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How To Present A Successful Hackathon Demo

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Brandon Kessler is the founder and CEO of ChallengePost, a platform to showcase software, online competitions, and hackathons.</i><p>It’s sad to stay up for three days building something awesome only to bomb the demo presentation. It’s no surprise it happens: you’re exhausted and racing to …

Football's greatest-ever hoax: Was the 1958 World Cup faked by the CIA?

It was the tournament that launched Brazil as football’s new superpower and announced Pele as the greatest player the game had ever seen, but did any …

Eyeing Expansion In The BRICs, eBay Doubles Down On Machine Learning And Context Translation

In 2013, eBay announced a big focus on growth in emerging markets for its marketplace, in particular, Russia, Brazil and China. Some of this growth can be enabled through localization, but the marketplace has tested a more technical approach — with machine translation — with its first big expansion …

eBay snags a startup that helps you try clothes on virtually

Buying clothes online while you're lazing around in your underwear is a wonderful thing, but the tricky part is figuring out if that ironic t-shirt really flatters your figure. That's why eBay just bought a company called PhiSix -- the team's tech turns patterns and pictures of clothing into 3D …

How Edward Snowden went from loyal NSA contractor to whistleblower

In late December 2001, someone calling themselves TheTrueHOOHA had a question. He was an 18-year-old American male with impressive IT skills and a sharp intelligence. His real identity was unknown. Everyone who posted on Ars Technica, a popular technology website, did so anonymously.<p>TheTrueHOOHA …

4 Not-so-Secret Tricks to Speed up Your Lightroom Workflow

How a 365 Project Changed My Life

Just over a year ago, photography was my most precious hobby. I really enjoyed it and took photos fairly often, but I felt that if I wanted to take …

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Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger questions timing of Chelsea's sale of Juan Mata to Manchester United

Arsenal manager is unhappy with the timing of Chelsea's sale of Juan Mata to Manchester United<p>Arsène Wenger has accused <b>Chelsea</b> of “playing” with transfer window rules to enhance their Premier League title challenge.<p>Wenger, the <b>Arsenal</b> manager, believes the sale of Juan Mata to Manchester United …

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FORTUNE — Carl Icahn, the billionaire activist investor, has been interested in technology lately. Wednesday, he made several TV appearances to reiterate his call for tech giant Apple (AAPL) to engage in a massive $150 billion share buyback. As usual, he demonstrated that he was willing to put his …

Duologue Is A New Quality Assurance Tool For App Designers

A French duo got frustrated with QA testing for mobile apps, so they spent a month coding and designing a new service called Duologue. Duologue helps you compare app screenshots with mockups, track bugs and comment.<p>“These days, I’ve been developing a few mobile apps,” developer Paul Dupuy told me. …

CES 2014: Kolibree Debuts Smart Toothbrush to Track Brushing Habits

Kolibree has introduced the world's first connected electric toothbrush at CES this year, designed to track brushing habits and encourage better dental care. Kolibree analyzes brushing habits and then displays them on a mobile dashboard, which can be accessed via an iOS app.<p>The Kolibree uses …

According To Science, These Are The Best Photos To Use In Your Dating Profile

Now, science has proved that certain kinds of photos will help you attract more dates, and the standards are not the same for men and women.<p>Online dating site Zoosk recently did a study of 4,000 singles, says The Date Report.<p>Should my photo be taken indoors or outdoors?<p>Depends! Women attract 60% …

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Code.org: 2 Weeks And 600M+ Lines Of Code Later, 20M Students Have Learned An “Hour Of Code”

Less than a year ago, brothers Hadi Partovi and Ali Partovi launched Code.org to help advocate for computer science in the U.S. and increase participation in STEM education by making these subjects more available in schools and classrooms around the country. Today, it seems that what started as a …

Crazy currency: The more I report on Bitcoin, the weirder it gets

Op-ed: Despite a year of reporting and Bitcoin's insane rise, I'm happy not to own any.<p>The first time I ever heard the word “Bitcoin” was back in …

Walking Dead actor 'to plead guilty' over Obama ricin letter

A Texas woman is expected to plead guilty to sending ricin-laced letters to Barack Obama and New York's mayor, Michael Bloomberg.<p>Shannon Guess Richardson has a federal court appearance scheduled for Tuesday in Texarkana, Texas. She is expected to plead guilty under a deal that caps any prison …

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Samsung’s patent could make big smartphones easier to use for everyone

I like the idea of big smartphones more than I actually like using them. That’s because, even though I have average size hands, I can’t manage to do …

Enterprise Snapchat and other tools to keep data locked down

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Microsoft video attacks Google's Chrome as surveillance technology

A leaked internal Microsoft video attacks Google's Chrome Everywhere campaign, drawing pointed attention to Google's program of monetizing personal …

'Invisible Girlfriend' Startup Provides Fake Love For A Price

Invisible Girlfriend, a new company recently created at Startup Weekend St. Louis, has emerged as the solution for those without a significant other — providing potential subscribers with options such as text messaging, "emergency interaction," gifts, and a relationship status change on …

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Accidental assassin: JFK theory alleges Secret Service agent fumbled gun

Many of the most popular Kennedy assassination theories have the trappings of a Cold War spy novel: political intrigue, colorful villains and labyrinthine twists and turns.<p>But at least one theory that has gained traction in recent years has a relatively straightforward storyline: The assassination …

How Women Change Men

As daughters, sisters, wives, and coworkers<p>Soon after Jay Z welcomed his first child, Blue Ivy Carter, last year, a poem the rapper had reportedly dedicated to his new baby girl zipped around the Internet. “Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich / I didn’t think hard about using the …

Raspberry Pi now includes Mathematica and Wolfram Language for free

Wolfram wants to make it easier for would-be programmers everywhere to start learning how to code, and it's announced a new partnership today that'll have every Raspberry Pi include at no extra cost a copy of Mathematica and an early version of Wolfram Language, its easy to use computing language. …

Uber Integrates PayPal's New SDK Into Its Mobile Apps To Offer New Ways To Pay

Uber and PayPal have teamed up to integrate the payment system into the private car service’s mobile apps. Through this partnership, Uber customers can opt to pay through other means besides their credit cards. Not all users will be able to participate right now — it’s launching in five select …