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Sony Music Tries To Force Creator To Pull Video It Licensed From Him

In the ongoing saga of big companies failing to understand what they are doing on the Internet we point you to Sony Music vs. Mitch Martinez. Mitch is a videographer who makes cool visuals and runs a 4K stock video site. A few months ago Epic Records licensed his inky video for a song called …

Computing at the Speed of Light

Scientists are one step closer to creating a computer that uses pure light, rather than electrons, to transmit information.<p>Today’s computers use …

HR Meets Data: How Your Boss Will Monitor You To Create The Quantified Workplace

New employee trackers are letting companies tweak office layouts, policies, and org charts to get the most out of their workers. But at what cost?<p>Imagine if, a few years from now, you’re in a meeting. (Even in science fiction, we spend most of our time in meetings.) Everyone’s phones are on the …

The Workplace

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Beyond Comfy Shoes and Extra Chargers: The Advanced Guide to Surviving SXSW

<i>Entrepreneur will be on the ground at</i> <i>SXSW</i><i>. Check back for updates on the latest news and trends and insights from thought leaders and innovators.</i><p>Lots of people like to share tips for surviving SXSW, the annual tech, music and film festival that kicks off this week in Austin, Texas. Sadly, many of …

Are you ‘over-connected’?

Wander the city in 2015 and all you’ll see is people staring at screens or talking on handsets. Is it changing who we are? Tom Chatfield weighs up the arguments.<p>A group of people wait by a monument, unaware of each other’s existence. A woman strides open-mouthed down a busy street, holding one hand …

Google Glass

To fight peanut allergy, it's better to eat peanuts than avoid them

It seemed like a good idea at the time: With the incidence of peanut allergy climbing among children, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents in 2000 to keep peanuts far away from infants and toddlers who might have a life-threatening reaction to them.<p>But a new study suggests that advice …

Biomedicine

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

High-Definition

What U.S. Intelligence Predicted the World Would Look Like in 2015

Shortly before 9/11, officials foresaw a fundamental shift in the nature of power.<p>Nine months before the September 11 attacks—and just days after the Supreme Court halted the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush—U.S. intelligence officials published an 85-page prediction for …

Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’

From somebody suffering hypothermia on the set to Prince’s taskmaster methods, some of the more interesting bits from a new history of the movie, …

Concerts

German Fashion Designer Makes Shoes from Real Hooves and Dead Animals

These are some of the freakiest shoes I’ve ever set eyes on. Made by German designer Iris Shieferstein, the footwear is actually created from body …

Sausages

Washington, DC | Latest News & Stories

Check out the official blog from Uber to get the latest news, announcements, and things to do in Washington, DC.

7 Unusual Dog Breeds You May Not Know of ...

You won't find these unusual dog breeds just anywhere. Some of them live in just certain areas around the globe and others are borderline extinct. …

Pets

Bezos courts Washington Post editors, reporters

Jeffrey P. Bezos, the incoming owner of The Washington Post, meets the staff of the newspaper.<p>Jeffrey P. Bezos, the incoming owner of The Washington Post, meets the staff of the newspaper.<p>The Washington Post’s new owner, Jeffrey P. Bezos, long wary of journalists, courted the paper’s editors and …

What’s New on Netflix Streaming This Month: September 2013

The beginning of every month sees additions to Netflix Streaming's library. Here is a quick list of new movies that you might be interested in. (Some …

Miniature 'human brain' grown in lab

<b>Miniature "human brains" have been grown in a lab in a feat scientists hope will transform the understanding of neurological disorders.</b><p>The pea-sized structures reached the same level of development as in a nine-week-old foetus, but are incapable of thought.<p>The study, published in the journal …

Curse of knowledge

The <b>curse of knowledge</b> is a cognitive bias that occurs when an individual, communicating with other individuals, unknowingly assumes that the others …

32 Extremely Upsetting Facts About The Class Of 2017

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Justin Timberlake

Holacracy

<b>Holacracy</b> is a method of decentralized management and organizational governance developed by HolacracyOne, in which authority and decision-making are …

Hertz Q1 net loss $2.43 vs. expectations of $1.36 loss a share

May 7, 2018<br>8:15 PM<p>The Walt Disney Co. earnings report will be a Wakanda-sized celebration, but the excitement is already being overshadowed by a giant, purple god that could be even bigger.<p>May 7, 2018<br>7:58 PM<p>Roku Inc. executives have been adamant that the company’s streaming platform is the future …

Investing

FiftyThree Gives Behind-The-Scenes Look at Developing Paper's Zoom Feature

FiftyThree, the developer behind the popular sketching app <i>Paper</i>, has posted a lengthy article examining the new Zoom feature that was added to <i>Paper</i> earlier this month.<p>Zoom is one of those UI controls, like the color picker, that has grown so familiar as to become almost invisible. Designers drag …

'Trunk' Posable Lightning Cable Doubles as iPhone Stand

As noted by <i>Gizmodo</i>, iLoveHandles has launched a new Trunk Lightning charging cable for the iPhone 5, offering an innovative posable design that allows the short cable to also serve as a stand for the device.<p>Unlike the short, flaccid charging cables on the market, you can bend Trunk vertical to …

Scientists identify cell that could hold the secret to limb regeneration

Researchers have identified a cell that aids limb regrowth in Salamanders. Macrophages are a type of repairing cell that devour dead cells and pathogens, and trigger other immune cells to respond to pathogens. In humans, they're also important to muscle repair, which led Dr. James Godwin, of the …

Sony's 13.3-inch Digital Paper prototype sports E Ink's Mobius flexible display, we go hands-on (video)

Sony's new e-ink prototype is getting the test-drive treatment at Japanese universities, but SID provides a perfect opportunity to give the North American market a demo. We found the Digital Paper slab parked at E Ink's booth -- fitting, as the company's new Mobius flexible display is the device's …

Awkward Family Photos for Valentine's Day: weddings and couples - Telegraph

Four Stylish Google Glass Redesigns

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Angry husband 'rammed car off road after catching wife in car with lover'

An angry husband who caught his partially-clothed wife in an intimate clinch with her lover chased after their car and rammed it until it crashed, a court heard.<p>Alan Stephens, 48, was said to have "lost his head" after seeing his wife Gretta, 40, with her work colleague Philip Davis in his parked …

Why are straight men using lesbian dating sites?

Lesbian online dating apps are increasingly on 'penis duty', according to website developers, who claim more straight men than ever are posing as gay women - in some cases just for fun. Joshua Hooper-Kay talks to those developers fighting back.<p>Online dating apps are big business in the UK but there …