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  • NewFlipkart’s New Silicon Valley Hire Shows India’s Startup Scene Is Really Taking Off

    Flipkart’s New Silicon Valley Hire Shows India’s Startup Scene Is Really Taking Off

     We don’t often write about appointments, but sometimes they capture industry trends and are noteworthy in that respect. That’s the case for India’s billion dollar e-commerce firm Flipkart, which has landed a senior exec from Silicon Valley, a…
    - 58 mins ago, 5 Mar 15, 7:00am -
  • NewImgur Finally Has A Proper Mobile App For Its Trove Of Funny Images

    Imgur Finally Has A Proper Mobile App For Its Trove Of Funny Images

     Imgur has returned to mobile apps after it launched a new iOS app for its library of addictive photos and GIFs. The company released native apps for iOS and Android in the past, but they were shuttered due to limited success. Read More
    - 2 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 5:50am -
  • Analyzing Postmates’ Growth

    Analyzing Postmates’ Growth

     Postmates, a startup that allows users to order nearly anything in their city and have it delivered in an hour for a fee, is growing quickly. The company’s CEO, Bastian Lehmann, tweeted out a graph yesterday detailing how quickly the firm has sca…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:50am -
  • Twitter In Talks With Live Streaming App Periscope

    Twitter In Talks With Live Streaming App Periscope

     If you looked at this week’s sudden Meerkat phenomenon and thought “hey, Twitter should buy this,” then you’re on the right track. According to sources we’ve spoken with, Twitter has been in talks to purchase live streaming app Periscope,…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:36am -
  • Even With Delays, Building A 12.9-Inch iPad Could Be The Easy Part

    Even With Delays, Building A 12.9-Inch iPad Could Be The Easy Part

     Rumors of an iPad with a larger screen simply will not die. Bloomberg is today reporting that a 12.9-inch iPad will hit manufacturing lines in September. That is later than previously speculated, and the screen is to blame according to the report.…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:32am -
  • Designing Animation For Mobile

    Designing Animation For Mobile

     It’s easy to forget that it was only eight years ago that the first iPhone introduced the world to the idea that you could actually touch software. Graphically, the UI was filled with gradients, textures, and bevels that referenced real world obj…
    - 8 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • Appcelerator Slashes 30% Of Staff As It Pivots Away From Enterprise Sales

    Appcelerator Slashes 30% Of Staff As It Pivots Away From Enterprise Sales

     App development platform maker Appcelerator is looking to change the way it does business. Unfortunately for many employees at the company, that meant a massive reorganization that saw about 30 percent of its staff let go last week.CEO Jeff Haynie…
    - 8 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:57pm -
  • Udacity Kicks Off Enrollment For Its Swift-Focused iOS Developer ‘Nanodegree’

    Udacity Kicks Off Enrollment For Its Swift-Focused iOS Developer ‘Nanodegree’

     If you’re looking for a way to gain the skills necessary to get a gig developing for iPhone and iPad, but unwilling to commit to a full-time college or university schedule, Udacity might have the answer. The online education platform debuted some…
    - 8 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:53pm -
  • Etsy Officially Files To Go Public, Aims To Raise $100M

    Etsy Officially Files To Go Public, Aims To Raise $100M

     Word started going around back in January that Etsy, the online market for handmade goods, was planning to go public.Sure enough, they’ve just filed the forms to get the ball rolling. Read More
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:50pm -
  • How Game Historians Are Keeping Your Favorite Bits From Being Lost Forever

    How Game Historians Are Keeping Your Favorite Bits From Being Lost Forever

     Since 2013, the Internet Archive has provided access to old console games, arcade titles and even MS-DOS classics like Oregon Trail. In a talk at GDC, Internet Archive curator Jason Scott explained how and why the non-profit preserves history by ma…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:47pm -

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  • NewYouku Tudou appoints new COO, creates TV production unit

    Youku Tudou appoints new COO, creates TV production unit

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese online video firm Youku Tudou Inc named Edward Su as its Chief Operating Officer, and it also created a TV drama production unit.
    - 43 mins ago, 5 Mar 15, 7:15am -
  • NewHuawei, Intel expand tie-up amid China's rising scrutiny of U.S. tech firms

    Huawei, Intel expand tie-up amid China's rising scrutiny of U.S. tech firms

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] and Intel Corp are expanding an existing alliance to provide cloud computing to global telecoms carriers, as U.S. tech firms vie for Chinese tie-ups to retain access to a tough mainland…
    - 2 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 5:35am -
  • NewChina backs e-commerce expansion in win for Alibaba, JD.com

    China backs e-commerce expansion in win for Alibaba, JD.com

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will back e-commerce development and guide international expansion by Chinese internet companies, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday, in an endorsement for firms such as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and JD.com Inc .
    - 3 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 5:12am -
  • HBO in talks with Apple, Google to launch streaming service: reports

    HBO in talks with Apple, Google to launch streaming service: reports

    (Reuters) - HBO network is in talks with Apple Inc, Google Inc and some other companies to be its launch partner for the highly anticipated HBO Now video streaming service, according to two media reports.
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:48am -
  • Lenders want bold overhaul of Japan's Sharp as another bailout looms

    Lenders want bold overhaul of Japan's Sharp as another bailout looms

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Loss-making Japanese electronics firm Sharp Corp meets its main banks on Thursday in an effort to secure its second major bailout since 2012, betting they will have little choice but to pay up despite their call for more drastic ove…
    - 6 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:18am -
  • Handmade goods website operator Etsy files for IPO

    Handmade goods website operator Etsy files for IPO

    (Reuters) - Etsy Inc, which operates a website that sells handmade goods and craft supplies, filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday for an initial public offering of common stock.
    - 8 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:39pm -
  • Apple to delay larger iPad production till September: report

    Apple to delay larger iPad production till September: report

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc will delay the start of production on a larger, 12.9-inch iPad until around September because of problems involving the display panel supply, said a report by Bloomberg News citing people familiar with the company'…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:47pm -
  • Neustar faces loss of contract after FCC staff recommendation

    Neustar faces loss of contract after FCC staff recommendation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Communications Commission staff on Wednesday recommended that the agency drop Neustar Inc in favor of Ericsson AB subsidiary Telcordia Technologies as a contractor that helps telephone carriers route calls and text…
    - 10 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:15pm -
  • HBO in talks with Apple to launch video streaming service: report

    HBO in talks with Apple to launch video streaming service: report

    (Reuters) - HBO is in talks with Apple Inc to be its launch partner for the highly anticipated HBO Now video streaming service, according to a report in Wednesday's International Business Times.
    - 11 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:07pm -
  • Judges wary of Apple's claims of phone patent harm by Samsung

    Judges wary of Apple's claims of phone patent harm by Samsung

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple Inc told a U.S. appeals court on Wednesday that rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd should be barred from selling products that infringe on its smartphone patents, but the judges were skeptical.
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:02pm -
  • Exclusive: Avago vied for Freescale, still seeking large deal - sources

    Exclusive: Avago vied for Freescale, still seeking large deal - sources

    (Reuters) - Avago Technologies Ltd held advanced talks last month to acquire Freescale Semiconductor Ltd, and is still looking for an acquisition that could be transformative, according to four people familiar with the situation.
    - 13 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:18pm -
  • NXP deal means security to come built-in on far more devices: CEO

    NXP deal means security to come built-in on far more devices: CEO

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - The merger of NXP and Freescale will bring together two highly diversified chipmakers to create a more focused, leading player in two high-growth markets - automotive electronics and security, NXP's top executive said on Wednesd…
    - 13 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:51pm -
  • Facebook's Instagram rolls out new 'carousel' ads

    Facebook's Instagram rolls out new 'carousel' ads

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Instagram will let brand marketers showcase more images on its photo-sharing smartphone app, the Facebook-owned service’s latest move to expand its money-making advertising features.
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:22pm -
  • Reed's Risk boss reaps rewards from tackling online fraudsters

    Reed's Risk boss reaps rewards from tackling online fraudsters

    LONDON (Reuters) - The softly-spoken head of the Risk division at Reed Elsevier does not wish to thank the U.S. online fraudsters who have helped drive his unit's growth, but his investors may not be so bashful.
    - 17 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 3:26pm -
  • German automakers shift focus to high-end electric cars

    German automakers shift focus to high-end electric cars

    BERLIN/GENEVA (Reuters) - German carmakers are shifting their focus toward high-end electric vehicles such as the Audi R8 e-tron and away from cheap city cars, in the latest effort to revive environmentally-friendly but unpopular zero-emission vehicl…
    - 17 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:54pm -
  • IBM buys AlchemyAPI to boost Watson computing unit

    IBM buys AlchemyAPI to boost Watson computing unit

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp said on Wednesday it had acquired AlchemyAPI, a fast-growing startup selling software that collects and analyzes unstructured text and data in ways big enterprises, website publishers and adver…
    - 19 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 12:31pm -
  • China says tech firms have nothing to fear from anti-terror law

    China says tech firms have nothing to fear from anti-terror law

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's proposed anti-terrorism law will not affect the legitimate interests of technology firms, a top Chinese spokeswoman said Wednesday after U.S. President Barack Obama warned of its impact and demanded amendments.
    - 23 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:14am -
  • Complex logistics await Lippo's e-commerce push in archipelago Indonesia

    Complex logistics await Lippo's e-commerce push in archipelago Indonesia

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Selling goods online may only rely on a few mouse clicks, but in Indonesia, delivering purchases to dozens of islands via creaky ports and potholed roads is the logistical challenge Lippo Group faces when its department store open…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:30am -
  • Alibaba opens first U.S. cloud center, enters hotly contested market

    Alibaba opens first U.S. cloud center, enters hotly contested market

    HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is launching a cloud computing hub in Silicon Valley on Wednesday, the e-commerce giant's first outside of China, underscoring its global ambitions in the face of stiff and entrenched competition.…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 1:06am -
  • Uber buys mapping startup deCarta: Mashable

    Uber buys mapping startup deCarta: Mashable

    (Reuters) - Ride service Uber is buying mapping and search startup deCarta for an unspecified amount, technology website Mashable said on Tuesday, citing an Uber representative.
    - 1 day ago, 3 Mar 15, 11:55pm -

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  • NewThe Churro Dog represents everything right with baseball

    The Churro Dog represents everything right with baseball

    Diet? What diet?After last year's D-bat Dog, a monstrous 18-inch bacon and cheese stuffed corn dog, the Arizona Diamondbacks needed something to up the anteEnter, the Churro Dog.New to Chase Field this year: the Churro Dogpic.twitter.com/drUK3rIT…
    - 2 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 6:23am -
  • NewShouting protesters return to Ferguson Police Department on heels of racism report

    Shouting protesters return to Ferguson Police Department on heels of racism report

    Angered by significant evidence of racism unearthed by a Department of Justice inquiry into the Ferguson Police Department, a small but vocal group of protesters returned to police headquarters Wednesday nightThe protesters shouted at officers as so…
    - 2 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 6:17am -
  • NewFirst floating solar plant hopes to change waste energy in Australia

    First floating solar plant hopes to change waste energy in Australia

    A floating solar plant is set to be constructed on a wastewater treatment basin in South Australia, in an Australia-first initiative.The plant, which is expected to be up and running by April, will float on a water treatment facility in Jamestown, a…
    - 2 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 5:51am -
  • Hillary Clinton wants you to read her emails

    Hillary Clinton wants you to read her emails

    You may have thought Hillary Clinton used a personal email address for government business and maintained her own computer server to send and receive emails because she didn't want the public to peek at her correspondence.But Clinton, who is expecte…
    - 3 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:56am -
  • C-SPAN took a stand against clickbait. You won't believe what happened next.

    C-SPAN took a stand against clickbait. You won't believe what happened next.

    Before leaving the office for the day, Jeremy Art has one more video he needs to share on his publication's Facebook and YouTube page. It's a 10-minute clip, quite long by web video standards, of President Barack Obama reacting to the Israeli Prime M…
    - 4 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:00am -
  • In airline reward program changes, business travelers win

    In airline reward program changes, business travelers win

    Airlines continue to tinker with their frequent-flier programs, sometimes in ways that help business travelers but make it harder for occasional fliers to earn a free trip.Frequent-flier programs started out simple: After flying enough trips or mile…
    - 4 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 3:32am -
  • All-pup 'Bachelor' parody shows the dog-eat-dog side of the dating world

    All-pup 'Bachelor' parody shows the dog-eat-dog side of the dating world

    Romance is pretty ruff, even on a reality show.Scott Eastwood, son of actor Clint Eastwood, stars in a Funny or Die spoof of The Bachelor, featuring a line up of adorable dogs. Scott must follow his heart if he's going to find his true "man's best f…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 3:12am -
  • Luxury fashion marketplace Farfetch reaches $1 billion valuation

    Luxury fashion marketplace Farfetch reaches $1 billion valuation

    Farfetch, a London-based high-end fashion retailer, has raised $86 million, launching the company's valuation to $1 billion, the company announced Wednesday.The seven-year-old startup is an online marketplace that peddles designer clothes and access…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 3:10am -
  • Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' tracking down its Beast and Gaston

    Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' tracking down its Beast and Gaston

    LOS ANGELES — Disney's Beauty and the Beast is in talks to cast Dan Stevens as Beast and Luke Evans as Gaston, Mashable has confirmed, rounding out a group of formidable Hollywood up-and-comers for its next fantasy live-action feature.Rival trade…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 3:00am -
  • This 15-month-old baby girl is better at baking than you'll ever be

    This 15-month-old baby girl is better at baking than you'll ever be

    Give this baby an egg. Give her all the eggs.Tony Quarella's 15-month-old daughter was playing around with cooking utensils to the delight of her parents when she suddenly discovered her calling: She can crack eggs like a world-class pastry chef.J…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:42am -
  • Cristiano Ronaldo sends a stylist to brush his wax likeness's hair

    Cristiano Ronaldo sends a stylist to brush his wax likeness's hair

    Cristiano Ronaldo's talent on the pitch is matched in prodigiousness only by the popular perception of him as a vain, image-obsessed soccer divaThe legend of Ronaldo's outsized ego has now grown again after an official from a Spanish wax museum shar…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:39am -
  • 50 Cent says he'll bet $1.6 million on Mayweather to beat Pacquiao

    50 Cent says he'll bet $1.6 million on Mayweather to beat Pacquiao

    Boxer Floyd Mayweather has never been one to shy away from betting big.Now, ahead of a much-anticipated bout with Manny Pacquiao on May 2, rapper 50 Cent says he plans to bet big on Mayweather. How big? Try $1.6 millionSee also: How Floyd Mayweathe…
    - 6 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:42am -
  • Ferguson mayor: One police employee fired, two suspended over racist emails

    Ferguson mayor: One police employee fired, two suspended over racist emails

    A police employee has been fired and another two placed on administrative leave pending an investigation in response to the racist emails uncovered in a Department of Justice probe, Ferguson mayor James Knowles said Wednesday.Knowles read from a sho…
    - 6 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:28am -
  • A cappella 'Powerpuff Girls' song is sugar, spice and everything nice

    A cappella 'Powerpuff Girls' song is sugar, spice and everything nice

    Just when you think Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup can't get any cooler, someone kicks their theme song into overdrive.Sketch comedy group The Warp Zone sings an a cappella version of The Powerpuff Girls theme song.Even Mojo Jojo would be impresse…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:22am -
  • Runcible circular phone is a quirky and delightful pocket watch

    Runcible circular phone is a quirky and delightful pocket watch

    BARCELONA — Just when we thought smartphones were losing creativity, a small circular device the size of a pocket watch has the potential to be one of the most innovative gadgets we've seen in quite awhile.The Runcible phone by San Francisco-based…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:16am -
  • Cut your sugar intake to 25 grams a day if you can, says UN

    Cut your sugar intake to 25 grams a day if you can, says UN

    If you've got a sweet tooth, you're not going to like this — even if you've already cut back significantly on your sugar intake.The World Health Organization, the United Nations agency that concerns itself with global public health, released new g…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:06am -
  • Dog's beach vacation captured in touching photographs before he died

    Dog's beach vacation captured in touching photographs before he died

    Photographer Zhenia Bulawka and her boyfriend Christian decided to give their 11-year-old American Staffordshire terrier Mr. Dukes the vacation of his lifetime after learning that their time with their beloved dog was running out. Mr. Dukes was in…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:00am -
  • What we know about Hillary Clinton's personal email system

    What we know about Hillary Clinton's personal email system

    Hillary Clinton used a personal email address exclusively for correspondence during her four years as Secretary of State, the New York Times reported Monday.The controversy deepened after The Associated Press added that Clinton maintained her own co…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:43am -
  • 'CSI: Cyber,' 'Next MacGyver' contest aim to draw women to engineering

    'CSI: Cyber,' 'Next MacGyver' contest aim to draw women to engineering

    Two weeks before the debut of his latest show, CSI: Cyber, executive producer Anthony Zuiker was taking a meeting at the White House with former Google executive and current Chief Technology Officer Megan SmithThe discussion: how to bring engineerin…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:35am -
  • Guy Sebastian named Australia's Eurovision entrant; everyone has a whinge

    Guy Sebastian named Australia's Eurovision entrant; everyone has a whinge

    Australia has announced pop singer Guy Sebastian as its entrant for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, after being invited to join the competition.The nation was shocked when it became clear the bizarre singing contest didn't mistake Australia for Au…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:33am -
  • Microsoft engineer working on HoloLens killed in hit-and-run crash

    Microsoft engineer working on HoloLens killed in hit-and-run crash

    One of the development engineers working on Microsoft's HoloLens died on Saturday after his car was rear-ended by a driver traveling at more than 100 miles per hour, according to reports.Mike Ey, 30, was "perfecting" the HoloLens, Microsoft's augme…
    - 8 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:27am -
  • Aziz Ansari is a food-truck mad scientist in this wild 'Kroll Show' clip

    Aziz Ansari is a food-truck mad scientist in this wild 'Kroll Show' clip

    "IT'S A PASTRAMI SANDWICH, YOU IDIOT."Aziz Ansari isn't that far from the truth as a hyper-pretentious food truck chef in this clip from The Kroll Show, which airs next Tuesday at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central.SEE ALSO: New Comedy Central App Is a Bon…
    - 8 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:15am -
  • Cat. Turtle. An intense game of tag.

    Cat. Turtle. An intense game of tag.

    It's the high-speed chase of the century.A turtle and a cat engage in a whiplash-inducing game of tag that rivals even the most thrilling chase that you would see on the evening news.The never ending battle between cat and turtle is not for the fa…
    - 8 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:15am -
  • U.S. ambassador to South Korea hospitalized after bloody attack

    U.S. ambassador to South Korea hospitalized after bloody attack

    U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was attacked by a man wielding a knife with a roughly 10-inch blade while giving a lecture in downtown Seoul Thursday morning local time, according to South Korean mediaMedia images showed a stunned-looking Lippert stari…
    - 8 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:33pm -
  • Plane cabin fills with smoke at Denver International Airport

    Plane cabin fills with smoke at Denver International Airport

    After landing in Denver, the cabin of American Airlines Flight 445 started to fill with smoke, prompting an emergency evacuation on the runway.A hundred and fifty eight passengers and six crew were evacuated, according to American Airlines.See also…
    - 8 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:33pm -
  • 5 startling revelations from the Ferguson police racism report

    5 startling revelations from the Ferguson police racism report

    The Department of Justice found significant evidence of racism among Ferguson police and within the city's court system after a months-long inquiry that began after white police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, a black teenager, i…
    - 8 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:31pm -
  • Seriously, 'Empire'? You're like the Beyoncé of TV shows right now

    Seriously, 'Empire'? You're like the Beyoncé of TV shows right now

    Rome wasn't built in a day — but Empire basically wasThe soapy family drama on Fox aired Jan. 7 and has since dominated the TV landscape. The series follows a troubled music mogul, his squabbling sons and his scene-stealing ex-wife. The plot has…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:25pm -
  • Etsy files for $100 million IPO

    Etsy files for $100 million IPO

    It's official: Etsy is going public.Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade goods, filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday to raise as much as $100 million from an initial public offering. That fundraising figure may…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:04pm -
  • Everyone is giving Alabama the finger over its same-sex marriage ban

    Everyone is giving Alabama the finger over its same-sex marriage ban

    Supporters of marriage equality are flipping off the state of Alabama, wedding band style, after it halted same-sex marriages.After a federal court's ruling overturning a voter-approved ban, which allowed couples to tie the knot, the Alabama Supreme…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:58pm -
  • Watch this hunky guy savor dog food while listening to smooth jazz

    Watch this hunky guy savor dog food while listening to smooth jazz

    This dark-haired hunk sure seems to be enjoying his meal of fresh chicken, peas, carrots, liver and eggs. He slowly forks it in while a Barry White-esque song plays in the background to set the food porn sceneHe shows no canine tendencies at all un…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:46pm -

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  • The San Miguel Desktop

    The San Miguel Desktop

    Reader Kiss Kiss Bang! Bang! wanted to put together a desktop that shows his hometown in all its glory, and we think he's done just that—it's stunning. Here's how he set it up, and how you can put a piece of San Miguel on your desktop too. Read mor…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:00am -
  • Pick the Best Cabin on Your Cruise by Checking the Deck Plan

    Pick the Best Cabin on Your Cruise by Checking the Deck Plan

    Cruises can be a relaxing way to spend your vacation time . Make your next one even better by using a deck plan to pick the best room. By comparing the deck layouts, you'll be able to spot which rooms have undesirable locations, and which are close…
    - 8 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • Gawker So, Philippe Reines Sent Us an Email | io9 Field Cameras Catch Deer Eating Birds—Wait, Why Do

    Gawker So, Philippe Reines Sent Us an Email | io9 Field Cameras Catch Deer Eating Birds—Wait, Why Do

    Gawker So, Philippe Reines Sent Us an Email | io9 Field Cameras Catch Deer Eating Birds—Wait, Why Do Deer Eat Birds? | Jalopnik Here's How I Crushed A Chrysler PT Cruiser With A Hummer | Kotaku EA Shuts Down SimCity Developer Maxis | Kinja Popu…
    - 8 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:53pm -
  • Carefully Decide Where to Get a Tattoo with This Pain Chart

    Carefully Decide Where to Get a Tattoo with This Pain Chart

    Tattoos are certainly not for everyone, but if you're considering one, make sure you know what you're getting into. This pain chart highlights the parts of the body that can hurt the most when the needle comes down.Read more...
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:00pm -
  • Save Time and Water with This DIY Automatic Shower Timer

    Save Time and Water with This DIY Automatic Shower Timer

    If you're looking to reduce the amount of time you spend in the shower, this DIY setup starts a timer automatically as soon as you close the door.Read more...
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:30pm -
  • Most Popular Audiobook Service: Audible

    Most Popular Audiobook Service: Audible

    Finding time to listen to audiobooks is easy—almost as easy as it is to find great audiobooks to listen to. Last week we asked for your favorites , then looked at the five best audiobook services and put them to a vote. Now it's time to highlight…
    - 10 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:15pm -
  • I'm Carl Pei, Co-Founder of OnePlus, and This Is How I Work

    I'm Carl Pei, Co-Founder of OnePlus, and This Is How I Work

    The OnePlus One caused a bit of a shake-up to the affordable Android phone market: it's off-contract, runs Cyanogenmod, features good hardware at a reasonable price—and rather than being designed in Silicon Valley, it hails from Shenzhen.Read more…
    - 10 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:00pm -
  • "The Will to Prepare Is as Important as the Will to Win"

    "The Will to Prepare Is as Important as the Will to Win"

    When it comes to being successful, there's a lot more to it than desire. Success largely comes down to putting in time and effort so that when an opportunity arises, you're ready to give it your best.Read more...
    - 10 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:30pm -
  • Add a Messages "Now Typing" Indicator to Your Mac's Menu Bar

    Add a Messages "Now Typing" Indicator to Your Mac's Menu Bar

    Do you have that terrible kind of luck where it seems like someone sends you a message on Messages the second you leave your desk? Over on iDownloadBlog, they show off how to add a simple little typing indicator to your menu bar so you know when you…
    - 11 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:00pm -
  • Convert an Old Game Gear Into a Multi-System Retro Game Console

    Convert an Old Game Gear Into a Multi-System Retro Game Console

    The Game Gear wasn't nearly as popular as the Game Boy, but it was still a cool little handheld system. If you have one sitting around needing a new use, Adafruit's put together a guide for embedding a Raspberry Pi into it so it can emulate all the c…
    - 11 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:30pm -
  • Dosecast Wrangles Your Complicated Medication Schedule

    Dosecast Wrangles Your Complicated Medication Schedule

    Android/iOS: When I came home from my knee surgery, I suddenly had a ton of medications to take and exercises to do, all on different schedules. And when one of your drugs is an opioid, your brain isn't exactly up to the task. Here's the app that cam…
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:00pm -
  • How Do You Keep Your Boss from Interfering with or Ruining Your Work?

    How Do You Keep Your Boss from Interfering with or Ruining Your Work?

    You don't have to have a micromanaging boss or one that's truly crazy to experience the friction between having a boss and getting good work done. How do you keep your boss (or manager or client) from messing with your work?Read more...
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:30pm -
  • 9 Facts About Computer Security That Experts Wish You Knew

    9 Facts About Computer Security That Experts Wish You Knew

    Every day, you hear about security flaws, viruses, and evil hacker gangs that could leave you destitute — or, worse, bring your country to its knees. But what's the truth about these digital dangers? We asked computer security experts to separate t…
    - 13 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:05pm -
  • Why You Probably Shouldn't Look Up Health Symptoms Online

    Why You Probably Shouldn't Look Up Health Symptoms Online

    The first thing most of us do when we have a mysterious ache, pain, or other medical concern is ask Dr. Google. This could be a terrible mistake, though, not just for your privacy, but for your financial future as well.Read more...
    - 13 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:00pm -
  • Google CS First Teaches Kids Programming and Computer Science for Free

    Google CS First Teaches Kids Programming and Computer Science for Free

    There are a wealth of ways for kids to learn computer science and programming these days. Add to the mix: Google's own CS First curriculum, a free program with a variety of themes for all kinds of kids' interests.Read more...
    - 13 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:30pm -
  • Most Popular Monitor Mount: Ergotron

    Most Popular Monitor Mount: Ergotron

    Holding up more votes than the other three contenders combined, Ergotron is your choice for best monitor mount. Available in Dual and Single monitor options, you praised Ergotron mounts for their ease of movement, versatility, and premium quality.Re…
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:00pm -
  • How to Pick Your Next Android Phone: 2015 Edition

    How to Pick Your Next Android Phone: 2015 Edition

    Fun fact: there are roughly seven different model Android phones per human on the planet. While that statement isn't actually true, it seems close. Since you've got things to do, here's what matters when buying a new Android phone.Read more...
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:00pm -
  • How Much of Your Income to Save Based on When You Want to Retire

    How Much of Your Income to Save Based on When You Want to Retire

    There's no one-size-fits-all approach to saving for retirement. If you want to retire earlier than the traditional retirement age, this "Financial Freedom Fund" calculator will tell you how much to set aside.Read more...
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:30pm -
  • Fun and Cheap IR Thermometer, 100 Velcro Cable Ties for $6, More Deals

    Fun and Cheap IR Thermometer, 100 Velcro Cable Ties for $6, More Deals

    You might not think you need a non-contact thermometer in your tool box, but they're a ton of fun to mess around with, and can come in handy for everything from cooking to home energy savings .Read more...
    - 15 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:15pm -
  • Tool School: The All-Mighty Circular Saw

    Tool School: The All-Mighty Circular Saw

    A circular saw's large blade and loud sound can be intimidating to the newbie DIYer, but don't let that scare you away from one of the most useful power tools in any workshop. Read more...
    - 15 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:00pm -

MEMEBURN

  • NewNigeria’s mobile lifestyle should absolutely matter to your brand: here’s why

    Nigeria’s mobile lifestyle should absolutely matter to your brand: here’s why

    Nigeria, with 125 million mobile subscribers, is not just Africa’s largest mobile market. It is also home to one of the most connected and engaged mobile populations on the continent. And as smartphones become cheaper and mobile broadband infrastru…
    - 2 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 5:41am -
  • NewIs it time we just dumped passwords for good?

    Is it time we just dumped passwords for good?

    The more news that trickled in about last year’s Sony hack, the more depressing the situation appeared to get. At one point, it was revealed that the entertainment giant was keeping passwords to internal systems as well as social network accounts i…
    - 3 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 5:01am -
  • From taxis to airplanes, Eduze wants to democratise digital content

    From taxis to airplanes, Eduze wants to democratise digital content

    Most South Africans can’t make the most of what the digital world has to offer. Even though there’s a smartphone penetration of 47%, many citizens still can’t access or afford high-speed, expensive mobile internet, and the content it offers. W…
    - 3 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:46am -
  • 6 ways your future car’s interior is about to get fantastically geeky

    6 ways your future car’s interior is about to get fantastically geeky

    Not too long ago, the height of factory-fitted in-car technology comprised little more than a one-speed windscreen wiper. And perhaps a cigarette lighter, if you were disciplined enough to save up for the range-topper. But these days, even some of th…
    - 3 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:40am -
  • The PlayStation Company: where has Sony been hiding this MWC

    The PlayStation Company: where has Sony been hiding this MWC

    While HTC, Huawei and Samsung were all competing for the media’s attention this past week, Sony had launched the latest two devices in the Xperia range without anyone really noticing or giving much of a hoot. Although the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet was…
    - 3 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:35am -
  • Drones, maps and social networks: how SA’s media has used tech to report on the #CapeFire

    Drones, maps and social networks: how SA’s media has used tech to report on the #CapeFire

    The fire sweeping across Cape Town’s Southern peninsula has dominated South African headlines for three days now. A number of factors, including the scale of the blaze and limited access to the areas affected by it, have seen the country’s media…
    - 20 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 12:02pm -
  • Cape Town startup throws its weight behind Cape fire rescue efforts

    Cape Town startup throws its weight behind Cape fire rescue efforts

    As raging fires in the Cape’s Southern Peninsula continued today, rain finally brought relief to some of the firefighting efforts although it wasn’t enough to complete douse the flames. As firefighters continue working tirelessly, various compani…
    - 23 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:30am -
  • Ultra hi-res photo illustrates destructive beauty of #MuizenbergFire

    Ultra hi-res photo illustrates destructive beauty of #MuizenbergFire

    Plenty of people have been sharing photos of the wild fire that’s been sweeping through the Cape’s Southern peninsula since the early hours of Sunday morning. Few though capture the destructive beauty of the blaze as powerfully as this ultra hi-r…
    - 24 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:15am -
  • Seinfeld with a cast of millions: what #TheDress tells us about internet culture today

    Seinfeld with a cast of millions: what #TheDress tells us about internet culture today

    Twitter is a giant episode of Seinfeld with a cast of millions. That was my first reaction to the conversation around #TheDress when I checked my timeline on Friday morning. With the whole of the US entranced by the #llamadrama the previous night, it…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:00am -
  • Here’s everything you need to know about the enormous Roc space plane

    Here’s everything you need to know about the enormous Roc space plane

    Deep in the Californian Mojave desert an ambitious project is taking place that aims to send ripples through the corridors of time. A beast is being created, the likes of which the world has never seen. This creature is “Roc”, named after the Mid…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 4:46am -

Make Use Of

  • 5 Email Tools & Utilities You Should Try

    5 Email Tools & Utilities You Should Try

    Is email dead? Some people seem to think so, and some disagree. Personally I think it is just being overshadowed by social media, and the instant messaging apps which are constantly popping up on mobile devices. But email will always be around, and t…
    - 3 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:30am -
  • Learn to Dine Properly Around The World

    Learn to Dine Properly Around The World

    Just recently, we took a look at the proper way to answer and talk on the phone in different parts of the world. Turns out, that’s not the old thing that’s different when you step out of the borders of your own country. Dining properly changes v…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:30am -
  • Who Is Your Favorite YouTube Celebrity? [We Ask You]

    Who Is Your Favorite YouTube Celebrity? [We Ask You]

    Whatever you think of the idea of “celebrity,” YouTube has its own breed of personalities who have as much right to own that title as any actor, singer, or reality television star. These are the people who are guaranteed tens of thousands of view…
    - 6 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:30am -
  • How to Emulate Android and Run Android Apps on Your PC

    How to Emulate Android and Run Android Apps on Your PC

    In many cases, Android apps are superior to desktop apps. They’re compact, often better written, and have a low resource footprint. Many popular services have a surfeit of mobile apps, but little on offer for desktop platforms, save the odd browser…
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:00pm -
  • The History of Biometric Security, and How It’s Being Used Today

    The History of Biometric Security, and How It’s Being Used Today

    Biometric security devices were long held ideals in science fiction movies that seemed plausible enough to actually happen, but a little too far-fetched for real world application. While law enforcement, and high-security facilities have been using b…
    - 13 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:00pm -
  • 4 Top Hacker Groups And What They Want

    4 Top Hacker Groups And What They Want

    With Hollywood’s glamorisation of hacking, it’s easy to think of hacker groups as some kind of romantic back-room revolutionaries. But who are they really, what do they stand for, and what attacks have they conducted in the past? We see the stori…
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:00pm -
  • Linux Treasures: 11 Sublime Native Linux Apps That Will Make You Want To Switch

    Linux Treasures: 11 Sublime Native Linux Apps That Will Make You Want To Switch

    Why should you use Linux? To use some of the best applications made for any platform. If you don’t believe me, here’s a list of great Linux apps. You can find all of these in the default Ubuntu repositories, and likely in the repositories of what…
    - 16 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 4:00pm -
  • 20 Years In Prison For Revenge Porn; Here’s What That Is And Why It’s A Crime

    20 Years In Prison For Revenge Porn; Here’s What That Is And Why It’s A Crime

    We’ve all been there and done that. We are in a close relationship with someone, and during a moment of sexual passion, a camera is produced. Risque photos are taken, with the assurance they will never be shown to anyone else. This happened in the…
    - 17 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 3:00pm -
  • 10 Mistakes That Make You Sound Like a Rookie Linux User

    10 Mistakes That Make You Sound Like a Rookie Linux User

    If you’ve chosen to learn Linux to use as your operating system, you’ve made a great choice! There’s a lot to learn about Linux, and if you want to make the most use out of the open source operating system, it’s important to learn and improve…
    - 18 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:00pm -
  • Forgot An Event? Send A Quick Card Or Gift From Your iPhone

    Forgot An Event? Send A Quick Card Or Gift From Your iPhone

    In the digital age, you have far fewer excuses for forgetting an important event — but when you do, you also have a lot more options for making up for it! Whether you’re looking to send a card or a gift, a range of apps have you covered. Here…
    - 19 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • 5 Amazing Linux Video Players for Watching Movies and Shows

    5 Amazing Linux Video Players for Watching Movies and Shows

    Linux is fantastic for variety. There are dozens of video players to choose from and they’ll all get the job done — so which one should you use? Which one is right for you? Variety is great, but who has the time to sift through it all? My two fav…
    - 20 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 12:00pm -
  • Freak Attack Security Flaw Revealed, Valve Teases Steam Machines [Tech News Digest]

    Freak Attack Security Flaw Revealed, Valve Teases Steam Machines [Tech News Digest]

    FREAK attacks Android and iOS, Valve gets Steamy, the NVIDIA Shield set-top box, study comics with Stan Lee, Vince Vaughn’s stock images, and GEICO trolls YouTube users. FREAK Attack Affects Millions of Users It’s a very FREAKy bug. The kind you…
    - 20 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:30am -
  • Great Days Starts Great Mornings. Start Yours With These Rituals

    Great Days Starts Great Mornings. Start Yours With These Rituals

    The way you start your day completely sets the tone for the rest of it. If you start, the rest of the day could end up being lazy. But if you get going with a productive start, you can build from that and end up with a fulfilling and productive day.…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:30am -
  • 10 of the Best Google Chrome Experiments You Need to Try

    10 of the Best Google Chrome Experiments You Need to Try

    Whether you love or hate Google Chrome, it has changed the way we browse the Web. Firefox has already adopted many of its traits, and Microsoft is set to do the same with its new Spartan browser launching alongside Windows 10. Google has promoted pro…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 1:30am -
  • Snapchat Hacking: How Strippers Make Money & What Musicians Need to Know

    Snapchat Hacking: How Strippers Make Money & What Musicians Need to Know

    It’s rumoured to be a rival to TV. With astronomical viewing figures, original content, and good reason for advertisers to come on board, Snapchat is going places. But are you coming with it? If you’re part of the slightly older generation of soc…
    - 1 day ago, 3 Mar 15, 10:30pm -

ALL THINGS DIGITAL

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  • Five Reasons Why You Should Opt for Business Automation Solutions

    Five Reasons Why You Should Opt for Business Automation Solutions

    Would you use a calculator when you have the option of feeding formulas into a spreadsheet program? The latter automates the process and allows you to perform multiple calculations using simple keyboard shortcuts. The calculator, on the other hand, w…
    - 21 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:51am -
  • Dumbphones vs. Smartphones: The question of sanity

    Dumbphones vs. Smartphones: The question of sanity

    Smartphones are amazing. But dumbphones also had their unique moments. By dumbphone I mean your Bird, Motorola C110, Samsung True Eye, and all the way back to the Nokia 3310. Yeah, I’m referring to that old, indestructible phone with two weeks of b…
    - 22 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:13am -
  • MTN brings Family and Friends back on the new TruTalk Plan

    MTN brings Family and Friends back on the new TruTalk Plan

    At some point in the history of mobile telephony in Nigeria, after “Free Midnight Calls”, the Family and Friends plan was probably the most innovative thing in that space. Then MTN scrapped theirs and introduced new plans in its place. It’s bac…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Mar 15, 2:09pm -
  • The new “BlackBerry Torch” has a double curved display like Samsung’s Galaxy 6 Edge

    The new “BlackBerry Torch” has a double curved display like Samsung’s Galaxy 6 Edge

    BlackBerry Torch lovers unite! BlackBerry has just teased the world with a BlackBerry Slider device in the works. “Slider” in this sense is more a description and not the actual name or codename of the device. The name of codename hasn’t been l…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Mar 15, 10:23am -
  • BlackBerry Leap, BlackBerry’s newest device is now official

    BlackBerry Leap, BlackBerry’s newest device is now official

    A few days ago, we gave you an unofficial look at BlackBerry’s next device, the BlackBerry Leap but we didn’t have all the details at that point. At the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona though, BlackBerry has just officially announced t…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Mar 15, 9:55am -
  • Microsoft announces the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL

    Microsoft announces the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL

    Since the Nokia acquisition, Microsoft‘s hardware strategy seems to be to focus on the low-to-mid end range while trying to convert users onto its ecosystem. The Lumia 640 and 640 XL which were just announced at MWC2015, are another rung in this st…
    - 3 days ago, 2 Mar 15, 12:53pm -
  • You can now choose your BBM pin, remove ads and more with the new BBM Update

    You can now choose your BBM pin, remove ads and more with the new BBM Update

    We mentioned a while ago that BBM was getting a couple of new features in its next update. That update arrives today. The new update brings with it the ability to buy custom PINs 6-8 characters in length for $1.99 a month and also disable all the ads…
    - 3 days ago, 2 Mar 15, 11:42am -
  • Sandisk has made a 200GB MicroSD card for your phone

    Sandisk has made a 200GB MicroSD card for your phone

    With the rise in technological advancements and rapid generation of content, the need for larger storage became a concern as well. But even with the advancements we have made, SanDisk’s latest feat is one which still wows. They have managed somehow…
    - 3 days ago, 2 Mar 15, 11:02am -
  • Samsung unveils the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

    Samsung unveils the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

    Any Galaxy flagship phone Samsung works on is hyped, overly so but when unveiled, it’s usually met with the ‘meh’ reaction and shrugs. Interest in Samsung phones have waned over the years, with the Galaxy S5 not earning the company as much rev…
    - 3 days ago, 1 Mar 15, 11:02pm -
  • HTC unveils the One M9, and wait, there’s more!

    HTC unveils the One M9, and wait, there’s more!

    After much anticipation, HTC finally unveiled their new flagship, the One M9 at Mobile World Congress today. Well, not just the M9. HTC has been struggling of late to maintain relevance in the Android phone space with companies such as Xiaomi and One…
    - 3 days ago, 1 Mar 15, 8:20pm -

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  • Etsy Files For IPO

    Etsy Files For IPO

    The goods seller is finally going public.Etsy, the Brooklyn-based online retailer that makes it easy for people to market and sell their handmade goods, is going public. The company filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities…
    - 8 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:47pm -
  • Ad Legend Alex Bogusky Partners With Fusion: The Complicated Backstory

    Ad Legend Alex Bogusky Partners With Fusion: The Complicated Backstory

    The man who once fronted for Burger King and Coca-Cola will now spearhead the social impact engine for the new millennial media company.Alex Bogusky, the ad world's agile master of reinvention, has now paired up with new media outfit, Fusion, which i…
    - 13 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:45pm -
  • Budget Smartphone Upstart Xiaomi Invades Europe--Without Phones

    Budget Smartphone Upstart Xiaomi Invades Europe--Without Phones

    Xiaomi plans to open an accessories store in Europe offering headphones and fitness bands, but no phones yet.In the barely five years since its founding, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has aggressively carved out a space for itself in the sma…
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:45pm -
  • Private Spaceflight Gets A New Boost From Silicon Valley

    Private Spaceflight Gets A New Boost From Silicon Valley

    If BVP's investment is successful, satellites could be launched for the price of a not-particularly-luxurious Manhattan apartment.One of Silicon Valley's best-known venture capital companies is making a big bet on outer space. Bessemer Venture Partne…
    - 17 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 3:00pm -
  • What A Pong-Beating Robot Says About Where Silicon Valley Is Taking AI

    What A Pong-Beating Robot Says About Where Silicon Valley Is Taking AI

    Google DeepMind's breakthrough hints at the possibilities of multipurpose artificial intelligence.Back in 1975, two young computer hackers named Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak helped create a game called Breakout. Inspired by the popular paddle-and-bal…
    - 18 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:00pm -
  • Meet Henri, A Box For Designing The Screenless Interfaces Of Tomorrow

    Meet Henri, A Box For Designing The Screenless Interfaces Of Tomorrow

    Created by Method, the Henri will help designers invent UIs out of light and sound.Smart devices have created new problems for designers to solve, not least of which is interface: how does a gadget or appliance communicate to you when it doesn't have…
    - 19 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 1:15pm -

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  • Watch the viral video that reminds us 'love has no labels'

    Watch the viral video that reminds us 'love has no labels'

    This is probably the most heartwarming thing you’ll see all day. Skeletons kiss, hug and dance on a massive X-ray screen in a new PSA from Ad Council, filmed on Valentine’s Day in Santa Monica, California. But when people step out from behind th…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:01pm -
  • Prince's junior high basketball photo is awesome

    Prince's junior high basketball photo is awesome

    Before he traded his jersey for a blouse, Prince had some game (and a big afro) on the basketball court back in the day. The photo evidence comes courtesy of a tweet by Minneapolis Star Tribune reporter Libor Jany, who went into the archives and fou…
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:26pm -
  • Vince Vaughn's goofy stock photos promote 'Unfinished Business'

    Vince Vaughn's goofy stock photos promote 'Unfinished Business'

    Actors Vince Vaughn, Dave Franco and Tom Wilkinson are here for "Unfinished Business" — and all your stock photo needs.Media outlets, businesses, advertisers and websites often turn to stock photos — staged, royalty-free pics of anonymous people…
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:40pm -
  • Taylor Swift celebrates pal's birthday with star-studded girls' night in

    Taylor Swift celebrates pal's birthday with star-studded girls' night in

    Maybe she uses an extra-long selfie stick. How else does Taylor Swift always manage to squeeze all of her besties into a single photo frame? The latest Instagram snap posted by the “Style” singer shows her in celebratory mode, wishing a happy bir…
    - 13 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:13pm -
  • Like father, like son: Baby bursts into tears whenever dad cries

    Like father, like son: Baby bursts into tears whenever dad cries

    If daddy's not happy, baby's not happy! It's a sound enough sentiment, and there's just no denying it after watching this father-son video.Fabian Herrera is the proud papa of a particularly empathetic 6-month-old, and in a clip titled "Sweetheart Bab…
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:59pm -
  • Hoda Kotb, Erica Hill honored with Gracie Awards; TODAY wins four overall

    Hoda Kotb, Erica Hill honored with Gracie Awards; TODAY wins four overall

    The Gracie Awards celebrate the accomplishments of women in media, and when the annual event is held in Los Angeles this May, TODAY will be honored in four categories.Among the winners is Hoda Kotb, who won for Outstanding Host in News/Non-fiction. O…
    - 15 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 4:50pm -
  • 'Archer's' Christian Slater reveals his cartoon crush (and his TODAY crush, too)

    'Archer's' Christian Slater reveals his cartoon crush (and his TODAY crush, too)

    Big- and small-screen star Christian Slater recently tuned up his resumé with a role on one of TV's hottest animated series, "Archer." And he's found plenty to love about the gig. "(They) created this Slater character," he said of his role, a CIA a…
    - 16 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 4:24pm -
  • KLG's necklace, Hoda's dress are affordable

    KLG's necklace, Hoda's dress are affordable

    "Cheap Chica" Lilliana Vazquez reveals the affordable price of Kathie Lee's necklace and Hoda's dress, and explains how you can bring off their looks for less.
    - 16 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 4:09pm -
  • Lilliana's Luxe for Less: Guess the price of these affordable pieces!

    Lilliana's Luxe for Less: Guess the price of these affordable pieces!

    Kathie Lee and Hoda always look spectacular on air, but you don't need a morning show budget to get their look! Lilliana Vazquez proves that a work-friendly dress and sleek necklace don't need to cost a bundle.So, we asked you: How much do you think…
    - 16 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 4:01pm -
  • 'It's crazy': 'Karate Kid' star Ralph Macchio talks about being an empty nester

    'It's crazy': 'Karate Kid' star Ralph Macchio talks about being an empty nester

    Whatever else he may do in his long career, to many fans Ralph Macchio will always be "The Karate Kid." Who can forget that baby-faced young actor who crane-kicked his way into so many hearts starting in 1984?Well, get ready for some nostalgia whipla…
    - 16 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 3:58pm -

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  • NewAfter Swype, HTC taps China's TouchPal for new Android keyboard

    After Swype, HTC taps China's TouchPal for new Android keyboard

    Tech-savvy users may have already come across TouchPal when trying different keyboards on Android and iOS 8 (and maybe even Windows 8), but it looks like a whole lot more people will be introduced to it soon. According to the Shanghai-based keyboard…
    - 16 mins ago, 5 Mar 15, 7:42am -
  • NewThe creators of 'Monument Valley' are redesigning your car dash

    The creators of 'Monument Valley' are redesigning your car dash

    The developer of Monument Valley, Ustwo, isn't just content with designing beautiful puzzle games and tablet software -- it wants to rethink your car's dashboard, too. The company has partnered with Car Design Research to build a prototype for an ins…
    - 1 hour ago, 5 Mar 15, 6:55am -
  • NewHillary Clinton: 'I want the public to see my email'

    Hillary Clinton: 'I want the public to see my email'

    Hillary Clinton's exclusive use of a self-hosted email address has been at the center of controversy over the last few days, and now the former Secretary of State tweets that she wants those emails -- or at least the 55,000 pages she has shared with…
    - 3 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 5:14am -
  • Hyundai lets owners control their cars with smartwatches

    Hyundai lets owners control their cars with smartwatches

    Hey, Hyundai owners, it's finally here: the Blue Link companion app for smartwatches that the automaker promised back during CES this year. And yes, you can use it to remotely lock/unlock doors, start/stop the engine, flash lights or honk any Blue Li…
    - 3 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:42am -
  • Etsy wants to raise up to $300 million by going public

    Etsy wants to raise up to $300 million by going public

    Etsy, yes that marketplace for handcrafted and bespoke goods, plans to raise money not by selling custom crocheted rabbit hats or bohemian jewelry, but by doing an initial public offering. The Brooklyn company has just filed an S-1 form at the US Sec…
    - 4 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 3:55am -
  • The big US carriers will shut down their mobile wallet this month

    The big US carriers will shut down their mobile wallet this month

    There was no question that AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon gave up on their Softcard mobile payment service when they agreed to pre-install Google Wallet, but it's now apparent that they're beating an especially hasty retreat. Softcard is telling users th…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 3:02am -
  • FTC offers a $25,000 prize if you can trap robocallers

    FTC offers a $25,000 prize if you can trap robocallers

    Yep, the Federal Trade Commission still hates robocalls as much as you do. The agency has launched a contest where you'll get a $25,000 top prize if you develop technology that sends illegal automated telemarketing to a honeypot system, which makes i…
    - 6 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:15am -
  • Daily Roundup: Nintendo and indie gaming, HTC's attempt at VR and more!

    Daily Roundup: Nintendo and indie gaming, HTC's attempt at VR and more!

    In today's Daily Roundup, we take a look at Nintendo's relationship with indie game makers, find out how Valve wants to change VR and chat with HTC's chief designer. Head past the break to get caught up on all of the day's top stories....
    - 6 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:43am -
  • The Associated Press is automating college sports news, too

    The Associated Press is automating college sports news, too

    In an effort to bring the masses more sports news, the Associated Press plans to use automated tech for stories it wouldn't normally cover. The AP is working with the NCAA this spring to produce game reports across Division I baseball, Division I wom…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:59am -
  • Here's how Minecraft creates its gigantic worlds

    Here's how Minecraft creates its gigantic worlds

    Have you wondered how Minecraft can produce massive worlds that are still chock-full of little details, like elaborate cliff faces and waterfalls? PBS' Game/Show is more than happy to explain in a new video. As you'll see below, Mojang's game relies…
    - 8 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:16am -

THE NEXT WEB

  • NewYou can now start your Hyundai car with your Android Wear smartwatch

    You can now start your Hyundai car with your Android Wear smartwatch

    Hyundai has updated its Blue Link Android app with support for Android Wear. The latest version lets owners remote lock, unlock and start their cars from their smartwatches. In addition to locking and starting your car with your watch, you can al…
    - 1 hour ago, 5 Mar 15, 6:37am -
  • NewGoogle’s new Maps API lets developers follow the road for smoother routes

    Google’s new Maps API lets developers follow the road for smoother routes

    Google has announced its new Google Maps Roads API that allows developers to create better route visualizations in their apps from raw GPS data by following actual roads. The new API fixes the problem of GPS jitter, wherein apps display odd routes th…
    - 2 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 5:39am -
  • NewFlynx Android browser app works in the background to line up your links

    Flynx Android browser app works in the background to line up your links

    One small screen — so many links. How do you keep them organized? Flynx, an Android app that has just emerged from beta, is a lightweight browser that runs in the background, offering an uninterrupted browsing experience for multitaskers. Wrapped i…
    - 3 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 5:26am -
  • Google’s AdWords Android app is now available globally

    Google’s AdWords Android app is now available globally

    Google launched an Android app for its AdWords advertising platform last month, but it was only available to users in Canada. Today, the company has announced that the app is rolling out across the globe. AdWords for Android lets you check out camp…
    - 3 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:47am -
  • Imgur is launching an iOS app for on-the-go browsing

    Imgur is launching an iOS app for on-the-go browsing

    Everyone’s favorite place to get memes and GIFs, Imgur, is getting its own iOS app. If your first reaction is, “wait, didn’t they already have an app?” You would be correct, but Imgur says this is way better than that old app which they hav…
    - 4 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:00am -
  • Zap brings the business card into the digital age; lets you make it rain

    Zap brings the business card into the digital age; lets you make it rain

    Everyone hates business cards, right? Remembering to actually take them to events and not losing those that others give to you isn’t exactly easy. Zap for iPhone wants to bring the business card into the smartphone age. Zap lets you create a virtu…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 3:05am -
  • Vintage film footage of old-time New York travels back to the future

    Vintage film footage of old-time New York travels back to the future

    Even if you’ve never stepped foot in New York City, scenes from YesterVid’s vintage footage dating back to 1896 –and spanning 1896 to 1905 — is breathtaking. Despite its faded monochromatic appearance and heavy grain, it showcases the disti…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:22pm -
  • Etsy files for an IPO with plans to raise up to $100 million

    Etsy files for an IPO with plans to raise up to $100 million

    Etsy, the platform for buying and selling handmade goodies, is filing for an initial public offering (IPO), according to a blog post. The proposed offering is $100 million, according to the filing. Reports that Etsywould be filing for an IPO first a…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:53pm -
  • Babble will help you stop using Lorem Ipsum in your designs

    Babble will help you stop using Lorem Ipsum in your designs

    A tiny new OS X app wants to help you stop using Lorem Ipsum in your designs. Much has been written about how Lorem Ipsum is killing your designs and why not to use it, so this app will help you break the habit. Babble lives in your menu bar and gen…
    - 10 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:21pm -
  • EA is shutting down Maxis Emeryville, the studio that brought you SimCity and The Sims

    EA is shutting down Maxis Emeryville, the studio that brought you SimCity and The Sims

    Sad news, fans of Maxis’ simulation games: EA today suddenly closed Maxis’ Emeryville office. The company was behind many popular games like the latest ‘SimCity’, ‘Spore’ and even ‘The Sims’. In a statement to Polygon today, EA said…
    - 11 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:53pm -

CONSUMER TECH NEWS

  • NewHuawei To Launch Honor 6 Plus In India This Month

    Huawei To Launch Honor 6 Plus In India This Month

    Huawei is on a mission to bring 4 G to the masses indeed. While the Chinese telecommunications specialist is all geared up to launch its 4.5 G network in Europe, it foresees India to be a big market for the same. After announcing that its dual-lens,…
    - 41 mins ago, 5 Mar 15, 7:17am -
  • NewXolo Q600 Club Launched in India

    Xolo Q600 Club Launched in India

    Xolo has recently launched the latest member of its Q Core Club series smartphones dubbed as the Q600 Club.With a price tag of Rs.6,499, the new 4.5-inch smartphone comes with special box speakers with DTS audio support, smart remote solution and Ho…
    - 2 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 6:12am -
  • NewLenovo A7000 4G Announced In India

    Lenovo A7000 4G Announced In India

    Within just two months since the launch of budget smartphone A6000, the Chinese smartphone giant Lenovo has already announced its next budget smartphone A7000.While there are no exact price details of the phone yet, we guess that it would be priced…
    - 3 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 5:04am -
  • Samsung Puts Up Official Hands-On Videos Of Its GALAXY S6

    Samsung Puts Up Official Hands-On Videos Of Its GALAXY S6

    Seriously, we haven’t seen Samsung this active since... Well never. What we are talking about are those hands-on videos that the Korean giant has posted online, that gives everyone a clear look at the features (both of hardware and software) of its…
    - 4 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:26am -
  • HTC Just Revealed Its One M9 Price Tag For The US

    HTC Just Revealed Its One M9 Price Tag For The US

    HTC, thanks to a contest held for the US market has just revealed the approximate price of the recently announced HTC One M9. The device according to the contest’s terms and conditions will cost in the range of 599 USD, which in roughly Rs 37,000 i…
    - 4 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 3:34am -
  • Samsung GALAXY S6 Dominates Geekbench At MWC

    Samsung GALAXY S6 Dominates Geekbench At MWC

    Plenty of users got their hands on both Samsung’s and HTC’s flagships at the MWC after launch and as always, everyone wanted to know which smartphone fared better in terms of benchmarking. Well, the results are out and Samsung’s GALAXY S6 does…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:44am -
  • Surface Pro 3 Bags The Best Tablet Award At MWC

    Surface Pro 3 Bags The Best Tablet Award At MWC

    Mobile industry's biggest fair, Mobile World Congress is in full swing. On a happening day in Barcelona, the highlight of the day was the CSMA award ceremony. As reported a few hours earlier, Apple shared the best smartphone award with the Korean bra…
    - 17 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:34pm -
  • Samsung Opens Up About Choosing Exynos Over Snapdragon

    Samsung Opens Up About Choosing Exynos Over Snapdragon

    Now that the world has embraced Samsung’s new GALAXY S6 edge, Samsung’s CEO, J. K. Shin could not help but make a few things clear about the company’s choice of picking its home grown Exynos over Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipsets.The answer to…
    - 18 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:10pm -
  • iPhone 6 And LG G3 Win The Best Smartphone Award

    iPhone 6 And LG G3 Win The Best Smartphone Award

    The Global Mobile Awards have concluded at the MWC 2015. The biggest news is that the iPhone 6 and LG G3 have won in the best mobile phone category. Nothing new for Apple, but someone in South Korea would be overjoyed right now.Established in 1996,…
    - 20 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 12:14pm -
  • Intex Aqua N7 Launched At Rs. 3,990

    Intex Aqua N7 Launched At Rs. 3,990

    Intex Technologies has added another budget smartphone to its Aqua family dubbed as the Aqua N7.The new phone priced at Rs. 3,990 comes with a 4-inch WVGA screen and powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor.The dual-SIM phone which supports 3G connect…
    - 20 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:32am -
  • NVIDIA Shield Is The World’s First 4 K Android TV Console

    NVIDIA Shield Is The World’s First 4 K Android TV Console

    NVIDIA announced its all new Shield set top box today. In a segment that is crowded with set-top boxes from different companies such as Amazon, Google and more, NVIDIA also took the chance to announce its new Grid, a connected gaming service as well…
    - 21 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:13am -
  • Apple Emerges As The Top Smartphone Vendor In Q4 2015

    Apple Emerges As The Top Smartphone Vendor In Q4 2015

    American technology research firm Gartner is back with some interesting numbers. According to the latest data, Samsung Lost the numero uno position to Apple globally in fourth quarter of 2014.Tim Cook's decision to release the iPhone in two sizes tu…
    - 22 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:14am -
  • Two Asus Tablets Available Exclusively On Flipkart

    Two Asus Tablets Available Exclusively On Flipkart

    Asus has come up with two new tablets - Asus Fonepad 7 (FE171CG) priced at Rs.10,999 and Asus MeMO Pad 8 (ME581CL) at Rs.19,999.It is said that both the tablets will be exclusively available from Flipkart.The company is going gaga about the two tab…
    - 22 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:33am -
  • Newer Android Lollipop Devices Will Not Be Encrypted By Default

    Newer Android Lollipop Devices Will Not Be Encrypted By Default

    As many of you who have the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update may have noticed by now, not every device has encryption turned on. This is clearly because of the fact that device encryption does affect performance drastically as can be seen on the Ne…
    - 24 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:04am -
  • BlackBerry’s Slide-Out QWERTY Smartphone Seems Clueless

    BlackBerry’s Slide-Out QWERTY Smartphone Seems Clueless

    Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry indeed had something up its sleeve after its long, presentation at the MWC 2015. The company’s Ron Louks pulled out a rather unusual smartphone with a form factor that is more reminiscent to slider smartphones f…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:11am -
  • Upcoming GALAXY Note 5 To Sport A Dual Edge Display

    Upcoming GALAXY Note 5 To Sport A Dual Edge Display

    In a Q&A session after the launch of the Samsung GALAXY 6 smartphones at the MWC, Samsung revealed that it has plans to incorporate a dual-edge display for its upcoming Note 5 as well.The news was confirmed when VP of Samsung Products Strategy Team,…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:37am -
  • Intex Aqua Speed Launched With Android KitKat; Upgradable To Lollipop

    Intex Aqua Speed Launched With Android  KitKat; Upgradable To Lollipop

    Targeting the budget mobile users who are the majority in India, Intex Technologies has come up with another budget smartphone dubbed as the Aqua Speed priced at Rs. 7,444.Surprisingly, the phone which is exclusive available only on eBay India is be…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:32am -
  • Vivo Unviels Upgraded X5Max Model With Bigger Battery

    Vivo Unviels Upgraded X5Max Model With Bigger Battery

    Chinese mobile manufacturer Vivo has launched an upgraded variant of its Vivo X5Max smartphone recently.The ugraded variant dubbed as X5Max+ is priced at Rs. 29,500.It looks like there are no much differences between the original Vivo X5Max and the…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:54am -
  • Smart Helmets For Both Bike And Mobile Lovers!

    Smart Helmets For Both Bike And Mobile Lovers!

    It looks like technology is heading into a highway where there is no speed limit in its reach and growth.To add this, Skully Inc., has recently come up with a creative gadget which bike riders would love to the core.Well, if you are guessing that i…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:14am -
  • Rumour: An iOS App For Android Wear Is In The Works

    Rumour: An iOS App For Android Wear Is In The Works

    As of today, Android Wear is indeed the platform to beat when it comes to smartwatches (both sales and variety). While many (manufacturers) believe that Android Wear may not be the perfect platform for pulling off the same, Google seems to think othe…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 4:05am -

TECH DIGEST TV

  • WATCH: New Wolfenstein trailer
    The trailer for a stand alone expansion to last year’s hit Wolfenstein: The New Order has just arrived courtesy of Bethesda. Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is actually a prequel to last year’s game and takes place in 1946 – just as the Nazis are on…
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:55pm -
  • Is Nokia making phones… again?!

    Is Nokia making phones… again?!

    Could Nokia be working on a new phone? What once might have been unremarkable is now quite unexpected. So, rewind to last year and you’ll remember that Nokia sold its mobile phone business to Microsoft – and gradually the “Nokia” name has bee…
    - 17 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:52pm -
  • WATCH: Interview with Slava Rubin, CEO of Indiegogo
    Holly over at ShinyShiny has been speaking to Slava Rubin, CEO of crowdfunding platform Indiegogo. You can watch the full interview below: And do head over to ShinyShiny for her other great interviews from the MWC show floor.
    - 19 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 1:22pm -
  • Samsung slowing production of smartwatches

    Samsung slowing production of smartwatches

    Surprising news out of Samsung today as one of the company’s executives has apparently said that the company won’t be releasing fifty billion new smartwatches, each ever-so-slightly different, like you might expect. According to Trusted Reviews,…
    - 19 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 12:41pm -
  • New Grand Theft Auto 5 game mode to recreate cycle commuting in London

    New Grand Theft Auto 5 game mode to recreate cycle commuting in London

    Rockstar games has announced the edition of several new game modes to GTA Online – one of which will sound familiar to anyone who has ever tried to ride a bike through the streets of London. The new mode, called “Hasta La Vista” pits cyclists a…
    - 22 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:11am -
  • Nvidia unveils “SHIELD” home console based on Android TV

    Nvidia unveils “SHIELD” home console based on Android TV

    At Mobile World Congress today Nvidia has announced a new console for your TV – which it claims will play games in 1080p, 60fps, and look as good as something on the PS4 or Xbox One. The Nvidia SHIELD is based on Android TV – Google’s TV platfo…
    - 22 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:55am -
  • WATCH: Putin is now ruining space too
    According to the TMRO Space Pod, Ukraine’s space industry is on the verge of collapse. I know what you’re thinking: “Ukraine has a space industry?”. Turns out it does – and it is rather important, and a major manufacturer of rockets. Unfort…
    - 23 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:52am -
  • Sony confirms Project Morpheus specs

    Sony confirms Project Morpheus specs

    Sony sure knows how to excite gamers. Last night the company posted the below tweet, confirming that its Oculus-style VR headset that is currently in development, codenamed Project Morpheus, is nearing its final hardware spec – and that it will run…
    - 23 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:37am -
  • Is Google planning to bring an Android Wear app to iPhone?

    Is Google planning to bring an Android Wear app to iPhone?

    An intriguing rumour this morning courtesy of, umm, MacRumours, which reports that Google could be planning to bring an Android Wear app to iPhone. This could mean that Android Wear devices would be compatible with iPhone – not just Android. Such a…
    - 24 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:23am -
  • Valve announces “Steam Link” game streamer

    Valve announces “Steam Link” game streamer

    Want to play your PC games on the big screen in front of the sofa? Then good news as Valve has announced the “Steam Link” receiver that will stream games from its popular PC gaming platform. Steam Link is essentially a small box that you plug int…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:44am -

Tech Eye

  • January weak for semiconductor sales

    January weak for semiconductor sales

    The European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) said that sales in January 2015 were weak – but that’s true for most other regions too because of seasonal factors.Sales in Europe were driven by discrete semi devices, optoelectronic device…
    - 16 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 4:25pm -
  • Android ruled the smart roost in 2014

    Android ruled the smart roost in 2014

    In 2014 Android was dominant as the operating system for smart devices – including smartphones and tablets.And while Google’s Android OS will rule the roost this year too, as more “intelligence” goes into cars, glasses, and watches, ABI Rese…
    - 17 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:40pm -
  • Apple, Google scramble to fix bug

    Apple, Google scramble to fix bug

    Both Google and Apple devices are vulnerable to a bug and the companies are rushing to create patches for people that have such devices.The bug – named Freak – has been in devices for years and follows US government rules in the 1990s which forc…
    - 17 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:31pm -
  • IBM makes gold for Alchemy API

    IBM makes gold for Alchemy API

    Big Blue said it has bought a company that specialises in creating scalable cognitive computing application program interface (API) services and deep learning technology.IBM said it has bought the company because it is complementary to its own devel…
    - 18 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:21pm -
  • Server market grew in Q4 2014

    Server market grew in Q4 2014

    Figures supplied by market analyst company Gartner showed that the worldwide server market grew 4.8 percent in shipments for the fourth quarter of 2014.And revenues grew 2.2 percent in that quarter, compared to the fourth quarter of 2013.Jeffrey He…
    - 18 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:13pm -
  • Huawei increases 5G patent portfolio

    Huawei increases 5G patent portfolio

    Huawei is spending a bomb to improve its 5G patent portfolio.The outfit said that it wants to spend $600 million on 5G wireless research and development from 2013 to 2018.But speaking to reporters at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yesterday…
    - 23 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:11am -
  • Alibaba gets its own US cloud

    Alibaba gets its own US cloud

    Alibaba is launching a cloud computing hub in Silicon Valley which is the first that the e-commerce giant has set up outside of China.The new California data centre marks the Chinese company’s latest expansion onto an US market dominated by Amazon…
    - 23 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:09am -
  • Snowden wants to come in from the cold

    Snowden wants to come in from the cold

    US spy agency whistleblower Edward Snowden is apparently negotiating a return to the US.A Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden said the man who the US wanted to give the death penalty for leaking details of its spy schemes was working with American and…
    - 23 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:07am -
  • AMD searches for artificial reality love

    AMD searches for artificial reality love

    AMD has been showing the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco its LiquidVR SDK that will help developers customise virtual reality content for AMD hardware.AMD said that LiquidVR SDK makes a number of technologies available which help address…
    - 23 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:05am -
  • Apple fanboys get political

    Apple fanboys get political

    Owners of shiny expensive Apple gear are starting to use their phones to mount political campaigns.According to the Guardian newspaper Apple fanboys are trolling their politicians with iMessage texts in protest over a law which would increase the le…
    - 23 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:02am -

TechPINIONS

  • How to Succeed in Venture Capital the John Doerr Way

    How to Succeed in Venture Capital the John Doerr Way

    Famed investor John Doerr’s testimony in a high-profile bias trial offered a glimpse into the tension between venture capital's gender problem and its faith in meritocracy. The post How to Succeed in Venture Capital the John Doerr Way appeared firs…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:53am -
  • Etsy Lost Its Soul, But That Doesn’t Matter to Its IPO

    Etsy Lost Its Soul, But That Doesn’t Matter to Its IPO

    Etsy is now a ticker symbol on the NASDAQ stock exchange. And that's telling. The post Etsy Lost Its Soul, But That Doesn’t Matter to Its IPO appeared first on WIRED.
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:14am -
  • Mercedes’ Bonkers Self-Driving Concept Is Roaming SF

    Mercedes’ Bonkers Self-Driving Concept Is Roaming SF

    The most likely explanation for the jaunt around the Bay Area is that Mercedes-Benz is filming some sort of promotional video about, or at least including, the F015. The post Mercedes’ Bonkers Self-Driving Concept Is Roaming SF appeared first on WI…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:30am -
  • Your McNuggets: Soon Without a Side of Antibiotics

    Your McNuggets: Soon Without a Side of Antibiotics

    Fast food giant McDonald's volunteers to buy only chicken raised without routine antibiotic use, a move likely to shake up both the food industry and agriculture. The post Your McNuggets: Soon Without a Side of Antibiotics appeared first on WIRED.
    - 8 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:39pm -
  • Why Clinton’s Private Email Server Was Such a Security Fail

    Why Clinton’s Private Email Server Was Such a Security Fail

    Hillary Clinton's homebrew email solution potentially left the communications of the top US foreign affairs official vulnerable to state-sponsored hackers. The post Why Clinton’s Private Email Server Was Such a Security Fail appeared first on WIRED…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:32pm -
  • Instagram Debuts Slideshows, But Only for Advertisers

    Instagram Debuts Slideshows, But Only for Advertisers

    Advertisers can now pay to post entire slideshows to Instagram with links to outside websites in Facebook's latest attempt to get brands to pay up. The post Instagram Debuts Slideshows, But Only for Advertisers appeared first on WIRED.
    - 10 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:24pm -
  • Oculus Will Launch Its First Big VR Consumer Push in 2015

    Oculus Will Launch Its First Big VR Consumer Push in 2015

    Oculus will make its first big push to get mainstream consumers to buy and play its VR technology with Samsung phones later in 2015, CTO John Carmack said at GDC. The post Oculus Will Launch Its First Big VR Consumer Push in 2015 appeared first on WI…
    - 10 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:48pm -
  • Google Tackles Quantum Computing’s Hardest Problem: Errors

    Google Tackles Quantum Computing’s Hardest Problem: Errors

    Google has built a quantum computer chip that can do error correction. That's a big deal, because without error correction, quantum computing won't work. The post Google Tackles Quantum Computing’s Hardest Problem: Errors appeared first on WIRED.
    - 11 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:48pm -
  • Land Rover Turns Its Mini SUV Into a… Convertible

    Land Rover Turns Its Mini SUV Into a… Convertible

    Land Rover is will make a convertible version of its Evoque SUV, and that's not as crazy as it sounds. The post Land Rover Turns Its Mini SUV Into a… Convertible appeared first on WIRED.
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:12pm -
  • The Weird Quantum Behavior of Light, Captured in a Lab

    The Weird Quantum Behavior of Light, Captured in a Lab

    Light can be a particle and a wave, and now researchers have taken a picture of light acting like both things at once. The post The Weird Quantum Behavior of Light, Captured in a Lab appeared first on WIRED.
    - 13 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:25pm -
  • Alibaba Is Now Competing on Amazon’s Home Turf in the Cloud

    Alibaba Is Now Competing on Amazon’s Home Turf in the Cloud

    Chinese online shopping giant Alibaba may not be competing with Amazon for Americans' retail dollars just yet. But it's now stepping to its US rival in the cloud. The post Alibaba Is Now Competing on Amazon’s Home Turf in the Cloud appeared first o…
    - 15 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 4:52pm -
  • Nvidia’s New Console Doubles as a Superpowered Streamer

    Nvidia’s New Console Doubles as a Superpowered Streamer

    Packed with the mighty new Tegra X1 chip, Nvidia's new set-top box is made to handle 4K video and games streamed from a supercomputer. The post Nvidia’s New Console Doubles as a Superpowered Streamer appeared first on WIRED.
    - 16 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 4:26pm -
  • Alien Landscapes Created Inside a Fish Bowl

    Alien Landscapes Created Inside a Fish Bowl

    Kamiel Rongen creates strange, alien landscapes inside a fish bowl. The post Alien Landscapes Created Inside a Fish Bowl appeared first on WIRED.
    - 16 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 4:00pm -
  • Uber Buys Mapping Startup as Tensions With Google Grow

    Uber Buys Mapping Startup as Tensions With Google Grow

    Uber is finally loosening its chokehold on the billions of dollars it’s raised over the years, with the acquisition of deCarta, a mapping software business that was founded back in 1996. The post Uber Buys Mapping Startup as Tensions With Google Gr…
    - 16 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 3:35pm -
  • WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Misfits

    WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Misfits

    Have you ever wondered what would happen if the X-Men were a bunch of British juvenile delinquents whose only interests were getting drunk, shagging, and punching people in the face? Enter Misfits. The post WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Misfits appeare…
    - 17 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 3:00pm -
  • Photographing Snowflakes in Freefall

    Photographing Snowflakes in Freefall

    A camera has been developed to show photographs of snowflakes in freefall. The post Photographing Snowflakes in Freefall appeared first on WIRED.
    - 17 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 3:00pm -
  • A Smartwatch App That Lets Your Boss Track You Constantly

    A Smartwatch App That Lets Your Boss Track You Constantly

    Kris Duggan is building a social smartwatch app that lets your boss track your quantified self. That may sound like a Silicon Valley send-up. But it’s the real thing. Today, Duggan and his 18-month-old startup, BetterWorks, announced that this wear…
    - 17 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 3:00pm -
  • Chappie Is Loud, Messy, and Surprisingly Radical

    Chappie Is Loud, Messy, and Surprisingly Radical

    The fact that a movie that somehow blends Bicentennial Man with Pacific Rim exists is a miracle. And the only person who could have made it is Neill Blomkamp. The post Chappie Is Loud, Messy, and Surprisingly Radical appeared first on WIRED.
    - 18 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:00pm -
  • The Lululemon Family Launches a ‘Technical Cashmere’ Line

    The Lululemon Family Launches a ‘Technical Cashmere’ Line

    “How could we make cashmere not so precious?” asks J.J. Wilson. The post The Lululemon Family Launches a ‘Technical Cashmere’ Line appeared first on WIRED.
    - 18 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 2:00pm -
  • Ebola’s Not Over For Health Care’s Volunteers

    Ebola’s Not Over For Health Care’s Volunteers

    Health care workers who caught Ebola while treating its victims in the US and in Africa continue to struggle with poor health and the stigma of the disease. The post Ebola’s Not Over For Health Care’s Volunteers appeared first on WIRED.
    - 18 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 1:31pm -

GIZMAG

  • NewInfiniti shows sharply styled QX30 Concept

    Infiniti shows sharply styled QX30 Concept

    Infiniti has previewed a new entry into the increasingly crowded premium-compact SUV segment with the showing of its QX30 Concept at the Geneva Motor Show. .. Continue Reading Infiniti shows sharply styled QX30 ConceptSection: AutomotiveTags: Geneva…
    - 22 mins ago, 5 Mar 15, 7:36am -
  • New90% Off The Ultra Premium Mac Bundle Has Been Extended!

    90% Off The Ultra Premium Mac Bundle Has Been Extended!

    If your Mac’s app lineup is looking a bit tired, here is one almighty upgrade you should check out. The Ultra-Premium Mac Bundle brings together 8 world-class apps (incl. Screenflow, Things, Sid Meier’s Civilization) at an amazing price — plus,…
    - 45 mins ago, 5 Mar 15, 7:13am -
  • NewRolling World Clock hops between time zones with a simple nudge

    Rolling World Clock hops between time zones with a simple nudge

    A smartphone app, an internet search or even some quick calculations are all effective enough ways of working out the time in other locations around the world, but perhaps aren't as elegant as the World Clock from Korean design firm Elevenplus. This…
    - 1 hour ago, 5 Mar 15, 6:53am -
  • NewGraphene-laden GTA Spano supercar boasts 230 mph+ top speed

    Graphene-laden GTA Spano supercar boasts 230 mph+ top speed

    Not all show cars are vaporware and not all boutique supercars are merely dreams. Spania's GTA Spano is a good case in point. It's got looks, it's got performance, it's got an in-house V10 engine and it's got a prominent place at this year's Geneva M…
    - 1 hour ago, 5 Mar 15, 6:37am -
  • i Ready O repurposes old iPhones as vintage radios

    i Ready O repurposes old iPhones as vintage radios

    According to figures just released by Gartner, Apple sold 191.4 million smartphones last year. Sure, a bunch of these are probably being tightly gripped by smiling new owners, but undoubtedly a great number were bought to replace older devices, banis…
    - 4 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 4:08am -
  • Koenigsegg builds on experience with 1,160-hp Agera RS

    Koenigsegg builds on experience with 1,160-hp Agera RS

    Within the world of boutique supercars, Koenigsegg is pretty much sitting at the top of the heap. There are many arguments to support this, but perhaps one of the best is sitting on the company's show stand at Geneva right now. It's called the Koenig…
    - 6 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:48am -
  • iSkin stickers could be used to control mobile devices

    iSkin stickers could be used to control mobile devices

    While a wrist-worn smartwatch may be easier to access than a smartphone that has to be retrieved from a pocket, the things certainly have tiny screens. That could make them rather difficult to use for certain tasks, particularly ones where a larger i…
    - 8 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:09am -
  • SEAT provides a glimpse into its design future with the 20V20

    SEAT provides a glimpse into its design future with the 20V20

    Spanish brand SEAT has provided a glimpse into its future styling direction with the 20V20 Concept, an SUV with a coupe-style roofline and broad range of TDI and TSI engines under the hood. .. Continue Reading SEAT provides a glimpse into its desig…
    - 8 hours ago, 5 Mar 15, 12:01am -
  • Curiosity suffers short circuit

    Curiosity suffers short circuit

    NASA is putting its Curiosity Mars rover on hold for a few days as engineers try to determine the cause and severity of a recent short circuit. The space agency says that during a recent sample-taking operation, the unmanned explorer suffered a trans…
    - 8 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:55pm -
  • Waterproof quadcopter is designed to make a Splash

    Waterproof quadcopter is designed to make a Splash

    Just a few months ago we heard about the HexH2o, a waterproof hexacopter that can shoot both aerial and underwater footage. While it looks like it could be a lot of fun, its US$3,658 price tag certainly isn't for everyone. If you don't mind a drone w…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:12pm -
  • Lockheed Martin laser weapon takes out truck

    Lockheed Martin laser weapon takes out truck

    The battlefield of the future recently came a step closer, as a Lockheed Martin laser weapon took out a truck in a field test. The 30-kW fiber laser weapon system was fired at a small truck mounted on a test platform, the laser beam disabled the runn…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:02pm -
  • System scrolls text in time with user's reading speed

    System scrolls text in time with user's reading speed

    It may indeed be a First World problem, but using a mouse or arrow key to scroll through blocks of computer text is a bit of a hassle – particularly for people lacking the use of their ams. That's why scientists from Germany's Saarland University a…
    - 11 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:12pm -
  • Lamborghini unveils Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce in Geneva

    Lamborghini unveils Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce in Geneva

    Four years ago, Lamborghini first released the Aventador LP 700-4. This week at the Geneva International Motor Show, the automaker unveiled its latest take on the model – the lighter, more aerodynamic and more powerful Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloc…
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:58pm -
  • MIT scientists develop method of detecting the presence of clouds on exoplanets

    MIT scientists develop method of detecting the presence of clouds on exoplanets

    MIT researchers have developed a method of analyzing data from NASA's Keplar space observatory, that allows for the detection of clouds present in the atmosphere of distant exoplanets. Whilst such work may seem like blue sky science, the research has…
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:22pm -
  • UK moves one step closer to naming its first commercial spaceport

    UK moves one step closer to naming its first commercial spaceport

    The UK government has shortened its list of potential sites for Europe's first commercial spaceport. It is hoped that the spaceport will be operational by the year 2018, ready to ride the wave of a new breed of commercial spaceplane that will carry p…
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:15pm -
  • Passivhaus-certified straw homes claimed to cut fuel bills by 90 percent

    Passivhaus-certified straw homes claimed to cut fuel bills by 90 percent

    A house made from straw didn't work out so well in The Three Little Pigs, but maybe it's not such a bad idea after all. Sustainable building firm BaleHaus recently unveiled a number of new energy-efficient Passivhaus-certified homes that feature a pr…
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:10pm -
  • Tiny Uamp turns your music-playing smartphone into a portable hi-fi

    Tiny Uamp turns your music-playing smartphone into a portable hi-fi

    The speakers on many smartphones can be painfully lacking in detail and bottom end, and really start to distort when the volume is pushed to levels guaranteed to annoy fellow commuters. Listening to music with the help of the built-in headphone jack…
    - 16 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 3:30pm -
  • Nvidia Shield console offers 4K streaming and on-demand games

    Nvidia Shield console offers 4K streaming and on-demand games

    Nvidia’s latest addition to the Shield range is an Android TV-based console that lets you play games locally by taking advantage of the system’s Tegra X1 SoC, or access on-demand titles through the company’s GRID streaming service. As it’s ba…
    - 17 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 3:15pm -
  • LISA Pathfinder gravity probe moves to testing

    LISA Pathfinder gravity probe moves to testing

    A European Space Agency (ESA) mission aimed at testing new technologies for understanding the universe has left Britain for final testing before being launched into space. The LISA Pathfinder mission's propulsion and science modules left Airbus Defen…
    - 22 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:14am -
  • HTC One M9 vs. One (M8) and One (M7)

    HTC One M9 vs. One (M8) and One (M7)

    Two years ago, a struggling HTC rebranded itself with an outstanding (not to mention gorgeous) flagship smartphone, the HTC One (M7). Today, though the company is still making stunning handsets, it also looks hesitant to depart too far from that form…
    - 22 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:01am -
  • Get This New York Times Bestseller From Tim Ferris For Free

    Get This New York Times Bestseller From Tim Ferris For Free

    Learning is the greatest ability we’re all born with, and harnessing it fully can lead to brilliant things. Tim Ferriss shows you how in his book, The 4-Hour Chef, by teaching the art of learning via cookery. Right now,
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:00am -
  • Morgan goes back to the future once more with fifth-gen Aero 8

    Morgan goes back to the future once more with fifth-gen Aero 8

    Ah, Morgan. A company so steeped in anachronisms it makes a Lotus 7 look like the space shuttle. While other companies have been using materials like carbon fiber for years now, Morgan is still using wood as part of the chassis. Old in style and affe…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:52am -
  • Kia makes the station wagon look good with Sportspace concept

    Kia makes the station wagon look good with Sportspace concept

    After previewing the intriguing Sportspace concept last month, Kia has tugged the cloth to the ground, turned the bright lights on and put the details in writing. The concept car houses a punchy but efficient turbo powertrain in a body that finds a c…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:38am -
  • Orange tree waste turned into high-performance acoustic insulation

    Orange tree waste turned into high-performance acoustic insulation

    Homes may one day benefit from improved acoustic insulation with an orange flavor after researchers in Spain managed to turn waste material from orange trees into high-performance acoustic insulation. The new material is more environmentally friendly…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:33am -
  • Podo wireless camera can be stuck on any surface

    Podo wireless camera can be stuck on any surface

    If you've got the urge to take a selfie, then there's a number of ways you can go about it. While you could always just yank out your smartphone, options like the selfie stick and snap-happy drones promise to squeeze a little more in shot. Looking to…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:08am -

Digital TRENDS

  • Pagani founder says that a ‘Hardcore’ Huayra is on its way
    At this week's Geneva Auto Show, Horatio Pagani, founder and namesake of the supercar manufacturer, stated that a limited edition version of its renowned coupe is on the works. The run of this edition will be limited to 20 units and will only be offe…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:15pm -
  • Delve inside Björk’s wild, tech-infused retrospective installation at MoMA
    Björk, the enigmatic 49 year-old multi-instrumentalist, will have her music and tech-inspired art within a two-story sound installation at the famous MoMA for three months. The post Delve inside Björk’s wild, tech-infused retrospective installati…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 11:15pm -
  • Forget selfie sticks, this speaker has a remote shutter button for self-portraits
    Instead of choosing between taking a selfie or having a rocking dance party with your smartphone, Divoom's Bluetune-Bean speaker lets you do both, simultaneously. The post Forget selfie sticks, this speaker has a remote shutter button for self-portra…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:45pm -
  • King’s Quest gives a wink to old fans with throwbacks, unwavering focus on story
    Take an early peek at The Odd Gentlemen's King's Quest, which returns in 2015 with a five-chapter release structure and a revised approach to a familiar game. The post King’s Quest gives a wink to old fans with throwbacks, unwavering focus on story…
    - 9 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:34pm -
  • Vision makes his debut in new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer
    The new trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron is packed with new footage from the upcoming Marvel Studios movie and the first look at Paul Bettany as Vision The post Vision makes his debut in new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer appeared first on Digita…
    - 10 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:25pm -
  • Mazda’s new MX-5 will spawn a Fiat roadster dubbed the 124
    A new report claims that the Mazda MX-5, which just entered its fourth generation, will be the basis for a new Fiat roadster called the 124. The model will not be fitted with an Alfa Romeo or Abarth badge as previously reported. The post Mazda’s ne…
    - 10 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 10:22pm -
  • The 7 best keyboards money can buy
    Bundled keyboards may be convenient, but they're rarely terrific when it comes to functionality. Check out our picks for best keyboards on the market, whether you're looking for a no-frills offering or a mechanical option that shines with customizati…
    - 10 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 9:46pm -
  • This bioengineered flower changes from white to red on demand
    Nikolai Braun and Keira Havens of Revolution Bioengineering have basically figured out a way to hack the biology of certain flowers and cause them to transition from one color to another. The post This bioengineered flower changes from white to red o…
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:23pm -
  • The Garia Mansory Currus is a 37-mph ‘golf car’ that costs the same as a Corvette
    Danish luxury golf cart manufacturer Garia has teamed up with insane German tuner Mansory to create the Garia Mansory Currus ‘golf car.’ The vehicle features a 37-mph top speed and is rumored to cost a whopping $55,000. The post The Garia Mansor…
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:15pm -
  • Galaxy S6 vs. Galaxy S6 Edge: Which Samsung phone is best?
    Samsung debuted the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge at MWC 2015. However, although they both tout gorgeous 5.1-inch display and a brush-aluminum body, how do they compare otherwise when stacked up alongside one another. Check out our spec comparison to find ou…
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 8:15pm -
  • Only an inch thin, Nvidia’s Shield microconsole cuts through 4K video, games
    Nvidia reimagines its Shield brand as a living room-friendly micro-console. Weighing under 2 pounds, the Tegra X1-powered device is capable of streaming AAA games and video from 4K sources. The post Only an inch thin, Nvidia’s Shield microconsole c…
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:58pm -
  • Nvidia crashes Epic Games keynote to tease Titan X graphics card
    Nvidia's keynote at GDC 2015 wasn't about a video card, but the company didn't leave without teasing new PC hardware. The company's CEO appeared at Epic's keynote to reveal the new Titan X. The post Nvidia crashes Epic Games keynote to tease Titan X…
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:45pm -
  • Digital Trends reveals the 2015 “Top Tech of Mobile World Congress” award winners
    Best of Show Goes to HTC Vive Virtual Reality PORTLAND, ORE. AND BARCELONA, SPAIN – MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS – MARCH 4, 2015 – Leading consumer technology publisher Digital Trends named the winners of this year’s Top Tech of Mobile World Congres…
    - 12 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:29pm -
  • Twenty20’s licensing service is powered by portfolio of 45 million ‘authentic’ photos
    Twenty20 is a new agency that focuses on mobile photography. It says it delivers what traditional agencies lack, which is authenticity. Its other secret sauce? A portfolio that already has more than 45 million photos. The post Twenty20’s licensing…
    - 13 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 7:15pm -
  • DT Daily: B-movie director dreams up insanely cool supercar
    Today on DT Daily: Pebble strikes up the band, wax on wax off screen protection for your phone, and a former B-movie director unveils his own amazing supercar. The post DT Daily: B-movie director dreams up insanely cool supercar appeared first on Dig…
    - 13 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:52pm -
  • X-Men director attached to The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress adaptation
    X-Men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer will bring Robert Heinlein's 1966 sci-fi classic The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress to the big screen. The post X-Men director attached to The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress adaptation appeared first on Digital Tr…
    - 13 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:45pm -
  • Digital Trends Top Tech of MWC 2015 Award Winners
    Mobile World Congress 2015 brought an impressive array of gadgetry to Barcelona, but our Top Tech of MWC award winners truly towered above their competitors in six different categories. The post Digital Trends Top Tech of MWC 2015 Award Winners appea…
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:16pm -
  • Take-anywhere luxury: Mansory’s G-Wagen Sahara Edition is dune-hopping prestige
    High-end vehicle tuner Mansory has revealed its latest creation at the Geneva Auto Show, the G-Wagen Sahara Edition. Some of the modifications include a new carbon fiber body kit, a marbled leather interior, and an engine tuned to 828 hp. The post T…
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:15pm -
  • World of Warcraft inches closer to dropping subscriptions with ‘WoW Tokens’
    World of Warcraft players will soon be able to pay for their subscriptions with in-game gold or buy gold for real money through WoW Tokens, newly announced by Blizzard. The post World of Warcraft inches closer to dropping subscriptions with ‘WoW T…
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:08pm -
  • Jeff Goldblum and Liam Hemsworth confirmed for Independence Day 2
    Roland Emmerich confirms Jeff Goldblum's return for the Independence Day sequel, along with new cast members Liam Hemsworth and Jessie Usher. The post Jeff Goldblum and Liam Hemsworth confirmed for Independence Day 2 appeared first on Digital Trends.
    - 14 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 6:05pm -
  • Nissan tries to do away with boring with Sway concept at Geneva
    The Nissan Sway concept previews what a new compact car could look like if imbued with Nissan's new styling theme. It's definitely more exciting than any of the company's current compacts. The post Nissan tries to do away with boring with Sway concep…
    - 15 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:15pm -
  • Scared of the cloud, but want to share files? BitTorrent Sync might be the answer
    BitTorrent's file sharing software Sync has left beta as of version 2.0, and will begin offering a 'Pro' subscription package for business users. The post Scared of the cloud, but want to share files? BitTorrent Sync might be the answer appeared firs…
    - 15 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:11pm -
  • Fraudsters exploit weak bank security process to add fake cards on Apple Pay
    Fraudsters have circumvented Apple Pay's high security by fooling lax banks with fake cards. But it seems Apple Pay is less to blame than the banks themselves, as fraud rates vary widely from bank to bank. The post Fraudsters exploit weak bank securi…
    - 15 hours ago, 4 Mar 15, 5:00pm -

FUTURE TECH TRENDS

  • How Workers Can Help Commercial Cleaners Keep Offices Healthy

    How Workers Can Help Commercial Cleaners Keep Offices Healthy

    Both office personnel and office management share responsibilities in cooperating with 3 party cleaning companies to maintain a sanitary work environment all year long, but perhaps more so during the cold and damp months of winter. Holidays can be he…
    - 16 Nov 14, 2:27pm -
  • How To Hire A Professional Carpet Cleaning Company In Bristol

    How To Hire A Professional Carpet Cleaning Company In Bristol

    If you want to hire a professional carpet cleaning company in and around Bristol then you will need to follow these simple steps. Go on the Internet right now and search for “professional carpet cleaning Bristol” which will provide you with the n…
    - 13 Nov 14, 10:36am -
  • How weight gainer supplements can help you with your workout

    How weight gainer supplements can help you with your workout

    When you visit the gym on a daily basis, you will be surrounded by muscle and great looking guys who seem to workout and just get bigger and bigger. You will be left wondering just what their secret is; how do they get bigger when you just seem to st…
    - 7 Nov 14, 10:25am -
  • How to locate your best UK dental laboratories

    How to locate your best UK dental laboratories

    When you are the wearer of dentures or have a bridge fitted in your mouth there is always the danger that they may break; it is simply a fact of life. Without your dentures you will feel ugly and you will feel as though you cannot simply leave the ho…
    - 19 Oct 14, 10:16am -
  • F1 Travel for your Ultimate Track Side Experience

    F1 Travel for your Ultimate Track Side Experience

    When you love the thrill of motor racing and Formula 1, watching the race from the trackside can be a dream come-true. With circuits all over the world from Singapore to Monza and Monaco, there are many different places where you can choose to watch…
    - 24 Aug 14, 9:55am -
  • How to Ensure that Water Bottles for School are Safe to Use

    How to Ensure that Water Bottles for School are Safe to Use

    Water bottles for school have been taking a bad reputation in recent years due to news articles that implied them to be unsafe and dangerous. This has driven parents to avoid buying plastic water bottles for school and instead have resorted to glass…
    - 22 Aug 14, 12:29pm -
  • Get Secured from a Home Security System

    Get Secured from a Home Security System

    A home is supposed to be a place that makes every family member feel comfortable and secure, right? But are you sure that it is the way you believe so? You and the rest of the family will never be comfortable living in an unsecured place. To assure a…
    - 10 Aug 14, 9:49am -
  • What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About E-commerce Shopfronts

    What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About E-commerce Shopfronts

    For those who are trying to remain edgy and creative setting up an online storefront rather than a physical one may seem like a winning idea. The benefits are obvious. For example you don’t have to go through the trouble of buying an ideal (and exp…
    - 25 Jul 14, 2:17pm -
  • How to Avoid Kickback?
    Kickback can occur for many different reasons and can cause severe damage and even in some cases fatalities. Kickback can happen when internal stress happens when crosscutting wood. Tips to Reduce Kickback Kickback can be avoided by the implement of…
    - 25 Jul 14, 7:54am -
  • Most Essential Equipments Of Food Machinery UK

    Most Essential Equipments Of Food Machinery UK

    If you’re an experienced confectioner, you may know that baking is a sensitive task that involves the use of high tech equipments and different hygienic and scientific principles. The bakers and confectioners in the United Kingdom rely on highly ad…
    - 20 Jul 14, 9:48am -

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