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British newspaper 'used app to track Prince William'

A British newspaper claims to have uncovered a major royal security breach by using an inexpensive app to track Prince William's air rescue ambulance while it is in the air.<p>The Mail on Sunday said the 2.99 pound ($4.65) app allowed it to keep close track of William as he flew in his capacity as a …

Xiaomi Now Controls 18% Of The Chinese Smartphone Market

Domestic producers continued to gain market share in the Chinese smartphone market in Q2, according to IHS Technology. Xiaomi’s reaching a market share of 18%, leaving foreign competitors in the dust, including Apple and Samsung.<p>Xiaomi’s climb in the Chinese market comes at a time when the company …

Capital Gains: A Startup That Literally Just Puts Butter in Coffee and More Funding News

Also, the news app Flipboard raised $50 million.<p>Buttered coffee, news-reading apps, synthetic biology and other startups raised lots of money this week. Here’s what happened on the funding front:<p>News-reading app maker Flipboard (which was previously talking with Twitter about a possible …

Instagram tries a faster, sleeker Android photo editor

Not happy with having to wade through filters and other editing tools just to post your Instagram shots? You might have a much simpler solution in the near future. <i>Droid-Life</i> has noticed that Instagram is trying out a new photo editor on Android that squeezes things into a single, simpler page that …

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Associated Press News

People are clearly worried that Apple's 'golden goose' is in trouble

It beat expectations for revenue. iPhone sales are up 35% from last year. Apple says more people are switching to the iPhone from Android now than ever before. The company has a record $203 billion in cash reserves.<p>But still, Apple's stock tanked globally.<p>Despite the company's glowing numbers, …

iPhone

What to expect from the OnePlus 2, the most hyped Android phone of the year

The OnePlus 2 Android smartphone is being hyped as a "flagship killer." But will it really be?<p>On Monday at 7 p.m. PT, Chinese startup OnePlus will …

‘Skysphere’ will be your dream living space, can be completely controlled with Android app

We all like having our own little space, where we can simply be ourselves and do whatever. This is usually just a little room somewhere in the house, but there’s some people who will not conform with having such an average man cave. Plastic engineer and graphic designer Jono Williams went above and …

Man Caves

The Long Game: Google-Backed Calico Partners With Ancestry to Beat the Specter of Aging

With its new DNA data, Google-backed Calico will search for genetic trends in lives lived the longest.<p>How much would you pay to live longer? What if Google were making the pill to do it?<p>On Tuesday, Calico, the medical research company Google incubated in 2013, announced it had cut a deal for access …

Next-gen Moto G box shots spoil almost everything

The third-generation Moto G has been one of Motorola's poorest-kept secrets in recent memory, and things certainly aren't getting any better this weekend. A Brazilian retailer has inadvertently posted (and promptly pulled) unboxing photos that confirm nearly everything you'd care to know about …

The Internet Of Sound

How do birds communicate? By singing. And now it’s the turn of the machines. A new crop of businesses are now creating what’s referred to as the Internet of Sound.<p>A Brief History<p>Let’s rewind. The history of sound-as-signal is deep. In the beginning, horns, drums and bells rang the alarm, roused the …

Internet of Things

11 free DOS Games you can play covertly at work

So it’s another long day and you’re stuck in the office. When you don’t have much to do, it’s a total drag to aimlessly scour the Internet while watching the minutes roll by.<p>Why would you do that when you could be playing a game?<p>I’m a retro/classic gamer, so you can imagine how excited I was …

DOS

Nintendo wants to build a sleep monitor with a projector

Nintendo first announced its intention to develop a sleep monitor as part of its "quality of life" initiative in 2014. Now, thanks to a recently published patent unearthed by NeoGAF forum members, we have an idea of what the system could look like. The gamemaker is apparently planning to build a …

Get with the program: the coders offering training for free

It’s the must-have skill-set of the 21st century, yet unless you’re rich enough to afford the training, or fortunate enough to be attending the right school, the barriers to learning can be high. Now a movement of pioneering coders is challenging the stereotype by offering free training for all<p>‘Why …

Windows 10 gets its own Minecraft, coming July 29

How many more platforms can Minecraft be announced on? Does Windows 10 count? At today's MineCon conference, a worldwide gathering for Minecraft players, Microsoft announced Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta will be arriving on Windows 10 on launch day, July 29.<p>It joins the many other places you …

Lightning strikes leave two dead in Brecon Beacons

A further two people are in hospital after getting caught in lightning storm at around midday on mountains in Powys, mid-Wales<p>Two people have died and two others are in hospital after separate lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons, the Prince Charles hospital in Merthyr Tydfil has said.<p>In one …

The 11 Best Android Apps You Can’t Get on iOS

We have noticed that you are using <b>an ad blocker software</b>.<p>Although advertisements on the web pages may degrade your experience, our business certainly …

Why your smartphone takes better photographs than the Hubble space telescope

Given that we’re living in a golden age for space photography, it’s surprising how antiquated the hardware responsible is…<p>For those who keep up with the latest developments in space exploration, the last couple of years have offered a rich feast of images: from close-up pictures of water-worn …

Hubble Space Telescope

NASA Loses Contact With New Horizons; Pluto Spacecraft Enters 'Safe Mode'

<b>Update: NASA has regained communications with New Horizons. Full story here.</b><p>Ten days before NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft was due to make its closest approach to Pluto, the space agency reports that at 1:54 PM EDT on the afternoon of July 4th local U.S. time, it lost contact with the $700 million …

The innovators: how smaller batteries give more power to UK solar households

Entrepreneurs,Energy industry,Business,Solar power,Renewable energy,Energy,Environment,Energy bills,Energy efficiency,Consumer affairs,Ethical and green living,Household bills,Money,Energy,Technology,Small business<p>London startup tailors smaller, cheaper battery for UK households to use more of …