Suresh Rangarajan

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Pixelstick Takes Your Long Exposure Photography To A Trippy New Level

Remember that night when you and your friends discovered how to “draw” with your camera’s long exposure function?<p>You started out simple, piercing the dark with a cheap handheld flashlight as you traced a terrible rendition of your name through the air. You were hardly halfway through the last …

I Bought an Apartment Specifically to Rent Out on AirBnB

<i>This is a guest post by Jon Wheatley of Need/Want that originally appeared on the company’s blog. Need/Want makes innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks.</i><p>In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on Airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the …

Firefox OS Smartphones Arrive in Mexico, Peru, Uruguay

Mozilla today announced Telefonica is launching Firefox OS phones this week in Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay. Both the ZTE Open and the Alcatel One Touch Fire are arriving in Mexico today, while Peru gets the ZTE Open, and Uruguay gets the Alcatel One Touch Fire.<p>Mozilla says this week’s debut means …

That needle in the haystack of useful big data may be smaller than we thought

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock Images<p>New research analyzing the log data churned out by applications developed on the Heroku(s crm) …

Big Data

Android 4.4 KitKat Targets Google’s Next Billion Users, Adds Pervasive Search & Improves Google Now

Today Google announced details of its long-awaited Android 4.4 KitKat operating system for the first time, going beyond just the candy bar branding. KitKat is designed around three major tentpoles, Google told TechCrunch, including reaching the next billion (it previously announced 1 billion …

World's first bitcoin ATM to launch this week

A Robocoin ATM that trades hard cash for digital bitcoins launches in Canada<p>The world's first bitcoin ATM will go live in Vancouver, Canada on Tuesday.<p>Built by company Robocoin, the ATM will trade the digital currency for cash and vice versa.<p>Bitcoin is the world's most popular electronic currency …

Bitcoin

Pozible Now Lets You Pledge With Bitcoin

As proof of how Bitcoin is rapidly gaining popularity, crowdfunding platform Pozible just announced that it is now accepting payment in the virtual currency after getting several requests to pledge to projects with Bitcoin.<p>Pozible project creators need to have a Bitcoin wallet in order to accept …