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If Tinder And Snapchat Shacked Up And Had A Baby, It Would Be Called Swipe

Swipe is the latest in a series of “people discovery” apps to pop up over the last year or so, connecting users who have expressed interest in one another. In that way, it’s not that much different from apps like Tinder or Let’s Date. But GameChanger Labs, the startup behind the Swipe app, hopes to …

How the Attack on NY Times and Twitter Domains Could Have Been Worse

Fair warning: The domain-hijacking attacks carried out by the Syrian Electronic Army against the New York Times and Twitter yesterday could have been …

Barnes & Noble

Woz: Apple may have to build a non-iPhone phone

In an interview, Apple's co-founder offers up the "almost treasonous" idea that Apple should work with Chinese partners to create a totally different phone.<p>The whole point of Apple was always to think the unthinkable.<p>So it's always lovely when co-founder Steve Wozniak says what he's thinking, in …

Skype confirms 3D video calls are under development

<b>Skype has confirmed it has developed 3D video calls.</b><p>The news was revealed by a senior executive in an exclusive interview with the BBC to mark Skype's 10th anniversary.<p>There had been speculation about the possibility after the firm posted an advert in April saying it wanted to find a way to create …

3D Printing

Forget Facebook: Pandora’s CTO wants to embrace the real world

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / MJTH<p>Whenever startups talk about making music social, it’s all about Twitter and Facebook; either to …

TiVo wins $1.6 billion in settlements

Number of the day<p>$1.6 billion<p>That's how much <b>TiVo</b> has won from legal settlements over its digital-video recorder technology. The total includes $490 million from lawsuits against <b>Cisco Systems</b> and <b>Google</b>'s <b>Motorola</b> unit, helping the company post a second-quarter profit of $268.9 million this week. TiVo …

Amazon petitions Supreme Court to free it from collecting New York sales tax

More than a year after Amazon began collecting sales tax on sales in states like Texas and California, it’s mounting a legal offensive against a requirement to do the same thing in New York, taking its argument to the US Supreme Court. And the <i>Financial Times</i> writes that the company has hired one of …

Android’s Hugo Barra Departs Google for China’s Xiaomi

One of Google’s top Android executives is leaving the company.<p>Hugo Barra, whose official title is vice president of product management for Android, …

Cellular Networks

Mailbox Adds Cloud Search For Gmail And Opens Links In Chrome

Dropbox-owned Mailbox has just added a couple of nice features, including the ability to search all of your Gmail messages in the cloud and locally on your device. Previously, you could only dig through messages that had already been downloaded, which was one of the big flaws that stopped me from …

Chip makers are now targeting silicon for wearable devices

As wearable computing takes off, chip makers are starting to target their silicon designs so they can be used in the smallest devices.<p>Imagination Technologies announced today that it has teamed up with Ineda Systems to create chips for wearable computing gadgets, from smart watches to health and …

Transsexuals face surgery 'double standard'

Related Stories<p>Transsexual study reveals genetic link, Science Online, 27 Oct 2008<br>• The Hidden Gender, Science Online, 04 Mar 2008<br>• Tissue engineers grow …

Wrong Body, Right Mind: Living with Gender Dysphoria

As promised, this is my follow up to my previous post “An Androgynous Woman”. I was going to discuss exactly what the difference is between actual …

My 'Transgender' Friend and Me

I would like to tell you a story, if I may, about a person whose bravery, courage and self-belief has so impressed, inspired and humbled me, that I …

Experts from various groups are calling out Fox News' defamatory, dehumanizing coverage of transgender issues. They claim Fox contributes to mass discrimination and violence against the transgender community: http://mm4a.org/16e599z

Hormone therapy to halt puberty safe, effective in transgender adolescents

SAN FRANCISCO — New data indicate that gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs effectively suppressed puberty and did not adversely affect bone health …

'Are You a Boy?'

A 4-year-old boy asked me once, "Are you a boy, or are you a girl?"<p>I responded, "That's a good question," buying myself a few moments to think about how to answer. I didn't look very much like a woman at the time, and I didn't exactly look like a man either. It was an awkward time in my transition, …

Response to Dr. Jack Drescher and the NY Times About Childhood Transition: Part 2, by Arlene Istar Lev

GID Reform Advocates respond to the question, “When a child identifies with the other gender, what to do?” Dr. Jack Drescher’s commentary on the Coy …

Stealth trans people having sex should not be criminals

Transgender people have to put up with a lot of stereotypes. Whether it’s the flamboyant ‘grotesque parody’ of our gender expression, or being the …

*Since April, [[http://www.allabouttrans.org.uk/ All About Trans]] have been encouraging greater understanding in the media of young transgender peop

KateMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 09-Jul-13 13:27:36<p><b>Since April, All About Trans have been encouraging greater understanding in the media of young transgender</b> …

When genitalia doesn’t define gender

In nearly every picture from my childhood I am wearing ballet leotards or a tutu, mostly because I studied ballet as a child, but also because I …

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Transgender People But Were Afraid To Ask

It's cool, we know you have questions.<p>How do you ask about transgender issues without coming off like a jerk? And how do you talk about someone who existed one way in the past but is a different gender now so is it "he" or "she" and what's this all about, anyway? The good news is, it's much simpler …

Scholars will examine the impact of transgender troops on US military

The Palm Center is about to spend $1.35 million (€1.18 million) to study how transgender troops impact the readiness of the US military.<p>The Center …

Gender Dysphoria Symptoms

This diagnosis was formerly known as gender identity disorder. Because this diagnosis was a controversial one, not unlike the controversy that arose …

The Copenhagen Post - Danish News in English

Danish medical students will no longer be taught that people identifying as transgender suffer from a psychological disorder, reports the news site …