Ashley Blake

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The terrifying new McDonald's mascot – and other creepy corporate monsters

Meet Happy, the new McDonald's mascot. Customers in the US got their first glimpse of him in a tweet on Monday night. And unfortunately Happy did not make people happy. He made them scared. Or at least that was the majority verdict on Twitter:<p>You can see where these people are coming from. But …

Don’t Cast Me Away by Galit Barak

Don’t Cast Me Away is an explorative project by jewelry designer and goldsmith Galit Barak. It examines society’s quest to preserve the aged body, …

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Lenovo Net Rises 25% on PC, Smartphone Market Share Gains

Lenovo Group Ltd., the world’s largest maker of personal computers, reported a 25 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit as its desktop models and …

HTC M8 Ace: HTC’s curvy phone leaks again in new picture, complete with spec list (Updated)

HTC is rumored to be working on a cheaper version of the HTC One M8. Known as the M8 Ace, the phone will be another spin-off of HTC’s flagship …

Chrome for Android gains support for multi-window devices, undo closed tabs, and more

Google just announced the availability of version 35 of Chrome, the default browser on many Android devices and one of the most popular mobile browsers around.<p>Chrome 35.0.1916.122 is now available in the Play Store, and brings several new features and bug fixes, of which the native support for …

Microsoft Opens Pre-Orders for Surface Pro 3

As promised, Microsoft today opened pre-orders for its upcoming Surface Pro 3 laptop-tablet hybrid. You can reserve the 12-inch device, as well as the new Type Cover and Surface Pen in the following international markets:<p>Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong …

Spotify grows to 10 million paid subscribers

Spotify has revealed that it added 4 million more paid subscribers to its music-streaming service in the space of a year.<p>The last time Spotify revealed global user numbers was in March 2013. Back then, 6 million users opted for a paid subscription. That number has now grown to 10 million paying …

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Eat That, Apple: Study Says Google Is Now the World's Most Valuable Brand

Google and Apple have been fighting for the title of the world's most valuable brand for years now, but last year Apple has been dominating the lists …

China calls US 'mincing rascal' over hacking charges

Washington is playing the victim of cyber-espionage when in fact it is the world's top intelligence power, a Chinese state-run newspaper has said in a sharply worded editorial after US authorities levelled criminal hacking charges at China's army.<p>"Regarding the issue of network security, the US is …

Prince Charles Compares Putin's Actions in Ukraine to 'Things Hitler Was Doing'

Prince Charles caused a stir during what was supposed to be a celebratory visit to Canada by likening Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions in …

80 U.S. troops in Chad will aid search for abducted Nigerian girls

The United States deployed 80 members of its armed forces to Chad to help in the search for the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, the White House said Wednesday.<p>"These personnel will support the operation of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft for missions over northern Nigeria and …