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Speculation grows about NASA's big Mars announcement today

Washington - Wild speculation continues online over what NASA plans to announce today concerning what has been discovered about Mars, the fourth planet from the sun.

Xperia Z5: Sony unveils the world's first 4K smartphone

Sony has unveiled its new flagship smartphone range, the Xperia Z5, at the IFA trade show in Berlin. Three different models have been announced, including one which now holds the record as the first phone to boast a 4K display.

Microsoft launches premium Xbox One Elite Bundle for enthusiasts

Microsoft has created a special Xbox One bundle designed with the most hard-core fans in mind. It includes a 1TB version of the Xbox One featuring a solid state hybrid drive for super-fast storage and a new Xbox One Elite Controller in the box.

Apple confirms September 9 iPhone event in San Francisco

Apple confirmed yesterday that it will be hosting a press event in San Francisco on September 9. Although it doesn't state the obvious, the company will be unveiling the iPhone 6S, new iPads and updated software releases for iOS, Mac OS X and WatchOS.

Nokia may announce wearables and a VR headset on July 28

Rumours are circulating online that Nokia could be gearing up to enter some product categories it has never dealt with before in just a few days' time. Some think a smartwatch and virtual reality headset may be revealed at a July 28 press event.

Microsoft Build keynote: Everything you need to know about Windows and more

The keynote of Microsoft Build yesterday was filled with announcements detailing the future and evolution of Microsoft's core services including Windows and Office, as well how the company intends to stock its app store. Here's everything you should know.

Oscars: American Sniper, Birdman, Boyhood get top nominations

Los Angeles - The 2015 Academy Award nominations have been announced in Los Angeles. The top films named included "American Sniper," "Birdman," "Boyhood," "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game," "Selma," "The Theory of Everything" and "Whiplash."

Dalai Lama denounces Buddhist-Muslim violence

Leh - The Dalai Lama has called for an end to the violence between the two faiths. Specifically he is asking members of his faith to stop their attacks on the Muslim community.

Lebanon government formed after 10-month stalemate

Beirut - Lebanon on Saturday formed a compromise government after a 10-month stalemate in the country, which has seen the war in neighbouring Syria exacerbate longstanding political divisions."After 10 months of efforts, of patience, a government protecting the...

Garth Brooks announces world tour

When Garth Brooks stopped by "Good Morning America" this morning, he dropped some big news. He will tour again, he told Robin Roberts.

Teen shocks students, teachers, comes out at award ceremony

Parsippany - A New Jersey high school student shocked many of his fellow students and teachers during a ceremony honoring him as "Best Actor".

Jodie Foster comes out as a lesbian....again

Los Angeles - Although many in the media are calling Jodie Foster's speech at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards her "coming out" speech, the announcement was "old news" for many.

Op-Ed: Trump's big announcement — Publicity stunt or distraction tactic

New York - Despite all the speculation and media hype, Donald Trump's "devastating" bombshell appears to be nothing more than another publicity stunt, or a way to deflect attention from Tuesday's surprising announcement about Trump.

Huckabee out of 2012 presidential race, loves work at Fox News

Washington - Calling pundits and politicians “amusing if not amazing,” one-time presidential hopeful and former Arkansas Gov Mike Huckabee announced on Saturday he will not seek the Republican nomination for president, narrowing the GOP presidential field by one.

Prankster emails Senators phony obituaries to the media

Washington - At least three Democratic senators have been the targets of phony email reports of their deaths over the past few days, prompting the U.S. Capitol Police to open an investigation into the matter.

Newly released Shrek video tells kids 'Discover the Forest'

West Hollywood - Shrek, Dreamworks and the USDA Forest Service have teamed up to get kids away from the television and out of the house in a series of new PSA's. The loveable Shrek encourages kids to "get outside and explore nature, there are surprises everywhere."

Apple to start shipping tablet computer in March or will they?

The rumours have been flying for a while now. Is Apple working on releasing a tablet computer or not? Are they focusing on this and looking towards an early 2010 release? The answer is no one knows for sure.

Digital Journal crowdsources editing as writers become editors

In response to feedback from readers and contributors, we're happy to announce all Digital Journalists are now capable of editing any article on the site. The move was made in an effort to increase quality and accuracy on

Don Imus Battling Prostate Cancer

Controversial radio talk show host, Don Imus, announced this morning that he has stage II prostrate cancer. Prognosis is good, he says.

Introducing redesign, news assignment desk and 'Digital Journalist' title

Digital Journal is rolling out many new features and tools in 2009. To get started, we're happy to announce a name change for contributors, a news assignment desk and a design makeover.

New Features: Geographic Location, Improved Search and More

We're adding more tweaks and upgrades to as part of your ongoing feedback. If you're a citizen journalist, check this out. If you're not, take a peek at these bells and whistles in case you want to join the citizen journalist community!

Jamelia Hits a High Note, Announcing Engagement to Football Star

UK born pop sensation, Jamelia has officially announced her engagement to her football star boyfriend, Darren Byfield which apparently came as a total surprise. The young singer was said to be "over the moon," with the news Opens Voting to Everyone

More great feedback, more great changes: is happy to announce we are opening up voting to allow anyone to decide what news hits the front page. You no longer need to register just to vote. Ladies and gentlemen, start your voting!

Digital Journal Introduces Email Alerts, New Look and Breaking News Feeds

Based on enormous amounts of user feedback, Digital Journal is proud to announce new features, including a comprehensive News Alerts, a manicured design for the front page, as well as an up-to-the-minute feed for breaking news around the world.

Thompson Ready to Run: This Time He Really Means It

It didn't happen in April and it didn't happen in June, but this time, Fred Thompson is serious when he says he will officially announce his candidacy for the Presidency next week.

Improved Design for Easier Navigation & Dedicated Website for Digital Journal TV

Responding to more user feedback, we're proud to continue our evolution with the introduction of a cleaner look for the front page of Digital Journal, with easier access to news and categories. We're also introducing a new website for Digital Journal TV.

New Keyword Suggestion Tool, Fix of Duplicate Display, RSS Feeds and More

This week sees some really helpful tools such as a new keyword suggestion tool for articles and photo tags, an RSS feed for important news items and a tweak to the duplicate check based on gohomelaker's persistent requests. :)

Possible Major Google Announcement Tomorrow

Google may make a Major announcement involving Google Docs and Spreadsheets and Google Apps for Your Domain or may announce new products and features.

Iran announced that it was pressing ahead with their plan for nuclear fuel

Iran has stated today that it was pressing ahead with their plan to install 3,000 atomic centrifuges and to achieve industrial-scale production of nuclear fuel.

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HEAVENLY BODY: This image of Mars showing Terra Meridiani can be found on  the U.S. space a...
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