Alice Chao

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Google reportedly wants to put a 'Buy' button in your search results

If Google has its way, you could find a 'Buy' button accompanying those search results very soon.<p>According to a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report, the search …

Junior Designers vs. Senior Designers

I like words a lot. But sometimes a few sketches communicate a point more simply and memorably.<p>The Process of a Junior Designer<p>The Process of a …

Google sets up Community Site For Translate Service

Google today launched a new community site to help improve Google Translate, its free online language translation service.<p>Aimed at language connoisseurs and professional translators, it can be used to rate and compare existing translations, as well as create new ones and match words to their …

Baidu’s transition to mobile ads makes it look more like Facebook, and less like Google

<b>The numbers:</b> Quite good. China’s leading search company posted a profit of 3.55 billion yuan ($571.7 million), up 34% from the same period last year and ahead of analyst expectations. Shares rose 5.7% in after-hours trading.<p><b>The takeaway:</b> CEO Robin Li said that for the first time, revenues from …

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Apple Secretly Acquired “Pandora For Books” Startup BookLamp To Battle Amazon

TechCrunch has learned that Apple has made another acquisition, one that it is using to boost its e-books effort and “beat Amazon at its own game.” It has bought BookLamp, a startup based out of Boise, Idaho, that developed big data-style book analytics services.<p><b>[Update 6:45pm PST</b>: Apple has …

Homer for iPhone lets you peek at the apps your friends use

Ever had the urge to peek at your friends' phone screens, whether it's to learn about their favorite apps or simply pry into their digital lives? Well, you can now do that without having to either strike up an awkward conversation or get overly nosy. PayPal co-founder Max Levchin and the HVF crew …

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The history of Microsoft's new Outlook for iPhone app

A powerhouse email app<p><i>Less than two months after acquiring Acompli, Microsoft is releasing an Outlook for iOS app today. Microsoft's new app is simply a rebrand of Acompli's existing app, but the company is promising new features in the future. Read our original report below on how Acompli, and</i> …

Apple Patents A 3D Hologram Display System With Gesture Input

Apple has patented a 3D display system (via AppleInsider) that uses a familiar mirror box-type design, but that works with digital images instead of physical objects like those you might find in novelty stores, and that also incorporates 3D gesture-based input from a user for control.<p>The 3D display …

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Click! Google rebuilds Android camera base for better photos

Rebuilt software plumbing in Android should give new power to camera apps -- once Google makes the interface available to other programmers besides its own.<p>Want a better camera on your Android device? Google does, too.<p>For that reason, the company has overhauled the mobile OS's plumbing. Google has …

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Tips for Getting Started in Infrared Photography

Glancing at this surreal landscape, you might think that it required hours of editing. But you would be wrong. Conjuring the magic of infrared …

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I've been challenged with creating a few b/w images that have a similar feel/vibe as the movie NEBRASKA @colincabalka @dew and @grether are also working on the project. Check out the #NebraskaMovie to see more images from these talented folk. The film tells the story of family life in the American heartland. #nebraskamovie

A Closer Look At Elon Musk's Much-Hyped Hyperloop

You can thank brainy billionaire Elon Musk's Hyperloop proposal for bringing electro-magnetic-powered transportation and the linear induction motor back into the public consciousness.<p>The Hyperloop is a system for really-really rapid transit. If built, Musk claims it can carry people about 800 miles …

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Violence erupts in Cairo; military replaces governors

Security officials and witnesses say the fighting broke out when the Muslim Brotherhood, which is demanding that Morsi be reinstated, tried to break into the Interior Ministry.<p>CAIRO — Tens of thousands of supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi continued to fortify their sit-ins Tuesday as …

E-mail's Big Privacy Problem: Q&A With Silent Circle Co-Founder Phil Zimmermann

Customers of Silent Circle’s encrypted mail service got an unfortunate surprise on Friday: all their messages had been deleted.<p>The management of Silent Circle, an encryption firm that specializes in smartphone communication, abruptly shut down their e-mail service yesterday, saying they were …

Afghanistan's pioneering female MP seeks asylum as progress for women unravels

For years she was a symbol of a new country rising from the ashes of Taliban rule, as one of the women whose voices were finally being heard after a decade of brutal oppression in Afghanistan.<p>Noor Zia Atmar, a young activist and then one of the country’s first woman MPs, travelled the world with …

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