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Reading Chair: Seat with Built-In Book & Magazine Shelves

Hybrid bookshelf chairs are nothing new, but many are made to narrowly accommodate only a limited size or shape of reading selection – that is where …

Furniture

Larry Ellison’s Plan to Put Oracle in the Center of the Cloud

Last week, after disappointing shareholders with sales that fell short of expectations, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison promised to make some “startling” …

Oracle

Which?: iPhone 5 is 'slowest smartphone'

Tests of the seven most popular smartphones found that iPhone 5 came last, processing requests at half the speed of the Samsung Galaxy S4.<p>The phones were put through a series of benchmark tests by Which? to measure processor and memory performance, which show how quickly the phone will allow photo …

Despite Grumbles, Most Actually Prefer iOS 7 Icon Designs To iOS 6, Study Finds

iOS 7 is getting a lot of mixed reaction from blogs, critics and the Twitterverse, but it’s actually winning over a lot of people, according to polls created by Polar, a mobile polling tool built by Input Factory to gauge user and community sentiment. Polar’s results find that in general, its users …

Snapchat Closes $60 Million Round Led by IVP, Now at 200 Million Daily Snaps

Snapchat, the ephemeral messaging service that has grown extremely popular over the past year, has closed its $60 million dollar Series B round of …

Social Media

iOS 7 is not a redesign — it’s a pretty coat of paint

Apple unveiled the newest version of its mobile operating system yesterday. While much of the tech world fawned over the new design, I’m not impressed. iOS 7 is a nice refresh of the basic look, but it does nothing to advance the operating system beyond the basic menu of buttons it’s relied on …

Trailer For Steve Jobs' Biopic Released; Woz Worries Movie May Portray Apple Co-Founder As A 'Saint'

Here’s the first official trailer for <i>Jobs</i>, with actor Ashton Kutcher playing out the early years of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Originally due to be released in April, the movie is now set to hit theaters on Aug. 16 in the U.S.<p>Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said he thinks the movie may portray …

Snapchat’s First Monetization Move Will Be In-App Purchases

Fresh on the heels of the announcement that Snapchat received $60 million in funding led by International Ventures Partners, co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel has told TechCrunch that the first phase of the monetization strategy will involve in-app transactions.<p>According to Spiegel, the company is …