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Word to the wise, the things you say on Facebook reveal a lot about you

A large-scale study reveals that the words and phrases - and emoticons - we use on Facebook offer a wealth of information about us as individuals.
Android Army

ZTE launches two 1080p phones in the U.S. October 5

ZTE has announced the Nubia 5 and the Grand S Android smartphones are about to be put on sale in America. Priced at $450 and $400 respectively, these are quad-core devices with 5-inch, 1080p screens and 13-megapixel cameras.
Web

That was fast: 2 sites vie for Silk Road’s criminal customers

Silk Road, the world's largest online black market, was shut down this week by the FBI, and its alleged owner was arrested on multiple felony counts. With Silk Road out of the way, two other sites are positioned to become the next 'eBay of…
Cars

A BMW betrayal? M division announces introduction of all-wheel drive models

BMW's M division announced that it is committing heresy by allowing all-wheel-drive to sully the purity of its rear-wheel-drive heritage. Following the long term success of Audi, and the more recent coup by AMG in introduction AWD to its…
Mobile

Rumor: Lumia 929 set to replace Lumia 928 at Verizon soon

Nokia and Verizon may be about to replace the Lunia 928 with a new model named the Lumia 929. If the rumors are correct, it could have a 5-inch, 1080p screen and a 20-megapixel PureView camera.
Cars

Daimler gets hyped on hydrogen, plans 400 H2 stations in Germany by 2023

Daimler announced today that it is planning on bringing 400 hydrogen filling stations to Germany in the next ten years. This plan called “H2 Mobility” is the first major step taking hydrogen fuel cell technology out of the science…
Gaming

Rockstar Games offers an update on ‘GTA Online’ connectivity issues

Rockstar Games releases an update covering ongoing connectivity issues related to GTA Online. The multiplayer portion of Grand Theft Auto V is only partially playable right now, as the developer works to address problems relating to the…
Mobile

Rdio launches free mobile music streaming through revamped Stations feature

Rdio has announced the launch of an ad-free music streaming service, available to all listeners. Based on its Stations feature, it's available today through Rdio's Android and iOS apps.
Mobile

Kiwi skydiver builds website during jump (yes, it’s a marketing stunt)

If you were planning on becoming the first person ever to build and publish a website while skydiving from 8,000 feet, forget it. It's already been done.
Web

Google acquires gesture-recognition startup Flutter

Google's been shopping again, this time acquiring the company behind gesture-recognition software Flutter. The Windows and OS X software uses a machine's webcam to allow control of programs like iTunes, Spotify, and VLC through a range of…