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Facebook is testing a new browser that will make sure you never leave the app

Another day, another feature being tested at Facebook. This time around, it looks like the company is working on a seriously improved in-app browser.<p>Here’s the old one that most people are used to seeing:<p>And here’s the new one:<p>It’s worth noting the company has been testing it for at least a couple …

Say Goodbye to Your Company Homepage

The homepage is dead. Long live the homepage.<p>At a conference last week, I talked with reps from the company NowThis, which creates videos for brands and feeds them to social media en masse. A passing comment during a pitch for their company caught my attention: They said the homepage is dying. Or …

Social Media

California is squaring off against automakers when it comes to electric cars

Rules set by Nichols' agency are among the strictest environmental laws in the nation. Visionary quotas have been set under her reign to increase the percentage of new cars sold that are ZEV's, that is, plug-in hybrids, battery-only, or fuel-cell vehicles.<p>Bloomberg News' John Lippert reports that …

How Snapchat Made QR Codes Cool Again

QR codes have been a laughing-stock for years now. The gangly square bar codes were slapped on posters and magazine pages, and heralded as an easy way to open URLs or bonus content.<p>Instead they became a frustrating symbol of over-engineering.<p>You often needed a special QR code reader app which might …

Apps

Fortune.com

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10 Things Happy People Do Not Do

Two of the most amazing emotions one can feel are positivity and happiness. Happiness and positivity could really turn things around 180 degrees and …

Google will pay you to keep your ideas out of the hands of patent trolls

The search giant wants you to trust them not to weaponize intellectual property<p>2013 was a record year for patent lawsuits, which have been rising rapidly. As University of Iowa law professor Jason Rantenan recently pointed out, "in the 16 years from 1994 until 2010, the annual number of patent …

New Apple Watch App Lets You Control Your Porsche Remotely

Still using keys to lock your car? How old fashioned. If you have an Apple Watch, you can now use a new app to lock your Porsche remotely. The Apple smartwatch now has a special application that allows Porsche owners to connect to their car remotely through the Porsche Car Connect functions. The …

Apple Watch

Electric Car 'Do Not Unplug' Notices: Public Education At Its Best

The arrival of modern electric cars and public charging infrastructure has brought a whole range of etiquette issues to the fore.<p>Electric cars' long …

Electric Vehicles

Carlos Ghosn: Fully Autonomous Car “At Least A Decade Away”

A couple of years ago Nissan made the bold claim it will launch on the market an autonomous car by 2020. It was later revealed that Nissan’s …

Carlos Ghosn

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