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After Waze, What Else Can Mobile Crowdsourcing Do?

Google spent $1.1 billion to buy the mapping startup Waze last month, a deal that the Federal Trade Commission is still investigating.<p>Shutterstock/ima<p>…

Here’s how Amazon self-destructs

If Amazon puts bookstores out of business, it will destroy the main way readers learn about new books to buy<p>By the time a federal judge ruled last week that Apple had illegally colluded with five of the so-called Big Six publishers to raise e-book prices, just about no one in the book business was …

MIT seeks to delay release of documents in Aaron Swartz hacking case

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Wikimedia Commons<p>The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, citing fear for the safety of its networks and employees, …

Apple, Google, others seek to disclose more details on data snooping

Dozens of tech players and other organizations have asked Washington to allow them to reveal more information about the requests for user data.<p>The tech industry wants to come clean -- or at least cleaner -- about its role in providing user data to the government and is asking the feds for …

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Pioneering adult stem cell trial approved by Japan

<b>The first trial of stem cells produced from a patient's own body has been approved by the Japanese government.</b><p>Stem cells can become any other part of the body - from nerve to bone to skin - and are touted as the future of medicine.<p>Researchers in Japan will use the cells to attempt to treat a form …

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Morning Routine Makeovers: Hacks To Make Your A.M. Smoother

Who has a morning routine, you ask? Just some of the most successful people in the world: famous CEOs, artists, writers and world leaders. Even the FLOTUS has credited her strict morning habits with helping to set the tone for a productive day.<p>If it's good enough for this crowd, it's good enough …

5 Fitness Quotes That Are The Absolute Worst

Motivational mantras work -- except when they don't.<p>We're huge fans of the fitness quotes that truly inspire. But these we're just totally sick of:<p>It shouldn't take puke to tell you when enough is enough. We're not saying make excuses, we're just saying use your noggin.<p>First of all, triggering. …

GPS Guide: Mesmerizing Butterfly Wings

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Oliver Hudson Welcomes Daughter Rio Laura – Moms & Babies – Celebrity Babies and Kids - Moms & Babies - People.com

The Hawn-Hudson gang finally got their girl!<p><b>Oliver Hudson</b>, 36, and wife <b>Erinn</b> have welcomed their third child, daughter <b>Rio Laura Hudson</b>, proud grandma <b>Goldie Hawn</b> announced via Twitter on Thursday.<p>“Welcome Rio! Our first baby girl to join our family!” Hawn writes. “Oliver and Erinn thank you for …

10 Things Various Celebrities Decided to Boycott

When they got fed up, celebs left these things behind—sometimes temporarily, and sometimes for good.<p>1. Florida<p><i>Thinkstock</i><p>Florida won't be the sunshine …

Josie And The Pussycats Are Back — And They’re More Real Than Ever

Comics<p>Comic Book News, Reviews, Previews, and Commentary. Get info on well-known characters and comic movies for real comic book fans.<p>Comics<p>Tegan and …

"Ender's Game" Producers "Embrace" LGBT Controversy

"The message of the book is tolerance," said producer Roberto Orci at Comic-Con. But he gave no answer on the size of Orson Scott Card's role in the production.<p>SAN DIEGO — <i>Ender's Game</i> producer Robert Orci said Thursday that the film's creators are "happy to embrace" the controversy around author …

The 21 Greatest Sidekicks in Movie History

Johnny Depp's Tonto in 'The Lone Ranger' brings to mind the top guns among film's second bananas<p>Being a sidekick used to be a lot simpler in the old …

Comic-Con: can Ender's Game be saved by the incredible Orson Scott Card disappearing act?

They say all publicity is good publicity. If so, studio Lionsgate should be reaping the rewards from all the negative hype whirling around the …

'Hollywood Game Night': Valerie Bertinelli Gets Aggressive, Rips Her Jeans (VIDEO)

Jane Lynch promised she had some super-competitive celebrities lined up for "Hollywood Game Night," and she wasn't kidding. Valerie Bertinelli was part of the sophomore episode's group of celebrities, and she got so competitive, she started tearing things up ... literally.<p>The game was "Smash the …

Hallmark dives into scripted programming with Cedar Cove

<b>TOP PICK</b><p><i>Cedar Cove</i> <b>(Saturday, 8 pm, Hallmark)</b>: This time last week, we might have been blown away by Hallmark commissioning its very first scripted …

11 Authors Who Hated the Movie Versions of Their Books

Some of the most beloved movies ever were based on books. But just because we loved them doesn’t mean the original author did.<p>1. P.L. TRAVERS // <i>MARY</i> …

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Disappearing Product Packaging Will Blow Your Mind

For his senior thesis, Pratt Institute student Aaron Mickelson found a way to fix America's trash problem.