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George Zimmerman Jury Selection Begins as Both Sides Cite Death Threats

The George Zimmerman murder trial begin in a Florida courtroom today, but instead of the tension and anger that has surrounded the case since Trayvon …

“Grand Theft Auto” maker: Video games hate liberals

<b>(Rockstar Games)</b><p>Two popular Rockstar titles — “Red Dead Redemption” and “L.A. Noir” — are critical of the left<p>Jon Hochschartner<p>July 20, 2013 7:30pm (UTC)<p>On Sept. 17, "Grand Theft Auto V," the latest installment in the wildly popular video game franchise, will be released for the Playstation 3 and …

Why Hackers and Makers Latest Toy is Puerto Rican

As we noted in a previous post on Puerto Rico’s nascent tech ecosystem, launching startups after or before graduating is still new on the island, where computer science graduates often take job offers from large corporations in the continental U.S.<p>However, Kytelabs’ story shows that things have …

Moto X leaks in more press shots, this time in white

And the saga continues! Hot on the heels of this morning's leaked renders comes a couple more press shots of the Moto X, courtesy of @evleaks -- this time in glorious unicorn white. There's not much more to mention here other than it's a lot easier to spot the mics front and back and to get a feel …

Southeast Asia: Where Companies Fill the Series A Gap?

Earlier today, Singapore-based online grocer Redmart closed a Series A round of more than $3 million to take its total investment to $4.6 million. That deal was significant not only because it was such a large amount for a company based in one (small) market, but also for a more interesting reason: …

World Bank sees end of poverty in 2030

Before saying a word at a press conference in Washington this year, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim held up a piece of paper on which he had scrawled a number: 2030.<p>The finance ministers and central bankers who set the World Bank's agenda had just signed off on his request to set a deadline – 17 …

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Nelson Mandela still in 'serious, but stable condition'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/985000/985501_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534551578_df9e4d22b81344e9b9ac7d1ad4f80b5a<p><b>South African ex-President Nelson Mandela remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital, the government has said in a statement.</b><p>President Jacob …

Astounding Origami by Nguyen Hung Cuong | Colossal

<p>Paper artist Nguyễn Hùng Cường lives and works in Hanoi and folds many of his original, distinctly expressive origami works using a Vietnamese …

A Massive Rotating Supercell Filmed Near Booker, Texas by Mike Olbinski | Colossal

<p>On June 3rd of this year after four years of trying, Arizona photographer and storm chaser Mike Olbinski finally got the shot he’d been searching …

5 Ideas Apple Gleefully Stole From Google, Twitter, and Microsoft

If iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks look a bit familiar, well, there are at least five good reasons for that. Apple lifted them from other innovators, then made them slightly better.<p>Apple’s WWDC keynote was largely about catching up. Fix iCloud. Release a subscription music service. And ditch all the …

Gogo's IPO back on track, expects to raise around $170 million

In-flight wi-fi provider Gogo has dusted off plans for its IPO again, after initially filing in end of 2011 and not going through with it back then. …

Sony’s PlayStation 4 Will Launch “This Holiday Season” For $399, $100 Less Than Xbox One

Following up on their oddly detail-light press conference a few months back, Sony used their E3 press conference this evening to finally disclose a bunch of important details: the price, a launch window, and, at long last, what the PlayStation 4 will look like.<p>The PlayStation 4 will launch in the …

Apple announces iOS 7, 'biggest change' since the introduction of the iPhone, coming this fall

Apple has officially taken the wraps off of iOS 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference today. iOS 7 is the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system that debuted back in 2007 on the original iPhone. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, iOS 7 is the biggest change to the platform since the …

Woman Found Alive in Rubble 17 Days After Bangladesh Building Collapse

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In a stunning development out of Bangladesh, workers cleaning up the wreckage of a collapsed garment …

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Amazon Is Reportedly Building a 3D Smartphone You Can Control with Your Eyeballs

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> says that Amazon is expanding its hardware offerings with a whole new line …

New Music: Gucci Mane Feat. Chief Keef “Darker”

Your move, Gucci Mane. Moments after Waka Flocka Flame released his new mixtape, Gucci debuts the first record from his partnership with Chicago’s …

The UTTE By Arnold & Son

The Swiss company with British heritage created what it says is the world's thinnest tourbillon watch. The case of this timepiece is 8.34 mm thick. It is equipped with the A&S8200 movement that is just 2.97 mm thick. The caliber was created in-house. It is available in a limited edition of 50 …

Kate Upton Vogue Cover Labels Blonde 'Hottest Supermodel On Earth' (PHOTO)

Kate Upton's American Vogue cover is finally here!<p>After months of speculation, the buxom model has landed a full spread in the June issue of the fashion bible. The stunning cover features Kate in a bathing suit and stilettos with teased hair and major statement eyebrows. Inside the mag, the profile …

Kardashian Makeup Line, Khroma Beauty, To Become Kardashian Beauty

And that's a wrap, folks: The Kardashians' Khroma Beauty saga, played out in multiple lawsuits over multiple months, has finally come to a close.<p>Women's Wear Daily reports that Khroma Beauty, the Kardashians' makeup line, has been forced to change its name to Kardashian Beauty. The rebranding comes …

Facebook may buy mapping site Waze as it seeks to know more about users

Facebook Inc., owner of the world’s most popular social-networking service, is in talks to acquire mobile-mapping application provider Waze Inc. for …

Here's What The New Tallest Skyscraper In Singapore Will Look Like

Reaching 951ft (290m), the 64-story, mixed-use tower will house offices and high-end apartments, a luxury hotel, retail units and a sheltered event space in Tanjong Pagar City Park; in total the development will measure 1.7m sq ft.<p>Located at the intersection between China Town and the Central …

Floyd Mayweather Must Fight Amir Khan in September

When Floyd “Money” Mayweather (44-0) defeated Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (31-2-1) on May 4, the undefeated champion proved not only that he was still the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world, but that he also needs more competition.<p>Mayweather and his team will be working to decide whom he will …