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Retailers Push To Delay Obamacare

Retailers are pushing for changes to the Affordable Care Act that would redefine full-time employment and greatly change health care eligibility.<p>The National Retail Federation appeared before a Congressional panel today to raise concerns about the ACA (Obamacare). They cited confusion about the …

Game change: iOS 7 welcoming game controllers is a big deal

With one small feature, iOS 7 might introduce the biggest change in iOS gaming since the App Store.<p>There's something I've wished for on both the iPhone and iPad for years: a true, universal, dedicated game controller. iOS 7 has granted my wish: indeed, one of the small but very significant …

The One Google Reader Feature Nobody’s Figured Out How To Replace

By John Paul Titlow9 minute Read<p>In one week, Google Reader will disappear. Until that long-dreaded moment arrives, the service’s most dedicated users …

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How three designers are teaching toddlers to code

Most parents will recall the moment when their kids master a ‘first’ with pride: their first steps, their first sentence. And these days, their first website.<p>Confident that toddlers can learn to code, three female entrepreneurs have developed a website and interactive book called My First Website. …

Brainbow reaches 1m players with educational game 6 Numbers

London-based mobile games startup Brainbow has more than 1m people playing its 6 Numbers game, eight weeks after it launched for iOS.<p>The maths-based …

Amid Data Controversy, NSA Builds Its Biggest Data Farm

As privacy advocates and security experts debate the validity of the National Security Agency's massive data gathering operations, the agency is putting the finishing touches on its biggest data farm yet.<p>The gargantuan $1.2 billion complex at a National Guard base 26 miles south of Salt Lake City …

Pipe’s Facebook file-transfer system is finally out of beta

Pipe, the Facebook(s fb) app that lets you transfer files in real-time to other users of the social network, will finally be available for all to use …

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Final Fantasy IV hits Android (critical hit!) for $16

If there's a way to prepare for Active Time Battling, you should probably get on it -- <i>Final Fantasy IV</i> is now available on the Google Play Store. That said, you may want to grab a Phoenix Down before we tell you the price: an ice cold $15.99. At very least, it's the same price carried by its iOS …

Redesigned Gmail for Android begins rolling out to users

After previewing the redesigned Gmail experience last week, Google is today beginning to roll out its latest version to Android users. Once you've received the update, Gmail for mobile will automatically filter your inbox into new sections or "tabs" that separate messages according to their source; …

Reeder, gReader & Other Popular Feed Reading Apps Partner With Feedly Ahead Of Google Reader Shutdown

In less than a month, Google Reader will shut down for good, according to the countdown timer on Digg.com, a company now in the process of building a replacement. For end users, the loss is one of a simple, fast and powerful front-end for browsing news feeds, but for developers working on apps in …

Colorado entrepreneurs say they are doing ‘awesome’ & have the data to prove it

For entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley is no longer the only option. Burgeoning tech hubs like Seattle, Boulder, Austin and Denver offer a strong community, tax breaks, and a lower cost of living.<p>During a recent trip to Colorado, I met with Governor John Hickenlooper (D), who stressed his commitment to …

Government releases ‘unprecedented amount of data’ for National Day of Civic Hacking

Thousands of people are coming together this weekend to improve the American government.<p>Tomorrow is the National Day of Civic Hacking. A consortium of government agencies, businesses, and nonprofits are teaming up to hold 96 events in 83 cities around the country. The goal of the initiative is to …

J.C. Penney removes billboard of tea kettle said to resemble Hitler

The kerfuffle over a tea kettle bearing a potential resemblance to Adolf Hitler has reached a boiling point, as J.C. Penney has removed a billboard advertising the product and taken it off its website.<p>A California billboard depicting the Michael Graves-designed kettle for sale at the store was …

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Ending the headaches of Wi-Fi

"You may not know whether you're on a Wi-Fi network or a cellular network. And a carrier might treat this as any other roaming relationship." <br />--Derek Peterson, senior VP of engineering, Boingo Wireless

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Google Glass Now an App for Android Phones!

Google Glass has been Google’s most controversial product in recent memory. The device brings up many privacy concerns that society hasn’t quite come …

Noise-canceling tech could lead to Internet connections 400 times faster than Google Fiber

The basic mechanism behind noise-canceling headphones could boost both the speed and reliability of Internet connections, according to researchers that published findings via Nature Photonics.<p>Noise-canceling headphones use a microphone to pick up any outside noises within range of your ears. It …

Here's An Excellent Presentation About The Rise Of Mobile And The Massive Implications

It's on the rise of mobile and what it means for the industry.<p>It's full of great charts like the one on the right about Microsoft. We first spotted it on Slideshare. We asked Evans if we could republish it, and he said yes.<p>Anyway … dig in!

Kwikset Kevo review: This brainy smart lock just isn't brawny enough - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Kwikset Kevo</b> packs a lot of subtle smarts into a little device. The indoor/outdoor sensor worked flawlessly, never once letting us in when it shouldn't have.<p><b>The Bad</b> The SmartKey deadbolt at the heart of the Kevo is too easy to break for a lock that costs $219. Also, phones that aren't …

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Ms. Hooters Colorado Pageant 2013

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Intel Says Haswell Will Extend Laptop Battery Life by 50 Percent

Intel has just made one very, very big claim: it reckons that its new Haswell chip will boost the battery life of laptops by a staggering 50 …

VIDEO: John Tortorella with a passionate defense of Brad Richards

Rangers coach John Tortorella wants everybody to know he is not blaming Brad Richards for their situation. And he was very passionate about it.<p><b>More</b> …

Pope Francis defends atheists

Atheists and other nonbelievers largely welcomed Wednesday's (May 22) remarks by Pope Francis that performing "good works" is not the exclusive domain of people of faith, but rather a place where they and atheists could and should meet.<p>In a private homily, Francis described doing good not as a …

GIF: Carl Hagelin scores because Tuukka Rask falls down

The New York Rangers and Carl Hagelin were given a gift by Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask on Thursday night when he fell down.<p><b>More NHL Playoffs:</b> Scores | …