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Hotmail is officially dead: Microsoft shifts to Outlook

It's official: Hotmail is dead.<p>The company announced it has completed the transition from the email service to the new Outlook.com, which now boasts more than 400 million accounts.<p>"We've been focused throughout the upgrade on ensuring that every customer has a great experience," says Dick Craddock, …

LinkedIn is 10 Years Old: Here's How it Changed the Way we Work

Today marks a historic moment for one of Silicon Valley’s biggest and well-known companies. It has been a decade since LinkedIn was founded as a business-related social network and now it has grown up to become a successful public company with more than 225 million members and nearly $325 million …

'Iron Man 3' Review: Risks Pay Off as Marvel Studios Moves Beyond 'The Avengers' – /Film

<b>Iron Man 3</b> is a bundle of contradictions. It is light and genuinely funny, yet a vein of deep cynicism acts as the movie’s spine. At times it is …

Marvel Universe

New ‘Man of Steel’ Banner Lets Superman Stand Tall

Everything we've heard about 'Man of Steel' suggests that it will be one of the films to beat this summer, an epic superhero adventure unlike …

Man of Steel

New ‘The Wolverine’ Poster Offers an Artistic Look at the Silver Samurai

The recent trailers for 'The Wolverine' have given us our first good look at one of the film's main villains, the Silver Samurai. Now, director James …

Comics

A blockbuster summer: faces to look out for

The Star Trek sequel is one of a host of big-budget movies hitting the country's screens this summer – including Baz Luhrmann's remake of The Great …

Majestic New MAN OF STEEL Banner

Luke Evans is ‘The Crow’

Luke Evans has been on the verge of breaking out in a huge way for a few years now and it looks like his moment has finally come: the Welsh actor has …

Construction

5 Things That Bothered Me About 'Iron Man 3' – /Film

I saw <i>Iron Man 3</i> this past week, and I enjoyed the film well enough. <b>Shane Black</b> injects some pretty hilarious moments into the franchise and the …

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It's Not About New Icons: What Jony Ive Needs to Do for Apple's iOS

iOS 7 will be flat, as in flat design. After months of speculation on where Jony Ive would drive the look of the system software after the company …

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

Referee punched in face by teen player dies

A referee for a recreational soccer league who was punched in the face by a teenager has died, police in Salt Lake City said.<p>Ricardo Portillo, 46, was refereeing a game in the Salt Lake City suburb of Taylorsville on April 27 when he cited a player for an infraction and issued him a "yellow …

How Colbert Busch flipped script on Sanford

CHARLESTON, S.C. – It was a fight Elizabeth Colbert Busch seemed destined to lose: A Democrat and political neophyte up against a seasoned if scarred ex-governor who’d never lost an election — running in a House district controlled by Republicans for three decades running.<p>Yet Colbert Busch has …

Maher: Red Bull did in Tsarnaevs

Bill Maher mocked the suspected Boston marathon bombers on Friday, saying they were so amateurish and incompetent that they don’t merit being called enemy combatants.<p>“Enemy combatant? I’m not sure we should be trying them as an adult… Why call every murderer an enemy combatant, it’s like calling …

Berkshire Hathaway's earnings jump 51%

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's first-quarter profit jumped 51% as its insurance companies performed well and the value of its investments soared.<p>Warren Buffett's firm said Friday it earned $4.9 billion, or $2,977 per Class A share. That's up from last year's $3.3 billion net income, or …

$1 billion in bitcoin was traded in April—16 times the previous record

In April, $1 billion worth of bitcoins was traded across all exchanges, according to an aside in the complaint bitcoin startup Coinlab just filed against the world’s largest bitcoin exchange, Mt.Gox. Just a month prior, only $60 million in bitcoin was traded, estimates Jeremy Liew, a managing …

Cryptocurrency

Facebook unlocks Q1 profit through mobile advertising growth

Facebook continued to see gains from mobile during the first quarter, and now boasts 751 mobile million monthly active users, a 54 per cent increase …

Google's Innovative New Business Model For Google Glass

Google Glass has plenty of novelty about it. When Google Ventures teamed up with two venture capital firms, KPCB and Andreessen Horowitz, to fund the Google Glass ecosystem, apart from the excitement of wearable computing we also witnessed the emergence of a new kind of business model and a new …

Elon Musk Ups Resale Value Of Tesla Model S: 'We Decided We Were Wrong'

In a conference call with reporters today Elon Musk said Tesla Motors will make the Model S resale value guarantee the highest of any premium sedan brand on the market.<p>It was an update that came one month after Tesla announced a financing program with US Bank and Wells Fargo April 2nd. Musk, a …

LinkedIn profit surges; shares slide on forecast

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — LinkedIn Corp. on Thursday reported a surge in profit and revenue for the first quarter, but posted a …

Living On Bitcoin For A Week: The Journey Begins

<b>Day 1</b>.<p>On Tuesday morning, I emptied my wallet of all of the cash and credit cards before I left my house. Many journalists have been writing about the mechanics of buying Bitcoin and the resulting heart palpitations as they watched the dramatic rises and falls in the digital currency’s worth over …

Here's The Real Reason Apple's Stock Is On A Roll

Just before Apple announced its earnings last week the stock price was trading below $400. It’s now trading at a more healthy $450. Why?<p>There’s a long term reason for it, a secular trend not associated with the earnings report or Apple‘s new debt plans.<p>There is no denying that the earnings …