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Nasa shares free sounds from space Nasa shares free sounds from space 10/22/2014 06:23 AM
The US space agency uploads a free library of audio files, including astronaut voices.
Microsoft to phase out Nokia name Microsoft to phase out Nokia name 10/22/2014 06:44 AM
Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.
Audi claims self-drive speed record Audi claims self-drive speed record 10/21/2014 06:29 AM
Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.
Would you 'beg' to pay for Tinder? Would you 'beg' to pay for Tinder? 10/21/2014 10:42 AM
Tinder's founder says people using the app will want new unnamed features so badly that they'll be happy to pay for them.
Students build Oculus Moon robot Students build Oculus Moon robot 10/21/2014 08:26 AM
US team develop a robot that can send back live pictures from the Moon as part of attempt to win Google's Lunar X-Prize.
Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale 10/21/2014 02:43 PM
Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.
Staples investigating hack attack Staples investigating hack attack 10/21/2014 04:54 AM
Staples becomes latest US retailer to investigate data thefts, leading the US government to call for a swift move to chip-and-pin.
Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex 10/20/2014 09:29 PM
An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.
UK spy drones to fly over Syria UK spy drones to fly over Syria 10/21/2014 06:21 AM
The UK will fly unmanned drones over Syria in the battle against Islamic State militants, the government says.
China denies backing iCloud hack China denies backing iCloud hack 10/21/2014 04:34 AM
The Chinese government has denied reports that it was involved in an attempt to steal user data from iCloud accounts.

CNN


40% of Web users have been harassed, says survey 40% of Web users have been harassed, says survey 10/22/2014 10:12 AM
For the past 25 years, the Web has opened up unprecedented possibilities for human communication. But it has a dark side too -- sometimes, a very dark one.
Can the web predict the future? The strange world of long-term betting Can the web predict the future? The strange world of long-term betting 10/22/2014 08:47 AM
From drone wars to cosmic theories, long-term bets take the long view and place odds on the shape of the future.
Prepaid smart meters outwit Africa's power thieves Prepaid smart meters outwit Africa's power thieves 10/22/2014 05:55 AM
One company says smart meters may hold the answers to the power problems of the world's emerging markets, where slow payment and energy theft remains a powerful disincentive for new investment in the sector.
The next generation of hurricane hunters The next generation of hurricane hunters 10/22/2014 06:21 AM
What will $35 million dollars do for the next generation of hurricane hunters? CNN's Rachel Crane explains.
Watch car drive itself at 150 mph Watch car drive itself at 150 mph 10/22/2014 06:20 AM
Audi raced its self-piloted car around a track with no one inside.
Can the web predict the future? The strange world of long-term betting Can the web predict the future? The strange world of long-term betting 10/22/2014 08:47 AM
From drone wars to cosmic theories, long-term bets take the long view and place odds on the shape of the future.
Prepaid smart meters outwit Africa's power thieves Prepaid smart meters outwit Africa's power thieves 10/22/2014 05:55 AM
One company says smart meters may hold the answers to the power problems of the world's emerging markets, where slow payment and energy theft remains a powerful disincentive for new investment in the sector.
The next generation of hurricane hunters The next generation of hurricane hunters 10/22/2014 06:21 AM
What will $35 million dollars do for the next generation of hurricane hunters? CNN's Rachel Crane explains.
Watch car drive itself at 150 mph Watch car drive itself at 150 mph 10/22/2014 06:20 AM
Audi raced its self-piloted car around a track with no one inside.
It's here! The hoverboard (Well, sort of) It's here! The hoverboard (Well, sort of) 10/22/2014 02:23 AM
If you're looking for that cool gift to get your tech-savvy significant other this Christmas, here's a pretty attractive contender: a hoverboard.

Associated Press


'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles 'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles 10/22/2014 12:24 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for wave surfing than Web surfing. Amid the palm trees and purple sunsets of the Southern California coastline, techies have built "Silicon Beach."...
The top 20 US cities for tech startup funding The top 20 US cities for tech startup funding 10/22/2014 11:44 AM
When you think of tech startups, you probably think Northern California. Companies there receive the largest share of funding from venture capitalists, but there are several other notable pockets around the country....
Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction 10/22/2014 06:54 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday, far exceeding pre-sale estimates and outdoing a previous high price of more than $671,000 paid in Germany last year....
Survey: Harassment a common part of online life Survey: Harassment a common part of online life 10/22/2014 04:12 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life....
Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity 10/22/2014 06:09 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce....
Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2 Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2 10/21/2014 10:18 PM
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, depending on how big you are). I'm old school: I much prefer looking through the viewfinder of my full-bodied, single-lens reflex camera, even though it has a large LCD screen....
Google unveils app for managing Gmail inboxes Google unveils app for managing Gmail inboxes 10/22/2014 02:45 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Google is introducing an application designed to make it easier for its Gmail users to find and manage important information that can often get buried in their inboxes....
BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice 10/22/2014 03:52 PM
SAN JOSE, CALIF. (AP) -- Bank of America apologized Wednesday for a double-billing glitch that affected some customers who made purchases with Apple Pay, the new mobile payments service that Apple launched this week....
Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains_not phones Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains_not phones 10/22/2014 05:57 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- AT&T said it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from cheaper non-phone services such as tablets and Internet-connected cars. The nation's second-largest wireless carrier is facing pricing pressure from smaller rivals T-Mobile and Sprint in a competitive environment in which most Americans already have a cellphone....
Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism Yahoo CEO defends strategy in face of criticism 10/21/2014 06:27 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders that the long-struggling Internet company is heading in the right direction....

Courier Mail


Teacher blogs hilarious things kids say Teacher blogs hilarious things kids say 10/22/2014 06:08 PM
A TEACHER has created a blog recording the bizarre and hilarious pictures and stories children tell at school.
Illegal Aussie downloaders hit list Illegal Aussie downloaders hit list 10/22/2014 05:37 PM
THE producers of one of last year’s biggest films have asked Australian authorities to track down anyone who downloaded it illegally. Are you on the list?
New boxers block ‘harmful’ phone radiation New boxers block ‘harmful’ phone radiation 10/22/2014 05:14 PM
A COMPANY which claims its products protect pregnant women from tech’s ‘harmful’ rays has something new for men concerned about the effects of phone radiation on their fertility.
Google revamps email with Inbox Google revamps email with Inbox 10/22/2014 04:23 PM
DROWNING in a flood of emails? Google has launched a new app that aims to simplify your digital life into tidy little bundles.
Aussie internet sensation takes on IS Aussie internet sensation takes on IS 10/21/2014 11:39 PM
SHE’S the online starlet gaining a following for her outspoken views on everything from Ebola to IS. But who is Syrian Girl and should we pay attention?
Man escaping lift almost cut in half Man escaping lift almost cut in half 10/21/2014 10:26 PM
A CHINESE man was almost chopped in half when he tried to wriggle out of a lift trapped between floors — and got stuck just as it started moving.
Google images show scary truth Google images show scary truth 10/21/2014 08:32 PM
DEFORESTATION, construction, climate change. It can be hard to see just how much of an impact these things are having on our planet - until now.
‘Hey, Obama, don’t touch my girlfriend’ ‘Hey, Obama, don’t touch my girlfriend’ 10/21/2014 07:52 PM
AS LEADER of the free world, Barack Obama is used to copping a bit of stick. But his encounter with a couple voting showed how cool he really is.
First review: Does iPad Air 2 bend? First review: Does iPad Air 2 bend? 10/21/2014 07:01 PM
APPLE’S new iPad lands in Australia on Friday but we got our hands on one early. Is it dogged by the same bendy issues as the new iPhone? We find out.
Finding Australia’s hottest narcissist Finding Australia’s hottest narcissist 10/21/2014 05:51 PM
OBSESSED with taking selfies and admiring your good looks all day? Well, this new online comp is just for you — AND you could make some coin.
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