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Why Customers Become More Loyal After Flirting With Other Brands

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>I have used Old Spice High Endurance deodorant for more than 20 years now, with only one brief bout of infidelity.<p>I can’t remember why, but last summer I decided to branch out and try Axe or Dove Men or some other non-Old Spice brand. I applied it to my …

What would happen if Earth stopped spinning?

Our planet's rotation goes almost unnoticed in our day-to-day lives, but what would happen if it stopped spinning altogether? Or span in the opposite direction?<p>Earth rotates at around 1,670 km/h, but how important is this rotation to our lives? If this stopped suddenly the effects would be …

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I don't know what I think

I don’t know what I think, or how — and neither do you. But after reading Daniel Kahneman’s book, at least I understand the difficulties of thinking a little better.<p>When I was about half way through Daniel Kahneman’s <i>Thinking Fast and Slow</i>, a meticulous and perturbing dissection of the ease with …

This Startup Wants To End HIV And AIDS, And Give Away A Vaccine For Free

It wants to create a preventative HIV/AIDS vaccine and give it to people for free.<p>One out of 300 people living with HIV are HIV controllers, meaning they have a natural immunity to the disease.<p>The Immunity Project's goal is to create a vaccine that will make anyone a controller. Another key …

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Typeform: Create Beautiful, Cross-Platform Surveys

For companies wishing to garner feedback from the global masses, there’s no shortage of survey and polling platforms already. But now, 50,000 sign-ups on and after more than a year in beta, Barcelona-based Typeform is throwing its hat into the virtual polling ring, with a sweet, user-friendly …

Nex Band is a smart, modular charm bracelet for gaming on your wrist

Preorders start today<p>Whether it's a smartwatch or Google Glass, wearable devices have largely struggled to be fashionable accessories. Mighty Cast is hoping to change with its upcoming Nex Band — part customizable charm bracelet, part sensor-equipped smart device. "It's like a connected Pandora …

The best iPad apps to do some crafts

Are you a crafty person? Are you constantly looking for the next project? If so, then check out our list of the best iPad apps to do some …

UK company crowdfunds 'low-cost' space tourism

After a few years of the Ascender spaceplane being in service, its UK creators believe it will cost just a few thousand pounds for you to experience …

Social Media Brings Behind-The-Scenes Access To New York Fashion Week

Used to be New York Fashion Week was an exclusive affair. Now designers are leveraging the promotional powers of social media to bring in the masses.<p>Before the Internet, New York Fashion Week was uber-exclusive. You had to be in The Industry to gain access to the star-studded events. But now, …

Catchr Catches People Using Your iPhone While You’re Not Around

Ever wondered if somebody you thought you could trust is going through your phone when it’s out of sight?<p>That’s the (all too pertinent) premise behind Catchr, a new app designed to give users peace of mind while they are away from their iPhone. While the app won’t protect against “leaky apps” or …

Sony Waterproof mp3 Player Sold Inside Bottle of Water

What <i>does</i> a company do to convince potential customers that its product is genuinely waterproof? Well, aside from saying so on the packaging, it can sell the product already immersed inside a bottle of water.<p>Though the device itself was launched a while ago, Sony turned to Auckland-based ad agency …

PayPal president's credit card hacked for shopping spree

SAN FRANCISCO - PayPal President David Marcus said on Monday that his credit card details were stolen and the information was used to finance a fraudulent spending spree.<p>Marcus said the card was probably "skimmed" at the hotel he was staying at, or at a merchant he visited, during a recent trip to …

Nexus 8 launching at the end of April?

The earlier rumored Nexus 8 may launch at the end of April, DigiTimes is reporting. Citing sources from Taiwan’s supply chain, the site says Google …

Microsoft building an ‘Xbox Reading’ app for Windows 8

Microsoft has already built Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps for Windows 8, but the next target is books. A recent Microsoft job listing, discovered by Chinese Microsoft blog LiveSino, notes that the software giant is looking to hire a software design engineer to build "a groundbreaking interactive …

HTC Focuses on Affordable Smartphones

Last week, HTC revealed that it is planning to launch a wearable device this year. That probably wouldn’t have helped reverse the struggling Taiwanese firm’s fortune — but with a little more realism, the company now says it is focused on developing a compelling range of cheaper smartphones to …

Top iPad apps gone free

We find the best iPad app gone free for you daily. Our appPicker PDI selects only the top iPad apps free for the day as they happen so you know they …

Monopoly Millionaire app review: a clever new way to play a classic board game

Introduction<p>Classic board games often have trouble evolving over time. Some board games however have evolved the rules and have become easier to …

Mobile - DGiT

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus get the (PRODUCT)RED treatment<p>Derrek Leigh2 days ago<p>This time with black bezels instead of white!<p>Tinder Loops lets you show your …

Candy Crush, Outlook among top battery-sucking Android apps?

An analysis of which apps most suck the life out of your phone's battery claims that two well-known names are near the top.<p>There are apps, just as there are lovers, that are high maintenance.<p>They constantly appeal for your attention, while at the same time sucking the very life blood from your …

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