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Original Stitch Launches Mass Customization E-commerce Platform for Designing and Customizing Shirts for Men – In Time for Father's Day

<b>The Tailored Shirt Meets the Digital Age with More than 176 Trillion Possible Combinations of Exceptional Quality to Make the Perfect Shirt. Give a Unique Gift this Father’s Day!</b><p>SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 13, 2014–<p>OriginalStitch.com, a website that pairs fashion and technology, formally …

How Brazil Has Leapt Ahead Of The U.S. With An Internet Bill Of Rights

One of the largest Internet markets just signed landmark legislation guaranteeing net neutrality, a limit to the data advertisers can collect on users, and limits on government surveillance on the Internet.<p>Brazil is one of the biggest foreign markets around for Facebook and Google–and it’s one of …

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Facebook's 'Hack' is here to shake up programming

Facebook engineers Bryan O'Sullivan, Julien Verlaguet, and Alok Menghrajani spent the last few years building a programming language unlike any other.<p>…

5 technologies that are shaping the future of design

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon/Gigaom<p>Theatrical robots. 3D printers that churn out cells. Wearables for infants. These types of …

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

The Internet Is the Greatest Legal Facilitator of Inequality in Human History

It doesn't have to be.<p>In the 1990s, the venture capitalist John Doerr famously predicted that the Internet would lead to the “the largest legal creation of wealth in the history of the planet.” Indeed, the Internet has created a tremendous amount of personal wealth. Just look at the rash of …

Moment - Amazing Lenses For Mobile Photography

Thank You Kickstarter!<p>The campaign has been more successful than we ever could have imagined. Your support enables us to continue the journey we …

Microsoft calls for new international laws on government data access

Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith has called for new international measures to protect people's privacy<p>Microsoft has called for an international convention to create surveillance and data-access rules across borders, in order to protect human rights and individual privacy.<p>In a blog post …

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How should the internet develop after Snowden? New commission aims to find out

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>An independent “Global Commission on Internet Governance” was launched at Davos on Wednesday, promising an in-depth two-year …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

Why Automated Semantics Will Solve The BI Dashboard Crisis

Right now, in most companies, there is a crisis of Business Intelligence dashboards. For good reasons, BI practitioners use the dashboard as way to deliver data and analytics to pretty much everyone. Dashboards are the hammer for every nail and as a result at most companies there are hundreds or …

Tomorrow's Business: 2014 Tech Predictions Roundup

<i>In 2014, hybrid cloud comes of age, flash opens up new business models, and autonomous cars are more than just a science project.</i><p>As the end of the year races towards us, the tech press loves to entertain us with prediction of what the <i>next</i> year will look like. Here are just a few that caught my eye …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

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Apple Mac Pro review (2013): small, fast and in a league of its own

It would be an understatement to say that Apple's Mac Pro workstation was getting a little long in the tooth. As of summer 2012, it was missing Apple's own Thunderbolt ports, not to mention 802.11n WiFi. Finally, though, Apple released an updated version, and it addresses a little more than just …

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Learning to code? EngineHere can connect you with devs in a virtual classroom

Want to learn to code? You’ll have plenty of options to choose from, with dozens of providers promising to teach you computer programming skills in no time.<p>But Benjamin Plesser, founder of EngineHere, believes he’s found the optimal “learn to code” model. Plesser is a software developer who …

Amazon Storybuilder Gives Writers a Virtual Corkboard for New Scripts

Amazon continues to target upcoming scriptwriters, directors and filmmakers with Amazon Storybuilder, a new screenwriting tool that lets you jot down ideas with virtual post-it notes and a corkboard.<p>Currently in beta, Storybuilder is a pretty bare bones product for now, with only a couple of …

Everything visible: How wearable cameras are changing the way we think about public space

<b></b>Unless you spend all of your time in a cave, you’ve probably been photographed without your knowledge.<p>The presence of surveillance cameras is becoming a growing norm in public spaces. For example, currently in the United Kingdom, there are an estimated 4.2 million cameras —some even with …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

Bluetooth advances herald sleeker wearables that charge wirelessly

Imagine a Pebble without the need for a proprietary charging connector. Or how about a Galaxy Gear that doesn't lose connection to your phone every time you walk away for a quick errand? Both are evolutionary steps on the way to a truly desirable smartwatch and this week sees a pair of new …

2014 is the year of the internet of things—no, seriously, we mean it this time

<i>The first in a series.</i><p>It’s fair to say that more people have heard of the “internet of things” than have experienced it. There is breathless press coverage of the phenomenon—always patiently re-explained by tech pundits as the trend by which all of our most mundane possessions will become …

Digital doctors: how mobile apps are changing healthcare

Mobile apps that enable doctors to quickly reference medical research are paving the way for a digital revolution in healthcare<p>Mobile medical apps have become a prominent part of many doctors’ practices. From viewing x-ray results to tracking symptoms and vital statistics, these apps help doctors …

Gift Guide: The complete guide to home music production on your iPad or Mac

With an iPad and few accessories, these days anyone can have a functional recording studio in their home for less than the cost of a Mac. Whether you’re just getting started and want a modest iPad recording setup in your living room, or you’re looking to setup a full-blown home studio with your …

New ‘liquid metal’ will let you print circuits on paper, T-shirts, or even leaves

Three Chinese scientists say they’ve found a way to create a metal that’s liquid at room temperatures, can be printed as if it was ink in ordinary, everyday desktop printers, and will adhere to surfaces as diverse and supple as rubber, paper, cotton T-shirts, or a leaf off an oak tree.<p>Need an RFID …

Mixbook Debuts Montage, A Photo Book Builder Meant To Take Minutes, Not Hours

When the seven-year old company Mixbook introduced a mobile app for making photo books, Mosaic, last fall, the idea was to distill a process that had traditionally taken hours down to a matter of minutes. But in going mobile, there are some trade-offs in terms of losing the customizations permitted …

Securing your private messages with cryptography apps and services for iOS and OS X

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: Maksim Kabakou<p>Sending secure messages, know also as cryptography, has been a part of our collective history for …

Chipolo Is Another Thing That Lets You Track Lost Items Using Your Smartphone

Slovenia has became a hotbed for hardware startups during the past year and the newest one to come out of this Southeast European country is Chipolo – a simple to use Bluetooth-based item finder for iPhone and Android.<p>Designed and developed by two startups, Geartronik and Nollie Apps, Chipolo is a …