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BitTorrent Launches New Browser, Hopes to Change the Web

A new browser from BitTorrent hopes to change the way the web works and bring a more distributed internet than ever before.<p>The browser, dubbed “Project Maelstrom,” is in invite-only alpha right now and uses peer-to-peer technology to make the internet more open by giving the control back to users, …

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Surface Pro 3: Microsoft finally makes a killer tablet — and it can replace your laptop (review)

It took several tries, but Microsoft has finally delivered a device that lives up to the bold promise of its Surface line.<p>The Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft’s third try since 2012 at unifying tablets and laptops — but with some key differences from its predecessors. Its screen is bigger, so you can …

Abraham game makers believe they are in a fight with Satan

"I need to be clear on this point: Are you telling me that Satan is literally working to confound your plans to release this game? You're saying that the actual Devil is scheming against you?"<p>I'm sitting in a nondescript office in an unremarkable neighborhood in Bakersfield, CA, interviewing three …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

71 Most Anticipated Movies of 2014: ‘The Hunger Games,’ ‘Gone Girl,’ And More

Upcoming<p>We waded through more than 600 films to bring you the best of 2014. From Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson movies to blockbuster sequels, …

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

7 lines of code, 3 minutes: Implement a programming language

A small (yet Turing-equivalent) language<p>The easiest programming language to implement is a minimalist, higher-order functional programming language …

De Watère Premium Champagne with diamond-studded gold coin is available for $45,400 -

De Watère joins other famed bubbly makers to create a sparkly that will surely leave its drinkers craving for more. De Watère offers a tantalizing …

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The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

NSA defends global cellphone tracking as legal

National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade, Md.<p>WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency on Friday said its tracking of cellphones overseas is legally authorized under a sweeping U.S. presidential order. The distinction means the extraordinary surveillance program is not overseen by a …

How to Design Programs: An Introduction to Computing and Programming

All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form<br>by any electronic or mechanical means (including photocoying, recording,<br>or …

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You can now download the release version of Windows 8.1, boxed option available in stores from tomorrow

Microsoft’s update to Windows 8.1 is now widely available to download, free for Windows 8 users, from the Windows Store.<p>The new software brings updates to core apps like Mail, Calendar and XBox Music but also sees the introduction of completely new ones like Health + Fitness.<p>Another major change …

How IBM is making computers more like your brain. For real

ZURICH, Switzerland -- Despite a strong philosophical connection, computers and brains inhabit separate realms in research. IBM, though, believes the time is ripe to bring them together.<p>Through research projects expected to take a decade, Big Blue is using biological and manufactured forms of …

A first look inside Google's futuristic quantum lab

In May, Google launched the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab with hardware from the Canadian quantum computing company D-Wave and technical expertise from NASA. It was an ambitious open research project aimed at exploring both the capabilities of quantum computer architecture and the mysteries …