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Top Beijing Scientist: China Faces 'Huge Impact' From Climate Change

China's top weather scientist has made a rare official acknowledgement: climate change, he says, could have a "huge impact" on the country's crop yields and infrastructure.<p>Zheng Guogang, the head of China's meteorological administration, tells Xinhua news agency that China is already experiencing …

Jurassic Parka: Woolly mammoths one step closer to returning from the dead

Woolly mammoths may walk the earth once more after scientists took another step towards realising a long-held dream to recreate their DNA.<p>George …

Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Bid

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is the first in for 2016.<p>“I'm running for President and I hope to earn your support!” Cruz announced on Twitter early Monday. The conservative Republican famed for his staunch opposition to the president's signature health care law and his executive actions on immigration will …

Alex Salmond: I will help write Ed Balls' first Budget

The former First Minister says he will threaten to sabotage the first Budget of a minority Labour government unless Mr Balls accepts SNP demands for billions of pounds more spending<p>Alex Salmond has claimed he will help write Ed Balls’ first Budget after the general election by threatening to …

King Richard III returns to battlefield where he died 530 years ago

LEICESTER, England (Reuters) - A cortege carrying the remains of King Richard III began a solemn tour on Sunday to the battlefield where he was slain 530 years ago.<p>Rediscovered under a car park in 2012, Richard’s remains will be re-interred at Leicester cathedral on Thursday in a ceremony led by …

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London synagogue attacked by drunken mob in 'anti-Semitic attack'

Shocking video footage has emerged of the moment up to 20 drunken youths attacked a synagogue in Stamford Hill, north London early this morning (22 …

Before and after photos of Normandy make D-Day seem nearer than ever

It was 70 years ago that over 150,000 Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy as part of Operation Overlord. It may seem that June 6th, 1944 — D-Day — is ages removed from us, but it's not as alien as it seems. <i>The Guardian</i> has put together a wonderful "then and now" photo essay for the …

Sharp Aquos Crystal (Boost Mobile) review: Ordinary features bolstered by a daring, edgeless design - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Boost Mobile's Sharp Aquos Crystal has an affordable price tag, a decent camera, and above all, a bold bezel-less design.<p><b>The Bad</b> You can't remove the Crystal's battery, and its in-ear audio quality is mediocre with calls sounding hollow and thin.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Don't fret about the …

Exclusive: Radar data suggests missing Malaysia plane flown deliberately toward Andamans - sources

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Military radar-tracking evidence suggests a Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing for nearly a week was deliberately flown across the Malay peninsula towards the Andaman Islands, sources familiar with the investigation told Reuters on Friday.<p>Senior Lieutenant and flight …

Investigators focus on foul play behind missing Malaysia plane-sources

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - An investigation into a missing Malaysian jetliner, now into its second week, is focusing more on the possibility of foul play as evidence suggests it was deliberately flown hundreds of miles off course, sources familiar with the Malaysian probe said.<p>Two sources told …

Violence against Afghan women more frequent, brutal in 2013 - official

KABUL (Reuters) - Violent crime against women in Afghanistan hit record levels and became increasingly brutal in 2013, the head of the country’s human rights commission said on Saturday, a sign that hard won rights are being rolled back as foreign troops prepare to withdraw.<p>An Afghan woman wearing …

Publish And Perish? What To Do With That Book Inside Of You

When people tell me they have a book inside of them — which actually happens quite a lot, probably because I’ve been fortunate enough to have had a clutch of novels (traditionally) published — I always want to ask: “Have you considered surgery?” As George Orwell famously said: “Writing a book is a …

Silicon Valley Lost, And Found

Silicon Valley is a place that is just as much about people reinventing themselves as it is about people reinventing industries.<p>As a new year turns, it’s time to go through that silly (but actually necessary) exercise of pausing to reflect. In a world of endless e-mail and distractions, it’s hard …

Google acquires Bitspin, makes its stylish Android alarm app free to celebrate

Bitspin is probably most well known for its swish Timely alarm app on Android, and it seems that Google likes how the Swiss team is doing it, because it's just acquired them. "For new and existing users, Timely will continue to work like it always has," noted the Bitspin team in their announcement …

The apps to look out for in 2014

From digital health apps to ephemeral messaging, 2014 looks like an exciting year for mobile apps, says Frederic Lardieg<p>2013 was a bumper time for mobile apps. It was the year we saw a 17 year-old school boy sell his news summarising app to Yahoo! for £19 million, while conversely Snapchat, which …

Ford's C-MAX Solar Energi Concept is powered by a roof panel, rolls to CES next week

The tech inside green vehicles continues to improve, and Ford has just announced a concept that looks to push it even further. The US automaker has outed the C-MAX Solar Energi Concept: a vehicle that packs in all of the perks of a plug-in hybrid, but doesn't require that tether to recharge. As the …

Half of Britons now using a tablet

Half of British consumers to own or have access to tablets such as the iPad and Kindle Fire after sales rise by 50pc<p>The Christmas leap in tablet computer sales means that half of Britons are now using them, following a flood of cheap devices on to the market.<p>Between 12m and 13m tablets have been …

Facebook - not dead, not buried

<b>Over the weekend, there was some scary news for the world's biggest social network. Facebook, the story went, was "dead and buried", teenagers were turning away "in their droves", put off by their parents' presence on the network.</b><p>It was "the start of what looks likely to be a sustained decline". …

Samsung's new chip could put 4GB of memory in your next smartphone

Think the 3GB of RAM in the Galaxy Note 3 was a lot? Samsung was only getting started. The company has just unveiled the first 8-gigabit (1GB) low-power DDR4 memory chip, which could lead to 4GB of RAM in a multi-layered, mobile-sized package. Moving to the higher-bandwidth (3.1Gbps) DDR standard …

SD Cards Aren’t As Secure As We Think

The hardware hacker Bunnie Huang gave a talk at the Chaos Compute Club Congress where he offered some good news and some bad news. The good news? SD cards contain powerful, handy micro controllers that are useful to hackers and hobbyists. The bad news? SD cards are woefully insecure.<p>In a detailed …

Samsung's 110-inch Ultra HDTV is the world's largest, and it goes on sale Monday

Samsung promised at CES last January that it would deliver a 110-inch UHDTV this year, and with just a couple of days left to spare here it is. Apparently rolling out in China, the Middle East and a few European countries first, there's no word on price (the 85-inch version that launched earlier …

How to subtly unfriend someone on Facebook

If you want to avoid constant updates from irritating contacts on Facebook, but don't want to cause offence by publicly unfriending them, then you must do your research says Rick Maybury<p><i>My wife and I are not the brightest of individuals when it comes to IT, but we manage. One of our relations</i> …

New Report Shows That Most Of China’s Gamers Are Still Playing On PCs, Not Mobile

A new report from China’s GPC (link via Google Translate), an industry group for game publishers, shows that China’s video game industry is now worth 83.17 billion RMB (or $13 billion), a 40% increase over the past 12 months (h/t Games In Asia). While the growth is not surprising, the fact that …

How did Google Microsoft and Apple fare in 2013? Find out in our tech review of the year http://www.t3.com/features/tech-review-of-the-year

BlackBerry urges BB10 users to roll-back its glitchy Twitter app

After loads of BB10 user complaints, BlackBerry is pulling the latest Twitter update from its app market. Should you still need your 140-character fix however, the beleaguered smartphone maker has a solution: roll back to the application's previous version -- 10.2.1 -- via the simple step-by-step …

Microsoft connects Windows 8 for PCs, phones with new Solitaire, Minesweeper and Mahjong

As a late holiday gift, Microsoft is finally syncing up some of the popular software from its desktop and tablet Windows OS with the latest version of Windows for phones. We are, of course, referring to classic Windows games like Microsoft Solitaire Collection, Minesweeper (which also has a WP7 …

Samsung Expected to Launch Galaxy Gear 2 and Galaxy Band at MWC 2014

Rumors about Samsung working on the sequel of its not-so-successful Galaxy Gear are floating all over the internet for sometime now. What’s new is …

Samsung Wireless Charging S-View Flip Cover for Galaxy Note 3 Now Available for $69

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is an amazing device and comes with a range of accessories to make the most out of the phablet.<p>If you are a proud owner of …