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The asteroid that flew by Earth yesterday has its own moon

Yesterday, the mountain-sized asteroid 2004 BL86 zipped right by Earth—the closest that one of that size will come to us until 2027. Today, NASA released radar images it took of the flying space rock, which revealed that another (smaller) flying space rock is orbiting it: Its very own moon.<p>The …

Space

Amazon Fire Phone: A Review Of The Device That Just Cost Amazon 170 Million Dollars

I wasn’t going to review the Amazon Fire Phone here. Why? Because it’s only just come out in the UK but was launched a long time ago in the US. So, a lot of what I would have to say would already have been said by others. But today Amazon announced that it was taking a massive writedown of $170 …

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 4 with extras but no breakaway features

BERLIN (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world’s biggest mobile phone maker, unveiled new versions of its Galaxy Note smartphone on Wednesday after previous design miscues cost it customers in the large-screen phone market it pioneered.<p>Samsung President DJ Lee presents the new phablet …

Bose QuietComfort 25 review: The best noise-canceling headphones get better - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Extra-comfortable design; clearer, more dynamic sound; highly effective noise-canceling circuitry that's been slightly improved; new folding design allows the headphones to fit in a smaller carrying case; if the battery dies, the music now doesn't die; 21- to 30-day risk-free home</b> …

Consumer Tech

NASA is building the largest rocket of all time for a 2018 launch

<i>Artist's rendering of NASA's Space Launch System (credit: NASA/MSFC)</i><p>NASA has worked on some inspiring interplanetary projects in the last few years, but few have been as ambitious as the simply-named Space Launch System, a new rocket that will be the largest ever built at 384 feet tall, surpassing …

iPhone 6’s NFC chip may do far more than just mobile payments

All the conversation about the NFC (near field communication) chip in the iPhone 6 has so far centered around enabling mobile payments. But that’s not all we should be talking about.<p>NFC is a technology standard that specifies a set of radio frequencies used by two devices in close physical …

Technical Details of the Corvette Z06’s LT4 V-8

When engineers at General Motors say they have created one of the lightest and most compact 650-hp engines in production, our interest is piqued and we’re paying close attention. That’s especially true when that engine, a supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V-8, is destined for the all-new 2015 Chevrolet …