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On its birthday, Siri’s U.S. voice actress revealed, ‘I had no idea I would be on the iPhone’

An Atlanta woman has come forward to CNN as the U.S. voice of Siri, the built-in “personal assistant” first introduced in the iPhone 4S. Susan Bennett says she first discovered that her voice was being used on Apple’s smartphones when a friend emailed her and asked if it was her voice on the iPhone …

Adobe hacked, 3 million accounts compromised

Adobe announced on Thursday that it has been the target of a major security breach in which sensitive and personal data about millions of its customers have been put at risk.<p>Brad Arkin, senior director of security for Adobe products and services, explained in a blog post that the attack concerns …

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'Mental health issues' suspected for Connecticut woman who died in DC confrontation

Investigators are attempting to determine why an unarmed Stamford, Conn., woman ran her car into a security fence outside the White House on Thursday before leading authorities on a short chase that ended with her death in a hail of police gunfire near the U.S. Capitol.<p>Miriam Carey, 34, was …

Obama 'exasperated' over government shutdown, warns we're 'in trouble'

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he is “exasperated” by the government shutdown but won’t negotiate with the Republicans until they pass an extension of funding to reopen it.<p>“Am I exasperated?” Obama said in an exclusive interview with CNBC three hours before he was set to meet with …

What The Government Shutdown Means For The Tech Industry

The insanity of the U.S. government shutdown affects far more than you may expect, and some big science and tech implications may surprise you.<p>Last night the ridiculously over-entitled folks on Capitol Hill decided that their personal politics were more important than the smooth workings of a …

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5.5-inch LG phone leaks online, and it's allegedly affordable

Somewhere out there, someone is probably waiting for a more affordable LG Optimus G Pro, and if the LG G Pro Lite Dual turns out to be real, then their wish might soon be granted. The phone will reportedly boast dual-SIM support and retain the size of its predecessor's 5.5-inch display, but it'll …

Spotify's New Follow Button Connects Artists With their Fans on the Web

Spotify is keen to build out the social features of its on-demand music streaming service, connecting fans with the artists they love and increasing the amount of time that users spend on the platform. To that end, Spotify is launching a new Follow button today for artists, labels, concert …

Jesus's resurrection to become Hollywood thriller

A mystery thriller about the resurrection of Jesus is being planned by Waterworld director Kevin Reynolds, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Backers LD Entertainment have pitched it as "Gladiator in tone but with a mystery bent, an all-ages movie that tells of how the first Easter came to …

Google Launches Web Designer, A Visual Tool For Building Interactive HTML5 Sites And Ads

Google today announced the launch of Web Designer, a new tool for building interactive HTML5 sites and ads. The company first hinted at this launch in June, but had been quiet about it ever since. Web Designer, which Google calls a “professional-quality design tool,” is now officially in public …

Vanilla Ice I Can Save Bieber From Being A Douche

<b>Vanilla Ice</b> fully admits he used to be king of the douches, but says he knows the secret to saving <b>Justin Bieber</b> from the same fate.<p>Ice -- aka <b>Rob Van</b> …

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Google Glass competitor ships 50K devices, takes Intel investment, hints at Apple connection

Google Glass competitor Recon, which sells the Recon Jet heads-up display and bills itself as the Google Glass for athletes and professionals, has secured an investment from Intel Capital.<p>In perhaps bigger news, the company announced that it has already shipped 50,000 units worldwide of its Snow …

Marc Jacobs' Future at Louis Vuitton in Doubt

Marc Jacobs may be on the verge of leaving Louis Vuitton when his contract ends next month, say sources.<p><b>PARIS, France —</b> Marc Jacobs may be on the …

Street Artist Blasts Streaks of Color in Stunning Portrait

French street artist Hopare recently spent a weekend completing an eye-catching wall mural for the Cergy Soit Street Art Festival that features a spectacular medley of colors. Located in Cergy, a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, the vibrant graffiti work offers a lively feast for the …