Jamel Khalifa

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A look at Google’s many, many product failures

You have to give Google credit. While the company’s primary revenue generator remains search-based advertising, Google has never been shy about …

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Now we know why Amazon spent $1 billion on a company that streams live video games

But what of Amazon's efforts in video games?<p>Though Amazon's made major moves in the gaming space — from producing a game console-esque device in the Fire TV to buying game-streaming service Twitch for $1 billion — it's still not a household name in the realm of gamers.<p>With the announcement …

Why is everyone talking about negative interest rates?

The European Central Bank has cut its main deposit rate to -0.4%.<p>Japan, Switzerland and numerous European countries have pushed their interest rates …

Why Are Thousands Lining Up For The Tesla Model 3? Donald Trump Knows.

Today is sign up day for the Tesla Model 3 and Tesla disciples are all aflutter. Tesla is a five-letter dirty word in some parts of the auto industry. They’re often dismissed as a short-term disrupter and there are plenty of people waiting for them to fail. But Tesla believers – and Donald Trump’s …

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Tesla will unveil the more affordable Model 3 tonight. Here’s where to watch.

After two years of rumors and rampant speculation, Tesla will unveil the Model 3 tonight.<p>At a target price of $35,000 before government incentives, the Model 3 is meant to be Tesla’s first car affordable by those of us (read: most of us) who can’t drop $70-$100K on a Model S or $80-$130K for a …

Game Wire: Red Dead Redemption 2 update, PlayStation 5 release date, Nintendo NX secrets

GETTYGame Wire this week includes Red Dead Redemption 2, PlayStation 5 and the Nintendo NX<p>Red Dead Redemption remains one of the most popular …

X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer Will Be Attached to Star Wars: The Force Awakens

With <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> set to become one of the biggest films of the year, it's little wonder that other movies are looking to attach trailers to it. It had already been announced that the first look at <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> would be released alongside <i>The Force Awakens</i>. Now it has …

This free Google Chrome extension provides one of the most essential parts of learning a new language

The extension translates portions of whatever you're reading into the language you're trying to learn.Flickr / Ed YourdonScience suggests that the best way to learn a new language — especially as an adult — is through immersion.<p>For example, you might spend an extended period of time in a foreign …

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

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Turn your phone into a computer mouse with Remote Mouse

I'm writing this one with my wife in mind, who has been using a work-issued laptop with a broken trackpad for nearly a year. She has adapted by using a wireless mouse, but since she also has a work-issued iPhone 6, she could use that instead of the old mouse I gave her and carry one less item in …

4 Apps That Will Supercharge Your Productivity

Not enough hours in the day? These tools can help you get it all done.<p><b>1. For Managing Tasks: Todoist</b><p><b>The problem:</b> You’re juggling multiple projects, …

5 Ways To Be A Better Parent

Some days, when I’m tired, overworked, and confronting compounding deadlines, my children feel like just another responsibility, a burden even. I imagine most parents feel this way sometimes. It’s okay; take it from me. I speak with authority. My job is to think and write about kids, and sometimes …

With Assembly, anyone can contribute to open-source software and actually get paid

A new startup wants to evolve open-source methods, adding a wide range of skills and profit sharing<p>The open-source movement has produced some of the most widely utilized software in the world, a huge economic value driven by a widely dispersed community who believe contributing good work is often …

Top 13 Tips and Tricks for Newbies in Civilization: Beyond Earth

<i>Beyond Earth</i> has officially landed and with it, a new set of challenges amidst the backdrop of <i>Civilization’s</i> strategic mechanics. If you’ve never …

This Technology Could Change the Way Deaf People Live

Ryan Hait-Campbell says his San Francisco company’s invention is really about jobs. Deaf people like himself, explains the MotionSavvy CEO, are too …

Smart Calendar App Magneto Launches Group Scheduling

Magneto has added cross-company group scheduling to its smart calendar service, enabling teams from different organizations to find times to meet.<p>Magneto for Groups supports Microsoft Exchange and Google Calendar. At launch, the groups function works on the Web and iOS. Magneto plans to add Android …

How To Anonymously Tell Your Co-Worker He Smells

You've been in a situation like this before: Someone you work with has stinky breath. You know it, your coworkers know it. Only problem is, he doesn't know it. Everyone would be better off if someone told him about it (including Mr. Egg Salad Sandwich himself, who would no longer be the talk of the …

The Last of Us Remastered "Lock at 30 FPS" Graphics Comparison - IGN Video

Locking The Last of Us Remastered's frame rate to 30 fps appears to improve shadow quality when compared to the default unlocked option. What other …

Building a PC: Everything You Need to Know About GPUs

W<i>ant</i> <i>to build your own gaming PC but don't know where to start? Over the next few weeks, we're bringing you the essential info on how to pick the best PC parts for your budget. This week, we're kicking things off with arguably the most important part of any gaming PC: the GPU.</i><p>So, you've decided to …

Truck of the future aims to drive itself

Tractor-trailer drivers, if you text while driving in the middle of the freeway, then the future may belong to you.<p>If you can afford a Mercedes truck, that is.<p>The German vehicle maker sent an 18-wheeler barreling down the Autobahn recently, while the driver surfed the Internet for food recipes on …

How to buy a graphics card—Six things you must know about GPUs

<i>Article by Julian Vernon</i><p>In a perfect world, the hardware experts at PC Gamer would accompany you on a shopping trip to pick up your next graphics …

Code On vows to dramatically speed up Wi-Fi, cell, satellite transmissions — with math

Who wouldn’t want to watch streamed video over a Wi-Fi connection without the dread “wheel of waiting?” Or 20-times faster satellite data throughput? …

Watch Dogs - ALL Human Trafficking Locations - Watch Dogs Walkthrough - IGN Video

IGN shows you the location of every Human Trafficking investigation from Watch_Dogs. Hunting down all 10 targets will unlock the Magnate LE car, as …

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Outlook.com Rolls Out New Features, Looks More Like Gmail

Microsoft added new features to Outlook.com on Tuesday, making its email client look much more like Gmail. The updates include new ways to filter and …

Like Hackathons? Can't Code? Here's A Contest For You

If you can write computer code — and think you’re good at it — there’s no end of opportunities to prove your mastery in a fast-paced hackathon. Pick a project. Race the clock. See if you can create a workable program in a jiffy. What started out as a Silicon Valley ritual at companies such as …

Authy Brings Two-Factor Authentication To The Desktop

When you use two-factor authentication, chances are you are getting your second factor from a mobile phone app like Google Authenticator or Authy. This makes sense, given that you want to ensure that nobody who has access to your computer also has access to the application that provides you with …

Ex-Apple Genius reveals 8 ways to extend your iPhone battery

Battery drain has always been one of smartphone users' biggest bugbears. Former Apple Genius Bar worker Scotty Loveless offers tips on how to extend the iPhone's battery life<p>Battery drain has always been one of smartphone users' biggest bugbears, and since the launch of Apple's iOS 7.1 mobile …

Where Does The Internet Get Its Energy? Tech Companies’ Power Sources, Visualized

In addition to running its own operations, Amazon’s servers power some of the most coveted real estate on the web; Netflix, Pinterest, Spotify, and …

Sweden’s Projectplace launches ToDo, a free version of its project management tool

You may not be familiar with Projectplace, but it’s one of the oldest software-as-a-service companies around – the Swedish company has offered its …