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Motofinder app review: your one-stop app for anything related to Motocross

Introduction<p>With so many different sports being practiced around the world, you can imagine that the biggest fans will always need an app, no matter …

The Bitcoin Word Game

Words are very important. Even more so with bitcoin, competing constituencies craft specific words and phrases to evoke a predetermined image or …

Nike Denies FuelBand Shutdown, but Layoffs Could Reveal New Cracks in Wearables Market

Nike says it will continue to sell the FuelBand SE, but the future of their sports devices unit remains unclear.<p>Nike confirmed a “small number” of layoffs in its digital sports division, but attempted to tamp down a CNET report late Friday that said the company was shuttering the hardware side of …

Smart watches and glasses: More 'tech' than 'wearable'?

In the recent months we have seen an influx of wearable technologies, with various manufacturers scrambling to get their devices out into the market. These include smart watches, smart glasses, health bands, and all sorts of devices meant to be worn as part of our clothing or apparel.<p>Wearable …

Tresorit Launches Its End-to-End Encrypted File-Sharing Service

Tresorit today officially launched its end-to-end encrypted cloud storage service after emerging from its stealth beta. The startup employs multiple layers of security that make its data extremely difficult to compromise.<p>One key advantage to Tresorit is that it doesn’t have a master key to your …

Samsung's Milk Music will soon cost $4 per month to listen ad-free

You know what they say about all good things in life. Samsung has been offering an ad-free version of its Milk Music service for no charge since launch, but the company has posted a new infographic revealing that Americans will soon have to pay $4 per month for a Premium tier to escape marketers. …

LinkedIn Hits 300 Million Users

LinkedIn announced this morning that the company now has 300 million registered users worldwide, over half of which come from outside the U.S. Stateside, the site has 100 million members, its says. LinkedIn revealed these and other figures via a company blog post, in addition to laying out its …

Preact raises $4.6M, launches ‘customer success’ service

Preact really wants you to be successful.<p>The San Francisco cloud-based software startup raised $4.6 million today in an Series A round that Trinity Ventures led. In tandem with the hefty windfall of venture cash, the company also released it’s new software platform that it said uses “leading-edge …

Samsung running out of time against Apple in court

With a little more than a week to go in the month-long patent trial between Apple and Samsung, time is running out quickly. Both sides get 25 hours each to call up, and cross-examine one another's witnesses — and Samsung's running low. By the end of the day the company had a little under four hours …

Counterforce Protests Tech Using Tech

This embed is invalid<p>Rising income inequality is quickly becoming the most prevalent issue of our century, “the defining challenge of our time,” according to President Obama. Nowhere is this more acute than in San Francisco, where rents growing at 3 times the national average are squeezing out the …

LinkedIn passes 300M users, says mobile is key to goal of 3.3B

LinkedIn's user base has risen to more than 300 million people across more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, the company said Friday, with 23 million of those members signing on since the beginning of the year.<p>Mountain View, Calif.-based LinkedIn now retains more than 100 million …

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This Solar-Powered Plane Can Now Fly Around The World With No Fuel

Fueled by thin solar panels that cover its 236-foot-long wings, the Solar Impulse 2 will soon make its daring round-the-world journey that no one initially thought possible.<p>Next year, the Solar Impulse 2–a newly-unveiled update to the world’s first solar-powered airplane–will attempt to fly all the …

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