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Chinese hackers take command of Tesla Model S

Security firm Qihoo 360 says hackers gained control of some Tesla Model S functions -- but skimps on details of how the car was hacked.<p>The first documented successful hack of a Tesla Model S has come from China, Chinese security giant Qihoo 360 Security Technology announced Thursday.<p>The hackers …

North and South Korea: can Seoul's plans for reunification work?

As tourists approach the entry checkpoint for the Korean demilitarised zone separating North from South, they are greeted by the sight of three-metre-high fences topped with rusting barbed wire.<p>Thousands come by the bus-load every year to see the four-kilometre-wide strip of land that acts as a …

The Air Force Is Working On A New Bomber

The B-52 may finally have a grandchild.<p>The U.S. Air Force is quietly ramping up spending on a future bomber, according to a report by the Congressional Research Service published earlier this month. The Air Force also sent requirements for the program to the industry earlier this week. The goal is …

Google's Chrome Web Browser Is Killing Your Laptop Battery

There is a problem with Google Chrome on Microsoft Windows that is potentially very bad news for laptop users. It can drastically affect battery life, and even slow down your computer.<p>So, why is Chrome eating through your battery quicker than other internet browsers? The problem is down to …

Border Ranchers Extend Invite to Nancy Pelosi: ‘Come See Why Your $2 Million-Per-Mile Fence Is Trash’

We will be discussing this story and all the day’s news on our live BlazeCast with Editor-in-Chief Scott Baker (@bakerlink) beginning at 3pm ET:<p>Two Arizona ranchers want Congress to wake up to the dangers of the growing illegal immigration crisis along the southwest border, and they’re inviting …

'iPhone 6 production starting next month'

Apple's new larger-screened iPhone 6 is rumoured to be heading into production as early as next month<p><b>Apple</b>'s next <b>iPhone</b>, which is said to feature a larger screen than previous incarnations, is reported to be heading into production next month.<p>The next model, dubbed the iPhone 6, will come in two …

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster<p>A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster.<p>The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly.<p>With a lattice pattern, it is …

Senators propose 'Let Me Google That For You Act' aimed at outdated technical agency

Senator Tom Coburn (R-Okla) is well known for his <i>Wastebook</i> reports, annual documents that detail the unwieldy and often absurd expenditures made by the federal government. Now, Coburn and a bipartisan group of policymakers have come together to propose a new bill aimed at a single agency, the …

How HTC designed the new One — its most important phone ever (interview)

There’s plenty that device maker HTC needs to prove this year — but its refined design sense is not one of them.<p>With the new HTC One (M8), its latest flagship smartphone, HTC has thrown down the gauntlet on smartphone design. Its metal case looks more like it came from a high-end car than a phone. …

Steve Jobs Told Employees in 2010 That Apple Would Not Release a Television

According to a passage from Yukari Kane's upcoming book Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs, in 2010, Steve Jobs told Apple executives that the company would not be releasing a television. Business Insider relays the exchange which occurred at Apple's 2010 "Top 100" retreat for Apple executive, …

Another major game engine gets Linux support ahead of Steam Machines launch

The engine that powers the Crysis series, CryEngine, is headed to Linux. That means games like <i>Crysis 3</i> and <i>Ryse: Son of Rome</i> could see ports on Valve's forthcoming Linux-powered platform, SteamOS. At very least, it means that developers already working with CryEngine have a shortcut to porting their …

Google Will Pay A Year's Salary To Hackers Who Find One Really Bad Security Flaw In Chrome OS

As long as they tell Google how they did it.<p>It announced plans for its fourth annual hacking contest called Pwnium 4, held in March at the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver. "Pwn" is geek-speak for breaking into a computer and owning it. Pwnium is a play on the full name of Google Chrome: …

Facebook Hilariously Debunks Princeton Study Saying It Will Lose 80% Of Users

Last week Princeton researchers released a widely covered study saying Facebook would lose 80% of its users by 2015-2017. But now Facebook’s data scientists have turned the study’s silly “correlation equals causation” methodology of tracking Google search volume against it to show Princeton would …

The death of Windows XP will impact 95 percent of the world’s ATMs

Microsoft’s 12-year-old Windows XP operating system powers 95 percent of the world’s automated teller machines, according to NCR, the largest ATM supplier in the US. While the idea of Windows powering ATMs may surprise consumers, XP runs in the background powering the software that bank customers …

How We Are Entering The Second Phase Of The Mobile Revolution

Think your smartphone is smart? You ain’t seen nuthin’ yet. The technology that powers mobile is in the process of spreading, well, everywhere—and the world around us is going to be radically transformed as a result.<p>Think of it as the next big phase in the evolution of mobile computing. Cars, …

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

Overstock.com is now accepting Bitcoin

Bitcoin got a major new ally this week, as Overstock.com began accepting the alternate currency system as payment. Overstock isn't the first company to accept the currency, but it's larger and more powerful than previous companies like Reddit and OKCupid. Now Bitcoin users will be able to buy more …

Ladibird Aims to Turn iPhones Into Serious Portrait Cameras

Is the Ladibird an iPhone case, a fully-functioning camera or a cleverly designed smartphone add-on? The answers, in no particular order, are yes, …

Study: Playing games can bleed into real-life perception, behavior

Playing games can affect our behavior and visual perception in real life, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.<p>The study came from psychologist Mark D. Griffiths and doctoral researcher Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari, both of …

Android’s Rise To Platform Dominance In One Graph

With Android landing on all-in-one computers and Windows extending its reach deeper into the mobile world, the platform world is tightening into three key teams: iOS and OS X, Windows, and Android.<p>Chrome OS, BlackBerry, and the other minor players have derivative unit volume, and can therefore be …

NASA gets White House approval to extend International Space Station by four years

The $100 billion-plus International Space Station (ISS) is set to have its operations extended by four more years.<p>NASA plans to announce this week that the White House has approved the station’s operations to continue until 2024, according to documents obtained by the Orlando Sentinel.<p>The four-year …