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Fidgeting Can Cancel The Negative Health Effects Of Sitting All Day, Study Finds

Sitting all day has been linked with higher rates of heart disease, cancer, hospitalisation and early death.<p>But new research suggests there may be an …

Edward Snowden: we may never spot space aliens thanks to encryption

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Snowden is a patriot<p>Read more<p>The US government whistleblower Edward Snowden believes encryption might make it difficult or even impossible to distinguish signals from alien species from cosmic background radiation.<p>On Friday night, Snowden appeared from Moscow on the …

Surveillance

Everything you need to know to preorder an iPhone 6S

The wait is almost over.<p>The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus won't hit shelves until Sept. 25 but you'll be able to reserve one soon. Apple will open up …

North Korean defector: Kim Jong Un's days are numbered

<b>(CNN) —</b> He's a fairly young man, wearing an ill-fitting suit. His thin neck is pronounced, giving way to an equally thin face and frame. We're meeting over a meal of sushi, something he specifically requested because it's rare for those trapped in North Korea.<p>For his safety, I'll limit descriptions …

North Korea

Will Oculus explode or flop like Google Glass?

The virtual reality display manufacturer Oculus made news in July when it was announced that the company, owned by Facebook, had acquired the 3D gesture and tracking startup Pebbles Interfaces for a whopping $60 million. This buyout is one of the latest in a series of companies working in the field …

Virtual Reality

Force Touch on iPhone 6S will reportedly recognize three kinds of taps

Tap, press, and deep press with the rumored 3D Touch Display<p>Everyone knows Apple plans to bring Force Touch to the upcoming iPhone 6S (competitor Huawei has already copied the feature), but it sounds like there may be more to it than that. The feature will reportedly be called the "3D Touch …

iPhone 6S And iPhone 6S Plus: 11 Important New Features

They are nearly here. On September 9th Apple will formally announce the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, the successors to the most successful iPhones in history. And thanks to a myriad of leaks we know have a very clear picture of the changes Apple will make, along with some disappointments.<p>Let’s …

Mobile Technology

Facebook newest app helps educators track students' progress

For the past year, Facebook has been working with a group of public schools to help improve the software they use to monitor students’ progress. Now, it wants to give it away for free to schools across the US.<p>The social network says its dedicated team partnered with Summit Public Schools — a …

Personalized Learning

Samsung’s Gear S2 can make me a believer in smartwatches

This perfectly round smartwatch is like a porthole into the future<p><b>Read next:</b> The Samsung Gear S2 review.<p>A year ago, I was here at IFA in a state of exasperation. Every electronics company was throwing a diversity of awkward smartwatches at the wall and waiting to see what stuck. Nothing did, …

44 million people boogied down to Apple Music in July

There have been mixed reports about the success of Apple Music — with the project’s senior director leaving Apple, reports of declining listenership, and Apple acknowledging that the platform still needs a lot of work.<p>However, according to a new ComScore report, Apple Music is certainly catching …

Apple Music

An early look at Nextbit's 'cloud first' Robin smartphone

Nextbit wanted to celebrate the launch of its debut smartphone today at a party in San Francisco, but it turned out to be a celebration of success as well. In just under 12 hours, the startup reached its $500,000 Kickstarter goal to fund the Robin, an Android phone that isn't only "cloud first," …