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Keiji Inafune making Mega Man spiritual successor, Mighty No. 9, with Kickstarter funding

The creator of Mega Man and former Capcom producer Keiji Inafune announced his next game at PAX Prime today. It's called <i>Mighty No. 9</i> and looks as close to an authentic spiritual successor to Mega Man as fans are ever going to get.<p>The Mega Man creator calls his game a classic Japanese side-scrolling …

Germany Recognizes Bitcoin As “Private Money”, Sales Tax Coming Soon

After a parliamentary inquiry, Germany has clarified its position on Bitcoin . The federal ministry of finance recognized Bitcoins as “units of account” — the cryptocurrency is therefore be considered as “private money”. That’s why, according to Die Welt, the government stated that there wouldn’t …

Samsung could beat Apple’s smart watch to market with a Sept. 4 unveiling

Samsung has been teasing some new product releases for a September 4 event called Samsung Unpacked, and the fan site SamMobile, citing an anonymous source, reports that one of the things Samsung will unveil is a “Galaxy Gear” smart watch that will act as a companion to Samsung’s Galaxy phones. …

Smartwatches

Yahoo's beautiful new weather app comes to Android

Yahoo's redesigned weather app for iOS has been receiving praise and accolades for its gorgeous design and usability all year. In fact, the updated weather app included with iOS 7 appears to borrow more than a few ideas from Yahoo's version. Apple even went so far as to recognize Yahoo's design …

The Hyperloop: flawed fantasy or achievable challenge

The Hyperloop, an ambitious new form of transport proposed by SpaceX and PayPal founder Elon Musk, could be possible but faces some flaws, according to those who have analysed his plans.<p>The unveiling of the designs of Musk's "fifth mode of transport", which would fire passengers in pods at speeds …

CyanogenMod 10.2 (Android 4.3) nightlies rolling out now

CyanogenMod fans, rejoice. The team behind the Cid mascot has been hard at work to release the first CM ROMs based on the newly launched Android 4.3. As usual, it looks like CyanogenMod is far ahead of OEMs when it comes to delivering timely updates.<p>A few hours ago, the CM team announced in a …

Portal app brings Paranoid Android’s Halo multitasking feature to everyone

As a big fan of Paranoid Android’s Halo multitasking feature, it brings me great pleasure to inform you that the feature is now available to a much wider audience.<p>After the PA team made their code open source, other developers have been working away to port Halo over to other systems. Portal is one …

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SoundCloud embedding comes to Google+, lets you rock out without a pop-up

Hear some amazing new song you've just got to share with your Circles? After introducing a Google+ sign-in, way, way back in May, SoundCloud and Mountain View have teamed up to offer music embedding on the social network. Now you can share a song that's playable directly in Google+, with no need to …

‘Bitcoin is a currency’: Federal judge says the virtual cash is real money

Physical Bitcoins created by Casascius, a bitcoin enthusiast based in Utah. Each has a unique code that can be used to retrieve a number of Bitcoins online.<p>Is the "online crypto-currency" Bitcoin money like dollars or is it no more the business of government regulators than virtual gold pieces in …

Meta, The Crazy AR Glasses That Aim To Do What Google Glass Can’t, Go Up For Pre-Order

Over a year after the announcement Of Google Glass, many folks I talk to still seem to be misunderstanding what Glass can actually <i>do.</i><p>“It’ll be great for Augmented Reality!” they say, assuming that Glass can render objects directly into your full view of the world (it can’t.) “Ooh! It’ll be like …

Bitcoin Ticker Available On Bloomberg Terminal For Employees

Bitcoin is now officially mainstream. According to BTC Geek, Bloomberg terminal users can now look up Bitcoin’s pricing history. Data comes from ubiquitous Bitcoin exchange service Mt. Gox as well as Tradehill.<p>For now, only Bloomberg employees can access the ticker. But the feature should make its …

Google's Sergey Brin bankrolled world's first synthetic beef hamburger

The man who has bankrolled the production of the world's first lab-grown hamburger has been revealed as Google co-founder Sergey Brin. The internet entrepreneur has backed the project to the tune of €250,000 (£215,000), allowing scientists to grow enough meat in the lab to create a burger – as a …

Chromecast: Google's second attempt to take over your TV

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Chromecast: Google's second attempt to take over your TV<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Announced July 24th 2013, the Google Chromecast is a tiny streaming device that lets you push content from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop straight to your TV. …

Moto X: Google unveils 'self-driving', always listening smartphone

Google has unveiled an American-built "self-driving" smartphone, the first made from scratch by Motorola since it was acquired by the internet company last year.<p>Using voice control as its standout feature, the Moto X is designed to be in permanent listening mode, able to serve up directions, a …

Google Makes Android 4.3 Official, Offers Multi-User Restricted Profile Accounts And Bluetooth Smart

Android 4.3 isn’t an overly dramatic advancement over Android 4.2, but the new version of Google’s mobile OS announced today does bring a number of improvements that should appeal to both developers and end users. Highlights include the redesigned camera interface, general performance improvements …

As Bitcoin's dollar exchange volume slips, the virtual currency's value continues to fall

The price of Bitcoin is slipping, corresponding to a decline in its exchange volume to dollars, and a decidedly negative operating margin for those working to ‘mine’ the currency. Currently, Bitcoin trades for roughly $73.<p>The dizzying assent of Bitcoin was followed by a predictable fall. What would …

Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange back in action

As promised, Mt. Gox has reenabled cash withdrawals after taking its system offline to iron out the kinks. The Bitcoin exchange says it's successfully processed over $1,000,000 worth of transactions during these past two weeks of testing, which has given it the confidence to resume business -- …

QWOP is now available for Android, still making us look silly.

If you’ve got nothing going on today, and feel the need to be humbled, give QWOP a try. A track and field game that looks like something out of Archer, the Android version made its debut on the Play Store yesterday.<p>A long standing iOS and PC favorite, QWOP is an acquired taste. If you like really …

Programming is FUNdamental: A closer look at Code.org's star-studded computer science campaign

"All these people who've made it big have their own variation of the same story, where they felt lucky to be exposed to computer programming at the right age, and it bloomed into something that changed their life," explains the organization's co-founder, Ali Partovi, seated in the conference room …

Xbox One and PlayStation 4: the best new games showcased at E3

Nowhere swaggers quite like Los Angeles: threatening, provocative, "show me what you got", the city leers lasciviously over a backdrop of Morrison's …

3D printed Robo-Raven fools real hawk

Of the many benefits to 3D printing, complex geometries and reduced weight are two that synergize tremendously well. Because of this specific perk, …

U.S. Army

Mt. Gox has some new troubles, but Bitcoin is proving to be bigger than one exchange

Practically everyone who is interested in the buzzy digital currency Bitcoin trades at Mt. Gox. It handles more than half of all Bitcoin’s …

Google: Reader is dying because smartphone users consume news 'in bits and bites'

When Google made its infamous decision to kill off Google Reader, it didn't offer much in the way of reasoning, saying only that the RSS aggregator's usage was in decline and the company had made a conscious decision to focus on fewer products. That explanation failed to quell a massive backlash …

The RK-1 Is An Arduino-Based Mobile Robot You Control With Smartphone Swipes

London-based roboticist Evangelos Georgiou wants to offer an open-source platform for helping Arduino hobbyists take their projects mobile, thanks to a remote controlled robot called the RK-1 that combines a programmable Arduino microcontroller with apps for iPhone or Android, tank tracks, DC …

The New “Handmade” (Part Three)

Consumer interest in 3D printing is booming, thanks to increasingly affordable printers, crazy stories about 3D-printed candy, human ears and handguns, all of which are impressive technological leaps. But 3D printing is fueling artists’ creativity, too, whether those artists are formally trained …

Mars-bound astronauts will print food & tools, NASA says

NASA will transport 3D printers to space so astronauts can print tools — and potentially even food.<p>NASA’s chief administrator Charles Bolden discussed the role of 3D printers during a recent press tour of the Ames Research Center. According to <i>ComputerWorld,</i> Bolden believes the technology could be …

The New Google Maps Is A Social Network In Disguise

The new version of Google Maps, which debuted at Google I/O and will be rolling out via an invitation system in the coming weeks, is another leap forward for the cartographical gold standard. The design is cleaner and all screens—desktop, Android and iOS—now benefit from Google Now cards that pop …

You can now tip Bitcoin to other users across Reddit using a cool new hack

Remember Bitcoin? The currency has fallen from the public eye in the past month, following sharp gyrations in value that saw its dollar-price fall below $100 per; the currency is currently valued at $128.34 per coin.<p>Among its fans and believers, the good ship Bitcoin sails on. To that end, folks …