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Prostate cancer drug ruling a 'fiasco', says charity

<b>A charity says a decision by the NHS in England to reject a drug for men with prostate cancer is a "fiasco".</b><p>Abiraterone is already given to patients at the end-of-life after chemotherapy as it gives patients an extra few months.<p>But the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence said it was …

Galaxy S3 I9300 Gets CyanogenMod 11 M9 Stable Custom Build with Android 4.4.4

The CyanogenMod team has announced the latest CyanogenMod 11.0 M9 build, which incorporates the changes from 31 June. The significance of this …

Amazon Enters 3D Printing Race

Amazon has joined the ranks of Staples, Home Depot, UPS, and a range of other big brands that are capitalizing on the 3D printing trend. Amazon, of course, has an approach that only they can pull off at this scale – giving you access to digital files, allowing you to customize them, and 3D print …

The Numbers Are In: NVIDIA's SHIELD Tablet Smokes The Competition

NVIDIA made news last week with the official announcement of its SHIELD Tablet and companion SHIELD Wireless Controller. If you remember, the original SHIELD Portable was an all-in-one type device, powered by NVIDIA’s own Tegra 4 SoC (system on a chip). When it arrived at exactly this time last …

Why Apple could break up with Intel over the Mac

When Apple announced its 64-bit A7 processor, I dismissed the speculation that this could lead to a switch away from Intel chips for the Macintosh line for a homegrown “desktop-class” chip. I might have been wrong.<p><b>“I don’t know exactly when, but sooner or later, Macs will run on Apple-designed ARM</b> …

The Ultimate Guide To Bootstrapping Hardware Startups

<b>Involve others whenever possible</b><p>Find mentors and advisors. Tap people who you trust. Whenever you can, talk to people who have done this before.<p>Validate assumptions. Talk to at least 20 strangers about your product. Gauge their enthusiasm, listen carefully to their questions and don’t assume you …

Fab Lays Off One-Third Of Global Headcount, Slashing New York City Staff

The day of reckoning has come for Fab’s New York City office, where it is expected to have widespread layoffs due to yet another change in the company’s business model. The layoffs will affect about a third of the company’s global staff, but will be limited to New York staff.<p>After previously …

Origami unfolds a new world of shape-shifting electronics

"Where does imagination come from? Art. Artists don't have any laws, or limits."<p>Stavros Georgakopoulos

With Spotify Integration, Algoriddim’s Djay App Gives iOS DJs Access To Millions Of Tracks

Algoriddim is updating its iOS app djay today with a big new feature — integration with Spotify.<p>This is the first time djay (which the company says has been downloaded 10 million times, making it the world’s bestselling DJ app) has been connected to a streaming music service. This means users will …

Any.do Releases a Web Version of Its Popular To-Do List Apps

Productivity app maker Any.do has released a Web version of its to-do list. The move comes as part of a trend for mobile-first developers that have grown big enough to warrant a Web service as well.<p>Any.do for the Web includes Planning and Focus Modes that toggle between a multi-folder and a single …

This is the most secure computer you’ll ever own

From the moment you boot up, your computer leaves footprints. Websites leave tracking cookies, following you from page to page and session to session, alongside the usual traces left by your IP address. Persistent logins from Google and Facebook tie each site visit to your offline identity. If …

It's here, the 4TB FLASH drive: SanDisk rips sheet from the Optimus MAX

SanDisk has announced a new 4TB flash drive, double the capacity of the biggest solid-state drive available today.<p>The 4TB Optimus MAX – which sounds …

10 LinkedIn Blunders That Make You Look Like An Amateur

In working with clients on their LinkedIn strategy over the past few years, I have identified some all-too-common faux pas that will create a negative impression rather than build your brand. I share ten of the most egregious gaffes here in two categories – Content and Contacts.<p><b>CONTENT</b> The content …

Nasa to create the coldest spot in the universe. Can you guess where?

Nasa is going to use the International Space Station to create the coldest spot in the universe for the purpose of conducting previously impossible …

Want to make apps for Glass? Google opens Mirror API to all developers

​<p>Finished poring over that API documentation for, like, the millionth time? Good. Managed to hustle your way to a hackathon? Great! Finally, then, it's time to put all that knowhow to practical use -- the Mirror API is now open to all developers. Before now, you'd have needed to find your way onto …

Archaeologists find 'Chactun,' a long lost Mayan city in eastern Mexico

A team of archaeologists have found a long lost Mayan city in the rainforests of eastern Mexico, and they're hoping the discovery will help them figure out what led to the ancient civilization's rise and fall centuries ago. The city, which archaeologists have dubbed Chactun or Red Rock, was in its …

Sony's 4K Bravia X9 hits the UK for, yup, 4K

If you're looking to get on the 4K wagon relatively early but can't afford to splash out the big(ger) bucks, you can now grab Sony's Bravia X9 for a …

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus Ultrabook Unveiled With 3200 x 1800 Pixel Display

Samsung has launched a new ultrabook this week in the form of the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus which is fitted with a 13.3-inch display sporting a …

Gear & Gadgets

Gigaom | The best slides from the closing arguments in the Apple ebooks case

Advertisement<p>Apple(s aapl) and the Justice Department made closing arguments in the ebook pricing case Thursday. Apple argued that a ruling against …

Element of the week: uranium | video

This week's element is uranium, which has the symbol <b>U</b> and atomic number <b>92</b>. Uranium was named after the planet Uranus, which had been discovered eight …

Shrunken accelerator blasts like the big boys

<b>U. TEXAS-AUSTIN (US) —</b> A new tabletop particle accelerator is a step toward having multi-gigaelectronvolt laser plasma accelerators in research labs …

A microphone that listens with light

A sensor developed in Norway gives microphones hyper-acute hearing and a sense of direction.<p>A sensor developed by scientists at SINTEF’s MiNaLab will …

Nanotech

First Known Four-Quark Particle Pops Up In Japanese Collider

This new finding confirms the particle exists.<p>Physicists have observed what they're confident is the first known particle with four quarks.<p>This isn't the first time the Belle detector, housed with the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization in Japan, has appeared to observe a four-quark …

Sony KD-65X9005A

The Sony KD-65X9005A is more than just another svelte Internet-enabled TV. Along with the lookalike 55-inch KD-55X9005A, this 65-inch flatscreen is …

Audiophile

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Mysterious Subatomic Particle May Represent Exotic New Form of Matter

In the course of exploring the properties of a strange subatomic particle, physicists may have stumbled upon something even stranger: a mysterious …

Samsung Galaxy NX Camera Poses For The Camera

We just saw some press shots of the new Samsung Galaxy NX Camera, and now it looks like we have an actual photo of the device, which is expected to …

PiCloud is a model cloud made of Raspberry Pi & LEGO for teaching students about web platforms - http://tcrn.ch/11B8VoY

Planetary Resources co-founder Peter Diamandis on bringing space exploration to the masses

Picture an optical telescope, a <i>really good</i> optical telescope, and you have to think big. The most powerful consumer-grade models often stand taller than their operators. The grand, institutionally owned ones are hidden beneath giant domes above the clouds on mountaintops. The world's best, the …