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Sea Scallops with Celery Root and Meyer Lemon Salad

4 Servings<p>Pick a small to medium celery root and peel off its hide with a sharp knife. Inside you'll find ivory-green flesh that's crisp, a bit nutty, and utterly delicious in salads. This take on a classic remoulade provides perfect contrast to the silken luxury of seared scallops.<p>December …

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Prezi Now Lets Users Deliver Live Presentations from Anywhere

Web- and mobile-based presentation platform Prezi has just launched a new feature that allows users to deliver presentations remotely to audiences anywhere, in real-time.<p>To present to a widespread audience, users can select collaborators who already use Prezi, or share a special link with anyone …

Apple Pay is such a big deal that eBay already has had to change strategy

<i>Apple Pay, not even launched yet, is already making waves. Apple’s payment system has caused eBay to move people and business units around.</i><p>Early in 2012, PayPal’s president, Scott Thompson, abruptly left the company to become CEO of Yahoo. During his four-year tenure at the eBay subsidiary, …

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Qualcomm offers developer support for virtual reality and digital eyewear

Smartwatches may be the most popular wearable products right now, but facewear is certainly on the up and up. Devices like Samsung's Gear VR and the Epson Moverio glasses are either already on the market or will be coming in the very near future, but what good are these devices if developers have …

The Best Second-Screen Apps for Watching TV

If you’re watching live television without the aid of a smartphone or tablet, you’re missing out. There’s an entire world of apps out there designed …

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Salesforce.com Has Set Aside $100 Million To Invest In Mobile Startups

While lots of tech companies have venture funds (from Google to SAP), Salesforce has to be one of the most active. Launched in 2009, Salesforce Ventures at first focused strictly on enterprise cloud companies, backing more than 100 enterprise cloud startups, including companies like Anaplan, Box, …

The Best iPhone & iPad Apps From August 2014

From time-lapse videos to 360º photo spheres, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in August.<p>Here, we filter through the noise to present you with our selection of the best App Store newcomers from the past month.<p>Photo Sphere Camera (Google)<p>Google introduced a dedicated Photo Sphere Camera …

What Will Apple Announce On September 9th? Software and Hardware Predictions For The iPhone 6 Event

For fans and followers, journalists and analysts, to pop culture experts, celebrities, and late night chat show hosts, this Tuesday is going to be just like Christmas Day.<p>While Apple has not said what will be announced at its September 9th event, speculation is running high. Unlike last year, this …

22 Executives Who Wake Up Really Early

Waking up early allows executives like AOL's Tim Armstrong and Pepsi's Indra Nooyi to get a head start on the day, knocking out tasks before the rest of the world is out of bed.<p>The extra time also gives people the chance to work out and do some of their most valuable creative thinking.<p>Whether they …

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Why Google's Larry Page Only Buys Companies That Pass His Crazy Toothbrush Test

This is the one simple question Google's CEO asks to weigh acquisition prospects.<p>Acquiring other companies is a growth strategy used by businesses to bring new products or services, talent, and clients under their company umbrella-or to effectively shut down competitors.<p>Buying out companies can be …

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If you’re a media company, your mobile competition isn’t other news entities, it’s Google Now

At conferences — and in editorial meetings, when a visionary speech from management is required — media companies like to talk about how the future …

Apple reportedly discussing mobile wallet plans with credit card companies, may launch with iPhone 6

The Information has a new report out discussing Apple’s progress on a mobile wallet payments service. The post echoes reporting by 9to5Mac earlier in the year.<p>The report says the service may launch this fall, enabling iPhone users to pay for goods with their devices in retail outlets. Apple has …

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New Apple TV Could Be A HomeKit Hub

Apple announced their new Apple HomeKit at WWDC earlier this month, it is a collection of tools that can be used to control things around your home, …

Augmented Reality Matures: Blippar Confirms Layar Acquisition

UK and US-based augmented reality company Blippar has snapped up its Dutch rival Layar for an undisclosed all-cash sum, the company confirmed today following rumors of the deal last week.<p>According to Blippar’s CEO Ambarish Mitra, the acquisition is perfectly complementary and only took three to …

Cross-Screen Ad Tech Startup Appier Raises $6M Series A From Sequoia Capital

Appier, an advertising technology startup, has raised a $6 million Series A from Sequoia Capital. The company, which is based in Taipei and has offices in Singapore and San Francisco, develops tech used for cross-screen targeted marketing across a wide range of devices, ranging from wearable tech …

iBeacons in retail stores blowing up app usage, ad engagement

One of the big debates regarding iBeacons, the tech that allows iOS apps to receive location-aware notifications over Bluetooth LE, is whether or not the experience will become intrusive for users. Imagine having your local grocery store’s app installed. Once the store has installed a few beacons, …

Apple's iOS 8 Delivers Credit-Card Scanning, Better Mobile Privacy

Apple's reveal of iOS 8 at WWDC last week delivered a number of surprises, but users are still discovering more features, including a new …

Hidden Code In iOS 8 Hints That Split-Screen Multitasking Is Coming To Your iPad

The feature was rumored to be announced at Apple's WWDC presentation last week, but it looks like it was one of the features that weren't quite ready yet.<p>BGR reveals, however, that a hidden bit of code in the iOS 8 beta hints that split-screen multitasking is on its way to iPads. The code mentions …

Skype for iPhone: Remastered

Skype is getting a brand new iPhone app, redesigned from the ground up to create a “consistent look and feel with the Windows Phone and Android apps,” the Microsoft-owned company announced earlier today.<p>The app isn’t live yet, and it seems the company is revealing the news today to create …

These Two Innovations Are Going To Change The Wireless World

Samsung<p><i>This post is sponsored by Samsung.</i><p>Smartphones are a big part of our lives. Studies even say we look at them as many as 150 times a day.<p>But even though we love our phones (maybe even too much), until recently they lagged behind tablets and laptops on Wi-Fi speed and the ability to download …

Mobile-Enabled Commerce Will Yield The Next $100B Startup

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Patricia Nakache is a partner at Trinity Ventures. She has active investments in companies including m-commerce players Care.com (CRCM), EAT Club, and ThredUP.</i> <i>Phil Carter is an associate at Trinity Ventures, where he focuses on early-stage consumer technology investments particularly</i> …

Lessons About Native Advertising From Mobile Games

<i>Robert Weber is the co-founder and senior vice president of business development at</i> <i>NativeX</i><i>, the leading native advertising platform for mobile games.</i><p>If you only know about native advertising as it’s described in most major media coverage (such as this recent Wall Street Journal report), you might …

Why Bad Financial Predictions Will Kill Your Startup

<i>Paul Jackson is the Founder of Worthworm.</i><p>If headlines are to be believed, it’s a great time to get into the startup game. It seems like every day startup after startup is announcing its most recent million dollar round of funding or billion dollar valuation. However, if you’re just entering this …

Why developers are buzzing about Apple’s new Swift programming language

SAN FRANCISCO — When I spent time around WWDC this past week, one word was on everybody’s lips: Swift.<p>Apple’s newly-announced programming language …