Sean McMahon

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Google must pay Canadian woman $2,250 for showing her cleavage in Street View

Google invaded the privacy of a Montreal woman by showing her sitting outside of her house with “part of her breast exposed,” and must pay her …

‘Third-generation’ Flipboard iOS app gets redesign, 30,000 topics and officially curated content

The popular Flipboard app has received a significant upgrade in version 3.0, in what the company is describing as “the most personal and most magazine-like experience we’ve ever built.”<p>In addition to a slicker interface, users are now presented with top-level topics that drill down into …

Airpnp Is An Airbnb For Toilets

We’ve all been in a situation where nature calls at a crowded event and an empty toilet is nowhere to be found. Airpnp is an experimental service that aims to solve this problem — by letting residences and businesses rent out their bathrooms to people in their immediate location who need to use …

Fatberg ahead! How London was saved from a 15-tonne ball of grease

A sewage worker has become an unlikely hero after taking three weeks to defeat a toxic 15-tonne ball of congealed fat the size of a bus that came close to turning parts of the London borough of Kingston upon Thames into a cesspit.<p>The first sign of trouble came when residents in a block of flats …

Starbucks Wi-Fi Is Getting A Speed Boost From Google

Google announced Wednesday that it is partnering with Starbucks to enhance the coffee-shop internet experience that many professionals now rely on. It's promising to make the wireless internet up to 10 times faster than Starbucks customers have previously enjoyed. Google Fiber cities, such as …

Google Fiber

"Fair Use Creep," and Other Copyright Bogeymen, Appear in Congress

Apple Charts Recovery From Dev Center Hack on New System Status Page

Apple’s Developer Center outage continues with no end in sight, following a hack last week that forced the company to take it offline. In a message …

Giving Up Liberty for Security

When Edward Snowden revealed that the federal government, in direct defiance of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution, was unlawfully and …

Control a dSLR camera with your Android phone or tablet

That Android phone or tablet you've got? Consider it your dSLR's best new accessory. With the help of a little adapter and an innovative app, you can use it to augment your camera, opening doors to a range of new shooting options and flexibility.<p>It's all thanks to the ever-useful USB On-the-Go …

Behind The Dual-Screen Russian Phone That’s Looking To Reinvent The Mobile User Experience

By Rae Ann Fera6 minute Read<p>New smartphone models are released at a breakneck pace, yet the reality is, each new handset model is always shades of …

Mobile Technology

How I Learned To Get The Most Out Of Every Week’s 168 Hours

Would you rather flip through a Pottery Barn catalog or train for and run a half-marathon? The secret to time management is all about priorities.<p>I’ve always loved the phrase “the truth will set you free.”<p>While I’ll admit that objectivity is hard to achieve, when you face reality as head on as …

Yahoo wants to buy Tumblr. Will Facebook swoop in at the last minute?

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer thinks that what Blogger did for Google, Tumblr could do for her aging Internet company — make it relevant and a …

Intel could have been inside the original iPhone, says outgoing CEO

Intel CEO Paul Otellini is stepping down today, and <i>The Atlantic</i> has published a lengthy profile of the outgoing CEO. While the article mostly argues that Intel thrived under Otellini's watch, it also reveals what could have been: Otellini told the publication that he personally shot down a chance …

How Google cleverly improved Android without releasing Android 4.3 at Google I/O

Did you hear about the new version of Android(s goog)? No? That’s because there <i>isn’t</i> one, at least not in the traditional sense.<p>Although it was …

Mercedes Bringing Tesla-Powered EV to U.S. Next Year

Mercedes-Benz is finally getting into the attainable electric-vehicle game with the B-Class Electric Drive, a compact Benz with a 115-mile range, a …

Doctor Who Returns: Here's a Quick Guide for New Viewers

One of the smartest things about the BBC's <i>Doctor Who</i> is that the long-running sci-fi show – which celebrates its 50th anniversary this November – has …

Flipboard 2.0 refreshes app's look, now lets everyone run their own magazine (hands-on)

Flipboard announced today that it has 50 million users, and also released a new version of its app that lets every one of them become an editor-in-chief. Flipboard 2.0 is "the most epic release we've ever done," CEO Mike McCue told <i>The Verge</i>, and most of its new features focus on curation: users can …