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Google, Advertising Lead $86B Of Online Media Sales In H1

Strategy Analytics has today published a rundown of how online media revenues performed in the first half of 2014 — looking specifically at how 44 of the biggest publicly-listed companies fared the first half of this year. Altogether, this group pulled in $85.9 billion in digital media revenues in …

Study proves that we can control each other's brains over the internet

A group of University of Washington researchers showed a year ago that brain-to-brain interfacing is possible in real life. Now, they're back after conducting a more thorough experiment, proving that their initial success wasn't a fluke. This time, the team performed tests using not just one pair, …

Scientists can make your inner monologue audible

When you hear someone else speak, specific neurons in your brain fire. Brian Pasley and a bunch of his colleagues discovered this at the University of California, Berkeley. And not only that, but those neurons all appeared to be tuned to specific sound frequencies. So, Pasley had a thought: "If …

Amazon Edges Past Apple In Tablet Satisfaction According To J.D. Power

J.D. Power’s most recent tablet-centric customer satisfaction survey has been published and Amazon has scored a major victory. According to the survey, Amazon now ranks highest in overall customer satisfaction. The survey, which is in its third year, measures customer satisfaction with tablets …

Google Hangouts Offers Free One-Minute International Calls

Sometimes people want to make a quick international phone call to say “happy birthday” or “happy anniversary” from their smartphones. Wouldn’t it be nice to get the first minute free? Google Hangouts has you covered for the rest of the year by offering the first minute free when calling people in …

Larry Page talks about his age-old fight with Steve Jobs over ‘doing too much stuff’

In an interview with the Financial Times, Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page talked about an ongoing debate that he had with Apple’s Steve Jobs: whether their companies were doing too much or too little to affect the lives of their customers.<p>Page, as is evident in Google’s seemingly unending push …

Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to 42 months in jail in Denmark

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A co-founder of the Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay was sentenced on Friday to three and a half years in prison, in what the prosecutor called Denmark’s biggest-ever hacking case.<p>Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, the co-founder of Pirate bay, is pictured in Stockholm, …

Google Nexus 6 unboxing and first impressions (Video)

Google’s Motorola-made Nexus 6 is finally a thing. Preorders didn’t go over well for everyone, but hopefully it won’t be too difficult to pick one up from a carrier or the Play Store after its official launch. Meanwhile, here’s what you can expect from the Nexus 6 if you decide to grab one. We’re …

Sky could soon launch its own mobile network with help from Vodafone

When BT finally gets round to launching its own-brand mobile network running on EE's 4G infrastructure, it'll join Virgin Media and TalkTalk as a provider of all four main telecoms services: TV, internet, fixed-line telephone and mobile. This would leave Sky as the only rival telecoms company …

“VideoSelfie” Scores $1.2 Million For Its App Offering Real-Time Filters, GIFs And More

But I thought we were recording our video selfies on Instagram and Snapchat now? A soon-to-launch mobile application called VideoSelfie, whose founders participated in the 500 Startups accelerator last year, has raised $1.2 million for its forthcoming mobile application that lets you edit your …