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Cubs fall to Diamondbacks in 13 innings on Ahmed's hit

PHOENIX (AP) — The Chicago Cubs seemed headed for their ninth victory in 11 games.<p>RBI singles by Kris Bryant and Starlin Castro gave the Cubs a two-run lead in the 10th inning. Closer Hector Rondon came on to finish it out. Then, thanks to Paul Goldschmidt, the lead disappeared and the Cubs lost to …

Baseball

Early Twitter investor Chris Sacca may be about to get more critical of the company

In a lengthy blog post Thursday, Sacca signaled that he would soon post his thoughts about "a few things that I personally hope the Twitter team will accomplish."<p>Sacca's post comes about a month after Twitter delivered a particularly ugly first-quarter earnings report, missing financial targets and …

Google's Android-for-all program comes to Europe

Google's bid to democratize Android just reached Europe. The internet giant has announced that Turkey will get its first Android One smartphone, the General Mobile 4G, on May 15th. The device is strictly middling given its 5-inch 720p display, Snapdragon 410 processor, 13-megapixel rear camera and …

Sheryl Sandberg's Husband, Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Dave Goldberg, Died of Head Trauma in Exercise Accident

Dave Goldberg, the successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur and CEO of SurveyMonkey, died unexpectedly Friday night, his brother confirmed in a …

Silicon Valley

The Secret to Hubble's Success

Space Shuttle <i>Discovery</i><p>Shuttle Mission STS-31<p>April 24-29, 1990<p>Hubble launched in 1990 with five primary instruments designed to capture images from space and transmit them back to Earth.<p>1. Wide Field and Planetary Camera (WFPC)<p>This instrument was composed of two cameras: the wide field camera, which …

Telescopes

German spy chief faces calls to resign following NSA revelations | DW | 24.04.2015

Gerhard Schindler, the head of the German Intelligence Service (BND), faced calls to resign on Friday after a media report claimed that the spy …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

Burnin'

Grim new ISIS video appears to show child executing alleged Mossad spy

A baby-faced executioner who looks to be no older than 12 appears to kill an Israeli Arab who confesses to being a Mossad spy in the latest stomach-turning video released by ISIS.<p>The 13-minute clip was released via Twitter Tuesday evening, and shows a seated man identified by his family as …

Spying

Android 5.1 factory images starting to release from Google

Just a few hours ago, Android 5.1 became official, though it had been spotted running on Android One devices earlier this year. The new build includes three main features, multiple-SIM card support (a staple for many Asian devices), device protection, and HD voice calling along with bug fixes and …

Android News