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Smartwatches now more popular than Swiss watches, thanks to Apple

For the first time, smartwatch shipments have outpaced those of their luxury brethren, according to market research.<p>The venerable Swiss wristwatch industry may have a smartwatch problem.<p>Global shipments of smartwatches outpaced those of Swiss watches in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to …

Wearable Tech

Apple May Have Filed for an 'AirPods' Trademark

Apple may have filed for a trademark on 'AirPods' which could suggest it has plans to launch wireless earphones.<p>MacRumors reports on the recent …

The Rags-To-Riches Tale Of How Jan Koum Built WhatsApp Into Facebook's New $19 Billion Baby

<i>Click here for our magazine cover story on the Facebook-WhatsApp Megadeal: The Courtship, The Secret Meetings, The $19 Billion Poker Game</i><p>Jan Koum picked a meaningful spot to sign the $19 billion deal to sell his company WhatsApp to Facebook earlier today. Koum, cofounder Brian Acton and venture …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

National Geographic Travel

The Most Mystical Cave In The World Sits Pretty In Thailand

It might not be the world's largest, like nearby Son Doong Cave, but Phraya Nakhon cave is pretty darn awesome looking nonetheless.<p>Set inside Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park, the cave can be reached from the Hat Laem Sala beach, but you have to take a boat or a 20-minute hike there.<p>Oh, nbd, here's …

West Coast apocalypse: How “earthquake storms” could devastate California

A major earthquake wouldn’t just be disastrous in its own right — it could trigger an even deadlier chain reaction<p><i>"When you get a lot of earthquakes, you get a lot of earthquakes." — Charles Richter</i><p>It is often hard to see the obvious, unless you are someone who brings a new perspective to a …

Office for iPad reportedly coming before July

Microsoft is still working on Office for iPad, and it could debut before July, reports <i>ZDNet</i>'s Mary Jo Foley. While we'd heard that Microsoft was working on Office for iPhone and iPad some time ago, it ultimately only rolled out an iPhone version and pointed tablet users to Office Web Apps. However,</i> …

Microsoft OneDrive to debut with Dropbox-like bonus storage and folder sharing

Microsoft announced its OneDrive rebranding of SkyDrive recently, and it appears the service will soon debut with some new additions. <i>LiveSide</i> reports that OneDrive will offer up to 8GB of additional cloud storage, similar to how Dropbox entices users to share referral links with friends. Microsoft …

Microsoft building an ‘Xbox Reading’ app for Windows 8

Microsoft has already built Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps for Windows 8, but the next target is books. A recent Microsoft job listing, discovered by Chinese Microsoft blog LiveSino, notes that the software giant is looking to hire a software design engineer to build "a groundbreaking interactive …

Analyst reveals that Microsoft earns $1.6 billion a year from Android

<i>ZDNet</i> has managed to get its hands on an interesting report from Nomura, a financial services company, which shows that Google’s Android is proving to be a major breadwinner for Microsoft.<p>Due to licensing agreements between the two technology giants, Microsoft netted $1.6 billion from Android over …

Windows Phone

Microsoft May Dole Out More Free Storage To Users In OneDrive Rebrand

Microsoft will soon rebrand its SkyDrive cloud storage service OneDrive. The OneDrive splash page currently reads “Coming Soon.”<p>It now appears that there is more to the coming OneDrive rollout than a simple name change. According to leaked screenshots posted by LiveSide, Microsoft will roll out a …

WSJ: An Android-Powered Nokia Phone Clad In Windows Phone Clothing Coming Later This Month

Rumours that primary Windows Phone OEM Nokia has been two-timing Microsoft by keeping an Android phone project on its backburner have been doing the rounds for a while now (aka the rumoured Nokia Normandy device). But yesterday the Wall Street Journal tipped more fuel on this fire, citing “people …

TwinStrata ups the security quotient for data transfer to and from clouds

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>In an IT world increasingly obsessed with data security, or the lack thereof, vendors are moving to bulk up the security of …

Sequoia-Backed Guardant Health Wants To Improve Cancer Treatment And Diagnosis Via A New Blood Test

When testing for the possibility of certain types of cancer, doctors often do surgery to retrieve biopsies for genetic analysis. But when a patient has already had cancer, and is testing for a possibility of recurrence, Helmy Eltoukhy, the co-founder of medical tech startup Guardant Health, …

Five unusual ways in which Indians use mobile phones

<b>The mobile phone in India has many uses other than making calls and sending messages. For hundreds of millions of people, a mobile phone is sometimes the only piece of technology in their homes. This has led to unique uses for the phone in the country - the world's fastest growing market for mobile</b> …

Aam Aadmi Party

Silicon Valley’s Next Big Goal: Fixing Our Broken Food System

A raft of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists made their money in tech, and now want to do something with an even longer-lasting impact<p>At ali Partovi’s Partovi Porktacular, the assembled tech-and food-world luminaries, dressed in their best jeans, nibble on tortellini stuffed with locally foraged …

Agriculture

India's awakening youth threaten political status quo

<b>Many observers expect Indian voters to punish the ruling Congress party in this spring's general election for the country's sharp economic slowdown and a string of corruption scandals. But the poll may become a referendum on all established politicians amid a groundswell of anger at their failings.</b> …

India