Jørn Nicolaisen

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This Nexus 6-Pixel parody reminds us that old phones can still rock

While many of us are getting our fair share of hype from the launch of Google’s new Pixel phones, one man has helped remind us that even old phones can still pack a punch.<p>YouTube user SuperiorSandbox has just released a video nearly identical to Google’s official “Introducing Pixel” commercial, …

Nexus

We’ve changed a life-giving nutrient into a deadly pollutant. How can we change it back?

Coastal dead zones, global warming, excess algae blooms, acid rain, ocean acidification, smog, impaired drinking water quality, an expanding ozone …

Farming

How Lenovo Became The Largest PC Maker In The World

Computer maker Lenovo Group was originally founded in a dusty, two-room Beijing guardhouse in 1984. Today, it’s the largest PC maker in the world and a Fortune 500 frontrunner in smart connected devices with employees in more than 60 countries. But the initial innovative and entrepreneurial spirit …

Hong Kong

Eero bathes your home in super-charged Wi-Fi

If you have cable, then it’s a good bet your Wi-Fi comes courtesy of the cable producer’s incredibly average modem. Most of them are one or two …

How Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella did what Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates couldn’t

It's been an eventful couple of years.<p>Microsoft has grown its crucial cloud business, released Windows 10 to a much better reception than its loathed predecessor, launched a bunch of great apps for iPhone and Android, and generally made people like it a lot more.<p>But the real victory of Satya …

Windows 10

A month with Nest's latest smart thermostat

Nest's programmable thermostat has just turned four, and the company marked the anniversary with the debut of its third-generation device. Four years ago, thermostats were still boring blocks stuck to your wall and while programming them was already possible, it was always a painful process. Once …

Nexus 6P review: Google tempts away this iPhone owner

I gave up on Android some time ago, after a six month stint with the Nexus 5. I was a long time user of Google’s devices, but Apple was consistently beating even the best flagship Nexus phones on performance, camera and phone build every year.<p>Now, two years on, I’m revisiting Android for the first …

Phones

Google OnHub review

The lowly router is a necessary evil. It’s a device we can’t live without, but often feels like an arcane relic from an era when boxy tube monitors and dial-up modems ruled. The router is the gateway to high-speed internet in our homes, and it enables us to wirelessly connect countless gadgets — …

Ashley Madison puts $377,000 bounty on hackers' heads

Police suspect two suicides are related to the release of information stolen from the relationship-cheating website.<p>Amid reports that the Ashley Madison security breach may have led to suicides and extortion plots, Toronto police and the affair-arranging website are upping the ante to catch the …

Ashley Madison

Going Against the Flow: Mikkel Svane, CEO and Cofounder of Zendesk

Mikkel Svane is the Cofounder and CEO of cloud-based customer service software company Zendesk and recently published author of <i>Startupland</i>, a book on the company's founding story. In 2007, Mikkel and two friends started the company with the goal of making customer service software beautiful and …

Anatomy of a Hack

In the early morning hours of October 21st, 2014, Partap Davis lost $3,000. He had gone to sleep just after 2AM in his Albuquerque, New Mexico, home after a late night playing <i>World of Tanks</i>. While he slept, an attacker undid every online security protection he set up. By the time he woke up, most …

Customer Service

Elon Musk debunks electric space rockets after Simpsons lampooning

The inventor gave Springfield electric cars — but that won't work in space<p>After Elon Musk appeared on <i>The Simpsons</i> last night and jetted off at the end of the episode in his Dragon spacecraft, Lisa points out that "for a man who likes electric cars he sure burns a lot of rocket fuel." Musk …

Elon Musk

Charlie Hebdo attack: Man turns himself in, agency reports

<b>(CNN) —</b> French police say two suspects in Wednesday's terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine are still on the loose after escaping onto the streets of Paris.<p>In a statement on their website, French national police ask for information on the whereabouts of suspects Cherif Kouachi and Said …

France

Tech and Science

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Science

Tony Abbott tells G20 leaders he backs coal, despite pleas on climate change

Tony Abbott has told a G20 leaders’ discussion on energy he was “standing up for coal” as the Queensland government prepares to unveil new infrastructure spending to help the development of Australia’s largest coal mine.<p>Abbott opened the closed-door discussion on energy on Sunday morning by telling …

Why Girls Tend to Get Better Grades Than Boys Do

New research shows that girls are ahead in every subject, including math and science. Do today's grading methods skew in their favor?<p>As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across all grade levels and academic subjects, girls earn higher …

How to improve battery life on any mobile device

Poor battery life is a problem that affects all mobile users. This guide could help you better understand what is draining your battery.<p>We here at CNET have written numerous articles with tips and tricks for improving battery life on iOS and Android, some of which you can find here, here and here, …

Windows Phone

Sådan skal kæmpe underjordiske vandtanke køle Carlsberg Byen

Underjordisk køleanlæg under Carlsberg Byen reducerer miljøbelastningen med 23 procent - se her hvordan.

Remember the movie ‘Outbreak?’ Yeah, Ebola’s not really like that.

The Great Debate<p>« Previous Post<p>Less than human: Do some police take a step beyond simple prejudice?<p>Next Post »<p>Stop the Pentagon program that militarizes U.S. police forces<p>788 comments<p>We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment …

What’s going on with the world’s canals

AS THE 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal on August 15th approaches, the world can look forward to three historic developments: a …

The Trouble With 4K: Where's The 4K Content, And Will It Be Any Good When It Gets Here? [Updated]

<b>[UPDATE: Since writing the feature below, Amazon has launched a 4K/UHD streaming service, details of which can be found here. The Ultraflix 4K platform has started to appear on Samsung, Vizio and Hisense TVs in some territories. And rumours - though they're nothing more than that at this stage -</b> …

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Before we get started, remember that we're only looking at the 13-in version of the Retina MacBook Pro. Apple also sells a 15-in version, but its …

MacBook Pro

Amazon rewinds to 1994 to remind you how good music was back then

Jeff Bezos must be an Oasis fan, because Amazon UK has gone all retro to mark the 20th anniversary of the band's iconic <i>Definitely Maybe</i> debut album. If you pop on over to Amazon's Music section right now, you'll see what the company thinks its store might have looked like back in the mid-nineties. …

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Google exec: We never copied iPhone features for Android

Hiroshi Lockheimer, Google VP of engineering for Android, takes the stand for Samsung in its patent infringement trial against Apple. Samsung argues that many features Apple has accused it of copying were created by Google first.<p>SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Google engineers have never copied Apple's iPhone …

Computer Science

What if Netflix switched to P2P for video streaming?

Advertisement<p>22 Comments<p>Could Netflix (S NFLX) change its video streaming service to use a P2P architecture, in order to save money on content …