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Camille Seaman: The Big Cloud

Camille Seaman‘s name has become synonymous with her stunning images of Polar Regions and her amazing project, <i>The Last Iceberg.</i> <i></i>Her heroic and …

Magnificent Examples of Water Drop Photography by Corrie White

Water drop photography is an art form. There are so many different ways, techniques and combinations one can explore in creating the most unique and …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Supercell Storm Brewing

Looking like a scene from <i>The Wizard of Oz,</i> this remarkable photo shows an ominous supercell storm descending on a farm in Nebraska. Professional …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Asperatus Clouds Captured Over New Zealand

Stratocumuliform, cirrus, cumulonimbus, altocumulus: what do these strange words all have in common? They’re all used to classify different types of …

Rdio and Cumulus will announce deal to create free, ad-supported music

It seems that Rdio, the streaming music service founded by Skype, is making some big plays to overtake its competition. It launched personalized …

Grand Theft Auto V pre-orders ship early, Amazon UK learns crime doesn't pay

Amazon could find itself struck off Rockstar Games' Christmas card list after it delivered <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> preorders to customers in the UK in advance of its September 17th release. Some customers reported receiving shipping notifications over the weekend, with additional reports suggesting the …

NSA spying on millions of Visa transactions

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>The NSA’s own financial databank contained over 180 million records in 2011, 84 percent credit card transactions<p>September 16, 2013 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Der Spiegel on Sunday posted its latest revelations on NSA surveillance based on leaks from whistle-blower Edward Snowden. According to …

Best Buy-Backed Zubie Raises $8M to Bring Cars and Drivers Online

Want to turn your dumb car into a smart car? A startup called Zubie is now selling a wireless dongle that connects to almost any car’s onboard …

AT&T will start taking Galaxy Gear pre-orders tomorrow

You can stop wondering when AT&T will let you plunk down cash for a Galaxy Gear: the carrier has just announced that it will start taking pre-orders for Samsung's smartwatch at 12:01AM ET tomorrow, September 17th.AT&T hasn't detailed pricing or a final release date, although Samsung has previously …

Google Glass no Longer Requires Tethering Plan

The ‘Explorer Edition’ of Google Glass is very much in beta, as evidenced by a range of recent updates for the wearable device, the latest of which appears to have ended the need for a dedicated tethering plan to equip Glass with Internet access when away from a WiFi connection.<p>Engadget reports …

TechStars launches a connected devices incubator with ad firm

TechStars, the seemingly ubiquitous startup accelerator, has launched an internet of things program with New York digital ad agency R/GA. This …

Why Apple is eyeing gold for the new iPhone

If you've noticed #iphonegold showing up all over Twitter, there's a good reason.<p>The Internet on Monday lit up over reports that the next iPhone, set for unveiling on Sept. 10, could be available in black, white and gold. If Apple does indeed launch a gold iPhone, it would be the first color added …

Guns, lasers, and rails: Lionel's first iPad game tries to breathe life into a century-old hobby

Can tower defense create a new generation of locomotive lovers?<p>Lionel has been making and selling model trains since 1900, and recently the company decided to do something different to rejuvenate the brand — release an iPad game. <i>Battle Train</i> is a game where you strap guns to your locomotive in …

Amazon’s U.S. front end web site went down (and is now back up)

<i>Update: This story was updated through at 12:45 to reflect to new information and culmination of the outage.</i><p>Amazon.com,(s amzn) the front end of the …

Nextpeer, Which Brings Multiplayer Mode To Mobile Games, Comes To Android

Nextpeer, an Israeli startup that’s looking to make every mobile game multiplayer-enabled, is landing on Android after racking up about 10 million monthly actives in its network on iOS.<p>The company’s SDK basically offers a deeper version what earlier mobile-social gaming platforms tried to do by …

Bitcoin now 'unit of account' in Germany

Germany's ministry of finance has formally recognised the digital currency Bitcoin as a "unit of account" which can be used for private transactions – meaning that the ministry will now be able to tax users or creators of the four-year-old virtual money.<p>However, companies wanting to use it for …

Meta, The Crazy AR Glasses That Aim To Do What Google Glass Can’t, Go Up For Pre-Order

Over a year after the announcement Of Google Glass, many folks I talk to still seem to be misunderstanding what Glass can actually <i>do.</i><p>“It’ll be great for Augmented Reality!” they say, assuming that Glass can render objects directly into your full view of the world (it can’t.) “Ooh! It’ll be like …

Washington, Meet Twitter#PAC

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Twitter has its very own political action committee and appointed lobbyist in Washington as of …

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DEA Passed Secret Data, Tips For Covering Up To IRS

Shh. It turns out that Big Brother is doing a bit more than looking for terrorists.<p>Information uncovered this week indicates that one of the beneficiaries of government surveillance programs is none other than the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The IRS was reportedly the recipient of information …