Harris Tamang

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25 Surreal Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

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Couple Recall Paul Walker's Incredible, Secret Act of Kindness a Decade Ago

Almost 10 years later, Kyle and Kristen Upham are still bowled over by Paul Walker’s unbelievable generosity – after he changed their lives with a …

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<b>Steve Waters</b> Lonely Planet author<p>Leave the bright lights and tourist delights of Esfahan and Shiraz far behind to track down these astonishing millennia-old relics among the dusty wilds of ancient Persia. From snow-tipped northern crags to scorching southern deserts, you’ll traverse eroded volcanic …

South Korean intelligence accused of spreading 1.2 million tweets to sway elections

Prosecutors say National Intelligence Service used Twitter to smear opponents of President Park Geun-hye<p>South Korea's National Intelligence Service (NIS) has been accused of using Twitter to sway public opinion ahead of last year's presidential and parliamentary elections, as part of an ambitious …

Who Will Own The Next Great Instant Messaging Service?

The social media era was about what we make public. Now, it's about what we don't. The race to own the next great back channel.<p>Instant messaging is the center of the internet. Everything else is a temporary distraction.<p>The case for this is strong: Every company that has ruled the internet in the …

PowerUp 3.0 Is A Bluetooth Module That Turns A Paper Plane Into A Lean, Mean App-Controlled Flying Machine

This embed is invalid<p>There’s something intrinsically appealing about a choreographed blend of low and high tech. To wit, meet PowerUp 3.0: a Bluetooth 4.0 device that turns a bog-standard paper airplane into, well, a smartphone-controlled lean, mean flying machine. Or so its makers claim. And if …

Brazil wants to know why Apple bills its citizens in US dollars

Brazil's national currency is the <i>real</i>, but you wouldn't know that by looking at its iTunes storefront. Apple prices everything there in US dollars, which has led Brazil's Consumer Protection Secretariat to write a formal letter to the company requesting an explanation. We're not sure why this has …

iPhone Represented Massive 76% Of October Smartphone Sales In Japan

An astonishing 76 percent of new smartphone sales in Japan for the month of October were either iPhone 5s or 5c handsets, according to recent data.<p>The report comes from a Kantar World Panel, and demonstrates just how far Apple’s share of the Japanese smartphone market has increased over the present …

Branches for Twitter Android App Groups Tweets by Sender

Branches for Twitter is an app from the Indian company SysNucleus which groups together tweets by individual users and shows them chronologically.<p>Released a few days ago, Branches for Twitter’s main appeal is that it allows you to keep track of what’s going on with the social network …

Dual-SIM HTC One with expandable storage comes to the UK

Just days after it unveiled a second gold One, HTC is releasing another variant of its Android flagship in an attempt to boost sales in the UK. Today, the company announced the availability of the HTC One Dual SIM, which you may already know as HTC One 802w. Just like it's Chinese counterpart, the …

Ford boss edging out Elop in race to replace Ballmer, report says

Ford boss Alan Mulally has edged ahead of Nokia boss Stephen Elop in the race for the top job at Microsoft, according to new reports.<p>Bloomberg reports that Microsoft's board is leaning toward Ford Motor Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally or the current executive vice president of Microsoft's …

Satya Nadella

Female genital mutilation: the film that changed the law in Kurdistan Two filmmakers spent almost a decade reporting the greatest taboo subject in Kurdish society. Watch their story http://gu.com/p/3jz6t