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MindTouch Delivers For SAP And Salesforce By Turning The FAQ Into A Self-Service Sales Tool

MindTouch is using data to provide context to customer support pages so people can get better answers to the questions they have about a product or a service. The FAQ just doesn’t do it anymore. It’s either because the questions don’t apply or the answers don’t address a customer’s issues.<p>MindTouch …

Apple unveils its latest desktop operating system: OS X Mavericks, coming this fall

Developer conferences have taken a turn in recent years, becoming as much an opportunity for companies to interact with the dev community as a platform for launching hardware outside larger all-industry shows. This year's WWDC, however, has been all about the software thus far. Apple has, as …

Census: Smartphones Bridging Digital Divide

Smartphones appear to be increasing the rates in which blacks and Hispanics access the Internet, helping reduce disparities with whites and Asians, a government report said Monday.<p>The U.S. Census Bureau survey was the first time the agency asked respondents about whether they used smartphones to go …

Bikinis Are The World's Most Feared Item Of Clothing

Bikinis didn't just scare the hosts of this year's Miss World competition — they've been freaking people out all over the world for ages. It's time that stops.<p>Is there a more feared item of clothing than the bikini?<p>Think about it: Every year, millions of women fear two-piece swimsuits before they …

Hello Doctor Helps Patients Navigate Complex Medical Conditions

<b>A missing link in the personal management of health information</b><p>I’m confused.<p>That’s one of the most important insights around patients and caregivers who find themselves lost in the complexities of healthcare. Ths is espically true when the condition is complex or confounded by multiple issues or …

Google May Have Won the Waze War

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Popular mapping-app Waze has been a hot commodity in the tech world recently, fetching offers from …

Why Xbox One's used games policy doesn't need to be the end of gaming as we know it

That's what the outrage is all about: the closing of that loophole.<p>I recently bought every single Grand Theft Auto game ever made on Steam for under $15 -- total.<p>There's a stench of hypocrisy that emanates from a class of gamer who demands progress on every level from a new console, yet …

How Google Sets Goals

Goal setting within a startup or company is essential to success. But there are a number of different approaches to attaining these goals both within teams and individually. And what better framework to follow than Google’s strategy around establishing goals.<p>This gem is part of the Google Ventures …

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a …

Technology giants struggle to maintain credibility over NSA Prism surveillance

Technology giants battled to maintain their credibility on privacy issues over the weekend as further details emerged of their co-operation with US …

Blanket Surveillance. Total Secrecy. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Imagine that one day you came home to find a shiny little bubble of one-way glass in an upper corner of every single room, and a notice left on your kitchen table: “<i>As required by the Safe Society Act, we have installed remotely controlled cameras throughout your home. (Also your office.) But don’t</i> …

Surf report: Best gadgets for summer travel

Three beautiful months of sunshine, fun and travel await you. So you arrive in style, Surf Report has scouted some quirky gadgets for your summer trip.<p><b>Retime your sleep cycle</b><p>Everyone seems to have a trick for beating jet lag. Add futuristic goggles to the list.<p>Re-Timer ($274), which landed in the …

Shock and awe: Faces of people trying Oculus Rift

<i>Editor's note: We had originally planned to run this feature on Saturday, June 1, but found out the day before that Andrew Scott Reisse, a co-founder of Oculus VR, had just been killed in an accident. We are running the story now as a tribute to the product Reisse helped create, and we offer our</i> …

Possible future Google Glass lessons in Trulia's app

From aiding first responders to real-time language translation, Google Glass has software developers excited for the potential of wearable computing. But the true test of success for Glass may be how quickly it's adapted to more commonplace uses, such as helping real estate listing company Trulia …

Google may not like it, but facial recognition is coming soon to Glass

Startup founder outlines facial recognition for Glass, calls device a "car for the mind."<p>PALO ALTO, Calif.—Even while sitting in a café on University …

How Technology Is Changing The Way Organizations Learn

People used to be valued for knowing a trade. Then came the industrial revolution and those skills became devalued. Machines took over physical labor and most people either did simple, repetitive tasks or managed those who did.<p>Now, we are entering a new industrial revolution and machines are …

Tendence Watches: Big, Bold Numerals Exuding Style - Technabob

There’s something quite awesome about analog watches with big, bold features. It’s not easy to find distinctive watches. After a while, they tend to …

What If China Hacks the NSA's Massive Data Trove?

The danger of creating data sets that would permit a foreign government or non-state actor to wreak havoc on Americans.<p>Reuters<p>Bradley Manning proved that massive amounts of the government's most secret data was vulnerable to being dumped on the open Internet. A single individual achieved that …

Tiny Bio-Inspired Robot Modeled From Feet Of A Tree Frog

Animals and nature have provided a fountain of inspiration and solutions to robotic researchers in the creation of bio-inspired-robots. In the case of researchers at the University of Leeds School of Mechanical Engineering they looked to the feet of tree frogs to help them create a tiny robot …

'Quantum ATM' aims to make us all rich

If you've spent much time looking into the peculiar world of quantum physics and the notion of a so-called quantum superposition that theoretically allows a particle to be everywhere at once, you've surely thought of some ways that being able to manipulate such properties could be pretty awesome.<p>In …

The Enterprise App Economy

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Aaron Levie is CEO and co-founder of Box. Follow him on Twitter @levie.</i><p>Next week, thousands of developers will converge on WWDC, the vast majority representing companies and products that didn’t exist before the creation of Apple’s iPhone and App Store.<p>They’ll talk about the future of …

Instagrad tackles student loan debt with crowdfunding platform for college (exclusive)

Student loan debt has surpassed $1 trillion and yet the cost of college tuition continues to rise.<p>Instagrad launched its attempt to solve this problem today. The startup has built a crowdfunding platform to help parents pay for their kids’ college education. Parents create campaigns on Instagrad …

CrunchWeek: Zynga’s Big Layoffs, OMGPOP Gets The Axe, NSA Spying Emerges With Verizon

Are you feeling like you’re ready to kick off the weekend, but could just use three more opinions on the biggest tech news stories of the week before you really get the party started? Well you came to the right place, because it’s time for a new episode of CrunchWeek, the weekly show where three of …

Play this: 'Save the Date,' a dating sim like no other

Paper Dino Software's <i>Save the Date</i> is a rather unique game. You play as an unnamed character who is tasked with arranging a date with the object of your affections, Felicia. It plays out as series of multiple-choice questions, but after spending some time with the game, you'll discover that the …

From zero to half-a-billion: CEO Jeff Lawson writes the perfect story for Twilio

It was almost five years ago when I sat down with Jeff Lawson to talk about his vision for Twilio, and how he wanted to offer a way for all app …

Boundless Informant: the NSA's secret tool to track global surveillance data

The National Security Agency has developed a powerful tool for recording and analysing where its intelligence comes from, raising questions about its …

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