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Programming mobile apps has been democratised – now we can all do it

New tools make it easy for businesses to create their own apps. But will this render expensive app developers unnecessary?<p>A few months ago George Osborne announced that 2014 would be the Year of Code and launched a £500,000 fund to train teachers in software coding to inspire the next generation of …

The 7 Key Ingredients of a Powerful Twitter Bio

<i>Neil Patel is the co-founder of KISSmetrics and Crazy Egg. This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Your online reputation is your reputation. And it better be good.<p>The way you describe yourself on Twitter has everything to do with how people perceive you online. So how the heck do you do …

How to capture time-lapse video in five easy steps

If you love your nature documentaries or gardening shows then you’ll no doubt be familiar with the time-lapse video. This simple photography …

Snowden Tells Hackers of the World to Unite

Snowden gives the hacker community its marching orders: Fight surveillance by making privacy tools for everyone.<p>Edward Snowden addressed a …

10 things new LG G3 owners need to know

If you're just getting a new LG G3, we've got some tips to help you on your way<p>LG G3<p>Main<p>Read our review<br>• Get the latest news<br>• LG G3 specs<br>• Join the …

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Project Fixup Plays Matchmaker In The Digital Age

There are almost as many singles in the U.S. as there are singles who’ve tried online dating. But all those winks, pokes, nudges and swipes are a waste of your precious time in looking for love, according to new dating site Project Fixup.<p>This new “digital matchmaker” site aims to use online dating …

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This Gadget Can Hijack Any Google Chromecast, And It's Actually A Pretty Serious Issue

Living room trolls, rejoice.<p>Dan Petro, a security analyst for the Bishop Fox IT consulting firm, built a proof of concept device that's able to hack into any Google Chromecasts nearby to project Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up," or any other video a prankster might choose.<p>According to a blog …

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Verizon makes uploading as fast as downloading

Verizonplans to boost the Internet upload speed for nearly all of its FiOS service subscribers, meaning that they’ll be able to upload videos to YouTube nearly as quickly as they can load clips they want to watch.<p>In a news release Monday, Verizon said it was making the move in part because it's …

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Welcome to 'the Matrix': At FedEx's sorting hub, 1 night, 1.5M packages

Every night, 140 of the shipping giant's planes land in Memphis, Tenn., at FedEx's World Hub. CNET Road Trip 2014 watches as things get sorted out.<p>MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The blue lights are flashing, and that means the sort is going to start late.<p>The blue lights don't go on often. They flash only when …

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The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Puzzler: Surprisingly serene battlefields from classic video games

Take a good look at the image above. Can you name the game it’s from? If you can’t, it’s probably because you were too busy getting kicked in the face by a Delta Red special forces agent to notice the beautiful aurora borealis above that lovely British castle.<p>As a fun exercise, try identifying the …

EA Sports explains the behavioral science behind FIFA 15

Having largely perfected and refined the fundamental actions in the game of soccer, EA Sports' <i>FIFA 15</i> will experiment with other features that make the sport distinctive: A big one is the emotional tenor of every match and the players involved in it.<p>Polygon previewed this "emotional intelligence" …

Chinese team Newbee sets the tone going into day two of The International Dota 2 championships

The narrative of this tournament has become "can anyone beat Newbee?"<p>After their dominating performance in phase three and their impressive sweep of yesterday's opening day of The International's main event, the narrative of the <i>Dota 2</i> world championship has become "can anyone beat Newbee?"<p>Newbee …

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