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'Hello, dictator': Hungarian prime minister faces barbs at EU summit

Growing unease among international leaders over constitutional changes made by Viktor Orban’s rightwing government<p>European Union officials are not necessarily known for their sharp one-liners, but European commission head Jean-Claude Juncker had a scathing welcome for Hungarian prime minister …

China and South Korea criticise Japanese prime minister's speech in US

Japan,Asia Pacific,World news,Shinzo Abe,China,South Korea,US news,US Congress,Joe Biden,John McCain<p>Shinzo Abe denounced for not repeating previous PMs’ apologies for Japan using sex slaves during second world war<p>Chinese and South Korean media have denounced the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, …

Microsoft is finally leading the way in mobile, 4 years too late

Microsoft smartly waited until the end of its excruciatingly long keynote to give us a second look at the HoloLens, the company's forward-looking …

One of the coolest things about the Apple Watch may be a feature no one really talks about

It will be able to share your heartbeat, prompt you to stand up when you've been sitting all day, and, of course, show you the time in a bunch of different ways.<p>But, one of its most interesting capabilities is a somewhat minor one that's easily overlooked.<p>Apple's industrial design chief Jony Ive …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The ways people described computers in the 1990s are hilarious

In the 1990s, the internet was a hard-to-explain concept to people. Even though it’s commonplace now, the idea of electronic mail and being able to surf endless amounts of information without using an encyclopedia was quite foreign.<p>Many books, videos and images were created to help explain the …

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

Here's a look at the best smartphones you can buy today.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available in</i> …

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Debt-laden 'zombie' firms threaten China's economy

Economists concerned over rapidly rising corporate debt levels in China are sounding the alarm, warning that major changes are needed to avoid an increase in "zombie" banks and firms.<p>After expanding at a lightning-fast rate, China's corporate debt market is now the world's largest at $14.2 …

This is the Fitbit Surge, a $250 'superwatch' with built-in GPS

GPS and heart rate monitoring headline Fitbit's next flagship wearable<p>Fitbit is preparing to launch three new fitness trackers in the coming weeks. Two of those will be the Charge and Charge HR. The Charge looks to be a revision of the Fitbit Force, which was pulled off the market after it caused …

Apple Has No Plans To Build A Touchscreen Mac, Says Software Chief

Craig Federighi, Apple's senior VP of software, told CNET on Thursday that the company has no plans to bring a touchscreen interface to the OS X ecosystem.<p>"We don't think it's the right interface, honestly," he said. "Mac is sort of a sit down experience."<p>He said it would be "awkward and …

Apple to announce record-breaking £110bn in revenues

Apple is set to announce a record-breaking $180bn (£110bn) in revenues from sales of its luxury electronics in the year to September, propelled by rising demand for the latest iPhone models.<p>Chief executive Tim Cook said last week that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, which went on sale on 19 September, had …

Boot up: reddit hypocrisy, Microsoft resists, iPhone owners await

A burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Tell creepy men on the internet how you really feel >> The Verge<p>T.C. Sottek:<p>If you're not familiar with Reddit, this is the best way I know how to describe it: it's an "anything goes" online message board where the loudest …

Here’s What the British Government Has Been Hiding from You

We spoke to a specialist about the crimes committed in former British colonies.<p><i>Files at the FCO archives in Hanslope Park (All images courtesy of the author)</i><p>In 2013, <i>The Guardian</i> revealed that Britain’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) had illegally withheld 1.2 million (later revised to 600,000) …

iPhones have a major security hole that Apple installed on purpose

If you use an iPhone or iPad, your photos, web history, and GPS logs are vulnerable to theft and surveillance via back-door protocols running on all iOS devices, according forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski, better known by the hacker moniker “NerveGas.”<p>In a security-conscious era, we’re used to …

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The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

These Two Guys Built Dropcam To Catch A Dog — And Just Sold It For $555 Million

Late Friday, Google's Nest announced that it was buying Dropcam for $555 million in cash.<p>Dropcam is a five-year-old San Francisco company, founded by two engineers from Xobni, Greg Duffy and Amir Virani. (Xobni was an email inbox app sold to Yahoo in 2013 reportedly for more than $30 …

China and Greece sign deals worth $5bn during Li visit

<b>China and Greece have signed business deals worth about $5bn (£2.9bn) during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit.</b><p>Deals signed covered areas including exports and shipbuilding. China also showed an interest in buying railways and building an airport in Crete.<p>China is eager to take a majority stake in …

HTC reports bigger-than-expected quarterly loss

<b>Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC has reported a worse-than-expected loss for the first quarter of the year after losing ground to its main rivals.</b><p>HTC reported a loss of 1.88bn Taiwanese dollars ($62m; £40m), compared with a profit of T$85m a year earlier.<p>Analysts had been expecting a loss of about …

With this ring: the wearable smart ring that controls your world – in pictures

Developers of the WonderRing say you'll be able to control your electronics and track your sports performances, heart rate and temperature as wearable tech gets even smaller

Apple, April 2013: 'Consumers want what we don't have'

The ongoing Apple-Samsung trial is unearthing some interesting behind-closed-door secrets on both sides. Something we hadn't seen in the preceding legal tussles however, and presented by <i>Recode</i>, was a handful of slides from an Apple internal meeting in April 2013 regarding its plans for 2014. …

'I'm scared to sleep', tearful Pistorius tells court

PRETORIA (Reuters) - His voice trembling with emotion, Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defence on Monday, saying the Valentine’s Day shooting of his girlfriend last year had left him sleepless, terrified and plagued by nightmares.<p>The disabled South African track star, on trial for …

Invading Iraq prevented Syria-like civil war, claims Tony Blair

Iraq would have looked like Syria if Saddam had not been removed by force, Tony Blair claims<p>Iraq would have been engulfed in a civil war like that in Syria if Britain had not invaded it, Tony Blair has claimed.<p>The Arab Spring – the wave of pro-democracy uprisings – would have spread to Iraq had …

Not practical for independent Scotland to keep pound - Soros

LONDON (Reuters) - Billionaire financier George Soros said on Wednesday it would not be practical for an independent Scotland to keep the British pound, and warned a separate currency would be “potentially dangerous” as weak currencies can be attacked.<p>George Soros, Chairman of Soros Fund Management …

Panama Canal, consortium reach preliminary deal to finish work

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - The Panama Canal and a Spanish-led consortium expanding the major maritime artery have reached a preliminary deal to complete work on a project stymied in a row over $1.6 billion in cost overruns, the canal’s administrator said on Thursday.<p>A worker on a construction platform …

Comcast takeover of Time Warner Cable to reshape U.S. pay TV

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp’s proposed $45.2 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc could face close scrutiny from U.S. antitrust regulators because of the deal’s potential to reshape the country’s pay TV and broadband markets.<p>The company resulting from the merger of the top two U.S. cable service …

Hackers used previously unknown Internet Explorer flaw in new attacks

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A previously unknown flaw in a recent version of Microsoft Corp’s Internet Explorer web browser is being used to attack Internet users, including some visitors to a major site for U.S. military veterans, researchers said Thursday.<p>Security firm FireEye Inc discovered the …

Uganda leader says helping South Sudan fight rebels

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni admitted for the first time on Wednesday to helping his South Sudanese counterpart fend off a rebellion that has driven the world’s youngest nation to the brink of full-blown civil war.<p>Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni addresses the …

Czech party head says he should hold two jobs in coalition

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The leader of one of the Czech parties negotiating to form a coalition government said on Sunday he should hold two positions in the new government, as finance minister and as vice premier.<p>ANO party chairman Andrej Babis said on Sunday he should get the two positions, which would …