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  • Here’s A Sneak Peak At MotionSavvy’s UNI Sign Language Interpretation Device
     MotionSavvy, the San Francisco startup working on tech to help the deaf communicate, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to commercialize its first product, UNI. The UNI app works with Leap Motion technology to translate each hand sign from American…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 6:58pm -
  • Amazon Fire Phone Flops
     Given that Amazon was tanking the price of the Fire Phone down to 99 cents two months after launch (leading to many a “Fire sale!” joke), this probably won’t come as much of a surprise: the Fire Phone isn’t a success. On the Amazon earnings…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:50pm -
  • Amazon Tanks 10% After Reporting Larger Than Expected Third Quarter Loss
     Amazon reported lower than expected revenue in its third quarter, and a larger than expected loss. Analysts expected the company to lose $0.74 on revenue of $20.84 billion. Instead, Amazon lost $0.95 per share on revenue of $20.58 billion.That per…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:16pm -
  • Australian Service Directory Site Oneflare Raises $876,000 For International Expansion
     Oneflare, a local services marketplace based in Sydney, Australia, has raised an additional $1 million AUD (about $876,000), bringing its total funding so far to $1.5 million AUD (about $1.3 million). Investors include Les Szekely of Equity Venture…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • Microsoft Up 3% After Reporting Better Than Expected FQ1 Revenue Of $23.20B, EPS Of $0.54
     After gaining more than 1 percent in regular trading, Microsoft reported its fiscal first quarter 2015 earnings: Revenue totaled $23.20 billion in the period, leading to profits of $0.54 per share. The revenue figure represents a 25 percent year-ov…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:11pm -
  • PlayStation 4 Update Coming On 10/28 Lets You Play Games With Friends Who Don’t Own A Copy
     Back in August, Sony started teasing a new feature it calls “Share Play.” Though we’re still waiting to see just how well it works, the idea itself is wonderful: once enabled, you can let your friends play your games with you (or by themselve…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:57pm -
  • Researchers Want To Send Us To The Moon Using Robots And Oculus Rift
     A researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, Daniel Shafrir, and his team want to do something incredible: they want to send a rover to the moon and then let us, the Earthlings, control it and look out of its stereoscopic cameras as it tumbles aroun…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:53pm -
  • With 40 Million Downloads, betaworks-Backed Dots Gets A Refreshed Logo
     Dots, the betaworks-backed gaming studio led by Paul Murphy and Patrick Moberg, has today announced a rebranding for the company. The new logo takes inspiration from Charles Eames, according to a Medium post, and uses colors from the first iteratio…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:06pm -
  • Surface Revenue, Redux
     In about an hour, Microsoft will release the results of its most recent quarter, the first quarter of its fiscal 2015. The company is expected to report revenue of $22 billion, and earnings per share between $0.49 and $0.55, depending on which set…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:03pm -
  • TestFlight Beta Testing Goes Live For All iOS Developers
     Apple has pushed its TestFlight Beta testing service live for everyone, the company revealed on its developer news portal today. Registered developers can now invite up to 1,000 beta testers to try out their iOS apps, using emailed invitations sent…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:53pm -
  • Join Me Tomorrow In Krakow
     I’ll be speaking at an event held by Geek Girls Carrots Crakow, a group of amazing programmers who are working to bring everyone onto the STEM wagon. The event will be held at Przemysłowa 12 in Krakow, Poland at 7pm. You can sign up here.I’ll…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:53pm -
  • Charlie Briefs You On Your Upcoming Meetings By Emailing You One-Pagers On Attendees
     A new web application called Charlie has raised a seed round of $1.75 million led by Lightbank Capital. The product emails you short, automatically generated one-pagers detailing what you need to know about the people you’re about to meet with, b…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:47pm -
  • Slack Is Raising Another Round At Up To A $1B Valuation
     Slack, the enterprise collaboration platform co-founded by Stewart Butterfield of Flickr fame, continues to defy its namesake: we have heard from sources that the company is raising a new round of funding at a valuation of between $800 million and…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:39pm -
  • Jonny IV Wants To Be Nasty Gal For Men
     Today marks the launch of yet another ecommerce brand focused on mens apparel, as Jonny IV joins ranks with Buck Mason, Frank & Oak, and many others. Founded by Eugene Kang, the former head of ecommerce at Forever 21, Jonny IV is different from oth…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:31pm -
  • Twilio Project Turns 2048 Into A Multiplayer Game That You Play By Text
     Remember all of the wonderfully-entertaining frustration that was Twitch Plays Pokemon?Take that concept and turn it on its head. Wrap it around a puzzle game instead of a side-scroller, and have players text in commands rather than input them via…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:21pm -
  • Q&A With Facebook’s Josh Miller On Why His Rooms App Isn’t Anonymous, It’s The Early Web Reborn
     Is Rooms the anonymous Facebook app people were expecting? “No. Unequivocally No…because you cannot be anonymous in our app,” Josh Miller tells me. The Branch founder turned Facebook product manager’s new forums app Rooms launches today, an…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:10pm -
  • Facebook Launches Pseudonymous App “Rooms” That Lets You Create Forums About Any Topic
     It’s not quite anonymous, but forums standalone app Rooms is Facebook’s first product that allows you to ditch your real name. Rooms lets you set up a mobile-only in-app discussion space about any topic, customize the look and moderation settin…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Hardware Battlefield Applications Close In A Week
     Stop procrastinating and fill out your application for Hardware Battlefield. The show is set to be even better than last year with participating startups getting free exhibition space at the 2015 International CES and competing for $50,000 and th…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:52am -
  • Mint’s Aaron Patzer Launches Beta Version Of An On-Demand Answers App With $4 Million In Funding From Shasta And First Round
     Aaron Patzer, the founder and former CEO of Mint is placing his next bet with the on-demand info space. He and co-founder Jean Sini (another former Minter) are launching the beta of Fountain, an app that gives you advice from a curated set of exper…
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:37am -
  • Android Wear Update Adds Offline Music, Bluetooth Headphone And GPS Support
     Android Wear is getting its first big update, with features that make smartwatches using Google’s wearable operating system more standalone devices, including music syncing and GPS location support. That means if you leave your watch at home whil…
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:00am -

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  • Apple in 2014: A Year in Review
    It's been quite the year of ups and downs for Apple: From the unveiling of the Apple Watch to the disastrous iOS 8.0.1 update; from the rollout of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to the PR nightmare that was BendGate.But things seem to be going more…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:53pm -
  • Why Apple Pay Is the Most Secure Payment Platform on the Planet
    When Apple Pay officially launched earlier this week with the release of iOS 8.1, many rushed to local participating retailers to be among the first to use their iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus as a mobile wallet. Early reviews peg it as easy to use and in…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:56pm -
  • Huge Android Wear Update Brings Offline Music Sync and GPS Support
    If we had to choose our biggest qualm about wearables today, apart from battery life, it would be the fact that most of them are nearly useless when away from your smartphoneNow, in its first big update to Android Wear, Google addressed that issue,…
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • Japan Builds Real (and Awesome) Transformer Robot
    Your dream of a sports car that transforms into a real robot just inched closer to realityBrave Robotics, Asratec Corp. and original Transformer creator Tomy Co. Ltd., have joined forced to build J-deite, a one-quarter-scale autobot that starts as…
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:51am -
  • One of the First Apple Computers Built by Steve Wozniak Sells for $905K
    Someone dropped a lot of money on an Apple computer on Wednesday, and it has nothing to do with the fancy new 5K Retina iMac. In fact, the computer was built in 1976.An Apple-1 computer — which was among the first computers developed by Apple —…
    - 15 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:22am -
  • Tumblr Bets on Video, Updates Its Player With New Features
    Tumblr rolled out a series of improvements to its video player Thursday, including infinite looping and the ability to watch clips off to the side of a page while still staying in a stream to look at new content.The popular blogging site is looking…
    - 16 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:08am -
  • Ford's Upcoming Vehicles Will Automatically Brake to Avoid Collision
    The Ford Motor Company is joining an ever-growing list of car companies adding automated-driving features to their vehicles.In a press release, Ford introduced on Thursday "pre-collision assist with pedestrian detection" technology. The system scan…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:22am -
  • Workout Apps to Help You Burn Off Your Baby Weight During Naptime
    Baby No.3 came along last fall and along with her beautiful arrival came the post-baby body that results from carrying another human being for nine months. Let’s just say that hard body is not what I’d use to describe that state. I wanted to retu…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:15am -
  • Sony Xperia Z3v: The Waterproof Smartphone That Does It All
    Quick: When was the last time you saw a Sony-made Android smartphone stocked by U.S. carriers? Having trouble recalling it? You're not alone.Sony’s Android smartphones are quite popular in Asia and Europe, but they’ve never received any real lo…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • Cree Unveils Cheaper, More Efficient LED Lighting
    LED lighting is about to get a whole lot better.In case you haven’t heard, the clock is ticking on incandescent lighting technology. The U.S. is no longer importing or manufacturing traditional light bulbs and most stores are busy selling out rema…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • The Nostalgic Evolution of the Nokia Phone
    The indestructible Nokia phone is no moreMicrosoft, which bought the company's mobile division this past April, has announced it will no longer use the name for future devices. Instead, its Nokia Lumia smartphones will simply be called Microsoft Lum…
    - 19 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:55am -
  • PhotoMath: Math Student's New Best Friend Is the Teacher's Nightmare
    Touted as the world's first camera calculator and launched last week, PhotoMath is an app that uses text recognition technology to solve simple math equationsBut PhotoMath doesn’t stop at just solving the equation, it also provides step-by-step i…
    - 24 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:43am -
  • What Twitter Fabric Means for Developers
    Twitter has had a complicated relationship with developers.In its earlier days, the social network encouraged third-party developers to build their own apps and services on top of the platform. But the company later began to roll out its own competi…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:20am -
  • Camera-Covered Jacket Is the Ultimate in Sartorial Surveillance
    City streets in London and New York are increasingly tracking crime through the use of public surveillance cameras. But what happens if you're attacked or robbed in an area that doesn't have any cameras? That's the question a pair of South Korea-bas…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:30pm -
  • Google Inbox Hands On: An App With an Identity Crisis
    Google announced a brand new app for Gmail Wednesday morning, called Inbox. No, you're not imagining things; there is a Gmail app already. No, Inbox doesn't replace it; it's just another option for how to view your Gmail on your smartphone.So what p…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:39pm -
  • Jawbone Drop Creates Tweet-Enabled Playlists for Your Jambox
    Jawbone just made its Jambox speaker an even better party accessory.The company rolled out a new music app, Jawbone Drop, that allows users to manage group playlists with tweets.See also: Twitter Fabric Aims to Help Developers Build Better, More Lu…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:58pm -
  • Brain-Sensor Wearable Headbands De-Stress You in Minutes
    I'm staring at a beach and listening for seagulls in the distance. When a voice asks me to concentrate on my breathing, requesting I count in sequences of ten, I follow the command and my body starts to loosen.But then I get distracted by the sounds…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 4:26pm -
  • Twitter Digits Replaces Your Passwords With Your Phone Number
    App users will no longer have to remember passwords if Twitter has any say. A Twitter product for developers called Digits will let users log into apps with a phone number.While most apps require an email address to log in, Digits lets you register…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:41pm -
  • Google Launches Inbox to Reinvent the Email App
    Google wants to change email for the better. To do it, it's launching a new email app, separate from Gmail, called Inbox.Announced via blog post, Inbox builds upon Gmail's relatively successful tabs, which introduced new buckets for Social updates a…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:35pm -
  • Twitter Fabric Aims to Help Developers Build Better, More Lucrative Apps
    Twitter has unveiled a new platform, called Fabric, to allow developers to build better appsThe announcement shows the company's greater push to integrate with more apps. Since Twitter went public in 2013, it's been criticized for not growing as fas…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:23pm -
  • Travelers to the UK Can Get Free Wi-Fi — if They Have a MasterCard
    If you've ever been hit by roaming data charges, you know how expensive it can be to use a smartphone while traveling internationally. In the UK, however, there is now an alternative.MasterCard is offering free Wi-Fi to international travelers in th…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:44am -
  • Moto 360 Smartwatch's Battery Might Actually Last a Full Day Now
    Motorola rolled out an update to its Moto 360 smartwatch on Tuesday that promises to improve battery life. The watch runs Android Wear, Google's operating system for wearable devices.That news should please early adopters of Moto 360 who have report…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:08am -
  • You Won't Find 'Nokia' Anywhere on Microsoft's Website
    Microsoft Mobile's website is filled with words — but one that you won't find is "Nokia." Apart from images and a single reference from a module powered by the Nokia Facebook page (which apparently hasn't yet gotten the message), the Nokia brand i…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:48am -
  • Olloclip Revamps Its 4-in-1 Lens to Fit the iPhone 6
    Once again, a new iPhone design has forced us to update our iPhone accessories.Olloclip’s new 4-in-1 Photo Lens works with both the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch 6 Plus, and for the first time, it works with the phones’ front-facing FaceTime ca…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:02am -
  • Astronauts Are Using Oculus Rift to Put Their Minds at Ease
    You might occasionally fantasize about floating through space, gazing on Earth from above or suiting up for a spacewalk. But astronauts' daydreams might include just the oppositeSpending extended periods of time on space flights can be mentally taxi…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:12am -
  • Vine Updates iOS App With Enhanced Discovery and Sharing Tools
    Vine just made it easier for its users to discover and share new videos.The iOS version of the app was updated Tuesday with new discovery features that allow users to find new videos, regardless of how many users they follow.See also: 11 Vines for…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 9:48pm -

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  • TV Multitasking Continues to Grow
    Some 51% of TV viewers multitask every time or almost every time they watch TV, up from 36% last year, reports TiVo in its second annual study of multitasking and social TV. Even so, viewers are keeping the TV screen the center of their attention: an…
    - 15 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:51am -
  • What Are Large Advertisers Looking to Get Out of Mobile?
    Mobile advertising spending is soaring in the US, now representing close to one-quarter of all online ad spending. With mobile ad revenues predicted to continue growing at impressive rates, the buzz isn’t likely to end anytime soon. So what goals u…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:49am -
  • Paid Search Trends in Q3
    Source: IgnitionOne, The Search Agency [download page], RKG [download page], Kenshoo Notes: Reports from IgnitionOne and The Search Agency are in agreement that search ad click-through rates in the US saw significant year-over-year increases, while i…
    - 18 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:30am -
  • Consumer Magazines’ Revenue Sources, Per Executives
    Source: FOLIO: Magazine Notes: The consumer magazine CEO survey finds that an estimated 44% share of revenues came from print ads last year, while only 11% came from digital advertising and 1% from mobile advertising. As for next year? Not much chang…
    - 19 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 6:00am -
  • How B2C and B2B Content Marketing Efforts Compare
    With the release of their latest annual report [pdf] on B2C content marketing, the Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs offer the ability to measure the similarities and differences between both groups in their approaches to content marketi…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 9:34am -
  • 2 in 3 Marketers Say Tech Is Very Important to Their Performance. How?
    Two-thirds of marketers (mostly senior level) describe the importance of new technologies to their group’s overall effectiveness and performance as “essential” (29%) or “very important” (38%), according to a new report [download page] from…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:52am -
  • Top Brands Ranked by Customer Loyalty
    Source: Brand Keys Notes: Amazon, Apple, YouTube and What’s App are among this year’s brand loyalty leaders, finds Brand Keys in its latest annual survey that ranks customer engagement and loyalty for 721 brands across 65 categories. Those brands…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • Enterprise-Class Advertisers’ CTRs, by Channel and Device, in Q3
    Source: Marin Software [download page] Notes: Smartphones have the highest click-through rates across search, social and display ads, finds Marin Software in a review of the Q3 performance of enterprise-class marketers who spend in excess of $1 milli…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 7:30am -
  • How Brands Are Falling Short With Consumers
    Almost 9 in 10 consumers want more meaningful relationships with brands, yet fewer than 1 in 5 believe brands are delivering on that wish, details Edelman in its second annual “brandshare” report. The study, based on surveys of 15,000 consumers i…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 9:34am -
  • In the US, Ad Spending on Mobile Now Tops Desktop Banners
    The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) have teamed up to release their latest US internet advertising revenue report [pdf], with this latest edition covering activity in the first half of the year. The study details…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 8:39am -
  • Which Media Budgets Are Being Used to Fund Increased Mobile Ad Spend?
    Source: Advertiser Perceptions Notes: Mobile advertising spending is growing apace, but are these budgets incremental or coming from other sources? According to a new report from Advertiser Perceptions, print budgets are most susceptible to cannibali…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • Online Video Completion Rates, by Device, in Q2 2014
    Source: Adobe [pdf] Notes: Few videos were watched to full completion during Q2, reports Adobe, although videos viewed on desktops were 3 times more likely than those viewed on mobile devices to reach 75% completion. Separately, the study finds that…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 7:30am -
  • It’s Q4. Do You Know Where Your Target Demographic Is?
    As the end of this year approaches, marketers are already planning for 2015. And as marketing becomes an increasingly audience-focused affair, understanding the demographic profile of media audiences is becoming more critical than ever. A new Market…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:29am -
  • 4 in 5 Companies Report Steady or Increasing Costs-Per-Lead
    A slim majority of marketers and salespeople from around the world say that their lead generation effectiveness is improving, while just 1 in 10 see it worsening, finds Ascend2 and its Research Partners in a new study [download page]. While that may…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:46am -
  • US Millennials Identify Their Favorite Brands
    Source: Moosylvania Notes: Nike holds on to the top spot this year in Moosylvania’s survey, beating out Apple and Samsung. Some surprising names – such as Walmart and Target – appear in the top 10, which doesn’t feature Google, YouTube, or Am…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • Facebook Post Interaction Rates, by Industry, in Q3 2014
    Source: Adobe Notes: The retail industry topped all others tracked in Q3 post interaction rates (comments, likes, shares, and other interactions), with its 4.18% average representing a 13% increase over the year-earlier period. No other industry expe…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:30am -
  • Top 10 Brand Movers on Facebook – September 2014
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    - 7 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Weekend Reading, 10/17/14
    With the TV industry rocked by big news in successive days this week (standalone streaming services planned by HBO and CBS), it’s well worth taking a look at what content is most important to pay-TV subscribers. According to a recently-released stu…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 9:23am -
  • How Do B2B Execs Find Content? Search
    Source: Economist Intelligence Unit / Peppercomm Notes: Online search tools are more important to B2B executives than company websites and recommendations when it comes to finding content from companies that is credible and trustworthy, according to…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Oct 14, 8:16am -
  • Top 10 at Domestic Film Box Office, Weekend of Oct. 10-12, 2014
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    - 8 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • More Data Indicates That Consumers Want TV on Their Own Schedules
    Although most consumers continue to watch original TV series on traditional TV, many are time-shifting their TV viewing, and this desire to watch on their own schedule is one of the primary drivers of online video viewing. That’s one of the chief t…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 9:34am -
  • What’s The Good and Bad With Lead Gen? Depends Who’s Asked.
    Fewer than 1 in 5 companies around the world (19% in the US) meet their sales lead generation targets, reports 360 Leads in a recently-released study. The research examines the use of various lead generation channels, finding that different groups ra…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 8:49am -
  • Most Helpful Content Types, According to B2B Executives
    Source: Economist Group / Peppercomm Notes: Articles top the list of content forms that B2B executives have found most helpful for a business-related matter during the past 12 months, with 71% citing them among their top-3 most helpful. Next up are r…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:30am -
  • Loyalty Rewards: Millennials Enticed by Hands-On Experiences
    Source: LoyaltyOne Notes: More than 8 in 10 US Millennials (18-29) report that they’d be more likely to shop with a grocer if they could redeem rewards or loyalty program points for a session or consultation with a chef or nutritionist, per Loyalty…
    - 8 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:00am -
  • Top 10 Brand Movers, September 2014
    Note: Compete‘s clickstream data are collected from a 2,000,000 member panel of U.S. Internet users (about a 1% sample), using diverse sources. Using statistical normalization methodology, Compete creates precise projections of the behavior of the…
    - 9 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 11:00am -

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  • Filling a Gap: Bellcomm’s 1968 Lunar Exploration Program
    Bellcomm, Inc., based near NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC, was carved out of Bell Labs in 1962 to provide technical advice to NASA’s Apollo Program Director. The organization rapidly expanded its bailiwick to support nearly all NASA Office of…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:42pm -
  • The Fire Phone Is Officially a Failure
    Amazon's Fire phone now only costs $1 if you buy it with a 2-year AT&T contract. That's a $198 discount over what it cost yesterday. The post The Fire Phone Is Officially a Failure appeared first on WIRED.
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:33pm -
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    - 8 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:17pm -
  • Science Graphic of the Week: Spectacular, Twisted Solar Eruption
    Like many stars, the sun is prone to sudden outbursts. Erupting from the star's surface, these events sometimes sling globs of charged particles and sun-stuff in Earth's direction. If they're powerful enough, these coronal mass ejections can produce…
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  • Bentley Bolsters Its Racing Reputation With a $337K Beast
    Most Bentleys indulge their owners with champagne buckets and neck warmers. The GT3-R does it with a “Sport” mode that won't upshift until the engine hits 6,300 RPM. The post Bentley Bolsters Its Racing Reputation With a $337K Beast appeared firs…
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  • Facebook and Yahoo Find a New Way to Save the Web’s Lost Email Addresses
    When Yahoo proposed a plan to reuse mothballed email addresses, a lot of people didn’t like it. WIRED’s Mat Honan called it a “very bad idea,” and with good reason. The post Facebook and Yahoo Find a New Way to Save the Web’s Lost Email Add…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Updating to iOS 8.1: Are Apple Pay, OS X ‘Continuity’ Worth the Trouble?
    The recent releases of Apple’s latest computer and mobile operating systems – OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.1, respectively — have brought to full fruition the features announced at Apple’s September 9th Keynote address. Several features have been…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:40pm -
  • Big Data: New Oil or Snake Oil?
    There are two differing perspectives on Big Data and its value. One is that it is a valuable commodity that flows through an organization powering the engines of new insight and action, the other is that Big Data is no more than a collection of somet…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:53pm -
  • Gather Your Friends for Private Chats in Facebook’s New ‘Rooms’ App
    The Facebook Creative Labs team rolled out Rooms today, a new stand-alone mobile app that's designed to let people create small, topical watering holes on their mobile devices and then invite others to join. The post Gather Your Friends for Private C…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 12:00pm -
  • Android Wear Gets GPS and Music, Plus a Sony Smartwatch
    In its first big update to Android Wear, Google is giving its wearables OS independence. The post Android Wear Gets GPS and Music, Plus a Sony Smartwatch appeared first on WIRED.
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • ‘Facebook Killer’ Ello Hatches Plan to Stay Ad-Free Forever
    Upstart social network Ello's has pegged a big part of its appeal on the promise that it will never sell ads to users. Now, it's used a novel legal maneuver to ensure that the company will live up that promise. The post ‘Facebook Killer’ Ello Hat…
    - 17 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:00am -
  • The Speedy Cartographers Who Map the News for The New York Times
    When Malaysia Airlines flight 17 went down over Ukraine in July, the graphics team at The New York Times sprang into action. Because of the ongoing conflict on the ground, they already had lots of maps of the area. But they wanted to show more than j…
    - 18 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:00am -
  • Striking Portraits Bring the Bizarre Beauty of Marine Invertebrates to Life
    In her new book, Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates, The Backbone of Life, Susan Middleton gives jellyfish, nudibranchs, and anemones (among many others) the type of photographic treatment usually reserved for sports stars and heads of stat…
    - 20 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:30am -
  • How Box Plans to Use Design to Beat Microsoft (And Everyone Else)
    In the nine months since Satya Nadella took over as CEO of Microsoft, the company has been getting unprecedented love from Office 365 users and Wall Street alike. Meanwhile, Box CEO Aaron Levie, one of Microsoft’s perennial detractors, has been qui…
    - 20 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 5:30am -
  • An On-Off Switch for Your Inbox, and 5 Other Smart Email Gadgets
    Each device proposes some small new way we might interact with email. And it turns out the old messaging standby is potentially much more interesting than we give it credit for. The post An On-Off Switch for Your Inbox, and 5 Other Smart Email Gadget…
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  • A Sprawling Videogame City Filled With Buildings Made by Generative Algorithms
    A game designer creates software that could auto-generate complex cities, from street maps to skyscraper architecture. The post A Sprawling Videogame City Filled With Buildings Made by Generative Algorithms appeared first on WIRED.
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    As this past week has shown, it's good to be Tom Hardy. Not only is his reboot of the Mad Max franchise coming out next year, but he's currently linked to no fewer than three comic book franchises from three different studios. This week's superhero m…
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  • Redfin Buys Startup to Make Online Home-Hunting a Little Less Maddening
    If you've ever spent time looking at houses, you know how wildly a listing can differ from reality. In many cases, the text exaggerates the charm of decaying old homes. Photos make rooms look bigger than they actually are, while deftly avoiding probl…
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  • Pixel Elated
    The 5K display in the new 27-inch iMac is the most beautiful, most pixel-packed screen on the market, and the computer inside ranks near the top of Apple’s desktop offerings, bested only by the new Mac Pro. It earns our highest marks. The post Pixe…
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  • Lenovo’s Latest Hybrid Laptop Is Just as Bendy, But Packs a Super-Efficient Chip
    The Yoga 3 Pro is one of the first laptops to offer Intel’s next-generation “Broadwell” CPU---it has a dual-core Intel Core M-70 system on a chip---which is designed to deliver Core i5-like performance with much lower power consumption. The po…
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  • A Universal Set of Icons That Mashes Up Chinese and Western Ideas
    A visual system designed to express complex cultural nuances, which is meant to be understood by Chinese and Westerners alike. The post A Universal Set of Icons That Mashes Up Chinese and Western Ideas appeared first on WIRED.
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  • The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed
    Inside the soul-crushing world of content moderation, where low-wage laborers soak up the worst of humanity, and keep it off your Facebook feed. The post The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed appeared first on WIRED…
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  • Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin, Blows Everyone’s Mind
    Think you're too busy to learn another language? Well, you're not the CEO of a $205 billion company, and apparently, even this rather demanding job leaves plenty of time to learn some serious Mandarin. The post Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin, Blows…
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  • China Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Vows to Move Online Services Overseas
    In a move that could show the way forward for many Chinese companies hoping to compete in the worldwide tech market, China's largest smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi, says it will shift its online services to machines running outside the country. The…
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  • Our First Look at Android Lollipop and the New Nexus Devices
    We had our first hands-on demo of Google's new version of its Android operating system, Lollipop, this week running on a pair of Nexus devices, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Here's what we thought. The post Our First Look at Android Lollipop and the New N…
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  • Vox Media Embraces Programmatic For Its Scaled-Up Audience
    Two years is a long time for online publisher Vox Media. In that span, the owner of seven editorial sites – including The Verge, SB Nation, Eater and Polygon – went from eschewing programmatic to embracing it. Vox’s strategy changed because its…
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    A weekly comic strip from AdExchanger that highlights the digital advertising ecosystem... AdExchanger: Origins AdExchanger: Crisis In Ad City (Part I) AdExchanger: Crisis In Ad City (Part II) AdExchanger: Enter Malware (Part I) AdExchanger: Enter Ma…
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    “Data-Driven Thinking" is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media. Today’s column is written by David Serfaty, director of social advertising at Matomy Media Group. Advertising on Face…
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  • Yandex Has A Strong Quarter; Meredith Sees Programmatic Benefits
    Here's today's AdExchanger.com news round-up... Want it by email? Sign-up here. Yandex’s Strong Quarter Russian search giant Yandex reported a solid Q3 Thursday, with revenue hitting $331.5 million, up 28% YoY. Display advertising accounted for 6%…
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  • Mobile Was Instrumental For Pandora In Q3
    Pandora’s Q3 mobile ad revenue had president and CEO Brian McAndrews singing from the rooftops – but the singing stopped when he got to the verse about monthly active users (MAUs). Total revenue for the quarter clocked in at nearly $240 million,…
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  • Amazon Q3: Ad Revenue Category Up Amid Weak Earnings
    Amazon remained tight-lipped about its developing ad network during the company's Q3 earnings call, about which CFO Thomas Szkutak only said: "There's not a lot I can say there." Amazon's "Supplemental Revenue" category, which includes advertising, W…
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  • Rubicon Accelerates Revenue Growth in Q3, Backs Away From Video
    Rubicon Project's stock rose over 20% in after hours trading following the announcement that the company posted a record quarter. That's good news for a supply side platform that has struggled to educate Wall Street of its value. Rubicon Project ho…
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  • Lévy Attributes Slow Q3 To Failed Omnicom Merger And Razorfish Losses
    Publicis Groupe reported a meager 1% organic growth rate for 2014’s Q3 on Thursday, with the displeased CEO Maurice Lévy blaming key account losses at Razorfish and lingering “distraction” on the failed Omnicom fusion. Publicis’ revenue in Q…
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  • Nielsen Reiterates Commitment To Digital During Q3 Earnings
    We live in a world of media fragmentation, said Nielsen CEO Mitch Barnes during the company’s Q3 earnings call. And Nielsen, which reported Q3 revenue of $1.6 billion, a YoY increase of 13.3% (excluding its recent acquisitions of consumer res…
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    Hearst Magazines plans to remove its marketing data from silos and bring it to the cloud using Acxiom. Hearst hopes this move helps it bring together siloed customer information. Finding the overlap between Hearst newspaper and magazine subscribers,…
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TEDTalks - The Ultimate Source for Inspiration

Fabien Cousteau: What I learned from spending 31 days underwater
Fabien Cousteau: What I learned from spending 31 days underwaterIn 1963, Jacques Cousteau lived for 30 days in an underwater laboratory positioned on the floor of the Red Sea, and set a world record in the process. This summer, his grandson Fabie…
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Joy Sun: Should you donate differently?
Joy Sun: Should you donate differently?Technology allows us to give cash directly to the poorest people on the planet. Should we do it? In this thought-provoking talk, veteran aid worker Joy Sun explores two ways to help the poor....From:TEDVi…
- 3 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:19pm -
Fred Swaniker: The leaders who ruined Africa, and the generation who can fix it
Fred Swaniker: The leaders who ruined Africa, and the generation who can fix itBefore he hit eighteen, Fred Swaniker had lived in Ghana, Gambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. What he learned from a childhood across Africa was that while good leaders can…
- 9 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 4:48pm -
Moshe Safdie: How to reinvent the apartment building
Moshe Safdie: How to reinvent the apartment buildingIn 1967, Moshe Safdie reimagined the monolithic apartment building, creating “Habitat '67,” which gave each unit an unprecedented sense of openness. Nearly 5...From:TEDViews:98279 2…
- 12 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 1:09pm -
Susan Etlinger: What do we do with all this big data?
Susan Etlinger: What do we do with all this big data?Does a set of data make you feel more comfortable? More successful? Then your interpretation of it is likely wrong. In a surprisingly moving talk, Susan Etlinger explains why, as we receive...…
- 15 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 10:30am -
Susan Colantuono: The career advice you probably didn’t get
Susan Colantuono: The career advice you probably didn’t getYou're doing everything right at work, taking all the right advice, but you're just not moving up. Why? Susan Colantuono shares a simple, surprising piece of...From:TEDViews:73706…
- 16 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 9:12am -
Kenneth Cukier: Big data is better data
Kenneth Cukier: Big data is better dataSelf-driving cars were just the start. What's the future of big data-driven technology and design? In a thrilling science talk, Kenneth Cukier looks at what'...From:TEDViews:44844 891ratingsTime:…
- 16 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 8:54am -
Pia Mancini: How to upgrade democracy for the Internet era
Pia Mancini: How to upgrade democracy for the Internet eraPia Mancini and her colleagues want to upgrade democracy in Argentina and beyond. Through their open-source mobile platform they want to bring citizens insid...From:TEDViews:36363…
- 18 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 7:29am -
Glenn Greenwald: Why privacy matters
Glenn Greenwald: Why privacy mattersGlenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see — and write about — the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States' extensive...From:TEDViews:137037 3255ratingsTim…
- 18 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 6:57am -
Dilip Ratha: The hidden force in global economics: sending money home
Dilip Ratha: The hidden force in global economics: sending money homeIn 2013, international migrants sent $413 billion home to families and friends — three times more than the total of global foreign aid (about $135 billion). ...From:TEDView…
- 19 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 6:38am -
Thomas Piketty: New thoughts on capital in the twenty-first century
Thomas Piketty: New thoughts on capital in the twenty-first centuryFrench economist Thomas Piketty caused a sensation in early 2014 with his book on a simple, brutal formula explaining economic inequality: r is greater than ...From:TEDViews:4…
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Nicholas Stern: The state of the climate — and what we might do about it
Nicholas Stern: The state of the climate — and what we might do about itTomorrow, the UN begins its first Climate Summit, enlisting the world to work together on a problem that's too big for any single country to solve alone. Eco...From:TEDV…
- 21 hours ago, 23 Oct 14, 3:56am -
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The Problem with Family & Friends
The Problem with Family & Friendshttp://www.randygage.com What's the real problem with family and friends holding you back? Watch this week's episode for the surprising answer.From:Prosperity TVViews:10856 243ratingsTime:04:13More in…
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This or Something Better
This or Something BetterSometimes the thing you want is not your highest good. And getting attached to outcomes isn't always rewarded with harmony. So this episode we explore the co...From:Prosperity TVViews:1559 96ratingsTime:03:10M…
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Prepare for the Future
Prepare for the Futurehttp://www.randygage.com We're about to enter the most disruptive decade in human history. To succeed will require a new and higher level of thinking than br...From:Prosperity TVViews:11064 377ratingsTime:06:54M…
- 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:46pm -
Respecting Beliefs
Respecting Beliefshttp://www.randygage.com It seems natural to respect the beliefs of others. But what happens when those beliefs are harmful to themselves or others? That's t...From:Prosperity TVViews:5430 219ratingsTime:04:19More i…
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Are People Good?
Are People Good?Are people inherently good? That's the question we explore this week with guest star Art Jonak. It's an important question for prosperity, because the vacuum...From:Prosperity TVViews:1826 79ratingsTime:05:49More inP…
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