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Scientists Added Two New Letters to DNA's Code

If you’ve taken a science class, you’re likely aware that DNA is the body’s instruction manual. But its language is only written in four letters: A, …

Mike Harris

Mark your calendars for next Thursday night on October 5th as the Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce will be having their 28th Annual Business Expo …

The Annual Global Forum for Marketing Technology

Henry Blodget is cofounder, CEO, and editor-in-chief of Business Insider, one of the most-read business and tech news sites in the world. Business …

IoT is now growing faster than smartphones

If there were any doubt that IoT is for real, one fact ought to dispel it: For the first time, U.S. mobile operators are adding IoT connections to …

Curtis Malone: basketball mentor — and drug dealer

<b>Just who is Herman Curtis Malone?</b><p>Gregory Holloway, former director of audits for the U.S. Government Accountability Office, called Malone “exemplary as father, mentor, coach and friend” to thousands of D.C. area youth.<p>Theresa Dear, board member of the national NAACP, said that for two decades …

James Blake Shares Latest BBC Radio 1 Residency Show

Over the past few months, James Blake has been spending time on the air for his BBC Radio 1 Residency. For the program, he's shared new music, remixed Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé, and pretended to interview Burial. Now Blake has shared the audio from his latest installment of the residency, recorded …

Kendrick Lamar

Is There a 'PAX Central' in the Future?

But will it play in Peoria?<p>Is PAX Central in the works? Penny Arcade's Business Manager Robert Khoo tweeted a photo of a Penny Arcade office wall …

Microsoft Backpedals On Swipe With Windows 8.1

After a disastrous Windows 8 launch that saw Microsoft embrace a new tiled user interface, the company announced today that it’s backpedaling and resurrecting popular Windows 7 features like the Start Menu.<p>Twitter was abuzz with the news of Start Menus with the majority of tweets cheering the …

The 7 Strangest Records People Requested From The NSA

A Freedom of Information Act request for everyone else's Freedom of Information Act requests show people were looking for some strange things in the second quarter of 2013.

A Music-Video History of Jonathan Glazer Creeping People Out

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Jonathan Glazer's eerie sci-fi thriller <i>Under The Skin</i> hits theaters Friday, his first full-length …

Amazon Reveals Fire TV Set-Top Streaming Device

Amazon takes on the Google Chromecast and Roku Streaming Stick with its new $99 set-top box.<p>Kindle vice president Peter Larsen showed off Fire TV, Amazon's video streaming hardware device, at a press event in New York City. The black box is as thin as a dime and comes with 1080p support and Dolby …

Projects with Ryan Slaugh: Boosting a BeagleBone Black

Icona Pop and Ty Dolla $ign's "It's My Party" Is the Ultimate Springtime Jam - PAPER

Vertical Scratchers: Slashed Chords, Fractured Poetry

The members of Vertical Scratchers don't have to pretend: They are free spirits, making music that is at once tightly composed, whimsical and anarchic.<p>The vocals on a Vertical Scratchers song tend to be high-pitched and yearning. John Schmersal creates harmonies from his vocal tracks that have a …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Made Us Look: Heartwarming Drawings Based on “Missed Connections”

Single in a city? Or just love the idea of love at first sight? Then you’ve probably trolled the <i>Missed Connections</i> section of Craigslist or your local paper at least once. Maybe you’ve even posted in it? Or hoped to find that hot bike messenger that you swear made eyes at you on your commute last …

Americans agree: legal weed is coming

How Americans think about weed is changing. A recent Pew Research Center survey found that 75 percent of Americans believe selling and using marijuana will eventually be legalized. Of the people surveyed, both the majority of people for and against legalized weed agree that it is coming.<p>The …

Britain to have just one remaining coal pit after UK Coal announces closures

Kellingley Colliery in Yorkshire, which employs 700 people, and Thoresby Colliery in Nottinghamshire, which employs 600 people, will close within 18 months at the latest<p>Just one deep coal mine will be left in Britain by the end of next year after the UK’s largest coal producer announced plans to …

Ukraine's ousted president Yanukovych says loss of Crimea is 'major tragedy'

Ukraine's fugitive president, Viktor Yanukovych, admitted on Wednesday that he had been wrong to invite Russian troops into Crimea and described Ukraine's loss of the Black Sea peninsula as a "major tragedy".<p>In his first comments since Russia formally annexed Crimea last month, following a …

Washington landslide death toll at 29

The official death toll in last month's massive landslide in rural Washington state rose to 29, up one from the previous day, Snohomish County medical examiner's office representative Kelly Stowe said Wednesday.<p>About 15 people remain missing, authorities have said.<p>A rain-saturated hillside along …

Turkish court tells government: Restore Twitter access

A Turkish court ruled Wednesday that the country's ban on Twitter violates the right to free expression and demanded that citizens' access to the popular microblogging service be restored.<p>Three people filed complaints to the Constitutional Court after the Telecommunications Directorate blocked …

Microsoft to release Windows 8.1 update on April 8

Microsoft announced that its first update to Windows 8.1 will roll out to users on April 8 for free. It will be available to all current 8.1 users.<p>Onstage at the company's annual Build conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, Windows Phone Vice President Joe Belfiore laid out the new features …

Another Longtime Windows Exec Heads for the Exit as 2013 Draws to a Close

Grant George, a longtime head of software testing at Microsoft, is leaving the company, <b>AllThingsD</b> has learned.Like Jon DeVaan, who announced Monday …

Software

Amazon Announced Its First Video Game And It Looks Pretty Awesome

In addition to letting users stream online services like Netflix and Hulu, Amazon is offering games for play.<p>Users will be able to play mobile games on their TVs in addition to exclusive games created by Amazon Game Studios. The biggest news was the announcement of its first game, a sci-fi tower …

Russia rethinks dividend policy in context of Ukraine | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Russia is rethinking investor friendly dividend reforms as the Ukrainian crisis weighs on its faltering economy. Rules introduced last …

It's no longer illegal to rip CDs

An update to UK copyright law means that from 1 June 2014 it will no longer be illegal to make copies of CDs -- or ebooks or any other media -- that …

E-sports viewers doubled to over 70 million in 2013 — and they tend to be young men, married, and have steady jobs

Just how big are e-sports now? Over the last four years, worldwide viewership of online competitive gaming has increased eightfold.<p>This is one of many stats in a joint report from SuperData Research and Newzoo that show the powerful momentum behind the growth of e-sports. In 2013, global viewership …