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Porsche is rejecting Android Auto for the most hilariously predictable reason

Pardon the pun, but Apple and Google are on something of a collision course in the car space. While Google has been refining and expanding upon its …

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Samsung sees first profit growth in two years – but thanks to Apple, not to phone sales

Samsung has today forecast a reversal of its seven-quarter decline in profits, suggesting an impressive year-on-year hike of almost 80%. But while the company itself hasn’t released any details on where the profit is coming from, analysts cited by the <i>WSJ</i> and elsewhere put it down to strong growth …

Microsoft just unveiled its first laptop — and it says it's twice as fast as a Macbook Pro

"This is the ultimate laptop," Microsoft's Panos Panay said.<p>It has two processors and a dedicated graphics-card system. Microsoft says the laptop is twice as fast as a Macbook Pro.<p>Pricing starts at $1,499, and the laptop will be available on October 26.<p>As with all devices in the Surface line, the …

Rio 2016: City grapples with wave of crime on beaches as Olympics near

<b>Rio de Janeiro (CNN) —</b> Security has been stepped up along Rio de Janeiro's popular beaches after swarms of robbers attacked beachgoers and local residents responded with more violence.<p>Just 10 months before the Olympic Games kick off, groups of young thieves have swept through the popular Ipanema …

Drone captures beautiful footage of whales swimming near tiny human

Impeccable timing has led to a drone flyer capturing stunning footage of two whales swimming next to a paddle boarder off the coast of Esperance in …

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15 Best U.S. Resorts For Fall Getaways

As we head into the heart of the fall season, there's no better way to celebrate the changing of the seasons than to escape into nature. Fortunately, many of the country's best resorts cater to leaf peepers with special tours and programs that allow guests to enjoy awe-inspiring views and the crisp …

Off-roading

Nobel prize for chemistry: Lindahl, Modrich and Sancar win for DNA research

Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar honoured for mapping and explaining how cells repair their DNA and safeguard the genetic information<p>The Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for their research into the mechanisms that cells use to …

The Reason Loki Was Cut From AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

After Intelligent Life Is Discovered

Here’s what happens if astronomers make contact with a civilization on another planet.<p>The false alarm happened in 1997.<p>The Green Bank Radio Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia, was picking up some unusual signals—and Seth Shostak, then the head of the Center for Search for Extraterrestrial …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. The European Court of Justice ruled that the "Safe Harbor" agreement used by US tech companies to send data between the US and Europe is invalid.</b> That could cause trouble for companies like Facebook and Google if European countries insist they store European user data locally.<p><b>2. Microsoft held</b> …

Mom Steps to the Mic at UT Campus Carry Forum and Uses Obama to Make Very Pro-Gun Point

Opponents and supporters of “campus carry” offered vastly different opinions on the issue during a public forum at the University of Texas on Monday. On August 16, licensed gun owners will be able to carry on college campuses in Texas.<p>UStream Screengrab<p>One pro-gun mother stepped up to the …

Microsoft Unveils New Products: Pictures

Satya Nadella

THE SELECTS: On the Road With the Migrants

These photos of clubs that Tiger Woods played in 2005 are pretty unbelievable

It's not news to anybody that Tiger Woods was quite good at golf in 2005. One of the best seasons of all-time. Like ever.<p>It started with the Dual at Doral with Phil Mickelson and Tiger at the start of the year. Then Tiger ended the season with two majors (his last Masters and his second British …

US high-speed wireless is actually among the world's slowest

The US is rapidly falling behind the majority of other countries when it comes to high-speed wireless technology LTE, commonly known as 4G, coming in 14th slowest of 140 countries worldwide.<p>In contrast, the best performing nation for LTE -- taking into account a combination of speed and coverage -- …

South Korea

THE SHOT: The Great Migration of 2015

I have been covering the migrant story for three weeks in Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria. I wanted to witness, and photograph, the biggest mass migration of people in Europe since WWII. The exodus of people from the Middle East and beyond is testing the European Union and beginning …

European Union

Caterpillar to cut up to 5,000 jobs by end of 2016, stock falls 6%

Shares of heavy-equipment maker Caterpillar (CAT) are down sharply after the company said today it is cutting its sales outlook for the year and will slash as many as 5,000 jobs between now and the end of 2016 in a cost-cutting move amid tough conditions in its energy, mining and construction …

Oculus’ New $99 Samsung Gear VR Makes Serious Virtual Reality Affordable

At half the price of its last mobile VR headset, the new $99 Oculus-made Samsung Gear VR is cheap enough to unlock virtual reality for the mainstream. Revealed today at the Oculus Connect conference, it works with the whole 2015 line of Samsung Smartphones including the Note 5, S6, S6 Edge, and S6 …

Scientology film 'Going Clear' just ran into a huge problem in Florida

Flexing their muscle once again, pressure from the Church has led to a Florida movie theater cancelling a scheduled screening of the film.<p>Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that a movie theater located in Clearwater, Florida, has pulled plans to show "Going Clear," which bears the subtitle …

How you can get Baddie Winkle's famous 'Tumblr-teen' look

Baddie Winkle is a rising star of Instagram and the fashion world. Proving there's no such thing as being too old for the internet, Winkle made Tech Insider's recent list of the best people on the internet in 2015. She's an 87-year-old grandmother, but her fashion sense matches more closely with an …

Dashcam captures plane calmly merging with rush hour traffic

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Oh, it was close enough to the airport, wasn't it?<p>And how tidily it slipped into traffic.<p>Still, for one driver pootling in the Orange County, California, rush-hour traffic it was still quite a sight. There …

Here's how much of the world would need to be covered in solar panels to power Earth

More power from the sun hits the Earth in a single hour than humanity uses in an entire year, yet solar only provided 0.0039% of the energy used in the US last year.<p>Visionaries like Elon Musk think that solar will become the biggest energy source by 2031, according to an interview with Tim Urban on …

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15 Designs for Organizing Boots

Good boots deserve better than a jumble on the floor<p>People with a collection of boots—dress boots, Wellingtons, riding boots, work boots, etc.—need a …

Pinterest finally launches its full API out of beta

Pinterest, a web and mobile app you can use to save and share images of things you’re interested in — and even buy those things — today announced that its application programming interface (API) is now fully available out of beta, allowing developers to integrate content from Pinterest into their …

Duck Boat tourist vehicle collides with bus in Seattle, leaving at least 4 dead

<i>Updated at 2:40 p.m. PT with new information on the victims</i><p>Seattle police and fire responders are tending to an unknown number of injured people on …

Private Internet Access VPN safeguards your online activity

The internet is a wonderful, weird, and potentially scary place. Protecting yourself online can be a full-time job, but with private network services like Private Internet Access VPN, you can guard your online activity and identity easily. Right now, your confidence in online security is available …

Model Told to Get "Down to the Bone" Petitions for Industry Health Checks

Fears over "dangerously thin" models walking the runways at Fashion Week...<p>A model has successfully petitioned to get the government to stand up and pay attention to the health pressures faced by girls and boys in the modeling industry.<p>Rosalie Nelson has garnered over 55,000 signatures on her …

10 things you didn’t know about the background characters in the iconic 'Star Wars' cantina scene

George Lucas' sci-fi destiny was forged when the film opened in May of 1977 and essentially launched the summer blockbuster.<p>One moment in the film that's always fun to go back and analyze is when Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness) enter the Mos Eisley cantina in search …

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