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Lenovo's projector phone beams a touchscreen onto any surface

Smartphones with built-in projectors -- well, just the two from Samsung, really -- haven't exactly been a huge hit so far, but Lenovo thinks it's finally got the right use case for this combination: beaming a touchscreen or virtual keyboard onto your desk. Announced at the Lenovo Tech World …

Gear & Gadgets

Sotheby’s Launches on eBay on Sotheby's Blog

(left to right) Contributors Anna Sui, Swizz Beatz and Scott Schumann. Courtesy Craig McDean photography; Antoine Verglas; The Sartorialist.<p><b>The</b> …

More eBay Merchants Migrating to Amazon in Search of Sales Growth

EBay's once-loyal merchants are moving more of their business to Amazon, saying they get more for their money by selling merchandise via the web …

US E-commerce Giants Compared Across the Web and Apps

Games used to dominate the mobile app market, but as use of smartphones continues to grow and mobile devices are becoming bigger and with larger screens, apps are becoming a key driver for other sectors too. One such, rapidly growing, industy is online retail.<p>We’ve dug into our data to analyze the …

Apps

Alibaba's latest mobile messaging effort: social networking for businesses | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N), the world’s biggest e-commerce company, is piloting a mobile messaging app aimed at marrying social networking with business, an Alibaba spokeswoman said on Friday, as the company expands its enterprise services.<p>The logo of Alibaba …

37 incredible drone photos from across the globe that would be totally illegal today

One of the most interesting ways to utilize drone technology is photography. Photographer Amos Chapple knows this better than most. As soon as consumer drones came on the market, Chapple knew he needed one. After purchasing one and learning how to fly it, he began traveling the globe, photographing …

Drones

Boeing has patented a 'Star Wars'-style force field

It might sound futuristic — and it is. The patent isn't about stopping bullets or lasers or anything like that, though. Instead, it detects explosions near a vehicle, and then quickly heats up the air or water between the vehicle and the blast. The heat creates a plasma shield that is more dense …

Mission Brewery Launches Hard Root Beer

<b>(San Diego, CA) – Mission Brewery</b> is proud to announce the launch of its Hard Root Beer. The idea for Hard Root Beer, which is available in Mission …

San Diego

Everything You Need to Know About the Music Industry’s Move to Friday Release Dates

Album release dates are moving from Tuesdays to Fridays. Confused? Here’s an explainer.<p>One of the oldest traditions in the music industry is that new albums are typically released on Tuesdays. But a recent study by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has discovered that …

Man gets life in prison for selling $20 worth of weed to undercover cop

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast.<p>A homeless and hungry man agreed to purchase $20 worth of weed for a stranger in exchange for a $5 …

President Obama wants to treat marijuana like tobacco but not legalize it. Wait, what?

President Barack Obama on Thursday said he wants to treat marijuana like tobacco, which is legal. But, in a bit of a contradiction, he also suggested he opposes marijuana legalization.<p>In an interview with Kansas City news station KMBC, Obama said states could change their marijuana laws to …

How To Design The World's Biggest Airport Terminal

How do you make an airport terminal that spans 173 acres feel like anything but a monster? Zaha Hadid attempts the impossible in Beijing.<p>Beijing’s new airport is going to be a monster. At 7.5 million square feet, it covers about the same amount of space as 130 football fields put together–all …

Jet Lag Is Worse on Mars

A Martian day is 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth—a seemingly small difference that adds up quickly.<p>What would you do with an extra 40 minutes in a day?<p>Not 40 minutes shaved off some regular daily activity to devote to something else, but an extra 40 minutes actually tacked on to the 24 hours …

Space

A Lightbulb-Shaped Projector Could Power The Smart Home Of The Future

The creators of Beam, a smart projector that fits into a light socket, are onto something.<p>Beam, a lightbulb-shaped gadget, promises projects your smartphone screen onto any surface you want. Launched on Kickstarter this month, the $350 projector screws into any lightbulb socket, so you can set it …

Volvo: our self-driving cars are better than humans

But ultimately, it may be Swedes who come out on top.<p>This week, Volvo announced that it will put 100 production ready autonomous cars in the hands of actual consumers by 2017.<p>This initial pilot run will see the company's self-driving technology move out of the laboratory and put through the ringer …