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Sorry, Hot Dogs: These Grilled Carrots With Avocado Are My Perfect Summer Food

Hunks of avocado and fresh mint? I'm in love.<p>Each summer, I divide food into two categories: picnic food and everything else. If I can’t eat it outdoors, surrounded by friends with an Aperol spritz in hand, I’m not interested.<p>These grilled carrots with avocado are the epitome of picnic food: fresh …

Recipes

How to Respond When Hiring Managers Ask You to Work for Free

When a hiring manager asks you to work for free as part of the interview process, these are 4 ways to respond.<p>The interview process has changed dramatically in the last decade. Companies are spending millions of dollars trying to improve how they hire. Why? The cost of turnover is huge. Some …

Employment

Yandex’s cloud storage service can now slurp photos from Facebook

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Russian web giant Yandex has added a handy new feature to its cloud storage facility, Yandex.Disk – the Dropbox and Google(s …

Roku's remote control app comes to Windows Phones and tablets

This is not a great day for developers of the various third-party Roku apps available at the Windows Store. It's an excellent day, however, for those who've been waiting on a free remote control app direct from the company itself. The app is compatible with Windows Phones as well touchscreen …

Self-destructing messaging app Wickr scores $30M led by Jim Breyer

At this point, it’s clear that the disappearing message market isn’t just going to fade away.<p>Wickr, an app that lets you securely send self-destructing text, audio, and video messages, announced today that it has raised a second funding round of $30 million. The round was led by Jim Breyer, founder …

Fly is a simple video-editing app that lets you shoot from four iPhones at once

There are simple video-editing apps, and then there's Fly, a new iPhone app that lets you edit a short movie inside literally one screen. Fly works by importing four of your videos into the app's editor, and then letting you tap on each one to make live cuts and switch between clips instantly. You …

Google turns on its crazy modular phone in public for the first time

Project Ara is alive, sort of<p>Speaking today at Google I/O, the technical lead for Project Ara, Paul Eremenko, showed off the progress his team has made since we saw the very early first prototypes this past April. He showed off a functional, form-factor prototype. Which is a nerdy way of saying …

Google, Like Apple, Seeks to Unify the Large and Small Screens

The latest announcements from Apple and Google may have appeared very different at first glance, but beyond the flashy animations and endless technical specs, the two tech titans share a common goal: to eliminate all barriers between the phone, the PC and the TV — and anything else that comes along.<p>…

NeonGrid offers an IMDb-esque directory for web videos

There's no question how useful the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is for gathering info on a costume designer or the complete list of Ray Liotta films. Unfortunately, hasn't been a similar for works published on sites like Vimeo or YouTube... until now. Thanks to co-founder and former IMDB exec …

How Can Chromecast Connect To Your Friend’s Phones Without Using WiFi? Ultrasonic Sounds

During yesterday’s I/O keynote, Google announced a rather fantastic new feature coming to the Chromecast: soon, your friends won’t need to be connected to your WiFi to be able to send things to your TV. As long as they’re in the same room, it should just work.<p>But how?<p>While Google’s Rishi Chandra …

YouTube is upgrading to 60fps, adding a tip jar for donations and much more

YouTube is about to get a whole lot better, with a slew of new features freshly announced at this year's VidCon. Google's video wing will soon get support for clips running at 48-and-60 frames-per-second, which should be perfect for video game footage that you've captured an uploaded from your …

Review: Photo collages made simple with PhotoMatte software

I enjoy photography, and mostly prefer to take full control of the final output using powerful software like Lightroom. But there are times when I just want something fast, easy and automated to create something fun for a Facebook image or similar – and that’s what PhotoMatte is all about.<p>The idea …

The world wide web may be fracturing into a bunch of regional internets

The World Wide Web celebrated its 25th birthday recently. Today the global network serves almost 3 billion people, and hundreds of thousands more join each day. If the Internet were a country, its economy would be among the five largest in the world.<p>In 2011, according to the World Economic Forum, …

Net Neutrality

A film portrait of the 'Internet's Own Boy'

<b>(CNN)</b> -- In life, Aaron Swartz was a force in creating today's Web, helping write game-changing code in his early teens before turning his attentions to Internet activism.<p>In death, an apparent suicide that came as he faced federal charges that could have sent him to prison for decades, he became a …

YouTube Is About to Change Drastically

YouTube is introducing a new way for its legion of video creators to make money on the site. The Google division announced Thursday at Vidcon that it …

Apple stopping development of Aperture and iPhoto for OS X

Back at WWDC, Apple showed off a preview of a new Photos app for OS X — and now it seems that new app will replace Apple's longstanding iPhoto and Aperture software for photo editing on the desktop. First reported by <i>The Loop</i>, we've confirmed that Apple will replace both iPhoto and its …