Christopher Novoa

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Bitcoin’s Future Foretold By Developer Momentum

If you think developers predict the future then there is more reason to believe that Bitcoin is the real deal. The crypto currency is a hit with developers, according to data collected on GitHub by the founders of Bitcoin Pulse, a service recently launched that tracks Bitcoin adoption.<p>Bitcoin Pulse …

Minimum Wage Was Once Enough To Keep a Family of 3 Out of Poverty

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

A Devious App That Tricks You Into Destroying Your Phone

Myanmar shows why Mark Zuckerberg’s next five billion are a long way from joining Facebook

The next how-many-ever billion is a popular phrase in technology at the moment, given its most visible outing by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, who recently told the world he wants to bring the remaining 5 billion of the earth’s population online. Thinking in tech circles dictates that smartphones …

Mobile

Samsung's best commercial is for its worst product

Get ready for an epic blast of nostalgia from Samsung's latest commercial for the US market. Debuting during today's round of NFL games, the new Galaxy Gear promo runs through the most iconic wrist-worn communication devices that movie and TV producers have ever devised — spanning the full gamut …

ITU: 6.8B Mobile Subs By End Of 2013, Nearly As Many People As There Are On Earth; 2.7B Internet Connections

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN agency that oversees IT and communications development, today released its latest annual report charting how well we are doing as a planet in getting everyone connected. Mobile is the topline success story: the ITU projects that by the end of …

The 2020 network: How our communications infrastructure will evolve

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Ericsson<p>Let’s start with two basic questions: In the year 2020, what will the network look like? What are the …

The Coding Class Blitz: More Than 100 Programs Have Launched in the Past Three Years

Teaching computer science is a mostly un-institutional effort; it’s estimated that nine out of 10 U.S. schools don’t offer programming classes, …

On the Red Couch with Elio García of Westeros.org

Inside Flipboard / October 4, 2013<p><i>Elio García is the king of the Game of Thrones fans. García his partner Linda Antonsson, co-founded and run</i> …

Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed Quora.com users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.

Bridges

Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color

Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s but that hasn't stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black and white images.<p>Two of the most prolific …

War

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Business (Canada)

Curved smartphones from LG and Samsung are just around the corner

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Wikipedia user: MOldar<p>Television tech is coming to new smartphones in the form of curved screens from two top TV …

Cube 3D printer goes on sale at Currys & PC World

Currys and PC World have announced that the Cube 3D printer is now available to buy online for £1,195.<p>The Cube works by enabling the user to design a three-dimensional product, and then send that design's instruction to the printer, either via Wi-Fi from their computer or by plugging in a USB stick.<p>…