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The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

CloudGOO’s New App Turns All Your Cloud Storage Accounts Into One Big, Combined Drive

CloudGOO, a newly launched Android application with something of a silly name, offers a way for you to smush together all your cloud-based file storage accounts to form one big cloud drive in the sky. That is, the app aggregates your cloud drive accounts into one mobile interface, then uses that …

Facebook — with help from Google, LinkedIn, Twitter — releases MySQL built to scale

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Semisatch<p>Facebook announced on Thursday a new open source project called WebScaleSQL. The technology — …

With Microsoft's Project Spark, Anyone Can Build A Video Game

Microsoft wants gamers build their own worlds—playable game worlds, in fact. Microsoft’s Project Spark, in open beta now for Windows 8 and the Xbox One, splices together a Minecraft-like sandbox with actual developer tools, enabling budding game makers to actually build a playable game from scratch …

Google's Go Programming Language: Taking Cloud Development By Storm

What do popular projects like Docker, Heroku’s Force.com and Cloud Foundry’s (Go)Router all have in common? They’re all written in Go (a.k.a. “golang”), Google’s five-year-old programming language.<p>While languages like Java continue to dominate programming, new models have emerged that are better …

Microsoft Releases Source Code for MS DOS and Microsoft Word

Microsoft today released the source code for MS DOS 1.1 and 2.0 as well as Microsoft Word for Windows 1.1a. With the help of the Computer History Museum, the move means means this code is now available to the public.<p>MS-DOS was a renamed version of 86-DOS, written by Tim Paterson of Seattle Computer …

President Obama may ditch his BlackBerry for an Android phone (update)

President Obama has long complained that his job doesn't permit the luxury of carrying an iPhone. Prior to his election, Obama owned a personal BlackBerry that was replaced with a custom, highly-secure model once he reached office. But it seems Obama may have the chance to switch to Android before …

Now Gmail Encrypts Messages Sent to Google Servers

Starting Thursday, Gmail will always use an encrypted HTTPS connection for sending and receiving email.<p>Gmail has supported HTTPS since 2004 (an …

Secure-messaging app Wickr offers security tools for other social apps

Self-destructing messaging startup Wickr rolled out a new business-to-business “security suite” today that will let other social media and messaging apps take advantage of its security technology.<p>Wickr‘s app lets you send messages in many different forms (text, photos, images, and videos), but …

Microsoft's Project Spark beta now open to all wannabe game makers (video)

If you haven't had the chance to make the <i>Flappy Bird</i> or <i>Minecraft</i> clone of your dreams just yet, Microsoft is removing the final barrier to <i>Project Spark's</i> entry. The game-creation title's been in open beta for a bit, but now you can download it directly from the Xbox One dashboard -- no waiting …

Google plans to kill Google Voice in coming months, integrate features into Hangouts

We’ve heard that Google Voice is getting dragged to the trash can and most of its functionality will be incorporated into the G+ Hangouts apps on both Android and iOS. This has already happened to an extent with the ability to phone friends on Hangouts, but we’re hearing the full shuttering and …

Soundwave Adds Chrome Browser Extension To Let You Track Your Desktop Music Listening

Since its launch in late June last year, Soundwave, the Mark Cuban-backed music discovery app that tracks the listening habits of you, your friends and other users you follow, had at least one gaping omission. It was mobile-only — iOS and Android — meaning that there was no way for the service to …

Appmethod: a New Platform for Creating “Truly Native” Apps

Embarcadero, the database and dev tools maker, has launched Appmethod today, a new single code base platform for creating native apps for different operating systems with minimal effort.<p>The company says that its platform provides a complete set of tools to help developers create apps “from tooling …

Github suspends co-founder over charges of sexism and intimidation

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Github has put one of its founders and another engineer on leave pending a review of charges of sexism and intimidation …

Beware this big iOS flaw -- and it's not alone

Mobile security remains a struggle: CanSecWest calls attention to flaws in Android and BlackBerry 10, while a newly discovered encryption weakness in iOS 7 could put iPad and iPhone owners at risk.<p>"In terms of security, [Apple's iOS 7 is] much worse than iOS 6." <br />--Tarjei Mandet, Azimuth …

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Stanford University develops $90 iPhone accessory to replace ophthalmology kit costing tens of thousands

Researchers at Stanford University’s School of Medicine have developed two low-cost iPhone adapters that provide images of the eye that usually require specialist ophthalmology equipment costing tens of thousands of dollars. The university hopes that it will be useful both for primary care …

USB2Go Is A Smartphone-Powered Micro USB Dev Board For Building Android Connected Gadgets

Android developers wanting a quicker and easier way to hack around with hardware should point their eyes at this Kickstarter project — called USB2Go — which is aiming to repurpose the micro USB port of your smartphone as a portal for plugging in an ARM Cortex-M3 development board.<p>The board would …

Google patent reveals radial menu design for Android

At the end of last week a new Google patent appeared at the US Patent and Trademark Office, which shows a touchscreen radial menu that Google may have been working on for Android. The menu may seem somewhat familiar to Paranoid Android and CyanogenMod users, as it bears a few resemblances to PIE …

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The era of Facebook is an anomaly

danah boyd’s SXSW keynote is sold out. When it’s over, a dozen fans rush the stage.<p>These fans aren’t young groupies hoping to get a closer glimpse at their favorite rock star, but full-grown adults hoping to hear one more word from boyd. She’s one of the world’s sharpest authorities on how teens …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

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How To Create Your Own Custom URL Shortener

<b>Updated with new information in August 2014</b><p>If you follow TNW on social media sites like Twitter, Google+ or Facebook, you’ll have noticed that rather than use the full, ugly ol’ URL found in the address bar, we use a nice friendly shortened one like tnw.to/c0buZ. If you don’t follow us in these …

Instaradio Debuts Android App, Aims To Be The SoundCloud For Amateur Live Audio Broadcasts

Toronto-based startup and Extreme Startups grad Instaradio is unveiling a brand new Android app this week, and is also updating its iOS application with a significant overhaul. The app provides instant live audio streaming broadcasts for users, via their smartphone device and using nothing more …

Google starts selling corporate videoconferencing product | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc unveiled a videoconferencing system for businesses on Thursday, the Internet search company’s latest effort generate revenue from corporate customers.<p>A Google logo is seen at the entrance to the company's offices in Toronto September 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris …

Google | The Next Web

All stories in Google<p>How to try Gmail's AI-powered Smart Compose feature<p>If you'd like a little help writing emails, Google's got you covered. Its Smart Compose feature for Gmail, which was demoed ...<p>Abhimanyu Ghoshal<p>DeepMind's AI taught itself to navigate like a mammal<p>DeepMind's latest breakthrough …

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Course Catalog<p>This course will teach you Python scripting and its application to problems in computer and network security. This course is ideal for …

As App Store Optimization Heats Up, MobileDevHQ Goes Free, Launches API

A company helping mobile developers optimize their app store listings for better discoverability, MobileDevHQ, is this week making its basic set of tools free for app marketers while branching out further into the enterprise, with the debut of an API. The API will provide the service’s high-end …

Apportable’s SpriteBuilder lets developers run their iOS games on Android

Apportable is launching a new game development tool suite today that enables developers to take iOS games and apps and get them to run on Android mobile devices.<p>The SpriteBuilder 1.0 suite is billed as the first Objective-C cross-platform development suite. Objective-C is a programming language …

How in-app review mechanics pushed Flappy Bird to the top of the charts

<i>Michael Silverwood is an Operating Associate at Tandem Capital.</i><p>If you’ve ever released a mobile app or game yourself, you’ve probably been asking yourself this same question through the whole Flappy Bird saga: how the hell did this game get to #1 in the App Store in the first place?<p>Sure, lots of …

3 Simple Steps to Getting Feedback for Your App -- Fast

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>When talking to companies about developing new features or products, I’ve observed that there is concern about getting valid qualitative data and feedback from users.<p>Many of you are worried that when you and your company personnel “get out of the …