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How to be a 'New Old-fashioned Parent'

Fed up with noisy children spoiling her coffee, Liat Hughes Joshi began to wonder how previous generations tackled the problem – and the concept of New Old-fashioned Parenting was born<p>For the third time in a week, my attempts at a vaguely peaceful coffee out are being thwarted by small children …

Starting Potty Training

When my kids first started eating solids and I saw the by-products, I thought the time for potty training couldn’t come soon enough. I envisioned …

Millennials living with parents: It's harder to explain why young adults return home than you think.

Last year, even as the job market picked up speed, the fraction of 25-to-34-year-old Americans living with their parents stayed stuck at record highs …

So, You Wanna Be An Entrepreneur…

If you’re here, it means you want to be an entrepreneur, right? That’s what the very title implied.<p>Well, you can’t. Sorry.<p>Confused? Maybe I’m not …

Wallpaper of the Week by Francois Hoang

The wallpaper of this week is a cool image created by our Editor François Hoang over at Abduzeedo. He started an everyday project called: …

Nintendo Says Star Fox, Zelda And More Coming In 2015

Nintendo has just unveiled a new schedule of sorts for the Wii U, one with twenty new games spanning 2014 and 2015, but only one solid release date between them.<p>Hyrule Warriors, with its (hopefully) firm September 26th premiere kicks off the parade that ends 2014 with a holiday release of Super …

Test-driving Acompli: Could an email app be reason enough to go back to the iPhone?

Is a particular email experience reason enough to switch smartphones, or even platforms? For me, the answer was yes. I recently retired my iPhone 4s and began using the native Android Gmail app on an HTC One. Why? Here are just two reasons: I can archive or respond to emails from the lock screen …

Apple Will Hold Fall iPad Event on October 22

Apple has a couple more new products to announce before the year is out, and it plans to unveil them in a few weeks time.<p>People familiar with Apple’s …

A Handy Guide to Deleting Digital Accounts

If you’ve ever tried deleting a bunch of your Web accounts, I probably don’t have to tell you that it’s a huge pain.<p>Some attempts require searching …

Is VSCO Cam the next Instagram?

One app heralds a return to making photos, not billions<p>Once upon a time, Instagram was a vibrant community of mobile photographers taking consistently great photos. The app’s meticulously crafted filters could make anything look good, it seemed. Years later, all of your friends and maybe even your …

Apple TV Finally Gets HBO GO And WatchESPN, iTunes Shoppers Now Buying 800K TV Shows Per Day

Apple has added two major new content sources to Apple TV today, via HBO GO and WatchESPN integration. The new streaming services adds a considerable selection of content to the company’s streaming content device, bringing the HBO GO library to the platform, which offers HBO’s entire content …

How Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom Is Making Good On Facebook’s Billion-Dollar Bet

Solve the social network’s mobile dilemma. Make a mint on advertising without annoying 100 million users. No problem, right?<p>Inside Facebook’s Building 14, just a door down from Mark Zuckerberg’s office, Kevin Systrom and the Instagram team plot the future of their beloved photo-sharing app. It’s no …

How Apple's iOS 7 Changes Everything For App Designers

If you are a mobile <i>developer</i> getting to know what’s new in iOS 7, you’ve actually got it fairly easy. It’s the mobile <i>designers</i> who are banging their heads against the wall.<p>Everything app designers knew about the look and feel of iOS has basically been tossed out the window in iOS 7. Buttons no …

At Square, an obsession with the 'magic' of hardware design

Jesse Dorogusker spent eight years at Apple, which made billions selling hardware. He left for Square, which gives away his designs for free. Is this guy nuts?<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- After eight years as director of engineering for iPhone, iPod, and iPad accessories at Apple, Jesse Dorogusker could have …

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Google Says It Can Predict Which Films Will Be Huge Box-Office Hits

Google says it has found the key to whether a film will be a box-office bomb or success.<p>It all depends on movie trailer engagement and film search.<p>In a study called "Quantifying Movie Magic with Google Search," Google says searches for movie trailers a month prior to a film release help predict …

Facebook unveils Presto engine for querying 250 PB data warehouse

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Jordan Novet<p>At a conference for developers at Facebook (s fb) headquarters on Thursday, engineers working for the …

Cloudera adds search to Hadoop distro and says it’s just getting started

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: (c) 2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com<p>According to Cloudera CEO Mike Olson, his company has “decades” in front of it …

Pinterest Co-founder: 'We’re Probably The Last Big Website'

Before Aug. 14, 2012, Pinterest was only available on the Web and via its iPhone app.<p>Ever since that day, Pinterest has continued to receive the majority of its traffic from mobile.<p>"We're probably the last big website," Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp told Gannes. "As far as I know, we're the last …

Just 12 Days After The Yahoo Acquisition, Tumblr's Creative Director Is Out The Door

Bijani applied for a job at Tumblr five years ago this month - to a job posting that was out of date. But because he had a reputation for making excellent themes for VIP members on the site, he was given the job after just one meeting with David Karp, the creator of the platform.<p>Bijani announced …

Gmail Gets A Swanky New Inbox And Automatic Sorting To Help Fight Information Overload

Google today is introducing a new way to manage your Gmail inbox. This new view of your inbox puts a number of tabs at the top of Gmail’s inbox column. By default, Google shows tabs – and automatically categorizes your messages into them – for your social updates from sites like Google+, Twitter, …

Disney MagicBand Unlocks New Guest Experience for Park Goers

Walt Disney once said, “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down …

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Tim Duncan Cut His Salary In Half To Keep The Spurs Together

But rather than demanding one last massive payday, Duncan cut his salary in half by signing a three-year, $30 million deal. One year after being the third highest paid player, Duncan knocked himself down to 61st, meaning he made less this year than Richard Hamilton or Hedo Turkoglu.<p>Duncan's pay cut …

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GM commits to in-car apps by the end of the year

General Motors has shown off prototypes of its in-car app platform for months, but today the automaker has finally committed turning its tech demos into a reality. In an interview with <i>CNET</i>, March Chan, the president of GM's global connected consumer division, said the company plans to have apps up …

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: the next console war pits living room against cloud

Microsoft and Sony's consoles are alike, but their visions diverge<p>We think of video game consoles as being principally about, well, the games. But when the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 went head-to-head in 2006, it wasn't games that truly determined the victor. What eventually drove the Xbox 360 to …

3 Ways Wearable Tech Can Make You More Profitable

<i>The following guest post is by Gabriel Shaoolian, founder of Blue Fountain Media.</i><p>Wearable technology is well on its way to a pervasive consumer reality. Imagine purses with smartphone chargers. Jackets that automatically cool you down or warm you up as the weather demands. Smart Shirts that monitor …

10 Wildly Successful People Who Dropped Out Of High School

Tumblr founder David Karp dropped out of high school at the age of 15 and now his New York startup is about to sell for $1.1 billion in cash to Yahoo.<p>Although his success proves that he didn't need the diploma to make it, Karp tells Forbes' Jeff Bercovici in an interview that he doesn't recommend …

Michael Jordan changing Bobcats' name to Hornets

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) — Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan is changing his team's name to the Hornets, said a person familiar with the situation.<p>The person said Jordan will detail the timetable for the change to be completed at a news conference the Bobcats have scheduled for Tuesday. …