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Aug 09 2016

Over 900m Android phones at risk of being hacked

The flaws were uncovered by security firm Checkpoint , which found that many devices running processors made by Qualcomm were affected . Once the app is installed, hack...

Aug 08 2016

Watch 'Sesame Street's' Grover Cheer on the Refugee Olympic Team

Mardini was never likely to survive the heats of the event but her time of 1 minute 9.21 seconds was almost half a second slower than her qualifying time. She will be the...

Aug 06 2016

IPhone 7 Plus purported mockup reveals blue paint job and more

Now that the Samsung Galaxy Note7 is official and the craze is dying down, at least on the rumor front that is, leakststers and tipsters have naturally refocused all thei...

Aug 06 2016

Turkish ruling party purges US-based cleric's followers

According to media reports, an Istanbul-based court has issued a formal warrant against the former ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. His comments were echoed by...

Aug 06 2016

Egyptian chemist Zewail, Noble prize-winner, dies at 70

Zewail's work led to the birth of the research area called femtochemistry, which studies the chemical reactions that occur over an incredibly short period of time, known ...

Aug 05 2016

Private space firm gets landmark approval to land on the moon

The company plans to mine moon rocks, metals and "precious resources" for return to Earth within 15 years, Jain said on the Moon Express website. The Cape Canaveral...

Aug 05 2016

ABC in talks with Lucasfilm about a Star Wars TV series

Network president Channing Dungey weighed in on how things played out during her presentation at the Television Critics Association's press tour in Los Angeles on Thursda...

Aug 04 2016

It looks like Frank Ocean will be releasing new music very soon

R&B star Frank Ocean's highly-anticipated second album is reportedly due out on Friday (05Aug16). A few hours later, the stream is now focused on another room, which fe...

Aug 04 2016

Newly acquired Melancon settles in with NL East-leading Nats

In other words, he's been pretty darn good at his job - so good, in fact, that he has made it to three of the past four All-Star Games. Their rotation is a mess outside o...

Aug 04 2016

Beloved indie Inside is coming to PS4 this month

When IGN learns more, we'll update you straight away. The week delay on PC and the lack of a PS4 release means that Playdead had some form of an exclusivity deal with M...

Aug 03 2016

The Division Movie Stars Jake Gyllenhaal & Jessica Chastain

Ubisoft Motion Pictures has officially announced the movie adaptation of its third-person shooter, The Division . The Division is the latest in a line of movie proje...

Aug 01 2016

Australian Athletes Evacuate Olympic Village After Fire, Alarms Didn't Go Off

There had been reports that the International Olympic Committee was going to introduce the gene doping test to its program at next month's Rio Games. "It was just 'real...

Jul 31 2016

This time, an adoring He looks on as She accepts nomination

She went on to say she appreciated the fact that Clinton reached out to Sanders supporters during the speech . "What's the difference in what I told you and what they ...

Jul 31 2016

Google Blew Nearly $1 Billion on 'Moonshot' Ideas Last Quarter

The world's biggest tech company forgot to show you something, but a few Wall Street analysts and the Fool didn't miss a beat: There's a small company that's powering the...

Jul 30 2016

Tesla looking at cameras, radar in Florida crash

A Tesla spokeswoman declined to comment on the meeting, referring questions to the company's recent statements. He said , "the factory itself is considered to be a produ...

Jul 30 2016

Pope Francis visits Auschwitz

Many prisoners, he said, "are tortured immediately, in order to make them talk". Among the 11 survivors he met briefly was a woman in her mid-90s who helped deliver bab...

Jul 30 2016

Mystery purple blob discovered on ocean floor

A bright-purple sphere glowed in the camera's light. "Maybe it's a spider egg sac". It could take the biologists several years before they can determine whether this is...

Jul 29 2016

Pokemon GO: Some Popular Theories For Capturing The Rare Pokemon Ditto

But why has nobody found a Ditto yet? Additionally, Hanke confirmed that the rumored method to control Eevie's evolution is true - and that there are other Easter eggs ...

Jul 28 2016

Goodbye Philae: Scientists end comms link with comet probe

It operated for 57 hours on battery power before going into a hibernation mode shortly thereafter; and waking up once for a short time in July previous year. A probe na...

Jul 28 2016

New Professor Layton game, Lady Layton, announced for 3DS, iOS, and Android

Catriel travels around with Sharo, a talking dog, and Noah Montol, her butler, while crossing paths with the series' trademark assortment of eccentric characters. And he ...