Ricardo Jimenez

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Subgraph will be Snowden's OS of choice - but it's not quite ready for humans yet

Subgraph OS launched in public alpha at the weekend’s tech and democracy-focused Logan CIJ Symposium and got an endorsement from Ed Snowden – stamping it with some promise that it could be our future answer to an insecure online world.<p>“The internet is more hostile than its ever been,” the company’s …

Sprint Gives Its Customers Another (Old) Way to Get a New Phone

<b>Sprint</b> is looking for customer growth any way it can get it -- and if that means bringing back two-year service contracts, then so be it.<p>After ditching two-year contracts less than two months ago, Sprint recentlyreintroducedthe option to its customers -- and it's actually not a half-bad idea.<p>Sure, …

Hyperloop Transportation is about to break ground on its first test track

The race to be the first to test the supersonic transportation system is heating up<p>Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of the two Los Angeles-based startups working to make the supersonic transportation system a reality, announced today that it had filed permits in Kings County, California …

High-speed Rail

How The Best Chefs In The Country Cook Their Thanksgiving Turkey

<i>BY ROCHELLE BILOW, BON APPETIT</i><p>Photo: Christopher Testani<p>This Thanksgiving, you could pull out the same old turkey recipe your family has been making for years (decades! millennia!). Or you could take cues from some of the best chefs in the country and treat the bird like they do. Besides excellent …

Cooking

5 Drone Photos That Leave Us Speechless

<i>by the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p><i>Courtesy fuadariff_user/SkyPixel</i><p>Our friends at SkyPixel are running a drone- and aerial-themed photography competition and some of the submissions have been (very literally) over the top. This technology has already changed the way we capture our …

Photography

American Medical Association urges ban on TV drug ads

<i>A Claritin ad aired in 1996 before regulatory changes made drug spots on television more common — and before the allergy medication became available over-the-counter. At the time, the Claritin ad could not even specify what condition the drug treated.</i><p>If one of doctors’ largest lobbying groups has …

Health Care

Police identify small girl whose body was mysteriously dumped in suitcase in Australia

Police identify a girl whose body was found dumped in a suitcase in Australia as Khandalyce Kiara Pearce, matching the body to her murdered mother's remains found 800 miles away<p>Police have made a breakthrough in the mystery of a small girl whose body was dumped in a suitcase near a highway in …

Crime

How to Make the Best Smash Burger Ever

Our editor in chief's idea of a perfect burger is simple, and all you need is a skillet.<p>If you're wondering what to prepare for your dinner guests this month, read my lips: Make burgers.<p>I know what you're thinking: <i>But don't I have to make something that will impress my friends?</i> …

Astronauts Put A Camera Inside An Orb Of Water, And Here's What Happened

Maybe you've seen videos of astronauts playing with floating blobs of water, but how about a video shot from <i>inside</i> the watery blob? That's just what we have here in a new video (above) posted on YouTube by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.<p>In the video, shot last summer on ISS expedition #40, …

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: Innovation, experiment or gimmick?

Just because you <i>can</i> do something, should you? Samsung thinks so. Its second experimentally screened phone taps into its hardware R&D and production clout to offer something not many other companies can make, let alone bring to the public outside of a fuzzy proof of concept. And so, following the …

This Is What It's Like to Drive BMW's i8, the Car from the Future

Some have compared the i8 to BMW's last mid-engine sports car, the M1 of the late Seventies. This is rubbish.<p><i>(All Photos by Shelby Knick)</i><p>BMW's i8 is both a car and a preview of the marque's future. This is fitting, because everyone who sees the i8 assumes it is, in fact, from the future. But before …

Smart light bulb fools burglars by pretending you're at home

There's no shortage of smart light bulbs that will save energy or set a special mood, but they don't usually do much for when you're <i>away</i> from home. What if you want to trick thieves into thinking you're still around? BeON Home might have tackled that problem with its new Burglar Deterrent. The …

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review

The Galaxy Note Edge's screen seems to go on forever<p>Most importantly, the Galaxy Note Edge is just a really solid smartphone<p>The Galaxy Note Edge is a great phone because the Galaxy Note 4 is a great phone

Galaxy Note 4 review: Samsung’s new aluminum construction makes a big difference

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 comes out this Friday. It’s the fourth generation of the phone that first defined the “phablet” — the trend of phones with …

The greatest myth about phones is that you are in control

In the human-machine relationship, you, fellow <i>Homo sapiens</i>, are commonly designated as the owner, operator, or otherwise dictator of the subservient device in your possession.<p>Consider, however, the reality of your relationship with your phone. First of all, it knows everything about you. It reads …

Get ready for 'Drone Nation'

We’re taking the drone out for a spin. It’s a sun-drenched Friday in Indianapolis’s Broad Ripple neighborhood, and though it’s late afternoon the …

Budgee the robot will carry your things through stores and down city sidewalks

Life has a way of making you carry things. But Budgee the robot wants to help.<p>Its creators at 5 Elements Robotics are gearing up to ship the first …

Apple supplier GT's bankruptcy filing surprises even Apple

This week's bankruptcy filing of GT Advanced Technologies, a supplier to Apple of scratch-resistant sapphire goods, appears to have caught even Apple by surprise.<p>Amid speculation about what caused GT's bankruptcy filing, Apple on Wednesday indicated that it didn't see the filing coming and it's …

How Fast Would You Need to Go to Beat a Speed Camera?

Speed cameras. If you’re over the posted limit when the shutter clicks, you’re basically toast. How do you get around that problem? You can slow down, obviously, or you can travel fast enough that your license plate isn’t readable by the camera. How fast <i>is</i> that, exactly? Good question—and one that …

Samsung Galaxy F Appears In Benchmarks

Samsung recently launched the Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A in South Korea, the handset is expected to launch in Europe as the Samsung Galaxy F or Galaxy …

7 Common Fried Chicken Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them

<i>Rochelle Bilow</i><p>There’s a lot to love about fried chicken. First, there’s that hot, crunchy, shatteringly crisp crust, fried to golden-brown perfection. Once you get through that, you’re rewarded with super juicy, moist meat—no dry, tastelessness here. But let’s face it: Most of us save fried chicken …

The Whole New Way to Make a Monte Cristo That Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever had a Monte Cristo sandwich, you will devour this bread. Serve it with warm raspberry jam for dipping.<p>Growing up in North Carolina, there was only one diner. That's right. One. Herby's. I loved that joint. It had a purple life-sized half of a VW Beetle affixed right to the front of …

Breakfast

GoPro Stock Spikes More Than 30% On Its Debut

This morning GoPro went public, spiking sharply in early trading. Priced at the upper end of its range, $24 per share, GoPro quickly traded higher, reaching nearly $33 per share, according to a Google Finance chart. As of writing, the company is trading for $31.07, up around 29 percent since its …

An entire island nation is preparing to evacuate to Fiji before they sink into the Pacific

This has to be the weirdest business deal of the week: The Church of England just sold a chunk of forest-covered land on the Fijian island Vanau Levu for $8.8 million to the government of the Pacific island nation of Kiribati. For the moment, Kiribati plans to use its 20-square-kilometer …

Micronesia

FTC claims T-Mobile conned customers out of hundreds of millions of dollars

T-Mobile USA is in hot water, thanks to a complaint filed by the FTC on Tuesday alleging that the mobile phone company made hundreds of millions of …

Look out LG G3, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 tipped to have same screen resolution

The race to pack more pixels into a phone display is on, with the LG G3 out of the blocks first. That phone’s screen is better than full HD, cramming …

The most luxurious phone we've ever held, made of titanium and calfskin (pictures)

New film makes shatterproof phone screens a practical possibility

Sure, the screen on your smartphone is likely scratch-resistant, but it still won't survive a drop to the sidewalk. However, that could all change if University of Akron scientists get their shatterproof touchscreen film into shipping hardware. They've developed transparent electrodes that, when …

2015 Volkswagen GTI First Drive

Dear Old Friend Reinvents Itself, And Its Segment, Yet Again<p>The whine of the turbocharger. The gentle whoosh of the hatchback's hydraulic lift supports. The mechanical ratcheting and clack of the parking brake. The growling exhaust note with that occasional gurgle.<p>The unmistakable sounds of the …

Epson Made Their Own Version of Google Glass and You Can Buy It Now

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The company that spent years bringing you printers, ink, paper is now challenging Google with their …