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WATCH: The Wachowski’s ‘Jupiter Ascending’ Stars C-Tates as a Guyliner Elf or Something

The Wachowski<p>Siblings’ Starship‘s <i>Jupiter Ascending</i> is one of next year’s most anticipated Summer blockbusters, and if the first trailer proves anything, it’s that they’ve doubled down on silly make-up since <i>Cloud Atlas</i>. Jupiter stars Channing Tatum as some kind of tall elf from Planet Guyliner who …

AirCast Mobile Wants To Make Phone-To-TV Video Sharing As Easy As Texting

Chances are you’ve got a screen in your pocket and a screen in your living room, and as time goes on more and more companies are trying to find ways to make the two play nice together. The latest entrant in the field is a Chicago-based startup called AirCast Mobile is taking a stab at bringing the …

Google Now's voice commands brought together in a useful infographic

When Google Now first arrived with Android 4.1, many folks referred to it as the Google alternative to SIRI. In reality, Google Now is much more than just a simple digital assistant, levering the full power of the web and Google’s services to provide an experience that is worlds above the …

Google Nexus 5 Review

Best in class.<p>Google's Nexus smartphones have been the holy grail for die-hard Android fans since the original Nexus One was released almost four …

Fascinating Hypothesis: The Whole Idea Of Species Doesn't Apply To Certain Organisms

One group of scientists is arguing that certain organisms, about a millimeter in size or slightly smaller, don't form species at all.<p>Meiofauna are pretty weird. That's the term for all organisms that are an in-between size, about one-half to one millimeter, so they're much bigger than bacteria, but …

Two Young Explorers Create First Map of the Future Patagonia National Park

Changing Planet<p><i>Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are National Geographic Young Explorers recently back from the field. They’re currently producing maps of the future Patagonia National Park from their office in San Francisco. To learn more about their project, visit Maps for Good.</i><p>——-<p>The past nine …

Report claims Stephen Elop’s Microsoft could kill Bing, sell Xbox, and put Office everywhere

Could Microsoft one day sell its Xbox business and kill Bing? As CEO, Stephen Elop apparently wouldn’t be opposed to either idea. As odd as that sounds.<p>Microsoft is entering the final stages of its new CEO search, and Stephen Elop is already thinking out loud about how he would change the company, …

YouTube Founder Says What We're All Thinking About Google+

Stop trying to make Google+ happen. It's not going to happen.<p>Google's perpetual insistence upon shoving its social network down everyone's throats has finally reached a boiling point. YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim came out of the woodwork to post his first comment in eight years on the …

Oppo’s First Cyanogen-Modded Smartphone Will Launch In December

As much as I love stock Android sometimes you just need something <i>different</i>, and that’s essentially been the guiding mission of the folks over at Cyanogen Inc.<p>They’ve made plenty of strides with their customized version of Android over the past few months, but now they’re on the verge of a big …

12 great current-gen games you didn’t play, handpicked by industry pros

<i>This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of one of the most longest-lived eras in gaming’s history — the Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 generation.</i><p>Wow. It’s been one heck of a console generation: games like Mass Effect, Uncharted, Bioshock, Assassin’s Creed.<p>But for every triple-A hit, we …

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Xbox One Ships Early To Some Customers, Largely Confirms MSFT Communications

Tarkin’s law states that the more you tighten your grip, the more star systems will slip through your fingers.<p>So it is, it seems, with the next generation of gaming consoles. While journalists and latterly consumers have been able to play with both Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4 …

The Extreme Measures One Man Took To Learn About Online Tracking

Curtis Wallen spent 10 Bitcoin and six months scouring the deep Web for enough details to create an entire new person. His project raises questions about anonymity, identity, and privacy.<p>Aaron Brown has scruffy brown hair, a thin mustache-goatee combo, and one of those mouths that rests in a frown. …

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NBC’s ‘Dracula’ Sure Is Sexy, But It Isn’t Scary

NBC sinks its teeth into a steamy, sexed-up reinvention of the famous vampire from Bram Stoker’s classic horror novel. But where’s the horror in …

Mozilla's Lightbeam for Firefox Add-on Shows How Sites Are Tracking Us

Mozilla, makers of the Firefox browser, has released an add-on called Lightbeam for Firefox which presents a visualization of your browsing history and analyzes which applications are tracking or monitoring you online and how they are connected.<p>The company had previously released an experimental …

Farthest-Ever Confirmed Galaxy Offers Glimpse Of Early Universe

Astronomers have found and confirmed the distance of a galaxy that's so far away, it shows us light from just 700 million years after the Big Bang.<p>The farther away something is in space, the longer its light takes to reach Earth and Earth-orbiting space telescopes… which means super-far galaxies …

Orion: Nasa’s $5bn spacecraft in need of a mission

Nasa's replacement for the Space Shuttle may have been in development for almost 10 years but there’s still one problem: no-one quite knows what it is for.<p>Every organisation needs an ideas person. A maverick thinker. Someone who not only thinks outside the box, but who considers replacing it …

Are Republicans anti-science? In this case, yes

We're very excited.<p>So Minnesota Republican Representative Michele Bachmann told the Washington Post, commenting on the shutdown that ground many critical government functions to a halt for over two weeks. "It's exactly what we wanted, and we got it."<p>So, what exactly did Bachmann and her Republican …

If You're A 'Star Wars' Fan, You'll Love The Original 'Empire Strikes Back' Trailer

If you love "Star Wars" you'll get a kick out of this.<p>StarWars.com released the original teaser trailer for 1979's "Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back" earlier this week.<p>What's awesome about the trailer is that it shows no footage for the actual film. Instead, it uses concept art …

Seven technologies predicted in Dave Eggers’ dystopian new novel that already exist

Novelist Dave Eggers takes a dim view of Silicon Valley’s techno-utopia. His new book, <i>The Circle</i>, is a 500-page grump about the dangerously seductive powers of internet culture and all the gormless catchphrases that go with it: transparency, openness, sharing. In the book, one single company, …

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Bad News For Sony And PS4 If DriveClub Does Get Delayed

The news of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs getting delayed was bad news for pretty much everyone, as that game was set to premiere for nearly every current and next-gen system, and affected all of their fall line-ups equally.<p>But things could start to get a bit unbalanced if this latest rumor is true. First …

Airships

Since the 1850s, engineers have been experimenting with powered lighter-than-air flight, essentially balloons with steering and propulsion. Like other early aeronautical experiments, the trial-and-error period was lengthy and hazardous. Dirigibles (with internal support structures) and blimps …

Behind the scenes at Apple and Google: in pictures - Telegraph

LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman On Two Realistic Outcomes Of Teaching Everyone To Code

On a regular basis, we get pitched with major tech industry initiatives to broaden computer science education. A day after Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates signed on to a new initiative from Code.org to inspire 10 million new computer programmers, education startup General Assembly launched a tool …

PlayStation 4’s so-called ‘Red Line of Death’ is ‘not true,’ says Sony boss

That PlayStation 4 “Red Line of Death” rumor that’s scaring gamers across the Internet is just that — a rumor, says Sony Computer Entertainment president Shuhei Yoshida via Twitter.<p>Originally discovered on Elotrolado.com, a posted image shows the PS4 in an unventilated plastic case and displaying a …

Consumer Reports praises iPhone 5s Touch ID and camera, but prefers Droid battery life and display

<i>Consumer Reports</i> released its review on the iPhone 5s and 5c this week with an interesting take on Apple’s new hardware. Its reviewers praised Apple’s fingerprint recognition system known as Touch ID found on the iPhone 5s, and acknowledged the iPhone 5c as a budget-friendly device for consumers, …

The iPad mini with Retina display and the new iPad: here's what to expect

All signs point to new tablets at Apple's October 22nd event<p>Tim Cook may have promised last year that Apple was going to "double down" on secrecy, but recent iPhones and iPads have all been heavily leaked prior to their official announcements over the past couple of years. And the leaks have only …

So what's next for Windows after 8.1?

Microsoft is making Windows 8.1 commercially available over the next day-plus -- depending on your time zone.<p>Unsurprisingly, this milestone leads many Microsoft watchers, partners, and customers to wonder what will be coming next. Again, unsurprisingly, Microsoft isn't talking about what will be …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top 12 Cross-Gen Video Games

<i>Talking ’bout next generation…</i><p>Recently, we discussed the top ten <i>next-gen only</i> video games headed to PS4 and Xbox One. But there’s a lot more <i>cross-gen</i> games coming out, landing on both next and current-gen systems.<p>Today we’ll look at video games slated for release on systems ranging from the Xbox …