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Going Camping? Your Smartphone is Today's Swiss Army Knife | About Verizon

Gone are the days of the camp rucksack filled with old-fashioned contraptions and pesky paper maps.<p>Smartphones are quickly becoming a necessity for the modern-day camper. Through a range of tools, from basic apps that provide a digital compass or a flashlight to more elaborate apps like a GPS …

Dropbox Acquires Mobile Coupon Startup Endorse A Month After Shutdown

About a month after it shut down its app, mobile coupon startup Endorse has been acquired by Dropbox, the team announced on its blog today. The deal follows a number of other recent acquisitions Dropbox has been making, as it looks to add headcount in an increasingly constrained talent …

Ted Cruz could beat Hillary

He may be a right-wing nut, but the Texas senator can beat a Democrat in a general election. Here’s why<p>There’s been some more buzz this week about Ted Cruz’s presidential prospects. The demagoguing senator took his first trip to Iowa just six months after being sworn in to office, and he’s pretty …

Fox Tried Seven Ways To Get Zimmerman's Brother To Bash Obama (He Didn't)

Seven times, Fox News anchor Jamie Colby tried to get George Zimmerman's brother to criticize the president and his speech about Trayvon Martin. And seven times, he declined to do so.<p>Robert Zimmerman has earned a reputation for his outspoken interviews. After the verdict, for example, he went on …

Donald Trump

There’s nothing about abortion in the Bible

But that hasn’t stopped the religious right from invoking the good book in its war on women’s rights<p>Republican officeholders are bending all their efforts... to ban abortion. In the last few weeks and months, we've seen a blizzard of anti-choice legislation in Texas, Ohio, Wisconsin, North …

Snob zones: Fear, money and real estate

A couple tried to build affordable housing in lily-white Darien, Conn. Then it got ugly<p>The aptly named Nearwater Lane, in the Connecticut shoreline suburb of Darien, is the sole route home for those Wall Street titans, corporate executives, and heirs to privilege who inhabit a peninsula known as …

These Photos Of Detroit's Golden Age Show How Far The City Has Fallen

The city has long been in decline and rapidly losing population, but it hasn't always been that way.<p>The automobile industry had its home base in Detroit and the population spiked from just over 285,000 in 1900 to over 1.5 million by 1930. Downtown was bustling with large industrial buildings, …

Urbanism

“Grand Theft Auto” maker: Video games hate liberals

Two popular Rockstar titles — “Red Dead Redemption” and “L.A. Noir” — are critical of the left<p>On Sept. 17, "Grand Theft Auto V," the latest installment in the wildly popular video game franchise, will be released for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360, perhaps as one of the final major games for the …

Ted Cruz Responds to Jon Stewart's 'Dirty Syrup Guzzler' Remark Video

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz discusses criticism from the 'Daily Show' host and fellow senators.

Ted Cruz

Colombian Terrorists Have Taken A Former US Marine Hostage But Are Willing To Release Him

The FARC, or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, said late on Friday on its website that it caught a soldier identified as Kevin Scott Sutay on June 20 in a jungle region in the country's south, describing him as a mine clearance expert from New York who served in Afghanistan.<p>"Despite the right …

South America

CDC: Oops, salt is not actually dangerous, and cutting it may be harmful

ATLANTA, GA — A recent report commissioned by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reviewed the health benefits of reducing salt intake and the …

Landmark-study alert: We still can't actually find a link between fracking and groundwater contamination. Shocker.

Despite extreme environmentalists’ hysterical pursuit of evidence to conclusively link up the drilling practice of hydraulic fracturing with the …

Android 4.3 detailed in new leak, but updates are minimal

Google is set to reveal the next version of Android at a press event next week, but we have already received a pretty good look at what the update will bring courtesy of a leaked copy obtained from a secondhand Nexus 4 sold by a Google employee. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, as the name suggests, will be …

ReadWrite Analyzes Technology News on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / June 10, 2013<p>Shiny gadgets and clever apps are great, but at the end of the day, new technology is only as powerful as the things …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

Australia

This Is What It Would Look Like If You Dropped Manhattan Into the Grand Canyon

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

National Parks

Amazing and Realistic Examples of 3D Street Painting

<b>Street painting</b>, also known as pavement art, street art and sidewalk art, is thought to have originated in Britain, and in 1890 it was estimated that …

RunKeeper for iOS now motivates you with real-world training programs

It's easy to find running apps that offer goals -- it's harder to find one that inspires you to run in the first place. RunKeeper wants to be that motivator, and it just overhauled the training section of its iOS app to match. The refresh takes broad, skill-based programs from sites like Greatist …

Verizon confirms it will challenge T-Mo and AT&T with its own upgrade program

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>During Verizon’s(s vz) second quarter earnings call, CFO Fran Shammo confirmed that the megacarrier is preparing its own …

Dash nabs $700K to let you pay your bar tab with your phone

If you’ve ever forgotten to pick up your credit card from a bar after a night out, you know how frustrating that experience is.<p>New York City-based Dash wants to make sure this never happens again with its new iPhone app that integrates with bar and restaurant payment systems. Once your credit card …

Evernote 5 beta arrives for Windows

Following last year's release of Evernote 5 for Mac, the brain-replacement app has now released a beta version for Windows. Evernote 5 offers a complete redesign of the app and adds a number of new features such as related notes for premium users. The app is said to be faster, cleaner, and easier …

Apple, Samsung's latest phones face antitheft stress test

Apple and Samsung's latest phones and their antitheft technology are being tested by state and federal governments on Thursday.<p>Apple and Samsung's latest smartphones will face the scrutiny of state and federal prosecutors in San Francisco on Thursday, who plan to test the latest in antitheft …

Mobile

Tech Tips for Real Estate Agents | About Verizon

The real estate market is heating up, with prices and sales rising across the country. It’s music to the ears of the one million real estate agents making their living by selling homes.<p>In a fast-moving market where time is of the essence, wireless technology can help real estate agents close deals …