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Here's everything you need to know about 'Batman v Superman' going into the movie

Yet the blockbuster is still shrouded in secrecy.<p>The latest multi-superhero epic has yet to screen for critics, even while stars Ben Affleck (Batman), Henry Cavill (Superman), and Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) have done rounds of press.<p>But Warner Bros. has just released a huge batch of new photos that …

Comic Books

11 Secrets You Didn't Know About 'Deadpool,' Even If You're Ryan Reynolds

OK ... maybe Ryan Reynolds knows these.<p>Deadpool is completely self-aware, so the dude knows his movie is awesome. We don't have to reassure him. And now that the film earned $12.7 million on Thursday night, which The Hollywood Reporter reports is the biggest preview number ever for an R-rated film, …

'Deadpool' brilliantly uses 2 actors and special effects to Frankenstein this X-Men character to life

One of those characters is Colossus, a seven-foot-tall gentle giant made out of metal who repeatedly badgers Deadpool to join the X-Men.<p><b>You've probably seen him in trailers:</b><p>While you may think Colossus is just one actor doing a motion capture performance, to bring the character to life, he was …

Construction

British teenager suspected of being a mystery hacker who stole CIA boss emails

The 16-year-old boy was arrested in the East Midlands as part of an investigation in to the data breach of John Brennan’s emails last year.<p>A British teenager is suspected of being a mystery hacker who infiltrated the personal email account of the director of the CIA and posting personal details …

John Brennan

New 1-Terabit internet satellites will deliver high-speed internet to remote areas

ViaSat's next satellite carries triple the network capacity<p>US-based satellite company ViaSat is teaming up with Boeing to create and deliver three new satellites that will deliver high-speed internet to remote areas around the world. The partnership was announced yesterday, months before the …

Harvard and MIT close to ‘cure’ for Type 1 diabetes which will end daily injections

A cure for type 1 diabetes is closer than ever after scientists showed they can switch off the disease for six months in animals – which would equate to several years in humans.<p>In 2014, researchers at Harvard University discovered how to make huge quantities of insulin-producing cells, in a …

Evidence of huge ninth planet found in solar system

Planet Nine is 10 times the mass of Earth and takes up to 20,000 years to orbit the Sun<p>Scientists have found evidence of a ninth planet in the solar system which is travelling on a bizarre elongated orbit.<p>The body, which has been dubbed ‘Planet Nine’ is 10 times the mass of Earth and takes between …

Astronomy

Toyota, QNX And Others Adopt Ford’s SmartDeviceLink Platform For Connecting Mobile Apps And Cars

SmartDeviceLink, Ford’s open-source technology for connecting mobile apps with in-car interfaces, is getting a few important new backers today. After spending a few months on studying the technology, which makes it easier for mobile app developers to use a car’s built-in buttons and voice …

Apps

Gamer runs Windows 95 on a Nintendo 3DS

Relive your 20-year old software dreams by watching a new Nintendo 3DS run Windows 95<p>A savvy gamer has installed Windows 95 on a Nintendo 3DS XL, uploading a video to YouTube of the booting sequence.<p>GBAtemp forum user Shutterbug2000 said that while Windows 95 ran relatively smoothly, Windows XP was …

Joss Whedon Explained Why He Made A ‘Clean Break’ From Marvel

Joss Whedon once said that making <i>The Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> “broke him a little bit,” so it’s probably not a surprise that he stepped away from working with Marvel after finishing the film. Now Whedon has opened up about his break with Marvel, how he deals with criticism (<i>spoiler: not well</i>), and …

Marvel Universe

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Dethrones 'Avatar' as No. 1 Movie Ever

<b>UPDATE</b>: It's official. On Wednesday, January 6, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" officially passed "Avatar" at the box office to become the top-grossing movie in North America. Ever. As Variety reported, "...the seventh film in the space opera saga surpassed 'Avatar's' $760.5 million lifetime gross …

Movies

Inside the Christian app boom

It turns out prayer and smartphone habits go well together<p>The American public is becoming less religious and less likely to attend church than in decades past, according to research like the Pew study released last month. But for Christians looking to spread the faith, there’s been a recent bright …

Brazil has lifted its ban on WhatsApp

São Paulo judge says 'it does not seem reasonable' to block access for millions of users due to one criminal case<p>Brazil has lifted a temporary ban on WhatsApp, one day after a court in São Paulo ordered telecoms to block the popular messaging service for failing to comply with an order related to a …

Adobe is telling people to stop using Flash

Adobe is finally ready to say goodbye to Flash. In an announcement last night, Adobe said that it will now "encourage content creators to build with new web standards," such as HTML5, rather than Flash. It's also beginning to deprecate the Flash name by renaming its animation app to Animate CC, …

The reusable space rocket is nearly here with Blue Origin’s first successful landing

Private spaceflight company Blue Origin, helmed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, says it has landed its main rocket, New Shepard, back on Earth after launch. That would make it the first rocket ever to have gently landed and remained intact after taking off into space. It also means that Blue Origin …

Space Travel

Wal-Mart decides Cyber Monday shouldn’t start on a Monday anymore

<i>(Reuters) –</i> Wal-Mart has decided that Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, should not start on a Monday anymore.<p>The world’s largest retailer by revenue will, for the first time this year, launch all its Cyber Monday deals on the Sunday after Thanksgiving rather than the early …

eCommerce

With Echo, Amazon Creates The First Potential Hit Of IoT Era

Last week at the Smart Kitchen Summit, people couldn’t stop talking about the Amazon Echo.<p>Part of the reason is the event was a forward looking gathering, where folks talked about how technology will change the way we cook, shop and interact with our food, but also because voice-control just makes …

Internet of Things

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the hoverboard craze

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and one of the most sought-after gifts is loved by celebrities and athletes alike, happens to be illegal to use in some countries—and catches fire on occasion. The hoverboard is everywhere right now, and Quartz has complied a guide to help you understand …

Robots

T-Mobile snuck in a huge price hike to unlimited data without telling anyone

During its lavish Uncarrier event yesterday, T-Mobile drew headlines with its Binge On initiative that will exempt Netflix, HBO, and other video streaming services from customers' data plans. But the company also took the opportunity to raise prices while the world kept its eyes elsewhere. T-Mobile …

These earbuds custom-fit to your ears in 60 seconds

Revols wants to use Kickstarter to upend the custom-molded earphone business<p>Earbuds are one of those technologies that still come loaded with annoyances. Cheap ones are almost always bad, with a terrible fit and atrocious sound. Expensive ones offer better sound quality, but often times they can …

Consumer Tech

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

Cyprus

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

5 New Netflix Releases to Stream in November

<i>Each month, the streaming channel offers up a new slate of film and TV offerings to keep you and your queue occupied. Here, we highlight the five we’re most excited about this November and provide the full list of new releases below.</i><p>master of none<p><b>The New Smart Sitcom:</b> <i>Master of None</i> (November …

Here's how I finally turned myself into a morning person

I grabbed my phone and found a slew of texts in which my friends had already gotten up, made brunch plans, gone to brunch, and moved on to other activities — and I had slept through the entire thing.<p>The worst part? This wasn't a rare occurrence for me.<p>If left to my own devices, I would sleep in …

Time Management

Nintendo's first smartphone release is a free-to-play game called Miitomo

But it's delayed until next year<p>At an investors meeting in Tokyo today, Nintendo revealed some details on its very first smartphone game: a free-to-play title called <i>Miitomo</i>. As reported by the <i>Wall Street Journal,</i> the new game will let players customize their Mii avatars, which will then communicate …

Gaming

Google to bring balloon-powered Internet to Indonesia's 17,000 islands

Delivering reliable Internet access to a country that has more than 17,000 islands, which are scattered across a vast area of the Indian and Pacific …

Tickets to the new Harry Potter play sold out in less than an hour and fans are having a meltdown

In less than an hour, the tickets for preview performances from June 7 to September 18, 2016 were sold out. To add insult to injury, the volume of buyers caused technical difficulties for the online ticketing system, according to the Belfast Telegraph.<p>As these tickets were available to buyers who …

Film Industry