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Modern Pin-Up Beauties Flaunt Dresses Made Out of Milk

London-based artist Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz blends modern interpretations of the classic pin-up girl with high-speed liquid photography. Founder of AurumLight Studio, Wieczorkiewicz produced this playful concept, entitled <i>Milky Pin-Ups</i>, in which gorgeous models flaunt chic liquid dresses made out of …

The New Apple Wristop Computer: A Missed Opportunity To Define The Internet Of Things

MIT Media Lab cofounder Nicholas Negroponte observed at a recent TED event that “I look today at some of the work being done around the Internet of Things and it’s kind of tragically pathetic.”<p>The “tragically pathetic” label has been especially fitting for wearables, considered the hottest segment …

Why A Stupid App Like Yo May Have Billion-Dollar Platform Potential

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Sangeet Paul Choudary is the director of Platform Thinking Labs and analyzes platforms and network effect strategies at his blog</i> <i>Platform Thinking</i><i>.</i><p>Yo! Is tech turning too stupid for its own good? Attempts at building better healthcare systems do not get the kind of investor interest …

Sie glauben, Sie haben die Wahl?: Diese zehn Konzerne lenken Ihren Einkaufswagen

Sie denken, Sie hätten im Supermarkt die Auswahl zwischen Produkten unzähliger Hersteller? Falsch! In Wahrheit sind es gerade zwei Handvoll Konzerne, …

WWDC 2014 Roundup: Enhanced iOS 8, redesigned OS X 10.10, new hardware (plus fresh details)

Despite Apple CEO Tim Cook teasing that Apple would introduce new products “across 2014,” so far this year the company has simply released a cheaper version of the iPhone 5c in select markets, marginally faster MacBook Airs, and the 2012 fourth-generation iPad at a lower price.<p>But on Monday, June …

GE integrates iBeacons in new LED lighting fixtures rolling out in Walmart & other retailers

Up until now most retailers have been deploying Apple’s iBeacon technology by purchasing small standalone Bluetooth beacons or using iPad terminals that act as beacons. Now, GE is introducing its next-generation LED light fixture that packs in a combo Bluetooth LE/Visual Light Communication chip …

Instant API Lets Developers Create APIs in Minutes

The API has become a core part of the modern internet, and it seems that more companies than ever now offer third-party developers access to their data and services.<p>While there are plenty of commercial options when it comes to easy management of your APIs, creating those APIs in the first place …

8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …

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Jony Ive shakes up Apple’s software design group, iPhone interface creator Greg Christie departing

Following friction between top Apple Human Interface Vice President Greg Christie and Senior Vice President Jony Ive, Apple’s hardware and software design is being dramatically shaken up, according to sources familiar with the matter. After adding human interface design direction to his …

Test your server for Heartbleed (CVE-2014-0160)

Heartbleed test<p>If there are problems, head to the FAQ<p>Results are now cached globally for up to 6 hours.<p>Enter a URL or a hostname to test the server …

Sketchy photo of an iPhone 6 front panel appears on Chinese forum (Update: additional photos)

A picture claiming to be of an “iPhone 6” front panel has surfaced on a Chinese forum after being posted without context on Weibo. Details surrounding the image are not clear, but the forum poster claims that it originates from within an iPhone ‘factory’. The image was first found by …

How Pharrell's 'Happy' Is Spawning Amazing Travel Videos From Around the Globe

“Happy” is everywhere. You cannot escape it, you cannot out-run it, you cannot stop hearing it everywhere, you cannot wish it away.<p>So the best …

Apple's Shazam Partnership Could Boost Advertising Efforts

Earlier this week, <i>Bloomberg</i> reported that Apple has plans to integrate song identification features into iOS 8 through a partnership with audio discovery platform Shazam, but as suggested by media professor Aram Sinnreich, Apple's ambitions may go beyond simple music recognition …

All the passwords you should change because of Heartbleed, in one handy graphic

The Heartbleed security flaw was fixed in the newest version of OpenSSL, but you should still change your passwords on all of the sites affected by the bug.<p>If you’re still not sure which sites were affected, we have the perfect chart for you, created by the “digital forensic specialists” at LWG …

Mashable on Twitter: "13 Playful Work Environments That Reinvent Office Space http://t.co/mgvI1VgO0U http://t.co/sMXPp8Fev7"

Replying to @<b>mashable</b><p>RT: “@<b>mashable</b>: 13 Work Environments That Reinvent Office Space http://on.mash.to/KIAo7U pic.twitter.com/Xnh6XQ1Z5Y”<p>0 replies 2 …

Chuck Norris Tops Jean-Claude Van Damme's Epic Split

Tough guy Chuck Norris apparently couldn't resist trying to top Jean-Claude Van Damme's epic split for Volvo, though Chuck appears to have gotten …

The Cubli: a cube that can jump up, balance, and 'walk'

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How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

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With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things

At WWDC in June, Apple (s aapl) quietly announced iBeacon, one of the more prominent features of iOS 7. Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice …

Which Companies Are Encrypting Your Data Properly?

We've asked the companies in our Who Has Your Back Program what they are doing to bolster encryption in light of the NSA's unlawful surveillance of …

Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

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Infografik: Über 50% des Web-Traffics in Asien sind mobil

Die mobile Web-Nutzung hat in den letzten 12 Monaten laut StatCounter deutlich zugelegt. Entfielen im Mai 2014 weltweit rund 31,4 Prozent aller …

Supercell Is A New $770 Million Startup, And It Generates $2.4 Million Per Day

In February it raised $130 million from three investors, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP),* Index Ventures and Atomico. Forbes, which announced the fundraise, says Supercell may be "the fastest growing game company ever."<p>Zynga has had a difficult time in the public markets, so it may seem …

Battery Breakthrough Offers 30 Times More Power, Charges 1,000 Times Faster

Battery technology has improved over the past decade, but now scientists claim they have made a giant leap in power storage, giving lithium-ion …

Big-Name VCs Form “Glass Collective” to Back Google Glass App Makers

Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins have joined together to form what they’re calling “the Glass Collective” to invest in …

PC Sales Show Biggest Q1 Decline Ever

Sales of personal computers were very nearly twice as bad as previously expected and experienced their worst year-on-year decline ever in the first …