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Bitcloud wants to replace the internet

"We want to replace YouTube, Dropbox, Facebook, Spotify, ISPs, and more with decentralised apps based on proof of bandwidth."<p>This was the bold …

Why Did Google Purchase Artificial Intelligence-Firm DeepMind?

Not content with a military-grade robotics firm and a potentially revolutionary new thermostat, Google’s Cher Horowitz-like spending spree continues in the form of a tiny yet cutting-edge artificial intelligence firm called DeepMind Technologies.<p>As first confirmed by Recode, Google paid an …

Artificial Intelligence

We're All Doomed: Using Your Smartphone Before Bed Can Cause Cellphone 'Hangover'

So, we already knew that using our smartphones too much alienates us from actual human beings. Here’s another reason we should probably chill out …

Samsung's Next Galaxy Phone Will Probably Have A Fingerprint Sensor Just Like The iPhone 5S

According to a research note from KGI Securities, which has a great track record of predicting future products, the two Galaxy S5 phones will be designed to attack both the high and low ends of the market. 9to5Google first had the report.<p>The entry-level device will have a 5.2-inch screen, 16 MP …

LG G Flex, Optimus F3Q Will Be Available On Feb 5 At T-Mobile, Pre-Orders Start Today

T-Mobile has just announced that LG’s flagship G Flex smartphone, as well as the long-rumored Optimus F3Q, will be available starting February 5. Pre-orders for both phones open up today.<p>The G Flex is one of LG’s most hyped phones yet, with a curved, 6-inch OLED HD display, 13-megapixel camera, and …

iPhone Replaces Hotel Room Keys in New Pilot Program

Starwood Hotels & Resorts is implementing a new pilot program that will see two key hotel locations in Manhattan and Silicon Valley allowing guests to enter their rooms with their smartphones, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>.<p>After installing the Starwood Preferred Guest (SGP) App, guests will …

Comcast reportedly wants to nab millions of customers from Time Warner Cable

Deal hinges on Charter's takeover of TWC<p>Charter Communications is reportedly bolstering its aggressive plan to take over Time Warner Cable by bringing Comcast in as backup. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, Charter and Comcast are close to striking a deal that would sell significant TWC assets to Comcast if …

Russia's Megafon inks 3-year deal with Apple to sell iPhone

Megafon, a Russia-based carrier that hasn't been able to sell the iPhone since 2009, will again get Apple's smartphone on its store shelves.<p>Megafon reportedly said on Monday that it signed a three-year contract with Apple. Megafon will offer several iPhone models, reported Reuters, becoming the …

iPhone

10 Powerful Documentary Photo Essays from the Masters

Documenting people and the stories beyond the ordinary is one of the fascinating and daunting task in terms of Photojournalism. The Lives of those …

Street Photography

Would Your Photography Business Survive if Facebook Died?

Allow me to set the stage: I woke up this morning and began to do my usual thing as a professional photographer. Over breakfast, I check all kinds of …

Alice in Wonderland - a picture from the past

First published on Mon 27 Jan 2014 07.40 EST

7 Great Astrophotography Tutorials to Inspire You

Astrophotography is a specialized field of photography that involves capturing images of celestial objects and the night sky. The range of …

Tomb Raider review: the descent

Tomb Raider's cinematic elements don't get in the way of an intense, polished adventure<p><i>Tomb Raider</i> feels sure of itself.<p>For a reboot of a series that had lost its focus and purpose, gathering fifteen years of baggage over the course of nine games, Crystal Dynamics' new shot at <i>Tomb Raider</i> shows …

League of Legends has 27 million daily active players

More than 27 million people play multiplayer online battle arena game <i>League of Legends</i> on a daily basis, developer Riot Games announced today.<p>According to Riot, that number is more than double its last figure, announced in October 2012, of 12 million. Approximately 67 million players log time on a …

Microsoft buys Gears of War franchise

<b>Microsoft has bought the Gears of War franchise from developer Epic Games and plans to develop future titles for Xbox One.</b><p>Microsoft's Black Tusk …

Report: Nintendo Will Be Releasing 'Free Mini-Games' On Phones

This year looks to be Nintendo's toughest. Nintendo, however, is looking to change that. Respected Japanese newspaper <i>Nikkei</i> reports that within this …

Retrogaming

Sony Credit Rating Downgraded To 'Junk' Despite Strong PS4 Sales

Despite strong sales of the new PlayStation 4 video game console, Sony’s credit rating was cut to “Junk” status today by Moody’s Investor Service.<p>While Sony’s entertainment wing continues to perform well, the company has not been able to compete in the struggling TV and PC sectors, where …