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Apple sapphire supplier’s projected 2H14 revenues likely indicate fall iPhone launch

Apple’s new sapphire crystal component producer GT-Advanced announced its Q4 2013 earnings results yesterday, and in addition to talking about the past quarter, the company shared some details about its future and its well-publicized partnership with Apple.<p>We previously indicated, based on research …

Faster-Than-Light Drive

Instead of using rockets or thrusters, a craft equipped with warp drive would move by distorting space.<p>The warp drive proposed by Miguel Alcubierre would achieve faster-than-light speeds by distorting space-time. The device would generate a field of negative energy that would squeeze or stretch …

What Will It Take To Find Life Elsewhere In The Universe?

The Hubble and James Webb space telescopes won't find life beyond the solar system. With funding and support, here's what might.<p>The sky was hazy and overcast above Cape Canaveral, Florida, on the morning of July 8, 2011. A light breeze from offshore cooled off an estimated 750,000 onlookers braving …

The N.E.X.T. Thing for Space Travel

Applying the Ethos of the Craftsman to Our Everyday Lives | The Art of Manliness

Across cultures and time, the archetype of the craftsman has represented man’s ability to create and has been the mark of mature manhood. He is <i>homo</i> …

Edward Snowden 'persecuted' says Ecuador foreign minister

Ricardo Patino, the foreign minister of Ecuador, has said that Edward Snowden is being "persecuted" and that his government was considering his request for asylum.<p>Mr Patino, who is currently in Vietnam on a trade visit, said that only <b>Russia</b> could say where Mr Snowden was at this moment.<p>He refused …

US warns Moscow not to let Edward Snowden escape Russia

The Obama administration urged Russia not to allow the surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden to leave the country, as his attempted escape to …

Author says NSA security leaks more reminiscent of 'Space Odyssey' than '1984'

In the days following this month’s NSA leaks, with polls indicating that half of the country was willing to trade privacy for safety, sales of George Orwell’s 1984 skyrocketed.<p>CNN reported that copies sold increased by 10,000 percent several days after the leaks came to light. Faced with some hard …

The Pandora's Box of NSA Data: On Trial for Murder Edition

An accused killer claims that information collected by the spy agency could help him clear his name.<p>Christiaan Botha/Flickr<p>NBC News alerts us to a man who insists that he is not guilty of the charges against him -- <i>and</i> that the NSA can prove it. "A defendant in a Florida murder trial says telephone …

US scrambles to find Edward Snowden and urges Russia to co-operate

The attempt by Edward Snowden to escape the clutches of US authorities descended into farce when the 30-year-old surveillance whistleblower outpaced …

Explore a 360-degree 3D model of the PS4

<b>Unless you were at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), you won't have had any hands-on time exploring the next generation of gaming consoles —</b> …

5 privacy questions Microsoft should answer before the Xbox One releases

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p><b>HAL</b>: I think you know what the problem is just as well as I do. <b><br>Dave</b>: What are you talking about, HAL? <b><br>HAL</b>: This mission is too important for me to allow you to …