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Epson Announces Moverio BT-300 Smart Glasses

Epson is showing off the new Moverio BT-300 today in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress 2016, the latest and most advanced member of their Smart Glasses family of products. Pre-production models are on display at their booth in Congress Square and demonstrate many advances over previous Moverio …

AT&T Begins 5G Network Testing This Year – Expects Speeds 10-100X Faster Than 4G LTE

Verizon is already testing a 5G network, and now AT&T has joined them at the cool-kids table, announcing that it will be doing the same in 2016. …

UK police arrest teenager over recent US government hacks

UK authorities believe they've caught a teenage hacker who was part of the recent wave of attacks on US government officials. A 15-year-old boy who goes by the name "Cracka" was arrested earlier this week for his part in a number of security breaches. He's allegedly head of the group "Crackas with …

10 Amazing Treehouses You Can Actually Stay In

There’s something magical about a treehouse. And we’re not talking about your run-of-the-mill backyard hideaway filled with kids’ toys. These 10 examples are architectural gems that offer forest views and a cozy night’s sleep. And the best part? You can actually book them.<p>Treehouse Point<p><b>Issaquah,</b> …

It's way too easy to buy legal hacking gadgets online

As more of our devices become connected, we have a greater chance of becoming a victim of cybercrime.<p>And to make matters worse, there's a number of tools readily available online that can help a hacker break into anything from your WiFi network to your car.<p>We rounded up eight gadgets that anyone …

Tel Aviv University

29 things you should never include on your CV

Hiring managers receive an average of 75 CVs per position they post, according to CareerBuilder.com.<p>So they don't have the time or resources to …

How to use Google Maps offline - it's easier than you might think

Google Maps is one of the most popular and reliable mapping/navigation services, but it’s not without its faults. One of the main complaints is that it works best with a solid data connection, something we don’t always have outside the city. Thankfully, it’s possible to take Google Maps offline, …

Maps

Gentleman thief poses as art lover before stealing £40,000 statue

Police hunt smartly dressed man who chatted with art gallery manager before making off with a £40,000 Elisabeth Frink statue<p>Police are hunting a smartly dressed thief who posed as an art lover before making off with a £40,000 statute from a Mayfair Gallery.<p>The middle aged man, who was wearing …

WhatsApp on the Web now lets you manage your chats, contacts and groups

WhatsApp on the Web has been updated to include a few new features that allow you to have more control over your chats and group conversations that take place in a Web browser.<p>First launched in January, the Web interface lets you carry out WhatsApp chats via a desktop or laptop but always …

Apps

Google Glass Enterprise Edition has a new display and CPU

Google has been keeping rather quiet about Glass since the Explorer program was put to bed, but industry sources have come forward with information about the next iteration of Google Glass – the ‘Enterprise Edition’.<p>Several sources familiar with advanced prototypes of the product suggest that the …

Wearable Tech

Microsoft's new wireless phone charger will bathe your desk in neon light

My Nexus 6 usually rests on a Tylt wireless charger here at <i>The Verge</i> office. I paid Verizon $60 for the thing. It's got a black, soft matte finish; it's the opposite of flashy, but works perfectly with any Qi-compatible smartphone I've placed on it — even with a bulky case on. Microsoft's taking …

The World's Most Popular Site for Pirated Downloads Is Back Online After a Long Outage

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Would you put a gas-powered iPhone charger in your pocket?

Batteries are expensive, so it makes sense that device makers are in no hurry to cram in more capacity than is actually necessary. The downside of this, of course, is that if you're out and about, the responsibility of keeping your hardware fully charged is yours alone. Most people overcome this, …

Get Google Earth Pro for free

The Pro version of everyone's favorite virtual globe used to cost $399 -- per year! Now it's free. Freeeeee!<p>Google Earth has been around for years, yet it still makes my jaw drop.<p>I mean, seriously, for centuries the only way to get a "bird's-eye" view of our planet was to spin an actual globe. Now …

A Chinese Company Made This Super Cheap Android Phone That Looks Exactly Like The iPhone 6

There are tons of Chinese iPhone look-a-likes out there, and at this year's Consumer Electronics Showcase in Las Vegas we found yet another.<p>This is the Gold-East MS937, and it looks a lot like the iPhone 6. Everything from the size of the bezels along the side of the screen to the gold trim look …

Mobile Technology

No excuses: Apps to get you in shape in no time

Too busy to work out? Think again. These apps will get you moving in just a few minutes a day.<p>New year, new you, right? Well, at least until life gets in the way. Don't let your busy schedule stymie your goals to get moving with these apps.<p>The hot new fitness trend is getting in a workout in a …

Apps

See Inside The Most Futuristic Cruise Ship On The Planet

Quantum of the Seas is one of the most advanced ships on earth, and it will cruise in the Caribbean this spring before heading to the South China Sea in the fall.<p>It has a bumper-car track, a cocktail bar staffed by robots, and a skydiving simulator.

Royal Caribbean

Microsoft is open-sourcing its Worldwide Telescope astronomy software

Microsoft Research has revealed that it is open-sourcing Worldwide Telescope (WWT), an online computer program it launched back in 2008 that displays the heavens using images from the Hubble Space Telescope as well as from Earth-based lenses.<p>The move will make WWT into a more widely usable research …

Telescopes

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

Terrorism

Listen to the music that the Beagle 2 probably played on Mars in 2003

If the first nine notes of this instrumental sound fairly cosmic to you then that's entirely fitting: together they comprise the first ever melody sent to Mars. Composed by British band Blur, this short jingle (expanded into a full song above) was the call-sign for the UK's Beagle 2 lander. This …

How To Protect Your Android Phone If It's Ever Lost Or Stolen

Losing your phone or having someone steal it is a nightmare. Fortunately, Google has baked some tools into your Android that could help you find it. Or, at the very least, it'll help you wipe all your data and content so that whoever took it can't wreak further havoc.<p>Here's how to set it up:<p>First, …

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Elon Musk wants to spend $10 billion building the internet in space

The plan would lay the foundation for internet on Mars<p>Elon Musk's plan for satellite internet is even more ambitious than originally thought. At a SpaceX event in Seattle on Friday, the Tesla CEO told <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>that his unnamed Space Internet venture could one day stretch all the way to …

Space

7 Airline Innovations That Will Change the Way We Fly

There was a day not too long ago when seatback TVs on planes looked space-aged, the concept of a call from 30,000 feet seemed impossible, and the idea of WiFi—let alone on a plane—was completely out of the question. Today? You take those things for granted. You even complain about them if they …

Airbus

Sony CEO breaks silence after 'vicious and malicious' hack

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai has spoken out publicly for the first time since hackers gained access to computer systems at the company's movie division and nearly prevented the release of "The Interview."<p>Hirai addressed the controversy at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, thanking …

CNN

The 10 Most Incredible Weapon Systems Used By The Russian Army

Though the country is perhaps not considered the superpower it once was, Russia's armed forces have gone through a significant transformation since President Vladimir Putin's re-election in 2012. The army is being split into smaller, more dynamic brigades. The focus is on new technologies rather …

Military

Tech Heads Unite! CES 2015 in Photos

Beirut’s plush new city centre lacks just one thing: people

Lebanon’s capital has risen from the rubble of civil war, but has struggled to recapture its spirit<p>Not so long ago, the historic downtown of Beirut was a wasteland of scorched buildings and rubble. Lebanon’s civil war, which ended in 1990, destroyed an area known for its picturesque Mediterranean …

Tonino Lamborghini's 88 Tauri phone is leather, steel... and $6,300

Having a lot of money entitles you to buy expensive things, but fast cars or Bel Air mansions aren't the only ways you can showcase your wealth. Companies like Vertu and Tonino Lamborghini make smartphones for people with -- let's be honest -- more money than sense, and because I have neither, …