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Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

9 sinister things the Christian right does in the name of God

<b>(Twin Design via Shutterstock)</b><p>Hobby Lobby isn’t alone. Evangelicals routinely manipulate the Bible’s teachings to serve their political agenda<p>Valerie Tarico<p>July 18, 2014 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Christians may be a super majority in the U.S. They may control the …

The Most Expensive Video Games Ever Made

In fact, some video games have ended up costing way more than even the most expensive feature films.<p>Unlike with movies, though, the amount of money it costs to make video games is a closely guarded secret. Most of the costs we see floating around are purely based on analyst estimates.<p>And when …

A Robotic Suit Good Enough To Deceive A Decepticon

Gear up with this big boy for the upcoming _Transformers _movie<p>Marc De Repentigny was only trying to be responsible when he built an 80-pound, seven-foot-tall motorized Transformers suit. Married with kids, he decided to audition for a French-Canadian game show that offered a chance at prize money …

Intel Demonstrates Cableless Computing Made Possible by Future Skylake Platform

At Computex in Taiwan this week, Intel demonstrated a variety of wireless accessories that will be enabled by the company's future Skylake processor platform, reports <i>CNET</i>. Reference designs for the Broadwell successor will include the possibility of eliminating all of the cables that currently …

Prime, Kindle users are big spenders on Amazon

Amazon Prime and Kindle users are providing a healthy boost to the retailer's sales, at least based on a recent survey conducted by research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.<p>Polling 500 consumers who bought items at Amazon last quarter, CIRP found that those with Prime subscriptions …

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With Google Glass on sale today, it’s time to have serious talks about technology and privacy.<p>FORTUNE — Google opens up its Explorer Program today, offering the general public an opportunity to purchase Glass for $1,500. Although spots are limited, the expansion of the Glass club has created …

Wi-Fi gets another boost: Broadcom plans to double its speed this year

Semiconductor giant Broadcom is announcing today that it is creating new chips that could double the speed of Wi-Fi wireless networks. That means wireless networks are still evolving as the whole industry is trying to deal with an expected tsunami of mobile data in the coming years.<p>The new chips …

Chrome Remote Desktop for Android beta being tested

Remotely accessing a computer isn’t new and there are plenty of options to do so. One of the newest is coming from Google(s goog) however: The …

Trading Card Games for the Rest of Us - Cards, Decks, and Basics of Play

Reading Time: 7 minutes<p>In the series introduction, I discussed why to play Trading Card Games (TCGs), why collect cards, and what TCGs can teach …

Running Zork in DOS on Chrome while offline? Yup, you can do that

Each week we recommend either a Chrome(s goog) app or extension on our Chrome Show podcast and this week harkens back to well before Chrome. And long …