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Steve Wozniak to the FCC: Keep the Internet Free - The Atlantic

To whom it may concern:<p>I have always loved humor and laughter. As a young engineer I got an impulse to start a Dial-a-Joke in the San Jose/San Francisco area. I was aware of such humor services in other countries, such as Australia. This idea came from my belief in laughter. I could scarcely …

Rives: The Museum of Four in the Morning

Why good leaders make you feel safe | Simon Sinek

#Stephensstory: Cancer Teen Stephen Sutton Defends Self Against Cruels Claims He 'Duped' People With Fundraising

Cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton, who raised more than £3million for a charity by promoting his plight with the disease, has had to defend himself …

The difference between coders, programmers and engineers

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Silicon Valley

Capture 360-Degree HD Video With This Tiny UFO-Style Camera

Tools like Google Street View and even Apple's iPhone allow you to view the world as captured in panoramic photos, but a new camera called Centr …

Peer To Peer Lending Marketplace Prosper Raises $70M

Prosper.com, a peer-to-peer lending marketplace in the U.S., has raised $70 million led by Francisco Partners, a private equity firm with Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) and Phenomen Ventures participating. This brings the companies funding to $145 million. Previous backers include Sequoia …

Google and Amazon launch same-day delivery in L.A. area

GoogleandAmazonare going head to head over Los Angeles shoppers, launching same-day delivery services in the area within days of each other.<p>Google said Sunday it is expanding its Google Shopping Express program to West Los Angeles and<p>Manhattanfrom the Bay Area, where the offering began last …

eCommerce

Netflix begins 4K streaming in US

<b>It may be true that 4K panels are now here, but the greatest complaint about the new resolution standard has been the lack of content.</b><p>In the US, Sony …

Televisions

StackUp iOS App Bundle: Up to 83% Off a Dozen Top-Rated iPad & iPhone Apps

Here’s a cool idea, and a sweet way to get some great iPad and iPhone apps at a big discount: it’s the first iOS apps bundle from the lovely folks at StackSocial.<p>On offer are 12 leading iPad and iOS apps at up to 83% off their standard prices. There are some top names in this bundle, including the …

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and new Gear gadgets now available globally

Samsung’s next wave of mobile gadgets are here.<p>The company announced this morning that the Galaxy S5 smartphone, Gear 2 smartwatch line, and Gear Fit activity monitor are now available in stores across 125 countries.<p>The Galaxy S5, Samsung’s latest flagship Android smartphone, packs in a fingerprint …

The New "One Microsoft" Is—Finally—Poised For The Future

Microsoft has completely overhauled its corporate kernel.<p>The stodgy old enterprise company whose former CEO once called open source Linux a “cancer” is gone. So is its notorious tendency to keep developers and consumers within its walled gardens. The “One Microsoft” goal that looked like more …

A Breakup Letter to Facebook from Eat24 - Bacon Sriracha Unicorn Diaries

Dear Facebook,<p>Hey. It’s Eat24. Look, we need to talk. This isn’t easy to say since we’ve been together so long, but we need to break up. We’d love to …

Social Media

Oculus VR's John Carmack sees bright future in Facebook deal

When Facebook said it would buy Oculus VR, many eyes turned to Oculus CTO John Carmack. Would <i>Quake</i>'s co-creator be happy with the deal when Facebook sees virtual reality gaming as just the beginning? Thankfully, it looks like he's staying put. In a response to jitters about the acquisition, Carmack …

Global health success: India goes three years without polio - CNN.com

Polio can lead to paralyisis of the arms and legs. An Indian polio patient lies on a bed during treatment in New Delhi, India in January 2014.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>India's fight against polio<p>India's fight against polio<p>India's fight against polio<p>India's fight against polio<p>India's fight against polio<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p>5<p><b>(CNN)</b> …

Newly Discovered Dwarf Planet Hints at 'Super Earth' in Far Reaches of Solar System

There's more to the solar system beyond Pluto's orbit. Researchers have discovered a new dwarf planet nearly 7.5 billion miles away from the sun.<p>Even …

ETA For iPhone Offers A Simpler Way To Get Driving Times & Directions To Your Favorite Places

Looking for a quicker way to find the drive time between two or more points, and optionally get directions? Google Maps may still be everyone’s go-to mapping application on mobile, but a new iPhone app called ETA is launching today to offer a simpler, faster and generally less cumbersome experience.<p>…

OpenID Connect Identity Protocol Launches With Support From Google, Microsoft & Others

Signing users in to a mobile or web app isn’t necessarily hard, but keeping their credentials safe is something that’s often best left to specialists. The OpenID Foundation today announced the launch of OpenID Connect, the organization’s latest standard for authenticating users and building …

Medium finally hits mobile with iPhone blog-reading app

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Since its launch in August 2012, Medium has become an increasingly visible place for people to publish their observations and …

Artificial Intelligence startup Vicarious grabs $40M from Zuckerberg, Musk, Kutcher, & others

Vicarious, a company that produces artificial-intelligence technology, has closed a fresh $40 million round of funding today that includes a handful of notable investors like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Tesla founder Elon Musk, and actor/investor Ashton Kutcher.<p>Vicarious’ tech focuses on …

MergePay Pulse Lets Businesses Manage Their Finances

MergePay, the beautifully simple business-focused financial tracking service that we wrote about back in 2012, has finally exited beta and made a number of significant changes, including a rebrand to MergePay Pulse and shift to a freemium model.<p>Previously, users opting to use the service for free …

Designing a Recurring Revenue Model Will Help Attract Capital

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a startup consulting and financial advisory firm based in Chicago.</i><p>One of the first things that a venture capitalist looks for in assessing an investment opportunity is the revenue model of the business. More specifically, …

This Is How Google Can Dominate The Smartwatch Industry For Years To Come

This week’s announcement of Android Wear by Google has felt like a shot in the arm for the smartwatch industry. Short of Apple’s mythical iWatch appearing on a wrist near you, the entrance of Google into the wearable space with a clear focus on the smartwatch as a platform is the move that everyone …

'Homeland' actor James Rebhorn dies at 65

James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor who starred in "Homeland," "Scent of a Woman" and "My Cousin Vinny," has died. He was 65.<p>Rebhorn's agent, Dianne Busch, said Sunday that the actor died Friday at his home in South Orange, N.J. She declined to give details on the nature of his death.<p>In …

12 Things You Never Knew On How To Think Effectively

Effective thinking is something that can be practiced and developed over time. Everything begins and ends with the brain-heart connection. How you …

New York seeks curbs on high-frequency trading

<b>New York's attorney general has called for curbs on services provided to high-frequency traders.</b><p>In particular Eric Schneiderman highlighted services that allow traders to get faster access to information.<p>He said traders can make "rapid and often risk-free trades before the rest of the market can …

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