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Facebook launches standalone Messenger for web browsers

There's now a web browser version of Facebook Messenger to go along with the standalone smartphone apps the company is making everyone use. No, Facebook the website isn't taking away your ability to chat with friends. After the controversy that surrounded divorcing the two central features on …

Apps

Grab 24 Free Ebooks to Learn a New Programming Language

There are so many programming languages to choose from if you want to learn to code or continue your programming journey. This collection of free …

Language Learning

How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

All the fish are getting evicted from Bangkok's surreal abandoned mall

New vacancies<p>An estimated 3,000 fish are being removed from the abandoned New World shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand. The four-story, roof-less structure has been home to various mango fish and catfish since at least 2004, according to <i>Bangkok Post</i>. The pictures, if you've never seen, are …

Asia Travel

A Millennial’s Guide to the Nineties

From Whitewater to Troopergate, here’s everything you don’t remember about the Clintons.<p>Hey! Remember the ’90s? If you’re like me (a millennial), you were probably too hopped up on Capri Sun and Go-Gurt to retain more than bits and pieces. Well, Important Things were happening. And judging by how …

Government

SmartVideo for YouTube Fixes Buffer Problems on Slow Connections

Chrome/Firefox: If you're on a slow internet connection, YouTube's unbearable to use. It never seems to know when to start playing and when to stop …

Internet

Sony re-gifts 'The Interview' in limited Christmas release

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Interview" was put back into theaters Tuesday when Sony Pictures Entertainment announced a limited Christmas Day theatrical release for the comedy that provoked an international incident with North Korea and outrage over its cancelled release.<p>Sony Entertainment CEO Michael …

The Best Bedroom Upgrades for a Better Night's Sleep

The right furnishings and decor can turn your bedroom into a relaxing retreat and help you get a good night's rest. What bedroom items or upgrades do …

Interior Design

Google is reportedly separating its photos service from Google+

The company may be putting its best Google+ feature front and center for users<p>The Google+ photo organization and editing tools are probably the most useful part of Google's oft-criticized social network, and now it sounds like they'll soon be spun off into their own standalone product. According to …

Edward Snowden Wants You To Ditch Dropbox For This Service

He thinks Dropbox, the cloud storage firm with over 200 million users, is "hostile to privacy," and urged people to switch to what he calls more-secure storage services like SpiderOak.<p>"Dropbox is a targeted wannabe PRISM partner," Snowden told The Guardian. "They just put Condoleezza Rice on their …

Privacy

All the New Stuff in iOS 8

iOS 8 is out right now. It's not as visually different as iOS 7, but it's still packed with all kinds of new stuff. Here's a list of all the new …

Apps

Disable Animations on Android to Improve Performance

Animations look nice when navigating your phone or tablet, but they can cause delays and even slow down lower-powered devices. Disabling them can …

Android News

Heartbleed Explanation

How the Heartbleed Bug Works: [[Meg stands by a server. There's a thought bubble arising from the server showing the data the server is currently …

Associated Press News

Relatives, Friends Heartbroken Following Santa Barbara Rampage

As authorities continue to investigate Friday’s rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara campus, profiles of the victims have …

San Francisco Bay Area

Google's "Quantum Computing Playground" lets you fiddle with quantum algorithms

Google has just launched a new web-based integrated development environment (IDE) that allows users to write, run and debug software that makes use …

Quantum Computing

Chat App Company Kakao is Merging with Korean Web Firm Daum

Kakao, the Korea-based company behind the Kakao Talk mobile messaging app, is merging with Daum, the country’s second largest internet portal. The news is surprising, since Kakao had been tipped to go public before 2015 at a valuation of over $2 billion.<p>The Yonhap News Agency reports that the …

Six More Sauces Everyone Should Learn How to Make

A good sauce can take a dish from bland to spectacular, and with just a few tweaks you can create an endless variety of dishes. Here are some more …

Solar Phone Charger - Sunflower 2500 mAh Phone Charger - Works with Any Charger - iPhone, Android, Smartphones

• Solar Phone Charger - Solar charge anywhere you can get sunlight<br>• Works with any USB Chargable phone or MP3 Player<br>• Included USB Cable<br>• Simple, Elegant …

Nadella's Bid To Fix Microsoft: What Ballmer Didn't Dare

When Satya Nadella settled into the U.S. at age 20, he had a problem. The Indian emigre wanted a master’s in computer science as fast as possible, so he could dash into America’s booming tech sector. But cash was tight and his undergraduate preparation, back in Mangalore, was patchy. In 1988 …

What to Buy (and Not Buy) at Costco, According to Consumer Reports

Not everything is best bought at Costco. Consumer Reports curated the best and worst buys at Costco based on cost comparisons and product reviews of …

Shopping

Thai gov't supporters warn on unelected premier

BANGKOK (AP) — Supporters of Thailand's embattled government warned the country's judiciary and senators against any attempt to install an unelected prime minister, saying it would be a disaster for the nation that could spark civil war.<p>Jatuporn Prompan, who heads the pro-government Red Shirt …

WhistleOut Compares Tons of Cellphone Plans, Finds You the Best

If you're paying too much for your cellphone, WhistleOut will compare contract and prepaid plans based on the needs you set.<p>WhistleOut is pretty …