TECHCRUNCH

  • Google+ Can Now Automatically Make Your Videos Look Better

    Google+ Can Now Automatically Make Your Videos Look Better

     For almost two years now, Google has been automatically enhancing the photos you upload to Google+; starting today it will do (almost) the same with videos, too. It won’t do this automatically, though. Instead, whenever Google now thinks it can i…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 12:42am -
  • CrunchWeek: Fallout From The Sony Hack

    CrunchWeek: Fallout From The Sony Hack

     Acquisition leaks, embarrassing emails, threats, theaters refuse to show The Interview, FBI’s confirmation that the hack came from North Korea, a response from the White House: There has been so much coming out of the Sony breach that this week w…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 12:05am -
  • Sony’s CEO Michael Lynton: “We Have Not Given In.”

    Sony’s CEO Michael Lynton: “We Have Not Given In.”

     Sony CEO Michael Lynton blamed theaters for the studio’s decision to pull out from the scheduled theatrical release of The Interview this Christmas. He told CNN in an exclusive interview that Sony had no other choice after a slew of theaters deci…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:04pm -
  • After Sony, Every Startup Should Prepare For War

    After Sony, Every Startup Should Prepare For War

     The battle between Sony and what the FBI believes are North Korean hackers may be at its end, but the war for the security of the enterprise is just getting started. Companies have been rapidly transitioning their legacy systems to modern IT techno…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:00pm -
  • Carnival’s Mobile Marketing Platform Gets More Automated

    Carnival’s Mobile Marketing Platform Gets More Automated

     When someone tells me that they’re introducing “trigger messaging” to their product, well, it’s not the most thrilling start to a conversation. But hey, mention automated FaceTime calls from One Direction, and suddenly I’m onboard.(Not t…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:46pm -
  • Reddit Announces RedditNotes, A Way To Share Equity With Readers

    Reddit Announces RedditNotes, A Way To Share Equity With Readers

     Reddit, the world’s favorite repository for funny and/or pornographic images (and wide-ranging discussions on almost any topic), has announced a RedditNotes initiative, a method to give equity to the site’s readers using a lottery method. Read…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:30pm -
  • Apple Responds To BBC Panorama’s Portrayal Of Supplier Conditions

    Apple Responds To BBC Panorama’s Portrayal Of Supplier Conditions

     Apple was the subject of a recent investigative report by BBC’s Panorama program, which presented as part of its findings various instances where suppliers of the Mac maker violated Apple’s own stated standards for its partners. The breaches re…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:25pm -
  • Gillmor Gang LIVE 12.19.14

    Gillmor Gang LIVE 12.19.14

     Gillmor Gang – Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Alexia Tsotsis, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today.Gillmor Gang on Facebook Our sister show G3 on Facebook Read More
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:11pm -
  • Facebook Has So Much To Announce, Its f8 Conference Expands To 2 Days In SF March 25-26 2015

    Facebook Has So Much To Announce, Its f8 Conference Expands To 2 Days In SF March 25-26 2015

     Facebook has more news to share at f8 than can fit in a single day, so it’s adding a second for its developer conference now slated for March 25th and 26th, 2015 at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center. Registration for the first two-day f8 will…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:38pm -
  • EDI Is Trying To Kickstart The Classic Dive Watch

    EDI Is Trying To Kickstart The Classic Dive Watch

     Two entrepreneurs and engineers have taken to Kickstarter to fund a new line of dive watches, EDI. The watches, in addition to looking just a bit like sword-hand divers of the early Blancpain era, use an EDI E-353 automatic movement with self-windi…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:35pm -
  • All Day Raises $2 Million To Be A Media Portal For The Twitter Generation

    All Day Raises $2 Million To Be A Media Portal For The Twitter Generation

     Would-be media moguls take heart: with nothing more than a Twitter handle and a dream, you can raise capital to become the next Vice or Vox Media Group, or Buzzfeed.All it takes is a knack for viral content, 2.15 million followers on your marquee…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:24pm -
  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: BlackBerry, Bar-Tending Robots, And Drones

    This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: BlackBerry, Bar-Tending Robots, And Drones

     Christmas is around the corner, and thus, this podcast is especially merry. BlackBerry recently introduced the smartphone of yesterday, in the BlackBerry Classic. We’re also seeing an uptick in bar-tending robot products, which leads us to wonde…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:00pm -
  • This Board Lets You Give Any Arduino Project Predator-Style Heat Vision

    This Board Lets You Give Any Arduino Project Predator-Style Heat Vision

     Up until the last few years, heat sensing cameras — think Predator vision — were a thing that pretty much only the Army and the super-rich got to play with. Then FLiR figured out how to make the required sensors tiny and (relatively) cheap, and…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:44pm -
  • Tesla To Begin Model S Battery Swap Pilot Program Next Week

    Tesla To Begin Model S Battery Swap Pilot Program Next Week

     Tesla showed off its upcoming battery swapping technology for the Model S electric vehicle last year, which would let users change out their battery rather than charging when on the road for a quick fill-up that’s speedier than actually refuellin…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:27pm -
  • Obama Says Sony Made A Mistake In Canceling “The Interview” Release

    Obama Says Sony Made A Mistake In Canceling “The Interview” Release

     Disagree with Sony’s decision to pull The Interview from theaters? So does President Barack Obama. In a statement during a press conference this afternoon, President Obama said: “I am sympathetic to the concerns that [Sony] faced. Having said a…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:11pm -
  • Canary Home Security System Has Finally Started Shipping

    Canary Home Security System Has Finally Started Shipping

     Canary, the $250, all-in-one home security system that caught the attention of our hearts and minds back in 2013, has finally started shipping. The device launched on Indiegogo back in July of 2013, with a goal of $100,000. By the time the campaign…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:30pm -
  • Facebook Launches Separate “Stickered” For Messenger App That Lets You Paste Images On Your Photos

    Facebook Launches Separate “Stickered” For Messenger App That Lets You Paste Images On Your Photos

     Today Facebook is releasing a new app called “Stickered” For Messenger that lets you pick a photo, resize and paste a Facebook Sticker on top, and send it to friends. “Stickers and photos are two of the most popular ways that people express t…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:29pm -
  • Facebook Messenger Shows Its New Speed With FacePile Read Receipts

    Facebook Messenger Shows Its New Speed With FacePile Read Receipts

     Milliseconds make a difference when it comes to chat. The less lag, the more it feels like being in the same room. But with texting, we lost the cues like nods and “mmhmm”s that tell you someone heard what you said. Today Facebook Messenger tak…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:59pm -
  • Canonical’s “Snappy Ubuntu” Lands On AWS

    Canonical’s “Snappy Ubuntu” Lands On AWS

     Canonical’s stripped down “Snappy” edition of Ubuntu Core is now available on Amazon’s AWS cloud computing platform. If you’ve followed along over the last few weeks, that’s not a major surprise. Snappy first launched on Microsoft Azure…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:36pm -
  • The FBI Blames North Korea For Sony Hack

    The FBI Blames North Korea For Sony Hack

     The FBI has officially put the blame on the North Korean government for the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack which resulted in the theft of mass amounts of personal and commercial data, as well as the shut down of Sony Pictures work computers. A gr…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:29pm -

REUTERS-TECH

  • NewObama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack

    Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to respond to a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures that he blamed on North Korea, and scolded the Hollywood studio for caving in to what he described as a foreign dictator imposing…
    - 56 mins ago, 20 Dec 14, 4:56am -
  • U.S. judge rejects HP settlement in Autonomy shareholder case

    U.S. judge rejects HP settlement in Autonomy shareholder case

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday rejected Hewlett-Packard Co's proposed settlement of shareholder litigation involving the information technology company's botched acquisition of Autonomy Plc.
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:55am -
  • Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack

    Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to respond to a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures that he blamed on North Korea, and scolded the Hollywood studio for caving in to what he described as a foreign dictator imposing…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:52pm -
  • Washington is limited in its response to North Korea over Sony hack

    Washington is limited in its response to North Korea over Sony hack

    WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's threat of a "proportional" response to North Korea's hacking of Sony Pictures shows once more the limits of Washington's options as it seeks to rein in one of the world's most unpredictable and is…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:42pm -
  • Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers

    Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Charlie Shrem, an outspoken supporter of bitcoins, was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for indirectly helping to send $1 million in the digital currency to the Internet black-market bazaar Silk Road.
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:26pm -
  • Staples says security breach may have affected 1.16 million cards

    Staples says security breach may have affected 1.16 million cards

    (Reuters) - Office-supply retailer Staples Inc said about 1.16 million payment cards might have been affected by the data breach announced in October.
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:25pm -
  • BlackBerry works with Boeing on phone that self-destructs

    BlackBerry works with Boeing on phone that self-destructs

    WATRERLOO, Ontario (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd is working with Boeing Co on Boeing's high-security Android-based smartphone, the Canadian mobile technology company's chief executive said on Friday.
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:12pm -
  • U.S. settles lawsuit with T-Mobile U.S. over cramming

    U.S. settles lawsuit with T-Mobile U.S. over cramming

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - T-Mobile US has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. government over unauthorized charges placed on customers' bills, a practice known as cramming, and to pay at least $90 million in refunds and fines, two U.S. governme…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:17pm -
  • Amazon staff in Germany extend strike to Christmas Eve

    Amazon staff in Germany extend strike to Christmas Eve

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Amazon staff at three German warehouses will extend their strike until Christmas Eve to increase pressure on the online retailer in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions, labor union Verdi said on Friday.
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:53pm -
  • BlackBerry third-quarter revenue falls more than expected, shares drop

    BlackBerry third-quarter revenue falls more than expected, shares drop

    TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd on Friday reported a bigger-than-expected drop in third-quarter revenue, sending shares of the struggling smartphone maker lower, even as it eked out a small adjusted profit and began generating cash flow again.
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:37pm -
  • BlackBerry closes acquisition of Germany's Secusmart

    BlackBerry closes acquisition of Germany's Secusmart

    TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd said Friday it has completed its acquisition of Secusmart, a privately held firm that specializes in voice and data encryption.
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:03pm -
  • Washington tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack

    Washington tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack

    WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Washington made the woes of cyberattack victim Sony Pictures its own on Thursday as the White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the big Hollywood studio was a matter of national security that w…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:59am -
  • For North Korea's cyber army, long-term target may be telecoms, utility grids

    For North Korea's cyber army, long-term target may be telecoms, utility grids

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The hacking attack on Sony Pictures may have been a practice run for North Korea's elite cyber-army in a long-term goal of being able to cripple telecoms and energy grids in rival nations, defectors from the isolated state said.
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:57am -
  • Sony: Europe holiday sales of PlayStation 4 'inventory challenged'

    Sony: Europe holiday sales of PlayStation 4 'inventory challenged'

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The head of Sony Computer Entertainment, the Japanese electronic group's video gaming division, said holiday sales of its PlayStation 4 gaming console in Europe were so strong that it was fighting to keep up with demand.
    - 21 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:25am -
  • Amazon's cloud business a harder sell in post-Snowden era

    Amazon's cloud business a harder sell in post-Snowden era

    SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE (Reuters) - This spring, Taser International Inc won a small but high-profile contract to supply body cameras to the London police. But the deal nearly collapsed over one issue: where the video footage would be stored.
    - 24 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:09am -
  • Uber's fight of California data-sharing rule highlights its bumpy road

    Uber's fight of California data-sharing rule highlights its bumpy road

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber argued Thursday that it should not have to turn over ride data in a California regulatory standoff that shows how the transportation service is falling afoul of officials who could threaten its expansion.
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:37am -
  • Exclusive: Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android - sources

    Exclusive: Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android - sources

    SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - Google Inc is laying the groundwork for a version of Android that would be built directly into cars, sources said, allowing drivers to enjoy all the benefits of the Internet without even plugging in their smartphones…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:09am -
  • U.S. considers 'proportional' response to Sony hacking attack

    U.S. considers 'proportional' response to Sony hacking attack

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday a cyber attack on Sony Pictures was a serious national security matter and the Obama administration was considering a proportional response, although the White House stopped short of blaming N…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:39am -
  • EBay parts ways with controversial political group ALEC

    EBay parts ways with controversial political group ALEC

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ebay Inc said on Thursday that it will end its association with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a political group that other tech companies dropped earlier this year due to its views on climate change.
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:32am -
  • U.S. considers 'proportional' response to Sony hacking attack

    U.S. considers 'proportional' response to Sony hacking attack

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday a cyber attack on Sony Pictures was a serious national security matter and the Obama administration was considering a proportional response, although the White House stopped short of blaming N…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:57pm -

TECHNICALLY PERSONAL

MASHABLE!

  • New4K video recording comes to Microsoft Lumia devices with Denim update

    4K video recording comes to Microsoft Lumia devices with Denim update

    Microsoft has started rolling out its 'Denim' software update for Lumia devices, bringing an improved camera and more abilities for Cortana, the voice assistant on Windows Phone.The update, detailed back in September, is a big one, bringing a solid…
    - 32 mins ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:20am -
  • NewInside the Pakistan school where gunmen killed more than 140 people

    Inside the Pakistan school where gunmen killed more than 140 people

    On Tuesday morning, Taliban gunmen attacked a school in northwestern Pakistan, killing more than 140 people — mostly children. It was the deadliest Taliban attack in Pakistan's history.This week, memorials and funerals have taken place to commemor…
    - 52 mins ago, 20 Dec 14, 5:00am -
  • NewDr. Ruth's tips for jolly sex during the holiday season

    Dr. Ruth's tips for jolly sex during the holiday season

    As the holidays approach, people are heading home in droves, often with their significant others in tow. Unfortunately, nothing dampens sexual appetite quite like the thought of having sex in a room that shares a wall with the guest room occupied by…
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Dec 14, 4:50am -
  • NewKim Kardashian's over her mom's 'omish sh*t'

    Kim Kardashian's over her mom's 'omish sh*t'

    Oh no she didn'tKim Kardashian West sent momager Kris Jenner a strongly-worded email Friday critiquing her fashion choices, telling Kris to stop strutting about town in "pilgrim adams family outfits." Jenner published the email on her Instagram, bec…
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Dec 14, 4:30am -
  • NewFerguson prosecutor says grand jury heard witnesses who lied under oath

    Ferguson prosecutor says grand jury heard witnesses who lied under oath

    St. Louis prosecutor Robert McCulloch said in a local radio interview on Friday that some of the witnesses who testified before the grand jury that declined to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown were clearly not telli…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 4:03am -
  • NewTwo world leaders, one press conference mash-up

    Two world leaders, one press conference mash-up

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin both recently held end-of-year press conferences, so why not compare them?Both world leaders spoke about a range of topics, though Putin's lasted around three times longer than Obama's…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 3:49am -
  • NewWho's really to blame for canceling 'The Interview' - and when might we see it?

    Who's really to blame for canceling 'The Interview' - and when might we see it?

    LOS ANGELES — Will you ever get to see The Interview?There's a Rube Goldberg machine of factors between now and the day you get to watch Seth Rogen and James Franco go on a mission to North Korea, bent on assassinating Kim Jong-un — the very guy…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 3:21am -
  • NewHow the FBI says it connected North Korea to the Sony hack — and why some experts are still skeptical

    How the FBI says it connected North Korea to the Sony hack — and why some experts are still skeptical

    The FBI on Friday said that North Korea was responsible for the massive hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The hack leaked personal employee information, embarrassing emails and after a series of threats ultimately led to the cancelation of the com…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 3:21am -
  • NewGoogle Play would be the perfect host for 'The Interview'

    Google Play would be the perfect host for 'The Interview'

    It's not looking good for The Interview. The film, which saw its release canceled in the wake of the epic Sony Pictures hack and subsequent terror threats from the hackers, may not appear on the screen of any theater for a very long time. President B…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 2:56am -
  • Lawmaker stands by abortion bill requiring man's consent: 'It's not a woman's body, it's a child's life'

    Lawmaker stands by abortion bill requiring man's consent: 'It's not a woman's body, it's a child's life'

    The Missouri state representative who introduced a bill that would require a woman to obtain the written, notarized consent of a the father before obtaining an abortion has defended the proposed legislation despite outcry from state Democrats and wom…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 2:32am -
  • Rival protesters—for and against police—face off in New York

    Rival protesters—for and against police—face off in New York

    After two rival demonstrations converged near New York City Hall Friday afternoon—one supporting the New York Police Department and the other opposing police brutality—some anti-police protesters continued their march throughout Manhattan, tempor…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:56am -
  • Colorado's neighbors are suing it over legal weed

    Colorado's neighbors are suing it over legal weed

    Nebraska and Oklahoma would like Colorado to roll back its week legalization, and they're willing to go to court over itThe two states have filed a lawsuit against Colorado in the U.S. Supreme Court, challenging the nation's first, but not the last,…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:42am -
  • NASA releases 'astronaut's-eye view' of Orion spacecraft's re-entry

    NASA releases 'astronaut's-eye view' of Orion spacecraft's re-entry

    Ever wonder what an astronaut would see as he or she splashed back to earth aboard a NASA spacecraft? A new video released by the space agency allows you to experience just that, providing an "astronaut's-eye view" of re-entry into the Earth's atmo…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:27am -
  • 12 Days of 'Orange': The ladies of Litchfield get in the holiday spirit

    12 Days of 'Orange': The ladies of Litchfield get in the holiday spirit

    Even inmates like to feel festive during the most wonderful time of the year.The ladies of Orange is the New Black relive their first days in Litchfield with a Christmas carol, complete with everything from "12 smokes for smoking," down to "a chick…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:58pm -
  • North Korea on the Sony hack: It wasn't us!

    North Korea on the Sony hack: It wasn't us!

    North Korea on Friday denied the FBI's accusation that it was behind a devastating hacking attack on Sony but it said the now-shelved film "The Interview" mocked the impoverished but nuclear-armed country.See also: A complete recap of 'The Interview…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:25pm -
  • How Israeli extremists use WhatsApp to incite violence

    How Israeli extremists use WhatsApp to incite violence

    Praise for murderers, calls for revenge and mobilization of angry activists: This is how an extreme right-wing Israeli group uses WhatsApp to communicate among its members.See also: How Israel's government collapsedRecords recently obtained by Mash…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:00pm -
  • Justin Bieber dethroned as king of Instagram in massive follower purge

    Justin Bieber dethroned as king of Instagram in massive follower purge

    In what is being referred to as the Instagram "purge," many Instagram users lost tons of followers when the picture-sharing platform cleared out inactive and spam accounts on Thursday.Poor Justin Bieber was dethroned as the most-followed Instagram u…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:38pm -
  • Sony CEO fires back: 'We have not caved,' disputes Obama's comments

    Sony CEO fires back: 'We have not caved,' disputes Obama's comments

    LOS ANGELES — Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton told CNN on Friday that the studio did not "cave" under pressure from hackers to pull The Interview from theaters, disputing President Obama's version of events and placing blame for the decision…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:38pm -
  • Want to know what Virgin Hotels will be like? Check out the membership program

    Want to know what Virgin Hotels will be like? Check out the membership program

    Virgin Hotels won't launch its first property until January, in Chicago. But that isn't stopping the Richard Branson company from getting its membership program up and running, giving us a sneak peek at how the highly-anticipated property aims to run…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:22pm -
  • Facebook Messenger add-on lets you cover photos in emoji

    Facebook Messenger add-on lets you cover photos in emoji

    Facebook Messenger, the social network's message app, is getting some Christmas-themed updates on Android on Friday.The biggest one is Stickered, a lightweight add-on app that allows Facebook users to add stickers to photos and send them through Mes…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:15pm -
  • Your jolliest rule-bending holiday greeting cards

    Your jolliest rule-bending holiday greeting cards

    One horse open sleighs and wassailing are all well and good, but some holiday rules were meant to be bent.Last week we partnered with HP and guest host Evan Hilton to challenge our audience to create the next generation of holiday greeting cards.…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:09pm -
  • Cat travels nearly 700 miles across France to reunite with owner

    Cat travels nearly 700 miles across France to reunite with owner

    Cookie the cat disappeared in March 2013 from the French town of Grasse. Owner Dan Bouchery had brought Cookie with her for a three-month hotel stay, but the cat disappeared when she left him briefly in the courtyard.“I thought someone had stolen…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:05pm -
  • If classic Christmas carols were written in 2014

    If classic Christmas carols were written in 2014

    Forget rockin' around the Christmas tree. It's 2014 and we're going to twerk around it.While some Christmas carols have aged gracefully, many simply haven't held up. (What's a "bobtail ring"?) See also: 9 holiday hybrids to get you in the Chrismukk…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:01pm -
  • 6,000-year-old encampment found at Stonehenge

    6,000-year-old encampment found at Stonehenge

    LONDON — Archaeologists from the University of Buckingham have discovered an untouched 6,000-year-old encampment near Stonehenge.Lead researcher David Jacques and his colleagues recently had the carbon dating results returned from their October di…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:00pm -
  • Ice pancakes the size of plates found on Scottish river

    Ice pancakes the size of plates found on Scottish river

    LONDON — Biologists in Scotland were struck by an unusual discovery this week: ice pancakes the size of dinner plates floating on the River DeeMore common to the Antarctic or Baltic Seas, they need rare conditions to form, and this is the first ti…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:15pm -
  • 'The Interview' won't open, but its posters are a hit

    'The Interview' won't open, but its posters are a hit

    They range in price from 99 cents to over $1,000. There are nearly 500 of them available on eBay. We're talking posters from the ill-fated The Interview the most talked-about film that may never be officially released.The movie was scheduled to open…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:58pm -
  • Cord cutters, rejoice: FCC moves to clear the way for online TV providers

    Cord cutters, rejoice: FCC moves to clear the way for online TV providers

    The cable and satellite television industry could be in for a big shift thanks to a small change proposed by the Federal Communications Commission.The regulator is officially considering a tweak to regulation that would remove a major roadblock for…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:56pm -
  • Brighten your holidays with Kermit singing 'It Feels Like Christmas'

    Brighten your holidays with Kermit singing 'It Feels Like Christmas'

    If perhaps your holidays aren't quite warm and fuzzy enough yet, this will undoubtedly do the trickKermit the Frog performed "It Feels Like Christmas" from A Muppet Christmas Carol while strolling around the most magical place on Earth and taking s…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:53pm -
  • Obama has Adele Dazeem moment, calls James Franco 'James Flacco'

    Obama has Adele Dazeem moment, calls James Franco 'James Flacco'

    President Obama, eternal purveyor of pop culture, expressed his unfaltering love of renowned Oscar-nominated actor, comedian and poet James Flacco during his year-end press conference Friday.Oh wait, what? It's James Franco. Right, maybe Obama would…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:50pm -
  • The cutest staring contest you'll ever have is one with a baby sloth

    The cutest staring contest you'll ever have is one with a baby sloth

    Staring contest time. Ready? Go!The San Diego Zoo welcomed a lazy addition to its family in July: a baby sloth.If you want to have the staring contest in person, though, you'll have to visit the zoo's Elephant Odyssey.12 Days of 'Orange': The la…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:44pm -

CNN-TECH

  • You can buy a Sony-style hack

    You can buy a Sony-style hack

    The next Sony-style hack is for sale. CNN's Laurie Segall reports how hackers can make big money offering hack services.
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:39am -
  • You can buy a Sony-style hack

    You can buy a Sony-style hack

    The next Sony-style hack is for sale. CNN's Laurie Segall reports how hackers can make big money offering hack services.
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:39am -
  • The 'Serial' podcast: By the numbers

    The 'Serial' podcast: By the numbers

    The podcast "Serial" is wrapping up its first season on Thursday as a bona fide success.
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:36am -
  • Reborn Kepler spacecraft discovers another planet

    Reborn Kepler spacecraft discovers another planet

    Kepler is still on the beat.
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:34pm -
  • 'Digital nose' on a chip can sniff out diseases

    'Digital nose' on a chip can sniff out diseases

    A British startup called Owlstone has created a microchip that can detect chemical molecules in the air with great accuracy.
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:13pm -
  • NASA sees your Christmas lights

    NASA sees your Christmas lights

    NASA says lights in suburban areas of the U.S. can be up to 50 percent brighter during the holidays.
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:47pm -
  • Is your information on the deep web?

    Is your information on the deep web?

    Below the surface of the Internet we all know, lies a deeper, darker web where a piece of your personal data may end up.
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:44pm -
  • Adorable dog gets 3-D printed legs

    Adorable dog gets 3-D printed legs

    Check out adorable pup's new 3-D printed legs! CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the Blade Runner of dogs.
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:06pm -
  • Adorable dog gets 3-D printed legs

    Adorable dog gets 3-D printed legs

    Check out adorable pup's new 3-D printed legs! CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the Blade Runner of dogs.
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:06pm -
  • Space-based solar power: the energy of the future?

    Space-based solar power: the energy of the future?

    In space there's no atmosphere, it's never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it's never night: a perfect place for a solar power station to harvest uninterrupted power 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:44am -
  • Will we give up privacy without a fight?

    Will we give up privacy without a fight?

    What kind of privacy will you have 10 years from now?
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:39pm -
  • The next wave of tech cities...in the desert

    The next wave of tech cities...in the desert

    The number of "Smart cities" is to quadruple over the next decade, and reach surprising places.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:46pm -
  • Survey: Will we give up privacy without a fight?

    Survey: Will we give up privacy without a fight?

    What kind of privacy will you have 10 years from now?
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 3:08pm -
  • The 'Serial' podcast: By the numbers

    The 'Serial' podcast: By the numbers

    The podcast "Serial" is wrapping up its first season on Thursday as a bona fide success.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 3:00pm -
  • Mars has gas; a fuzzy sign of life?

    Mars has gas; a fuzzy sign of life?

    A NASA rover has found the building blocks of life on Mars. They might be the product of past or present life on the red planet -- or they might not be.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 2:06pm -
  • They tried to break the internet in 2014

    They tried to break the internet in 2014

    No one thing actually "broke" the Internet in 2014, but here are 10 of the memes and hashtags that tried.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 12:03pm -
  • 3D printed plastic dress flows like fabric

    3D printed plastic dress flows like fabric

    Combining origami techniques with novel approaches to 3-D printing, a design has created a process that allows a 3D-printed dress to move and sway like real fabric.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 7:48pm -
  • 10 global start-ups to watch in 2015

    10 global start-ups to watch in 2015

    At the end of another turbulent year for business as usual, the march of the disruptors shows no sign of abating. Big data analytics, the sharing economy, and virtual reality are just some of the transformational trends that have been causing sleeple…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 7:40pm -
  • 10 global start-ups to watch in 2015

    10 global start-ups to watch in 2015

    At the end of another turbulent year for business as usual, the march of the disruptors shows no sign of abating. Big data analytics, the sharing economy, and virtual reality are just some of the transformational trends that have been causing sleeple…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 7:40pm -
  • What you really Googled in 2014

    What you really Googled in 2014

    In 2013, people just wanted to know how to twerk. It was a more innocent time. This year, people wanted to know if they had Ebola.
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 3:35pm -
  • What you really Googled in 2014

    What you really Googled in 2014

    In 2013, people just wanted to know how to twerk. It was a more innocent time. This year, people wanted to know if they had Ebola.
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 3:35pm -
  • Sydney gunman's final posts

    Sydney gunman's final posts

    CNNMoney reconstructs Man Haron Monis' digital footprints, including pages that were removed. Laurie Segall reports.
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 4:30pm -
  • Sydney gunman's final social media posts

    Sydney gunman's final social media posts

    CNNMoney reconstructs Man Haron Monis' digital footprints, including pages that were removed. Laurie Segall reports.
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 4:16pm -
  • Hack your Roomba

    Hack your Roomba

    Want a programmable robot of your very own that you can teach anything from playing your favorite songs to cleaning up after the party? iRobot says go ahead and hack your Roomba.
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 4:12pm -
  • YouTube's top 2014 video was...

    YouTube's top 2014 video was...

    Mutant horrors, singers and kissing strangers had a big year on YouTube.
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 4:12pm -
  • YouTube's most popular video of 2014 was...

    YouTube's most popular video of 2014 was...

    Mutant horrors, singers and kissing strangers had a big year on YouTube.
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 4:11pm -
  • Learn science while hacking your Roomba

    Learn science while hacking your Roomba

    Want a programmable robot of your very own that you can teach anything from playing your favorite songs to cleaning up after the party? iRobot says go ahead and hack your Roomba.
    - 4 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 9:07pm -
  • Race to feed 4.4 billion 'malnourished minds'

    Race to feed 4.4 billion 'malnourished minds'

    More than four billion people do not have access to the internet. Is humanity is depriving itself of half its potential?
    - 9 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 4:33pm -
  • Netiquette: Saying farewell

    Netiquette: Saying farewell

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

    10 smartphone habits to avoid

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

    Five texts you should never send

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

    An open letter to texting-mad teenagers

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

LIFE HACKER

  • Most Popular Interviews of 2014

    Most Popular Interviews of 2014

    Every week we have the pleasure of highlighting some of our productivity heroes, from company CEOs to artists and writers who manage to accomplish more than any reasonable human being should. Let's look back at some of our most popular interviews o…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:00am -
  • The First Parking Spot You See May be the Most Efficient Spot to Take

    The First Parking Spot You See May be the Most Efficient Spot to Take

    When you're trying to find a parking spot in packed parking lot, many of us spend a lot of time and energy to find the closest spot to the entrance as we can. It's more likely that taking the first spot you see is really the most efficient in regard…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • Clean Wool Blankets with Fresh Snow

    Clean Wool Blankets with Fresh Snow

    Wool blankets are warm, comfortable, and they last forever. Cleaning them can be tough, though, if you're trying to avoid shrinkage or other unwanted alterations. Some fresh, powdery snow can freshen up your wool blanket in no time with no worries.R…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:00pm -
  • Hone a Knife on the Rough Edge of a Vehicle Window

    Hone a Knife on the Rough Edge of a Vehicle Window

    If you're out fishing, hunting, or camping, a decent knife is a good thing to have on hand. If you haven't honed the blade in a while, you can do it along the top edge of your vehicle's window.Read more...
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:30pm -
  • Deadspin Hae Min Lee, Team Player: The Serial Murder Victim's Lacrosse Heroics | io9 Biggest Scienti

    Deadspin Hae Min Lee, Team Player: The Serial Murder Victim's Lacrosse Heroics | io9 Biggest Scienti

    Deadspin Hae Min Lee, Team Player: The Serial Murder Victim's Lacrosse Heroics | io9 Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs Of 2014 | Jalopnik Afroduck Explains How His Fast Lap Cost Him $50,000 And His Life In NYC | Jezebel Shade Court: Nicki Minaj Sha…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:24pm -
  • A Basic Guide to the Countless Birth Control Options Out There

    A Basic Guide to the Countless Birth Control Options Out There

    Deciding between endless methods of birth control is a complex process. You have a ton of options, so here's a basic explanation of the more commonly used ones, and what you'll need to consider with each.Read more...
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:00pm -
  • 1.16 Million Payment Cards Breached in Staples Hack

    1.16 Million Payment Cards Breached in Staples Hack

    In case anybody still believed we were doing ok on cybersecurity, Staples just announced that malware deployed at 115 of its stores nationwide gave hackers access to some 1.16 million customers' payment cards. Check here to see if your store was hit…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:35pm -
  • Build a Spy Camera Inside a Coffee Cup

    Build a Spy Camera Inside a Coffee Cup

    Need to take some secret spy photos? Make shows off a simple way to build a spy camera inside a coffee cup using an Arduino. Read more...
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:30pm -
  • Evernote just released a new premium feature called Context, in which it shows relevant information

    Evernote just released a new premium feature called Context, in which it shows relevant information

    Evernote just released a new premium feature called Context, in which it shows relevant information from your notes and the web as you write or research in Evernote for Windows and Android. Read more here.Read more...
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:05pm -
  • Learn to Fold a Pocket Square with this Chart

    Learn to Fold a Pocket Square with this Chart

    Pocket squares seem straightforward: you stuff it into a pocket then head off to your fancy gathering, right? Turns out it's slightly more complicated, but thankfully The Art of Manliness shows off a variety of folding methods for a pocket square.Rea…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:00pm -
  • Win the Game of Dreidel by Starting First (Or Change the Rules)

    Win the Game of Dreidel by Starting First (Or Change the Rules)

    The traditional game of dreidel played during Hanukkah focuses on a spinning top and a bit of gambling. It's a game of chance, but the player who spins first often ends up with the largest pot. Changing the rules evens the odds for everyone.Read mor…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:30pm -
  • Most Popular Vacuum: Dyson DC65

    Most Popular Vacuum: Dyson DC65

    Vacuuming is, objectively, the best chore . The Dyson DC65 sucked up almost 30% of the thousands of votes you cast , earning it the honor of Best Vacuum.Read more...
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:45pm -
  • Track Your Time with a Colorful Chronodex to Get More Done

    Track Your Time with a Colorful Chronodex to Get More Done

    The Chronodex is a graphical way of visualizing and keeping tabs on your time every day. For very visual people, this might be the perfect system for adding more accountability to your activities and motivate you to use your time better.Read more..…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:30pm -
  • Make Meringues in Three Minutes, No Whisking Required

    Make Meringues in Three Minutes, No Whisking Required

    Meringues are delightful, airy little desserts, but if you don't have the time or motivation to whip the egg whites until they're the right consistency, just use the microwave.Read more...
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:00pm -
  • ​The Best Fitness Tracker for Every Need

    ​The Best Fitness Tracker for Every Need

    Like many of you, I work in front of a computer. They're powerful devices, but they also suck your will to live and trick you into never, ever getting up and going outside. Reasons like that are why fitness trackers were invented.Read more...
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:35pm -
  • Read Price Matching Policies Closely for Extra Bonuses (or Caveats)

    Read Price Matching Policies Closely for Extra Bonuses (or Caveats)

    Price-matching is awesome, but many stores' price-matching policies have tiny details that could make a world of difference if you're trying to snag a bargain. Make sure to read the fine print to make sure you'll walk away with the discount you're…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:30pm -
  • Find Work You Love by Identifying Your Unique Angle

    Find Work You Love by Identifying Your Unique Angle

    There are things you love to do, and there are things people pay you to do. In the perfect world those are the same thing, but realistically you need to find a balance between how you make your money while having time for your less lucrative hobbie…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • Sub-$20 Sony Headphones, All-Clad Discounts, Cheap Luggage, More Deals

    Sub-$20 Sony Headphones, All-Clad Discounts, Cheap Luggage, More Deals

    Amazon has a selection of very very cheap Sony Headphones today.Read more...
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:45pm -
  • Kick Bad Habits With Short-Term Sprints

    Kick Bad Habits With Short-Term Sprints

    Whether it's caffeine or a killer sweet tooth, bad habits are tough to ditch . Short-term "sprints" over time can make kicking those bad habits more feasible and a lot less daunting.Read more...
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:30pm -
  • Repair Damaged Brick With a Chisel and Mortar Mix

    Repair Damaged Brick With a Chisel and Mortar Mix

    Brick and mortar is a solid building material, but it won't last forever. Here are the basics for "tuckpointing", the process of repairing and rebuilding a brick wall.Read more...
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:00pm -

MEMEBURN

  • Could your company avoid a Sony-style attack?

    Could your company avoid a Sony-style attack?

    Twenty years ago Stephen Hawking, the leading physicist and author, said that computer viruses should be treated as a life form, as they exploit the metabolism of the host computers they infect and become parasites. The intervening decades have highl…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:00am -
  • Local cloud solutions are definitely the best option for global call centres

    Local cloud solutions are definitely the best option for global call centres

    The call centre has evolved from a ‘transactional’ department into a multi-faceted, social hub of customer service excellence and become a true differentiator for the wise business. As customer service requirements have shifted and evolved over t…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:30am -
  • 10 tips for keeping your online shopping safe this festive season

    10 tips for keeping your online shopping safe this festive season

    ‘Tis the season to be jolly careful when it comes to online shopping… South Africa sits in third place as one of the leading cybercrime hotspots in the world according to the Norton Cybercrime Report 2013. Then a Columinate Survey that examined t…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:30am -
  • 5 ways a payroll software partner makes holidays happier

    5 ways a payroll software partner makes holidays happier

    If you are using the right software for your payroll and human resources, you may be preparing for a stress-free December holiday knowing that your business is under control wherever you are. And if it doesn’t, here are five reasons you need to sel…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:25am -
  • Google’s big push for 2015? Surveillance reform

    Google’s big push for 2015? Surveillance reform

    It’s something that everyone who works in the tech space will be thinking about. What will Google be expending its energy on in 2015. Search, robotics, and internet connectivity are givens, but it’ll also spend a lot of time trying to reform surv…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:15am -
  • Instagram purge deletes millions of fake accounts

    Instagram purge deletes millions of fake accounts

    Instagram, the four-year-old photo and video sharing service owned by Facebook, apart from updating its photo editing filters this week, has gone on a massive purge, ridding itself and its users of fake followers and accounts. “We’re in the proce…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:13am -
  • Nissan Juke, beware: 6 new mini-SUVs coming in 2015

    Nissan Juke, beware: 6 new mini-SUVs coming in 2015

    When Nissan confirmed that the Juke would go into production from 2010, the brave new vehicle found itself in the strange position of having no true rivals. Yes, with this oddly styled mini-crossover, Nissan in effect invented a whole new segment –…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:47am -
  • One sixth of Europeans say they’ve never used the internet

    One sixth of Europeans say they’ve never used the internet

    From where you stand, it might seem like everyone in your sight is either chatting, updating a status update, tweeting or sharing a picture but elsewhere there are people to whom the word Internet means nothing. According to the latest annual survey…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:25am -
  • Is #Illridewithyou the most important hashtag of 2014?

    Is #Illridewithyou the most important hashtag of 2014?

    On 15 December, Man Haron Monis — a 50-year-old Iranian refugee with a history of violence — walked into the Lindt Cafe in Syndey with a loaded gun. Sixteen hours later, Monis and two of the seventeen people he’d held hostage were dead. In the…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:00am -
  • Slated for stardom: Gearburn’s top 6 tablets for Christmas 2014

    Slated for stardom: Gearburn’s top 6 tablets for Christmas 2014

    We use them for entertainment, for business, for pretty much everything and during the festive period, chances are they’ll be one of the top tech stocking fillers this year. Although devices like the iPad are often foremost in our minds, it is cert…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:35am -

Make Use Of

  • New5 Strange Offbeat Posts That Will Make You Go WTF!

    5 Strange Offbeat Posts That Will Make You Go WTF!

    Normally we like to give you posts that you will find useful. However, this being Friday and perhaps you want to kick back a bit as the weekend approaches. I thought I would dig deep into my bookmarks and come up with 5 posts that are just downright…
    - 1 hour ago, 20 Dec 14, 4:30am -
  • Beat That Nagging Stress And Be Happier

    Beat That Nagging Stress And Be Happier

    One way make yourself unhappy is to let stress take over your life. We all have stress, whether it’s from work, home, or anything else, and it’s almost impossible to live a completely stress-free life. That being said, you can beat your stress ba…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 2:30am -
  • What Is The Sharing Economy, And What Does It Mean For You?

    What Is The Sharing Economy, And What Does It Mean For You?

    Ten years ago, if you needed a place to crash for the night, you would likely check into a hotel. If you didn’t have a car but needed to get somewhere, you’d call a cab. And if you were putting on an event and you needed to find a venue, staff or…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • What Is The Best Dating App For Android?

    What Is The Best Dating App For Android?

    At first, online dating was mocked. Then, it exploded in popularity. Now, we’re seeing the next evolution of it: mobile dating apps. When all it takes to find a potential partner is the swipe of a finger, I think it’s safe to say that dating has…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • Microsoft Are Crowd Sourcing Ideas – Top Requests For Windows 10

    Microsoft Are Crowd Sourcing Ideas – Top Requests For Windows 10

    Microsoft have been taking requests from users on what they want to see in Windows 10 and we’ve compiled some of the top suggestions they’ve received. If you want to add your own idea or vote on others, be sure to read our guide on how to suggest…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:00pm -
  • How To Transfer Files From Android To PC

    How To Transfer Files From Android To PC

    There is a photo on your Android phone or tablet, and you need to get it onto your PC. What method do you use? You might use a USB cable, rely on Bluetooth, or use cloud syncing. Alternatively, you might use an app like AirDroid or PushBullet. Perhap…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:00pm -
  • YouTube Haikus: Short, Sweet And Absolutely Hysterical

    YouTube Haikus: Short, Sweet And Absolutely Hysterical

    If you thought TV gave people a short attention span, we’ve got news for you. Look no further for quick, surefire laughs than the Internet phenomenon known as the “YouTube Haiku”. I’ll give you the lowdown on the origins of the term, showcas…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • Subscribe to Windows 10? Microsoft Evaluates Alternative Payment Models For Their Products

    Subscribe to Windows 10? Microsoft Evaluates Alternative Payment Models For Their Products

    September saw our first real experience of the upcoming Windows 10 operating system from industry giant Microsoft. There was fanfare and pomp, raised expectations for the ubiquitous software producers, and the rumor that Windows 10 might be offered…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • Top 5 Ways You Are Spied On Every Day And Don’t Know It

    Top 5 Ways You Are Spied On Every Day And Don’t Know It

    You walk into the supermarket, and the camera on the ceiling sends your face to the corporate mainframe for facial recognition analysis. You log into Facebook, and a key logger on your computer emails your password to a covert security building insi…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Google Develops Android Cars, Instagram Culls Fake Users, & More… [Tech News Digest]

    Google Develops Android Cars, Instagram Culls Fake Users, & More… [Tech News Digest]

    Also, Internet Explorer is the only option, a new Minecraft game is in the works, Dying Light tests your survival skills, and Megatron hates selfies. Android M Could Power Your Car Well I seem to have come to the disturbing realisation that I love An…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:30am -
  • 5 More Sites & Apps To Enhance Your Music Experience

    5 More Sites & Apps To Enhance Your Music Experience

    Music touches people in many different ways. For some, it is like a religion — they can’t get enough of it. For others, like myself, it is just background noise. Regardless of how you feel about music however, there are countless music apps onli…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:30am -
  • Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About 90s Video Game Consoles

    Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About 90s Video Game Consoles

    Think you know about video game consoles? Sure, you might know a thing or two, but there’s a lot of consoles out there you might not have heard of. And for the ones you do know, I can promise there’s some facts about them of which you aren’t a…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:30am -
  • 4 Basic Android Homescreen Replacements For New Smartphone Users

    4 Basic Android Homescreen Replacements For New Smartphone Users

    Homescreen launcher replacements generally focus on advanced users, folks who want to customize their phones past the limitations imposed on them out of the box. But what about the folks who find the default launchers too intimidating? There are no s…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • Forget Band Aid: 7 Charity Singles Perfect For Christmas

    Forget Band Aid: 7 Charity Singles Perfect For Christmas

    Band Aid is back. If you loved it before, you’ll love it again. But for those who don’t like it, there are plenty of other charity singles to celebrate Christmas. “There won’t be snow in Africa this Christmas.” Well, perhaps not specificall…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:00pm -
  • Meet Instagram’s Five New Filters (And Learn What They Are Best For)

    Meet Instagram’s Five New Filters (And Learn What They Are Best For)

    Photography social network Instagram has issued a new update, which brings five new filters, the ability to reorder the filters, and thumbnail previews. Instagram is releasing new filters for the first time in two years. Using the right filter is an…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:30pm -

ALL THINGS DIGITAL

TECHSUPLEX

  • UPDATE: NotjuskOk has been hacked.

    UPDATE: NotjuskOk has been hacked.

    Update: They are back up and running and have the issue under control. Nigeria’s number one music site, NotJuskOk.com has been hacked. Going to the URL where the site is supposed to be has been replaced by a landing page with “Hacked By Abdellah…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 12:32pm -
  • BlackBerry Blend now available for all BlackBerry 10 devices…sort of

    BlackBerry Blend now available for all BlackBerry 10 devices…sort of

    With the launch of the BlackBerry Classic yesterday, BlackBerry released new updates to the BlackBerry Blend desktop and mobile clients which have now made it possible for any BlackBerry 10 device to use BlackBerry Blend. Before the update, BlackBerr…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:56am -
  • BlackBerry Classic officially released.

    BlackBerry Classic officially released.

    We have been given the BlackBerry Classic a bit of coverage for some months now. Here is the official press release with all the details about the device and launch: BlackBerry Classic: Familiar QWERTY Design Packs High – Performance Features   Ne…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 9:01am -
  • Watch the BlackBerry Classic Launch Live from 4PM

    Watch the BlackBerry Classic Launch Live from 4PM

    The BlackBerry Classic will be launching tomorrow simultaneously from New York City, Frankfurt (Germany) and Singapore. BlackBerry will be streaming the event live and as usual, we have got you sorted out. You can watch the unveiling of BlackBerry’…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 12:33pm -
  • Nigeria 2014 in Search: Heroes, Moments and Tragedies

    Nigeria 2014 in Search: Heroes, Moments and Tragedies

    Every day, we search. We want to find out more about our heroes, explore far-away destinations, or settle a dinner table dispute between friends. And sometimes we just search to find out what the latest trends are. Google’s annual 14th Annual Year…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 8:30am -
  • Web-based Whatsapp reportedly on the way

    Web-based Whatsapp reportedly on the way

    Earlier in the week, a rumour about a Whatsapp’s web client hit the internet after the guys from Whatsapp competitor, Telegram claimed that Whatsapp had tried to snag the designer of their web client for a project. According to new info from Andro…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 2:07pm -
  • Uber X now available in Lagos

    Uber X now available in Lagos

    UberX, the cheaper option Uber offers in other countries, which I mentioned in my Uber experience has arrived Lagos today, 26th of December, 2014. In essence, starting today, you get a cheaper category of cars which you can request for from the Uber…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Dec 14, 12:46pm -
  • SLOT takes over Yahoo Mail landing page.

    SLOT takes over Yahoo Mail landing page.

    I still have my Yahoo email account. While most techies snob Yahoo Mail in favour of gmail, I too use gmail mostly, but I still find Yahoo Mail useful for a couple of things, which I will talk about some day in a separate post. However, I can’t rem…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 5:16pm -
  • Here are the new features to expect from smartphones and tablets in 2015.

    Here are the new features to expect from smartphones and tablets in 2015.

    Have you realised that for the most part, if you take away apps, you can do all the basic stuff on smartphones across board regardless of the Operating System (OS)? That’s because a lot of the features we get to use off the bat are built into the c…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 9:02am -
  • Thank you!

    Thank you!

    It has been a crazy few weeks. I am not sure I have had a busier end-of-year, ever. While sitting in a long, boring meeting yesterday (Saturday), my mind drifted to Techsuplex and how, I hadn’t had the type of time I wanted to update posts and keep…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Dec 14, 7:08am -

SEARCH ENGINE WATCH

  • Bing Integrates AMBER Alerts and Updates Local Search on Mobile
    Bing has integrated AMBER Alerts into its search engine, as well as enhanced its local search capabilities for mobile.
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:44pm -
  • 3 Ways We Failed at B2B PPC in 2014
    In the spirit of reflection as the year comes to a close, here are three PPC scenarios from the past year that just didn’t pan out.
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:30pm -
  • 4 SEO Answers Your Development Team Needs in 2015
    As we move into 2015 we have a responsibility as SEOs to positively shape the outcome of any Web development project we’re a part of. That means providing answers to questions posed by stakeholders and the developers about the current state of sear…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:30pm -
  • New Google Metric Reveals Which Products Drive Store Visits
    Now, with the help of a new metric called "store visit measurement," advertisers in the U.S. can decide which products to include in their search listings.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 9:05pm -
  • Disruptive Search Forces in 2015 and Beyond
    When we consider the disruptive force that search is playing in the health care and education systems, it’s not such a gigantic step for us to leverage it to disrupt how we measure search campaign successes 2015.
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 2:30pm -

TECHNOLOGY BEATS

FAST COMPANY

  • Staples Says 1.16 Million Credit Cards Compromised By Hackers

    Staples Says 1.16 Million Credit Cards Compromised By Hackers

    The attacks took place between July and October.In October, Staples said it was looking into a potential security breach involving its point-of-sales systems. Now the results are in, and it's ugly.Read Full Story
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:55pm -
  • Sad CEOs, Instagram Drama, And The Year's Top Searches: Take The Fast Company News Quiz

    Sad CEOs, Instagram Drama, And The Year's Top Searches: Take The Fast Company News Quiz

    Show how much you know! Here's our quiz for December 19, 2014.What the heck happened this week? Research says that one of the best ways to solidify new information is to be tested on it. Here's a chance to bolster your knowledge of current events—a…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:51pm -
  • Inside The Chinese Town That Makes Your Christmas Ornaments

    Inside The Chinese Town That Makes Your Christmas Ornaments

    Hell on Earth, good will to men.What does the inside of Santa's Christmas Workshop look like? Like a sequin-covered slaughterhouse. The ornaments you hang on your tree and the stocking you sling near the chimney aren't made at the North Pole by elves…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:43pm -
  • The Genetic Ancestry Of The United States, According To 23andMe

    The Genetic Ancestry Of The United States, According To 23andMe

    Immigration, slavery, and frontier life are written into Americans' DNA.The United States was built by immigrants. Now for the first time, a large-scale study published using genetic data voluntarily submitted to biotechnology company 23andMe sheds l…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:37pm -
  • An Elegant iPhone Speaker Dock Made Out Of Cararra Marble

    An Elegant iPhone Speaker Dock Made Out Of Cararra Marble

    How do you know marble's coming back into style? Designers are making iPhone docks out of it.Marble is winning me over in 2014. Just a year ago, the only objects I owned made out of marble were salt-and-pepper shakers that my wife wouldn't let me get…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:00pm -
  • App Lets You Create A Musical Score For Your Grief

    App Lets You Create A Musical Score For Your Grief

    Joy. Shock. Grief. They can be tough feelings for an adolescent to articulate, so this app lets them speak in music.It's difficult for any of us to articulate the nuanced pangs of the human emotional spectrum, which is why we rely on other media—ar…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • This Nifty Gadget Could Finally Divide And Conquer The Airplane Armrest

    This Nifty Gadget Could Finally Divide And Conquer The Airplane Armrest

    Make an in-flight elbow war a thing of the past with this $30 gadget.As much as any other aspect of flying, the humble armrest represents the erosion of comfort and convenience the average American passenger has faced over the last 30 years. On fligh…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:00pm -
  • Nike Lawsuit: How 3 Top Designers Allegedly Stole IP And Left For Adidas

    Nike Lawsuit: How 3 Top Designers Allegedly Stole IP And Left For Adidas

    Co.Design obtained Nike's lawsuit against three former designers who left to found an Adidas design studio. Here are the highlights.There are no two bigger rivals in business than Nike and Adidas. Nike owns a 17% share of the global sportswear market…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:30pm -
  • Design Legend Louise Fili Photographs The Gorgeous Typography Of Italy

    Design Legend Louise Fili Photographs The Gorgeous Typography Of Italy

    Fili shares her three-decade love affair with Italy's typography and vintage signage in a gorgeous new book.Renowned Italian-American designer Louise Fili's love of typography and graphic arts stems from a specific moment during her first trip to Ita…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Why Uber Needs Baidu

    Why Uber Needs Baidu

    On Wednesday, Uber announced a "strategic partnership" and investment with Baidu, China's search giant. The potential is huge.Beijing cabbies have a penchant for screechy Peking Opera and a habit of hacking up phlegm. When they're not puffing away on…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • The 2014 Gift Guide: What To Get Creatives (And Those Who Want To Be More Creative)

    The 2014 Gift Guide: What To Get Creatives (And Those Who Want To Be More Creative)

    The creative-minded folks in your life aren't going to be satisfied with an ironic sweater anymore.Geese are fattening, old men are awaiting haypennies (whatever those are) in their hats, and Christmas (or whatever) is fast approaching. And while you…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:43am -
  • How The Deepest, Darkest Secrets Of Moms Shape The Products In Aisle 6

    How The Deepest, Darkest Secrets Of Moms Shape The Products In Aisle 6

    Moms don't want what you think they want, which is why product developers at some of the biggest brands turn to The Mom Complex.To hear Katherine Wintsch describe it, the most important people at some of the biggest retail companies know nothing abou…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:06am -
  • Free App Friday: 5 Time-Saving Gems For Your Smartphone

    Free App Friday: 5 Time-Saving Gems For Your Smartphone

    Spend a little time to set up and use these apps; save a lot of time in the long run.No matter how well you manage your time, there never seems to be enough of it. And time is like money: sometimes you've got to spend it to make it. Here are a handfu…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • After Christmas Is Over, Your Old Tree Can Have A Sexier Second Life As Lingerie

    After Christmas Is Over, Your Old Tree Can Have A Sexier Second Life As Lingerie

    Recycling done right.By New Year's Day, most Christmas trees are sitting on the curb, destined for the dump or a compost heap. But someday your forlorn tree might get a second life as something else: Lingerie.Read Full Story
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • These Cheap, Invisible Solar Cells Can Be Spray-Painted On Anything

    These Cheap, Invisible Solar Cells Can Be Spray-Painted On Anything

    The solar cells can be rolled up like wallpaper and then unrolled onto any surface.Most solar panels, made of expensive electronics encased in glass, are awkward to use anywhere other than a rooftop or solar farm. But in the near future, spray-on sol…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:00am -
  • Why The Most Successful People Know When To Admit They're Clueless

    Why The Most Successful People Know When To Admit They're Clueless

    You can't be "all things to all people," but connecting people and sharing the credit can make you look a lot better than bragging.Many of us strive to be experts in our fields. But, to set yourself apart as a true professional, you don't have to be…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:58am -
  • What Your Employees Really Want For The Holidays

    What Your Employees Really Want For The Holidays

    Skip the gift cards. What your employees really want from you is to stress less.Your employees don't work just for the money.Read Full Story
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:37am -
  • How To Make The Most Of Your Office Holiday Party

    How To Make The Most Of Your Office Holiday Party

    Office parties can be an expensive waste of time or an opportunity for team bonding. What will you make of yours?Every year around this time, a fresh crop of articles arrive baring advice on how to survive the office party. If you paid close attentio…
    - 20 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:05am -
  • Does Discussing Your Religion At Work Make You Happier?

    Does Discussing Your Religion At Work Make You Happier?

    A new study finds that being open about religion in the workplace leads to higher satisfaction.If you have a crucifix on your office wall or a nativity-scene mouse pad on your desk, you might be happier at work, new research suggests. The collaborati…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:53pm -
  • 12 Holiday Gifts You'll Want To Keep For Yourself

    12 Holiday Gifts You'll Want To Keep For Yourself

    The team at The Wirecutter spent hundreds of hours in their test labs to find the best gifts of 2014.The best gifts are often things that people wouldn't get for themselves. Sometimes it's because those items are too expensive or luxurious, and other…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:36pm -

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ENGADGET

  • NewMicrosoft apologizes for broken 'Halo' multiplayer with more 'Halo'

    Microsoft apologizes for broken 'Halo' multiplayer with more 'Halo'

    You know Halo: The Master Chief Collection's multiplayer has been, well, problematic since launch despite numerous patches. We know it and Microsoft does, too. That's why it's making it up to everyone who's played it with freebies. Those include a re…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 3:02am -
  • Staples breach may have affected over a million credit cards

    Staples breach may have affected over a million credit cards

    Good grief, the hacks just don't stop. Now office-supply store Staples believes that it suffered an attack that compromised some 1.16 million payment cards. Between August 10th and September 16th this year, 115 stores were afflicted by malware that "…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:42am -
  • Reddit Notes: Don't call it a currency

    Reddit Notes: Don't call it a currency

    Back when Reddit -- bastion of the internet's weirdest conversations -- raised another $50 million in venture funding, the investors involved agreed to give a combined 10 percent of their shares back to the site's users. For almost three months, none…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 12:37am -
  • Netflix drops in a surprise 'Bojack Horseman' Christmas special

    Netflix drops in a surprise 'Bojack Horseman' Christmas special

    Wondering how to get the weekend started? If you're a fan of Netflix's original series Bojack Horseman, there's a pretty easy choice, since the service just released an extra episode out of the blue. As Bojack (voiced by Will Arnett) and Todd (voiced…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:52pm -
  • Engadget Daily: FBI confirms North Korea involvment in Sony Pictures hack, RuPaul on 'gaymers' and more!

    Engadget Daily: FBI confirms North Korea involvment in Sony Pictures hack, RuPaul on 'gaymers' and more!

    Sony's had a seriously rough go of it lately, but hopefully its hacking nightmare has finally come to an end -- the FBI has confirmed that North Korea was definitely involved in the initial cyberattack and the White House is formulating its response.…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:24pm -
  • On the sidelines: how the NFL is making use of the Surface Pro 2

    On the sidelines: how the NFL is making use of the Surface Pro 2

    Now that we've talked about the design process behind the NFL's Surface Pro 2s, it's time to show you how these things are actually being used throughout the league. It's worth noting that at least for now, the functionality of the Sideline Viewing S…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:30pm -
  • Sony Pictures CEO claims 'we have not caved'

    Sony Pictures CEO claims 'we have not caved'

    While President Obama has joined the voices criticizing Sony Pictures for its decision to pull The Interview, its CEO claims he " In an interview with CNN set to air tonight during Anderson Cooper 360, Michael Lynton tells Fareed Zakaria that "We hav…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:05pm -
  • Tesla's first Model S battery swap station opens next week

    Tesla's first Model S battery swap station opens next week

    Tesla's automated battery swap stations that boost cars with a fully charged power pack instead of a slow charge are finally becoming a reality. First shown off over a year ago, the company announced today that it's ready to start a pilot program for…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:02pm -
  • T-Mobile pays $90 million to settle claims it profited from texting scams

    T-Mobile pays $90 million to settle claims it profited from texting scams

    T-Mobile protested its innocence after the Federal Trade Commission accused it of letting text message-based scams run amok in the name of profit, but it's not going to fight that complaint to the bitter end. The UnCarrier has agreed to a settlement…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:34pm -
  • Why North Korea's Sony hack made 'The Interview' required viewing

    Why North Korea's Sony hack made 'The Interview' required viewing

    Congratulations, Guardians of Peace (and North Korea!) -- you've successfully prevented a "dangerous" Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy from getting released. But guess what? You've also made The Interview, which appeared to be just another slacker come…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:57pm -

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CONSUMER TECH NEWS

  • Best Of 2014: Smartphone Screen Of The year

    Best Of 2014: Smartphone Screen Of The year

    It's time of the year, when I list out best products in different segments. Undoubtedly, mobile phones remained the most popular gadgets this year. Since this is the first article in the series, we will focus on one of the most important aspect of a…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:36pm -
  • Skype Calling To Canada And The United States Is Now Free

    Skype Calling To Canada And The United States Is Now Free

    Yes, Skype calling from India to the United States and Canada is now completely free. And yes, this does include calls made to landline numbers as well. If you are jumping for joy, you should stop doing that and start calling, since Skype also announ…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:54am -
  • ZTE Announces Star 2 Powered By A Snapdragon 801 Processor

    ZTE Announces Star 2 Powered By A Snapdragon 801 Processor

    ZTE has announced its successor to the Star 1 smartphone, the Star 2. The smartphone comes with a premium finish, is built of premium materials and includes a speedy Snapdragon 801 inside as well. Construction aside, it is the system-level voice and…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:54am -
  • Amazon's Fire Phone 2 Won't Be Out Until 2016

    Amazon's Fire Phone 2 Won't Be Out Until 2016

    Amazon's incredibly ambitious Fire Phone project is a complete failure, but the company has publicly stated that it isn't giving up on smartphones just yet. Now, according to VentureBeat, the follow up to the ill-fated device will not be launched bef…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:45am -
  • Best Music Streaming Apps In India

    Best Music Streaming Apps In India

    Gone are the days when one would listen to the favourite music on the CD or MP3 players. There are plenty of apps to help you listen to your favourite playlists on the move.With the increasing number of subscribers, the Indian scene has plenty of new…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:30am -
  • Download: Brothers In Arms 3 For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

    Download: Brothers In Arms 3 For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

    Indeed mobile gaming is going to be the future of gaming and with every new instalment that arrives, developers are taking performance and graphics to the next level. The same can be said about Gameloft’s newest title Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of Wa…
    - 21 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:34am -
  • Indian Restaurant Discovery Service Zomato Acquires Italy's Cibando

    Indian Restaurant Discovery Service Zomato Acquires Italy's Cibando

    Delhi-based restaurant search and discovery service Zomato has acquired Italy's Cibando, as part of its efforts to accelerate international expansion . While the financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but the acquisition follows Zomato…
    - 22 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:37am -
  • Yahoo Updates Its Weather App With Beautiful Animations

    Yahoo Updates Its Weather App With Beautiful Animations

    One thing that Yahoo cannot get wrong is app design. The company has won numerous awards for its apps like the Yahoo News Digest and Weather so it was pretty obvious that the company would be updating them soon to outdo themselves. Well, there is a n…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:12am -
  • GALAXY S6 To Sport An All-Metal Chassis Similar To Samsung’s A Series

    GALAXY S6 To Sport An All-Metal Chassis Similar To Samsung’s A Series

    While Samsung’s quarterly profits are not getting any better, the company seems to be restructuring and changing the way it works. One of those changes shined through via the adoption of metal in their smartphones with the new A Series of handsets…
    - 24 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:02am -
  • Android Auto To Be A Standalone Service With The Roll-Out Of 'Android M'

    Android Auto To Be A Standalone Service With The Roll-Out Of 'Android M'

    Google laid the groundwork for bringing Android into cars this year, but its solution – Android Auto – is more of an extension of a users smartphone than a standalone system. According to Reuters, that could all change with the roll-out of 'Andro…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:21am -
  • Lumia Denim WP Update Hitting Lumia 520 And 525 In India

    Lumia Denim WP Update Hitting Lumia 520 And 525 In India

    Microsoft seems to be burning the midnight oil in order to keep its device portfolio updated and this seems to show as well. The Nokia Lumia 520 and Lumia 525 smartphones in India have already begun getting the latest Lumia Denim update notifications…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:12am -
  • LG G3 Gets Its Lick Of Lollipop In India

    LG G3 Gets Its Lick Of Lollipop In India

    The official Android Lollipop 5.0 update has finally surfaced for what would be this year’s Android all-rounder in terms of camera, battery, display and price, the LG G3 smartphone.The device clearly blew us away in our review and we practically l…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:23am -
  • JBL Pulse Review: Can Turn Any Room Into A Disco

    JBL Pulse Review: Can Turn Any Room Into A Disco

    JBL PulseStreet Price: Rs 9000In a world where people consume media on smartphones and tablets, portable speakers have become important than ever. Since the market is crowded with boomboxes, JBL has come up with a nice idea to stand out. In addition…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:22pm -
  • Micromax Launches Its Cyanogen-Powered Yureka Smartphone At Rs 8,999

    Micromax Launches Its Cyanogen-Powered Yureka Smartphone At Rs 8,999

    India's second largest smartphone manufacturer Micromax has announced the launch of the first devices under its YU sub-brand at a price of Rs 8,999. The YU Yureka runs on CM 11 OS right out of the box, and the company claims it will be one of the fir…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:30am -
  • Uber Wants To Use Biometrics And Lie Detectors To Screen Drivers

    Uber Wants To Use Biometrics And Lie Detectors To Screen Drivers

    Uber has been sued and even banned for doing little in the way of ensuring passenger safety from unscrupulous drivers. However, the taxi hailing app now claims its working on novel, technology-backed ways of screening and verifying drivers."We are i…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 10:11am -
  • Xiaomi's Redmi 1S Smartphone Will Go On Sale On December 23

    Xiaomi's Redmi 1S Smartphone Will Go On Sale On December 23

    Xiaomi recently received a green light from the Delhi High Court to sell devices equipped with Qualcomm chipsets in India. Wasting no time, the company has announced that its Redmi 1s smartphone will go on sale in the country on December 23, followed…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:22am -
  • BlackBerry Finally Launches The Classic; Priced At $449 In The US

    BlackBerry Finally Launches The Classic; Priced At $449 In The US

    Ailing Canadian smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry has finally launched the Classic, a smartphone featuring a design that mimics its devices from years ago. The device will be available unlocked at $449 in the US market, while the company is yet to a…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:12am -
  • Google Rolls Out Update For Inbox Adding Support For Android Wear

    Google Rolls Out Update For Inbox Adding Support For Android Wear

    Google is rolling out an update for its new email app Inbox bringing along Android Wear compatibility and an improved experience for large-screened tablet devices. While the app isn't an outright replacement for Gmail just yet, it does point at the f…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:09am -
  • Top Earphones Under Rs 1000

    Top Earphones Under Rs 1000

    Media consumption devices have changed over the years. I still remember those good old Walkmans from 80s. A decade later, Discman became a rage. Then, came the iPods and other solid state players. What hasn't changed much over the years are the earph…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 3:13pm -
  • OnePlus Power Bank Gets Announced; To Go On Sale Early 2015

    OnePlus Power Bank Gets Announced; To Go On Sale Early 2015

    OnePlus finally announced the accessory that had gotten fans excited for a day. While many thought it was a smartband, the teaser image made things pretty clear that the device was a power bank. Well, OnePlus finally made things official and it happe…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 12:22pm -

TECH DIGEST TV

  • Ubisoft releases gigantic patch for Assassin’s Creed: Unity

    Ubisoft releases gigantic patch for Assassin’s Creed: Unity

    Good news! One month on and Assassin’s Creed: Unity might finally be playable… as long as you download a gigantic patch. According to Eurogamer, the patch for the PS4 version is 6.7GB big. It’s almost though the notoriously bugged game wasn’t…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 12:53pm -
  • Android Wear notifications come to Pebble

    Android Wear notifications come to Pebble

    Pebble has just released updated software for its smartwatch to add in support for Android Wear notification – supercharging the watch in the process. Despite being the young upstarts, it was perhaps easy to assume that Pebble was under threat by t…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 12:15pm -
  • BMW set to show off a smartwatch that will tells cars to park by themselves

    BMW set to show off a smartwatch that will tells cars to park by themselves

    With only a few weeks to go until January’s Consumer Electronics Show (just pesky Christmas to get through before then) details on some of the big presentations are starting to leak out – including a clever car parking app from BMW. According to…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 11:43am -

Tech Eye

  • Scientists promise instant on computers

    Scientists promise instant on computers

    Have time to make breakfast while you’ve switched your PC on and while you’re waiting for Windows to boot?  You may not have that luxury for that much longer.Scientists at Cornell University think that they’ve invented a way of switching on d…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:05pm -
  • Chips with built in security go postal

    Chips with built in security go postal

    ABI Research believes that by the end of this year processors including embedded security technology will reach the billion mark.Vendors are building in the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) will reach 366 million as part of that figure.The shipm…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:56pm -
  • MEMS market galvanised by the internet of things

    MEMS market galvanised by the internet of things

    Growth in the internet of things (IoT) means demand for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) has risen steeply this year.The MEMS category of semiconductors includes accelerometers, pressure sensors, timing components and microphones.MEMS are used…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:49pm -
  • Europe shows rise in high speed broadband

    Europe shows rise in high speed broadband

    A report commissioned by the European Commission has found that the number of European households able to access at least 30Mbps download speeds is 62 percent.The survey covered 2013 and showed that 4G LTE support increased by 32 percent during the…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:41pm -
  • Integrated systems market spurts ahead

    Integrated systems market spurts ahead

    Compared with the rest of the IT market, the worldwide integrated infrastructure market grew by a healthy 28.1 percent during the third quarter of this year.That’s according to IDC, which said reveues increased to $2.3 billion, generating over 898…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:21pm -
  • How Snowden put the brakes on Amazon’s cloud

    How Snowden put the brakes on Amazon’s cloud

    While the industry is telling the world+dog know that 2015 was the year of the cloud, one has to wonder what it would have been like if Edward Snowden had not revealed high level snooping of off-site data centres.This year Taser discovered first han…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:41am -
  • Ebay boss will get $23 million golden handshake

    Ebay boss will get $23 million golden handshake

     EBay Chief Executive John Donahoe will get an exit package worth an estimated $23 million after the company splits from payments unit PayPal next year.Chief Financial Officer Bob Swan will get an exit package worth about $12 million. The figures c…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:40am -
  • FBI investigates Gamergate

    FBI investigates Gamergate

    The FBI has confirmed that it has opened an investigation related to the #Gamergate campaign, which had rapidly turned from a debate about “journalistic ethics in the gaming software world” to a hate campaign against women.The bureau stated that…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:39am -
  • Apple breaks promises on Chinese suppliers

    Apple breaks promises on Chinese suppliers

    Apple products continue to be made by workers in shocking conditions, despite promises from Jobs’ Mob to the contrary, according to an undercover BBC Panorama investigation.Panorama found standards on workers’ hours, ID cards, dormitories, work…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:39am -
  • Google creates nightmare for business sites

    Google creates nightmare for business sites

     The search engine Google is about to name and shame any site which does not use the HTTPS security protocol.For years, it has been enough for site users to build their websites using HTTP with only those who run financial transactions needing the…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:32am -

TechPINIONS

  • Every Serial-Related Google Image Search You’ve Been Afraid to Do

    Every Serial-Related Google Image Search You’ve Been Afraid to Do

    Finished the Serial podcast and want to know what all those people and places looked like without just using your imagination? Here's every Google image search you were scared to do until it was over. The post Every Serial-Related Google Image Searc…
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:33am -
  • Google and Hollywood Return to Bickering Over SOPA

    Google and Hollywood Return to Bickering Over SOPA

    On Friday, Google filed a lawsuit in federal court against Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood. The post Google and Hollywood Return to Bickering Over SOPA appeared first on WIRED.
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:29pm -
  • Predictions for 2015: Power to the People

    Predictions for 2015: Power to the People

    When asked to predict the future, it’s hard to forget that the totally automated future that expo organizers and Sci-Fi prognosticators prepared us for has not come to pass. We are all still waiting for our flying cars — not to mention the end o…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:38pm -
  • Apple Isn’t the Only One to Blame for Smartphone Labor Abuses

    Apple Isn’t the Only One to Blame for Smartphone Labor Abuses

    Apple is not the only company that benefits from a system where cost-saving efficiencies come with a human toll. The post Apple Isn’t the Only One to Blame for Smartphone Labor Abuses appeared first on WIRED.
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:51pm -
  • If You Think Deep Links Are a Big Deal Now, Just Wait

    If You Think Deep Links Are a Big Deal Now, Just Wait

    They were a discussion topic on Google’s Earnings Call and were a focus at I/O. Facebook created a standalone initiative called App Links to take a leadership position. Long time internet watcher John Battelle claims the quickening is nigh. What is…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:30pm -
  • Obama’s Bold Sony Statement: Canceling The Interview Was a ‘Mistake’

    Obama’s Bold Sony Statement: Canceling The Interview Was a ‘Mistake’

    In his end-of-year press conference today, President Barack Obama called the decision by Sony Pictures Entertainment to cancel the release of its film The Interview a “mistake.” “I am sympathetic to the threats they face,” Obama said. “Havi…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:14pm -
  • Tech Time Warp of the Week: The ’90s TV Special That Profiled Hackers and Their Glorious Hair

    Tech Time Warp of the Week: The ’90s TV Special That Profiled Hackers and Their Glorious Hair

    In 1996, the first episode of Internet Cafe looked at the net's hacker problem. Not a lot has change since then. The post Tech Time Warp of the Week: The ’90s TV Special That Profiled Hackers and Their Glorious Hair appeared first on WIRED.
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:39pm -
  • Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion, Eclipsing Twitter

    Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion, Eclipsing Twitter

    On Friday, Citigroup raised the valuation of Instagram from $19 billion to $35 billion. The post Instagram Is Now Worth $35 Billion, Eclipsing Twitter appeared first on WIRED.
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:40pm -
  • The Savvy Plan to Combat Malaria With Mobile Phones

    The Savvy Plan to Combat Malaria With Mobile Phones

    Martin Edlund likes to say that malaria could be the first disease to be beaten by mobile phones. Yes, he happens to be the CEO of the non-profit Malaria No More, so he has to say stuff like that, but no, it’s not a total pipedream. The post The S…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:01pm -
  • Review: Leveraxe Vipukirves 2

    Review: Leveraxe Vipukirves 2

    The new Leveraxe Vipukirves 2 has a wonky, cherry-red axe head that's not only bizarrely shaped, but gives it the power to tear a log a new one. The post Review: Leveraxe Vipukirves 2 appeared first on WIRED.
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:30pm -
  • 2014 Pliny for Volcanic Event of the Year: Nominations Open!

    2014 Pliny for Volcanic Event of the Year: Nominations Open!

    The nominations are open for the 2014 Pliny for Volcanic Event of the Year! The post 2014 Pliny for Volcanic Event of the Year: Nominations Open! appeared first on WIRED.
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:48pm -
  • A Trippy Orchestra Made Entirely From Lamps and Electricity

    A Trippy Orchestra Made Entirely From Lamps and Electricity

    The set up is effectively giving lamps a voice, which is an interesting idea to ponder. The post A Trippy Orchestra Made Entirely From Lamps and Electricity appeared first on WIRED.
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:30pm -
  • Book Review: What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    Book Review: What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    Here is a book review of Randall Munroe's What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Questions. Overall, a great book. I recommend it. The post Book Review: What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions appeared first on WI…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:05pm -
  • MIT Computer Scientists Demonstrate the Hard Way That Gender Still Matters

    MIT Computer Scientists Demonstrate the Hard Way That Gender Still Matters

    "Ask us anything!" we wrote for our Reddit Ask Me Anything session last Friday. And then, boom: “Why does it matter that you're female?” “Why should your gender matter if you’re talking about research?” Dozens of questions like these were i…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • This Week’s Weirdest Wild Animal Encounters

    This Week’s Weirdest Wild Animal Encounters

    A feral cat broke into a Russian airport and ate $1,000 worth of seafood, a black bear beat up a Santa Claus, and a tiger released into the wild by Vladimir Putin was caught on camera devouring a pet dog in China for two hours. The post This Week’s…
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  • This Week’s Best TV: The Hobbit Goes to The Office and Colbert Says Goodbye

    This Week’s Best TV: The Hobbit Goes to The Office and Colbert Says Goodbye

    What do you get when you cross an evil Christmas elf, a Heisman winner, sex toys, and Kendrick Lamar? Why, you get this week's best TV, of course! Read on. The post This Week’s Best TV: The Hobbit Goes to The Office and Colbert Says Goodbye appeare…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Running an Ebola Clinic in Sierra Leone Is All About Containment—And Chlorine

    Running an Ebola Clinic in Sierra Leone Is All About Containment—And Chlorine

    Treating patients with the deadly Ebola virus takes doctors, drugs, and a whole lot of chlorine. The post Running an Ebola Clinic in Sierra Leone Is All About Containment—And Chlorine appeared first on WIRED.
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:50am -
  • Peter Jackson Must Be Stopped

    Peter Jackson Must Be Stopped

    For fantasy to work, it has to be based on reality. Unfortunately, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies---and the Hobbit trilogy as a whole---is not. The post Peter Jackson Must Be Stopped appeared first on WIRED.
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:40am -
  • What 800 Nerds on a Cruise Ship Taught Me About Life, the Universe, and Snorkeling

    What 800 Nerds on a Cruise Ship Taught Me About Life, the Universe, and Snorkeling

    A ship of nerds, of which I am one. A secret font of geek culture. A pop-up community that inverts the classic rules of social hierarchy and celebrates new ones. Which should sound pretty great to me. It really should. The post What 800 Nerds on a Cr…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:30am -
  • How Colorado Keeps 9,000 Miles of Highway Clear of Snow

    How Colorado Keeps 9,000 Miles of Highway Clear of Snow

    Working with state and federal agencies, track weather a thousand miles and days away, move employees all over the state, and track everything down to pavement temperature to push back Mother Nature. The post How Colorado Keeps 9,000 Miles of Highwa…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:30am -

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  • Cadillac replaces rear-view mirror with HD video feed

    Cadillac replaces rear-view mirror with HD video feed

    Although they're meant to show what's happening on the road behind you, rear-view mirrors can be obstructed by headrests, passengers and luggage. To counter this, Cadillac is planning to replace the rear-view mirror with a video feed. It estimates a…
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 2:44pm -
  • Computer-based "deep neural network" as good as primates at visual object recognition

    Computer-based "deep neural network" as good as primates at visual object recognition

    Computers aren't best suited to visual object recognition. Our brains are hardwired to quickly see and match patterns in everything, with great leaps of intuition, while the processing center of a computer is more akin to a very powerful calculator.…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:20pm -
  • Kepler finds new exoplanet as it starts new mission

    Kepler finds new exoplanet as it starts new mission

    NASA's Kepler space telescope shows that it still has life in it as its extended mission begins to bear fruit. This week, the space agency announced that the spacecraft detected a new exoplanet, demonstrating that its K2 life extension mission is wor…
    - 21 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:22am -
  • The 180 QX Drone With HD Camera + Extra Battery

    The 180 QX Drone With HD Camera + Extra Battery

    The maiden flight of a drone is a magical moment. Unless you accidentally fly it into a precious relative, that is. The 180 QX Drone has been designed with easy piloting in mind, and right now, it is on 20% discount... Continue Reading The 180 QX Dr…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:06am -
  • Desolenator churns out clean drinking water using solar power

    Desolenator churns out clean drinking water using solar power

    Desalination may one day prove the savior for regions of the world where clean drinking water is scarce, but current technology dictates that this process is often expensive and energy-intensive. The team behind the Desolenator has high hopes of deli…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:02am -
  • Portland State University creates zero-g espresso cups for space

    Portland State University creates zero-g espresso cups for space

    Space travel is a bit more civilized now that there's a bespoke Italian espresso machine aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Unfortunately, solving one problem just raises another and the astronauts are still having to drink their cappuccin…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:48am -
  • Hector the stick insect-inspired robot takes its first steps

    Hector the stick insect-inspired robot takes its first steps

    Hector, the stick insect-inspired robot built by a research team at Bielefeld University in Germany that we first covered in 2011, could be forgiven for feeling lonely as the only one of its kind in world, but has lately been too busy learning to wal…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:43am -
  • 3D-printed tumor replicas to better measure doses of cancer-fighting drugs

    3D-printed tumor replicas to better measure doses of cancer-fighting drugs

    Administering the correct dosages to fight cancerous tumors can be a difficult balancing act. Too much of the radioactive drugs can cause harm to healthy tissue, but not enough will see the cancer cells survive and continue to spread. But a new techn…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:11am -
  • Video Review: EBR 1190SX, the world's most powerful production streetfighter

    Video Review: EBR 1190SX, the world's most powerful production streetfighter

    For decades, the formula has remained the same for nakedbikes: take a red-hot race bike, soften off the engine, make it more comfortable and price it to sell. And for decades, people have complained about the lost power - so when Erik Buell decided t…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:28am -
  • Gizmag is hiring!

    Gizmag is hiring!

    Gizmag is looking for experienced writers to join our global team. In particular we're seeking people with expertise in the automotive, consumer electronics, mobile phone, robotics, aircraft and clean-tech arenas... Continue Reading Gizmag is hiring…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:17am -
  • Rocket Mobility targets disabled outdoors lovers with all-terrain wheelchairs

    Rocket Mobility targets disabled outdoors lovers with all-terrain wheelchairs

    Whoever said that losing your mobility also meant giving up your independence? We've already seen that the adventurous wheelchair user or walking-impaired person can head off road with a six-wheeled electric all-terrain vehicle or a caterpillar-track…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:02am -
  • SpaceLife Jacket may be the closest you'll get to walking on the Moon

    SpaceLife Jacket may be the closest you'll get to walking on the Moon

    Almost everybody will, at some point, have harbored a desire to travel into outer space. But it's unlikely any of us will achieve this goal, unless and until Elon Musk or Richard Branson deliver on their promises to make space travel much simpler and…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:07am -
  • Outdoor living: Top RVs, campers and tents of 2014

    Outdoor living: Top RVs, campers and tents of 2014

    Another year, another few dozen ways to escape urban life and set up camp in the wild ... 2014 has been an interesting year for campers. From the heavy-duty off-road machines of Overland Expo to ultralight bicycle campers, and from familiar campgrou…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 11:58pm -
  • PeleBoard takes a stride toward leg-powered paddleboarding

    PeleBoard takes a stride toward leg-powered paddleboarding

    Paddlesports are a great workout for the upper body, but as far as the legs go – not so much. In the case of sit-down watercraft like kayaks, that situation can be addressed by adding pedals. For stand-up paddleboards, however ... well, it's hard t…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 10:01pm -
  • Scientists developing drug that could prevent sun-related aging of skin

    Scientists developing drug that could prevent sun-related aging of skin

    Excessive exposure to sunlight is the leading cause of skin deterioration, causing it to age prematurely. We need some exposure, however, in order to synthesize vitamin D – plus who wants to stay in the shade all the time? Using a good sunscreen de…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:55pm -
  • DefenDoor keeps an eye on your house when you're not home

    DefenDoor keeps an eye on your house when you're not home

    Across crowdfunding sites, we're seeing more and more smart doorbells and other devices designed to protect user's homes. A new one from Glate, called DefenDoor, aims to combine some of the best features from all of them, as it serves as a doorbell,…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:53pm -
  • Kipstr will start recording the TV show you're watching when you fall asleep

    Kipstr will start recording the TV show you're watching when you fall asleep

    If you've ever sat down to watch a program on TV only to wake up as the closing credits are rolling, there's a new wearable device in which you may be interested. Kipstr makes sure you don't miss your show by dozing off. The wristband recognizes if y…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:47pm -
  • Jack lets you leave the cables in the gig bag and go wireless

    Jack lets you leave the cables in the gig bag and go wireless

    Let's face it, we live in wireless times. The living room hi-fi has been replaced with Bluetooth speaker systems, the home telephone by smartphones and the USB charging cable by induction mats. Though cable-free technology for guitar players has been…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 7:15pm -
  • US Navy tests GhostSwimmer "roboshark"

    US Navy tests GhostSwimmer "roboshark"

    Should you be swimming in the ocean sometime soon and spot a shark-like dorsal fin cutting through the water towards you, just relax – it might simply be a military robot, that's made to look like a shark. A US Navy team has recently been testing j…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:39pm -
  • Like a rolling stone: Tiny Alpine cabin resembles an oversized rock

    Like a rolling stone: Tiny Alpine cabin resembles an oversized rock

    Here's an example of small living that's a little different from the norm. What appears on first glance to be a large boulder is actually a tiny cabin that contains all the basics you'd need for a short stay in the mountains. The cabin is the work of…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • Ghost ship projected onto Amsterdam canal

    Ghost ship projected onto Amsterdam canal

    Visitors to Amsterdam at the moment better have nerves of steel. A ghost ship has been spotted moored on one of the city's famous canals. There's no need to be scared, though. The spooky apparition has been created with some clever visual trickery, a…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:53pm -
  • Vert wearable measures athletes' jumps

    Vert wearable measures athletes' jumps

    While there are many fitness trackers designed to log metrics like heart rate and steps, the Vert Jump Rate Monitor sets itself apart by specifically targeting sports and workouts that require the athlete to jump... Continue Reading Vert wearable me…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 5:37pm -
  • SpaceX’s ISS cargo resupply mission gets postponed (again)

    SpaceX’s ISS cargo resupply mission gets postponed (again)

    SpaceX and NASA announced earlier today that the fifth cargo resupply mission (CRS-5) to the International Space Station scheduled for tomorrow has been once more delayed, this time to no earlier than January 6th... Continue Reading SpaceX’s ISS…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:51pm -
  • Deloitte's Amsterdam HQ becomes world's most sustainable office building

    Deloitte's Amsterdam HQ becomes world's most sustainable office building

    Deloitte's new corporate headquarters in Amsterdam has been certified as the most sustainable office building in the world by BREEAM. The Edge was awarded an "Outstanding" rating with the highest ever BREEAM score of 98.36 percent. It takes the title…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:37pm -
  • Smaller, faster, greener "high-rise" 3D chips are ready for Big Data

    Smaller, faster, greener "high-rise" 3D chips are ready for Big Data

    Stanford engineers have pioneered a new design for a scalable 3D computer chip that tightly interconnects logic and memory, with the effect of minimizing data bottlenecks and saving on energy usage. With further work, the advance could be the key to…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 4:03pm -

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FUTURE TECH TRENDS

  • How Workers Can Help Commercial Cleaners Keep Offices Healthy

    How Workers Can Help Commercial Cleaners Keep Offices Healthy

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

    How To Hire A Professional Carpet Cleaning Company In Bristol

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

    How weight gainer supplements can help you with your workout

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

    How to locate your best UK dental laboratories

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

    F1 Travel for your Ultimate Track Side Experience

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

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

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

    Get Secured from a Home Security System

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

    What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About E-commerce Shopfronts

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

    Most Essential Equipments Of Food Machinery UK

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

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