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Google I/O keeps browser focus despite fancy phones, eyewear

Android and Glass get a lot of attention at Google I/O, but Chrome and Web programming sessions are core to Google's conference for developers.<p>With newer technologies such as Android and more recently Glass, the scope of Google I/O has expanded dramatically since the first show in 2008. But Google, …

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How to Book Travel Online for Less

With clear skies and rising temperatures around the country, the summer travel season is nearly upon us. And unless you've got money to burn or a …

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iPhone 5 sees faster data speeds on T-Mobile after hacked carrier update

Are you using an iPhone 5 on T-Mobile? Are you in an area with re-farmed 1900MHz HSPA+ spectrum? Well rejoice! Some enterprising folks over at <i>TmoNews</i> have hacked Apple's carrier update for T-Mobile to boost data speeds on the 1900MHz (PCS) HSPA+ band. Better yet, this tweak applies to both …

New Cars, Used Cars for Sale, Car Reviews and News

When you want the GT coupe, but need to carry other people.<p>The MGB's strongest rival in North America, the strong-selling Fiat 124 Sport Spider was fun and cheap. Here's one that managed to survive until age 44.<p>The settlement now allows Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to put another scandal behind the …

Google Fights Glass Backlash Before It Even Hits The Street

Google Glass isn't even for sale yet, but it's already facing backlash.<p>There have been articles in the <i>Atlantic</i> and <i>Wired</i> mocking techies who have a pair, and even <i>Saturday Night Live</i> got in on the jabbing at the technology.<p><i>The New York Times</i> ran a front-page story about Google Glass and privacy, and …

Cyprus receives EU-IMF bailout funds

<b>Cyprus has received the first instalment of a 10bn-euro bailout package from international creditors, which was agreed earlier this year.</b><p>Cyprus received 2bn euros (£1.6bn; $2.6bn) in loans, said a statement by the European Stability Mechanism.<p>Another 1bn euros will be transferred before 30 June, …

Europe

The town of Ronda clings to cliffsides in the Spanish province of Málaga. Here, prehistoric ruins mingle with more recent dwellings, creating a unique space that has drawn artists and writers for decades. http://on.natgeo.com/17VMv7o Photograph by Ross Coupland, Your Shot

Dan Brown: Now Taking Questions For the Da Vinci Code Author

Mega-selling author Dan Brown is stopping by TIME Magazine early Monday morning to talk about his highly anticipated new novel, which goes on sale …

Silvio Berlusconi throws open doors to 'bunga bunga' party villa

Italy is to be given its first ever glimpse inside the notorious villa said to have played host to dozens of debauched late night parties with stripping showgirls and dancers dressed as nuns.<p>On the eve of summing up in his prostitution trial, Silvio Berlusconi threw open the doors of his “bunga …

David Cameron faces EU cabinet crisis as ministers break ranks

David Cameron is struggling to maintain Tory discipline over Europe after cabinet loyalists Michael Gove and Philip Hammond said on Sunday they would …

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