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Oh, This Bracelet? It's Just My Wearable Device Charger

Wearable devices are increasingly seen as tools primarily designed to track your life, but a new entrant into the category has a far more practical …

ZTE Is Selling The $99 Open C Firefox Phone Exclusively On Ebay

If you’re into open source, unlocked phones that cost less than a month of phone service, take note. Manufacturer ZTE is selling their first Firefox OS phone on Ebay for a piddly $99, a price that should make it a great choice for folks looking for a solid phone with a solid pedigree and an …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Diablo 3 148-page Book of Tyrael now available

Blizzard Entertainment and Insight Editions new <i>Diablo 3</i>-based book, <i>Book of Tyrael</i>, is now available from $29.24 from retailers such as Amazon and Barnes and Noble, according to a post on Battle.net.<p>Blizzard revealed in May that the 148-page hardcover book would be released in October. The book …

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Listen to Grand Theft Auto 5’s allegedly leaked soundtrack

If you can't wait until Sept. 17 to listen to <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>'s musical offerings, The Verge compiled a playlist from the allegedly leaked soundtrack.<p>The playlist was assembled from track listings posted on Reddit and GTAForums.com; those with access to the apparent leak have been slowly piecing …

Xbox and PC games coming to Android, iOS devices via Microsoft

A new <i>Reuters</i> report reveals that Microsoft may be interested in bringing Xbox and PC titles to Android and iOS devices by the end of the year, although the article isn’t revealing that many details.<p>According to Nikkei, Microsoft will partner up with Japanese smartphone game maker Klab to launch …

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Syria and Israel in exchange of fire

<b>Israeli and Syrian forces have exchanged fire across the ceasefire line in the occupied Golan Heights.</b><p>Israel returned fire after one of its military vehicles was hit by shots from Syria, Israel's defence forces say. Media reports say no-one was hurt.<p>Syria says it destroyed an Israeli vehicle which …

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Google Street View Hyperlapse Is An Experimental New Way Of Wandering The World

Google Street View is maybe one of the most interesting and under appreciated technical developments of the past decade, but it’s all a little static when viewed through standard channels like Google Maps on the desktop or on a mobile device. A new project from Toronto UX design firm Teehan+Lax, …

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Egypt president condemns sectarian violence

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has condemned deadly clashes at the Cairo headquarters of the Coptic Christian pope as "an attack against myself", ordering a quick probe into the violence, a statement said.<p>"I consider any attack on the cathedral an attack against myself," Morsi said on Sunday in a …

Gun Control Fight in Focus for President Obama

With the Senate returning from a two-week recess, the Obama administration is gearing up for an all-out push this week to get lawmakers to take …

Subscription-based Xbox 720 priced at $300, with $500 standard model?

Noted Windows blogger Paul Thurrott has claimed during the latest What The Tech episode (via NeoGAF) that the Xbox 720 will launch in November beginning at $300 for a subscription-based model. A standard model will sell for around $500, he said.<p>He described the platform overall as "expensive."<p>The …

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As value soars, digital currency Bitcoin attracts offline attention

During the depths of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, an engineer decided to rethink one of the fundamental cornerstones of the modern economy.<p>He envisioned a brand new decentralized digital currency, where payments went directly from one user to another – no central banks, …

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Anonymous Hits Israel with a Massive Cyber Attack, Israel Attacks Back

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>To ring in this year's Holocaust Memorial Day, the classy hackers at Anonymous took down a bunch of …

North Korea Appears to Be Prepping a Fourth Nuclear Test

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A South Korean newspaper is reporting that North Korean troops are scurrying around the site where …

Smoking upon waking may raise cancer risk - Futurity

PENN STATE (US) — The sooner people smoke cigarettes after waking up in the morning, …

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Google April Fools 2013 joke roundup: Gmail Blue, Google Nose and more

The Google April Fools’ 2013 list of jokes seems the most comprehensive one so far, and it looks like Googlers have gone out of their way to make this April Fools’ Day the funniest one possible. Here’s what Google did for April Fools Day this year.<p>YouTube shutting down<p>One of the first jokes was the …

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