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Sony has created a new US-based company for its PlayStation business

The new business, Sony Interactive Entertainment, will be based in California and will be run by Andrew House, a long-time Sony executive who who helped launch the PlayStation.<p>The new business will establish offices in Toyko and London later on in 2016.<p>"By integrating the strengths of PlayStation's …

Sony Interactive Entertainment

This is what the internet looked like in 1996, back when it only had 10 million users

Twenty-one years ago, in 1995, the internet only had 10 million active users. Only 35 million people used email.<p>To most Americans, the internet was a strange thing they'd been hearing more about in media and in movies like Sandra Bullock's 1995 thriller "The Net."<p>In February 1996, Morgan Stanley …

Morgan Stanley

A Blood Supermoon Rises Around the World: Pictures

United Kingdom

Apple Sells 13 Million iPhones In Opening Weekend, Or 3,000 iPhones Per Minute

Apple just announced that it has sold 13 million iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus devices over its first weekend. It’s a new record for the company as it sold 10 million units last year, and 9 million units in 2013.<p>Compared to last year, Apple released the iPhone 6s in 6s Plus in China on day one. It …

Tesla 'totally cool' with other carmakers using Supercharger network

Even if you can't afford to buy a Tesla, you soon might be able to charge like one.<p>Automakers are generally pretty protective of their technology, …

Daily Inspiration #2131

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Most Stylish Men of the 1960s

Back in the Sixties, stylish men were polarised into two camps: those who stuck to the status quo in slick suiting and those who went rogue, grew …

This is the first close-up photo of Pluto ever taken. Planetary scientist Alan Stern has been working to get this photo since 1989, and he's thrilled by what they're learning from it. Tiny Pluto is far more complex than anyone expected -- and he says it's definitely a planet. "It may be among the most complicated planets in the solar system," he told us in an interview. "We're showing the world this beautiful planet." Read more at go.ted.com/plutoplanet Photo courtesy of @NASA #Pluto #plutoisaplanet #plutoflyby

Warren Buffett $2.8 Billion Donation Gets Supersized -- By Taxpayers

Uber-billionaire Warren Buffett has just donated more than $2.8 <i>billion</i> to charity. How one arrives at this figure involves some math, and also tax considerations. He made the donation by transfering 20.64 million Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares. The announcement was made on the company’s website. …

Finance

An Apple construction worker told us the new spaceship HQ may change building standards in the US

Construction is well underway on Apple Campus 2, Apple's planned new Cupertino headquarters. No expense is being spared on the futuristic building, nicknamed the "spaceship" and costing an estimated $5 billion. Due to be completed at the end of 2016, it will accommodate 12,000 employees and …

Employment

Daily Inspiration #2107

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Digital Art

2014'te Yenilenebilir Enerjinin Katkısı Arttı

Greenpeace’in duyurduğu Yenilenebilir Enerji Ağı Raporu’na göre, 2014’te yenilenebilir enerji kurulumu açısından bir rekor yaşadı. Yenilenebilir …

Millionaires to control nearly half the world's wealth soon

Nearly half of the planet's wealth will be in the hands of millionaires by the end of this decade, according to a new study.<p>Millionaires worldwide held 41% of the world's private wealth in 2014, up slightly from the year before, according to the Global Wealth 2015 report from Boston Consulting …

How can social entrepreneurs embrace continuous innovation?

We live in a lean era. In today’s economy, virtually every type of organization succeeds or fails in proportion to the speed at which it can learn …

Why Does Time Exist?

<i>Part 5 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Shifting Time<p><b>About Sean Carroll's TED Talk</b><p>Cosmologist Sean Carroll tackles a deceptively simple question: Why does time exist at all? The potential answers point to a surprising view of the nature of the universe, and our place in it.<p><b>About Sean Carroll</b><p>Sean …

Farmville's creator on how to make addictive games

Not every Facebook user has played <i>Farmville</i>, but every Facebook user definitely knows about it. To non-players, the fervour with which their Facebook …