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First Click: a Mac user installs Windows 10

One of Spartan’s more impressive features is the ability to annotate notes with a pen. While recently leaked builds of Spartan didn’t feature this, today’s preview will include this new Web Notes function. You can write or type directly on to a webpage, and share the comments through email, social …

Google is planning an Ingress convention for later this year

The augmented reality game continues to grow<p>Google's experiment with augmented reality games may become a convention before the end of the year, its creator said at South by Southwest today. <i>Ingress</i>, a conspiracy sci-fi game that pits factions against one another for virtual control of real-world …

Goodbye MongoDB, Hello PostgreSQL

By far most time was spent in updating applications, especially those that relied heavily on MongoDB’s aggregation framework. Throw in a few legacy …

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How to predict Destiny's future

Over the past few weeks, Reddit user megamanexe4 has posted leaked information about <i>Destiny</i>'s upcoming <i>House of Wolves</i> expansion. Following the initial <i>House of Wolves</i> leaks, the same redditor shared accurate predictions about this week's <i>Nightfall</i> strike and Xur's inventory, as well as some …

Valve's VR headset is called the Vive and it's made by HTC

Plug this thing into your PC for a whole new world of Steam-powered experiences<p>HTC has just announced the Vive, a virtual reality headset developed in collaboration with Valve. It will be available to consumers later this year, with a developer edition coming out this spring. The company has …

Facebook Mobilizes Ad Manager

Facebook is hoping to make buying and designing ads on its platform as easy as possible, especially as the company targets small and medium …

Good Luck Charm Bangle

All you need is love—and maybe some colorful bangles for a good cause. The <b>Made With Love Project</b> brings you this <b>good luck charm bangle,</b> made by members of a women’s cooperative in the <b>West African region of Djenne, Mali.</b> These bangles <b>look good—and do good, too.</b> Crafting such pieces provides these …

Mashable on Twitter: "This augmented reality family video shows the possible future of computing at home http://t.co/1NLCyVi4p3 http://t.co/1RMvUMAiZ2"

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Report: Seahawks offer Lynch a multi-year extension worth $11-$12M in 1st year

The Seattle Seahawks appear to be doing their best to make sure Marshawn Lynch doesn't retire.<p>Seattle has offered Lynch a multi-year contract …

How To Use Vanity URLs and Avoid SEO Self-Cannibalization

Understanding URL structures is one of the few technical SEO flavors that every search professional must fully understand to be successful. Rand did …

Beacons Open Up Prospects For 'Physical Retargeting'

As speakers at last week’s Mediapost IoT: Beacons event in Chicago demonstrated, those much-hyped little Bluetooth devices are fit for much more than …

Finally! #TrialsFusion goes #multiplayer! Better over a year late than never.

Why Tesla's battery for your home should terrify utilities

Elon Musk's electricity empire could mean a new type of power grid<p>Earlier this week, during a disappointing Tesla earnings call, Elon Musk mentioned in passing that he’d be producing a stationary battery for powering the home in the next few months. It sounded like a throwaway side project from …

Find the Best Rated Local Home Improvement Professionals

Porch, the home services platform, connects homeowners with quality home improvement, repair and maintenance professionals and also serves as the …

You say 'machine learning', employees just hear 'Terminator'

Watchfinder IT director explains how to ease your business into data science

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning–the power to predict

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning provides Machine Learning as a Service (on Microsoft Azure) and allows you to make your own applications more …

Why So Many Mobile Games in the Super Bowl? Because TV Is a Gold Mine for Them

This year's Super Bowl showed a new group of advertisers—mobile games—aiming to take over the world's biggest marketing event. And while it's easy to …

World electric car speed record set by Tesla Model S P85D - Zap-Map

A brand new world speed record for production electric cars has been set by the Tesla Model S P85D, completing a standing quarter-mile sprint in 11.6 …

In the shadow of Seattle’s retail giants, Evo’s ski and snowboard business is killing it online

Most retailers hate bad weather, which can keep packages from being delivered on-time, and stop customers from visiting stores.<p>Evo is praying for …

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Phluant Mobile Has Officially Partnered with Facebook’s Ad Server Atlas | Blog

ADVERTISING WEEK, NEW YORK—September 30, 2014—Phluant Mobile announced today its technology and data partnership with Atlas, an ad serving and …

EventBoard, pushing iPads to manage conference rooms, gets $1.5M

A Salt Lake City startup called EventBoard is launching a web-based application today that brings smart data analytics to the normally boring task of tracking meetings in companies’ conference rooms.<p>EventBoard is also announcing a seed round to the tune of $1.5 million.<p>That figure sounds small when …

Google And Apple's New Privacy Policy Worrying FBI Director James Comey

Privacy is a big thing in this day and age. Privacy has always been important, but right now is one of those times in history where it seems to be …

NVision App on Twitter: "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's new Exo Survival co-op mode revealed in explosion-filled trailer: http://t.co/wnT6eAnsN1"

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