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Dark Souls III on Xbox One has already been put through the performance paces

<i>Dark Souls III</i> is weeks away from a worldwide launch, but it just released in Japan. In fact, the Xbox One version actually hit the Xbox marketplace …

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After Apple Inc. dodged the iPhone 6 Plus BendGate bullet, detractors wounded by ricochet

Editorial<p>Bloggers who invent and inflate "controversies" and "scandals" for Apple are increasingly achieving the opposite of what they are setting …

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Apple’s NFC Payments Play Could Make Its Wearable A Computing Friction Killer

Apple could be gearing up to make its so-called ‘iWatch’ a payment device powered by NFC, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. But including near-field communications tech in the iWatch (and the iPhone 6, too, if the report is correct) will open the door for much more than just …

History of iPhone 4s: The most amazing iPhone yet

Nothing about 2011 was normal for Apple. Tim Cook had introduced the Verizon iPhone 4 at the beginning of the year and Apple had finally shipped the …

Raw footage: Larry Tesler on Steve Jobs' visit to Xerox PARC

So many myths have attached themselves to Steve Jobs’ visit to Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center in the winter of 1979 that I’m surprised the YouTube …

Shotgun Front!

The Cole Train Returning For Xbox One's New 'Gears of War' Game [Updated]

<b>Update:</b> Lester Speight is not pleased about his Twitter conversation being apparently “misunderstood.” Though he is <i>willing</i> to reprise the role, Speight says he has not yet been contacted.<p><i>Original story below:</i><p>We’ve heard nearly nothing about the next installment of the Gears of War series, not even …

The Arbiter returns in latest trailer for 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection'

<i>Halo: The Master Chief</i> <i>Collection</i> is treading some pretty familiar ground, but for those who're salivating at replaying classic <i>Halo</i> titles on the Xbox One, Microsoft's released its latest trailer for the upcoming game. The trailer focuses on The Arbiter, the disgraced Covenant Elite largely featured …

Toyota's first hydrogen car is priced to go head-to-head with Tesla

Sure, Elon Musk is giving away Tesla patents, but don't be surprised if more established manufacturers politely decline his offer. Instead of batteries and electric charging stations, players like General Motors, Mercedes, Honda and Toyota are focusing their efforts on a very different sort of fuel …

Dreadnought offers tactical battles with Battlestar Galactica-inspired spaceships

<i>Dreadnought</i> is the recently announced aerial armada action game for PC from <i>Spec Ops: The Line</i> developer Yager. Players are thrust into the role of a mercenary spaceship captain, commanding their massive crafts in a futuristic battle up against other epic battleships.<p>Players are charged with looking …

Apple just obsoleted the Mac and nobody noticed

With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple is finally showing us its idea of how we’ll compute in the future. Perhaps not surprisingly, this pristine vision of our computing destiny — unveiled after years of secret, patient and painstaking development — aligns perfectly with how we currently use our …

Is Tony Fadell the next Steve Jobs or ... the next Larry Page?

In the late 1990s a young entrepreneur named Tony Fadell tried to persuade Stewart Alsop, a journalist who had recently become a venture capitalist, …

California declares whooping cough epidemic

California is being hit hard with a whooping cough epidemic, according to the state's public health department, with 800 cases reported in the past two weeks alone.<p>The agency says that there were 3,458 whooping cough cases reported between January 1 and June 10, well ahead of the number of cases …

The Greatest Murder Machine in History

The Islamic conquest of India is probably the bloodiest story in history. -- Will Durant, as quoted on Daniel Pipes site.<p>Conservative estimates place …

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Meet the new Apple

While I watched Apple's WWDC 2014 opening keynote on Monday morning, I couldn't stop thinking about the infectious mixture of fun and confidence everyone onstage seemed to be exuding. It was something new for this era of Apple, and it felt like a mirror image of the announcements being made. The …

Third case of MERS respiratory virus confirmed in the US

There are now three confirmed cases of the MERS virus in the US. The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced today that an unidentified Illinois man tested positive for the deadly respiratory virus yesterday, two weeks after the first confirmed case of MERS in the US.<p>According to the CDC, …

Outbreak in Ohio adds to 18-year high of measles cases in U.S.

Sixty-eight and counting.<p>An outbreak of measles in Ohio has infected 68 people, adding to what is already an 18-year high of measles cases in the United States.<p>That's disturbing news for health professionals, who considered the contagious infectious disease eliminated in the United States in …

FCC Net-Neutrality Plan in Chaos

Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler is scrambling to change his “open Internet” proposal after a torrent of criticism from …

Net Neutrality

If Quentin Tarantino Made 'Star Wars,' It Would Look Like This

Ever wonder what it would look like had Quentin Tarantino written and directed the inaugural "Star Wars" film?<p>Well, apparently you're not alone. Sure, Tarantino may have only been 14 years old when "Star Wars: Episode IV" (1977) first hit theaters, but that didn't stop some crafty Tarantino fan …

With Dre & Iovine on board, Apple could become most powerful record label in the world

This won’t be the first time someone suggested Apple could start its own record label. But with Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, two music industry heavyweights that have built some of the world’s biggest record labels rumored to be getting creative roles at Apple, it’s interesting to imagine what …

Watch Lockheed Martin's laser weapon take down boats from a mile away

It's good that Lockheed Martin's ADAM laser can shoot down drones and rockets, but there are threats much closer to Earth -- say, small boat crews bent on destroying large warships. Never fear, though, as we now know that ADAM can take care of those targets as well. Lockheed has successfully …

Birds near Chernobyl have adapted to low-level radiation

At high doses, radiation can have terrible and lethal effects on humans and nonhuman animals alike. But what if organisms could adapt to low-levels of radiation? This is what an international group of researchers are suggesting in a bird study published recently in <i>Functional Ecology</i>, reports <i>The</i> …

Deadly respiratory disease MERS hits US for the first time

The first case of Middle East Respirator<p>y Syndrome Coronavirus infection (Mers-CoV) has been confirmed in the US, the CDC reports. The virus was first detected in Saudia Arabia in November 2012, but it had not yet reached North America.<p>The infected patient, a healthcare provider, likely caught the …

Polio spread declared international emergency by World Health Organization

The World Health Organization declared the recent spread of polio to be a health emergency of international concern on Monday, following the virus' recent transmission from Pakistan, Cameroon, and Syria to other states in Africa and the Middle East after being pushed to the edge of eradication …

Mind-controlled prosthetic arm from Segway inventor gets FDA approval

Nearly eight years ago, DARPA, the US Defense Department's advanced research agency, set out to find a better solution for amputees than the metal hooks still widely used today. Now, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted its approval to one of the projects that came from that effort: a …

Emma Stone's 'Tonight Show' Lip-Sync Battle Wins All Lip-Sync Battles

We've seen her sing Spice Girls songs and freak out over her musical idols, but Emma Stone kicked her awesome quotient up a notch Monday night during an epic lip sync battle with late night host Jimmy Fallon.<p>Stone, who stopped by "The Tonight Show" to promote her part in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," …

Analysis affirms Apple's A7 processor closer to a desktop CPU than regular mobile chip

An independent analysis of the microarchitecture behind Apple's latest A7 processor has shown that the company was not overstating when it called the …

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