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On the Red Couch with Lonely Planet Founder Tony Wheeler

Inside Flipboard / May 24, 2013<p><i>After completing his MBA from the London School of Business in 1972, Tony Wheeler and his wife Maureen decided to take</i> …

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …

Xbox One vs. PS4: A Guide to Making the Toughest Gaming Decision in Years

It was 1981. Ronald Reagan was president, MTV had just launched and choosing a video game system was easy. The Atari 2600 was the best and most …

Xbox One Problems Affect Only 'a Very Small Number' of Customers

The Xbox One may only have been on sale for around 24 hours, but that’s plenty of time for launch day gremlins to rear their head.<p>According to various reports, some of the launch day Xbox One units seem to be suffering from assorted hardware problems – just like the PlayStation 4.<p>The issues, which …

The IT triangle strategy for evaluating enterprise tech startups

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>There have been plenty of blog posts on why enterprise startups are “hot,” but enterprise startups can range from cloud …

Sochi Olympic torch takes plunge into world's deepest lake

The longest Olympic torch relay in history paid a visit, and took a plunge, into the world's deepest freshwater body at Russia's Lake Baikal.<p>The<p>SochiWinterOlympic Gamesorganizers released video of the event and tweeted about the occasion.<p>The 39,000-mile relay has already taken the torch into space …

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The Cable Industry is Imploding: What Providers Must Do to Stay Alive

Cable is dying of a slow, drawn out death.<p>It’s not at the hands of Netflix, nor at the hands of fiber optic technology. It’s not even at the hands of the Internet. Cable is strangling itself with its own wires.<p>Before we get to cable’s end, let’s start at its beginning. Cable companies thrive …

Pictures of the Week 11.22.13

Rate Of Coastal Wetlands Loss Has Sped Up, U.S. Study Says

The U.S. lost an average of 80,000 acres of coastal wetlands from 2004 to 2009, according to the latest data published by federal agencies. More than 70 percent of the estimated loss came in the Gulf of Mexico; nationwide, most of the loss was blamed on development that incurred on freshwater …

Google Wallet lets you capture credit card info with your smartphone camera

The contents of your wallet are under attack. Earlier this month Coin swept in threatening to eliminate the need for all of your beloved non-cash payment methods and now Google Wallet is making it even easier to capture your plastic with its latest Android update. Along with the introduction of its …

Apple starts adding missing features back to its iWork productivity suite

Shortly after new versions of its iWork productivity suite removed popular features, Apple promised it would quickly add them back. This week the company released updates for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for both iOS and the Mac. You may once again customize the toolbar in Pages and Numbers, in a …

Google+ for iOS updated with full-resolution photo backups, design tweaks, and more

Google has updated its Google+ app for iOS with a few new tweaks. Version 4.6 of the social networking application introduces full-quality photo backups for iOS 7 users, a few design tweaks in the notifications screen, and the ability to share your location with friends (similar to Apple’s own Find …

Microsoft sells over 1 million Xbox One consoles in less than 24 hours

Sony isn't the only one that had a fantastic next-gen console launch. Microsoft has just announced that it, too, sold through one million Xbox One game systems in less than 24 hours. It's not a direct comparison, however: Microsoft launched in 13 countries, while the PlayStation 4 racked up one …

You Can Now Buy Nest’s $129 Protect Smart Smoke Alarm

Nest’s Protect smoke alarm is now available for purchase. The $129 device comes in black or white with versions for wired power or battery.<p>The Protect measures both smoke and carbon monoxide and features several smart features, such as the ability to turn off an alarm with the wave of a hand. In …