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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Comic Book Easter Eggs: Episode 2

As action-adventure shows go, <i>Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</i> isn’t confusing. In two episodes the show has established itself as a straight-ahead "plucky team …

Patent troll Lodsys backs out of lawsuit at last minute to avoid a ruling on its claims

Notorious patent troll Lodsys abandoned a lawsuit on the eve of a trial rather than face the possibility of losing on the merits of his claims, according to the defendant in the case. Security firm Kaspersky Labs, one of dozens of defendants in Lodsys' two-year-old lawsuit over claims related to …

Quantopian, A Community Of Quants, Picks Up $6.7M From Khosla, Spark

Quantopian, a community where around 11,000 or so quants collaborate on algorithmic trading strategies, has raised $6.7 million from Khosla Ventures and Spark Capital. The new round brings the company’s total funding to $8.8 million.<p>Quantopian says it is the world’s first browser-based algorithmic …

Valve European Trademark App Tips 'Half-Life 3'

Valve recently filed for the "Half-Life 3" trademark via the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market — the EU's trademark and designs …

PayPal and Samsung Partner to Make it Easier to Pay and Get Paid

PayPal today announced a new partnership with Samsung that will help users and developers pay and get paid for various forms of mobile content. Samsung Apps developers can now choose PayPal as a payout option while Samsung Apps and Samsung Hub users can simply authenticate with PayPal to pay for …

Miley Cyrus Explains the Mystery of Her Incessant Tongue Wag

Who knew one tongue could annoy so many people? To the dismay of social media users, one of this year's most photographed body parts is undoubtedly …

Apple Releases Battery Fix SMC Firmware Update for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Models

- Oct 1, 2013<p>Apple released SMC firmware updates today for the MacBook Air (mid 2012 and mid 2013 models), the MacBook Pro (mid 2012 models), the …

MacUpdate Bundle: 10 Apps for $49.99, Including FotoMagico, ScreenFlow, and More

A few times a year, <i>MacRumors</i> partners with MacUpdate to promote a Mac application bundle deal. MacUpdate's latest bundle includes ten apps for <b>$49.99</b>, with a value of $564 if they were to be purchased separately.<p>The bundle offer has just been extended by one week, giving interested users an …

How To Reduce Motion / Parallax Effects in iOS 7

One of the many notable new features in iOS 7 are the ‘Parallax’ motion effects that are noticeable throughout the new UI in the latest version of iOS. Many Apple fans are very fond of it, many Android fans think it’s largely copied from Android, and unfortunately a number of users have issues with …

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SimplyInsured aims to put health insurance into terms anyone can understand

The government may be shutdown as a result of the Affordable Care Act, but that isn’t stopping health-insurance exchanges from kicking into gear, or startups from capitalizing on them.<p>SimplyInsured has closed $750,000 to help small businesses navigate the changing landscape of costs, taxes, fines, …

Wow, This Beautiful Time Lapse Was Incredibly Created in GTA V

It's official. Living in the world of GTA is way better than living in real life. Hell, the only thing real life had on being a criminal in Los …

OneLogin gets $13M to push easier identity management, logins

OneLogin, an enterprise identity and access management (IAM) specialist, has $13 million in fresh Series B funding to build out its service around …

Year Up Puget Sound students build computers, pitch investors to show off new skills

The sound of computer parts clanking together fill the theater inside Seattle’s Triple Door Wednesday afternoon. Students from Year Up Puget Sound …

Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch: Third time’s a charm for Amazon’s iPad and Nexus killer

By on October 2, 2013 at 5:01 pm<p>The 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX is a surprisingly sexy tablet. For $230, the same price as the Nexus 7, the Fire HDX comes …

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D-Wave's quantum computer overcomes key math challenge, doesn't silence skeptics

D-Wave has long wanted to show that its quantum computing technology is the real deal, and it may have just come closer to proving its case. The company now says that its computer has calculated Ramsey numbers, or solutions to optimization-based math problems that are sometimes difficult to find …

EA offers a quick overview of the ‘Battlefield 4’ beta

The <i>Battlefield 4</i> beta is currently open to some, and will be open to all on October 4. In preparation, Electronic Arts has released a video showing …

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Target Offers Its Own Prepaid Mobile Plans Starting At $35 Per Month

Retail giant Target confirmed Thursday that it will launch Brightspot, it’s own prepaid mobile service.<p>The service will use T-Mobile networks and will give customers unlimited talk and texting for $35 per month, with plans that include unlimited data for $50 per month. The unlimited plan will be …

2014 Jaguar F-Type review: Jaguar's powerful roadster is a pricey exotic pet - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> The <b>2014 Jaguar F-Type</b> boasts excellent power and noteworthy efficiency in both its V-6 and V-8 configurations. The V8 S model is packed to the gills with performance upgrades, yet still feels like an uncomplicated and pure roadster. Plus, it's simply beautiful.<p><b>The Bad</b> Cabin tech feels like …

BlackBerry filing shows that company is falling apart everywhere in the world

When BlackBerry 10 first rolled out, many believed that the platform could be successful even if it never caught on in the United States as long as …

Paint it black: Why BlackBerry is the next Novell

Z10's failure to launch consigns BlackBerry to a niche future—maybe minus phones.<p>We knew things were hard for BlackBerry and that this was going to …

BlackBerry Mulls Property Purge

These are dark days indeed at foundering smartphone pioneer BlackBerry. With its business in shambles and only limited interest in it as an …

Google acquires gesture-based interface development startup Flutter

Flutter, the startup that created a gestured-based music controller for iTunes and Spotify, has been acquired by Google according to a splash page on the company’s website. The Flutter app used a computer’s webcam to detect hand gestures for starting, stopping, or switching songs on iOS, OS X, and …