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Here’s The Truth About E-Cigarettes

The World Health Organization says the word "e-cigarettes" should be banned. The American Heart Association wants to keep the products out of kids' …

Samsung Galaxy S5 on sale early, Gear 2 Neo and Fit too

Rogue retailers are defying the Samsung Galaxy S5's release date, while the Gear Fit and Gear 2 Neo are on sale in Europe.<p>It begins... After a South Korean phone network defied Samsung and started selling the Galaxy S5 early, rogue retailers in the US are risking the wrath of Samsung and following …

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What are the five iOS features Apple is claiming that Samsung (or Google) stole?

With the second patent battle between Apple and Samsung now underway, we thought it would be useful to look at each of the five features Apple claims Samsung (or Google) stole from iOS.<p>The patents are, of course, worded in the usual dense legaleze. If you want to read them for yourself, you can …

Samsung: Our 'next big thing' ads drove Apple's marketing chief 'crazy'

Samsung's "Next Big Thing" advertising campaign, which frequently cracked fun at people standing in line outside of Apple stores for product launches, drove Apple's marketing chief Phil Schiller crazy. That's according to Samsung, which is in the process of drawing out volumes of internal Apple …

Carbon nanotubes move closer to competing with silicon

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: ACS Nano<p>An international team based at Stanford has reached an important milestone in pursuit of faster computing: It …

Google to Launch Improved Android Camera App, Report Says

Android users may soon see a series of new features on their devices' camera app.<p>Google is reportedly working on a major update to Android's camera …

Foodini Machine Promises to 3-D Print Dinner

Spending hours in the kitchen may be a thing of the past once the fabulous Foodini goes on sale.<p>The sleek silver machine uses 3-D printing technology …

Apple's Phil Schiller: Samsung's copying makes people 'question' our innovation

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Apple is famous for its high-profile product launches -- choreographed and well-practiced onstage performances. So it came as no surprise that when Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller took the stand at a California court on Tuesday, he mostly stuck to the script.<p>With his company …

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Samsung leans on Google to defend against Apple in court battle

It's not Apple versus Google on the name of this lawsuit, but don't tell Samsung that. As Apple and Samsung duke it out in a California court yet again, Samsung opened up its case against the iPhone-maker by saying it was indirectly going after Google by targeting Samsung, all in search of profits. …

Why Google Has Nothing To Fear From Yet Another Apple Patent Lawsuit

On the first day of yet another trial pitting Apple against Samsung, the real target by most experts’ reckoning is a third party: Google, maker of the Android mobile operating software that is the chief nemesis of the maker of iPhones and iPads. Four of the five patents that Apple claims are …

Google Goes On Another Spring Clean To Preserve The Profit-Making Potential Of Play

Google is amending the policies for mobile apps in Google Play to take into account the current practices in the ecosystem that are at the edge of acceptability. The update to the the Google Play Developer Program Policies features a number of changes. The main focus is on tightening up the best …

Fungus may block Alzheimer's protein - Futurity

Some natural types of fungus appear to inhibit the build-up of tau—a protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Paired therapy saves lives after mild heart failure - Futurity

A new study shows that cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator saves the lives of mild heart failure patients over the long term.

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out: Fiverr, Booktrack

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play Store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

KitKat and SD cards — what's fixed, what's broken and what's misunderstood

Why your SD card doesn't work the same in Android 4.4 KitKat, and the reasons for the change<p>"Curse you, Google! Your KitKat update broke my SD …

This Isn’t The Next iPhone, But It Easily Could Be

In the space between one iPhone launch and the next, a number of things happen: rumors abound, analysts throw out predictions on sales figures, specs trickle out slowly, and most entertainingly, designers build out concepts for us to drool over.<p>This is one such concept design, from Sam Beckett, …

Myo’s Developer Alpha Teaser Compilation Video Showcases Gesture Control Potential

Waterloo’s Thalmic Labs is shipping out its Myo gesture control band alpha units to developers to get them building software compatible with the new hardware, and it’s already resulting in some incredibly impressive early demos. The Myo team compiled a few of those together into a single short …

Android SDK For Wearables Coming In 2 Weeks, Says Google

Google is readying a version of its Android OS tailored for wearable devices. Google’s Sundar Pichai told the SXSW conference Sunday that it would be releasing an SDK for makers of wearable devices such as smartwatches in two weeks’ time.<p>The SDK will be aimed at other makers of smartwatches and …

Google exec: We’ve sold millions of Chromecast adapters

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Google(S GOOG) has sold “millions” of Chromecast adapters since it first introduced the device last summer, said Google …

Samsung Demos The Galaxy S5 And Gear Watches With These Boring Official Videos

Get a cup of coffee. You’re going to need it. These official Samsung videos show off nearly every feature and function of the Galaxy S5 and Gear watches, but they’re rather mundane. Dull would be another word.<p>The videos do, however, make up in info what they lack in excitement. They run through …