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9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

Forget the Sony hack, this could be the biggest cyber attack yet

On Friday, the FBI officially named North Korea as the party responsible for a cyber attack and email theft against Sony Pictures. The Sony hack saw many studio executives’ sensitive and embarrassing emails leaked online. The hackers threatened to attack theaters on the opening day of the offending …

Cybersecurity

Your All-Electric Vehicle May Not Be So Green, Study Says

People who own all-electric cars in places where coal generates the power are actually making the air dirtier, according to a new study. The key is the electricity's source. If it comes from coal, the electric cars produce 3.6 times more soot and smog deaths than gas, because of the pollution made …

Plans for a secure quantum internet take a leap forward

The ability to ‘sculpt’ individual photons is a crucial step towards a secure network of powerful quantum computers<p>Scientists have created a device that can release a single, precisely shaped photon of light, opening the way to a secure “quantum internet” that is incredibly powerful and …

Google might build its own 'buy now' button to compete with Amazon

Google has long had an e-commerce arm; its Google Shopping product lets you buy merchandise online from some retailers using your Google Wallet account, but most wouldn't confuse it with a true competitor to Amazon. According to a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report, however, Google intends to change that. …

Three of the top five smartphone companies are now Chinese

As Xiaomi has grown rapidly, and Lenovo’s deal to buy Motorola from Google has closed, three of the world’s top five smartphone vendors are now from China, according to third-quarter statistics released today by Gartner.<p>South Korea’s Samsung and US-based Apple remain the world’s No. 1 and No. 2 …

Mobile

BuzzFeed is killing it and its older rivals are rattled

It’s no secret that BuzzFeed is on a roll.<p>The website once known primarily for amassing enormous amounts of traffic through listicles and cat videos, has been breaking huge stories and winning prestigious awards for its journalism, not to mention attracting millions of dollars in venture-capital …

Media Industry

India to build nuclear reactors with Russia

India is to build at least ten more nuclear reactors with Russia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said after talks with President Vladimir Putin in New Delhi.<p>"We have outlined an ambitious vision for nuclear energy of at least 10 more reactors," Modi said at a press briefing on Thursday.<p>Russia's …

4 Apps For Managing the Absolute Chaos That Is Your Email Inbox

Email is no longer just about communicating with friends or colleagues. These days, our inboxes are also the repository for office tasks, travel …

The complete guide to using your smartphone abroad

Smartphone owners spend an average of more than three hours per day using their devices. That doesn’t necessarily stop when they go on vacations or work trips outside of their home countries. But if it’s not done right, international mobile internet access can be sketchy and it can cost a …

Telecoms

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Time-lapse Photography

Apple 'to open research and development centre in Cambridge'

UK government has reportedly been trying to persuade Apple to take a bigger prescence in the country for the past 25 years<p><b>Apple</b> is to open a new research and development centre in England, according to reports.<p>The Californian-based iPhone giant is close to joining Microsoft, Sony and Siemens in …

Here’s What Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Thinks Apple And Google Do Best

At a recent event on its Redmond campus, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella detailed his views on what Google and Apple do best.<p>His comments, as the chief executive of the company worth less than Apple, but more than Google, are notable. For context, in his thus-short tenure at Microsoft , Nadella has …

Apple Offered A Free iPhone To The Owner Of A Mysterious iPhone 6 Prototype; He Refused And Sold It On Ebay For $11,000

Last month, a so-called iPhone 6 prototype popped up on eBay.<p>The device featured a red-highlighted charging port, no FCC markings, and a pre-release software that clearly wasn't Apple's iOS 8 software.<p>Bidding on the device reached more than $99,000 before the listing was mysteriously pulled from …

Mobile Technology

Edward Snowden Wants You To Ditch Dropbox For This Service

He thinks Dropbox, the cloud storage firm with over 200 million users, is "hostile to privacy," and urged people to switch to what he calls more-secure storage services like SpiderOak.<p>"Dropbox is a targeted wannabe PRISM partner," Snowden told The Guardian. "They just put Condoleezza Rice on their …

Condoleezza Rice

Sleep Test Will Tell You If You Need to Catch More Zs

Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation?<p>In a new video from YouTube …

iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C: which should you buy? | Trusted Reviews

With the current iPhone generation, Apple really stirred things up. Rather than releasing a single new phone, it released two – the iPhone 5S and the …