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Here’s What Cortana Looks Like Running In Windows 10

Hey, Windows users! Ever wish you could talk to Cortana (Microsoft’s Siri/Google Now-style digital assistant) on your desktop the way you can on Windows Phone?<p>It’s coming.<p>Long-established Windows fan site WinBeta has managed to get their hands on a leaked build of Windows 10, and have coaxed a</i> …

Apple's new WatchKit SDK hints at the future of Apple Watch's apps

Apple released a bevy of developer resources for the upcoming Apple Watch Tuesday.<p>The company released a WatchKit, documentation and guidelines for …

Manchester United Can Win the Premier League Title, but They Must Beat Chelsea

Not so much a darling of the media, but a protagonist, Louis van Gaal has already said a few things at Manchester United he probably regrets. Take his assertion that it would take three months for results to come this season.<p>He’s already backtracking on his principles as a coach, admitting …

I Thought All Wearables Were Hideous And Vowed To Never Buy One — Until I Saw This

I haven't spoken to a single woman who wants one. Finding a guy who wants one is difficult as well. I've only seen one in the wild, on a Twitter PR person. Tech investor Marc Andreessen is the only person I can think of who's excited to buy one.<p>I'm not a fashion snob. I have some cute $30 shoes …

Wearable Tech

Volvo “Triple Boost” Four-Cylinder Engine Has Three Compressors, Makes “No Less Than” 450 Horsepower

Volvo has unveiled its latest—and what appears to be its greatest—four-cylinder Drive-E powertrain creation to date, the High-Performance Drive-E Powertrain Concept. To be clear, it’s still just an engine on a stick, but with three turbos (!) and “no less than” 450 horsepower on tap, it’s mighty …

Sports Cars

The Incredible Story Of Japan's Groundbreaking Bullet Train

Over the past half century, the Bullet Train has become inextricably linked with the nation and the people it has served so diligently. Since its debut in 1964, the Shinkansen has grown from a single line connecting Tokyo and Osaka to lines linking all parts of the country. These days, the BBC …

Trains

Is Apple Nearing 20 Million iPhone 6 Sales Already? Signs Point To Yes

The opening weekend for the iPhone 6 was Apple’s best ever for a new smartphone, with 10 million sold in just three days. But with those initial totals always benefiting from preorders, it typically takes a while before the company is able to double them. Though Apple hasn’t put out any official …

Are you an Apple family or an Amazon family?

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Corbis / A.Chederros<p>If you think you’re locked into an ecosystem now, just imagine if you’d been using the same …

Smart Homes

The promise and challenges facing Apple Pay

NEW YORK — The fledgling mobile payments industry faces a crucial test this month as Apple unleashes Apple Pay to its army of new iPhone owners.<p>Apple is trying to succeed where Google and others so far have largely failed: getting consumers to cast aside physical wallets and use their phones to pay …

US Navy to deploy armed, robotic patrol boats

Technology adapted from Nasa's rovers on Mars could transform how the American navy operates, officials say<p>The US Navy says it will soon use armed, robotic patrol boats with no sailors on board to escort and defend warships moving through sensitive sea lanes.<p>The technology, adapted from Nasa's …

How big data is fueling a new age in space exploration

In 2018, a group of organizations from all of the world will begin construction of the largest radio telescope ever built, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).<p>With one million square meters of collecting area and enough optical fiber to wrap around the Earth twice, this marvel of modern engineering …

Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>In hindsight, the trouble began in 2012. That’s when Apple moved OS X to the same yearly release cycle as iOS. Since OS X has …

Netflix's Adam Sandler Deal Is Smart Because People Watch His Movies No Matter How Bad They Get

Earlier this week, Netflix announced its first venture into original films. It will release a sequel to "Crouching Tiger" next summer, at the same time it will debut in theaters.<p>According to Netflix, Sandler's films are among the most viewed by subscribers not only in the U.S., but across its …

Film Industry

Second Lunar Eclipse Of 2014 To Bring 'Blood Moon' On October 8

If you've been feeling a strong urge to howl lately, there's a reason why: A full "blood moon" is coming Oct. 8. Just check out the NASA video above.<p>All werewolf jokes aside, the total lunar eclipse will be the second -- and final -- "blood moon" of the year. It will be visible in the United States …

Microsoft makes more money from Samsung than from Skype, Windows Phone, and Xbox combined

Android—the most widely-used mobile operating system in the world made by Google—actually owes a lot to patents owned by its erstwhile rival, Microsoft. There has been a lot of speculation about just how much Microsoft makes from royalty fees from Android handset users like Samsung and HTC. A …

Mobile

Bitcoin Falls Under $300

$300, it’s the new $400.<p>Yesterday’s selloff managed to push the price of bitcoin below the $300 mark this morning, around two weeks after the cryptocurrency fell below its prior $400 floor.<p>Here’s a screenshot from BitcoinAverage from earlier today:<p>A chart of the decline:<p>(In the ensuing bit, bitcoin …

Microsoft’s ‘RoomAlive’ transforms any room into a giant Xbox game

Kinect brings your living room to life<p>When Microsoft first demonstrated its IllumiRoom research project at CES last year it generated a huge amount of attention ahead of a next-generation Xbox unveiling. A video showed off a projection system that was linked to the Xbox to extend games from a TV to …