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On the Street……Cortona, Italy

I love the knits and denim skirt but it’s all about the attitude.

How to Keep Skin Looking Young at Every Age

With all the products, procedures, and advice that claim to prevent skin from aging, it can be difficult to separate reality from hype. With the help of Dr. Angela Lamb, a dermatologist with Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC, we sorted through the noise to create this definitive preventative skincare …

Somehow, Pebble is making a better smartwatch than gadget giants like Samsung and Sony

Samsung is a multibillion company with 425,000 employees and a massive supply chain. Pebble is 40-strong and fueled by $10 million in Kickstarter money.<p>So you might be surprised at which one is making the better smartwatch.<p>On Wednesday, Pebble unveiled the latest steps in its effort to take over …

Facebook Resolves Issues Related to Timeline, Pages

Facebook (FB) said it resolved site issues Friday afternoon that temporarily prevented some users from accessing their Timelines and Pages.<p>The announcement came about an hour after reports of the intermittent outages began swarming Twitter (TWTR), prompting the popular social network to admit it …

Impala For iPhone Identifies Your Photos Using Artificial Intelligence, Organizes Them For You

A new mobile application called Impala is picking up where Everpix left off, in terms of automatically categorizing your photo collections using computer vision technology. Once installed, the app works its way through your entire photo library on your iPhone, sorting photos into various categories …

BlackBerry reportedly refused to break up company despite interest from Apple, Microsoft

Back when BlackBerry was still on the market, some expected that the struggling company would ultimately be broken up and "sold for parts." But according to Reuters, BlackBerry's board roundly rejected this possibility, despite interest from several major competitors. Google, Microsoft, and even …

Get Ready For China's 'Singles' Day,' The World's Biggest Online Shopping Blitz

Sales on Singles' Day last year for Alibaba Group, China's biggest e-retailer, totaled more than $3.1 billion, doubling the $1.5 billion spent by U.S. consumers on Cyber Monday in 2012, according to Alibaba spokeswoman Candice Huang.<p>This year, Alibaba's two ecommerce sites, Tmall and Taobao …

eCommerce

New York City Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot says we're in a 'golden age of technology in NYC'

New York City's first Chief Digital Officer, Rachel Haot, is a <i>very</i> busy lady. She's charged with managing the digital universe of one of the planet's most technologically advanced cities. Haot's most recent accomplishment was heading up the relaunch of NYC.gov, the digital face of New York City. …

Boost is giving new customers $100 off the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Boost Mobile<p>Starting today, Boost Mobile(s s) is now carrying the iPhone, and for the next few weeks you can get it …

Stunwall: A super simple web app to make your photos look gorgeous

Just came across Stunwall via Hacker News)which appears to be just a very simple way to upload a photo and add a filter to it. What makes this different to others I’ve seen is the elegance of the filters. They’re not too extreme by default and have a beautifully subtle, natural, feel to them.<p>You …

Intel acquires Kno to boost its digital education library

Intel has long been cozy with the e-textbook developers at Kno, going so far as to license their hardware and preload their software on its own tablets. The chip giant clearly wants to take that relationship further, however, as it just acquired Kno outright. While Intel isn't providing the terms …

Why Has the First Medical Tricorder Come from Scanadu?

At the Dublin Web Summit last week, I met Sam de Brouwer, co-founder of one of the most interesting startups of the past couple of years, Scanadu.<p>Following its successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Scanadu’s Scout tricorder is set to go to market in March 2014. The aim is to get one of …

Pivothead's new video capture glasses let you mix and match power, storage and wireless add-ons

Pivothead's video-recording specs have undergone only a slight evolution since they launched early last year, gaining live broadcast abilities through the Air Sync add-on. Here at Expand NY, however, we've seen what's next, as the company's been kind enough to bring along a prototype of its …

One reason to get a PS4 or Xbox One: The sports games

Cynics say wait to buy a next-gen game console. But new versions of games like FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, and NBA 2K14 may give you a reason to upgrade.<p>With the PS4 and Xbox One launching over the next couple of weeks, I've been asking my fellow editors whether they're getting one, and if so, which …

Nextgen

Adobe Lightroom 5.3 candidate supports hot new cameras

The test version of the photo editing and cataloging software handles raw photos from new Nikon, Fujifilm, Sony, Panasonic, Olympus, and Canon cameras and squashes some bugs.<p>Adobe released a test version of Lightroom 5.3 on Friday, giving the photo editing and cataloging software support for the …

Cameras

PlayPhone Enters The Asian Market In Partnership With SingTel

PlayPhone, Inc., which provides a social gaming platform for carriers, Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, Brazil’s Claro and others, announced today that they will now partner with Singapore-based SingTel to provide mobile social gaming for SingTel’s 480 million customers in Singapore, India, Indonesia, …

Prefundia, A Platform For Crowdfunding Projects To Gain Backers Ahead Of Launch, Exits Beta

Prefundia wants to help crowdfunding projects get backers <i>before</i> they launch their campaigns. The startup, for startup it is — launching out of U.S. accelerator Boomstartup this summer — has been operating in beta for the past three months, and has just released some early performance data as it …

Apple To Offer In-Store Repairs For Its Newest iPhone Models

Owners of broken iPhones may soon be able to get them fixed inside Apple stores. The company is outfitting its retail locations with spare parts, instruction manuals for the staff, and the recalibration machines needed for the installation of touch screens, according to a report citing sources with …

AppleCare

Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

Nook Simple Touch e-readers reportedly adding web browser and email client next week

Barnes & Noble’s E Ink e-readers are getting an update next month that will add a web browser and email client, reports <i>TechCrunch</i><i>.</i> Citing an unnamed source, it writes that the Nook Simple Touch and Simple Touch with GlowLight will start receiving the updates on June 1st.<p>The Nook Simple Touch …