Karen Mendez

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Forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 Benchmarks Leak

Samsung is gearing up to release its next big flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S7, on the eve of the Mobile World Congress tradeshow next month. But as is usual with flagship product releases in this info-overloaded age, a few tidbits of intel have leaked out ahead of the official reveal.<p>The latest …

Phones

Hyundai's Genesis luxury sub-brand has the BMW M4 in its crosshairs

Hyundai has big plans for its newly formed Genesis sub-brand. The luxury division recently traveled to Detroit to introduce a full-size sedan called …

Autos

A billion people now use Facebook every single day

A billion people use Facebook every day, according to the social network's quarterly results, up from 968 million in June 2015. The increase comes …

Advertising

Contradictory Samsung Galaxy S7 camera rumors surface

New devices of course mean new rumors, but not all of them end up coming to pass. We have two reported camera specifications for next year’s Samsung Galaxy S7 to bring you, but surely only one of them, if either, will end up being correct.<p>The first report suggests that Samsung will try to make use …

Phones

iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6 – Full comparison [Video]

If you haven’t heard, Apple’s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are finally here, but should you upgrade? Well today we’re comparing the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus…<p>Design and hardware<p>Starting out with design, it’ll be hard to tell the difference between any of these phones. Being an …

Uber seeks legal advice after New South Wales suspends registration of 40 cars

Roads and Maritime Services say taxi and hire car services must have authorised and accredited operators and a licensed and insured vehicle<p>Uber says it is “shocked” and seeking legal advice after 40 of its New South Wales drivers had their vehicle registration suspended.<p>Roads and Maritime Services …

New South Wales

OnePlus 2 equals a smashing smartphone (with USB-C)

Scrappy underdog of the mobile world OnePlus has today announced the launch of its second smartphone. The OnePlus 2 is the plucky successor to the …

Mobile Technology

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here's what's happening:<p><b>1. Palantir just disclosed in an SEC form that it has closed a huge round of investment, issuing $500 million in stock, $450 million of which has already been sold.</b> This confirms last month's report that it was raising up to $500 million at a $20 billion …

Apple Music

More Than Two Thirds of Americans Are Overweight or Obese

Most Americans are overweight, according to a new study looking at overweight and obesity rates in the United States.<p>In a report published in <i>JAMA</i> …

Diabetes

Why Testicles Are The Perfect Hiding Spot For Ebola

Gonads provide a safe haven for the virus, which is bad news for Ebola survivors who want to have sex<p>On March 20, a woman in Liberia was diagnosed with Ebola. It was a mysterious case, since it happened 30 days after the country’s last recorded occurrence of the virus, and Ebola is thought to be …

Disease

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …

Government

Why Your Future Vaccination Might Not Be A Shot

Vaccines don't always make it into the people who need them the most. Many require a syringe and a needle to enter the bloodstream and create immunity. And that means a doctor or nurse has to do the job.<p>But with if a vaccine could be delivered by simply applying a patch?That's Mark Prausnitz's …

Public Health

Fortune.com

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Your Perfect Half Marathon

Marathons

Experimental Hyundai gas engine runs sans spark plugs

It's the holy grail of internal combustion engines: diesel-engine efficiency using cheaper gasoline. Can it keep the gasoline engine relevant?<p>Combustion engineers mounting a last stand against electric propulsion harbor bizarre fantasies. The gasoline guys dream of the diesel's potent torque curves …

Internal Combustion Engine

Free Windows 10: Good for Microsoft, not great for its partners

Image copyright Microsoft.One of the biggest news items coming out of Microsoft’s Windows 10 preview event is that the operating system will be made …

Windows Phone

WhatsApp gets browser version -- but not for iPhone users

WhatsApp has announced that you will now be able to use its messaging service through Google's Chrome web browser, in the biggest change to the …

Apps

Another year of falling profits expected at Samsung

2014 was not a great year for Samsung. Despite still leading the smartphone market with huge sales, the company saw quarter after quarter of declining revenues and falling profits, reversing consecutive years of financial growth. While still far from struggling, 2015 looks to be another year of …

Gear & Gadgets

7 slow-cooker recipes for your Super Bowl line-up

The most important tool for a successful Super Bowl feast? (Hint: It's not a beer cozy or a pair of stretchy pants — though those might also come in handy.) We're talking about a slow cooker, that wondrous appliance that lets you produce warm, tasty dishes with minimal effort.<p>If you're hosting a …

Cooking