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Nokia chose Windows Phone because it feared Samsung would 'come to dominate Android'

Nokia's decision in 2011 to pin the future of its smartphone business on Windows Phone has been heavily scrutinized over the years, but the reasoning behind that choice is only becoming fully clear now. When asked last week if he regretted not choosing Android, CEO Stephen Elop told reporters that …

Best Buy Cuts MacBook Pro Price by $200 for Back-to-School Season

It’s only the middle of July, but Best Buy is already kicking off back-to-school season by reducing the price of two of its best-selling MacBook Pro …

New Nexus 7 tablet flaunted on video before possible launch next week

The wait for a new Nexus 7 tablet appears to ending next week. Android Central got its hands on a refreshed model of Google’s(s goog) 7-inch slate, …

Could the NSA use Microsoft's Xbox One to spy on you?

Skype swore wiretaps weren't possible before recent reports. Is Kinect next?<p>You close a laptop when you're not using it. Your phone faces the inside of a pocket, a purse, or lies flat on a table. But the Microsoft Kinect, a camera that will come connected to every new Xbox One game console, gets a …

New consoles woo public with first airing at Comic-Con

Consumers are enjoying their first sampling of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this week at Comic-Con, as Sony and Microsoft present playable demos to the public for the first time.<p>On both booths, lines were capped at around an hour's wait, with players able to try <i>Knack, Octodad</i> and <i>Driveclub on</i> …

BlackBerry Q5 review

This is probably the most important smartphone that BlackBerry will launch in 2013. You see, the Z10 and Q10 were designed for diehards, gadget lovers and those who desired a like-for-like replacement for their aging Bolds. Unfortunately for CEO Thorsten Heins, those people were never the total sum …

'Breaking Bad: Alchemy' brings drugs, death, and underwear to the iPad

With the second half of <i>Breaking Bad</i>'s final season set to start next month after a hiatus of almost a year, Sony Pictures Television has released an interactive ebook that serves as a solid refresher. Alongside the expected recap of plot points and players, <i>Breaking Bad: Alchemy</i> features interviews …

Apple TV's future growing less ambitious with new Time Warner app, say reports

As we’ve heard for the past month, Apple and Time Warner Cable are close to inking a deal that would bring a TWC app to the Apple TV’s homescreen — for the first time bringing live TV broadcasts to the device. But some recent reports are bringing things into sharper focus, giving us some more …

Google is about to create a multi-billion dollar market for cyborg accessories

There are fewer than 10,000 Google Glass headsets in the wild—2,000 in the hands of developers and another 8,000 trickling out to early adopters—but already, creative entrepreneurs are thinking ahead to what will be a brand new, multi-billion dollar industry: accessories for Glass and other …

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Boot up: consoles' slower future, giving up Glass, how much power per tab?, and more

A burst of 12 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Android vs. iPhone: Why Apple still has the edge over Google's operating …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Amazing and Realistic Examples of 3D Street Painting

<b>Street painting</b>, also known as pavement art, street art and sidewalk art, is thought to have originated in Britain, and in 1890 it was estimated that …

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Man Swims for 5 Hours to Save Family

A man swam for five hours off of the Maryland coast to reach help for his family after their boat capsized in a storm Tuesday night. After climbing ashore, John Franklin Riggs found a phone and called 911, sending rescuers to the 16-foot Carolina skiff that had capsized near Deal Island, on the …

Mysterious 2,000-year-old graves, pyramid ruins found in Mexico

Construction work in eastern Mexico exposed an ancient settlement, including 30 skeletons and the ruins of a pyramid, believed to be up to 2,000 years old, archaeology officials announced.<p>At the site of the graves in the town of Jaltipan, southeast of Veracruz, archaeologists also found clay …

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"Glee" Star Cory Monteith Found Dead In Vancouver

Updated: The 31-year-old actor was found Saturday in his hotel, police said.<p>Monteith's body was found Saturday around noon in a room on the 21st floor of the Pacific Rim hotel. He had checked in July 6 and was scheduled to check out Saturday, but did not. Hotel staff found his body when they went …

New Music: Young Jeezy “It’s A Cold World” (Trayvon Martin Tribute)

On Saturday night, sadness and anger spread throughout the internet as the verdict in 17-year-old Trayvon Martin’s murder trial was announced. A jury …

Texas Judge Found Dead In His Chambers With A Gunshot Wound To The Head

Police initially appeared to be on the lookout for an active shooter but left the courthouse after just a few minutes. The paper said it expected to get more information on Judge Tom Greenwell's death on Tuesday.<p>There's a metal detector in the courthouse, but judges with the appropriate licenses …

2,500 inmates still on hunger strike, Lancaster on lockdown

SACRAMENTO -- The number of California inmates continuing a statewide hunger strike hovered at 2,500 on Tuesday, as prison medical workers worked to finish the first round of health checks.<p>Corrections officials Tuesday confirmed parts of the California State Prison near Lancaster had been on at …

Drug lord's capture fuels Mexican standoff

The head of the Zetas cartel, Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, is behind bars in Mexico<p>His capture is a coup for the president, Enrique Pena Nieto - but it may only be short-lived as other gangs vie for turf held by Morales' men.<p>Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports from Mexico City.

Rolling Stone's 'The Bomber' Issue Banned By CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid And Kmart (UPDATE)

CVS and New England-based grocery store chain Tedeschi Foods say they won't be selling this week's Rolling Stone, which features Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover, Boston Magazine reports.<p>Tedeschi posted this to its Facebook page after Rolling Stone released an early peek of the …

Massive 576-page indictment of alleged Cleveland kidnapper reflects horror — and seriousness — of case

The 977-count indictment that accused Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro pleaded not guilty to on Wednesday is a catalog of the rape, torture, and brutality prosecutors say he inflicted on three women at his home on Seymour Avenue for over a decade.<p>The 576-page litany of alleged wrongdoings can also …

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98% of murders in Mexico last year went unsolved

The capture of Mexican drug lord Miguel Angel Treviño Morales earlier this week has brought Mexico’s crime scene into the limelight, but its criminal justice system is perhaps what most deserves scrutiny.<p>Some 27,500 people were murdered in Mexico last year. That’s more than Colombia and …

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New Photos Show the Moment Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Was Captured by Police

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A police officer who was there the night Dzhokar Tsarnaev was captured has decided to counter the …

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New Evidence Suggests That Mars Was Once Covered By Huge Oceans

The latest clues were found in photos from NASA's powerful Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter circling the planet. The images show what appears to be an ancient river delta, which may have emptied into a vast Martian ocean that inundated up to one-third of the Red Planet long ago, a new study …

Judge refuses to drop 'aiding the enemy' charge in Bradley Manning trial

The judge presiding over the court martial of the WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning has declined to throw out the main charge against him - that he …