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Kahnoodle App Makes Reigniting Your Relationship Into A Game

We often joke that there's an "app for everything" but these days it seems that may actually be the case -- especially when it comes to love and sex. There's an app for hooking up, breaking up, reviewing potential partners, and now there's an app that turns your entire relationship into a …

MIT Students Show How To 3D Print Your Own Non-Duplicatable Keys For Easy Breaking And Entering

If there’s one thing that sucks about breaking-and-entering it’s that it’s too difficult. Three enterprising young MIT students have figured out a way to make that easier, thanks to a 3D printing workaround to the sticky issue of making duplicates of so-called “non-duplicatable” keys. All you need …

Commission rules Samsung infringed Apple's patents

The International Trade Commission Friday ruled that Samsung had infringed on patents owned by Apple relating to its iPhones.<p>Apple scored another victory in its ongoing legal battle with smartphone competitor Samsung.<p>The International Trade Commission ruled Friday that Samsung had violated two of …

Data.gov redesign preview modernizes public data delivery

While we know the government's spying on our personal data, what's it doing with all of the <i>public</i> info it gathers? President Obama's answer to that question was creating Data.gov, a portal that publishes, among other things, public school funding amounts. Four years on, though, and the site looks …

HTC One Mini shows up as 601e in Chinese certification database

Why hello again, One Mini! While HTC has yet to make this metallic 4.3-inch phone official, the closest thing we have right now is this certification in China's TENAA database. What's new is the "601e" model name, which positions it in a similar tier as the other slightly bigger 600 series devices …

Boot up: Mayer's year, post-peak PC, Spotify's promise, Glass in casinos, and more

A burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Instagram lead designer Tim Van Damme headed to Dropbox >> AllThingsD<p>Prior …

Super Mario Zips Through A Loophole In Apple's App Restrictions

<i>Update, July 17: Apple has partly closed the loophole that made it possible to play Nintendo games on iGadgets.</i><p>Lots of gamers have long wanted to play classics like Pokémon and Super Mario on the iPhone. Unfortunately, publishers like Nintendo have no desire to undermine their own handheld …

Google’s Q2 earnings may surprise Wall Street: Clicks and prices are up, not down

Google should have good earnings to report later this week based on paid clicks research from The Search Agency — the largest independent paid search company in the U.S. — as well as data from Adobe’s digital marketing division.<p>In fact, better than Wall Street expects.<p>The Wall Street consensus is …

Larry Page Wasn't Sick Last Week: He Was Showing Off Google Glass At A Croatian Wedding

Page's absence at the annual Allen & Company conference was so noticeable, The New York Times Dealbook's Michael De La Merced wondered if he was suffering from another bout of "Hashimoto's thyroiditis," a chronic illness that sometimes paralyzes his vocal cords.<p>But Page was actually partying it up …

iPhone Set to Surpass iPod in All-Time Units Sold

- Jul 17, 2013<p>If iPhones and iPods could speak, what might they say to one another? According to some fascinating data noted by Benedict Evans, the …

Cincinnati Has Become An Unexpected Hub Of Tech Startups

Home to the headquarters of 10 Fortune 500 companies, including Macy's and Procter & Gamble, the metropolitan area also supports a growing community of tech startups through accelerator programs, low business taxes and unemployment, and the connecting power of established companies. In Cincinnati, …

Yahoo Q2 Revenue of $1.07B Highlights Business Drift, $0.35 EPS Beats

Yahoo beat profit expectations in the second quarter with non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.35, but weaknesses in its core businesses resulted in disappointing ex-TAC revenue of $1.07 billion. Analysts had expected $1.08 billion in revenue and $0.30 EPS.<p>Display revenue for the period was $472 …

Apple reportedly signs Samsung for next-gen iPhone chips

Apple and Samsung's relationship is apparently not so strained as to prevent the South Korean electronics giant from providing the chips that will power future iPhones, a recent report claimed.<p>Samsung will supply Apple with A9 chips based on a 14-nanometer process node starting in 2015, the Korea …

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HTC targets Galaxy Note 3 with rumored 6-inch One Max

Samsung's highly successful Galaxy Note family has already spawned a number of competitors — from LG's ill-fated Optimus Vu to Sony's upcoming Xperia Z Ultra — and now HTC looks to be joining the fray with a 6-inch, 1080p device dubbed the One Max. Citing sources familiar with HTC's plans, <i>Mobile</i> …

Report: Upgraded spec, lighter iPad Mini expected later this year, ‘almost bezel-free’ Retina version next year

If today’s <i>Digitimes</i> report is to be believed, Apple has a spec-updated iPad Mini due later this year, in time for the holidays. Details are, of course, scant but a slightly updated version of the current iPad mini which is expected to be ‘lighter, thinner and equipped with improved specifications’ …

Rovio Confirms Angry Birds Star Wars II Launch For Sept. 19 With 30 Playable Characters And Hasbro Partnership

Rovio and Lucasfilm have just confirmed that it will indeed launch a sequel to the much-beloved Angry Birds Star Wars game on September 19 across the globe. This confirms our earlier report from last week.<p>Rovio’s Angry Birds Star Wars takes the same physics-based gameplay and puts it in a …

Motorola Moto X's features revealed in new video

Motorola's Moto X smartphone will feature voice commands and a wrist-activated camera function when it's released this autumn.<p>A private video by Canadian retailer Rogers demonstrates several of the phone's new features, including always-on voice command, creating what the video calls "a truly …

Nokia Performing The Impossible: Making Windows Phone Cool

When Nokia unveiled its brand new hero device yesterday, it was very easy to look at the Lumia 1020 as kind of a freak joke of a smartphone. Sporting a 41-megapixel camera that gives the device a significant bump on the back, the Lumia 1020 is hardly being presented as a smartphone at all, but …

Apple gearing up iPhone 5S for output this month, analyst says

Apple is gearing up to start iPhone 5S production later this month as part of a plan to make 15 million of the devices, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek said in a note Monday morning.<p>The latest speculation about the iPhone 5S -- which remains the fodder of rumor and expectation, as Apple has kept mum …

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Nintendo's Famicom turns 30: a look back at the console that saved gaming

Without Nintendo's Famicom there would be no NES. And without the NES, chances are, the video game industry as we know it would never have existed. It's hard to appreciate history while you're living it, but thirty years ago today on July 15, 1983, Nintendo's Japan-only Family Computer debuted and …

Nokia's inexpensive Lumia 520 is now the most popular global Window Phone handset

Last week AdDuplex teased that the Nokia Lumia 520 handset had become the most popular Windows Phone handset in the world, but declined to publish its formal statistics at that time. The company, which provides advertising solutions to both Windows and Windows Phone applications, has put out the …

On CEO’s First Anniversary, Yahoos Get to “ThxMarissa!” (Best Internal Memo I Ever Held.)

As many readers know, I am not one to hold back a Yahoo internal memo. So, I am glad I can finally publish this one, an effort by the events team at …

One of the latest artificial intelligence systems from MIT is as smart as a 4-year-old

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Hasloo Group Production Studio<p>When kids eat glue, they’re exhibiting a lack of common sense. Computers …

First Instagram movie trailer is a job for 'Jobs'

Instagram may not be quite so instant anymore now that it supports video, but that hasn't stopped the marketing juggernaut behind the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic from using the platform to debut what the studio calls the world's first Instagram trailer.<p>The trailer is 15 seconds worth of dramatic …

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After one year as CEO: Can Marissa Mayer engineer Yahoo comeback?

July 15, 2013|By Jessica Guynn<p>Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is charged with staging Yahoo's comeback. (Emmanuel Dunand / AFP / Getty…)<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- No question Marissa Mayer has star power. But can she lift Yahoo out of its doldrums?<p>One year ago the aging Internet laggard's fortunes suddenly …

Bill Gates on the future of education, programming and just about everything else

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Microsoft (s msft) co-founder Bill Gates has thoughts on a lot of things, from the demise of lecture halls to the awesomeness …

The Only Smartphones Worth Buying Right Now [RANKED]

Plus, there are a bunch of relatively new devices that have launched in recent months from just about every big name in the smartphone business.<p>Here's what you should be looking at.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design,</i> …