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Netflix: Most Watched 'Cable Network' Surpasses HBO In US Subscribers

Netflix has become major competition for premium and cable TV networks as it now surpasses HBO in U.S. subscribers.<p>The video streaming service said …

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Officially Joins Jawbone Board

As I had reported last fall that she might, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has officially joined the board of Jawbone, the high-profile wireless gadget …

Thalmic Labs’ founder on ditching touch screens, nixing mice, and why gesture control is the future

The concept of gesture control isn’t anything new – think of Nintendo’s clumsy Power Glove, which dates all the way back to 1989. In practice, …

Augmented Reality

What the Heck Is P-Commerce?

First there was ecommerce, a term developed in the early '80s to abbreviate "electronic commerce," or sales made possible through electronic funds …

Jawbone Acquires BodyMedia for More Than $100 Million, as Wearable Tech Gets More Intense

Looking to gain even more traction in the wearable health and fitness market, Jawbone is snapping up another health product company.<p>The Bay …

Jawbone Opens 'UP' Platform to Other Apps

The Jawbone UP bracelet does a good job of tracking your steps, sleep and meals, but it's still just one of many apps that monitor your physical …

Google Glass app lets you sneak photos with a wink

Developers are just beginning to discover Glass' hidden capabilities<p>A Google Glass developer has created an app that allows you to take a photo using just your eye. The Winky app, currently available through GitHub, lets you power up Glass from standby mode and snap a quick photo. Mike DiGiovanni, …

LinkedIn Now Lets You Add a Visual Portfolio to Your Profile

LinkedIn now lets users add visual content like photos, presentations and videos to their profile pages – a feature that has been in high demand with …

Personal computers

CHINA overtook America in sales of personal computers (PCs) last year, to become the world’s biggest PC market. According to IHS, a research firm, …

Hotmail Takes a Dirt Nap

Hotmail, the Web-based email service Microsoft acquired in 1997 for $500 million — its largest acquisition at the time — is no more. Microsoft said …

Facebook revenues up 38pc to US$1.46bn - now has 751m active mobile users - Companies | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

Social networking giant Facebook reported Q1 revenues of US$1.46bn, out of which it garnered a profit of US$219m, up 7pc year-on-year. Significantly, …

Hulu doubles paid subscribers, now 4 million strong

Hulu has announced that it was able to sign up double the number of paid subscribers to its Plus service in just the last 12 months, with four …

Televisions

Google Play Store coming to Nook HD and Nook HD+ today

Barnes & Noble’s Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets are two of our favorite Android devices for their solid design, great displays, speedy performance. One …

Google Play

Microsoft: Windows Phone 8 Increased App Downloads by 100%

Microsoft on Friday revealed rather interesting statistics in regards to Windows Phone growth. The company says that between Windows Phone 8’s launch and today, it has seen more than a 100 percent increase in app downloads and nearly a 140 percent increase in paid app revenue.<p>Naturally those …

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Square gets ready to move into local commerce, challenging Yelp and Foursquare

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Square is looking to build a recommendation engine in addition to its payments system that could challenge the likes of …

Correct Posture: The Healthiest Way to Sit at Your Desk

So what’s causing all of that discomfort? Nearly a quarter of the surveyed workers think their physical pain is just a regular part of working an office job. People <i>do</i> spend a whole lot of time slouching over a keyboard, causing muscle fatigue from postural stress, says Lisa DeStefano, a doctor of …

Yoga Isn't Just Good For Your Mind, It's Good For Your Genes

There are lots of reasons to start practicing yoga and meditation. Yogis get to shop at Lululemon and tote around fancy rolled-up mats. Those who …

The Best Makeup for Your Hair Color

Blonde<p><b>"Since blond hair surrounds your face with light, play up that golden glow with a touch of iridescence."</b> —Brett Freedman, L.A. makeup artist; founder, Vanitymark Cosmetics<p>Whether their locks are a warm honey or a cool wheat tone, blondes look best in sheer shades of peach, pink, gold, and …

Can You Run a Mile Every Day? Prove It! | Women's Health

We’re calling it the #WHRunOne challenge, and we want you to share your progress with us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook—you name it. Just hit up @WomensHealthMag with the hashtag #WHRunOne. Share whatever brings you running bliss and helps you get laced up and pounding the pavement each …

Gluten-Free Diet: Take the Challenge

<b>The tester:</b> Jen Ator, WH's fiber-cereal-eating, microbrew-loving fitness editor<p><b>The goal:</b> "Revive my once-healthy diet by nixing gluten, the protein that's found in wheat, barley, and rye."<p><b>The RX:</b> Focus on naturally gluten-free foods like fresh fruits and veggies, lean protein, dairy, beans, nuts, …

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need? (VIDEO)

If you find yourself stressing about getting eight glorious hours of sleep -- and then finding yourself unable to sleep, well, because you should be <i>sleeping</i> instead of worrying -- then this research might pique your interest. When isolated from sunlight, humans follow a very predictable sleep …

Women's Sandals: Flattering Styles For All Feet

Shop Your Shape: Sandals<p>Let's face it—feet aren't always the prettiest. But these summer shoes do wonders<p>Piperlime<p>ABOVE SIZE 10<p>Shoe size in the double digits? Black (and other dark shades) have the same effect below the ankles as above. Another visual shrinker: a substantial vamp (the upper part of …

Clothing

Preventing bipolar relapse with web therapy

<b>"I tend to think I am in a film - it's like The Truman Show. I'm the star of the film, off on my own planet.</b><p>"It's quite pleasurable for me, but a bit strange for other people."<p>Michael, 29, from Cheshire, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder after experiencing these feelings during his "most severe …

Mental Health

Smoothie Recipes for Health and Beauty

Soak <b>½</b> <b>cup raw almonds</b> in filtered water for eight hours. Drain almonds and rinse, then blend with <b>2 cups coconut water</b> at high speed until smooth. Strain through a nut milk bag or mesh strainer lined with cheesecloth and squeeze to extract as much liquid as possible. Rinse blender, and add almond …

Energizing Morning Workout

Exercise 1 Cat-Cow Pose<p><b>Wakes up your core</b><p>Get on all fours with your hands in line with your shoulders and your knees beneath your hips. Inhale, lifting your head and tailbone so your spine arches slightly toward the floor. Exhale as you tuck your tailbone under, curl your back upward, and let your …

The Best Restorative Yoga Poses to Relieve Stress

Whether it’s in your hips, hamstrings, or all in your head, tension has a way of accumulating as we hustle through the day-to-day. But there are ways …

Yoga

Energize with Yoga

Studies show that some yoga poses reduce fatigue and adjust the hormone cortisol—too little of which can zap your energy. "This sequence engages your core and energizes your system from the inside out," says <i>Women's Health</i> yoga expert Tara Stiles. The poses also require balance, which sharpens your …

Yoga