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7 ways Google Flights beats other travel search sites

Planning a trip? Google Flights may be the next best thing to a travel agent. It combines some of the best features of travel services such as Kayak and Hopper, including the latter's analysis of historical data to help you determine when to book a flight.<p>Here are seven reasons you may want to …

Google Flights

Google boosted its results by paying partners a lower portion of its revenue than it has in years

Google's gross revenue increased a relatively sluggish 11 percent in the second quarter. But the internet company's net revenue, which excludes the fees Google pays to partner web sites, still managed to come in ahead of expectations.<p>Google reported net revenue of $14.3 billion, above the average …

Five Reasons Why Google Shares Rose 10% Thursday

Google may do just fine in the mobile era after all.<p>That seemed to be the sentiment among investors Thursday after Google reported second quarter financial results. Shares soared 11 percent in after hours trading, following a 3.5% during regular trading.<p>Google had been under pressure from investors …

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

Killer robots: The soldiers that never sleep

In the city of Daejeon, South Korea, an arms manufacturer has designed and built a gun turret that’s able to identify, track and shoot targets, theoretically without the need for human mediation. Who will teach these robot soldiers the rules of engagement?<p>On a green hill overlooking the tree-lined …

Disney World's Character Actors Aren't Happy About Proposed Vow of Silence

Who’s underneath that Mickey Mouse mask? Walt Disney World doesn’t want you to know, and the actors who play Disney characters at the theme parks say …

Connected-Car Startup Vinli Raises $6.5M From Samsung, Cox Automotive, And More

Vinli launched at TechCrunch Disrupt SF last September by promising to bring the car into the smartphone age. The company is making a small sensor that plugs into a vehicle’s OBD port and allow the driver to access a suite of apps on their smartphone, providing additional functions not currently …

Recently Divorced Man Thinks Everyone Else's Relationship Is In Trouble

SCRANTON, PA—Roger Dittman, whose four-year marriage ended in June, is convinced that the romantic relationships of all his friends and acquaintances …

Messaging App Jott Is Blowing Up Among Junior High And High Schoolers

As Facebook and YikYak try to grow a younger audience, a startup that taps into one of the key attribute of teen users – no money for data plans – is blowing up.<p>Jott, a messaging app that works without a data plan or WiFi connection, has caught on among junior high and high school students, …

51 organizations sent suspected live anthrax by military lab, including Pentagon agency

Suspected live anthrax was inadvertently sent by the U.S. military to at least 51 facilities in 17 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, including the agency that provides security at the Pentagon, defense officials said Wednesday. Suspected live anthrax was also sent to Australia, Canada and …

High Pacific Waves Keep NASA's Flying Saucer Grounded in Hawaii

NASA's "flying saucer" is good to go for a test launch from Hawaii, but wave conditions in the Pacific Ocean aren't so good for a splashdown and recovery. As a result, the scientists behind the saucer have twice had to postpone their tryout of technologies that could someday be used for landings on …

Jet Propulsion

TSA Chief Out After Agents Fail 95 Percent of Airport Breach Tests

The acting head of the Transportation Security Administration was reassigned Monday after an internal investigation by the Department of Homeland Security found security failures at dozens of the nation's busiest airports. The breaches allowed undercover investigators to smuggle weapons, fake …

Homeland Security

Judge on Dennis Hastert Case Donated at Least Twice to His Campaigns

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>An earlier version of this story misstated one of the donations as $200.</i><p>The federal judge assigned to the criminal case against former House Speaker Dennis Hastert donated at least twice to his congressional campaigns, according to campaign finance records.<p>Hastert was indicted …

American woman killed by lion in South Africa identified

<b>Johannesburg (CNN) —</b> Witnesses to a lion attack honked their horns, trying to get the attention of those in danger as the animal approached.<p>That's according to a source close to the investigation, who spoke on the condition of anonymity Tuesday -- one day after a 29-year-old woman from the United …

At long last, somebody finally built a fully functional X-Wing drone

At this point, if you don’t know who Oliver C is, chances are pretty good that you’ve been living under a rock. Over the past few months, this guy …

Lego

Google unveils simpler portal for users to delete data it has about them

Unending scrutiny from regulators is keeping pressure on Google to get better about explaining how it tracks users and how they can tinker with privacy settings.<p>On Monday, Google unveiled a website at privacy.google.com that answers questions more clearly than ever.<p>In case you didn't know, Google …

Microsoft Wraps Its Windows 10 Pitch, Here’s What You Need To Know

Microsoft announced today that Windows 10 will be available on July 29. The date matches prior leaks and promises from the company regarding when the new operating system will touch down. The release schedule also puts Windows 10 into the market before the back-to-school PC sales cycle, and, of …

How Google Finally Got Design

Google’s transformation into a company that creates beautiful software is the story of how tech itself has evolved in the mobile era.<p>It would have been crazy to say just a few years ago. But today, Google produces better-designed software than any other tech behemoth. If you don’t believe that, …

Google introduces new controls to help keep your sensitive information safe and private

Being able to control your privacy and security is becoming increasingly important, especially with all of the sensitive information constantly being traded around the web. That’s why today Google is rolling out two big improvements to its privacy and security tools that will help users better …

Last year Google’s search and advertising tools helped provide $131 billion o...

Public<p><p>Last year Google’s search and advertising tools helped provide $131 billion of economic activity for 1.8 million advertisers, website …

Lenovo dreams of dual-screen smartwatches and wacky projector phones

Smart Cast smartphone and Magic View smartwatch go all-in on gimmicks<p>Lenovo is the biggest PC seller in the world, but it apparently isn't content just hawking laptops. At today's Lenovo Tech World event — the Chinese company's own Beijing-based conference — it showed off concepts for a dual-screen …

13 best new Android apps and games from May of 2015

We’re reaching the end of May and a lot of exciting things are about to happen, including Google I/O which usually brings about a lot of big Android things. We’re heading into the lull of summer but there were still some amazing apps and games released this month. Let’s take a look at the best …

Lenovo Cast official, competes with Google Chromecast

Google introduced its Chromecast nearly two years ago and since then, we’ve seen a myriad of competitors also launched. Today, at its TechWorld keynote in Beijing, Lenovo has announced the Lenovo Cast, a competitor to Google’s streaming device with a difference as it also supports the DLNA and …

Australia's Gina Rinehart loses control of family trust to daughter

<b>Australia's richest person, mining magnate Gina Rinehart, has lost control of the family trust to her daughter, after a long-running legal battle.</b><p>The New South Wales Supreme Court gave Bianca Rinehart control of the trust. It was set up by her grandfather and is worth more than A$4bn ($3.1bn; £2bn).<p>…

Yahoo hit with new lawsuit over email scanning in wake of Gmail ruling

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Can big email providers scan your messages in order to serve you relevant advertising? Google(s goog) and Yahoo(s yhoo) have …

Chevrolet To Offer CarPlay And Android Auto In 14 Models Starting This Summer

It’s about time. Chevy is going to start offering Apple CarPlay and Android Auto across its vehicle line. The rollout will start in a few weeks and eventually hit 14 Chevy models.<p>Apple and Google announced these systems in early 2014 and have since signed on most automakers. Chevy joins just …

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