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Snapchat Messes With Its Magic — New Update Lets You See One Photo A Day Twice

In 2003, Mel Karmazin, at the time, the head of Viacom, visited Google to learn more about what was then a young, but quickly growing company.<p>The story of Karmazin visiting Google is told in detail in Ken Auletta's Googled, <i>The End Of The World As We Know It</i>.<p>Karmazin was appalled to find out that …

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Judge orders life support for 13-year-old girl declared brain dead

A judge has ordered an Oakland hospital to keep a girl declared brain dead on life support following what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy.<p>At a hearing Friday, both sides in the case agreed to get together and choose a neurologist to further examine 13-year-old Jahi McMath and determine …

Classic (and Soon to be Classic) Christmas Reads

MPMK’s resident children’s literature expert Janssen is back today sharing 10 must-read Christmas books. I’ve just finished putting several of them …

Child taken from womb by caesarean then put into care

Exclusive: a court order was obtained against a woman that allowed her to be forcibly sedated and for her child to be taken from her womb by caesarean section<p>A pregnant woman has had her baby forcibly removed by caesarean section prior to the child being taken into care.<p>Mid-Essex NHS Trust obtained …

Why Aren't We Rude to Grown-ups the Way We Are Rude to Kids?

Shares 103K<p><i>Ben Martin listens to the way we talk to kids. And he finds it incomprehensible that we can’t give them the respect we give to …

More proof the world's best headphones are made in the US

The way I see it, high-end audio is all about the pursuit of excellence, and Audeze headphones exemplify that philosophy. Now sure, most headphone manufacturers try to make the best products they can, but mass-market brands have to satisfy a broad range of tastes, load on features like Bluetooth …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

Apple iPad Air Review: Probably The Best Tablet Computer On The Market

Announced on October 22nd this year, the iPad Air updated Apple’s larger tablet range with the new A7 64-bit processor, iOS7, and a redesign of the popular tablet. Would Apple’s new tablet retain their lead in the tablet space against a rush of Android tablets from manufacturers around the world? …

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

Microsoft's Xbox One May Be Losing The Console War Due To Kinect Alone

Working in this industry, I tend to make predictions quite a bit. Usually they pan out, like the bad feeling I had that the Wii U was going to bomb for Nintendo without new appeal to non-gamers, or that Micosoft would be forced to changes its DRM/used game policies because of public outcry.<p>But …