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IT

Modder combines Xbox One and PS4 into a 22-inch hybrid laptop

Created by self-proclaimed “hacker / prototyper” Eddie Zarick, the 'PlayBox' is an elaborate creation that stuffs the two most popular, next …

Obama's proposed hacking law could unwittingly make you a criminal

A draft version of the new law has been published on the White House website and gives us a look into a scary future in which clicking a single link …

Samsung Reportedly Approached BlackBerry With A Takeover Bid (Update: BlackBerry Denies)

<b>Update:</b> BlackBerry has responded with an official denial of takeover talks, while somewhat paradoxically also claiming it doesn’t comment on rumors or speculation. Full statement below:<p>BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) (“BlackBerry”) is aware of certain press reports published today with …

Mobile

Four things to know about Mercedes’ self-driving F 015

CES 2015 has been dominated by automotive news, but arguably overshadowing it all was Mercedes-Benz’s F 015 autonomous concept. Dubbed “Luxury in …

StandStand is the standing desk you can take with you

LAS VEGAS — You love your standing desk! You wish you could take that vertical workspace with you, getting those ergonomic benefits and statuesque …

LG's webOS smartwatch is scheduled for early 2016, says WSJ

LG's smartwatch plans may be only a year away, according to a new report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The report says LG's much-rumored webOS smartwatch is set for release in early 2016, citing "a person familiar with the plans." According to the source, "We’re going to slowly try to build an …

Wearable Tech

Instagram follower counts plunge after spam purge

Last week, while announcing its ascent to 300 million users, Instagram said it would start killing off all fake or spammy accounts from the popular photo sharing app.<p>They made good on that promise late Thursday, although many of their current users are now really unhappy. The reason? Those once …

Boeing enlists BlackBerry to help build their military grade secure phone

Boeing has long been building aircraft for commercial flight and military application alike, but did you know that they have also been supplying tools for secure communications to the U.S. military and government? Those tools include their self destructing Boeing Black smart phone.<p>Taking the Boeing …

BlackBerry

Adobe acquires stock photo giant Fotolia for $800 million in cash

Buried within its fourth quarter earnings report, creative technologies company Adobe today revealed that it plans to acquire Fotolia, a stock photo site which hosts 34 million images and videos, for $800 million in cash.<p>Adobe says Fotolia, which was founded in 2005, will “continue to operate as a …

More Evidence That Microsoft's Siri Killer Is Coming To Windows 10

Blog WinBeta claims to have used an early version of Cortana for Windows 10, and the blog says it can do everything the mobile version does. This includes tasks such as setting reminders, making Skype calls, checking the weather, and more.<p>But Cortana's key feature is missing from the current build, …

Software

Alienware's Alpha game console is ready to invade your living room

Eager to get a truly TV-oriented gaming PC without waiting until the official Steam Machine launch in 2015? Alienware is more than happy to oblige: at long last, it's shipping the Alpha console. You can now shell out $549 or more to get a living room-friendly Windows PC with a custom interface …

Adobe’s Cloud Photoshop Suggests We May Finally Realize The Dream Of Streamed Computing

I’ve been writing about tech for nearly a decade now, and in that time, one thing has always seemed perpetually promising, and yet also ultimately unsatisfying: remote streaming consumer computing. I’m not talking about remotely connecting to your work PC to grab a couple of files, but actually …

Box is shooting for an IPO within weeks

Box plans to launch its highly anticipated IPO in the coming weeks, despite concerns within the company that a once-hot market for technology public offerings had cooled considerably since earlier this year. The Los Altos, California online file-sharing company’s plans to go public this year are …

Stock Markets

Microsoft Teams Up With Dropbox

Scoot over, OneDrive for Business.<p>Today Microsoft and Dropbox announced a partnership that will see Dropbox better support Microsoft’s Office suite, and the latter better integrate into the product stack of the storage firm. The news comes after Box, another enterprise-facing storage firm, …

Range Rover all-electric utility vehicle may challenge Tesla Model X

Well, add one more name to the queue of luxury carmakers planning to compete head-to-head with Tesla Motors and its electric cars.<p>According to Britain’s <i>Autocar</i>, Range Rover is now in the planning stages for a crossover vehicle that could target the upcoming Tesla Model X electric SUV.<p>The British …

New iOS malware spreads through infected desktop software

iPhone users are usually considered safe from malware, but a new report from Palo Alto Networks suggests that reputation may be about to change. Palo Alto's researchers have discovered a bug called Wirelurker, which the company says may have already impacted hundreds of thousands of users. The bug …

Google says more Nexus 6 units coming ‘each Wednesday’

The Nexus 6 went up for pre-order on October 29th, only to run out of stock almost instantly. While it’s hard not to be a little annoyed at Google for botching yet another Google Play Nexus launch, those who are still waiting for a chance for the Nexus 6 will be happy to know Google has released an …

Android News

Google wants you to easily share files between Android and iOS

As handy as services like AirDrop or Android Beam may be for shuffling content between nearby devices, they're platform-exclusive. That's not much help if you want to share photos from your Android phone to an iPhone, or vice versa. However, Google may soon overcome that barrier. <i>Android Police</i>,</i> …

The New Flipboard Gets Personal with Over 30,000 Topics to Follow

We’re on a quest to create the world’s best personal magazine, and today’s update—the third generation of Flipboard—builds on our core tenets. The …

Twitter partners with IBM to push social data

Twitter announced a partnership with IBM today to help big businesses pull better insights from social data.<p>The deal follows Twitter’s acquisition of social media firehose provider Gnip earlier this year.<p>While companies have long listened to what their customers are saying on Twitter, complex …

Hundreds of Dropbox passwords leaked online but Dropbox denies it was hacked

A thread surfaced on Reddit today that contained links to files containing hundreds of usernames and passwords for Dropbox accounts in plain text, but it’s unclear where they were obtained from.<p>In four Pastebin files linked to from the site, a few hundred username and password pairs were listed in …

Ferrari shuts down Rodeo Drive for anniversary and all-new F60 debut

Ferrari threw itself an elaborate party to celebrate 60 years in the U.S., shutting down Rode Drive in Beverly Hills on Sunday and debuting an ultra-limited edition supercar that’s already sold out.<p>In lieu of a cake with 60 candles, the Italian automaker invited the owners of 60 of the rarest and …

1 million people are helping Microsoft test Windows 10

Microsoft released its first Windows 10 Technical Preview at the beginning of October, and the company is now revealing that 1 million people are helping test the upcoming operating system through the Windows Insider Program. "That equates to a lot of people using the Windows 10 Technical Preview …

Lenovo's new 'Yoga' tablets run Android and Windows, one has a built-in projector

Lenovo's original, kickstand-toting Yoga Tablet was kind of a flop, thanks to a poor display, sluggish performance and heavily skinned version of Android. (Naming Ashton Kutcher as a "product engineer" probably didn't help either.) Not to be deterred, the company is going all in: Lenovo just …

Google will announce monstrous 5.9-inch Nexus phone this month, report says

Google says it will add yet another “phablet” to the marketplace this month. And this one is the biggest of them all, with a 5.9-inch screen.<p>Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch screen, while Samsung’s Galaxy Note has a 5.7-inch screen.<p>Reports have been circulating for weeks about the new phone, …

Facebook Further Reveals Plans for Internet-Connected Drones

Yael Maguire, engineering director at Facebook Connectivity Lab, doesn't like to use the word "drones" when it comes to "beaming" Internet to the …