Donald Segura

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The Chinese village with the secret to long life

Her T-shirted charges trailing behind her, the young guide swept into Huang Puxin's home and flicked her tour flag towards the centenarian, who was waiting on the sofa beneath a giant bas-relief inscribed with the word "longevity". "The old man is 113," she mumbled into her headset, turning …

The new tech that AMD thinks could help sustain the game industry

To AMD's Ritche Corpus, Mantle's time had come.<p>Corpus is the director of software alliances and developer relations, which means he works with video game developers and publishers to help them develop on AMD hardware. He also serves as a bridge for new technologies that AMD develops.<p>For years, he'd …

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

As a travel writer since 1997, I have visited 100 countries, and I make 20 to 30 trips a year. I am always being asked where in the world I'd most like to go. In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die. This includes, of course, the biggie …

2 Psychology Rules for Getting Better at Chess--and Life

We often use chess as a metaphor for life, business, and other competitive sports, because it's such a strategic game. Coder and chess player Gautam …

Gran Turismo 7 could arrive as early as 2014, Yamauchi says

While <i>Gran Turismo 6</i> won't hit PlayStation 3 for another couple weeks, the next version of the game isn't that far off and could hit sometime in 2014, Polyphony Digital president Kazunori Yamauchi tells Top Gear.<p>"We don't want to take too long on <i>Gran Turismo 7</i>," Yamauchi said. "Best-case scenario? …

Mogl Founder's Ambitious Plan to End Hunger with an App

Mogl today launched version 2.0 of its restaurant rewards app with a renewed focus on ending hunger in the US.<p>The app works by allowing customers to register their credit cards in order to earn 10 percent cash back when eating out. Users then select how much of their rewards they’d like to donate …

Spotify’s valuation soars over $4B after raising a fresh $250M

Spotify just raised a lot of money — $250 million to be precise, according to a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report citing multiple anonymous sources familiar with the matter.<p>That means it’s nearly doubled the total amount of its previous funding to a whopping $533 million. We’ve reached out to Spotify for …

David Copperfield’s Magical—and Utterly Bizarre—Caribbean Island

From the fountain of youth to a real treasure hunt, the famous illusionist has created a magical paradise at his 11-island property, which you can …

Wevorce Gets $1.7 Million To Use Technology To Make Divorce Less Messy

Divorce is known for bringing out the worst in people. And while ending a marriage is never going to be painless, the people at a startup called Wevorce believe that it doesn’t have to be as ugly as it often is — and that the status quo divorce process creates unnecessary conflict. According to …

Xbox One teardown reveals why Microsoft's console is so big

The Xbox One is nearly here, and the team at iFixit have already gotten their hands on one and have completed their deconstruction to reveal everything that's inside of it. It should be no surprise that the Xbox's inside looks a little bit like a PC: a big green motherboard, a Blu-ray drive housed …

Xbox One Review - Part One: Pre-Launch Impressions

Here’s something I believe: You can’t review a new console in a week. You shouldn’t give it a score. Especially prior to launch.<p>For one thing, the quality of a console isn’t static. So long as it actually works, turns on, achieves the basics, the rest depends a great deal on the games available. …