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The Biebs reportedly high-fived pals after throwing eggs at neighbor's home

Surveillance footage from Justin Bieber's home appears to show the pop star high-fiving friends and celebrating after throwing eggs at a neighbor's home in January, an investigator's affidavit released Friday shows.<p>The description of Bieber's reaction to the incident that authorities say caused …

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Amazon phone reportedly coming with “Prime Data” mobile broadband

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Amazon’s(s amzn) smartphone could be an AT&T(s t) exclusive and come with a feature called “Prime Data”. The leaked …

Apple vs. Google: A world view on the mobile gaming war

Mobile platforms are taking over the world, and nothing gets more downloads or makes more money on iOS and Android than video games.<p>Google’s and Apple’s software platforms have enabled developers of all sizes to get their products in front of customers around the world. This benefits the people …

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

Microsoft Surface Mini tipped but it already faces a challenge

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Months of speculation and rumors around a small Microsoft(s msft) Surface Mini tablet could culminate in a product soon. …

iPhone 6 concept w/ 5.7″ screen, 3D stereo camera, new features

Yet another iPhone 6 concept. This one, posted by Mindspi Vision, imagines an illuminated bezel, home button, and Apple logo on the back, a 3D stereo camera with optical zoom, an all aluminum body, and a 5.7-inch display. A full video of the renders below:

The Sony Xperia Z2 Will Launch In The U.S. This Summer

Sony has confirmed to TechCrunch that the Xperia Z2 will be released in the U.S. but not for several months. The release is scheduled for “summer.” A U.S. launch of the Xperia Compact Z1 is currently not on the books at all, we also learned.<p>The Z2 will be sold unlocked through Sony’s online store. …

Airbus Has Its Sights Set On Hybrid Electric Planes

MUNICH (Reuters) - Aircraft maker Airbus Group NV<p>is learning from carmakers as it works on developing a small plane powered by hybrid electric engines that could represent its first move into the market for regional jets.<p>The development of a regional plane, seating between 70 and 90 people, that …

Having High-Tech Gadgets Is a Career-Booster, Says Study

Always using the latest high-tech gadget is one way to boost your image at work, new research suggests.<p>Indeed, business professionals who want to be …

Android is reportedly getting voice commands everywhere

Outside of the Moto X, hands-free voice commands on Android are limited; pick up a Nexus 5 or Galaxy S5 and you'll find that "OK Google" only works at the home screen. If <i>Android Police</i>'s sources are accurate, though, you'll soon get to bark out orders no matter where you are in the interface. …

Democrats Scarce as NRA Confab Kicks Off

This weekend, at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Indianapolis, gun aficionados will gather to check out the latest in firearm technology, rub elbows with famous sportsmen, and hear from a parade of political speakers about Second Amendment rights.<p>Those speakers? All but one are …

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Palestinian comedians take on life in Gaza

<b>Gaza City</b> <b>-</b> Despite frequent power outages, a fuel shortage and life under a crippling Egyptian-Israeli siege, Mahmoud Zuaiter has not lost his sense of humour.<p>Instead, the 28-year-old from Gaza City is using comedy to address all those issues, and hopes to inspire other Palestinians to do the same. …

'Kill Jews' Town Highlights Spain's Struggles with Anti-Semitism

It is a case of better late than never: Centuries after thousands of Jews were forced to convert, burned at the stake or expelled, Spain is still grappling with its brutal and deep-seated anti-Semitic past.<p>The 56 residents of Castrillo Matajudios, which is near the northern city of Burgos, are set …

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Ukraine separatists hunker down and hope Putin will come to their aid

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — At the epicenter of the pro-Russia rebellion in eastern Ukraine, masked men on Friday raced around in commandeered police cars, blowing through stop lights and flying over speed bumps. Although it was a warm spring day, the streets were nearly empty.<p>Separatists described taking …

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Ukraine crisis: 'Sense of inevitability of Russian invasion'

There is no sign of de-escalation in eastern Ukraine, according to the BBC's Natalia Antelava who has been in Donetsk and Slaviansk.<p>She told BBC World News that tension was very high, with armed men patrolling the streets, and that her team had been held at gunpoint.<p>Locals on both sides felt a …

The Week in Review: Obamacare For All

Inside Flipboard / April 18, 2014<p>Tuesday marked the deadline for most Americans without healthcare to sign up for coverage under the Patient …

NASA Designs the "Z-2" Space Suit with Your Help

NASA engineers are redesigning the space suit to look and perform like it never has before. The new <i>Z-2</i> suit is anticipating the fact that astronauts will encounter some unprecedented environments in deep space. But they haven't designed it all behind closed doors. Three different versions of the …

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Russia complains of large Ukrainian troop buildup in east

A perilous face-off intensified Saturday when Russia state news complained that Ukraine had mobilized 15,000 troops in the suburbs of Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine "in order to wipe out the city and its residents."<p>Quoting a Russian Defense Ministry source, RIA Novosti said satellite photos showed …

Getting Planes To Their Destinations Faster, Through The Power Of Data

With its Flight Quest contest, GE is crowdsourcing solutions for better flight planning, to save time and emissions.<p>It seems like it should be relatively simple math to plan the most efficient route for an airplane. But for airlines trying to get thousands of airplanes to destinations around the …