Paul Shay

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App users opening the gates to data mining: McAfee

At the launch of Privacy Awareness Week, new research shows that a large proportion of Australian Android users are allowing apps to access their …

Amazon launches shopping via Twitter

<b>Online retailer Amazon has announced a partnership with Twitter that allows users to add products to their shopping carts by tweeting a special hashtag.</b><p>They can do so by replying to tweets containing a link to an Amazon product with #amazoncart in the US and #amazonbasket in the UK.<p>Users will still …

Packer, Gyngell charged with offensive conduct, fined $500 each

Eurovision 2014: Austria's win sparks anti-gay anger in Russia

Unusual new penguin flu found in Antarctica

SBS News App<p>Download our free app on the App Store or Google Play for the latest headlines and breaking news alerts.<p>We love feedback: help us improve …

It’s Everybody’s Birthday At The Disrupt NY Hackathon

As I write this, it’s about 1am on a Saturday night in New York City, yet TechCrunch’s Disrupt NY hackathon is still humming along. Ryan Lawler and I spent the past hour wandering around, interviewing several sleepy-but-friendly participants.<p>Fair warning: Although a hackathon doesn’t seem like an …

The history of Microsoft's new Outlook for iPhone app

A powerhouse email app<p><i>Less than two months after acquiring Acompli, Microsoft is releasing an Outlook for iOS app today. Microsoft's new app is simply a rebrand of Acompli's existing app, but the company is promising new features in the future. Read our original report below on how Acompli, and</i> …

PayPal Is Piloting A Wireless Smartwatch Payment System

From parking apps to Square, one of the key elements in the growth of the mobile industry is finding ways to make it easier for people to part with their money. Now PayPal is piloting a new program to enable wireless payments with smartwatches.<p>The pilot, which PayPal is trying out in its on-campus …

These smart headphones sound better than Beats & let you chat with musicians

Gary Chen, a serial entrepreneur in China’s music industry, never believed digital music content could be a significant revenue source for musicians.<p>But fans who’d buy anything related to stars they like can be a huge revenue stream. So Chen wants to help musicians worldwide bytaking advantage of …

Amazon said to be testing its own shipping network

Amazon appears to be aiming for delivery domination. In addition to fresh grocery and dry goods deliveries, and even possible deliveries by drone, the world's largest Internet retailer is now reportedly testing its own shipping network, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>Going up against giants …

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Bitcoin-mining malware reportedly found on Google Play

Researchers have identified more malware at the Google Play store that secretly harnesses users' devices to perform the arduous computational process of mining for bitcoins.<p>The malware, dubbed BadLepricon, was found masquerading as wallpaper apps that had hundreds of installs each, according to …

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Aussie scientist on Time's influential list

Australian scientist David Sinclair has been named one of the world's most influential people by Time Magazine.<p>Sinclair, a biologist and professor of …

Trail Tested: Uvex Sportstyle 202 Race Vario

Smith Optics, Oakley, and other sunglass manufacturers have done a great job recently building excellent shades with interchangeable lens options. It’s a best-of-both-worlds argument, with the ability to swap myriad tints and finishes depending on the conditions.<p>The alternative, of course, is a …

Legendary British newsreel collection is now free to watch

British Pathé's entire collection of newsreels is now available for free on YouTube. The 85,000 videos showcase 80 years in global events, ranging from the historically significant to the downright weird. The repository includes newsreels from the First and Second World Wars, footage of the 1937 …

Smart Headphones Could Be The Answer To Wearable Technology For The Masses

The Intelligent Headset from Danish audio specialists GN can do just that using built-in sensors that relay information to a smartphone or tablet and allow the headset to know where and what you are facing at any time.<p>"It took us under two years to develop the headphones, which are based on our …

Cyborg video glasses show emotion so you don't have to

Emotional labor is a kind of work we often don't recognize as work: the need to appear friendly, deferential, or attentive at a job. Fast food restaurant Pret a Manger is famous (or infamous) for holding its employees to exacting friendliness standards, and emotional labor's overall importance is …

These Headphones are Made Just for Women

We love just about any brand that takes the time to think about what we, as women, really want and need. What will make our lives easier? Better? More fun? And of course, more fashionable? The team over at Skullcandy has been doing just that, and this week released a range of headphones exclusively …

Audi's latest hybrid concept car takes the TT family offroad, with 408HP under the hood

Audi's latest prototype packing an E-Tron hybrid drivetrain is this TT Offroad Concept that takes the TT family beyond the coupes and convertibles we're familiar with. Going on display at the Beijing Motor Show, it combines two electric motors (one on each axle) with a 292HP turbocharged combustion …

Digital Public Library of America to add millions of records to its archive

At one year old, DPLA makes some big partnerships and looks back on its growth.<p>Today marks the Digital Public Library of America's one-year …

100% Electric Cars Are Now Outselling Plug-in Hybrids in the US

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>Range anxiety isn’t holding back the electric car. Sales figures are in for the first half of 2013, and they show that 100% …

Future big data analysts will know everything you did today

Debates are raging about whether big data still holds the promise that was expected or whether it was just a big bust. The failure of the much-hyped Google Flu Trends to accurately predict peak flu levels since August 2011 has heightened the concerns.<p>In my mind, there is no doubt that data …

Samsung's Milk Music will soon cost $4 per month to listen ad-free

You know what they say about all good things in life. Samsung has been offering an ad-free version of its Milk Music service for no charge since launch, but the company has posted a new infographic revealing that Americans will soon have to pay $4 per month for a Premium tier to escape marketers. …

World, hometown hail Garcia Marquez

World leaders, writers and legions of fans have paid tribute to Nobel-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, while his homeland remembered …

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Although we usually focus on completed projects, it is equally interesting to check in during construction to see how a space...<p>In honor of Modernica's 20th anniversary, the company is releasing a new iteration on the classic mid-century fiberglass shell...<p>The MAK Center for Art and Architecture …

Tense EU urges Russia to de-escalate

"Europe must not relax" and needs to stand firm on the Ukraine crisis until Russia "shows it is serious" by clearly pulling back its troops from the …

India sentences death for multiple rapes

An Indian judge has ordered three men to hang after they were convicted of two gang-rapes, the first death sentences to be handed down for multiple …

How sleep makes your mind more creative

It’s a tried and tested technique used by writers and poets, but can psychology explain why first moments after waking can be among our most imaginative?<p>It is 6.06am and I’m typing this in my pyjamas. I awoke at 6.04am, walked from the bedroom to the study, switched on my computer and got to work …

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