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Today in iWatch Rumors: 1.5-inch curved screen, LG Exclusivity

You know what 2014 hasn’t had enough of so far?… iWatch Rumors. But we’re here to fix that! According to Korean site DDaily, Apple’s rumored …

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Google frees its dream robots to run wild across the internet

Tech firm opens up its image processing neural-network algorithm and people create awesome images<p>Google has made its “inceptionism” algorithm available to all, allowing coders around the world to replicate the process the company used to create mesmerising dreamscapes with its image processing …

Casio is making smartwatches, too

When America's greatest actor needed to defuse a bomb mounted to a passenger bus, there was only one name he could trust to keep time: Casio. Like Keanu Reeves, the company's fallen out of the limelight a bit since then. It has a comeback plan, though: smartwatches. As <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> tells …

See Photos From the World’s First International Day of Yoga

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Earth has entered sixth mass extinction, warn scientists

Humans are responsible for so many species dying out that we are now in a sixth mass extinction, Stanford University has warned<p>Earth has entered its sixth mass extinction with animals now dying out at 100 times the normal rate, scientists have warned.<p>Humans have created a toxic mix of habitat loss, …

Facebook will encrypt the emails it sends to you with PGP

Facebook, the social network where there's no such thing as too much information is handing another olive branch to the privacy crowd. The company has announced that it'll allow users to add PGP keys to their profiles, enabling them to encrypt the regular missives that the social network sends out. …

THE SHOT: Winter on the Set of Game of Thrones

Weather, as we all know, plays an important role in Game of Thrones and, ironically, it plays an even bigger role when I’ve shot the cast for Entertainment Weekly.<p>Much like the Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen, there always seems to be a need for fire on the set. Five years ago, when this …

India’s first smart city takes shape in GIFT

<b>Gandhinagar:</b> India’s push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of “smart” cities like the …

Game of Thrones piracy increases ahead of season five

In the UK, there have been 275,000 illegal downloads of previous episodes of the show in the past two months<p>HBO's popular fantasy series <b>Game of Thrones</b> has been able to lay claim to the title of "world's most-pirated television show" for three years running.<p>Now, new research from <b>Irdeto</b>, a company …

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China's Alibaba finance arm, Xiaomi partner in wearable payments

BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s finance arm and smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc said on Thursday they will jointly develop mobile payment systems using wearable technology, a first for China’s major tech firms.<p>The logo of Alibaba Group is seen inside the company's headquarters in …

Enterprise Tech

Microsoft developing People Sense app for finding friends on Windows Phone

It looks like Microsoft wants to take Apple's Find My Friends head on. According to Spanish-language site <i>Microsoft Place</i>, the company is in the process of developing an app called People Sense, which looks to deeply integrate Bing Maps with messaging and calling features.<p><i>Microsoft Place</i> took a deep …

Google Inbox comes to iPads, Safari, and Firefox

Google's new email client, Inbox, launched last October on the iPhone, Android, and on Chrome. It was a reimagining of how email could work — albeit with a lot of influence from other apps like Mailbox — but it was limited to just those three platforms. Most egregious is that the web version of …

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Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe agree to settlement in employee-poaching lawsuit

Four of the biggest names in Silicon Valley, including Google and Apple, have agreed to a new settlement deal in an antitrust lawsuit over alleged agreements the firms had not to poach each others' employees. Adobe, Intel, Google, and Apple reached an agreement on Tuesday four years after the …

Are you a chaat lover? Delhi’s Street Food Festival opens on Christmas

6th National Street Food Festival organised by NASVI from December 25-28 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium comes at an apt time.<p>By: | New Delhi |<p>National …

US reportedly asks China for help with North Korea over Sony hack

While the US is dismissive of North Korea's proposed "joint investigation" into the Sony hack, according to a <i>New York Times</i> report, the Obama administration has reached out to China for help in "blocking North Korea's ability to launch cyberattacks."<p>It's an interesting development, as the US have …

How Airplay makes Apple TV a great gift idea for Mac and iOS fans

Since its reintroduction as a smaller set-top box running a modified version of iOS 4.1 on an Apple A4 chip in September of 2010, the Apple TV has …

India's offline mobile internet is going open source

Indian entrepreneur, founder of Innoz, creator of the "offline search engine" and WIRED 2013 speaker Deepak Ravindran is giving away the source code …

Lava Iris Win1 Windows smartphone launched at Rs 4,999- Technology News, Firstpost

Lava International has launched its first Windows smartphone, Iris Win1, for Rs. 4,999, which will be available exclusively on e-commerce portal …

Connectivity

Sony to give customers refunds following misleading PS Vita ads

Not so 'game changing' after all<p>Sony has agreed to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission after being charged with making misleading claims about the capabilities of the PS Vita. Those claims — which Sony described as "game changing" features in ads around the time of the Vita's launch — …

Sonim XP7: A rugged phone handles everything you can throw at it

Hands up: Who thinks I’m crazy for leaving my phone outside on purpose in the rain and near freezing cold for two days? I’m guessing most every hand …

Apple's Living Cofounders Reminisce About Its First Computer

The company's first computers have become collectors' items in recent years.<p>An Apple I computer thought to be one of the first ever made sold for nearly a million dollars in October.<p>Apple cofounders Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne recently sat down with Computerworld to talk about Apple's beginning …

Two Incredibly Useful Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

Hiring great people is extremely difficult. A resumé is a good start, and an hour-long conversation can give you an impression of someone’s character, but you often don’t know if you made the right decision until a few months later.<p>I’m always trying to improve my ‘people reading’ skills and can …

Are We Doomed To Arctic Winters In America?

Scientists Square Off On The Coming Freeze<p>There's an unwelcome guest on your doorstep, America.<p>It comes from the north, dragging frigid air and awful commutes like a terrible shroud over the continental United States, from the Rocky Mountains all the way to the Atlantic. While the East Coast saw …

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