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Man shot near San Francisco gay pride event, suspects detained

<b>(CNN) —</b> A bystander outside a San Francisco gay pride weekend event was wounded early Saturday evening when a group of men got into an argument and shots were fired, police said.<p>A 64-year-old man was taken to San Francisco General Hospital and is in stable condition, according to San Francisco …

Ireland has said 'yes' to gay marriage and 'no' to Catholicism

The Irish referendum on gay marriage was about more than just gay marriage. It was a politically trendy, media backed, well financed howl of rage against Catholicism<p>Whatever happened to Ireland? Its people used to be relied upon to reject social change – in previous referenda they have said no to …

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New Study Confirms That, Yes, Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Kids Do Get Bullied More

We're talking 91 percent more likely.<p>What we all knew on some level was true has now been proven to be a sad fact: Lesbian, gay, and bisexual kids are 91 percent more likely to be bullied and 46 percent more likely to be victimized than heterosexual kids their age, Reuters reports.<p>What makes the …

Watch This Touching Irish Marriage Equality Ad

On May 22, <b>Ireland</b> heads to the pools for its national referendum on marriage equality. According to a <b>poll</b> held earlier this year, there is strong …

Geneva Motor Show preview: Porsche, Ferrari, McLaren to launch new models

Sports car fans, now might be a good time to book a flight to Switzerland.<p>The 2015 Geneva Motor Show is a month away and already high-end brands such as Ferrari, McLaren, and<p>Porscheare lining up to debut new models. It is de rigueur for the world’s elite automakers to save their most exotic model …

12 Ways Emma Watson Finally Left Harry Potter Behind Her in 2014

Activist, style icon, scene-stealer, and college graduate. Emma Watson truly stepped into adulthood this year––but she still made Hermione proud.

Samsung's Galaxy S5 Takes the Ice Bucket Plunge, Challenges Apple, HTC and Nokia Phones

Some smart marketing for Samsung, highlighting the fact that the S5 -- unlike many rivals -- is water-resistant.<p>Lots of tech CEOs have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but Samsung’s Galaxy S5 might be the first tech product to do so.<p>And it is some smart marketing, given that the S5 is waterproof …

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Shazam Brings Always-On Music and TV Recognition to Mac With Free Menu Bar App

Music recognition service Shazam, which was one of the early App Store hits and has continued to see good success on mobile platforms, is now bringing its services to the desktop in the form of the first music, TV show, and ad recognition app for Mac.<p>Running as a menu bar item, Shazam for Mac …

Possible 4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Front Panel Compared to iPhone 5s

As we creep closer to the fall release date of the iPhone 6, component leaks are becoming more frequent. While we originally saw the alleged front panel of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 back in April, <i>9to5Mac</i> has shared additional photos of the component.<p>Depicted in both black and white, the front panel in …

Impatient iPhone users switching to larger-screened Samsung Galaxy S5

Apple users are losing patience waiting for a larger-screened iPhone. New data showing that 26% of British buyers of Samsung's Galaxy S5 in the three months to the end of May switched from the iPhone - compared to 12% the year before, according to Kantar ComTech's Worldpanel.<p>Though the effect was …

Supersize me: Giants of the smartphone world (pictures)

Maleficent Dream Trailer Official - Angelina Jolie

Documents Expose Chocolate Lab’s Alleged Double...

<b>Documents Expose Chocolate Lab’s Alleged Double Life</b><p>Private documents obtained by a Kentucky Federal judge allegedly reveal that a mild-mannered …

Samsung Got A Bigger Tablet Boost For Christmas Than Apple, According To Onswipe

Touchscreen publishing company Onswipe has good news for Samsung. As Onswipe’s Chief Marketing Officer Jason Baptiste put it in an email, “Samsung clearly won Christmas when it comes to tablets.”<p>Specifically, the company looked at visitors to Onswipe-optimized sites for the period of Dec. 26-29 in …

Apple Reportedly Launching Larger iPad in October 2014, Larger iPhone in May 2014

Following a report last month stating that Apple supplier Quanta Computer had landed the contract to mass-produce a larger-sized iPad for late 2014, <i>Digitimes</i> is reporting that the 12.9-inch tablet will be released in October 2014 and will target North America's educational market. Apple is also …

Silicon Valley investor wants to split California into six states

SAN FRANCISCO -- Technology investor Tim Draper is trying to drum up support to split California into six states, one of them being Silicon Valley.<p>His argument for redrawing the California map: The state is underrepresented in Washington. He's looking to get an initiative on the California …

The Galaxy Note 3 gets gold accents, new red color option

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>Silver not quite doing it for you? If you require your phablets to bring that extra bit of pizzazz, Samsung has …

iTunes Connect to shut down between December 21-27th for the holidays

Apple has sent out an email to developers (via iMore) informing them that iTunes Connect will once again be closed for the holidays. During that time, no new apps or updates will be released, app prices won’t be able to be changed, Newsstand updates won’t be processed, and any price changes …

Ara is a Motorola Project to Make Phones as Customizable as Android

If you thought Motorola and its Moto X Maker helped you customize a unique smartphone, then prepare for even more. The Google-owned company has just announced Ara, a hardware platform that is entirely open to customization — essentially letting tinkerers develop their own smartphones.<p>“We want to do …

Your Child Already Knows How To Program This Robot

Your average five-year-old doesn’t know how to program. But she can probably sing songs, tell stories, and even make up her own stories and songs. According to Vikas Gupta, founder and CEO of Play-i, these skills are all a child needs to program and operate a robot.<p>It’s a pretty insane claim, given …

Why you should probably spend a little extra on these gold Lightning cables

TL;DR: Gold is Best<p>The folks at iMod have been active contributors to the MFi/Lightning cable debate since the standard debuted a year ago. MFi is Apple’s standard for 3rd party Lighting cables which requires Apple approved chip designs to run. There has been an ongoing debate on whether 3rd …

Logitech reveals its first iPad Air keyboard cases

Logitech makes some of the best iPad keyboards around, and today it's revealing its first three for the new iPad Air. Two of its new Bluetooth keyboards, the FabricSkin Keyboard Folio and the Ultrathin Keyboard Folio, are built into a small case that double as a kickstand to prop up the iPad. Both …

Starbucks Launches @Tweetacoffee: Send Coffee Through Twitter Now

Treating a friend to a 380-calorie grande pumpkin spice latte can now be done in less than 140 characters. Yes, you can now send a Starbucks coffee …

Meet Lesson.ly, A Training-As-A-Service Startup That Is Clocking Quick Revenue Growth

If you work for a large company, you likely dealt with an onboarding process. Perhaps little quizzes or pamphlets. I recently enjoyed this precise exercise while joining TechCrunch a few months ago, given that our corporate boss AOL is a fan of all things ancient.<p>The gist is that corporate training …