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10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

Indians are about to outnumber Americans on the internet

There will be more Indians on the internet by the end of this year than there are Americans, according to Rajan Anandan. He should know; Anandan heads up Google in India.<p>Even more striking than the growth through this year is the growth to come. According to the World Bank’s numbers for 2013, 84.2% …

India

Survey suggests iPhone 6 could be Apple’s most desired handset yet

The idea that the forthcoming iPhone 6 (expected to be unveiled September 9) is the most anticipated refresh of Apple’s smartphone in ages was given further credibility by a recent survey by financial firm R.W. Baird.<p>Quizzing 1,000 residents surveyed in July, 6.8 percent of respondees said that …

Mobile Technology

Guillermo Del Toro and 'Metal Gear' creator join forces for next 'Silent Hill' game

With the sad state that the <i>Resident Evil</i> and <i>Dead Space</i> franchises are in, word of a new high-profile horror game is incredibly tantalizing. Downright exciting, even. Earlier today at Sony's Gamescom media briefing, the next <i>Silent Hill</i> was teased in a rather convoluted way on stage -- of course, …

Om/One levitating Bluetooth speaker defies gravity

The Om/One speaker prototype pulls off the nifty trick of floating in the air and spinning while it plays your favorite tunes.<p>It seems like everybody has at least a couple of Bluetooth speakers hanging around, and most of them are the usual cylinders that just sit there. Sure, they work OK, but …

National Crime Agency warning over computer viruses

Almost 11,000 people had their computer hacked by a virus last year, giving cyber criminals access to personal data.<p>The National Crime Agency is now warning people of the dangers of failing to protect electronic devices.<p>Mike Sergeant reports.

UK Home Office

Twitter Launches Data Visualization Tool for Its Everyday Moments in the UK

Twitter has launched a tool for brands and advertisers in the UK that makes use of its collated ‘Everyday Moments’ data to show exactly how often, where and when people interact when talking about certain topics.<p>For example, you might want to check out the UK’s ongoing war between tea and coffee …

Next-gen PDA Viv: Siri Developers' Advanced AI System Will Understand Complex Voice Commands

The creators of Apple's hugely popular personal digital assistant (PDA) Siri are working on developing an artificial intelligence (AI) system that …

Artificial Intelligence

Nasa X-Ray Telescope Captures Rare Event of Blurring of Light Near Black Hole

NuSTAR, or the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, has returned rare images of a supermassive black hole's gravity pulling at X-ray light from the …

Telescopes

Apple Joins Google, Facebook and Reveals Diversity Report

Apple on Tuesday released a diversity report of its workforce. As with other technology companies, Apple is predominantly male.<p>In the report, Tim …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

Coffee

5 Reasons The PS4 Will No Longer Be On Top By The End Of 2014

For the past few months a lot of us cranky old hardcore gamers have been watching the PS4 outsell the Xbox One with a certain sense of smug satisfaction. Serves Microsoft right! They ignored us and tried to pawn off a system laden with draconian restrictions and are now getting their just desserts! …

HTC's M8: Get This Smartphone Before It's Too Late?

The latest high-end smartphone from HTC has reached store shelves for only about a week, but early feedback in the developer’s home market Taiwan points to a coming sales boom after a string of failures. Customers often partial toward Samsung smartphones are lining up to fiddle with the 5-inch HTC …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …