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Tesco Broadband faces double fault


April 23rd, 2014         by BBC News - Technology

Tesco customers are frustrated by an email fault that coincided with a call centre glitch that meant they were unable to get information. Continue reading ...

Amazon and HBO sign streaming deal


April 23rd, 2014         by BBC News - Technology

US customers of streaming service Amazon Prime will be able to stream such TV shows as The Sopranos and The Wire thanks to a new deal with subscription channel HBO. Continue reading ...

Robot portable printer secures cash


April 23rd, 2014         by BBC News - Technology

An Israeli start-up secures enough funds to put a pocket-sized robot printer into production. Continue reading ...

Mysterious Mounds | Space Wallpaper


April 23rd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

This space wallpaper is a color-coded topography map of Juventae Chasma revealed by Mars Express. White and red show the highest terrains, while blue and purple show the deepest. Continue reading ...

New Crustaceans Found Crawling on Dead Whale Bones Off Antarctica


April 23rd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

British researchers using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to explore the deep seafloor stumbled across the bare bones of a minke whale. Speckling the bones were tiny animals that resembled wood lice, only smaller, the researchers discovered. Continue reading ...

NYPD Twitter campaign ‘backfires’


April 23rd, 2014         by BBC News - Technology

Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry. Continue reading ...

VIDEO: Will robots put us all out of work?


April 23rd, 2014         by BBC News - Technology

BBC Newsnight's technology editor David Grossman explains what impact a "second machine age" will have on our society and economy. Continue reading ...

VIDEO: The return of ‘bedroom’ programming


April 23rd, 2014         by BBC News - Technology

Developer Lucas Pope explains how he created the award-winning game Papers, Please. Continue reading ...

Oranges: Health Benefits, Risks & Nutrition Facts


April 23rd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

High in vitamin C and potassium, oranges may boost your immune system, improve your skin and reduce the risks of cancer. Continue reading ...

This is What Global Warming Looks Like — 2013 Edition (Op-Ed)


April 23rd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

The effects of a warming planet are now directly impacting the United States, says NRDC's Dan Lashof. Continue reading ...

Preventing Injury From Spring Sports That Span Seasons


April 23rd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

Train in cold, compete in heat — how do you avoid injury? Continue reading ...

Dutch Student Sells His Data for €350 but at What Price Privacy? (Op-Ed)


April 23rd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

A dutch student has taken the bold decision to sell all his data at auction. It’s a decision that should make us think about the future of our own information. Continue reading ...

With a Bullet: China’s High-Speed Rail Dream Begins to take Flight (Op-Ed)


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

As a young university student, I first visited Guangzhou during the mid-1990s and found it a gloomy and unsettling place. When I went back again in 2010, it was transformed. Here was living proof of the media mantra that “China is changing.” Continue reading ...

Mystery of ‘ocean quacks’ solved


April 22nd, 2014         by BBC News - Science & Environment

The mystery of a bizarre quacking sound often heard in the Southern Ocean has finally been solved, scientists report. Continue reading ...

VIDEO: Hands-on with Microsoft’s Cortana


April 22nd, 2014         by BBC News - Technology

Meet the brains behind Windows Phone's Cortana Continue reading ...

Future of the net debated in Brazil


April 22nd, 2014         by BBC News - Technology

Tensions emerge ahead of a meeting being held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss changes to the way the internet is governed. Continue reading ...

VIDEO: Actress writes her own happy ending


April 22nd, 2014         by BBC News - Technology

A woman pioneer in the digital space talks about using technology to create acting opportunities that wouldn't otherwise exist. Continue reading ...

Mystery of Bizarre Duck-Like Ocean Sound Solved


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

A mysterious duck-like sound recorded in the ocean has baffled scientists for decades, but the source of the sound has finally been found, researchers say. Continue reading ...

The trouble with technology stocks


April 22nd, 2014         by BBC News - Technology

Are investors calling time on tech stocks? Continue reading ...

Mysterious Duck-Like Ocean Sound-Source Revealed | Video


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

Lars Kindermann and Ilse Van Opzeeland of the Alfred Wegener Institute obtained this sound recording, which – although it sounds like the quack of a mechanical waterfowl – is actually a minke whale. Continue reading ...

Sailfish Stealthily Slash Prey with Bills


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

Researchers solve the mystery of the Atlantic sailfish's bill. This oceanic hunter uses its bill to sneak into schools of fish and slash or 'tap' potential prey. The finding reveals an unknown evolutionary solution to overcome the defense of schooling. Continue reading ...

Hot Tchaikovsky: Fertile Women Prefer Complex Composers


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

Women in the fertile phase of their menstrual cycle are more likely than women in the nonfertile phase to say they'd be interested in a fling with the composer of a complex tune. Continue reading ...

The Costs of Fresh Water in a Changing World (Op-Ed)


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

As freshwater resources diminish, even wealthy nations like the United States are trying to figure out how to adapt. Continue reading ...

Slowest Start to Tornado Season in a Century


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

A cold spring in the Midwest and Southwest brought a quiet start to tornado season this year, with the fewest twisters since 1915. Continue reading ...

Magnifying The Body May Reduce Pain


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

In healthy people, seeing an enlarged hand lessened the subjective experience of pain. Continue reading ...

Mt. Everest: Why Do People Keep Climbing It?


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

Despite tales of overcrowding, fighting and tragedy, hundreds of people continue to try to summit Everest every year. What's the appeal? Continue reading ...

Antarctic Lava Lake Huffs and Puffs Like a Sleeping Dragon


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

The coldest place on Earth is also one of the rare spots where a roiling lava lake offers a window into the heart of a volcano. Continue reading ...

Where Are Tornado Hot Spots Outside of the US?


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

The United States is not the only country that possesses the prime ingredients and topography to harness these often life-threatening storms. Continue reading ...

3D Print a New House in Just a Few Hours


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

Gone are the days when building a house required months of hammering wall studs, screwing floor joists and other backbreaking tasks. If a company in China has its way, a new house can be yours in a matter of hours with a 3D printer. Continue reading ...

Gallery: Erebus Volcano’s Amazing Lava Lake


April 22nd, 2014         by LiveScience.com

Amazing photos of Erebus volcano's lava lake, which offers a view into the heart of a volcano. Continue reading ...