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Master JavaScript coding with 97% of this 'essentials' bundle

The turning gears behind the internet are driven in part by JavaScript, a vital component of every Web browser. You can learn the language and prepare yourself for a new spectrum of career opportunity with the Essential JavaScript Coding Bundle, on sale now for 97% off from TNW Deals!<p>Over 15 …

This 25-Year-Old Cam Girl Is Trying to Change the Porn Industry

Vex Ashley is challenging the good old boys' adult film business model—and coming out on top.<p>On any given morning, 6,000 people from around the world turn on their computers to watch Vex Ashley, a 25-year-old cam girl and an independent pornographer from Leeds, take her clothes off.<p>Fair skinned …

Brain implants control robot arm well enough to grab a beer

A paralyzed man named Erik Sorto has finally been able to drink beer on his own after 13 years, and it's all thanks to a robotic arm controlled solely by his mind. If you've been following our robotics coverage, you'll know it isn't the first mind-controlled robo limb -- a DARPA-funded project once …

Robotics

Self-destructing virus kills off PCs

<b>A computer virus that tries to avoid detection by making the machine it infects unusable has been found.</b><p>If Rombertik's evasion techniques are triggered, it deletes key files on a computer, making it constantly restart.<p>Analysts said Rombertik was "unique" among malware samples for resisting capture …

Soundbrenner Pulse Helps You Get Down To Your Own Sick Beat

If you find yourself staying out too late with nothing in your brain, perhaps you could use the Soundbrenner Pulse. This haptic smartwatch won’t make calls or manage your calendar for you but it will buzz out time while playing a musical instrument, allowing you to stay on the beat while you’re …

'No Pineapple Left Behind' skewers the American education system

As Rockstar Games' <i>Bully</i> proved, grade school makes for a pretty interesting (if painfully underused) setting for video games, which is why I'm intrigued by <i>No PIneapple Left Behind</i>. In it, you're a principal lording over pineapples, making sure they do amazingly well on standardized tests because …

Education

Find an iPhone or iPad? Siri Will Tell You Who Owns It

I've had the experience of finding a smartphone and having a hard time figuring out who the owner is. It always seems urgent, since I know the owner is desperately looking for it. Should you find a lost iPhone or iPad, you can simply ask Siri who the owner is. Siri will tell you the owner and show …

Behold, atheists' new Ten Commandments

What if, instead of climbing Mount Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments from God, Moses had turned to the Israelites and asked: Hey, what do you guys think we should do?<p>Considering the Hebrews' bad behavior in the Bible, what with the coveting of neighbors' wives and murdering their own brothers, …

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Elected senate would replace House of Lords under Labour

Labour would replace the House of Lords with an elected senate if the party won next May's general election, party leader Ed Miliband has said.<p>He told a conference in Blackpool on Saturday the current system "fails to represent large parts of the UK".<p>Senators would be elected from Scotland, Wales, …

Four Dead: Plane Slams Into Building at Kansas Airport

A small airplane plowed into the top of a flight safety center at an airport in Kansas after losing engine power on takeoff Thursday, killing at least four people, including the pilot, and injuring five others. Officials said they believe everyone in the building has been accounted for.<p>The …

Abbas: Closing Jerusalem holy site means war

Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis spiked in Jerusalem Thursday as Israel closed access to the Temple Mount, a move Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called a "declaration of war."<p>Presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh told CNN that the decision to close off the site, which includes …

This little Sony will pump up the sound of your headphones

I have to hand it to Sony -- the PHA-2 is far and away the best-looking portable headphone amplifier/digital converter I've seen.<p>Its sleek extruded metal casework feels like it can take a beating, and the front "handles" don't just look cool -- they protect the volume knob and headphone cable from …

Audiophile

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

It’s Official: Disney Acquires Maker Studios For At Least $500M

Media conglomerate Disney has taken a big step to embracing the new digital world of video, announcing the acquisition of YouTube network Maker Studios for $500 million, along with a potential $450 million in performance-based earn outs. The acquisition, which was first reported by Re/Code, …

Steam's new user-tagging feature matches the best games to your tastes

The next time you get a specific urge to play a certain type of real-time strategy game, with a sci-fi theme, base-building and large quantities of blood for the blood god, Steam will have you covered. Instead of just browsing its catalog by genre, the Steam client now lets all users add their own …

How to Trade Bitcoin (And If You Should)

There's a digital gold rush sweeping the globe as investors try to cash in on Bitcoin, the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency. Getting involved …

Bitcoin

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Why Philips Flattened The Light Bulb

Introducing the SlimStyle, a pancake-shaped light bulb that represents the LED industry’s latest attempt to court skeptical consumers.<p>Yesterday, a federal ban on production of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs went into effect, forcing consumers to switch to more efficient (if less aesthetically …

Edward Snowden offers to help Brazil over US spying in return for asylum

Edward Snowden has offered to help Brazil investigate US spying on its soil in exchange for political asylum, in an open letter from the NSA whistleblower to the Brazilian people published by the Folha de S Paulo newspaper.<p>"I've expressed my willingness to assist where it's appropriate and legal, …

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Edward Snowden, The Dark Prophet

To avoid surveillance, the first four Americans to visit Edward Snowden in Moscow carried no cell phones or laptops. They flew coach on Delta from …