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Visa Selected Three Black-Founded Startups To Help Solve Its Marketing Challenges

On the heels of U.S. President Barack Obama hosting the first-ever White House demo day, which placed an emphasis on diversity, Visa has announced the winners of its The Everywhere Initiative. And, wait for it, all of the winning startup founders are black.<p>The Everywhere Initiative sought out to …

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

No more sad, wilted greens.<p>No more sad, wilted greens.

Healthy Eating

16 of the world's most enormous statues

Taking up to 20 years to build and millions of dollars to create, these 16 enormous creations do just that. They'll stand for centuries as icons of history and culture for visitors to enjoy. From the world's largest reclining Buddha to a 105 foot tall sculpture of Mao Zedong, keep scrolling for a …

Mao Zedong

Obama: Iran must play a role in ending Syria's civil war

"I think it's important for them to be part of the conversation," Obama said during a press conference Tuesday that was largely focused on the US and world partners' deal to curb Iran's nuclear program.<p>Obama said countries with whom the US has disagreements in other areas — like Iran and Russia — …

Upcoming OPPO A51 could launch soon at $270 unlocked

The last time we heard about an upcoming OPPO smartphone was with the occasion of the Mirror 5, a device that has a backplate that reminds us of the …

Samsung reveals the incredibly thin Galaxy A8

The Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ may be the hot upcoming Samsung smartphones grabbing all the headlines this morning, as multiple rumors …

Galaxy S6 Edge Plus To Launch With The Galaxy Note 5

We are expecting Samsung to launch their new Galaxy Note 5 smartphone shortly, the company also has a new Galaxy S6 Edge Plus handset on the …

Galaxy Note 5 launch date: August 12, New York, at least that’s what this report claims

Last week we’ve heard the first report about the Galaxy Note 5 launch; it claimed that Samsung will break its habit of announcing the flagship at …

Samsung is working on an 11K phone display with off-the-charts clarity

In five years, we may all be laughing at our "low" resolution QuadHD smartphone displays.<p>Samsung is developing an 11K "super-resolution" display with …

Gear & Gadgets

Use motion to turn your Android phone on or off

Free app Gravity Screen automatically detects when you pick up or put down your phone and offers a wave-to-unlock feature to boot.<p>Still using your smartphone's power button? How 2014.<p>Gravity Screen (Android) is a free app that relies on your phone's accelerometers and other sensors to give you a …

Android 5.1.1 update coming to T-Mobile LG G Stylo and LG Leon this week

T-Mobile customers were blessed with a couple good affordable options in June – the LG G Stylo and LG Leon. These have proven to be good affordable gadgets for the casual user, and things are getting even better. T-Mobile has announced both the G Stylo and the Leon are currently getting updated to …

14 unusual hot dog topping ideas for your Fourth of July barbecue

This Fourth of July, skip the ketchup and mustard — there are better ways to top the humble hot dog.<p>Instead, raid your pantry for condiments and …

Hot Dogs

California kill switch bill goes into effect today - all phones to come with theft protection

Smartphone theft is a huge problem – one that costs mobile consumers about $2.5 billion a year. California is one of the first to take action by introducing a law that requests every phone sold in the state to include what has been commonly referred as a “kill switch”.<p>California bill SB-962 was …

Huawei Honor 7 mixes high-end specs and metal body with an affordable price

The Honor 7 packs a whole heap of high-end tech, like a 20-megapixel camera, into a classy frame -- and doesn't charge the Earth for it either.<p>If you like the sound of a metal phone packed with high end tech, but don't quite have the budget for a flagship phone like the iPhone 6 or the Samsung …

Bloomberg: Apple begins manufacturing next-gen iPhone with Force Touch

Bloomberg is reporting that Apple has started early production of the next-generation iPhone with Force Touch. We initially reported back in May that the next-generation iPhone will include a design similar to the current lineup of devices, but include support for Force Touch.<p>Force Touch was first …

iPhone first went on sale 8 years ago today

The original iPhone first went on sale eight years ago today, on June 29, 2007 — a simpler time when Pixar released the movie <i>Ratatouille</i>, the NFL shut down its European league, Rihanna’s “Umbrella” topped the music charts, and Apple stock sold for a measly $17.43.<p>If only we knew then what we know …

Facebook Lite launches in India and the Philippines

Facebook is one of the largest social media applications on Android and is known to consume a lot of data and while this is acceptable in developed markets, it has hampered users of the social network in developing markets. To solve this, Facebook announced the 2G-friendly Facebook Lite, which is …

Twist Plus World Charging Station | Pocketnow Deals

Details & Requirements<p>Dimensions: 2.28”L x 2.28”W x 3.41”H<br>• Weight: 0.39 lb<br>• Features 4 USB ports to charge 4 devices other than your …

9 tech founders who are the 'Mark Zuckerberg' of their countries — rich, successful, and younger than 35

And when he rang in his 31st birthday this past May, Zuckerberg's shares of Facebook were worth over $9 billion.<p>Zuckerberg is definitely an outlier here, but there are plenty of young entrepreneurs around the world building tech companies and finding their own success.<p>Here are other young tech …

The flying car has arrived and it looks scary as hell

Deliver packages by drone? Yawn! Thorstin Crijns aims to transport <i>people</i> by multicopter, flying car style, and he actually built a brilliant/insane working prototype. A typical quadcopter won't cut it, so his machine has 16 separate motors and props, with a cluster of lithium-ion batteries to power …

Flying Car

Code Black Drone with HD Camera | Pocketnow Deals

Details & Requirements<p>Material: plastic, alloy<br>• Channels: 4<br>• Battery: 3.7V 380 mAh<br>• Remote control battery: 4 x AAA (not included)<br>• Main rotor diameter: …

You can now use Messenger without a Facebook account!

You may need Messenger to chat on Facebook, but you no longer need Facebook to chat on Messenger. The social network has just announced Messenger will no longer require users to have a Facebook account in order to join the conversation. All they will need to sign up is a phone number.<p>The news had …

OPPO Joy 3 is the company’s latest budget smartphone

The OPPO Joy 3, as seen above, is the latest budget smartphone coming from the Chinese smartphone manufacturer. It has been listed on the …

Google Photos replaces Google+ built-n Photos app

Many people are using the Photos app that comes with Google+ (and there also are users who can’t wait for it to go away), but, apparently, with the …

Google Photos

Deal: LG G4 only $499.99 from eBay!

Looking for a new phone? The LG G4 is currently being discounted to $499.99 with free shipping on eBay. This price proves to be one hell of a deal, considering the device is relatively new to the market.<p>This happens to be the European H815 LG G4, but you can rest assured it will work nicely with …

OPPO R7 pre-orders get kicked off in the US

Been itching for an OPPO R7 ever since you saw Jaime Rivera’s hands-on video with the phone? Living in the US? Well, you’re in luck. OPPO is one of …

Obama scolds heckler: 'You're in my house'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama took on a heckler head-on at a gay pride month reception at the White House Wednesday, scolding the …

Samsung issues official fix for the missing quick toggles bug on the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Along with the update to Android 5.1 Lollipop, some Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge owners found themselves dealing with a pesky little bug plaguing their devices. After the software update, a handful of users noticed that a few toggles went missing from the Quick Settings menu. Not too long after we told …

Sharp’s New Screen Tech Promises To Make Smartphones Even Thinner And Lighter

Think smartphones are suitably thin and light enough already? Well, they might be about to get even slender, that’s if top component maker Sharp has its way with a new type of screen that it has begun manufacturing.<p>The Japanese electronics company has begun mass producing “in-cell type touch …

Parrot announces 13 new minidrones that can travel on water, land and through the air

Parrot has brought us some great remote-controlled flying tech in the past, and it looks like the company is now bringing us its next wave of drone technology. Just yesterday, Parrot took the wraps off 13 new inexpensive minidrones that will be able to travel on land, through the air, and on the …