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SNL mocks Google Glass (because, well, who isn't?)

When someone tries to shove progress in your face, it can be disconcerting.<p>When someone tries to shove progress <i>on</i> your face, they might not have imagined that your face is a little more precious than they thought.<p>Recently, the chorus of those who believe that Google Glass might go the way of other …

Google Glass

EBay Plans to Share Its Users’ Data With Brands

EBay will soon start letting brands build out audience segments using its wealth of shopping data so they can target ads to consumers on non-eBay …

eCommerce

Twitter Hit by Issues Loading New Tweets

Earlier this evening, US time, (morning UK time) Twitter suffered an hour-long issue that froze user timelines and resulted in a significant delay in the delivery of new tweets. The issues initially affected Twitter.com and its mobile apps, but also caused problems for other apps, and began just …

Instagram filters out the noise with redesigned logo

Inspired by Kellogg's and Coca-Cola<p>Instagram last week unveiled a slightly redesigned logotype, introducing subtle yet significant changes to its two-year-old design. Released alongside the app's new photo tagging feature, the script was designed by Mackey Saturday, a Denver-based typographer and …

Academic social network ResearchGate raises $20M, filing shows

The academic collaboration startup ResearchGate has picked up $20 million in equity-based funding, an SEC filing from last week shows. The news was …

HTC sees tickle of a turnaround as One demand stokes April sales

HTC promised a turnaround in Q2 2013 once the One began to gain traction, and the early signs are – tentatively – promising, with the company’s …

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Core Android Smartphone With Dual-SIM Support

Samsung continues to expand its Galaxy range with the Galaxy Core, a new low-end Android smartphone with dual-SIM support and a smaller 4.3-inch display.<p>It runs on a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, along with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory. In line with almost every other Samsung smartphone, …

Designers Rejoice, Froont Wants To Keep Developers Out Of The Responsive Web Design Process

Inventure-backed Froont has launched in public beta today with a web-based tool that aims to make it easy for designers to create, prototype and share responsive website designs, without the need to code. Using a visual, largely drag ‘n’ drop interface that creates responsive CSS/HTML on the fly, …

Google's decision to recognize Palestine could undermine peace efforts, Israel says

Deputy foreign minister asks company to reconsider changes to localized search pages, in formal letter to CEO Larry Page<p>Israel has asked Google to reconsider its decision to list Palestine among its selection of localized search pages, accusing the company of implicitly recognizing a Palestinian …

Amazon Launches Appstore and Developer Web Site In China

Amazon quietly launched its Appstore in China this weekend in a surprise move that paves the way for the rollout of Kindle devices in that country.<p>At the same time, Amazon also debuted its Chinese-language Web site for developers (link via Google Translate), promising that they will soon have …

YouTube reportedly near launch of paid channel subscriptions

YouTube reportedly could launch its paid subscription service for some of its specialist video channels as early as this week.<p>The a la carte service, which could involve as many as 50 video channels, would allow single channel subscriptions for as little as $1.99 a month, people familiar with the …

Internet

Motorola warned by EU over patent abuse against Apple (update)

The European Commission has accused Motorola Mobility of abusing its standard-essential patents against Apple in Germany. The Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to the company over a misuse of its GPRS patents, which has seen Motorola pursue injunctions against Apple products instead of …

Articles about alexander mcqueen and meaning life on Dwell.com - Dwell

I did not attend “Savage Beauty,” the Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, thinking that I would fall to...<p>Curators in Rotterdam present an exhibition that questions the often unsettling future of technology as a constant presence from...<p>Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the …

grain editEirian Chapman

Eirian Chapman is a graphic artist and illustrator out of Australia, whose work has spanned editorial, branding, retail, and infographics. Her clean …

Playful Shelving Doubles as a Kid-Sized Pin Press Toy

Kids can make a big impression in their bedrooms – literally – with PinPres, a combination toy and shelf with wooden rods that slide in and out. …

Green Dynamite Plant Pot by Miguel Silva

<b>Green Dynamite</b> brings you green explosion, don’t worry, it doesn’t hurt a bit. This project is actually a plant pot as an alternative to boring pots …

How To Tie A Bow Tie - The Fox Is Black

I thought since the work week is getting started it would be nice to have a refresher course on an important topic: how to tie a bow tie. This video …

After 34 years, a measure of justice in India

The night Satya Rani Chadha's pensive, almond-eyed daughter Shashi Bala burned to death, her son-in-law told her it was a tragic accident. Ms. Chadha didn't believe it for a minute.<p>Just two days earlier, that same son-in-law had sat on her couch demanding that his in-laws buy him a scooter, and …

McConnell Tries To Show He's Still At Home In Kentucky

Republican Mitch McConnell has been the Senate minority leader since 2007, and he's the longest-serving senator in the history of Kentucky. He's up for re-election next year — and polling in the state shows his popularity is suffering.<p>If the Republicans can snag a half-dozen more seats in the …