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Pinterest adds notifications, search suggestions to Android and iOS apps

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Today Pinterest announced an update to its Android and iOS apps, bringing some key features from the desktop site to your smartphone or tablet. First up is the addition of notifications: now you can view all your comments and mentions… Go To Full Article

Dell XPS 10 with Windows RT gets major price cut: base model now $300

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We don't know for sure that Dell's been experiencing the weak demand for Windows RT Samsung's been so vocal about, but significant price cuts to its XPS 10 tablet hybrid suggest it hasn't exactly been flying off the shelves. Not… Go To Full Article

Microsoft reads your Skype messages

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A German security outfit claims it has evidence that Microsoft is reading user Skype messages. Heise Security noted that messages sent in chat can result in an unannounced visit to Redmond. After a Skype… Go To Full Article

LulzSec honcho hacked into Aussie local council

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One of the leaders of the international hacking ring Lulzsec was caught when he broke into a website belonging to a local authority in northwestern New South Wales, 'Straya. Matthew Trevor Flannery, 24, from the Central Coast,… Go To Full Article

Pirate Bay co-founder running for European Parliament

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Pirate Bay co-founder and former spokesperson Peter Sunde plans to run for European Parliament next year on the Finnish Pirate Bay ticket. The fact that he is facing a prison sentence for his involvement with BitTorrent doesn’t… Go To Full Article

Bitcoin network faster than 500 supercomputers

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The Bitcoin hash network is eight times faster than the world’s top 500 supercomputers combined. According to The Genesis Block, the network recently passed 1 exaFLOPS (1,000 petaFLOPS), making it a force to be reckoned with.However, some… Go To Full Article

Google plans to fix Android update process

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Google's update process for Android is rubbish and it can't do anything about it. According to ZDNet, the reason why Android phone and tablet owners never know if or when their device will get the shiny new… Go To Full Article

Windows Blue will be a free update

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Microsoft has announced that its coming Windows Blue, or Windows 8.1, will be delivered as a free update through the operating system's app store. Redmond's chief marketing officer, Tami Reller, told JP Morgan's Technology, Media and Telecom… Go To Full Article

3D printed Jet engine parts increase efficiency

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CFM International is using 3D-printed components in their jet engines, leading to an overall fuel efficiency increase of 15% Go To Full Article

New Gold extraction method uses cornstarch instead of cyanide

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Researchers at Northwestern University have discovered a way to extract gold that uses cornstarch instead of a conventional, cyanide-based method. Go To Full Article

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