Dele Giwa

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Memo to Stripe: Winning the hearts of Valley startups is not winning payments

Earlier this week, news broke that payments company Stripe raised an $80 million Series C from Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, and Founders Fund</i> …

Obama endorses Net Neutrality, asks FCC to turn the Internet into a public utility

Today U.S. President Barack Obama announced his support for Net Neutrality and asked the FCC to “reclassify consumer broadband service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act.”<p>In a press statement, Obama called Net Neutrality — the argument that Internet service providers should treat all data …

The Gunfighter

This is why you shouldn't take people's Facebook lives seriously

Everyone on Facebook looks like they're having a great time. Fun adventures, deep romances, amazing jobs. It's enough to make you feel inadequate, …

Social Media

Why Don’t Commercial Airplanes Have Parachutes for Passengers?

Seatbelts and airbags in cars save passengers lives. Parachutes save people who, for a variety of reasons, exit a plane in mid-flight. So why aren't …

Google Chrome Has a Bug That Lets Any Site Eavesdrop On You

Voice control is an awesomely futuristic way to control your technology like a spaceman, but only if you can trust it. So you might want to stay …

Google Chrome

The Six Stages of Snapchat

So you've signed up for Snapchat, and are excited for all those goofy (or perhaps R-rated) photos you're about to get 24-7.<p>Yes, excitement is just …

​Let's See How Definitive The Next-Gen Tomb Raider Really Is

At the end of the month, Xbox One and PS4 owners will get to play <i>Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition,</i> a graphically enhanced version of last year's …

Why Non-Tech People Should Apply for Tech Jobs

If you own a smartphone, tablet or even if you’re just glued to your laptop, you're aware of the tech revolution. But have you ever thought about how …

Snapchat CEO Reveals Why He Rejected Facebook's $3 Billion Offer

Snapchat shocked much of the tech community late last year when a report in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> revealed that it had turned down a $3 billion cash …

Watch how America is getting frozen in this time-lapse from space

Hercules, Ion, evil polar vortexes and Disney movie marketing—the winter has come and United States is freezing. Scientists expect temperatures not …

Time-lapse Photography

Best eCommerce Platform: Magento vs. Shopify vs. Volusion vs. BigCommerce

Choosing an eCommerce platform is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when running an online business. The right platform should be …

This six-second Vine will make you scream of pure horror

Kottke found this horrifying six second video by Paglo, a Vine user from Cholula, in Mexico. It looks like a bunch of hairs, some ridiculous …

Horror

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Intel plans a CES coup: Android and Windows in the same computer

Dual OS could dilute Windows dominance, if Microsoft doesn't kill it first<p>The PC industry isn't doing so well. Sales have dramatically slumped, despite the industry’s efforts to tempt consumers with Windows 8 tablets and transforming touchscreen laptops. But next week, the Consumer Electronics Show …

You won't believe this picture of Santa Claus was drawn with MS Paint

The things some people can do with a pencil and paper are just ridiculous. The things some people can do with Photoshop or iPad apps is just unreal. …

iPad Apps

Facebook to offer conversion tracking and optimization through self-serve ad tool

Facebook today announced that it will offer a self-service conversion measurement feature for direct response marketers and expand the capabilities …

LG's HomeChat will let you command its latest smart appliances via SMS

LG really, really wants you to have a good chat with your washer/dryer and robotic vacuum cleaner. It just announced you'll soon be able to use the Line messaging app and a new service called HomeChat to give natural language commands to its 2014 Smart Appliance lineup. If you tell the system "I'm …

Nas is Getting His Investment Game On By Funding More Than 40 Startups

Nas is getting his hands dirty, and the tech world is taking notice.<p>The legendary rapper and his manager, Aymen Anthony Saleh, have invested in some …

Government Scientists Created Crude Oil from Algae in Mere Minutes

Be excited, Earthlings, because science has a surprise for you. Engineers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Beautiful woman in bikini turns into Santa Claus in reverse Photoshop

Well played. Ad agency Victors & Spoils poked fun of mass media's tendency to turn normal humans into plastic Barbie and Ken dolls through their …

Santa Claus

Revealed

<i>This is a guest post from Yaro Starak from entrepreneurs-journey.com.</i><p>I’ve made a living from my blog for more than eight years now.<p>Several years ago …

Oculus VR Raises $75 Million To Help Bring Virtual Reality Goggles To The Masses

The road to immersive virtual reality has been a long and strange one — it was fodder for wide-eyed futurists and engineers for years before it became painfully clear that the sorts of experiences we hoped for were limited by the feeble hardware available at the time.<p>That doesn’t seem to be the …

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Killing Monsters

The Witcher

EA CEO: Google, Apple Are Serious Competition For Xbox One, PS4

Microsoft and Sony get a chance to breathe now. The Xbox One and PS4 are both on the market, and they’re selling very well. Sony has moved 2.1 million consoles since its worldwide launch, and Microsoft sold 1 million worldwide on Day 1. Sony appears to have a lead, but but both consoles are …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

How Nigerian games companies are celebrating Africa

Africa's contribution to global video gaming has thus far been minimal. None of the form's most revered works have originated from that great and varied continent.<p>Video game depictions of Africa itself have come from Western and Asian developers. Often, they have demonstrated limited perspectives …