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Hurricane Irma just made a digital walkie-talkie the No. 1 app online

As Hurricane Harvey dropped anchor over Southeast Texas last week, Zello became the go-to app for rescuers working to save thousands of people trapped by floodwaters.<p>Within days of Harvey’s arrival, the app saw a 20-fold increase in usage in Houston, according to Bill Moore, the Austin based …

Extreme Weather

The One Thing the Most Legendary Sports Teams Have in Common | Heleo

“When we’re talking about winning teams, we’re talking about a culture, a system, a combination of personalities that sustains winning over</b> …

Michael Jordan

The Ultimate 50 States Reading List

Join us on a reading road trip.<p>Explore the United States with this coast-to-coast reading list. We’ve compiled 50 books (and plays!) set in the 50 …

Your questions about North Korea answered

<b>(CNN) —</b> What are the chances of a peaceful resolution between US and North Korea? Is a war really imminent? How do people in South Korea and Japan feel about the situation?<p>As tensions between North Korea and the US continue to escalate, CNN hosted a live chat on the messaging app LINE. More than …

Verizon Wireless disconnects some heavy data users in rural areas

Verizon sheds customers who roam on rural networks and use tons of data.<p>Verizon Wireless said it is disconnecting a small group of customers who use …

Scientology Doc ‘Going Clear’ Claims the Church Split Up Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman

Alex Gibney’s highly anticipated documentary Going Clear, which premiered at Sundance, makes some shocking claims about Scientology A-lister Tom …

One Of Google's Earliest Android Employees Explains Where It Loses To The iPhone

As of Q3 2014, Android owned more than 80% of the smartphone market around the world, but that's split between the dozens of different companies that produce Android phones. About 12% of devices around the world run on iOS, but that money goes straight back to Apple.<p>There's no clear answer as to …

New Apple partner IBM prepares for another round of layoffs

<i>Update: Downplaying reports about the size of its impending layoffs, IBM says it will let go of only “several thousand people,” not the much-larger number reported by Forbes. We’ve updated this story and its headline to reflect IBM’s statements.</i><p>Things aren’t going well for IBM. Six months into its …

Sam Smith Will Pay Tom Petty Royalties For 'Stay With Me'

<b>UPDATE:</b> In a statement given to Rolling Stone, Sam Smith's reps acknowledge the similarities between the songs and confirmed that "Stay With Me" is now co-credited to Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne. "Not previously familiar with the 1989 Petty/Lynne song, the writers of 'Stay With Me' listened to 'I …

T-Mobile announces Score!: get deals on phones for $5/month

The Uncarrier is offering up a new way to save some money. T-Mobile introduced their new Score! program today, which can save you a good chunk of money on new phone purchases, and even score you free phones. For a fee.<p>T-Mobile’s new SCORE! is a paid service, available to users on prepaid or …

Mobile

ISIS apparently demands release of terrorist to spare Japanese hostage

<b>Tokyo (CNN) —</b> ISIS appears to have beheaded one of its Japanese hostages and is demanding the release of a convicted terrorist in Jordan to spare the other.<p>A video file posted online Saturday by a known ISIS supporter shows an image of one hostage, Kenji Goto, holding a photo of what appears to be …

Stunningly Elaborate Scenes Created Without Photoshop by Jee Young Lee

Seoul-based artist Jee Young Lee devotes weeks and months to building incredibly elaborate scenes by hand for the sake of taking a single photograph—all without the use of digital manipulation. Confined to the small space of her 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio, she painstakingly constructs every last …

The Venus 60mm f/2.8 Ultra Macro is the World’s First 2:1 Magnification Lens with Infinity Focus

A new Chinese lens manufacturer called Venus Optics has unveiled a new 60mm f/2.8 ultra macro lens that it claims is the world’s first 2:1 …

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See 25 Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Alberta, Canada, Oct. 10, 2014.<br>DigitalGlobe<p>1 of 25<p>There's something to be said for being on the ground when news plays out, but sometimes it's the …