Steve McGarry

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Heartbleed Bug Update

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>As soon as we found out about the Heartbleed bug, the team here began working on understanding its implications for …

From Germany With Love

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>On May 3, 1953, German president Theodor Heuss went on Deutsche Welle, the country’s first international broadcasting …

The Week in Review: Heartbleed Strikes

Inside Flipboard / April 12, 2014<p>Last Monday, news broke that sensitive user information stored by most major websites was vulnerable to hackers–and …

On the Red Couch with Quartz Publisher Jay Lauf

Inside Flipboard / April 17, 2014<p>The future of journalism lies in code. That’s the mantra Jay Lauf uses inside the sleek Lower Manhattan offices of …

The Week in Review: Obamacare For All

Inside Flipboard / April 18, 2014<p>Tuesday marked the deadline for most Americans without healthcare to sign up for coverage under the Patient …

The Week in Review: The Immortal Legacy of Gabriel García Márquez

Inside Flipboard / April 25, 2014<p>Last Thursday, the Colombian author and journalist Gabriel García Márquez died in Mexico City at the age of 87. But …

Amazon phone reportedly coming with “Prime Data” mobile broadband

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Amazon’s(s amzn) smartphone could be an AT&T(s t) exclusive and come with a feature called “Prime Data”. The leaked …

The gadgets that changed your life

When we asked you to tell us which gadgets changed your life, our goal was to arrive at a simple list of important devices. Instead, we learned how some of the products we talk about on Engadget every day make such a profound impact on your life.<p>Remember when Facebook bought Oculus VR a few weeks …

Alarm Clock Reboot wakes you up gradually and stylishly

Snoozing is great, but oversleeping isn’t. That’s why Alarm Clock Reboot approaches rousing you from your slumber in a different way. Instead of waking you up when you tell it to, it starts the process with a series of smaller alarms spread out before your wake time. You tell it when you want to …

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Apple vs. Google: A world view on the mobile gaming war

Mobile platforms are taking over the world, and nothing gets more downloads or makes more money on iOS and Android than video games.<p>Google’s and Apple’s software platforms have enabled developers of all sizes to get their products in front of customers around the world. This benefits the people …

Slingshot-wielding David faces a colossal and difficult task

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Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

Amazon’s Smartphone May Come With A Special Data Plan Called ‘Prime Data’

The Amazon Phone is almost certainly on its way, but the details surrounding its features and selling points are still somewhat unclear. Multiple sources have revealed that 3D effects and gesture-based features will be present on the device, but today another detail has leaked out.<p>BGR reports that …

My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A free online course "Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies" launches through Coursera next week on April 28. Come back to Entrepreneur.com as we feature additional interviews with course experts and</i> …

Looking into the crystal soccer ball with EA's official World Cup game

<i>This article originally went live before the 2014 FIFA World Cup.</i><p>It’s that special time again. You know, the time when all the people around you become soccer fans — like your buddy who just learned how to pronounce the name of American striker Jozy Altidore (“al-tuh-door”) or your boss who …

Pencils down: Duolingo wants to offer standardized tests through its app

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>Duolingo, the translation software company founded by Luis von Ahn, wants to offer standardized tests …

Twitter Partners With Yahoo Japan to Open Up Its Ads To Small Firms

Twitter announced today that it is partnering with Yahoo in Japan to make its suite of advertisement products available to small and medium-sized businesses in the country.<p>The deal will see Yahoo Japan integrate Twitter ads into its existing ad platform and become a reseller, so small businesses …

Circa names former Tumblr exec John Maloney its new president

Former Tumblr president John Maloney has found a new home as president of mobile news startup Circa.<p>Maloney hasn’t had an official role at another company since he stepped down from as president at Tumblr in 2012. His goal at Tumblr was to help young CEO and founder David Karp figure out how to …

Microsoft Surface Mini tipped but it already faces a challenge

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Months of speculation and rumors around a small Microsoft(s msft) Surface Mini tablet could culminate in a product soon. …

California Legislators Narrowly Defeat Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill

- Apr 25, 2014<p>CNET reports California legislators have narrowly defeated a bill that would require all smartphone makers to preload and automatically …

iPhone 6 concept w/ 5.7″ screen, 3D stereo camera, new features

Yet another iPhone 6 concept. This one, posted by Mindspi Vision, imagines an illuminated bezel, home button, and Apple logo on the back, a 3D stereo camera with optical zoom, an all aluminum body, and a 5.7-inch display. A full video of the renders below:

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Apple will replace your iPhone 5's faulty power button for free

If you've noticed that your iPhone 5's sleep/wake button isn't working reliably, you're not alone -- and you'll be glad to hear that Apple is doing something about it. The company has started a free program in Canada and the US (worldwide on May 2nd) that will replace buttons on phones made through …

Apps Promise Luxury By Eliminating Talking to People

When I power on my phone upon landing at LAX, a text message is already waiting for me: "Hi Ian, Silvercar here! We have your res at 1:00pm today. …

Vungle Targets Brands With Its New Exchange For In-App Video Ads

Vungle announced today that it’s launching what it calls “the first ever advertising exchange built exclusively for in-app video.”<p>When the company announced its $17 million Series B in February, CEO Zain Jaffer said that the exchange would allow Vungle to expand beyond app trailers to run video ads …

YouTube for Android now auto-generates playlists of your favorite artists

Making YouTube playlists can be a real pain, especially if you just want to veg out listening to music after a long day at work. If you're using an Android phone or tablet, though, you can now just type in an artist's name and voilà -- YouTube will auto-generate a playlist with the artist's most …

The Sony Xperia Z2 Will Launch In The U.S. This Summer

Sony has confirmed to TechCrunch that the Xperia Z2 will be released in the U.S. but not for several months. The release is scheduled for “summer.” A U.S. launch of the Xperia Compact Z1 is currently not on the books at all, we also learned.<p>The Z2 will be sold unlocked through Sony’s online store. …

Apple and Samsung will go into overtime to address key patent issue in court

Apple and Samsung will get a little more time in court than originally planned, after a California judge said both sides should be able to present additional evidence clarifying the wording associated with one of Apple's patents.<p>Earlier in the day, the two companies concluded the evidence portion …

Google is making it hard to cheat on your spouse in Japan

Ashley Madison founder cries foul over Google AdWords restrictions<p><i>Noel Biderman, Ashley Madison CEO, in Tokyo last month.</i><p>"Women of this generation — this Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, ‘I'm in a sex tape' kind of generation — they're not going to behave like their moms. They're not going to tolerate …

Airbus Has Its Sights Set On Hybrid Electric Planes

MUNICH (Reuters) - Aircraft maker Airbus Group NV<p>is learning from carmakers as it works on developing a small plane powered by hybrid electric engines that could represent its first move into the market for regional jets.<p>The development of a regional plane, seating between 70 and 90 people, that …

Android is reportedly getting voice commands everywhere

Outside of the Moto X, hands-free voice commands on Android are limited; pick up a Nexus 5 or Galaxy S5 and you'll find that "OK Google" only works at the home screen. If <i>Android Police</i>'s sources are accurate, though, you'll soon get to bark out orders no matter where you are in the interface. …