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Ford Taps Oculus Rift For Future Automobile Designs

Virtual reality was never just for video game nerds.When Oculus VR first launched its mind-bending (and surprisingly inexpensive) (...)

2014-01-06
No, it wasn’t aliens: Nvidia created a crop circle to market its new mobile processor

Graphics technology company Nvidia took an interesting strategy to market its new Tegra K1 processor – it created a crop circle. (...)

2014-01-06
Google partners with Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia to take Android into cars

Last week we reported that Google was supposedly working to bring an Android-based system into cars. Well, the Internet giant has (...)

2014-01-06
Google acquires Timely alarm app developer Bitspin

Google has acquired Bitspin, the developer behind the Timely alarm clock app for Android, as noted by The Verge via Vinoth Ragunathan. (...)

2014-01-04
7 Ways to Deal With A-Hole Facebook Fans

Social media managers know what’s up — with thousands of fans on a Facebook Page, there’s bound to be at least (...)

2014-01-04
10 must-attend tech conferences in 2014

One business resolution worth keeping is making a commitment to attend more in-person networking and education events. For entrepreneurs (...)

2014-01-04
DeliverLean, The Startup Automating Willpower For Lazy Dieters And Productivity Chasers

Is your post-lunch slump interfering with work (or your paunch getting in the way of your keyboard)? Introducing DeliverLean, one (...)

2014-01-03
The Internet Of Sharks Warns Beach Goers Of Approaching Great Whites

Today, a growing number of appliances, cars, and electronics are web-connected. Now even sharks are tweeting. And when they tweet, (...)

2014-01-03
Twitter launches Vine for the Web with profiles, home feed, and a TV mode for viewing videos in full screen

Twitter today launched Vine for the Web. The service is available now: just head to vine.co and login with your Vine account. The (...)

2014-01-03
The Next Web: New year, new Web, new world

Yesterday, Zee announced he will be leaving The Next Web to focus on his own startup. Zee has had a huge influence on the site and (...)

2014-01-03
Google wants you to turn on email and push notifications for your favorite Google+ circles

In October last year, Google SVP Vic Gundotra announced that Google+ now had 540 million monthly active users. An impressive milestone, (...)

2014-01-03
Researcher uses Google Earth and coin data to visualize the political influence of ancient Antioch

Using Google Earth, a researcher at the University of Cincinnati has created a 3D, interactive map illustrating the influence of ancient (...)

2014-01-03
Facebook Faces Class Action Lawsuit For Alleged Scanning Private Messages

The claims are "without merit" and will be contested, asserts the social network.A class action lawsuit has been filed against Facebook, (...)

2014-01-03
GoPro Built Shaun White His Own Private Halfpipe

This custom training ground for the defending Olympic champ is also a content farm for the brand.Snowboarder Shaun White has changed (...)

2014-01-02
Facebook facing lawsuit claiming it scans users’ ‘private’ messages without consent

Facebook is finding itself the target of a lawsuit, this time claiming that the social networking company spied on private messages (...)

2014-01-02
Why You Should Read More Novels

Neuroscientsts find that reading stories can lead to biological changes in the brain.Bibliophiles are right--a book can change your (...)

2014-01-02
Singer Alicia Keys steps down from BlackBerry as its global creative director

Singer Alicia Keys has left her role at BlackBerry as its global creative director after more than a year collaborating on ways to (...)

2014-01-02
Cookies tell you a lot about your audience, but most of it is wrong

Jonathan Lakin is the CEO of Intent HQ, an audience intelligence company that helps turns social data into revenue with customised (...)

2014-01-02
A Kid-Friendly Circuit Board Turns Everything Into A Musical Instrument

This musical device lets you play music on a plant.Media artist Yuri Suzuki specializes in making creations that bring music to everyone. (...)

2014-01-02
Navigating CES through rose-colored Google Glasses

Tim Moore is the founder and CEO of Venture Glass, which creates wearable products and solutions, and was recently identified by (...)

2014-01-02
What to expect from Google in 2014

Google performed well in 2013 (read our ‘Year in Review‘), launching a plethora of new and improved products, ramping up its profits (...)

2014-01-02
Hackers Attack Snapchat To "Raise Awareness" About Security

"Security matters as much as user experience," say the white-hatted hackers, who are hoping their actions will force Snapchat to fix (...)

2014-01-02
Re/code, a new tech website launched by Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, is now live

Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg have officially launched Re/code, described as a “new tech and media news, reviews and analysis site.” (...)

2014-01-02
Sina Weibo, ‘China’s Twitter’, rings in 2014 with a record 808,298 posts in just one minute

Despite the rise of messaging services in China, especially wildly-popular WeChat, Twitter-like microblogging service Sina Weibo is (...)

2014-01-02
Why Google Glass is doomed.

First, I love headlines that stretch the truth a bit. No one outside of Google got their Glass before March of last year. I got mine (...)

2014-01-01
2013 in Latin American tech: Less talk, more results

2013 was a transition year in Latin America. After a period of excessive hype around startups and foreign investment, the noise quietened (...)

2014-01-01
Watch how ‘Happy New Year’ spread across the world via Twitter as 2014 arrived

It’s not exactly news that people sent tweets to say “Happy New Year” as 2014 arrived in their timezone, but Twitter has put (...)

2014-01-01
Skype’s Twitter, Facebook, and blog hacked by group demanding an end to spying

We’re not even through the first day of 2014 and cyber attacks are back again. Earlier today, some person(s) breached Skype’s (...)

2014-01-01
These are the top crowdfunding campaigns of 2013

Crowdfunding is helping many startups’ dreams come true. 2013 has seen a slew of extremely popular crowdfunding projects smash through (...)

2014-01-01
Google shutting down Bump and Flock on January 31

In September, Google acquired the mobile contact and file-sharing service Bump, but said that there weren’t any plans to shutter (...)

2014-01-01
8 startups that leveraged products for social good, and where they’re headed in 2014

There are a litany of points to consider when you’re launching a startup, namely: “What’s the company purpose?,” or “What’s (...)

2013-12-31
14 predictions for 2014 that media experts find unlikely

Jeremy Goldman is the founder of Firebrand Group and the author of the book GoingSocial. Part of my job as a digital and social media (...)

2013-12-31
Twitter in 2013: IPO, acquisitions and experiments

It’s been quite a year for Twitter. Out of the most recognizable companies on the Internet, it has arguably undergone the most significant (...)

2013-12-31
7 key trends from China’s tech scene in 2013

2013 was a year that saw exciting things happen in China’s tech scene — and there have been certain key trends that stood out (...)

2013-12-31
The NSA can reportedly gain backdoor access to the iPhone, among many other tech products

The National Security Agency knows no boundaries — and has tools for spying that span computers, keyboards, firewalls and servers, (...)

2013-12-31
Shared photo albums and “Thumbs Up” stickers among Facebook’s favorite hacks of 2013

As we all know by now, one of the things Facebook is known for are its hackathons. After all, a mainstay of its culture is the Hacker (...)

2013-12-30
Mile-High disruption: Why Denver should be on your tech radar next year

Stuart Wall, CEO of Signpost, a local advertising platform funded by Spark Capital and Google Ventures. In January, Denver will become (...)

2013-12-30
The FAA greenlights six drone test centers, including Virginia Tech and the University of Alaska

Six projects have been selected by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to conduct new research into drones, otherwise known as (...)

2013-12-30
Apps, Phones, And Other Nerd Gear That Failed, Flopped, Or Fizzled In 2013

People were so very excited about these 10 products. Until they actually showed up.Unfortunately, not every promising product winds (...)

2013-12-27
Don’t miss December’s news from the Eastern European tech scene

The last month of the year 2013 was expected to be pretty slow on news as usually happens in December, but it actually brought quite (...)

2013-12-30
Google is reportedly working to bring an Android-based system into your car

The next area of battle for Google seems to be automobiles. The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is working with German carmaker (...)

2013-12-29
12 “it” social and content careers to watch for in 2014

2013 has been quite a year for the startup community and social and technology-related businesses in particular. In just a few months, (...)

2013-12-29
Facebook’s 2013: The quest for a ‘mobile-best’ platform

Facebook has spent much of first full year as a public company working on ways to help increase opportunities for advertisers and (...)

2013-12-27
The Most-Read Leadership Stories Of 2013

How your brain works, how social media works, how success works, and how can you get any work done in an open office? The top leadership (...)

2013-12-27
Apple slip-up confuses many as ’12 Days of Gifts’ app lists freebie for £12.99/€12.99

A small technical slip-up has caused Apple a bit of embarrassment this morning. The firm’s ‘12 Days of Gifts‘ app, which promises (...)

2013-12-27
Apple slip-up lists second freebie in its ’12 Days of Gifts’ app for £12.99/€12.99

A small technical slip-up has caused Apple a bit of embarrassment this morning. The firm’s ‘12 Days of Gifts‘ app, which promises (...)

2013-12-27
Chinese Web giant Baidu denies it is spying on users of its Japanese typing software

Tensions between Japan and China are riding high now — and even technology companies are not spared the blow. Chinese search giant (...)

2013-12-27
14 Instagram Photojournalists Who Will Open Your Eyes to the World

Instagram has transformed smartphone users into a legion of amateur photographers, handhelds forever at the ready. At its best, (...)

2013-12-26

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