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Espruino seeks Kickstarter funding to help jump start its “JavaScript for things” effort - http://tcrn.ch/1cnwfOT

Google Maps Easter egg transports you inside the Doctor's TARDIS

While Google is experimenting with self-driving cars, balloon-powered internet, and wearable computing, it hasn't mastered the art of time travel just yet. That hasn't stopped the internet giant from trying. A recent addition to Google Maps Street View will transport you from a London street to a …

After 69 years, 'pitch drop' experiment finally caught on video

In 1927, a researcher at the University of Queensland in Australia began what's widely recognized as the longest-running experiment ever, the so-called "pitch drop." It's a simple set up: fill a flask with tar pitch and let it ooze out the bottom to see how quickly it flows, and eventually it makes …

Curiosity - what's inside the cube winner video

RT @loleg: I had nearly forgotten how awesome hackdays can be to just kick back and code! Big thanx to #FirefoxOSAppDays CH crew http://t.co/X8Zo5g6Zw4

Firefox OS App Day Switzerland

A very happy first birthday to The MagPi!

The MagPi is a free magazine made by Raspberry Pi fans for Raspberry Pi fans. It’s the example of just how remarkable the Raspberry Pi community is …

Why basic smartphones will win in the race for 'the next billion' users

With so many high-end smartphones about, the market for cheap PAYG phones is long dead. That's the received wisdom, but it's wrong – so wrong – …

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Mozilla Persona becomes yet another single sign-on solution

Mozilla has updated its Persona login system to allow users to sign up for and sign on to any supporting website using only an existing email account. The system works much like Facebook Connect: if a website supports Persona logins, a user can enter their email information, and an account will be …

Bitcoin And The End Of Money

A commentator on Bloomberg, Princeton student Evan Soltas, writes that Bitcoin is an “existential threat to the modern liberal state,” a line that can be read in two ways. One reading of his op-ed suggests we are all in danger and that the inability to tax and track bitcoins will result in a …

Mozilla: why the web is the future of the smartphone

Firefox introduced Firefox OS last year and it now has networks and manufacturers on board. Head of Engineering, Jonathan Nightingale, says "if you …

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