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Feminists 'are more likely to watch porn'

In perhaps surprising news, people who watched pornography were found by the University of Western Ontario to be more likely to have feminist views<p>Porn watchers are more likely to be feminist, a study from the University of Western Ontario has found.<p>The article "Is pornography really about making …

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 to feature super fast LTE, powerful WiFi and smarter connectivity

You all know how Qualcomm is! They like teasing us by letting information trickle out of their news room drop by drop. The Snapdragon 820 is to be their most high-end chipset and we want to know all about it, but they simply won’t divulge all the details soon enough! First they announced it and …

Barclaycard to launch NFC payments on Android ahead of Apple Pay

Since Apple Pay launched in the UK, several banks have been dragging their heels when it comes to supporting the contactless payment platform. Lloyds and Halifax begun a gradual roll-out just last week, casting renewed shade on Barclays, which appears to be more interested in its bPay gear (and …

Facebook will work with Germany to combat anti-refugee hate speech

Social network faced criticism for being slow to remove racist and xenophobic posts<p>Facebook this week said it will work with the German government to crack down on hate speech and xenophobia online, following calls from the country's justice minister to do more to combat hateful speech about …

Russia just threw the book at Google, and Russian rival Yandex's stock is soaring

In February, Russian's Federal Antimonopoly Service started investigating Google for its method of including its own apps with the Android operating system.<p>The FAS now tells The Wall Street Journal that it found Google guilty of "abusing its dominant market position" but not of "unfair competition …

Physicists discover ring of exotic ‘exceptional points’

Physicists have long known about the existence of unique points where two physical states coalesce into one. They call them “exceptional …

Happy 30th, 'Super Mario'! Five big Mario moments

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hard to believe it has been 30 years since we were first told "our princess is in another castle."<p>For those of you not familiar with the reference, "Super Mario Bros.," one of the most popular video games of all time, turned 30 on Sunday.<p>It was first released in Japan on September 13, 1985, …

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Apple Maps vs. Google Maps heats up as Apple shuts down HopStop

“HopStop will no longer be available starting October 2015,” screams the website of the well-known transit navigation app this week in bold red type. …

Apple Victorious: The iPhone 6S Can Cripple Android

Anyone looking at Apple’s event on September 9th will have seen the near-future of smartphones being defined by Tim Cook. Apple may not be winning the market share fight against its Android powered competitors but the presentation of the technology and the decisions behind their adoption in Apple’s …

Tim Cook

New aluminum alloy isn't to blame for iPhone 6S weight gain

You might notice something's a little different the first time you pick up an iPhone 6S. It's heavier than the iPhone 6. Not massively so, but it's not insignificant, either: both the 6S and the 6S Plus weigh about 11 percent more than last year's models, respectively.<p><b>Update:</b> Read the iPhone 6S …

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact photo leaks

There’s growing anticipation that Sony is preparing to launch a new range of smartphones at IFA next month and a new leaked promotional photo (above) of what appears to be the Xperia Z5 Compact has added further fuel to the fire.<p>The design is reminiscent of the usual Xperia style, especially when …

The Windows 10 Review: The Old & New Face of Windows

Let’s flash back to 2012. About three years ago, Windows 8, the last major release of Microsoft’s ubiquitous operating system, was released to …

Knicks agree with Earl Clark

The New York Knicks have agreed to a deal with Earl Clark, a source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com on Tuesday.<p>The five-year veteran averaged 5.2 points …

Cleveland Cavaliers