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An early investor in the company behind 'Pokémon Go' has a big vision for where it's going next

Now Niantic's name is top of the charts and the headlines, with its blockbuster Pokémon Go app taking less than a week to become more popular than Tinder and transforming real-world locations like Central Park into dystopian congregations of ardent Pokémon trainers staring at their …

Pokémon

Nasa Mars Makers Competition: Beautiful 3D-Printed Martian Base Designs

Nasa and 3D printer company MakerBot set up an unusual competition in June, inviting MakerBot users to design a 3D-printable model of a Martian base …

NASA successfully tests microwave thruster, paving the way for speedier space travel

As with airplanes and many other self-powered machines, the fuel a shuttle engine requires can weigh nearly as much as the object it's propelling, increasing costs while significantly limiting range. It's a challenge we're going to need to overcome before launching long-distance treks through …

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Rumored to Come With Exynos 5433 Processor and 12MP Camera

Not too long ago, we heard that Samsung Galaxy Alpha will see the daylight on August 13th, and will feature a different design with a metal frame and …

Samsung Galaxy

The Insidiousness of Facebook Messenger's Android Mobile App Permissions (Updated)

<i>Corrections/Updates (4:45pm EST 8/11/2014): A previous version of this post contained inaccurate and outdated information about Facebook's Messenger app for Android devices (Facebook has provided its own response to concerns about the app here). The post incorrectly equated the app's Terms of</i> …

Chinese Hackers Did Not Steal Israel's Iron Dome Blueprints Claims Former Israeli Intelligence Officer

Top-secret data for Israel's sophisticated defence system, Iron Dome, was not stolen in cyber-attacks by hackers working for the Chinese military, it …

Microsoft sues Samsung over royalties

Samsung allegedly refused to pay Microsoft royalties, claiming Nokia deal breached a licensing agreement<p>Microsoft is suing Samsung after the South Korean smartphone maker allegedly refused to make a royalty payment on patent licenses after the US firm announced its intention to buy Nokia's handset …

Sequoia-Backed Chinese Retailer Jumei Files For $400M U.S. IPO

Beijing-based online retailer Jumei plans to hold its initial public offering in the U.S. In its SEC filing over the weekend Jumei, which offers daily deals on fragrances and cosmetics, said it wants to raise up to $400 million, but did not disclose which exchange it will list on. The company was …

Poundland and Pets at Home IPOs show support for growth is strong

Every listing is being feverishly picked over for warning signs that the red-hot equity market might be cooling<p>With a queue of companies tailing each other out of the London Stock Exchange’s doors in Paternoster Square, 2014 is expected to be the year of the IPO.<p>So it is no surprise that every …