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Skywatchers to get special treat -- five planets and a comet

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you don't mind getting up a bit early -- or sneaking out of the office if you work the overnight shift -- the skies are offering a very special treat for the next few weeks.<p>From January 20 to February 20, you can see five planets spanning the sky together just before dawn: Mercury, …

Astronomy

Toyota i-Road Test Drive: Is This Three-Wheeled Electric Vehicle The Answer To Urban Gridlock?

You might say I was dizzy with delight.<p>The nausea began, of all places, in the middle of a parking lot at Toyota’s secretive research-and-development facility an hour outside Tokyo.<p>Exuberance over being given three minutes behind the wheel of an experimental vehicle called the Toyota i-Road had …

Toyota

Sixteen-Year-Old Artist Wins National Art Competition with Masterful Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait | Colossal

<p>For the past four years, 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh has participated in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, an art contest for children …

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Google Street View's New Time Travel Option Is Pretty Incredible

The Verge reports the option was derived from the tsunami that struck off the coast of Japan in early 2011, devastating the country.<p>According to The Verge:<p>In the aftermath [of the tsunami], Google set out to preserve imagery it had captured prior to the disaster, including original Street View …

Time Travel

You can now control your PC from a Windows Phone

Microsoft originally allowed Android and iOS users to control desktop PCs from their smartphones last year, but Windows Phone support was missing. Starting today, Microsoft is rolling out a preview version of its Remote Desktop app to let Windows Phone users control their PCs on the go. The app is …

N2Aos brings KitKat to Kindle Fires

Earlier this year, N2A Cards offered Nook tablet owners the option of deploying Android 4.4 KitKat, effectively leveraging Barnes & Noble's sweet hardware for a more traditional tablet experience.<p>Now Kindle owners can get in on that action. N2Aos, the company's Kindle-oriented offshoot, now offers …

Twitter hit by massive wave of malicious messages

Hundreds of Twitter accounts appear to have been hijacked Wednesday to deliver a tidal wave of malicious messages.<p>The attack, which seems to have begun at about 2 p.m. PT, featured messages testifying to dramatic weight loss and life-changing events, such as, "If I didn't try this my life wouldn't …

The Need for a New IT Model: Fast IT and the Convergence of Mobility and Cloud for IoE

<b>Guess what? Convergence is happening again, and it’s happening at a faster pace with more profound implications than I have never seen before.</b><p>Those of us who’ve been in the industry a long time have seen convergence happen over the years across various technologies and areas of IT. This time, we’re …

Defiantly plastic: designing the Galaxy S5

"Our major aims were usability, friendliness and a more humanistic design. We wanted something with a pleasing feel ... and better grip. If we used metal, [we felt] the designs felt heavy and cold," explains Senior Product Designer Dong Hun Kim, pointing to why Samsung still plays in polycarbonate. …

​Xiaomi plans to expand sales to 10 new markets, but the US isn't one of them

Looking forward to the day you can buy a Xiaomi smartphone in the US? Keep waiting. The company's founder announced the first ten countries in Xiaomi's international expansion today, and the United States didn't make the cut. A shame, perhaps, for fans of the company's affordable, well-specced …

IBM's Watson supercomputer will soon be your personal shopper

Watson had been a doctor, a geneticist, a game show contestant and even a chef in the past. But now IBM's supercomputer has a new career: personal shopping. IBM has partnered with digital commerce firm Fluid to develop a cloud-based app called Expert Personal Shopper (XPS), which uses Watson's …