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Mark Zuckerberg: Internet missionary, Facebook colonizer

Facebook's CEO wants to create a path to Internet access for the 5 billion people still unconnected. How nice. Of course, eventually those people will turn into a revenue stream for his company.<p>Mark Zuckerberg, not yet 30 but already the conquistador of 1.115 billion Facebook users, has a seemingly …

Mark Zuckerberg

Verizon Edge early upgrade program officially unveiled, will begin August 25th

Quickly following AT&T's footsteps, Verizon Wireless is throwing its hat into the early upgrade ring with a few unique twists and turns of its own. The program, known as Edge, will offer you the ability to pay the full retail price of your phone on a month-to-month basis, with the cost spread out …

Uber Gets A Google-Centric Update, Now Has Google Authentication And Option To Pay With Wallet

Use Uber? Love Google stuff? Good news – the two have become wed. Well, sort of wed. Uber just received a fairly major update that bakes a couple of …

Google Wallet

The People Making Real Money On Bitcoin

Last week, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss announced<p>their campaign to get people to stop thinking of them as “the twins best known for their part in the history of Facebook”an SEC filing for the “Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust,” an exchange-traded fund that would allow institutional investors to dabble in …

6 years after the iPhone launched, just 4 big carriers are left standing

<i>Jon Metzler is president of San Francisco consultancy Blue Field Strategies.</i><p>It’s amazing to think it’s been just six years and seven versions since the iPhone launched in June, 2007.<p>A lot has changed in those six years, and perhaps one of the most significant changes has been wireless carrier …

More Nokia Lumia 1020 Hardware And Camera Details Surface Ahead Of Official Launch

In case you’re somehow immune to all of Nokia’s incessant teasing, the company’s going to unveil a shiny new smartphone on Thursday in hopes that a tremendous camera will endear the thing to the masses.<p>The folks at WPCentral got their collective hands on a new render of the forthcoming flagship — …

Analyst says that Nokia should adopt Android before it's too late

The Android, Windows, Nokia discussion is a bit of an old one, but there has been a resurgence of interest in Nokia’s operating system of choice recently. Fresh data is suggesting that Nokia is really starting to feel the pressure after tying itself into Microsoft’s platform – the company even …

Mobile

Stop Motion Wire and Paper Music Video by Patator Prod | Colossal

<p>There are some fantastic sequences in this brief stop motion clip by Victor Haegelin of Patator Prod accompanied by music from Professor Kliq. …

Why Your Next MacBook Will Have 50% More Battery Life

If history is indeed destined to repeat itself, Intel’s next-gen Haswell processors will power the 2013 gamut of Macs. Every year Apple typically puts the newest Intel silicon in its desktop and laptop models, and this year should be no exception. When Haswell desktop lineup specs leaked in …

Computer Hardware

Concurrent is building a Hadoop assembly line in open source

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / PENGYOU91<p>If you know Java, R or SAS, doing machine learning on Hadoop data just got a lot easier. …

Big Data

Intelligent To Do List App Any.DO Raises $3.5 Million, Will Further Expand Into Personal Productivity Space

Q: <i>Why does a to do list application need $3.5 million in funding?</i> A: <i>Because it’s becoming more than a simple to do app</i>. Today, Any.DO one of the more popular to do list applications for web and mobile, announced a seed round of funding led by existing investor Genesis Partners, with participation …

Facebook Home flagship phone, HTC First, may be discontinued | Ars Technica

Facebook Home has suffered since launch.<p>Facebook’s HTC First, the smartphone herald of Facebook Home, will be discontinued by carrier partner AT&T, …

Crunching The Numbers: How Does A Budget $750 Gaming PC Perform?

In this special installment of <i>Crunching The Numbers</i>, I shift the critical gaze inward to analyze the performance of my personal $750 gaming PC build — before I give it away to one lucky reader.<p>As many of you know, I recently undertook a tricky challenge: Build a powerful gaming PC within the …