Nicholas Barry

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On China’s Momo, you can now play games as you flirt

Chinese dating app Momo is the country’s biggest flirting app with over 50 million users. Now its users have one more way to bond with someone who …

No surprise, Asia tops the charts for internet and mobile growth, but are Asian startups ready?

Last month, we reported that 42 percent of the world’s internet users live in Asia. Today, a report came out citing that Asia is the leader in growth …

15 big stats in Asia’s tech world for October (INFOGRAPHIC)

Once again, we bring you some of the most significant data points coming out of Asia last month. It’s a lot fo wrap your heads around so we’ve …

This Literal Treehouse Is A Glass House Built Around An Entire Tree

What’s the best way to incorporate nature into your living space? How about just putting a whole tree in your house?<p>When a client came to architect Aibek Almasov asking for a peaceful retreat in the mountains of Kazakhstan, Almasov decided to create a new type of treehouse. Rather than sitting on …

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Virtual Currency ¥Coins Helps Foreign Developers Gain A Foothold In Japan

Mobile services cloud company Infobip has launched ¥Coins (pronounced Yen Coins), a virtual currency for Japanese mobile users. The online tokens are intended to help international companies break into a market that is often described as “insular” by serving as a mobile payments gateway. Japanese …

"They seem to be bullet Proof" - An Epic Fly Rod Review From Peter Hayes

<b>Peter Hayes is a fly caster, angler & casting teacher without peer.</b><p>International Federation of Fly Fishers Master Casting Instructor, Fly Casting …

Loop makes iPad animation easy for all

<b>A new iPad animation app makes doodling flipbook-style moving pictures super easy.</b><p>Most people will end up doodling an animation in the margins of …

Two Apps for Channeling a Better Web Video Experience

Cute cats. Lessons on how to knit a sweater. A singing demonstration from the next Justin Bieber. Thanks to the wonderful worldwide Web, you can find …

Why Yahoo Could Become the Next Major TV Network

As the world waits to see if Yahoo will succeed in bringing Hulu into the Sunnyvale fold, it’s worth asking a long-term question about Yahoo and …

Amazon Web Services speeds can vary by up to 200X depending on region

Australia is slow, Singapore is fast, and Europe to Oregon is twice as fast as Europe to California.<p>Increasingly, we rely on “the cloud” to deliver web services. But the cloud is not one amorphous thing, and the cloud is not all equal. As every developer knows, what we generically call the cloud …

Maine Makes Waves with America's 'First' Offshore Floating Wind Turbine

The first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine in the United States is now afloat, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.<p>The concrete-composite floating platform wind turbine was deployed off the coast of Castine, Maine by a team led by the University of Maine.<p>Offshore wind is a …

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Officially Joins Jawbone Board

As I had reported last fall that she might, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has officially joined the board of Jawbone, the high-profile wireless gadget …

Yahoo’s Surprisingly Gorgeous New iOS Weather App Centers Around Crowdsourced City Photos

While Yahoo! has quietly powered iOS’ basic built-in Weather app since the platform’s earliest days, they’ve never gotten around to launching a standalone iOS Weather app of their very own — until today.<p>And <i>man</i>, is this new Weather app pretty.<p>Yahoo’s new Weather app is almost entirely focused around …

A Platform To Order Fish Directly From The Ocean, So Your Fish Is What You Think It Is

Fish you buy in the supermarket is often really old–and sometimes not even the fish it claims to be. “I love blue sea” is a platform that connects you directly to fish producers, so you can get fish shipped straight from the boat to your table, with no shady middlemen involved.<p>What was the last …