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e-Cigarettes Can Give You… Malware?

Be careful plugging your e-cigarette into your computer’s USB port to charge: that USB adapter included with your healthy smoking alternative may not have been for your ...

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Lovelace 2.0, the New Rival to the Turing Test

The Turing Test – named for mathematician and computer programmer Alan Turing –  is the world’s most famous method of assessing whether an Artificial Intelligence ...

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First ‘Poo Bus’ Gets to Work in Bristol

A bus entirely powered by human and food waste has gone into service. The waste is converted into bio-methane gas through a process called anaerobic digestion, with gas ...

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Ex-Valve Employees Ship First castAR Glasses

Technical Illusions, the group of people who ran a successful Kickstarter for the castAR Augmented Reality glasses, have started delivering the finished product to their ...

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Buy an Apple Pirates Flag for $1,900

Susan Kare, the designer of the original Macintosh’s graphics, fonts and icons, has announced that she is to start selling hand painted pirate flags. The flags have been ...

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Currys and PC World to Join in With Black Friday Sales

UK electrical retailers Currys and PC World (both owned by Dixons Retail) will be participating in the American “phenomenon” of the Black Friday sales. “The ...

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Parrot Bebop Drone Coming in December

Parrot, the French telecommunications company, now more famous for its A.R. Drone, has announced that its new Bebop Drone will go on sale next month starting at $500. The new ...

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Call of Duty Video Game Franchise Tops $10 Billion in Global Sales

The Call of Duty video game franchise has topped $10 billion in global sales, Activision proudly boasted, and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the biggest game title, movie, ...

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Blood Sport Peripheral Wants Your Actual Blood During Games

Well then. Blood Sport has jumped onto Kickstarter asking for pledges to reach $250,000 for a device that would have some serious, real-world consequences while you’re ...

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GeForce GPU Shipments Could Stop Thanks to Samsung

NVIDIA and Samsung are in a legal battle right now, with Samsung threatening NVIDIA with a new sales ban. Samsung has submitted a counter lawsuit against NVIDIA with the US ...

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Alienware Launches Its Alpha “Steam Machine”, Starting at $550

Alienware has announced it is now selling its Alpha “PC console”, starting at $550. The Dell-owned gaming arm is selling its Alienware Alpha PC with an entry price ...

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Next Steam Sale Reportedly Starts on Wednesday, Nov. 26

Everyone break out your credit cards and get ready to use those PayPal accounts! The next Steam sale is reportedly going to begin on Wednesday, November 26, though Valve still ...

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American Gamer Who Flew to UK to Kill Woman Receives Life Sentence

Shane Coffey, a 20-year-old American gamer who attacked a British woman in a chaotic knife attack, has been sentenced to a life sentence. After pleading guilty for attempted ...

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UK National Crime Agency Arrests Five in Cybercrime Sweep, While Threats Continue

As part of an international operation targeting cybercriminals using remote access tools (RATs) to hijack computers, five people were arrested in the UK. There is an ...

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Taylor Swift’s YouTube Video Views Double After Artist Snubs Spotify

Popular music artist Taylor Swift snubbed Spotify by pulling her music from the online streaming music station – and her YouTube music video views have doubled since then. ...

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Workaround Provided For Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Unity Main Menu Problems

Gamers are reporting problems with Ubisoft’s Assassin Creed Unity, saying the game is crashing on the main menu screen. Game crashes have hit PC gamers, Sony PlayStation 4, ...

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Sony Asked People to Redesign Their Logo And Failed

Fast Company (via The Verge), has an interesting article that details Sony’s efforts to redesign its logo in 1981. Sony decided for its 35th Anniversary to launch ...

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President Obama Still Uses a BlackBerry

CNN reports that US President Barack Obama still uses his trusty old BlackBerry. Surprising, considering he’s probably one of the few people left who actually does use ...

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Harvard Academics Build Robot That Teaches Kids How to Write Code

Harvard researchers have built a $10 robot that has been designed to teach children how to write code. The small AERobot can be connected to a computer via USB and programmed ...

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iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Can Play 4K Video Files

TUAW reports that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are both capable of playing 4K video files, although not at full 4K resolution. The devices are able to run and play the high ...

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Chat is Coming to Microsoft Office Online

Tired of working on a document and having to keep switching back and forward to Facebook or Skype to keep your co-workers in the loop? Well it seems that Microsoft is about to ...

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EU Wants to Break Up Google

The European Union’s European Parliament is calling for Google to be broken up into separate businesses in an effort to curb the company’s internet monopoly. It is putting ...

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Vodafone Glitch Shuts Non-Emergency NHS, Police Phone Lines

A major fault with Vodafone’s network today (Saturday) meant non-emergency phone lines for the UK’s NHS and Police went down. The NHS lost service to its 111 ...

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Man Builds James Bond Inspired Laser Watch

A German man has built a James Bond-style laser watch. Patrick Priebe of Laser-Gadgets.com says he received a great number of requests from YouTube viewers asking him to build ...

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Get 1TB Free Google Drive Storage with Every Chromebook Purchase

Google Chromebook has limited on-board storage by design – it’s an entry-level, stripped-down netbook, running the lightweight Chrome operating system, designed to be easy ...

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