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Sleep sensor smashes Kickstarter goal Sleep sensor smashes Kickstarter goal 07/29/2014 05:01 PM
A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking device cracks $1m (£590,000) on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform in five days.
OKCupid experiments with 'bad' matches OKCupid experiments with 'bad' matches 07/29/2014 08:47 AM
Dating website OKCupid reveals that it experimented on its users, including putting the "wrong" people together to see if they would connect.
Instagram reveals new Bolt photo app Instagram reveals new Bolt photo app 07/30/2014 01:50 AM
The picture-based social media site has revealed a new Snapchat-style app that lets users send temporary messages.
Amazon pledges $2bn India investment Amazon pledges $2bn India investment 07/30/2014 01:25 AM
Amazon, one of the world's largest online retailers, says it will invest a further $2bn (£1.2bn) to boost its operations in India.
Twitter shares surge on user growth Twitter shares surge on user growth 07/29/2014 02:48 PM
Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.
China spies 'hacked Canada agency' China spies 'hacked Canada agency' 07/29/2014 02:02 PM
A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says.
Android ID flaw exposes smartphones Android ID flaw exposes smartphones 07/29/2014 07:00 AM
A security firm warns of a flaw in the way Android ID checks apps that puts thousands of smartphones and tablets at risk.
Car firms sued over CD 'rip' system Car firms sued over CD 'rip' system 07/29/2014 09:29 AM
A group representing musicians in the US is suing Ford and General Motors over in-car CD players which allow tracks to be stored on a hard drive.
Max Mosley sues Google over photos Max Mosley sues Google over photos 07/29/2014 11:57 AM
Ex-motorsport boss Max Mosley issues High Court proceedings against Google for publishing photos of him taken at a sex party.
Police placing ads on piracy sites Police placing ads on piracy sites 07/28/2014 05:04 PM
The City of London police has started placing banner advertisements on websites believed to be offering pirated content illegally.

CNN


Facebook: Get Messenger app or else Facebook: Get Messenger app or else 07/29/2014 01:52 PM
For mobile users who text with friends via Facebook, it's almost time to download the social-media giant's dedicated app for doing so, or lose the ability.
Facebook: Get Messenger app or else Facebook: Get Messenger app or else 07/29/2014 01:52 PM
For mobile users who text with friends via Facebook, it's almost time to download the social-media giant's dedicated app for doing so, or lose the ability.
Neil Patrick Harris promotes digital art Neil Patrick Harris promotes digital art 07/29/2014 02:00 PM
Neil Patrick Harris teams with LG Electronics' "Art of Pixel Campaign" as a competition adviser for digital art students.
NASA maps geysers on Saturn moon NASA maps geysers on Saturn moon 07/29/2014 02:02 PM
On the surface of one of Saturn's icy moons, scientists have discovered the possible existence of a very important, life-sustaining element: liquid water.
Teen invents hot car alarm device Teen invents hot car alarm device 07/28/2014 09:06 AM
A New Mexico teen invented an alarm to alert people if they leave their children in hot cars. CNN affiliate KOAT reports.
Neil Patrick Harris promotes digital art Neil Patrick Harris promotes digital art 07/29/2014 02:00 PM
Neil Patrick Harris teams with LG Electronics' "Art of Pixel Campaign" as a competition adviser for digital art students.
NASA maps 101 geysers on Saturn's moon NASA maps 101 geysers on Saturn's moon 07/29/2014 02:01 PM
On the surface of one of Saturn's icy moons, scientists have discovered the possible existence of a very important, life-sustaining element: liquid water.
Teen invents hot car alarm device Teen invents hot car alarm device 07/28/2014 09:06 AM
A New Mexico teen invented an alarm to alert people if they leave their children in hot cars. CNN affiliate KOAT reports.
U.S. military wanted a moon base U.S. military wanted a moon base 07/28/2014 12:09 PM
The U.S. military races to the moon to build a base -- to beat the Russians to the punch. Maybe test a nuclear weapon on the surface. Consider a lunar-based bombing system to target earthbound foes. That was the plan in the 1960s, according to declassified national security documents released this week.
See through walls on ... your iPhone See through walls on ... your iPhone 07/25/2014 03:20 PM
Invasive or awesome? A new device turns your iPhone into a thermal imaging sensor.

Associated Press


Indian online retailer Flipkart raises $1 billion Indian online retailer Flipkart raises $1 billion 07/30/2014 02:15 AM
MUMBAI, India (AP) -- India's largest online e-commerce company, Flipkart, raised $1 billion in new capital this week as the company gears up for competition with Amazon's push into the Indian market....
Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high 07/29/2014 09:35 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter....
Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination? Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination? 07/29/2014 01:44 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email....
How Asana hopes to purge the scourge of email How Asana hopes to purge the scourge of email 07/29/2014 02:28 PM
Asana is a service created to minimize the need for workplace email by serving as a one-stop shop for assigning work, sharing ideas, posting important updates and tracking the progress of projects....
OKCupid, Facebook not alone in studying consumers OKCupid, Facebook not alone in studying consumers 07/29/2014 02:43 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Think you're in control? Think again....
Nintendo reports loss on shaky Wii U sales Nintendo reports loss on shaky Wii U sales 07/30/2014 01:45 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- Nintendo Co. sank to a worse-than-expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U video-game machine sales....
China investigating Microsoft in monopoly case China investigating Microsoft in monopoly case 07/29/2014 10:33 AM
BEIJING (AP) -- China's anti-monopoly agency announced an investigation Tuesday of Microsoft Corp., stepping up regulatory pressure on foreign technology companies....
Analysts: Samsung phone shipments falter in 2Q Analysts: Samsung phone shipments falter in 2Q 07/29/2014 02:53 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co., the world's biggest maker of smartphones, saw its sales drop in the second quarter, a research firm said Tuesday....
Gadget Watch: PadFone novel as phone-tablet hybrid Gadget Watch: PadFone novel as phone-tablet hybrid 07/28/2014 11:10 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Companies often blend old products to give you something new....
US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas 07/28/2014 09:59 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home....

Courier Mail


‘OMG I think I’m being kidnapped’ ‘OMG I think I’m being kidnapped’ 07/30/2014 12:17 AM
A TEENAGE girl walking her dog in the forest at night texted her boyfriend an ominous message before being found murdered.
‘Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse’ ‘Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse’ 07/29/2014 11:39 PM
OUTSPOKEN atheist Richard Dawkins has sparked a Twitter meltdown after saying some types of rape and pedophilia are worse than others.
The price you really pay for free wi-fi The price you really pay for free wi-fi 07/29/2014 10:00 PM
WOULD you be so keen on public wi-fi hotspots knowing your movements could be tracked and your personal information exposed?
‘Nobody understands The Cloud’ ‘Nobody understands The Cloud’ 07/29/2014 07:44 PM
ALMOST all of us have one but we don’t have a clue how it works or how to get into it. This is everything you never understood about ‘The cloud’.
The car that keeps you awake The car that keeps you awake 07/29/2014 06:00 AM
CAR makers are looking for hi-tech ways to make their vehicles safer, including a seatbelt with built-in sensors that stops you from dozing off at the wheel.
Why the fist-bump could save humanity Why the fist-bump could save humanity 07/29/2014 12:09 AM
EVERYONE knows that the fist bump has always been the superior form of greeting, but now science actually has evidence to prove it.
Google Street View catches entire police chase Google Street View catches entire police chase 07/28/2014 10:22 PM
GOOGLE’S Street View has just about every street in the world caught on camera, but what about an entire police chase?
Is this cat going to be the next big thing? Is this cat going to be the next big thing? 07/28/2014 08:31 PM
WHY is everyone talking about MeowChat? Find out everything you need to know about the next big app that’s going gangbusters around the world.
Teen’s phone catches fire under pillow Teen’s phone catches fire under pillow 07/28/2014 07:11 PM
A TEENAGER’S phone has caught on fire underneath her pillow while she was asleep, melting the phone and burning her bed.
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