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Priceline.com CEO on the Death of Search Engine Optimization

“And so I believe it is a paid world.”<p>With those simple words, Priceline.com CEO Paul Hennessy summarized a development that has become painfully …

5 Foods That Taste Better in October Than They Will All Year

"People know Fuji and Red Delicious, but October is the perfect month to venture outside the norm,” says Chris Romano, a<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Getty Images<p>1 of …

This $30 device defeats almost any keyless car or garage door

You probably don't think about thieves when you unlock your car, but Samy Kamkar certainly does. The security researcher known for his droll (and scary) hacks has created a device called "Rolljam" that cracks the wireless entry systems used by car- and garage-door makers. He demonstrated it at …

Home Automation

Fresh BlackBerry ‘Venice’ renders leaked, again hint at Android presence

We’ve been hearing a lot about BlackBerry’s long-rumored Android smartphone over the past few months. In fact, almost as soon as BlackBerry teased the ‘Venice’ slider back at MWC in Barcelona, it was rumored that the upcoming device would ship with Google’s OS onboard. A previous render showed a …

Google continues to make money thanks to mobile and YouTube

While Google has been enjoying consistent financial growth for quite some time, it was dinged the last two quarters for not living up to Wall Street expectations. But in today's Q2 earnings announcement, the Mountain View firm has made significant strides in rectifying that reputation. It reported …

Android Pay

Google Translate adds 20 new languages to video text translation

Can you say 'Where can I buy weed?' in Thai? Now you can.<p>The Google Translate app is about to get a lot more powerful. In an update released today, Google is adding dozens of new languages to some of the Translate app's most powerful features, and smoothing out the app to make it friendlier to slow …

Why Windows 10 Users May Never Use Google Again

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Google Hangouts is getting new invitation settings

Google Hangouts is getting new invitation settings to make sure it’s as easy as possible for users to communicate. Once the features are enabled …

A YouTube star tells us why she felt like a 'pawn' in Google's game

Melia Robinson/Tech Insider<p>Meghan Camarena does YouTube for a living.<p>Her channel, Strawburry17, features the effervescent 20-something unboxing …

Inside the failure of Google+, a very expensive attempt to unseat Facebook

Create a social network or risk everything.<p>That was the original pitch for Google's Facebook rival, Google+, a refrain hammered over and over by the …

Skype's web chats now work on your Chromebook

As of today, you no longer need a relatively pricey PC to chat on Skype when you'd rather not break out your phone -- a cheap-and-cheerful Chromebook will do the trick. In addition to expanding the Skype web beta worldwide, Microsoft has introduced instant messaging for both Chrome OS and Linux …

Apps

Gmail’s Android App Just Got Way Better

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WhatsApp voice calls now work on Android

If you've been sitting, wishing and waiting for your Android handset to let you make free data-based calls, then today's your lucky day. Our chums over at Engadget Spanish have discovered that WhatsApp's long-promised voice calling is now available on Android. Once updated, Facebook's app provides …

Text Messaging

HTC One M9 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6: Which Android Flagship Is the Best?

Re/code compares HTC's and Samsung's new Android phones. Read on to see who comes out on top.<p>If you’re in the market for a new Android phone, you’ll have no shortage of choices this spring. On April 10, three flagship devices — the HTC One M9, Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge — will …

Yemen conflict's impact on Gulf markets

A military operation, “decisive storm”, was launched last week against the Houthis in Yemen. There have been lots of questions and analysis about the impact of this crisis on the local and global economy. Business Middle East discussed the economic consequences with Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury, Chief …

Middle East

Associated Press News

New app solves maths equations in seconds

While helping their children solve basic math problems is possible for most parents for a while, it can become tricky as the exercises get more and more complicated.<p>That’s why a Croatian entrepreneur decided to create an app using character recognition software, that allows smart phones to solve …

Mathematics

Facebook Can Now Notify You About Events Near You

You’re on Facebook for the brands, right? A new button allows you to get notifications whenever your favorite brand/musician/page is hosting an event near you, so that you don’t miss out.<p>A new section shown in the events dashboard allows you to subscribe to pages to receive notifications when …

Solar Impulse plane lands in China

<b>Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, has completed the fifth leg of its round-the-world flight.</b><p>The vehicle, with Bertrand Piccard at the controls, touched down in Chongqing in China just after 17:30 GMT.<p>It had left Mandalay in Myanmar (Burma) some 20 hours previously.<p>The intention had been to …

Amazon is testing drones in Canada, just 2,000 feet from the U.S. border

Amazon is testing its drone delivery service at a "secret site" in British Columbia, Canada. That's according to a report from <i>The Guardian</i>.<p>Although …

Drones

Gmail for Android puts all your accounts in a single inbox

Flipping between your multiple email accounts in Gmail has always been a bit of a pain, especially on mobile devices but that changes today with the release of Google's new "All Inboxes" option for Gmail's Android app. It does exactly what it sounds like: display every one of your inboxes (even …

Android News

‘It’s a third-party service given first-party priority on the platform,’ says Sony of new PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 partnership<p>Sony and Spotify have launched their PlayStation Music streaming service in 41 countries, making it available for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 games consoles as …

Mobile Devices

Claimed ‘iPhone 6C’ rear shell leaks, lends further credence to rumors of new 4-inch model

Some new photos posted by Future Supplier claim to show the leaked rear casing to the rumored “iPhone 6C.” Recent reports have said that the device will sport a 4-inch screen like that of the iPhone 5, 5C, and 5S, allowing it to appeal to those who prefer smaller displays over the larger iPhone 6 …

Scans show that brain regions crucial for the development of language, memory and reasoning skills tend to be smaller in those from poorer backgrounds<p>Brain scans of children and young adults have revealed that specific brain regions tend to be smaller in those from poorer backgrounds than those …

The Brain

Gogoro's battery-swapping electric scooter launches this summer in Taipei

Gogoro, the Taiwan-based company founded by ex-HTC staffers and funded in part by HTC co-founder Cher Wang, drummed up a lot of buzz at CES this January with its futuristic all-electric Smartscooter — but the company hadn't announced when or where the bike would launch. Now, we know: it'll hit …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Ellen Pao lost her discrimination lawsuit against VC firm Kleiner Perkins.</b> The jury decided that her gender did not cause her to miss out on promotions.<p><b>2. Apple CEO Tim Cook published an op-ed in the Washington Post.</b> He's angry over a law in Indiana that lets businesses turn away customers for …

The HTC One M9 Is Trying Hard To Stand Out In The Android Crowd

Repetition, it’s been said, is a sign of persistence and dedication. It’s also a sign of insanity. That’s where HTC is right now and, while it would be a fine place to be if there was no strong competition in the smartphone market (just ask Samsung), it’s not a great position for a company facing …

US coding site responds to flood of traffic following hacking attack, with reports claiming Chinese search engine Baidu was source<p>More than four days after it started, coding hub GitHub says it is deflecting most of the traffic from anattack that has caused intermittent outages on the site, which …

Cybersecurity