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In risky new tack, Microsoft stacks Surface against iPad

Microsoft is taking a chance by comparing Surface RT with the iPad. The comparisons -- even those listed by Microsoft -- aren't that favorable.<p>Microsoft's "iPad vs. Windows" campaign now includes iPad vs. Surface RT. Is Microsoft picking the right fight?<p>On the back of new ads that zero on the …

Microsoft Office

Google may bid for Waze navigation app, blocking Facebook's attempt to acquire its crowdsourced maps

Google Maps just got a massive overhaul, but the company might be about to throw even more money at its navigation system. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that Google has approached the popular crowdsourced mapping and traffic app Waze about a potential acquisition. Facebook is also reportedly looking at Waze, of …

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: the next console war pits living room against cloud

Microsoft and Sony's consoles are alike, but their visions diverge<p>We think of video game consoles as being principally about, well, the games. But when the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 went head-to-head in 2006, it wasn't games that truly determined the victor. What eventually drove the Xbox 360 to …

A Skyscraper-Style Treehouse With Soaring Mountain Views

The Tower House, designed by GLUCK+ Architects, reflects back the forest canopy.<p>Architects like wordplay. It’s a fun and effective way to condense the main thesis behind a project without resorting to archi-speak. It’s also a good bit of marketing. A simple subversion like “horizontal skyscraper” …

Architecture

Interesting Photo of the Day: Ominous Storm Approaches

People like to take pictures of the sky — fluffy fair-weather clouds, sunsets shot with pinks and golds, great expanses of clear blue. But sometimes …

Italian Riviera

An Alternative to the Sliding Door: 12 Pivot Doors Leading to Patios

In recent years, patios have morphed into outdoor rooms, used as essential square footage for living, playing, and entertaining. This is especially …

Brian Ritchie: Violent Femmes Bassist Turned Tasmanian Tea Slinger, Japanese Bamboo Flutist

How a few side gigs with his former band led to a post-rock career as an arts entrepreneur and tea shop owner.<p>The Violent Femmes bassist has officially chosen the most non-violent alternative career path ever known to man: purveying tea. But that doesn’t mean he’s lost his rock ‘n’ roll edge. Now …

Modern Update to the Folding Chair is Elegant + Sustainable

The folding chair is an object that people tend to either love or hate. It can be easily stored and only brought out when needed, but it isn’t …

Furniture

What Photographers Would Look Like if Google Glass Took Over the World

Google Glass is set to arrive in the hands of the general public later this year. There are already apps that can trigger the shutter by detecting …

Dubai: Stunning Dynamic Timelapse Photography

Dubai is a truly incredible city. It contains some of the most glorious skyscrapers, including the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world …

US could see seven to 11 hurricanes in 'active' season

<b>US weather forecasters have predicted an unusually active Atlantic hurricane season of seven to 11 hurricanes.</b><p>There is a 70% chance 13-20 named storms will form, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.<p>This is above the average of 12 named storms, including six hurricanes, in the …

Weather

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