Salman Cassimally

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Pizza Delivery Guy From the Oscars Is Opening His Own Pizza Joint

When you're told to deliver pizza to the Oscars, it could lead to much more than a good tip.<p>Edgar Martirosyan, the delivery guy who handed out pizza …

12 Quotes From Roald Dahl for Book Lovers

Roald Dahl was the dreamer of dreams responsible for some of the world's most beloved whimsical stories. Tales of chocolate factories, giant peaches …

21 Inspirational Yearbook Quotes That Prove the Children Are Our Future

This isn't something trivial like your college major or which university you'll attend. This is your high school yearbook senior quote.<p>It defines …

A Strong Core Is the Key to Great Leadership

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If your health is lacking due to stress, poor sleep or diet to the extent that it inhibits performance, you risk losing the entrepreneurial race.<p>Make no doubt about it: Entrepreneurship is as much an endurance race as it is a sprint. …

Leadership

George RR Martin's LiveJournal: from Star Wars to threesomes

<i>Game of Thrones</i> creator George R. R. Martin is an old-school kinda guy. Not only does he compose his beloved fantasy novels on a DOS word processor, …

Google reportedly building Project Tango tablets that can see the world around them

4,000 prototype tablets will have 7-inch screen and range of sensors<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Google is planning to produce 4,000 prototype tablets next month capable of using cameras and sensors to map the world around them. The tablets, built as a part of Google's Project Tango …

OnePlus, Motorola, Xiaomi… why is it so hard to buy their phones?

More phones that buck traditional pricing models are hitting the market. Xiaomi, Motorola, and OnePlus are all aiming to give more people access to a level of technology that would have been out of their reach in the past. This is, of course, a wonderful thing.<p>However, limited availability has been …

Mobile Technology

App Store Cuts Weed-Growing Game, Is Okay with Violent Shooting Crime-Themed Games

Apple is an American success story. And 'merica is all about freedom. Free Speech. Free Press. Freedom of Religion. Even Freedom Fries. Lately, that includes the freedom to smoke marijuana in a few states. Mind you, drugs have never been for me, nor are games that glorify drug dealing, but they …

LG’s QuickCircle case will make the G3 “infinitely more useful”

LG has a history of putting the horses before the cart when it comes to product announcements, and the latest example is a smart cover for the G3 that LG introduced today, days ahead of the G3’s May 27 debut.<p>The QuickCircle for the G3 leaked a while ago, but now we have the full rundown straight …

The Ultimate Guide To Researching A Company Pre-Interview

You know that weird feeling between excitement and dread that accompanies an invitation to interview? It’s especially strong when you know next to nothing about your potential workplace.<p>But, even if the first time you’ve ever heard of the company you’re interviewing with was the day you sent in …

Robots will replace fast-food workers

As protesters across the country call for the fast-food chains to raise their wages, a number of companies have begun experimenting with new technology that could significantly reduce the number of restaurant workers in the years to come.<p>Restaurant industry backers warn that a sharp rise in wages …

Facebook Switches Default Setting to Private to Prevent Oversharing

Facebook on Thursday reversed a 5-year-old decision to make the default sharing setting for new members public.<p>From now on, those who join the social …

5 Minecraft Facts You Didn't Know

<i>Minecraft</i> might be the most important and influential indie of all time, but how much do you really know about this <i>block</i>buster video game? (See what …

Edward Snowden had a 'crypto party' before he blew his NSA whistle

Months before Edward Snowden publicized classified NSA documents, he taught a handful of people at the back of a Hawaiian furniture store how to protect their online privacy. Over at <i>Wired</i>, Kevin Poulsen writes about Snowden's "crypto party," which he organized with help from activist Asher Wolf and …

Coca-Cola Made This Ad Entirely Out Of Footage Submitted By Its Fans [THE BRIEF]

Good morning, AdLand. Here's what you need to know today:<p><b>Coca-Cola</b> debuted a new ad during the American Idol season finale last night that was made entirely out of footage submitted by fans. The company asked people to submit videos showing what it's like to take the first sip of a Coke using the …

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Moto E review: the people's smartphone

The first cellphone I ever owned was the cute and compact Nokia 6510. My heart was actually set on the more expensive and slider-protected 8850, but a teenager’s budget could only stretch so far. The funny thing is that over the course of its lifetime, the handset I got served me exactly as well as …

Could Facebook cut off its ad enablers?

Everyone from app developers to viral publishers has learned that what Facebook gives, Facebook can quickly take away. Count Facebook’s preferred …

Facebook Can Now Listen To Everything You Listen To

Facebook has unveiled a new feature that lets people share what they're watching or listening to without having to type or speak a single word.<p>On Wednesday, May 21, the site announced a new opt-in audio recognition system that will be incorporated into its mobile app in the coming weeks. The …

Oculus Rift maker sued over virtual reality technology

Virtual reality headset manufacturer Oculus is being sued by publisher, ZeniMax Media. The company claims that its intellectual property, as well as the expertise of several employees, was used to develop the Oculus Rift headset, which was successfully crowd-funded on the Kickstarer site in …

Spotify CEO: I’ve always assumed Apple would offer a streaming service

If Apple does indeed reach a deal to acquire Beats Electronics and announce it this week as expected, the clock is once again counting down to offer up your take on the whole scenario before it’s actually official. Steve Jobs’ biographer Walter Isaacson got that opportunity earlier this week thanks …

Nokia Lumia 630 Review: The low-cost WP 8.1 Flag-Bearer

Diminishing returns. With each passing year, we’re seeing smaller leaps in high-end smartphone performance. While faster chipsets and larger batteries are always welcome, it’s becoming ever more difficult to discern the differences in everyday performance.<p>The low-end market, meanwhile, is on the …

Facebook pulls a Shazam: detects and shares songs and shows

It looks like Facebook is taking a page out of Shazam’s playbook for an upcoming Android update that’s expected to roll out over the next few weeks. In short, Facebook is making it easy to share with your Facebook friends information about what you’re watching or listening to.<p>The new feature …

Spying

Change your stock launcher icons, no root required

Customization is one of the stronger points of Android. With a multitude of tweaks in UI and functionality, the platform enables users to incorporate more of their personality and needs into their devices, compared with, say, iOS. While for some, customization is skin-deep — like themes, wallpapers …

Thought Google was acquiring too many companies? They’ve barely started!

Google’s shopping spree has raised many questions. Will the acquired services come to Android and other Google products? Will they work separately? What’s Google’s plan? We can assume all day, but today we are finding out Google is just getting started with the acquisitions.<p>Google is planning to …

Android News

Forget the archaic clock app, set your timers with Google Now!

Google Now continues to get better with every update. We have recently reported on Google Now bill reminders, camera actions and notifications on recently searched product availability in nearby stores. What is next? A feature that should have been here long ago – setting the timer.<p>Simply Open …

Android News