Jan Kelley

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A 25-Year-Old Coding Genius Was Making $500,000 A Year In College, And He Just Raised $10 Million For A Startup

He launched his first tech startup when he was 12. "I wanted to cheat video games," he laughs. "I did Cheat Neopets, web game cheats. For $25/month you got whatever cheats I found. It did well until Neopets sent me a cease and desist letter."<p>"I was 13. I thought I was screwed," he told us. "I …

Watch the creation of mobile's first gorgeous series in The Art of Infinity Blade

Earlier this week, the Infinity Blade franchise celebrated its fourth anniversary, and the developers at Chair Entertainment created a video that explores the art behind a series that blurs the line between mobile and console graphics.<p>Press play above to watch the featurette, which Chair shared …

Five reasons why markets are heading for a crash

Hold onto your hats. Stock markets look much as they did in 2000 and 2007<p>Many stock markets are close to their all-time highs, the oil price is plummeting, delivering a significant boost to Western and Asian economies, the European Central Bank is getting ready for full-scale sovereign QE – or so …

Stock Markets

Google’s secret NSA alliance: The terrifying deals between Silicon Valley and the security state

<b>Cover detail of "@War" by Shane Harris</b><p>Inside the high-level, complicated deals — and the rise of a virtually unchecked surveillance power<p>Shane Harris<p>November 16, 2014 11:58am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “@WAR: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex”<p>In mid-December 2009, engineers at Google’s …

Apple still world's top brand, as Huawei enters rankings

Apple and Google are the world's most valuable brands, according to fresh rankings from brand evaluation firm Interbrand.<p>The iPhone-maker held its grip on the top spot, having last year nudged Coca-Cola from number one. Google similarly held steady with a second-place ranking. Both firms have an …

List-Worthy

The Snowball App Puts All Your Messages in One Place

Messaging is everything now. But it’s also everywhere on your phone. Snowball wants to grab all those messages and put them in an easy to launch and read stream.<p>Launched today, the Snowball app for Android grabs messages from Twitter, Slack, Snapchat, Facebook, Line, WeChat, Hangouts and SMS. …

When Hacked Celebs Sue Apple, Guess Who Cashes In?

The hacking and posting of nude photographs of celebrities provoked discussion about protections from invasions of privacy. The victims included Kate Upton, Jennifer Lawrence, Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Krysten Ritter, Yvonne Strahovski, and Teresa …

Samsung will give you $200 if you trade your old phone for the Note 4, even if it’s worth less

Earlier today we learned the Note 4 will go up for pre-order in the UK and US starting tomorrow. For those that are planning to upgrade from an older handset, Samsung has now announced its “guaranteed $200 total trade-in” promotion.<p>In short, if you pre-order the Note 4 between tomorrow and 10/16 …

Alibaba raises price range of massive IPO due to demand

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba, which is poised to make US stock market history with its initial public offering, boosted the price of its shares Monday.<p>The company filed an amended F-1 filing with a new price range of $66 to $68 a share.<p>The decision was based on the "overwhelming" investor …

eCommerce

The Moto 360 is finally here and you can buy it today for $250

After so many months of waiting, Motorola finally took the final wraps off the Moto 360 smartwatch.<p>While we knew most of the details before Motorola made them official, it’s good to have the final confirmation, as well as to know that you can finally put down $250 to buy the device.<p>On the official …

Motorola Hint isn't just a bluetooth headset, it's a smart voice-powered device

Late last night, Motorola unveiled the new Moto X, the new Moto G and fully announced its plans for the Moto 360. That’s not all, they also took the wraps off a little bluetooth headset, called the Hint.<p>While there seems to be a bit of stigma associated with bluetooth headsets, Motorola is hoping …

Watch Samsung Unveil The Latest Galaxy Note And More Right Here

Samsung is widely expected to unveil the next Galaxy Note today and the event is being streamed live for your enjoyment. The festivities start at 9:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time and can be watched above.<p>Of course we’ll be there too, serving up breaking news and hands-on reports — that is, if the new …

Hoping to one-up AT&T, T-Mobile's $100 family plan offers 10GB data

Ever since the debut of its uncarrier initiative, T-Mobile has become known for its aggressive stance against its competition and for putting out industry-changing prices, features and special offers. While the carrier already offered a pretty decent family plan for its customers, the uncarrier is …

Galaxy S5 video capabilities showcased in impressive short film

Samsung wants to convince you that you too can shot great video on your smartphone, especially if said smartphone happens to be a Galaxy S5.<p>A new short film titled “Sunrise to Sunset” is showcasing the Galaxy S5’s video shooting capabilities, including HDR and Full HD video, and we have to say …

see LG’s rollable and transparent displays in action

Earlier this month LG unveiled the first in a new generation of large-format flexible and transparent displays that could one day turn gadgets we now see in sci-fi movies into reality.<p>We only got to see the new panels in still shots at the time, but now we can get a better look at the new tech from …

Samsung Galaxy 11 team begins its final match, aliens vs humans

In November of last year Samsung kicked off a new football (soccer) themed advertising campaign, dubbed the Galaxy 11 Campaign. The story started with a video about an alien invasion and the recruiting of famous football (soccer) players from all around the globe. More recently a video also …

New Galaxy S5 video continues "the next big thing is here" theme

Samsung has uploaded a new video to YouTube highlighting the features of the Galaxy S5, while taking a gentle poke at the iPhone. The Samsung Galaxy S5 was announced back in February and became available this month. Following its “the next big thing is here” theme, the new S5 video highlights the …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Free movie rental from M-GO: Available for iOS, Android, & Roku (~$5 value)

M-GO is giving out free movie rentals to new customers who create an account at this special promo page. This on-demand streaming service does not require a subscription and works on iOS, Android and even the new $50 Roku streaming stick. M-GO has several high profile new releases like 12 Years a …

Samsung, Amazon launch Kindle for Samsung, give one free ebook every month

Samsung and Amazon have announced a new collaboration which will see Amazon release a special version of its Kindle app for Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets. The special version of the Kindle app will give Samsung users access to Amazon’s repository of ebooks, newspapers and magazines. To …