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Every Rumor About Apple's iPad Event in One Place

Apple season continues this week as the focus shifts from new iPhones to the next-generation iPads, expected to launch at an event at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California. As with any Apple event, there's a healthy supply...Show More Summary

Hurricane Gonzalo Threatens Bermuda as Beast of a Storm Lurks in North Atlantic

Hurricane Gonzalo is poised to hit Bermuda later this week as a major hurricane, with sustained winds at or greater than 111 miles per hour. The storm is likely to become the second major hurricane of the relatively benign 2014 Atlantic...Show More Summary

Russian Hackers Used Microsoft Bug to Spy on Ukraine and NATO

A group of Russian hackers used a previously undisclosed Microsoft bug to spy on the Ukrainian government and NATO officials, security researchers said. The hackers used spear-phishing emails with malicious attachments, such as PowerPoint...Show More Summary

How Sports Can Inspire Kids to Become Engineers

In our latest Ask a Dev video, National Instruments software engineer Sam Strickling discusses how to get kids excited about engineering — through sports Strickling points to how sports can provide real world examples of basic engineering concepts. Show More Summary

Hailo Gives Up on North America

The stakes for competing in the U.S. taxi startup space are too high for at least one company. Hailo has decided to pull out of the North America market almost exactly two years after it first launched in the United States, citing the...Show More Summary

A Workplace Snack That Feeds Hungry Children

What if the next time you rustled around for a snack in the office break room, instead of nicking your cube-mate's yogurt cup you grabbed a gourmet nut bar that directly fuels a global fight against hunger? That's the idea behind This...Show More Summary

'Hyper Light Drifter' Is a Visceral 16-Bit Adventure Worth Waiting For

Hyper Light Drifter is an action adventure game that feels like a direct descendant of challenging titles from the 16-bit era. It's set in a beautiful sci-fi world where only some pieces of technology remain. See also: 10 People Making...Show More Summary

Three Android Ads Hint at Upcoming Nexus Smartphone, Tablet

Three new Google Android ads appear to hint at the rumored next-generation Nexus smartphone and tablet devices expected to launch this month. The ads also carry a new slogan: "Be together. Not the same." The spots feature animated Android-style...Show More Summary

Long Lost Parrot Returns to Its Owner Speaking a Different Language

Nigel the English-speaking African grey parrot vanished from his owner's home four years ago, making his return fairly unlikely. So when Darren Chick received a knock on his door in Torrance, California, last week, a reunion with his long lost parrot was the last thing he expected. Show More Summary

Taylor Swift's New Song 'Out of the Woods' Is Already No. 1 on iTunes

Question of the day: Are we out of the woods? Taylor Swift released another song from her upcoming pop album 1989 on Monday — a hypnotic, dramatic and echoey tune entitled "Out of the Woods." See also: Taylor Swift Proves She's in on...Show More Summary

Airplane Makes Emergency Landing After Wall Panels Crack Open

Passengers of American Airlines Flight 2293 from San Francisco to Dallas had to endure a terrifying emergency landing Monday after the plane's wall panels began to crack loose. Despite the scare, former U.S. Navy Pilot Robert Ditchey...Show More Summary

WHO: Expect 10,000 New Ebola Cases per Week by December in West Africa

The Ebola virus continues to spread in parts of West Africa, and by December, health officials expect that there will be 5,000 to 10,000 new cases per week in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone by Dec. 1, officials said Tuesday A top World...Show More Summary

Inside Kensi's Emotional Moment on 'NCIS: LA'

Kensi and Deeks have been through a lot together professionally and personally on NCIS: LA. But on Monday's episode, Kensi came clean to her partner about some personal turmoil she's been dealing with following her captivity in Afghanistan,...Show More Summary

Apple, Facebook to Pay for Female Employees to Freeze Their Eggs

Apple and Facebook are adding a new perk for female employees: Free egg freezing that would let them delay parenting for a few years Facebook recently began offering the service, and Apple plans to begin in January 2015, according to NBC News As women age, their likelihood of successful pregnancies begins to dip as early as age 27. Show More Summary

Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25 Million to Help Fight Ebola

Mark Zuckerberg wants to do his part to help fight Ebola. The Facebook cofounder and CEO announced Tuesday that he and his wife Priscilla are donating $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to put an end to the Ebola...Show More Summary

U.S. Removes Names From No Fly List for the First Time

The U.S. government has removed seven people from the No Fly List following a decision by a U.S. district court that the procedures in place for challenging placement on the list was unconstitutional. The Department of Justice sent a letter to the ACLU Friday with the names of those removed from the list. Show More Summary

T.I. Reads Your Mom's Adorably Terrible Texts

T.I. don't want no mediocre texts — even if they are from his mom The rapper stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday to read terrible texts from mothers about almonds and Diane Keaton movies No, Mom, LOL does not mean "love you lots."...Show More Summary

Zach Galifianakis Has Every Excuse to Not Hang Out With You

Oh sorry, you can't hang out tonight because you have to wash your hair? That's a rookie excuse, man Zach Galifianakis joins Jimmy Fallon in a Tonight Show skit that will help you get out of all those annoying plans you've been trapped into. Show More Summary

Dozens Arrested After Violent Clashes Outside Ukraine's Parliament

Dozens were arrested outside the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev on Monday after clashes broke out between police and a small group of violent demonstrators A small group of masked men gathered outside the Verkhovan Rada (Ukraine's parliament)...Show More Summary

Cosplayers Explain 'Doctor Who' in 10 Seconds

Doctor Who has a long, rich history that dates back to the early 1960s. So it should be easy to describe the entire series in 10 seconds or less, right? We put some of the biggest Doctor Who fans at New York Comic Con 2014 to the test. Show More Summary

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