Nicolas Ingels

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Global Mobile Android/iOS Messaging App Map Dominated By WhatsApp — But BBM Bags A Foothold

The mobile messaging app landscape continues to be highly geographically fragmented, with different messaging services doing well in different global regions. Despite ongoing localised variety, messaging veteran WhatsApp remains dominant in multiple global regions, even as relative newcomer — to …

7 Ways To Totally Blow A Tech Company Turnaround

Remember BlackBerry?<p>Beginning in January 2012 when CEO Thorsten Heins took over, BlackBerry essentially bet the company on a touchscreen smartphone powered by a new BlackBerry operating system called BlackBerry 10. The problem, however, was that much of the phone was cobbled together from pieces of …

Windows Phone

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Posts Guide on Converting to Android from iPhone

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt has posted a multi-step guide on switching from Apple's iPhone to an Android device on his Google+ page today, refreshing the rivalry between the two companies as of late. While the guide itself appears to be relatively basic in nature, Schmidt instructs both PC and Mac …

Zuckerberg says US 'really blew it' on surveillance programs

Mark Zuckerberg believes the United States "really blew it" on surveillance programs that have drawn intense criticism as lacking respect for citizens' privacy.<p>"I think that these things are always a balance, in terms of doing the right things and also being clear and telling people about what …

Afghanistan considers reintroduction of public stoning for adulterers

Afghan government officials have proposed reintroducing public stoning as a punishment for adultery, Human Rights Watch said, even though the practice has been denounced both inside and outside the country as one of the most repugnant symbols of the Taliban regime.<p>The sentence for married …

Poll: Obama not a manager-in-chief

A majority of Americans think President Barack Obama is untrustworthy, according to a new poll that also found doubts about the president’s management abilities.<p>Fifty-three percent believe Obama is not honest and trustworthy, the CNN/ORC poll released Monday shows, noting a “clear majority” for the …

The TSA Is No Match For This Mad Scientist And His Gun Made With Junk From Airport Stores

Evan Booth hacks together working weapons–like a shotgun, a grenade, and a crossbow–with purchases anyone can make after they go through security, to show that the TSA is more spectacle than real protection. And the FBI is taking notice.<p>Things you can’t bring on a plane: Scissors, gel candles, …

Sri Lanka bans remembrance of Tamil Tigers

Sri Lanka's military announced a ban on commemorations of the island's defeated Tamil Tiger rebels following reports that sections of the ethnic Tamil minority were planning to hold events.<p>The military said on Monday, any event was banned because the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Known as LTTE …

India's Nuclear Scientists Keep Dying Mysteriously

Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an easy time of it over the past decade. Not only has the scientific community been plagued by "suicides," unexplained deaths, and sabotage, but those incidents have gone mostly underreported in the country.<p><i>(Photo via)</i><p>Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an …

Americans’ new Thanksgiving tradition: watching TV all day long

Thanksgiving is a day when more than 100 million Americans will observe the most honored of traditions: gathering with family and friends to watch as many as 15 hours straight of TV.<p>More than any other major American holiday, Thanksgiving has become a TV-centric day, where people seem to spend far …

TV Ratings

‘Family Guy’ Kills Off a Member Of The Fam

Brian Griffin, the mainstay talking dog featured on Seth McFarlane’s animated show <i>Family Guy</i><i>,</i> was run over by a car and killed in Sunday night’s …