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Who’s that actor? Google Play movies can now tell you who’s on screen

Google announced that it is going to introduce Knowledge Graph to movies, but will utilize facial recognition technology. When it first launches, it will only be available on Android devices running 4.0 or higher, but plans to branch out…
Gaming

Our first look at Suda 51’s weird and wacky new title, ‘Killer is Dead’

Grasshopper Manufacture is back with Killer is Dead, a cell shaded trip through the bizarre world of cyborg samurai assassins, from the mind of Suda 51
Mobile

BlackBerry celebrates first million BB10 sales, but laments another loss of subscribers

BlackBerry has published its financial report for the last quarter, giving us out first glimpse of how BlackBerry 10 has been performing. While sales are in-line with expectations, a concerning fall in subscriber numbers is also evident.
Social Media

Facebook gets green light to build Gehry-designed campus extension

It'll include the biggest open-plan office in the world, be covered in greenery and be the workplace of one Mark Zuckerberg. This week Menlo Park city council gave the go ahead for the construction of Facebook's new campus, designed by…
Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-orders go live in the UK, on sale April 26

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is now ready to be pre-ordered in the UK, with all the major networks offering the phone. EE is the only one to do so with 4G, while Carphone Warehouse has a great pre-order deal if you're quick.
International

Street View: Google posts imagery of town evacuated after Fukushima disaster

At the request of its mayor, Google has posted Street View imagery of Namie, a town close to Fukushima that was evacuated, and remains empty, following the multiple meltdowns at the nuclear facility more than two years ago.
Mobile

Why haven’t smartwatches taken off? Because they’re all hideous

Smart watches may be the hotly rumored product of the moment, but they're hardly new. There's a good reason why we're not using the ones which already exist too, they're just too hideous.
Cool Tech

Contest confusion: Google UNinvites some winners of its Glass competition

It seems like Google didn't actually read some of the entries in its recent Glass Explorer competition. The Mountain View company is currently in the process of withdrawing some invites for being, well, a bit silly.
Gaming

‘Journey’ takes top honors at the Game Developers Choice Awards

Tonight in San Francisco, the 13th annual Game Developers Choice Awards were held, and 'Journey' was the big winner, walking away with six awards, including the Game of the Year.
Social Media

Student breaks into home to use Facebook, caught after not logging out

Possibly a case of extreme Facebook addiction, an 18-year-old college student thought it would be a fantastic idea to break into a nearby home, relax on the couch and peruse the popular social network.
Cool Tech

Google Glass to be built in Silicon Valley, report says

Google Glass will be assembled at a Foxconn facility in Santa Clara, a report claimed Wednesday. The plant would be just down the street from the Web giant's Mountain View headquarters, allowing engineers to more easily make any last-minute…
Cars

Ford launches Personalized Fuel Efficiency Apps Challenge – win $50,000!

Ford is looking to use technology to give consumers more accurate fuel economy data. At the 2013 New York Auto Show Jim Farley, Ford Executive vice president of global marketing, sales, service, and Lincoln announced the Personalized Fuel…