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Samsung rumored to be working on its own version of Google Glass

Samsung see, Samsung do. Eldar Murtazin, the founder of Russian website Mobile-review, writes on his Twitter account that Samsung is planning to …

Obama holds historic phone call with Rouhani and hints at end to sanctions

President says discussion with Iranian counterpart showed 'basis for resolution' of dispute over Tehran's nuclear programme<p>Barack Obama and Hassan Rouhani held the first direct talks between American and Iranian leaders since the 1979 Islamic revolution, exchanging pleasantries in a 15-minute …

BlackBerry aims to go private in $4.7bn deal with Fairfax Financial group

Troubled smartphone maker, whose shares have plummeted in recent times, ready to be sold to Canadian buyer for $9 a share<p>BlackBerry, the once-dominant maker of smartphones that fell on hard times in recent years, has found a suitor willing to pay $4.7bn for the troubled company.<p>Fairfax Financial, a …

Shakira, entre las más peligrosas del ciberespacio

La firma de software de seguridad McAfee dio a conocer su lista anual de famosos, cuya búsqueda en la web es la más susceptible a infectar nuestras computadoras<p>¿Eres fan de Shakira? ¿Te fascina Adriana Lima? ¿Quieres ver las últimas fotos de Eva Mendes? ¡Cuidado! Estas latinas y otras famosas muy …

Yes, it's misogynistic and violent, but I still admire Grand Theft Auto

The world's most successful video game has, once again, pushed women to the margins. It's time that it faced proper critical scrutiny<p>So it's been a bad week. On Monday, I had to switch off Classic FM when it played Wagner, since he was an antisemite. Then I burned my copy of <i>The Hunger Games</i>, …

Hassan Rouhani: Iran will never seek to build nuclear weapons

In interview with NBC, new president insists his country has no intention of developing weapons of mass destruction<p>Iran's new president Hassan Rouhani has told an American television audience he is hopeful of a diplomatic breakthrough over Tehran's nuclear weapons programme, insisting his country …

ÚLTIMAS NOTICIAS DEL MUNDO

Al menos siete aviones estadounidenses de guerra submarina e inteligencia electrónica han sido interceptados en las costas occidentales de Siria, …

NBC's Today show pins hopes for new dawn on orange relaunch

New British boss of NBC News outlines vision for struggling flagship show as mix of 'news, agenda-setting interviews and humanity'<p>On Monday at 7am, when the early risers among the Today show's 4.6 million viewers tune in for their morning fix on NBC, they may have to rub their eyes to confirm what …

Mount McKinley 83ft shorter than previously thought

<b>The highest peak in North America has shrunk, according to new data released by US geographers.</b><p>Mount McKinley, located in the US state of Alaska, measured 83ft (25m) shorter than previously understood.<p>The mountain now stands at 20,237ft. It was was last officially measured in 1952, researchers said.<p>…

Denali (Mt. McKinley)

Syria crisis: UN receives Syria chemical treaty papers

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1009000/1009907_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524765400_2f33b10646d4b35cd49136b67d2adb76<p><b>The UN has confirmed it has received documents from Syria on joining the Chemical Weapons Convention, which outlaws their production and use.</b><p>Syria's …

Middle East

NSA shares raw intelligence including Americans' data with Israel

• Secret deal places no legal limits on use of data by Israelis • Only official US government communications protected • Agency insists it complies with rules governing privacy • Read the NSA and Israel's 'memorandum of understanding'<p>The National Security Agency routinely shares raw intelligence …

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla baffled why Real sold 'spectacular' Mesut Ozil

• Midfielder reveals surprise at Real Madrid's decision • 'I am very happy that Ozil is here. He is a unique player'<p>Santi Cazorla cannot understand why Real Madrid sold "spectacular" Mesut Ozil, but the midfielder hopes the German playmaker will help Arsenal launch a sustained assault on the …

Snowden leaks: US and UK 'crack online encryption'

<b>US and UK intelligence have reportedly cracked the encryption codes protecting the emails, banking and medical records of hundreds of millions of people.</b><p>Disclosures by leaker Edward Snowden allege the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK's GCHQ successfully decoded key online security …

Surveillance

New smartwatches from Samsung and Qualcomm unveiled

The market for high-tech watches just became more competitive, but still lacks a device from Apple. CNET's Sumi Das rounds up the current crop and looks at the features, from touch screens to cameras to built-in headsets.

Smartwatches

Six-Strikes Fails to Halt U.S. Pirate Bay Growth

After years of negotiating and planning the “six-strikes” Copyright Alert System finally went live in February.<p>The Copyright Alert System’s main goal …

Kim Dotcom

Mesut Ozil signs for Arsenal in a £42.5m transfer from Real Madrid

• London club shatter transfer record for Germany midfielder • Third most expensive signing in British football history • Goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano joins on loan from Palermo • Follow all the transfers with our live deadline day blog<p>Arsène Wenger has given Arsenal's supporters the statement …

Organized labor's decline in the US is well-known. But what drove it?

To secure gains for working people requires a social transition that puts them in charge of producing society's services<p>Organized labor's decline in the US over the past half century is well-known; what drove that decline, less so. The New Deal's enemies – big business, Republicans, conservatives – …

The Wizard of Özil: by the numbers

<b>34 –</b> Millions in pounds sterling Arsenal have spent so far in this season (remember there’s still January to do this all over again!) <b><br>24 –</b> Age of …

Wenger hails ‘top quality’ Ozil

Arsene Wenger has spoken of his admiration for Mesut Ozil after capturing the German international from Real Madrid in a club-record deal.<p>Revealing …

Out Of The Fields And Into Computer Science Classes

To earn money for her family, Alicia Leon Rios worked in the fields in Salinas, Calif. Meanwhile, she sent her toddler, Leticia, to Mexico to be raised by her grandparents.<p>Even now, Alicia Leon Rios chokes up thinking about that difficult decision more than two decades ago. But it was worth it, she …

Vietnam internet restrictions come into effect

<b>A controversial law banning Vietnamese online users from discussing current affairs has come into effect.</b><p>The decree, known as Decree 72, says blogs and social websites should not be used to share news articles, but only personal information.<p>The law also requires foreign internet companies to keep …

Vietnam

Skype confirms 3D video calls are under development

<b>Skype has confirmed it has developed 3D video calls.</b><p>The news was revealed by a senior executive in an exclusive interview with the BBC to mark Skype's 10th anniversary.<p>There had been speculation about the possibility after the firm posted an advert in April saying it wanted to find a way to create …

Skype

First look at Birmingham's new £188m 'bling' library - video tour

Birmingham city council has spent nearly £200m to replace its old Central Library – built only 40 years ago – with a new structure just yards away in Centenary Square. Guardian architecture critic Oliver Wainwright tours the new structure, built by Dutch architects Mecanoo, ahead of its opening on …

Maggie Stiefvater, teen fiction author

Why the creator of The Dream Thieves might have the next Twilight on her hands<p><b>Is she a builder?</b> No, Maggie Stiefvater is a rising talent in the world of young adult fiction: her last book, <i>The Raven Boys</i>, was snapped up by the people behind the <i>Twilight</i> films. The sequel, <i>The Dream Thieves</i>, is out …

Microsoft and Google to sue over US surveillance requests

Technology firms want to be allowed to publish information about US government requests under the Fisa legislation<p>Microsoft and Google are to sue the US government to win the right to reveal more information about official requests for user data. The companies announced the lawsuit on Friday, …

Syria: Putin rubbishes chemical attack claims

• Russian president goes on offensive against Obama • US weighs up next move as UN team go to Lebanon • Two-thirds of French people oppose intervention, says poll<p>Vladimir Putin has rejected US intelligence claims that Bashar al-Assad's regime used chemical weapons in Syria, saying it would be …

Russia's Vladimir Putin challenges US on Syria claims

<b>Russian President Vladimir Putin has challenged the US to present to the UN evidence that Syria attacked rebels with chemical weapons near Damascus.</b><p>Mr Putin said it would be "utter nonsense" for Syria's government to provoke opponents with such attacks.<p>US President Barack Obama says he is …

Middle East

Why it's time to get excited about IFA 2013

Stand by for action from IFA 2013, where the Samsung Gear smartwatch leads the coolest kit from the titans of technology.<p>Time to get excited, tech fans: we're just days away from IFA 2013, the gadget extravaganza where the new Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch will lead a torrent of new and exciting …

Electronics Industry

White House to release Syria findings as it pushes ahead with plans to strike

John Kerry to make statement on Syria as expectation grows that US will forge ahead despite lack of support from UK<p>The White House appeared determined to push ahead with plans for air strikes against Syria despite the withdrawal of British support, as it prepared to make public its case for …

Syria: coalition MPs defy Cameron and Clegg's call for military action

Thirty-nine Tory and Lib Dem MPs voted against government over intervention, with rebels questioning UK intelligence<p>MPs dramatically rejected a military attack on Syria on Thursday night just minutes after Nick Clegg failed to rule out letting the US use British bases to launch missiles.<p>Thirty nine …