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Samsung Galaxy Gear Smart Watch To Launch At IFA (Rumor)

Samsung are expected to announce the new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on the 4th of September at their IFA press conference, and now it would appear that …

Electronics Industry

Apple’s software and services report: Q3 update on iTunes, iCloud and apps

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The iPhone is still Apple’s(s AAPL) biggest business, followed by the iPad. But as the laptop and desktop market continues to …

Britain's boardrooms suffering from 'digital deficit'

Only three of the UK’s top 350 companies have three or more tech-savvy board members<p>Britain’s boardrooms are suffering from a lack of digital expertise, with only three of the country’s FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies having boards that can be considered “highly digital”, according to a new …

Innovation

Cloud Foundry grabs PaaS momentum as IBM, Baidu climb aboard

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>With newfound support from enterprise IT giant IBM (s ibm) and consumer behemoth Baidu, Cloud Foundry seems to have some …

Cold fusion: smoke and mirrors, or raising a head of steam?

A lot has been happening in the world of cold fusion, or Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENR) since our last update. Andrea Rossi, who claims to have …

New hydrogen-making process could make fuel-cell vehicles cleaner than EVs

It'll be about two years yet until you're able to buy a hydrogen-powered vehicle, but one company is already making progress in ensuring those cars will be as gentle on the environment as possible. BASF, the world's largest chemical maker, has come up with a hydrogen-making process that would …

Why Chromecast is such a big deal for Google, and a threat to Apple

Advertisement<p>48 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Google (s GOOG) officially launched its next big idea for the living room Wednesday, and the cast of people …

Forget second-screen apps. Today, the TV is the second screen

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Recently I had a great discussion with a friend of mine from Germany, who told me that TV networks over there are slow to …

'We can spy on you,' says mobile expert who can hack SIMs with texts

A mobile security expert in Germany claims to have discovered a flaw in mobile SIM encryption technology that allows him to hack in to a phone, …

Wearable computers might use a new paper-thin interactive “e-skin,” the first made of plastic

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: University of California-Berkeley<p>As consumer demand for wearable electronics grows, researchers are very interested in …

Today’s complex global supply chains are poised to be dismantled

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: cubify.com<p>Nothing exemplifies the exceptional power and scale of today’s highest performing supply chains than the …

Five companies Yahoo should buy to turbocharge its turnaround

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Getty Images<p>In Marissa Mayer’s first year at Yahoo, there have been plenty of acquisitions aimed at improving culture, …

Soccer Fan Invited Onto Team Bus After Running Alongside It For Miles

Dreams really do come true. Especially when you run after them for five miles.<p>The Arsenal football club is currently on a preseason tour of Asia. While in Vietnam, they encountered a very determined young fan who ran alongside the team bus for "about five miles," according to goalkeeper Wojciech …

Soccer

The 2013 Emmy Nominations: Congratulations, American Horror Story and Game of Thrones

This morning, at a traditionally ungodly hour on the West Coast, <i>Breaking Bad</i> star Aaron Paul woke up to announce the 2013 Emmy nominations with a special guest: the awards show's host this year, Neil Patrick Harris. “Special thanks to Kate Mara for getting me out of the house before my kids wake up …

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Is Apple eyeing LG's Ultra HD panels for its own iTV set?

Whispers relating to the fabled Apple iTV set have been so few and far between in recent months we were starting to think there were no more grapes …

Google rakes in over $14 billion in revenue during Q2, increased ad revenue balances growing Moto losses

For the last several months Google's stock price has been surging, getting increasingly close to the $1,000 mark. And when monstrous revenues like this keep rolling in, it's easy to see why. In Q2 of 2013, the internet giant pulled in $14.11 billion in revenue, an increase of 19 percent …

Tech firms take fight to the top, join forces on government Prism petition

Tech firms that routinely have users petition them with requests beginning with the words "We the undersigned" are themselves sending a plea to the …

Surveillance

Google and Microsoft earnings disappoint

<b>Two of the world's biggest technology companies, Google and Microsoft, have badly missed earnings expectations for the second quarter.</b><p>Google reported profits of $9.7bn (£6.4bn), up 16% from a year ago but less than analysts were expecting.<p>Microsoft made $4.5bn in the second quarter, but announced …

Software

Facebook Veteran Ari Steinberg’s New Startup Vamo Taps Big Data To Book You Cheap And Easy Travel

Travel planning is a nightmare. So many moving parts cause decision paralysis and fear you’re getting gouged. That’s why 7-year Facebooker Ari Steinberg just raised $1.6 million for his new startup Vamo. It’s building what Ari calls “the holy grail for travel…a site where you can book a full …

Locket puts ads on your Android homescreen, pays you

Chances are that your Android phone is rocking a boring background right now. How about one that can help you earn money? Easy now, you won’t get …

Wish you could get Google Maps for iOS offline? Now you can

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Google’s(s GOOG) new native iPad Maps app arrived earlier this week. But there’s a very useful new feature that hasn’t gotten …

iWork iCloud Beta Invites Roll Out To Non-Developers

It has been reported over the last couple of days that Apple is sending out iWork iCloud beta invitations to a larger audience which includes iCloud …

Apps

VLC iOS App Returns To The iTunes App Store

VLC users that already enjoy using the awesome video player on other devices might be interested to learn that after being pulled a short time ago …

App Store

Reaching for the clouds

WHEN senior European Union officials recently went to America to seek answers about Edward Snowden’s claims of wholesale snooping, including on EU …

Go west

THE decision to bulldoze the village of Heath Row to accommodate the expansion of a nearby aerodrome, taken in 1944 by a government preoccupied by …

Rajoy there!

THE Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, is known for wearing down opponents by digging in his heels and biding his time. “Life is about …

Europe

In the dumps

ONCE again a fragile Greek government has pushed delayed reforms through parliament at the behest of the European Union and the IMF even as angry …

Europe

Detroit becomes largest US city to file for bankruptcy in historic 'low point'

Sinking under huge debts and decades of mismanagement, Detroit formally filed for bankruptcy on Thursday, becoming the biggest US city ever to take …