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How Sony Could Beat Microsoft At Its Own Game And Win The Living Room War

Sony has wisely marketed its PlayStation 4 as a system designed with the “core gamer” audience in mind.<p>The PS4 has social apps, video streaming, and all the other bells and whistles the competition has, but first and foremost it’s a machine designed to play games. Or at least that’s the …

Red Bull Billionaire Buys A New Million Dollar Extreme Submarine

Red Bull billionaire Dietrich Mateschitz just dropped $1.7 million on a new extreme submarine. Part jet fighter<b>,</b> part great white shark, the DeepFlight Super Falcon glides underwater with the agility of a dolphin. Mateschitz hired Hawkes Ocean Technologies to build the bespoke submersible for …

Galaxy S3 and Note 2 beat the iPhone 5 in customer satisfaction survey

Customer satisfaction surveys have long been touted by supporters of one company or another as clear indicators of success in the market. While these surveys are clearly not the best way to decide which product is better, they do provide us an idea about how the “average consumer” regards a certain …

Mobile

Obama to award Antioch soldier Medal of Honor

An Antioch soldier will be awarded the Medal of Honor for his courage in a deadly 2009 battle in Afghanistan where eight of his fellow soldiers were killed and more than 20 were wounded.<p>President Obama will present U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter the country's highest military honor at a White House …

Military

Juror says Zimmerman 'got away with murder'

The lone minority member of the jury that acquitted George Zimmerman says Zimmerman "got away with murder" in the killing of teenager Trayvon Martin.<p>In an interview with ABC News that aired Thursday evening, the woman identified as Juror B-29 said she feels she owes an apology to Trayvon's parents …

Mexico Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino captured

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/995000/995260_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524624332_242b4b9073628785b640d22e561b7982<p><b>Mexican marines have captured one of the world's most notorious drug-gang leaders in a raid near the US border.</b><p>Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, 40, head of …

Co-defendant in Aaron Hernandez case ordered held without bail

A Florida man prosecutors say was an accessory the evening former New England Patriots tight end allegedly murdered Odin Lloyd was ordered held without bail Monday.<p>Ernest Wallace, 41, known as "Fish," turned himself in to Miramar, Fla., police June 28 and was handed over Friday to officials in …

Colombia extradites drug lord Daniel Barrera to US

<b>Colombia has extradited one of the country's most notorious drug lords to the US, officials have said.</b><p>Daniel Barrera, known as "El Loco" (The Madman), was caught last year in Venezuela, and sent back to Colombia.<p>While on the run he had cosmetic surgery and tried to burn his fingerprints to conceal …

8 shot in single West Side attack among 67 shot over long weekend

Eight people were shot -- one fatally -- in a drive-by shooting in which two men fired on a group of people at a home in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening, authorities said.<p>At least one of the shooters used a rifle and casings were recovered at the scene, police said.<p>At least 67 people …

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9 shot overnight across Chicago

At least 9 people were shot overnight across Chicago.<p>A 30-year-old man was hospitalized after being shot in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side Saturday night, officials said. The man was shot in the left side of his body at about 7 p.m. on the 2500 block of East 104th Street and …

University of Chicago

Nelson Mandela's grandson: burial row is 'baffling' and 'a deep disappointment'

A legal battle over where to bury Nelson Mandela was “a deep disappointment” and “contrary to our customs”, the former South African president’s grandson Mandla Mandela said on Sunday.<p>It was the latest twist in a family feud that appears to be worsening as <b>Mr Mandela</b>, 94, lies gravely ill in a …

3rd man held in Aaron Hernandez murder probe; Puma drops NFL star

A third man was in custody Friday in Florida in an expanding murder investigation swirling around Aaron Hernandez, the star NFL tight end accused of orchestrating the shooting death of a friend.<p>Ernest Wallace, 41, known as “Fish,” turned himself in in the Miami suburb of Miramar, police said. …

Aaron Hernandez charged with murder

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. — Methodically and in chilling detail Wednesday, prosecutors showed why it took 10 days to charge former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with murder.<p>Using surveillance camera video that tracked Hernandez from his home in North Attleborough to Boston and …

Murder charge for Aaron Hernandez

ATTLEBORO, Mass. -- Aaron Hernandez has been charged with murdering his friend after the two had a dispute during a trip to a nightclub.<p>Hernandez was …

The Incarceration Epidemic

About one-fourth of all incarcerated people on Earth is in the U.S. That constitutes a public health problem.<p>Shannon Stapleton/Reuters<p>The U.S. incarceration rate has more than quadrupled since 1980. It's now the highest in the world, just ahead of Russia and Rwanda. It is estimated that …

Judge bars audio experts from George Zimmerman trial who say screams were not his

In a major victory for murder suspect George Zimmerman, a judge Saturday ruled that prosecutors may not put on the witness stand two state audio experts who say the voice heard screaming for help on a 911 call was someone other than Zimmerman.<p>Those screams, recorded while Zimmerman was fighting …

LeBron’s Quest for Immortality

With a title in hand, the next step for King James is to secure his legacy<p>At the relatively tender age of 28, he stands alone on the mountaintop, …

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NSA spying flap extends to contents of U.S. phone calls

The National Security Agency has acknowledged in a new classified briefing that it does not need court authorization to listen to domestic phone calls, a participant in the briefing said.<p>Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a New York Democrat, disclosed on Thursday that during a secret briefing to members of …

Surveillance

Santa Monica Shootings 'Premeditated,' Shooter 'Ready for Battle,' Police Say

A man who allegedly killed four people in a shooting spree in Santa Monica, Calif., before being gunned down in a shootout with police in the Santa …

The Heat Obliterate The Pacers By 23 Points In Game 7, LeBron And Wade Dominate

It was never supposed to be this hard for Miami.<p>But they played their best game of the playoffs in Game 7.<p>LeBron James had 32 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 assists. He also made 15 of 16 free throws (which had been one of his big weaknesses). He's now averaging 33.8 points per game in Game 7s for his …

Basketball

Goji launches smile-please smart lock | Financial Times

Days after August’s launch, yet another smart lock has come knocking on the door in the shape of Goji, which launches an Indiegogo crowdfunding …

Why would-be marijuana moguls have their work cut out for them

When you think economic opportunity, do you think of a heavily regulated, highly-competitive consumer goods sector where prices are set to drop? No? Maybe we should dial back the excitement around the potential of the US marijuana industry.<p>With the legalization of recreational marijuana in the …

Cannabis

Intent To Harm At Center Of Bradley Manning's Trial

In the three years since his arrest, Bradley Manning, the slight Army private first class with close-cropped blond hair and thick military glasses, has become less of a character than a cause.<p>"Bradley Manning is a very polarizing figure. People either think that he is a hero or they think he's a …

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