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Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware

PARIS (AP) — Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals and …

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

The Best Healthcare Stocks for 2017

Although 2016 hasn't been the greatest year for healthcare stocks in general, another year is around the corner, and with it come new opportunities. Here's why <b>Celgene</b> (NASDAQ: CELG), <b>Ligand Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: LGND), and <b>UnitedHealth Group</b> (NYSE: UNH) stand out as three of the best healthcare …

BlackBerry’s BYOD Play: Secure Work Space for iPhone, Android

BlackBerry is extending one of the tentpole features of its new BlackBerry 10 platform to Android and iOS, a key strategy of its quest to remain …

Electric plane motors could save fuel and reduce delays

Drones weren't the only things on display at the Paris Air Show this week. As <i>Wired</i> reports, experimental electric motors were being demonstrated that would allow planes to taxi to and from the runway without needing to power up their regular engines. The Electric Green Taxiing System (EGTS) …

Video Killed The Instagram Star

Instagram, an app best known for photo-sharing, added video last week, as it (and parent Facebook) sought to defend against the advance of Twitter’s fast-growing video-sharing app, Vine. The hope was to give its users a whole new way to share what is happening around them with friends. But while it …

What Games Are: Reinventing The Games Console Half Way Won’t Work

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>In some ways you’ve got to feel bad for Microsoft. The company has spent years trying to find ways to expand its Xbox …

Tesla introduces robot mechanics to swap out electric car batteries

Tesla’s electric Model S sedans were stacking up on Thursday outside the company’s Los Angeles design studio, to the consternation of passing traffic. Once inside, valets lined them up for a complimentary super-charging, but the four chargers weren’t nearly enough, since a full charge takes twenty …

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RIM’s results to settle new-phone debate

One way or another, Research In Motion Ltd. will prove someone right this week.<p>The BlackBerry maker will announce its 2014 fiscal first-quarter results on Friday. The earnings figures come after weeks of mixed reports on the company from a number of analysts. Within the span of a week, RIM was the …

Ad Viewability Debate Disrupts the Marketplace

Call them crazy, but advertisers want to make sure people can see their online ads. Yet the industry isn’t quite ready to meet that requirement. And …

Siri takes initiative to learn how to pronounce names in iOS 7

When Siri first launched, many users found lots of names were pronounced incorrectly and couldn’t do much beyond adding phonetic spellings manually for each contact. With iOS 7, it appears that Siri can now take initiative for learning proper pronunciations.<p>As discovered by <i>9to5Mac</i> reader RY, Siri …

Millions exposed by Facebook data glitch

<b>Personal details of about six million people have been inadvertently exposed by a bug in Facebook's data archive.</b><p>The bug meant email and telephone numbers were accidentally shared with people who would not otherwise have had access to the information.<p>So far, there was no evidence the data exposed …

Fake BBM Android app fools thousands, Google pulls it

Excited about getting back in touch with your BBM chums on your Android phone? Hold it just one second there, because a fake BlackBerry Messenger has …

PC sales to plunge again

Tablet takeover to continue as Gartner forecasts 10 per cent decline in traditional PC sales.<p>While combined tablet, PC and smartphone sales are forecast to rise 5.9 per cent in 2013, the respected analysts claim that traditional PC shipments will decline 10.6 per cent while tablets will gain 67.9 …

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New York calls on Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung to cut down on phone theft

Mobile phone theft is nothing new, and it happens more often than we think. In New York, especially, is where mobile phone thefts were said to be …

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ABC will bring live television to mobile devices starting this week

Will other networks follow?<p><i>The New York Times</i> reports that ABC will become the first network to live stream its local programming to users of its Watch ABC app starting this week. Beginning in New York and Philadelphia, the apps will receive a "live" button that allows viewers to tune in to live …

Create Android Apps With HTML, CSS, JavaScript

A new app creation framework called Fries has been released by a group of developers which allow app inventors to make their own Android apps without …

Google Play Games revealed: Android gaming gets serious

Details of Google Play Games, the Android alternative to Apple’s Game Center, have leaked, with suggestions that the cloud-syncing, …

Google's SMS Search is the latest legacy service to get the axe

If you’ve never owned a cellphone without a data plan, chances are good that you’ve never heard of Google’s SMS Search — a way to query the search engine by sending a text message, getting results back in the form of text rather than a list of web links. It’s probably just as well, since the …

Google Fights Glass Backlash Before It Even Hits The Street

Google Glass isn't even for sale yet, but it's already facing backlash.<p>There have been articles in the <i>Atlantic</i> and <i>Wired</i> mocking techies who have a pair, and even <i>Saturday Night Live</i> got in on the jabbing at the technology.<p><i>The New York Times</i> ran a front-page story about Google Glass and privacy, and …

Samsung to Offer Commercial 5G by 2020

Some parts of the world, such as China, have yet to launch 4G networks, but already Samsung is promising to deliver high speed 5G wireless data connections to consumers by 2020. The claim comes as the firm announced it had developed its first core technology for fifth-generation networks.<p>The Korean …

If Google Now isn’t cutting it, give Sherpa a try instead

Also in Android this week: backup with Carbon and get addicted to Candy Crush Saga.<p>We're gearing up for a heaping of forthcoming handset releases …

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Google Mobile Search made faster with two newly added features

Google Mobile Search has just made accessing information faster with two new interesting features, as announced on the Google Search Blog.<p>The first feature makes finding a certain page within results from a website faster, by adding a list of additional quick links below the results. Rotten …

Hint: Not With Ads. How Can Your Startup Start Making Money?

There are lots of ways to finance your latest business venture, but one of the funnest ones remains offering a product or service in exchange for money, and people paying for it.<p>You should totally employ that strategy for your startup!<p>We kid, we kid, but not really. It’s no secret monetizing a …

Android chief working on smoother updates, fine with Facebook Home

Android head Sundar Pichai might be new to the job of leading Google's mobile operating system, but he's already working at improving the update process for that software.<p>In a Wired interview published Monday, Pichai acknowledged that update paths to new versions of Android can be difficult, but …

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