Mark Anthony Manzo

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Hagel apologizes to Medal of Honor recipient for delay in award

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is apologizing to Medal of Honor recipient William Swenson for having to wait so long for the Army to recognize his heroism.<p>Hagel says the Army, which lost the medal paperwork, corrected the wrong, but he's sorry Swenson and his family had to endure the processing …

Texas town outraged after middle school football player dies from attack by ants during game

Parents and a school district official are demanding answers after a 13-year-old Texas boy died four days after he suffered a severe allergic reaction to ant bites during a football game.<p>Cameron Espinosa was in a huddle with his teammates at Paul R. Haas Middle School in Corpus Christi last …

What do Nokia and Denny's have in common? Apple envy

It's not unusual for companies to try to ride each other's coattails during notable events, but Apple days are particularly ripe for corporate PR maneuvers that are always too clever by a half. It doesn't seem to make a difference if you're selling pancakes or polycarbonate phones: as long as they …

Circle Gives You Distributed Control Of Your Family’s Internet So You Can Be Human To Each Other

This embed is invalid<p>Let’s not kid ourselves: We don’t control the Internet, the Internet controls us. Any notions to the contrary are foolish at best, but a new Kickstarter project called Circle wants to help families fight back against the Internet’s omnipresence with hardware and software that …

This iPad game actually builds your kids' brains — and tells you how they're developing

Occasionally, when people shout “brains!” they’re not zombies looking for a fresh meal. Sometimes they just want to help you grow, learn, and be the best you can be.<p>Which, of course, is exactly what all parents want for their kids.<p>Seven months after launching the Fit Brains app to help adults build …

Microsoft: Parents with iPhones, Galaxys are embarrassing

In a new ad with a great headbutt, Microsoft mocks parents who want to take pics of the kids' play with anything but a Nokia Lumia 1020.<p>Parents can be frightful.<p>Blind to the deficiencies of their children, they idolize them to the point at which those kids join startups and think they know …

Windows Phone

Indian Baby Spontaneously Combusts

Latest iWatch concept imagines flexible display, iOS 7-inspired user-interface

Designer Federico Ciccarese, who we know from many past Apple product concepts, has teamed up with some friends to create his latest iWatch render. This time around his concept is a little more realistic than some of the other iWatch renders we’ve seen from Ciccarese, and even touches on some of …

Herd of Fluorescent Green Bunnies Born

Mother Of Dead Cairo Reporter Publishes Gut-Wrenching Final Text Messages

Her mother Sabreen Mangoud, published the last few text messages she shared with her daughter on Facebook.<p>They are incredibly difficult to read.<p>From The National:<p><b>06:19 am</b><p>Mother: Habiba, what's going on there? I went to sleep at 1:30, that's 11:30 your time. What's with the attack? Tell me.<p>Habiba: …

Journalism

Scenes from Kim Jong-un’s visit to North Korea’s first “hand-phone” manufacturing plant

North Korea’s baby-faced supreme leader Kim Jong-un unveiled what is purported to be the Hermit Kingdom’s first domestically manufactured smartphone this weekend via a dispatch and several photographs from the state KCNA news agency.<p>The Arirang is a conventional-looking Android handset; details are …

North Korea

Email Company Used By Edward Snowden Shuts Down Rather Than Hand Data Over To Feds

When Edward Snowden emailed journalists and activists in July to invite them to a briefing at the Moscow airport during his long stay there, he used the email account “edsnowden@lavabit.com” according to one of the invitees. Texas-based Lavabit came into being in 2004 as an alternative to Google’s …

What Is The Most Catastrophic Error Made By An Intern At A Tech Company?

When I was 21, I almost lost several hundred million dollars by threatening to mutilate one of our customers.<p>In my senior year in college, I worked full time as an intern PM at NetApp. I spent most of that time at work being groomed and prepared to be a full PM, and given that my background was in …

Beats exec: new Studio headphones show 'we're serious about sound'

Think about "Beats by Dre," and you might think of an overpriced red headset that makes your brain rattle with bass. Luke Wood, president and COO of Beats Electronics, wants to change that image. And he believes the company's latest product, the new Beats by Dre Studio headphones, will be a major …

Ex-President George Bush Shaved His Head For A Little Boy With Leukemia

A statement issued by a Bush spokesman Wednesday says the 89-year-old former president acted earlier this week at his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine. That was after he saw members of his Secret Service detail with newly shaved heads to show support for the 2-year-old son of an agent. The child …

What Google's Chromecast Has That All the Other Web-to-TV Devices Don't

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google today announced a new Internet-to-television device, a well-developed area of technology that …

Microsoft Releases Fourth Anti-iPad Ad Highlighting Windows 8 Multitasking Capabilities

Microsoft has launched a fourth anti-iPad television advertisement, once again highlighting the iPad's inability to run multiple apps at the same time.<p>In the ad two baseball scouts using an iPad and a Windows 8 tablet vie to sign same player, with the Windows 8 user coming out on top thanks to the …

Late nights 'sap children's brain power'

<b>Late nights and lax bedtime routines can blunt young children's minds, research suggests.</b><p>The findings on sleep patterns and brain power come from a UK study of more than 11,000 seven-year-olds.<p>Youngsters who had no regular bedtime or who went to bed later than 21:00 had lower scores for reading and …

Does A $347 3-D Printer Mean The Future Is Here? Or Just Paper-Thin Progress?

Now on Kickstarter, the Buccaneer is designed for easy at-home use, costs less than an iPhone–and just might make or break our collective dream of technology.<p>The magic words, or magic number-plus-letter, of our technological fantasies to date are: 3-D. The 3-D printer is this year’s collective …

Purported low-cost iPhone model spotted; Jelly Bean knockoff packs Snapdragon 600 CPU, sells for $199

<i>Low-cost iPhone-based Basic Bear knockoff | Image Credit: Techdy</i><p>The low-cost iPhone has reportedly been spotted, with a peripherals maker revealing design details for the device in an in-house produced video – but there’s a twist: an Android-running smartphone has already been adapted to fit inside …

Mobile Technology

Alleged 'budget' iPhone revealed in photos and video by company selling Android knock-offs

Photos and video of what’s purported to be the new low-cost iPhone popped up online overnight, possibly giving us the closest look yet at Apple’s newest device. The images even look identical to photos published last week by Nowhere Else of alleged plastic iPhone cases. But there’s a twist. The …

You Will Not Believe The Video Game Characters These Heroes "Drew" In Excel

Art, one cell at a time.

Final Fantasy

Firefox add-on warns internet users of the dark side of the NSA

Dark Side of the Prism from Justin Blinder on Vimeo.<p>Privacy-conscious fans of Pink Floyd may never use the internet in the same way again.<p>A new …

Apple's New iPhone Software Is 'Polarizing,' Hears Plugged-In Apple Blogger John Gruber

While we think we know what to expect, plugged-in Apple blogger John Gruber says he's not sure what Apple has up its sleeve. He says this is the first time in years that he didn't really know what to expect from Apple.<p>On his WWDC-preview podcast, he said, "The one thing I keep hearing over and over …

In His Own Words: Why Steve Jobs Decided to Create the iPad

Despite initial criticism (albeit brief) when the iPad was first released, there can be no doubt that the device has been insanely successful – it …

Microsoft recruits Siri to bad-mouth the iPad in new Windows 8 tablet ad

Whatever era you call it, post-PC or simply PC plus, the Mac vs. PC war has ignited once again today. In a fresh Windows 8 ad, Microsoft is directly attacking Apple's iPad on price, an approach it took during the early Vista days with low-priced laptops. It's also doing it in a way that parodies …