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Ello vs. Facebook

The eight-week-old social network Ello has a manifesto: no ads, no data-mining, no algorithms that make decisions about what you should see, no turning users into products. If you hit the “I agree” button after the manifesto, the site puts you on the waiting list for an invitation. If you click …

Rumor calls out Windows 95 as the reason Microsoft skipped version 9

Still confused about why the new version of Windows is 10, instead of 9? Beyond the loosely defined numbering schemes that are all too common in tech (how many iPhones did it take to get to 6?), a note posted to Reddit could provide an answer. Reddit user cranbourne claims to be a Microsoft …

Tesla Will Announce Something Called “The D” On October 9th

Elon Musk has just tweeted about his plans to announce two things next week: one thing called “the D”, and “something else” that is left shrouded in mystery for now.<p>He did this by saying that it was “time to unveil the D”, later claiming to have no idea that the phrase “unveil the D” would make …

After Quietly Acquiring SnapSaves, Groupon Launches Snap, Paying You To Shop

Groupon continues apace with its plans to evolve from an online daily deals giant into a wider e-commerce player, with an emphasis on mobile and local purchases. Today the company is launching a new app called Snap — which provides iOS and Android users with a set list of products, and gives you …

The Best iPhone & iPad Apps From September 2014

From third-party keyboards to boutique e-commerce, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in September.<p>Here, we filter through the noise to present you with our selection of the best App Store newcomers from the past month.<p>SwiftKey<p>With the launch of iOS 8 last month, a number of third-party …

3D-printed pizza and tech 'groundbreaking' for ISS

The future potential of the food and manufacturing industries may be found in the eyes of entrepreneurs and companies literally looking to the …

Website offers bounty for iPhone 5S hack

Nothing tempts hackers quite like a high-profile new target.<p>A website is offering a bounty of more than $16,000 in cash and other prizes for the first person to successfully hack the Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the new iPhone 5S.<p>The site, IsTouchIDHackedYet, was created by Nick DePetrillo, an …

How Data Will Transform Science

In the late 17th century a middle-aged draper named Antonie van Leeuwenhoek became interested in the magnifying glasses he used to inspect fabric. He …

The truth about Internet slang: It goes way back

The English language wouldn’t be what it is today if not for a long history of abbreviations and alternate spelling<p>In 2007, BBC reporter and presenter John Humphrys wrote an essay pointedly titled: “I h8 txt msgs: How texting is wrecking our language.” In it, Humphyrs lamented that,<p>the relentless …

How To Anonymously Tell Your Co-Worker He Smells

You've been in a situation like this before: Someone you work with has stinky breath. You know it, your coworkers know it. Only problem is, he doesn't know it. Everyone would be better off if someone told him about it (including Mr. Egg Salad Sandwich himself, who would no longer be the talk of the …