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Samsung Galaxy K Zoom hands-on first impression

The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom boasts a six-core processor and a 20.7 megapixel professional-grade camera - enough to threaten the Sony Xperia Z2<p>The new <b>Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom</b> has been reviewed on a first-impressions basis by TechRadar's Gareth Beavis.<p>A 20.7 megapixel camera and 10x optical zoom are just …

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How Helsinki Became the Most Successful Open-Data City in the World

Superheavy element 117 confirmed

In the decay chains, both a previously unknown alpha-decay pathway in Db-270 (dubnium – element 105) and the new isotope Lr-266 (lawrencium – element …

Watch a 1000-hp Hennessey Camaro Slay Its Tires

Set to different music and maybe narrated by Susan Sarandon, this video from Hennessey Performance Engineering of one of its modified Chevrolet Camaros could play like a fundraising commercial for needy third-world villages or puppy adoptions. Only for tires.<p><i>“Every five seconds, a pair of rear</i> …

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Come Closer to Eliminating Heart Disease

A world without heart disease seems impossible. But researchers at Johns Hopkins just got one step closer.<p>Scientists at Johns Hopkins University may …

Adam "#dealwithit" Orth's space survival sim Adr1ft picked up by 505 Games

Adam Orth, the ex-creative director at Microsoft best known for f****** up on social media by telling his friend to "#dealwithit" regarding Xbox …

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Parallel universes, milk and evolution: your science questions answered

Q "All cows eat grass," I was taught in music many years ago. Grass contains chlorophyll, which is based on the only mineral grass contains, magnesium. So why do people drink milk for the calcium it is said to contain? asks Tony Hunting<p>A Magnesium has many roles in a plant – including in …

5-Year-Old Boy Discovers Microsoft Xbox One Security Flaw

Microsoft has a new security researcher and he's a five-year-old boy from San Diego, Calif.<p>Kristoffer Von Hassel discovered a security flaw with …

Waze Founder Hints Investor Pressure Forced Sale to Google

Google completed its acquisition of Waze last June, but only now has the price tag that it paid for the Israel-headquartered social mapping startup and a hint at why the company sold out been revealed.<p>A blog post on LinkedIn from Noam Bardin, who is CEO and co-founder of Waze, confirms that Google …

The Lean Hardware Startup: Investing in Hardware Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Cyril Ebersweiler is the founder of the pioneering hardware startup accelerator HAXLR8R (which is now looking for applicants) and Partner at SOSVentures. Benjamin Joffe is an expert on startup ecosystems, angel investor and Advisor at HAXLR8R. Both invest in companies around the world</i> …

Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 and LG Nexus 5 Compared As They Pose Side-By-Side

While the Sony Xperia Z2 and LG G2 will hope to be among the big smartphone sellers in 2014, it seems the dominant trio are set to be the Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 and LG / Google Nexus 5. You can read my ‘three months on’ review of the Nexus 5 and I have posted detailed first impressions of …

Apple Emails Reveal Concerns Over Samsung's Success, 'Holy War' With Google

A document presented Friday in federal court for the Apple versus Samsung patent trial revealed that some Apple officials had serious concerns about …

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Search<p>National SecurityA Former FBI Agent Has Been Charged With Leaking Classified Information to the Press<p>KoreaNorth and South Korea Prepare to Hold …

3 Social Media Lessons From Young Adults And The Authors Who Speak To Them

Best-selling YA authors John Green and Meg Cabot discuss lessons from interacting with the most intense social media users–the youngs.<p>John Green is the author of <i>The Fault in Our Stars</i>, which is currently the number 1 YA book on the <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller list. He’s also one of the Vlog Brothers, …

Loops Haunt Prepares 'Exits' Bonus Pack

Secluded away in the Scottish countryside, <b>Loops Haunt</b> has been able to work on his music without any pressure to conform.<p>A series of EPs on Black …

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Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Manchester United v Liverpool: live

Follow live minute-by-minute updates of the Premier League game between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday 16 March 2014 at 13.30 GMT.<p><i>Email clive.whittingham@yahoo.co.uk or tweet @loftforwords with your thoughts on today's game, sightings of footballers in obscure places or</i> …

Google’s Eric Schmidt On Critics Who Say College Isn’t Worth It: “They’re Just Wrong”

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt took a not-so-subtle swipe at tech critics who say that college is overrated. “There are various people who run around and make claims that higher education is not a good use of your time: they’re just wrong,” he told the audience at the SXSW conference, where he was on …

iPhone 6 exclusive concept: Is this what Apple's next smartphone will look like?

The iPhone 6 is expected to mark the biggest revision of Apple's smartphone range yet, with a larger display and brand new design hotly tipped to feature. Here's how we think it might look. Exclusive to TechRadar.<p>With the Galaxy S5 now out in the open, it'll soon be time for Apple to make its move. …

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Switched On: Birth of a platform

<i>Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology.</i><p>Regardless of what one may think about the potential for smartwatches, one of the most exciting things about a new device category is that there is so much experimentation with form factors and capabilities. We've …

Samsung Galaxy Gear sales more like 800,000, says Samsung (update) - Pocket-lint

<b>UPDATE:</b> Samsung Electronics says it has sold 800,000 Galaxy Gear smartwatches, in response to reports that it had sold only 50,000 of them since the …

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Asus may still make the 2014 Nexus 7, new smartphones wearables in the works

Asus has big plans for 2014, with new smartphones, Chromebooks, wearable devices, and possibly a new Nexus tablet in the works.<p>Company executives revealed that Asus is going to double down on its smartphone business, which has yet to turn a profit. While Asus’ tablets have been doing relatively …

Smartphones use a 2nd CPU and 2nd OS in their baseband processors

Ask any gadget lover which is their favorite smartphone OS and you will likely get one of two answers: Android or iOS. There maybe be some who mention Blackberry, Firefox OS, Tizen or Sailfish, but if you asked about their secondary OS, the one running in their baseband modems, you will likely get …

Samsung Galaxy Gear gets its very first custom ROM

The Samsung Galaxy Gear was meant to be Samsung’s big break into the smartwatch game, but so far the device has been met with relatively lukewarm reception. Most critics admit that the device has potential but that it is held back by limited apps, limited device support and an overall experience …

128GB Meizu MX3 handset available in China

The Meizu MX3 is the world’s first smartphone to launch in a 128GB capacity, although this specific model only works on China Mobile’s 3G (TD-SCDMA) network – support for GSM 2G is available though.<p>The handset retails for 3,999 Yuan in the region, which is about $660, and offers a 5.1-inch display …

Meteorite hunter takes £10,000 rock to auction

Part of a meteorite that looks "a bit like a fruit cake" and is thought to be the UK's most expensive rock from outer space is to be sold at auction.<p>The Hambleton meteorite is an extremely rare pallasite – a stony-iron meteorite – the only one of its kind to be found in the UK.<p>A 2.9kg (6.4lb) slice …

Tottenham, Chelsea, Manchester City and Southampton new boys desperate to succeed in Premier League

More than £396 million has been spent by top flight clubs this summer. Three people who know assess what four of the new names will bring to the Premier League.<p><b>ROBERTO SOLDADO</b> <b><br>Tottenham Hotspur</b> <b><br>Nationality</b> Spanish <b><br>Position</b> Striker <b><br>Fee</b> £26m <b><br>Age</b> 28<br>I think Spurs have signed a player who is probably the …