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Daft Punk Get Lucky Condoms by Durex

Posted in Grooming<p>2013 has already been huge for the French duo Daft Punk. You can’t go anywhere without hearing their ‘Get Lucky’ single on the …

Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, June 2013) review: A familiar MacBook Air, with an all-day battery - CNET

<b>The Good</b> New Intel fourth-gen CPUs help the updated <b>MacBook Air</b> achieve amazing battery life. The multitouch trackpad is still the industry's best, and even better, the 13-inch MacBook Air now starts at $100 less than the previous model.<p><b>The Bad</b> Newer features such as touch screens and …

LG may bring Google TVs to Korea, China soon; seeing 'good returns' in the US

While Eric Schmidt's proclamation that "most" new TVs would have Google TV embedded last year didn't come true, LG stated today that it's bringing the platform to more regions soon. The <i>Korea Times</i> reports an unnamed company executive at the KCTA Digital Cable Show stated the platform is yielding …

Microsoft earns billions from Android, so why do they feel 'Scroogled'?

The realm of mobile technology has a lot of nuance. Whether it’s HTC trying to rebuild their brand, Huawei leaving the US market, or Samsung continuing to steamroll the world, we always have something interesting going on. Part of that discussion is patent technology, and how it affects the …

Wavii Confirms Google Buy, Shuts Down Its Service To Make Natural Language Products For The Search Giant

Wavii, the natural language technology startup, has updated its home page, and its previously-monochromatic logo, to officially confirm that it has been acquired by Google — a deal that we noted earlier this week was “north of $30 million.” And to set speculation running about what might be coming …

After long battle, Uber becomes first taxi app to get approved in New York City

Looks like New York City isn't going to hold a grudge against Uber for attempting to launch its taxi-hailing service without permission last summer. The San Francisco startup just became the first company to be approved under New York's new pilot program, which will allow selected companies to …

LivingSocial Hacked — More Than 50 Million Customer Names, Emails, Birthdates and Encrypted Passwords Accessed (Internal Memo)

LivingSocial, the daily deals site owned in part by Amazon, has suffered a massive cyber attack on its computer systems, which an email from CEO Tim …

Rewriting history with ‘DuckTales Remastered’

<i>DuckTales</i> has been away for a long time. Ever since the animated series ended its run in 1990, we haven't heard much from Uncle Scrooge and his great-nephews — but Capcom is hoping to change that. The company recently announced that it is working on a remastered version of the beloved NES version …

Meet The Top Five Startups From ERA’s Latest New York Demo Day

Another year has come and gone, and with it a brand new class of Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator graduates. At demo day today, we saw ten companies launch out of development and into the public eye. Yes, all of them are interesting, disrupting industries from real estate to big data to …

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Wavii confirms acquisition by Google, starts to wind down its own service

There was an odd level of uncertainty surrounding Google's reported buyout of Wavii: where Google usually mentions acquisitions in short order, mum's been the word for much of the past week. Thankfully, we won't be left hanging over the weekend -- Wavii has stepped forward to confirm the deal is …

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Swype VP Confirms Talks With Apple

After spending several years in beta testing, the popular Swype keyboard made its official debut on Android earlier this week, and at the moment it’s only available on a small number of platforms. But there’s a chance that we could see Swype’s typing technology on iOS in the future.<p>Swype vice …

Samsung recasts its Windows PC line as Ativ

The company hopes consumers will start associating Ativ with Windows OS desktops, notebooks, and tablets -- just as they've learned to tie Galaxy to the Android OS.<p>Samsung is rebranding all of its Windows PCs as Ativ.<p>Ativ is Vita backward -- that's Samsung's reasoning -- and previously only applied …

Nature makes an effort to enhance reproducibility in science

Methods of papers in Nature journals will now include the actual methods.<p>Yesterday, the scientific journal <i>Nature</i> published an editorial to announce a …

What if a Computer Could Be a Teacher?

Blackboard image copyright Picsfive<p>In December, I made some forecasts for 2013 — many of them looking at the future of collaboration solutions and …

New “Learn More About In-App Purchases” section helps protect consumers from apps like this [video]

In March Apple decided to add “offers in-app purchases” warnings in iTunes and on the App Store following a class action lawsuit brought on by parents arguing the iOS freemium model, i.e. in-app purchases, allowed children to easily rack up thousands of dollars. Today, as noted by AppAdvice, Apple …

Apple Beats In Q2 2013, Posts First YOY Earnings Decline Since 2003: $43.6B In Revenue, $9.5B In Profit, EPS Of $10.09

Apple has been the subject of plenty of financial scrutiny (perhaps even more so than usual) recently, and now all that speculation has come to a head.<p>The Cupertino company has just released its fiscal Q2 2013 earnings — it reported $43.6 billion in revenue (up from $39.2 billion in the year-ago …

CrunchWeek: Facebook’s Weird Home Commercial; Our Experiences With Google Glass, And Fibermania

The weekend is here, and so is another episode of CrunchWeek, the TechCrunch TV show where a few of us writers sit down for some real talk about the stories that dominated the tech world over the past seven days.<p>This week, Ryan Lawler, Greg Kumparak and I talked about Facebook Home’s weird new …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

A Day With Glass: First Impressions Of The Early Days Of Google’s Latest Moonshot

As we shared yesterday, the process to actually pay for the Glass Explorer Edition was quite simple. The next step in the process is picking up your device at either the Mountain View, Los Angeles or New York City Google Campus. Of course, you can opt to have them shipped to you if you’re not in …

BBC America & Twitter Announce Content-Sharing Partnership

BBC America has announced via a tweet that it will partner with Twitter to offer the “first in-Tweet branded video synced to entertainment TV series.” News of the deal comes after a few days after a report that Twitter is in talks with Viacom and NBCUniversal to host TV clips and sell advertising …