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2012 One of Warmest Years on Record

Barack Obama 'disappointed' with Russia over Edward Snowden and 'Cold War mentality'

U.S. President Barack Obama has confirmed that he would go to Russia later this year for a G20 summit but said he was "disappointed" that Russia granted temporary asylum to former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden.<p>Speaking on NBC's "The Tonight Show" with host Jay Leno, Obama said Moscow …

Google To Supply Free Wi-Fi Hotspots For All 7,000 U.S. Starbucks Locations

Google has just announced via a blog post that it will be offering free, faster Wi-Fi hotspots at all U.S. company-operated Starbucks locations, which will get up and running sometime within the next 18 months. Google says that its speeds should beat the existing hotspots at the coffee shops by at …

Apple Reportedly Ramping Up For New iPad Mini With Retina Display Later This Year

Apple is indeed gearing up to put a Retina display in next version of the iPad mini, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The new version of Apple’s smaller, 7.9-inch tablet will have a high-resolution screen provided by Samsung’s display supply wing, as well as LG and Sharp. …

Sergey Brin’s Younger Brother Co-Founds A Startup Of His Own: Butter, A Digital Restaurant Menu In A Crowded Space

Sam Brin, 26-year old younger brother of Google co-founder Sergey Brin, has spent the last few months in a bit of borrowed office space with college pal Jon Li quietly building a startup of their own.<p>Lest you get too excited about the possibility of a bit of brotherly rivalry: Sam and Jon aren’t …

How Apple Gets At-Home Workers To Work

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ashley Verrill is a software analyst for Software Advice, as well as the Managing Editor for the Customer Service Investigator blog.</i><p>When a leaked memo broke the news earlier this year that Yahoo was ending its work-from-home program, CEO Marissa Mayer was both lauded and lambasted for …

The Government Lied About Being Able To Read Your Email Without A Warrant

<i>Edward Snowden: “I, sitting at my desk, [could] wiretap anyone, from you or your accountant, to a federal judge or even the president, if I had a personal email [address].”</i><p><i>Rep. Mike Rogers: “He was lying. […] It’s impossible for him to do what he was saying he could do.”</i><p>Who is right, and who is …

Kinect turns your bathtub into a giant liquid touchscreen

Researchers have created a "touchscreen" for your bathtub. With only a Kinect sensor and a projector, AquaTop display facilitates interacting with virtual objects using just your hands. In order to function properly, the system requires you add some bath salts to your tub, which will turn the water …

Boasting big-name users, Github rival RhodeCode hits version 2.0 and starts making money

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Chances are you’ve never heard of the source code management (SCM) platform RhodeCode, a rival to the likes of GitHub, …

Star Apps: Linkin Park

Mike Shinoda, Linkin Park's founding rapper and multi-instrumentalist. (Credit: Publicity)<p>Linkin Park embraced the digital age early on. Even prior to changing the spelling of their name (because <i>LincolnPark.com</i> was already taken), founding members promoted their music in online chat rooms when most …

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is Pure Glamour in Vogue Brazil's April 2013 Cover Shoot

<b>Gladiadora do Futuro</b> – Rosie Huntington-Whiteley lands yet another <i>Vogue</i> cover with the April 2013 edition of <i>Vogue Brazil</i>. Inside the magazine, Rosie …

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Gwyneth Paltrow's Illusion Dress Does The Trick (PHOTOS)

Gwyneth Paltrow needs a figure-slimming garment like the Kardashians need more press coverage. But leave it to Gwynnie to go the extra mile and don an illusion dress -- and a super chic one, at that.<p>Gwyneth wore her two-toned sheath on Wednesday in New York City while leaving the set of "Good …