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Shutterfly’s New Interactive Guide Teaches the Basics of Capturing Better Images

There’s no such thing as too many resources when it comes to learning how to take a good photograph. And here to prove this statement is a neat …

Everyone’s a little bit racist, sometimes

There have been many reports this week that racism is on the rise in the UK, referring to the latest British Social Attitudes survey. However, as is often the case when the media have to interpret a complex study, the conclusions seem more concerned with sensationalism and publicity than accuracy. …

10 of the world's most underrated cities | CNN Travel

9 Game Franchises that Returned from the Dead

Rise from your grave.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>A bad game can hurt a franchise. Several bad games can kill it. Once a series dies, it’s sadly almost always …

Watch Dogs is a hot mess on PC, stay away for now

The PC version of <i>Watch Dogs</i> should be the best version of the game. Gaming PCs tend to be more expensive than gaming consoles, but that's the point: If you have the means to throw money at hardware you should be rewarded with the best, most graphically rich version of the game.<p>This is not the case …

A Reporter Is Forced to Testify Against His Alleged Source

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A reporter for <i>The New York Times</i> will have to testify against a CIA official accused of leaking …

Will journalists take any steps to defend against attacks on press freedom?

<b>(updated below - Update II)</b><p>Media outlets and journalists have finally awakened to the serious threat posed by the Obama administration to press freedoms, whistle blowing and transparency. Apparently, what was necessary for them to be prodded out of their slumber was watching people they perceive as …

Obama orders review of press freedom guidelines in wake of recent scandals

Barack Obama has ordered the Department of Justice to review its guidelines on press freedom in the wake of the media outcry over the seizure of AP phone records and the threat of criminal action against a Fox reporter.<p>Representatives of media organisations will be invited to give their views.<p>Obama …

Is Obama Worse For Press Freedom Than Nixon?

James Goodale defended the New York Times during the Pentagon Papers. But Nixon had nothing on Obama, writes the First Amendment lawyer—and that’s …

Court rules journalists can’t keep their sources secret

A federal appeals court ruled Friday that New York Times journalist James Risen must testify in the trial of a former Central Intelligence Agency …

World Press Freedom Day 2013

Google Asks Glass Developers To Start Working On Android-Based Apps Ahead Of Glass Development Kit Launch

It looks like Google is about to unleash a new wave of more powerful applications for Google Glass. Currently, Glass developers can only build apps that are essentially web-based services that talk to the user’s hardware through a set of relatively limited APIs. At its I/O developer conference …

Your Body Is The Computer

The last few years have presented an unprecedented shift in the computing world as PCs are being replaced with mobile devices. But now that a large portion of the market has already shifted, what comes after it? Last week, we looked at how the giants of tech are going after TV screens. This week, …

Connected cars are the future, but we still have miles to go

“Driveables” are one of the hottest trends of 2013 and money is flying at this space from all directions. Car manufactures, technology companies, startups, venture capitalists, telecom corporations — everyone wants to get in on what Forrester has called the “distinct fourth environment for …

KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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The Week in Review: #BringBackOurGirls

Inside Flipboard / May 16, 2014<p>One month after their abduction, nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls are still waiting to be rescued. Considered ransom by …

Samsung Moves To Upstage Apple With New Biometric Data Platform

Samsung is building a “data bank” of people’s biometric information that app developers and researchers can plug into to create clever, health-related services — ideally for Samsung devices.<p>Following the release of its Gear Fit wearable fitness tracker, its new SAMI platform, overseen by a former …

Google to build prototype of truly driverless car

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the …