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Israel and the Palestinians face 'tough choices,' John Kerry says

America's top diplomat has told Israel and the Palestinians that their negotiations are reaching decision time as he presses them to agree a framework paving the way to peace<p>Tough choices must be made be made by <b>Israeli</b> and <b>Palestinian</b> leaders in the coming weeks if the two sides are to resolve their …

Israel

Google Is Building Robots. These Demos Show Them At Work.

The company that gave us Android is developing androids.<p>Yes, Google is building robots. And not just self-driving cars, which, of course, are technically robots, but humanoids that can walk around and make cow eyes at you.<p>It will probably be a while before anyone sees a Googlebot walking the …

How Somebody Forced the World’s Internet Traffic Through Belarus and Iceland

This is a deeply technical but potentially very troubling story. Imagine one day you’re using the Internet the same way you do every day. Reading the …

The 5 Best Reasons For Buying The Xbox One Instead Of A PS4

<i>It’s November, and that means that next-gen consoles are finally on their way. Both consoles have their strengths and weaknesses, and both consoles are going to appeal to different kinds of gamers. In that spirit, I’m running a mini-series on whether you should by the Xbox One, the PS4, or neither.</i> …

Zelda Triforce Lamp - Original - Hanging or End Table

Built with a beautiful dark stained wood frame, and acrylic yellow plastic triforce. The sides of the lamp are stylized with 8-bit pixelated goodness to convey the golden glow of the triforce, and also cast great light around the room.<p>The lamp is bigger than it looks (that picture frame is a …

'We have our plans': Vladimir Putin warns US against Syria military action

Vladimir Putin has warned the US against launching military action in Syria, stating that Russia has "plans" on how it would react if such a scenario unfolded.<p>The Russian president's comments came as Barack Obama for the first time portrayed his plans for US military action as part of a broader …

Smartwatches: what are Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft up to?

"The wrist is interesting," said Apple chief executive Tim Cook at the All Things Digital D11 conference in May 2013, when being quizzed about his company's potential plans for wearable technology in the years to come.<p>"For something to work here you have to convince people it's so incredible, that …

The Verdict On AMD's A8-6600K, And Surprising Revelations Testing An A10-6800K With Dual Graphics

Last week I ran some gaming benchmarks on AMD’s A8-6600K APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) and found that it was surprisingly competent at rendering advanced graphics — provided you’re willing to make significant compromises like dropping down to 720p and reducing overall quality.<p>When <i>Crysis 3</i> drove …

'Elder Scrolls Online' Should Have Taken A Page From 'Guild Wars 2'

Earlier this morning, Paul Tassi reported that upcoming MMO <i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> will use a subscription-fee model, charging users monthly for access to the game.<p>Paul quotes ZeniMax’s Matt Firor, who told Gamestar that “players will appreciate not having to worry about being “monetized” in the …

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

With Britain Out, Allies Abandon Obama on Syria

Will the U.S. now go it alone in Syria?<p>After the battle to secure a broad international coalition collapsed in disarray, President Obama has …

How To Disappear When Someone's Spying On You

Whenever your cellphone is on, "They" know where you are, and I mean all the Theys — the spooks, the merchants, the drone pilots, the private detectives, probably even the Chinese. If you want your privacy, says artist/designer Adam Harvey, you can go to the back of your phone, pry out the battery …

Palestinians call off peace talks after clash

QALANDIA REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian official said planned peace talks with the Israelis scheduled for Monday have been called off following a deadly clash in the West Bank.<p>Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians Monday in clashes during an arrest raid in the West Bank outside …

Navy ready to launch first strike on Syria

Britain is planning to join forces with America and launch military action against Syria within days in response to the gas attack believed to have been carried out by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces against his own people.<p>Royal Navy vessels are being readied to take part in a possible series of …

Middle East

Elder Scrolls Online's first-person mode leaves you in the danger zone

The recently added, fully supported first-person perspective in The Elder Scrolls Online still needs a bit of work.<p>The good news is that the developers know that and continue to put time into tweaking the way the game behaves in that perspective.<p>What started as a simple zoomed in perspective was …

UN Weapons Inspection Vehicle Hit By Sniper Fire On Its Way To Attack Site

The team returned to base to replace the vehicle, but the attack will do nothing to calm the increasing tension between the West and the Syrian regime.<p>As a United Nations team heads off to the alleged site of a chemical attack near Damascus, the West is considering its next move.<p>British foreign …

Siege of Syrian capital's districts, suburbs cuts off food, medicine

An alleged chemical attack has made the situation much worse in Damascus neighborhoods and suburbs that have been under siege for months.<p>August 25, 2013|By Raja Abdulrahim<p>Smoke rises from heavy shelling in Jobar, a suburb east of Damascus, Syria.… (Hassan Ammar / Associated…)<p>CAIRO — In one of the …

Syria crisis: UN inspectors' convoy hit by sniper fire

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1005000/1005488_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524659738_f732f863eef845235084f45d1343825a<p><b>Unidentified snipers have opened fire on a convoy of UN experts investigating suspected chemical weapons attacks in Syria's capital, the UN has …

Talk Of Strike On Syria Moves From 'Will It Happen?' To When

With U.S. officials saying there's little doubt that President Bashar Assad's regime used chemical weapons on the Syrian people last week, and with U.S. Navy ships moving toward that country's coast, it now seems to be a question of "when" not "whether" America will strike military targets inside …

Microsoft unveils ID@Xbox program to lure indie developers to Xbox One

After unveiling its plans to support self-published games on Xbox One, Microsoft is detailing some of its additional efforts to support indie developers today. As Sony continues to woo indie developers ahead of the console wars later this year, Microsoft is launching a new Independent Developers @ …