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Revealed: The 50 Streets With Slowest Broadband

20 hours ago - Wheatley Road in Corringham is in joint-last place with Erw Fawr, in Henryd, North Wales, with an average download speed of 0.6 Mbps. …

Google Street View Lets Users go back in Time

Google Street View Lets Users go back in Time

Wed, Apr 23, 2014 - Google has announced that users can explore its S…

Earth Day: Five eco gadgets

Earth Day: Five eco gadgets

Tue, Apr 22, 2014 - Earth Day 2014 is here and there are a number of …

Hoptroff No. 10

Call that a smartwatch? THIS is a smartwatch...

Thu, Apr 17, 2014 - Richard Hoptroff's watch designs a…

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  • Review: 'Hearthstone' card game is the real deal LOU KESTEN - Associated Press - 16 hours ago
    This video game image released by Blizzard Entertainment shows a scene from "Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft." (AP Photo/Blizzard Entertainment)

    Video game publishers don't take many risks with their most popular franchises.

  • What happens when you don’t have anything exciting going on in your game fandom of choice? You make something happen, of course. Self-confessed Gundam lover, Stevie Lin, runs the Heavyarm game shop in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, and he’s running a ... The post .

  • U.S. biopharmaceutical company Hyperion Therapeutics said on Thursday it agreed to buy Israel's Andromeda Biotech, a developer of a new diabetes drug, in a deal that could be worth close to $600 million. Andromeda is a subsidiary of Clal Biotechnology Industries . At the closing, expected this quarter, Hyperion will pay …

  • Starting May 1, 2014, FIFA enthusiasts in Singapore will be able to purchase a Playstation 4 FIFA 14 bundle at S$659 ($524). Talk about football fever!This isn’t a special FIFA 14 skinned Playstation 4, but rather a bundle that ... The post .

  • Novartis sales miss forecast as readies overhaul Caroline Copley - Reuters - 20 hours ago
    A Switzerland national flag flies in front of a building of Swiss drugmaker Novartis in Zurich

    By Caroline Copley ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis posted a weaker-than-expected 1 percent rise in quarterly sales, underscoring the pressures from generic competition and tighter healthcare budgets that led it to announce a radical business overhaul earlier this week. On Tuesday, Novartis unveiled a series …

  • U.S. regulators to propose new net neutrality rules in May By Alina Selyukh - Reuters - 22 hours ago
    FCC Chairman Wheeler testifies before the House Communications and Technology panel on Capitol Hill in Washington

    By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators are expected to vote on May 15 on a new set of so-called "net neutrality" rules aimed at making certain that broadband providers do not slow down or block consumers' access to legal Internet content. The rules from the Federal Communications Commission, which released …

  • Qualcomm faces China bribery allegations from U.S. regulator Noel Randewich - Reuters - Thu, Apr 24, 2014
    A Qualcomm sign is seen at one of Qualcomm's numerous buildings located on its San Diego Campus

    By Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Leading mobile chipmaker Qualcomm said on Wednesday it could face a civil action from U.S. authorities over alleged bribery of officials associated with state-owned companies in China. With smartphone sales tapering off in the United States, China is a major market for Qualcomm, …

  • Finally we've got some news on DreadOut, the Fatal Frame-inspired Indonesian indie horror game, and it's good news: the game will hit Steam next month!The post .

  • By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The wreckage of a passenger steamship that sank in the 19th century after a collision in the San Francisco Bay has been found near the Golden Gate Bridge, officials said on Wednesday. The steamship City of Chester was discovered by researchers using sonar in waters about 216 …

  • US FCC to circulate new proposed net neutrality rules Thursday By Alina Selyukh - Reuters - Wed, Apr 23, 2014
    Wheeler and Pai testify before a Senate Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing on the FY2015 budget justification for the FCC, on Capitol Hill in Washington

    U.S. regulators on Thursday will begin to review the specifics of a new set of so-called "net neutrality" rules aimed at making certain that broadband providers do not slow down or block consumers' access to legal Internet content or applications. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Wednesday said …

  • Roku Streaming Stick review: TV everywhere David Pierce - @ The Verge - Wed, Apr 23, 2014
    Roku Streaming Stick review: TV everywhere

    The Roku Streaming Stick is here to save me from this Hyatt-induced Pay-Per-View nightmare by bringing an incredible wealth of TV and movies with me anywhere I go. It’s a tiny, $49.99 stick that slots unnoticed into any HDMI port, and with only a Wi-Fi connection can immediately connect to Netflix, Amazon, and hundreds …

  • Google is testing 'Stars,' an attempt to make bookmarking actually useful Adrianne Jeffries - @ The Verge - Wed, Apr 23, 2014
    Google is testing 'Stars,' an attempt to make bookmarking actually useful

    Google is testing a new Chrome feature that would allow users to save any piece of content — an email, a web page, an image — and review it later as part of a searchable, organizable library. The feature was first unearthed by Florian Kiersch, a German student who enjoys trawling Google code, and it's still being refined. …

  • US will consider shortening sentences for harsh, outdated drug laws Jacob Kastrenakes - @ The Verge - Wed, Apr 23, 2014
    US will consider shortening sentences for harsh, outdated drug laws

    The US Justice Department is beginning a big initiative to commute the sentences of some inmates serving drug convictions with overly long sentences. Announced this morning, the initiative will allow non-violent inmates who have served at least 10 years of a long drug sentence that would have been shorter if given today …

  • Telia's Spanish unit in focus as Vodafone says could be interested Simon Johnson - Reuters - Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    By Simon Johnson STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Nordic telecom group TeliaSonera moved closer to the possible sale of its problematic Spanish unit Yoigo on Wednesday, as Vodafone said it might be interested in a bid and Telia restated it was considering the unit's prospects. Finding a solution for Yoigo, Spain's smallest mobile …

  • Bitcasa adds Chromecast support to Android app, stream your cloud videos and pics to TV

    Cloud storage company Bitcasa has added native Google Chromecast support to its Android application, enabling you to stream video and pictures stored in your cloud locker to your TV via the dongle. The updated Android app is available from Google Play now and features the Chromecast button with filetypes you can send to …

 

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