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Stephen Curry's shot goes missing for Warriors in Game 2 loss

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Cleveland wasn't the only team missing a crucial component in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. While Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving …

U.S. roster has size emphasis

NEW YORK -- After relying so heavily on speed and athleticism in its last two major tournaments, USA Basketball officials have put an unexpected …

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Rogers Says Android 4.4 KitKat Coming Soon to LG G2, Note 3, Galaxy S4 and More

The Android 4.4 KitKat roll out has commenced in the United States, and has already reached AT&T and T-Mobile. The update will also reach other …

Britain Will Reportedly Scrap 20% Tax on Bitcoin

British authorities have plans to scrap a 20% “value-added tax” on Bitcoins, bringing regulation of the controversial crypto-currency in line with the way it treats other currencies. “The UK’s welcoming approach to Bitcoin contrasts with the approach of other countries, amid concerns about its use …

Samsung Gear 2 vs Gear 2 Neo vs Galaxy Gear: What's the difference? - Pocket-lint

Samsung isn't giving up on the wearables market, following measly sales of its Galaxy Gear smartwatch from 2013. Instead, it's back with two new …

Alcatel introduces Pop S series of budget-friendly LTE phones

After seeing Alcatel OneTouch announce a series of mid-range Idol phones and a lower-cost fitness-centric phone yesterday, a family of budget devices may not seem quite as... cool. Regardless, the company is pushing out a new trio of Pop smartphones known as "Pop S" (the 'S' stands for -- you got …

Dual-screen YotaPhone has a second shot at greatness

If you caught our review of the YotaPhone at the end of last year, you'll know we were cautious about recommending it -- in fact, we said it was probably safer to hold out for a second-gen device. Well, here's a surprise: that replacement is already at the prototype stage and it brings some big …

Next-Gen YotaPhone Follow-Up Unveiled, With Full-Touch E-Ink Rear Screen

Russian mobile-making startup Yota Devices has just unveiled the next generation of its dual-screen smartphone, the YotaPhone.<p>As with the current first-gen model, which went on sale in Russia and select European markets (Austria, France, Spain and Germany) last December costing €499/$684, the …

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Samsung Gear 2 And Gear 2 Neo Smartwatch Unveiled (PICTURES)

Samsung has announced its next generation smart watch - just six months after unveiling the previous one.<p>The Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo feature a new, …

Kevin Durant, Thunder send Lakers to record 7th straight home loss

LOS ANGELES -- For three quarters, the Los Angeles Lakers tempted the sellout crowd at Staples Center into believing they would pull off one of the …

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With Kobe Bryant ailing, Lakers to be absent from All-Star game

The<p>Lakerswill be represented at theNBAAll-Star game, but not on the court.<p>Kobe Bryantwas recently voted in by the fans as a starter but a knee injury will force him to sit out on Feb. 16.<p>No other Lakers were named to the Western Conference squad, including four-time All-Star<p>Pau Gasol.<p>Instead, the …

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Magic down Celtics 93-91 to end 10-game skid

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The Magic have their first victory of the new year.<p>Entering the day as one of only two teams left in the NBA not to register a …

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Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

What's Better For Building Muscle: Heavier Weights or More Reps?

<b>The answer:</b> Actually, you need to do both if you want to see muscle growth without injuring yourself or hitting a plateau.<p>Lifting heavy weights with lower reps builds dense, lean muscle—but constantly upping the heaviness will exhaust your body fast. That’s why lifting lighter weights with more …

Fujifilm teases a new X-mount camera with full manual dials and possible weather sealing

Fujilfilm's current range of X-mount cameras have hardly struggled to attract a following, but there's always room for a fresh addition, especially if it brings quicker manual controls. Judging from the official teaser image above, we should expect just such a camera to arrive on January 28th, with …

50 Highly Anticipated Films At The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

From a drama starring two recent SNL favorites to a documentary about Mitt Romney to plenty of zombies, there are all kinds of movies for all kinds of people at this year's premier Park City-set independent film fest. In no particular order!<p><b>Correction:</b> <i>It turns out, director Sophie Hyde did shoot</i> …

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Jack Ryan Gets A Makeover, And A Quick Trip To Moscow

<b>Listen · 6:56</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p><b>Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit</b><p>Director: Kenneth Branagh<br>• Genre: Spy thriller, Drama<br>• Running Time: 105 minutes<p><i>Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and intense action, and brief strong language</i><p><i>With:</i> Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley, Kenneth …

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