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Sky goes mobile and Apple makes record money in CNET UK podcast 419 - Jan 30, 2015
Sky is getting into the mobile game, Sony lets Spotify worry about music streaming and Facebook crashes Tinder. ...
Jay Z splashes out $56 million on Spotify rivals WiMP and Tidal - Jan 30, 2015
The big money purchase puts the rapper into competition with Spotify and Dr Dre's Beats. ...
Crave giveaway: 51-inch plasma HDTV from RetailMeNot - Jan 30, 2015
To celebrate the upcoming Super Bowl, coupon site RetailMeNot is offering up a free Samsung HDTV. Because deflated balls always look better in high definition. ...
The breathtaking art and science of light - Jan 30, 2015
To celebrate the International Year of Light, Chandra X-Ray Centre is running an open-source exhibition showcasing Light: Beyond the Bulb. ...
The best of personal tech: Mobile World Congress 2015 - Jan 29, 2015
Mobile World Congress in Barcelona showcases the best and latest smartphones and other everyday devices you're going to want this year. ...
Mitsubishi closing in on new hybrid SUV - Jan 29, 2015
At the Geneva auto show in March, Mitsubishi will show off a new compact SUV concept with a plug-in hybrid drivetrain, building on previous concept work. ...
Saygus to sell V2 smartphone for $549 - Jan 29, 2015
For a limited time during its initial launch, Saygus' waterproof V2 handset will be available for $549. ...
Tomorrow Daily 121: Realistic Unreal Engine 4 demo, a homemade mechanical horse, and more - Jan 29, 2015
On today's show, we give kudos (and chuckle a bit) at one man's attempt to make a mechanical horse at home, check out a jaw-droppingly realistic render from Unreal Engine 4 and discuss an inflatable planetarium with laser-projected stars...
Sorry, your broadband Internet technically isn't broadband anymore - Jan 29, 2015
The FCC has raised the benchmark for broadband speed to 25 megabits per second, above the speed that many Americans receive with their home connection. ...
Spotify said to be raising half a billion dollars from private investors - Jan 29, 2015
The music-streaming company could double the amount of funding it has, which might lead to a delayed IPO. ...
Four things we learned from Samsung's Q4 earnings call - Jan 29, 2015
The South Korean firm's mobile business has been struggling, but it's doing a lot to get things back on track. ...
Amazon surprises investors with a gift of profit - Jan 29, 2015
The e-commerce company posts a $214 million profit for the holiday season. CEO Jeff Bezos says Prime membership got a boost of more than 50 percent in the quarter. ...
The electric eye of a cyclone, viewed from space - Jan 29, 2015
Images of Cyclone Bansi taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station show an eye aglow with lightning.
Apps let you prove your soulmate is real, even if it's a lie - Jan 29, 2015
With Invisible Girlfriend and Invisible Boyfriend apps, you can show off your make-believe mate to get family and friends off your back. Crave's Bonnie Burton explains why they're tempting. ...
Google's search for sales, profit falls short - Jan 29, 2015
The search giant continues to pull in billions from its search and advertising business, even as the company looks for other ways to make money. ...
FCC rakes in $45 billion from wireless spectrum auction - Jan 29, 2015
The record-breaking auction highlights the demand for high-speed wireless service and signals strong promise for the upcoming auction of TV broadcast spectrum. ...
Farmer uses drone to capture bird's-eye view of 'cow art' - Jan 29, 2015
What can you do with a feed truck, a drone and a herd of cattle? A rancher who is famous for serenading his cows will tell you. ...
Super Bowl a no-drone zone, while ads swarm on social - Jan 29, 2015
Facebook will target users with real-time ads during the big game and the FAA warns against flying drones near the stadium on Sunday. Perhaps the next Super Bowl will unleash drones to hunt down drones.
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' gets a neon tribute - Jan 29, 2015
The dark side isn't so bad when illuminated with neon. Watch this fan-made tribute to the "Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens" teaser trailer re-imagined in vivid, glowing detail. ...
Facebook dives deeper into Yelp, Foursquare world with Place Tips - Jan 29, 2015
The social network is testing a mobile-app feature that serves up information about wherever you happen to be. For now, it's iPhone-only. ...
Viacom to bring video-streaming subscriptions to Nickelodeon fans - Jan 29, 2015
As more viewers shift away from traditional cable TV, the kids television network sets its sights on the fast-growing mobile market. ...
SpaceX presents a rockin' vision of recyclable space travel - Jan 29, 2015
SpaceX wants to make space exploration cheaper by reusing its rockets. See how it plans to do it, set to a thumpin' soundtrack. ...
Video takes you inside Star Wars Battle Pod arcade cabinet - Jan 29, 2015
What weighs 1,200 pounds and is packed with awesome? The new Battle Pod arcade game, that's what! This new video takes you behind the scenes. ...
$350 Lego Avengers Helicarrier is a 3,000-piece beast - Jan 29, 2015
The impressive flying craft from Marvel's Avengers universe makes an equally impressive debut in Lego form as a massive model with moving engines. ...
What's new on Netflix and Amazon for February - Jan 29, 2015
Find out what you should add to your watch list because these videos are either brand new or going offline very soon. ...
Comcast apologizes after renaming customer with expletive - Jan 29, 2015
Technically Incorrect: A customer who tries to cancel cable service receives a bill with a new first name. ...
50-foot-long 'dragon' dinosaur species discovered in China - Jan 29, 2015
The long-necked Qijianglong lived about 160 million years ago in the Late Jurassic period. Did its fossils inspire ancient dragon legends? ...
Facebook adds location-based tips to your News Feed - Jan 29, 2015
The social network dives deeper into the world of Yelp and Foursquare by surfacing information about wherever your phone is at the moment. ...
Tennis star Djokovic takes on Abrams tank in epic match - Jan 29, 2015
A clever video uses special effects to pit a top tennis player against a surprisingly agile, racket-wielding tank. ...
Video game simulates the frustration of building IKEA furniture - Jan 29, 2015
Do you cringe every time you come home with one of those flat boxes from IKEA? A new game called Höme Improvisåtion lets you relive the frustration virtually. ...
Apps that let you prove your soulmate is real, even if it's a lie - Jan 29, 2015
With Invisible Girlfriend and Invisible Boyfriend apps, you can show off your make-believe mate to get family and friends off your back. Crave's Bonnie Burton explains why they're tempting. ...
Get an Xbox One bundle for $296.09 - Jan 29, 2015
In a deal that beats even Black Friday pricing, the console comes with two Assassin's Creed games. There is, however, a rebate requirement.
Heading to the Super Bowl? Leave your drone at home - Jan 29, 2015
The Federal Aviation Administration has officially declared the Super Bowl a no drone zone. So if you're heading to watch the Patriots take on the Seahawks on Sunday, leave your drone at home. ...
Apple pulls even with Samsung in global smartphone market - Jan 29, 2015
The rivals tie for the top spot in the fourth quarter of 2014, with Apple's fortunes on the rise and Samsung's heading in the opposite direction, according to figures from researcher Strategy Analytics. ...
Alibaba's revenue soars as profit takes a nosedive - Jan 29, 2015
The company's revenue was up 40 percent and its mobile revenue was up a whopping 448 percent. Alibaba's profit, however, dipped 28 percent to $964 million.
Apple's a hot ticket for China's 'luxury consumers' - Jan 29, 2015
The Hurun Research Institute says iPhones and other Apple gadgets are the most popular gifts among China's wealthy, beating out luxury brands like Louis Vuitton and Chanel. ...
Video takes you inside 'Star Wars' Battle Pod arcade cabinet - Jan 29, 2015
What weighs 1,200 pounds and is packed with awesome? The new Battle Pod arcade game, that's what! This new video takes you behind the scenes. ...
For Sony music and video, PlayStation is now the name of the game - Jan 29, 2015
By bringing gaming, music and video under the Playstation brand, Sony positions itself to compete with streaming services like Netflix and Google Play. ...
Android shipments in 2014 exceed 1 billion for first time - Jan 29, 2015
That gave Google's mobile operating system 81 percent of the worldwide market in 2014, compared with 15 percent for Apple's iOS. ...
Silk Road paid off hackers to keep site running - Jan 29, 2015
According to testimony in US federal court, more than a few hackers tried to blackmail the illegal marketplace before it was shut down in 2013 -- and at least two were paid off. ...
Huawei's new focus on high-end phones is a good idea, but won't be easy - Jan 29, 2015
The Chinese smartphone maker's new plans to sell more top-tier devices is the right move for Huawei, a company that's made its name on the middle- to lower-end. But it's a tough time to try to get ahead. ...
Prove your soul mate is real, even if it's a lie - Jan 29, 2015
With Invisible Girlfriend and Invisible Boyfriend apps, you can show off your make-believe mate to get family and friends off your back. ...
Android shipments exceed 1 billion for first time - Jan 29, 2015
That gave Google's mobile operating system 81 percent of the worldwide market in 2014, compared with 15 percent for Apple's iOS. ...
LG G3 and TVs drive LG to double profits for 2014 - Jan 29, 2015
The Korean company saw strong results in smartphones and televisions in the year it abandoned plasma TVs. ...
Uber adopts a no-commission approach to stay operational in New Delhi - Jan 29, 2015
The taxi-hailing app switches gears to remain operational in India, despite a ban on their main business due to an ongoing legal battle. ...
Samsung's smartphone woes continue with Q4 profit drop - Jan 29, 2015
The maker of Galaxy phones has been struggling to compete with Apple, Xiaomi and others, and 2015 isn't likely to be any easier. ...
Intel says it's time for work without wires - Jan 29, 2015
The leading maker of PC chips says its new Core vPro processor is now available and offers speedier performance, longer battery life and the need for fewer cords. ...
Google's Great Online Shopping Festival hits Singapore - Jan 29, 2015
Taking place on February 2 to 4, the Cyber Monday-style event lets global brands such as Airbnb and Adidas take advantage of the city-state's high broadband penetration. ...
Nokia makes strong profit in year of 'first steps' after Microsoft sale - Jan 29, 2015
Nokia made a better-than-expected profit in 2014 as it transforms after selling its phone business to Microsoft. ...
Mysterious nebula revealed in new image: 'Mouth of the Beast' - Jan 29, 2015
A faint cometary globule nebula 1,300 light-years from Earth has been revealed in glorious detail through the Very Large Telescope. ...