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Watch As Tesla Demonstrates A 90 Second Electric Vehicle Battery Swap

Better Place may have given up on its electric vehicle battery swap technology, but Tesla is moving full-speed ahead. Here’s (...)

2013-06-20
Hours after Instagram introduces video, Twitter starts sending email blasts to promote Vine

The battle in the short-form video sharing space is heating up after Facebook announced it was bringing video to Instagram, unleashing (...)

2013-06-20
Cornerstone OnDemand CEO Adam Miller shares how he built a $2 billion cloud startup from LA

When cloud services company Cornerstone OnDemand got its start in Los Angeles in 1999, the odds were against it. Three months after (...)

2013-06-20
A day at Disneyland with Google Glass

“Is that Google Glass? Is it really cool?” Those words, spoken by the ticket taker at Disney’s California Adventure park were (...)

2013-06-20
Instagram Adds Video

Video is coming to Instagram. Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom officially introduced the rumored video functionality to an audience (...)

2013-06-19
Highland Capital Partners launches $25M Leap Fund to foster innovation in 3D mobile technology

Venture capital firm Highland Capital Partners today launched a $25 million fund to support companies building on Leap Motion’s (...)

2013-06-20
“Land of the Pale Faces”: See an Interactive Map of the U.S. That Uses Literal Names

The Atlas of True Names has released an updated version of its etymologically accurate map which shows the original meaning of (...)

2013-06-19
Everything You Need To Know About The Electric Grid, In Whimsical Form

This video explains how we keep the lights on in a way that won’t make you want to go to sleep. If you confuse your transformer (...)

2013-06-19
Campana Brothers’ Latest Features Cowhides, Alligators, And Fish Skin—Oh My!

The Brazilian brothers fuse the animal kingdom with socially conscious design in their New York exhibit. Remember the scene (...)

2013-06-19
The Genius Of Instagram’s New Video Option: It Can Also Stay Still

In response to Twitter’s Vine, the social network has found an elegant way to introduce moving pictures in a way that allows (...)

2013-06-19
This Well-Designed Display Will Tell You Exactly How Much Water You’re Using

How much water do you use in the shower or to wash the dishes? Your meter knows, but it won’t tell you. MyWater taps into (...)

2013-06-19
Six Things Developers Want In Mac OS 11

We’re betting that OS 11 is the syncretic end of separate Mac OS and iOS systems. Here’s what we hope developer frameworks (...)

2013-06-19
Homeowners With Sustainable Properties Are More Likely To Pay Their Mortgages

Credit score. Employment status. These are the kinds of factors that banks look into when they’re deciding whether to give (...)

2013-06-19
Apple TV Gets Smarter (By Borrowing Popular iOS Apps)

Apple’s latest software update to its television hardware shows the company is continuing to make baby strides towards the (...)

2013-06-19
Dear Mozilla: Please Don’t Kill Cookies

Yesterday, Mozilla pressed ahead with a user privacy proposal that, if widely adopted, will radically change the way we develop (...)

2013-06-19
Biker Does Unbelievable Tricks On Massive Toy Landscape; Makes It Look Like Child’s Play

Red Bull released a new video that features the daring bike-rider (bicyclist doesn’t quite cut it) Danny MacAskill performing (...)

2013-06-19
Creating A Digital Library A Bookless Students

This Kickstarter tries to answer the question of why--in a world of digital media--kids in the developing world don’t have (...)

2013-06-19
Microsoft Office For iOS Looks... Like A Bait-And-Switch

Microsoft Office isn’t the best suite for everything, but after dominating word processing, spreadsheets and slide sets for (...)

2013-06-19
A Customizable Desk System That Tames Creative Chaos

The WorkNest lets you be messy--in an organized way. Not everyone can work from home. (I can.) Perhaps it’s the proximity (...)

2013-06-19
Three Emerging 3-D Printing Companies You Should Watch

Lately the tech world has focused its spotlight on industrial-scale 3D printing company Stratasys’ acquisition of consumer-oriented (...)

2013-06-19
This Is What Our Grocery Shelves Would Look Like Without Bees

A Whole Foods store in Rhode Island made it crystal clear to customers how their favorite fruits and vegetables depend on bees. (...)

2013-06-19
A New Kind Of Power Plant Gets Energy From The Wind And The Water

This new device might seem like a normal wind turbine, but the tides under it are also working to make electricity. Our supplies (...)

2013-06-19
You Won’t Believe The Talent This Apple Hardware Guru Poached For His Stealth Startup

A “stealth” startup called Black Pearl Systems has been quietly growing in the hands of former head of engineering at (...)

2013-06-19
Retro Swiss Ski Gondolas, Creatively Reinvented By Artists

In Revisiting a Swiss Icon, seven gondolas from the 1970s are reincarnated into art. We’re accustomed to riding gondolas (...)

2013-06-19
Instagram announces 16B photos shared, 1B likes and 130M monthly active users

Today Facebook has announced that 16 billion photos have been shared on Instagram. In addition, the service now has 130 million monthly (...)

2013-06-19
Facebook introduces 15 second video support with 13 filters for Instagram starting today for Android and iPhone

Facebook announced today that it’s bringing video to Instagram. The service is available starting today for both iOS and Android. (...)

2013-06-19
Instagram update with 15 second video support now available on iOS, Android coming today

Instagram for iOS has just been updated with support for video. Android users are not yet seeing the update, but it is expected (...)

2013-06-19
Facebook launches new Instagram video stabilization feature ‘Cinema’

Today, at its Menlo Park headquarters, Facebook’s Instagram division announced ‘Cinema,’ a new feature that will cut wobbling (...)

2013-06-19
YouTube for Android and iOS gets video suggestion overlays for what to watch next, coming to mobile site soon

Google today released a YouTube app update for Android and iOS that includes the addition of video suggestion overlays for what to (...)

2013-06-19
Facebook investors not a-twitter about Instagram’s new video features

Facebook investors are likely craning their necks forward whenever the company summons the Local Tech Press Corps to its campuses (...)

2013-06-19
Google reveals that its near impossible interview brainteasers were a ‘waste of time’ for hiring

Google is famous for putting potential employees through an incredibly tough interview process. The company is seeking out the very (...)

2013-06-19
Curated tech marketplace Grand St. launches on Android, no longer requires an invite for Android owners

Curated tech marketplace Grand St. is launching on Android and opening up its invite-only service to anyone with an Android phone. (...)

2013-06-19
France orders Google to amend policy on Internet users’ data in 3 months or face fines

Google has been ordered by France to make changes to its policy regarding Internet users’ data within three months or face fines, (...)

2013-06-19
India to become the next destination for Google’s Android Nation brick-and-mortar stores

In a push to spread its mobile operating system throughout Asia, Google will open a set of brick-and-mortar Android Nation stores (...)

2013-06-19
India’s new surveillance program tracks phone calls and texts, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn posts

Despite the ongoing furore surrounding the various data gathering programs employed by the National Security Agency (NSA) in America, (...)

2013-06-19
Urban Airship’s Wallet Studio helps firms create and manage Apple Passbook and Google Wallet cards

Urban Airship, a specialist in delivering push notifications, location-based mobile marketing and building cards for Apple’s Passbook (...)

2013-06-19
LinkedIn confirms it suffered a one hour outage due to a ‘DNS issue’

Business-focused social network LinkedIn is continuing to recover from a DNS error that took the site offline for an hour. The outage (...)

2013-06-19
Logitech launching Harmony remote for iOS and Android in US/Europe in August, priced $99.99

Logitech announced plans to scale down its work force in March, the result of which would see it focus on mobile products. Step forward (...)

2013-06-19
Congressman Vines Vote Against Anti-Abortion Bill

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) wanted to make a big impression when he voted against a controversial bill to make it more difficult (...)

2013-06-18
What Happens When a Clinical Psychologist Diagnoses Your Favorite Superheroes

A clinical psychologist consults on some prickly personalities--those of well-known superheroes. The results are nearly as revealing (...)

2013-06-18
Weird USB Drives Designed To Make Digital Data More Meaningful

Vanessa Redondo’s USB drives aren’t the inconspicuous little sticks we’ve come to know--and that’s the (...)

2013-06-18
Where The Money Is Flowing In Emerging Markets

This dashboard tracks how investors are moving money around the world, so you can figure out that the next big thing is happening (...)

2013-06-18
The Bouroullecs Reinvent The Chandelier As Hanging Fruit

The Bouroullec brothers’ Lianes lamps, now called Aim, upend our expectations about lighting design. If you had never (...)

2013-06-19
James Gandolfini, Dead At 51. Long Live Tony Soprano

James Gandolfini died today at age 51 of a heart attack, an HBO rep confirmed to Variety. No one did murder quite so creatively as (...)

2013-06-19
Facebook rolling out ability to insert images natively into comments, starting with Web

Is Facebook making a move to allow users to reply to their friend’s status updates with images? According to a screenshot from devianART’s (...)

2013-06-18
An Entire Amusement Park Compressed Into A 4-Ton Cube

James Dive put an amusement park through the compactor and framed the remains as a sculpture. For some, there are fewer youthful (...)

2013-06-18
How ThinkPad Designer Richard Sapper Could Have Been Jony Ive

In an interview with Dezeen, the German designer recalls turning down a job offer from Steve Jobs. In an interview published (...)

2013-06-18
Creating A Giant Database Of Genomes To Figure Out What Makes Us Tick

With large datasets, it should be easier for scientists to identify mutations that cause disease. What happens when the open (...)

2013-06-18

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