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Uber says it doesn’t have the files that Google parent company Alphabet says were stolen

The company further says that an injunction isn’t necessary because all the cars on the road are using Velodyne lidar.<p>Uber, in response to a lawsuit filed by Google parent company Alphabet, today filed an opposition that says the company effectively doesn’t have any of the documents Alphabet claims …

Anthony Levandowski

The deadliest jobs in America, ranked

These jobs can be killers. Everything, from taxi driver, to garbage collector, we rank the 20 deadliest jobs in America.

Winfield Wool Pinstripe Overshirt

Winfield Wool Pinstripe Overshirt<p>Rivay is a young brand that combines the street-savvy style of their hometown of New York, with sturdy, practical …

Camping

Inside Satya Nadella’s CEO Comp Package From Microsoft

Through a filing, Microsoft has revealed the compensation package for its new CEO. In short, Satya Nadella is buying all the beers for the next few years.<p>In numerical terms, Nadella will pick up a $1.2 million yearly cash salary, with installments doled out twice monthly. Nadella is also eligible …

Why Mahatma Gandhi is becoming popular in China

<b>For the first time, Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi's own story of his life is to be available in China.</b><p>The Story of My Experiments With Truth, which has sold more than 200,000 copies in India alone and has been translated in to some 35 languages, will now be translated in Mandarin to cater …

India

Nissan's new 400 bhp engine fits in carry-on luggage

The new engine is the other half of a hybrid powerplant for Nissan's Zero Emission On Demand Racing Car (ZEOD RC), which is set to become the first …

Slow Watches | With 24 Hour Display

Slow Watches striped away the extra hands for a unique way to tell time, the display shows you all 24 hours in a day! The minimalist watch features …

Liverpool's future determined by transfer policy over next 72 hours as much as Merseyside derby with Everton

Liverpool head into a pivotal period chasing the top four spot with a thin squad after a series of transfer failures in the summer and having missed out on another talented potential signing<p>With 72 hours left of the January transfer window, one wonders if <b>Liverpool</b> owner John W Henry is already …

Soccer

Lifestraw Go

For a long time, finding fresh drinking water out in the wilderness was a chore — you either had to bring along purification packets, or else boil …

Dash’s Smart Driving App – A “Fitbit For Cars” – Arrives On Android

Dash, a Techstars New York-backed startup that wants to be like a Fitbit for your car, has now launched. The product includes a combination of a hardware device and smartphone application which offers real-time feedback on your driving, trip logs, access to vehicle diagnostics (that pesky “check …

Revamped PrivacyStar App Uses Color Coding To Help You Avoid Telemarketers

PrivacyStar released a version of its Android app today aimed at making it easier for users to avoid calls from aggressive telemarketers and debt collectors.<p>The previous PrivacyStar app already provided real-time caller ID, as well as call and text blocking. (You can watch an old TechCrunch TV …

An NSA Coworker Remembers The Real Edward Snowden: 'A Genius Among Geniuses'

Perhaps Edward Snowden’s hoodie should have raised suspicions.<p>The black sweatshirt sold by the civil libertarian Electronic Frontier Foundation featured a parody of the National Security Agency’s logo, with the traditional key in an eagle’s claws replaced by a collection of AT&T cables, and …

15 Million Students Learned to Program This Week, Thanks to Hour of Code

Hour of Code, a five-day-old initiative to get kids to take programming tutorials during Computer Science Education Week, will soon reach 15 million …

Barack Obama

Yahoo’s Geek Goddess

As one of Google’s highest-ranking women, Marissa Mayer became a Silicon Valley superstar, but inside the search giant her dazzle sometimes wore thin, with colleagues rebelling against her imperious style. In the wake of Mayer’s jump to run the struggling Yahoo, Bethany McLean asks whether she will …

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! [Google Play Weekly]

A lot happened in the world of Android this week and, as it has been since the launch of Android Kitkat and the Nexus 5, most of it has been Google. To start, there is a new Google Play Store layout that will let you search for apps based on whether or not they’ve been designed for a tablet or a …

Android News

Waxing On Your Period & More 'Down-There' Grooming Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask

"Down-there" grooming is a touchy subject (literally). Whether you leave the hair-removal process up to the professionals or you prefer to do your own "landing strip" at home (yeah, we went there), you're probably still wondering if you've got this thing all figured out.<p>So, we took one for the team …

Windows 8.1 review

A year ago, Microsoft "reimagined" the look and feel of Windows, and placed a risky bet on the future of computing. Touch is everything, it said, and nearly everything about Windows 8 was designed to be used in a world without laptops and desktop PCs. But most people still use laptops and desktops, …

How Jeff Bezos Crushed Diapers.com So Amazon Could Buy Diapers.com

A day after the New York Times dropped an excerpt of a juicy upcoming book about Twitter, Bloomberg Businessweek has published an excerpt of …

eCommerce

Garmin D2 Pilot Watch

While it certainly won't replace the navigation technology typical of most airplanes, the Garmin D2 Pilot Watch ($450) would definitely be a pilot's …

Silicon Alley's First Billionaire Aims To Dominate Images On Web

Jon Oringer marches along the gutted 21st floor of the Empire State Building and ducks out a window onto a deck to pose for a magazine shoot, snapping his own photos as the photographer snaps photos of him. Starting this winter, the entire floor (and an identical one below it) will play home to …

Samsung embraces users’ creativity with Pen.Up for Galaxy Note models

There’s no denying that the S Pen from Galaxy Note models is a great little stylus, and between its hardware and the software Samsung makes …

Discovery Channel's 'Hawaii' Shows Just How Amazing The Islands Are

“It was nature’s greatest experiment in evolution, an experiment that asked a big question: What would happen if you put the world’s most active volcano in the wettest place on the planet, and then made it all so remote, that everything that happened here happened in complete isolation from the …

Here's What Happens To Google Employees When They Die

It’s no surprise that the employee benefits of Google are among the best in the land—free haircuts, gourmet food, on-site doctors and high-tech “cleansing” toilets are among the most talked-about—but in a rare interview with Chief People Officer Laszlo Bock I discovered that the latest perk for …

Letter to the President From a Fellow Lawyer: Please Answer to Congress the Hard Questions That Cameron Couldn't

Dear Mr. President,<p>I wish to offer to you the humble perspective of a concerned lawyer about your proposed targeted military action in Syria. Your professional career is, after all, rooted in the practice of law. While you are arguably one of the brightest intellectuals to hold the presidency of …

Quentin Tarantino Lists the 12 Greatest Films of All Time: From Taxi Driver to The Bad News Bears

<i>Creative Commons image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Any list of the most respected American filmmakers of the past half-century would have to include Stanley …

Quentin Tarantino

App turns old iPhones, iPads into a home security system

Planning to upgrade your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch? Instead of selling or recycling your old iOS devices, you can turn them into home security cameras with the Presence app by People Power.<p>Setting up a home security system can involve buying expensive cameras, covering installation costs, and …

Victoria Wallet

The wallet Victoria has a simple design and is very practical for everyday life. Banknotes, credit cards, notes and receipts (and of course much …

Crowd Funding

The Prince Who Blew Through Billions

When two British lawyers, Faith Zaman and Thomas Derbyshire, signed on in 2004 to manage the affairs of Prince Jefri Bolkiah, notorious playboy brother of the Sultan of Brunei, they entered a world of orgiastic wealth: 250 companies, 2,000 cars, luxury hotels, planeloads of women and polo ponies, …

10 Of The Worst Diet Tips Ever

<i>By Stephanie Castillo for Prevention.com</i><p>You know you can't believe everything you read. And still, you haven't eaten an egg yolk since the 90s, and you can't touch a French fry without being saddled with guilt. Oh, and don't even get us started on the whole don't-eat-after-8-PM-or-else mentality. …