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  • Internet Freedom Crackdown: China Jails Blogger, Shuts Down Sites
    China is stepping up its long-running crackdown on Internet freedom this week, launching a new campaign to purge the web of porn while jailing a blogger for spreading "rumors" online.Qin Zhihui, a blogger with a large following, was sentenced on Thu…
    - 45 mins ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:25pm -
  • NBA Fan's 'Mount Spursmore' Haircut Belongs in the Louvre
    Here's an abbreviated list of art masters: Picasso, Rembrandt ... now Joe the barber.The haircut you see below is called "Mount Spursmore" and it's just the latest masterpiece from San Antonio barber Joe Barajas. Featuring San Antonio stars Tony Par…
    - 50 mins ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:20pm -
  • Airbnb Closes Funding Round at $10 Billion Valuation
    Airbnb has closed a large round of funding at an 11-figure valuation, according to multiple reportsThe Wall Street Journal reports hearing from sources that Airbnb has sealed a deal to raise $450 million led by TPG, a private equity firm, while Tech…
    - 57 mins ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:13pm -
  • Watch Live: SpaceX Launches Rocket to International Space Station
    If everything goes to plan, SpaceX will be launching a rocket bound for the International Space Station at 3:25 p.m. ET on Friday — and you can watch live on Mashable. It will be the most important thing SpaceX has accomplished to date, CEO Elon Mu…
    - 1 hour ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:07pm -
  • The Internet According to Bill Clinton's White House
    Let the record show: Bill Clinton's White House was one of the first to warn us that not everything we read on the Internet is true — way back in 1995.Approximately 7,500 pages of records from Bill Clinton’s time in the White House were released…
    - 1 hour ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:48pm -
  • NASA Moon Probe Crashes Into Lunar Surface As Planned
    NASA's newest moon probe met its end during a vaporizing crash into the lunar surface Thursday night.The space agency's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft (LADEE for short) made its planned crash into the lunar surface between…
    - 1 hour ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:45pm -
  • Awkward Moment Seal Is the Meme for All Your Slippery Situations
    In case you tried to forget all those embarrassing moments when you just wanted to crawl out of your own skin, never fear: Awkward Moment Seal is hereThe newest meme-ber of the advice animal kingdom is an adorable baby seal whose awkward captions ma…
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:30pm -
  • Lamarr Wilson on the Most WTF Story of the Week
    Andre Johnson, a rapper loosely affiliated with the Wu-Tang Clan, cut off his own penis and then jumped off of the second-floor balcony of his North Hollywood apartment this week. While Johnson survived the ordeal, and was rushed to the hospital sho…
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:21pm -
  • Dutch Student Sells All of His Personal Data for 350 Euros
    A Dutch student has taken the bold decision to sell all his data at auction. It's a decision that should make us think about the future of our own information.In an auction on April 12, Shawn Buckles sold his complete "data soul" — his location re…
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:10pm -
  • A Simple Guide to the Aereo Supreme Court Case
    Next week the United States Supreme Court will hear a case pitting Aereo, the startup that streams free-to-air broadcast TV to your home, against the broadcasters that provide this television content.Mashable will be producing a variety of pieces to…
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:07pm -
  • Wa-hoo! It's-a 'Super Mario' Theme Played on Wine Glasses
    There are two unmistakable melodies from childhood — the delightful sound of the ice cream truck approaching and the Super Mario Bros. theme song.YouTube music-maker Dan Newbie took the latter and gave a whole new vibe to the game tune, using emp…
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 12:45pm -
  • Microsoft's Windows Phone App Review Policy Puts Spotlight on Apple
    Microsoft, ever eager to cozy up to developers, is making a change to the Windows Phone Store that should please them. App developers will now be able to respond to user reviews, leaving Apple the only major platform manager to lack the feature.The…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 12:40pm -
  • Google's Project Tango Will Power NASA Robots in Space
    Just two months after Google announced Project Tango — an experimental Android-powered smartphone with 3D sensors — its Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) team is working to get a prototype inside the International Space Station to assist N…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 12:30pm -
  • Watch the Guys of One Direction Morph Into Each Other's Faces
    One Direction's new video for "You & I," reminiscent of Michael Jackson's "Black or White," has some odd face-morphing special effects.See also: Adult One Direction Fans Share the Story of Their LivesOne Direction didn't give fans much warning abo…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 12:11pm -
  • Facebook Adds Features to Paper, Says Slow Growth Is No Concern
    Facebook Paper, the standalone news reader app the company launched in January, released its first significant app update Friday — adding a couple new features to the News Feed section of the app as well as making a few subtle design tweaksYou can…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 12:01pm -
  • What Went Wrong Aboard the Sunken South Korean Ferry
    Nearly 30 people are dead with hundreds still missing after a ferry listed and sunk off the southern coast of South Korea on WednesdayWhile the cause has yet to be identified, prosecutors have asked a South Korean court to issue an arrest warrant fo…
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 11:45am -
  • NBA Playoffs: 9 Reasons to Get Pumped for Highest-Level Hoops
    An exceptionally fun, exciting and just generally stupendous NBA regular season ended on Wednesday night. Cue sad faces all around, sports fans.But — happy faces, you guys! — the NBA playoffs start this weekend. That means basketball is about ge…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 11:32am -
  • Archaeologists Find Ancient Puppy Paw Prints on Roman Tiles
    The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England."They are beautiful finds, as they represent a snapshot, a single moment in history,…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 11:22am -
  • Kansas City Police Arrest Highway Shootings Suspect
    The Kansas City Police announced Thursday they a suspect has been arrested in a monthlong string of roadway shootings that began in early March.Police say most of the shootings took place on highways, and many from a moving vehicle that would then…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 11:00am -
  • Shonda Rhimes Shares 'Scandal' Blooper Reel After Bonkers Season 3 Finale
    Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers for season three, episode 18 of Scandal. If you have not watched the episode, stop reading now.Season three of Scandal wrapped up with an election-altering church explosion, a surprise death (maybe even tw…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:36am -
  • If 'Game of Thrones' Were Written From Hodor's Perspective
    Hodor, everyone's favorite banner man on Game of Thones, may seem like an open book. However, beneath that burly exterior lies a deep and complex soul just waiting to open up and show the world who he really is.Or maybe not. A Twitter parody account…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:33am -
  • Marian Bechtel: Saving Lives One Chord at a Time
    There are countless scientists and innovators—at universities, in laboratories, and in the field across every continent—using technology to further the peace and prosperity of mankind. In the midst of such kinetic brainpower, a young person might…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:32am -
  • Michaels Confirms Security Breach Affected 3 Million Debit, Credit Cards
    Michaels Stores, largest arts and crafts chain in the United States, has acknowledged that a security breach first reported in January affected up to 3 million customer credit and debit card accounts.The security breach occurred as a result of an at…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:23am -
  • You Can Now Try Google Glass at Home Before You Buy It
    For those curious about trying Google Glass before shelling out $1,500, Google is launching a free try-it-at-home pilot for the high-tech specs.First spotted by 9to5Mac, the Reddit user clide posted an email and various photos of the kit he received…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:03am -
  • Global Warming Had Key Role in California Drought, Eastern Cold: Study
    A new study has found that manmade global warming likely intensified an unusual weather pattern that led to both the California drought and the cold and snowy winter in the eastern U.SThe study, accepted for publication in the journal Geophysical Re…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 9:57am -
  • Elon Musk on Risky SpaceX Test: If It Works, It's the Biggest Thing We've Done
    HAWTHORNE, California — If he can pull it off, it will be the most important thing SpaceX has accomplished to date, CEO Elon Musk tells Mashable.At 5 p.m. on Thursday, less than 24 hours before launch, Musk is gearing up his team for a long night…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 9:52am -
  • HTC Turns to Samsung's Former CMO for Marketing Help
    Sometimes making a quality product is the tough part for tech companies. For HTC, however, the problem is marketing those productsThe HTC One has been praised as the best Android phone by many reviewers, but the company's marketing campaign — incl…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 9:46am -
  • Why Snowden Pushed Putin on the Spying Question
    It seems Edward Snowden had an ulterior motive when he appeared on live TV to ask Russian President Vladimir Putin whether he spied on millions of Russians.Snowden's questions gave Putin a chance to claim that his country is not as evil as its histo…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 9:36am -
  • Uber Adds $1 'Safe Rides Fee'
    UberX rides will now be subject to an additional $1 "Safe Rides Fee" as the company looks to offset rising insurance costs.UberX is the cheaper arm of Uber, the much-hyped transportation startup that lets users easily call for car pickups. Uber tend…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 8:46am -
  • Microsoft Xbox One Sales Top 5 Million
    One day after Sony posted sales of 7 million for the PlayStation 4, Microsoft has released numbers for its Xbox One console: 5 million in salesThe two consoles went head-to-head in November, when the PS4 and Xbox One were released a week apart. The…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 8:30am -

TechCrunch Headlines

  • Telerik Open Sources Most Of Its Kendo UI HTML5 Framework
     Telerik, the company behind the popular Kendo UI library, this week announced that it is open sourcing the vast majority of Kendo UI's tools and JavaScript framework features. This new Kendo UI Core package is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license,…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 11:15am -
  • La Belle Assiette Launches Its On-Demand Chef Service In Belgium And The U.K.
     French startup La Belle Assiette just opened shop in Belgium. La Belle Assiette is a sort of on-demand chef service. You can browse the site, find your chef and book a meal directly from the service — a chef will then come to your home or office.…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:50am -
  • About.com CEO Neil Vogel Discusses The Challenges Of Evolving An Established Brand
    About.com has never been the coolest website on the internet. With a grayish background and an ugly logo, it was the place you landed when you searched for help with something, but you rarely went there on your own. This is the product that Neil Voge…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:14am -
  • Google Trends Debuts Email Notifications For Search Topics, Hot Searches And More
     Google Trends, the informative resource that shows you what’s currently popular around the web right now in and in the recent past, now offers email subscriptions, Google announced this morning. The new feature will allow you to subscribe to any…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 10:07am -
  • With $4.6M In New Funding, Preact Helps Software Companies Keep Customers Happy
     Startup Preact is officially launching today with a product that it says can help companies increase customer spending and reduce churn. It's also announcing that it has raised a $4.6 million Series A led by Trinity Ventures. CEO Michael Geller sai…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 9:39am -
  • App Search Engine Quixey Acquires Competing Service Kite.io
     Mobile app search engine Quixey, backed by $75 million from Alibaba, Innovation Endeavors, Translink Capital and others, has put some of those dollars to use by acquiring a smaller, competing app search startup, San Francisco-based Kite.io. The d…
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 9:21am -
  • LinkedIn Hits 300 Million Users
     LinkedIn announced this morning that the company now has 300 million registered users worldwide, over half of which come from outside the U.S. Stateside, the site has 100 million members, its says. LinkedIn revealed these and other figures via a c…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 8:40am -
  • Nest Uses Its Data To Turn Electric Utilities Into Cash Cows
     When Google acquired smart thermostat maker Nest for $3.2 billion, the startup quickly stated that it would never share its user data with other Google services and outside companies. But according to a recent report by Forbes, the company is takin…
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 6:56am -
  • The Xbox One Still Lags Behind The PS4
     Titanfall was supposed to change it all, but it didn’t work. So far, Microsoft announced that it has shipped 5 million Xbox One units to retailers. In comparison, Sony has sold 7 million PS4 units to customers. It doesn’t look good for Microsof…
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 5:52am -
  • The Rufus Cuff’s Size And Features Lord Over Puny Smartwatches
     With its three-inch screen, the Rufus Cuff thumbs its nose at smartwatches with their tiny faces and dainty wristbands. The wearable device, which bills itself as a “wrist communicator” and runs on Android, has access to the full Google Play s…
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:29am -

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  • SearchCap: New Google Penalty, Action Schema & Subscribe To Google Trends
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google Slaps Another Guest Blog Network: PostJoint Google’s Matt Cutts somewhat confirmed on Twitter that Googl…
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    Google’s Matt Cutts somewhat confirmed on Twitter that Google has taken action on another guest blogging network. This network is named PostJoint and claims “there’s no footprints.” Someone tweeted to Matt that PostJoint was penalized. In fac…
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  • TV Content Viewers Claim One-Fifth of Viewing Time is Spent Streaming
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Matthew Carter: My life in typefaces
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Louie Schwartzberg: Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.
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Philip Evans: How data will transform business
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Allan Adams: The discovery that could rewrite physics
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Christopher Emdin: Teach teachers how to create magic
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Ziauddin Yousafzai: My daughter, Malala
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TED, the Musical
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Geena Rocero: Why I must come out
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Larry Page: Where's Google going next?
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Jennifer Golbeck: The curly fry conundrum: Why social media "likes" say more than you might think
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Amanda Burden: How public spaces make cities work
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Lawrence Lessig: The unstoppable walk to political reform
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