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US tech firms make eleventh-hour attempt to halt tax avoidance reforms

Lobbyists representing leading US technology companies urge thinktank advising G20 not to close international tax loopholes<p>Silicon Valley has launched a last-ditch attempt to derail plans devised by the G20 group of countries to close down international loopholes that are exploited by the likes of …

Best Visual Effects Sci-Fi CGI Short Film "Autokinetek" by Meluchi & Soluchi

The Cyborg Foundation: we urge you to become part-machine

Moon Ribas and Neil Harbisson from The Cyborg Foundation urged the audience at Pioneers Festival to consider experimenting with cyborgism.<p>Both Ribas …

India’s upcoming mission to Mars is a chance to best Russia and China

If all goes according to plan, on Nov. 5 India will celebrate a successful liftoff of its first Mars-bound space mission, the Mangalayaan, or Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). Designed by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) as a test of the country’s space technology and ability to orbit a …

Space Exploration

Vice Is Nice—on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / September 25, 2013<p>At the beginning of this year, former Bulls forward Dennis Rodman made headlines when he and the Harlem …

Street Life in London in 1877 - in pictures

A rare book which was one of the first examples of social documentary photography has been put up for auction. Street Life in London, written by Adolphe Smith with photography by the Scottish photographer John Thomson, was published in 1877. The aim of the book was stated as being 'to bring before …

A Plan to Create Just Two Time Zones in the Continental United States

Daylight Saving Time is a reminder that losing another hour of evening light isn't just annoying—it's an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings.<p>Updated: Nov. 5, 2017<p>Editor’s Note: This article was first published on Nov. 1, 2013. The original headline was, “Daylight Saving Time Is …

Sony's PlayStation was a game changer. There can be no doubt that this medium sized grey machine bore the possibilities and potential to take us from …

Microsoft Azure Now Lets You Import/Export Data By Shipping Hard Drives

Microsoft today launched a large update to its Azure cloud computing platform that introduces features like WebSocket support, segmented customer push notifications, New Relic support and a new billing alert service. The one feature that will likely get the most attention, however, is that …

Everyone Will Be Watching Wix's $119 Million IPO This Week

It filed its paperwork with the SEC in May using the confidential provision enabled by the JOBS Act. Last week, it revealed it will sell 7.7 million shares (29% from existing shareholders) priced between $14.50 and $16.50 with plans to raise $119 million for the company. At the mid-point price, the …

Venture Capital

Scion Brings Customized FR-S, xB, and tC Models to Vegas

The unofficial car of last year’s SEMA show was Scion’s FR-S. Twelve months ago we said that you couldn’t <i>not</i> see one of Toyota’s rear-drive coupes anywhere within a 10-mile radius of the Las Vegas strip—oddly enough, we didn’t see very many Subaru BRZs while we were there. It’s no surprise, then, …

Steve Aoki