Laura Krupka

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Slack is finally rolling out Do Not Disturb

Slack hinted a Do Not Disturb mode was coming to the service last month, but today it’s quietly confirmed that it’s rolling out to everyone in the next few days.<p>The new feature, which is well overdue, lets you select specific hours that you don’t want to be sent notifications for such as evenings …

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How Pikazo Turns Your Photos Into Magic

The latest photo app to grab the world by the eyeballs is called Pikazo. Created by a programmer and an artist, the app “simulates a visual cortex” and takes 10 minutes to change a normal picture into something out of the Tate Modern. Here is how it works.

YouTube exec explains what makes a video go viral

This was way back in 2009: A quirky video called JK Wedding Entrance Dance went so viral that the hit TV show "The Office" parodied it in one of its most popular episodes (you know, the one where Jim and Pam finally got married).<p>Since then, YouTube's relationship with mass media has completely …

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YouTube will turn off its Webcam Capture feature after January 16, 2016

Google will remove YouTube’s Webcam Capture feature — which lets users record videos with webcams right on YouTube with no uploading required — after January 16, 2016. When you use Webcam Capture now, you’ll see a little warning near the top of the screen about the feature’s upcoming …

Here's how the top iPhone apps are using 3D Touch

What's a polite word for 'least effort possible'?<p>When Apple introduced 3D Touch on the iPhone 6S this September, it described the technology as a revolutionary paradigm for interacting with touchscreen devices. And it really seems like 3D Touch — and pressure sensitivity in general — could become …

Amazon handing out $5 credit to anyone who downloads one of these apps

You can never turn down free money, right? If you are looking to get a nice deal (free cash), Amazon is making it really easy to get $5 in credit to use towards “products sold by Amazon.com or digital content sold by Amazon Digital Services”.<p>So, how do you sign up? You pretty much just have to …

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Why Microsoft, Uber And 500 Startups Went To Downtown Cairo

CAIRO — Outside the entrance of the GrEEK Campus, the line to get into the third RiseUp Summit was an hour long at 9 a.m., but everyone was waiting more-or-less patiently.<p>Sobhieh Yaafury had come from Lebanon with her three daughters, 26, 24 and 10. The two older daughters already work in …

Windows Live Mail Will Die Without This Update That Cripples It Anyway

Microsoft appears to have released a slightly broken update for its aging Windows Live Mail program, which it claims will allow users to continue using it after changes are made to Outlook, Hotmail, Live and MSN accounts in the near future. Without the update, the program will soon no longer be …

YouTube mashed 2015's most viral videos and pop culture moments into one awesome tribute — and it already has 44 million views

YouTube just released its annual video mashup that pays tribute to all the biggest viral moments and people of 2015.<p>You'll see Left Shark, a handful of Shia Labeouf "Just do it" copycats, and cameos by people like Heaven King and Bethany Mota. And people well-versed in internet culture and YouTube …

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J.P. Morgan, Bank of America, Citibank And Wells Fargo Spending $1.5 Billion To Battle Cyber Crime

There’s a showdown going down between a global network of cyber criminals and the world’s largest corporations, governments and cybersecurity companies. The British insurance company Lloyd’s estimates that cyber attacks cost businesses as much as $400 billion a year, which includes direct damage …

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Elon Musk launches $1bn fund to save world from AI

Tech titans join forces to fund research into artificial intelligence that has a positive social impact - amid dire warnings that rapid, unexpected advances could kill off humankind<p>Elon Musk has unveiled his latest big-money project: saving humanity from destruction by artificial intelligence.<p>The …

Will Apps Help Convince Shoppers to Revisit the Mall?

This place has got everything,” muses Joliet “Jake” Blues as he and his Blues Brother, Elwood, barrel through a shopping mall (with police in hot …

8 Weird Christmas Song Lyrics That Should Make You Think Twice

Christmas carols have been passed down for generations now without a second thought, and some of them should honestly give people pause. Whether they’re promoting adultery, send a different message they once did, or just never made sense at all, there are some really questionable Christmas songs …

World’s 30 Highest Paid Musicians – Page 32

Featureflash / Shutterstock.com<p><b>1. Dr. Dre: $620 million</b><p>The super producer’s payout from Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats gave him the biggest single-year payday of any musician in history.<p>Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American record …