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Apple TV Revenue Hit Over $1B In 2013

At the annual Apple shareholder meeting, CEO Tim Cook discussed the traction of the Apple TV in 2013. Cook revealed that the Apple TV generated over a “billion dollars of revenue last year.” Apple used to consider the $99 set-top box as a “hobby” product, but it has clearly grown by leaps and …

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DreamWorks were barking up the right tree with Mr Peabody & Sherman

The winner<p>Despite competition from paid previews on The Lego Movie, DreamWorks Animation's Mr Peabody & Sherman posted a decent debut of £3.92m. Mind you, it's worth noting that Mr Peabody & Sherman likewise pursued a previews strategy – likely a knock-on effect of the Lego tactic – and these …

Watch Two New 'Star Wars Rebels' Teases: The Rebellion Ignites – /Film

With four official characters introduced, the image of <b>Star Wars Rebels</b> is beginning to take shape. The Lucasfilm/Disney animated series will tell <i>Star</i> …

Emma Watson fell ill on Noah set after Darren Aronofsky banned bottled water

Harry Potter star Emma Watson fell ill on the set of Darren Aronofsky's biblical epic Noah after the director refused to allow bottled water on set, it has been revealed.<p>Watson, who plays Noah's adopted daughter Ila in the big budget fantasy, said the Black Swan director banned plastic bottles in …

Ellen Page sums up world’s problems in one short sentence

I WISH we lived in a world where the headlines that resulted from the speech given by actress Ellen Page above weren’t focused so much on her being …

LGBTQI

Actress Ellen Page comes out in speech to Human Rights Campaign event

Ellen Page, the Canadian actress who made her name in the 2007 indie hit Juno and has gone on to star in films including X-Men: The Last Stand and Inception, has announced that she is gay.<p>Speaking in Las Vegas on Friday, at a Human Rights Campaign-organised Time to Thrive conference of counsellors …

Giant New Jellyfish Species Washes Ashore Down Under

According to researchers, we can expect a lot more of this sort of slimy event.<p>What appears to be a giant living blob washed ashore a beach in southern Tasmania, where it was discovered by a family. Turns out it is a new species of lion's-mane jellyfish.<p>Government scientist Lisa-ann Gershwin told …

Mozilla Adds Accounts, An Improved Sync, Customizable UI To Firefox

Mozilla has announced several new features today designed to continue the Firefox browsing experience to any device you use. The company has announced that Accounts will be coming to the browser, along with an improved Sync feature and the ability to customize the user interface. All of these …

Alleged Silk Road owner pleads not guilty to all charges

Ross Ulbricht, the 29-year-old man accused of operating the digital underground drug marketplace Silk Road, has pleaded not guilty on all charges despite the fact that prosecutors say they have eight to 10 terabytes worth of evidence, reports <i>Forbes</i>.<p>Ulbricht faces more than 20 years in prison on …

Sony Looks To The Past To Move Forward

The PlayStation. The Walkman. The Trinitron. The transistor radio. All icons in Sony’s storied history from an era when the Japanese giants still roamed the earth. The Sony of today is not like the Sony of yesterday. For every memorable blockbuster, there’s an infamous flub: The late embrace of …

Winter Olympics: Bomb threat forces plane from Ukraine to land in Turkey after hijack attempt

A flight from Ukraine has landed safely in Turkey after a 'severely intoxicated' passenger attempted to hijack the plane and force it to divert to Sochi<p>A jet carrying 110 passengers from <b>Ukraine</b> has landed in Istanbul after a reported hijacking attempt.<p>The plane landed safely at Istanbul's Sabiha …

Google Doodle Upholds Gay Rights Ahead of Sochi Olympics

Google<p>Thursday’s Google Doodle is a not-so-subtle pre-Olympics shot at Russia’s less-than-stellar record on gay rights. The doodle, which is also …

Microsoft Takes to the Front Lines in the War on Cybercrime

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The global cost of cybercrime in 2013 was estimated by McAfee to be upwards of $300 billion. One in five small businesses have now been on the receiving end of an attack and every day one million more individuals become victims of …

Cybersecurity

Syria crisis: Evacuation operation in Homs begins

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1051000/1051084_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534647224_6037ed00bd6e251415ce046f300e3614<p><b>Emergency officials have evacuated 83 civilians from the city of Homs in Syria, according to the United Nations.</b><p>Buses were able to enter the …

Middle East

Canadian household debt grows almost 5 per cent in January, RBC says

Canadians are once again proving they have an insatiable appetite for debt.<p>Despite warnings by the Bank of Canada that the country's economy is in for a bumpy ride this year, household debt grew by 4.6 per cent in January, a new report says. It was among the fastest pace of household credit …

Almost 40 million Britons 'too nervous' to try new technology

Around 39 million UK adults avoid using new technology when it's first released, according to researchers<p>Of the 2,002 adults questioned, 87 per cent said they wouldn't rush to try the latest gadgets, despite 95 per cent admiting that technology makes their lives easier.<p>Over half of corespondents …

How Facebook changed our lives

In just a decade, the social media juggernaut has transformed the way we interact<p>SAN FRANCISCO — The calendar may say 2014, but in tech culture this week actually marks the year 10 A.F — After Facebook.<p>What did we poor humans do before the advent of Mark Zuckerberg's collegiate brainstorm? Let's …

Asia 2014 is not the imperial 1914 Europe: China

Asia 2014 is not the imperial 1914 Europe: China<br>February 2, 2014, 6:39 am<p>Fu Ying (C), Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of China’s …

Indian traders prepare for border trade with China

Indian traders prepare for border trade with China<br>February 3, 2014, 6:20 am<p>Beijing and New Delhi are also discussing an economic corridor linking …

Duracell, The Company That Makes Batteries, Wants To Compete With $10 Billion Dropbox

The latest one caught our eye because the company is better known for making batteries: Duracell.<p>It's standing out from the crowd by combining an old-fashioned hard drive that you would pick up at the store with unlimited cloud storage.<p>For $20 per month, you'll get a 1 terabyte hard drive and …