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This New Web Browser Made Me Give Up Google Chrome

Vivaldi’s inventive new features help get things done on the web.<p>I used to love Google Chrome for its speed and minimalism, but lately our relationship has deteriorated.<p>Lately, Google’s web browser has seemed sluggish–not just in terms of performance, but in its willingness to try new ideas. While …

Software

Spotify trumps Pandora as the world's favorite music service, but Apple is nowhere to be seen

In an increasingly crowded space, and with the noted absence of Taylor and Adele, Spotify has been named the global leader in music streaming across both iOS and Android. It knocked Pandora off the top spot among Apple users as of September.<p>Pandora is still the most used service in the US but comes …

Apple Music

Uber gives drivers color-coded windshield LEDs to help riders find the right vehicle

Uber wants to make it easier for riders to find their drivers.<p>The ride-hailing giant today announced Uber SPOT, a new feature rolling out this month …

Transportation

Facebook Messenger for Business for a better Customer Support

Managing a Facebook Page is a crucial social strategy for many business owners today, and now Facebook wants to make it easier to interact with customers right from their own websites. An update to the Page Plug-in lets businesses add a message box and event information to their page.<p>The new …

Apple's new programming language Swift is now open source

Apple introduced a brand new programming language last year that's meant to make coding an app for iOS or OS X easy to do, and today that language is taking a major step: it's going open source. Apple is opening up the language, Swift, through a new website, Swift.org, and through GitHub. …

Apps

Opera's latest iOS browser wants to replace your news app

As helpful as apps like Apple News or Flipboard might be for catching up on the day's events, they can still be a bit of a hassle. After all, you have to switch apps the moment you want to surf the web on your own terms. Opera thinks it can save the day, though: it's releasing a new version of …

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National Parks

Despite Wall Street Noise and Sale Rumors, Yahoo Board Backs Mayer

Will the Silicon Valley Internet giant get sold? Not yet!<p>As the old saying kind of goes, reports of the impending demise of CEO Marissa Mayer at Yahoo are greatly exaggerated. And so are rumors that the board of the Silicon Valley Internet giant is poised to sell off the entire core …

Advertising

OnePlus sells an iPhone case that also nets you a OnePlus X invite. Wait, what?

How's this for an odd marketing strategy: OnePlus is now selling a $19.99 iPhone case which comes with an invite to purchase the invite-only OnePlus …

Pros and Cons: How Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook and Apple Are Battling for Breaking News

The battle over breaking news escalated this fall with a trio of mobile products from major tech companies. In November, Facebook announced its …

User Generated Content

Someone made a playable XCOM game in Microsoft Excel

Never underestimate the power of spreadsheets. While trying to learn Visual Basic for work, Reddit user crruzi created a top-down version of XCOM playable in Microsoft Excel. This version, dubbed EXLCOM, manages to retain some of the more iconic gameplay mechanics of the turn-based tactics series, …

Software

Twitter experiments with new home page in UK

Twitter is experimenting with a new home page for some UK users which categorises famous tweets into sections including sport, news and entertainment<p>If your Twitter home page looks a little different this morning, it's because the company is experimenting with a new log in screen designed to …

Yahoo considers shock move to sell off internet business

Struggling internet company could go up for sale resulting in Marissa Mayer's departure as it tries to spin off Alibaba stake<p>Yahoo is considering a radical move to sell off its core business as a three-year turnaround effort from Marissa Mayer fails to bear fruit, according to reports.<p>The internet …

Apple may give Samsung the boot for iPhone 7 chip orders

After the “chipgate” event of the iPhone 6s — in which Samsung-manufactured A9 processors were rumored to perform worse than those built by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) — a new report suggests that Apple may give its South Korean frenemy the boot, and award 100 percent of its …

14 high-tech gifts to buy the hardcore gamer in your life

From a leather gaming chair with a subwoofer to a noise-cancelling gaming headset, Business Insider UK has compiled the best gift for hardcore gamers.

Virtual Reality

Samsung Launches Optimized Web Browser for Gear VR

Samsung Electronics announced the web browser optimized for Gear VR. <b>Samsung Internet for Gear VR</b> is the latest virtual reality service along with a …