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Google CFO Calls Glass A Case Where The Company Needed To “Pause” And “Reset”

Google’s Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette wasn’t too optimistic about the future of Google Glass on today’s Google earnings call for Q4 2014. The executive took some time to highlight the project as an example of when Google is willing to take a step back and rethink something that isn’t …

Minecraft is by far YouTube’s most popular game

It’s Minecraft’s world, and we’re just all living in it.<p>Newzoo released a list of the top 20 most popular games according to views received on YouTube videos. Newzoo got the info by continuously tracking over 4 million gaming-related YouTube channels. As you can see in the chart below, Minecraft …

Angry Birds

Meet the savvy next generation of app-builders

Gallery: Meet the savvy next generation of app-builders<p>Gallery: Meet the savvy next generation of app-builders<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>The apps market might be a tough …

Join The World's Biggest High-Altitude Balloon Flight

This spring, Earth's stratosphere will be invaded by giant latex balloons carrying cameras and scientific experiments. Yours could be one of them.<p>Hundreds of amateur balloonists will send their creations into near space in April. You can join, too. To take part in the world's largest space-balloon …

PSFK on Twitter: "Intel launches a full computer the size of an SD card: http://t.co/JLsi9HygZv | http://t.co/nJTSn5VAgR"

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Codebreaker Alan Turing granted posthumous royal pardon

Computer pioneer and codebreaker Alan Turing has been given a posthumous royal pardon.<p>It overturns his 1952 conviction for homosexuality for which he was punished by being chemically castrated.<p>Danny Shaw reports.

CES 2013: A flying drone for amateur film-makers

Parrot's AR Drone has been around for some time now - but this year they have ramped up the specification.<p>The flying device now has a much longer battery life, and fully-integrated GPS - allowing for users to set a pre-determined flightpath for automatic flight, or to call up images from specific …

US weather: Boiling water to snow web craze

Weather records have plummeted across North America, with the most extreme arctic blasts affecting about 190 million people.<p>Some parts of the US were as cold as -37C (-35F) - cold enough for boiling water to turn to snow when thrown in the air.<p>Many Americans have taken to social media to show off …

CES 2014: Toothbrush 'tells you how well you brush'

Kolibree's "connected" toothbrush promises to monitor how well someone brushes their teeth, transmitting data back to a smartphone or tablet app.<p>Its makers say it's a great way to make sure everyone in the family is properly taking care of their oral health.<p>The BBC's North America technology …

Harvard plans to boldly go with 'Spocs'

<b>Keep up, keep up. If you've only just caught on to the concept of online university courses called Moocs, then you're in danger of falling behind again.</b><p>Harvard, one of the world's most influential universities, is moving on to Spocs - which stands for small private online courses. Nothing to do …

Amazon testing drones for deliveries

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1033000/1033355_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524743456_43fb60ad0a2d506a6cac0f1b9a1a77d3<p><b>Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is testing unmanned drones to deliver goods to customers, chief executive Jeff Bezos has said.</b><p>The drones, …

Space Shuttle Thermal Tile Demonstration

Little Printer: the toy-like gadget with a human touch - video

Little Printer is, as its name suggests, a miniature printer connected to the web. Its offerings are the size of Post-it notes, and it can provide personalised messages, photos and tiny newspapers at the touch of a button. It was created by the design agency Berg, which wants to bring a human touch …

@andrewwhittall1 checks out 3D goggles at #AMVBBDO today. Very cool place; lots of ideas to try out in DC. http://t.co/2dLSnkRxRk

Forget cursive: Teach kids how to code

Name the last time, besides your signature, that you wrote or read anything in cursive.<p>Chances are that you can't. Neither can the National Governors …

Computer Science

How NASA Will Use 3D Printers in Space

Starting next fall, astronauts on the International Space Station won't have to wait months for replacement parts to be launched from Earth. Instead, …

Ian Yorston on Twitter: "Simple Answers from @xkcd. I need to circulate this to colleagues. http://t.co/panrjXBFOr http://t.co/Wtetjw4VHm"

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Quantum memory 'world record' smashed

<b>A fragile quantum memory state has been held stable at room temperature for a "world record" 39 minutes - overcoming a key barrier to ultrafast computers.</b><p>"Qubits" of information encoded in a silicon system persisted for almost 100 times longer than ever before.<p>Quantum systems are notoriously fickle …

HEAVY SNOW WARNING: Shock long range UK weather forecast for winter 2013

Dire forecast: Britain is facing relentless heavy snow this winter [PA]<p>Winter 2013 into 2014 is forecast to be “exceptionally severe” with …

Weather

Name the Thing Contest – 242 - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

The prize this week is an Arduino Pro Mini. This contest will run for one week (November 3 – 8, 2013). Ending time is based on central standard time. …

Eclaireur: Finally, A Bike Jacket That Doesn't Make You Look Like A Dork

Riding a bicycle to work, school, and errands has a lot of upsides; you’ll lose weight, you’ll save money, you’ll experience the thrill of being …

3D Light Sculptures Created with Two Spinning Monitors

<i>Full Turn</i> is a project by artist Benjamin Muzzin that takes two flat screen monitors placed back-to-back and spins them at high speeds, turning the projected images of light into three-dimensional animations. Created as a diploma project for a bachelor degree at ECAL, the result is a spectacular …

iPad sold by Tesco was made of clay

Father who bought Apple device as Christmas present for children ends up in jail after alerting staff to bizarre error<p>A father who complained when the iPad he bought from Tesco turned out to be made of clay was thrown in jail as a suspected fraudster.<p>Businessman Colin Marsh, 47, paid £470 for the …

Boxing Day

Sachin Tendulkar sets Twitter record

Indian batsman's tweet on the eve of final test becomes most retweeted ever in India<p>Sachin Tendulkar holds almost all the records in cricket, with his tally of 100 centuries and more than 34,000 runs across all forms of the game at international level.<p>But on the eve of his 200th and final test …

Five tips on beating video game addiction

As Candy Crush Saga hits half a billion downloads, Daniel Johnson brings you five ways to try and break the gaming habit<p>Popular mobile game Candy Crush Saga has been installed more than half a billion times in the year since it launched, and has become one of the most addictive games for mobile …

Grand Theft Auto