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EU Parliament has drafted a plan that could break up Google

With the ever growing amount of lawsuits and antitrust investigations that Google faces on a regular basis, the company has likely become used to the notion that regulators and other corporations will do all they can to “even the playing field”. But this newest development is far more aggressive …

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On the Red Couch with Actress/Author Evangeline Lilly

<i>She’s perhaps best known as Kate Austen from Lost and the pointy-eared elf Tauriel in The Lord of the Rings films. But Evangeline Lilly has another,</i> …

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: curved screen is more than a gimmick

The Note Edge is Samsung trying something a bit different, the first smartphone with a curved screen that’s actually useful<p>Samsung’s latest phablet is a modified Galaxy Note 4, but the Note Edge’s has one crucial difference: a screen that curves around the edge on the right hand side.<p>It isn’t the …

UK mission to the moon launches Kickstarter campaign - video

Lunar Mission One launches a crowdfunding drive on Wednesday, which offers donors a chance to have a digital memory box buried on the moon. The project plans to launch a robotic probe by 2024 to drill deeper below the surface than ever before. More than 800 people signed up within hours, after …

Rosetta mission: Philae makes historic landing on comet

Rosetta mission’s safe landing gives scientists their first chance to ride a comet and study close up what happens as it gets closer to the sun<p>Rosetta mission: First picture from Philae lander of comet surface - live coverage<p>The signal broke a seven-hour wait of agonising intensity and sparked …

New Apple malware can infect your iPhone or Macbook via USB (update)

China and Apple devices still aren't getting along super well, it turns out. WireLurker's a malware that's been attacking Cupertino's ecosystems in the region for the past six months, and according to cyber-security firm Palo Alto Networks (which discovered it), it's the biggest that's delivered …

Lenovo's new 13-inch 'Yoga' tablet is as big as its Windows Ultrabooks

Lenovo seems to be coming full circle. After knocking our socks off with the original Yoga, a 13-inch Ultrabook whose screen could fold all the way back, the company followed up with a spinoff product called the Yoga Tablet. Today, the lineup includes both Android and Windows tablets, mostly in the …

Exploit lets remote attackers lock your Samsung phone

If you're using Samsung's Find My Mobile service to keep tabs on your Galaxy phone's whereabouts, you may want to stop using it for a while. Both NIST and security researcher Mohamed Baset are warning about an exploit that lets evildoers remotely lock, ring or wipe Samsung smartphones. As it turns …

Sony wants to show you how PS4's online game-sharing works

When next Tuesday's 2.0 update hits for the PlayStation 4, Sony will finally turn one of the most ambitious promises it made when the console was first announced a reality. We're talking about Share Play, of course. We know: the ability to virtually hand a controller off to a pal via the internet …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

A Century Later, Relics Emerge From a War Frozen in Time

Retreating ice in the Alps sheds new light on high-altitude battle in World War I.<p><i>Greetings from Cercen Pass. It is storming and snow covers the highest peaks. We wait for peace, but the bad weather, the high altitudes ... Peace can only come with our death.</i><p>—from the May 28, 1916, diary of C.D., a …

From POODLE to Snapchat: With security collapsing, can Silicon Valley save the Internet?

Even in an era where the latest hacks seem to come at a steady pace, the rush of security incidents in recent days has felt both relentless and extraordinary.<p>The latest came Tuesday when Google security researchers announced they had discovered what could be a massive vulnerability in SSL version …

Woman Spends A Month In Jail After Cops Mistake SpaghettiOs For Meth

Uh oh…<p>A Georgia woman was held in jail for one month after cops mistook sauce from a can of SpaghettiOs for methamphetamine, the Gainesville Times reports.<p>Ashley Huff, a 23-year-old woman from the city of Commerce, was the passenger in a car that was pulled over on July 2. Police noticed she had a …

Bill Clinton: I'm an 'old racehorse'

Former President Bill Clinton poked fun Thursday at his reputation as Democrats' "campaigner-in-chief" during a political swing through New Hampshire.<p>"I feel like an old racehorse in a stable, and people just take me out and put me on the track and slap me on the rear to see if I can get around one …

Search for suspected cop killer yields pipe bombs

Investigators found two fully functional pipe bombs and believe that a three-week manhunt may be taking a toll on suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens said Tuesday.<p>"Over the last few days we have found several items that undoubtedly confirm Eric …

FIFA 15 isn't a game-changer, but you might still love it anyway

EA Sports’ FIFA series is a big deal. While Madden NFL gets all the of attention and quirky marketing campaigns featuring Hollywood celebrities, its non-American football cousin rules the global sales charts when it comes to the virtual sports.<p>So with the arrival of FIFA 15 — available now on …