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The Galaxy S4 Shows Samsung At Its Strongest (And Most Vulnerable)

The answer lies somewhere in Ewan Spence’s summary of the S4 last week. Ewan says it’s all about the platform but if it is, this is Samsung’s weakness not its strength.<p>Very few of us stop to think what a modern business platform actually consists of. Modern platform strategies are rare but real …

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Failed 25-Year Career Plan

Can you plan your life a quarter century in advance? Tim Cook says yes–sort of.<p>What would your 25-year plan look like? Would it matter 25 years from now?<p>As part of Tim Cook’s 25-year reunion at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, the Apple CEO spoke about his experiences at the school and the Apple-y …

Next-gen Kinect for Windows opens dev kit applications, costs $400

Microsoft's new version of Kinect for Xbox One is also headed to the world of PCs, like its previous incarnation. The new Kinect for Windows sensor won't be available publicly until some point in 2014, but developers can apply for an early, $400 development kit starting right now (due before July …

Canadian military airdrops supplies to tourists stranded on Arctic ice floe

The Canadian military has airdropped supplies to a group of tourists stranded on an ice floe drifting out to sea in the Arctic.<p>Nearly two dozen …

Spain denies patrol boat shot at British jetskier off Gibraltar

Spain has objected to an official British complaint over claims a Spanish patrol boat fired on a jetskier off the coast of Gibraltar, saying that the …

Poll: Hands off my sugary drinks

Looks like Americans want to hang on to their Big Gulps.<p>A new survey finds that nearly three-quarters of Americans reject laws that would limit the sale of sugary soft drinks to 16 oz.<p>The Gallup poll found that 69 percent of adults are against such laws, while 30 percent are in favor of them. A …

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Mandela on life support as family gathers

Nelson Mandela is on a life-support machine to help him breathe, reports said on Wednesday, as President Jacob Zuma cancelled a scheduled trip to Mozambique after a late-night visit to the hospital room of the anti-apartheid hero.<p>The 94-year-old founding father of South African democracy has been …

South Africa

Ancient Roman Road Unearthed In Jerusalem (PHOTOS)

Archeologists working in advance of planned construction have discovered a well-preserved, centuries-old road originally built by the Romans, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority.<p>The road was found throughout the past few weeks in Beit Hanina, an Arab section in northeast Jerusalem, the …

New Qatar emir gives first address

The new emir of the State of Qatar has made his first public address since taking over from his father, who he praised as the architect of the Gulf State.<p>Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Wednesday addressed his nation and international audiences in a speech that promised to continue with his …

The U.S. Wants Snowden. Why Won't The World Cooperate?

China appeared perfectly happy to let Edward Snowden slip away despite a U.S. request for his arrest. Russia appears to enjoy thumbing its nose at Washington as Snowden cools his heels at a Moscow airport. Ecuador is toying with the notion of granting him asylum.<p>Why is it proving so difficult for a …

Grand Canyon Stunts Over the Years

A pilot, a motorcyclist, a skateboarder, a jetman have all braved it.<p><b>On Sunday, Nik Wallenda is scheduled to walk across a tightrope stretched over the Grand Canyon, 1,500 feet above the ground without nets, harnesses, or tethers. The Discovery Channel will air his aerial stroll along a rope the</b> …

This Glove Could Help Deaf-Blind People Communicate With Anyone, Anywhere

And the research behind it could change how we all interact with computers and with each other.<p>Michael Scaturro<p>On the hottest day of the summer so far in Berlin, Tom Bieling, a 32-year-old doctoral candidate, walked quickly down a corridor on the second floor of a science building mere blocks away …

Ρεκόρ τουριστικής κίνησης στην Ελλάδα της κρίσης, γράφει ο Guardian

Αριθμός-ρεκόρ τουριστών αναμένεται να φτάσει φέτος στην Ελλάδα, καθώς η χώρα που πλήττεται από τα μέτρα λιτότητας, επανεφευρίσκει τον εαυτό της, …