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Yahoo's mobile chief: Acquisition spree about playing 'catch-up'

Since taking over Yahoo in 2012, Marissa Mayer has bought companies at a breakneck clip. Yahoo's mobile czar, Adam Cahan, says the reason is simple: because they had to.<p>"We are 12 months -- maybe 18 months -- late to the game. We need to play really rapid-scale catch-up."<p>Adam Cahan, Yahoo SVP, …

NASA Releases Updated Ultra Deep Field Image, Depicts 10K Galaxies

In their seemingly never-ending effort to amaze us mere mortals, NASA has released yet another jaw-dropping Ultra Deep Field image. The above image …

This Awesome New Gadget Tells You Everything About Your Food

Photo: Courtesy Of Consumer Physics.<p>Here at R29 Wellness, we get pretty geeky about gadgets. From fitness bands to nifty apps to <i>Star Wars</i>-esque …

Apple’s first affordable product: its stock

Apple Inc. is finally planning to reduce prices — but only of the price of one share of stock.<p>Monday will be the company’s AAPL, -2.56% first day of …

Obama to take executive steps on student loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is prepping new executive steps to help Americans struggling to pay off their student debt, and throwing his …

At home with the Danes

When it comes to creating space to live in, the Danes seem effortless, natural and spontaneous in their approach, influenced perhaps by the landscape and the light.<p>Danish interiors look sleek, but are also welcoming and warm, and they rarely take a false step when it comes to the meeting of form …

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Gregg Popovich Claims Responsibility for Broken AC in Game 1 of NBA Finals

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich's dry sense of humor is well documented by now. The latest installment mocks outlandish conspiracy theories holding that the franchise had something to do with an air conditioning system malfunction during Game 1 at the AT&T Center.<p>Asked about a …

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No more cracked smartphone screens, claims maker of transparent electrode

Polymer scientists at the University of Akron have developed a layer of transparent electrodes that is flexible, durable and, although unconfirmed, more efficient than modern touchscreen technology. If all you want are the CliffsNotes: this technology could eliminate the shattering of screens on …

How Netflix Is Changing Our Brains, And Why That May Not Be All Good

With season two of Netflix’s breakout hit Orange is the New Black now airing, I’m struck by a profound change in the psychological calculus of entertainment. Netflix has changed the game, and I don’t just mean the game of how shows are served to hungry eyes. I mean the game going on behind our eyes …

Mobile-Enabled Commerce Will Yield The Next $100B Startup

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Patricia Nakache is a partner at Trinity Ventures. She has active investments in companies including m-commerce players Care.com (CRCM), EAT Club, and ThredUP.</i> <i>Phil Carter is an associate at Trinity Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage consumer technology investments particularly</i> …

Xiaomi's rise above Apple in numbers

As Xiaomi becomes China's third largest selling smart phone company Bloomberg looks into the numbers of the four-year-old technology giant<p>It launched in 2010, sold its first smartphone in 2011, and by 2013, sold 100,000 phones in under 90 seconds.<p>Xiaomi is now the third most successful smart phone …

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