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The 10 most important Youtube videos of all time

In the past decade, the website has become a huge part of our culture and an important platform for brands to engage with users.<p>It's where music videos live. It's where movie trailers premiere. It's where a whole new class of multimillionaire "Youtube stars" have cropped up.<p>To chart Youtube's …

55 Inspiring Small Kitchens You'll Absolutely Fall In Love With

Even tiny kitchens can have serious style.<p>These charming and stylish designer kitchens have the fabulous inspiration you need to spice up your tiny cooking space.

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The red carpet isn’t the only place that Hollywood’s stars shine. Here, the star turns of this year’s Oscar nominees on the pages of <i>Vogue.</i>

Heartwarming Photos of the Amazing Friendship Between a Dog and an Owl

Dogs may be man's best friend, but Ingo the shepherd dog's special buddy is Poldi, a little owl who loves to pose for pictures and cozy up to his canine pal. Germany-based animal photographer and collage artist Tanja Brandt documents their unlikely friendship in heartwarming portraits that show the …

Pets

The Largest Update to HTTP in 16 Years Has Been Finalized

Today, the next major version of HTTP took a big step toward becoming a reality; it’s been officially finalized and now moves towards being fully standardized.<p>According to a blog by Mark Nottingham, the chair of the IETF HTTP Working Group, the standard was completed today and is on its way to the …

Software Development

How People Described The Internet In The 1990s is Hilarious

In the 1990s, the internet was a hard-to-explain concept to people. Even though it’s commonplace now, the idea of electronic mail and being able to surf endless amounts of information without using an encyclopedia was quite foreign.<p>Many books, videos and images were created to help explain the …

Internet of Things

Google's bug-hunting hacker team is infuriating Microsoft and Apple

"Project Zero," which is made up of an all-star team of security researchers, has been running since July 2014. But the effort has become more of a hot button issue recently after Google revealed at least two high-profile security bugs in Microsoft's Windows, prompting an aggravated response from …

9 Apps That Can Change the Way You Work

Although we all fume at our phones and computers sometimes, technology really is incredible. It has changed the way we work, making it faster, easier and cheaper than ever to do business on a global scale.<p>But with a new year in front of us, productivity is top of mind for entrepreneurs, as is doing …

Apps

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

I'm outta here! 35% of workers say they'll quit if they don't get a raise

"See ya!"<p>If employers don't start giving raises, they may hear this message a lot in the upcoming year.<p>A full 35% of the nearly 900 workers surveyed by jobs site Glassdoor.com said they'd look for a new job if their boss doesn't bump up their salary in 2015.<p>Those most likely to walk? Employees …

Employment

Gogo issues fake security certificates to block in-flight streaming

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>If you’re looking for another reason to hate Gogo, the much-criticized ISP of the skies, then it just provided one. Neowin …

Information Security

Indonesia suspends aviation officials in wake of AirAsia crash

The search for AirAsia flight wreckage continued Tuesday in the Java Sea, a day after Indonesian authorities levied the first punishments stemming from the plane crash by suspending officials connected to the airline's alleged flight schedule violation.<p>Officials have said that<p>Indonesia AirAsia …

7 top stocks to buy for 2015

Need a reason to invest in stocks? How about the beginning of a new year.<p>To help you find solid stock ideas we asked Motley Fool contributors covering technology and consumer goods stocks to talk about top stocks for 2015.<p><b>1. Ashraf Eassa likes Qualcomm</b>: It's hard not to be pleased with the …

The Surprising Reason We Make New Year's Resolutions

While many ancient traditions celebrate the beginning of a new year or season with an emphasis on renewal or re-birth, the New Year’s resolution as a means of self-improvement may be a uniquely American tradition.<p>And we may have one of the country's earliest religious traditions, Protestantism -- …

10 questions about the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 tragedy

<b>(CNN) —</b> The discovery of debris from AirAsia Flight QZ8501 means investigators have taken a big step toward answering the questions haunting the families of those aboard the doomed plane. What are the key questions, and what might come next?<p><b>What caused the plane to crash?</b><p>It's the million-dollar …

AirAsia passengers' families see devastating video without warning

<b>Surabaya, Indonesia (CNN) —</b> For families of some people on board AirAsia Flight QZ8501, the devastating images came without warning.<p>Officials had just told them they were 95% certain they had found wreckage from the plane. But there was no word about their friends and loved ones.<p>Live video on TVs …

Internet Explorer must die

If you think Microsoft should just kill off Internet Explorer already, you might just get your wish.<p>The browser has become synonymous with bugs, security problems and outdated technology. Even as Internet Explorer has improved dramatically in recent years, it continues to lose serious ground to …

The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies

We gave it a <b>B</b><p>Considering how slim the actual book was, Peter Jackson sure has taken his sweet-ass time getting to the end of <i>The Hobbit</i>. It’s starting …

Hackers to Sony: We'll stand down if you never release the movie

The hackers behind a devastating cyberattack at Sony Pictures have sent a new message to executives at the company, crediting them for a "very wise" decision to cancel the Christmas day release of "The Interview," a source close to the company told CNN.<p>The email message was received by Sony's top …

U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is ready to blame North Korea for the crippling hack attack at Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."<p>U.S. investigators say an announcement pinning the blame on hackers working for the Pyongyang …

20 best Android apps this week

Nokia HERE Beta, World of Warriors, Game of Thrones, Pause, Humin, Go CBBC, Scrolls, Indiegogo and more<p>It’s time for our weekly roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, this time from the last seven days of releases on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets …

The 19-Year-Old Wiz Kid Who Turned Down Apple Has Nabbed Backing From A Hollywood Star

We caught up with Meyer again and learned that since that decision, things have been wild for him.<p>His startup, Fresco News, crowdsources breaking news and photos from Twitter, Instagram and other social media.<p>Fresco finds breaking news, verifies it, and gets the license to publish relevant images …

Meet the $7 smartwatch

The Apple Watch will sell for $349 when it hits stores next year. Motorola's Moto 360 goes for $249 and Samsung's smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, starts at $199.<p>Now, a Chinese company wants to sell you one for $7.<p>Fastfox, a technology startup, says keeping software simple and hardware minimal lets …

Airstrikes mark shift in coalition focus to ISIS 'capital'

The U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria has stepped up its attacks on the militant Islamist group's de facto capital, with 30 airstrikes targeting Raqqa overnight, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday.<p>Separately, another opposition activist group based in Raqqa …

GlaxoSmithKline Is About To Cut Hundreds Of Jobs In The US

AP<p>LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline will this week inform U.S. staff of hundreds of job cuts in its biggest market as the drugmaker starts implementing a major cost-saving program, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday.<p>Britain's top drugmaker announced at third-quarter results on Oct. 22 …

Tech Gifts For Geeky Guys This Holiday Season

I have been told that buying gifts for me is difficult. I’m obviously passionate about my PCs and technology in general, but I already have access to virtually all of the latest gadgets and PC hardware out there. Friends and family often come to my place to check out the latest gear, before heading …

100 funny jokes by 100 comedians

Comedy

NASA spaceship ready for test flight

It looks like a throwback to the Apollo era, but NASA's new spaceship is roomier and designed to go far beyond the moon -- to an asteroid and eventually Mars.<p>Orion is scheduled to lift off on its first test flight at 7:05 a.m. ET Thursday from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The …