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Five new bikes that upend motorcycle performance

Call them motorcycles if you must, but these ultra-performance two-wheelers are nothing less than megacycles.<p>Just as the motoring universe has begun to assimilate the incredible performance of cars such as the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and Nissan GT-R Nismo, it now must …

Check Out The Earliest Work Of Apple's Design God, Jony Ive

At one point, he was just a young British designer trying to get by.<p>However, Ive was a precocious design talent, and from a young age, he was racking up awards for his design work.<p>Leander Kahney's, <i>JONY IVE, The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products,</i> which is now out in paperback sheds new light …

Take A Tour Of Elon Musk's $17 Million Bel Air Mansion

In January 2013, he spent $17 million on a 20,248-square-foot mansion in Los Angeles' Bel Air neighborhood. He and his five sons had lived in the house for three years, which Musk rented before he felt financially secure enough to buy.<p>The home, which has seven bedrooms, a giant screening room, a …

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12 Things You Never Knew About Apple CEO Tim Cook

Tim Cook is one of Silicon Valley's most guarded figures.<p>But a person doesn't remain a mystery for very long after taking the helm of one of the most closely watched companies in the world.<p>Just last week Cook made news by announcing he's "proud to be gay."<p>Cook's rise to prominence has garnered the …

There's Been A Key Change In Tesla's Earnings Expectations

Thus far the Model X is slated for an ambiguous Spring 2015 release. The Model X crossover vehicle hasn't been officially priced yet, but it will play a crucial intermediary role in Elon Musk's plan to bring the electric car to the masses.<p>Tesla's strategy can be thought of as an upside down …

REVEALED: Rare, Older Photos Of Steve Jobs From After He Was Tossed From Apple

He had heard that Jobs had been forced out of Apple and was starting his own personal computing company, NeXT, and Menuez wanted to document the efforts of Jobs and his team.<p>Jobs agreed, allowing Menuez the rare opportunity to photograph his team throughout the next three years, which would (30 …

Jonathan Ive's Yosemite: The Good, Bad and the Ugly :: Two Guys and a Podcast

OS X, the world’s most advanced operating system, took some large leaps forward in its latest release called Yosemite. Technology such as Continuity, …

Awards Night in San Francisco With Apple's Jonathan Ive and Yahoo's Marissa Mayer

Jonathan Ive and wife Heather Ive<p>Afsaneh Akhtari, Jony Ive, Mark Gustavson<p>Yassen Samouilov, Christine Suppes, James Krohn, Livia Stoianova<p>Andrew Gn, …

9 gadgets that should never become self-aware

It's a science fiction trope that keeps many folks, particularly our less tech-savvy relatives, up at night. What happens if the machines take over?<p>Those of us who are a little more familiar with the world of technology tend to be less concerned, in my experience, about a real-life Skynet becoming …

Consciousness

Provender wants to disrupt an antique $200B industry — and change the way you eat

MONTREAL — Imagine there’s a $200 billion industry in North America that hasn’t really changed in 50 years. And a complex multi-level supply chain that degrades quality, increases prices, and benefits neither producers nor consumers.<p>Stop imagining.<p>You’ve just seen the way almost all U.S. …

Google is about to spend half of Apple’s annual marketing budget promoting a single phone

Google’s forthcoming, Samsung-killing Moto-X Android “superphone” is also going to have a super-size advertising budget of up to half a billion dollars, reports the Wall Street Journal. That’s half as much as the $1 billion Apple spent advertising all of its products in 2012.<p>So why is Google—or …

Verizon becomes potential launch partner for Ubuntu phone

Ubuntu is slowly making its way toward consumers' smartphones, and it looks like Verizon has taken an interest. The telecom giant has become a member of the Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group, a number of companies partnering with the open-source operating system's developer, Canonical, to give feedback …

In Chicago, 3-D Printers Are Available To Anyone With A Library Card

The Harold Washington Library's new Maker Lab is free and open to the public. Get making!<p>3-D printing may be the way of the future, but for the average Joe, actually getting ahold of a 3-D printer to use on the cheap remains somewhat challenging.<p>Starting this week, though, 3-D printing will be as …

Sprint Launches Less Expensive Unlimited Plans with Lifetime Service Guarantee

Sprint today announced new two new mobile plans, both of which come with a new Unlimited Guarantee, ensuring unlimited talk, text, and data on the Sprint Network for the life of the cellular line.<p>Sprint's guarantee applies to new and existing customers who choose to sign up for the "Unlimited, My …

Apple investigates claims that it's using dangerous, illegally mined tin in your iPhone

Apple has said it has "lead a fact-finding visit" to Bangka Island, Indonesia to identify if its suppliers are sourcing tin from unregulated and illegal mines. In an update to its Supplier Responsibility page on its website, Apple confirmed it has funded a new environmental task group to …

CHART OF THE DAY: The Depressing Truth About Battery Technology

Here's an old chart that sadly still holds true today.<p>While computing power has taken off, battery life has languished.<p>Christopher Mims republished the chart today at Quartz. It came from a 2005 report by Joseph A. Paradiso of MIT.<p>Mims asked if there was an update to the chart. He was told there …

GE Just Released One Of The Weirdest Tech Ads We've Ever Seen

Big data is one of the hot technologies changing the world but it's not a super sexy tech that lends itself to an advertisement.<p>So GE got creative and came up with this really odd (but surprisingly funny) video to show off what big data can do for you ... at least if you live in Datalandia, a …

You can’t get 4G in your living room, but now Mt. Fuji has service at the peak

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Wikimedia Commons<p>Mt. Fuji has “inspired artists and poets and been the object of pilgrimage for centuries,” according …

Moto X Phone: Is $500 Million Enough For The Buzz?

Motorola Mobility is getting ready to launch a new smartphone, Moto X, and its owner Google is ready to spend big money.<p>According to a Wall Street Journal article, Google is prepared to spend north of $500 million to market the product. But is it enough to create the necessary buzz to help the …

Apple pushed to investigate source of tin used in iPhones

Apple is investigating claims that tin used in its products comes from mines on Bangka Island in Indonesia. This comes after environmental watchdog Friends of the Earth (FoE) pressured the tech giant to identify the source of the metal used for soldering components in iDevices. While the island …

Japan's Terra Motors to introduce electric scooter with iPhone connection

The Apple Maps fiasco excepted, we have it pretty good where location-based services are concerned. But in areas like South East Asia, that's not entirely the case. Which is why Japan-based Terra Motors is prepping to launch the A4000i, an electric scooter that also features an iPhone connector …

Chrome OS 28 hits stable release, brings visual feedback to Chromebook Pixel

A welcome bit of news for Chromebook owners came this evening, as Chrome OS 28 hit the stable channel and will be rolling out to laptops over the coming days. First and foremost, you'll find a speedier version of the Files app, which now supports recent and shared files on Google Drive. In …

Nokia Lumia 1020: focus on camera misses the big picture

There's no doubt about it: photographs taken with Nokia's new Lumia 1020 device are enormously impressive if you print them out onto a large-format …

Thief steals iPhones, leaves Samsung Galaxy

Crime can, on occasion, veer into the territory of art.<p>It can also brush itself against black humor.<p>You must decide what you see here, when I relay the details of a robbery at a Virginia wireless store.<p>The police allege that Travis Montgomery Snyder, 25, took to a glass case with vigor at DMW …

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Android Fragmentation Concerns Overblown, Says Guy Who Helped Develop Android

Android fragmentation. It might be a legitimate concern for developers and OS zealots — and a marketing point for Apple in its smartphone platform …

Samsung S4 Lines Up iPhone 5S And Moto X For Price War

The start of the week saw a lot of speculation about the future of the smartphone. Has it peaked/ has it not? Well, maybe, but competition is intensifying anyway, particularly on price in the high and mid ranges.<p>It looks like Google will soon put $500 million into launching a new Motorola …

Snaplay Wants To Be The ‘Shazam For Images’, Uses Reverse Image Search To Find Related Music & Videos

Can’t be bothered to type something you want to search for? Snaplay is a reverse image search app that lets you snap a photo of a piece of media to retrieve associated music and videos which can then be viewed within the app. Its creators, London developer D&A, describe it as a ‘Shazam for images’. …

For Nokia, 41MP Hype Of Lumia 1020 Is Both Blessing And A Curse

Yesterday, at a press event stocked with an international audience of tech journalists and industry analysts, Nokia launched the second iteration of its most ambitious smartphone to date, the Lumia 1020. The much anticipated (and leaked) Lumia 1020 is the Finnish company’s flagship cameraphone. It …