TECHCRUNCH

  • Online Survey And Form Builder Typeform Raises €1.2M

    Online Survey And Form Builder Typeform Raises €1.2M

     Typeform, the Spanish startup that takes the heavy-lifting out of creating user-friendly surveys and other types of online forms, including payments, has raised a €1.2 million further round of funding, led by London­-based VC Connect Ventures. E…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • Sigfox Wants To Turn Its Network For Connected Objects Into A Platform, Hires Cédric Giorgi

    Sigfox Wants To Turn Its Network For Connected Objects Into A Platform, Hires Cédric Giorgi

     French startup Sigfox is building a low cost, alternative cellular network for connected objects. It allows small connected objects to talk with Sigfox’s server with a very small battery and cheap hardware. It sounds too good to be true, but the…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 7:47am -
  • In Me-Too Move, Finnish Mobile Messaging App Jongla Rolls Out Branded Channels

    In Me-Too Move, Finnish Mobile Messaging App Jongla Rolls Out Branded Channels

     When Finland’s Jongla re-booted to offer a multi platform mobile messaging app for modern-day smartphones, I questioned how it was going to distinguish itself in such a crowded market. In part, the plan was to focus on a very youth-oriented posit…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 7:30am -
  • Ray Ozzie’s New Venture Talko Launches An App For Collaborative Voice Communications

    Ray Ozzie’s New Venture Talko Launches An App For Collaborative Voice Communications

     After two and a half years, former Microsoft chief architect Ray Ozzie and his team are finally ready to reveal what they’ve been working on. Called Talko, their new mobile app is designed to change the way consumers and enterprises collaborate w…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:01am -
  • ZEFR Has Acquired Social Advertising Startup Engodo

    ZEFR Has Acquired Social Advertising Startup Engodo

     Video monetization platform ZEFR could be looking to extend its advertising reach beyond YouTube with its acquisition of social advertising startup Engodo. Last week ZEFR entered into a purchase agreement with the Salt Lake City, Utah-based startup…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:06am -
  • Lyft Acquires Shared Ride Startup Hitch To Bolster Its Lyft Line Service

    Lyft Acquires Shared Ride Startup Hitch To Bolster Its Lyft Line Service

     Before Lyft Line, before UberPool and before SideCar Shared Rides, there was Hitch. The Hitch founders today announced they will be joining one-time competitor Lyft in order to bolster that company’s own shared ride offering. Read More
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:00pm -
  • The Reinvention Of Medicine: Dr. Algorithm V0-7 And Beyond

    The Reinvention Of Medicine: Dr. Algorithm V0-7 And Beyond

     Editor’s note: Vinod Khosla is an entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder of Khosla Ventures, which is focused on impactful clean technology and information technology investments. The “practice of medicine” developed through tradition…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:00pm -
  • Draper Nexus Holds $30 Million First Close For Its Latest U.S.-Japan Fund

    Draper Nexus Holds $30 Million First Close For Its Latest U.S.-Japan Fund

     The cross-border Japanese-U.S. venture capital fund Draper Nexus has raised $30 million for its $100 million second fund in the latest sign that the former affiliate funds in the DFJ Global Network are growing up. A little over a year ago, DFJ rest…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:55pm -
  • AppNexus Raises $25M From Ad Giant WPP

    AppNexus Raises $25M From Ad Giant WPP

     Ad tech company AppNexus announced early today that it has raised an additional $25 million in funding from ad holding company WPP. As part of the deal, AppNexus is also acquiring Open AdStream, the ad-serving technology from WPP’s Xaxis.“Open…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:09pm -
  • Mobile Rewards Startup Lootsie Hires Steve Cho As Its First COO

    Mobile Rewards Startup Lootsie Hires Steve Cho As Its First COO

     Lootsie, a startup that allows advertisers to present mobile app users with special rewards, announced today that it has hired its first chief operating officer, Steve Cho. Cho previously worked in sales at IBM, and he was most recently vice presid…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:58pm -

REUTERS-TECH

  • NewNaver says held back Line IPO to further build business

    Naver says held back Line IPO to further build business

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Naver Corp held off on an IPO for its Line Corp unit on the belief that the messaging app operator can command a better valuation by further building its revenue and profit, Naver's chief financial officer told Reuters on Tuesday.…
    - 23 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:56am -
  • NewGoogle to build 600 million euro data center in the Netherlands

    Google to build 600 million euro data center in the Netherlands

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Google will build a 600 million euro ($773.58 million) data center in the northern Netherlands, the company said on Tuesday.
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:22am -
  • NewChina regulator says iPhone 6 in final review stages: Tencent

    China regulator says iPhone 6 in final review stages: Tencent

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc's iPhone 6 is in the final stages of review for approval, with results due shortly, a top Chinese government regulator said in an interview published on Tuesday by Tencent.
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:15am -
  • NewMicrosoft Xbox One set to launch in China on September 29

    Microsoft Xbox One set to launch in China on September 29

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has set Sept. 29 as the new launch date for its Xbox One game console in China, the U.S. software giant said on Tuesday, in the first launch since a 14-year ban on sales of foreign games consoles was lifted this yea…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:10am -
  • Alibaba's Jack Ma rises to top of China rich list as tech tycoons gain

    Alibaba's Jack Ma rises to top of China rich list as tech tycoons gain

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , has become China's richest man with a fortune estimated at $25 billion, underscoring the ascension of tech tycoons over real estate peers in the world's second biggest eco…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 7:49am -
  • Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days

    Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc said it sold more than 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new models went on sale on Friday, underscoring strong demand for phones with larger displays.
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 2:21am -
  • Facebook to introduce new advertising platform : WSJ

    Facebook to introduce new advertising platform : WSJ

    (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is set to unveil a new advertising platform to improve effectiveness of online ads, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people with knowledge of the matter.
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:32am -
  • ARM CEO defends chip technology connected to Nvidia legal fight

    ARM CEO defends chip technology connected to Nvidia legal fight

    SAN JOSE Calif. (Reuters) - ARM Holdings Chief Executive Officer Simon Segars on Monday defended the British chip designer's smartphone graphics technology connected to a patent suit by Nvidia Corp against Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:37pm -
  • Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days

    Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc said it sold more than 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new models went on sale on Friday, underscoring strong demand for phones with larger displays.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:07pm -
  • Sony PlayStation TV to hit stores on October 14

    Sony PlayStation TV to hit stores on October 14

    (Reuters) - Sony Corp said PlayStation TV set-top box, which allows users to access movies and TV episodes from the PlayStation store, will hit stores in the United States and Canada on Oct. 14.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:38pm -
  • N.Y. financial regulator says to focus on cyber security

    N.Y. financial regulator says to focus on cyber security

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's financial regulator said on Monday his agency will focus on cyber security over the next year, saying the possibility of a systemic attack to the financial system is one thing that keeps him awake at night.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:58pm -
  • AT&T, Chernin venture to buy majority stake in Fullscreen

    AT&T, Chernin venture to buy majority stake in Fullscreen

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Otter Media, a joint venture between telecom giant AT&T Inc and The Chernin Group, has agreed to buy a majority stake in Fullscreen, one of the largest networks on YouTube, the companies announced on Monday.
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:42pm -
  • New smartphone app gives sight to the blind

    New smartphone app gives sight to the blind

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son's school report and labels on bottles in the fridge. In seconds, he was listening to audio of the printed wor…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:53pm -
  • Alibaba IPO ranks as world's biggest after additional shares sold

    Alibaba IPO ranks as world's biggest after additional shares sold

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Alibaba's initial public offering now ranks as the world's biggest at $25 billion, netting underwriters of the sale a more than $300 million windfall after the e-commerce giant and some shareholders parted with additional shares…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:46pm -
  • Naver says no 2014 float for Line, clouding deal outlook

    Naver says no 2014 float for Line, clouding deal outlook

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Japanese messaging app operator Line Corp [IPO-LINE.T] will not list this year, its parent Naver Corp said on Monday, having been readying a much-anticipated flotation that a source said could value it at up to $20 billion.
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:23pm -
  • Israel approves Intel's $6 billion investment in chip plant

    Israel approves Intel's $6 billion investment in chip plant

    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel's finance and economy ministries on Monday approved a plan by Intel Corp to invest $6 billion in the upgrade of its chip manufacturing plant, in what would be the largest single investment by a foreign company in the count…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:37am -
  • New apps to aid in home design and renovations

    New apps to aid in home design and renovations

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Home owners and renters looking to redesign or renovate can turn to new apps to help simplify the process and get the job done sooner and more efficiently.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:08am -
  • German union calls strikes again at Amazon warehouses

    German union calls strikes again at Amazon warehouses

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Workers at German warehouses of online retailer Amazon.com took strike action again on Monday as labor union Verdi pressed its demands in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:01am -
  • Google selects HTC for upcoming Nexus tablet: WSJ

    Google selects HTC for upcoming Nexus tablet: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Google Inc has selected HTC Corp to make its upcoming 9-inch Nexus tablet, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:56am -
  • SoftBank estimates $4.6 billion gain from Alibaba listing

    SoftBank estimates $4.6 billion gain from Alibaba listing

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Corp said it expected a gain of about 500 billion yen ($4.6 billion) from Alibaba Group Holding's share listing in New York, where the Chinese e-commerce leader surged 38 percent on its first day of trade.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Sep 14, 8:54am -
  • Microsoft delays launch of its Xbox One console in China

    Microsoft delays launch of its Xbox One console in China

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China, which had been set for release on Tuesday, but the world's biggest software company said it would be released by the end of the year.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Sep 14, 8:51am -
  • Facebook's Oculus unveils new virtual reality prototype device

    Facebook's Oculus unveils new virtual reality prototype device

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's Oculus VR unit announced an upgraded prototype of its virtual reality headset that has higher resolution and built-in audio, but the company said it is not ready to sell a device to consumers.
    - 3 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 7:22pm -
  • Rocket Internet CEO stands to lift stake via options: report

    Rocket Internet CEO stands to lift stake via options: report

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Oliver Samwer, chief executive and co-founder of Rocket Internet is in a position to increase his stake in the German venture capital firm under a stock options program that will be part of its planned stock market listing, a Ge…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 3:32pm -
  • Alibaba surges 38 percent on massive demand in market debut

    Alibaba surges 38 percent on massive demand in market debut

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares soared 38 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped at the chance for a piece of what is likely to rank as the largest IPO in history, in a massive bet on China's burge…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 12:30am -
  • When music stops for Oracle CEO dance, Catz may grab Ellison's chair : analysts

    When music stops for Oracle CEO dance, Catz may grab Ellison's chair : analysts

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - If Larry Ellison sailed off on his yacht for good tomorrow, who would really run Oracle Corp ?
    - 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 11:24pm -

TECHNICALLY PERSONAL

  • NewBlackBerry CEO Says The New Passport Smartphone Will Cost $599

    BlackBerry CEO Says The New Passport Smartphone Will Cost $599

    For the last months and even years, BlackBerry has been struggling to get back the fame it once had, but that seems harder and harder to do. The most recent move of the Canadian company is the upcoming release of the new Passport smartphones, which…
    - 43 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:36am -
  • Jolla Smartphone with SailFish OS Launched in India for Rs.16,499

    Jolla Smartphone with SailFish OS Launched in India for Rs.16,499

    More than a year after launching their first smartphone, Jolla has finally landed in India, and is offering the exact same smartphone for Rs.16,499 (~$270), and will be sold exclusively on Snapdeal.com. We were expecting the launch to happen much bef…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 8:48am -
  • Android One: It’s Google vs Manufacturers Now!

    Android One: It’s Google vs Manufacturers Now!

    In 2010, a major cellphone manufacturer held a press briefing. The idea was not to showcase a new product or technology, but simply to convince mediapersons that a phone did not need the latest version of Android to perform well. The company was defe…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:38am -
  • Best 10 Android Apps This Week

    Best 10 Android Apps This Week

    There’s no stopping to awesome new Android apps on the Play Store and we’re here as usually to present you this week’s selection. Go ahead and have a look at the previous one where you’ll find such titles as the latest Angry Birds game, offic…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:03pm -
  • How to Protect Against Phishing in 4 Easy Steps

    How to Protect Against Phishing in 4 Easy Steps

    Today’s article will be focused on phishing scams and how to protect against them. Many of you may have already heard the term several times, but let’s make sure we all know what it exactly refers to. The best way to describe a phishing scam is w…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 4:56pm -
  • Hands On With Android One: The Attack of the Clones?

    Hands On With Android One: The Attack of the Clones?

    It is raining Android Ones. Hallelujah. Well, that has been the sentiment in our quarter as we have received each of the Android One devices that were unveiled last week by Google. Yes, we have in our possession (review-oriented, we assure you) – d…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 12:53pm -
  • OnePlus Will Launch a New Pre­-order System in October for the One

    OnePlus Will Launch a New Pre­-order System in October for the One

    OnePlus is one of the youngest players in the crowded smartphone market, but it has already managed to build a name for itself. The OnePlus One has been officially announced back in April, sporting a 5.5-inch 1080p Display, Snapdragon 801, 3GB RAM…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 1:53pm -
  • Redmi is the 4th Best-selling Smartphone in the World, Xiaomi the 5th Largest Smartphone Vendor

    Redmi is the 4th Best-selling Smartphone in the World, Xiaomi the 5th Largest Smartphone Vendor

    There’s a growing interest in Xiaomi’s products and now a new statistic has been made public proves that right. According to new research from Strategy Analytics, the Xiaomi Redmi 1S was the world’s 4th best-selling smartphone by volume in Q2…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 1:21pm -
  • Android L Will Come With Default Encryption, the Same Feature Found in iOS 8

    Android L Will Come With Default Encryption, the Same Feature Found in iOS 8

    Everybody is curious about Google’s upcoming Android L operating system and many are looking forward to the features it will bring. But by the looks of it, it will have some nice surprises. A spokesperson for Google has recently told The Washingt…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 11:43am -
  • iPhone 6 Plus Teardown Confirms 1GB RAM and Nearly Double the Battery as iPhone 5S

    iPhone 6 Plus Teardown Confirms 1GB RAM and Nearly Double the Battery as iPhone 5S

    Many of us have been waiting for this and iFixit has delivered. In a live teardown of Apple’s biggest ever iPhone, iFixit has revealed a lot of things about what goes inside this 5.5-inch handset. In addition to confirming the 1GB RAM, iFixit also…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 3:59am -

MASHABLE!

  • NewStanford Promises Not to Use Google Money for Privacy Research

    Stanford Promises Not to Use Google Money for Privacy Research

    Stanford University recently declared that it will not use money from Google to fund privacy research at its Center for Internet and Society, according to a legal filing made by the school."Since 2013, Google funding is specifically designated n…
    - 18 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:01pm -
  • NewHome-Packed Lunches Often Flunk Nutrition, Study Finds

    Home-Packed Lunches Often Flunk Nutrition, Study Finds

    There are many benefits of packing a lunch for your child. In most cases, you save money and gain the peace of mind of knowing that your kids aren't left to their own devices in the lunch line (french fries and apple pie, anyone?).But are you giving…
    - 34 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:45am -
  • NewMost Adorable Vacuum Ad Ever Will Suck You In

    Most Adorable Vacuum Ad Ever Will Suck You In

    Here’s what could happen if you bring a fancy new cleaning gadget into your home: sparks will fly and love will bloom. And that’s not just between your lazy bones and your Vorwerk self-propelled vacuum. Your toy robot, a randy little guy with an…
    - 44 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:35am -
  • New20 Things David Bowie Discovered Before You

    20 Things David Bowie Discovered Before You

    No matter how original you think you are, David Bowie did it first.Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel officially proclaimed Sept. 23 as "David Bowie Day" in honor of the rock star's retrospective exhibit, David Bowie Is..., opening that day at the Chicago M…
    - 49 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • NewFormer Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Opens Up About Everything

    Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Opens Up About Everything

    SYDNEY — The first female prime minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, has come out of hiding for a no-holds-barred interview on her former leadership.In 2010, Gillard ousted Kevin Rudd as leader of the Labor Party in Australia and rose unopposed t…
    - 59 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:20am -
  • New5 Things Managers Should Never Say Aloud

    5 Things Managers Should Never Say Aloud

    In a perfect world, supervisors would be cool under pressure and the perfect source of inspiration — and always say the right thing at exactly the right time.But if you're in that type of role, you know that in reality, that usually doesn't happen…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:15am -
  • NewReal Estate Startup LevelRE Undercuts Standard Commissions By Up to 66%

    Real Estate Startup LevelRE Undercuts Standard Commissions By Up to 66%

    If you've ever sold your house, you know the 6% commission that realtors charge can net out to tens of thousands of dollars for the average home. Now, a startup is taking a hatchet to that standard fee.LevelRE, which launches this week, offers a 1%…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • NewWhy Millennials Are the World's Best Chance to Make Sustainability the New Normal

    Why Millennials Are the World's Best Chance to Make Sustainability the New Normal

    "To be honest, I'm here to recruit everybody in this room, everybody watching online, to join me in making a movement."That's what Niall Dunne, chief sustainability officer at BT, said on stage at the 2014 Social Good Summit on Monday. The movement…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:35am -
  • New18 Terrifying Photos From the Top of Skyscrapers

    18 Terrifying Photos From the Top of Skyscrapers

    Some people like to live life on the edge — literally.Modern, lightweight camera equipment and a heightened (sometimes illegal) sense of adventure has made urban exploring an experience that most people wouldn't even dream ofSee also: 15 Terrifyi…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • NewNew Study Predicts 21,000 Ebola Cases by November

    New Study Predicts 21,000 Ebola Cases by November

    LONDON — New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up.Since the first cases were reported six months ago, the tally of cases in West…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:58am -
  • New'Sleepy Hollow' Kills Sophomore Slump Worries With Season Premiere

    'Sleepy Hollow' Kills Sophomore Slump Worries With Season Premiere

    You've heard of the curse of the sophomore slump, right? It's lore that dates back centuries (or, you know, as long as people cared about TV shows) : A show, so brilliant and bold in its first season, enters Season 2 only to find all the charm that…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:47am -
  • NewProst! Toast Oktoberfest 2014 in Photos

    Prost! Toast Oktoberfest 2014 in Photos

    Every autumn, thirsty fair-goers and beer-lovers gather in Munich, Germany for the largest festival in the world: OktoberfestThe 181st Oktoberfest kicked off on Saturday, Sept. 20 at noon after the Mayor of Munich, Dieter Reiter, ceremoniously tappe…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:43am -
  • 5 Reasons Paper Currency Should Be Eliminated

    5 Reasons Paper Currency Should Be Eliminated

    In 2015, the Apple Watch will likely prompt millions of consumers to stop digging into their pockets for their cell phone and possibly ditch their wallets. Many economists are arguing that governments should consider doing something similarThe movem…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 8:15am -
  • Google Science Fair Winners Take on World Hunger, Other Global Problems

    Google Science Fair Winners Take on World Hunger, Other Global Problems

    The answer to world hunger could lie in a single naturally-occurring bacteria.That was the finding of this year's winning project at the Google Science Fair.The goal of the annual event— now in its fourth year— is to give students round the wo…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 8:13am -
  • Netflix Launches Site Dedicated to Spoilers

    Netflix Launches Site Dedicated to Spoilers

    Everyone hates spoilers, right? Nothing worse than someone blabbing out the murders in yesterday's episode of Game of Thrones, which you haven't had time to see yetNetflix, however, seems to think that spoilers can be fun, so it launched a special s…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 6:39am -
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' Week 2: A New Leader Emerges

    'Dancing With the Stars' Week 2: A New Leader Emerges

    Last week, after the at home audience chimed in, four couple found themselves in hot water after the first dances of the season: Leah and Artem, despite having some of the highest judges scores; Betsy and Tony; Michael and Emma; and Keo and Lolo face…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 6:35am -
  • A Farewell to Kings Cross: Our Friend, Our Enemy, Our Wild Times

    A Farewell to Kings Cross: Our Friend, Our Enemy, Our Wild Times

    SYDNEY — The party is finally overKings Cross, the notorious red light and entertainment precinct in Sydney, Australia, is dead.See also: Whisky-Drinking Cowboys Look at the Dark Side of TechnologyThose wild nights that ended in a toilet cubicle…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 6:15am -
  • This Is What It Looks Like to Complete 5 Extreme Sports in 1 Hour

    This Is What It Looks Like to Complete 5 Extreme Sports in 1 Hour

    SYDNEY — There are extreme sportsmen, and there are extreme sportsmen.Skydive athlete Chuck Berry now sits in the latter category, after completing five — yes, five — extreme activities in one hour.See also: 5 Outrageous Things Australian Se…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 5:09am -
  • An Australian Climate Change Protest With a Difference Gives a Bums-Up Salute

    An Australian Climate Change Protest With a Difference Gives a Bums-Up Salute

    SYDNEY — This is one way to make an arse out of the government.This image taken by Cranky Curlew Productions at a beach in Queensland gives a powerful bums-up salute to the Australian government over its climate change stance.See also: 7 People W…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:34am -
  • 'The Voice' Premiere Recap: Welcome Gwen and Pharrell

    'The Voice' Premiere Recap: Welcome Gwen and Pharrell

    Voice fans all been waiting for the start of Season 7 with hopeful anticipation ever since witnessing the great chemistry between newest coach Gwen Stefani and three-time champion Blake Shelton during their "Endless Love" lip-sync duet on Late Night…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:28am -
  • How To Fix Your iPhone 6's Annoying Bulging Camera

    How To Fix Your iPhone 6's Annoying Bulging Camera

    What kind of monster would ruin the beauty of their brand new iPhone 6 by putting a case on it?YouTube user Peripatetic Pandas has a handy solution for your brand new iPhone's most annoying feature. Now you can finally enjoy the smooth, scintillati…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:27am -
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Star Lands Key Role on 'Marvel’s Agent Carter'

    'Boardwalk Empire' Star Lands Key Role on 'Marvel’s Agent Carter'

    The end of HBO's Boardwalk Empire is anything but the end for Shea Whigham — better known as Eli Thompson, brother of Nucky — who's just booked his next big gigMashable has confirmed that Whigham has boarded Marvel's Agent Carter as a series re…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:44am -
  • For Your Consideration, Climate Summit: China's Pollution in Pictures

    For Your Consideration, Climate Summit: China's Pollution in Pictures

    Image: SOUVID DATTAAs the UN Climate Summit begins, one photographer has offered a quiet, intimate look at environmental devastation in China — the world's biggest carbon emitter.More than 300,000 protestors filled the streets of New York on Sun…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:37am -
  • What Climate March Participants Wanted, In Their Own Words

    What Climate March Participants Wanted, In Their Own Words

    The People's Climate March on September 21 drew an incredible 310,000 protestors to the streets of New York, with tens of thousands of people taking part in action elsewhere on the planetThe march was held ahead of Tuesday's U.N. Climate Summit, wh…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:01am -
  • U.S. Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria, News Breaks on Twitter

    U.S. Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria, News Breaks on Twitter

    The U.S. military has launched air attacks on Islamic State forces inside Syrian borders for the first time, a Pentagon official confirmed Monday night."U.S. military and partner nation forces are undertaking military action against ISIL terrorists…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 2:01am -
  • 'Gotham' Premiere Recap: 'There Will Be Light, Bruce'

    'Gotham' Premiere Recap: 'There Will Be Light, Bruce'


    - 10 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 1:53am -
  • After UN Speech, Emma Watson Hit With Nude Photo Release Threat

    After UN Speech, Emma Watson Hit With Nude Photo Release Threat

    Just when you thought 4Chan had grown up, one of its members pulls a stunt like thisEmma Watson's well-received speech at the UN calling for gender equality around the world may not seem controversial to most viewers. But it apparently was for many…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 1:37am -
  • Virgin America Flight Diverted to Omaha, Passenger Taken Into Custody

    Virgin America Flight Diverted to Omaha, Passenger Taken Into Custody

    OMAHA — Officials say a commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Nebraska.The Federal Aviation Administration says the Virgin America flight made the unscheduled landing Monday morning at Omaha's Eppley…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 1:13am -
  • Pro-ISIS Group Kidnaps, Threatens to Kill French Tourist in Algeria

    Pro-ISIS Group Kidnaps, Threatens to Kill French Tourist in Algeria

    ALGIERS, Algeria — A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch kidnapped a French citizen and said Monday that it would kill him unless France halts its airstrikes against the Islamic State (ISIS) group in Iraq.In a video that appeared…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:20am -
  • How to Find Your Drafts and Lists in Twitter's New iPhone App

    How to Find Your Drafts and Lists in Twitter's New iPhone App

    Twitter released an iOS 8 friendly update last week that included a new profile design and interactive notifications.But although the most noticeable change was the revamped profiles, many users are unhappy with parts of the update — largely becau…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:32pm -

CNN-TECH

  • New tech could change life in space

    New tech could change life in space

    A spacecraft that launched early Sunday is transporting a 3-D printer that could change life on the International Space Station.
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:19pm -
  • MAVEN spacecraft enters Mars orbit

    MAVEN spacecraft enters Mars orbit

    MAVEN has arrived in Mars's orbit after traveling 442 million miles in the course of 10 months to get there.
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:19pm -
  • It's going to get crowded around Mars

    It's going to get crowded around Mars

    NASA says its latest Mars-exploring spacecraft is on track to fire up its thrusters and enter orbit this Sunday night, completing a 10-month journey of 442 million miles.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Sep 14, 9:52pm -
  • Launch brings new technology that could change life in space

    Launch brings new technology that could change life in space

    A spacecraft that launched early Sunday is transporting a 3-D printer that could change life on the International Space Station.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Sep 14, 1:38pm -
  • 6 must-have apps for the iPhone 6

    6 must-have apps for the iPhone 6

    As millions of people get their hands on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Friday, many will no doubt be looking for new apps that take advantage of the new phones' capabilities.
    - 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 3:04pm -
  • 6 must-have apps for the iPhone 6

    6 must-have apps for the iPhone 6

    As millions of people get their hands on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Friday, many will no doubt be looking for new apps that take advantage of the new phones' capabilities.
    - 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 2:11pm -
  • Traffic lights that count pedestrians

    Traffic lights that count pedestrians

    Fed up with waiting at pedestrian lights when there's no one there? New technology could fix your frustration.
    - 6 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:41am -
  • 7 bizarre experiments in space

    7 bizarre experiments in space

    Mouse astronauts, fireballs and a real-life R2D2 -- science on the International Space Station.
    - 25 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 4:49pm -
  • The world's most spectacular video projections

    The world's most spectacular video projections

    Discover a dancing cactus field, basketball on the Hudson River, and mind-bending 3D projections on robotic screens.
    - 95 days ago, 20 Jun 14, 3:04pm -
  • Netiquette: Saying farewell

    Netiquette: Saying farewell

    So many folks manage to lose their netiquette heads when they scramble, legs flailing and akimbo, toward the denouement of events and life chapters. So here is the ultimate (get it?) digital-etiquette guide to a polite big finish.
    - 28 Dec 12, 10:03pm -
  • 10 smartphone habits to avoid

    10 smartphone habits to avoid

    How annoying and rude and antisocial have we all become with our smartphones? We're embarrassing ourselves all over the place. Please stop.
    - 8 Oct 12, 4:00pm -
  • Five texts you should never send

    Five texts you should never send

    We're texting more than ever, and, like society, the texts themselves are getting worse and worse. Read on to learn just how terrible silent cell phone users are these days.
    - 27 Aug 12, 7:53pm -
  • An open letter to texting-mad teenagers

    An open letter to texting-mad teenagers

    Put your phone down for a second, teen texters -- there are some things you've got to hear.
    - 3 Aug 12, 3:59pm -

LIFE HACKER

  • The Startup CEO's Daily Bag

    The Startup CEO's Daily Bag

    Being a CEO at a startup can mean just about anything these days, but you usually need to be prepared for a lot of different things while still being mobile. Everyday Carry reader Colin Ryan shares his bag.Read more...
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:00am -
  • Get Perfect French Toast by Drying Your Bread in the Oven First

    Get Perfect French Toast by Drying Your Bread in the Oven First

    French toast is a classic breakfast staple, but it's hard to find the perfect balance of moisture. Drying out your bread slices beforehand can keep the interior from getting too soggy.Read more...
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:00pm -
  • Build a Face-Recognizing Safe with a Raspberry Pi

    Build a Face-Recognizing Safe with a Raspberry Pi

    Having a safe is a great way to store your valuables, and now you can lock them away in a DIY, face-recognizing setup with a some free software, a Raspberry Pi, and a Pi camera.Read more...
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:00pm -
  • Evernote for Mac Rebuilds the Notes Editor, Improves Tables, and More

    Evernote for Mac Rebuilds the Notes Editor, Improves Tables, and More

    Mac: Evernote released an update to its Mac app today that adds a few new features and clears up some bugs. The new features include a new notes editor, image resizing, improved tables, and more.Read more...
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:30pm -
  • Gawker What Reparations in America Could Look Like | Gizmodo 8 Videos of New iPhones Getting Dropped

    Gawker What Reparations in America Could Look Like | Gizmodo 8 Videos of New iPhones Getting Dropped

    Gawker What Reparations in America Could Look Like | Gizmodo 8 Videos of New iPhones Getting Dropped, Soaked, and Torture Tested | Jezebel Miss America Was Kicked Out of Her Sorority for Abusive Hazing | Kotaku Destiny: The Kotaku Review | Kinja…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:04pm -
  • How Emotions Drive Bad Financial Decisions (and How to Take Control)

    How Emotions Drive Bad Financial Decisions (and How to Take Control)

    Emotional situations can cause you to make bad financial decisions. If you're feeling jealous or embarrassed about your own finances, it's better to weigh your logical options before acting emotionally. Here are eight emotions that can cause you to…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:00pm -
  • Secure Loose Buttons with Twist Ties

    Secure Loose Buttons with Twist Ties

    We've all had to deal with a loose or popped button. Twist ties make a good quick fix if you can't get a hold of some proper replacement string and sew it yourself .Read more...
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:30pm -
  • Five Best Electric Toothbrushes

    Five Best Electric Toothbrushes

    Last week we stood in front of the bathroom mirror with you and asked for your picks for best electric toothbrush. Now we're back with your most-nominated mouth cleaning tools, and we're ready to narrow down a winner.Read more...
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:00pm -
  • Mute Inactive Tabs Automatically Mutes Background Tabs

    Mute Inactive Tabs Automatically Mutes Background Tabs

    Chrome: Chrome recently added a handy volume indicator that shows you which inactive tab is making noise, but you still have to open that tab to actually silence it. Mute Inactive Tabs is an extension that does it automatically.Read more...
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:30pm -
  • Downgrade from iOS 8 to iOS 7.1.2 While You Still Can

    Downgrade from iOS 8 to iOS 7.1.2 While You Still Can

    If you're not a fan of iOS 8 , you want your jailbreak back , or you just made the upgrade on your 4S and it's not working so well , you can still downgrade for a short amount of time. iDownloadBlog shows you how to do it.Read more...
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:00pm -
  • Spots Is a Chrome New Tab Page and Android Launcher All In One

    Spots Is a Chrome New Tab Page and Android Launcher All In One

    Android/Chrome: Spots for Chrome is a customizable new tab page, SMS synchronizer, and Android Launcher all in one. Read more...
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • Chrome for iOS Adds Supports for App Extensions

    Chrome for iOS Adds Supports for App Extensions

    iOS: Chrome for iOS has been updated with full iOS 8 support, including the ability to use Apple-approved third-party extensions in the browser. This means you can integrate apps like Pocket, Lastpass, and Evernote right into Google Chrome.Read mor…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 5:00pm -
  • When the Dealership Steals Back the Car They Just Sold You

    When the Dealership Steals Back the Car They Just Sold You

    You bought a car and a couple days later the dealership comes by in the middle of the night and steals it back from you. Surprised? It happens all the time.Read more...
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 5:00pm -
  • How to Use a Fake Name on Facebook Without Getting Flagged

    How to Use a Fake Name on Facebook Without Getting Flagged

    Facebook has always had a policy of requiring users to supply their real name on the site. Enforcement has been lax, but there's still a risk of getting caught. Here's how to fly under the radar if you need to.Read more...
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 5:00pm -
  • Monoprice's Famous Earbuds, 5TB External, Brother Printer [Deals]

    Monoprice's Famous Earbuds, 5TB External, Brother Printer [Deals]

    Monoprice's unassuming 8320 earbuds have a huge cult following, and a Lifehacker Hive Five recommendation. They're pretty much always under $10, but today you can get a pair for just $6. Stock up! [Monoprice Enhanced Bass Hi-Fi Noise Isolating Ear…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:45pm -
  • Noyze Customizes Everything About Your Android's Volume Keys

    Noyze Customizes Everything About Your Android's Volume Keys

    Android: Your phone's volume keys could be a lot more useful. Noyze lets you customize the look of your volume panel and use your volume keys to launch different apps.Read more...
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:30pm -
  • Use Afternoon Rituals to Disconnect After Work

    Use Afternoon Rituals to Disconnect After Work

    It can be difficult to leave work at the workplace. Apartment Therapy recommends using rituals to disconnect from your work day. Read more...
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:00pm -
  • Integrate, Rather Than Emulate, the Behavior of Your Role Models

    Integrate, Rather Than Emulate, the Behavior of Your Role Models

    Learning from others is fantastic. Taking a list of Genghis Khan's productivity habits and changing your entire personality to fit them is less helpful. When taking cues from your role models, focus on the tips that can fit into your life, rather th…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:30pm -
  • How to Run Android Apps Inside Chrome on Any Desktop Operating System

    How to Run Android Apps Inside Chrome on Any Desktop Operating System

    Recently, Google made the first batch of Android apps available for Chrome . It was only a matter of time before some clever users gave that power to everyone. Now that time has come. Here's how to install (nearly) any Android app on any operating…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • Use the Problem Steps Recorder Tool to Document Problems in Windows

    Use the Problem Steps Recorder Tool to Document Problems in Windows

    Windows: Explaining a problem you're having to someone else is never easy. In Windows, there's a tool called Problem Steps Recorder that can create a document of every step you took while having a problem that you can then share.Read more...
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 2:30pm -
  • Drive on Sundays in Europe to Avoid Truckers

    Drive on Sundays in Europe to Avoid Truckers

    If you've ever been stuck behind a truck during a trip, you know how frustrating it is. Richard Guy Martin over at Conde Nast Traveler advises that if you're in Europe, drive on Sundays to avoid this exact situation.Read more...
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • Joinery 101: How to Align Boards with a Biscuit Joiner

    Joinery 101: How to Align Boards with a Biscuit Joiner

    Biscuit joinery requires a specialized tool, but it also provides a quick, simple joint that is strong enough for most applications. Here's how a biscuit joiner works, and a few applications when you might use one. Read more...
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 2:00pm -

MEMEBURN

  • Experiential design: Helping brands stand out from the clutter

    Experiential design: Helping brands stand out from the clutter

    We live in an era of mass personalisation. Go to Nike, you can choose the colour of your shoes. At Mini, you can mix and match practically every part of your car. You can even get personalised smartphone covers. Times have changed for retailers becau…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 6:36am -
  • 3 key insights SA’s tech ecosystem can take from Israel

    3 key insights SA’s tech ecosystem can take from Israel

    Mind-set, connectedness and government support are everything when it comes to building and sustaining a far reaching tech culture set to breed innovations across the globe. If it is a key imperative for tech businesses to replicate their business mo…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:37am -
  • Danish-developed robotic tongue out-tastes Belgian winetasters

    Danish-developed robotic tongue out-tastes Belgian winetasters

    The annual World Blind Wine-Tasting Championships took place in the southwestern French town of Leognan in 2013. The settlement is near France’s wine-growing capital of Bordeaux, the port city nicknamed “La Belle Endormie” (Sleeping Beauty). Te…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:23am -
  • Does the decoupling of Gmail & Google+ mean the social network’s demise is near?

    Does the decoupling of Gmail & Google+ mean the social network’s demise is near?

    Google has gone to valiant lengths to convince us that rumors of Google+’s demise have been greatly exaggerated, but Google is no longer forcing new Gmail users to connect their account to a Google+ profile – yet another move that could signal th…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:20am -
  • SA’s so-called ‘blackface’ scandal reignites racism debate on Twitter

    SA’s so-called ‘blackface’ scandal reignites racism debate on Twitter

    Only a few months ago, two girls from the University of Pretoria dressed up as maids for their friends’ birthday party. They painted their faces black and put pillows in their skirts. Naturally, this erupted a massive racial debate that was just ab…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • Games that make you go ‘meh’: 11 average titles on Xbox One

    Games that make you go ‘meh’: 11 average titles on Xbox One

    South African Xbox One fans, your time is now. Today, the Xbox One launches in South Africa, a mere eleven months after the 22 November 2013 U.S. launch. Eleven months later. During that time, the Xbox One has seen a price drop, been beaten in sales…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:00am -
  • RallyX sees closest ever finish: 5 moments you missed in motorsport this weekend

    RallyX sees closest ever finish: 5 moments you missed in motorsport this weekend

    There are just too many wonderful motorsport events and series to fit into a comparatively short weekend. Sadly because of this, many exciting moments go unnoticed to the oblivious racing fan. But that’s a thing of the past, thanks to Motorburn’s…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:59am -
  • This Heritage Day, Uber offers Soweto Gospel Choir on-demand

    This Heritage Day, Uber offers Soweto Gospel Choir on-demand

    This is so awesome. For a limited time only, the popular taxi on-demand service, Uber, is enabling South Africans to request some uniquely local performances to their doorsteps. Uber is known for spicing up holidays and other special occasions every…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:55am -
  • Facebook to launch ad platform to better track users across 3rd-party sites

    Facebook to launch ad platform to better track users across 3rd-party sites

    Facebook is allegedly on the verge of launching a brand new ad platform designed to improve how marketers target and measure the advertisements bought on the web. While this update may be applauded for its skillful innovation in the advertising space…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:50am -
  • The Africanisation of social platforms: virtual connections & peer-to-peer services

    The Africanisation of social platforms: virtual connections & peer-to-peer services

    Connection. Could there be a more basic need? Africans, like everyone else, crave interaction with others. Yet, as the West promotes individualism and the ‘unique identity’ as the mantra du jour, many Africans continue to perceive their identitie…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:50am -

Make Use Of

  • New5 Killer Resources For Linux Music Streaming

    5 Killer Resources For Linux Music Streaming

    Do you love listening to streamed music? Don’t know what apps you can use to get the job done? We show you the five best Linux applications you can use to listen to online music. Best of all, we don’t discriminate between different kinds of strea…
    - 19 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • NewWhen Kickstarters Fail, 10 Million iPhones, China Blocks DuckDuckGo, And More… [Tech News Digest]

    When Kickstarters Fail, 10 Million iPhones, China Blocks DuckDuckGo, And More… [Tech News Digest]

    Also, HTC working on Google Nexus tablet, real-time YouTube analytics, the release of PlayStation TV, and when two Friends sold Windows 95. Kickstarter Distances Itself From Failures Kickstarter has updated its Terms of Use to make the relationship b…
    - 49 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Cool Websites & Tools – Caribbean Music, Fast File-Sending, & Share a Meal

    Cool Websites & Tools – Caribbean Music, Fast File-Sending, & Share a Meal

    Strut – these days, if you want to make a presentation, you no longer have just Powerpoint as an option. Now you have lots of options, and one of them is a web app called Strut. It is an HTML5 presentation editor with lots of features. Seahorse –…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:31am -
  • When Technology Breaks, Should You Replace Or Repair?

    When Technology Breaks, Should You Replace Or Repair?

    Your devices won’t last forever. The typical lifespan of a desktop computer is 4.4 years. So what do you do when it breaks? Especially in a business setting, repairing may save you some money, but replacing is more likely a better use of your time.…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 2:30am -
  • Learn 10 Simple Self Improvement Tips In 10 Minutes [Stuff to Watch]

    Learn 10 Simple Self Improvement Tips In 10 Minutes [Stuff to Watch]

    Everyone is in a rush these days. We share 6-second looping videos on Vine via 140 character Twitter updates, rush through email at light speed and even sell our world-changing ideas in an impatient five minute format. Psychologist and author Ric…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 1:30am -
  • Migrating From Windows 7 To Ubuntu: The Ultimate Guide

    Migrating From Windows 7 To Ubuntu: The Ultimate Guide

    Despite what all the Linux haters say, choosing Ubuntu is logical and migrating from Windows 7 to Ubuntu is a breeze. This article summarizes the process and provides solutions to some of the most common beginner hiccups. The Windows Vs Mac Vs Linux…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • Types Of Internet Access Technologies Explained, And What You Should Expect

    Types Of Internet Access Technologies Explained, And What You Should Expect

    What kind of Internet access do you really have? Broadband? High Speed? Wireless? Satellite? Fibre? There are so many different names for selling Internet access, but most of them don’t tell you how you are connecting to the Internet. Now is a goo…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 5:00pm -
  • Your Brain On Ice: Is Cryonics Crazy?

    Your Brain On Ice: Is Cryonics Crazy?

    Do you want to live forever?  It’s not a trick question: a technology called cryonics claims to offer a way to cheat death — but does the idea hold water? If you’ve heard about the idea of cryonics, you’ve probably heard about it through sci…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:00pm -
  • 5 Smart Home Gadgets You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

    5 Smart Home Gadgets You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

    Smart home technology isn’t all about thermostats and lighting. Here are automated ways to feed your cats, track your eggs and even find out about plumbing problems in your house. Conversations about smart home technology tend to revolve around a f…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • What Is Half-Duplex And Full-Duplex Operation, And How Does It Affect Your Router?

    What Is Half-Duplex And Full-Duplex Operation, And How Does It Affect Your Router?

    WiFi connections are running at half-duplex while the wired part of the LAN are on full-duplex. So it seems that by connecting through WiFi, something had to give. Were we shortchanged? Do you like losing half of anything? Worse, will we not be able…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • OBD2 & Windows: Save On Auto Repair With Diagnostic Tools

    OBD2 & Windows: Save On Auto Repair With Diagnostic Tools

    Running a car in the 21st century can be expensive, especially if it is out of warranty. Diagnosing faults can be particularly costly, especially if the repair facility is experienced in upselling to ensure you carry out your repairs with them. The c…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • A-Audio Legacy Headphones Review and Giveaway

    A-Audio Legacy Headphones Review and Giveaway

    There’s a good rule of thumb when it comes to buying headphones. The more money you spend, the more you’re going to get in terms of sheer audio quality. It’s not unheard of to see audiophiles spend upwards of $1,000 on a pair of high-end cans.…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:30pm -
  • Five Things Google Probably Knows About You

    Five Things Google Probably Knows About You

    The majority of us use Google. It opens up the Internet, lets us explore and learn. It helps us expand our minds. And in return, it’s collected information about you. That much, we know. It’s common knowledge. A phrase that has quite recently bec…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • Google Drops Google+ Requirement, Netflix Officially Lands On Linux, And More… [Tech News Digest]

    Google Drops Google+ Requirement, Netflix Officially Lands On Linux, And More… [Tech News Digest]

    Also, served via Facebook, investigating eBay, Xbox One delayed in China, Netflix expands in Europe, and Conan demands Apple eRase U2. Google+ No Longer Required For Gmail Google is no longer requiring new Gmail users to also sign up for a Google+ ac…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Cool Websites & Tools – Manage Expenses, Elevator Pitch, & Cure Your Phone Addiction

    Cool Websites & Tools – Manage Expenses, Elevator Pitch, & Cure Your Phone Addiction

    Fair Bill Split – stop stressing when you want to split a restaurant bill fairly among several people. The ‘Fair Bill Split’ application will save the day and save you a lot of time and heavy mental thinking. If multiple people shared a dish, f…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:31am -

ALL THINGS DIGITAL

TECHSUPLEX

  • MTN suffers data outage following Data Bonanza. {Updated}

    MTN suffers data outage following Data Bonanza. {Updated}

    I said it. While writing the post about MTN’s 1GB gift, I casually mentioned that I hoped the network will hold up. It didn’t. As a result of the data gifting, MTN’s currently suffering a data outage on at least some lines. It’s unclear how w…
    - 15 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 5:57pm -
  • MTN is Gifting ALL its subscribers with 1GB data

    MTN is Gifting ALL its subscribers with 1GB data

    I know it sounds like link bait, but I assure you that it isn’t. MTN is gifting 1GB to all its subscribers to celebrate its 13th years of business in Nigeria. Again, even after explaining, the story still sounds like link bait, I got tipped from a…
    - 15 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 2:11pm -
  • New images of the upcoming BlackBerry Classic surface

    New images of the upcoming BlackBerry Classic surface

    BlackBerry has already announced that the BlackBerry Classic would be released around November, but it seems like the BlackBerry Passport’s announcement, sucked all the buzz about it off the internet. That’s not to say that the device isn’t the…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 6:08pm -
  • Here’s the iPhone 6: Images and details.

    Here’s the iPhone 6: Images and details.

    There have been a few leaks in the run up to the next iPhone’s official unveiling which is happening on the 9th of September but no one had posted images of a fully functional one…till today that is. Chinese site CNBeta have gotten their hands on…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 5:22pm -
  • Watch the TPL2 online here

    Watch the TPL2 online here

    The The Twitter Premiere League (TPL) 2 starts in a few minutes, and looks like it would be mighty fun. If like me you are many miles away from Lagos state, well, we have got you. The good guys behind The TPL have arranged for the games to be streame…
    - 17 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • University of Ilorin and Glo partner on e-Learning

    University of Ilorin and Glo partner on e-Learning

    Glo and University of Ilorin have entered into a partnership to build a platform where students can access their lectures and reach out to their lecturers over the internet from anywhere in the world. The deal which was reached after principal office…
    - 18 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 3:45pm -
  • TraveViz, a trade advisory startup launches in Nigeria

    TraveViz, a trade advisory startup launches in Nigeria

    With support from the Department of International Development (DFID), an advisory and data portal known as TradeViz has been launched to help importers, exporters and prospective investors simplify trade for Nigeria. The platform gives you easy acces…
    - 18 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 2:34pm -
  • Smartwatches and the Battery life Question

    Smartwatches and the Battery life Question

    The Moto 360 dropped today, and it’s no secret that I want one but even before I start putting my pennies in a piggybank, there are already opinions on why its battery life  and indeed the battery life on any smart watch right now makes it pointle…
    - 18 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 1:17pm -
  • The Moto 360 is now available for ~N40k

    The Moto 360 is now available for ~N40k

    The Moto 360, Motorola’s android wear running, first attempt at a smart watch is now officially available to the public to buy, if you have $250 (roughly N40,000) to spare that is. The Moto 360 which was announced about 5 months ago, features a 1.5…
    - 18 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 11:26am -
  • Meet the New Moto X (2014) and Moto G (2014): Still bang for buck

    Meet the New Moto X (2014) and Moto G (2014): Still bang for buck

    The Moto X and Moto G were two or the most interesting android smartphones that came out last year. Interesting in the sense that both offered users a pretty much premium experience on a budget device. The new Motorola (having been acquired by Lenovo…
    - 18 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 11:12am -

SEARCH ENGINE WATCH

TECHNOLOGY BEATS

FAST COMPANY

  • NewThe Creepiest New Corner Of Instagram: Role-Playing With Stolen Baby Photos

    The Creepiest New Corner Of Instagram: Role-Playing With Stolen Baby Photos

    Parents say it's a form of digital kidnapping. Instagram isn't sure what to say.The followers were the first sign of trouble. There were 20 new ones following Jenny on Instagram--an unusually large burst of attention for the married mother of three f…
    - 19 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • NewThe Real Reason You're Procrastinating

    The Real Reason You're Procrastinating

    If you're putting something off over and over, there's probably a good reason for that.Over the years, I have become quite a student of anti-procrastination techniques. There's the work-on-something else method (I'm writing this article because I don…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:37am -
  • New8 Practical Steps To Getting Over Your Impostor Syndrome

    8 Practical Steps To Getting Over Your Impostor Syndrome

    If you feel like a fraud, you're not alone. Follow these eight steps to reverse the cycle of self-doubt.Impostor syndrome is much more common than you'd think--over 70% of people have experienced it at one time or other in their lives.Read Full Story…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:21am -
  • Today in Tabs: Monkey Business

    Today in Tabs: Monkey Business

    Tabs sees bad journalists.My bologna has a first name, it's-oh shoot. Um. This is embarrassing. We've met, like, 3 times. Linda introduced us at the Xmas party. Paul?Read Full Story
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:52pm -
  • The 5 Best Things About The New High Line

    The 5 Best Things About The New High Line

    Exclusive photos: The High Line's much-anticipated final phase is open. Bring on the tourists.Since its initial opening in 2009, New York City's High Line has attracted millions of visitors a year--4.8 million in 2013 alone. And the thing wasn't even…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:30pm -
  • How Photographers Make People Fall In Love With Buildings

    How Photographers Make People Fall In Love With Buildings

    A new exhibition at the Barbican explores the intimate relationship between photographers and architects.Most of us recognize by sight buildings that we will never visit. The non-jetsetters among us form judgments based on photography more than than…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 5:31pm -
  • This Bicycle Saddle Doubles As A Lock

    This Bicycle Saddle Doubles As A Lock

    With Seatylock, cyclists won't have to lug heavy bike locks around, can't forget them at home, and won't get their seats stolen.Designing a perfect bike lock is an ongoing challenge: The toughest of locks are usually heavy and bulky, a pain to transp…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 5:30pm -
  • These Clocks Keep Time With Saxophones, Pendulums, And Fans

    These Clocks Keep Time With Saxophones, Pendulums, And Fans

    Studio Formafantasma takes a poetic approach to timekeeping in this series of strange, sculptural clocks.We've all gotten used to tracking time with digital devices. So it's easy to forget that centuries of timekeeping devices relied on neither mecha…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:00pm -
  • You Can Now Say "No, Thanks" To Google+

    You Can Now Say "No, Thanks" To Google+

    Signing up for Google+ is no longer a requirement for new Gmail users.In what might be another nail in the coffin for Google+, or at least a sign Google is letting up on its heavy-handed marketing of the social platform, new users will no longer be r…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:31pm -
  • A Sign Of The Times? An Oil Baron's Heirs Vow To Divest From Fossil Fuels

    A Sign Of The Times? An Oil Baron's Heirs Vow To Divest From Fossil Fuels

    The Rockefeller Brothers Fund is the latest to join the growing fossil fuel divestment movement.Over the last few years, churches, college endowments, pension funds, city governments, and others have pledged to sell a total of $50 billion in investme…
    - 21 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:04pm -
  • Reporter Quits Her Job On Live TV To Focus On Legalizing Pot In Alaska

    Reporter Quits Her Job On Live TV To Focus On Legalizing Pot In Alaska

    "F*ck It. I quit."We've seen some notable entries in the "How to Quit Your Job" category in recent times: There's been interpretive dancing, marching bands, and even a Super Bowl commercial. But somehow none of the above can touch KTVA reporter Charl…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 2:45pm -
  • Watch Live: Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks At Climate Week NYC

    Watch Live: Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks At Climate Week NYC

    Tim Cook will address the international sustainability conference at noon ET.Today at noon ET, Apple CEO Tim Cook will address Climate Week NYC, a yearly gathering on environmental sustainability. This will be Cook's first speech at the conference, w…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 2:11pm -
  • Photographs Sculpted Into Stunning 3-D Still Lifes

    Photographs Sculpted Into Stunning 3-D Still Lifes

    Artist Daniel Gordon's colorful compositions are a 21st-century take on classical still life.Bringing three-dimensionality to flat imagery usually involves sophisticated technology and red-and-blue-lensed glasses. But artist Daniel Gordon has found a…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 2:07pm -
  • Why Kerry Washington Is Fighting a Different Kind Of Domestic Trauma--Financial Abuse

    Why Kerry Washington Is Fighting a Different Kind Of Domestic Trauma--Financial Abuse

    And her weapon of choice is a purple purse.In the wake of surfacing NFL scandals involving suspended Baltimore Raven Ray Rice and Arizona Cardinal Jonathan Dwyer, domestic violence is in the forefront of public discussion in a major way.Read Full Sto…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • A Visual Guide To Designer Dog Breeds

    A Visual Guide To Designer Dog Breeds

    What the heck is a Sharp Eagle, and where can I get one?Mixed breed dogs are all the rage. Not the big-hearted, adopted-my-mutt-from-a-shelter kind, naturally, but the purposefully bred hybrids that purport to combine all the best qualities of Labrad…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 2:00pm -
  • Can Longform Become A Netflix For Journalism?

    Can Longform Become A Netflix For Journalism?

    User feedback has morphed this site for avid readers into a project that could change the way the world reads online.If you consider yourself a reader, you've probably heard the web is destroying your ability to focus and financially crippling the p…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • Why VCs Use Crowdfunding To Make Sure Their Hardware Startups Pay Out

    Why VCs Use Crowdfunding To Make Sure Their Hardware Startups Pay Out

    This hardware startup already had the money. What more did it need from crowd investors? This story contains interviews with Kate Drane, design, technology, and hardware lead at Indiegogo; Andrew Kippen, head of marketing at Canary; Charlie O'Donnell…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • The Priceline Of Pot Finds Marijuana That Fits Any Budget

    The Priceline Of Pot Finds Marijuana That Fits Any Budget

    Because not every stoner is a high roller.Attention, stoners on a budget: A startup that hails itself as the "Priceline of pot" can help you find nearby dispensaries with inventory that won't break the bank.Read Full Story
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • This Cafe Makes Ingredients, Not Meals

    This Cafe Makes Ingredients, Not Meals

    It looks like a fish and chips shop from the outside, but this project is actually an aquaponics farm that grows potatoes and raises fish.Perched on a rooftop in an English port town, a small building with a giant "fish and chips" sign looks like an…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:57pm -
  • The $15 Million X-Prize To Find A Peer-To-Peer Learning Platform For The Developing World

    The $15 Million X-Prize To Find A Peer-To-Peer Learning Platform For The Developing World

    The latest from the cash-for-innovation organization seeks software-based learning models to help with basic education.There's a huge need for basic education in the developing world. A United Nations report earlier this year estimated the number of…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:52pm -
  • The Business Case For Carbon-Cutting Actions

    The Business Case For Carbon-Cutting Actions

    While activists take to the streets, responsible business advocates are making the case for why companies should cut their own CO2 emissions.National government action on climate change so far has been laughable, at best. Cities have done a better jo…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:45pm -
  • Can This Bike Safety Fashion Fail Inspire Better Reflective Gear?

    Can This Bike Safety Fashion Fail Inspire Better Reflective Gear?

    Samurai armor-inspired capes: probably not the latest bike fashion statement.At night, cyclists in dark clothing tend to think they're about twice as visible to drivers as they actually are. And even though most bike commuters might say they think re…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:39pm -
  • Open Office Or Private Space? What If We Told You That You Could Have Both?

    Open Office Or Private Space? What If We Told You That You Could Have Both?

    There are spaces for concentration, collaboration, and a glass pod for breaks.A typical new office space might try to mimic elements of home, with couches, full kitchens, and even beds. The unstated goal is often to get employees to stick around for…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:16pm -
  • How Apple's Innovative Design Became Boring Design

    How Apple's Innovative Design Became Boring Design

    Apple's success has provided a design blueprint for other companies, but now we're lost in a boring sea of glass and metal gadgets.Apple is the biggest and most influential technology company on the planet. A big reason for its success can be attribu…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:15pm -
  • Postcards From The Future Show What London Will Look Like After Climate Change

    Postcards From The Future Show What London Will Look Like After Climate Change

    Rising sea levels have turned London into Venice. Buckingham Palace is surrounded by slums that house climate refugees. This is what the future could hold.What will the world's biggest cities look like as climate change progresses? In a series called…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:09pm -

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DIGITAL LIFE

  • NewBorn on live TV one year ago, babies celebrate their first birthday with TODAY

    Born on live TV one year ago, babies celebrate their first birthday with TODAY

    They made their grand entrance one year ago today — the babies whose births were televised live, as part of our #BornTODAY series.Flash forward exactly 12 months and six of those babies are back to share their first birthday together on TODAY. Here…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:55am -
  • Kris Jenner files for divorce from husband Bruce Jenner

    Kris Jenner files for divorce from husband Bruce Jenner

    New season, new chapter. Kris Jenner has filed for divorce from her husband of 23 years, Bruce Jenner, the L.A. Superior Courthouse confirms to Us Weekly. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits in 2014 The documents were filed on Monday, Sept. 22, citing irreconci…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:05am -
  • Found! Missing Afghan Soldiers Caught Trying to Enter Canada

    Found! Missing Afghan Soldiers Caught Trying to Enter Canada

    Three Afghanistan National Army officers from a training exercise at a Massachusetts National Guard base were found trying to cross into Canada.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:29pm -
  • Romeo Beckham looks just like mom Victoria in new Burberry photo shoot

    Romeo Beckham looks just like mom Victoria in new Burberry photo shoot

    Another Beckham is making his name in the family business — the business of being good-looking, that is.Romeo Beckham, son of the genetically blessed superstar couple David and Victoria Beckham, has already been following in mom and dad's fashionab…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:03pm -
  • Prince Harry shares a hug with seriously ill 4-year-old

    Prince Harry shares a hug with seriously ill 4-year-old

    Prince Harry was on the receiving end of some extra love Monday evening from one very cute little boy.While attending the WellChild Awards, 4-year-old Carson Hartley gave Harry not only a high five but also a hug while the prince visited with him and…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:58pm -
  • Dog is man's best Bud in beer commercial that makes us whimper

    Dog is man's best Bud in beer commercial that makes us whimper

    Budweiser has proven once again that it's the King of Beers when it comes to tugging at our heart strings with the use of animals in advertising.In a new spot titled "Friends Are Waiting," the beer giant employs a yellow lab puppy to demonstrate the…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:52pm -
  • Pizza for breakfast! Try these healthy makeovers for your morning meal

    Pizza for breakfast! Try these healthy makeovers for your morning meal

    Maybe breakfast isn't the most important meal of the day, but you shouldn't skip it because it sets you up to overeat at lunch. Breakfast doesn’t have to be your main meal of the day, but should be part of your eating day, so aim for around 150-3…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:15pm -
  • Crossover brew? Starbucks tests coffee that tastes like a Guinness

    Crossover brew? Starbucks tests coffee that tastes like a Guinness

    You might not be able to get away with "beer for breakfast" but if Starbucks tests go right, you could get the flavor of a Guinness in your morning joe.A few Starbucks stores in Ohio and Florida are testing a "dark barrel latte," a Starbucks spokespe…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:02pm -
  • From Rubik's Cube to American Girl dolls, which toys belong in hall of fame?

    From Rubik's Cube to American Girl dolls, which toys belong in hall of fame?

    Many of us didn't realize there was a National Toy Hall of Fame. We keep our toy hall of fame inductees in our memory banks (that fabulous Play-Doh smell!) and sometimes in our closets (never know when you'll need an Etch-A-Sketch!).The hall is locat…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:57pm -
  • Best picture ever? Raccoon tries to outrun NYPD

    Best picture ever? Raccoon tries to outrun NYPD

    How many cops does it take to wrangle a raccoon? It took four on Saturday, when New York Police Department officers were called into Genesis Beauty Supply in the Bronx to deal with an intruder — a rogue raccoon.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:47pm -

ENGADGET

  • NewBlackBerry put a $2,000 smartphone into our pauper's hands

    BlackBerry put a $2,000 smartphone into our pauper's hands

    BlackBerry may have fallen out of favor with the majority of mainstream smartphone purchasers, but the company has always held a certain appeal with the, erm, super-rich. That's why it's no surprise to see the Porsche Design P'9983 getting unveiled.…
    - 17 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:02pm -
  • NewXbox One to launch in China this month after all

    Xbox One to launch in China this month after all

    Having just discovered that Halo's Master Chief is actually Chinese, we were about to call out the irony of the Xbox One's delayed launch in mainland China, but now we have some good news. According to our brethren over at Engadget Chinese, Microsof…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:04am -
  • NewLyft snaps up company that makes carpooling with strangers more efficient

    Lyft snaps up company that makes carpooling with strangers more efficient

    Lyft, it seems, is going to be getting a bit bigger and, perhaps, a touch better. The not-a-cab outfit has recently acquired a stranger-based carpooling company by the name of Hitch. The service itself will shut down, but TechCrunch says that the...
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:21am -
  • Huawei's just bought an internet-of-things startup

    Huawei's just bought an internet-of-things startup

    Whenever we talk about Huawei, it's normally within the context of the company's growing smartphone business. What we don't talk about as much is the Chinese giant's massive networking operation -- but it's this department that's making a big entry.…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:12am -
  • Google Chrome plugs into iOS 8 app extensions

    Google Chrome plugs into iOS 8 app extensions

    Enjoy how Chrome and other apps share data back and forth on Android? Now you can get that feeling on iOS, since Google has updated Chrome to take advantage of the app extensions supported by iOS 8. That doesn't mean you'll be able to install any of…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 7:40am -
  • Google Now's latest trick is finding you a cheaper flight

    Google Now's latest trick is finding you a cheaper flight

    Google Now has been showing off alternate info for when your flight's been delayed for a bit, and as of late the app's looking to take another bite out of air transit frustrations: keeping an eye on ticket prices. Poking around on Google Flights for…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 6:54am -
  • Plex is getting more expensive -- unless you sign up right now

    Plex is getting more expensive -- unless you sign up right now

    Already a subscriber to media outfit Plex's services? Good news: when the company raises its prices at the end of the month, you won't be affected. For everyone who signs up for the firm's Plex Pass subscription come September 29th, however, the...
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 5:42am -
  • Ray Ozzie's 'Talko' app is not the right productivity tool for the Atlanta Hawks

    Ray Ozzie's 'Talko' app is not the right productivity tool for the Atlanta Hawks

    New team collaboration / messaging apps are seemingly everywhere, from Trello to Slack to (now Microsoft-owned) Yammer. A new entrant Talko is interesting not only for its pedigree -- the team is led by Lotus Notes co-creator and former Microsoft...
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:55am -
  • UPS now lets you use 3D printers in nearly 100 US stores

    UPS now lets you use 3D printers in nearly 100 US stores

    UPS' experiment with in-store 3D printers apparently went off without a hitch -- the shipping service has expanded the availability of 3D printing services from six test markets to nearly 100 locations across the US. While the hardware is still...
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:35am -
  • Dartmouth's StudentLife app can tell you if your mental health is hurting your grades

    Dartmouth's StudentLife app can tell you if your mental health is hurting your grades

    Not sure if you're depressed? Your smartphone may be able to clue you in. Researchers at Dartmouth have developed an Android app that keeps tabs on student behavior -- silently logging how long they sleep, the number of conversations they have, how.…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:07am -

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CONSUMER TECH NEWS

  • NewXiaomi Announces Bluetooth Game Controller For Mi Phones And Mi Pad

    Xiaomi Announces Bluetooth Game Controller For Mi Phones And Mi Pad

    Xiaomi has announced its newest addition to the Xiaomi family of devices, aptly called the Xiaomi Bluetooth Game Controller. The device looks pretty similar to the black Xbox controller if you ask us, but this one has apparently been designed exclusi…
    - 42 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:37am -
  • NewBlackBerry Passport To Launch In India On The 29th Of September

    BlackBerry Passport To Launch In India On The 29th Of September

    It was just a few hours ago that we heard of the pricing of the soon to be announced BlackBerry Passport smartphone. The premium device according to CEO John Chen will be priced at 599 USD (approx. 36,500 INR before taxes) and will be a part of Black…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:50am -
  • NewJolla Launches Its Sailfish OS Powered Smartphone In India At Rs 16,499

    Jolla Launches Its Sailfish OS Powered Smartphone In India At Rs 16,499

    Finnish smartphone maker Jolla, a spinoff from erstwhile mobile giant Nokia, has launched its first handset in India, which is priced at Rs 16,499. The company has tied up with e-retailer SnapDeal who will be the exclusive seller of the device in Ind…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:12am -
  • NewHTC Announces The Desire 816G, 820 And 820q Handsets In India

    HTC Announces The Desire 816G, 820 And 820q Handsets In India

    HTC with a lot of fanfare, announced a slew of Desire smartphones for the Indian market today. Clearly the company had a lot more to show off at the unveiling as it announced not just the Desire 820 that was unveiled at the IFA, but also the cheaper…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:46am -
  • Sony Sends Out Invites For Xperia Z3 And Z3 Compact Launch In India

    Sony Sends Out Invites For Xperia Z3 And Z3 Compact Launch In India

    Sony was indeed a success story at the recent IFA Berlin event where it announced 4 new devices along with some smartwatches and the Lens Style Cameras as well. Clearly it was the  Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact smartphones that everyone was excited to se…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 7:57am -
  • Google Is Playing A Pivotal Role In PM Modi's Digital India Vision

    Google Is Playing A Pivotal Role In PM Modi's Digital India Vision

    Despite being one of the largest exporters of IT professionals, it looks like India needs a helping hand in creating awareness about the Internet and its uses. In a move that spans across all ages, the Indian government has joined hands with Google t…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 7:51am -
  • Skype For iOS Gets Interactive Notifications On iOS 8 Devices

    Skype For iOS Gets Interactive Notifications On iOS 8 Devices

    While the new iPhones are selling like hot cakes, it is indeed iOS 8 that is the real change that Apple has brought to its ecosystem of devices. Since the preview was released at the WWDC back in June, it becomes pretty clear that devs have been work…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 7:10am -
  • Samsung GALAXY A7 Reaches India; Shows Up On Import Listings

    Samsung GALAXY A7 Reaches India; Shows Up On Import Listings

    Samsung is indeed working on its rumoured Alpha range of mid-range handsets. While bits of the first handset, the SM-A500F (A5) have already leaked out plenty of times ever since the GALAXY Alpha was announced, it seems that Samsung is also working o…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 6:22am -
  • iPhone 6 Sales Are Soaring To New Heights; Hits 10 Million In A Week

    iPhone 6 Sales Are Soaring To New Heights; Hits 10 Million In A Week

    Apple has released a press note thanking its millions of fans worldwide for standing helplessly in long queues in order to make the smartphone a sales success. The company has once again, managed to break previous first weekend sales records by deliv…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 5:25am -
  • Indian Government Second To The US In Demanding User Data: Google

    Indian Government Second To The US In Demanding User Data: Google

    The US government has been facing a lot of flak from global media houses for its data snooping policies and incessant demand for user data from Internet companies. In a rather unsettling development, it seems that the Indian Government is no shining…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 5:15am -
  • BlackBerry Passport Priced At 599 USD; To Be Available At Launch

    BlackBerry Passport Priced At 599 USD; To Be Available At Launch

    BlackBerry is all geared up to launch its upcoming Passport; the square-shaped, odd-looking smartphone that will hopefully be a hit for the ageing smartphone maker. The launch is said to take place on the 24th of September in three cities around the…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:48am -
  • Microsoft Launches Its Xbox One Gaming Console In India At Rs 39,990

    Microsoft Launches Its Xbox One Gaming Console In India At Rs 39,990

    Nearly a year after unveiling the Xbox One in the US, Microsoft has finally launched its flagship gaming console for the Indian market. The device will be sold exclusively via e-retailer Amazon.in and will come in two variants – the Xbox One (sans…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:50am -
  • Samsung Sends Out Invites For GALAXY Alpha Launch On September 27

    Samsung Sends Out Invites For GALAXY Alpha Launch On September 27

    Samsung has been sending press invites for the launch of what they claim will be the “next generation stylephone”. Indeed what they are referring to could be the recently announced GALAXY Alpha smartphone, one that saw a soft launch much before t…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:31pm -
  • Microsoft Won't Release The Windows 9 Technical Preview Until October

    Microsoft Won't Release The Windows 9 Technical Preview Until October

    Microsoft is expected to break out the latest version of Windows at an event on September 30, but it could be a while before the company actually lets the public get a taste of its new software. According to Paul Thurrott's winsupersite, the Windows…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:57am -
  • Android L May Be Coming To The Nexus 4 After All

    Android L May Be Coming To The Nexus 4 After All

    There are plenty of Nexus 4 users out there who are now geared up to sell their Nexus 4 devices (or may have already upgraded to a 5) simply because Google did not release the developer’s preview for it. Android Police now reports that the Google N…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:23am -
  • Review: Asus ZenFone 4 (A400CG)

    Review: Asus ZenFone 4 (A400CG)

    Asus ZenFone 4Street Price: Rs 6000The Asus ZenFone 5 is one of the best sub-10k phone in the Indian market. It offers excellent build quality and performance on budget. With the ZenFone 4, the company is planning to bring those features in an even…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:58am -
  • Second Wave Of Android One Device To Reach India By December

    Second Wave Of Android One Device To Reach India By December

    It's been only a week since the first handsets under Google's Android One program were launched, and we're already getting to hear about a second wave devices making their way to the market. Homegrown manufacturers are planning to expand the Android…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:44am -
  • Rumour: Samsung May Be “Gearing” Up For Smartwatch Payments

    Rumour: Samsung May Be “Gearing” Up For Smartwatch Payments

    Clearly, Samsung was not satisfied by the response to its Gear S smartwatch at the IFA Berlin. Moreover after Apple announced its sleek Apple Watch, things may turned too sour; so much so that the company is again working on a standalone smartwatch.…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:43am -
  • Sony's Smart Eyewear Will Ship To Developers By March 2015

    Sony's Smart Eyewear Will Ship To Developers By March 2015

    Smartwatches are currently taking center stage in the wearable space, but it's devices like Google's Glass that are set to define the future of the industry. So far we haven't seen any traditional hardware manufacturers venture into the space, but So…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:39am -
  • Apple iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Repair Costs Out; Will Cost You A Pretty Penny

    Apple iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Repair Costs Out; Will Cost You A Pretty Penny

    While we still have no confirmed date for the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus’ launch just yet, Apple has already outed the repair cost breakdown for the US, a market that has already got its hands on the new iPhones. While everything seems pretty much t…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:31am -

TECH DIGEST TV

  • NewNintendo unveils transparent 2DS consoles

    Nintendo unveils transparent 2DS consoles

    Nintendo has unveiled a pair of redesigned 2DS consoles for the European market. The new Nintendo 2DS consoled will be available in the UK from November 7, and will be called Transparent Red and Transparent Blue. Nintendo says that aside from the sid…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:53am -
  • NewApple’s new iPhone debuts to sales of 10 million

    Apple’s new iPhone debuts to sales of 10 million

    Executives at Apple are sure to be rubbing their hands with glee at the news that their two new iPhones – the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus – had a bumper first weekend on sale. Apple has said that it sold more than 10 million…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:11am -
  • NewCeefax would have been 40 today! Write BBC League Cup report to celebrate

    Ceefax would have been 40 today! Write BBC League Cup report to celebrate

    Long before the days of the internet and email the only way you could get information quickly was via Ceefax. It used part of the analogue TV signal to transmit its pixellated stories directly to your TV screen in an age well before home computers an…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 9:35am -
  • Amazon beats Apple and Argos to top list of Top 50 online retailers

    Amazon beats Apple and Argos to top list of Top 50 online retailers

    IMRG and comScore have joined forces to produce the Top 50 IMRG Retailer Ranking, a new league table for online retailers. The IMRG Top 50 Retailer Ranking will be published quarterly, and measures visitors to those websites based on comScore’s MMX…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 1:28pm -
  • Oculus unveils Crescent Bay VR headset prototype

    Oculus unveils Crescent Bay VR headset prototype

    Virtual reality company Oculus VR, which was bought by Facebook earlier this year in a deal worth $2 billion, has announced a new prototype version of its flagship Rift headset. The new hardware, named Crescent Bay, features 360 degree tracking, a hi…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:31am -
  • Ruark Audio updates R1 DAB radio

    Ruark Audio updates R1 DAB radio

    British company, Ruark Audio, has announced a new version of its iconic R1 DAB radio. Designed and built by a company with 30 years experience of producing the best in British sound, the R1 is finished in real walnut, soft black and soft white. Fea…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:53am -
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 available to pre-order today

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 available to pre-order today

    While  all the hype is around the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus going on sale, Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Note 4 will also be available to pre-order from Samsung Experience Stores across the country today, including the Samsung Store at Westfield S…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 10:51am -
  • Destiny is the most-watched game on Twitch so far in 2014

    Destiny is the most-watched game on Twitch so far in 2014

    Destiny has received mixed early reviews, but it has become 2014’s most-viewed console game on the Twitch streaming service. In its first week on sale, Destiny Twitch streams have been viewed nearly 20 million times, with fans watching almost 240 m…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 9:42am -
  • Apple’s iOS 8 upgrade a frustrating affair for many users

    Apple’s iOS 8 upgrade a frustrating affair for many users

    Many iPhone and iPad users have found Apple’s latest iOS update, which was released this week, not as easy to install as it has been in the past. The biggest problem for most is the sheer size of iOS 8, which has led to people needing to delete app…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 8:47am -
  • Apple tightens up its iCloud security

    Apple tightens up its iCloud security

    Apple has expanded its use of two-factor verification checks to protect data stored online by its customers, after a massive breach last month that saw thousands of nude celebrity photos stolen from iCloud. The BBC says the move follows suggestions t…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 12:55pm -

Tech Eye

  • NewOzzie walks his Talko

    Ozzie walks his Talko

    Former Microsofty supremo  Ray Ozzie, who was in the teams that created VisiCalc and Lotus Symphony is pushing some mobile tech which floundered at both Microsoft and Google.Groove, which was sold to Vole,  was a P2P outfit which if it was develo…
    - 51 mins ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:28am -
  • EMC nearly married HP

    EMC nearly married HP

    In a merger that would have ranked alongside that of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries, EMC was seriously considering tying the knot with the maker of expensive printer ink, HP.A Wall Street Journal report suggested that EMC and HP have investigated…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 8:33am -
  • Phone 4U shafted by suppliers claims founder

    Phone 4U shafted by suppliers claims founder

    Phone 4U’s founder, John Caudwell, blamed the outfit’s demise on its mobile network suppliers and private equity owners, BC Partners.Caudwell, who started the chain of phone shops in the 1980s and sold it for £1.5bn in 2006, said Vodafone, EE a…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 8:32am -
  • Murdered whistleblowers can still share documents

    Murdered whistleblowers can still share documents

    A whistleblower, who is murdered by the men in black, can now make sure that all their secrets are broadcast all over the internet.A new dark web service called ‘Dead Man Zero’  claims to offer potential whistleblowers a bit more peace of mind…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 8:30am -
  • Nvidia wrestles with ARM connections

    Nvidia wrestles with ARM connections

    ARM Holdings Chief Executive Officer Simon Segars defended his smartphone graphics technology which Nvidia claims it invented.Nvidia is currently taking Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm to court for using the technology in its phones and accusing bo…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 8:28am -
  • Apple claims sales record for iPhone 6

    Apple claims sales record for iPhone 6

    Gizmo firm Apple claimed it sold over 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in the three days after it was launched by CEO Tim Cook. (pictured)The phones are available in the UK, Singapore, Puerto Rico, Japan, Hong Kong, Germany, France, Cana…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 2:24pm -
  • Diamond nanothreads could lift us to space

    Diamond nanothreads could lift us to space

    A team of researchers at Penn State University said it has produced ultrathin diamond nanothreads that could just possibly lead to the production of a space elevator between earth and the moon.John V Badding, a professor of chemistry at Penn, said:…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 2:08pm -
  • Windows 9 looms into view

    Windows 9 looms into view

    While very many people haven’t yet upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1, and very many people have stuck with Windows XP, it seems that Microsoft will show off Windows 9 soon.Paul Thurrott’s Supersite for Windows has delivered some Windows 9 s…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 1:38pm -
  • 4G phones enter price war phase

    4G phones enter price war phase

    Fierce competition in the smartphone chipset and microprocessor market means prices of devices are likely to drop next year.Smartcom, Qualcomm, Marvell and Broadcom are all competing in offering 32-bit quad core devices all hovering around the $8 to…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 1:27pm -
  • Microsoft no longer Trustworthy

    Microsoft no longer Trustworthy

    Software King of the World, Microsoft thinks that it is Trustworthy Computing Group is surplus to requirements and is shutting the whole lot down.Its role will be taken over either by the company’s Cloud and Enterprise Division or its Legal & Corp…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:50am -

TechPINIONS

  • New‘Big Bang Signal’ Could All Be Dust

    ‘Big Bang Signal’ Could All Be Dust

    There was little need, before, to know exactly how much dust peppers outer space, far from the plane of the Milky Way. Scientists understood that the dimly radiating grains aligned with our galaxy’s magnetic field and that the field’s twists and…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • NewFrom Shoes to Bags, This Is the Season’s Coolest Commuter Bike Gear

    From Shoes to Bags, This Is the Season’s Coolest Commuter Bike Gear

    This season, there’s a whole slew of cool commuter gear to look forward to. We’ve been keeping an eye on the announcements and here's what we're most excited to ride and wear. The post From Shoes to Bags, This Is the Season’s Coolest Commuter B…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:31am -
  • NewSamsung Woos Action Photogs With a Blazing-Fast Mirrorless Camera

    Samsung Woos Action Photogs With a Blazing-Fast Mirrorless Camera

    Samsung’s new NX1 is perhaps the most powerful midrange DSLR-style camera on the market. This is a mirrorless camera has an absurdly high-resolution 28.2-megapixel APS-C sensor and an image processor that will be able to pull off some incredible fe…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:31am -
  • NewEx-Tesla and NASA Engineers Make a Light Bulb That’s Smarter Than You

    Ex-Tesla and NASA Engineers Make a Light Bulb That’s Smarter Than You

    The Alba bulbs are designed to work autonomously, both by adjusting light output based on sunlight and by learning and adapting to its owners household habits. The post Ex-Tesla and NASA Engineers Make a Light Bulb That’s Smarter Than You appeared…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • NewWhy Getting It Wrong Is the Future of Design

    Why Getting It Wrong Is the Future of Design

    We have figured out the rules of creating sleek sophistication. We know, more or less, how to get it right. Now, we need a shift in perspective that allows us to move forward. We need a pole right through a horse's head. We need to enter the third st…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • NewDrones Will Transform Sports Photography—Once the FAA Gets Out of the Way

    Drones Will Transform Sports Photography—Once the FAA Gets Out of the Way

    For more than 50 years, the dramatic shot from a blimp floating high overhead has sent a clear message to TV viewers: You are watching a big-time event. Now, a new generation of photographers with drones is ready to bring that same technology to all…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • New13 Lessons for Design’s New Golden Age: Comments

    13 Lessons for Design’s New Golden Age: Comments

    [HTML1] [HTML2] go back The post 13 Lessons for Design’s New Golden Age: Comments appeared first on WIRED.
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • NewWhat Makes for a Brilliant Book Cover? A Master Explains

    What Makes for a Brilliant Book Cover? A Master Explains

    If you find yourself in a bookstore, Peter Mendelsund can be hard to avoid. The post What Makes for a Brilliant Book Cover? A Master Explains appeared first on WIRED.
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • NewThere’s No Batman in Gotham, But There’s a Whole Lot of Clichés

    There’s No Batman in Gotham, But There’s a Whole Lot of Clichés

    Gotham is built around a tantalizing premise: a Batman story without Batman. But instead of embracing the complexity of its police procedural side, the series opts for the bombast and broad strokes of superhero cliches, and ends up falling short of i…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • NewThe Next Big Thing You Missed: This Startup Will Train You for That Trip Into Space

    The Next Big Thing You Missed: This Startup Will Train You for That Trip Into Space

    The age of commercial spaceflight is finally here. From Richard Branson to Elon Musk, some of the world’s greatest innovators have spent years developing a new kind of space shuttle, with the promise that one day, in the not too distant future, all…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • New13 Lessons for Design’s New Golden Age

    13 Lessons for Design’s New Golden Age

    We're living amidst a new renaissance in design: Call it Silicon Modern—a moment made possible by cheap processors, new software, digital manufacturing, and novel approaches to problem solving. The post 13 Lessons for Design’s New Golden Age appe…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • NewCool 3-D Printing Software Just Makes the Skeletons of Your Stuff

    Cool 3-D Printing Software Just Makes the Skeletons of Your Stuff

    A group of German researchers have come up with a clever way of speeding up the 3-D printing process. The post Cool 3-D Printing Software Just Makes the Skeletons of Your Stuff appeared first on WIRED.
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • Ex-Microsoft Tech Chief Thinks He Can Get You to Talk on the Phone Again

    Ex-Microsoft Tech Chief Thinks He Can Get You to Talk on the Phone Again

    Ray Ozzie, who invented Lotus Notes before becoming Bill Gates' right hand man, thinks the phone part of smartphones is ripe for improvement. The post Ex-Microsoft Tech Chief Thinks He Can Get You to Talk on the Phone Again appeared first on WIRED.
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 4:01am -
  • Square Is Making a Register That Takes Bitcoin and Apple Pay

    Square Is Making a Register That Takes Bitcoin and Apple Pay

    Over the past year, it’s become a lot easier to buy bitcoin, thanks to services such as Coinbase. And thanks to retailers such as Overstock.com and TigerDirect, it’s now a lot easier to to spend them online. But there’s still one big pothole in…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:20pm -
  • X Prize Pledges $15M for Software That Lets Children Teach Themselves

    X Prize Pledges $15M for Software That Lets Children Teach Themselves

    The X PRIZE Foundation, the brainchild of entrepreneur and futurist Peter Diamandis, is already working on some of the world's biggest problems, and on Monday, it added another to the list: global education. The post X Prize Pledges $15M for Software…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:14pm -
  • Innovation: Hedge First, Optimize Later

    Innovation: Hedge First, Optimize Later

    There is a sequence to growth, an implicit order. Consecutive development activities are initiated and concluded by the forward and aft positions. We look out to discover opportunities and threats to our growth before we may streamline our actions to…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:28pm -
  • Learning How to Share: Why Delivering a Product or Service Isn’t Enough

    Learning How to Share: Why Delivering a Product or Service Isn’t Enough

    The widespread growth of the sharing economy has been hard to miss, with more and more new businesses entering the space on what feels like a daily basis. Forbes estimates the equivalent revenue flowing through the sharing economy directly into peop…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:28pm -
  • AT&T’s New Internet Plan Comes With Free Amazon Prime

    AT&T’s New Internet Plan Comes With Free Amazon Prime

    Amazon’s streaming video service began as an extra perk that could attract more people to Prime, the company’s unlimited two-day shipping program. Now, video is the main attraction and shipping the odd side benefit in a new subscription package f…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:03pm -
  • Will Wireless Power Be the Catalyst for Wearables Adoption?

    Will Wireless Power Be the Catalyst for Wearables Adoption?

      Every day, it seems like there’s another news item about wearable devices, or “wearables.” Stories about how trackers will revolutionize personal fitness, privacy concerns about recording video without permission, why wearables will never ca…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:55pm -
  • Hands-On: Nintendo’s New 3DS Underwhelms at Tokyo Game Show

    Hands-On: Nintendo’s New 3DS Underwhelms at Tokyo Game Show

    Nintendo doesn't attend the Tokyo Game Show, but its latest gaming platform made an appearance anyway. The post Hands-On: Nintendo’s New 3DS Underwhelms at Tokyo Game Show appeared first on WIRED.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:52pm -
  • A Monumental Lookout Point That Could Transform an SF Landmark

    A Monumental Lookout Point That Could Transform an SF Landmark

    Walking towards its edge would be an unearthly experience---you could be wrapped up in the Bay Area fog, or simply find yourself standing above the horizon. The post A Monumental Lookout Point That Could Transform an SF Landmark appeared first on WIR…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • 2014 Is About to Become the Hottest Year on Record

    2014 Is About to Become the Hottest Year on Record

    The story originally appeared in Slate and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Earth’s oceans have never been this far beyond the bounds of normal. ERIC HOLTHAUS Eric Holthaus is a meteorologist who writes about weath…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:39pm -
  • Oculus’ Mind-Blowing New Prototype Is a Huge Step Toward Consumer VR

    Oculus’ Mind-Blowing New Prototype Is a Huge Step Toward Consumer VR

    At its first developer summit, Oculus didn't unveil the consumer version of its Rift headset. It didn't even announce when it might come to market. But the company still managed yet another leap forward. The post Oculus’ Mind-Blowing New Prototype…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 2:08pm -
  • White House Actions on Antibiotic Resistance: Big Steps, Plus Disappointments

    White House Actions on Antibiotic Resistance: Big Steps, Plus Disappointments

    The United States government proposed several important steps last week that, if accomplished, will significantly change how this country attempts to counter the advance of antibiotic resistance. The post White House Actions on Antibiotic Resistance:…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:30pm -
  • This $19K Leica Has No Screen, But the Separate $11K Lens Is Legendary

    This $19K Leica Has No Screen, But the Separate $11K Lens Is Legendary

    The Leica M Edition 60 has pretty much everything you’d expect in a $19,000 camera. A 24-megapixel full-frame sensor? Check. A 35mm/F1.4 kit lens? Check. A limited run of 600 units so you can feel more special when you buy one? Check. A big, sharp…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:31am -

GIZMAG

  • Shellfish proteins inspire waterproof wonderglue

    Shellfish proteins inspire waterproof wonderglue

    Clingy barnacles might be something of a nuisance for seafarers, but these stubborn shellfish and their relatives could hold the key to a new breed of sticky materials. Engineers from MIT have created waterproof adhesives based on the proteins that g…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 7:23am -
  • Newly-discovered on/off switch could hold the key to healthy aging

    Newly-discovered on/off switch could hold the key to healthy aging

    Researchers at the Salk Institute have discovered an on/off switch for telomerase, an enzyme that rebuilds a cellular timekeeper known as a telomere. The scientists believe that the discovery could provide a way to get human cells to divide indefinit…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 6:41am -
  • Global Learning XPrize offers $15 million to tackle illiteracy in the developing world

    Global Learning XPrize offers $15 million to tackle illiteracy in the developing world

    Having tasked technologists with challenges as diverse as Ted Talkin' artificial intelligence and bringing Star Trek's iconic tricorder to life, XPrize has now turned its attention to an equally ambitious task. Millions of children around the globe d…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:30am -
  • Researchers achieve long-distance light to matter quantum teleportation

    Researchers achieve long-distance light to matter quantum teleportation

    A successful test in passing information from light into matter – using the teleportation of the quantum state of a photon via optical fiber cable to a receiving crystal located over 25 km (15 mi) away – has been claimed by physicists at the Univ…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 2:45am -
  • Wearable Artificial Kidney gets green light for US trials

    Wearable Artificial Kidney gets green light for US trials

    In 2009, we had a look at the Wearable Artificial Kidney (WAK) concept that promised patients suffering from kidney failure an alternative to conventional dialysis. Now the tool-belt sized prototype has been granted approval for human testing in the…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 2:01am -
  • Qimini Deuce mixes portable battery pack and wireless charger

    Qimini Deuce mixes portable battery pack and wireless charger

    Wireless charging is still a relatively new technology in the portable electronics arena, but it is rapidly gaining steam. As a result, plenty of companies are embracing it and making use of it in creative ways. Once such firm is Qimini, which is lau…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:43am -
  • Students rethink Californian "Parkitecture"

    Students rethink Californian "Parkitecture"

    Students at California Polytechnic Pomona have been reinterpreting the cabins used by visitors to US state parks as part of a program by the Architecture Department Studio. Revamp the Camp aimed to make the cabins in California State Parks cheaper an…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:14am -
  • Slamstop pulls car doors closed, so you don't have to slam 'em

    Slamstop pulls car doors closed, so you don't have to slam 'em

    At some point or another, you've probably half-heartedly swung your car's passenger door closed, only to see the "door ajar" light come on once you're on the road. In some cases, this can even result in the door swinging open while driving. Slamming…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:05pm -
  • SideSwipe lets phones read hand gestures using reflected wireless signals

    SideSwipe lets phones read hand gestures using reflected wireless signals

    Imagine if your smartphone was ringing away in your bag or pocket, and you were able to silence it simply by waving your hand in the air – without even taking the phone out. Well, that could soon be a reality, thanks to technology being developed a…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:19pm -
  • Toyota teases hybrid crossover concept ahead of Paris

    Toyota teases hybrid crossover concept ahead of Paris

    The floodgates have opened, and the rushing waters of pre-Paris concept car previews are flowing strongly. Toyota has released a first look at its all-new C-HR Concept, which provides a sneak preview of new design language Toyota plans to bring to pr…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:31pm -
  • Cirque du Soleil and ETH Zurich collaborate on human/drone performance

    Cirque du Soleil and ETH Zurich collaborate on human/drone performance

    Fans of the Disney classic Fantasia will no doubt remember the Sorcerer's Apprentice segment of that film, in which a hapless Mickey Mouse accidentally brings an army of mops to life. Well, Cirque du Soleil has teamed up with ETH Zurich and spinoff g…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:53pm -
  • NASA'S MAVEN spacecraft succesfully arrives at Mars

    NASA'S MAVEN spacecraft succesfully arrives at Mars

    NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has successfully completed a maneuver designed to place the robotic explorer in Mars orbit. The achievement is the crowning moment in a 10-month journey through deep space, representing…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:37pm -
  • Volta EnGo’s green charging station debuts in the US

    Volta EnGo’s green charging station debuts in the US

    Students, faculty and staff at Webster University in St. Louis don't have to worry too much if their mobile gadgets run out of power. Volta, a sustainable technology company, has installed its EnGo Public Charging Station on campus, that can recharge…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:32pm -
  • Collar Perfect iron lets users iron hard-to-reach places

    Collar Perfect iron lets users iron hard-to-reach places

    The humble iron, while an incredibly useful device for keeping clothes looking their best, has not seen very many major changes over its history, at least from a core functionality standpoint. Collar Perfect is aiming to make that happen, by making i…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:26pm -
  • In pictures: A look back at Photokina 2014

    In pictures: A look back at Photokina 2014

    Every two years Cologne in Germany goes photo crazy. Photokina is the focal point for everyone who is passionate about taking photographs or recording video, or sitting back to enjoy looking at both. Over the past week, Gizmag has covered the big new…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:45pm -
  • Canon Powershot G7 X vs. Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III

    Canon Powershot G7 X vs. Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III

    For the past few years, Sony's RX100 has been the go-to device if you want a pocketable compact camera with a zoom lens – that also offers a massive step up from your smartphone. But now the Cyber-shot RX100 III looks like it has some competition i…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 5:43pm -
  • Oculus’ Crescent Bay Prototype packs 3D audio and a lighter build

    Oculus’ Crescent Bay Prototype packs 3D audio and a lighter build

    Oculus has provided details on the latest version of its Rift virtual reality headset. The new product features built-in 3D audio support alongside improved ergonomics. Unveiled at the Oculus Connect conference, the company also took the opportunity…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 1:22pm -
  • SkyOrbiter UAVs will fly for years at a time and provide global internet access

    SkyOrbiter UAVs will fly for years at a time and provide global internet access

    The internet has become a critical means of communication during humanitarian crises and a crucial everyday tool for people around the world. Now, a Portuguese company wants to make sure everyone has access to it. Quarkson plans to use unmanned aeria…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:42pm -
  • Blood test provides first objective diagnosis of depression in adults

    Blood test provides first objective diagnosis of depression in adults

    Diagnosing depression can be a difficult task, currently relying on patients reporting symptoms – something those suffering depression don't always do – and doctors correctly interpreting them – which isn't easy as the symptoms are non-specific…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:29am -
  • AirVR turns iOS devices into virtual reality headsets

    AirVR turns iOS devices into virtual reality headsets

    The team behind the Oculus Rift may be in no rush to unleash its set of futuristic goggles, but that hasn't stopped a flurry of like-minded parties tossing their virtual reality headsets into the ring. The Toronto-based design studio Metatecture is t…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:03am -
  • Quick look: iPhone 6 Plus vs. Galaxy Note 3

    Quick look: iPhone 6 Plus vs. Galaxy Note 3

    In 2011, Samsung created the first "phablet" with the original Galaxy Note. Now that Apple has a large-screened smartphone of its own, wouldn't it be nice to plop down the iPhone 6 Plus next to Samsung's flagship phablet (at least until next month),…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:30am -
  • Liquid metal could be used to create morphing electronics

    Liquid metal could be used to create morphing electronics

    Who could forget the scene in Terminator 2: Judgement Day where the shape-shifting T-1000 reassembles itself from thousands of blobs of molten metal? Researchers from North Carolina State University (NCSU) have taken the first steps to such science f…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:21am -
  • Low-cost autonomous robots replicate swarming behavior

    Low-cost autonomous robots replicate swarming behavior

    It may sound a touch like the plot of a horror movie, but tiny robotic swarms have been unleashed – albeit in the controlled environment of a scientific lab. The development comes courtesy of computer scientists at the University of Lincoln, who, w…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:47am -
  • Project MUNIN aims to make robot ships a reality

    Project MUNIN aims to make robot ships a reality

    Earlier this year Rolls Royce outlined a future where giant robot cargo vessels ply the world's sea lanes without a human crew on board. That scenario is now coming closer to reality as the EU project MUNIN looks into the feasibility of robotic freig…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Sep 14, 11:54pm -
  • $4,000 home promises affordable housing in Vietnam

    $4,000 home promises affordable housing in Vietnam

    Vietnam-based firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects recently revealed an affordable prefabricated prototype house that could potentially offer Vietnamese people on a very low income somewhere safe and durable to live. While still a work-in-progress and thus…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Sep 14, 11:31pm -

Digital TRENDS

  • Bad news, Ferrari-driving mobsters: NHTSA recalls 458 over missing trunk release
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is recalling all 2010 through 2014 model year Ferrari 458 and 458 Spiders for lack of interior trunk release latch. At only 8.12 cubic feet, however, it’s rather unlikely such a space poses a probl…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:45pm -
  • It’s not the new FR-S, but Toyota’s C-HR concept looks like a blast
    Official images of Toyota’s C-HR concept have been released, and it looks to be a small crossover that could slot below the RAV4. Toyota has previously said that the concept would introduce a new design language. The post It’s not the new FR-S,…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:45pm -
  • Confirmed: Next Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG will get the AMG GT’s twin-turbo V8
    The next Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG will use the same 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 as the AMG GT sports car, producing more than enough power to crush the competition.The post Confirmed: Next Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG will get the AMG GT’s twin-turbo V8 appeare…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:56pm -
  • Origin now offers GTX 980, 970 with Genesis, Millennium, Chronos gaming desktops
    Now that Nvidia has launched the GTX 980 and 970, Origin has already added both cards as configurable options with three of its PCs. Learn more here.The post Origin now offers GTX 980, 970 with Genesis, Millennium, Chronos gaming desktops appeared f…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:51pm -
  • Maingear adds Nvidia GeForce GTX 980, 970 to its PC lineup
    You can now get a Maingear PC with Nvidia's latest graphics cards. Learn more about the cards, and the PCs you can get them with, here.The post Maingear adds Nvidia GeForce GTX 980, 970 to its PC lineup appeared first on Digital Trends.
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:40pm -
  • Researchers believe future crimes can be predicted by analyzing mobile data
    A recent study discovered that mobile data can significantly increase the accuracy of crime predictions. While this may be the case, the study also showed that anonymous data really isn't anonymous.The post Researchers believe future crimes can be p…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:33pm -
  • AMC nabs rights to new android-based sci-fi drama ‘Humans’
    AMC is close to concluding a deal that would allow it to acquire domestic rights to the upcoming sci-fi drama Humans. The deal would see AMC take over in place of the now-shuttered Xbox Entertainment Studios for co-production of the series.The post…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:22pm -
  • Dark Souls II: Crown of the Ivory King DLC delayed to September 30
    Crown of the Ivory King, the final chapter in Dark Souls II's Lost Kings DLC trilogy, has been pushed back from 9/24 to 9/30 on Steam and Xbox Live and 10/1 on PlayStation Network.The post Dark Souls II: Crown of the Ivory King DLC delayed to Septem…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:12pm -
  • Kim Jong-Un isn’t going to like the new red-band trailer for The Interview
    Seth Rogen and James Franco's upcoming comedy about a pair of bumbling assassins out to kill North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un has a new red-band trailer.The post Kim Jong-Un isn’t going to like the new red-band trailer for The Interview appeared…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:09pm -
  • NFL Sunday Ticket.tv hands on
    Flaws aside, the NFL Sunday Ticket.tv streaming package is the best option out there for getting your football fix at a reasonable price.The post NFL Sunday Ticket.tv hands on appeared first on Digital Trends.
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:45pm -
  • iPhone 6 vs. Motorola Moto X (2014): In-depth comparison
    After months of rumors, the iPhone 6 has been officially announced. See how Apple's latest stacks up against the Motorola's Moto X in this spec comparison showdown. You decide which is better.The post iPhone 6 vs. Motorola Moto X (2014): In-depth co…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:42pm -
  • Like OKCupid for home renovation projects, Sweeten matches you with local contractors
    Have a home renovation or repair project that needs doing, but don't have lots of time to track down the right contractor for the job? Check out Sweeten -- a new startup that functions as a matchmaking service for homeowners and construction professi…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:38pm -
  • Assassin’s Creed Unity’s Season Pass takes you far beyond Paris
    Ubisoft has revealed details of the Assassin's Creed Unity Season Pass, which promises to take your adventures far beyond the city limits of Paris to 16th century China.The post Assassin’s Creed Unity’s Season Pass takes you far beyond Paris app…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:31pm -
  • 38 cameras capture this aerobatic show put on by 6 fighter jets and a wide-bodied plane
    The Swiss Air Force's aerobatic team and pilots at Swiss International Air Lines put on a memorable air show using 6 fighter jets and a large Airbus A330 plane. The pilots' POVs were documented with 38 cameras.The post 38 cameras capture this aeroba…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 8:23pm -
  • This week in gaming: Fan favorites come in all shapes and sizes
    FIFA 15, Gauntlet, Hyrule Warriors, and Disney Infinity highlight a busy week of video game releases as the holiday season kicks into high gear.The post This week in gaming: Fan favorites come in all shapes and sizes appeared first on Digital Trends…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:57pm -
  • Former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani to represent Activision against Manuel Noriega
    Activision Blizzard filed to dismiss the lawsuit of former dictator Manuel Noriega, who sued earlier this year over his unauthorized appearance in Call of Duty: Black Ops II.The post Former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani to represent Activision against Man…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:33pm -
  • The iPhone 6 clone wars continue with the Sophone i6
    The iPhone 6 clone wars didn't stop with the Goophone i6. Another clone, called the Sophone i6 is also available for purchase. For $140, you'll get a MediaTek quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.The post The iPhone 6 clone wa…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:23pm -
  • Netflix could top 100 million international subscribers by 2020
    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings revealed last week that the streaming service is aiming to penetrate a third of international TV households within seven years of each respective country's official launch of service. The post Netflix could top 100 million…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:19pm -
  • Opel unveils ‘turbocharged pocket rocket’ Adam S ahead of Paris debut
    There’s a new member of Opel’s Adam family. Dubbed the Adam S, the turbocharged city car features a 150 horsepower motor, retuned suspension, a trick red roof, and loads of zippy, pint-sized fun. The post Opel unveils ‘turbocharged pocket rock…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 7:15pm -
  • Canon packs a lot of punch in its 1-inch sensor G7 X pocket camera
    Canon's new PowerShot G7 X compact with a 1-inch sensor offers a lot of performance in a compact form-factor. We took a closer look at the camera at this year's Photokina show.The post Canon packs a lot of punch in its 1-inch sensor G7 X pocket came…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:45pm -
  • Ikea leads the solar revolution, adding panel sales to its stores in eight new countries
    After successfully making residential solar panels more accessible to customers in Britain, IKEA is now expanding its solar offering to eight new European countriesThe post Ikea leads the solar revolution, adding panel sales to its stores in eight n…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:23pm -
  • Phablet reviews before and after iPhone 6 Plus (Everyone got it wrong)
    Does the Apple iPhone 6 have something special? Can it succeed where others have …. well, already succeeded? And more importantly, are tech reviewers being fair when they review the iPhone 6 Plus? Here’s what they said today, and how they reviewe…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:16pm -
  • It looks like GTA 5 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One has a first-person mode
    The upcoming remake of Grand Theft Auto V for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One might feature a first person gameplay mode, according to a quickly-removed page on Rockstar's website.The post It looks like GTA 5 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One has a first-pe…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:07pm -

FUTURE TECH TRENDS

  • 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…
    - 30 days ago, 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…
    - 32 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:29pm -
  • Phen375: Best Fat Burning Foods to Eat For Top Results

    Phen375: Best Fat Burning Foods to Eat For Top Results

    When you are taking Phen375 it is quite important that you eat the right foods to help boost the fat burning process. While you do need some carbohydrates and starches, you should stick to a mostly fresh and organic diet as much as possible. Below ar…
    - 33 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 9:39am -
  • Get Secured from a Home Security System

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