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The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Google's internet balloons have stopped falling out the sky and suddenly look like they're going to be a huge business

Project Loon could be a $10 billion (£6.5 billion) per-year enterprise, the Verge writes. The balloons are an alternative to cell towers and other infrastructure that telecommunication companies would normally have to build to provide internet to remote segments of the planet. According to the …

Telecoms

Apple’s assemblers prepare for iPhone 6 with huge hiring spree

Foxconn and Pegatron — the two leading manufacturers set to produce the iPhone 6 — have been on a massive hiring spree as of late.<p>According to Taiwan’s <i>Economic Daily News,</i> Foxconn will recruit in excess of 100,000 new workers in mainland China to help assemble Apple’s much-anticipated next …

China

AT&T reportedly considering $40 billion DirecTV acquisition

If the idea of Comcast buying out Time Warner Cable to become the largest cable company in America wasn't enough to make you worry about media consolidation, news tonight from the Wall Street Journal just might. Reportedly, AT&T has approached DirecTV to begin "possible acquisition" talks, a deal …

Apple bans music app Bloom.fm from running ads on its iAd network

Losing the ability to attract new users by spending £2,000 a month on Apple's iAd mobile advertising network? Annoying. Seizing the chance for a bigger PR win by announcing the ban? Priceless.<p>UK-based streaming music startup Bloom.fm says it has been blocked from using iAds on the grounds that it's …

Mobile Game Developer TinyMob Hopes Tiny Realms Is The Next Clash Of Clans

A new Victoria-based gaming startup boasting talent from EA, Zynga and Microsoft Studios is unveiling their debut project today at PAX East 2014 in Boston. TinyMob is the studio, and their debut game Tiny Realms is a Unity-based real-time strategy game for iPad and iPhone that also features …

Netflix begins 4K streaming in US

<b>It may be true that 4K panels are now here, but the greatest complaint about the new resolution standard has been the lack of content.</b><p>In the US, Sony …

4K Ultra HD

Massive Security Bug In OpenSSL Could Affect A Huge Chunk Of The Internet

I saw a t-shirt one time. “I’m a bomb disposal technician,” it read. “If you see me running, try to keep up.”<p>The same sort of idea can be applied to net security: when all the net security people you know are freaking out, it’s probably an okay time to worry.<p>This afternoon, many of the net security …