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EMC buys data-to-the-cloud storage startup TwinStrata

Data center storage giant EMC gets that more companies want to tap public clouds to store growing piles of data. So it’s been busy designing technology that can bring in revenue while also permitting cloud usage. Now EMC has acquired a startup that’s been working on that goal for years.<p>EMC …

The 'Netflix For Pirated Movies' Will Soon Work With Your Google Chromecast

It's a competitive space, but Popcorn Time has been steadily building up its features list and integrating tools to hide your tracks. Now, Popcorn Time even supports Google's Chromecast streaming device, allowing Windows users to port movies from their laptop or PC over to their TVs.<p>Chromecast …

What is Songza, and why is Google buying it for a rumoured $39m?

The latest company to be bought by Google is US-based streaming music service Songza, in a deal that the New York Times claims is worth more than $39m.<p>Songza hasn't launched outside the US and Canada, so it's not very well known outside North America. While the reported price is small beans to …

Stalker: A creepy look at you, online

While you were having a latte and hunting for a Tinder date on your local coffee shop's open Wi-Fi, you were giving away your personal information.<p>Want to know how much? Stalker will tell you.<p>Stalker is a tool created by security firm Immunity Inc. to demonstrate the hazards of connecting to …

Nest launches its answer to Apple’s HomeKit with a developer program

Hot on the heels of its $555 million acquisition of Dropcam, Nest is announcing plans to work with a variety of products, including LIFX light bulbs, …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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The Smartest Sci-Fi Films Are Low-Budget Ones

New releases Coherence and The Signal combine human drama with high concepts on an indie budget.<p>Giant interstellar shoot-outs and outlandish alien races are great and all, but science fiction is a genre that can benefit from limitations as much as it can big-budget space operatics. It's built on …

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The Best Summer Apps for Cookouts, Dinner Parties, and Just Because

20 summer appetizers to get your party started, from mini shrimp rolls to guacamole with a twist.<p><b>Nothing kicks off a cookout like some small bites</b> (and, okay, cocktails). Get the party started with these light and summery apps.

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50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Options for an Affordable Outdoor Kitchen

Controlling a Lock with an Arduino and Bluetooth LE

This project allows you to open a solenoid lock from a PhoneGap app using the Bluetooth Serial Plugin and the new Adafruit Bluetooth LE break-out board for the Nordic Semiconductor nRF8001 chip.<p>Step #1: Wire the project together<p>NextPrev<p>Wire the project together as shown in the diagram (and …

42 Incredibly Weird Facts You'll Want To Tell All Your Friends

Never be without kangaroo vagina trivia again.<p>1. The longest time between two twins being born is 87 days.<p>2. The world's deepest postbox is in Susami Bay in Japan. It's 10 metres underwater.<p>3. In 2007, an American man named Corey Taylor tried to fake his own death in order to get out of his cell …