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Summer's Must-See Documentaries

Sometimes the free-flowing beer and searing summer sun need to be counteracted with a little brain food and air-conditioning. Fortunately, a …

Julian Assange

Top iOS apps and games go free ahead of App Store's fifth anniversary

'Infinity Blade II,' Traktor DJ, 'Sword and Sworcery,' Day One, and more<p>Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>A host of highly …

SolePower charges smartphones by harnessing walking power

Looking to solve the issue of a dead phone battery and no power outlet in sight, a new invention on Kickstarter says it can capture, generate, and store power within a shoe insole.<p>What if people could charge their phones by going for a walk? No electricity, no power outlets, no more dealing with …

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How Smule Chief Product Officer Prerna Gupta Turned iPhones Into Mics, The App Store Into A Stage

In 2013, Apple’s app store hit 50 billion downloads, and total app sales across all platforms may surpass $25 billion. Some all-stars on how they helped build the boom.<p>Prerna Gupta<p><i>Chief product officer, Smule<br>Smule boasts more than 90 million downloads of its music-creation apps, including Songify</i> …

Egypt's revolution inspires tech start-ups

<b>Egypt's revolution in 2011 proved two incredibly important things for Egyptian youth.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessWorking alone to come together betterInventing the question to fit your answerDigital divorce for the 21st CenturyCrowd and proudBe your own DIY PR consultant<p>First, that …

The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant

Top secret documents submitted to the court that oversees surveillance by US intelligence agencies show the judges have signed off on broad orders …

A Surprising Barrier To Clean Water: Human Nature

In many parts of the developing world, drinking a glass of water can be deadly — especially for young children, who can die of diarrheal diseases contracted from dirty water.<p>So getting clean water to people in the developing world has been a top priority for aid groups for a long time. But it's …

Singapore pollution from Indonesian forest fires hits record levels

Singaporeans have been urged to stay indoors as smoky haze from forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia has worsened dramatically, causing …

Early Monsoon Rains Flood Northern India

The annual monsoon rains have come heavy and early to India, swelling the Ganges, India's longest river, sweeping away houses, stranding thousands, and and killing more than 100 so far. Record downpours fell in Uttarakhand state, situated in the foothills of the Himalayas, causing mudslides and …