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Amma Asante: 'I'm bi-cultural, I walk the division that Belle walked every day'

Ghanaian-British director Amma Asante's film Belle has taken America by storm and established her as a major talent. It's a long way from her days on the other side of the camera in Grange Hill…<p><b>This article is the subject of a legal complaint made on behalf of Misan Sagay.</b><p>Amma Asante sits at the …

Bitcoin believers: Why digital currency backers are keeping the faith

On Wednesday nights, a disproportionately male, thirtysomething crowd jams into a spartan room in a small downtown Toronto building to plot the future of money.<p>The weekly "meet-up" is for people interested in bitcoin, the controversial Internet currency that supporters believe can displace much of …

Chimichurri Steak... Sorted Eats Brazil

Chicken Fried Steak

A Southern FavoriteWhat evil genius came up with the idea for chicken-fried steak? Just when I’m trying to be good, eating my greens, avoiding …

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Bon Voyage, Voyager: Old Friends Take Stock

For the scientists who have emotionally traveled with NASA's Voyager mission for decades, 2013 will be remembered as the year they knew Voyager 1 had finally become the first explorer from Earth to enter the mysterious realm of interstellar space.<p>Voyager 1 and its twin, Voyager 2, both blasted off …

The NSA Can Reportedly Gain Backdoor Access To A Slew Of Tech Products

The National Security Agency knows no boundaries — and has tools for spying that span computers, keyboards, firewalls and servers, or nearly all the security architecture created by major tech companies. That’s according to German news magazine Der Spiegel, which got its hands on an internal NSA …

Game streamer shares his ordeal of hacker attacks and a terrifying police raid

A gamer who goes by the handle PhantomL0rd explained his full ordeal of the last 24 hours (as of publication time) as hackers attacked his livestream on Twitch and police raided his home in response to an apparent prank call.<p>James “PhantomL0rd” Varga said in his video explanation that he hadn’t …

The NSA Reportedly Has Total Access To The Apple iPhone

As with most good stories, revelations of the NSA spy program will almost certainly keep getting worse before anything gets better.<p>Yesterday we reported on claims—based on leaked NSA documents—that the spy agency was rerouting laptops ordered online to install spyware and malicious hardware on the …

What to expect for Android in 2014 & beyond

In 2007, Android was revealed with an air of skepticism. It was marketed as an open standard which would take on Apple and iOS. Six years and nine sweet-related names later, Android is at the pinnacle of mobile technology and it’s only going to get better in 2014.<p>Wearables 2.0<p>Whether you prefer …

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Steve Wozniak just backed a DIY computer on Kickstarter—and so have 12,000 others

The creators of Kano, a kit to assemble your own mini-computer, asked for $100,000 on Kickstarter. One day short of the end of the company’s campaign, they’ve raised $1.35 million from nearly 12,000 backers including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler. Alex …

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“Become An iOS Developer In 8 Weeks”: The Truth About Hack Schools

As coding courses and bootcamps flourish, some students get left behind–and that promise of a six-figure salary pops like a bubble.<p>After the design firm where he worked as a web developer went under, Ray S. turned the bad news into an opportunity to transition into iOS development. The Chicago-area …

Dell Venue 11 Pro: The anti-iPad

My first impression of the Dell Venue 11 Pro is positive. It's very different from the iPad Air but that's OK.<p>The Venue 11 has a gorgeous 10.8-inch -- an unusual size -- 1,920x1,080 IPS display, and the model I'm using is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom Z3770 "Bay Trail" processor with 2GB of …

Edward Snowden, The Dark Prophet

To avoid surveillance, the first four Americans to visit Edward Snowden in Moscow carried no cell phones or laptops. They flew coach on Delta from …

‘Spooky action’ builds wormhole between ‘entangled’ particles

Physicists believe that quantum entanglement—which Albert Einstein referred to as “spooky action at a distance”—might be intrinsically linked with …

ZeroLemon launches monstrous 10,000 mAh extended battery for Note 3

The Galaxy Note 3 is already a great option if you’re looking for a long-life smartphone that can take you through a day of heavy usage without breaking a sweat.<p>But the 3,200 mAh battery on the Note 3 is <i>puny</i> compared to the tablet-like 10,000 mAh delivered by ZeroLemon’s new extended battery pack. …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

The Major Problem With Cheap Electric Cars

Mitsubishi is the latest in a long line of automakers to slash prices on an electric car, the unpronounceable, unfortunately named i-MiEV. The model …