Preston Harden

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Did 2013 Mark the End of Somali Piracy?

When five armed men in a small motorboat approached an oil tanker sailing off the coast of Somalia on Dec. 9, the crew sprang into action. They …

Uncovering a More Useful Android Lock Screen

Nowadays, there’s a smartphone app for just about everything. Need to hail a ride? There’s an app for that. Need a game for your cat? There’s an app …

Hackers Are Attacking Millions Of Computers And Demanding Ransom In Bitcoins

The National Crime Agency in the U.K. issued an alert last month saying that hackers have targeted "tens of millions" of computers.<p>CryptoLocker is a form of a virus called "ransomware," meaning hackers do something bad to your computer and then demand money to reverse what they've done. In this …

UPS researching delivery drones that could compete with Amazon's Prime Air

Flying parcel-carriers are the next logical frontier for delivery companies<p>Amazon made headlines Sunday night when it announced it was working on small drones that could someday deliver customers packages in half an hour or less. But the e-commerce giant isn’t the only company researching how to …

The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …

50 killed in Russian Boeing-737 plane crash

Boeing-737 plane crashes at Kazan airport in Russia, killing 44 passengers and six crew<p>Fifty people have been killed after a passenger jet crashed in the <b>Russian</b> city of Kazan, the worst such tragedy in the country in more than two years.<p>Tartarstan Airlines flight 363 from Moscow to Kazan crashed as …

Brazilian Footballer Decapitated, Head Placed on Wife's Doorstep

Former Brazilian footballer Joao Rodrigo Silva Santos has reportedly been kidnapped and decapitated by suspected drug traffickers in Rio de Janeiro.<p>As confirmed by Matt Roper of the <i>Mirror</i>, the former player’s severed head was delivered to his wife on the morning of Oct. 29:<p>The horrified wife of …

Samsung and LG are really close to announcing curved, flexible smartphones

Are curved, flexible smartphones the next frontier in smartphone innovation? LG and Samsung really want to make it so.<p>Both companies are weeks away from announcing smartphones with curved displays, whose plastic substrate should make them more durable and cheaper to produce.<p>LG said today that it’s …

A Bendable Smartphone? LG's Flexible Screens Are Rolling Off Factory Lines

For a long, long time rivals LG and Samsung have shown off their respective flexible displays at technology shows and in futuristic marketing videos, …

AppSeed turns your sketches into functioning app prototypes

<b>Kickstarter project AppSeed allows you to photograph your sketches on paper or a whiteboard and turn them into a functioning prototype of your app.</b><p>In …