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Bee, scorpion and snake venom may hold cancer cure

It's ancient medicine with a sci-fi-sounding twist.<p>A scientist at the University of Illinois, Dipanjan Pan, and his team say they may have found a way to stop cancer cell growth, according to a paper presented at the American Chemical Society conference this week.<p>The work is in very early stages, …

Smartphones: The Silent Killer Of The Web As You Know It

The PC is dying, long live the PC! These headlines have been thrown around for years, as sales of laptops and desktops have continually dwindled downward.<p>The tablet has long been pinned as the murderer of the traditional computers and it certainly looked like it was going to be the one to do away …

65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

Samsung Reaches Biggest Smartphone Lead Over Apple Since First iPhone Launched In 2007

In all the talk of smartphone saturation, Samsung is gradually pulling ahead of arch rival Apple. New industry figures from Strategy Analytics show that Samsung shipped 2.4 times more smartphones worldwide than Apple in the second quarter, up from 1.9 times in the first quarter of 2013 and the …

Samsung’s shape-shifting Ativ Q isn’t pretty, but running Windows 8 and Android may make it a worthy workhorse - http://tcrn.ch/196GvwN

Samsung: Is the smartphone-maker in deep water?

<b>Samsung showed off a smorgasbord of new smartphones, tablets and cameras at its latest press event on Thursday.</b><p>Among the highlights: a water-resistant version of its flagship Galaxy S4 handset; a tablet that runs both Android and Windows 8; a phone with a 10x zoom lens; and a camera with swappable …

Mobile

Will Malaysia's brain drain block its economic ambitions?

<b>Willson Lee is a proud Malaysian, but he left the country five years ago.</b><p>The Japanese grill in Hong Kong's crowded district of Causeway Bay is just one of a handful of restaurants he now runs in China.<p>Over plates of marbled beef, Mr Lee explained that he used to have businesses in Malaysia ranging …

Asia

More South Koreans support developing nuclear weapons

Growing concern about North Korea's nuclear program has led many in South Korea to favor the idea of building atomic weapons. Japan too is discussing such a move.<p>May 18, 2013|By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times<p>President Obama greets his South Korean counterpart, Park Geun-hye, at… (Mark Wilson / …

US Navy's X-47B is the first unmanned plane launched from an aircraft carrier (video)

After limbering up with taxi tests since December, the X-47B unmanned combat air system has finally taken off from an aircraft carrier, making it the first pilotless plane to have successfully done so, and with a catapult launch to boot. Despite the craft's ability to fly on its own, it was …

What Apple really means when it says it has “sold” a product

When can you count a smartphone as “sold” and when can you count it as “shipped”? For mobile industry reporters, this rather arcane argument never …

Look out: A wink from a Google Glass user is more than meets the eye

Rumours suggesting that Google Glass users will be able to take a photo simply by winking were given more credence in reports today.<p>Following …

Samsung flexible phone confirmed by patent filings | Trusted Reviews

Samsung has filed a patent for a flexible display that outlines how the future technology will work in smartphone devices.<p>The South Korean company …