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Area 51 Revealed in CIA Spy Plane Documents

Area 51 in Nevada has long been the subject of wild conspiracy theories about extraterrestrials, time travel and alien autopsies, but newly released …

With Tynker’s New Service, Kids Can Learn To Code At Home

Mountain View-based Tynker, a startup focused on teaching children of all ages the basics of learning how to code, is now expanding its service beyond schools with today’s debut of Tynker for Home. This new system is similar to the platform targeting teacher and classrooms which launched earlier …

Noaa report says Arctic sea ice is disappearing at unprecedented pace

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration climate study puts 2012 among the 10 warmest years on record<p>The Arctic lost record amounts of sea ice last year and is changing at an unprecedented pace due to climate change, a landmark climate study said on Tuesday.<p>Last year was among the 10 warmest …

What Games Are: The Ludophile Mindset

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>There are regular people who like music on their phones and maybe listen to the radio or Spotify. For them, music is …

Why the US doesn’t use cyber-weapons to attack its enemies more often

The US government doesn’t like to talk about it, but it has developed an arsenal of cyber-weapons that can be used to attack adversaries. Why doesn’t it deploy computer worms and other technologies for disrupting enemies’ networks and computer-controlled physical infrastructure more often in …

Cybersecurity

Hands on with Windows 8.1, Microsoft's refitted vision for the future of computing

Today Microsoft further further unveiled Windows 8.1, a major update to the Windows 8 operating system that it released in late 2012. This post is not an attempt to recount what Windows 8.1 contains. For that, TNW’s previous coverage is your guide.<p>Instead, this post is an attempt to place …

Snapchat Creates SnapKidz -- A Sandbox For Kids Under 13

Snapchat, the photo and video-sharing app where images disappear in 10 seconds or less, has launched a new feature for kids under 13. It’s called SnapKidz and it’s just like Snapchat, but deliberately missing one big feature: Kids can’t use the app to share the images or videos with anyone.<p>The new …

Video Killed The Instagram Star

Instagram, an app best known for photo-sharing, added video last week, as it (and parent Facebook) sought to defend against the advance of Twitter’s fast-growing video-sharing app, Vine. The hope was to give its users a whole new way to share what is happening around them with friends. But while it …

Public Health

The Great Barrier Reef we stand to lose – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/19/great-barrier-reef-in-pictures<p>720<p>As the UN pressures Australia to better protect the reef, …

Peering pressure: The secret battle to control the future of the internet

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Peer1<p>There is a fierce battle going on to control the future of the internet, and consumers are the innocent …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Hiking

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/12/clearest-lake-in-the-world-in-pictures<p>720<p>The visibility of distilled water is about 80 …

Microsoft pulls a 180, reverses Xbox One always-on DRM and used games policy

In a blog post, Xbox chief Don Mattrick says Microsoft heard the outcry from gamers and changed the much-derided policies.<p>Microsoft backtracked Wednesday on its much-derided policy that would have required Xbox One gamers to connect their consoles to the Internet once a day to prevent game …

Xbox

Get Ready for Your Close-Up: Samsung Brings Optical Zoom to Galaxy S4 Zoom

The cameras on smartphones have come a long way, but one area where digital cameras still hold an advantage is zoom. Or should I say, held?<p>Samsung …

Study: 56% of Americans 18 or Over Now Own a Smartphone

According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, 56% of Americans 18 and older now own smartphones, up from 46% in February of 2012. Overall, …

Portrait of Lincoln, A Hyper-Realistic Bust of Abraham Lincoln by Kazuhiro Tsuji

Hollywood special effects artist Kazuhiro Tsuji has made “Portrait of Lincoln,” a hyper-realistic bust of the Great Emancipator, Abraham Lincoln. It …

Art

Reports: BlackBerry’s next phone is the A10, already in testing, out in November

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>BlackBerry(s bbry) plans to continue its smartphone resurgence effort with a new phone in time for the holidays. On Wednesday, …

Samsung trumps Apple in U.S. smartphone share, analyst says

The Galaxy S4's arrival, plus lower prices for other Samsung models, lifts the phone maker above Apple for the first time since the iPhone 5 came on the scene, according to Canaccord<p>Samsung's share of the U.S. smartphone market topped Apple's last month for the first time since the iPhone 5 …

Mobile

Apple still smartphone champ, Android the No. 1 OS, ComScore says

On the smartphone front in the three months ended April 2013, Apple and Samsung were the only manufacturers to see an increase in market share.<p>Research firm ComScore has released its latest U.S. smartphone industry report, estimating that Apple remains top of the pile in the smartphone industry …

Mobile