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Rotimatic

Who is using the<br>Rotimatic?<p>Health-conscious families, fussy kids, time-starved couples, foodies, techies, and roti lovers make up the thousands of …

Documenting India's Villages Before They Vanish

The country's greatest chronicler of rural life embarks on a mission to digitize, well, everything.<p>NEW DELHI—When Palagummi Sainath was starting out as a young reporter in the 1980s, his news agency sent him into India’s heartland to collect the usual sob stories from farmers devastated by drought. …

India

This is why I'm living in the Post-PC era and you should too

I decided to go “all iPad” in the beginning of the year 2014. At first it was some problems on how to do all the stuff I did on my Macbook Air, but I …

Hey food fans, GE wants to get into calorie tracking too

Buying a fitness tracker is easy compared to figuring out how to find an accurate caloric content of your food, but that didn’t stop General …

What If You Could Use SQL For All Your Big Data?"

Vine

Fart Facts That'll Make You Gasp

(Dailymotion link)<p>How fast can farts travel? Why do women's farts smell worse than men's? The more you know… even about farts. This list of facts …

How Google Glass Will Save Car Enthusiasts From Extinction

"Computers are killing the automotive hobby!" Car geeks say this with defeatist disdain; tech nerds utter it with futurist superiority. Thing is, …

Virtual Reality

Much of China's web traffic mysteriously sent to Wyoming shell company

Much of China encountered a major web traffic jam yesterday. According to <i>The New York Times</i>, something seemingly went seriously awry within the country's Great Firewall on Tuesday, causing it to redirect nearly all traffic from inside China to the servers of a mysterious company registered to a …

Microsoft Launches Amar Chitra Katha Application on Windows 8 Mobile Platform

During Mumbai Comic Con event in Mumbai, Microsoft announced the launch of Amar Chitra Katha Comic App, which will offer comics created by Amar …

Chromebooks now account for 22% of computers in schools in the US

According to the latest statistics about what computers are being used in schools around the country, Google’s Chromebooks account for about 22% of …

MS Office

Researchers sent a text message using only vodka and a fan

Giving a whole new meaning to the phrase "drunk text," York University researchers in Canada have used vodka and a desk fan to send a new kind of text message. In the experiment, they encoded the alphabet in evaporated alcohol, assigning different concentration levels to represent bits 1 and 0. The …

Here are Facebook’s 9 top open-source projects from 2013

Facebook and open-source software go together like Jay-Z and Beyoncé — you just can’t have one without the other.<p>And if Blue Ivy is the product of the latter union, then we must draw parallels between that royal child and Facebook’s React, Rebound, HipHop, and other open-source babies.<p>As Facebook …

Knot Standard Sells Tailored Suits and Menswear Online

Men typically don’t enjoy clothes shopping, and in particular the fitting element of that process — as a guy I’m qualified to speak on that: yet all men like to look good in nice clothes and sharp suits. That’s a conundrum that Knot Standard — a New York-Dubai based company — is aiming to fix… with …

After HCL, Wipro Too Discontinues Its PC Manufacturing Business

Close to heels of HCL closing down their personal computer manufacturing business, Wipro also announced yesterday that it will discontinue …

A College Kid Made More Than $24,000 Yesterday Just By Waving This Sign On ESPN

A college student quickly made over $24,000 just by waving this sign on TV.<p>Here's the deal: Yesterday on ESPN's "College GameDay" (an ESPN college football show that's filmed at a different college campus each week) some student held the above sign that has both the Bitcoin logo and a QR code.<p>A QR …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

CGI Animated Shorts: "Brain Divided" - by Josiah Haworth, Joon Shik Song & Joon Soo Song

On The Timeless Appeal Of 'Calvin & Hobbes'

Bill Watterson brought an end to <i>Calvin & Hobbes</i> in 1995, after just 10 years of writing and drawing the comic strip. But to his many devoted fans, that shockheaded boy and his tiger are as important today as they were when they first appeared in daily papers all around the country.<p>Filmmaker Joel …

As Google Reader Disappears on July 1, Here's What You Need to Know

In case you forgot, Google is cutting off service on its RSS reader product on July 1. If you’re one of the remaining few that’s still using Google Reader, time’s running out for you to back up your feeds and find a replacement.<p>Here’s what you need to know.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology …

Huawei Ascend P6 solves 4 x 4 Rubik's Cube in 50 moves, considers meaning of life (video)

Okay, it might not be the fastest phone-cubing you've ever seen (or the funkiest,) but it's likely some of the shrewdest. Using an Ascend P6 at its heart, "MultiCuber 3" is the latest contraption from serial cube-coder (and ARM Engineer) David Gilday which combines Lego Mindstorms, algorithms and …

Like father, like son: Approaching life like an entrepreneur

<i>Tarun Wadhwa is an aspiring entrepreneur and the son of serial entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa.</i><p>My dream was always to become a lawyer. I used to believe that law was the most direct way to impact the world around me. I thought entrepreneurs were only concerned with small issues, while lawyers worked on …

The astounding athletic power of quadcopters | Raffaello D'Andrea

TED Talks

Edward Snowden’s employer calls PRISM leak a ‘grave violation of its code of conduct’

Edward Snowden surprised a lot of people today when he revealed himself as the source of the NSA PRISM leaks, and few are more surprised than his employer, technology consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton.<p>The company released a statement in response to the news today, confirming that Snowden had been …

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

Bitcoin

Microsoft’s new plan to boost Windows Phone: Sell dirt-cheap Lumias at Walmart

Windows Phone has been far from a rousing success so far, but that hasn’t stopped Microsoft from trying to goose sales of Windows Phone devices in …