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8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

Here’s What’s New On Netflix In October

In case you didn’t already binge watch season 4 of <i>The Walking Dead</i> — made available this past weekend on Netflix streaming — there’s a cache of new programming ready to fill up your queue in October. We’re getting an instant Tarantino classic, a ton of new seasons of TV, and a few new horror films …

The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t …

Apple may have to repay millions from Irish government tax deal

Apple may have to repay tax linked to billions of euros of revenues after Brussels criticised “illegal state aid” that the US group received through deals with the Irish government between 1991 and 2007.<p>The European commission formally opened an investigation into the deal on Tuesday as the …

Elgato announces $50 Avea smart lightbulb and Eve smart home sensors

Apparently, the world needs another smart lightbulb, and Elgato's going to sell it to you. Called Avea, the $50 bulb connects to your iDevice directly using Bluetooth (no external hub needed), and lets you set the mood in any room with an appropriate shade of light. Just one iPhone (4S and up), 5th …

A Look Back At Yahoo’s Flickr Acquisition For Lessons Today

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tomio Geron is head of content at startup</i> <i>Exitround</i><i>. This is part of a series on the tech M&A market.</i><p>When Yahoo offered to buy Flickr in early 2005, co-founder Stewart Butterfield and his team had a tough decision to make. There were many reasons to sell. But there were also many …

The Big Picture: That's no moon, that's a movie theater

What do you do after you've retired from running the Official Star Wars fan club and magazine? You recreate the iconic space opera in your own home, of course -- at least that's what Vic Wertz and Lisa Stevens did. Not only is the above home theater a stunning tribute to George Lucas' films, but it …

The Right Crowdfunding Sites for Your Startup

<i>Johnathan Leow is the author of “The Crowdfunded Kit.” This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>I commonly get asked what is the best crowdfunding website for your startup.<p>In order to answer this question, we’ll have to first answer another question: Which crowdfunding model suits your project …

Side-boob, humblebrag and Yolo among new words added to dictionary

OxfordDictionaries.com adds neckbeard, Yolo, listicle, humblebrag, binge-watch and side-boob as it sees rise in use due to social media use<p>Do you humblebrag about your neckbeard and sideboob? How adorbs.<p>The latest intake of works to OxfordDictionaries.com show how language emerging on social media …

Understanding DateTime struct in .NET Framework (using C#)

Introduction<p>This article helps you understand what is the DateTime structure inside the .NET Framework provided by Microsoft for their Windows OS and …

Researchers reveal new Wi-Fi tech that can power battery-free IoT devices

We’ve written numerous articles about the potential of the Internet of Things, and how it could eventually bring forth a world where billions of sensors and smart devices interact with one another and connect with the Internet to make our lives a little better, a little easier. Of course one major …

Internet of Things

These are the African writers you should be reading right now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a moment and think of an African author. Have you got the name in mind? Keep it there for a minute.<p>In years gone by, chances are cultural icons like Nigerian literary giant Chinua Achebe or South African Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer might have popped straight into your head.<p>But …

Mohiomap Turns Evernote, Google Drive, And Dropbox Accounts Into Mind Maps

Like many other people, I use Evernote as an information dump. Despite my best efforts to keep things organized with multiple notebooks and tags, my account has become almost as unwieldy as an overstuffed filing cabinet, with stacks of PDFs, web clippings, and notes going back years.<p>That’s why I …

The Right Way to Use the Rating Field in a SharePoint List or Library

How to Enable Rating in SharePoint?<p>It's very straight forward to enable rating in SharePoint lists/ library.<p>If you wish to utilize Ratings on a …

Diving into OOP (Day 5): All About C# Access Modifiers (Public/Private/Protected/Internal/Sealed/Constants/Static and Readonly Fields)

Introduction<p>Thanks to my readers for their tremendous support which has motivated me to continue this OOP series further.<p>We have already covered …

Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …

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US energy use dropped in 2012 as renewables, natural gas rose

Coal and nuclear drop as energy economy continues realignment.<p>Each year, Lawrence Livermore National Lab provides an outline of the US' energy …

Site Workflow using Sharepoint designer 2010

In this post you will learn how to develop a site workflow using SharePoint designer 2010. In this example whenever user completes the SharePoint …

The World's Fastest Wi-Fi Puts Your Sluggish Router to Shame

For the most part, we're all happy if we can get Internet that's fast enough to stream some HD video. But faster is always better, and a new, …

Big Data: It's Hyped, but Here's How it will Change the World

Is there too much hype around ‘big data’? Kenneth Cukier thinks so, and yet he remains passionate about what we can achieve with it.<p>Cukier is the Data Editor at The Economist and co-author of the book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. At The Next Web …

How cloud, big data and mobile will make the CMO the BMOC

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Pressmaster/Shutterstock<p>In every shift of technology, new companies emerge to dominate new spaces while incumbents …