign language interpreter translates the gestures of the fake sign language interpreter from Nelson Mandela's memorial. [Jimmy Kimmel Live]

DisplayMate tablet shootout puts Retina iPad Mini in last place, with ‘out-dated technology’

DisplayMate, a company specializing in scientific display testing and calibration, gave the Retina iPad Mini third place in detailed lab tests of three leading 7-inch tablets, criticising Apple for “really bad planning” for what it considers to be out-dated display technology.<p>And finally… the iPad …

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How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

An average NFL game: more than 100 commercials and just 11 minutes of play

For five months of the year, the National Football League dominates Sundays in the United States; it’s more popular than church.<p>The NFL’s popularity is all the more remarkable when you inspect the fare it has to offer each week on television. An average professional football game lasts 3 hours and …