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San Francisco is actually one of the worst-paying places in the US

Software engineers are among the highest-paid workers in the US: the average salary for a Silicon Valley developer is around $120,000, about three times the median wage in the rest of the country. (This is how good it is in this particular sector of the US economy: even summer interns in Silicon …

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Opinion: Battlefield 4 totally eclipses the heart

Total eclipse of the heart. That's the phrase I was left with following last night's demo of <i>Battlefield 4</i> — a game in which the player shoots hundreds of faceless people — that developers are labeling "more human."<p>The decadent presentation took place in a downtown San Francisco movie theater, a …

Thanks Google Keep! EverNote sees uptick in downloads, usage

When I called Phil Libin, Evernote CEO earlier this morning to chat about Keep, in his typical <i>matter-of-fact</i> manner he explained that Google’s Keep …

iOS 7 Needs To Come With This Simple App Switcher Concept [Video]

One of the most common complaints that we hear about iOS is that it’s getting boring. We’ve been using practically the same interface for over 5 years and haven’t seen any major changes, so people are hoping for something new and exciting with iOS 7.<p>Jesse Head’s iOS 7 App Switcher concept comes …

Don't Buy the Verizon T-Mobile iPhone 4 5 (UPDATE)

The day that<p>Verizon T-Mobile gets the iPhone will be remembered as glorious by everybody who'sdropped 12 calls in a row, been taunted by meaningless …

The massive data-collection industry that fuels Facebook's targeted ads

The site is buying access to reams of consumer data that's never been shared online<p>Facebook's user-targeted ads have been fueling profits and unsettling privacy advocates since the beginning, but a new report shines a light on just how extensive the company's research is. As it turns out. …

Flipboard 2.0 refreshes app's look, now lets everyone run their own magazine (hands-on)

Flipboard announced today that it has 50 million users, and also released a new version of its app that lets every one of them become an editor-in-chief. Flipboard 2.0 is "the most epic release we've ever done," CEO Mike McCue told <i>The Verge</i>, and most of its new features focus on curation: users can …