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Check Out Live Tile-Style Icons in This iOS 8 Concept Video

- May 30, 2014<p>Wouldn’t it be great to see the current temperature without having to actually load the damned iOS Weather app? Designer Jay Machalani …

Twitter Is Testing A New Way To Let You Embed Videos Using Hashtags

Twitter seems to be experimenting with a new feature that makes it easy to embed, share, and play video.<p>If you pop open the Twitter iOS app and type in hashtags #AMillionWays or #AMillionWaysToDieInTheWest, you'll be able to embed the trailer for the movie in your tweet. There also seems to be one …

Gogo Teases An App That Could Let Travelers Text And Make Calls During Flights

I did a lot of cool things at SXSWi 2014, but one of the coolest things I got to do was go for a trip in a private jet and test out some cool new technology from Gogo. As you probably know, Gogo powers wireless Internet for a number of airlines in the U.S. But now it’s extending that technology to …

Monetizing the Internet of Things : 4 key areas of focus

As the years and technology progress, we can only expect that the number of things connected to the Internet will also grow at a positive exponential …

Facebook Has Big Updates To Share, Announces First F8 Developer Conference Since 2011 On 4/30 In SF

Facebook plans to reveal new ways for developers to grow and monetize their apps. Today it announced it will hold its F8 developer conference on April 30th in San Francisco. It will have been almost three years since Facebook’s last F8 when it unveiled Timeline and the Open Graph platform in …

This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago

He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.<p>At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks. Way down at the bottom, there were humans — relatively slow on their two legs.<p>But then Jobs …

This robot is teaching college kids how to code robotics apps (exclusive)

Robots: they build your Teslas, assemble your iPhones, and now they teach your college kids.<p>The Baxter Robot, created by Rethink Robotics, teaches undergraduate students at the University of California, Berkeley, the principles of using and coding for robots — the same kinds of robots that will be …

Beats Music Makes its API Public for External Developers

Beats Music wants to take on Spotify, Rdio, Deezer and the dozens of other music streaming services that are constantly vying for new listeners. To succeed though, it needs to be available everywhere – and that’s why its API is now available to developers.<p>As CNET reports, previously the API was …

Facebook Announces First Data Center with Rapid Deployment Design

Facebook today announced plans to build the first data center using its new “rapid deployment data center” (RDDC) design, its most efficient method to build a data center yet. It will be located in a second building at the company’s existing campus in Luleå, Sweden, the location of the social …

Ex-Apple CEO Sculley said to have Indian smartphone plans

Former Apple CEO John Sculley reportedly is planning to launch a smartphone brand in India, according to a report by tech-news site BGR that didn't cite sources.<p>Smartphone usage is exploding in India, with major players like Apple and Samsung pushing their phones through distribution networks and …

Bill Gates reclaims 'world's richest person' title with $76B

Microsoft has gotten a new CEO, bought Nokia's devices and services business, and had better-than-expected earnings the past few months -- another big change is that company chairman Bill Gates has reclaimed his title as the world's richest person.<p>Forbes released its annual rankings for the world's …

Apple Patents Live Voicemail Screening, Would Let Users Pick Up And Answer Mid-Message

Apple has a new patent published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider), and this one is a result of its deal to acquire Nortel’s considerable trove of intellectual property with the Rockstar consortium of tech companies. The patent describes a method for letting user listen in on, as well as …

Facebook Looking Into Buying Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

Facebook, one of the primary backers of the Internet.org initiative, which aims to bring affordable Internet access to the 5 billion people in the world who still lack connectivity, is in talks with a company that could help further that agenda. TechCrunch is hearing that Facebook is buying Titan …

Google unveils smartphone with 3D sensors

<b>Google has unveiled a prototype smartphone with "customised hardware and software" that enables it to create 3D maps of a user's surroundings.</b><p>Sensors allow it to make more than 250,000 3D measurements every second and update its position in real time.<p>Google said potential applications may include …

Inside DuckDuckGo, Google’s Tiniest, Fiercest Competitor

By John Paul Titlowlong Read<p>When Gabriel Weinberg launched a search engine in 2008, plenty of people thought he was insane. How could DuckDuckGo, a …

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What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Inside AT&T’s 83GB/hour mobile cell tower …or why your iPhone no longer drops out at huge events

.<p>AT&T shared a little bit of what goes into a portable network cells they put up at special events where bandwidth needs will be extraordinary. Remember, AT&T’s network is about 80% iPhones so this is important stuff. The setup above was what they used to cover a recent Los Angeles festival (read: …

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

Here Are Some Changes Apple Should Make To The iPhone's Software

Apple is preparing the next version of iOS, the software use on iPhones and iPads.<p>A lot of people believe Apple needs to change the look and feel of iOS as well as the way iOS works. Someone posted a video to YouTube with a concept video for iOS, addressing the latter problem.<p>One of the biggest …