Sam Teitelbaum

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Google is reportedly funding academic papers friendly to its interests

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Michael Cohen

Android creator Andy Rubin launches Essential Phone

Dave Lee<p><b>Andy Rubin, one of the creators of Google's Android software, has launched his own high-end smartphone.</b><p>Mr Rubin left Google in 2014 to create Playground, a technology investment company. Essential is one of the companies it funds - and the Essential Phone is its first product.<p>The device …

Mobile Technology

Flipping Houses: Curbed Launches Here Today

Curbed, a popular real estate site that covers more than a dozen major cities in the U.S., launches today on Flipboard. It’s now paginated and designed for easier reading right here.<p>Curbed was launched in 2004 by the blog entrepreneur Lockhart Steel. It began life as a repository for the real …

Real Estate

The Week in Review: Nobel Prizes Awarded

Nobel Prizes for science and peace were awarded this week in Europe. A Japanese biologist won the prize for medicine Monday. Tuesday it was announced that a British trio won the physics prize and Wednesday three Europeans were awarded the prize for chemistry.<p>Later in the week, Colombian President …

Nobel Prize

Behind the Story: Women’s Health Magazine Tackles Sexual Assault

<b>Story 1:</b> Life After Rape: The Sexual Assault Issue No One’s Talking About<p><b>Story 2:</b> WH Investigates Sexual Assault: First, Do No Harm<p><b>Outlet:</b> Women’s Health<p><b>Editor:</b> Tracy Middleton<p><i>Seventy percent of sexual assault victims experience moderate to severe post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Seventy-five</i> …

Women's Health

How To Use Flipboard to Build and Engage Community

No matter where you live or how unique your passions, there’s a good chance that you have found a way to connect with like-minded people online. Those people make up your community. Not a traditional one, for sure, but a valuable one nonetheless.<p>Online communities are a great way to learn more …

How to Get Flipboard’s Curated Emails

Email may be ancient, but it’s as vibrant as ever and proving to be a critical way for publishers to reach readers. As a home for thousands of publishers’ content, Flipboard has a 10,000-foot view of all the great stories, photos, videos, music and podcasts being made out there. There is so much …

How to Use Flipboard to Commemorate Events

Events can take forever to prepare, but then happen in the snap of a finger. You’re left with just the memories and a few photos on your cell phone. Whether you’re going to a blogging event, a friend’s wedding or a family trip, you can use Flipboard to create a stunning magazine that will allow you …

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week Ending January 20, 2017)

Samsung head Jay Y Lee escaped jail this week despite corruption allegations involving recently-impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye. News of a WhatsApp loophole that allows messages to be intercepted was revealed. Meanwhile, Trump presidency caused many to seek out secure messaging …

South Korea

The cloud and Office keep Microsoft afloat during PC slump

It's been clear for a while that a big part of Microsoft's future is ensconced in the cloud, and its latest (Q2 2017) earnings report just drives that point home. Wall Street types have been paying close attention to the company's Azure cloud services, and with good reason — Microsoft almost …

DuckDuckGo celebrates 10 billion anonymous searches

The privacy-focused search engine says it’s growing faster than ever<p>The ongoing impact of the Snowden revelations and Donald Trump’s ascendance to the US presidency is pushing more and more web users to privacy-focused services. Worldwide downloads of secure messaging app Signal grew 70 percent in …

Researchers warn of vast problems with Android VPN apps

There’s a misnomer about VPN networks and what they really do. Claims that they can make you “completely anonymous” online are almost always inaccurate, even if they may increase your privacy to some degree. Unfortunately, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), in …

Apps

9 Journal Apps to Help You Slay Your 2017 Goals

To say we’re a *tad* obsessed with paper journals might be a little bit of an understatement. But as much as we love our precious diaries, carrying around our everyday journal, bullet journal, fitness journal and gratitude journal can sometimes leave our bag feeling more like a high-school backpack …

Twitter just can’t let go of Vine, launches an online archive

Twitter just can’t seem to let go of Vine. The company announced last fall it would close the video-sharing community site and its accompanying mobile applications, which it then did just days ago. But it also has taken several steps to ensure that the content created in Vine would not be lost, by …

OnePlus Bullets (V2) Earphones review

If you’re in the market for a pair of affordable earphones, most of the options are just about average – both in form and function. There’s cheap in-ear design and bass-heavy music that makes you question your love for music, and gives masses the perception that you need to spend big bucks for a …

Consumer Tech

Polaroid Pop debuts at CES 2017 and actually looks kind of neat

The latest Zink-printing digital camera from Polaroid blends a really cool design with a better designed camera experience than its Snap line.<p>For its 80th anniversary, Polaroid went back to Ammunition -- the design company responsible for its recent products with their distinctive rainbow stripe …

Polaroid Photography

Mesmerizing GIFs Illustrate the Art of Traditional Japanese Wood Joinery — All Done Without Screws, Nails, or Glue

Traditional Japanese carpentry, whether used to build a dinner table or the entire house containing it, doesn't use screws, nails, adhesives, or any …

Everything we think we know about the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung's next flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, will be arriving very soon.<p>The pressure is on for the Korean electronics giant to deliver a flagship …

Batteries with built-in flame retardant could prevent fiery mishaps

One big problem with lithium-ion batteries is that they have the tendency to catch fire and blow up all kinds of gadgets like toys and phones. To solve that issue, a group of researchers from Stanford University created lithium-ion batteries with built-in fire extinguishers. They added a component …

Alexa Shenanigans And How To Avoid Them [Updated]

Amazon makes hardware that’s all about easing the way to buying stuff from Amazon. Their Echo digital assistant is a case in point. You can order anything from the Amazon website just by saying “Alexa, order me a . . .” That can be very convenient – or not.<p>Early this month a CBS affiliate in Dallas …

Smart Homes

China tightens grip on app stores

There's no Google Play Store in China, but there are plenty of imitators. And now, they all have to register with the government.<p>China is the world's biggest tech market and may also be the most regulated. The country will be tightening its grip on industry from Monday, when app stores will be …

Google Play

Windows 7: Microsoft Says ‘Early Goodbye,’ Users Should Update To ‘Modern’ System

Microsoft Windows 7 users should be looking to upgrade the operating systems for their computers, as the software company has announced that support …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. South Korea wants to arrest Samsung's vice chairman on bribery and embezzlement charges.</b> Lee Jae-yong is accused of participating in payments that Samsung made to a close friend of South Korean President Park Geun-hye.<p><b>2. Lucasfilm officially denied that a digital Carrie Fisher will be in the</b> …

South Korea

D.light raises another $10.5 million to grow its solar-powered products for off-grid communities

D.light, a for-profit social enterprise that makes solar-powered products for “off-grid” communities, has raised another $10.5 million in funding, taking its total financing to more than $40 million over the past quarter.<p>Founded in 2007, San Francisco-based D.light manufactures a range of solar …

10 Blogging Tools That Made Me A Better Blogger

Five months ago, I wrote my first blog post because my company decided to start doing content marketing. I had no experience whatsoever in blogging, …

A Blogger's Guide to Creating a Media Kit

As a new blogger, I truly had no idea what a media kit even was, never mind what I should put in it. When you are just starting out as a blogger, reaching out to brands or sponsors can be intimidating but having a media pack or kit makes it simple.<p>And it's not all about stats. If you have had your …

Alibaba teams up with Samsung, Louis Vuitton and other brands to fight counterfeit goods

Just weeks after revealing its first court case against counterfeiters, Alibaba has again pledged to increase its focus on fake goods after it announced a partnership with 20 global consumer brands.<p>Louis Vuitton, Samsung and Mars are among the big names to sign up to the …

E.U. Proposes Digital Publishers Can Punish Visitors Using Ad Blockers

In a significant victory for online publishers struggling to find and maintain revenues, the European Union is proposing that publishers can deny content to visitors who refuse to switch off their ad blockers.<p>Last week, the E.U. waded into the ongoing dispute between publishers and electronic …

Digital Advertising

Winkd is a dating app where LGBTQ people are not an afterthought

While dating apps have exploded in popularity, they're most often built with straight, cisgender men and women in mind.<p>Winkd is a soon-to-be launched …

How to Use Flipboard to Get Traffic to Your Blog

Update: After applying all the tips mentioned in this post, I managed to drive 3K+ traffic on a single given day. See below screenshot for proof & …

Content Curation