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Google Employees Confess The Worst Things About Working At Google

Well, take a look at this Quora thread, which is being used by current and former Google employees to dish the dirt on working for Big G.<p>We've edited some of the standout comments into this excerpt.<p><b>Everyone is awesome, so they can hire the very best people to do even the most mundane jobs.</b><p>"The …

Sergey Brin

Humor: What if Disney Princesses Shared Photos on Instagram?

I admit that I am an Instagram Junkie. To paraphrase that classic SNL line: “I got a fever and the only prescription is MORE INSTAGRAM.” It’s not …

3 Reasons to Shoot Vertical Aspect Landscapes and 6 Tips on How to Shoot Them

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography eBook. The majority of landscape images are photographed in the horizontal …

Landscape Photography

U.S. Prisons Are a Mess. Congress May Actually Do Something About It.

Pris­ons in the United States are something of a dis­aster — both in terms of justice and the budget.<p>Some back­ground:<p>Roughly 1,000 Cali­for­nia …

Criminal Justice

German tourist takes blog revenge on the man who stole her smartphone

A German tourist who had her smartphone pinched from a beach on Ibiza has taken revenge on the thief who failed to switch off the device’s photograph upload function by turning pictures of his life into a blog.<p>After returning home to <b>Germany</b>, the young woman discovered that photographs of the robber …

Europe

Now We Know Why Googling 'Pressure Cookers' Gets a Visit from Cops

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Michele Catalano was looking for information online about pressure cookers. Her husband, in the same …

Netflix Has Made It Easier Than Ever to Share Accounts

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Netflix has embraced the fact that something like 10 million people watch Netflix without paying for …

Woody Allen

10 Things I Learnt from Daily Shooting

A Guest Post by David Powell from Shoot Tokyo Here are a few lessons I have learnt from daily shooting… I hope you enjoy. 1. “Do or Do Not…. There is …

Digital Photography

The Internet Made the Military Stop Selling Playboy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The military will finally stop selling nudie magazines at on-post shops run by the Army and Air …

Senators Ask Why JPMorgan Execs Won't Be Punished For Involvement In FERC Investigation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democratic Senators on Wednesday asked U.S. energy regulators for more details on how terms of a settlement were reached on alleged power market manipulation in California and the Midwest by a unit of JPMorgan Chase & Co.<p>In a letter to the head of the Federal Energy …

JK Rowling leak lawsuit settled as firm makes donation to charity

The law firm involved in leaking the pseudonym J.K. Rowling used to write a crime novel has settled a lawsuit filed by the author. The firm agreed to make a "substantial" charitable donation and pay for all legal costs related to the dust-up.<p>The Harry Potter author had sued a partner of the British …

Daniel Chong, Student Left In DEA Cell, To Get $4 Million From US In Settlement

SAN DIEGO -- A 25-year old college student has reached a $4.1 million settlement with the federal government after he was abandoned in a windowless Drug Enforcement Administration cell for more than four days without food or water, his attorneys said Tuesday.<p>The DEA introduced national detention …

KTVU reportedly checked pronunciation of fake pilot names with Chinese-American editor

The story behind the network’s embarrassing gaffe takes another dramatic turn<p>An embarrassing 30-segment slip-up continues to haunt Oakland-based news station KTVU, nearly one month after the network aired four fake, racially offensive names it believed identified the pilots of crash-landed Asiana …

Vandalized Lincoln "Can Stand Adversity"

Removing paint from the damaged memorial is a painstaking task.<p><b>Yesterday police charged a 58-year-old woman with defacing a pipe organ at the Washington National Cathedral. She has been questioned about similar vandalism at the Lincoln Memorial and Smithsonian Castle last week.</b><p>All three locations …

Lincoln Memorial

UN chemical weapons inspectors to visit Syrian sites

<b>Syria has agreed to allow UN investigators to visit three sites where chemical weapons have allegedly been used, the UN has said.</b><p>The inspectors will go "as soon as possible", a statement from Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's office said.<p>They are expected to investigate three locations of suspected …

Middle East

Samsung edges past Apple in US smartphone satisfaction study, but reverse is true in Korea

What a difference a year makes. Apple topped American Customer Satisfaction Index's smartphone rankings back in 2012, but Samsung has taken the lead in 2013 by a slim margin. Owners responding to ACSI's national survey gave an 84-point score to both the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, putting the …

Amazon’s interview with President Obama is now available as a free Kindle Single

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Yesterday, when President Obama was giving a jobs speech at Amazon’s Chattanooga warehouse, Kindle Singles editor David Blum …

Apple's Tim Cook, China Mobile strike up talks yet again

The Apple CEO sat down with China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua in Beijing to discuss how they might work together, according to a new report.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook and China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua have sat down yet again to determine if the companies can work together.<p>The two executives met in Beijing …

Simple.tv tries to win over Boxee users, eyes cloud DVR

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Simple.tv, the maker of a DVR squarely aimed at cord cutters, has a proposition for former users of Boxee’s Cloud DVR: The …

Google is testing a local news product for Google Now

Google has hatched a plan to boost the visibility of its existing local news product, and in the process is testing a whole new way to get people to pay attention to the news that is geographically most relevant to them.<p>Google is testing a local news “card” in its Google Now service, which is built …

Google News

Samsung preps Galaxy S 4, Galaxy S4 Mini variants with seamless dual-mode LTE

It hasn't been easy to bridge differing LTE network types in one phone; ZTE's attempt requires a reboot, for example. Samsung claims to have solved that problem with new dual-mode LTE versions of the Galaxy S 4 and Galaxy S4 Mini. Both devices can switch between the common FDD-LTE standard and …

Time Warner Cable app for Samsung Smart TVs launches with on-demand streaming

Time Warner Cable has launched its on-demand streaming app, TWC TV, for Samsung's Smart TV platform. If you own a compatible set released in either 2012 or 2013, the cable operator says you'll get instant access to "over 5,000" movies and TV shows — content assembled from a total of 94 providers. …

Smart TV

Senators Caution White House Over ITC’s Looming iPhone Ban

On Aug. 5 — Monday of next week — an International Trade Commission import ban on older iPhones and iPads found to infringe one of Samsung’s …

Amy Klobuchar

Apple has A6-based iPad mini without Retina display in the works

Apple is testing a new iPad mini that includes a faster processor but not a Retina display, according to references in the iOS 7 SDK sent to us by a developer.<p>The references were located inside of a hidden file that lists all supported iOS 7 devices, and the information has been corroborated with …

Couple Travels 135,000 Miles Over 5 Years for Wedding Dress Portraits

Photographer Jeff Salvage and his wife Jennifer got married back in 2008 near a volcano crater on Easter Island. While they were there, Salvage had …

Composition, Balance and Visual Mass

In previous articles I wrote about the concept of balance in relation to the colours orange and blue, and in relation to composition in the square …

Digital Photography

Android vs. iOS: The green robot wins on app downloads (but not revenue)

Here’s a fun fact for mobile developers: As of the past three months, Android is the best place to angle for more app downloads.<p>According to the App Annie Market Index, Q2 2013 metrics show that Android beats iOS by 10 percent in number of applications downloaded.<p>However, Apple’s App Store still …

NASA funds 'warp speed' research

Though it seems ripped straight from an episode of Star Trek, NASA has invested real money into understanding the science behind travel faster than the speed of light.<p>Harold G. White, a NASA physicist, leads the small team at NASA who are trying to make reality out of a theory that suggests the …