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Silverpop Unveils Mobile SDK To Help Apps Deliver Personalized Experiences

Digital marketing software provider Silverpop is releasing an SDK for developers to include its personalization technology into their mobile apps. Now companies can increase user retention by offering their customers content that is specifically relevant to them.<p>As is typical when using SDKs, …

Moto X arrives contract-free for $299 on Republic Wireless, plans start at $5

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Republic Wireless<p>Republic Wireless has entered the big time. The Sprint(s s) MVNO is now offering the Moto X(s goog) …

Adobe Launches PhoneGap 3.0 With New Plug-In Architecture, APIs And Better Tools

Adobe today launched version 3.0 of its PhoneGap open source mobile app development platform. PhoneGap has long been one of the most popular tools for developers who want to write cross-platform mobile apps in HTML5, CSS and JavaScript.<p>With this update, PhoneGap introduces a new plug-in …

Eizo remote displays connect to computers over the LAN

Eizo is a company that has been making high-end displays for computer users for a number of years. The company is particularly well known for its …

Here's an iPad mini knockoff with a phone function

Apple seems to have hit the screen size limit with the iPhone 5’s four-inch diagonal screen squeezed into a taller package. That’s not stopping the iPad mini from being one of Apple’s more popular devices, eating into the full-sized iPad sales, though. But it’s still a tablet and not a phone. What …

iPad Mini

Faster-Than-Light Drive

Instead of using rockets or thrusters, a craft equipped with warp drive would move by distorting space.<p>The warp drive proposed by Miguel Alcubierre would achieve faster-than-light speeds by distorting space-time. The device would generate a field of negative energy that would squeeze or stretch …

Windows Phone outships iPhone in some countries

Shipments of Microsoft's Windows Phone devices have surpassed those of the iPhone in seven markets, but that's not exactly a worldwide trend.<p>Windows Phone is outshining the iPhone in several countries. But relax, Apple, there is an explanation.<p>In a blog posted Tuesday, Microsoft corporate …

Windows Phone

BlackBerry Subscriber Exodus Accelerates

Financially, BlackBerry is back in the black, but when it comes to subscribers, the company is still bleeding red.<p>As encouraging as the smartphone …

Google’s New Chat Application To Be Named ‘Babel’ [Rumor]

Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of speculation suggesting that Google is in the process of releasing a unified chat application called <i>Babel</i>. Babel is rumored to have merged services such as Voice, Talk, and Google + Messenger. The new service is also rumored to be a cross-platform …

JavaScript

Architects are starting to 3D print houses—but without a house-sized printer

A couple of months ago, Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars announced that he was building a curvy, loopy and for some reason, largely see-through building, to be made with the help of Enrico Dini’s D-Shape 3D printer. The project would cost up to 5 million euros ($6.4 million) and be completed in …

3D Printing

Bonobos’ SF Engineers Split Between NY Relocation And New Company Led By CTO Mike Hart

Bonobos‘ newly hired San Francisco engineering team is fracturing, but there’s no disaster. Bonobos CTO Mike Hart has departed the company to become a co-founder, along with Cory Hicks, of a brand-new business.<p>After cooking up some hot new personalization technology at Bonobos, Hart and five other …

Marissa Mayer explains what it took to become Yahoo’s CEO while 28 weeks pregnant

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has become a bit of a punching bag for the women’s movement: She didn’t take a maternity leave, she banned Yahoo employees from telecommuting, and she said she doesn’t consider herself a feminist.<p>But in a just-released piece written for the Lean In Foundation, Mayer strikes …

Silicon Valley

Google's Secrets Of Innovation: Empowering Its Employees

March was a good month for Google. Its market capitalization breached a record high $260 billion. Since its IPO in 2004, its shares have soared over 900%. The company’s success stems from its continuous innovation and it extraordinary management practices. Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President of …