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Eat Nuts, Live Longer

Hungry? Grab a handful of nuts. Not only are they packed with protein, but it turns out they may be the food for longevity.<p>At least, that’s the …

Winamp shutting down after over 15 years

The famous media player Winamp will shut down next month, over 15 years after its initial release. Though Winamp eventually lost popularity, in the late '90s and early 2000s it was one of the go-to media players for listening to local music or radio streams. In 2002, Winamp's maker, Nullsoft, was …

Pocket 5.0 for Android has Arrived!

With a little extra time to add some more polish, we are especially excited to announce that Pocket 5.0 and Pocket Preferences are now available for …

Google Translate for Android Gets Faster, Simpler Speech Translation

Google today released an updated Google Translate app for Android with faster and simpler speech translation, gestures, and support for more languages. You can download the new version now directly from Google Play (Google says it’s rolling out today and tomorrow, so don’t fret if you don’t see it …

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks about team building, product insight, and good design

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made an appearance at the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco today to have a fireside chat with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. During the hour-long conversation, Mayer spoke about her experience relating to teams, the impact of design on products, and how she helps empower …

Disqus Adds Embed Support For Rich Media Files In Comments

Commenting platform Disqus has added rich media support to its service, enabling users to express their thoughts in more ways than just text. With its Embedded Rich Media offering, any Disqus-powered article can now include videos from YouTube or Vimeo, GIFs and memes, Soundcloud songs and …

New ways to search on Twitter

We’re updating our iOS and Android apps to make it easier to discover what’s happening on Twitter.<p>New filters in search help you quickly find exactly …

Dropbox reportedly seeking $250 million in funding at a staggering $8 billion valuation

Dropbox hopes to raise $250 million over the next few weeks as part of its latest round of venture capital funding, according to <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>. That lofty figure basically matches the total amount Dropbox has accrued since launching five years ago. But even more staggering is the valuation …

Angelina Jolie's emotional acceptance speech at Governors Awards

Jolie: Humbled to get humanitarian award<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Angelina Jolie and other stars honored at the Academy's 2013 Governors Awards<br>• Jolie received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award<br>• Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury and costume designer Piero Tosi received honorary Oscars<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Angelina Jolie knows …

Adobe's colossal password leak becomes a playable crossword puzzle

Adobe's been embarrassed over the past few weeks after it was revealed that some 150 million customer records were leaked online — and that Adobe had been using some questionable methods to protect that information in the first place. In a clever spin, some of that information has been turned into …

Captain without a ship - Marcos clan mayor at eye of Philippine storm | Reuters

TACLOBAN, Philippines (Reuters) - Minutes before a tsunami-like storm surge slammed into the Philippine coastal city of Tacloban, a tall man in a motorcycle helmet strode along the shore through ferocious typhoon winds.<p>City mayor Alfred S. Romualdez tells the media of his frustrations over the slow …

San Francisco Turns Into Gotham To Make A 5-Year-Old's Dream Come True And It's The Most Heartwarming Thing You'll See All Year

Last week, we wrote about the Make-A-Wish foundation giving 5-year-old Miles, who is battling Leukemia, the chance to fight crime as his favorite superhero. Friday, Nov. 15, San Francisco was transformed into Batman's hometown of Gotham where Miles has been taking down some of the Bat's biggest …

San Francisco BatKid Gets Tough On Crime

A mysterious hero known as BatKid emerged from a shadowy lair Friday to save San Francisco from the grip of criminal masterminds that have been …

Despite sanctions, Iran's Ayatollah amasses wealth

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Typhoon Haiyan: US carrier boosts Philippines relief effort

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Pocket 5.0: Introducing a Smarter Pocket

At Pocket, it’s always been our goal to make saving and consuming content as easy and fast as possible, wherever you are, on any screen. Over 800 …

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Attachments in Gmail, now with the power of Google Drive

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Dropbox Gets Bigger and Bigger - MIT Technology Review

As tech CEOs are wont to do when they have assembled journalists for an announcement, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston rattled off several data points about …

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U.S. carrier starts Philippine storm relief; death toll jumps | Reuters

TACLOBAN, Philippines (Reuters) - A U.S. aircraft carrier started unloading food and water in the typhoon-ravaged central Philippines, while the United Nations, citing government figures, put the latest death toll at 4,460 - almost double the last official number given.<p>President Benigno Aquino has …

Depression may accelerate the aging process of our cells, study finds

Depression harms more than just the mind: research has linked the ailment with a host of physical conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Now, fascinating new research suggests that depression might also accelerate the aging process at a cellular level.<p>In a study published …

Android and Windows Phone make huge third quarter gains as BlackBerry crumbles, IDC reports

We know BlackBerry is a withering mobile brand, but how fast is it crumbling, and who is gaining from its demise? IDC's latest quarterly numbers yield some answers, showing that Android continues to solidify its dominant lead in the smartphone market, crossing the 80 percent threshold to hit a …

Are computer screens damaging your eyes?

<b>The rumor: You can damage your eyes by looking at a computer screen for too long</b><p>After staring at a monitor for hours on end, have your eyes ever felt dry, itchy or irritated? Has your vision become blurry, or have you even seen double? Has your head begun to pound because of all the squinting and …

Philippines delegate refuses to eat until action on climate change 'madness'

With his country grappling with the damage from "hell-storm" Haiyan, a Philippines official launched a hunger strike Tuesday to pressure a U.N. climate change conference for concrete steps to fight global warming.<p>Naderev Sano, a member of the Philippines Climate Change Commission, said he was …

Duterte in tears after visiting Tacloban

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – His voice cracking and almost in tears, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte said God must be somewhere else when Super Typhoon …

Iran’s supreme leader built a real estate empire on seized property

When we found out that Iran had secretly owned a Manhattan skyscraper for decades, we knew the country’s rulers had a talent for moving money, but a new Reuters investigation has revealed a $95 billion corporate empire controlled by Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.<p>At least some of …

The Chaos After the Super Typhoon

One of history's most powerful storms has devastated the central Philippines, priming it for a public-health crisis. For many survivors, awaiting aid, the scene is perilous.<p>Typhoon Haiyan tore across the central Philippine islands on Friday, in what <i>The New York Times</i> described as "play[ing] a …