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Meet the Saudi Arabian fighter joining Tekken 7's lineup

<i>Tekken 7</i> will feature a new Saudi Arabian character in its fighting roster, game director Katushiro Hara has revealed alongside an image of the robed Shaheen on Twitter.<p>You can check out the image in full below, which shows Shaheen in full Middle Eastern garb, bejeweled fist and sword.<p>If he looks …

The big PlayStation Experience games worth getting hyped for

Sony isn’t letting 2014 fizzle out just because November is over.<p>It’s the second and final day of the PlayStation Experience (PSX) fan event in Las Vegas. We’ve seen Sony’s keynote, and I walked the floor. Now, it’s time to figure out if this event has any games worth getting excited about.<p>You …

Deadly Ebola virus reaches Guinea capital Conakry - UN

<b>An outbreak of the Ebola virus - which has already killed 59 people in Guinea - has reached the capital Conakry, the UN's children agency has warned.</b><p>Unicef said the haemorrhagic fever had spread quickly from southern Guinea, hundreds of kilometres away.<p>Scores of cases have been recorded since the …

Disease

Vast waters hide clues in hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight

The mysteries surrounding the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and the true identities of some of its passengers, are as deep as the southeast Asian waters where multinational search teams are searching for the jet.<p>Navies from two of Malaysia's neighbors were pursuing new leads as …

Scientists Suggest Dark Matter Played Role in Dinosaurs’ Doom

The conventional wisdom is that a cosmic impact caused the extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago — but now two scientists are adding an unconventional twist to the theory: Maybe, they say, dark matter helped.<p>The hypothesis, set forth in a research paper by Harvard theoretical physicists …

Dark Matter

Watch California’s Snowpack Disappear In These NASA Images

In case you’ve been living under a rock: California’s been gripped by devastating drought, one of the most severe it’s seen in centuries.<p>Just last month, with communities already beginning to ration water, Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency. But why is the drought happening?<p>Much of …

New Concepts Imagine the iWatch as a Lifestyle Device, Traditional Timepiece

While earlier iWatch concepts were inspired by the wearable's health-tracking features, a new set of renderings from Argentine design student Tomas Moyano imagines the iWatch as a device that'll produce "a further and deeper interaction between human beings and technology."<p>Moyano pictures a …

This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago

He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.<p>At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks. Way down at the bottom, there were humans — relatively slow on their two legs.<p>But then Jobs …

InterAct

$10M Gold Coin Hoard Found in Yard May Have Been Stolen From Mint

A California couple who found a stash of buried gold coins valued at $10 million may not be so lucky after all. The coins may have been stolen from …

A Million Gamers Help The Wild 'TwitchPlaysPokemon' Experiment Triumph

After 16 days, 7 hours, 45 minutes and 30 minutes of continuous play, the collaborative gaming experiment known as TwitchPlaysPokemon came to an end early on the morning of March 1st, when an upstart Pokémon master defeated the Elite Four and his rival to become Kanto’s newest champion.<p>The online …

As India User Base Nears 100M, Facebook Hopes To Earn Big Revenue From SMBs

India is set to become Facebook’s biggest market in terms of number of users later this year, but don’t expect that to translate into ad dollars for the Palo Alto company anytime soon. India’s online advertising market maxes out at around $360 million, making it difficult for the company to …

Pope Benedict resigned early to avoid clash with World Cup

Pope emeritus Benedict's brought his resignation forward a year so as not to clash with the 2014 World Cup, his private<p>The football World Cup taking place in Brazil this year indirectly prompted Benedict XVI to bring forward his resignation as pope by a year, his private secretary has …

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Ancient gladiator school discovered in Austria

An ancient Roman gladiator school has been discovered in Austria, complete with cell blocks, a training arena and a bath complex, archaeologists say.<p>The buried remains of the school at the site of Carnuntum, near Vienna were detected not through excavations but through remote-sensing techniques. …

Ukraine: Russia launches 'armed invasion' as Obama warns Moscow of 'costs' of intervention

Russian troops and gunmen in unmarked uniforms fan out across Crimea, seizing two airports in an apparent bid to assert dominance over the region. President Obama warns Russia there would be “costs for any military intervention.”<p>President Barack Obama plunged into the crisis in Ukraine last night, …

After two weeks of anarchy, 100,000 simultaneous 'Pokémon' players may actually beat the game

We still don't know if infinite monkeys on infinite typewriters can produce the complete works of Shakespeare, but it appears that tens of thousands of people collectively controlling a <i>single</i> Game Boy can beat a famous game. Two weeks ago, viewers of game streaming site Twitch.tv started playing a …

Your Facebook privacy settings will now live on after you pass

It's not a topic we discuss often here, but if you're active online, you may (or may not, ultimately) be concerned with how your data is handled after you die. On Facebook, accounts can be "memorialized" by a friend or family member, with some data remaining visible indefinitely. Previously, after …

Why did the Galaxy S4 falter and what does the Galaxy S5 need to reignite the love?

My biggest complaint with the Galaxy S4 was the attention spent on more trivial details, rather than focusing on what consumers would really make use of. S Health, Smart Pause, and Group Play were all neat little touches, but most people wouldn’t take a trip to the store for them.<p>Don’t …

Phones

Samsung updates Galaxy S4, Note 3 with Android KitKat

The Korean electronics giant unwraps Google's mobile OS for more than a dozen devices, but availability varies by carrier and product.<p>Google's Android 4.4.2 KitKat update, launched in October, will now hit a variety of Samsung devices.<p>The Korean electronics giant said availability of KitKat varies …

Android News

Lockheed Martin's autonomous convoy tests bring Skynet one step closer to reality

Drones delivering your latest George R.R Martin instalment? Cute. But the real work of autonomous vehicles is being pioneered in the military. Lockheed Martin has recently completed testing of full autonomous convoys in Fort Hood, Texas. The test is part of the Army and Marine Corps' Autonomous …

CARROT Fit arrives on the App Store, threatens to destroy your body fat… and self-esteem

Meatbags beware: the App Store’s most popular sadistic artificial intelligence is back. CARROT Fit, a brand new app from the creator of the to-do and alarm clock apps in the CARROT family, was launched today.<p>The latest addition to the CARROT family is designed to help you get your massive bloated …

Here's The Dirty Little Secret IMAX Doesn't Want You To Know

IMAX offers an enhanced viewing experience for movie-goers, who pay a premium on top of the existing ticket price to enjoy it.<p>The company's reputation grew based on massive screens and state-of-the-art sound systems. IMAX currently retrofits existing movie theaters with technology that enhances the …

Animation

Google hacked together some pretty underwhelming games for Glass (video)

While Google Glass may still be in its infancy, gaming on the wearable is practically in the zygote stages. To help change that, developers at the search giant have cobbled together some games in an effort to "inspire" developers. That said, what Google is offering doesn't seem too different from …

Google Gives You All The Joy Of Playing With Legos Without The Foot Pain

What's better than playing with Legos? Playing with <i>unlimited</i> LEGOS and not having to worry about stepping on them.<p>With Google's new site, Build with Chrome, you're able to build anything you want with multiple shapes and colors of Legos and then share your creations with other people. You can go …

Palantir iOS app listens to you play video games, offers tips on the second screen

Apps like Shazam and Zeebox can listen to songs and TV shows and identify what's playing or what you're watching, but until now the tech hasn't been used much for gaming. A companion application for <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i> could change that. The Palantir iOS app (named after the networked …

Talking Tech: Those 7 Minute Workout apps

PISMO BEACH, Calif. — I'm out of breath in a hotel room.<p>For the past 13 minutes, I've been doing jumping jacks, push-ups and squats, guided along by my iPhone. I feel terrific, and thrilled that I got a decent workout before starting my day out in the real world.<p>Welcome to the 7 Minute Workout app<i>.</i> …

The death of Windows XP will impact 95 percent of the world’s ATMs

Microsoft’s 12-year-old Windows XP operating system powers 95 percent of the world’s automated teller machines, according to NCR, the largest ATM supplier in the US. While the idea of Windows powering ATMs may surprise consumers, XP runs in the background powering the software that bank customers …

7 Surprising Facts About The Science Of Arousal (How To Turn A Girl On)

Here’s something that will bring comfort to men insecure about their prowess in the bedroom: Arousal isn’t haphazard. Rather, it’s a function of …