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The 7 fastest growing industries of 2013 (infographic)

MyCorporation and Visual.ly have created an infographic detailing the seven fastest growing industries in 2013. The report is based on data collected by market research firm Ibis World, which said “these industries are expected to continue their meteoric rise and far outpace the rest of the …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Sal Culosi is dead because he bet on a football game — but it wasn’t a bookie or a loan shark who killed him. His local government killed him, ostensibly to protect him from his …

Should Your App Run On iOS 7 Only?

It looks like iOS 7 is shaping up to be popular. With some pretty impressive new APIs and a complete design revamp, Apple is set to wow people–on …

After PRISM, 'Boundless Informant' tool comes to light

Meet the U.S. National Security Agency's global intelligence tracking tool, Boundless Informant, the latest intelligence secret exposed by leaked information.<p>The stream of leaks revealing the U.S. National Security Agency's secrets carries on with the public outing of a powerful intelligence …

Surveillance

Behold the NSA’s Dark Star: the Utah Data Center

It’s the ultimate machine of the Paranoid State. Clive Irving on the Orwellian data center rising in Utah.<p>Remember the Stasi, the secret police who …

Clapper admits secret NSA surveillance program to access user data

The US has admitted using a secret system to mine the systems of the biggest technology companies to spy on millions of people's online activity, …

Want to give your app store’s long tail a tug? Try the new Xyo

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Xyo has long been one of the most intriguing Berlin startups: a mobile analytics firm that wrangled data for clients while …

Google+ isn't a social network; it's The Matrix

Pretty much everyone (myself included) has been reading Google+ wrongly. Because it bears many superficial resemblances to social networks such as …

18 Best U.S. Summer Music Festivals: From Bonnaroo to EDC (PHOTOS)

Jean Trinh rounds up the best music festivals in the U.S., with artists like Beyoncé and Nine Inch Nails.<p>Julie Jacobson/AP, Brian Spady/Spady …

The 16 Most Terrifying Roller Coasters On The Planet

And the one major requirement for any park worth its salt is a stomach-turning, death-defying roller coaster.<p>Part of the fun for thrill seekers is that each one is a little different. Will it have a steep drop? Could it hang you upside down? Or maybe it just causes your heart to race because it …