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Identity crisis: Will genetic alterations modify human society?

“Keep in mind, this child is still you. Simply, the best, of you. You could conceive naturally a thousand times and never get such (...)

2014-08-31
Online teaching’s the new blogging: How to turn your followers into course buyers

A.J. O’Connell is an author, teacher and journalist with 10 years of experience covering education and culture for local newspapers. (...)

2014-08-31
It’s about time: September ticks over with another smartwatch explosion

As folks come back from their August vacations, September is poised for another rapid-fire batch of consumer electronics announcements. (...)

2014-08-31
4 money-saving TNW Deals you shouldn’t miss

We’ve featured some amazing offers from TNW Deals lately that we’re sure you don’t want to miss. Here’s our pick of the week: (...)

2014-08-31
The gadget conundrum: The difference between collecting and hoarding

Marcus Lim is the founder and CEO of local services marketplace Oneflare.com.au, connecting Australians with 40,000 businesses across (...)

2014-08-30
Svpply addict? Wonder what you’ll do after it closes? Here’s where you can move your data

Back in June, eBay announced that it would shut down its Svpply social shopping site as of August 31. Avid calendar-watchers will (...)

2014-08-30
A musician’s guide to using Twitter effectively

Even if people aren’t paying for music, they still like to talk about it. Music is one of the most popular topics of conversation (...)

2014-08-30
500px debuts new discussion groups on its portfolio site

500px, the photo portfolio sharing site that caters to pros, has launched a new Groups and Discussions feature to facilitate discussion (...)

2014-08-29
Photoshop Mix update makes app easier to use and interoperable with Photoshop Express

Adobe’s Photoshop Mix app for iPad, released alongside a flurry of new updates for Adobe’s Creative Cloud 2014 suite, did something (...)

2014-08-29
When should you delegate your tasks? A helpful guide for control freaks

Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer, and investor. He is the founder of online video entertainment platform Pluto.TV, social (...)

2014-08-29
Internet Archive posts millions of images from old books on Flickr

If you’re up for taking a trip down memory lane, this new Flickr photostream has got you covered. The Internet Archive teamed (...)

2014-08-29
Guided by Chromecast: The power to shape viewing habits

Launching initially in the US back in July 2013, Google finally took Chromecast global in March, arriving in Canada, the UK and nine (...)

2014-08-29
The iPhone 6 will be one in a million... and that’s the problem

The next iPhone’s announcement date has been set, but I’m worried that it’ll leave me feeling underwhelmed and without a vision (...)

2014-08-29
3 Ways To Redesign Breaking News

Tweaking the UX of our social media tools could help readers better understand fast-moving news.The Boston Marathon bombings. Tornadoes (...)

2014-08-29
Think ink: The magic of hand-drawn black-and-white illustrations

Ashley Hefnawy is an associate editor for Shutterstock’s blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and (...)

2014-08-29
Nintendo unveils ‘new’ 3DS and 3DS LL video game consoles, coming to Japan on October 11

Nintendo is maintaining its tradition of slowly developing handheld gaming consoles with lighter, sleeker and more powerful redesigns. (...)

2014-08-29
Microsoft’s iconic MSN Messenger is closing down in China, the last market where it remains

Farewell MSN Messenger. The iconic Microsoft instant messaging service for desktops will finally be laid to rest after its closure (...)

2014-08-29
Kickstarter-funded SideChef lands on iPhone to talk you through the cooking process

Kickstarter is perhaps more commonly associated with weird and whacky hardware projects. But a few notable apps have been crowdfunded (...)

2014-08-29
YouTube has given its site a minor facelift

YouTube has received an ever so minor redesign. When I kicked back with a few videos this morning (is there a better way to start (...)

2014-08-29
Tesla inks deal to build a network of charging stations for its electric cars across China

Early this year, Tesla Motors revealed plans for a network of free charging stations in China, which would let owners of its electric (...)

2014-08-29
Travel Butler is a useful packing list app that also suggests restaurants and sights for your trip

Those who tend to leave planning for their trips up to the very last minute will find new iOS app Travel Butler very useful indeed. (...)

2014-08-29
Chrome 38 beta arrives with new user switching for profiles, Guest mode, and 64-bit by default for Mac

Just two days after releasing the stable version of Chrome 37, Google has announced the release of Chrome 38 beta for Windows, Mac, (...)

2014-08-28
Google stops showing authorship in search results, will still include Google+ posts from friends and pages

Google today stopped showing authorship in search results, meaning articles will no longer include a link to the Google+ profile of (...)

2014-08-28
Bing Maps has been updated with detailed maps of Korea

If you live in Korea or happen to be venturing there in the near future, Bing Maps wants to be your go-to service for maps and navigation. (...)

2014-08-28
Leap Motion releases VR Developer Mount and teases prototype Dragonfly sensor for VR headsets

The hype around virtual reality has reached fever pitch and Leap Motion, not surprisingly, wants a piece of the action. The company (...)

2014-08-28
This Is My Jam now lets you browse everyone’s history of song recommendations

This Is My Jam is a refreshingly simple music site with a simple goal: To help music fans share the one song they’re currently obsessed (...)

2014-08-28
VideoDubber automatically dubs your videos into other languages

English may have become the default lingua franca of many facets of the Web, but the fact remains that most people online speak a (...)

2014-08-28
BioShock, the iconic first-person shooter, arrives on iOS for $14.99

Rapture. Big Daddies. Splicers. When 2K Games released BioShock in 2007, it captivated players with its decaying world, spine-tingling (...)

2014-08-28
Samsung denies allegations that another Chinese supplier employed underage workers

Samsung is again under-pressure over underage workers employed by its manufacturing partners in China. Barely a month after China (...)

2014-08-28
Samsung’s new smartwatch, the Gear S, can make calls and go online without a smartphone

Samsung took the wraps off the Gear S today, its next-generation smartwatch that comes with 3G connectivity, touted to bring “the (...)

2014-08-27
Endomondo releases an iPhone 5s app for tracking your daily activity

GPS fitness app maker Endomondo today released Endomondo Life, a new iPhone 5s app that taps the phone’s M7 motion processor to (...)

2014-08-27
Dealing with fear in the business world: Lessons from fighters

The original version of this article was published in Lantern, a publication that examines the business of living. As workers in fast-paced, (...)

2014-08-27
Twitter is rolling out its Tweet Activity dashboard to all users

Twitter has begun opening up its new Tweet Activity dashboard to all users. An update to a support article shows that the dashboard (...)

2014-08-27
Cotap brings its enterprise messaging service to the desktop

Business messaging service Cotap has gone beyond its mobile-first approach with the release of desktop and Web versions. The OS X (...)

2014-08-27
Easy website builder Jimdo has some stylish new looks for your next homepage

Say “easy website building tool,” and most tech bloggers’ eyes will glaze over – we get loads pitched to us and there’s (...)

2014-08-27
Microsoft announces standalone Xbox One Kinect sensor coming October 7 for $149.99

Microsoft today announced plans to sell the Xbox One Kinect sensor separately. The standalone option comes with Dance Central Spotlight (...)

2014-08-27
Samsung teases new APIs and tools as it opens sales of tickets to its 2014 US Developer Conference

Samsung today announced that registrations for its annual developer conference in the US are now open. The event will take place from (...)

2014-08-27
Illustrator Olga Angelloz expands the animal kingdom with ‘Humanimals’

Ashley Hefnawy is an associate editor for Shutterstock’s blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and (...)

2014-08-27
Dropbox Pro goes big with 1TB of storage, password protected shared files and remote wipe of devices

Dropbox just announced that Dropbox Pro will be consolidated from three pricing structures to a single price point of $9.99 a month (...)

2014-08-27
Facebook introduces bandwidth targeting to help advertisers reach mobile users around the world

Facebook has introduced a new feature for advertisers that allows them to target ads to users on a specific type of mobile network (...)

2014-08-27
Broadcom uses its new Wiced Sense Internet of Things quick prototyping device to woo new customers

Broadcom chips have already infiltrated Internet of Things devices from companies like Quirky and Electric Imp. Now it’s looking (...)

2014-08-27
Chat app Hike wants to be the gateway to the internet for India’s mobile-first generation

Facebook dominates India’s mobile app space. More than 100 million people in the country use its service month, while WhatsApp (...)

2014-08-27
Opera Mini for Android now lets you start large downloads only on Wi-Fi

Opera has added a useful feature to its Opera Mini browser for Android — now you can set your large downloads to start only when (...)

2014-08-27
Google is opening a Campus in South Korea to ‘supercharge’ the startup scene in Seoul

Google is launching its first Campus in Asia, after the search giant announced plans to bring the entrepreneur and startup-focused (...)

2014-08-27
Machines are taking control of the world, so why stop them?

Wojtek Borowicz is a community evangelist at Estimote, freelance writer and a strong believer in the Internet of Things. That might (...)

2014-08-26
Documents show Uber used shady marketing tactics to aggressively target Lyft drivers

Recently, CNN shared data from Lyft that showed Uber had ordered and canceled over 5,500 Lyft rides over the space of ten months. (...)

2014-08-26
Frank Lloyd Wright School Of Architecture Could Lose Its Accreditation

The 82-year-old legendary architecture school may no longer be able to produce future architects.The Frank Lloyd Wright School of (...)

2014-08-26
25 underrated books on persuasion, influence and understanding human behavior

Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout. This post originally appeared on the Helpscout blog. Reading good books remains (...)

2014-08-26

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