Anthony Harrison

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Sony's selling 20th Anniversary Edition PS4s for £19.94, but only in London

Anyone that remembers the glory days of Sony's first PlayStation console won't find it hard to look fondly upon the recently revealed 20th Anniversary Limited Edition PS4. Marking two decades since the OG PlayStation launched, Sony's also released a retro-inspired theme to pluck at the nostalgia …

The Pirate Bay is offline after Swedish police allegedly seize servers

You might have noticed that The Pirate Bay is offline today; the site has disappeared after Swedish Police reportedly raided premises in Stockholm containing the service’s servers.<p>According to Torrentfreak, Swedish authorities confirmed that local police completed a raid in Stockholm this morning. …

Associated Press News

Husband And Wife Team Unveil The World's First 3D-Printed Graphene Battery

A company founded by a married couple has unveiled the world’s first ever graphene 3D-printed battery, heralding an era when consumers will be able to produce their own homemade power sources.<p>A team from Graphene 3D Lab, based in Calverton, New York, has spent more than five years designing a …

Mind-Controlled Drones Are Already A Reality

Daniel Pack, who manages the Unmanned Systems Laboratory at the University of Texas at San Antonio, told Business Insider that his goal is to be able to create entire groups of drones controlled with a simple thought.<p>Thanks to a $300,000 grant from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, professors …

Brainwaves

Twitter to open learning center for low-income and homeless in San Francisco next summer

Twitter, the microblogging giant whose headquarters sit on a section of San Francisco’s Market Street that’s not exactly fancy, is set to open a learning center for the homeless next summer.<p>The learning center, which the company announced in partnership with Compass Family Services last May, will …

A Developer Says Apple Sent Him Screenshots Of Porn In Order To Confirm How Easy It Is To Search For Porn With His App

In a Medium post, developer Carl Smith has a detailed story about how his app was denied access to the Apple Store because of how easy it was to search for porn (and find it) using the app.<p>In order to prove this to Smith, Apple allegedly sent him a screenshot of a man masturbating.<p>And, there was no …

This app will hack Continuity to work on your older Mac

Continuity is one of the best features of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, allowing your iPhone, iPad, and Mac to all operate more seamlessly together than ever before. But there’s a problem: Continuity requires Bluetooth 4.0 LE to work, and many older Macs don’t have it.<p>But don’t despair. A new tool has …

MacBook Air

This man just sold Ebola.com for $200,000

Just a few weeks ago, businessman Jon Schultz was hoping to capitalize on news headlines around the globe and wanted to sell the Ebola.com domain for around $150,000. He's managed to rake in even more than that. After buying Ebola.com for $13,500 in 2008, Schultz's Blue String Ventures just flipped …

Hands-On with the Basepro Laptop Stand

Using laptops for our daily work keeps us highly mobile, but it does so at the sacrifice of hard drive storage and ergonomics. Crowdfunding project Basepro is trying to tackle both issues at once with its laptop stand, but after spending some time with a prototype, I found that it only solved the …

Yardarm will tell dispatchers when and where police fire guns

With the exception of maybe old Andy Taylor, most police officers in the United States carry a firearm as part of their standard equipment. Wouldn't it be nice to know when those sidearms are drawn, and why? A Silicon Valley startup called Yardarm seems to think so -- it's testing a new gun …

The cost difference to Apple between the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: $15.50

Apple may be struggling to meet demand for the iPhone 6 Plus, but the effort will be worthwhile according to some number-crunching by IHS cited by <i>Bloomberg</i>: it makes an extra $84.50 in profit on the larger model.<p>It costs an additional $15.50 to make the larger iPhones, according to a breakdown by …

BILL CLINTON: Executives Think The US Tax Code Is 'Crazy'

At the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting Tuesday morning, a moderator asked the former president whether companies that had already embraced inversions were "unpatriotic." President Barack Obama announced new measures designed to curb corporate inversions on Monday.<p>Clinton did not address …

Bill Clinton

Here's What You Can Earn Working At Facebook

And it takes an army to get a site that big running smoothly.<p>So, who gets paid more: engineers, like at most other tech companies, or the men and women in charge of getting the product out the door?<p>We've assembled a list of some of the salaries you can make working at Facebook, based on data …

Audit: Legal Pension Spiking Will Cost California Nearly $800 Million 20 Years

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Thousands of California public workers have sweetened their retirement checks with a now-outlawed accounting maneuver that will …

Delamaide: Big banks need to run for cover

WASHINGTON – Regulators are coming down harder than ever on big banks, and a Senate hearing Tuesday indicated they are all out of friends to defend them on Capitol Hill.<p>The Senate Banking Committee once again convened the six main financial regulatory agencies to testify about progress in …

Wayfair, the Online Furniture Seller, Files for IPO

The Boston-based company said it would raise up to $350 million in the offering.<p>Wayfair, the online home goods company that built its business for nearly a decade with no outside funding, is planning to go public, according to paperwork filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The …

Hacking Team is spreading government malware through YouTube and Microsoft Live

You don't have to click on a sketchy link to end up downloading malware. A new report from Citizen Lab's Morgan Marquis-Boire shows how companies can spread targeted malware by intercepting web traffic en route, sending malicious traffic from an otherwise friendly link. A company called Hacking …

A Temporary Tattoo to Track Your Workout and Charge Your Phone

Scientists have invented a biosensor that can monitor exercise and store electricity.<p><b>Researchers have developed a battery in the</b> form of a temporary tattoo that can monitor your workout and even make electricity from your sweat. Eventually, biobatteries like this may be able to charge your watch, …

Edward Snowden Reveals NSA's MonsterMind Program

It's a cyberwar robot that always hits back.<p>In the high desert near Bluffdale, Utah, there lurks a creature made entirely of zeroes and ones. Called "MonsterMind", the project is an automated cyber weapon, perched atop the data flows into the National Security Agency's Mission Data Repository. …

Laser detects distant bombs with 99% accuracy

New laser technology makes it possible to identify explosives, biological agents, and hazardous chemicals from a half mile away.<p>The lasers travel …

Vertical Takeoff Plane Design Flies Three Times Faster Than Helicopters

Zoom zoom<p>Does this illustration look a little sci-fi to you? It should: It's a design for a plane that takes off vertically, like a helicopter, but that flies about three times faster than any helicopter today. Yes, those are rotors in the wings.<p>A team of graduate students from the Georgia …

Aviation

The Internet Is Getting Too Big, And It's Becoming A Problem For Some Service Providers

Recent reports suggest the system that routers use to share the map of the internet with one another has grown too large for some older routers to handle — which could result in poor connectivity.<p>The problem is, older routers can only process a certain number of routes contained in this internet …

Routers

The beautifully engineered gecko foot: What makes it so sticky?

What gives geckos the remarkable ability to run upside down across ceilings and stop short on smooth vertical surfaces? You could call it "the hierarchy of hairs."<p>In the last 15 years, it has been determined that geckos make use of a relatively weak intermolecular force that exists between atoms …

Biology

Single gene controls jet lag

Related images<br>(click to enlarge)<p>Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a gene that regulates sleep and wake rhythms. …