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Scientists Create Personalized Stem Cells, Raising Hopes for Diabetes Cure

Insulin-producing cells could one day replace cells damaged by diabetes, a step toward curing the disease.<p>Regenerative medicine took a step forward on Monday with the announcement of the creation of the first disease-specific line of embryonic stem cells made with a patient's own DNA.<p>These cells, …

What's New On Netflix In February 2014: 'Queer As Folk,' 'Bates Motel,' 'Breaking Bad' Join The List

Netflix's arsenal of ready-to-watch TV shows and movies changes every week. Titles run out of contract, and new ones are brought into the fold. This month, Netflix adds the final season of "Breaking Bad," the highly anticipated "House of Cards" Season 2, cult classic "Flashdance" and the Cannes …

The Office's B.J. Novak Launches First Book on Instagram

Like most authors, B.J. Novak is using the days ahead of his upcoming book release to tease out clips for hungry readers to consume. Unlike most …

Bill Gates Talks to TIME About the Three Myths of Global Aid

It’s easy to get fed up when you’re trying to save the world. Progress can be slow, setbacks are constant and few people appreciate exactly what …

Microsoft's Twitter account: Don't use our e-mail

Sometimes, irony adorns Twitter like the sugar on a doughnut.<p>On Saturday morning, however, the Microsoft News Twitter account offered a curious instruction. It read: "Don't use Microsoft emails(hotmail,outlook),They are monitoring your accounts and selling the data to the governments. #SEA …

Questions Is A Video Q&A App That Wants You To Have Curious Micro-Conversations With Anyone

Questions — Ask And Answer is an iOS app, pictured left, that’s using video to animate and humanise the Q&A format.<p>Spicing up the tried-and-tested Q&A format to make it fit for a visually obsessed age is energising plenty of startups at present. The very recent (and high profile) category entrant, …

Bill Gates Is Not The Next CEO Of Microsoft, But His VC Investments Are Picking Up

Bill Gates may be one of the world’s most famous philanthropists, entrepreneurs, and guest editors, but could he be adding venture capitalist to the list? Over the past few years it seems that Gates has, in fact, been increasing his investment in startups.<p>Though not as active in venture capital as …

Has Twitter given birth to a new literary genre?

As the second #TwitterFiction festival opens for submissions, it's time to ask if the social networking site has given birth to a new, 140-character genre.<p>Maybe we should call it the storyella – Penguin US has already snaffled the term twitterature, assembling an anthology of "humorous reworkings …

The Complete List: All the New Netflix and Hulu Releases

It's an all too familiar situation: You went to the grocery store to make sure that your fridge was stocked for this snowstorm, but now you're stuck …

Snapchat ignored security hole that lets hackers ID phone numbers

Snapchat users may be in for a not-so-pleasant surprise this Christmas.<p>Hackers could gain access to the phone numbers and names of the app's users because of a loophole in its coding and API (application programming interface), a new report from online security firm Gibson Security has …

A Scientific Miracle: Theories of Mary's Virgin Birth

<i>Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. - Matthew 1:18</i><p>Merry Christmas, scientists! It's that time of year again when all rational human beings shake our …

Biotech Firm: We Will 3D Print A Human Liver In 2014

2014 could be a landmark year for an amazing medical technology: human organs built by 3D printers.<p>San Diego biotech firm Organovo promises that its "bioprinting" technology will successfully print a human liver by the end of 2014, the company told Computerworld's Lucas Mearian.<p>Mearian reports:<p>Like …

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …

Leaked Windows Phone 8.1 screenshot reveals new on-screen buttons

Microsoft is still testing its upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update internally, but a leaked screenshot reveals how the company is moving to on-screen buttons in the future. The tiny image, published by @evleaks, shows the standard back, Windows, and search buttons all on-screen in a Windows Phone 8.1 …

Orange Octopus, More Creatures Found Deep in Antarctic Sea

Wildlife<p><b>A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s</b> <b>bottom dwellers.</b><p>The newfound sea snail, or limpet, is from a group that specializes in feeding on …

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The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

India's Nuclear Scientists Keep Dying Mysteriously

Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an easy time of it over the past decade. Not only has the scientific community been plagued by "suicides," unexplained deaths, and sabotage, but those incidents have gone mostly underreported in the country.<p><i>(Photo via)</i><p>Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an …

As laptop SSDs hit 1TB in capacity, we see whether they're worth the cash

After reviewing Apple's latest MacBook Pro I noticed something very interesting: its performance versus my two-year-old model felt far more …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Oxford Dictionaries Dubs "Selfie" as 2013's Word of the Year

It was the word heard 'round the world—the Oxford Dictionaries has officially dubbed "selfie" 2013’s Word of the Year, beating out Miley Cyrus's …

Sochi Olympic torch takes plunge into world's deepest lake

The longest Olympic torch relay in history paid a visit, and took a plunge, into the world's deepest freshwater body at Russia's Lake Baikal.<p>The Sochi Winter Olympic Games organizers released video of the event and tweeted about the occasion.<p>The 39,000-mile relay has already taken the torch into …

Designer Drills Holes into Quarters, Turns Them into Rings

Designer Nicholas Heckaman of The Ring Tree meticulously handcrafts detailed rings out of US coins. The Gainesville, Florida-based designer first discovered his skill when he was looking for the perfect ring to propose to his girlfriend with. He managed to create a special engagement ring out of a …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

Advertised Hard-Drive Space Vs. Actual Hard Drive Space

If you’ve ever bought a laptop, smartphone or tablet, you’ve likely been more than a little perturbed at the usable baked-in storage space compared to what you <i>thought</i> you were getting. Remember the furor around Microsoft’s Surface Pro 64GB tablet that shipped with a mere 23GB of actual usable …

BlackBerry: No plans to bring Google Play to BB 10 phones

Earlier this week, we saw alleged screenshots of the Google Play app store running on a BlackBerry 10 handset. That brought hope to current …

Google Launches Portable Native Client for Developers

Google today launched Portable Native Client (PNaCl, pronounced pinnacle) as part of its push to bring native code to more and more platforms. The tool lets developers compile their code once to run on any hardware platform and embed their PNaCl application in any website.<p>For those who don’t know, …