space
What Would Happen if the Earth Span So Fast a Day Lasted One Second?

The Earth takes a little under 24 hours to rotates on its axis. But what if that leisurely paced pick up—and up and up and up? Read More >>

design
This Co-Working Table Has Hidden Depths

Co-working can be tough: regular users of a space have their natural sprawl, while those spending just a few hours at a desk would prefer a minimum of clutter. This desk has hidden depths to cater for all. Read More >>

history
Pathé's 85,000-Video Archive is Now on YouTube

Pathé News was perhaps the most well-regarded news agency of the 1900s—and now, its entire 85,000-video newsreel archive is available to watch free on YouTube. Read More >>

watch this
Running the Heartbleed Code to See Exactly How it Works

By now, you've read all about Heartbleed—but what, exactly, does it look like in action? Thankfully some nerdy brave computer scientists have run it, so you don't have to. Read More >>

computers
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is Now Available

The latest version of Ubuntu—14.04 LTS or Trusty Tahr to its friends—is now available, with support for touchscreens and super hi-res displays. Go download it now free Read More >>

storage
This is the World's Fastest MicroSD Card (for Now)

It's easy enough to find ultra-fast SD cards—if you've got the cash—but super speedy microSD cards are harder to come by. No longer: Toshiba has just launched the world's fastest, and it should breathe life into your compact mirrorless camera. Read More >>

nokia
Nokia Pulls the Lumia 2520 Tablet From Stores

As if owning one wasn't bad enough, Nokia has suspended the sale of its Lumia 2520 tablet due to electric shock risk. (It's actually the charger which is dangerous.) Read More >>

amazon
Samsung Galaxy Owners Now Have a Custom Kindle Store With Free Stuff

Got a Samsung Galaxy device? You're in for a treat: Amazon is building a custom Kindle store for you and your device—and it comes with perks. Read More >>

google
This Google App Lets You Control Your Computer From Your Phone

Remote desktops are nothing new, but Google has now released a slick app that makes the process a pleasure rather than wildly frustrating. The new software will let you control your Mac or PC from any Android device. Read More >>

rumours
Bloomberg: iOS 8 Will Have Shazam's Song Identification Built In

Can't name that tune? No worry: Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is partnering with Shazam to embed song identification software right into its forthcoming iOS 8. Read More >>

computers
Is Moore's Law Dying?

Moore's Law—the observation that the number of transistors on integrated circuits doubles approximately every two years—had held true for 40 years. But can engineers keep up that rate of progress? Read More >>

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10 Amazing Discoveries That Remain Unexplained by Science

Science is our route to understanding the world around us—but sometimes, even the sharpest minds need a while to explain the weirdest discoveries. Read More >>

google
Google X's Crazy Failures: Space Elevator, Hoverboards, Teleportation

We've all wondered excitedly about exactly what Google might be cooking up in its X lab. But now, Fast Company has taken a peek inside its workshops to found out what happens to the ideas that don't make it off the drawing board. Read More >>

bitcoin
Mt. Gox Gives Up and Files for Liquidation

The failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has given up on its plan to rise from the ashes under bankruptcy protection. Instead, according to the Wall Street Journal, it's asked a Tokyo court for permission to be liquidated. Read More >>

samsung
First Samsung Android Wear Smartwatch Will Ship Later This Year

In an interview with Reuters, Samsung senior VP for product strategy has claimed that its first Android Wear watch will ship later this year, as will a "high-end" Tizen smartphone. Read More >>

smartphones
The Pledge From the Smartphone Industry That Could Stop Your Phone Being Stolen

The likes of Apple, Google, Microsoft and other major figures in the smartphone industry have signed a pledge that will make it harder to steal mobile phones—from July 2015, at least. Read More >>

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