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Mark Zuckerberg talks about the future of Facebook, virtual reality and artificial intelligence

<b>Mathias Döpfner: Mark, on Facebook we learned that you were jogging at the Brandenburg Gate this morning. How was it?</b><p><b>Mark Zuckerberg:</b> It was good. It was the first time I have gone running in snow in 20 years. Whenever I go to a new city, in order to help get on the right time zone and actually get …

Artificial Intelligence

Rant & Rave Blog. Friday Stock Market Wrap: Pro Trader Inside Track

Friday Stock Market Wrap: Pro Trader Inside Track<p>Read 1233 times<p>The markets closed flat on options expiration Friday. In the last week the S&P 500 …

Stock Markets

Home Depot, Target to wrap up dismal earnings season

Retailer earnings figure heavily again in the week ahead, with Home Depot and Target reporting, but, so far, it doesn’t look like rising consumer …

Oil
Markets

To use this drone, just throw it in the air and start running

The consumer drone industry is increasingly positioning itself as a maker of flying cameras, not autonomous robots. The goal is a sort of self-aware GoPro that you will allow anyone to be their own aerial cinematographer. Today a startup called Lily is trying to move a step closer to that future …

Drones

Torrent App Popcorn Time Comes To iOS, No Jailbreak Required

Popcorn Time, the service sometimes referred to as the “Netflix for pirates” because of the way it makes it easy to stream pirated content to your PC or mobile device, is now getting a lot easier for iOS owners to use. According to new reports, the service is being made available by way of an iOS …

Intel unveils smaller 3D depth camera for smartphones

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, speaking at IDF in Shenzhen today, announced a new, smaller, thinner model of its RealSense camera technology, which is designed for use in smartphones<p>If you’re unfamiliar with RealSense, it is essentially a 3D depth sensing camera. The technology can be used to add depth …

Brian Krzanich

On its 5th anniversary, Apple's iPad remains world's best tablet, but tablet market is due for change

Feature<p>The iPad has proven to be a bigger success than just about anyone, including Apple, ever predicted. But while the overall tablet market …

IPad Air

5 reasons Turkey is dragging its feet in the fight against the Islamic State

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Is Turkey still a Western ally? Some observers of the dramatic battle just over its border with Syria, in the town of Kobani, have …

So, you & your friends are headed to a desert festival. This ‘no wi-fi required’ chat app has you covered

Internet connections are overrated, says Open Garden. In fact, it’s even made an anonymous chat app that works both on and off the proverbial grid.<p>Today, the company announced it has released a new version of its FireChat app, which now helps users create group discussions around topics and …

Samsung’s Android Friendly 1.5TB Wireless Media Device Unveiled

When Samsung’s not hard at work flooding the world with smartphones they come up with gadgets like this beast of a wireless hard drive, the 1.5TB …

YouTube strikes back at Turkey with one of the world's scariest weapons — lawyers

Turkey has been making a lot of headlines lately for its prime minister’s negative feelings toward social media. And social media is striking back.<p>YouTube has just filed a complaint to the Turkish Constitutional Court against the current ban and Gönenç Gürkaynak is representing the company, …

Worldview: Turkish political fight with Pennsylvania angle

Turkey's prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has declared war on "the man in Pennsylvania."<p>This bizarre battle pits Erdogan against an elderly …

South Asia

Erdogan's election victory could be good news for Turkish democracy

To western eyes, re-electing a leader accused of corruption and autocratic tendencies is puzzling, but it may in fact be good news<p>Prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had deliberately projected the 30 March local elections in Turkey as a referendum on his rule. Results give his party, the AKP, about …

Turkey is losing where it counts

No matter how juicy the latest government scandal, young, liberal Turks can’t seem to mobilize politically<p>Over the past three months, dozens of taped …

South Asia

Samsung And PayPal Move Against Apple With Galaxy S5 Finger Swipe Payments

The usual complaint about Samsung’s smartphones is that they shamelessly copy Apple, but can’t quite surpass the iPhone. This despite the fact that the Galaxy S line consistently has specs that do indeed surpass their American counterparts. Apple fans then counter that it is the iOS software …

Windows Phone to be fastest growing mobile OS, says IDC

Microsoft's mobile OS will surge, after a fashion, amid slower growth for the smartphone industry as a whole, predicts research firm IDC.<p>Windows Phone could be the only major mobile OS to see a gain in market share in the next few years.<p>Released Wednesday, IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone …

Google+ for Android Gets Photo Editing Across Devices

Google today updated Google+ for Android with a slew of new features focused just on photos. You can download the new version now from Google Play.<p>First and foremost, the app now features non-destructive photo editing across devices. In other words, you can now start editing a photo on one device …

Google Glass attack offers a new lens on privacy concerns

SAN FRANCISCO — When a tech consultant showed off her Google Glass the other night at the Haight Street bar Molotov's, the result was explosive - and …

Google Glass

Uh-oh, this computer virus can spread via Wi-Fi

Researchers at England's University of Liverpool have created Chameleon, a virus that can proliferate via Wi-Fi as efficiently as the common cold …

Wi-Fi

Google’s first Ara developers kits and conference are coming soon

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Motorola<p>Developers interested in creating their own features for Google’s Ara customizable phone project will soon get …

Mountain View

Google, Microsoft agree: Cloud is now safe enough to use

The two Internet powerhouses agree that it's time to stop fearing cloud security and embrace the future at the annual RSA Conference.<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- Nevermind Microsoft's awkward "Scroogled" anti-Google campaign. When it comes to cloud security, the two giants are practically best buds.<p>At the …

In less than a decade, phone memory cards have grown from 128MB to 128GB

Emerging in 2005 out of the need for a memory card small enough to fit inside a mobile phone, microSD cards have rapidly matured to their current status of global ubiquity and adoption. This year's Mobile World Congress marks a significant milestone in their growth, with SanDisk introducing the …

Mobile World Congress

Samsung has sold more than 200 million Galaxy S smartphones

Want to know how big a player Samsung is in the smartphone market? The company now says that it's sold over 200 million Galaxy S phones since the line first went on the market in 2010. For reference, the Korean tech giant had notched up sales of 100 million Galaxy S devices as of slightly more than …

Some in Turkey feel less free now that women are free to wear headscarves

Almost immediately after coming into power, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced he would work to end a long-standing ban on wearing Islamic headscarves in schools and government buildings.<p>And this past fall, he and his socially conservative Justice and Development Party did just …

Get your cheap Windows 8 upgrade now

Microsoft's $39.99 Windows 8 upgrade special ends Thursday, so you may want to buy it now even if you don't plan to install it yet.<p>Anyone even considering Windows 8 should grab the upgrade special now before it expires this week.<p>Users of Windows 7, Vista, and XP can purchase the upgrade to the new …

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: WhatsApp Is Worth 'More Than $19 Billion'

The app fits into his master plan to bring the Internet to the two-thirds of the people in the world that don't have it.<p>He explained that WhatsApp already has almost half a billion users, its users "love it" for messaging and it is one of the "most engaging" apps, with 70% of its users using it …

Mark Zuckerberg

Sony's Xperia Z2 introduces a brilliant new display to the company's flagship phone

Launching in March with a bigger battery and screen, more RAM, and new 4K video recording<p>Sony hasn't seen fit to alter the design or size of its flagship Android phone for 2014, with the newly announced Xperia Z2 occupying the same footprint as last year's Z1, and has instead focused on making …

Phones

Apple has Siri, and Microsoft is about to get Cortana

Microsoft has been in a state of "shut up and ship" with Windows Phone for more than a year now. While the company has released a few minor updates to Windows Phone 8, its feature set hasn’t changed significantly from when Microsoft first introduced the mobile OS in October 2012. The software giant …