bbc.co.uk 11 hours ago
Microsoft backtracks on controversial plans to impose strict restrictions on the playing and trading of games on its upcoming Xbox One console.
cbc.ca 4 hours ago
One in eight bird species worldwide faces the threat of extinction, according to a report released by Birdlife International.
mashable.com 1 hour ago
LinkedIn is recovering from a DNS issue that rerouted visitors to a different web site for an hour Wednesday night.
engadget.com 49 mins ago
Just because Qualcomm's gone to plaid (aka. reached ludicrous speed) with its Snapdragon 800 flagship doesn't mean the company's been standing still at
variety.com 9 hours ago
James Gandolfini has died in Italy at the age of 51, according to HBO. He was on vacation at the time. The "Sopranos" actor appeared this year in "Zero Dark Thirty" and "The Incredible Burt Wonder...
mashable.com 2 hours ago
A Toronto-based man translates city sounds into music through his instrument, "The Chime."
techcrunch.com 1 hour ago
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theverge.com 3 hours ago
Canada’s controversial Concealment of Identity Act banning the wearing of masks during riots and "unlawful assemblies" has just gone into law, carrying with it a 10-year maximum sentence, reports...
engadget.com 2 hours ago
Dolphin has done a pretty fine job when it comes to keeping its browser loaded with plenty of handy features, both on Android and iOS. Now, the Dolphin's
cbc.ca 13 hours ago
Three pioneers of plant biotechnology whose work brought the world genetically modified crops have been awarded this year's World Food Prize.
dailymail.co.uk 17 hours ago
Ray Kurzweil, the director of engineering at Google, has claimed that in just over 30 years, humans will be able to upload their entire minds to computers and become 'digitally immortal'.
gizmodo.com 7 hours ago
You use Google. Or maybe, just maybe you use Bing. Sometimes one is better. Sometimes the other is prettier. Sometimes it's the other way around. Whatever...
thenextweb.com 40 mins ago
If you're a heavy metal fan, you're probably unlikely to own a copy of "He's Just Not That Into You" on Blu-Ray (though TNW's resident metalhead Alex Wilhelm tells us he owns ...
wired.com 14 hours ago
Photo: Courtesy of Yahoo Yahoo is releasing inactive Yahoo IDs so that users can score a better email address. This means you can finally have albert@
theregister.co.uk 1 hour ago
'Very good, Jones, but what's the point of our latest gizmo?' Android owners with NFC handsets can now read their passports with an official Home Office app - and civil servants want to know what...
mashable.com 5 hours ago
Mashable will report live from Facebook's new product announcement.
thenextweb.com 3 hours ago
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news.yahoo.com 17 hours ago
Which new social media sites are hot, and why you might want to try them yourself, regardless of your age.
ctvnews.ca 13 hours ago
A heat wave hitting Alaska may not rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of the northernmost U.S...
guardian.co.uk 2 hours ago
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technologyreview.com 3 hours ago
The discovery of a law governing the growth of cities means that future urban populations can now be forecast in advance
reuters.com 2 hours ago
NEW DELHI, June 20 (Reuters) - India has launched a wide-ranging surveillance programme that will give its security agencies and even income tax officials the ability to tap directly into e-mails and...