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Anonymous claims responsibility for attack on Nauruan government website

The international hacktivist organisation Anonymous has claimed responsibility for bringing down the Nauruan government's website following a riot …

Is Yahoo Finally Fixing Its Deeply Flawed Ad Exchange?

We all have blind spots, and Marissa Mayer’s is Right Media. Since she became Yahoo’s CEO a year ago, the ad exchange has languished, suffering from …

Boot up: Microsoft's challenge, Apple's buys, Amazon's rejection, and more

A burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Apple confirms Hopstop acquisition >> AllThingsD<p>Looks like Apple's recent …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 specs leak, xenon flash incoming

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 has leaked again. This time we've got a couple of sketches showing off the device's design, and some specs to go with them, …

Apple reportedly tinkering with larger screens for iPhone, iPad

Apple is testing versions of its iPhone and iPad with larger screens, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>The gadget maker has been testing iPad screens in recent months that measure almost 13 inches diagonally and iPhone screens larger than their current 4-inch size, The Wall Street Journal …

Great tech-spectations: What's next in tech for 2013

The dog days of summer are here, and with them, a certain ennui seems to have washed over the tech world. But as July becomes August, things will begin to kick into high gear.<p>The big dogs of the tech industry -- Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and a host of others -- know that the all-important …

Apple Ramping Up For Stylish iWatch, Curved Casing Could Be Liquidmetal

Reports this week indicate that Apple is building a substantial team of veterans from multiple industries to build a stylish, multi-functional iWatch. The timing of the hires points to a late 2014 release, according to an analyst report and a story in the <i>Financial Times</i>. Far from being a bad sign …

Falling TVs send a child to the ER every 30 minutes

Enormous flat-screens are in millions of homes, but come with a risk that many parents may not realize: children can be seriously hurt in a TV tip-over.<p>The number of kids injured by a TV falling on them grew 125 percent between 1990 and 2011, according to a new study of emergency room records that …

Colorado fires burn homes, force thousands to flee

Wildfires have burned 80 to 100 homes in Colorado Springs, and the sheriff said he feared there were fatalities.<p>BLACK FOREST, Colo. — Wildfires burning across Colorado Wednesday have destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands to evacuate, including 900 inmates from a state prison.<p>Near Colorado …

Astronomers Have Discovered A New Type Of Star

For years scientists have known that the apparent brightness of many stars changes over time, however, the kind of variable star seen in this new European Southern Observatory photo of the open star cluster NGC 3766 has not been studied in detail before.<p>By using the La Silla Observatory in Chile, a …

CBC journalists released from custody in Istanbul

Two CBC journalists covering violent anti-government protests in Turkey have been released from detention in Istanbul.<p>"We're out," Sasa Petricic tweeted just before 4 a.m. local time Thursday.<p>"My exclusive 'tour' of the Turkish justice system is over!" Derek Stoffel added.<p>Mr. Petricic and Mr. …

Polls: Immigration reform popular

Immigration reform continues to attract broad public support as the Gang of Eight compromise legislation moves through the Senate, according to a huge raft of polling conducted for three pro-reform groups: the Partnership for a New American Economy, the Alliance for Citizenship and Republicans for …