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Gorgeous glass objects created with a 3D printer

Once the basics for 3D-printer technology were established with plastic filament, the next step was experimenting with a variety of materials, which sees us pretty much smack-bang where we are now. Metal, ceramics, sandstone, sugar and even living tissue are all materials that have seen their way …

3D Printing

Google Maps update v9.13: add businesses, Street View thumbnails and more

Have you noticed a new Google Maps update hit your device? It happens to come with some nifty new features. This upgrade takes the Search Giant’s mapping app to version 9.13. It comes with a couple main improvements, as well as your typical bug fixes, so let’s dig into all the details.<p>The coolest …

Iran’s Foreign Minister Says It's Too Early for the U.S. to Reopen Its Embassy in Tehran

Iran’s Foreign Minister said Sunday that it was premature to consider the reopening of a U.S. embassy in the country.<p>Javad Zarif’s remarks come as …

Train heroes 'gave us an example of what is possible,' says French President

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mark Moogalian couldn't make it to the Legion of Honor ceremony Monday when four men were honored for subduing an armed terror suspect on a French train.<p>The French-American academic, 51, was in a hospital recovering from a gunshot wound. Before the other men got involved, Moogalian tried to …

Google integrates Twitter into its desktop search results

Google and Twitter are getting a little friendlier; you can now view tweet feeds from various accounts and hashtags right from Google.com on the desktop.<p>You can search something like “The Next Web Twitter” and Google will pull up a feed of our latest tweets. Alternatively, type in a hashtag and …

Uber Says its Global Ride Bookings Will More Than Double in 2016

Ride-hailing company Uber is telling investors that its total bookings will reach $10.84 billion, and more than double in 2016 to $26 billion, …

Spotify apologizes for its new controversial privacy policy

Spotify’s CEO Daniel Ek published a blog post today apologizing and attempting to clarify its recently updated privacy policy that proved to be controversial among some users and press. In the post, Ek explains that updated terms granting Spotify access to more of users’ personal information is …

Apple Reports $49.6B Revenue, $10.7B Profit, $1.85 EPS For Q3 2015; Stock Slips 7.3%

Apple has just released its fiscal Q3 2015 earnings, reporting $49.6 billion in revenue, $10.7 billion in net profit representing $1.85 per share. Compared to the year-ago quarter, it corresponds to a growth of 32.5 percent in revenue and an impressive 44.5 percent jump in EPS. Despite this …

Microsoft reports big losses in the fourth quarter

Nokia write down killed any chances of making a profit this quarter<p>Microsoft today reported its earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2015 fiscal year and unsurprisingly, the massive $7.6 billion write down for its Nokia purchase last year tanked any chances of it turning a profit. The write down …

Hackers Show They Can Take Control of Moving Jeep Cherokee

Using a wireless communications system, researchers manipulate the SUV’s electronics<p>Two computer-security researchers demonstrated they could take control of a moving Jeep Cherokee using the vehicle’s wireless communications system, raising new questions about the safety of Internet-connected …

Fiat Chrysler

9 Things To Know About Amazon’s New Rival Jet.com

Upstart shopping site aims to be cheaper than Amazon, more practical than Costco.<p>If you haven’t heard of Jet.com yet, you will very soon. The …

Amazon to celebrate 20th birthday with Prime Day sale

For Amazon Prime members, Christmas is coming early this year.<p>To celebrate Amazon's 20th birthday next week, the e-commerce giant is introducing Prime Day, offering up what it claims will include "more deals than Black Friday." The summer sale will be held Wednesday, July 15 -- the day before …

eCommerce

Reddit: “We Screwed Up”

Reddit just admitted it royally screwed up. Not just over the firing of Reddit community manager Victoria Taylor on Friday, but also for not listening to the community over the past several years.<p>Volunteer Reddit moderators systematically shut down threads in protest after hearing of Taylor’s …

Scientists film death of white blood cell for first time and discover alert system

In a world first, Melbourne scientists have captured on video each stage of death of a human white blood cell, a phenomenon never seen before and which reveals the cells apparently try to alert their immune system allies that they are dying.<p>White blood cells are the critical, disease-fighting cells …

Immune System

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Alibaba is getting ready to launch the Netflix of China.</b> The Asian online retail giant is preparing to launch its own video streaming service.<p><b>2. Facebook is eating the $140 billion hardware market.</b> Its Open Compute Project started as a controversial idea within the company — but four years …

‘Throwaway ticketing,’ the controversial money-saving trick that airlines don’t want you to know about

The reporter for Think Progress and author of the e-books "How To Fly For Free" and "How To Find Cheap Flights" is so good at it that he has planned a world trip that will take him more than 20,000 miles to 13 countries, all for free.<p>When Business Insider spoke with Keyes, he said one of his …

Apple Finally Learns AI Is The New UI

But is it too late to beat Google?<p>“Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like,” Steve Jobs once said. “That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”<p>It’s an ironic quote, given the countless examples of Apple …

Why We Finally Have the First True 'Smartphones'

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

What to expect from today’s Apple WWDC event

Apple will kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference today with one of its trademark keynote events. Here’s what to expect.<p>A look at iOS 9 and the next version of OS X.<p>For the past several years, Apple has unveiled its latest operating systems at WWDC, which is typically available to the …

My Eyes Are Up Here: Eye-Tracking Comes to Virtual Reality Social Network AltspaceVR

The eyes have it.<p>Socializing in virtual reality sounds geeky, and it is. But starting this week, social VR startup AltspaceVR is making what feels like an important incremental step to mainstream acceptance: Tracking its users’ eyes.<p>The premise of Altspace is that people will want to be able to …

Tim Cook: This year's WWDC keynote won't be all white guys

If you have trouble remembering the last time you saw a woman or a person of color on stage at an Apple keynote, you're not alone. Even CEO Tim Cook …

Tim Cook

6 Dead, 87 Infected, 2,300 Quarantined: South Korea's MERS Crisis

South Korea’s ongoing outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) claimed its sixth victim on Monday, with an 80-year-old man dying while …

Climate change, terror on agenda for 2nd day of G-7 meeting

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — After spending much of the first day talking about Ukraine, leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies shifted their …

Video Chat Hits Third Dimension

<b>Intel RealSense 3D Camera technology in laptop, 2 in 1 and All-in-One computers is making live video chatting more immersive, interactive.</b><p>For many, …

Google Photos behind the app -- scanning makes it special

If you’ve been using the new Google Photos app announced yesterday at Google I/O, you may be impressed with how smooth the interface is, or how easily the service indexes your photos.<p>There’s a lot happening behind the scenes to make the magic happen; things you’re never supposed to see, but will …

First Apple Smart Home Products Launch Ahead of Worldwide Developer Conference

Devices using Apple's HomeKit home automation software have been slow to reach consumers.<p>The first products to take advantage of Apple’s smart home technology were unveiled today, just days before the start of the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference.<p>Five device makers announced products that …

Microsoft's acquisition of Wunderlist is official

Microsoft's purchase of Wunderlist creator 6Wunderkinder is official. Today the company published a blog post confirming the deal, which <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reported yesterday. "The addition of Wunderlist to the Microsoft product portfolio fits squarely with our ambition to reinvent productivity …

Amazon rolls out free same-day delivery

In another blow to bricks-and-mortar retail stores,<p>Amazon.comis launching free same-day delivery for Prime members in 14 metropolitan areas, including Los Angeles.<p>Starting Thursday, shoppers who belong to Amazon's annual Prime membership program and make a purchase of $35 or more by noon will …

Freddie Gray death: 12 arrested during protests

<b>Baltimore, Maryland (CNN) —</b> Protesters angry over the death of Freddie Gray got into physical altercations with police Saturday night in downtown Baltimore near the city's famed baseball stadium.<p>Some of the hundreds who confronted lines of police officers got into shoving matches with helmeted cops …