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AT&T closes its acquisition of Leap Wireless after getting FCC approval

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: AT&T<p>Leap Wireless is no more, though it’s Cricket brand will live on. AT&T(s t) on Thursday gained the Federal …

Google Launches App Store for Docs and Sheets

Google is rolling out an online marketplace for third-party apps on Google Drive, the company announced Thursday.<p>The apps, which Google is calling …

SXSW 2014 review: Tracking down 'El Chapo' with The Legend of Shorty

The 21st century’s Public Enemy Number One was finally arrested two weeks ago. Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman headed up the biggest cartel in history, an operation responsible for trafficking an estimated 25% of the illegal drugs that enter the US. He earned a reported $1bn in the process, prompting …

Phil Jackson serious about Knicks' front-office offer if 'setup is right'

Phil Jackson is seriously considering the Knicks' front-office offer and is leaning toward taking the job if the structure is right, a person briefed …

Basketball

Robots becoming omnipresent, Google's Schmidt says

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said his company is experimenting with automation in ways that will "replace a lot of the repetitive behavior in our lives."<p>"We're experimenting with what automation will lead to," Schmidt said recently at a conference in Santa Monica. "Robots will become omnipresent in …

Oscar Mayer Wants to Make Your iPhone Smell like Bacon

Finally, a scent-emitting device that attaches to your iPhone and wakes you up to the smell of bacon.<p>Unfortunately, it’s not <i>quite</i> that simple. For …

Mozilla works to squeeze more life out of JPEG

The Firefox developer releases a tool called mozjpeg that cuts image file sizes by about 10 percent through judicious optimization. The goal: a faster Web.<p>JPEG, the decades-old image format, shows no signs of disappearing. That's why Mozilla announced a project Wednesday to try to shave another 10 …

Software

Apple TV Updated with Revamped Channel for Upcoming iTunes Festival at SXSW 2014

In preparation for this week's iTunes Festival at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2014, Apple has expanded its Apple TV lineup to include a revamped iTunes Festival channel that allows users to live stream the concert's shows as well as view lineups and artist information.<p>The channel showcases artists …

Font Generator

YourFonts.com is an online font generator that allows you to create your own OpenType fonts within a couple of minutes. Go make your own handwriting …

Typography

1,341-horsepower Koenigsegg One:1 debuts at 2014 Geneva auto show

Attention One-Percenters, your latest ultra-exotic, limited-edition hypercar is finally here, revealed in full today at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. …

Report: Maserati Alfieri sports car delayed

The Maserati Alfieri concept wowed audiences at its 2014 Geneva auto show debut, helping the Italian brand celebrate its 100th anniversary in …

Maserati

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Pharrell Williams: G I R L

2013 was the year of Pharrell. Sure, he's been lacing the pop charts for more than a decade, composing beats and singing hooks for everyone from …

Music

Rick Ross: Mastermind

Miami boastmaster Rick Ross got to where he is by playing a hustler, a don, a master of outsize fantasies of golden-toilet luxury. But the seemingly …

Rap & Hip-Hop

New Concepts Imagine the iWatch as a Lifestyle Device, Traditional Timepiece

While earlier iWatch concepts were inspired by the wearable's health-tracking features, a new set of renderings from Argentine design student Tomas Moyano imagines the iWatch as a device that'll produce "a further and deeper interaction between human beings and technology."<p>Moyano pictures a …

The Oculus Rift Will Battle PS4 And Xbox One At E3

Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo….Oculus? It’s no surprise that Oculus VR has just announced they’ll be bringing the Oculus Rift to E3, as they’ve had a presence at many, many gaming events to date, and E3 will be a can’t-miss for them.<p>But now, the situation is different. The Oculus Rift is no longer just …

Pebble Opens Its Appstore For Android And Unveils Some Cool New Apps

Weeks after Pebble gave iPhone users access to its smartwatch app store, the company has finally opened it up to Android users as well. At the announcement, Pebble also revealed a new set of app partners, one of whom now offers an intriguing new use for the smartwatch: the ability to control smart …