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Teens Create 'Five-O' App To Help Document Police Brutality

Meet the teens who are taking on police brutality with a little digital innovation.<p>Inspired by the civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, the three high schoolers from Decatur, Georgia, built "Five-O," a mobile app that empowers citizens "to record and store data from every encounter with law …

Westboro Baptist Church Protesting SF Tech Workers This Afternoon

The Westboro Baptist Church, the group known for its hate-filled picketing outside the funerals of soldiers and those who died of AIDS, has found a new target – the tech industry. The group plans to picket pretty much every major tech company in Silicon Valley from Facebook to Reddit this afternoon.<p>…

Samsung mocks the iPhone 6 before it's even announced

Screen size envy is Samsung's latest Apple attack<p>No one knows for sure if Apple really is announcing a bigger iPhone, but that hasn't stopped Samsung from taking yet another jab at its rival. The company's derisive new commercial shows a man excitedly commenting on rumors about the upcoming iPhone …

InkCase Plus Adds A Second, Standalone E-ink Screen To Your Android Phone

With more of our attention being gobbled up by smartphone screens it’s no wonder phone displays have gotten bigger. But there’s a natural limit on how big a phone’s screen can get before you’re basically holding a tablet. And not everyone wants such a whopper.<p>Wither next, then? Well, what about …

Google’s Street View Cameras Are Touring Museums and Taking Selfies

Art galleries have a lot of mirrors, and the robots are snapping oddly compelling pics of themselves in front of them.<p>Google’s Art Project was launched three years ago as a sort of Street View for museums and art galleries. Using panoramic cameras mounted on trolleys, Google captures the artwork …

Apple to parents: iPhone is your little helper

The latest ad in Apple's "You're More Powerful Than You Think" campaign shows all the apps parents can use to get through the day.<p>Apple has spent the last few months making people feel deeply insecure.<p>All through its latest advertising, it's made you understand that if you don't have a verse, a …

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Designers recreate stone age tools with space age technology

For more than a million years, the simple stone hand axe was one of our most important tools, but in the age of smartphones and virtual reality it can be hard to understand how revolutionary it really was. In their design series "Man Made," Dov Ganchrow and Ami Drach use 3D printing to make the …

This Site Shows Who Is Hacking Whom Right Now — And The US Is Getting Hammered

U.S.-based computer security firm Norse has released a real-time animated map that illustrates ongoing cyberattacks around the world. Without a doubt, the U.S. is getting constantly hammered by hackers.<p>In just 45 minutes, the U.S. was the victim of 5,840 cyberattacks.<p>The Norse map does not …

5G in the UK and Beyond: What We Know

With 4G now becoming more ubiquitous in the UK (as well as around the world), early work is being done on the <i>next</i> next-generation data standard, currently being referred to as 5G.<p>You’d be forgiven for thinking then, with all the noise around the subject, that 5G implementation could be just around …

Xbox controllers can control games in your browser with new IE developer edition

Microsoft is launching a developer version of Internet Explorer today, designed to supply developers and enthusiasts with the latest browser features. The Internet Explorer Developer Channel can be installed on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, and the separate browser will run alongside an existing …

Build Your Own Electric Car: Now All Of Tesla’s Patents Are Open Source

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has never been one to shy away from controversy, or grandiose gestures (see: the Hyperloop project). After hinting at the news this past weekend, Musk announced today that all of Tesla’s patents are now open source.<p>In a blog post on the Tesla website, Musk explained his …

Stamplay: An Easy, IFTTT-like Way to Create Web apps

Stamplay, which has just recently come out of closed beta, has a lot of plans for the near future like releasing new components in partnership with other services and improving the complexity of rules that can be defined. However even in the current stage the service can be used for things ranging …

Nutmeg Is The Answer To Your Sad, Gif-Free Existence

Because I love you, I’ve interrupted my regularly scheduled Saturday morning programming to bring you this breaking news update: THERE IS A NEW APP IN THE APP STORE THAT MAKES SENDING GIFS IN TEXT MESSAGES SUPER EASY!<p>It’s called Nutmeg, and it brings an experience similar to Giphy to mobile. When …

Snazzleberries!: 3-D Printing Mixed-Fruit Flavored Berries

Berries: everybody loves them. One time in college I was wandering around campus high when I stumbled across a wild blackberry patch. I sat there in …

Thermodo turns your smartphone into an instant thermometer

Today’s smartphones offer countless apps to check the weather, find out upcoming forecasts, or even get alerts when it’s about to rain or snow. But no app can tell you exactly what the temperature is right where you stand. That’s why Robocat, the developers of Haze and other smartphone weather …

Renderings Based on Leaked Schematics Show Sapphire Glass-Backed iPhone 6 'Air'

Last week, Japanese magazine MacFan published alleged schematics for a 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch iPhone 6. French Apple website <i>Nowhereelse.fr</i>, along with graphic designer Martin Hajek, took these schematics one step further and created 3D "iPhone Air" renderings using these blueprints as a guide (Via</i> …

Meet the Class of 2014 - PAPER

<i>Check them out -- talented, creative and yes, incredibly good looking -- these are the 43 people you need to know in 2014.</i><p><i>(L.A.) Written by Alex Scordelis / Styled by Saskia Vaye / Hair by Ashley Streicher at The Magnet Agency using Oribe / Makeup by Ashleigh Louer at The Magnet Agency using NARS /</i> …

IRS Rules Bitcoin Is Property, Not Currency

The IRS has officially stated that bitcoin is a property – similar to any other valuable commodity – rather than a currency. What does this mean? Not much. In short, if you pay someone in bitcoin – in the same way you could pay them in gold – the wages are taxed accordingly. It is also not …

Amazon Customers Wake Up to Unexpected Cash

Amazon customers had a pleasant surprise in their email inbox this morning: credits from a settlement between some of the largest U.S. book …