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Here's how hybrid laptops are going to save the tablet market

They’re not new, but 2-in-1 hybrids—which combine the features of a laptop and tablet into a single device—are proving to be the only high point in …

Archaeologists Suspect King Tut's Tomb May Hold Nefertiti's Remains as Well

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Merciless gunman shot woman in a wheelchair, Oregon survivor says

<b>(CNN) —</b> He showed no mercy. He ordered his victims to the ground and shot them even if they did what he asked.<p>He asked them their religion but shot them no matter the answer. He even shot a woman in a wheelchair.<p>The description of the savagery that killed nine people at Umpqua Community College in …

Hundreds of millions in damage estimated in California fire

MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — California officials said Wednesday a wildfire burning north of South Francisco has caused hundreds of millions of dollars …

Man says wife who was arrested in China interrogated daily

DALLAS (AP) — An American businesswoman arrested in China on claims she spied and stole state secrets is being held in solitary confinement and is …

Pope Francis Brings Excitement to D.C. Streets

In Washington, D.C., the arrival of a foreign leader is typically more the occasion for irritation, as a presidential motorcade or security detail …

Samsung's SSD sets sick speed standard

The 950 Pro offers read speeds of up to 2,500 MBps and write speeds as fast as 1,500 MBps<p>Samsung's latest hard drive — the 950 Pro SSD — is the fastest consumer SSD it's ever made. By incorporating V-NAND and NVMe technology (that's Non-Volatile Memory Host Controller Interface for the non-acronym …

White House report declares broadband internet a necessity

Broadband internet access is no longer a luxury but a necessity: That’s the message of a new report, commissioned by the White House.<p>The Broadband Opportunity Council, chaired jointly by the Agriculture and Commerce Departments and tasked by President Obama with presenting solutions to the lack of …

Netflix knows the exact episode of a TV show that gets you hooked

A TV pilot may get you interested in a show, but Netflix says it's rarely the episode that gets you hooked. It's probably no surprise that Netflix has been analyzing our TV-watching habits to figure out exactly how we all get obsessed with certain series. It hasn't come to any conclusions about …

Facebook’s new videos are like nothing you’ve ever seen

Facebook is working with its virtual reality branch Oculus to bring 360-degree videos to your News Feed.<p>“Our goal at Facebook is to connect you with …

Facebook launches 360-degree videos - and they're amazing

On Wednesday, Facebook introduced 360-degree videos to its newsfeed platform, letting users experience video by looking around in every direction.<p>The first batch of "360 videos" were published Wednesdayas marketing material from the makers of Star Wars, NBC's Saturday Night Live, Go Pro and …

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Pebble introduces its first round smartwatch

<b>Read next:</b> The Pebble Time Round review.<p>Take a look around at the watches on people's wrists. It doesn't take long to notice a trend: the vast majority of them are round. Watchmaker Citizen even claims that 90 percent of the watches it sells have round faces. But with few exceptions, most of the …