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I Tested 10+ Photoshop Alternatives to See How They Stack Up

To Adobe or not to Adobe. That is the question many photographers are asking with the spate of new image processing programs vying to “kill …

Volkswagen's 'revolutionary' electric concept car could steal the Paris Motor Show

Volkswagen is hyping up the electric concept car it's unveiling at the Paris Motor Show that kicks off October 1.<p>The German automaker said in a brief press release that "the concept car has the potential to make history with its completely new vehicle concept," adding that it's "as revolutionary as …

Electric Vehicles

Unusually warm Arctic winter stuns scientists with record low ice extent for January

Right about now, Arctic sea ice should be building up toward its annual maximum, making most of the region impenetrable to all but the most hardened …

The long-awaited tech correction is here

But in 2015 the talk peaked, as private company valuations grew to the point where Facebook's $1 billion acquisition of 13-person company Instagram in 2012 now looks cheap, and privately held Uber with no published financial returns and massive losses is supposedly worth more than Ford and GM.<p>On …

Venture Capital

The Only Number By Which the 2016 Chevrolet Volt Will Be Measured Is Out

There it is, right on the EPA sticker, arguably the most important metric by which the second-generation Chevrolet Volt will be judged: The EPA-estimated distance that the car can travel on electricity alone per charge. Yes, we know the EPA sticker is a mess of numbers, disclaimers, and scale …

Electric Vehicles

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The 100 most influential edtech leaders

In every industry imaginable, tech has been unleashed to speed up, automate and make processes more efficient.<p>As Marc Andreessen famously stated, …

Education Technology

Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) - Tesla's Q2 Results Are 'Only Limited By Supply'

<b>Tesla Motors Inc</b> (NASDAQ: TSLA) is only days away from reporting its second-quarter results, and every investor is wondering the same thing: will the …

11 Pro Tips for Composing your Photos – with Ian Plant

Photographic composition - we all know the rules, right? And we all know that the first thing you learn is the Rule of Thirds. Well, here's a talk by …

Photography

2016 Chevy Volt rated at 106 MPGe, 53 miles of pure EV range

Following a string of rumors, Chevrolet and the Environmental Protection Agency have released official fuel economy numbers for the second-generation Volt. As was reported earlier today, the new and improved hybrid will cover 53 miles on pure electric power.<p>As Chevy tells it, first-gen Volt owners …

Electric Vehicles

These are the first images of Audi's answer to Tesla's Model X SUV

The two new leaked images of the Q6 concept, sourced from Germany's <i>Auto Motor und Sport</i>, follow a previous image allegedly shown during a Volkswagen Group investor meeting held earlier this year. The vehicle appears to feature a low, hunkered-down body with short overhangs and slit-like lights at …

A new report suggests that Tesla is now the most popular electric car in the US

The company now gives a global sales total every quarter, but that doesn't help in adding accurate U.S. sales for the company to the totals provided by every other volume manufacturer of plug-in electric cars.<p>So journalists can only report that because Tesla refuses to release its sales, comparable …

Satya Nadella explains Microsoft's one big mistake — and resolves not to make it again

"[One] big mistake we made in our past was to think of the PC as the hub for everything for all time to come," Nadella says.<p>That worked for a long time. A decade ago, more than 90 percent of devices connecting the Internet ran Microsoft Windows.<p>But the rise of the smartphone, and the attendant …

Tesla 'Most Popular' U.S. Electric Vehicle In Q1, While Norway Leads Globally, Says IHS

<b>UPDATE</b>: Tesla Motors leads the U.S. electric vehicle market, while Norway is tops globally, according to data released last week by a major market research firm.<p>In a research note (hat-tip to Motor Trend), market researcher IHS issued its quarterly Automotive Plug-in Electric Vehicle Index. The …

Electric Vehicles

This is the big thing about Tesla that people don't understand

Tesla had an interesting week. The company's stock dipped about 8%, after surging steadily over the previous weeks toward its all-time trading high …

3 Simple Steps To Boost Your Memory

Information overload is killing your memory. Here’s how to make it better.<p>If we ever meet and then we meet a second time, and I greet you by saying, “Hey man,” it’s not because I’m an ultra casual kind of guy, it’s because I’ve forgotten your name.<p>But please, don’t feel bad. It’s not because you’re …

Tesla wants to undercut Chevy’s Bolt with an EV you can snag for under $30,000

Chevrolet’s debut of the Bolt EV concept at this year’s Detroit Auto Show led many to state that the proposed vehicle’s 200-mile range and $30,000 …

The ultimate Tesla-killing machine? BMW preparing Model S fighter

A new report finds BMW is in the early stages of developing a fuel-sipping sports sedan aimed squarely at the Tesla Model S.<p>Tentatively called either …

Revealed: The experts Apple hired to build an electric car

In the last few weeks we’ve heard about a poaching war between Apple and Tesla, a couple hires by Apple from the auto industry, and a whole lot of speculation followed by reports that Apple has a team of hundreds working on an electric vehicle. But who exactly is working on the project at Apple?<p>We …

General Motors

10 Payments And Commerce Predictions For 2014

<i>The following guest post is by Henry Helgeson, the CEO and co-founder of</i> <i></i><i>Merchant Warehouse</i><i>, a recognized leader in payment processing technologies.</i><p>2013 was a big year for the mobile commerce space, with major developments from ISIS, Google, Square and PayPal, plus some large-scale deployments at …

This Credit Card Startup Has A Way To Thwart Target-Style Hacking

Look into the future a moment and imagine Christmas shopping 2014. Target offers a great deal on a perfect gift. At the register, you recall that someone stole 40 million credit card numbers from the retailer in late 2013. Then, you as flick your fingerprint across the front of the biometric reader …

Tesla tops Google in March Stock Mania - The Buzz - Investment and Stock Market News

Tesla took the title in its first year competing in March Stock Mania<p>Elon Musk made his mother proud Monday.<p>The tech mogul's electric car company, Tesla Motors (TSLA), narrowly beat out Google (GOOG) in CNNMoney's fourth annual March Stock Mania contest. In the final round, Tesla took home 52% of …

11 Photo Lessons Every Pro Learned the Hard Way

Avoid making an embarrassing or expensive photographic mistake with these top tips from the pros. We spoke to professional photographers in a number …

The Internet of Things: CRM's next big frontier

The Internet of Things: CRM’s next big frontier<p>Technology has made it a lot easier for companies to communicate with their clients and it’s also …

Bitcoin Wins Best Technology Achievement at TechCrunch Awards

Bitcoin has won the TechCrunch Best Technology Achievement award at the 2013 Crunchies.<p>The 7th annual award ceremony was held last night in San …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Luxury

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

DARPA Contest Lets Robots Compete to Save Humanity from Itself

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This weekend, Google-acquired Schaft bested 15 others teams competing in a robotics challenge …

Biking Around London Taking Timelapse Photography

Another shining example of timelapse photography has recently been released, this time from a photographer who spent eight days cycling around London …

Photography