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How Starbucks, Apple, General Motors and AT&T Are Preparing The World For Wireless Energy

If you visited a Starbucks in Boston or Silicon Valley during the last year or so, you may have noticed black circles embedded in the coffee bars and tables. You may have even glimpsed an early adopter with a special cellphone case charging an iPhone or a Samsung Galaxy simply by resting it on a …

Unearthed 1992 MTV News Nirvana Footage Features Kurt Cobain's Mom's Doubts About Fame, Plus Teenage Phil Elverum (Microphones/Mt. Eerie)

Back on September 11, 1992, Nirvana was deep in the aftermath of the one-year-old <i>Nevermind</i>. When they headed back to their native Seattle for a homecoming gig, MTV News showed up to interview some ecstatic fans, as well as members of Kurt Cobain's family. As Stereogum points out (via Noisey/Washed …

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Hackers Remotely Locking Some Macs and iOS Devices in Australia for Ransom

A number of iOS and Mac users in Australia are reporting a growing issue on Apple's support forums (via <i>The Age</i>) in which hackers are locking iPhones, iPads and Macs remotely through iCloud. Compromised devices are also displaying warning messages offering unlocks for money.<p>A hacker's message on a …

If You Need Any Convincing That Solar Roadways Are The Future, This Video Will Help

The brilliant minds behind Solar Roadways published a video detailing their world-changing project earlier this month, but its language didn't really …

Clean Energy

Chili Peppers Surprise Will Ferrell, Chad Smith Drum-Off on 'Fallon'

Band performs cowbell classic "(Don't Fear) the Reaper" for first late-night performance in eight years<p>Last week, Will Ferrell told <i>Rolling Stone</i> that …

Slight lets you chat with strangers, but also snoop on others' conversations

Slight is the latest in a long line of anonymous chat apps to launch in the last year. Like Firechat, Slight lets you talk anonymously with people nearby, and like Yik Yak or Yobongo, you can post bulletins and shout-outs so people can read them. But Slight is different, because it doesn't care how …

U.S. Soccer Names Lupe Fiasco Music Director and Futura Art Director for MNT’s World Cup Campaign

CHICAGO (May 20, 2014) – U.S. Soccer has named Grammy Award-winning recording artist Lupe Fiasco as the Music Director for the Men’s National Team …

The classic iPhone ringtone gets a sweet remix

There have been a lot of remixes of the iconic iPhone ringtone over the years, and this one may be the best. The guitar solo at the end is an unexpected twist.<p>The remixer goes by the name MetroGnome, and his YouTube account features countless remixes of popular songs. He’s got some original stuff …

GC Discontinues Relationship with Behringer

Upfront<p>Details<p>Written by Christian Wissmuller<p>On May 16, 2014, Guitar Center gave direct notice to Behringer (of parent company, MUSIC Group) that …

Facebook Can Now Listen To Everything You Listen To

Facebook has unveiled a new feature that lets people share what they're watching or listening to without having to type or speak a single word.<p>On Wednesday, May 21, the site announced a new opt-in audio recognition system that will be incorporated into its mobile app in the coming weeks. The …

EBay's Massive Security Breach: What It Means for You

eBay is the latest victim of a cyberattack — and if you are one of the 145 million users with an active account, or even one of the many millions …

Google argues it, not the person in the driver’s seat, should receive any tickets for its self-driving cars

Google argues that should any of its self-driving cars get a ticket for a traffic violation, that ticket should go to the company and not to the person in the driver’s seat, reports <i>The Atlantic</i>.<p>“Right now the California Vehicle Code reads that the person seated in the driver’s seat is responsible …

Gol! McDonald's World Cup app turns boxes of fries into field of dreams

McDonald's new Gol! app uses augmented reality to transform boxes of fries into a pixelated pitch so you can pretend you're playing in the World Cup.<p>Eating fries and playing soccer (that's football, my European friends) are very difficult to do at the same time. But with McDonald's new fry boxes …

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Xbox One's June update adds your friends' real names and external drive support

Here are some hard facts: regardless of how proud you are of that Xbox Live handle combining your love for <i>Halo</i>, the Deftones and <i>Arrested Development</i> without subbing in numbers for letters, it's probably hard for online pals to tell you apart from xXC0rtanaSl4ve69Xx. With the June Xbox One update, …

8 Super-Tasty Meatless Burgers for Memorial Day

Mushrooms, grains and lentils are just a few ingredients that can serve as the base for a great meatless burger patty. Here, eight excellent veggie …

Google overtakes Apple as world's most valuable brand

Google has usurped Apple as the most valuable brand in the world after three years at the top, according to a new survey<p><b>Google</b> has been named ahead of <b>Apple</b> as the world's most valuable brand, according to a new survey.<p>Apple's brand value fell by 20pc in the past year to just under $148bn (£88bn), …

Want to book your favorite band? Here’s how much it’ll cost

“I wonder how much it’d cost to book ____ for my birthday/wedding/Super Bowl party/music festival/funeral?” It’s a question that’s surely floated in …