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Google Already Testing Delivery Robots In Australia

First, the outback. Next: your backyard.<p>In rural Australia, a drone delivers dog treats to a farmer. The robot is a proof of concept, part of Project Wing by Google X. The program is designed to show that delivery drones are possible, and it seems to be doing just that. Next for Google: figuring …

Hands-on with a functional 4.7-inch iPhone 6 clone, attention to detail is ridiculous (Video)

A functional “Wico6” iPhone 6 clone has made its way into a detailed hands-on video published by YouTuber Danny Winget. This functional clone mimics Apple’s iPhone in almost every way possible, all the way down to the packaging and accessories. So what’s the big deal? Apple clones pop up all of the …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Kindle Paperwhite (2013) e-reader review: 2013 Paperwhite is subtly better, faster - CNET

MSRP: $119.00<p><b>The Good</b> Amazon has improved on last year's excellent <b>Paperwhite</b> e-reader with a faster processor, more responsive touch screen, and a better integrated light that's brighter and whiter and displays more evenly across the screen. Pages also refresh less frequently (less flashing). A …

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Snowden link to encrypted email service closes

<b>Two encrypted email services have closed down for reasons linked to US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.</b><p>Texas-based Lavabit service has shut down but said legal reasons prevented it explaining why.<p>Correspondents say Lavabit appears to have been in a legal battle to stop US officials accessing …

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How do you escape a life of crime if you're the the child of a mafia boss? http://bbc.in/19gpeBu Picture courtesy of Getty Images.

One year on from the Higgs boson find, has physics hit the buffers? http://t.gu.com/nHFqS Despite the success of the Large Hadron Collider, evidence for the follow-up theory – supersymmetry – has proved elusive Photograph: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images

Umpire howler in third Test leaves Australia furious Ashes latest The Decision Review System was again under the spotlight after the opening morning of the third Ashes Test at Emirates Old Trafford Screengrabs: Sky Sports

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WWDC: how Apple won back our hearts

<b>"For a company that was never gone, Apple sure is back."</b> So tweeted technology entrepreneur Aaron Levie. Spoiler alert: on Monday at WWDC, Apple won back the majority of our hearts at The App Business. So this review of the Keynote news will err on the side of optimism. Also, it won't discuss the …

Apple Reportedly Ramping Up For New iPad Mini With Retina Display Later This Year

Apple is indeed gearing up to put a Retina display in next version of the iPad mini, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The new version of Apple’s smaller, 7.9-inch tablet will have a high-resolution screen provided by Samsung’s display supply wing, as well as LG and Sharp. …

Xbox One enters internal beta phase, gets GPU clock speed boost

Plain old civilians like us can't buy Xbox One just yet, but some lucky folks who work for Microsoft already have beta units in their homes. Xbox VP Marc Whitten shared that tidbit, among others, with Xbox spokeperson Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb on a recent podcast. Not only do some folks internal to …

Deadline looms for U.S. sales ban on older iPhones, iPads

The clock is ticking ahead of next week's sales ban on older models of Apple's iPhone and iPad in the U.S.<p>Come Monday, Apple will be unable to import or sell the iPhones prior to the iPhone 4S made for AT&T's network, nor the 3G-enabled versions of the iPad 1 and 2 in the U.S. as part of a final …

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FBI Can Remotely Activate Android Smartphone And Laptop Mics, WSJ Reports

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the FBI employs a number of high-tech hacker tactics in its efforts to round up information on suspects, including the ability to remotely activate microphones on Android devices and notebook computers, according to one of its sources who is described as a …

Pretty soon we’ll all be watching tablets instead of televisions

Remember the good old days spent gathered around the TV for some major cultural event, like the Olympics, the Super Bowl or the last episode of …

Michael Dell and Silver Lake Reach Last-Minute Buyout Deal

Michael Dell and the private equity firm Silver Lake have raised their offer to take Dell Inc. private to $13.75 a share, with a 13-cent-per-share …

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How To Make A DIY Anti-Surveillance Spray

It's illegal, but that's kind of the point.<p>Incendiary Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, known for his highly political art, isn't exactly a fan of surveillance cameras. When Swiss art curator Hans-Ulrich Obrist asked Ai to contribute to a Do-It-Yourself compendium full of projects from artists, Ai designed …

iPhone 5S biometric fingerprint sensor confirmed by iOS 7 leak - ExtremeTech

By on July 30, 2013 at 6:58 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The latest build of iOS 7 (beta 4) …

Receiptmate Scans Your Receipts and Saves Them to Evernote

iOS: Saving paper receipts is a tedious and messy project. Receiptmate makes it easier by scanning your receipts and then saving them directly to an …

Sports Direct's entire 20,000 part-time workforce are employed on zero-hour contracts at a time when 2,000 full-time staff are about to cash in bonuses of up to £100,000. http://t.gu.com/npnj2 Plus share your experiences of being on zero-hour contracts: http://t.gu.com/npx7z Photograph: Mark Richardson/Alamy

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

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The puzzle masters: How 3D printing is enabling the most complex puzzles ever created

Oskar van Deventer and George Miller make puzzles.<p>Not the flat, jigsaw kind, but the complex, 3D variety that most of us associate with the Rubik’s …

Car key immobiliser hack revelations blocked by UK court

<b>A High Court judge has blocked three security researchers from publishing details of how to crack a car immobilisation system.</b><p>German car maker Volkswagen and French defence group Thales obtained the interim ruling after arguing that the information could be used by criminals.<p>The technology is used …

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Apple fans, maybe pop September 18 into the diary. Potential date of joint iPhone 5S and budget iPhone unveiling announced. http://trstd.re/kvfWwt