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  • NewT-Mobile's revenue beats due to strong customer additions

    T-Mobile's revenue beats due to strong customer additions

    (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc reported a better-than-expected 14 percent jump in quarterly revenue as aggressive pricing helped it win more customers.
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:36pm -
  • NewSamsung can halt Smartflash patent infringement trial: U.S. appeals court

    Samsung can halt Smartflash patent infringement trial: U.S. appeals court

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, which faced a trial on patent infringement in a lawsuit brought by patent holder Smartflash LLC, can halt the proceedings while the Smartflash patents are scrutinized for their validity by the U.S. Pat…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:14pm -
  • NewFacebook spending on messaging, wearables seen fuelling growth

    Facebook spending on messaging, wearables seen fuelling growth

    (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's plans to focus spending on its two messaging services, Instagram and its virtual reality headset business was cheered by Wall Street analysts, who said the efforts would boost long-term growth.
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:38pm -
  • Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent post strong results as merger approaches

    Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent post strong results as merger approaches

    PARIS/HELSINKI (Reuters) - Shares in telecom network gear makers Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent jumped on Thursday after both posted strong second-quarter results, giving a positive signal ahead of their pending merger.
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 9:31am -
  • Sony books highest first-quarter profit since 2007 on strong sensor sales

    Sony books highest first-quarter profit since 2007 on strong sensor sales

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp reported its highest first-quarter profit since 2007 on Thursday due to strong sales of camera sensors and PlayStation 4 videogames, beating analyst estimates and helping to reassure investors a recent stock offering would…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 9:28am -
  • Samsung Electronics cautious on second half; capital returns disappoint

    Samsung Electronics cautious on second half; capital returns disappoint

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday offered a downbeat outlook for the second half of the year as smartphone market growth slows and ahead of the expected release of new iPhones from arch rival Apple Inc .
    - 9 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 7:26am -
  • Network gear maker Nokia posts surprise profit rise

    Network gear maker Nokia posts surprise profit rise

    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia , the world's No. 3 telecom network equipment maker, posted a surprise rise in quarterly profits on Thursday helped by lucrative software sales and a refusal to chase after lower-margin contracts that had hurt profits previ…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 6:22am -
  • China's Baidu to buy back $1 billion shares after investor selldown

    China's Baidu to buy back $1 billion shares after investor selldown

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Baidu Inc, China's biggest internet search engine company, said on Thursday it will buy back shares worth $1 billion after the company's stock price slid following a weak earnings report earlier this week.
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 5:21am -
  • Uber launches car leasing unit, makes entry into financial services

    Uber launches car leasing unit, makes entry into financial services

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies has launched its own auto leasing subsidiary in an effort to sign up more drivers, injecting the fast-growing ride services company directly into the financial services sector for the first time.
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:56am -
  • Facebook profit falls 9 percent as costs soar

    Facebook profit falls 9 percent as costs soar

    (Reuters) - Facebook Inc reported quarterly revenue that beat forecasts but its profit fell 9 percent as the social media company sharply increased spending to boost mobile revenue and future growth.
    - 17 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 11:06pm -
  • A fresh Start: Microsoft's Windows 10 wins plaudits

    A fresh Start: Microsoft's Windows 10 wins plaudits

    (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's launch of its first new operating system in almost three years, designed to work across laptops, desktop and smartphones, won mostly positive reviews for its user-friendly and feature-packed interface.
    - 17 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 11:01pm -
  • U.S. likely to scale back planned limits on intrusion-software exports

    U.S. likely to scale back planned limits on intrusion-software exports

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Commerce said on Wednesday it will revise regulations intended to restrict the export of software that can used to break into computers and smart phones.
    - 18 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 10:00pm -
  • CGI exiting low-margin markets, eyes M&A in cyber security

    CGI exiting low-margin markets, eyes M&A in cyber security

    MONTREAL/TORONTO (Reuters) - CGI Group Inc, the information systems and management consultancy, said on Wednesday it would target acquisitions in cyber security while exiting some markets entirely, as it reported third-quarter profit and revenue that…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 9:59pm -
  • Bounce in AMD's stock may put pressure on short sellers

    Bounce in AMD's stock may put pressure on short sellers

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A two-day rally in the lowly shares of Advanced Micro Devices Inc may be squeezing short sellers, who recently increased their bets against the chipmaker.
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 8:27pm -
  • Telecom Italia inks content deal with Netflix

    Telecom Italia inks content deal with Netflix

    MILAN (Reuters) - Telecom Italia will offer TV series and movies from Netflix to its clients after a deal the Italian phone group said would help spur demand for faster Internet in the euro zone's No. 3 economy.
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 7:46pm -
  • Volkswagen to offer crash avoidance systems on most U.S. models

    Volkswagen to offer crash avoidance systems on most U.S. models

    BELMONT, Calif. (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG , the world's No. 1 automaker, will offer automatic braking and other crash avoidance systems as standard or optional features on most 2016 models sold in the United States beginning later this year, the comp…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 7:14pm -
  • Being frank not enough, Twitter needs to act

    Being frank not enough, Twitter needs to act

    (Reuters) - Twitter Inc interim CEO Jack Dorsey's harsh criticism of the company's efforts to woo new users may just be the first step to addressing its long-standing problems.
    - 22 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 6:07pm -
  • United Airlines data breached by China-backed hackers: Bloomberg

    United Airlines data breached by China-backed hackers: Bloomberg

    REUTERS - United Continental Holdings Inc has been the target of a data breach linked to a group of China-backed hackers, Bloomberg reported.
    - 23 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 5:31pm -
  • Oculus deploys virtual reality hedgehog to lure filmmakers

    Oculus deploys virtual reality hedgehog to lure filmmakers

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - In a Beverly Hills mansion on Tuesday, Facebook-owned Oculus rolled out "Henry," a movie that takes advantage of its virtual reality technology to tell the story of a hug-obsessed hedgehog.
    - 23 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 4:57pm -
  • Russians hackers used Twitter, photos to reach U.S. computers: report

    Russians hackers used Twitter, photos to reach U.S. computers: report

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Russian government-backed hackers who penetrated high-profile U.S. government and defense industry computers this year used a method combining Twitter with data hidden in seemingly benign photographs, according to experts st…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 12:03pm -

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  • New'Plonker' drives 3-wheeled car onto railway crossing in bizarre CCTV video

    'Plonker' drives 3-wheeled car onto railway crossing in bizarre CCTV video

    In a video clip that's like an episode of Only Fools and Horses gone badly wrong, a three-wheeled Robin Reliant ploughs through a rail crossing outside Nottinghamshire before reversing back onto the tracks and getting stuck behind the barriers.The…
    - 30 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:36pm -
  • NewMail carrier collects books for boy who asked for junk mail to read

    Mail carrier collects books for boy who asked for junk mail to read

    When he's not delivering letters and packages, Utah mail carrier Ron Lynch loves to get lost in a good book. Last week, he met a fellow bookworm on his route — 12-year-old Mathew Flores.Lynch told ABC News that when he stopped to drop off mail at…
    - 33 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:33pm -
  • NewThis is how we assume the Taylor-Nicki-Katy Twitter feud really went down

    This is how we assume the Taylor-Nicki-Katy Twitter feud really went down

    If you were blissfully living under a rock last week and missed the Twitter feud — which grew to include Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry — then consider this video your SparkNotes versionThe lip dubbing, along with the fact that the cl…
    - 35 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:31pm -
  • NewFOX asks people for moon pics, Twitter responds accordingly

    FOX asks people for moon pics, Twitter responds accordingly

    This is your reminder that you should never ask the Internet for anything.On July 29, FOX 29 in Philadelphia tweeted out a beautiful picture of the full moon from their Skyfox traffic camera. The news outlet simply asked their followers on Twitter t…
    - 38 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:28pm -
  • NewFish schmish: These surprising sushi rolls contain zero seafood

    Fish schmish: These surprising sushi rolls contain zero seafood

    Sushi purists, avert your eyes.Made with vinegar, sushi rice usually gets topped with raw and cured seafood. But like all things foodie, it has evolvedJust like a taco became a Doritos extravaganza and a cupcake got stuffed with ice cream, sushi is…
    - 49 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:17pm -
  • New'Mountain Pong' raises beer pong to new heights

    'Mountain Pong' raises beer pong to new heights

    If beer pong has felt tired since your college days, then this is the update to the game you need.As Foodbeast reports, a Kickstarter is fundraising money for a game called "Mountain Pong." This contraption keeps the traditional six cup base, but fe…
    - 50 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:16pm -
  • NewBuilding a radio telescope with robots on far side of the moon

    Building a radio telescope with robots on far side of the moon

    BOULDER, Colorado — Researchers are making strides on a radio telescope array that would be unfurled on the far side of the moon by an unmanned rover operated by nearby astronauts.The rover would be commanded by astronauts in NASA's Orion spacecra…
    - 51 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:15pm -
  • NewPrince releases new single, 'Stare,' on Spotify

    Prince releases new single, 'Stare,' on Spotify

    Prince, the god of pop, is back at it.Despite pulling his entire catalogue from all streaming services except Tidal this month, Prince released his latest single, "Stare," via Spotify on Thursday. See also: Prince tweets a new song inspired by Bal…
    - 52 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:14pm -
  • New5 essential tips to get you started in 'Angry Birds 2'

    5 essential tips to get you started in 'Angry Birds 2'

    Yes, Angry Birds is a game about flinging avian orbs at tenuously assembled structures with the intent of destroying them — and the pigs they house. But there's a lot of nuance and strategy going on once you get all the rules down.See also: The…
    - 56 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:10pm -
  • NewFormer Cincinnati cop pleads not guilty in shooting death of Samuel DuBose

    Former Cincinnati cop pleads not guilty in shooting death of Samuel DuBose

    A former University of Cincinnati police officer pleaded not guilty on Thursday to murder and involuntary manslaughter charges in the shooting death of an unarmed black man, Samuel DuBoseRay Tensing, who has been charged with shooting DuBose once in…
    - 56 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:10pm -
  • NewU.S. military developing a non-lethal 130-decibel gun to scare off enemies

    U.S. military developing a non-lethal 130-decibel gun to scare off enemies

    The U.S. military is reportedly working on a gun that creates an enormously loud sound when it's fired but doesn't shoot any bullets.According to a Defense One report, the Pentagon's Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program is working on a non-lethal 130-d…
    - 57 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:09pm -
  • NewWhat Windows 7 users need to know about updating to Windows 10

    What Windows 7 users need to know about updating to Windows 10

    It's such a cliché, but if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Or in this case, if Windows 7 still works perfectly fine, why update it to Windows 10?If your PC is still running Windows 7, you may be wondering if you should pull the trigger and install Wi…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:57pm -
  • NewSamsung to 'adjust' Galaxy S6 prices following profit drop

    Samsung to 'adjust' Galaxy S6 prices following profit drop

    Samsung's quarterly results are in, and the results, especially for the company's mobile division, are not goodSamsung's revenue in the second quarter of 2015 was 48.54 trillion won ($41.7 billion), with profit being 6.9 trillion won ($5.87 billion)…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:54pm -
  • NewMS MR reflect on the road to success ... and that time they jumped into a freezing river

    MS MR reflect on the road to success ... and that time they jumped into a freezing river

    Alt-pop duo MS MR is all about both balance and contrast. Let’s start with the MS and the MR themselves — vocalist Lizzy Plapinger and producer Max Hershenow. Next, consider the outfit’s signature pop sensibility with dark undertones. Then ther…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:49pm -
  • NewBernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton race to out-Occupy each other on financial reform

    Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton race to out-Occupy each other on financial reform

    If the Democratic field of candidates for president were a weather phenomenon, you could call it Hurricane OccupyPushed by Bernie Sanders, the passionate left-leaning Senator from Vermont, Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley have used some of their…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:47pm -
  • NewTesco replacing 'irritating' self-checkout robo-voice

    Tesco replacing 'irritating' self-checkout robo-voice

    LONDON — The most annoying sound in the world? It's not, as some might believe, nails on a blackboard, bagpipes or Katie Hopkins' voice; it's actually the incessant commands at a self service checkout.See also: Tesco is keeping sugary drinks like…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:45pm -
  • NewIdris Elba is a ruthless warlord in chilling 'Beasts of No Nation' trailer

    Idris Elba is a ruthless warlord in chilling 'Beasts of No Nation' trailer

    Don't get on Idris Elba's bad sideA new trailer for the film Beasts of No Nation, a war drama about a child forced to join a group of mercenary fighters, has officially dropped. Golden Globe winner Elba stars as the ruthless leader of the band of c…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:27pm -
  • NewPatrick Stewart has an important message about ketchup, America

    Patrick Stewart has an important message about ketchup, America

    LONDON –- Sir Patrick Stewart has started an inter-continental condiment debate after posting a fairly out-of-the-blue tweet about the origins of ketchup.See also: Sir Patrick Stewart perfectly demonstrates the most annoying people on planesThe g…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:16pm -
  • NewWaters for Rio de Janiero's 2016 Olympics are 'basically raw sewage'

    Waters for Rio de Janiero's 2016 Olympics are 'basically raw sewage'

    Athletes in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found.An A…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:12pm -
  • NewThese same-sex Disney couples show us a whole new world

    These same-sex Disney couples show us a whole new world

    Ever wish your favorite Disney movies were a little more LGBT-friendly? You're in luck.Tumblr user Dopey Beauty has gifted the Internet what she calls "the Disney movies no one asked for." Well, we may not have asked for these glorious Disney edits…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:09pm -
  • NewIBM Watson wants to give you health advice from your local CVS

    IBM Watson wants to give you health advice from your local CVS

    IBM's ultra-smart super-computer, Watson, seems to be everywhere these days. From helping robots understand Chinese to offering cooking advice and protecting the world from offensive and ineffectual emails. Now Watson is coming to your neighborhood d…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:09pm -
  • NewAdventure-seeking dog copies humans, dives off Malta cliff

    Adventure-seeking dog copies humans, dives off Malta cliff

    After watching several humans dive off a cliff in Malta, this super adventurous pup decided it was time to show them how it's really done, casually diving off the edge and doggy paddling his way over to shoreThis dog clearly prescribes to the YOLO-…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:05pm -
  • New'Room' trailer brings Emma Donoghue's bestseller to harrowing life

    'Room' trailer brings Emma Donoghue's bestseller to harrowing life

    Emma Donoghue's 2010 novel Room seems like a tricky story to adapt. As the title implies, most of it takes place in a small, claustrophobic space; it's also narrated by 5-year-old Jack, whom readers slowly realize is being held captive along with hi…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:58pm -
  • NewThe inspiring ex-NBA star who's now training to be a Starbucks manager

    The inspiring ex-NBA star who's now training to be a Starbucks manager

    Vin Baker can still reboundThe 6-foot-11 power forward was the eighth overall pick of the 1993 NBA Draft. He went on to make four NBA All-Star teams and won a gold medal at the 2000 Olympics in SydneyGlory, riches and fame — it's all a very long…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:14pm -
  • Kids used to cuddle alligators at this wacky LA zoo

    Kids used to cuddle alligators at this wacky LA zoo

    Image: Los Angeles Public LibraryOne of the most novel and interesting sights in the world. Most stupendous aggregation ever exhibited.Promotional brochureIn 1907, Francis Earnest and “Alligator” Joe Campbell opened a unique attraction in the Lin…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:03pm -
  • Jason Segel had a very weird incident involving fudgsicles and a urologist

    Jason Segel had a very weird incident involving fudgsicles and a urologist

    Sometimes, when celebrities go on talk shows, they don't have any quippy anecdotes to share. So instead, Jimmy Fallon has them concoct eyebrow-raising stories using odd words like "squat thrust" and "urologist." It's a game he likes to call "Word S…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:46pm -
  • Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige join NBC's 'The Wiz Live'

    Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige join NBC's 'The Wiz Live'

    NBC may be reserving the part of Dorothy for an unknown — but that doesn't mean its upcoming live production of The Wiz won't boast some serious star power.The network has announced that Grammy winners Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige are on board…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:42pm -
  • Kids eat dog-food hamburgers and seem okay with it

    Kids eat dog-food hamburgers and seem okay with it

    Freshpet is so confident in the quality of its dog food that it thinks people would even enjoy itIn its latest ad, the company disguised its packaged canine chow as human meals like a hamburger, chicken tacos and spaghetti and meatballs —all topp…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:39pm -
  • Watch Tyler, the Creator rap the new Dr. Seuss book

    Watch Tyler, the Creator rap the new Dr. Seuss book

    For a whimsical yet terrifying way to start your day, watch Tyler, the Creator terribly rap the newly-discovered Dr. Seuss book, What Pet Should I Get?, while sporting a Cat in the Hat outfit during Wednesday's Jimmy Kimmel Live.2015 is a magical ti…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:39pm -
  • KFC's new digital chicken bucket prints photos of your chicken-related memories

    KFC's new digital chicken bucket prints photos of your chicken-related memories

    The humble and iconic paper bucket of chicken is being remade for the digital ageKFC is taking its chicken bucket technology to a whole new level that suits the social media age of selfies and instant gratificationThe fast food giant is celebratin…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:23pm -

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  • NewThe Best Windows 10 Features You Probably Haven’t Heard About

    The Best Windows 10 Features You Probably Haven’t Heard About

    Windows 10 has arrived. Whether you’re jumping the line or still trying to decide if you should upgrade , chances are you’ve heard about some of the best new features of Windows 10 . Here are some of the really awesome ones you might not have he…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • NewParibus Tracks Your Purchases to Automatically Refund Price Drops

    Paribus Tracks Your Purchases to Automatically Refund Price Drops

    If you buy an item and it drops in price, some retailers will refund you the difference. But most of us don’t have time to track everything we buy to see how prices fluctuate. Paribus will do the tracking for you, and, more importantly, it’ll aut…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:30pm -
  • NewUse Leftover Pineapple Skins to Make a Refreshing Tropical Tea 

    Use Leftover Pineapple Skins to Make a Refreshing Tropical Tea 

    Pineapple is delicious, and not as difficult to butcher as it looks , but once you’ve cut up your fruit, don’t toss the skins. You can use them to make a delicious infused tea in about an hour.http://lifehacker.com/5897726/the-ea... Read more...
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • NewAsk an Expert: All About Windows 10

    Ask an Expert: All About Windows 10

    Windows 10 arrived this week, and the free update is rolling out to millions of users with a wide variety of new features and tweaks that improve on the operating system. But no doubt many of you still have questions, and we have a representative fro…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:50pm -
  • NewThe Simplest Espresso Maker is Down to an Unheard of $63 Today

    The Simplest Espresso Maker is Down to an Unheard of $63 Today

    Hands down, Nespresso is the easiest way to make decent espresso at home, and their Inissia model is on sale at Williams-Sonoma for an absolutely bonkers $63, if you hurry.http://gear.kinja.com/buying-guide-n...Read more...
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:34pm -
  • NewFlavor Bourbon with Apple Peels Instead of Tossing Them

    Flavor Bourbon with Apple Peels Instead of Tossing Them

    Apple peels are one of those scraps that don’t really seem to have a higher purpose, but leave it to the folks at Food 52 to find a (boozy) use for them. Just toss ‘em in a bottle of bourbon and in no time you’ll have a fancy infused liquor to…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:30pm -
  • Focus On What You Can Do, Not What You Should Do

    Focus On What You Can Do, Not What You Should Do

    You know those moments when you’ve gobbled up an entire pizza and you mutter, with sauce still dribbling down your lips, “I shoulda ate only one slice?” But you didn’t, and the regret of bygone decisions only further undermines your drive to…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • How Do You Buy Your New Phones?

    How Do You Buy Your New Phones?

    Just a few years ago, there weren’t a lot of options for buying new phones. You could either buy them outright, or sign a contract. Now there are more options than ever, so we want to know, how do you buy your new phones?Read more...
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:30pm -
  • What's The Best Record Player?

    What's The Best Record Player?

    Vinyl records are still a small part of music sales, but they are on the rise. For those of us who have always loved them, that’s welcome news. Whether you have old records you treasure, you’ve always been into vinyl, or you’re just starting, t…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:00pm -
  • Bing2Google Redirects Windows 10's Bing Web Searches to Google

    Bing2Google Redirects Windows 10's Bing Web Searches to Google

    Chrome: Windows 10 brings a ton of sweet new features . Among them, you can now search the web directly from the Start menu. However, it will always use Bing. The Bing2Google extension for Chrome will redirect your searches to Google instead.Read mor…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 11:30am -
  • How to Tweak Windows 10 and Fix Its Minor Annoyances

    How to Tweak Windows 10 and Fix Its Minor Annoyances

    Windows 10 resolves a lot of the annoyances left over from Windows 8, but it also comes with a few of its own—little as most of them may be. Here’s how to tweak a few of the OS’s new features and fix its little quirks.Read more...
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • The Martian Dual-Monitor Desktop

    The Martian Dual-Monitor Desktop

    Orbmiser put together this dual monitor desktop in Windows using a great-looking wallpaper taken by MSL Curiosity, some smart use of virtual desktops, and a few desktop widgets.Read more...
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:00am -
  • Prepare a Plan in Advance for Dealing With That Too-Drunk Friend

    Prepare a Plan in Advance for Dealing With That Too-Drunk Friend

    Being a good party host is a ton of work, and it includes dealing with unsavory scenarios. When one of your guests has a bit too much to drink, think about how you’ll handle it ahead of time so you don’t panic when it eventually happens.http://li…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 11:00pm -
  • Deep Clean Your Porcelain Fixtures with Baking Soda and Ammonia

    Deep Clean Your Porcelain Fixtures with Baking Soda and Ammonia

    If you have a porcelain bathtub or sink, you know how dingy they can get over time. You can keep them looking their best with a simple mixture of baking soda and ammonia.Read more...
    - 18 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 10:00pm -
  • Deadspin Taste Roger Goodell’s Wrath With Our NFL Punishment Generator | Gizmodo Windows 10: The Giz

    Deadspin Taste Roger Goodell’s Wrath With Our NFL Punishment Generator | Gizmodo Windows 10: The Giz

    Deadspin Taste Roger Goodell’s Wrath With Our NFL Punishment Generator | Gizmodo Windows 10: The Gizmodo Review | Jalopnik I Took My Hummer To New York City, And It Was Awful | Kotaku Five Nights at Freddy’s Creator Responds To Haters In The B…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 9:53pm -
  • Reclaim Disk Space After the Windows 10 Update by Deleting Old Builds 

    Reclaim Disk Space After the Windows 10 Update by Deleting Old Builds 

    The Windows 10 update saves files from your previous installation so that you can revert back to it if you need to. Deleting those files can get you back up to 20 GB of disk space.Read more...
    - 19 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 9:30pm -
  • Snag a $20 Off Coupon in Logitech's Back to School Promotion

    Snag a $20 Off Coupon in Logitech's Back to School Promotion

    Logitech is currently offering a $20 off vouchers in celebration of back to school season, and you don’t even need a .edu email address to get it. Just head over here to claim your unique code, and then apply it to any order on their site of $49 or…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 9:13pm -
  • I'm Linus Sebastian of LinusTechTips, and This Is How I Work

    I'm Linus Sebastian of LinusTechTips, and This Is How I Work

    If you’re the kind of person that takes pleasure in building a computer—choosing the case, finding the best processor (and cooling system so that you can overclock it), doting over all of the components to maximize your rig and topping it off wit…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 9:00pm -
  • Start10 Brings a Customizable, Classic Start Menu Back to Windows 10

    Start10 Brings a Customizable, Classic Start Menu Back to Windows 10

    Windows 10: While Microsoft brought back the Start menu in Windows 8.1 and now in Windows 10, it’s still not quite what it used to be. If you’re not enjoying the new look, bring back the Windows 7-style Start menu with Start10.Read more...
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 8:30pm -
  • Fantastical for iPhone Adds a New Drafts Mode

    Fantastical for iPhone Adds a New Drafts Mode

    iOS: Fantastical is one of our favorite calendars on iOS and today it gets a handy new drafts feature that allows you save events as drafts so you can dig through your appointments to reference other items. Read more...
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 8:00pm -

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  • What basic things can you do to limit load shedding’s effects on your business?

    What basic things can you do to limit load shedding’s effects on your business?

    Load shedding is set to be part of our lives in South Africa for the foreseeable future, bringing with it inconvenience and expense for all citizens, not to mention the business landscape. While the digital environment we tend to operate in and rely…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 5:00am -
  • South Africa’s mobile money adoption rates are about to explode

    South Africa’s mobile money adoption rates are about to explode

    There’s an understanding by some that mobile money has no place in the developed world and only those countries that are far less advanced can this be of use. South Africa is, evidently so, a developing country as we carry the title of being the mo…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 4:40am -
  • 5 questions to ask before hitting ‘publish’ on branded content

    5 questions to ask before hitting ‘publish’ on branded content

    In the midst of the content marketing rush, great content is becoming increasingly elusive. We can’t all be Red Bull overnight, but while everyone tries to become a content publisher, let’s take a step back and look at what we’re doing.Whether…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 4:30am -
  • Unique market, unique startup – what can we learn from the UAE’s gurus?

    Unique market, unique startup – what can we learn from the UAE’s gurus?

    Every country has its fair share of small businesses and startups. This trend is only increasing as more people become equipped with the knowledge, tools, and specific skills required to run their own businesses.While starting your own business is c…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 4:10am -
  • Google Translate adds 20 more languages, makes voice translation faster and smoother

    Google Translate adds 20 more languages, makes voice translation faster and smoother

    Google Translate has received an update, adding 20 more languages. Now users can instantly translate up to 27 languages, making the program available to a wider audience. The update also makes real-time voice translation a lot faster and smoother. Th…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 4:00am -
  • Windows 10 first impressions: what Gearburn thinks of Microsoft’s new baby

    Windows 10 first impressions: what Gearburn thinks of Microsoft’s new baby

    We may be soulless journalists, but that doesn’t mean a software release has no bearing on our lives. As a squad of Windows users (except for one or two in this office), we expect to receive the best user experience constantly. The operating system…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 4:00am -
  • Driving Change: how self-driving cars could revolutionise our world

    Driving Change: how self-driving cars could revolutionise our world

    Self-driving cars are the talk of the day. From Google (latest model pictured above) to the German automakers, who’s making the most headway? How is this going to change the way we view ownership and insurance?Back in 1939, industrial designer Nor…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:42am -
  • Windows 10: why Africa could be key to its success

    Windows 10: why Africa could be key to its success

    It’s Windows 10 launch day and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella isn’t at the company’s headquarters in Redmond Washington. Nor is he in San Francisco, Los Angeles, or New York. He’s in Kenya. That’s important, because it gives us a clue as to ju…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 3:39pm -
  • 5 ways to optimise email marketing

    5 ways to optimise email marketing

    Of all the marketing channels available to marketers, email is still the most effective. According to an article published by Mc Kinsey, email remains a significantly more effective way to acquire customers than social media—nearly 40 times that of…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 5:00am -
  • Windows 10: 5 key numbers to know before Microsoft’s big launch

    Windows 10: 5 key numbers to know before Microsoft’s big launch

    For all Windows 10 related views, breaking stories and deeper analysis, visit our comprehensive Windows 10 Hub before and after Microsoft’s big launch.If Microsoft ever found itself chin deep in a bog of its failed operating systems, Windows 10 wo…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 4:30am -

Make Use Of

  • NewThe Powerful Benefits of Web Annotations for Research & Recall

    The Powerful Benefits of Web Annotations for Research & Recall

    In grade school, most of us were told not to write in our books; you may even remember getting in trouble for scribbling in the margins. But writing on the pages of books has long been considered one of the best ways to engage with the text — and…
    - 6 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 4:00pm -
  • NewMicrosoft’s New Arrow Launcher Makes Android More Productive

    Microsoft’s New Arrow Launcher Makes Android More Productive

    One of the best reasons to choose Android over iPhone is how you can customize every bit, especially the default launcher itself. It’s an easy way to give a whole new look and feel to your smartphone, and even extend its functionality. Now, the la…
    - 36 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:30pm -
  • NewExciting Home Technology That’ll Make Raising Kids Much Easier

    Exciting Home Technology That’ll Make Raising Kids Much Easier

    Having kids is simultaneously the best and worst thing to happen in many people’s lives. While nothing can replicate the joy and pride of your child’s first word, first step, or first day at school, there will always be that nagging in the back o…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • NewAmiibo, Skylanders, Disney Infinity – What’s The Difference?

    Amiibo, Skylanders, Disney Infinity – What’s The Difference?

    Nintendo has a habit of producing different kinds of hardware to experiment and see what people really like. That can make for some great devices (I’m pretty fond of my Wii U), and some more questionable ones (oh, hello, Virtual Boy). Nowadays, we…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • NewLimited Time Only: 97% Off Huge Project Management Course Bundle

    Limited Time Only: 97% Off Huge Project Management Course Bundle

    Are you looking for a way to improve your skills and launch into a new career? Generally, deep career training is a huge investment, both in terms of time and money. But it doesn’t have to be, because at MakeUseOf Deals we have access to a massive…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:30pm -
  • Are Selfies the Future of Mobile Payments?

    Are Selfies the Future of Mobile Payments?

    Payment security has been a big topic these past few years. Not only do we have to deal with the constant threat of digital identity theft, we have to worry about data being stolen from hacked companies. Is there any relief in sight? Maybe. Maybe not…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:00pm -
  • Facebook Owns the Internet, Project Loon Powers Sri Lanka… [Tech News Digest]

    Facebook Owns the Internet, Project Loon Powers Sri Lanka… [Tech News Digest]

    Facebook has all the users, Sri Lanka connects to Google, Angry Birds 2 released, Amazon pushes the button, Microsoft adds ads to Solitaire, and The Last of McGyver. Facebook Is Still Growing Facebook is continuing to grow at an astonishing rate, wit…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 11:30am -
  • How is the Internet Changing Your Brain?

    How is the Internet Changing Your Brain?

    If you’re here at MakeUseof.com reading this article, then I can safely assume that you are an Internet user. You probably love the Internet, just like us. After all, the Internet is filled with an incredible wealth of knowledge and entertainment.…
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:30am -
  • E-Sports on ESPN: How the Web Turned Gaming Pro

    E-Sports on ESPN: How the Web Turned Gaming Pro

    In a scant few months, someone is going to win six million dollars in a single game of DOTA 2, Valve’s popular online game. In total, more than seventeen million dollars will be doled out to the contestants. The competition is The International…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 11:00pm -
  • 4 Ways to Improve Your Opera Browser with Essential Productivity Extensions

    4 Ways to Improve Your Opera Browser with Essential Productivity Extensions

    The Opera browser may not be as popular as Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, or Chrome. But, Opera does have its advantages, with simplicity being one. It also has extensions like the other browsers that can be added to make your experience even be…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 10:00pm -
  • 5 Rare Gaming Treasures You’ll Wish You Owned

    5 Rare Gaming Treasures You’ll Wish You Owned

    When someone talks about rare video games or video game memorabilia, most would think of games that were only sold in one country, or games on popular older consoles which didn’t sell well. You might even think of gaming peripherals that never rea…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 9:00pm -
  • The 8 Best Podcasts About The World of Finance

    The 8 Best Podcasts About The World of Finance

    I can’t say I am a huge podcast addict, but I do listen to a few whenever something interesting comes up in the podcast episode description. Lately, I have been listening to a few finance-related ones, in order to get more bang for my buck, and ex…
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 8:00pm -
  • 6 Xbox One Games with Easy Achievements You Can Get Now

    6 Xbox One Games with Easy Achievements You Can Get Now

    Achievements – they’re one of the ways Xbox Live has changed gaming, and they’re here to stay. If you’re someone who can’t let go of a game until you’ve claimed all of its Gamerscore, you’ve no doubt already exhausted the Xbox 360 games…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • 8 Websites to Help You Save Money on the Cost of a Wedding

    8 Websites to Help You Save Money on the Cost of a Wedding

    The average cost of a wedding in the United States is somewhere around $20,000—that’s a very large portion of the median household income of $52,000. And it’s easy to spend a lot more than that. Fortunately for you, there are plenty of websi…
    - 22 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
  • Google’s Plus: The Latest in Long Line of Social Flops

    Google’s Plus: The Latest in Long Line of Social Flops

    Google is brilliant. They made the best search engine. They made the best email app with Gmail. They made the world’s most popular operating system in Android. And they have plenty of other successful products. But Google just doesn’t know how t…
    - 23 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 5:30pm -

ALL THINGS DIGITAL

TECHSUPLEX

  • NewHow to jump the queue and manually trigger the Windows 10 Update Download

    How to jump the queue and manually trigger the Windows 10 Update Download

    Windows 10 is out officially, and it’s free for those running Windows legitimate copies of Windows XP and up. No stress right? No. Microsoft is employing a queueing system, as a result, you are only able to “reserve a spot on the update queue”…
    - 46 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:20pm -
  • Intel Launches Intel Developer Zone program in Nigeria

    Intel Launches Intel Developer Zone program in Nigeria

    Intel Corporation West Africa is set to launch the acclaimed technology and globally recognised support community, Intel Developer Zone (IDZ) program in Nigeria in July. According to Intel, the project which is meant to encourage and support Independ…
    - 16 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 11:49pm -
  • Windows 10 available in 190 countries as a free upgrade

    Windows 10 available in 190 countries as a free upgrade

    Microsoft Corp. announced that Windows 10 will become available Wednesday as a free upgrade1 or with new PCs and tablets. Windows 10 includes innovations such as Cortana,2 an Xbox app and Microsoft Edge for a familiar, yet more personal and productiv…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 11:35pm -
  • What was announced at Motorola’s Moto X Event 2015?

    What was announced at Motorola’s Moto X Event 2015?

    Fans of Motorola, rejoice! Quite a bit was announced today at the Moto X event, including a new flagship, a mid-range device and another iteration of one of the most popular budget phones of last year. Moto X Style The phone on which last year’s Go…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 9:37pm -
  • Microsoft’s “Employability Platforms” bet on creating 100,000 job opportunities by the end of the year

    Microsoft’s “Employability Platforms” bet on creating 100,000 job opportunities by the end of the year

    Microsoft is aiming to create over 100,000 job opportunities and reach over seven million people across the Middle East and Africa by the end of the year through its Employability Platforms, in partnership with organisations from public and private s…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 2:02pm -
  • Infinix teases a 2GB variant of the Infinix Hot Note

    Infinix teases a 2GB variant of the Infinix Hot Note

    The Infinix Hot Note sold out on both Jumia where it debuted, just a few weeks after being originally available. If you have been scouring the web, looking for where to get one from, we have got a bit of news for you. Infinix has started teasing its…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 1:55pm -
  • Hotels.ng is holding a hackathon for advanced software developers on Saturday

    Hotels.ng is holding a hackathon for advanced software developers on Saturday

    Hotels.ng is holding a hackathon at its new office complex on Saturday, the 1st of August, 2015. The idea behind the hackathon is simple: all hotel booking websites around the world have incidents of cancelled hotel bookings. Some users are more lik…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 1:16pm -
  • Infinix releases android lollipop as public beta: How to update

    Infinix releases android lollipop as public beta: How to update

    At the bloggers vs brands meet up earlier in the year, on of the things Infinix promised to do better going forward with regards to making their devices updatable by at least one update cycle, so as to maximise the value a customer got when s/he purc…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 12:57pm -
  • OnePlus 2: Everything you need to know

    OnePlus 2: Everything you need to know

    The OnePlus One was arguably the most hyped android device in the past two years, with good reason too. Like we mentioned in the review, the OnePlus is a beast of a device at an unbelievable price point. So how do you top such an outstanding device?…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 7:29am -
  • #UberPitch: Pitch your idea to an investor on a 15-minute Uber ride tomorrow

    #UberPitch: Pitch your idea to an investor on a 15-minute Uber ride tomorrow

    Uber is teaming up with Seedstars for #UberPITCH – a 15-minute ride with distinguished investors Tomi Davies and Funke Opeke which is open to anyone with a good idea and 15 minutes to spare tomorrow. The #UberPitch rides will be free and only open…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Jul 15, 5:20pm -

SEARCH ENGINE WATCH

  • How Your Content Strategy Should Affect Your SEO Expectations
    Without a content strategy that appeals to everyone who searches for a specific keyword, rather than just your target audience, you may not achieve the SEO results you're hoping for.
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 11:31am -
  • 3 Steps to Kill Your PPC Ad Writer’s Block Right Now
    Checking out the competition and user reviews, and getting reacquainted with your clients and their objectives can help PPC professionals when writer's block hurts their ad-creating process.
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 10:30am -
  • Yelp Earnings Report Shows Strength In Mobile Search
    Though the value of Yelp's shares continue to decline, the company is becoming a stronger player in mobile search, as demonstrated by its 22 percent growth in mobile monthly visitors.
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 8:23pm -
  • Search Ads to Target App Downloaders
    Starting today, Google AdWords advertisers can run search app install campaigns to capture people's attention as they search for apps in Google Play.
    - 22 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 5:56pm -
  • Fixing Other People's 404s for Link Building
    Unless the webmaster is lazy or chooses not to keep information up-to-date for whatever reason, 404 fixing is the link-building strategy with the highest success rate.
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 10:30am -

TECHNOLOGY BEATS

FAST COMPANY

  • NewUber To Lease Cars Directly To UberX Drivers

    Uber To Lease Cars Directly To UberX Drivers

    The ride-sharing service makes it easier for prospective UberX drivers to lease cars for short stints.Uber has all but cornered the ride-hailing business, clocking 1 million rides a day in some markets. The demand is clear, and the next natural step…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:45pm -
  • IBM And CVS Health Want Watson To Manage Your Diabetes

    IBM And CVS Health Want Watson To Manage Your Diabetes

    IBM and CVS Health think big data will help make you healthier.If IBM and the recently rebranded CVS Health have their way, you'll be using the Watson supercomputer to manage obesity, diabetes, and hypertension. The two companies are announcing a new…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • Doing Your Errands, For Free, Is Now Someone's Job

    Doing Your Errands, For Free, Is Now Someone's Job

    GoButler's "Heroes" spend their days booking your doctor appointments, sending your mother flowers, and planning your dates, gratis."Have a date tomorrow. Any ideas of what to do?"Read Full Story
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 11:30am -
  • This Guerrilla Mattress Turns Evil Anti-Homeless Spikes Into A Force For Good

    This Guerrilla Mattress Turns Evil Anti-Homeless Spikes Into A Force For Good

    The anti anti-homeless spikes project reclaims public spaces for anyone who wants to sit down where they goddamn please.Cities can be pretty hostile to the average person. Benches are scarce and public toilets are often unavailable or disgusting. Ima…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 10:15am -
  • Hot On Hello Barbie's Plastic Heels, ToyTalk Now Lets Kids Chat With Thomas The Tank Engine

    Hot On Hello Barbie's Plastic Heels, ToyTalk Now Lets Kids Chat With Thomas The Tank Engine

    A new app, Thomas and Friends Talk to You, is for youngsters who are down with the very useful train and his pals.If you've ever spent even a few minutes with a toddler, you are likely familiar with the global juggernaut that is Thomas and Friends.Re…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 10:00am -
  • Meet The World's Youngest Rum Master

    Meet The World's Youngest Rum Master

    One part alchemist, one part business woman, Jassil Villanueva Quintana is leading the way for millennials to take over the spirits industry.Jassil Villanueva Quintana is a maestra ronera, Spanish for rum master. In the world of spirits, they play th…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 9:37am -
  • How Post-Collegiate Life In Scandinavia Compares To The U.S.

    How Post-Collegiate Life In Scandinavia Compares To The U.S.

    Does a tuition-free college experience make for a Scandinavian utopia? A closer look at the lives of postgrads reveals a more nuanced answer.In any discussion of quality-of-life policies, Scandinavian countries inevitably come up. For many years, cou…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 9:10am -
  • Facebook Rakes In $4 Billion, Thanks To Our Smartphone Addiction

    Facebook Rakes In $4 Billion, Thanks To Our Smartphone Addiction

    The social network's 39% increase in revenue last quarter was largely driven by mobile.Facebook held its second-quarter earnings call Wednesday afternoon, and mobile continues to be a huge focus for the social networking giant. For the first time, Fa…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 10:10pm -
  • Yelp Chairman Resigns, Stock Plummets 28%

    Yelp Chairman Resigns, Stock Plummets 28%

    The review site's earnings call revealed growing user numbers—along with its struggle to attract advertisers.PayPal cofounder Max Levchin has resigned his post as chairman of Yelp's board after a disappointing second-quarter earnings call on Tuesda…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 9:30pm -
  • Amazon's Dash Buttons Are Here, And You Can Buy Them For $5

    Amazon's Dash Buttons Are Here, And You Can Buy Them For $5

    Order a Tide Dash Button, and you'll never run out of detergent again.It's official: Amazon's new Dash Buttons, which attach to household appliances so Prime members can buy refills with a single click, are now available for purchase.Read Full Story…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 8:45pm -
  • Google Translate Can Now Decipher Signs In 27 Languages

    Google Translate Can Now Decipher Signs In 27 Languages

    If you're traveling this summer, Google Translate may come in handy when you inevitably get lost.Google Translate's real-time translation tool, first introduced in January, instantly transcribes a sign from a foreign language to your own when you poi…
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 8:10pm -
  • Yahoo Wants to Make Video Chats More Like Texting

    Yahoo Wants to Make Video Chats More Like Texting

    It's up to us to decide if Livetext is thrilling or terrible.It's easy to imagine how all of those video calls ended up in classic works of science fiction: In a future where communicating via live video is an option, their authors must have wondered…
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 8:00pm -
  • Healing Injuries Could Be Better Thanks To This 3-D Printed Cast

    Healing Injuries Could Be Better Thanks To This 3-D Printed Cast

    Fiberglass casts may soon be relics of the past.When Scott Summit tore a ligament in his arm he knew there was a better way to heal than spending six months trapped in a fiberglass cast from his biceps to his knuckles. The senior director of function…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • For Windows, The Party Is Over

    For Windows, The Party Is Over

    A new version of Windows once meant a star-studded extravaganza. But it's harder to drum up excitement for smaller, gradual updates."Start Me Up!" blared the commercial for Windows 95, the breakout version of the operating system that debuted almost…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • Why Netflix Is Spending $5 Billion To Win The Fight For Your Screens—And How It Plans To Do It

    Why Netflix Is Spending $5 Billion To Win The Fight For Your Screens—And How It Plans To Do It

    At the Television Critics Association's event this week, Netflix pimped A-list actors and a slew of new projects. Oh, and: Keith Richards.A few years ago, journalists attending the Television Critics Association press tour might have slept in had a s…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 6:55pm -
  • Today in Tabs: OMG Stop Lion

    Today in Tabs: OMG Stop Lion

    Seriously though is that poem, like, a hoax? Brosé is nothing new, gang. We just called it Peen Au Noir back in the day.Read Full Story
    - 22 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 6:24pm -
  • Reddit CEO: We're Developing Content Policy, Community Quarantines

    Reddit CEO: We're Developing Content Policy, Community Quarantines

    CEO Steve Huffman says the service needs to "repair a number of longstanding issues that are causing all of us grief."Reddit is working on major changes to its site, as a follow-up to the recent retooling of its content policy. In a short announcemen…
    - 22 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 6:20pm -
  • Google's Project Wing Swoops Into Drone Air Traffic Control Conversation

    Google's Project Wing Swoops Into Drone Air Traffic Control Conversation

    The key is communication, collaboration, and moving forward aggressively says Google's Project Wing lead Dave Vos.Google has one strict mandate for its Project Wing program: No ostriches.Read Full Story
    - 23 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 5:35pm -
  • Is Your Fridge Stocked With Cilantro? You May Want To Throw It Out Now

    Is Your Fridge Stocked With Cilantro? You May Want To Throw It Out Now

    Turns out some cilantro plucked from Mexico was growing alongside feces and toilet paper.Put down your desk lunch before reading: The Food and Drug Administration has issued a ban on cilantro from parts of Mexico after discovering the herb growing in…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 3:59pm -
  • Exclusive: Women In Tech Challenge Event Organizers To Make The "50-50 Pledge"

    Exclusive: Women In Tech Challenge Event Organizers To Make The "50-50 Pledge"

    If you say you can't find women to speak at your tech event, this list of 1,000+ industry leaders will prove you wrong.It started with a lone tweet.Read Full Story
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 3:29pm -

VENTURE BEAT

ReadWriteWeb

  • Here’s Why I Really Bought ReadWrite

    Here’s Why I Really Bought ReadWrite

    Hi! It’s time for me to speak up and introduce myself. I’m the CEO of Wearable World, the company that bought ReadWrite back in February. To the many who have loved this site for more than 12 years, I’d like to say “Thank you.” Thank you fo…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 9:19pm -
  • The Secret Of DevOps: It's Always Been About People, Not Technology

    The Secret Of DevOps: It's Always Been About People, Not Technology

    Adam Jacob is a cofounder and CTO of Chef, an IT-automation company that helps enterprises use DevOps to build and deliver quality software quickly.I have had the privilege of being either physically present or near many of the seminal moments in the…
    - 23 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 4:55pm -
  • Amazon's Marketplace For Startups Looks Great—If You Can Get In

    Amazon's Marketplace For Startups Looks Great—If You Can Get In

    Amazon has opened up a new streamlined sales channel for startups called LaunchPad. If you've got something to sell—a recently Kickstarted invention, say—then LaunchPad lets you put it in front of millions of Amazon customers and distribute it th…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 1:30pm -
  • The Best Place For Tech Startups: Still Silicon Valley … For Now

    The Best Place For Tech Startups: Still Silicon Valley … For Now

    This post appears courtesy of the Ferenstein Wire, a syndicated news service. Publishing partners may edit posts. For inquiries, please email author and publisher Gregory Ferenstein.There’s a new global ranking of startup ecosystems, with the top t…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 10:48pm -
  • 4 Tools To Help Startups Hack Their Growth

    4 Tools To Help Startups Hack Their Growth

    Guest author Yoav Vilner is a cofounder of Ranky. Startups in today's increasingly saturated market just can't overestimate the importance of business growth. Technology is a frenzied sector, and founders who want to make an impact often need to pro…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 1:30pm -
  • Want To Keep Customers? Integrate Tech With A Personal Touch

    Want To Keep Customers? Integrate Tech With A Personal Touch

    Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council.It's hard to do personalized customer service at scale. When you're using the technology to streamline the process and save your team time, the sense of personalization is eas…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Jul 15, 10:26pm -
  • Windows 10 Suffers Last-Minute Control Panel Bug

    Windows 10 Suffers Last-Minute Control Panel Bug

    With the supposedly polished release of Windows 10 coming in two days, Microsoft should be putting its finishing touches on the operating system. Instead, it’s scrambling to fix a bug in its latest update, sent out through its Windows Insider Progr…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Jul 15, 9:04pm -
  • Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo And Others Push For Accessibility Development

    Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo And Others Push For Accessibility Development

    For all their rhetoric and idealism about changing the world, consumer-facing technologies have largely failed at least one major set of users: people with disabilities, a segment that represents roughly 1 in 5 people in the U.S.As the 25th anniversa…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jul 15, 2:21am -
  • How Startup Job Titles Got Into Such A Sad State

    How Startup Job Titles Got Into Such A Sad State

    Guest author Tony Stubblebine is the CEO and founder of Coach.me, an online productivity community and app.I love the job title "growth hacker." It’s an indictment of the entire field of marketing.How many marketers had to forget to do their job be…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Jul 15, 1:40pm -
  • Can You Be The Next Uber? It's Easier Than You Think

    Can You Be The Next Uber? It's Easier Than You Think

    Guest author Danny Boice is the CEO of Trustify, a service that allows anyone to hire a private investigator on demand.Uber is so successful that the name is now synonymous and interchangeable with on-demand marketplaces that overturn the status quo…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 10:17pm -
  • What Startups Can Learn From Jet.com's Awesome Video

    What Startups Can Learn From Jet.com's Awesome Video

    This post appears courtesy of the Ferenstein Wire, a syndicated news service. Publishing partners may edit posts. For inquiries, please email author and publisher Gregory Ferenstein.  I didn't expect to spend 5 minutes watching a commercial for an e…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Jul 15, 8:43pm -
  • Why Apple Won't Allow Reviews For iOS 9 Yet

    Why Apple Won't Allow Reviews For iOS 9 Yet

    Bugs, incompatibilities and other weird things are so common in pre-release software, they're practically guaranteed—which is why Apple has now blocked iOS 9 beta testers from leaving App Store reviews. Apple apparently wants to nip premature co…
    - 8 days ago, 22 Jul 15, 7:01pm -
  • A Nokia VR Headset Could Bring Pros And Cons For Developers

    A Nokia VR Headset Could Bring Pros And Cons For Developers

    According to a Recode report, Nokia may be entering the virtual reality fray with a headset of its own. Its sources peg a product unveiling for the Finnish company next week at an exclusive event in Los Angeles. See also: Virtual-Reality Films Could…
    - 9 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 11:46pm -
  • This Free Tool Can Tell If Hacking Team’s Exploits Crawled Into Your System

    This Free Tool Can Tell If Hacking Team’s Exploits Crawled Into Your System

    This week, IT security software firm Rook Security released a free tool that can sniff out malware leaked from Milan's Hacking Team, a clandestine group that sells surveillance and malignant software to governments, law enforcement and other private…
    - 9 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 6:56pm -
  • The Best Shot At Success For Indie Developers: Go Work For "The Man"

    The Best Shot At Success For Indie Developers: Go Work For "The Man"

    Yes, there's an app for that. But even if there is, you definitely shouldn't write it. Not if you're an indie developer, anyway. (Or you enjoy poverty.)While it's easy to point to successful mobile apps, for small, independent app makers, these are…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 9:10pm -
  • Virtual-Reality Films Could Put The Whole Industry In The Spotlight

    Virtual-Reality Films Could Put The Whole Industry In The Spotlight

    Virtual reality wants to envelop everyone's eyeballs, not just those of gamers. The nascent industry wants couch potatoes, too.Oculus, the Facebook-owned VR gear maker that has come to embody the current virtual-reality wave, has been lobbying hard t…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • 10 Things Developers Need To Know About The New iPod Touch

    10 Things Developers Need To Know About The New iPod Touch

    It’s no surprise that Apple’s new iPod Touch is far better than the previous model. Tech moves fast, and it has been three years since the company lavished any attention on this device. The new version brings faster performance and better camera…
    - 13 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 4:53pm -
  • How Eddystone Will Take Beacons Further Than Ever Before

    How Eddystone Will Take Beacons Further Than Ever Before

    Szymon Niemczura is the CEO and cofounder of Kontakt.io, a provider of microlocation tools. Kontakt.io is a Wearable World Labs company. ReadWrite's parent company, Wearable World, takes a stake in Wearable World Labs companies.In its new Eddystone s…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 9:44pm -
  • Sphericam 2 Wants To Put VR Filmmaking Within Anyone's Reach

    Sphericam 2 Wants To Put VR Filmmaking Within Anyone's Reach

    We know that virtual reality has big potential for filmmakers, and more professional rigs are becoming available to help them make polished VR movies. Now, Sphericam aims to give enthusiasts, hobbyists and other dabblers the same opportunity w…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Jul 15, 7:36pm -
  • How Small Changes To Google Search Can Punch Your Web Traffic In The Face

    How Small Changes To Google Search Can Punch Your Web Traffic In The Face

    This post appears courtesy of the Ferenstein Wire, a syndicated news service. Publishing partners may edit posts. For inquiries, please email author and publisher Gregory Ferenstein. When it comes to optimizing traffic to your website, plenty of rep…
    - 15 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 10:21pm -
  • BitTorrent Gives Developers A Cloud-Free Alternative

    BitTorrent Gives Developers A Cloud-Free Alternative

    As privacy and security become bigger concerns, developers who want to store users' data securely may be interested in a new API from BitTorrent that offers more options and a lower barrier to entry than its predecessor. BitTorrent is already famili…
    - 15 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • As Its Enemies Grow, Flash's Days Are Numbered

    As Its Enemies Grow, Flash's Days Are Numbered

    Update: Firefox pulled support for Flash, but has re-enabled it by default following the release of security patches. For more, see below.On Tuesday, Mozilla and Google stopped Adobe Flash dead in its tracks.In a decision that threatens legions of re…
    - 15 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 4:14pm -
  • This New Wi-Fi Tech Uses Proximity To End Waiting In Long Lines

    This New Wi-Fi Tech Uses Proximity To End Waiting In Long Lines

    There's a new wireless technology in town, courtesy of the Wi-Fi Alliance. The group just announced a new Wi-Fi Aware certification program, which lets wireless devices discover each other, communicate and share basic information directly—no ext…
    - 16 days ago, 14 Jul 15, 9:47pm -
  • How Google's Latest Boosts Bluetooth Beacons

    How Google's Latest Boosts Bluetooth Beacons

    Bluetooth beacons, those low-power signals that announce location and other data to nearby devices, have broadcasted more hype than reality. That may change, thanks to a Google-backed initiative called Eddystone.Eddystone, at its heart, is primarily…
    - 16 days ago, 14 Jul 15, 6:06pm -
  • Why Apple, Google, And Samsung Want To Lock You In With Wearables

    Why Apple, Google, And Samsung Want To Lock You In With Wearables

    Guest author Christian Cantrell is a developer, blogger and science fiction author.Chances are you're either an iOS person or an Android person. Chances are also pretty good that whichever platform you’re currently using, you will remain faithful c…
    - 16 days ago, 14 Jul 15, 2:47pm -
  • Clinton’s Big, Confusing Speech (Kind of) Takes Aim At Uber and Airbnb

    Clinton’s Big, Confusing Speech (Kind of) Takes Aim At Uber and Airbnb

    This post appears courtesy of the Ferenstein Wire, a syndicated news service. Publishing partners may edit posts. For inquiries, please email author and publisher Gregory Ferenstein.Today, at a speech at the New School in New York City, Presidential…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Jul 15, 6:06pm -
  • 9 Unexpected Pitfalls of Raising Capital (And How to Avoid Them)

    9 Unexpected Pitfalls of Raising Capital (And How to Avoid Them)

    Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council.Raising rounds of venture capital is the goal for many companies: An influx of cash is certainly the fastest way to jump-start your growth and start hitting key milestones mor…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • Facebook's Gender Equality Update: Why Icons Have Meaning

    Facebook's Gender Equality Update: Why Icons Have Meaning

    Icons are deceptively complex. The best ones have clean, basic graphics. But even simple outlines can pack a lot of meaning and nuance—particularly when those images depict people.People are tricky. And representing a whole group of them with a sin…
    - 20 days ago, 10 Jul 15, 1:50pm -
  • With IBM's Fancy 7-Nanometer Chip, Moore's Law (Kind Of) Continues

    With IBM's Fancy 7-Nanometer Chip, Moore's Law (Kind Of) Continues

    This post appears courtesy of the Ferenstein Wire, a syndicated news service. Publishing partners may edit posts. For inquiries, please email author and publisher Gregory Ferenstein. IBM announced a major breakthrough in chip technology today, with…
    - 21 days ago, 10 Jul 15, 12:48am -
  • Facebook Adds A Human Touch To The News Feed Algorithm

    Facebook Adds A Human Touch To The News Feed Algorithm

    Facebook has announced changes to its iOS app that let users take more control over their News Feed, the central stream of information around which the rest of the service is built. The same changes are coming to Android and desktop Web in the coming…
    - 21 days ago, 9 Jul 15, 7:55pm -
  • The New ReadWrite: Read The Future Of Tech—And Write It, Too

    The New ReadWrite: Read The Future Of Tech—And Write It, Too

    - 21 days ago, 9 Jul 15, 5:39pm -
  • Microsoft Slashes Thousands Of Phone Jobs—So What Does That Mean For Windows Phone?

    Microsoft Slashes Thousands Of Phone Jobs—So What Does That Mean For Windows Phone?

    The rumors were right: Microsoft is slashing 7,800 jobs, mostly from the phone-hardware business it picked up from Nokia, and writing off $7.6 billion of related assets. That writedown actually beats the $7.2 billion it paid for Nokia's phone divisi…
    - 22 days ago, 8 Jul 15, 6:15pm -
  • The Revenge Of The Desktop App

    The Revenge Of The Desktop App

    Bret Taylor had a chart that was going the wrong way.The CEO of Quip, a startup whose namesake app promised to redefine word processing for the mobile era, had seen a curious trend: Desktop usage of Quip, which was minimal at first, had been steadily…
    - 22 days ago, 8 Jul 15, 4:04pm -
  • Apple's Control Issues May Hit New High—By Redesigning Third-Party Packaging

    Apple's Control Issues May Hit New High—By Redesigning Third-Party Packaging

    Apple, infamous for tightly controlling most aspects of its hardware and software, now supposedly wants to control its retail experience as well—down to the very boxes sitting on its physical shelves. According to a report from 9to5Mac, the compan…
    - 23 days ago, 7 Jul 15, 7:51pm -
  • What Google Got Right With Its Carpooling Service

    What Google Got Right With Its Carpooling Service

    Google is reportedly jumping into the ride-sharing business. According to Haaretz, the search giant is launching a pilot carpooling service in three Israeli cities on top of Waze, its popular driving directions app. The service, RideWith, allows pass…
    - 23 days ago, 7 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • Amazon's New Cloud Drive Apps Want Your Photos And Files

    Amazon's New Cloud Drive Apps Want Your Photos And Files

    Amazon just added Cloud Drive apps for iOS to accompany the Android versions it released at the end of June. Users can now view files and folders from mobile devices, just like they can from the desktop, putting Amazon's service more in line with th…
    - 24 days ago, 6 Jul 15, 7:35pm -
  • Google’s Project Jacquard Aims To Make "Activewear" A Reality

    Google’s Project Jacquard Aims To Make "Activewear" A Reality

    Most wearable devices are passive. They read data, then spit it back out at you with a buzz on your wrist, or—if they’re really good—via an app that can actually interpret what that data means. But aside from a few simple controls for music or…
    - 24 days ago, 6 Jul 15, 7:24pm -
  • Peter Thiel’s Advice For Entrepreneurs And Investors In 2 Quotes

    Peter Thiel’s Advice For Entrepreneurs And Investors In 2 Quotes

    This post first appeared on the Ferenstein Wire, a syndicated news service. Publishing partners may edit posts. For inquiries, please email author and publisher Gregory Ferenstein.Early Facebook investor and Paypal billionaire Peter Thiel revealed tw…
    - 27 days ago, 3 Jul 15, 7:25pm -
  • Rust Never Sleeps: How Mozilla Could Become Cool Again

    Rust Never Sleeps: How Mozilla Could Become Cool Again

    Mozilla has seen better days. Once it offered a serious competitive threat to Microsoft's Internet Explorer. Today, Mozilla's Firefox squeaks into third place with just 12% market share of desktop browsers, according to NetMarketShare, and is worse…
    - 28 days ago, 2 Jul 15, 7:04pm -
  • Meritocracy, My Back End

    Meritocracy, My Back End

    Tom Hogan is the cofounder of Crowded Ocean, a marketing agency for startups.Back in the early '90s, I worked at Oracle as the company’s first creative director. These were heady days, with the first Friday of every month celebrated by a catered lu…
    - 28 days ago, 2 Jul 15, 6:00pm -
  • How Jaunt's New Neo Camera Gives VR Filmmaking A Boost

    How Jaunt's New Neo Camera Gives VR Filmmaking A Boost

    At the vanguard of the coming virtual reality revolution, we know that movies won't be far behind games. But movie makers need tools. To help the cause, Jaunt just unveiled one of the most powerful yet: The Neo VR camera, built from the ground up as…
    - 29 days ago, 1 Jul 15, 10:21pm -
  • A Silicon Valley Startup Explains Why It's Ditching Freelancers

    A Silicon Valley Startup Explains Why It's Ditching Freelancers

    This post first appeared on the Ferenstein Wire, a syndicated news service. Publishing partners may edit posts. For inquiries, please email author and publisher Gregory Ferenstein.As Uber and other Silicon Valley startups come under legal pressure f…
    - 29 days ago, 1 Jul 15, 5:44pm -
  • How To Kill The Password: Don't Ask For One

    How To Kill The Password: Don't Ask For One

    Streamlined blogging platform Medium rolled out a new login process Monday that throws the trusty old password out the window. Instead, you simply enter an email address or phone number, and a temporary login link lands in your inbox or phone—jus…
    - 29 days ago, 1 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • Airbnb Is Helping Make Android Apps More Like The Web

    Airbnb Is Helping Make Android Apps More Like The Web

    The ranks of app makers offering deep-linking tools have been joined by an unlikely contender: Airbnb.Deep linking, a technique for launching directly into a specific function or piece of content, has been an area where mobile apps have lagged behind…
    - 30 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 5:55pm -
  • Cisco Wants To Buy OpenDNS Because The Intranet Is Dead

    Cisco Wants To Buy OpenDNS Because The Intranet Is Dead

    When I dropped in last month on David Ulevitch, the CEO of OpenDNS, he was cheerily bounding around the rapidly expanding home base of his Internet security empire in San Francisco's SoMa district. He'd taken over the other side of the building where…
    - 30 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 5:16pm -
  • Supreme Court Refuses To Decide If APIs Are Copyrightable

    Supreme Court Refuses To Decide If APIs Are Copyrightable

    The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an appeal from Google in its ongoing legal battle with Oracle over software copyright. The move means that the search giant, which argues that its reliance on Oracle's software development tools falls under fair us…
    - 31 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 8:58pm -
  • Is Embracing Total Transparency Really A Good Idea?

    Is Embracing Total Transparency Really A Good Idea?

    Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council.There's a lot of debate around whether or not businesses should be completely transparent about salaries, revenue and other traditionally confidential information. Companies l…
    - 31 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 7:44pm -
  • What's Blocking The $11 Trillion Internet Of Things Opportunity

    What's Blocking The $11 Trillion Internet Of Things Opportunity

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is a goldmine waiting to happen, says a new report from management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.. However, according to its findings, we may be waiting a long time. The tech industry seems to have reached full lather o…
    - 31 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 1:00pm -
  • HoloLens Reaches For Outer Space

    HoloLens Reaches For Outer Space

    As other technology companies try to bring science fiction to tech reality, Microsoft goes the other way, by bringing its HoloLens device to NASA. "Project Sidekick” aims to put the HoloLens augmented reality goggles on board the space program's…
    - 34 days ago, 26 Jun 15, 10:46pm -
  • Apple's Fuzzy Vision Of The Smart Home Is Becoming Clearer

    Apple's Fuzzy Vision Of The Smart Home Is Becoming Clearer

    Curious about how exactly Apple's smart home will work? Wonder no longer: Apple has finally provided some much-needed answers with an updated HomeKit support page, which outlines some specific, practical information about how to use the system. Ap…
    - 34 days ago, 26 Jun 15, 8:37pm -

ENGADGET

  • NewPrince is still using Spotify to promote new music, one song at a time

    Prince is still using Spotify to promote new music, one song at a time

    Prince may have pulled his music from nearly every streaming service, but that's not stopping the artist from using them for promotional purposes. He has a new single, titled "Stare," that's available for streaming as a Spotify exclusive. Don't get y…
    - 22 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:44pm -
  • NewUS backpedals on plan to regulate hacking software

    US backpedals on plan to regulate hacking software

    After a huge outcry from the security community, the US government will re-write proposed regulations on software used to hack smartphones and computers, according to Reuters. The Department of Commerce wants to heavily restrict the development and t…
    - 44 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:22pm -
  • NewLiving with Cortana, Windows 10's thoughtful, flaky assistant

    Living with Cortana, Windows 10's thoughtful, flaky assistant

    "Hey Cortana, give me a printout of Oyster smiling."It's a joke, couched in a bit of memetic stoner humor, but I couldn't help myself. After all, Cortana -- the digital assistant baked into Windows 10 -- feels like a potent mashup of Google Now's w…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • New'Fallout 4' won't support user mods this fall

    'Fallout 4' won't support user mods this fall

    One of the biggest surprises from E3 this year was that Fallout 4 would support user mods across PC and Xbox One. That's still in the cards, but it definitely won't happen at launch. Of course, that's because the tools that'd allow you to, say, repla…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:37pm -
  • NewMilitary drone helped look for missing schoolteacher

    Military drone helped look for missing schoolteacher

    The Air National Guard has sent a drone -- an actual MQ-9 Reaper and not a small hobbyist machine -- to help find a missing schoolteacher in San Francisco. He was last seen riding his blue motorcycle on July 17th. The drone was deployed on Wednesday…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:15pm -
  • NewGoogle's testing pollution-sensing gear in its Street View cars

    Google's testing pollution-sensing gear in its Street View cars

    A firm that builds environmental sensors is teaming up with Google to turn Street View cars into mobile pollution sniffers. Three of the search engine's mapping vehicles have been equipped with hardware to measure harmful compounds in the atmosphere…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:58pm -
  • NewFormer US national security officials back end-to-end encryption

    Former US national security officials back end-to-end encryption

    Three former US national security officials have given their support to end-to-end encryption and criticised claims that the government should have backdoor access or "duplicate" decryption keys. Mike McConnell, a former director of the National Secu…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:28pm -
  • ICYMI: Password via voice recognition, drone delivery & more

    ICYMI: Password via voice recognition, drone delivery & more

    #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-271554{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-271554, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-271554{width:570px;display:block;} Today on In Case You Missed It: Customers at…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • The thirteenth 'Angry Birds' game is 'Angry Birds 2'

    The thirteenth 'Angry Birds' game is 'Angry Birds 2'

    It might have the number two in its name, but don't be fooled: the new Angry Birds game is just the latest in a seemingly endless trickle of apps featuring Rovio's feathered friends. We've seen Angry Birds interpretations of Star Wars, Transformers a…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:08pm -
  • CA offers $75,000 to catch firefighter-interrupting drone pilots

    CA offers $75,000 to catch firefighter-interrupting drone pilots

    Officials in California's San Bernardino County are tired of drones grounding their airborne firefighting efforts, that's why they've decided to take action. They're now offering a total of $75,000 in rewards to catch the pilots who flew their UAVs o…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 11:41am -

THE NEXT WEB

  • NewFind out what’s in Alex Turner and Josh Homme’s iPhone notes

    Find out what’s in Alex Turner and Josh Homme’s iPhone notes

    Josh Homme has an excellent show on Beats 1 called ‘The Alligator Hour’ and this week’s edition featured part one of his interview with Arctic Monkey’s frontman, Alex Turner. The pair have history – Homme produced the Monkeys’ 2009 record…
    - 35 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:31pm -
  • NewFacebook will now prompt you to go through a security checkup on your account

    Facebook will now prompt you to go through a security checkup on your account

    Facebook wants to make it easier to keep tabs on who has access to your account. Today it’s announcing a new tool called Security Checkup, which acts like a set-up wizard for the platform’s security options. Once you click on the new option, Face…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:56pm -
  • NewThe ultimate guide to local SEO ranking

    The ultimate guide to local SEO ranking

    Many people have asked the question, “what did we do before the Internet?” After all, today, everything we do is governed by what we can easily find at our fingertips. If we’re going to a far away destination, we’re likely not opening a paper…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:26pm -
  • NewApple Music’s first Snapchat story gives a peek inside the studio

    Apple Music’s first Snapchat story gives a peek inside the studio

    Apple Music has launched its first Snapchat story and it’s incredibly well put together. The company has coordinated the story across its global studio locations, from London to LA. It’s got top-notch production quality for being just a Snapchat…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:02pm -
  • NewNumerous: This clever app tracks the numbers that matter to you – and helps you act on them

    Numerous: This clever app tracks the numbers that matter to you – and helps you act on them

    Up until today, Numerous offered an iOS app that allowed you to track all sorts of numbers in one place – from your Twitter followers, to your mortgage rate to your current distance from home. Now it’s received a big update that turns it into a p…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • Bazaart photo app for iOS now integrates with Adobe Creative Cloud

    Bazaart photo app for iOS now integrates with Adobe Creative Cloud

    With the explosion in mobile photography, it’s become critical for people be able to move back and forth between mobile and desktop environments with minimal friction. Bazaart, an iPhone photo collage app, brings such integration closer to realit…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:00pm -
  • Top e-learning deals – over 90% off!

    Top e-learning deals – over 90% off!

    These courses and assets over at TNW Deals teach you what you need to know without breaking the bank. Here is a round-up of the best E-learning deals with discounts over 90 percent off and an additional 10 percent off coupon for the OSTraining Bundle…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:30pm -
  • Satisfaction at work is not a sprint, it’s a marathon

    Satisfaction at work is not a sprint, it’s a marathon

    This post was brought to you by Somewhere, the visual platform for sharing what you do and seeing how the world works.Any runner will tell you that a satisfying race is one prepared for. Meaning, it hurt while it was happening, but putting the hard i…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:26pm -
  • Dashlane brings its one-touch password changer to iPhone and Apple Watch

    Dashlane brings its one-touch password changer to iPhone and Apple Watch

    Changing your passwords regularly may well be good practice, but in the real world, few people bother. In fact, in the real world people still use passwords like 1,2,3,4,5,6. Dashlane users, however, have had access to a nifty one-touch password cha…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:00pm -
  • YourMoji keyboard for iOS lets you create emoji composites with your own photos

    YourMoji keyboard for iOS lets you create emoji composites with your own photos

    Emoji: It’s the new magic word that seems to inspire universal appeal. So what better time to release more emoji into the world? YourMoji, a new keyboard app for iOS, lets you create and share custom emojis derived from photos of yourself, your fri…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:00pm -

CONSUMER TECH NEWS

  • NewFireChat: Messaging App That Works Sans The Internet

    FireChat: Messaging App That Works Sans The Internet

    FireChat, has introduced private messaging feature in its latest update. Till now, the communications via this app were chatroom-based or public. The apps has been quite popular for its intriguing concept of delivering a message with or without using…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:43pm -
  • How To Play Xbox One Games On Your Windows 10 PC Or Tablet

    How To Play Xbox One Games On Your Windows 10 PC Or Tablet

    Windows 10, a new operating system by Microsoft is the unified solution company wanted to venture into to make it easy to stay connected between various devices. In this move, Microsoft has been making announcements that Windows 10 users would be abl…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:51pm -
  • Google Translate Brings English To Hindi Instant Visual Translation

    Google Translate Brings English To Hindi Instant Visual Translation

    While Google Translate app on your smartphone already allows you to visually translate printed text in seven languages, the company has come up with an update on Wednesday which expands instant visual translation to 20 more languages including Hindi.…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 9:38am -
  • Lenovo K3 Note Sold Out In 10 Seconds On Flipkart

    Lenovo K3 Note Sold Out In 10 Seconds On Flipkart

    Lenovo has announced that it has sold 50,000 units of its latest K3 Note phablets within 10 seconds in its fourth flash sale on Flipkart on Wednesday, July 29.The company has also announced that the Lenovo K3 Note received 3,57,305 registrations for…
    - 9 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 6:52am -
  • Gionee Pioneer P2M Available At Rs 6,999 In India

    Gionee Pioneer P2M Available At Rs 6,999 In India

    China based smartphone company Gionee has brought in a latest member in to its family of wallet friendly phones.Dubbed as Pioneer P2M, the smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs 6,999 and is said to be available through both online and offline reta…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 5:33am -
  • Battle Of The Flagship Killers: Moto X Style Vs OnePlus 2

    Battle Of The Flagship Killers: Moto X Style Vs OnePlus 2

    July is turning out to be quite eventful for Android fans. Handsets from Xiaomi, OnePlus, and Motorola have been launched in quick succession. Some of them, such as the OnePlus 2 and Moto X Style directly compete with each other. So if you are wonder…
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 8:06pm -
  • Motorola May Jump Onto The 'Make In India' Bandwagon

    Motorola May Jump Onto The 'Make In India' Bandwagon

    Soon after acquiring Motorola Mobility in 2012, Google shut its manufacturing facility in Chennai. The workers were let go, and the unit has been lying unused since then. Thanks to the recent success of its budget line-up though, the brand has been d…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 3:54pm -
  • Nokia Unveils OZO: A Virtual Reality Camera For Content Creators

    Nokia Unveils OZO: A Virtual Reality Camera For Content Creators

    After the sell-off its handset division to Microsoft, Nokia decided to concentrate its efforts in the network infrastructure business. Apart from that, the Finns also retained the Nokia Advanced Technology department. If you ever wondered why, then w…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 12:41pm -
  • The Moto X Style Vs The OnePlus 2; Which One’s Better?

    The Moto X Style Vs The OnePlus 2; Which One’s Better?

    Motorola wowed the world indeed by showing off its all new budget flagship that at least on paper puts recent flagships to shame.While a part of the war is won simply by its price tag, Motorola has spent a lot of time and effort on the imaging front…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 12:09pm -
  • Golroted: Everything You Need To Know About The Virus

    Golroted: Everything You Need To Know About The Virus

    Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In), the nodal agency to combat hacking, phishing and to fortify security-related defences of the Indian Internet domain recently warned the Internet users from India about a new virus known as 'Golrote…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 12:05pm -
  • New WiFi Chip By NASA To Extend Your Smartphone's Battery

    New WiFi Chip By NASA To Extend Your Smartphone's Battery

    The new WiFi Chip reflects a constant signal sent by a customised router instead of generating its own original signal.This looks like a great news to all the smartphone lovers who use it for every little thing. A new WiFi Chip can now extend your s…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 10:51am -
  • Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 Worldwide

    Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 Worldwide

    Microsoft has finally started rolling out its new operating system Windows 10 world wide including India with a couple of new features as the company aims at bringing unified approach on mobile devices and personal computers.However, not everyone wh…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 9:31am -
  • Samsung's New Monitor Comes With Built-in Wireless Charging For Phones

    Samsung's New Monitor Comes With Built-in Wireless Charging For Phones

    Samsung has come up with a new monitor SE370 with built-in wireless charging for smartphones. The new full-HD monitor is said to be available in 24-inch (S24R370DL) and 27-inch (S27E370DS) displays featuring AMD's anti-flicker gaming tech and 178…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 9:02am -
  • Airtel Having Trouble Delivering 4G To iPhone 6 Users

    Airtel Having Trouble Delivering 4G To iPhone 6 Users

    Delivery of 4G services is indeed a big problem in India. With so many operators vying for a limited number of bands, Airtel seems to have a really unusual problem.While the company rolled out its 4G services in select cities in India, almost a mont…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 8:12am -
  • Windows 10: Here Is How You Can Upgrade

    Windows 10: Here Is How You Can Upgrade

    Windows 10, Microsoft's new hope will become available for purchase/upgrade starting this Wednesday, May 29.While the new Windows 10 boasts a number of new features, it also brings back the good old Start Menu which was parted with the Windows 8.Th…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 7:39am -
  • InFocus Announces Glasses-Free 3D Smartphone, Feature Phones And More

    InFocus Announces Glasses-Free 3D Smartphone, Feature Phones And More

    InFocus clearly seems to be determined to make it big in India.The computer hardware company has moved into the world of smartphones and has already launched a couple of budget devices for the Indian market. While its success story is not out yet, I…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 6:04am -
  • Motorola Announces Its Flagship Moto X Style And Mid-Range Moto X Play

    Motorola Announces Its Flagship Moto X Style And Mid-Range Moto X Play

    After Nokia, it seems that Motorola may turn out to be the next smartphone brand to focus on smartphone imaging. The Lenovo owned smartphone maker, announced not one, but two of Moto X smartphones this year with a focus on pricing and delivering an a…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 4:33am -
  • Technology Behind OnePlus' Virtual Reality Event

    Technology Behind OnePlus' Virtual Reality Event

    OnePlus has been one of the most popular start-ups from China. It has an unbelievably strong fan-base for a company that has build only two phones so far. More than its so called flagship killer handsets, the credit goes to the company's brilliant ma…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 8:02pm -
  • What We Like And Dislike About The OnePlus 2

    What We Like And Dislike About The OnePlus 2

    Seems like the OnePlus 2 really turned out to be a hit. New features and hardware bits aside, everyone knows that it is the pricing of this smartphone, that will become a major problem for brands like Sony, Samsung, HTC and LG. Clearly, this is not t…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 12:37pm -
  • Are Flip Phones Making A Comeback?

    Are Flip Phones Making A Comeback?

    Remember the good-old days when phones came in different shape and sizes? After the iPhone, everybody tried to ape Apple, and most smartphone looked nothing more than boring slab of glass. Things seems to be getting a little exciting though, as two K…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 12:31pm -

TECH DIGEST TV

  • NewYahoo launches messaging app to compete with WhatsApp, Snapchat

    Yahoo launches messaging app to compete with WhatsApp, Snapchat

    Not sure the world exactly needs a new messaging app. But that’s exactly what it does have now thanks to the launch of Livetext. Having decided to refocus its brand on mobile and video after losing ground in the search engine market, Yahoo (when…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:19pm -
  • Guess who’s back – Clarkson, Hammond, May sign Amazon Prime deal. But no Stig!

    Guess who’s back – Clarkson, Hammond, May sign Amazon Prime deal. But no Stig!

    Well it was only a matter of time and it was really only a two horse race between Amazon and Netflix (with Sky coming up on the outside maybe). But Amazon has confirmed a deal with Top Gear’s former presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and J…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 10:58am -
  • GMB Union sues Uber over drivers’ rights, health and safety standards.

    GMB Union sues Uber over drivers’ rights, health and safety standards.

    The GMB Union is suing online taxi service Uber claiming it is not providing basic workers’ rights to its drivers, such as holidays and a minimum wage. It also claims the company doesn’t adhere to health and safety standards, including making sur…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 3:02pm -
  • Design of the day: KEF Egg speakers

    Design of the day: KEF Egg speakers

    These look quite cool. They are the latest KEF Bluetooth design and they are called – appropriately enough – EGG speakers. Designed as a complete plug and play speaker package – with built-in amplification and DAC (Digital-to-Analogue Converter…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 2:28pm -
  • OnePlus 2 to launch on August 11th – and it looks very promising

    OnePlus 2 to launch on August 11th – and it looks very promising

    The OnePlus One smartphone was undoubtedly one of the most talked about mobile phones of 2014, becoming the smartphone of choice for those power users who were after a premium Android phone for a fraction of the cost of a Samsung model. However, the…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 9:57am -
  • First impressions of Apple iOS 9, what can you expect?

    First impressions of Apple iOS 9, what can you expect?

    In association with Voucher Bin The public beta of iOS 9 began on 9 July 2015, the first time this early access to a release has happened. So what can you expect from iOS 9? Whether you’re new to Apple products, or an aficionado, you will want to k…
    - 15 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 7:34am -
  • BBC micro:bit computer – free to every year 7 child in UK from October

    BBC micro:bit computer – free to every year 7 child in UK from October

    The BBC has unveiled the micro:bit, a pocket-sized codeable computer (pictured above) with built-in motion detection, compass and Bluetooth technology, which is to be given free to every child in year 7 or equivalent across the UK from October. That…
    - 23 days ago, 7 Jul 15, 2:09pm -

Tech Eye

  • NewCanon cam can film in the dark

    Canon cam can film in the dark

    Imaging company Canon said it has introduced a video camera which can see in the dark, just about.The ME20F-SH is aimed at specialist applications including capturing wildlife at night, deep sea exploration, astronomy and surveillance.The camera ca…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:05pm -
  • NewGoogle adds Hindi to its repertoire

    Google adds Hindi to its repertoire

    Search giant Google said it has upgraded its Translate app and it now supports the Hindi language visual translation feature.Visual translation lets you point your device at the text you want to translate and it will turn it into the language you wa…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:40pm -
  • NewInfineon turns in healthy profits

    Infineon turns in healthy profits

    Infineon said its revenues, earnings and its margin rose “significantly” in its third quarter results.Revenues grew by seven percent to reach euro 1.58 billion, compared to the euro 1.483 billion it reported for the last quarter. Margins improve…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:20pm -
  • Scientists make single molecule diode

    Scientists make single molecule diode

    Researchers at Berkeley Lab and Columbia University have a made a high performance single molecule diode.The scientists used a combination of gold electrodes and an ionic solution to make the diode, which they claim outperforms all predecessors by a…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 10:10am -
  • Samsung profits up

    Samsung profits up

    Korean chaebol Samsung said that it made an operating profit of $5.96 billion in its second quarter with semiconductor business leading the way.Samsung often makes the press as a manufacturer of smartphones but it is a big company with fingers in al…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 9:38am -
  • Forget teens now

    Forget teens now

    A UK campaign has launched to promote the concept that kids should be allowed to delete their online past.Dubbed “iRights”, its proposals allow for young people to be easily edit or delete content they have created online.The plan is backed by…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 8:46am -
  • Facebook profits fall

    Facebook profits fall

    Social notworking site Facebook has seen its profits fall as it sharply increased spending to boost mobile revenue and future growth.Expenses will grow 55 to 60 percent in 2015 from last year, including an 82 percent jump in the second quarter to $2…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 8:45am -
  • Nokia back in the black

    Nokia back in the black

    Former Finnish rubber boot maker, Nokia is now back to black after selling its mobile phone business to Microsoft.Nokia reported a surprise rise in second-quarter profits, helped by high-margin software sales and fewer low-priced contracts at its…
    - 8 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 7:48am -
  • Silicon Gan but not forgotten

    Silicon Gan but not forgotten

    Hardly a week goes by without some boffin emerging from a smoke filled lab claiming to have found a replacement for silicon.This week it is allium nitride (GaN) which could make data centres massively more efficient only this time its boffins have m…
    - 8 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 7:47am -
  • Insure yourself against cyber attack

    Insure yourself against cyber attack

    Microsoft and the rest of the IT vendors never said that technology was safe.They didn’t say that because they always knew it wasn’t but still wanted to sell stuff.And it’s an ill wind that brings no one any good, because according to market…
    - 8 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 7:45am -

TechPINIONS

  • NewThe Top Gear Crew Is Headed to Amazon Prime

    The Top Gear Crew Is Headed to Amazon Prime

    “I feel like I've climbed out of a bi-plane and into a spaceship." The post The Top Gear Crew Is Headed to Amazon Prime appeared first on WIRED.
    - 54 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:13pm -
  • NewTwitter’s Biggest Problem? Its Flawed Design

    Twitter’s Biggest Problem? Its Flawed Design

    To attract the kind of mass user base it seeks, Twitter may need a total overhaul. The post Twitter’s Biggest Problem? Its Flawed Design appeared first on WIRED.
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • NewHow to Figure Out Where That Plane Wreckage Really Comes From

    How to Figure Out Where That Plane Wreckage Really Comes From

    If investigators verify the piece of wing is from a Boeing 777, they’ll still need to confirm it spent the requisite time at sea, and will want to get a better idea of how it made its way from wherever MH370 went down (still a mystery) to Réunion.…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:45pm -
  • NewAn App That Helps Women Manage Their Sex Health

    An App That Helps Women Manage Their Sex Health

    Having open and honest conversations about women’s sexual and reproductive health is still seen as pretty uncomfortable for many people, and Glow is on a mission to change this. Their latest move: Releasing Ruby, a sex health app for women. The pos…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • NewAre Online Marketplaces the Future of E-Commerce?

    Are Online Marketplaces the Future of E-Commerce?

    Minted, an online marketplace of independent artists and designers, joins a host of other companies that are increasingly tapping third-party sellers. Could this be the future of e-commerce? The post Are Online Marketplaces the Future of E-Commerce?…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • NewHackers Could Heist Semis by Exploiting This Satellite Flaw

    Hackers Could Heist Semis by Exploiting This Satellite Flaw

    Remember the opening scene of the first Fast and Furious film? Heists like these could become easier to pull off. The post Hackers Could Heist Semis by Exploiting This Satellite Flaw appeared first on WIRED.
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • NewEverything Great About Edge, Windows’ Killer New Browser

    Everything Great About Edge, Windows’ Killer New Browser

    Bye, Internet Explorer! You shan't be missed. The post Everything Great About Edge, Windows’ Killer New Browser appeared first on WIRED.
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:00pm -

GIZMAG

  • NewObama wants the US to be at the forefront of supercomputer technology

    Obama wants the US to be at the forefront of supercomputer technology

    President Obama has signed an Executive Order calling for the US to significantly up its game in the supercomputer space. The effort, known as the National Strategic Computer Initiative (NSCI), will aim to build the world's fastest supercomput…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:05pm -
  • NewGoogle to measure air quality through Street View

    Google to measure air quality through Street View

    Google has teamed up with Aclima to incorporate environmental sensors into its Street View cars. Initially tested on three vehicles in the Denver metro area, the partnership should lead to a better understanding of overall air quality in urban…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:04pm -
  • NewHaven Project to promote healthy lifestyles, add green spaces to the South Bronx

    Haven Project to promote healthy lifestyles, add green spaces to the South Bronx

    The residents of New York's South Bronx suffer from relatively high levels of diabetes, childhood asthma and pedestrian injuries. A new initiative called the Haven Project is planning to use green open spaces to combat these issues, not only b…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:29pm -
  • ESA expands virtual tour of the International Space Station

    ESA expands virtual tour of the International Space Station

    ESA has created a street view-like virtual tour of the ISS. The update to the previously released panoramic view of the Columbus module provides a virtual look around every non-Russian section of the space station in exquisite detail...Contin…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 12:34pm -
  • KFC's "Memories Bucket" packs a photo printer in the base

    KFC's "Memories Bucket" packs a photo printer in the base

    To celebrate its 60th anniversary in Canada, KFC has built a photo printer into the base of its iconic chicken bucket. Dubbed the "Memories Bucket" the limited edition pail connects to a smartphone via Bluetooth to print out the many precious…
    - 9 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 7:33am -
  • Harnessing the survival powers of cancer cells could wipe out heart disease

    Harnessing the survival powers of cancer cells could wipe out heart disease

    The same genes that allow many cancers to proliferate and thrive could in the future be repurposed as a force for good. A study at the San Diego State University (SDSU) Heart Institute has found that mouse hearts regenerate cells better, causi…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 6:29am -
  • Google's Project Loon balloons to cover Sri Lanka with internet access

    Google's Project Loon balloons to cover Sri Lanka with internet access

    Bringing internet to remote regions by sending internet-enabled balloons into the stratosphere sure sounds like a wild idea, but it's about to become a reality for the resident of Sri Lanka. The government of the island nation has just announc…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 6:19am -
  • Microsoft begins roll out of Windows 10 free upgrade

    Microsoft begins roll out of Windows 10 free upgrade

    Microsoft has started rolling out its latest operating system to users around the world. Windows 10 is available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 users, with its development guided by feedback from millions of early testers, which resul…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:35am -
  • Ferrari retracts the roof on the 488 GTB

    Ferrari retracts the roof on the 488 GTB

    We knew it was only a matter of time before the Ferrari 488 GTB got a Spider version, and that time has officially arrived. The all-new 488 Spider opens the roof on Ferrari's 660-hp turbocharged V8 two-door, and one of the world's favorite exo…
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:56am -
  • CERN develops miniature linear accelerator for medical use

    CERN develops miniature linear accelerator for medical use

    The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN is where the miraculous meets the impractical. In addition to probing the secrets of the Universe at the subatomic level, it also has potential for a variety of medical applications. Unfortunately, with…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 1:19am -
  • Bionicon's e-ram mountain bike motor is light and low-profile

    Bionicon's e-ram mountain bike motor is light and low-profile

    While hub motors may be quite common on commuter e-bikes, they’re not so popular on full-suspension electric mountain bikes. That’s because they add unsprung weight, which nobody wants. Various companies have responded by developing motors…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 11:14pm -
  • Moto X Style (Pure Edition) vs. OnePlus 2

    Moto X Style (Pure Edition) vs. OnePlus 2

    It might be a coincidence that the new Moto X Style (known as the Pure Edition in the U.S.) launched about 12 hours after the OnePlus 2, but it's also fitting, as the two phones have quite a bit in common. Let's compare the two value-focused A…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 10:28pm -
  • Mars orbiter prepares for next year's InSight lander arrival

    Mars orbiter prepares for next year's InSight lander arrival

    Space travel is a constant exercise in forward planning, with mission control thinking years and sometimes decades in advance. A case in point is NASA's InSight Mars lander, which is scheduled to touchdown on the Red Planet on September 26, 20…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 9:32pm -
  • Blu drone folds up to go in your pocket

    Blu drone folds up to go in your pocket

    While there are already some truly tiny consumer drones out there, their protruding propellers still make them difficult to stuff into one’s pocket. AeriCam had been developing a model called the Anura, which featured props that folded into…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 8:53pm -
  • Nike's new recovery prototype is like an icepack for your head

    Nike's new recovery prototype is like an icepack for your head

    While many athletes resort to pouring a bottle of cold water over their heads to cool down after an event, Nike's Sports Research Lab (NSRL) has something a little higher-tech in mind. The company's new hood prototype is designed to tackle the…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 7:14pm -
  • New color map highlights diverse geological features on Ceres

    New color map highlights diverse geological features on Ceres

    NASA has released a global color map of the dwarf planet Ceres showing the highs and lows of topography on the rocky body's surface. The new map comes with new official names for many of the craters and other geological features dotting the su…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 7:09pm -
  • Researchers look to the boxfish for new body armor materials

    Researchers look to the boxfish for new body armor materials

    Researchers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) are taking inspiration from nature in the search for new materials that could one day be used to create body armor. The study, supported by the US Air Force, focuses on the unique…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 7:05pm -
  • MIT-developed material could be used for single-use, ultra-long term drug delivery

    MIT-developed material could be used for single-use, ultra-long term drug delivery

    Researchers at MIT have developed a new material that shows promise for use in ultra-long drug delivery systems, as well as electronic monitoring of the stomach and weight-loss intervention. A type of polymer gel, the material is flexible and…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 7:00pm -
  • RED Epic Dragon camera gives viewers the next best thing to being in orbit

    RED Epic Dragon camera gives viewers the next best thing to being in orbit

    NASA will soon be uploading 6K video clips of the International Space Station (ISS) thanks to the delivery of a RED Epic Dragon super high resolution camera, the same model that was used to shoot Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy. In the comi…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 6:55pm -
  • CMYK 4.0 folding electric bike packs smart tech for savvy commuters

    CMYK 4.0 folding electric bike packs smart tech for savvy commuters

    With a wide range of sizes, styles, and specs to choose from, it's now easier than ever to find an e-bike to suit one's needs. If commuting is your number one priority, the Brooklyness CMYK 4.0 may be worth looking at. It bundles smart and…
    - 23 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 5:35pm -
  • UK Olympics sculpture to become world's tallest and longest slide

    UK Olympics sculpture to become world's tallest and longest slide

    In an inspired piece of Olympics legacy development, a sculpture that was created for the 2012 Games in London is to become "the world's tallest and longest slide." Visitors will be able to descend from the top of the ArcelorMittal Orbit. T…
    - 24 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 4:26pm -
  • NYC's LaGuardia Airport to receive $4 billion redesign

    NYC's LaGuardia Airport to receive $4 billion redesign

    New York City's much-maligned LaGuardia Airport is to receive a significant redesign, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has revealed. The redesign will totally change the airport's existing layout in favor of a new unified terminal, at an estimat…
    - 24 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 4:20pm -
  • Zaha Hadid's museum in the mountain opens for business

    Zaha Hadid's museum in the mountain opens for business

    Jutting out of the peak of Kronplatz mountain in Italy's South Tyrol region like a futuristic Bond baddie's lair, the Messner Mountain Museum Corones is classic Zaha Hadid with its curved concrete and striking glazing. Three sections exit the…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 1:33pm -
  • Haz umbrella forecasts the weather for you

    Haz umbrella forecasts the weather for you

    Umbrellas never seem to be around when you need them and even if you do have one in hand when the rain starts to fall, they can often be a struggle to put up. The motorized, push button-operated, weather-sensing Haz Umbrella is designed to tac…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 12:52pm -
  • Human error and inadequate training blamed for SpaceShipTwo crash

    Human error and inadequate training blamed for SpaceShipTwo crash

    The United States National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the conclusions of its accident investigation into the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo last year over the Mojave Desert. According to the report, the accident was d…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 5:22am -

Digital TRENDS

GIGAOM

  • Sunrise launches Office 365 and Outlook.com integration, and Meet scheduling tool

    Sunrise launches Office 365 and Outlook.com integration, and Meet scheduling tool

    Microsoft bought Sunrise in February (see Microsoft reported to acquire calendar app Sunrise), so it's no surprise that they have been working on an integration with Office 365 and Outlook.com. Here's the…
    - 19 days ago, 11 Jul 15, 2:36pm -
  • What is Satya Nadella up to?

    What is Satya Nadella up to?

    The ripples are spreading from Satya Nadella's recent email describing plans to eliminate 7,800 jobs, especially focused on Windows Phone hardware (see Microsoft plans more layoffs). This specifically means cuts of up to 2,300…
    - 20 days ago, 10 Jul 15, 1:27pm -
  • Microsoft plans more layoffs

    Microsoft plans more layoffs

    Satya Nadella continues to reconfigure the new Microsoft, and specifically to root out the Nokia acquisition and other legacies left behind by former CEO, Steve Ballmer. The newest round of layoffs…
    - 22 days ago, 8 Jul 15, 11:57am -