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7 Ways to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything

Motivation comes--and it goes. Here's how to hold onto it, even when things get tough.<p>Does the start of a New Year renew your energy and motivation to achieve change? For most it does, but let's face it, no matter how driven you are, there will be times when your energy and commitment will ebb. …

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Would you rock a high-end Android flip phone?

Save for the standard wafer style smartphone, practically all other form factors are dead.<p>Last year around this time, I revisited all the old form …

Project Tango Tablet Development Kit available from Google later this year

Project Tango, a Google research project aimed at making gadgets aware of 3D space, has produced a new prototype that fits into a slim tablet form …

Hacker crashes Google Play -- twice

New Android apps and updates were blocked from appearing in Google's Play Store on Monday, after a hacker attacked Google's app publishing system.<p>It's an outage you may not notice -- until it holds up the next update to Candy Crush, Plants v. Zombies or Clash of Clans. But developers are …

What you really agree to when you click 'accept'

You can spot the words "privacy policy" at the bottom of nearly every website. Don't be fooled. Those policies are more about data collection than privacy.<p>Companies use these policies to alert you to how they track your location, read your emails, spy on your Web browsing -- and sell some of that …

LinkedIn - 8 worst terms of service ever - CNNMoney

A 91-word sentence of legal mumbo jumbo in LinkedIn's terms of service, says the social network has permission to do whatever it wants with your stuff.<p>Voice a great idea? An groundbreaking invention? The company can just take it.<p>The company has permission to claim anything you share on the …

Don't be stupid - How not to get hacked - CNNMoney

Cybercriminals are experts at duping people into downloading malicious software that can give them access to your personal information and passwords.<p>But there are commonsense steps you can take to avoid getting hacked:<p>• <b>Avoid bad links:</b> Check where a link is taking you before you click it. Rest your …

Inside FBI's massive cybercrime bust

Computer hacker forums lit up last week as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and police in 17 countries began knocking on doors, seizing computers and making arrests.<p>On the popular websites where cyber criminals buy and sell software kits and help each other solve problems, hackers issued …

Your car is a giant computer - and it can be hacked

Imagine driving down the highway at 70 miles per hour, when suddenly the wheel turns hard right. You crash. And it was because someone hacked your car.<p>It's not far-fetched science fiction. It's the near-term future today's hackers are warning about.<p>Most people aren't aware their cars are already …

The Fire Hydrant Gets a Makeover + This Is Why You Should Care

Fire hydrants aren’t something we usually think of until we get a ticket for parking next to one. But retired NYC firefighter George Sigelakis has spent a lot of time thinking about them. He’s been working on revolutionizing the century-old design for about 20 years at his company Sigelock Systems. …

Generation XXX: Why we're afraid of internet porn

People like porn. It's not a surprising statement, and it's not true of everyone, but there are just a lot of people that like porn. Nine million of …

Apple Acquires Spotsetter, A Social Search Engine For Places

Spotsetter, a social search engine using big data to offer personalized recommendations as to places to go, has been quietly snapped up by Apple, TechCrunch has learned. The technology, which involves layering social data on top of a maps interface could be used to beef up Apple Maps with features …

The Best-Designed iPhone Apps In the World, According to Apple

3 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>At its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced latest the winners of its annual Apple Design Awards. The award recognizes innovative Mac and iOS apps that raise the bar in "creative, powerful, and compelling ways."<p>Past winners …

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Report: Google Nearby to Bring Android Next-Level Contextual Awareness

AndroidPolice got an exclusive look at an alleged new feature that's said be coming soon to Android devices: Google Nearby, a next-level contextual …

Passport Fit for a Pope: Francis Renews I.D. As Regular Argentine

Pope Francis wants to travel the world as a regular Argentine and not a privileged citizen of the Vatican City microstate, Argentina said on Monday.<p>The head of the Catholic Church and former bishop of Buenos Aires has asked his birth country to renew his passport and identification card, the …

Pussy Riot Members Arrested During Visit to Sochi

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, who recently returned to Russia …

Why Your Mouse Cursor Is Slanted Instead of Straight

Have you ever wondered why your mouse cursor rests ever so slightly to the left? Chances are, that little arrow on an incline is so ubiquitous that …

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Electrify Any Bike For Extra Pedal Power

Upgrade your old two-wheeler.<p>Who wants to be a sweaty mess after biking to work? “No one,” is the answer FlyKly is banking on. The start-up has created an electrified rear wheel that can retrofit onto almost any bike. Pedaling becomes effortless, and co-workers will thank you.<p>Motor<p>The 250-watt <b>motor</b> …

Bing Code Search for Visual Studio 2013 Helps You Find Samples

Microsoft is supporting the developer community today with a new extension for Visual Studio 2013 called Bing Code Search. In essence, it allows programmers with any level of experience to find relevant code samples from repositories including MSDN, StackOverflow, Donnetperls and CSharp411.<p>So if …

R.I.P. CAPTCHA

Say hello to two-step verification and more.<p>Say good-bye to CAPTCHA, the boxes of warped text that separate humans from bots online. AI company Vicarious claims to have developed an algorithm that can pass the test about 90 percent of the time. What will save us from spam now? These alternatives …

Secret revealed: inside the most scandalous social network

Will anonymity make Secret essential reading — or become its undoing?<p>Late on a Saturday evening in San Francisco, at a party filled with tech workers, people keep retreating to odd corners to stare at their phones. This happens at every party these days, of course, but what’s different here is that …

What If Apple Bought Tesla?

Rumors about Apple showing interest in buying Tesla have resurfaced after the SF Chronicle reported that Apple’s M&A chief met with Elon Musk last spring. Considering Tesla’s market capitalization of more than $24 billion, such a deal would be unprecedented for Apple, but the two companies do …

Learn to code through dungeon crawling

Looking at a bunch of code for the first time can be something of a daunting affair. All those strings and symbols can simply look like a mess to the …

Hurting For Cash, Online Porn Tries New Tricks

I hit the streets of San Francisco to ask strangers their favorite search terms for online pornography. It was not hard to get answers, even on the record.<p>"Teacher porn, student-teacher fantasy," Jason Ravel says at a coffee shop. "That's who I was around most often in grade school. I was a really …

Samsung Galaxy S5 might come with a fingerprint sensor

Folks excited to buy a Galaxy S5 so they can authenticate with their eyeballs and feel like Ethan Hunt might be in for a disappointment. According to <i>Sammobile</i>, Samsung's upcoming flagship will come with a fingerprint sensor -- one that's embedded on the home button à la iPhone 5S. If this report is …

First Bitcoin ATMs coming to the US this month

Seattle and Austin will continue what Vancouver started<p>Following the successful launch of an ATM in Vancouver last year, Bitcoin ATM maker Robocoin will install similar machines in Seattle and Austin this month. Touted by Robocoin as the first US Bitcoin ATMs, the machines cost around $19,000 and …

Report: China's Mobile Users More Active During Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year heralds in what’s known as the world’s largest annual migration, as people in the country start to make their way back to their hometowns. This means that despite official Chinese New Year holidays starting January 31 and ending February 6, the busiest period of the season takes …

Candy Crush Maker King Files For U.S. IPO

The studio behind addictive matching puzzle game Candy Crush has begun the process of filing for its U.S. IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Re/Code reports. The UK company will look to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ‘KING’ ticker symbol should everything go …