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Apple’s Radical New File System May One Day Replace The Mac’s Finder [Patent]

A new Apple patent describes an invention that may one day replace the Mac’s Finder.<p>Referring to a method for classifying documents in such a way as to allow for a multi-dimensional graphical representation of their contents, the patent would move away from the way information is currently …

The coin prince: inside Bitcoin's first big money-laundering scandal

<i>By Adrianne Jeffries and Russell Brandom</i><p>A week ago, 24-year-old Charlie Shrem landed at JFK, home from giving a talk about the virtual currency Bitcoin at an e-commerce convention in Amsterdam.<p>The trip had gone well. Shrem’s speech made the front page of the Dutch <i>Financial Times</i>, his Icelandair …

Skyforge, a vending machine for your 3D-printed dreams

Remember when vending machines distributed premade goods like candy, Super Balls, and sausages? Yawn. A new kind of vending machine called SkyForge makes use of a 3D printer to sell plastic items that are only limited by the imaginations of the machine's users.<p>The invention came about when …

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Stylish screensaver recreates the iOS 7 lock screen experience on your Mac

Want to bring iOS and OS X even closer together than they already are? Christian Heudens has recreated the iOS 7 lock screen to your Mac as a free downloadable screensaver. The thin fonts look great on a Retina Display. It’s a neat way to give your Mac a bit of individuality and make your …

Iron Maiden Using BitTorrent Analytics to Plot Tours

<b>Update, 7:30 p.m.:</b> Andrew Teacher, Musicmetric's head of PR, says that the CiteWorld story referenced below is "sadly not substantiated." …

Google Glass: What You're Not Supposed to Do

There are certain things you won't be encouraged to do wearing one of these. Those are the things I did.<p><i>Published in the December 2013 issue</i><p><b>Google Glass</b> mayor may not transform the future. But one thing is beyond question: It elicits mighty strong reactions in the present.<p>The first week I got my …

4 reasons why Apple's iBeacon is about to disrupt interaction design

You step inside Walmart and your shopping list is transformed into a personalised map, showing you the deals that'll appeal to you most. You pause in …

RightScale brings on-premises vSphere into its cloud management purview

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>RightScale has long prided itself on its ability to manage multiple clouds — private, public, hybrid, from different vendors, …

Doctor On Demand App Gives $40 Medical Consultations From the Comfort of Your Smartphone

Today, it’s becoming expected that a smartphone should be able to do anything and everything useful, well beyond the gimmick of a few years ago, …

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BitTorrent Sync doubles users in a single month, growing '2 times as fast as Dropbox'

On Nov. 5, BitTorrent Sync, the free “private cloud” solution to syncing files between your desktop, laptop, and mobile devices, hit one million users. Today, the company announced that it has hit two million users.<p>And the company says it’s growing twice as fast as Dropbox.<p>BitTorrent Sync is …

Apple's iBeacon Is Now Being Used To Give Bar Patrons Free Access To Magazines

London-based Exact Editions is finding an innovative way to use Apple’s new iBeacon technology. If their trial proves successful, it could change how …

Amazon Prime Air: Delivery by Drones Could Arrive As Early as 2015

For the next few weeks UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service will be working overtime to make sure you get your holiday gifts on time, but if Amazon …

Update: Half Marathon training: 21K Runner, 13.1 mile run trainer pro by Fitness22 (Healthcare & Fitness)

Half Marathon training: 21K Runner, 13.1 mile run trainer pro by Fitness22 6.30 <b><br>Device:</b> iOS Universal <b><br>Category:</b> Healthcare & Fitness <b><br>Price:</b> $5.99,</b> …

Kixeye moves to mobile, shows free-to-play done right

SAN FRANCISCO -- Walking through Kixeye's headquarters here in downtown San Francisco, you'd be forgiven for thinking you were in the offices of a triple-A studio.<p>Military sound bites blast out of the speakers of its bunker-themed elevator waiting hall, a space awash in glowing red light and …

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11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

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Need to Talk to a Doctor, Pronto? Now There’s an App for That, Too.

These days, the list of things you can do with your phone is a long one. Now you can add visiting the doctor to that list.<p>American Well is launching …

Think twice before you send: This app can save Snapchats forever

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Sending pictures and videos on Snapchat just got a whole lot riskier. Business Insider happened upon a new app called SnapHack …

Starbucks Designs To Monetize WiFi

Starbucks is one of the biggest providers of free Wi-Fi in the U.S. With over 11,000 locations, they have created their own portal and a basket of news site access and other resources for those who log on to their network. I’m a frequent user of their service, and I’ve watched it evolve over the …