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The best iPhone and iPad apps of 2015 – Apple unveils Spotify competition

From Periscope and Enlight to Apple Music, Google Photos, YouTube Gaming and Pacemaker: the best new iOS apps of the year<p>According to analyst firm Forrester Research, smartphone owners spend 85% of their time on those devices using apps, but 84% of that time is spent using just five apps that …

The 19 most game-changing weapons of the 21st century

We've come a long way since the stealth bomber.<p>Just as smart gadgets have invaded our homes and revolutionized our lives over the last 15 years, next-level weaponry has transformed the military.<p>The imperatives of the military have always been one of the main drivers of technological …

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The 2016 Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …

Predicting Treyarch’s Next Call of Duty Game

We take a look at some of the likely - and not so likely - candidates.<p>We know that the end of the year will mark a new Call of Duty release, and we …

Syria: how far will Barack Obama go?

For much of the past four years, United States policy on Syria has been defined by reluctance. Neither the deaths of an estimated 200,000 people nor Barack Obama’s unswerving belief in the illegitimacy of the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, roused a sense of urgency at home.<p>Last summer, however, …

Inside the Large Hadron Collider: How IT powers the greatest experiment in history

Tape storage and distributed computing are at the core of the latest discoveries in the field of physics.<p>At the press of a button, the largest …

The App Of The Moment: Meerkat Tests Our Desire To Share Live Video

After Jon Ward happened upon Meerkat, the newest live-video streaming app, he couldn't stop thinking about the reporting potential. As the senior political correspondent for Yahoo News, Ward knew the technology involved is anything but revolutionary. Yet there was something captivating about …

Don't ban e-cigarettes on airplanes

<b>(CNN) —</b> These are good times for anti-smoking campaigners. But you wouldn't know it from listening to their rhetoric. At the urging of anti-tobacco activists, the Department of Transportation is proposing to ban electronic cigarette use aboard aircraft.<p>This impending regulation not only defies …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. 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 …

A high-tech hotel opening in Japan will be staffed by multilingual robots

The Henn-na Hotel will open this summer in the Huis Ten Bosch theme park<p>This summer, a hotel will open in the Netherlands-themed Huis Ten Bosch amusement park in Nagasaki, Japan. It will have 72 rooms. Room fees will start at $60 per night. And it will be staffed by 10 humanoid robots.<p>The Henn-na …