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Broken video games are the new norm, what developers need to do to fix that

Today's cutting edge of game consoles brought with them living worlds, new ways to interact with entertainment and experiences that weave seamlessly with vast social networks. They also created a new norm: Selling not a finished game, but the promise of one.<p>More often than not, blockbuster video …

Apple fans buy things they don't need, but how do they compare to Samsung fans?

Samsung fans are old dudes who like computer programming and toilet jokes, and Apple fans are women who buy things they don't need. That's according to an online tool profiling people with different interests, the results of which we present here for your edification and amusement.<p>YouGov Profiles …

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6 Awesome Zen Stories That Will Teach You Important Life Lessons

Here's How Many Bacteria Spread Through One Kiss

First base is a great place to get your mouth microbes some new friends, finds a new study in the journal <i>Microbiome</i>. A ten-second French kiss can …

Woz says the big screen iPhone came way too late

Samsung's market share numbers back up Woz's claims that Apple was late to the phablet party. A new iOS vulnerability leaks your personal information to hackers, and yeah, its a big deal. Plus, our Kenu Stance giveaway!

Nexus 5 Owners Are Running Into Problems With Android L [Updated]

No software rollout would be complete without a few early bugs, and Android L is no exception -- especially on the Nexus 5. The latest version of …

Rosetta's Lander Is Now Asleep on the Comet, Waiting For a Brighter Sun

Goodnight, Philae, though not, we hope, goodbye. The lander is now in sleep mode, keeping "all instruments and most systems on board shut down." …

Why Apple Pay is ‘more safe and secure than using your credit card’

Although Apple Pay has had its share of early hiccups, the mobile payment platform is overall off to a promising start. <i>CIO’s</i> Al Sacco has interviewed …

Apple Watch Is All About Behavior Design, Which Apps Will Get It Right?

“Apple Watch is the most personal device we’ve ever created,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook at the Flint Center last month. He went on to bullet the much-anticipated wearable as “an extremely precise and customizable timepiece… an intimate way to connect and communicate… [and] a comprehensive health and …

Apple now accounting for 86 percent of smartphone profits - (Nov 05) | MacNN

Now AAPL Stock: The symbol you provided (<b>"AAPL"</b>) doesn't appear to be registered<p>Cirrus creates Lightning-headphone dev kit<p>Apple supplier Cirrus Logic …

Neato - Jot down note and save to Dropbox or Evernote with iOS8 widget

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Exploit lets attackers replace your iPhone's apps with malware (update: Apple response)

Apparently, it's the season for novel iOS security exploits. Researchers at FireEye say they've discovered a vulnerability, nicknamed "Masque Attack," that lets malicious websites replace legitimate apps with malware. If ne'er-do-wells have an enterprise developer account or your device's universal …

U.S. Government Warns iOS Users About 'Masque Attack' Vulnerability

The United States government today issued a bulletin warning iPhone and iPad users about the recent "Masque Attack" vulnerability, a security flaw that first surfaced on Monday of this week, reports <i>Reuters</i>. Masque Attack is a vulnerability that can allow malicious third-party iOS apps to masquerade …

The iPhone 6 Is Selling Like Crazy

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus accounted for 90% of iPhone sales during that time, according to the survey, meaning practically everyone buying an iPhone got the latest and greatest model. That's up from 84% of buyers choosing the iPhone 5S or 5C during the first 30 days last year.<p>UBS found that Chinese …

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'Our Lander's Asleep'

The solar-powered space probe launched from the comet-hunting Rosetta craft is currently in long-term standby mode, after its batteries were unable to recharge.<p><i>Updated: 11/14/14, 11:00 p.m.</i><p>Even after its gas thrusters and anchoring harpoons failed, the European Space Agency probe Philae still …

Rich, Confident, Funny Men Give Women Better Orgasms

It seems like some men are blessed with magic fingers, tongues, and penises that help women have earth-shaking orgasms. Then there are the ones who don't have any of that but are determined to learn what you like and get you there anyway (they are major keepers, FYI). But can a guy's personality …

Google to kill Wallet API for digital products from March 2015

While Japan and a few other countries in Asia make extensive use of NFC-based payment systems, the world-at-large has yet to really catch on. Apple has certainly given the United States a major kick in the pants with its Apple Pay system, and as such Google also stands to benefit, especially since …

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WSJ: Department of Justice uses fake cell towers on airplanes to capture data from mobile phones

The Wall Street Journal reported today that the United States Department of Justice has been using planes equipped with devices that pose as cellular towers (called “dirtboxes”) to collect data from suspected criminals’ cell phones—and capturing data from innocent bystanders in the process.<p>The …

6 Myths About Abortion

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Poor Q3 performance results in pay cut for Samsung executive

While a person’s salary isn’t necessarily the best indicator of one’s latent abilities or worth, a sharp decrease might offer a window into a more serious situation. This is especially true when it comes to corporate executives, the likes of which have, in the internet era, become celebrities in …

Visual: Half-brain Teaching : STEAM Vs STEM

November 13, 2014<br>The age-old debate on the division of the brain into sections each one responsible for a certain set of skills and tasks overshadows …

Who Is Thich Nhat Hanh? Zen Master Suffers Brain Hemorrhage

Thich Nhat Hanh was hospitalized this week following a brain hemmorhage. The globally reknowned spiritual leader is "very responsive" but still under …

How Mario Kart 8’s DLC Smashes The Competition

<b>I can’t quite put my finger on whether Nintendo’s handling</b> of the Mario Kart 8 DLC packs is extremely smart or a little bit stupid. In each pack, you …

Bacteria Have Been Hacked to Work Like Tape Recorders

You might not think a lone <i>E. coli</i> bacterium has much in the way of memory. But now, researchers have hacked their DNA so that they can store memories …

Nano-scale sculptures re-create the human body in the eye of a needle

Nanoart may be tiny, but the field just keeps on getting bigger and better all the time. Sculptor Jonty Hurwitz has created a series of miniscule sculptures that are not only invisible to the naked eye -- they're also highly detailed, created from 3D scans of people.<p>The tiny objects range from less …

Kim Kardashian goes full frontal in second batch of photos

Looks like Kim Kardashian's bottom's time was up.<p>Not content with a full day of strangers gawking at her naked backside on the cover of <i>Paper</i> magazine, Kardashian released additional photos Wednesday night.<p>The more provocative shots show Kardashian, 34, in various stages of undress and culminate in …

Xbox One Outselling PS4, Microsoft Celebrates 10 Million Units Shipped

Despite its enormous footprint, Microsoft has always been the underdog in the console space. With Xbox, they had something to prove. With Xbox 360, they challenged the mighty PlayStation brand and emerged mostly victorious. With Xbox One, however, the company has had to self-correct while Sony …

Nexus 6 review: Big and bold, but similar to Motorola’s other flagship phones

Google’s Nexus 6 is in a strange situation. Not only is this is the first Nexus phone to be sold by five major U.S. carriers but it’s actually a …