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420 hidden cameras capture the secret lives of wild animals

Researchers have set up more than 400 hidden cameras, which have captured tens of thousands of images of some of the world's most difficult to find mammals.

Cool Tech

W3C Community Groups aim to speed up Web standards

The W3C has launched Community and Business Groups in an effort to create a more inclusive and more streamlined way to develop Web standards.


Twitter’s war on third party developers continues

Twitter has made a reputation for itself by pocketing the rewards of outside app makers' work. Will developers get tired of this game and stop building for the site?


HTC levels new infringement suit at Apple

HTC has filed a fresh infringement suit against Apple, claiming iPods, iPhones, iPads, and even Macs infringe on three HTC patents.

Android Army

Remember Microsoft Reader? Now you can forget about it

Way back in 2000, Microsoft launched its own ereader app, dubbed Microsoft Reader. And now the company has announced the program's final chapter.


AT&T’s first LTE-capable devices: mobile hotspots

AT&T's first LTE-capable devices will be a USB stick and mobile hotspot going on sale August 21. And until LTE is available, they'll run HSPA+.


Europe’s ban on Samsung Galaxy Tab lifted, for now

A German court has partially lifted a ban on sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab in the EU — but the move apparently has nothing to do with accusations that Apple doctored evidence submitted in its lawsuit against the South Korean electronics giant.


Buying Motorola means Google will inherit all of these patent lawsuits

Google is buying Motorola to protect Android from litigation, but it's also inheriting a fairly large number of lawsuits from the company. This infographic shows a few of the many patent lawsuits that will now be on Google's shoulders.


Infographic: A short history of social media

A look back on the quick rise of social networking.

Social Media

Apple’s OS X Lion USB stick now on sale

If you need OS X Lion on physical media, you can now buy it from Apple on a USB stick for $69. That's over twice the cost of the download.


Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine demo coming August 23

With its release only a few weeks away, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine will soon get a PS3, Xbox 360, and PC demo, courtesy of THQ.


Leaked AT&T document shows the carrier’s 4G LTE plans, $3.8 billion cost

A leaked document sent by AT&T to the FCC shows the company pleading its case for a merger with T-Mobile. It claims such a merger would enable it to justify spending $3.8 billion to roll out 4G LTE service to 97 percent of the population instead of 80 percent.


Woman accused of hiring hitman through Facebook

In case you weren't already aware, offering to pay someone to commit murder on Facebook is a good way to end up in jail.

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Spider-Man: Edge of Time preview puts spotlight on Supergirl, er, Mary Jane

Smallville actress Laura Vandervoort explains why she's excited to play Mary Jane in Spider-Man: Edge of Time.


SoulCalibur V gets new trailer for Gamescom

Upcoming installment of fighting franchise SoulCalibur shows off swordplay and new characters in new Gamescom preview.