Sergey Golubitskiy

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Scapple, The Virtual Sheet Of Paper From The Makers Of Scrivener

Scapple is a great new app for writers. If you were looking for an app that creates a sheet of paper on your Mac, then this is it. Scapple comes from Literature and Latte, the folks behind the amazing Scrivener, so you know that it has been designed and used by writers.<p>Set the app to full-screen …

Mobile phones are booming in North Korea, of all places

North Korea’s only mobile operator, Koryolink, is about to hit 2 million subscribers, its CEO Ezzeldin Heikal told diplomats and NGO workers in Pyongyang this week. Koryolink launched services in North Korea in 2008 and took more than three years to sign up its millionth subscriber. It doubled that …

North Korea

HTC One for AT&T: the best Android phone yet?

HTC's flagship smartphone for 2013, the One, really impressed us when we reviewed the international version last month. Its stellar design, speedy performance, and absolutely incredible display overshadowed some of the complaints we had with its camera and battery performance.<p>Since then, we've been …

Herbalife stock trading halted amid allegations of insider trading at auditing firm

Herbalife, the $8 billion multi-level marketing company that’s been the target of pyramid scheme accusations from one of Wall Street’s most prominent hedge fund managers, had its stock halted amid questions about its accounting practices. Since yesterday at 4PM, it has remained stagnant at $38.39 …

Facebook Home revamps any Android phone to make it about 'people, not apps'

Facebook's throwing its hat in the Android ring in a big, big way. Today at an event at the company's campus in California, Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook Home, a deep software integration with Android that puts Facebook services front and center. Zuckerberg left the HTC First announcement to …

Solar panels are finally generating more energy than they use

You want an inconvenient truth? Here’s one: Despite the exponential growth of solar energy over the past 13 years, the global production of photovoltaic panels has consumed more electricity than the panels themselves generate, according to a new Stanford University study.<p>As recently as 2008, the …

Solar Panels

Legendary US film critic Roger Ebert dies | News | DW | 05.04.2013

Ebert died Thursday at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, his longtime employer, the Chicago Sun-Times said. A day earlier, he had announced on …

Apple's iMessage encryption trips up feds' surveillance

Internal document from the Drug Enforcement Administration complains that messages sent with Apple's encrypted chat service are "impossible to intercept," even with a warrant.<p>Encryption used in Apple's iMessage chat service has stymied attempts by federal drug enforcement agents to eavesdrop on …

Privacy

Google creates controversy with Cesar Chavez doodle

Google’s decision to mark Easter Sunday with a doodle of leftist icon Cesar Chavez atop its search engine angered some users in what they see as a snub of Jesus on the day Christians mark his resurrection.<p>Google defended the decision by saying it reserves the spot for historical figures and events, …

Apple’s iWatch Is Actually Just A Wrist Band That Attaches To Your iPhone, iPad

The much-rumored Apple iWatch isn’t as exciting as you might have thought.<p>We’ve heard rumors of flexible displays and Siri integration, but it appears that Apple’s iWatch is actually just a band meant to connect with the Apple device of your choice.<p>According to this leaked video, which uses …

Globalism and Technology: A Hidden Misconception That Dooms the U.S. Economy

<b>In an article in today’s New York Times Sunday Review, I challenge a fundamental assumption underlying Washington’s</b> <b>embrace of globalism: the idea that no matter how fast American technologies leak abroad, an abundance of new production methods and new industries will keep bubbling up to take their</b> …

Fight over Internet sales tax intensifies

Consumers used to saving money by not paying sales tax on online purchases may not have that advantage much longer as momentum grows for legislation allowing states to collect taxes on Internet sales<p>WASHINGTON — As the owner of PFI Western Wear in Springfield, Mo., Randy Little gets irked when …

Office Parties Have Unintended Consequences For Company Culture

The office holiday party; the company softball league; the baby shower for the woman who sits three cubicles down the hall; happy hour with your co-workers: These are all part of the social rhythms and obligations of the modern workplace -- some company sponsored, others initiated by employees -- …

The Workplace

How smell might be the next big thing in advertising

Smell-O-Vision may be coming to a billboard near you<p>A team of Japanese researchers has been working on developing a new system, the "smelling screen," that releases scents into the air with directional accuracy. Augmenting our audio-visual experiences with odor isn't a new idea — theaters …

Somehow, Everybody Came Out a Winner in the Herbalife Battle Royale

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Remember a couple of months ago, when hedge fund giant Carl Icahn went nuclear on hedge fund giant …

Why Samsung holds the lion's share of the smartphone market

Img Source: Flickr:iam_photo<p>Have you ever wondered how Samsung got to where it is today? A few years ago, it barely had any presence at all in the worldwide smartphone market. In fact, its very first smartphone was a huge flop. But it slowly rose to become not only one of the biggest names in the …

Mobile

Panasonic subsidiary at center of U.S. bribery investigation

A subsidiary that makes in-flight entertainment and communications systems is under investigation for allegedly paying bribes to secure contracts, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.<p>A unit of Japanese electronics giant Panasonic is under investigation by U.S. authorities for …

Corruption

Germany outraged over NGO raids in Russia | World| Breakings news and perspectives from around the globe | DW | 29.03.2013

"What's happening there is weakening Russia and is particularly detrimental to its claim to be a world power," Andreas Schockenhoff, Germany's …

South Africa's Nelson Mandela shows signs of recovery | News | DW | 30.03.2013

The 94-year old anti-apartheid leader was still suffering from a recent case of pneumonia, but thanks to three days in the hospital, his health was …

Study: Disease spreading due to eurozone crisis | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW | 01.04.2013

Malaria, dengue fever and tuberculosis are diseases long thought eradicated from Europe. But a study by British health experts claims that since the …

Proof of Heaven

• <b>Author:</b> Eben Alexander, M.D.<p>A SCIENTIST’S CASE FOR THE AFTERLIFE<br>Near-death experiences, or NDEs, are controversial. Thousands of people have had them, but many in the scientific community have argued that they are impossible. Dr. Eben Alexander was one of those people.<p>A highly trained neurosurgeon …

God's Not Dead

• <b>Author:</b> Rice Broocks<p>The Evidence Behind the Hit Movie<p>The goal of God’s Not Dead: Evidence for God in an Age of Uncertainty is straightforward: to help readers develop “a faith that is real and credible—and strong enough to help others find faith in God.” To that end, Rice Broocks outlines a roadmap …

Mossad

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Bar-Zohar & Nissim Mishal<p>"This book tells what should have been known and isn't—that Israel's hidden force is as formidable as its recognized physical strength."<br>— Israeli President Shimon Peres<p>For decades, Israel's renowned security arm, the Mossad, has been widely recognized as the …

Killing Kennedy

• <b>Author:</b> Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard<p><b>A riveting historical narrative of the shocking events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and the follow-up to mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln</b><p>More than a million readers have thrilled to Bill O'Reilly's <i>Killing Lincoln</i>, the …

Manhunt

• <b>Author:</b> Peter L. Bergen<p><b>The gripping account of the decade-long hunt for the world's most wanted man.</b><p>It was only a week before 9/11 that Peter Bergen turned in the manuscript of <i>Holy War, Inc</i>., the story of Osama bin Laden--whom Bergen had once interviewed in a mud hut in Afghanistan--and his …

HTC One Release Date Update - Taiwan Launch

The HTC One was initially going to be released in early March in Taiwan, but the launch was hit by a series of unfortunate delays. The wait is now over, as the flagship phone has finally hit various retail stores in the country yesterday.<p>On location to capture the excitement were the folks at</i> …

HTC One