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How YouTube Became The Most Popular Video Site In The World

YouTube is far and away the most popular video sharing site in the world. People watch over 6 billion hours of YouTube videos per month.<p>So, how did YouTube become THE place to go to watch videos online?<p>Find out everything you could possibly want to know about YouTube below:<p><i>Produced by William Wei</i>

Parsing Prism denials: How could everyone possibly be telling the truth?

<b>UPDATE, Saturday June 8, 2pm Pacific time:</b> <i>Since this report was originally published Friday afternoon, new developments have added texture to the Prism saga. We have updated the story below with links to relevant material. Bottom line: The world still doesn't know exactly how Prism works, if the</i> …

Nate Robinson would consider joining Knicks again, agent says

After a breakout season in Chicago, Nate Robinson could be open to a reunion with the Knicks.<p>After gaining some national attention as a result of his play during this year's postseason, soon-to-be unrestricted free agent Nate Robinson could be ready to leave the Chicago Bulls. The agent of the …

How Samsung Got Big

The cellphones were stacked up high in the Gumi factory yard and more were coming out every minute. Phones, TVs, fax machines, and other gear shattered as it hit the concrete and Samsung CEO Kun-hee Lee and his board cracked the screens and cases with heavy hammers. Then they lit a bonfire and …

Google bans face recognition apps for Glass

Google announced via a post on the Project Glass Google+ account last night that it would not be approving any face recognition apps for Glass, at least not immediately.<p>There goes my great plan to use Glass to help me remember people I’m supposed to know.<p>Privacy has been a significant issue for …

Is It Officially Time for Miami Heat to Slam Panic Button vs. Indiana Pacers?

This is not the time for the Miami Heat to panic.<p>They've been here before, their momentum waning and the outside world waiting—some hoping—for them to fail.<p>Miami was here just last season with the Indiana Pacers. It wasn't the Eastern Conference finals, but the Heat found themselves down 2-1 in the …

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iPhone 5S to Feature New ‘Super Retina’ Display and Subtle Redesign? Probably Not…

- May 29, 2013<p>We’ve heard a lot of crazy rumors about Apple’s upcoming next-gen iPhone, many of which we have chosen not to write about due to lack …

Google Play Still Missing Top App Titles From iOS, Many Of Which Are Games

Many of today’s tech companies and startups are still building their apps for iOS first, despite Android’s growing market share. The problem stems from a lack of in-house talent, fewer Android-owning beta testers, technical hurdles, fragmentation issues, potential for revenue and more. And yet, …

Twitter is about to change the news media – again

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the recent job posting for a news chief at Twitter – someone who would coordinate Twitter's relationships with the …

Dark Sky update delivers expanded hyperlocal forecasts, open source weather tips, UK support

Dark Sky for iOS received a nice update today introducing new features including support for our friends in the UK as well as the ability to submit your own personal weather report. The update adds simple weather condition descriptions in addition to the hyperlocal and insanely accurate …

Harry Winston Opus XIII Can Perform A Magic Show for You

<b>Harry Winston Opus XIII watch</b> challenges the conventional rules of watchmaking, Opus Thirteen is the proof. It features 59 pivoting minutes hands and …

Here’s Your New Xbox One: Microsoft’s All-In-One Home Entertainment System

Microsoft has revealed its new Xbox, the successor to the Xbox 360. It’s a next-generation console, with plenty of power under the hood, but it’s also clearly about consolidating your digital entertainment and operate as much more of a lifestyle device.<p>“Where all of your entertainment comes alive …

LG Announces The White Nexus 4, Quashes All Rumors That The Company Is Working On The Nexus 5

We've been seeing images of a white version of the Nexus 4 for several months now (including some recently-leaked press shots), but LG just …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini to debut at June 20 event -- WSJ

Samsung could take the wraps off the Galaxy S4 Mini at a launch event scheduled for Thursday, June 20.<p>Citing "a person with knowledge of the matter," The Wall Street Journal said today that the S4 Mini will likely be one of several new products taking the stage at next month's event in London. …

Samsung Galaxy

iPhone 5S Display Rumored to Carry Twice as Many Pixels as iPhone 5

Chinese site <i>WeiPhone.com</i> reports [Google translation, via <i>Unwired View</i>] that Apple will make a significant change to the display of the iPhone 5S, doubling the number of pixels to roughly 1.5 million. The device will reportedly also see a narrower bezel, although it is unclear exactly how that would …

Samsung official reportedly confirms Note III in the works, muses on potential camera upgrades

Given the success of the original Galaxy Note and its sequel, there's little doubt a third installment of the super-sized handset line is on Samsung's to-launch list. Korean site <i>ETNews</i> claims to have heard the first legitimate confirmation of the Note III's existence, however, citing a Samsung …

Google Glass: facial recognition coming soon

The controversial Google Glass computer could soon recognise who you are talking to thanks to a new ‘hack’.<p>The new software from Lambda Labs, who are based in San Francisco, raises the prospect of never forgetting a face again, and also of internet recommendations for who Google Glass wearers …

Google Glass

Samsung dominates China's smartphone market in Q1

Samsung has succeeded in maintaining its edge on China's smartphone market for the fifth straight quarter in a row. It has also broke its own record by selling more than 10 million smartphones in a single quarter.<p>The Korean phone maker sold 12.5 million smartphones in China during the first quarter …

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Google said to deploy Wi-Fi blimps in Africa and Asia

How can the Internet be brought to areas that have no infrastructure for high-speed wireless? Beam the Wi-Fi networks down from flying objects, of course.<p>Google is reportedly working on creating wireless networks for more remote parts of the world, such as countries in sub-Saharan Africa and …

Wall Street

Britain: EU ends embargo on Syrian opposition

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Foreign Secretary William Hague says the European Union has decided to lift the arms embargo on the Syrian opposition while maintaining all other sanctions against Bashar Assad's regime after June 1.<p>Hague said after the meeting Monday that the decision "sends a very strong …