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White House Countdown: The return of Guccifer

On Tuesday, the Democratic National Committee announced that its trove of opposition research on Donald Trump had been hacked by alleged Russian …

Gun Control

Texas bus company in crash that left 8 dead, 44 hurt has faced vehicle problems before

The small South Texas bus company involved in a rollover crash that killed eight people and injured 44 others had twice been ordered by Louisiana state inspectors in 2015 to take one of its buses off the road to fix brake and emergency exit problems.<p>Records posted online by the Federal Motor …

Latin America

Iran foreign minister accuses Saudi Arabia of 'hatred and sectarianism'

Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote that Saudi Arabia supports extremism and tried to derail nuclear deal in light of severing of diplomatic relations after execution<p>Iran’s foreign minister has accused Saudi Arabia of supporting violent extremists and trying to derail its landmark nuclear deal with the …

South Asia

'The Martian' Shows 9 Ways NASA Tech Is Headed to Mars

In the sci-fi film "The Martian," which hits theaters in October, astronaut Mark Watney (played by Matt Damon) is stranded by himself, and presumed …

VideoFromSpace - YouTube

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Elon Musk Wants to Build High-Speed Satellite Internet Service

It'll take at least five years, and at least $10 billion, for this global communications system to bring high-speed Internet connectivity to …

Space Travel

Google and SpaceX are talking about internet satellites (update)

We don't normally cover the dry world of start-up funding, but this story looks as if it's worth breaking a rule for. According to a report over at <i>The Information</i>, Google is about to write SpaceX, Elon Musk's private spaceflight company, a big check the next time the latter company requests some …

Sid Meier's next exploration game has you roving the galaxy

Legendary game maker Sid Meier is clearly fond of exploration on a grand scale -- hot on the heels of the alien world colonization of <i>Civilization: Beyond Earth</i>, he's ready to take on an entire galaxy. He and Firaxis have unveiled <i>Starships</i>, a follow-up title that has you establishing your own …

The Kyocera Proteus is a shape shifting flexible smartphone

Despite the amazing progress in display technology in recent years, one thing still remains beyond the mainstream consumer’s grasp: truly flexible screens. Last year Samsung and LG both released high end devices with bendable technology, however in the case of the Galaxy Round it was fixed to the …

Galaxy Note

Sony Xperia Z2 review

Sony announced itself as a major player in the flagship smartphone market last year with the Xperia Z, which featured a beautiful all-glass design, and was the first true flagship to offer protection from dust and water. The company continued to build on a fantastic platform with the Sony Xperia …

Phones

HTC One (M8): Camera Shootout - Feature Focus

Sony Xperia Z2 Unboxing and First Impressions

HTC One (M8) Review!

Sony Xperia Z2 Review!

Speed up Chrome for Android with this simple tweak

Chrome for Android is one of the fastest and most feature-rich browsers for Android. But a persistent problem has ruined Google’s mobile browser for many users – janky scrolling. Especially since Google replaced the AOSP Browser with Chrome as the default browser on new Android devices, people have …

Google

Federal Chief Of Academic Integrity In Science Quits Due To 'Remarkable Dysfunction'

The job is probably about as thankless as you might imagine.<p>David Wright, the man in charge of investigating claims of scientific misconduct for the federal government, quit after only two years out of frustration with the “remarkably dysfunctional” federal bureaucracy, <i>Science _magazine reports.</i> …

Academia

Pioneer’s 2014 VSX-series A/V receivers pack HDMI 2.0, primo DACs, reasonable prices

When it comes to top-notch HD audio and video, it’s a rapidly evolving world out there. A big industry push toward 4K video, hi-res audio that’s …

Audiophile

Qualcomm, up close and personal: How the new king of mobile will keep Intel at bay - ExtremeTech

By on March 11, 2014 at 1:55 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>At Mobile World Congress, there …

Smoother-than-expected electrons could mean rethinking particle physics - ExtremeTech

By on December 25, 2013 at 9:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Researchers at the Large Hadron …

Physics