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15 free workout apps to get your heart racing

If you’re like most people with a packed daily schedule, sometimes it feels like a huge inconvenience to get up after a long day to go work out. (If …

Apps

After Huge Oscar Mistake, PricewaterhouseCoopers Goes Into Damage Control Mode

The accounting company is doing everything it can to salvage its reputation after Oscar night’s Moonlight-La La Land debacle.<p>PricewaterhouseCoopers, the accounting firm that has tallied Oscar votes for decades, is in full damage-control mode. At Sunday night’s ceremony, <i>La La Land</i> was incorrectly …

Xiaomi courts U.S. interest while flirting with expansion

In a nearly 5,000 square-foot ballroom at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on a Thursday morning in early January, Xiang Wang walked onto the stage to represent a young company that had been in the limelight for the past six years: Xiaomi.<p>As senior vice president for global business and …

CES

BitTorrent now has a free live streaming TV app on Android

BitTorrent may have been originally known for debatable torrenting practices on the web, but the protocol can also be used for totally-legit live streaming television events. BitTorrent Live, previously released for FireTV and Apple devices, is now available on Android. With it, you can livestream …

The Founder is a surreal startup simulator that strikes at the heart of Silicon Valley

A dark and powerful take on The Sims<p>If you were a Silicon Valley CEO, would your goal in life be to reshape society with world-changing products, or simply make as much money as possible and grow as fast as you can in the shortest amount of time? That’s the blunt and much-needed philosophical …