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100 Years Of Infographics From National Geographic

A new tome from Taschen explores why National Geographic‘s approach to information design has changed little since the 1800s.<p>The fact that <i>National Geographic</i> continues to be a collector’s item when other print magazines are struggling—there’s even a popular eBay guide for selling them–is testament …

European Commission approves new investment in cybersecurity

The European Commission signed an agreement today that'll have member states funding and working together with private groups on cybersecurity. The specifics are a little vague right now, but the gist is this: the EU has put together €450 million, which will be distributed in the coming years to …

Cybersecurity

Shape-shifting digital interface acts like solids and liquids

The latest research from MIT's Tangible Media Group is a physical interface that can be programmed to respond as different materials.<p>MIT's Tangible Media Group has been working for some time on a shape-changing interface that allows users to manipulate data and run simulations based on digital …

Kinect

How to cancel your Apple Music subscription before your free trial is up

The new Apple Music streaming service comes with a three-month free trial as a way to entice users. Get them hooked early on and they'll be more …

Mexico exports 100% blue agave tequila to China

<b>Mexico's agriculture ministry says drinks firms have shipped their first load of top quality tequila to China.</b><p>More than 70,000 bottles of the 100% blue agave tequila were loaded onto a container, due to arrive on the Chinese market in a month.<p>China banned finest quality tequila over fears of high …

Mexico

LinkedIn Doesn't Matter To The People Who Need It Most

The career site's struggle to court young adults and recent graduates.<p>LinkedIn is powerful, profitable, and growing. The only problem? It may be leaving behind the audience that needs them it most: young adults and recent graduates.<p>LinkedIn isn't alone. Plenty of legacy social networks are up …

Profit

Apple posts $9.5b profit on $43.6b in revenue, but iPhone growth slows at 37.4m units sold

Apple beats the Street, but iPhone sales aren't growing<p>Apple just posted its hotly-anticipated Q2 2013 earnings, and the company posted a profit of $9.5b on revenues of $43.6b, compared to $11.6b in profit on $39.2b in revenue this quarter last year and $13.1b in profit on $54.5b in revenue last …

10 Apps That Made My Life Better

Apps

How 'Space Jam' proves the internet is a time capsule

Whether you're promoting a new movie, an event, or a presidential campaign, you need a website. But what happens to those sites once the publicity drive is over? As <i>Wired</i> reveals, many promotional sites are still running. The site for the 1996 Michael Jordan/Looney Tunes crossover <i>Space Jam</i> is …

Microsoft working on a smartwatch, says WSJ

Microsoft is working on a touch-enabled smartwatch, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i><i>.</i> Citing unnamed supply chain sources, <i>The Journal</i> claims that Microsoft asked Asian suppliers to ship components for the device. If the reports are true, it would be joining the likes of Apple, Samsung, Google, and …

Here Are Some Changes Apple Should Make To The iPhone's Software

Apple is preparing the next version of iOS, the software use on iPhones and iPads.<p>A lot of people believe Apple needs to change the look and feel of iOS as well as the way iOS works. Someone posted a video to YouTube with a concept video for iOS, addressing the latter problem.<p>One of the biggest …

iPhone 5S to launch June 20, go on sale July, claims report

A report from Japanese Web Site MacFan seems the first to suggest a specific date for the launch of the next iPhone.<p>Apple will unveil its next iPhone on June 20 and kick off sales in July. At least, that's the claim from Japanese Mac enthusiast site MacFan.<p>Marking its 20th anniversary as a …

Apple

Kodak Instamatic camera turns 50

The revolutionary camera that made photography a snap was introduced in March 1963.<p>ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Eastman Kodak Co.'s revolutionary Instamatic camera, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this month, is defined by its name: easy to use, simply and smartly designed and ready for the fleeting …

Photographs of Ocean Waves Captured With a Long Lens and Slow Shutter

Photographer David Orias of Santa Barbara, California photographs waves with a slow shutter speed, capturing their movement, color, and power as they …

A Year of Forest Life Captured with Timelapse Photography

While living on the outskirts of Bloomington, Indiana, filmmaker and photographer Samuel Orr started collecting short bits of timelapse footage of …

Photography