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France to set age of sexual consent at 15 after rape outcry

<b>(CNN) —</b> France's government has proposed setting a formal age of sexual consent after two-high profile cases involving 11-year-old girls, according to the country's Equality Minister.<p>Equality Minister Marlene Schiappa said the government "has decided to set the age at 15," after consultations with …

France

You can finally pre-order Huawei's Mate 10 Pro in the US

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro was one of the best phones release last year, but it’s been difficult to actually get your hands on one if you live in the US. Fret no more: pre-orders for the Mate 10 opened today and the units will begin shipping on February 18.<p>Unfortunately, you still won’t be able to buy …

Xiaomi beats Samsung to top spot in India’s smartphone market

Xiaomi couldn’t have wished for better timing of two reports that claim it has toppled Samsung to become India’s top-selling smartphone company.<p>The Chinese firm, which is reportedly on a roadshow ahead of an IPO that could value it as high as $100 billion, is said to have beaten Samsung’s sales …

Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review | Trusted Reviews

<b>Samsung Galaxy Note 8 long-term review: The big phone to buy</b><p>Of all the phones released in 2017, none had quite the expectation of the Note 8. After …

Phones

[Update: It's gone] Samsung presumably gives up on keeping Note8 a secret, lists the phone on its online store

• Update 1: 2017/08/18 9:58pm PDT That was quick - the listing has now been removed from the Samsung store. You'll just have to believe our screenshots.<p>…

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 might be out as soon as September 15th

For a while after the Note 7 debacle, the fate of Samsung's supersized phone line was uncertain. It soon became pretty clear, though, that the Korean manufacturer isn't killing the name: Samsung is launching the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23rd, and according to notable leaker Evan Blass (evleaks), it …

Mobile Technology

Stem cell therapy work could solve hairy problem, banish baldness for good

Stem cells may have a part to play in regrowing everything from teeth to eyeballs, and now researchers at UCLA are working on something that would be …

Immunotherapy

13 women tell all about their first orgasm

<b>Whether it happens intentionally or by accident, most women remember the first time they hit the orgasm jackpot.</b><p>In my own case, wriggling round in …

Best Cases for Moto Z2 Force

Motorola's latest flagship, the Moto Z2 Force is a fairly rugged phone in its own right. It features Motorola's ShatterShield screen to help prevent …

Operating Systems

Huawei promises the Mate 10 will be better than the iPhone 8

Huawei’s Mate 9 is one of the best big phones you can buy right now, but the company promises the next one will be better – even better than the iPhone 8, in fact.<p>Richard Yu, Huawei’s consumer product chief, had the following to say in an interview with <i>Bloomberg</i>:<p>“We will have an even more powerful …

13 Useful Apps for Off the Grid Adventures

These wifi-free apps were designed with remote areas in mind.<p>Though purists may say nothing can replace a printed topographic map, the world’s leading smartphone apps are getting close. Technology is making it easier than ever to get lost in an adventure without getting lost in the wilderness, and …

The most expensive Galaxy Note 8 could cost way more than $1,000

Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 8 in less than two months, which means we’ll be bombarded by more leaks and rumors in the coming weeks. The phone …

HTC U11 review: Buy it for more than its squeezable sides - CNET

<b>The Good</b> It’s a performance monster, it’s gorgeous front and back, it’s water-resistant, it’s big-screen. The HTC U11 ticks the boxes that matter.<p><b>The Bad</b> The HTC U11’s squeezable sides feel more gimmicky than novel, as does HTC's virtual assistant. The stunning glass rear is prone to smudging, and …

Phones

Financial watchdog launches probe into PwC over BT accounting scandal

The accounting watchdog has launched an investigation into PricewaterhouseCoopers over a scandal at BT's Italian arm.<p>The Financial Reporting Council has begun a probe into audits by PwC of BT for three years of financial statements.<p>The investigation concerns BT's reports in 2015, 2016 and 2017, and …

Financial Markets

Huawei MateBook X review: Work in style with this elegant Windows 10 laptop

While Huawei primarily focuses on smartphones, last year it released the MateBook Windows tablet. This year, Huawei announced two laptops and a …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 could be bigger than the enormous Galaxy S8+

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be even larger than the Galaxy S8+, according to new reports.<p>The handset, which is expected to launch this …

Electronics Industry

OnePlus 5 confirmed to be a performance beast

Hey, OnePlus fans: You can rest easy knowing the OnePlus 5, slated for launch sometime this summer, will be just as powerful as the Samsung Galaxy S8.<p>…

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 review: Bigger is better

Last year's Mi Max was Xiaomi's first attempt at a phone with a screen size over 6 inches. The phone wasn't the company's first phablet, however, …

Mobile Technology

Here's How Long Sex Lasts on Average, According to Science

This will come as a relief to some of your, uh, friends.<p>3.6K<p>SHARES<p>Let's make on thing clear up front: good sex lasts as long as it needs to, …

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

European Travel

The must-see gadgets from Mobile World Congress 2015

Gear & Gadgets