The hoverboard is real, and it could give rise to hoverhouses

Hoverboards aren't in short supply on Kickstarter, and you can in fact make your own makeshift version with a leaf blower and a bit of plywood, but this latest version from Hendo works on the ...

4 hours ago from The Independent

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Scientists Trace Back the First Sexual Act Ever, to Weird Ancient Fish

Ancient fish were the first to copulate. And according to a world renowned paleontologist, it looked a lot like square dancing

21 minutes ago from TIME

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Amazon, Simon & Schuster sign book retail deal

Amazon has reached a deal with American book publisher Simon & Schuster, the companies said, though the e-commerce giant remains at loggerheads with France's Hachette over e-book pricing.

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Spotify is finally going to let your friends and family use your premium subscription

Spotify Family is coming worldwide, a new subscription package that lets you and up to five others share your premium account for around $5 each (UK price TBC).

Mon 20 Oct 14 from The Independent

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OnePlus One expands beyond invites, opens to pre-orders October 27

Soon, even average Joes can buy a 5.5-inch Android set pre-loaded with Cyanogenmod.

1 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Staples investigating possible data breach

NEW YORK (AP) -- Staples says that it is looking into a potential credit card data breach and that it has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue....

3 hours ago from AP

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Review: Apple Pay in action

If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That wallet-free ...

8 hours ago from

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Gmail 5.0 for Android has a brand new look and supports Outlook and Yahoo

Google has been visually refreshing the look of a number of its Android apps recently, and now it looks as though Gmail is next on the list. Along with the aesthetic overhaul, the latest update ...

18 hours ago from Techspot

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New Nintendo 3DS review

Portable games consoles are still a thing. As the Wii U flounders, it's almost easy to forget that Nintendo has another console plugging away in a valiant effort to prop up the company's ...

21 minutes ago from The Verge

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Apple OS X Yosemite collects users' location data and hard drive searches

Apple has been accused of collecting users' location data and search data without their knowledge in OS X Yosemite, the latest version of the company's desktop operating system.

2 hours ago from The Independent

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