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Getting edgy: Samsung phone to get wraparound display?

A Galaxy smartphone with a three-sided display could reach the consumer market in 2014, says Bloomberg.<p>Samsung reportedly plans to unveil a Galaxy smartphone with a three-sided wraparound display next year.<p>Citing information from "two people familiar with the plans," Bloomberg said Friday that the …

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PlayStation 4 launches with a Sony promise that big games are coming

The PlayStation 4 is now available in the United States. Sony streamed its lavish New York launch event live, using the hour prior to midnight to divert attention away from the console's slim launch line-up and focus on big names and exclusives to come. <i>Gametrailers</i>' Geoff Keighley presided as new …

Audi A0 in development based on VW Up!

Bigger, it seems, is no longer better. Volkswagen has made waves with its Up! city car, a plucky three-door that's been a bit of a hit since it burst onto the automotive scene, spawning a number of variants during its short life. And while our European friends have gotten a Cross Up!, a commercial …

The World Has Lost an Unbelievable Amount of Forest Since 1999

Amazon deforestation increased by one-third in past year

Destruction of the Amazon rainforest has increased by almost one-third in the past year, reversing a decade-long trend of better protection for the world's greatest rainforest.<p>Environmentalists blamed a controversial weakening of legal protections passed by President Dilma Rousseff for the increase …

China to loosen one-child policy and abolish labour camps

China has pledged to loosen its one-child policy and end a controversial "re-education through labour" programme, state media reported on Friday, days after the conclusion of a meeting of top Communist party leaders in Beijing.<p>Under the new policy, couples in which one member is an only child will …