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E-Commerce sales in India to touch a whopping $7.69 bn in 2015: Report

Retail e-commerce sales in India are expected to grow by 45 percent to $7.69 billion (roughly Rs. 48,840 crores) this year, research firm eMarketer …

Zano's tiny drone wants to make aerial photography cheaper

If there's one problem with using a drone for aerial photography, it's that the cost of buying one is prohibitively high. It's not likely that regular folks are going to splash out the better part of a thousand dollars on a drone and more for an action cam to accompany them just for noodling …

Drones

Watch cyber warfare in real time with this fascinating map

You can watch the modern day cyber war play out in real time with the help of this map from IT security firm Norse.<p>Norse maintains a massive network of sensors across more than 200 data centers in over 50 countries, at least eight million of them in total. These "honeypots" are designed to look …

Street Fighter 5 being developed in Unreal Engine 4

<i>Street Fighter 5</i> is in development in Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4, the company announced today.<p>"Our goal with the next generation of Street Fighter is to take our beloved fighting game franchise and bring it to our fans in the best way possible," said Bochan Kim, producer at Capcom, in a press …

The Crew review: road to ruin

The Crew's big wins are buried under a mound of frustrations<p><i>The Crew</i> is very nearly the driving game I've always wanted — if it weren't for the fact that it is also one of the most openly hostile video games I've ever played.<p>As a celebration of the Great American Road Trip, <i>The Crew</i> offers something …

Sci-Fi Visionary William Gibson Recommends You Read Just This One Book

<i><(Photo Credit: Michael O'Shea)</i><p><i>The best-selling science-fiction writer known for predicting the Internet, social media, 3-D printing, drones, and a mind-blowing number of other technological developments (years before they came into being!) tells us what we should be reading.</i><p><b>What one book should</b> …

Books

The 20 Coolest Arcades in the World

It's time to level up.<p>Pinball and <i>Pac Man</i> are mainstays in pop culture, but it isn't easy to find an authentic arcade where you can play them. Not …

Ebola discoverer: 'Without a vaccine I’m not sure we can stop Ebola’

Prof Peter Piot, the Belgian scientist who co-discovered the virus, never anticipated that it would cause such a humanitarian crisis<p>THE EBOLA VIRUS – its very name seems to have come straight from the heart of darkness – is striking fear across the globe. It has killed (officially) 4,546 people out …

Bootstrapping Your Startup

No, you don't need investors to start your dream business. Here's how to make it happen with your own money.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the October 2002 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>Some businesses are built by venture capitalists. …

Entrepreneurship

Neuroscience: The man who saw time stand still

One day, a man saw time itself stop, and as David Robson discovers, unpicking what happened is revealing that we can all experience temporal trickery too.<p>It started as a headache, but soon became much stranger. Simon Baker entered the bathroom to see if a warm shower could ease his pain. “I looked …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Ideo Releases A New Photoshop For Interaction Design

The design agency offers an improved version of Origami, the open-source UX prototyping tool Facebook released earlier this year.<p>A few months ago, Facebook released a bit of open-source code called Origami, which lets designers create and test user interfaces without any coding.<p>Now, Ideo has …

Prototyping

Swift: a developer's guide to Apple's new programming language

Apple took developers by surprise on Tuesday by announcing Swift, a new programming language for developing apps across Apple’s platforms.<p>Until now, most apps on Apple devices have been built using Objective-C, the language almost exclusively adopted by NeXT corporation years ago and subsequently …

The New Camera Class of 2014: DSLR Alternatives

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These Canadian tower speakers will rock your world

Bryston has been designing and manufacturing high-end audio electronics for consumers and professionals for over 35 years. The company is based in Peterborough, Ontario, and its products are sold through 150 dealers in North America and 60 countries worldwide. When I heard Bryston was going to …

Audiophile

5 Traits That Make an Entrepreneur Attractive to Investors

Version One Ventures co-founder Boris Wertz is incredibly selective when it comes to investing in new businesses. Here are the characteristics he looks for before making a bet on a company leader.<p>Boris Wertz, the founder of Vancouver, British Columbia-based Version One Ventures, meets 25 startup …

Startups

9 DIY Projects to Light a Backyard Party

Add some twinkle and glow to your next outdoor shindig with these cool ideas from some of our favorite bloggers.<p>Add some twinkle and glow to your next outdoor shindig with these cool ideas from some of our favorite bloggers.

Crafting

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

RIP Flash: Why HTML5 Will Finally Take Over Video and Web in 2014

<i>Erika Trautman is the CEO of Rapt Media.</i><p>Cassette tapes, 8-tracks, and … Flash. All three of these mediums need a player to work, and all three mediums are either dead or dying. Just as CDs replaced tapes as a more efficient means of playing music, and digital files replaced CDs to do the same, …

FireChat lets you text friends, even without a signal

FireChat sounds fairly conventional from the get-go.<p>It's a new iPhone app that lets you chat and share photos with nearby users — anonymously, if you so choose. But instead of relying on global positioning or cell tower triangulation to plot you and others on a map, FireChat relies on Bluetooth and …

You Can Buy the Amazing New Oculus Rift Dev Kit for $350

When we saw the Oculus Rift Crystal Cove headset at CES we were blown away. It was incredible. And now there's good news: you can pre-order your own …

Virtual Reality

Motorola Teases Buggy Night, a Sequel to its Windy Day Moto X Film

Last October, you may remember a small orange sombrero appearing on the home screen of Moto X smartphones. It triggered an interactive film called ‘Windy Day’, which you could explore by physically moving the handset.<p>Motorola has now dropped a teaser video for its follow-up Buggy Night. It uses the …

First Video of Microsoft's Digital Assistant Cortana Leaks

The first video of Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana has leaked, courtesy of UnleashThePhones, running on what appears to be a pre-release build of Windows Phone 8.1. Microsoft describes the tool as “a personal assistant on your phone, ready to help with reminders, suggestions, tasks and lots …

HTC all but confirms dual camera for HTC One 2

In case you haven't been paying close attention, HTC is <i>really</i> excited about its upcoming flagship refresh, the "all new" HTC One, that's set to debut later this month.<p>The company is so excited, in fact, that it has taken to various social media channels to promote the smartphone. Uploaded just …

Mobile Technology

Code.org Lets You Program Your Own Game Of Flappy Bird

Code.org is putting the incredible popularity of Flappy Bird to good use. It just released a new initiative to help young people (or whoever, really) learn how to code by building their own customized version of the absurdly simple yet highly addicting game.<p>You don’t have to know anything about …

Neat

The Promising (But Problematic) Future of Ultra-Fast Internet

While you weren't looking, the internet got super fast. I'm not talking Google Fiber fast. I'm talking <i>Star Trek</i> fast. Today, it's not just possible …

Google Fiber

Essential Tips To Make Google Search Better And Faster

Think you're an expert at Googling? There's actually a lot more buried in Google's search engine than you think.<p>Here's some tips to help you take advantage of them.

14 Mac Hacks That Will Change The Way You Use Your Computer

These life-changing shortcuts are RIGHT AT YOUR FINGERTIPS.