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Opening Night at Cannes: Pictures

Leak hints Razer’s first phone will pack killer specs in phablet-sized body

Earlier this summer, Razer came into the spotlight following reports hinting the gaming hardware manufacturer is gearing up to make a foray into the smartphone market. But thanks to a leak from a British website 3G, now we have a better idea of what to expect from its upcoming handset.<p>As spotted by …

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan just poached an Amazon exec for their charity organization

Zuckerberg made the announcement through his Facebook page.<p>"Building a world-class engineering team starts with a great leader. Brian is a great engineering leader who I've wanted to work with for a long time," Zuckerberg wrote.<p>Pinkerton spent the last 5 years at Amazon's search unit, A9.com. He …

Towering Waves Over 50 Feet High Showcase Awe-Inspiring Power of Mother Nature

Photographer Luke Shadbolt captures the duality of nature—its ability to create as well as destroy—in a striking series called <i>Maelstrom</i>. Focusing on ocean waves, the Australian photographer highlights their stunning power at moments when they’re about to crash into the water. These fleeting …

Why The Web Is So Slow And What It Tells Us About The Future Of Online Journalism

The rise of ad blockers over the past few years, especially Apple’s announcement last fall that it would it would permit ad blocking on its mobile devices, has driven fear through the media industry and illustrated in stark terms the state of online advertising. While there are certainly those …

Dating App Once Uses Your Heart Rate To Help You Find Love

We’ve all felt it — the little adrenaline rush and increased heart rate that comes when we meet someone we’re attracted to — but now we can track it.<p>Once, a dating app with more than 600,000 users in just four months, has today announced an integration with Fitbit and Android Wear.<p>Once works by …

Your iPad's Apple SIM can give you data while you travel

The Apple SIM in your cellular-equipped iPad is about to become useful for much more than choosing a carrier when you're getting started. Otono Networks has launched AlwaysOnline Wireless, a service that gives you data (up to LTE) while traveling in 45 countries. What you pay depends on both where …

Tech Trends

Lloyds Bank’s Apple Pay ad is a heartwarming holiday treat

Living in the U.K. as I do (in contrast to most of my California-based Cult of Mac co-writers), Christmas ads are one of the few bright spots at this time of year.<p>And Lloyds Bank just kicked off the season with a cracking 40-second ad showing off the fact that it is now well and truly on the Apple …

Putin slams 'double standards' on Syria ahead of talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed criticism over his country’s air campaign in Syria, accusing Western governments of double standards in their support for the Syrian opposition.<p>Speaking on Thursday at a political conference in Sochi, Putin said the West is using some of the rebel …

Leica finally enters the 4K video game

It’s taken Leica a while, but it’s finally made a digital camera with some serious video chops. The Leica SL (Typ 601) is a mirrorless camera system with the same full-frame 24 megapixel sensor found on the Leica Q.<p>But while the Q saw video as more of an afterthought, the SL offers up studio-grade …

Facebook temporarily bans the phrase ‘Everyone will know’

Some Facebook users have experienced a weird phenomenon: errors typing the phrase “Everyone will know” into text boxes. Sounds creepy, but looks true.<p>Posted on Reddit’s /r/mildlyinteresting, people saw errors when typing “Everyone will know.” Although initially it seemed there were errors only in …

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BlackBerry shares the first Priv official images

BlackBerry didn’t have to bother with a colossal announcement or fancy teasers to get people’s attention. Their upcoming phone is pretty much selling itself, as it answers to features people have been requesting for many years. It’s really the most casual launch we have seen in a long time, yet …

BlackBerry's Android phone will be known as the 'Priv'

BlackBerry's upcoming Android phone has been called "Venice" for quite some time, but that's apparently nothing but a moniker meant to be shed and replaced by its real model name. According to Evleaks and <i>N4BB</i>, it will be released as the BlackBerry Priv, presumably due to its privacy features. …

Android Phones

Dell is also building its own Microsoft Surface clone

Dell already makes one of the best Windows laptops you can buy, and now it seems the company is working up its own rival for Microsoft's Surface tablet. Leaked slides show a new PC that Dell apparently plans to call the XPS 12. It's a tablet that magnetically latches onto a stand-alone keyboard, …

Apple may introduce iPhone 6s at the same venue it unveiled the Apple II

Apple still hasn’t made an announcement as to where next month’s iPhone 6s event will take place. However, according to a new report it may be set to rock San Francisco’s 7,000-seat Bill Graham Civic Auditorium — the same venue where Steve Jobs and Wozniak first unveiled the Apple II.<p>The building …

What I’m Reading: The Splendid Table

<i>It’s hardly an exaggeration to say that Americans are obsessed with food. But it’s a recent phenomenon. Where older generations didn’t deviate far</i> …

Barack Obama says Scotland should remain part of United Kingdom

American President says UK has worked well as a "united and effective partner" in valuable boost for campaign against Scottish independence<p>Barack Obama has urged Scotland to reject independence, saying the United Kingdom is better off remaining together.<p>Britain works “pretty well” as a “united” …

In pictures: 100 years of Leica cameras

<i>This article was taken from the May 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

A new junior college that will open in 2017 for students from three Integrated Programme (IP) schools will likely be built near Bishan. http://bit.ly/1a1RiYc

Emmanuel Adebayor inspired Tottenham Hotspur to a 2-1 win at Manchester United on Jan 1, 2014, a result that is likely to have ended the champions' hopes of retaining the Premier League title. http://bit.ly/1bAXKkY

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The violin, and my dark night of the soul | Ji-Hae Park

That’s just how we do. An exclusive performance from Rita Ora, just for Galaxy owners: http://smgmb.us/q