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Pakistani woman stoned to death by her family

A pregnant woman has been stoned to death by her own family outside a courthouse in the Pakistani city of Lahore for marrying a man her family disapproved of.<p>Farzana Parveen, a 25-year-old, was killed while on her way to court to contest an abduction case her family had filed against her …

Kidnapped newborn found 'thanks to Facebook'

The woman wore a nurse's uniform when she walked into the maternity ward.<p>She left the hospital driving away in a red car with a sign that said "Baby on Board."<p>Police say there was a baby inside the Toyota Yaris the 21-year-old was driving Monday evening as she left the hospital in Trois-Rivières, …

Finally, Robots That Turn Into Furniture

Get ready for self-constructing, shape shifting, moving-on-command furniture — or as its creator like to call it, Roombots.<p>There are a lot of things …

The Apple-Beats Deal Is Happening, But Not For Reasons You Might Think

"They want Jimmy and they want Dre," the source tells TechCrunch. "He's got fashion and culture completely locked up."<p>Jimmy Iovine is a founder of Beats and reportedly owns 25% of the company.<p>The rumor that Apple is in talks to buy Beats for $3.2 billion has had everyone scratching their heads the …

Jimmy Iovine

The Trendiest Hotel In Times Square Lives Up To The Hype

The hotels are a combination of high design — with work from artists like Andy Warhol and David LaChapelle lining the walls — and high tech — with high-speed touchscreen check-in and complimentary Samsung Galaxy tablets that control everything in the rooms.<p>The brand's emphasis is on affordable …

Times Square

Google is working with Ruckus Wireless to build a Wi-Fi network in the cloud

Advertisement<p>26 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom Illustration<p>Google(s goog) is working with Wi-Fi equipment maker Ruckus Wireless(s rkus) to build a …

Google and Netflix Are Teaming Up Against Internet Providers

In its heated debate with Comcast over who should pay for the delivery of online content to customers’ homes, Netflix just got a big co-sign from …

Net Neutrality

Engadget Daily: LG announces the G3, Toshiba unveils three new tablets, and more!

We went hands-on with LG's newly announced its G3 smartphone, took a look at Toshiba's latest trio of tablets, learned that the legendary B-52 bomber is still a force to be reckoned with and more. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.<p>LG's G3 flagship is a bigger, simpler, …

The True Origins of 'X-Men'

How a second-tier comic inspired a legion of misfits and changed Hollywood<p>It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, …