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'Mind-blowing' cows hold clue to beating HIV

<b>Cows have shown an "insane" and "mind-blowing" ability to tackle HIV which will help develop a vaccine, say US researchers.</b><p>In a first for immunisation, the animals rapidly produced special types of antibody that can neutralise HIV.<p>It is thought cows evolved a supreme immune defence due to their …

Four dimensions

We have already seen that there is nothing terribly mysterious about adding one dimension to space to form a spacetime. Nonetheless it is hard to …

Clinton aides react to Comey firing with concern, not joy

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> There were few people who despised James Comey more than those political operatives working for Hillary Clinton in Brooklyn during the 2016 campaign. But word of the FBI director's firing was met with fear, not joy, on Tuesday.<p>Sen. Tim Kaine, Clinton's running mate, Robby Mook, …

Hillary Clinton

Putin backs probe into gay torture in Chechnya

Putin said he backs a probe into 'rumors' gays have been tortured in Chechnya. Media reports allege gays have been arrested and tortured in the North …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

How does iOS8 change things for Android? Is Apple a bigger threat now?

This week Apple announced the biggest update to its software platforms in a long time. With iOS8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple did its best to plug some of the gaping holes in its defense against Android, and then some. Cupertino’s fantasy were in ecstasy when Craig Federighi announced custom keyboards, …

Is Google Nearby about to bring better location features to Android?

We can usually trust the folks over at AndroidPolice when it comes to rumors about upcoming features for Google’s mobile operating system, and the …

Google Pixel

20 best Android apps this week

It's time for our weekly roundup of the best new Android apps and games to have emerged on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, prices are correct at the time of writing, but may have changed by the time you read this. (Free + IAP) means in-app purchases are used within the app.<p>Want more apps? Browse …

Apple’s iBeacon will soon have an Android rival

Google is working on offering Android users features based on elements in their proximity, including people, places and things, <i>Android Police</i> …

The Weekender: making music, advancing animation, and saving species with smartphones

The best of the week gone by<p>Welcome to <i>The Verge</i>: Weekender edition. Every Saturday, we'll bring you some of the best and most important reads of the past seven days, from original reports, to in-depth features, to reviews and interviews. Think of it as a collection of some of our favorite pieces …

This Is What People Are Saying About Samsung's iPad Killer

This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published at …

Google’s Next Big Conference Is About Design

Google plans to focus on design at Google I/O, the developers’ conference that draws thousands of software engineers each year.<p>Every year, a few thousand software engineers head to Google I/O at San Francisco’s Moscone Center to eat Goldfish, listen to other geeks lecture, and learn how to tap …

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Nintendo And The Future Of Kids' Games: E3 From A Father's Perspective

For those of you that are unfamiliar with E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo), all you need to know is that it is a giant larger-than-life video game convention. I didn’t attend the whole thing this year, but my nine year old son and I were guests at Nintendo’s “Kid’s Corner” event.<p>This was the …

How Bungie came up with the unique look of Destiny (interview)

Destiny has a unique look as a sci-fi shooter, and that’s by design. It’s not just because some of the action takes place on Mars, the red planet. It’s because some of the artists behind it — part of a 500-person team — wanted to make a place that was not just a gray, post-apocalyptic world. They …

E3 2014 review: games and Nintendo make a come back

This year's Electronic Entertainment Expo – E3 for short – in Los Angeles was all about the games. Perhaps that's not surprising for an event centred on the global video games industry, but following 2013's focus on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, last week's gathering got back to showing …

Vegan Hoppin' John + Sweet Tea

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Southern food, vegan style.</i><p>There's no point denying it: There are a lot of meat- and seafood-heavy Southern specialities. But that …

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Boximize: A beautiful note taking app with fully customizable features and the ability to upload up to 20 different types of data

Do you have a lot of ideas floating around in that head of yours? Do you also have a lot of items and data that seems to be just flouting around …

Apple Approves First Bitcoin Wallet App Under its New Policy

Apple updated its policy for developers to allow Bitcoin wallets and in-app Bitcoin payments, and now the first apps taking advantage of that shift are live in the App Store.<p>Coindesk reports that Coin Pocket is the first standalone Bitcoin wallet app to become available for iOS. The basic app …

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, …

iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year. Source: Electric Power Research Institute

Electricity

Flexible Sapphire Glass And Simpler OS Will Make iWatch More Fuelband Than Gear

Tim Cook acknowledged in an ABC interview yesterday that Apple has something big going on in Arizona concerning sapphire glass, but stopped short of admitting that a forthcoming iWatch might be a major beneficiary of the new material. A number of other factors conspire to make me think that to be …