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T-Mobile CEO John Legere on Unlimited Family Plans, Verizon's Warning

"One thing you are definitely not going to hear from T-Mobile is a warning."<p>The latest salvo in the ongoing price war between U.S. wireless carriers comes from T-Mobile, and it’s one that significantly undercuts the company’s larger rivals.<p>On Tuesday, T-Mobile announced a new unlimited data option …

The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

100 Artists Reimagine Their Favorite Classic Album Covers

"Thirty Three & 1/3" is the name of George Harrison's seventh studio album, released in 1976. The series "33 1/3" is a famous collection of books dedicated to individual albums, published by Bloomsbury Publishing beginning in 2003. And "33 and a Third and a Third" is an exhibition, out this week in …

Meet the new Bond car

How to back up your Android phone

Android doesn't offer a native backup service, so it's easy to ignore the need to do so. But don't wait until it's too late to start thinking about backing up your phone. Many of us rely on our phone cameras to snap day-to-day photos of our lives and save text messages to have some of the most …

Cloud Security: What Are Your Options?

NSA leaks have boosted worries about online security. Services and products such as CloudLocker, Tonida, and SafeMonk offer ways to protect your privacy.<p><i>Editor's Note: This story was originally published on August 13, 2013.</i><p><b>Before Edward Snowden came along, it was</b> easier to upload files to the cloud …

How Credit Card Numbers Are Created

If you thought the sprawl of 16 numbers across the front of your credit was randomly generated, think again: like any good string of numbers, an …

MaskMe guards your privacy like a vigilant angel

Who hasn't bought something online, only to receive a torrent of marketing spam that follows you around like a rabid puppy?<p>Abine's new MaskMe browser add-on and mobile app, debuting Monday, ensure that you can use the Web while avoiding the data stalkers by preventing you from giving out your …

Discover 1950s Street Style Photos by Vivian Maier

Photo: ©Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection<p>Long before The Sartorialist and Bill Cunningham became icons, when "blog" was a foreign word and Marilyn Monroe ruled Hollywood, Vivian Maier pioneered street photography. If Maier's name is unfamiliar that's her own doing—as a nanny she honed a hidden passion …

Hands On With the Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia Lumia 1020 Hands On<p>Megapixel Maven<p>Manual Controls<p>Swipe to Zoom<p>Reframing<p>Dedicated Shutter<p>Headphone Jack<p>Naked Left<p>MicroUSB Port<p>Grip Accessory<p>Grip …

Handleband, The Nicest-To-Say iPhone Bike Mount Ever

This is the Handleband. It’s a band for your handlebars, but it’s also a great word to roll around your mouth – handleband… <i>handle</i>band – rattling it through your teeth and wrapping it around your tongue. Haaaandlebaaaand.<p>The Handleband is pretty awesome. It’s a silcone strap with a stiff platform …

Gear & Gadgets

Hacked AT&T Carrier Update Promises Faster Data Speeds On iOS

Earlier this month, a hacked carrier update for the T-Mobile iPhone 5 that brought increased data speeds was released by Joe Brown and Sky Zangas, two developers behind iTweakiOS. Now the duo have released a similar hack for AT&T devices, only this time, it’s not just for the iPhone.<p>The hacked …

BrandYourself Upgrades Its Online Reputation Tools With A Full-Service Concierge Feature

BrandYourself is expanding its efforts to take on the big names in the online reputation market (particularly Reputation.com) with the launch of a new version of its service.<p>The company started out as a fairly simple self-service tool for trying to improve your presence online, for example by …

14 Things You Should Do at the Start of Every Work Day

The first few hours of the work day can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight—so it’s important you have a morning routine that sets you up for success.<p>“Having a good start to the day where you have greater control is critical in achieving better results, …

Telecommuting: The Risks and Rewards

Telecommuting is on the rise. As more jobs rely on just an Internet connection, companies look to stay nimble. Workers continue striving for balance …

Paper by FiftyThree updated with ‘Made With Paper’ feed, pinch to zoom, & Expressive Ink Engine built on OpenGL

The extremely popular 2012 App of the Year ‘Paper by FiftyThree’ has been updated today with a few notable new features making it even easier to create beautiful sketches, illustrations, and more. Among the new features, developer FiftyThree has added a new “Made with Paper” feature that acts as a …

MBAx.me Wants To Help Non-Technical Professionals Learn Key Technical Skills Online

It’s not often that a guest post on TechCrunch turns into a startup. Earlier this year, Googler Aditya Mahesh published a guest post on TechCrunch, which addressed what skills business students should take the time to learn before they start working in tech. As he writes, he wishes he had learned …

The Secrets To Raising Money---For Any Endeavor

Think a sound plan and solid numbers are enough to attract investors? Prepare to starve.<p>The truth is that strong performance is only one pillar of an effective marketing strategy.<p>Bryan Johnson brought that point home for a roomful of hedge fund managers in Nashville, Tenn.—though he could have been …

End of an era: Many Wii online services shutting down in June

Best-selling system going out with a whimper; Wii U needs to pick up the slack.<p>Nintendo is slowly phasing the original Wii out of its hardware …

Associated Press News

30 Tech Skills That Will Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

But it's an ever-changing target. One day a skill is hot and the next it's not.<p>Job site Dice.com just sent us a list of tech skills that are worth over $100,000 a year. And that's just salary — a new job might also net you bonuses, stock options and the like. (Link, registration required.)<p>Dice is a …

Labor Economics

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

Employment

Tidemark’s Infographics Could Change How Your Business Is Run

Tidemark rolls out infographics that map a company’s profits in microscopic detail, in real time.<p>It’s only been a few months since Tidemark, a bold Andreessen Horowitz-backed business analytics platform, emerged from its beta cocoon. But today, the fledgling company is introducing a new set of …