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Wal-Mart to close 269 stores, including 154 in the U.S. and 9 in California

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Friday that it will close 269 of its 11,600 stores, including 154 in the U.S. — nine in California — as the company tries to find its footing in a difficult retail climate.<p>The retailer also said that in the next year it plans to open more than 140 new stores nationwide. …

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'Revenant,' 'Mad Max' Dominate 2016 Oscar Nominations

Nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced on Thursday morning, and <i>The Revenant</i> dominated the field, earning nods in 12 different …

Shark vs. whale: Mother Nature's ultimate title fight

A pod of killer whales has taken on a great white shark in "the title fight of all title fights."<p>Crew on a charter boat spotted the intense meal time …

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2048: The new app everyone's talking about

VENICE BEACH, California -- If you haven't heard of the 2048 app yet, you will. The numbers puzzle shot to the top of the top app download chart this week, and has been the talk of the Internet.<p>Like the <i>Flappy Bird</i> craze of earlier this year, it's already produced dozens of clones.<p>The app is like</i> …

What you need to know about Aereo's battle with broadcast television

Today, the United States Supreme Court will spend one hour hearing the latest arguments in an old, important debate that affects everyone watching television in the US: Who owns the airwaves?<p>ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and others <i>use</i> the broadcast frequencies our TV antennas pick up; the government <i>regulates</i> …

TV scorecard: Will your favorite show return?

Every April it happens.<p>Fans of TV series are waiting to find out if their favorite shows will return next season. Often, they won't know until May, when the networks present their fall schedules.<p>In recent years, we've seen last-minute renewals of shows like "Chuck," "Community" and "Fringe," often …

12 of the Most Over-the-Top Flower Arrangements We've Seen This Week

These arrangements from Preston Bailey's Designing with Flowers book are incredible and perfect for any fantasy wedding.<p><b>1. Life-size floral elephant.</b><p><b>2.</b> <b>All white everything.</b><p><b>3. Gigantic peach, purple, and pink centerpieces.</b><p><b>4. An orchid canopy.</b><p><b>5.</b> <b>White roses dripping with crystals.</b><p><b>6.</b> <b>An entire</b> …

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First iPhone photography exhibition opens in Ireland

An award-winning photographer is set to open an exhibition of his iPhone art photography in Ireland, the first of its kind in the country<p>While most of us fail to make the most of our iPhone's photo-taking capabilities beyond the odd Instagram, an award-winning photographer is preparing to open an …

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Unique Pop Fine Art by Limpfish

It's always a great day when you find a real slick set of works like these by artist David Barton, aka Limpfish. These are his take on famous fine …

21 Of The Most Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Photos Of 2014

The delicate pink sakura, or cherry blossom, is associated primarily with the culture of its native Japan. These trees blossom throughout Japan every …

Japan

Expert Advice for Parenting in the Digital Age

When Fisher Price introduced its iPad Baby Bouncy Seat late last year, many parents (and concerned citizens like myself) wondered, have we gone too far? But not long before companies were dangling iPads above babies' heads, parents were creating twitter handles for their newborns and 10-year-olds …

Unforgettable Pictures By The Award-Winning Photographer Killed In Afghanistan

Anja Niedringhaus, a critically acclaimed photographer for the Associated Press, was fatally shot in Afghanistan. She had covered everything from war to sporting events.

Stick-On Circuit Could Put Your Phone On Your Finger For Pocket Change

Stand aside wristbands. The latest wave of stick-on circuits could make cheap, flexible electronics mainstream.<p>About a year ago, University of Illinois researcher John Rogers revealed a pretty amazing creation: a circuit that, rather than living on an inflexible board, could stick to and move with …

The Last 30 Years, As Told By Newspapers

What would history look like if told by newspapers? What does it look like to scroll through 30 years of history on one page?<p>To glance at the past from a new perspective--one told by the media-- we took one newspaper page from each year for the last 30 years. The newspapers we chose do not reflect …

This composition is made up from 5000 pictures taken in a 48 hour period and looks amazing.

Startrails: Photos by Evgeniy Zaytsev

China's Huawei Condemns NSA Spying, Calls For Unity Against Cyber Mischief

China-based Huawei is calling for its global peers to establish standards and disciplines that would deter cyber mischief after news reports said the NSA has been hacking into the tech giant’s email servers since early 2009.<p>The New York Times and German news magazine Der Spiegel said on Saturday …

Skitch for Android gets new, finger-friendly toolbars to make mobile annotation easier

Are you a digital doodler? Odds are, then, that you're familiar with Skitch, an annotation app from the folks at Evernote that lets users mark up PDFs, screenshots and pictures on phones and tablets. Today, the Android version of Skitch got a bit better with a revamped set of toolbars that make it …

Disconnect unveils private search Android app and web interface

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Maxkabakov<p>Disconnect Search, a tool that lets people use popular search engines without having their …

Quora Launches Verified Profiles Starting With Obama, Who’ll Answer Affordable Care Questions

To boost confidence in answers, host exclusive content, and bring in new audiences, Quora today launched Verified Profiles. First up is President Obama who will answer two Affordable Care Act questions today in an effort to drive signups before the March 31st deadline. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, …

Netflix Sinks After Apple-Comcast Streaming TV Talks Revealed

Netflix stock has been on a tear for most of the last year, as investors become increasingly optimistic about the future of online video streaming as a viable and growing business model. But Netflix’s success may have put a target on its back.<p>On Monday, Netflix shares sank nearly 8% after a Wall …

Microsoft Releases Temporary Fix for Vulnerability in Word

Microsoft is investigating a new remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Word. The company has issued a security advisory after confirming reports that the flaw is being exploited as part of targeted attacks against Word 2010.<p>The company has found that the vulnerability affects all …

Ageism in Silicon Valley Is Causing an Uptick in Plastic Surgeries

In 2007, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made the declaration, “Young people are just smarter.”<p>Reports of extreme ageism in Silicon Valley — requiring …

RoomScan app creates floor plans just by tapping walls

Shopping for furniture? Need to figure out how much paint you need for a living-room makeover? Planning to sell your house? These and other activities can benefit greatly from having a floor plan, but who's got time to draw one?<p>You do. RoomScan for iOS creates floor plans just by tapping your phone …

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What Project Ara could mean for the future of mobile customer service

When we first heard about modular phone projects like PhoneBloks, initially mobile tech publications like <i>Android Authority</i>, industry experts and even tech enthusiasts were skeptical about whether such a concept could ever be anything more than just a pipe-dream.<p>Although a smartphone that can have …