Sebastian Gualde

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The terrifying new McDonald's mascot – and other creepy corporate monsters

Meet Happy, the new McDonald's mascot. Customers in the US got their first glimpse of him in a tweet on Monday night. And unfortunately Happy did not make people happy. He made them scared. Or at least that was the majority verdict on Twitter:<p>You can see where these people are coming from. But …

Learn To Navigate All Of OS X With Keyboard Shortcuts And This Guide

We've talked plenty about the importance of learning basic keyboard shortcuts. If you really want to dig into some of the more obscure navigation …

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Mandela memorial service interpreter admitted to psychiatric hospital

The man who sparked an international furor by offering bogus sign language interpretation at a major memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela has reportedly been admitted to a psychiatric hospital for treatment.<p>The Star newspaper reported that Thamsanqa Jantjie was admitted …

105-inch curved Ultra HD televisions announced by both Samsung and LG

The annual Consumer Electronics Show is just around the corner, which means it's time for companies to show off some of the most extravagant — and least practical — televisions out there. LG has announced that at CES 2014 it's going to be revealing a 105-inch curved Ultra HD television, what the …

Microsoft releases standalone Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps for Windows Phone 8

Microsoft appears to be taking a page from Google's approach to core software updates: It just launched standalone Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps for Windows Phone 8 users. The music app (currently deemed a preview) is largely what we've seen in Microsoft's integrated software, but it also lets you …

Alarming Study Shows How Your Mac’s Camera Can Secretly Spy On You

When your Mac’s iSight camera is running, a tiny green light lets you know that it’s turned on. Or at least it’s supposed to. New research from Johns Hopkins University shows how hackers can remotely control the iSight camera in certain Macs without turning on the accompanying LED indicator …

Syria chemical weapons to be destroyed at sea

Russian armoured trucks will help take Syria's chemical weapons out of the country, tracked by US satellite equipment and Chinese surveillance cameras, in an unprecedented international operation, the world's chemical watchdog said.<p>The details are part of an ambitious plan unveiled by the …

Delta Air Lines will not allow cellphone calls on flights

Delta Air Lines won't allow passengers to make voice calls from its planes.<p>Right now, federal rules prohibit voice calls on planes. But the government is indicating that it might loosen those rules. If that happens, it could be up to airlines to set their own policies.<p>On Wednesday, Delta went ahead …

U.S. Envoy: Time For Intervention In Central African Republic

The Obama administration's ambassador to the U.N. says this is a pivotal moment for the Central African Republic and time for the international community to take steps to prevent further atrocities there.<p>Samantha Power, a former journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, is well-known as an …

Target confirms up to 40 million credit and debit cards are at risk following Black Friday hack (update)

One of America's biggest retailers may have fallen to hackers<p>Retailers are an appealing target for hackers during the holidays, and Target may be learning that lesson the hard way. According to <i>Krebs on Security</i>, the US retail giant is investigating a major breach that could potentially involve …

Washington Post hacked for the second time in three years

Unknown hackers gained access to the <i>Washington Post</i>'s servers for multiple days and stole employees' user names and passwords, the newspaper said today. Company officials are still trying to determine how much data was exposed, the paper said, but it appears that the hackers did not access any …

Obama review panel: strip NSA of power to collect phone data records

The National Security Agency should be banned from attempting to undermine the security of the internet and stripped of its power to collect telephone records in bulk, a White House review panel recommended on Wednesday.<p>In a 300-page report prepared for President Obama, the panel made 46 …

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How to Tether to Lightroom Wirelessly

On my last corporate photoshoot, I was taking headshots in a small conference room cluttered with a large table and chairs. I wanted to give my …

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A Cappella Group 'Sings' About Masturbation

Former South Sudan ministers arrested over 'coup'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1037000/1037542_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524661700_440fab65e493daeed9ae62cf2c099b73<p><b>Ten senior political figures, including the former finance minister, have been arrested in South Sudan after a coup attempt, the government has …

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France decides 'textopornographie' is French for 'sexting'

The French have shut down yet another English word: "sexting" will now be known as "textopornographie," with "sexto" as the noun "sex text." France's General Commission on Terminology and Word Invention (or Commission Générale de Terminologie et de Néologisme, <i>s'il vous plaît</i>) decided to change the …

Tech giants get Obama's ear on NSA

Tech leaders took full advantage of their White House invitation Tuesday, sidestepping a conversation on HealthCare.gov and federal acquisition for one on NSA and surveillance reform.<p>The White House billed the president’s conversation with industry executives as a discussion largely focused on the …

Apple to Require New App Store Submissions to be 'Optimized for iOS 7' on February 1

Apple has published a new announcement for developers on its dev center website notifying them that all new App Store submissions must be built with the latest version of Xcode 5 and optimized for iOS 7.<p>Starting February 1, new apps and app updates submitted to the App Store must be built with the …

Why the Wii U’s failure won’t change Nintendo

Don't expect one dud console to shift the gaming giant's strategy<p>The Wii U’s poor sales performance is hardly news anymore, but last month’s arrival of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 brought Nintendo’s predicament into sharp relief. Sony and Microsoft touted their new machines as the best- and …

Chromebase: LG's all-in-one desktop that runs Chrome OS

LG Electronics has officially jumped into the Chrome OS market. The electronics giant announced Tuesday that it would be unveiling its all-in-one Chromebase desktop computer during the upcoming 2014 Consumer Electronics Show.<p>"Simple to operate for all types of users, the award-winning LG Chromebase …

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