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Apple Stores may offer carrier early termination plans

After T-Mobile broke down the subsidy wall, all other carriers of note followed suit. Apple had enjoyed a close relationship to carriers with the …

Twitter admits that as many as 23 million of its active users are automated

<i>This piece has been updated to clarify the kinds of accounts in question.</i><p>Twitter raised eyebrows last month when it suggested that many of its active users aren’t actually human. Now we know how many.<p>In a new filing, the company said that “up to approximately 8.5%” of the accounts it considers …

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Robin Williams’ inexhaustible comic force: An eccentric, electric performer who fought his demons on-screen

He wasn’t a natural fit for movies, and his stardom was a trap. But his lightning comic talent was like no one else<p>If Robin Williams’ career as an actor and comedian was in many ways perplexing and difficult to summarize, the man himself was still more so. I didn’t know Williams personally, but …

5 Times Robin Williams Made Us Smile

From Mrs Doubtfire to Aladdin: Robin Williams' funniest moments<p><b>As the Genie in Aladdin</b><p>In 1992, Williams lent his booming voice to the part of the Genie in Disney's <i>Aladdin</i>. His expert comic timing and the subtle nuances of his vocal made it one of the funniest animated characters ever – we can't …

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Horror, space marines, and paper mache highlight Sony’s Gamescom reveals

PlayStation fans have a lot to look forward to between now and the end of 2015. We don’t know exactly when all of this is supposed to arrive, but …

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Patch Adams: 'Thank You for All You’ve Given This World Robin, Thank You My Friend'

The terrible news of the passing of Robin Williams reached me here in the Peruvian Amazon late Monday night with tremendous sadness. Surrounded by …

The US says it finally busted the gang behind the most convincing counterfeit dollars in the world

Last week’s indictment of the alleged ringleaders of one of the most successful counterfeiting operations in US history offers a rare window into the US Secret Service’s far-reaching efforts to combat counterfeit currency.<p>The case centers around a counterfeit $100 bill that’s legendary in law …

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Robin Williams was found dead at home by personal assistant, officials say

The body of Robin Williams was discovered by his personal assistant who became alarmed when he did not respond at his California home, officials said on Tuesday, as tributes continued to be paid to the Oscar-winning actor and comedian who took his own life, aged 63.<p>At a press conference in San …

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The deluxe bi-fold wallet comes with 3 card slots, a removable ID holder, and two full size bill holders. This wallet is ready for you to fill up and break in!<p>Dyed and hand stitched.<br>Contents not included.<p>Measures 4 1/2" x 3 5/8" when folded.<p>HOW TO CUSTOMIZE:<br>Tell me your customization in the "Notes …

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Top 25 Wii Games

Nintendo has ended its seven-year relationship with the Wii, and moved on to its new life with the Wii U, and we've taken this moment to reflect on …

Navigate real life in third-person using Oculus Rift and GoPro cameras

Using Oculus VR's virtual reality headset and GoPro cameras, Poland-based development team from mepi has created a proof of concept that allows users people to view real life from a third-person perspective.<p>The "Real World Third Person Perspective" prototype works when footage captured from the …

These Blueprints Expose The Innards Of Your Favorite Fictional Robots

Take a closer look at the workings of androids, cyborgs, and giant mechanical beasts with this collection of technical—but fictional—illustrations. …

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This kitten’s mom rejected her.

What happened after she met this Golden Retriever stole my heart.<p>Ichimi the kitten was rejected by her own mother. Lost and alone, Ichimi had a slim …

$20 to Spend on Android Apps For $7, Cosmos, Watch Dogs, Titanfall

Today in the no-brainer category, Android owners can get $20 worth of Android apps, in the form of Amazon coins, for $7. What you're actually doing …

‘Cosmos on Weed’ Puts the 'Grass' in 'Neil deGrasse Tyson'

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like if <i>Cosmos</i> host Neil deGrasse Tyson was also getting stoned while you watch his show, wonder no more.<p>The …

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan, Seth MacFarlane discuss 'Cosmos'

Reboots and relaunches are nothing new to TV; the cops of<p>"Hawaii Five-0"are back, while last year's revamp of "Ironside" sank. But "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," broadcast onFoxand several sister networks, differs from other TV flashbacks; it's an updated and expanded version of the 1980s Emmy- and …

What Does Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'Cosmos' Say About Religion?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Space nerds across America sat down on Sunday to watch <i>Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey</i>, a …

US military wants to make a portable, bullet-resistant wall that fits in a can

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has envisioned some peculiar and diverse projects over the years, from molten metal-filled missiles, all the way to submarines that can fly. Then there's this new project that aims to create a portable cylinder that can blow up into a nearly …

How Disney built and programmed an animatronic president

Before programming languages and systems on a chip, there was voltage and sound.<p>Welcome to The Multiverse, a new column where'll you'll find Ars' …

Is the hoverbike about to become reality?

Those childhood dreams of doing the commute on a Star Wars Speeder Bike might be possible if a revolutionary hoverbike design takes off. (Video above has no sound)<p>Getting from A to B is very rarely boring in the world of science fiction – sadly real life is often a let-down in comparison. We do not …

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U.S. Military Wants Laser-Armed Humvees to Shoot Down Drones

Laser weapons mounted aboard U.S. Navy ships and large trucks have already shown the power to shoot down flying drones during test trials. That early …