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Cory Doctorow: Information Doesn’t Want To Be Free

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Cory Doctorow is a science-fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger, as well as the co-editor of Boing Boing. The former European director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co-founder of the U.K. Open Rights Group lives in London. This is an excerpt from the chapter</i> …

LG G3 will get Android Lollipop upgrade this coming week

Last year, LG made the flagship Nexus device for Google while Motorola was first out of the gate with the latest Android update for its own phones. This year, the roles have reversed as Moto is responsible for the Nexus 6 and LG has announced itself as the first global smartphone manufacturer to …

The Apple years while Steve Jobs was away

As one of the founders of Apple Computer Inc., Steve Jobs became synonymous with the brand. But his relationship with the company wasn't always so hallowed and harmonious. After internal disputes with Apple's board of directors in 1985, Jobs left the company to pursue other projects, including NeXT …

Astronomers Caught This Amazing Stellar Pulse With The Hubble Telescope

That's exactly what a cosmic phenomenon, called a light echo, does.<p>This Hubble image to the right was taken in February, 2004 and is a consequence of the revealing power of the light echo.<p>This isn't just a pretty image, though. It's one of many that the Hubble has caught that actually teaches us …

Universe

This nifty Japanese umbrella can stand on its own

There are lots of reasons not to like rainy days, but umbrellas have to be near the top of the list. They constantly break and they're awfully unwieldy. Japanese designer Oki Sato is doing his part to improve the humble umbrella, though — his Stay-brella won't fall down when you lean it on the …

Android’s VP of Engineering talks about the luscious Lollipop

Leaves turn colors, friends grow older, and new stores or homes replace old ones. For all intents and purposes, people tend to think of change as something we can see with our eyes, even if it’s just as much that which we can’t. When Google unveiled Android 4.4 last year, more than a few Android …

Android News

William Gibson: I never imagined Facebook

<b>William Gibson (Putnam/Michael O'Shea)</b><p>The brilliant science-fiction novelist who imagined the Web tells Salon how writers missed social media’s rise<p>Michael Schulson<p>November 9, 2014 10:59pm (UTC)<p>Even if you've never heard of William Gibson, you're probably familiar with his work. Arguably the most …

iPhone 6 Lead-Times And Model Mix

I have been tracking Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus lead-times in a number of countries; on Verizon’s, AT&T’s, Sprint’s websites and three of Vodafone’s around the world since Apple and its partners started taking pre-orders on Friday, September 12. I also tracked lead-times for the iPhone 4S, 5, 5c …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …