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A New App For Evernote Solves An Annoying Problem

Currently with Evernote if two people are updating the same file at the same time, they can get error messages. That's annoying.<p>LiveMinutes COO, Alex Dufetel, told Business Insider that he hopes the app will help Evernote combat Box. In September, Box introduced a note-taking app for teams called …

Apps

Amazon forges new deal with USPS to deliver packages on Sundays

It wasn’t long ago that the United States Postal Service (USPS) was lobbying Congress to allow it to stop delivering packages on weekends due to budgetary constraints. That equation, however, lacked Amazon.<p>Under a new deal with online retail giant Amazon announced today, the USPS will now be …

Russian Cosmonauts Occasionally Infect the ISS with Malware

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Russian security expert Eugene Kaspersky says the International Space Station was infected by …

Space Exploration

Apple Maps Significantly More Popular Than All Other iOS Mapping Apps, Including Google

After a rough launch last year, Apple Maps appears to be doing very well for itself, with 35 million U.S. iPhone owners using the app in September 2013, versus 6 million iOS users of the downloadable Google Maps according to data from comScore and <i>The Guardian</i>.<p>The data remains a little fuzzy as …

Google Has Designed A Throat Tattoo That Is Also A Lie Detector

The tattoo isn't permanent — it's applied to a sticky substance on the skin.<p>The intent of the device is to allow someone to wear a communications device on their throat, keeping a mobile phone or similar device in their pocket. The tattoo communicates with the device, transmitting conversation. …

Wearable Tech

10 million people are trying to tweet, text, and phone home to the storm-ravaged Philippines

The massive Philippine diaspora fuels everything from global shipping to US medical care to Hong Kong maid services, and a huge proportion of those workers are desperately trying reach their family and friends after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the island nation this weekend.<p>The storm is known …

Asia

Netflix and YouTube make up majority of US internet traffic, new report shows

Peer-to-peer file sharing has declined and Amazon and Hulu struggle to win receding American attention spans<p>Netflix and YouTube now account for more than half of downstream internet traffic in North America, according to a report released on Monday.<p>This online dominance marks the first time the two …

Spy agency’s budget to hit $460-million after ‘steady path’ of growth

The federal government will spend nearly half a billion dollars this year on Canada's electronic-eavesdropping service, a spy group that is rapidly growing despite the austerity measures imposed on many other government agencies.<p>Communications Security Establishment Canada will spend more than …

Journalism
China

Capture 360-degree panoramas with the throwable Panono ball

Two years ago, Jonas Pfeil posted a video to YouTube about a funny-looking ball he’d created that was filled with cameras and could capture panoramas of the entire world around it. Three and a half million people have watched that video in the time since, and with all the attention, Pfeil has been …

Apple's iPad Mini Retina Is Now Available From $399

Apple’s next-generation iPad Mini was unveiled last month — and it has landed on the Apple Store today, retailing at $399 for the 16GB WiFi-only model and $529 for the cellular data-equipped version.<p>Here are the countries that the new iPad Mini is available in for now: the US, the UK, Australia, …