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Square gets automation-savvy with new IFTTT channel

The mobile payment service Square is getting even smarter thanks to the automation service If This Then That. An entirely new set of possibilities for features that will benefit merchants and mobile payment customers has been unlocked thanks to Square integration with If This Then That, or IFTTT, …

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The 9 Coolest Space Photos From Astronaut Karen Nyberg

Dispatches from Nyberg's Pinterest page<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>Our Earth can be a violent, desperate place. Sometimes it's nice to take a broader view and be reminded the blue marble can also be a beautiful place to live. Astronaut Karen Nyberg joined the International Space Station as a …

How Vine Settled On 6 Seconds

Six seconds isn't a lot of time. If you were to read this sentence out loud, by the time you finished, six seconds would be up. But the brevity of Vine, the app that lets users make and share six-second video clips, has attracted 40 million registered users since its January 2013 launch.<p>When …

Scientists Achieve Teleportation in Electronic Circuit for First Time

For the first time, physicists have succeeded in teleporting information from one place to another in a solid state system -- a feat they carried out …

Roundtable: What we think Apple has planned for its September 10th event

With the rumored September 10th Apple keynote just weeks away, the rumor mill is in high gear and, as per usual, expectations will be soaring higher than ever as the date nears. For some products, a refresh or introduction is all but confirmed. For others, there only exists speculation or mere …

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6 Times That Being Cheap Will Cost You

But take heed, because some common efforts to save actually result in wasting money.<p>Changing the way you shop, switching to a different financial service, and more — all under the guise of saving — can often be more detrimental than you might think. Instead, think twice and avoid these common …

Personal Finance

Google’s Chromecast Is A Brilliant Inversion Of The Streaming TV Market

Instead of giving your TV a smartphone app interface, Google’s $35 gadget turns your smartphone, tablet, or computer into a remote control.<p>Google’s latest attempt to muscle into your television set, Chromecast, is only two inches long but it turns your streaming television experience inside …

Smart TV

NASA photos show gas bursting from potential 'comet of the century'

A comet that could put on a dazzling show when it zooms through the inner solar system later this year is already blasting out huge amounts of gas and dust, new observations by a NASA spacecraft show.<p>Images taken on June 13 by NASA's infrared Spitzer Space Telescope reveal that dust and carbon …

5 Opportunities New York Rangers Missed This Offseason

The New York Rangers were pretty quiet this offseason, making just a few depth signings.<p>What could they have done better? What opportunities did they miss to improve the team?<p>It was not a perfect offseason, and there are still significant holes on the roster.<p>Read on to find out the five biggest …

Former Apple Maps lead finds home at Facebook

Richard Wiliamson, who led the Apple Maps initiative, is now providing direction for Facebook's mobile projects, according to Bloomberg.<p>The rebuffed lead behind Apple Maps landed at the social network sometime in the past few weeks and is a manager within the company's mobile ranks, two people with …

Tim Cook

treehouses by takashi kobayashi / the treehouse people built from reclaimed wood with stained glass windows, this cozy treehouse home in japan looks borrowed from a storybook, inside and out. more photos: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/treehouses-by-takashi-kobayashi-japan/

A Sirious matter: Apple hit with patent lawsuit in China while media bay for blood

Apple is appearing in a Shanghai court today to face China’s Zhi Zhen Internet Technology, which says that Apple’s dulcet-toned voice interface violates its patent. Zhizhen started developing the Xiao i—or “small i”—robot, a “voice-activated personal assistant”, in 2003 and was granted a patent in …

Patents

These Six Regular People Just Got Invited To Use Google Glass

It will be sending out thousands of invites telling these lucky people that they can buy the Google Glass device for $1,500.<p>Google just sent us a list of some of the winners along with the things they will do with Glass once they own a pair. Here's the full email.<p>In February we asked people across …