Thomas Retterbush

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Where to store all your iPhone photos when you run out of space

Photos & Videos routinely show up in the top two to three apps when it comes to how much storage space is being used on my iPhone. If you happen to …

Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science fiction.<p>But are we actually glimpsing that future? Yes and no.<p>Microsoft's HoloLens, which the company unveiled at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters on Wednesday, is a sleek, flashy headset with …

Gasp! Taylor Swift Shows Her Belly Button in a Bikini

Taylor Swift put her bikini body on display while sharing snaps from her vacation in Maui on Friday.<p>Swift, 25, is catching some R&R in Hawaii with …

Swimwear

GOOGLE CHAIRMAN: ‘The Internet Will Disappear’

"I will answer very simply that the internet will disappear," Schmidt replied.<p>"There will be so many IP addresses … so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting with that you won't even sense it. It will be part of your presence all the time. Imagine you …

Internet of Things

Sexy new renders show the iPad Pro and 12-inch MacBook Air side-by-side

The Apple Watch might be Cupertino’s most hotly anticipated product, but for my money, the two releases I’m most excited about this year are the 12-inch MacBook Air and the 12-inch iPad Pro. Outside of a few leaked images, though, we still have not seen either of these rumored devices in the …

This Entrepreneur Quit His Day Job To Make A Little Rubber Thing For Your Headphones

A cursory search under “headphone management” will bring up virtually hundreds of products. Spoolee’s novel contribution to the category is a twig adrift in an ocean of competition. This seems like a small and unusual product for us to cover but there are three things that make this product stand …

Facebook Stalking (My More Successful Friends), A Funny Song Illustrating the Truth About People’s Facebook Lives

Singer/Songwriter Pat Regan performs his hilarious song, “Facebook Stalking (My More Successful Friends)” in which he laments about staying up way …

Winter storm spreads snow, traffic woes in U.S. Northeast

(Reuters) - A swath of the U.S. East Coast from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine was bracing for a potentially historic blizzard on Monday that is expected to dump as much as 3 feet (90 cm) of snow and snarl transportation for tens of millions of people.<p>A snow shoveler crosses a street during …

Weather

Here’s The Only EULA You’ll Ever Want To Read

By design, end-user license agreement, or EULAs, are impenetrable documents letting users of a given piece of software know their rights, and written by lawyers trying to cover their clients’ asses. EULAs are so ridiculous and all encompassing, the 18,000-word EULA you click through when you …

Greek Vote Forces Europe To Face Up To Dismal Euro Dilemma

Greek voters have handed the anti-austerity radical left-wing Syriza party an unprecedented landslide victory in elections at the expense of the center-right New Democracy party of the current prime minister as well as the PASOK socialists that were a major force in Greece for the past 40 years.<p>The …

Secrets of modern mercenaries: Inside the rise of private armies

<b>(Vartanov Anatoly via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>We don’t know all the details about the opaque world of military contractors. An expert lays out the real story<p>Sean McFate<p>January 25, 2015 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean For World Order”<p><i>The market economy</i> …

Military

How to fend off those toxic people

Most workplaces have some emotionally toxic people who create unpleasantness for colleagues. And no matter how competent we are at dealing with the idiosyncrasies of others in the workplace, toxic people – folks who are overly negative, irrational or needy – can drive us to distraction, our skills …

Maybe Don't Try Breakdancing While Setting off Fireworks

Do not try this at home.<p><b>This article was originally published on January, 9, 2015, but we think it still rocks!</b><p>Using GoPro cameras, duct tape, and more Roman candles than a sleep-away camp on Independence Day, German breakdancers LIL AMOK and Bboy Snoop rang the New Year in with explosive panache. …

The Funny Pictures Blog - Wackyy

Awesome funny celebrities adjusting themselves in public captured at right time by crazy photographers and look what these celebs doing..lol<p>Check out …

Big data predictions in the online and physical world

One piece of news that hit the headlines this week was the revelation from researchers from the University of Cambridge and Stanford University that …

Charlie Hebdo attacks raise fears of a European Patriot Act

Rights groups fear expanded surveillance as French prime minister calls for 'exceptional' responses to terrorist attack<p>Paris is still very much on edge after last week’s attacks on the offices of satirical magazine <i>Charlie Hebdo</i>, which precipitated a three-day manhunt and left 17 dead. Thousands of …

The Charlie Hebdo Conspiracy Too Crazy Even for Alex Jones

The level of disbelief to the official story is even too much for conspiracy theory HQ, Infowars.<p>Ahmed Merabet, one of two police officers brutally …

Valentine's Countdown: 5 Ways to Land a Date

While New Year's might be a distant memory, It's only one month until Valentine's Day. If you're single, there's no need to be depressed or hide under the covers. If you're dating someone, but he hasn't asked you to be his Valentine just yet, here are some tips to enjoy the day, regardless of your …

Pope Benedict the Cage

Nicolas Cage isn’t just a great actor; he’s an internet sensation! Many people on the interwebs have taken it upon themselves to continue paying …

Funny Celebs Pictures - Wackyy

Charlize Theron gained 50 pounds for a movie role by eating mac and cheese at 2am. But after gaining 50 pounds for her role as an overworked mom in …

Pivotal’s Top Predictions for Data Science and Big Data in 2015

In 2015, we can expect to see the data storage and data science landscapes mature, consolidate, break our trust, and surprise us. Last year was a big …

Big Data

The potential of fighting corruption through data mining

in Access to information, Measurement and Research, People power, Politics and government, Technology<p>Two centuries ago, coal mining spurred the …

Design is fine.

Wilhelm Weimar, Iris, 1898. Hamburg, Germany. Via MKG,<p>Reuben Haley, Ruba Rombic Vase, 1928. Molded glass. Made by Consolidated Lamp and Glass, USA. …

Tech and Business Groups Rally Behind Microsoft’s Data Privacy Battle

Google is not among the companies directly backing Microsoft in its fight over foreign data privacy.<p>Dozens of large tech companies, business groups and consumer privacy advocates offered support Monday in Microsoft’s ongoing court battle with the U.S. government over customer emails stored …

Withings’ new Activité Pop is a smartwatch you’ll actually want to wear

The web in 2015: Your favorite shows auto-cached, sites that adapt to your environment, and more

When the web was first envisioned it was a generic version of apps, or what history books call “applications.” It was the lowest common denominator that could run anywhere. This put the web squarely in a “frame.” The potential functionality was confined to a rectangle of content.<p>Apps showed us an …

Man Regrets Posting Video on Facebook of Paris Cop's Killing

The man whose amateur video of a Paris police officer's cold-blooded murder shocked the world now regrets sharing the footage online, saying he never expected it to be broadcast so widely.<p>Engineer Jordi Mir told The Associated Press Sunday he posted the video out of fear and a "stupid reflex" …