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Networks hit out at Ofcom mobile spectrum price hike plan

<b>Mobile network operators may have to pay more than four times the current amount to use the radio spectrum, under new proposals from Ofcom.</b><p>The regulator said the new licensing fees reflected market value based on other European countries.<p>Operators told the BBC the increase was "excessive". Vodafone …

Net Neutrality

Apple's official charger trade-in scheme will cover UK, Canada and Australia

When we originally reported on Apple's replacement program for third-party USB chargers, we only knew for sure that it covered the US and China. As <i>9to5Mac</i> has spotted, however, the official webpage for the scheme now lists a number of other countries in which Apple will start accepting trade-ins on …

Android is the new Windows - http://tcrn.ch/1aUXi3g

Honk If You Think Geese Are Good Guard Dogs

Some cops in China now use feathered friends instead of canine companions.<p><b>Cheese it, it's the geese!</b><p><b>Police in rural parts of China's Xinjiang Province are no longer turning to dogs to stand guard at police stations at night. They're using geese instead. And it works.</b><p>According to a recent report, a …

Long-Held Myth About Cheetahs Busted

The world's fastest land mammal doesn't abandon hunts due to overheating, study says.<p><b>Like a finely tuned sports car, cheetahs are precision machines born to run. But for over 30 years, researchers believed the animals' blazing speed came at a cost—the danger of overheating on a hunt.</b><p>A 1973 study …

Egg Minder is a special-purpose Internet-connected egg tray that links to a smartphone app that will tell you, with pinpoint accuracy, how many eggs are in the tray. Could this idiotic product help the "Internet of things" go mainstream? http://trib.al/GvCL7xS

PayPal accidentally gives man $92 quadrillion

$92quadrillion is a lot of money. It’s 97,000 times the UK’s national debt; it’s 92 and 15 zeros; it’s 92,000,000,000,000,000. It’s lot of money.<p>So …

Here’s all the evidence that Apple is making an actual TV—and the remote will likely be your hand

Apple today tipped its hand on a number of likely features for its long-awaited television product. The new details suggest that Apple is actually working on an all-in-one television set, in addition to new features for its existing Apple TV set-top box. They also suggest that Apple will justify …

Smart TV

Can’t turn away from Twitter and Facebook? Looks like you’ve got FOMO (the Fear Of Missing Out)

Let’s play a game. The rules go something like this. If you can get through this article – torturous as that might be – without feeling the need to …

Riverside on Twitter: "Thanks @alexdowsett for popping by to see our new spinning studio today! We hope to see you again soon! :) http://t.co/r2VPSZmZSr"

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'We didn't move away from digital,' Xbox One CPO says

When Microsoft did an about-face on its Xbox One connection and game sharing policies, a few cool features were seemingly left behind. But Xbox One …

Gareth Bale joins Messi on the cover of FIFA 14

Gareth Bale joins Lionel Messi on the cover of FIFA 14, EA has announced.<p>The Spurs (for now) star is a big fan of FIFA, and expressed his delight at …

F1 2013 announced, available in standard and premium 'Classic' editions

<b>UPDATE:</b> The Classic Edition of F1 2013 is £10 more than the standard edition.<p>GAME has the Classic Edition up for pre-order on its website at £49.99. …

WWE 2K14 review

It’s WrestleMania III and I’m Ricky Steamboat, a man about to make history by defeating Randy Savage for the Intercontinental Title in front of …

Vince McMahon

David Villa mobbed by Atletico Madrid fans after signing from Barcelona, and football's other warm welcomes

David Villa, in fairness, is still an excellent footballer. But the Vicente Calderón is not New York's Idlewild airport, the year is not 1964, and his name is not John, George, Paul or Ringo.<p>So he would have been somewhat surprised by the reaction of Atletico Madrid supporters at his unveiling in …

Suarez included in Liverpool squad

• Premier League<p>ESPN staff<p>Luis Suarez has made it no secret that he wants to leave Liverpool © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>Related Links<p>News: Ayre hails …

‘Angry and confused’ Wayne Rooney moves nearer Manchester United exit

Wayne Rooney appears to be heading nearer the Manchester United exit door after it emerged the unsettled striker is ‘angry and confused’ over his …

Frank Lampard convinced to snub MLS move by Jose Mourinho

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has revealed he helped the Blues keep hold of Frank Lampard by convincing the midfielder not to move to America last …

Colin Murray: I have to believe in Usain Bolt and Chris Froome or else drug cheats win

Writing a sports column should be easy but sport often comes with a whiff of deja vu. Sprinters failing drug tests, cyclists answering predictable …

Thiago Alcantara: Pep Guardiola was a bigger draw than David Moyes

Manchester United target Thiago Alcantara has indicated he snubbed the Premier League champions for Bayern Munich because Pep Guardiola was a bigger …

Google brings futuristic, interactive billboards to airports: http://trib.al/ESojLag

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Future Apple TV Devices May Get Commercial Skipping Technology

Apple is rumored to be working on their own HDTV, and also working on bringing more content to their Apple TV Set Top box. According to a recent …

Possible New HP Android Smartphone Rendering Leaked

HP’s first attempt at a smartphone devices with the HP Pre 3, a touchscreen slider smartphone that used webOS was pretty much a failure after it was …