Peter Shannon

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GoPro Shows How to Win by Losing Control

The days when companies could tightly control what’s said about them are long gone (if they ever really existed.) Social networks and new technologies now produce brand conversations and brand experiences that companies have no control over.<p>You can either deny this new reality and wrestle with …

Google Play Music adds built-in Sonos support on Android

Google Play Music is today adding native support for Sonos, letting Android users stream songs to the hi-fi speaker systems more easily. The ability to send music directly to the popular speakers is now baked right in, eliminating the need to use Sonos' Controller app. Google Play Music is the …

Ordinary Objects Cleverly Interact With Simple Line Drawings

The world is filled with possibilities according to clever Ecuador-based artist Javier Perez. From the graphic designer's perspective, any little object can be redefined to communicate a whimsical idea that will make just about anybody smile.<p>Perez first began his <i>Instagram Experiments</i> last fall with …

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Beer Mat Prints by 67 Inc

Beer Mat Collection Prints.<p>Two more prints created by 67 Inc I want to share with you. ‘Manchester Best’ and ‘Pride of London’ belong to 67 Inc’s …

Beer

A roundup of the 20 things 20-somethings don't get about work, including "time is not a limitless commodity" and "people matter more than perks." Is there anything you'd add to this list? http://onforb.es/1gAvdUI

The best apps for your new iPad

Even if you already own an iPhone — in which case many iPad apps will automatically sync over for you during setup — you’ll find that getting apps for your iPad is an easy process. Pop open the app store and you’ll find thousands, but the “top apps” list is filled with as much junk as it is gold. …

The best games for your new Android phone or tablet

Android gets a bad rap for not having as many good games as iOS, and while it’s true that the platform hasn’t yet closed the gap, there are still plenty of great games to be had. But if you just want our favorites for this year — from a zenlike strategy game to monster-punch madness — we’ve …

The best apps for your new Android phone or tablet

The Android train just won't stop: from design to performance to simple availability, the grass is looking greener and greener. After you’ve picked up the usual suspects — Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and obviously <i>Dots</i> — the harder choices come in. Will you use Google Keep for your notes or go …

Fly Victor, the marketplace for private jet flights - profile

<b>Founded</b>: 2011<b><br>Employees</b>: 15<b><br>Based</b>: London<b><br>Users</b>: 4,125<b><br>Funding</b>: £2.6m, currently raising a further £5m<b><br>Revenue</b>: £533,000 in 2011, £1.6m in 2012, and on track for £4.5m in 2013<p>'Nobody likes to be ripped off'<p>Chartered private jets are not a market which most people would associate with the words …

There's a new name in wireless charging: Rezence

Alliance for Wireless Power introduces a brand name for certified devices<p>It's anyone's guess who will win the war to wirelessly charge your gadgets, but one of the three competing standards bodies is just about ready to do battle. Today, the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) has announced that it …

Are pilots too reliant on technology?

At a two-day hearing that starts on Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will examine if cockpit complacency caused an Asiana Airlines flight with 307 people aboard to crash land at San Francisco International Airport in July, killing three and injuring more than 180.<p>Asiana …

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Nelson Mandela is dead at 95

NBC News is reporting that South African civil rights icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. Known throughout the globe for his role in dismantling the South African apartheid regime, Mandela had been treated for a persistent lung infection earlier this year, and in recent days had …

Best New Apps: Level

A novel approach to managing your money<p>I’ve spent years "managing" my money using Mint.com — creating budgets, renaming transactions, tracking spending month over month, and using precision labels like "Alcohol / Bars" to see how much I’m boozing. But I couldn’t put a finger on why I was doing all …

New research maps the secret structure of the sun

A discovery that could help explain everything from solar storms to sunspots<p><i>The phenomenon of solar flares, as seen above, might be better understood thanks to the discovery of giant cells.</i><p>Nearly half a century ago, scientists started to unravel the structure of the sun and determine how solar …