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The British Museum is giving a live tour on Periscope — Twitter's video streaming app is finding its way into museum hallways. The British Museum has announced it will live stream a 30-minute broadcast on Periscope from its "Defining Beauty: The Body in Ancient Greek Art" exhibition. The stream, which begins Thursday at 6:30 p.m. ET, will be hosted by TV historian Dan Snow.

Jawbone sues IPO-bound Fitbit, says it stole secrets — Fitbit, the fitness tracker maker that filed for an IPO worth up to $100 million earlier this month, has an unexpected legal hurdle to overcome: a lawsuit from rival company Jawbone, which claims Fitbit and a group of its former employees stole its trade secrets.

WikiLeaks releases a trove of U.S. diplomatic cables from 1978 — WikiLeaks has released more than half a million U.S. diplomatic cables from 1978, the whistleblower website has announced. In a blog post Wednesday, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called these documents the "Carter Cables II," as they come from a tumultuous time for the Jimmy Carter administration and cover conflicts in Palestine, Lebanon, Cambodia and Eritrea as well as the Sandinista revolution in Nicaragua and the Iranian revolution.

Microsoft's voice assistant Cortana is coming to iOS and Android — Microsoft's digital voice assistant Cortana is coming to Android phones and iPhones this summer, Microsoft announced Tuesday. Cortana will be able to do most of the things it does on the PC or a Windows phone, including answering your questions, giving you reminders and tracking your flights, Microsoft explained in a blog post, confirming rumors of the migration that circulated earlier this year.

Xperia Z3+ is Sony's new global flagship, but it's the same as the Z4 — Sony's naming scheme for smartphones is getting weird. In April, the company launched the Sony Xperia Z4, its new flagship smartphone and a successor to last year's Xperia Z3, but only in Japan. Now, the Z3+ is globally available, but it's essentially the same device as the Z4 - which, as we noted at launch, isn't too much of an upgrade from the Z3 anyway.

Charter Communications acquires Time Warner Cable for $55.3 billion — Charter Communications has acquired Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, the company confirmed Tuesday. The deal, which values Time Warner Cable at $78.7 billion or approx. 195.71 per share, will see the two companies merge in a new company called New Charter.

New Audi R8 e-tron is the self-driving electric supercar of your dreams — Audi has unveiled a new version of its R8 e-tron electric supercar concept at CES Asia Monday - it's still an extremely powerful, high-tech electric vehicle, but now it can also drive itself.

Samsung launches Iron Man-flavored Galaxy S6 Edge — Samsung may have just released the ultimate gadget for fans of Mr. Tony Stark and his superpowered armor suits - the Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Limited Edition. It's not a small makeover, either. Besides the red and gold color scheme, matching the Iron Man suit, the phone also has the Iron Man's mask etched on the back.

Supergirl pilot episode leaked on torrent sites — The pilot episode of CBS' upcoming show Supergirl has appeared on torrent sites 6 months before its planned release, TorrentFreak reported Friday. The series, starring Glee's Melissa Benoist as Kara Zor-El a.k.a Supergirl, is scheduled to arrive in November. But the pilot episode is available right now on torrent sites, and in full HD resolution no less.

Little girl throws tantrum in front of the President, becomes internet star — When nothing seems to go your way, it doesn't matter if you're currently in the White House, meeting President Obama: You just wanna let the world know how you feel. That's exactly what Claudia Moser, daughter of White House correspondent Laura Moser, did during Passover dinner.
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May 27, 2015

@CausticCorner On my table, right now: three smartphones, iPad, wireless headphones, two smartwatches, laptop. And a LOT of cables.

May 27, 2015

I’ve gotten to the point where one of my biggest day-to-day problems is charging all the damn gadgets I use.

May 27, 2015

WikiLeaks releases a trove of U.S. diplomatic cables from 1978…

May 23, 2015

Thanks Oracle/Java for trying to slip me the Ask malware. That’s why my dad can’t get rid of it, he trusts the Java installer. Big mistake.

May 19, 2015

Being behind on Game of Thrones, I thought I’d get spoiled a lot. Turns out, so many people are dying I can’t keep track anyways.

May 16, 2015

So, Mad Max. Visually - amazing. Action - unmatched. All that's not action - dumb. Hardy - mediocre.

May 15, 2015

Haven’t listened to as much BB King as I should have. But I listened to a lot of SRV, and I remember this duet well.…

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