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Is the 3-D printing revolution already over?

You can make a lot of cool things with a 3-D printer, but excited investors aren't one of them.<p>Stratasys (SSYS), the company that owns 3-D consumer printer MakerBot, saw its stock plunge more than 30% after the company warned that fourth quarter earnings would be worse than expected late Monday. It …

EBay Reveals $23 Million Golden Parachute For CEO John Donahoe In PayPal Split

EBay CEO John Donahoe will be out of a job when his company splits off PayPal from its marketplace business in 2015, but he’s about to be handsomely rewarded for his departure. According to a financial document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, Donahoe, who has been at …

Netflix hopes to have as many as 20 original series running in five years

Netflix wants to be available everywhere within the next five years, with an even larger roster of home-grown media. In a conference yesterday, chief content officer Theodore Sarandos said the company hopes to have "as many as 20 original series" running alongside syndicated shows like <i>Friends</i>and …

Mark Zuckerberg Once Sent A Message To Facebook's Staff By Kicking An Engineer Out Of A Meeting

That all changed in 2012, as the company realized for the first time that more people were visiting Facebook on mobile phones than PCs.<p>From then on, Zuckerberg declared Facebook would be a mobile-first company. And he wanted his employees to internalize that.<p>Carolyn Everson, Facebook's vice …

Ranking the 10 Puskas Award Finalists for Goal of the Year

On Wednesday, FIFA revealed the 10 finalists for its annual Puskas Award, which recognises world football's goal of the year.<p>Tallies from the World Cup, the Premier League, La Liga, the J.League and a ladies' match in Ireland are among the candidates, and between now and December 1, fans will be …

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Big changes are coming to the main Twitter timeline soon

On Twitter’s analyst call today, the company shared its plans on changes coming to the timeline in the near future to help increase user interactions and recommendations on the network.<p>First, the company says it will be adding “while you were away” to the top of the timeline for when you haven’t …

Football transfer rumours: Gareth Bale going to Manchester United?

<b>Gareth Bale</b>’s agent insists “it’s not true he wants to return to the Premier League” and that instead “he wants to continue to wear the Real Madrid jersey” and furthermore that “rumours about a swap with Manchester United are absolute rubbish”. But that’s not going to stop the enterprising British …

Payday lenders may vanish within year as result of price cap, says economist

Price caps on payday loans to be revealed by the regulator on Tuesday could see the controversial lenders disappear from the high street within a year, according to one expert who has worked on the policy with the watchdog.<p>In July, the Financial Conduct Authority said it was planning to limit …

Ronaldo: I'm in the best form of my life

The Portuguese talked down his recent achievements by saying his 2014-15 statistics "aren't so bad" and claims he'll never tire of winning awards<p>Cristiano Ronaldo claims he is in the best form of his life after a blistering start to the season.<p>The 29-year-old has scored 23 times in 17 games this …

Facebook's Messenger App Just Hit A Staggering 500 Million Users

To put that into perspective, Messenger was at only 200 million monthly active users in April.<p>"Today more than 500 million people are using Messenger each month and we're more committed than ever to make it the best possible messaging experience," said Facebook's director of product management, …

BT Unveils First Netflix TV Bundle

After spilling the beans in its Q2 results last month that it had done a deal with Netflix, BT has launched its first package bundling in the streaming service. You can now sign up for BT Infinity, Netflix, BT TV and a free YouView box under one bill.<p>The deal with BT is a first for Netflix in the …

LinkedIn is being sued for making it too easy to use your former co-workers as references

Four people have started a class action lawsuit (pdf) against LinkedIn over its “reference search” function that allows anyone with a premium account access a list of references for anyone with an account—including other account holders who have worked for the same employer at the same time.<p>It’s …

GoPro, months after IPO, unveils plan for $800-million stock offering

GoPro, the company behind high-definition action cameras, said it plans to raise an additional $800 million in a stock offering, and may use the cash for acquisitions and investments in other companies.<p>News of the planned stock offering sent GoPro's shares down as much as 5% before they partly …

Unbeaten in 50 games: Bayern's Jerome Boateng sets new Bundesliga record

GERMAN BUNDESLIGA<p>Bayern Munich centre-back Jerome Boateng has set a new Bundesliga record: going undefeated in his last 50 games (44 wins and six …

Is Keira Knightley’s topless photoshoot the best form of protest?

<b>Keira Knightley has protested against airbrushing by posing topless in a magazine. Is this really the best way to go about protesting?</b><p><i>Sara, by email</i><p>For those who have missed this enormous international story of grave importance, Keira Knightley agreed to pose topless for the US magazine Interview …

LG To Launch Bendable Smartphones Next Year

LG already has a curved smartphone with their LG G Flex handset, and now it looks like the company has plans to launch a bendable smartphone in …

Play PS One Games On Your Android Wear Smartwatch

Those of you that own an Android Wear smartwatch mighty interested in a new YouTube video which has been released this week showing how Sony …

City of London Landmark The Gherkin Sold for £726m to Brazilian Investment Firm Safra

Iconic City of London skyscraper the Gherkin has been sold to Brazilian investment firm Safra for a reported £726m ($1.154bn, €925m), sources have …

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho put himself up for sale and the coach is now worth £11m

Inside Football: Jason Burt studies how the Portuguese tactician has forged a reputation as a brand in his own right<p>In July <b>Jose Mourinho</b> was announced as a brand ambassador for BT Sport on a three-year deal.<p>In June Jose Mourinho was announced as a brand ambassador for Paradise Co, a South Korean …

Amazon Echo Wants to Be the Centerpiece of Your Smarthome

Amazon may have stumbled with the Kindle Fire Phone, due to pricing missteps and other issues, but they're not done innovating and working on integrating their technology into our daily lives. Today, Amazon preannounced the Echo, an unassuming speaker that does a lot more than play music. The …