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Facebook at Work set to do the business like LinkedIn, report says

For most of us, Facebook at work means scrolling through the pictures of your mate's birthday party and getting in a couple of rounds of Farmville when you're meant to be working on the Henderson presentation. But the world's biggest social network reportedly wants to make things more professional, …

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Superman vs Hulk - The Fight (Part 3)

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Apple faces US lawsuit for iMessage's role in text message disruption

Apple must face a class-action lawsuit alleging that the company failed to disclose that the use of iMessage and Messages would result in undelivered messages if an iPhone user switched to a non-Apple device.US District Judge Lucy Koh gave the go-ahead for plaintiff Adrienne Moore to "allege that …

Amazon Plans Prime Air Delivery Drone Tests In The UK

Amazon is planning to test its Prime Air delivery drones in the UK. A job ad seeking a flight operations engineer to work in Cambridge was posted last week. This summer Amazon asked the FAA for permission to conduct outdoor drone tests in the US.<p>The Prime Air flight operations engineer will be …

You Can Preorder Google's Gigantic New Smartphone Starting Wednesday

You can choose one of three options if you buy the phone through AT&T.<p>You can pay either $22.77, $28.46, or $34.15 per month depending on which of AT&T's Next plans you choose. This means you could upgrade your phone earlier than you normally would be able to on a two-year contract.<p>Or you can …

Experts: Apple Pay Is the Most Secure Payment Platform on the Planet

When Apple Pay officially launched earlier this week with the release of iOS 8.1, many rushed to local participating retailers to be among the first …

Unlocked Galaxy Note 4 Lands In The UK 13th October

The unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 recently went up for pre-order in the UK, and now UK retailer Clover, has announced that they will …

Apple vs. Google: The race is on for the wrist, TV, car

SAN FRANCISCO — Google and Apple are reaching beyond smartphones, tablets and computers to connect with our living rooms, cars and even our bodies.<p>This month, both tech titans detailed presentations to software developers, outlining their vision. Which one is closer to making it happen?<p>The short …

Samsung Factory Held Hostage And Robbed Of $6.5 Million In Tablets, Smartphones, And Notebooks

The heist took place during the factory's night shift, with some 200 Samsung employees still in the factory while criminals loaded up seven trucks with Samsung tablets, notebooks, and smartphones, according to ZDNet.<p>50 factory employees were held hostage during the heist, according to a Samsung …

‘Big Bang Theory’ Star Mayim Bialik Just Called Out Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande has been getting all kinds of hate recently for her reported “diva antics” when it comes to awards shows and photo shoots, but that’s not why <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> actress Mayim Bialik is calling out the tiny starlet. Bialik, who is one of the more admittedly conservative A-listers in …

Samsung, LG Serve Up Yet More Smartwatch Options

Samsung's latest model -- its fifth of the year -- is its first with a built-in 3G connection.<p>At this point, it seems as though electronics makers are just throwing spaghetti at the wrist to see what sticks.<p>Samsung on Tuesday night announced the Samsung Gear S, making at least five watches that the …

How Nasa saw space stations of the future in 1970

Once upon a time, on a planet called Earth, in a place called the USA, folks knew what space stations were suppose to look like.<p>If they weren't big …

Robotic Exoskeleton Turns Korean Workers Into Ironman

This suit helps out with the heavy lifting<p>The South Korean company Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering is trying out something new: equipping workers with robotic exoskeletons. Workers are only testing prototypes for now, but future shipbuilders might strap on exoskeletons as easily as they …

An Electronic Camouflage Cloak Inspired By Color-Changing Octopus Skin

Eat your heart out, Harry Potter<p>An octopus evading a predator has one of the coolest evolutionary adaptations up its (eight) sleeves; in a matter of milliseconds, its skin can change color and opacity to blend in with the surroundings, rendering the creature nearly invisible.<p>This camouflage trick …

A 17-Year-Old Invented This Smart Device That Makes Clean Water And Power At The Same Time

The H2Pro turns dirty water and sunlight to clean water and power. What were you doing when you were 17?<p>Around the world, many of the 783 million people who don’t have clean drinking water also don’t have access to electricity. A new design from an Australian high school student aims to solve both …

U.S. Diplomats Banned From Ice Bucket Challenge

John Kerry will not be dumping ice water over his head and filming it. Lawyers at the State Department have forbidden U.S. diplomats from …

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Ebola outbreak: Possible case in County Donegal

Tests are being carried out on the body of a man who died in County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland after developing Ebola-like symptoms.<p>He had recently returned from an infected area in Africa and his body is in isolation at Letterkenny General Hospital.<p>Andy Martin Reports.

$10m offered for Brits kidnapped by Iraqi Shia militants, says former hostage

A Briton kidnapped by Islamic militants in Iraq claims $10 million (£6 million) was offered to free him and his fellow captives, leading to questions about Britain's policy of refusing ransom payments<p><b>» Live updates on the Iraq crisis «</b><p>The British government's policy of refusing ransom payments to …

British militants make up majority of European IS fighters | DW | 21.08.2014

The war being waged across Iraq and Syria in the name of an Islamic caliphate has rocked the region and shocked the world beyond. Never more than …

Syria opposition: Deadly chemical attack forgotten

BEIRUT (AP) — The year since a chemical attack that killed hundreds near Damascus has been a strikingly good one for President Bashar Assad.<p>His …

The Samsung Galaxy K combines a decent zoom camera and a mediocre smartphone

Samsung announced the followup to the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom at a press conference in Singapore Tuesday. The Samsung Galaxy K, which drops the “S” …

HTC One, Sony Xperia Z2, and the Galaxy S5: Android's flagship phones in pictures

They're the big three Android smartphone launches so far this year — HTC's 2014 One, Sony's Xperia Z2, and Samsung's Galaxy S5 — and they are all now hitting stores across the world. We've pulled them together for a picture comparison to take a look at some of the more intricate differences that …

Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked in just four days

German security experts successfully hack the Samsung Galaxy S5’s fingerprint scanner just four days after release.<p>Researchers at a German security …

Death of Steve Jobs prompted Samsung’s U-turn on Apple attack ads

We learned yesterday from patent trial evidence that Samsung was worried about running ads that directly attacked Apple, wanting Google to do it for them. We now know that it was the death of Steve Jobs which prompted Samsung’s change of mind, running the Next Big Thing ads which directly mocked …

Samsung Talks Up its Design Processes

What’s the best way to deny long-standing rumors that you copy someone else’s work? Aside from getting a big power (like Google) to back you up, how about a website that explains how you do what you do? That’s the route Samsung is taking with its newest website which is devoted to the company’s …

This is how Samsung thinks about design

Samsung said it would launch a website that showed off its design chops, and it's delivering as promised. The newly launched Make it Meaningful page dives into the inspirations behind the Korean company's products, complete with an abundance of giant artwork, marketing speak and promo videos. It's …

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept First Look

It would almost be impossible to screw up an off-road trip in the new Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept, which is loaded with high-tech goodies to help conquer gnarly trails. While many of the fancy gadgets likely won’t make it to production, the concept, which makes its debut at the 2014 New …

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What's Really Scary About Heartbleed

Another day, another Internet security crisis. This time it’s a problem with the encryption protocol that many Internet sites use to protect their data. Yet again, users for whom the basics of Internet security are as obscure as the functioning of car engines are being told there are lots of “site …

No, Russia Isn't Going To Steal The Internet

Opposition is growing to US government plans to give up technical oversight of the internet. The Republican Party is calling for a year’s delay to the handover process, and some are suggesting that it could allow Russia or China to seize control.<p>Last month, it was announced that the Internet …