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You're About to See What Obama Calls 'Torture'

Unlike the president, a long-awaited Senate report won’t use the word ‘torture’ to describe the CIA’s interrogations. But it will show horrific, …

C.I.A. Apologizes for Penetrating Senate Computers

Chaatz Lets You Chat With Strangers Using An Alias Number

We wrote about Chaatz earlier this year when it launched as a messaging app targeted at emerging markets, but now it seems to be going in a slightly different direction with a new feature that taps on its unique offering of a ‘Chaatz number.’<p>The ‘Chaatz number’ feature was a central part of the …

Amazon is giving away over $100 worth of Android apps for free

From <i>9to5Toys.com</i>:<p>Amazon has just kicked off a 2-day Android App sale that includes 30 different apps for free. These “essential” apps cover a range of categories including games, utilities, travel, finance, fitness and more. This sale is a great way to pad your app library without spending a …

Rumor: iPhone 6 to Launch Tuesday, October 14 as Part of ‘Busy Month’

A new report cites a source with knowledge of an internal Apple Retail Store meeting in saying that Apple may be planning to launch the iPhone 6 on …

Facebook-funded nonprofit brings Zambia free internet

Hulu now lets you watch free TV shows and movies on Android

Hulu is finally starting to let viewers watch TV shows on their phones and tablets without paying for a subscription. Beginning on Android today, just about everything that you can currently watch for free on Hulu's website can now be watched for free on mobile devices. Hulu says that there are …

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Timely Turns Your Calendar Into A Time Tracker

One of the most important things a small business manager can do is make sure that everyone is taking on a fair share of the workload. If some are taking on a bigger share of the work than others, it can lead to hurt feelings and inefficiency. Timely is an app that hopes to make that task easier to …

HTC's latest J Butterfly is basically a waterproof One M8

When we first learned that HTC would be releasing a plastic variant of its One M8, it was largely believed that this device would end up replacing the J Butterfly series, unifying two flagship brands under one moniker. Apparently this wasn’t the case after all, as the latest version of the J …

Mobile Technology

Facebook’s Slingshot Now Lets You React to Reactions

Facebook has released the first big update to its Slingshot photo messaging app, which launched last month. Now, you’ll be able to reply to friends’ reactions to your photos and videos with a reaction of your own.<p>Similar to Snapchat, Slingshot allows you to draw on photos and add text. The app …

Microsoft launches new Office for iPad features, still dominates on Apple's home turf

Today Microsoft bestowed upon us an update to Office for iPad, introducing a series of new features that make the mobile productivity suite a bit more like its desktop counterpart.<p>The updates — we’ll get to them in a moment — are a bit boring, but they may encourage a noteworthy trend: Microsoft’s …

Former Googler Peter Magnusson leaves Snapchat after six months

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: 360b<p>After six months on the job at Snapchat, Peter Magnusson has apparently left his gig as the company’s VP of …

Hear Evernote CEO Phil Libin At IGNITION 2014

Phil Libin started Evernote with the simplest idea: Remember everything—or, more precisely, everything that matters. Today, the company's sleek suite of apps and services helps you capture thoughts and ideas, snap photos, grab audio, and clip information, then access it from anywhere. With more …

Phil Libin

Boris Johnson tries to distance himself from idea of driverless London buses

No plans for automated buses in the capital, insists mayor's office, despite publishing document that talks up cost savings<p>Replacing London's driver-operated buses with driverless vehicles would provide large cost savings as part of a "paradigm shift" in the way people travel, according to a …

Apple reportedly paying internet providers to ensure speedy delivery of its data

Just like Netflix, Apple wants to use its own content-delivery network, and is paying ISPs for the privilege<p>Apple has apparently turned on its new content-delivery network, and is reportedly paying Comcast and other big ISPs to move hardware into their data center and build direct interconnects to …

Foursquare Is Adding an Expert Status for Users

Foursquare has outed a new expertise feature in the soon-to-launch revamped version of its location app.<p>Almost like playing a really mundane RPG, users will gain expertise on Foursquare by adding tips to venues. When others like and save your tips, you’ll gain extra points. Once you’ve leveled up, …

Microsoft Office Updated with Export to PDF

After taking more than a few years to get Office on the iPad, Microsoft is wasting no time updating the productivity suite. That’s good news for anyone about to give a PowerPoint presentation.<p>The iPad version of Office now supports exporting files to PDF from Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. This can …

A Lick Of The Tongue Changes This Ice Cream’s Color

By the time you're done, it's like a whole new ice cream.<p>At first, it’s a delightful shade of periwinkle blue. Then, it turns into a lilac purple before settling on a vibrant magenta.<p>No, these aren’t the stages of your old mood ring. Believe it or not, this is the colorful transformation of the new …

Judge Rules That Microsoft Must Turn Over Data Stored in Ireland

What The CIA Twitter Account Really Means To Say

The CIA admitted Thursday it hacked computers used by a Senate committee investigating the CIA.<p>On Thursday, the CIA said an internal investigation had found that the agency had improperly accessed computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee while the committee was preparing a report … on …

Facebook's Slingshot lets dialogue flow with reactions to reactions

The social network updates its Snapchat-like photo-sharing app to let users respond to their friends' reactions.<p>Facebook has been ironing out the kinks of its new photo-sharing app, Slingshot, and now it has smoothed out a major wrinkle.<p>The social network released an update for the app on Thursday …

Dan Ariely’s Timeful App Helps You Better Apply Your Time

"It's a non-zero sum game," says Ariely. "We think you can use time better."<p>If you believe the scientific literature, says the Duke behavioral economics professor and popular author Dan Ariely, we humans have about two hours of peak cognitive capacity, generally first thing in the morning after …

Why the Security of USB Is Fundamentally Broken

Computer users pass around USB sticks like silicon business cards. Although we know they often carry malware infections, we depend on antivirus scans …

This Little Box Turns Your Existing iPhone Charger Into A Portable Battery

Does the world need another portable battery meant to charge your devices in a pinch? Probably not.<p>But I dig the minimalism of this one. Instead of requiring you to carry around yet another thing, it turns your <i>existing</i> iPhone wall charger into a backup battery.<p>One less thing to forget when you’re …

Twitter: the future's bright - but more like Facebook than ever

Twitter’s quarterly results were unexpectedly positive, but its plans point to ditching replies and moving to a Facebook-style curated feed<p>Just two days ago, there was a consensus, of sorts, around Twitter’s predicament. Its stock had fallen 44% over the course of the year, partially because of a …

Russia wants Apple and SAP to prove that their software isn't used for spying

Russia has been extra-sensitive to technological threats to its government as of late, and that's clearer than ever in the wake of a new government proposal. Communication Minister Nikolai Nikiforov has suggested that Apple and SAP should hand over their source code to prove that it doesn't have …

Meet Maya Van Wagenen, the 15-Year-Old Author of Popular

<i>Editor's Note: Maya Van Wagenen is the author of the bestselling memoir,</i> Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek. <i>She is fifteen years old. Never</i> …

Night & Day

Project info<p>"Night & Day" is an ongoing series which captures the transition from day to night in various locations around the world. The photos are composed of numerous exposures shot at the same location over the course of the day, or sometimes over several days. The multiple day, dusk, and night …

Photography