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El peso de la ideología

Estados Unidos se encamina hacia la próxima campaña electoral con tres grandes debates: inmigración, sanidad y cambio climático. Para avanzar en …

Jeff Jarvis: 'Rethink journalism towards being a service'

Speaking at the World News Media Congress in Washington DC, Jarvis encouraged outlets to focus less on pageviews and platforms, and more on news as a …

Shyp for Android is now shypping

Shyp, an app that helps making shipping goods easier, is now available for Android. The app has been on iOS for the past eight months or so (though it was in beta for awhile before that), and is currently live in San Francisco, New York and Miami, with plans to expand to Los Angeles. The way the …

eCommerce

MIT Students Redesign The How-To Video, In 4 Easy Steps

MIT researchers aim to use crowd feedback to build better step-by-step menus for online how-to videos.<p>Whether you want to learn how to make scrambled eggs like Gordon Ramsay, drive a stick shift without stalling out or just wax the tips of your mustache, you can find plenty of videos online …

eBay is planning an Apple Watch app

At least one of the big boys is planning on developing an app for the Apple Watch. eBay has posted an ad listing, looking for a developer to help them come up with a bidding app for Cupertino’s new smartwatch.<p>Although the ad was originally posted to eBay’s career page way back in November, it has …

Qantas is going to have Samsung virtual reality on its flights

Australia's national airline, Qantas, announced Thursday it will start using Samsung's virtual reality device, Gear VR, on some of its flights.<p>The …

Virtual Reality

LG’s Annual Profit Doubles To $475M After Shipping 59.1M Smartphones In 2014

Samsung may be stumbling after posting its lowest annual profit for three years. The same can’t be said for fellow Korean company LG, which just revealed that it posted an improved $475 million profit for 2014 after shipping a total of 59.1 million smartphones, a 24 percent increase on its previous …

Gmail Users In The UK Can Now Send And Receive Money

Google has announced that Send Money in Gmail is now available in the UK. That means users can now send and receive cash directly from desktop Gmail, even if the recipient doesn’t have a Gmail address.<p>To send money from Gmail, you just need to hover over the attachment button and select the £ icon …

Microsoft releases Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Android tablets out of preview

Microsoft today launched Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Android tablets. Previously in preview, the apps have now hit general availability on Google Play: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.<p>The launch follows Microsoft’s big Office news on November 6, when it made mobile editing free, launched Word, …

Uber adopts a no-commission approach to stay operational in New Delhi

Uber in New Delhi, India has taken to a partial revival of its operations by removing its 20 percent driver's commission fee, offering drivers a monetary incentive of 250 rupees (about $5) for each completed trip.<p>Exclusive to New Delhi, the drastic shift in Uber's business framework came about …

Transportation

Apple's now shipping as many smartphones as Samsung

When people talk about Apple and Samsung, the lazy narrative is to say that Apple makes the most money, but Samsung makes the most devices. According to Strategy Analytics, however, that story may no longer actually be the case. In its latest look at the state of the industry, Apple and Samsung …

Mobile

Dropbox and Microsoft form surprise partnership for Office integration

Office mobile apps will soon seamlessly sync to Dropbox<p>Microsoft and Dropbox are teaming up today to more closely integrate Dropbox into Office. The surprise partnership will benefit Dropbox users who use Office across desktop, mobile, and the web as Microsoft’s productivity suite will soon become …