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BitTorrent Launches 'Unlimited' File Delivery Service SoShare

BitTorrent on Friday announced the public beta launch of SoShare, a free file delivery service for Windows and Mac designed by the company’s engineers and based on the BitTorrent protocol. The firm says the new tool lets you send an unlimited amount of files, up to a terabyte at once.<p>BitTorrent …

NSA reportedly helped spy on US law firm in trade dispute

The National Security Agency provided guidance that enabled its Australian counterpart to conduct surveillance of trade talks involving the Indonesian government, as well as communications involving an American law firm, according to a New York Times report.<p>The Times said its story was based on a …

Toyota Doesn't Want You To Plug In Its Electric Cars

Interested in an electric or plug-in hybrid car but not so keen on having to make the schlep to actually plug in the car every time it needs a charge?<p>Then Toyota’s wireless charging system will probably interest you.<p>So how does it work? Basically, the system transmits electricity between a coil on …

How to Wrap a Sandwich

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Wrap your sandwich like the gift that it is.</i><p>Your much-needed lunch break finally rolls around. But you open up your brown bag only to find that your …

Sandwiches

Russia Backs Egyptian Military Ruler In Attempt To Eclipse U.S. Influence

ISTANBUL -- In a high-profile meeting in Moscow this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his full-fledged support for Egypt's military leader to run for president, a sign of yet another diplomatic tug of war between Russia and the United States in the region.<p>The nod of approval for Field …

Twitter claims Venezuela is blocking its images to stifle protests

Venezuela's government has been trying to silence protests over shortages of basic goods, and that crackdown appears to be extending into the digital realm as well. A Twitter spokesperson tells Engadget and <i>Bloomberg</i> that pictures on its social network are "currently blocked" for at least some …

Associated Press News

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes South Carolina

The quake was widely felt from Georgia to North Carolina.<p>A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck South Carolina near the Georgia border Friday night, and was widely felt across the region.<p>According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake was centered 7 mi NW of Edgefield, S.C. or 60 mi SW of …

Natural Disasters

What Your Favorite Pie Says About You

It's time you learned the truth.

Baking

15 Greatest Pumpkin Recipes

Don't care what anyone says. Pumpkin makes everything better.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow us at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out our new shop, Provisions.

Baking

U.S. Says WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Unlikely To Face Charges

More than three years after the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks roiled the United States with massive disclosures of diplomatic cables and other …

Tablets to carve out nearly half of PC market next year

Apple and Samsung will lead the charge, but may face challenges from smaller rivals, says research firm Canalys.<p>Tablets will come close to outshipping notebooks and desktops in 2014. At least, that's the latest forecast from research firm Canalys.<p>In a report released Tuesday, Canalys predicted that …

IPad Air

Still A Teenager, Freed Cartel Killer Will Leave Mexico For U.S.

Three years after the startling arrest of a 14-year-old boy for acting as a gang's assassin in Mexico, the boy, now 17, is reportedly heading to the United States, according to media and government reports. Edgar Jimenez, nicknamed El Ponchis — "The Cloak" — is a U.S. citizen who was born in San …

Microsoft’s Xbox One Costs $90 More to Build Than Sony’s PS4, Teardown Shows

With the recent release of two significant game consoles, research firm IHS has been working a little extra overtime these days. After dissecting …

Kinect

TOURING : Michael Bublé

Canadian crooner Michael Bublé will tour Australia next year. Australia's love affair with the charming star continues unabated, with his ...

The 39 Most Life-Changing Things That Happen When One Direction Performs At GMA

Good Morning America, more like "GOOD MORNING, MY FIVE HUSBANDS."

Love Stories

Pope Francis: Capitalism is “a new tyranny”

“The culture of prosperity deadens us,” the pope writes in a document laying out the platform for his papacy<p>Pope Francis on Tuesday called capitalism "a new tyranny" and very explicitly called on global leaders to act on poverty and growing inequality.<p>Francis' remarks are part of an 84-page …

Oldest Javelins Predate Modern Humans, Raise Questions on Evolution

The oldest stone-tipped projectile weapons date to 280,000 years, study says.<p><b>The oldest known stone-tipped projectiles have been discovered in Ethiopia. The javelins are roughly 280,000 years old and predate the earliest known fossils of our species, Homo sapiens, by about 80,000 years.</b><p>These …