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Bluetooth for the Blue Period: Art and tech unite in MONA's gallery app - Dec 21, 2014
Australia's Museum of Old and New Art is renowned for its unique design, eccentric founder and provocative art. But at the centre of it all, MONA's greatest achievement has been in the technological realm. ...
Best mobile games of 2014 - Dec 21, 2014
It's been a spectacular year in mobile gaming, with some truly creative titles hitting our devices. Here are our favourite mobile games for 2014 ...
Fox News channels go dark on Dish as contract talks stall - Dec 21, 2014
The absence of those channels marks the third major blackout for Dish subscribers in recent months. ...
Gamer pleads guilty to making emergency call to report Grand Theft Auto shooting - Dec 21, 2014
An allegedly "confused" gamer calls emergency services and says there's been a shooting at his house. He was actually describing the action in his "Grand Theft Auto" game. ...
Mike Myers, as Dr. Evil, mocks Sony and North Korea on SNL - Dec 21, 2014
Both the corporation and the nation have given evil organizations a bad name, says the comically malevolent doctor. ...
The Sony hack: 9 more things you didn't know - Dec 21, 2014
It was another terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week for Sony, and we learned even more as reporters sifted through a trove of stolen documents from the Hollywood studio. ...
The peculiar star of the Sony hack: Email - Dec 21, 2014
The massive hack has raised questions about First Amendment rights, privacy and cyberwarfare. But there's a subtler issue at play when we look at all the news stories that have come from hacked inboxes: Why do we put this stuff in email? ...
Make your own 'Star Wars' snowflakes (pictures) - Dec 21, 2014
Create a wintry tribute to Greedo, Han Solo, Jabba the Hutt and more with these downloadable snowflake patterns by artist Anthony Herrera. ...
Staples: Hack may have affected more than a million payment cards - Dec 20, 2014
The office supply chain says a breach that took place earlier this year gave attackers access to cardholder names, card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes. ...
North Korea denies it hacked Sony, demands joint inquiry with US - Dec 20, 2014
North Korea threatens "grave consequences" if the US doesn't agree to a joint investigation into the hack attack against Sony Pictures. ...
Lucasfilm ditches paper holiday cards for animated 'Star Wars' droids - Dec 20, 2014
For the first time in decades, Lucasfilm sends an animated holiday greeting rather than a collectible print card. The stars: crafty "Star Wars" droids R2-D2 and C1-10P Chopper. ...
'MythBusters' returns with new vibe, casting changes - Dec 20, 2014
Co-host Adam Savage and executive producer Dan Tapster reveal all about the next season of "MythBusters" and explain why Grant Imahara, Kari Byron and Tory Belleci won't be returning. ...
'The Interview' Sony scandal explained in hilarious animations - Dec 20, 2014
Taiwanese Animators reenacts the facts behind news of Seth Rogen, James Franco, Kim Jong-un, hackers and Sony Pictures with the weirdest animated videos yet. ...
Bitcoin bigwig goes to prison in Silk Road case - Dec 20, 2014
BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem is sentenced to two years prison time, despite asking to be let off free to "change the world." ...
Sony and the rise of state-sponsored hacking - Dec 20, 2014
North Korea has been blamed for one of the most destructive cyberattacks on a company in US history. It's just the latest in a string of hacks sanctioned and funded by governments. ...
Top great space moments in 2014 (pictures) - Dec 20, 2014
It was a big year for space exploration, from rodeo-riding a comet to getting more familiar with Mars, distant planets and the beginning of it all. ...
The year in space: Rodeo-riding a comet and more - Dec 20, 2014
In 2014, humanity tagged a comet and became better acquainted with Mars and our place in the universe. Take a tour through the year in space. ...
Android lawsuit against Google too vague, says judge - Dec 20, 2014
A US district judge says she will likely dismiss the suit -- but she's giving the plaintiffs a chance to provide more facts to support their claim that Google stifles competition on Android devices. ...
I poured soy sauce all over my hydrophobic white shirt (hands-on) - Dec 20, 2014
A new all-cotton hydrophobic shirt from Threadsmiths runs a liquid gauntlet full of coffee, tea, soy sauce and wine. ...
Sony to release 'The Interview' after all? - Dec 19, 2014
Two days after saying it wouldn't release the controversial film, the movie maker now says it wants to offer customers a way to see it "on a different platform." ...
For the US connected classroom, a leap forward - Dec 19, 2014
Commentary: Cisco's John Chambers and former FCC chief Julius Genachowski applaud the FCC's funding boost for expanded broadband in schools, calling it a big win for modern digital learning. ...
Tesla tentatively tests battery swap plan - Dec 19, 2014
Today Tesla Motors announced a pilot program to test the battery-swap scheme for its Model S sedans shown off last year. ...
Waze widgets finetune social navigation app - Dec 19, 2014
The crowdsourced driving directions app now lets you add widgets so you can track your ETA more easily and quickly. ...
FCC proposal removes hurdle for online TV providers - Dec 19, 2014
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler believes online video services should have the same access to content as cable companies, and he has proposed tweaking regulation to ensure that happens. ...
Microsoft holiday promo slashes prices on Xbox games - Dec 19, 2014
The sale prices offer hefty holiday discounts on popular games, but you have to be an Xbox Live Gold member to take advantage of them. ...
Take your popcorn to gooey new heights with a built-in melting pot - Dec 19, 2014
The Waring Popcorn Maker with Melting Pot brings together everything needed for a gooey batch of popcorn. The incorporated pot can be used to melt chocolate, caramel and more. ...
Microsoft deal throws in free game with purchase of Xbox 360 - Dec 19, 2014
The first 50 to buy the latest "12 Days of Deals" offer at a Microsoft Store will get two free games. ...
FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack - Dec 19, 2014
The FBI releases the findings of its four-week investigation into one of the most destructive cyberattacks of a company on US soil. Meanwhile, Sony now says it wants to find a 'different platform' for showing "The Interview" after theaters pulled...
ISS astronaut needs a wrench, NASA successfully 'emails' him one - Dec 19, 2014
An astronaut aboard the International Space Station needed a socket wrench, so NASA engineers emailed him designs for 3D-printing one. What a world we're living in. ...
Sony to release The Interview after all? - Dec 19, 2014
Two days after pulling the theater release of the controversial film, the movie maker now says it wants to offer customers a way to see it "on a different platform."
T-Mobile reaches $90 million settlement with feds over cramming - Dec 19, 2014
As part of its settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, T-Mobile will pay at least $90 million in customer refunds, as well as penalties and fines over complaints that it put bogus charges on customer bills. ...
Crave Ep. 187: Did life forms exist on Mars? Curiosity makes a big find - Dec 19, 2014
Mars Curiosity makes an amazing discovery, organic matter on the Red Planet that makes up the building blocks of life. ...
Google files lawsuit against Mississippi attorney general to block subpoena - Dec 19, 2014
The search giant continues its campaign against Mississippi's Jim Hood. Google says his request for company information is an "unjustified attack" that violates federal law. ...
NASA successfully 'emails' a wrench to the ISS - Dec 19, 2014
An astronaut aboard the International Space Station needed a socket wrench, so NASA engineers emailed him designs for 3D-printing one. What a world we're living in. ...
NASA successfully emails a wrench to the ISS - Dec 19, 2014
An astronaut aboard the International Space Station needed a socket wrench, so NASA engineers emailed him designs for 3D-printing one. What a world we're living in. ...
BlackBerry Classic tempts hardcore fans with keyboard - Dec 19, 2014
A new BlackBerry arrives with signature features, Sony's ready to show off a new take on smartglasses, and TAG Heuer goes after the Apple Watch.
Google may take on Amazon with 'Buy Now' button - Dec 19, 2014
The search giant is reportedly talking to retailers about new shopping features. Also, Google adds voice controls to the Nest thermostat and reveals the top trending search terms of 2014.
Samsung reportedly eyeing rival to Apple Pay - Dec 19, 2014
If true, the technology would work with regular credit card readers, potentially giving Samsung an edge over Apple in the mobile wallet arena.
Netflix brings social recommendations to Android - Dec 19, 2014
Netflix also integrated the feature with Android Wear, alerting you to movie and TV tips from friends on your smartwatch.
FCC sides with T-Mobile on data roaming - Dec 19, 2014
Federal Communications Commission's decision to clarify what it means by "reasonable" rates for wireless data roaming could result in stronger wireless competition. ...
Getting the best TV picture: The complete guide - Dec 19, 2014
Your TV looks pretty good, right? What if, for free, you could make it look even better? With a few minutes of time, you can master your TV's connections, placement and settings to get it looking even more realistic. Here's everything you need to...
Like stroking beards? Find furry faces with the Bristlr app - Dec 19, 2014
Having Movember withdrawals? Fancy facial hair? Bristlr app wants to connect bearded men to those attracted to them. ...
Dreaming of a 'Star Wars' Christmas - Dec 19, 2014
Deck the halls with "Star Wars" snowflakes of Jabba the Hutt, Greedo, Han Solo, Captain Rex, wampas, X-Wings and Space Slugs. ...
New apps encourage positivity (podcast) - Dec 19, 2014
We've heard the stories about how anonymous social-messaging apps can be havens for bullying. But a pair of new smartphone apps seek to accentuate the positive. ...
Jabba the Hutt snowflakes: Dreaming of a 'Star Wars' Christmas - Dec 19, 2014
Deck the halls with "Star Wars" snowflakes of Jabba the Hutt, Greedo, Han Solo, Captain Rex, wampas, X-Wings and Space Slugs. ...
Teens continue to flee Facebook, study shows - Dec 19, 2014
About 88 percent of teens use the social network, down from 94 percent the year prior, one study finds. But Facebook is also losing popularity in all other age groups. ...
iPhone 6 Plus 16GB, 64GB now ship in one day - Dec 19, 2014
All other versions of iPhone 6 still require longer ship times as supply catches up with demand. ...
NASA's Kepler telescope identifies new 'Super Earth' - Dec 19, 2014
Rallying back from a mechanical failure, the telescope helps confirm the existence of an exoplanet 2.5 times the diameter of Planet Earth.
Albert Einstein and Marie Curie as snowflakes? Genius - Dec 19, 2014
Download and craft these paper snowflakes in honor of award-winning scientists Albert Einstein, Marie Curie and Erwin Schrödinger.
Instagram purges fake followers. Sorry Bieber, Beyonce, Barack - Dec 19, 2014
The most popular celebrities on Instagram lose massive numbers of followers after the photo-sharing service purges fake or spam accounts, according to a list published to the Web. ...