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21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

The Modern Mentor: How to Effectively Court Influencers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I learn the most from people I’ve never met.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p>I’m constantly reading books, listening to podcasts, and attending …

Search for woman linked to Paris hostage-taker goes global

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hayat Boumeddiene seemed kind and polite, always wearing a veil and often motoring around on a scooter with her romantic partner, Amedy Coulibaly, a neighbor in a southern Paris suburb recalls.<p>Now the 26-year-old Boumeddiene is the subject of an international dragnet after Coulibaly -- said …

Terrorism

EA dates PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launch titles

Electronic Arts has confirmed the street dates for three of its next-generation games, <i>Madden NFL 25, FIFA 14</i> and <i>Battlefield 4.</i><p>In a blog post, chief operating officer Peter Moore stated that all three games will launch on Nov. 19 (Nov. 21 in Europe) for Xbox One and Nov. 12 (Nov. 29 in Europe) for …

iPhone 5S: Apple’s golden ticket?

Two new iPhones, the 5C and 5S, have divided opinion – Matt Warman assesses their chances<p>Sometime this week, queues will begin to form outside Apple’s stores around the world. Two new iPhones go on sale on Friday, and just when people first start camping out, as they surely will, is likely to be a …

Gilbert Taylor obituary

The British cinematographer Gilbert Taylor, who has died aged 99, was best known for his camerawork on the first Star Wars movie (1977). Though its special effects and set designs somewhat stole his thunder, it was Taylor who set the visual tone of George Lucas's six-part space opera.<p>"I wanted to …

Xbox One vs PS4: All you need to know

Ahead of their release later this year, see how the launch titles, bundles and hardware for the Xbox One and PS4 compare.<p>Techradar takes a look at the latest information on the Playstation 4 and XBox One following the Gamescom gaming convention, including launch titles and bundles.<p>From the design …

Samsung Galaxy S4 review

Years ago, people either bought an iPhone or “a Droid." Verizon’s marketing power, those insane robot ads, and maybe that just-close-enough naming convention made the carrier's Android phones virtually synonymous with their operating system.<p>But now I hear people every day saying "Oh, is that the …

Google Buys Wavii For North Of $30 Million

Google has finally closed the deal on Wavii, a natural language processing startup, for a price that is more than $30 million, we’re hearing from a legitimate source.<p>Both Apple and Google were competing for the Seattle-based startup, and Google eventually won. Apple wanted the company, which …

Will Samsung's next phone be metal like the iPhone?

There's something about the plastic nature of Samsung's phones that make them slightly less attractive.<p>To me, that is.<p>I know that there are millions to whom it doesn't make a difference. There are even many, no doubt, who believe -- in some idiosyncratic way -- that plastic says now, rather than, …

Galaxy Note

The Tech That Helped Take Down Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev

The second suspect in the brutal Boston Marathon bombings has been apprehended, after five days of uncertainty and fear. And while all credit for …

How 'Space Jam' proves the internet is a time capsule

Whether you're promoting a new movie, an event, or a presidential campaign, you need a website. But what happens to those sites once the publicity drive is over? As <i>Wired</i> reveals, many promotional sites are still running. The site for the 1996 Michael Jordan/Looney Tunes crossover <i>Space Jam</i> is …

VIDEO ESSAY: Siskel and Ebert: Screen Fighting Men

Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert were journalists, film reviewers, TV personalities and friends. They disliked each other and loved each other. They …

Ed Brubaker Says CAPTAIN AMERICA 2 Is "The Best Marvel Movie"

Amazingly Realistic Spock Statue

Watch: Prequel Short for Basketball Drama and Kickstarter Smash Success ‘Manchild’

Watch: Prequel Short for Basketball Drama and Kickstarter Smash Success 'Manchild'<p>When it surpassed its goal on Kickstarter in September 2011, Ryan …

New 'Star Wars' films to be released every summer, beginning with 'Episode VII' in 2015

Are you ready for a barrage of <i>Star Wars</i> films? Disney hopes so: according to multiple outlets, the company has just announced at CinemaCon that it will be releasing a new film in the universe every summer, starting in 2015. We had previously heard that <i>Episode VII</i> was destined for a 2015 release, …

VideoNotes Makes Taking and Sharing Notes from Videos Super Easy

If you watch a lot of online videos for education or research, you’ll find VideoNotes a really useful tool.<p>It’s as simple as this: sign in with a Google account (VideoNotes uses Google Drive for storage) and then paste in the URL for a YouTube or Coursera video. Then as it plays you can start …

Evernote to expand push into hardware with 'magical' devices

Evernote is best known today as a cross-platform note-taking service, but someday it could branch out into making devices of its own. In an interview published today at <i>PC World</i>, Evernote founder and CEO Phil Libin says hardware is on its way — beginning with Evernote-branded devices the company …

Apple job listing confirms Apple is investigating using flexible displays in future products

<b>Update:</b> Apple appears to have removed the job listing, but we grabbed a screenshot above and below.<p>We know that Apple has been investigating various methods of incorporating flexible displays in its mobile devices thanks to a handful of patents and patent applications published over the last year. …

PCs hit by an ugly quarterly drop as Windows 8 flops

It's really ugly in the PC market right now. How ugly? About the worst it has ever been, according to new reports from a couple of tech research firms.<p>First-quarter global computer shipments dropped 14 percent from the previous year, said International Data Corp., much worse than its forecast for a …

Mobile

Teens: Facebook's becoming more 'meh'

If you say something often enough, does it become true?<p>For a little while, rumors that teens see Facebook in the same way they see their dad's pale, baggy jeans have been wafting around the social biosphere.<p>Earlier this year, a couple of slightly anecdotal studies suggested that Facebook was …

Mobile advertising triples to record levels

The growing popularity of smartphones and tablets and a huge rise in the use of apps caused mobile advertising in 2012 to almost triple to over …

Office for iOS reportedly pushed to late 2014

Microsoft appears to be holding off on introducing its Office for iOS and Android versions. <i>ZDNet's</i> Mary Jo Foley reports that Microsoft has decided to introduce its mobile Office variants later than originally planned. <i>The Verge</i> originally revealed Office for iOS in November, with an expected …

Exclusive: Microsoft's next Xbox will take over your TV, interact with your cable box

The fight for the living room continues<p>Microsoft is investing in TV in a big way with its next Xbox console as part of a fight for the living room. Multiple sources familiar with the company's Xbox plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that Microsoft will introduce a feature that lets its next-generation …

Microsoft planning Xbox event for May

Microsoft had originally been planning to unveil its next-generation Xbox details at an event in April, but <i>The Verge</i> has learned that the company has pushed this back to May. Windows watcher Paul Thurrott revealed recently that Microsoft is planning an Xbox event for May 21st, and we understand …

War for TV: inside the fight for the living room

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> War for TV: inside the fight for the living room<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>This week we're taking a close look at the future of TV and the living room — the great unclaimed space of the technology world. Check back each day for a close look at …

Google 'Glass Collective' ropes in VC bigshots

Google Glass is winning the attention of the serious money crowd in Silicon Valley.<p>Wednesday afternoon Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, jointly announced plans to form an investment syndicate to supply seed money to startups developing products around …