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Leaked Sony Emails Reveal Angelina Jolie Was Called A “Minimally Talented Spoiled Brat”

The hack also includes revelations about Leonardo DiCaprio deserving an Oscar, Michael Fassbender's package, and a planned mash-up film of the Jump Street and Men in Black franchises.<p>Updated — 2 p.m., ET:<p>The emails have reportedly come about due to the group Guardians of Peace, which is demanding …

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What the heck is 5G? The mobile world is just as unsure as we are

The world’s biggest mobile industry group, the GSM Association, released a new report on Monday that takes a crack at defining the next big …

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: Innovation, experiment or gimmick?

Just because you <i>can</i> do something, should you? Samsung thinks so. Its second experimentally screened phone taps into its hardware R&D and production clout to offer something not many other companies can make, let alone bring to the public outside of a fuzzy proof of concept. And so, following the …

Wearing the Microsoft Band, the next big thing in fitness tracking

I've been wearing it for two hours, and I'm still acutely aware that it's there. This is the first and most unavoidable thing you should know about the Microsoft Band: it's big, and it's heavy. It's not an object with a strap, like a smartwatch or a Fitbit; there's technology in every part of this …

The Scottish referendum: what happens after the polls close

Your guide to the next 24 hours of the Scottish referendum, in which more than 4.2 million people have registered to vote – the largest electorate ever in Scotland.<p>• The polls at 5,579 voting stations in 32 councils close at 10pm, although anybody queueing at 10pm will be allowed to vote. The …

NFL fans don't need to pay Comcast or Time Warner to watch football. Here's how

The NFL season is here, and if you don’t have the biggest cable package around, you might think you’re out of luck, doomed to miss out on live game coverage. But with a little poking around, I found that isn’t necessarily true. At all.<p>More people are ditching their cable and satellite packages. I …

Silicon Valley’s 49ers show off the ‘best high-tech stadium in the world’ (photo gallery)

In the midst of Silicon Valley, the San Francisco 49ers NFL football team now have what could be the best high-tech stadium in the world.<p>Levi’s Stadium, located next to the Great America theme park in Santa Clara, Calif., was built in the modern era of mobile technology. It’s been called a smart …

Putin plays cat and mouse with Russian online critics

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Before the Internet, Anton Nossik remembers painstakingly copying out Soviet dissident Joseph Brodsky’s forbidden writings on a clattering typewriter for samizdat publications.<p>Russia's President Vladimir Putin addresses the audience as he takes part in festivities to mark the …

Boot up: album sales crash, tablet forecasts down, Google blocks privacy app

A set of 8 links for you, as picked by the Technology team<p>Album sales hit historic low, falling below four million sold in week >> Rolling Stone<p>The music industry has struggled in recent years as consumers have shifted from physical CDs to MP3s, but even the digital side has been hit hard in 2014: …

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Whether you’re working, shopping or socializing online, your Web activity should always be private, secure and safe from hackers and identity thieves. With VPN Unlimited, you can count on total security online, across your devices, and with no compromise on speed or bandwidth.<p>VPN Unlimited lets you …

MH370: satellite phone call revealed as Australia gives update on search

Malaysia Airlines staff tried to contact the crew of missing flight MH370 by satellite phone after it disappeared from radar, Australian authorities have announced, with details about the failed call now being used to refine the suspected final path of the plane.<p>Australia’s deputy prime minister, …

Samsung employees were told to literally never look down on the chairman

Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee has a truly formidable presence within South Korea, but his presence within his own company is apparently something else altogether. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that, during one visit to a factory, workers were told that they shouldn't watch through the windows as he entered the …

Australian militant holding severed heads offers bounty - CNN.com

An image believed to be of Mohamed Elomar holding severed heads posted to Twitter.<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Security has been stepped up around a prominent Australian Muslim leader after Twitter threats from a Sydney-based militant seen in recent photos clutching severed heads in Syria.<p>In a tweet that's since been …

HRW: Likely crimes against humanity in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Human Rights Watch said Tuesday that Egypt's security forces likely committed crimes against humanity when it crushed Islamist protests …

Shooting victim ignored by passers-by - CNN Video

Facebook Just Fired A Huge Shot At Cisco

On Wednesday, Facebook introduced Wedge, making good on its promise from last year to push into the $23 billion Ethernet switch market, currently dominated by Cisco.<p>Wedge is part of the Open Compute Project (OCP), one of the most important tech projects Facebook has ever created. OCP began in 2012 …

Get a wood-paneled Bluetooth speaker for $19.99, shipped

If I may recycle my own lame joke, Bluetooth speakers rock. (I mean that both literally and figuratively.) There's just something totally cool about a compact speaker that can blast tunes from your smartphone or tablet, no wires required.<p>This week only, and while supplies last, AccessoryGenie has …

Google under fire from European media tycoon

<b>The boss of one of Europe's largest media companies has strongly criticised Google in an open letter printed in a German newspaper.</b><p>Mathias Dopfner, chief executive of Axel Springer, says his company is afraid of Google and its power.<p>He also asks in the letter, addressed to Google boss Eric Schmidt, …

A SILICON VALLEY DISASTER: A 21-Year-Old Stanford Kid Got $30 Million, Then Everything Blew Up

The week after Thanksgiving, 40 Clinkle employees gathered in the kitchen of their San Francisco office. It was the second time in two days they'd been called together for an all-hands meeting.<p>At the front of the room stood 22-year-old Clinkle CEO Lucas Duplan, eyes cast down. Next to him stood …

Why Office for iPad Took 4 Years to Get Here

Microsoft just unveiled Office for iPad. The move makes complete sense. The iPad, after all, is by far the strongest and most popular tablet platform …

Which phones do world leaders use?

For years, the well-connected world leader would use nothing but a BlackBerry to get their email on the move – and it is still Barack Obama's phone of choice. He uses a model specially enhanced by the US National Security Agency. But the news earlier this month that the White House Communications …

As advertisers phase out cookies, what’s the alternative?

What will become of the humble cookie? The tiny data files sent from websites to browsers have come under much scrutiny recently, particularly from …