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Can a build-your-own-phone save Motorola's bacon?

Don't look now, but we're finally going to see what Motorola does in the post-acquisition era. Nearly two years since Google signaled its intent to buy Motorola Mobility, we find ourselves on the virtual eve of a major announcement.<p>Ever since Google acquired Motorola, the mobile company has slowly …

Gigaom | What digital media will look like in 2017 – highlights from PwC’s report

Advertisement<p>Anyone with a smartphone — or just a pulse — is aware that broadband access and second screen devices are changing how we consume …

The 11 Most Fascinating Charts From Mary Meeker's Epic Slideshow of Internet Trends

Facebook is the only major social network in decline. Saudis share more online than anyone. You check your phone 150 times a day. And more.<p>Every year, Mary Meeker and the team from KPCB unleash upon the world the mother of all slideshows, which aims to sum up The State of the Internet. This year's …

Why The Data Problem Is A Good Thing For The Open Cloud Movement

Piston Cloud Co-Founder Joshua McKenty says the OpenStack customer ecosystem has four emerging market segments. On one side are the customers who hire consultants to build them a cloud. On the other side are the IBM customers who will always be IBM customers.<p>And in the middle are two classes of …

Average American Spends an Hour a Day of Quality Time With Their Smartphone

There’s no question that we spend a lot of time staring at our phones, but just how much?Well, on average, it’s about an hour, according to a new …

Android Phones

Gigaom | Netflix wants to spend up to 15 percent of its content cash on originals

Advertisement<p>Netflix (s NFLX) wants to spend up to 15 percent of its entire licensing budget on the production of original content within the next …

Google Glass Drops Facial Recognition (For Now)

Google is ducking, for now, some of the most profound questions about privacy and Google Glass with its decision not to include facial recognition in the device. “As Google has said for several years,” Project Glass said in a Google+ post, ”we won’t add facial recognition features to our products …

Acer all-in-one will run Android

<b>Update: This article was originally posted on May 30 at 1:31 PM PDT.</b><p><i>Updated on May 31 at 1:35 p.m. PDT: corrects processor. Though the system as listed on reseller sites was confirmed with Acer on Thursday, those specs are incorrect. Resellers are incorrectly showing the AIO with an Intel 4430</i> …

Microsoft Ponders Major Restructuring, Amid Renewed Wall Street Focus on Stock

According to sources close to the situation, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is working on what is likely to turn into a significant restructuring of the …

Wall Street

Asus unveils VivoMouse, 'world's first' mouse and touchpad combination for Windows 8

Asus is launching its latest PC peripheral today: VivoMouse. The name makes it sound like an ordinary wireless mouse, but this particular device features a desktop touchpad with multi-touch support. It closely resembles the look of Motorola's Aura handset, with a metallic body and curved shapes. …

Asus announces 6-inch 1080p FonePad Note

Today at Computex 2013 in Taiwan, Asus's Jonney Shih is announcing a new 6-inch 1080p device called the FonePad Note. The device has an IPS+ display and runs Android 4, says the CEO, though it isn't clear whether it's the latest build. The new FonePad looks very similar to the 7-inch device we saw …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8- and 10.1-inch versions to launch worldwide early June

In addition to the Galaxy Tab 3 with a 7-inch display we've known about for a while, Samsung's announced the slate will come in 8- and 10.1-inch varieties, too -- something rumors and FCC filings have long suggested. The 8-inch model has a TFT display sporting a 1,280 x 800 (WXGA) resolution (189 …

Apple CEO Tim Cook: “The E-Book Case to Me Is Bizarre”

Apple today squares off against the U.S. Department of Justice in a Manhattan courtroom, defending itself against charges that it was the …

eBooks

Chrome starts staking out mobile-browsing turf

The Android version of Chrome has begun carving a niche for itself in the mobile browsing market.<p>In May, usage of the mobile version of Google's browser on smartphones and tablets accounted for an all-time high of 3.2 percent, according to Net Applications' usage statistics. That figure may not …

Video To Dominate Mobile Data Traffic In Four Years, Says Ericsson

If you thought smartphones were ubiquitous now — and in certain places they pretty much are — prepare for a whole lot more people to be coming online on their phones in the next five years. Network kit maker Ericsson has published its latest mobility report, based on traffic measurements of live …

How to Communicate Your Needs in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

As we’ve discussed before, many men these days have trouble being assertive. One of the things these “Nice Guys” struggle with is communicating their …

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How to Wrap Your Extension Cord Like a Contractor and Eliminate Knots | The Art of Manliness

Do your extension cords look like this when you’re unraveling them, no matter how nicely they were wrapped up?<p>Today I’m going to show you a tip that …

The secret to a higher salary might be to ask for nothing, but it only seems to work for men

I read Brooke Allen’s provocative advice for job seekers (“The secret to a higher salary is to ask for nothing at all”) with relish. Who doesn’t love a good counter-intuitive argument? And I’m a big fan of negotiation tips that cultivate mutual empathy and win-win outcomes. So why was I left with a …

Employment

How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

Since starting The Art of Manliness nearly five years ago, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned …

Recipe for Men - Logical Skincare - Ape to Gentleman

There’s something instantly interesting about a brand formed out of necessity, and Recipe for Men is one of them. Harsh Scandinavian winters were the …

Skin Care

Composer Carter Burwell Departs 'Thor: The Dark World' – /Film

<i>Briefly</i>: As rumored in Monday’s edition of Superhero Bits, composer <b>Carter Burwell</b> has officially left the next Marvel movie, <b>Thor: The Dark World</b>. …

Thor

Wonder Woman's Big 1984 Reveal Is Here, Thanks To Gal Gadot

Movies<p>The latest movie news, casting updates and rumors, trailer sneak peeks, and expert reviews on MTV.<p>Movies<p>Rami Malek stars as the legendary Queen …

‘The Avengers 2′: Joss Whedon Has A Lot to Say About Thanos — Er, the Villain

All the focus on 'The Avengers 2' has recently fallen on one of the film's new additions, Quicksilver, as Fox has unexpectedly cast their own version …

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Wedding Photograph Features a Hungry T-Rex Chasing the Bridal Party

Here’s a fun wedding photo idea we’ve never seen before: dinosaur photobombing. Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based wedding photographer Quinn Miller …

5 Realistic Reasons Why Women Cheat

A helpful guide from dating expert Renee Lee for every woman—and man—on why ladies go rogue. Does this apply to you?<p>As far as stereotypes go, a wandering eye and the urge to jump into bed with multiple partners seems to be built into a man's DNA, but when it comes to cheating, the sexes are created …

4 'Superpowers' Everyone Thinks They Secretly Have

When I was 13, I once spent an entire afternoon staring at clouds and trying to force them to rain because Mrs. Wheeler was wearing a thin white …

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Save Money and Shop Smart: Know the Style Pyramid | The Art of Manliness

Let’s just be honest: style, for men, is a hard thing to grasp. It’s especially hard when buying new clothes. We always forget our sizes, we don’t …