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Iran, six powers seek to narrow 'significant gaps' in nuclear talks | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran will never slow down its nuclear research program, its supreme leader said on Wednesday as negotiators from Tehran and six world powers struggled to narrow “significant gaps” that the United States warned might be insurmountable.<p>The stakes in a deal are high on both sides. …

Cyanogen gets serious about its OS aspirations, ponders a future in TV and wearables

It's been three months since Cyanogen announced it was stepping out as a profit-seeking business. Flush with $7 million in funding, the company has been pushing harder than ever to achieve its goal of making CyanogenMod the third major mobile ecosystem, after iOS and Google's Android. Now with …

Calxeda, Chipmaker That Sought to Bring ARM Chips to Servers, Has Shut Down

Depending on whom you ask, the coming year is supposed to be the one during which server chips based on the ARM architecture that is now so popular …

LG, Samsung make big Ultra HD TV statements

TV lovers, get ready to clear space for new, bigger, curved Ultra HD TVs.<p>Bigger and wider TVs are on the way.<p>LG Electronics and Samsung have each announced new 105-inch Ultra HD TV displays, which the Korean-based TV makers plan to officially unveil at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las …

Google Glass: What You're Not Supposed to Do

There are certain things you won't be encouraged to do wearing one of these. Those are the things I did.<p><i>Published in the December 2013 issue</i><p><b>Google Glass</b> mayor may not transform the future. But one thing is beyond question: It elicits mighty strong reactions in the present.<p>The first week I got my …

Here are Facebook’s 9 top open-source projects from 2013

Facebook and open-source software go together like Jay-Z and Beyoncé — you just can’t have one without the other.<p>And if Blue Ivy is the product of the latter union, then we must draw parallels between that royal child and Facebook’s React, Rebound, HipHop, and other open-source babies.<p>As Facebook …

Foursquare updates Android app with Ken Burns effect, boosted performance

Foursquare's rolling out a new Android app, adding in new motion effects and integrating some of this month's iOS tweaks. That first feature, best known in the video community as the "Ken Burns effect," animates location header images with panning and zoom. You can still scroll through the top five …

Intel-powered Geeksphone Revolution will run Android or Firefox OS

You’d be forgiven if you have never heard of Geeksphone. Although the company goes all the way back to 2009, when it first released its Geeksphone One Android handset, it is still a relatively unknown brand. More recently, the small Spanish-based company has spent its time creating …

LG will revive WebOS on a smart TV at CES

WebOS lives! Don’t get too excited though, there’s no new Pre or TouchPad to drool over, it’s just a TV.<p>At CES next month LG will unvei its first smart TV that’s powered by WebOS. You may recall that LG bought the patents and rights to WebOS from HP a while back, after HP decided to kill the …

Mozilla’s Asm.js Gets Another Step Closer To Native Performance

Mozilla’s asm.js is a strict subset of JavaScript that Firefox can run significantly faster than regular JavaScript code. Thanks to the so-called OdinMonkey module for Firefox’s built-in JavaScript engine, asm.js code was running at about 2x native speed in March and this week, the organization …

Google Glass' First Start-Up Innovators

More and more start-ups are creating products and technologies specifically for the wearable tech but one is making a profit.<p>When the first murmurings of Google Glass surfaced, the idea took some time to get used to. But now more and more start-ups have adapted and created new technologies and to …

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This Smart Light Bulb Keeps Working Even If the Power Goes Out

The SmartCharge looks like an ordinary LED light bulb, except that it’s got a built-in rechargeable battery. When the power to your house is working …