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Why Samsung just launched the world’s largest floating vessel

The <i>Prelude</i> is longer than the Empire State building or Kuala Lumpur’s Petronas Towers are tall and displaces six times as much water as the world’s largest aircraft carrier. It won’t be completed until 2017, but its enormous hull was just launched from drydock in a South Korean shipyard. It was …

Natural Gas

Millions of Android users 'deceived' by flashlight app that shares location with advertisers

An Android developer has agreed to settle charges with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over a free flashlight app that has been "deceiving" users. Brightest Flashlight Free, available in the Google Play store, has been downloaded over 50 million times, but a complaint from the FTC reveals that …

Google may own online ads but it still needs to figure out mobile, and it’s betting YieldMo can help

Google’s (s goog) dominance in online advertising is no secret — it controls an estimated 40 percent of the $42-billion market — and it has a similar …

Why is Microsoft scared of Chromebooks?

Something has Redmond spooked<p>"It’s pretty much a brick," says <i>Pawn Stars</i>’ Rick Harrison as he rejects a Samsung Chromebook brought in by an actor playing a customer. Microsoft really doesn’t want you buying this thing.<p>But why? Just how big of a threat are Chromebooks, Google’s oft-ridiculed web-only …

Know this about Windows 7 sales, support cutoff dates

The long, slow march toward end-of-life of Microsoft's currently most popular operating system is under way.<p>As of October 30, 2013, Microsoft ceased selling boxed copies of Windows 7 at retail. (ZDNet's Ed Bott posted back in April of this year about the pending October 30 cut-off date, but a few …

Google rumored to launch its own TV set-top box under the Nexus brand next year

We haven't even seen the latest iteration of Google TV yet -- oops, sorry, that's "Android with Google services for TV" these days -- but a new rumor from <i>The Information's</i> Amir Efrati points to a Nexus-branded set-top box directly from Google in the first half of 2014. Previous rumors have noted …

BLUEPRINT

The V&A Museum of Childhood’s survey of Nordic design for children since 1900 explores how...<p>OMA’s long-anticipated home for the Danish Architecture …

Ruins of Yugoslav Army Headquarters

Destroyed Serbian army headquarters sits half crumbled in a largely revitalized Belgrade.<p>The 1990s were a turbulent, war-ravaged decade on the Balkan …

Episode 3 - Belgrade with a Local and a Bodyguard

"Belgrade [...] is not a city - it is a metaphor, a way of life, an angle of looking at things." - Momo Kapor<p>There is a point in every world trip where things start getting a little bit strange. Belgrade was that point for <i>This Is My City</i>. Tim and I left the familiar behind and said hello to the …

Edgy Belgrade: Where Chaos Meets Character – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

4<p><i>Continuing on the Med Run, we’ve crossed the border from Zagreb, Croatia, into Serbia. Here’s a photo essay of the edgy Serbian capital, …

Ruins of buildings left from NATO bombing of Belgrade, Serbia

Ruins from Belgrade bombing<p>When the bombs rained down on Belgrade in 1999, the city which had seen so much war in its life was suddenly in the …

Tank Exibition 01 - Kalemegdan Fortress, Belgrade

LIKE<p>0 Likes<p>Tank Exibition 01 - Kalemegdan Fortress, Belgrade<p>Belgrade<p>Copyright: Zoran Strajin <br>Type: Spherical <br>Resolution: 12000x6000 <br>Taken: 19/10/2013 …

KitKat arrives on Nexus One via feeble custom ROM

If you're <i>still</i> rocking a Nexus One, but are jealous of all the new devices running KitKat, you're in luck. The folks on the <i>XDA Developer</i>'s forums have hacked together a custom Android 4.4 ROM for the three year-old device. Unsurprisingly, the patched-up build has some issues; namely, it's …

Google's gorgeous Thanksgiving doodle: Everyone can contribute

What will you bring to your Thanksgiving feast?<p>A pie, perhaps. Or a turkey, some sauvignon blanc and a risque joke you heard at work.<p>But what if you're a fox and you go around killing chickens for the fun of it, never once imagining that you could make a positive contribution to society?<p>Well, …

Zimbabwe warns foreign firms of January 2014 arrest

Hairdressing is now reserved for indigenous Zimbabweans<p><b>The owners of foreign firms operating in certain sectors in Zimbabwe after 1 January 2014 will be arrested, a senior official has warned.</b><p>Economic Empowerment Secretary George Magosvongwe issued the warning in parliament, state media …

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IPO Surge Makes Zulily Founder a Billionaire

Zulily, an online vendor of merchandise geared toward moms and children, may not yet be a household name like Facebook and Twitter, but it sure has resonated with investors. The company went public last Friday at $22 per share, and bulls drove the price up 71% to $37.70 per share by the end of …

10 Reasons Apple Will Hit $700 Again

U.S. stocks continue to print higher record highs. Yet one of the most widely held stocks in the world, Apple, remains 25% off of its peak value of $705 per share, reached in late 2012.<p>William Meade, my colleague at billionairesportfolio.com, has been an outspoken analyst on Apple. He has followed …

Why Isn't Bitcoin Interesting To Leading Economists?

<i>Answer by Erik Madsen, economics PhD student at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, on Quora,</i><p>I’ve fielded variants of this question from non-economists many times. I always respond with the same question: <b>What does Bitcoin have to teach us about the economy?</b><p>From a practitioner’s point of view,</b> …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 1, 2009, digital<p>Since the early days of Google, people throughout the company have questioned the value of managers. That skepticism stems from a highly technocratic culture. As one software engineer, Eric Flatt, puts it, “We are a company built by …

Stocks: Nasdaq crosses 4000, can't stay there

The Nasdaq reclaims the 4000 level in intraday trading more than 13 years after it last closed above that key milestone.<p>NEW YORK -- The Nasdaq composite topped 4000 in intraday trading Monday for the first time since September 2000, a level that most investors thought they would never see again …

Amazon, Best Buy and Other Big Names Make Consumer Reports' 'Naughty' List

Consumer Reports magazine today released its fourth annual "Naughty and Nice" list to highlight business practices it believes are helpful and not so …

This chart means the US isn’t in a stock bubble—yet

The best measure of the US stock market, the Standard & Poors 500 index, has been shooting up to record highs in the past several weeks. Given the searing memory of the 2008 crash, it’s almost impossible not to ask if this is a bubble. Indeed, with interest in IPOs renewing, tech entrepreneurs …

These companies could be watching everything you buy this holiday shopping season

If last year is anything to go by, Americans will spend over $60 billion in the four days from Thanksgiving, this Thursday (Nov. 28), to the end of the weekend. That doesn’t include “cyber Monday,” when merchants put up post-Thanksgiving deals online; Adobe reckons Americans will spend another $2.3 …

Identity Theft

Microsoft wants to sell you anti-Google mugs and t-shirts

Microsoft’s anti-Google “Scroogled” campaign has been quietly attempting to convince consumers to avoid Google services for the past few months, but it’s back today with a vengeance. Microsoft has dedicated an entire section of its online store to selling anti-Google mugs, hats, t-shirts, and …

Google kills Currents, launches a Flipboard-style Newsstand with support for newspaper paywalls

In addition to the magazine partners it already had through Currents, Google is adding subscription-only newspaper providers like the <i>New York Times</i> …