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Build Your Own Cloud! Hard Drives Get a Second Life

Getting the convenience of the cloud with the value of external hard drives<p>My life has become a series of low-storage warnings.<p>My laptop scolds me that it’s out of free space; my smartphone refuses to let me take another photo. It’s 2015, and where are all the darn terabytes I was promised?<p>Right at …

Second Life

Piltdown Man, Beringer’s lying stones, dinosaurs… are they all hoaxes?

Palaeontologists of the past have fallen for some barely believable fakes. So what to think about ultra-sceptics who still question the existence of dinosaurs?<p>The history of palaeontology is littered with examples of famous frauds and fakes, often with eminent researchers in the field being …

Paleontology

A Car From Apple: The Whole Enchilada

What are Apple's vehicle aspirations? Some say it’s a car. But there’s also informed speculation that points to a software endeavor only.<p>Of course, we won’t get a final answer until Apple decides what it ultimately wants to do — which could be years.<p>But one thing is certain. Apple is a $700 billion …

Goldman Sachs

Cease-Fire Takes Hold In Ukraine — After Last Minute Jockeying For Territory

Kiev accused rebels of trying to seize as much territory as possible before both sides are due to halt fighting.<p>DONETSK, Ukraine — The near-constant barrage of artillery fire that has plagued this eastern rebel stronghold for months fell almost silent early Sunday morning after both sides issued …

Russia

MacBook falls 1,000 feet from airplane, survives the landing

A MacBook Air takes its name too literally when it accidentally launches from an airplane in flight, dives all the way to ground and emerges functioning, though a little roughed up.<p>Here's a story about a tech miracle that involves flying and an Air in the air. Reddit user av80r, also known as Carl, …

MacBook Air

Facebook now lets you designate a contact to manage your account when you’ve died

If you’ve wondered what will happen to your digital presence after your die, Facebook now has answers. The social network will soon allow you to nominate someone to manage your profile when you’re gone.<p>Your Legacy Contact will be able to add a pinned post with a final message or notification about …

Social Media

Here’s Why Your Windows Phone Might Not Be Able To Run Windows 10 — Yet

Windows 10 is out for Windows Phone devices. That’s wrong. Windows 10 is out in preview for Windows Phone devices. Wait, that’s wrong, too. One more try. Windows 10 is out in preview for a subset of Windows Phone devices that currently run Windows 8.1. There we go.<p>If you have a Lumia 630, 635, 636, …

Darkroom is like having the best of Adobe Lightroom on your iPhone

App Store

Rockbot’s Jukebox App Can Automatically Add Songs When You Walk Into The Room

When you walk into a bar, restaurant, or other venue with Rockbot, the virtual jukebox can now add one of your favorite songs to the playlist without any effort on your part.<p>Backed by Universal Music Group, Google Ventures, and others, Rockbot actually got its start at San Francisco’s Bar Basic, …

'Cross the street, then update Facebook,' says new road sign

Technically Incorrect: The picturesque city of Hayward, California, decides it must have road signs that reflect our modern world.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Officialese is a language that has often been fishy and rarely been easy.<p>I …

Internet

Apple just fired a shot at Google Apps and Microsoft Office

Apple has opened up a public beta that allows anyone, PC or Mac, to use the cloud version of its office productivity suite, iWork, free via a browser.<p>You'll need an Apple ID, and Apple is now allowing anyone to create one — no Apple device needed. Just point your browser to beta.icloud.com.<p>IWork …

These Tech CEOs Skipped Obama's Big Cyber Summit

There were some notable tech CEOs missing at President Barack Obama's big cybersecurity summit on Friday.<p>Google CEO Larry Page, Yahoo's CEO Marissa Mayer and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg were all absent from the White House cybersecurity and consumer protection event. While these company leaders …

CEOs

Without naming names, Apple CEO Tim Cook jabs firms selling user data

Why did the CEOs of Google, Facebook and Yahoo decline invitations to attend President Obama's speech at Stanford's cybersecurity conference? Only they know for sure.<p>But they did avoid the embarrassment of sitting in the audience while<p>AppleCEOTim Cookobliquely lambasted the kind of companies they …

Selling

At cyber summit, Obama nearly alone | DW | 14.02.2015

A deep distrust marked the setting of Obama's visit to the cybersecurity summit this week. Since the Edward Snowden leaks, "many players within …

Nintendo is making a Mii app for smartphones

But mobile games are still off the table<p>Nintendo has been infamously reticent when it comes to embracing mobile devices, but the company is slowly changing its tune — and soon there will be an app to prove it. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata recently revealed that Nintendo is working on an app that …

Apple's new premium music service reportedly launching by this summer

According to <i>Billboard</i>, Apple's upcoming streaming service – the next evolution of Beats Music – could see a "possible" launch sometime in the spring, but is "certain" to reach consumers by summer. <i>9to5Mac</i> reported on the revamped Beats-based service last week, putting forward iOS 8.4 as the update …

¿Qué? Siri destroys Cortana and Google Now on language accuracy

Google Now

Mobile Unicorns Multiply To Hit A Quarter Of A Trillion Dollars

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tim Merel is Managing Director of</i> <i>Digi-Capital, which</i> <i>advises mobile internet, games and digital companies in the U.S., China, Japan, South Korea and Europe.</i><p>Back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth (in late 2013), there were 38 tech unicorns worth over $130 billion. Mobile Internet has …

Friends in death! It's so sad :(

The Blockheads on the App Store

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