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Call of Duty unlocks final mission
Latest version of Call of Duty will come unlocked, allowing players to skip straight to the end if they want.
[BBC News] On the road: Honda Civic Type R – car review
‘It is insanely powerful. I felt like the Hulk bursting out of his shirt’ In my day, a Honda Civic looked like the car you would drive if you were going on an IT training course in Milton Keynes and wanted to fit in: reliable, characterless, neither large nor small, fast nor slow. At some point (...)
[The Guardian] US groups want Experian hack probed
Campaigners have questioned whether a hack at credit report company Experian could extend to 200 million customers.
[BBC] Scientists build a digital piece of a rat's brain
If you want to learn how something works, one strategy is to take it apart and put it back together again. For 10 years, a global initiative called the Blue Brain Project has been attempting to do this digitally with a section of juvenile rat brain. The project presents a first draft of this (...)
[Science daily] How Google wants to speed up news stories on your phone
Google releases AMP to help speed up loading time on your mobile devices.
[CNN Money] Google posts Android 6.0 Marshmallow factory images
Last night, Google posted the Android 6.0 Marshmallow factory images online, for the Nexus 5, 6, 7 (2013), 9 (Wi-Fi), and Player. since these are factory images, you'll have to perform a wipe and install. If you don't want to go through the hassle of doing so, you'll have to wait for the OTA (...)
[OSNews] Chinese iPhone users targeted in latest App Store security breach
Following a major attack on the iTunes App Store last month, security researchers have warned that iPhone and iPad users in China and Taiwan are still at risk from malicious software.
[CNN Money] Everything we know so far about the Apple Car
Apple hasn't admitted publicly that it wants to get into the auto industry. But there's plenty of evidence that the company is working on something car-related.
[CNN Money] Rwanda chosen for world's first 'drone-port' to deliver medical supplies
British architect Norman Foster proposes drones which would fly from three ports from 2020, delivering ‘precious supplies to remote areas’ It sounds like science fiction: unmanned drones carrying emergency medicine zooming above the rolling hills of Rwanda. But there are proposals – including one (...)
[The Guardian] Crunching numbers: Math equations help build optimal bird wing
A researcher uses numbers to show how to build the best wing or fin. Specifically, he wanted to know how flexible the wings or fins should be, so that if an engineer designed a flying or swimming drone, they could create the most effective one (...)
[Science daily] Want an iPhone 6S? Shop around first
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[CNN Money] The future of the web according to Apple
This story is being previewed exclusively on Apple News until Tuesday, September 22nd. Please check this page again at that time. To view this story in the Apple News app on your iOS 9 device, follow this link. This is the future Apple so desperately wants: total (...)
[OSNews] How can I move my files and programs to a new PC?
Terry has just bought a laptop running Microsoft Windows 10, and wants to know how to move his photos and data to the new machine I have just bought a new HP laptop running Windows 10. How can I get my pictures, applications, tax returns etc off the old one and onto the new laptop in the right (...)
[The Guardian] Men charged over SMS 'cramming' fraud worth tens of millions in US
Prosecutors say gang reaped a fortune by signing thousands of mobile users up to unwanted paid-for junk text messages Two men have been charged with helping to run a so-called “cramming” scheme in which they earned tens of millions of dollars by charging unsuspecting mobile phone users for (...)
[The Guardian] BT hasn’t put the money into broadband because it hasn’t been forced to
Lack of competition leaves rural Britain beyond the reach of fibre-optic delivery Before we moved, we filled boxes. “Why are you packing those CDs?” asked my wife, eyeing them. “You’ve put them all on a hard disk, and with streaming services you can get what you want.” I opened my mouth to offer a (...)