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Apple’s $20 million tech company buy hints at even better iPhone cameras in the future

Not exactly going unnoticed, Apple bought Israeli camera technology company LinX for around $20 million. With this purchase, Apple might be looking to improve its cameras for future products.

Cheater! World-class chess player repeatedly ran to the toilet to cheat during game

Chess grandmaster Gaioz Nigalidze got himself into a rather sticky situation during an international tournament in Dubai recently, and it had nothing to do with the pieces on the board....

Artists demand that the NYPD return Edward Snowden bust in a letter from their lawyer

A group of unknown artists placed a bronze bust of NSA leaker Edward Snowden in a Brooklyn park. It was later removed by park officials and the NYPD are investigating who made it. The artists are now demand its return.

Nokia’s serious about 5G, acquires Alcatel-Lucent to boost development

Nokia has announced it will acquire Alcatel-Lucent for $16 billion. Despite a similarity in name with Alcatel OneTouch, the deal isn't about smartphones, and is instead about accelerating development related to 5G networks.
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HBO’s not happy about Periscope users livestreaming Game of Thrones

Livestreaming app Periscope may be new, but it's already catching the attention of some of the cable networks. An annoyed HBO, for example, has told the startup to do something about its users streaming the new season of Game of Thrones.
Movies & TV

Sick of ’90s reboots? Here’s why they’re not as bad as you think

From The X-Files to Coach, Twin Peaks and Full House, ‘90s TV shows are back. And though you might cringe at the lack of originality, revisiting the past can actually be a winning recipe.

An old iPad 4 sold for $30,500 because of the Pope

An Apple iPad tablet which once belonged to Pope Francis has sold for more than $30,000 at an auction to an anonymous buyer. The proceeds will go to a school for the poor in Uruguay.

Watch out, there are more fake Nikon DSLR cameras about

If you're a Nikon shooter who likes to pick up gear via online auction sites or the like, the camera company is suggesting you take extra care to confirm the DSLR you buy is the model it says it is after discovering a number of fake cameras…

Now Apple’s having a go at the selfie stick, bans it from this year’s WWDC bash

Already banned at many museums, galleries, and sports stadiums around the world, now it's the turn of tech companies to get tough on the selfie stick. Apple's got the ball rolling, banning the extendable pole at its WWDC event in June.
Health & Fitness

This Oculus Rift VR bike trainer lets you ride the Great Wall of China (or Toon City)

Gone are the days of giant stationary bikes hogging valuable living room real estate. Widerun, the first VR bike trainer, works with almost any bike and a few VR headsets in addition to other smart screens.

Destiny’s next DLC will not add a new raid

House of Wolves, the upcoming second DLC expansion for Destiny, will not include a new raid, no doubt to the chagrin of many players who are eager for a new challenge to best after mastering The Dark Below's Crota.

Guitar Hero is coming back with a new ax to grind

After a five-year hiatus, Guitar Hero is coming back this fall with a redesigned ax, a new developer, and a renewed focus on building the experience from the ground up to make you feel like a rock god.