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Japanese Scientists Create Touchable Holograms

A group of Japanese scientists have created touchable holograms, three dimensional virtual objects that can be manipulated by human hand.<p>Using femtosecond laser technology the researchers developed 'Fairy Lights, a system that can fire high frequency laser pulses that last one millionth of one …

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Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Apps

How Rikers Inmates And Columbia Students Built A Twitter Bot–With No Internet

In a new class, inmates learn to code behind bars.<p>Not long ago, a team from Columbia University set out to build an automated Twitter bot in a place with no Internet access–part of a 12-hour class for people with no prior programming experience. They held the class at New York’s Rikers Island in an …

Columbia University

WhatsApp blocking links to competing messenger app Telegram

Popular messaging app WhatsApp, which has nearly one billion active users, has today started a shady method of discouraging its users from switching to one of its primary competitors, Telegram. Telegram has been gaining in popularity recently and WhatsApp clearly is threatened by that. With a …

Apps

Samsung boasts massive third-quarter profit growth

Samsung has given us a glimpse of the earnings report it's releasing in late October, and it shows an operating profit worth 7.3 trillion won or $6.25 billion for July to September 2015. That's a 79.8 increase from the same period last year, according to <i>Reuters,</i> and the company's biggest since the …

Jose Mourinho's vote of confidence from Chelsea is a positive sign

In the wake of the damaging 3-1 home defeat to Southampton containing a second-half display destined to remain long in the memory for all the wrong …

Mourinho: I'll RESIGN if Chelsea players don't want me

The Portuguese says losing the dressing room is the only thing that would see him quit the Blues and is confident they can turn their form around in time<p>Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says the only reason he would ever resign from his job at Stamford Bridge would be if he lost the trust of his …

'If Chelsea want to sack me, sack me' - Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho admitted that he risked the sack after a 3-1 home defeat by Southampton on Saturday left the Premier League champions 10 points off the pace.<p>"If the club wants to sack me, they have to sack me, because I am not running away," Mourinho told Sky Sports in an …

Soccer

Shaquille O’Neal AKA “DJ Diesel” Releases Electronic Dance Music Song

<b>LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) —</b> What CAN’T Shaquille O’Neal do?The former Lakers center and future NBA Hall of Famer released his first Electronic Dance …

Music Festivals

IBM aims to replace silicon transistors with carbon nanotubes to keep up with Moore's Law

IBM has developed a way that could help the semiconductor industry continue to make ever more dense chips that are both faster and more power …

We Took Lil Jon’s New App Vext, And Turned It Into A Banging Club Track

The king of crunk has anointed us with a new app–and in the right hands it just might the best thing that’s happened to texting since emojis. (We believe we have such hands–as you’ll soon see.)<p>Vext is a keyboard add-on that makes classic Lil Jon phrases (“TURN DOWN FOR WHAT?” “OKAY!” “TEQUILA …

Text Messaging

Snapchat is on track to generate $100 million in revenue

The mobile messaging company is also ramping up its advertising efforts, wasting no time in transforming its new selfie-photo feature into a money-making, ad-friendly product.<p>According to the FT, Snapchat will start pushing "sponsored lenses" later this month to brands, which can pay $450,000 for a …

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Chelsea squad concerned about José Mourinho’s perceived scapegoating

• Loïc Rémy, Oscar and Falcao missed out on Porto trip<br>• Chelsea fans chant ‘we want our captain back’<p>Concern is growing within the Chelsea dressing room at the perceived scapegoating of certain players by José Mourinho after the champions’ desperately poor start to the season. The decision not to …

Soccer

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Russia could be investigating Apple over 'gay propaganda' because of emoji

Local media in Russia reports that Apple is under investigation by the police for 'promoting homosexuality' with 'gay emojis'<p>Claims from local media in Russia allege that the Russian police are investigating Apple for illegally 'promoting homosexuality' with their set of LGBT emoji.<p>Apparently, …

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Google and NASA are getting a new quantum computer

The famous Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab is getting some powerful new hardware. A joint project between Google, NASA, and the Universities Space Research Association, the Quantum AI Lab today announced a multiyear agreement to install a D-Wave 2X, a state-of-the-art quantum processor released …

Pirate Bay Co-Founder Gottfrid Svartholm Released From Prison

Svartholm has been in prisons in Sweden and Denmark since 2012.<p>After spending three years in prisons in Sweden and Denmark for various cybercrimes, Gottfrid Svartholm, co-founder of the notorious file-sharing website Pirate Bay, is a free man.<p>His mother, Kristina Svartholm, announced his release …

Social Security

Adobe explains how space images are 'Photoshopped'

It's not exactly a secret that those glorious space images NASA and other space agencies release go through extensive "Photoshopping," just like magazines and billboard ads. Now, Adobe has explained what exactly happens during the post-processing stage in its latest blog post. First of all, the …

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Canon has built a 250-megapixel camera sensor

Canon has developed an APS-H camera sensor that fits an astonishing 250 million pixels, setting a world record for the highest number of pixels for a CMOS sensor smaller than 35 mm.<p>The company says its new sensor is capable of distinguishing the lettering on the side of an airplane flying at a …

Cameras

Apple and Tidal Square Off Over... Drake?

Tidal blames Apple for not being able to stream a music festival performance from Drake, but Drake's manager disagrees.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Jose Mourinho criticises Chelsea board for failing to secure targets in wake of Crystal Palace defeat

The manager is approaching something of a crossroads after losing his 100th league home game, with his club in the bottom half of the table<p>Crisis at Chelsea or not, Jose Mourinho is approaching a crossroads for the first time since the manager returned two summers ago to Stamford Bridge.<p>Chelsea’s …

ISIS severely damages ancient temple in Palmyra, Syrian activists say

Islamic State (ISIS) militants severely damaged a 2,000-year-old temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra Sunday, activists said.<p>The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on a network of informants inside the war-torn country, said the Bel Temple had been damaged, but …

Many injured in Beirut 'You Stink' protest over rubbish

Police firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons have battled thousands of Lebanese protesters in the capital demonstrating against government corruption and political dysfunction amid a rubbish collection crisis.<p>Riot police on Saturday used batons to beat back protesters in central Beirut, …

Samsung to give iPhone users a trial run with new Galaxy smartphones

Samsung is eager to get its new phones to a lot of people -- especially iPhone users.<p>The Korean electronics conglomerate said Friday that it would give iPhone users a chance to try its latest smartphones, the curved display-rocking Galaxy S6 Edge+ and the jumbo Galaxy Note 5 . (The standard S6 Edge …

Samsung and Apple battle over the smartphone ‘floating voter’

Samsung UK boss says only 20% of smartphone buyers willing to switch between iOS and Android<p>Samsung and Apple are fighting over the technology world’s equivalent of the “floating voter”, according to Samsung’s president of UK and Ireland.<p>Andy Griffiths said customer loyalty to the two companies …

Mobile

Android Circuit: Galaxy Note 5 Abandons Loyal Users, Google Kills Google, Samsung's Dangerous Gamble

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ launch, how the two handsets differ, the first hands-on reviews of the handset, how the new phablets can save Samsung, why the Note 5 is Samsung’s biggest …

Samsung Debuts World’s Largest Hard Drive

Samsung has launched the world’s largest hard drive, a staggering 2.5-inch 16 terabyte flash drive that’s almost 60% bigger than the largest drives currently on the market. Aimed at enterprise consumers, the drive’s price has not been disclosed yet.<p>According to Deutsch site Golem.de, Samsung …

The 199 Most Donald Trump Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said

Would you vote for this man?<p>1. “… don’t let the brevity of these passages prevent you from savoring the profundity of the advice you are about to receive.” (<i>How to Get Rich</i>, 2004)<p>2. “I am a really smart guy.” (<i>TIME</i>, April 14, 2011)<p>3. “I’m intelligent. Some people would say I’m very, very, very …

Drake Roasts Meek Mill, Brings Out Kanye, Pharrell at OVO Festival Set

Drake escalated his ongoing beef with Meek Mill Monday night, closing out Toronto’s OVO Fest with a performance highlighted by guests – including …

Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 should be an evolutionary upgrade

Still wondering what Samsung is going to unveil at its August 13th event? Well-known tipster Evan Blass (aka @evleaks) might have just removed what few doubts are left. He not only posted official-looking snapshots of both the Galaxy Note 5 and its curvier S6 Edge+ sibling, but revealed purported …