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The Apple Watch Isn't Here Yet, But The Battle Over It Has Already Started

Having waded into the prediction waters myself, I’m well aware how treacherous they can be. But surely Fred Wilson, the venture capitalist behind Twitter and Tumblr, had no idea he would set off the year’s first technology tsunami with his post: “What Is Going To Happen.” Wilson, in what he …

Apple Watch

Top Surfers Name the World’s Most Dangerous Waves, Plus Surf Spots for the Rest of Us

<b>See surfing photos submitted to us by adventurers like you >></b><p>For all of human history, waves have been a byword for “danger.” They drown swimmers, sink ships, and swamp entire towns with an inexorability and indifference that mocks the frailty of man in the intermittent roar and murmur of moving …

GoPro’s Action Cameras Get More Social With iOS, Android App Update

It now takes even less time to show off your mad shredding skills. With the latest update to the GoPro companion app, owners of the popular action cameras can now view, edit and, most importantly, share content from a smartphone or tablet.<p>The app is simple enough. It connects to GoPro cams through …

Facebook Reportedly Planning $2.5M 15-Second Video Ads

Bloomberg is reporting that Facebook is planning to introduce 15-second “TV-style commercials” to its News Feed later this year as a new revenue stream for its social networking service.<p>The video ads are said to cost between $1 million to $2.5 million per day. Ad Age reported in April that Facebook …

A private equity firm buys the US west coast’s most important data center for $437.5 million

An innocuous high rise in downtown Los Angeles, California, just sold for a record $437.5 million. That’s 2.5 times the price per square foot of comparable buildings in the area, which might seem surprising, given that there’s nothing special about the building itself. But there is something …

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Analysts: Google cloud revenue hit $200M last quarter and will keep expanding

Google (s goog) has been hitting the right notes to entice more developers, companies and enterprises to move workloads onto the Google Cloud …

The next iPhone’s cool-factor: a slow-motion camera?

As the launch of the next iPhone approaches, rumor and speculation about what Apple’s latest and greatest smartphone could bring to the highly-competitive mobile marketplace is increasing. Based on the latest chatter, a reasonable snapshot of the new iPhone seems to be an “iPhone 5S” with the same …

Twitter Opens Up Its Analytics Platform To The Public

Twitter has quietly opened up its various analytics tools to the public, giving everyone access to in-depth data about the people and brands who follow them, as well as the performance of their most recent tweets.<p>The change was spotted by Christopher Penn, vice president of marketing technology at …

Desert Nights

The Contemporary Side of a Victorian House Designed by Jackson Clements Burrows -- More pictures and details -->> http://freshome.com/2013/05/14/the-contemporary-side-of-the-armandale-house-designed-by-jackson-clements-burrows/

Miami's Top Hotels

From a seaside oasis to a chic playground, the accommodations here offer something for everyone<p>From a seaside oasis to a chic playground, the accommodations here offer something for everyone

World's 20 Best Surf Towns

Adventure<p>A great surf town is the sum of its parts. These 20 towns run the gamut, from a mecca for the surf-obsessed to a spot where surfing's in its infancy. With waves awaiting, an adventurous spirit, and a little guidance, you can’t go wrong.

Bluebell Cathedral, Ashridge | England (by Old-Man-George)

<b>Bluebell Cathedral, Ashridge | England</b> (by Old-Man-George)

Alpine Abyss: 'Stairway to Nothingness' Opens in Austria

An Austrian resort opened a new attraction for andrenaline junkies on Wednesday. The suspension bridge and glass platform offer spectacular views of …

Olson Kundig's Single-Room Gulf Islands Cabin is a Minimalist Retreat in British Columbia

Those looking to get away from it all and retreat into the silence and peace of nature will appreciate this minimalist cabin in British Columbia. …

Upcycle House: Lendager Architects building $175,000 home entirely from recycled materials in Denmark http://bit.ly/169ASMN

ASU's SHADE House makes suburban living in the Southwest sustainable http://bit.ly/1aJuCNc

10 Things Every Surfer Must Do Before They Die: #3--Go on a surf trip. Cross-reference bucket list HERE: http://buff.ly/12iRz0r

Wonder what it's like to get spit out of a barrel 3 times on the same wave? Discover in the 24 frame #SequenceoftheWeek of Kerby Brown presented by Quiksilver: http://surfl.in/12OQZrg Photo: Jamie Scott

Teahupoo blanket... Aloha www.oceandefenderhawaii.com/

The sun sets on another weekend of adventures. Here are 21 other surf adventures. All in Europe: http://buff.ly/18GxBoX

Venha de onde vier, tanto faz. Eu só quero encontrar a minha paz...

Wishing for cristal clear, clean waters... All around the world. Aloha www.oceandefenderhawaii.com/

Matt Hoy boosting on the hottest day in Mexico.

Small and clean waves at wilkes early today

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Solar plane: Making clean tech sexy, adventurous

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In noisy, energetic New York City, the pilots of a spindly plane that looks more toy than jet hope to grab attention in a surprising way: By being silent and consuming little energy.<p>This revolutionary solar-powered plane is about to end a slow and symbolic journey across America …

Recon Jet is Google Glass for athletes and professionals, now available for preorder at $499

Google Glass is for walking around and getting directions to a cafe with perfect espresso. Recon Jet is for kicking your performance into the ultimate high gear and — yes — even saving lives.<p>The Vancouver, B.C.-based Recon Instruments, which created the first-ever heads-up display for sports in …

Connect my house! A first look at the SmartThings hub and sensor platform

This weekend I unpacked a SmartThings hub and sensor package as part of my quest to really understand the how connected devices will evolve in the …