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Apple Watch Will Deliver ‘Hyper-Local’ Ads On Your Wrist

TapSense The mobile ad exchange TapSense on Monday announced the very first ad platform for the Apple Watch, which will include a software development kit to help app developers, marketers, brands and agencies deliver their ads and content on Apple's first wearable device for the wrist.<p>TapSense's …

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Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

Genius

MIT’s CityHome Is A House In A Box You Control By Waving Your Hand

Think 200 square feet is too small to live in? MIT Media Lab might persuade you otherwise.<p>Two hundred square feet. It’s horrifyingly small, even by New York standards. But a new project called CityHome, by MIT Media Lab’s Changing Places group, can make it feel like you’re living in an apartment …

Filmmakers: Finally, There's 4K on Your Phone

The ultimate goal for most filmmakers is a multi-million dollar budget, a sizable crew and plenty of cool toys -- including a high-end camera. The reality is that most of us want to film quality content more frequently than we're able to Kickstart a new budget. But last Tuesday the Ultrakam 4K app …

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Bumble Is Changing The Face of Dating Apps

Say goodbye to your Tinder dating woes, this new app is putting women in charge of the game.<p>Now that we've all moved on from the dating disparity that resulted from addictive matchmaking apps of the past, a new app called Bumble is here and ready to shake up your love life once again. In hopes of …

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5 social trends you can expect to see in 2015

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Disney CEO Bob Iger reflects on working with Steve Jobs: the ‘relationship that most shaped his thinking’

A <i>Fortune</i> interview with Disney CEO Bob Iger, featured on the magazine’s cover (seen below) today, makes much of the importance of Iger’s relationship with Steve Jobs.<p>Fortune’s Michal Lev-Ram writes: “If there is one particular relationship that has most shaped [Bob Iger’s] thinking, it’s the …

The 8 biggest product fails of 2014

<b>(martin-matthews via iStock)</b><p>Google Glass has become a punchline, while Ello will be remembered as the anti-Facebook revolution that wasn’t<p>Sage McHugh<p>December 28, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Over the past year, some of the most hyped products, even those that showed …

23 of the best new photo and video apps launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

The Perfect Gaming Phone

<i>Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a games industry consultant, freelance designer and the creator of leading design blog What Games Are. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>A sketch comedy show in the UK called <i>The Fast Show</i> used to have a farmer/bumpkin character named Jesse who would emerge from a shed …

Engineers are working for free to make Elon Musk's Hyperloop a reality

Nobody laughs much at Elon Musk anymore, but plenty of people snickered at his Hyperloop idea (okay, also the killer robot thing). To remind you, the Hyperloop is a series of underground trains powered by compressed air that transport folks between cities in tubes at around Mach I. While that may …

'Foodini' machine lets you print edible burgers, pizza, chocolate

<b>(CNN) —</b> As further proof that you can now 3D-print anything, a company called Natural Machines has introduced a 3D printer for food.<p>The "Foodini," as it's called, isn't too different from a regular 3D printer, but instead of printing with plastics, it deploys edible ingredients squeezed out of …

Ambitious iPhone keyboard gets quick funding on Kickstarter

Next Keyboard — an app claiming to be the "perfect keyboard" for the iPhone — reached its funding goal just two days after it was launched on …

Apple’s Choices for Best iPad Apps & Games of the Year

This week Apple has unveiled their iTunes Store awards for 2014, including their choices for Best iPad App and Best iPad Game of the year and a number of runners-up.<p>The Best iPad App of the year is Pixelmator, the popular photo-editing app that just came to the iPad a couple of months back. The …

Apple Says These Are the Best iPhone, iPad Apps of 2014

Here are the 24 new apps Apple says are its favorites of the year.<p>Apple's handpicked list of best new apps of the year has arrived just in time for the holidays, but unlike every gift guide you're likely to find, the vast majority of products on this list are free.<p>Best app of 2014 went to "brain …

The Scary Truth About Online Ad 'Viewability'

Last week Google matter-of-factly reported that it has come to realize thanks to “the advancement of new technologies” that many display ads that are served are not actually seen by a user. In recent study of Active View data by Google, it said in a blog post, it found that 56.1% of all ads served …

7 Healthy Foods That Can Also Be Poisonous

Don't let these make you sick.<p>Certain innocent-sounding foods can seriously mess with your system. Case in point: Just a few weeks ago, we posted a delicious roundup of rhubarb smoothie recipes from Instagram. (Yum, right?) As we pointed out, though, while rhubarb stalks are safe to eat, certain …

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

Some are in line with what you would expect—but others are pretty shocking.<p>Many nutritionists will tell you that they're big advocates of the "all foods fit" approach to healthy eating—the idea that even things like cookies, cakes, and candies have a place (albeit in moderation) in an overall …

The 5 biggest myths about metabolism - CNN.com

When faced with unwanted weight, it's easy to place the blame on your metabolism.<p><b>(Life by DailyBurn)</b> -- A source of confusion for some and a scapegoat for extra weight around the midsection for others, metabolism has long been a topic of hot conversation. Without it, we would lack the energy to get …

Four Months After Acquisition, Square Launches iOS App For Food Delivery Service Caviar

Over the summer, Square purchased food delivery startup Caviar. Today, it’s making ordering on the service even easier with the launch of a mobile app.<p>Square announced the acquisition of the curated food delivery service in August for a reported $90 million. Since then, the service has been adding …

Apple deleted users' non-iTunes music and didn't tell them about it

Long before Apple was shoehorning the latest from U2 into your iTunes account, it was deleting songs originating from rival services. Tell us if this sounds familiar: You grabbed Lady Gaga's <i>The Fame Monster</i> from Amazon MP3 in 2009, threw it in your iTunes library, went to sync your 160GB iPod …

New York Times propagandists exposed: Finally, the truth about Ukraine and Putin emerges

<b>(AP/Mark Lennihan/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>NATO was the aggressor and got Ukraine wrong. Many months later, the media has eventually figured out the truth<p>Patrick L. Smith<p>December 4, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>Well, well, well. Gloating is unseemly, especially in public, but give me this one, will you?<p>It has …

7 Ways to Increase Productivity by Saying No

Truly focusing is about saying no to the things that don't align with your goals and priorities.<p>Two years ago, my wife and I were raising our two-year-old son, going through the process of building our first home, and building my company Porch.com out of the basement of our rental home.<p>The word …

Big banks broke America: How to achieve the ultimate revenge against them now

<b>Jamie Dimon, Lloyd Blankfein (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Reuters/Natalie Behring/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Since looting all of us for a generous bailout, you’d have thought they’d all lie low. Here’s what they did instead<p>Robert Hennelly<p>December 2, 2014 11:59am (UTC)<p>They just can’t help themselves. Like …

“These pseudo-religious people who I find laughable”: Jesse Ventura talks Republicans, Nazis and running for president

<b>Jessie Ventura (AP/Jim Mone)</b><p>Former WWE wrestler and Minnesota governor tells Salon about the next war — and his stealth plan to win in ’16<p>Elias Isquith<p>December 2, 2014 10:25pm (UTC)<p>For former WWE star and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, the year 2014 has been busy indeed. In the 10 months or so since …

13 Cheapest Health Foods Money Can Buy

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- All right, everyone. It's time to challenge the notion that eating healthy is just too expensive.<p>Healthy food helps you …

GOP’s “family values” holiday treat: 3 pro-family policies it should support that have nothing to do with abortion or birth control!

<b>John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul (Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com/AP/Alex Brandon)</b><p>Have a cantankerous uncle going on about the “death of family values”? Talk to him about these three policies<p>Katie McDonough<p>November 28, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>It’s that time of year, everyone. Maybe you are feeling …

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

It’s time for this week’s roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps and games released on Apple’s App Store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an app uses in-app purchases, this will be listed as (Free + IAP). No, it’s not changing to “get” just …