Joseph Vu

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With 100M users, Pinterest’s ‘promoted pins’ just became a lot more attractive to advertisers

Everybody and their dog is talking about Facebook and Instagram ads, but with Pinterest finally sharing its monthly active user numbers Wednesday — the service claims 100 million — I expect that advertising eyeballs will suddenly be looking <i>a lot</i> closer at “promoted pins.”<p>Pinterest is the hugely …

Xbox One exec: We're doing things that 'can't be done' on PS4

Xbox executive Kudo Tsunoda: "We've really got a lot more going on [than our competitors]."<p>According to Xbox executive Kudo Tsunoda, the Xbox One has "a lot more going on" than the PlayStation 4 and other competing platforms. In a new interview, Tsunoda talks about how Xbox One features like …

Backward Compatibility

Apple fires back at report that many are ditching Apple Music

Apple has responded to media reports from earlier today that almost half of people who tried Apple Music have now abandoned the service.<p>Apple says the finding, from MusicWatch, is erroneous, and that 79 percent of Apple Music users continue to use the service.<p>The MusicWatch report also says that …

IS commander killed in U.S. raid

U.S. Special Forces on Friday night conducted a lethal raid deep in eastern Syria, where they engaged a top commander of Islamic State in battle and …

US Navy fighter jets will carry an autonomous anti-ship missile

The US Navy may have a robotic ace in the hole when it fights enemy warships in the future. It's planning to put Lockheed Martin's autonomous LRASM (Long Range Anti-Ship Missile) on the F/A-18 Super Hornet by 2019, giving jet fighters a weapon that tracks and wipes out targets mostly or entirely on …

3 mistakes Microsoft should avoid when launching Windows 10

Windows 10 is slated to launch this summer, and I can’t help but think how big a chance this is for Microsoft to draw in new followers.<p>If it plays its cards right, the company can also win over pirates and attract more gamers into the fold. Here are three mistakes Microsoft should avoid when …

Windows 10

8 Simple Ways to Be More in the Moment When You Travel

<b>1. Don't make comparisons.</b><p>Whether you travel often or only occasionally, it's far too easy to compare your current situation to one from the past. The pebbly shore off the Promenade des Anglais in Nice instantly makes you long for the black sand beaches you frolicked on in Santorini. The Pad Thai …

Cape Town

‘Leaked’ Samsung Galaxy S6 looks just like the iPhone 6

Samsung is expected to unveil its new flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone at Mobile World Congress next month, but some leaked images from the XDA developer forums might have just spoiled their big reveal.<p>The set of images of an alleged Samsung prototype show is a big departure from the other Galaxy …

Phones

Head to Arkansas for What May Be America's Coolest Art and Design Hotel

Architect Deborah Berke designs a modern retreat in Bentonville, Arkansas, for 21c, a hotel mini-empire blending art, design, and hospitality.<p>Located on the northeast corner of the Bentonville town square and a short walk to Moshe Safdie's Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 21c Museum Hotel …

Architecture

9 awesome paid iPhone apps you can get free for a limited time

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free was one of the best lists we’ve published in a while, and a few of them are still free …

Up close with Google's new and improved Project Ara prototype

Google has come a long way since it first publicly demoed a "working" Ara Prototype during Google I/O last summer. That device was big and didn't …

So you want to buy a connected light bulb? Start here

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>When it comes to having a smarter house, most people’s thoughts soon turn to lighting. Having lights that turn on or off on a …

Awesome Dresses

The materials breakthrough that might lead to computers thousands of times faster

As the technology for making silicon circuitry smaller, faster and less power-thirsty approaches the limits of physics, scientists have tried out many materials in the search for an alternative to silicon. New research by a team at the US Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory …

Nanotech

Transgender Girl Banned From Bathroom Wins Case

Coy Mathis, a 6-year-old transgender girl who was banned from her first-grade bathroom, has won a statewide legal case in Colorado that might have …

Twin Boys, One Transgender, Become Brother and Sister

As early as age 4, Wyatt Maines asked his mother, "When do I get to be a girl?" And he told his father he hated his penis.<p>Wyatt always liked girl's …

LGBTQI