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25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

Cooking

Video: Memphis, Tennessee Barbecue

Take a look at our video all about the Memphis barbecue tradition. Blue Smoke Executive Chef and Pitmaster Kenny Callahan talks about the perfect dry rub for Memphis style ribs.<p>There are more videos where this one came from; <b>check out the map to see all of the videos, learn about the different</b> …

Austin Weekend Planner: Mezcal and Chocolate

Samsung $150 smart box packs in streaming apps, cable

The player includes more than 100 apps such as Amazon Instant Video and Netflix, as well as Samsung's recommendation tool.<p>Samsung on Thursday made its latest push into the smart TV market with a new "Smart Media Player" that lets users access both apps and live cable content.<p>The product, model No. …

Televisions

Microsoft's new iOS and Android Remote Desktop apps let you control a PC from a phone

Microsoft is providing a new way for iOS and Android users to access their Windows PCs today. A new Remote Desktop app is now available for both operating systems, letting you simply connect to a Windows PC and control it. While a number of third-party solutions have existed previously, including …

Add $0.50 worth of sensors to your iPhone 5s and it’ll be able to track your emotions

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: (c) 2013 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com<p>The new iPhone (s AAPL) 5s includes a coprocessor containing about $3 worth …

Hulu Names Fox’s Mike Hopkins As CEO

Hulu has announced that Mike Hopkins, a board member at Hulu and president of Fox Networks Group, is the company’s new CEO. Hopkins had previously been reported as the likely candidate for the role.<p>It’s been a bumpy year for the online TV site. Then-CEO Jason Kilar left in March and was replaced by …

European homes now have 100 percent broadband coverage

Satellite-based Internet access has reached the last 0.6 percent of homes that copper wires and mobile networks didn't, the European Commission announces.<p>Every citizen in the European Union now has broadband Internet access at home, a goal the European Commission said it reached before its year-end …

European Union

Apple multitouch patent upheld by US Patent and Trademark Office

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has upheld a key Apple multitouch patent in a move that could have real ramifications for companies like Samsung and Motorola moving forward. The USPTO issued a certificate on September 4th confirming the patentability of all 20 claims of US patent …

Xiaomi has beat Apple in China, but can it win over the rest of the world?

<i>Quartz begins a series today profiling companies around the world experiencing explosive growth.</i><p>Lei Jun walks on to the stage like a young Steve Jobs. It’s September in Beijing and the founder of one of China’s scrappiest smartphone brands, Xiaomi, is about to unveil its flagship Mi-3 phone. This …

Mobile

AT&T Announces $5 Tablet Day Passes, Deal to Power Tesla’s In-Car Wireless

While consumers are clearly buying tablets in droves, getting them to fork over to connect them to cellular networks has been another story.<p>Buyers …

Facebook Updates iOS App to Support Comment and Post Edits

Facebook has issued a minor update to its iOS app that adds support for editing posts and comments, including a photo on a comment and an option to use icons when sharing on a friend’s wall. Facebook’s Android app got the editing feature last month.<p><i>Disclosure: This article contains an affiliate</i> …

Lenovo is looking into acquiring BlackBerry, says report

Lenovo's name has resurfaced as a possible suitor for BlackBerry. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the Chinese company is "considering" a purchase of Blackberry, adding that "the firm has signed a non-disclosure agreement to look at the smartphone maker's books."<p>Earlier this year Lenovo's name …

Google Beats The Street In Q3 With $14.89B In Revenue, Net Income Of $2.97B, And EPS Of $10.74

Google’s Q3 2013 earnings report has just crossed the wires, and they’re better than expected. The company reported that over the past three months, it generated $14.89 billion in consolidated revenue and $2.97 billion in net income, as well as non-GAAP earnings of $10.74 per share.<p>According to …

Twitter could fix its ‘direct message’ woes with a new WhatsApp-like messenger app

Twitter direct messages, or DMs, are broken. But the soon-to-IPO network of the now just might fix that with a new dedicated messaging app, a la Facebook Messenger.<p>The person-to-person private messaging part of Twitter doesn’t appear on the home screen. It doesn’t appear on the “Connect” tab, …

Fantex Lets You Invest In Pro Athletes Like Arian Foster

Why settle for an autograph when you can own stock in a player instead?<p>That's the basic premise behind Fantex, a startup brokerage service that plans to sell stocks directly linked to the performance of professional athletes.<p>In a statement to ESPN, the company indicated its initial public offering …

Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan stepping down at end of month

The Hall of Fame pitcher has opted to end his tenure with Texas.<p>Nolan Ryan is stepping down from his position as Chief Executive Officer of the Texas Rangers at the end of the month, according to a team press release. His resignation will become effective Oct. 31.<p>While the Express hasn't explicitly …