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Microsoft boosts the IQ of its Bing desktop search tool for Windows 8

Just as Microsoft has been smartening up its mobile experience with the Cortana virtual assistant, it’s now making the underlying Windows 8 operating system more intuitive.<p>Today the tech giant said it has improved the operating system’s Bing-powered search function. The new search engine will bring …

LG's G3 smartphone will launch on May 27th

Events across six cities will mark the introduction of the new Android phone<p>A couple of months after most of its competitors unveiled their flagship phones for 2014, LG is ready to follow suit. The Korean company has issued invitations to events in six cities across the world on May 27th and 28th, …

Why Facebook's New 'Anonymous Login' Matters

Facebook is moving one step closer to becoming your all-access pass to the Internet. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that the company plans to offer “Anonymous Login.” Don’t get confused: That doesn’t mean you can log in to Facebook anonymously. It means you can use your Facebook account to …

Turkey’s online censorship just took a sinister Orwellian turn

Over the weekend, Google reported that Turkey had intercepted traffic to its public domain name system (DNS) service—part of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s increasingly draconian crackdown against the social media networks that are being used to distribute damaging information about him.<p>To …

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WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

50 Years Ago Today: The Beatles Released Their Debut Single, 'Love Me Do'

The surprise hit helped kick-start Beatlemania<p>Exactly 50 years ago today, on October 5th, 1962, a new single titled "Love Me Do" hit record stores …

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The Real Story Behind the Beatles' Last Days

What led to Paul McCartney's announcement on April 10, 1970 that the band was breaking up<p>Sunday marked an anniversary most Beatles fans would rather …

The Lost Beatles Photos: Rare Shots From 1964-1966

Photos of the Fab Four by photographer Bob Bonis<p>At Seattle Tacoma Airport, the Beatles boarded their chartered Americn Flyer Airlines Lockheed …

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Jimi Hendrix Plays Berkeley in 1970

Guitar virtuoso shreds to the heavens during 'Voodoo Child' and 'Purple Haze'<p>"He's the baddest psychedelic blues cat around – man, you might say it's …

Jimi Hendrix Goes Exploring on 'Somewhere' – Premiere

Unreleased 1968 track features Buddy Miles and Stephen Stills<p>On March 5th, 12 previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix recordings from 1968 and 1969 will …

Jimi Hendrix: People, Hell & Angels

People, Hell & Angels<p>Jimi Hendrix made three historic studio albums in 1967 and '68. He spent the rest of his life laboring and failing to finish a …

100 Best Debut Albums of All Time

From the Beatles to Nas and beyond<p>Jimi Hendrix Experience<p>Reprise 1967<p>Every idea we have of the guitarist as groundbreaking individual artist comes …

Willie Nelson and Norah Jones Go 'Walkin'' - Song Premiere

Get an exclusive listen to the country collaboration<p>On October 15th, outlaw-country staple Willie Nelson will release <i>To All the Girls. . .,</i> an album …

Scientists reveal new breakthrough in uncrackable quantum cryptography

After yesterday's NSA codebreaking revelations, there's some good news for cryptography. A Toshiba research lab has announced a crucial breakthrough in quantum cryptography, the last truly unbreakable form of encryption, which could pave the way for a new generation of private communications …

Why Did Humans Invent Music?

Darwin and others have said it was a way to woo. Others believe music is social glue—a theory bolstered by a new study.<p><b>Why did humans invent music?</b><p>Until the hot tub time machine becomes a reality, the answer to that question will remain as mysterious as the true identity of the '60s garage band ? …