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Saudi Arabia cracking down on local YouTube producers

Saudi Arabia's youngish population isn't crazy about local TV, so they've naturally turned to a substitute: YouTube. As a matter of fact, the country features three times the per-capita viewing as the US, to the point that Google reps conducted a roadshow teaching local producers how to make money. …

Google Wants To Bring Its Wi-Fi Networks To Google Fiber Cities

Google is looking at ways to bring its Wi-Fi networks to cities where it offers Google Fiber, the high-speed Internet service it offers selected metro areas in the U.S., starting with a free plan and ranging up to $120 per month bundled with TV services. The Google Wi-Fi networks that currently are …

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>A free online course "Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies" launches through Coursera next week on April 28. Come back to Entrepreneur.com as we feature additional interviews with course experts and</i> …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

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Google Reportedly Looking for Even More Office Space in New York

Google's presence in the Big Apple is about to get even bigger, according to a new report.<p>The search giant is in talks with various property owners …

Carbon nanotubes move closer to competing with silicon

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: ACS Nano<p>An international team based at Stanford has reached an important milestone in pursuit of faster computing: It …

YouTube Claims It Has Been Behind Every Viral Video Trend Ever

What is the scariest possible outcome of Google’s involvement in your life? That they track your whereabouts and send them to the NSA? That they don’t care about user experience and only send you ads? Those are bush league compared to this: What if, without you ever knowing it, Google had crafted …

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No three-month course can teach you how to code

Organizations such as Codecademy, the Flatiron School, and General Assembly regularly get lauded for churning out legions of seemingly qualified engineers. The latest came in a recent Wall Street Journal article headlined, “Have Liberal Arts Degree, Will Code.” Student X took Course Y and in a mere …

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How To Run Live User Testing, Part 3: The Debrief

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: <i>Brenden Mulligan is a co-founder and designer at Cluster, and previously created Onesheet, MorningPics, ArtistData, and others. This is the final part of a three-part series on how live user testing is run at Cluster in preparation for the next release of their iOS and Android …

Music Startup Spawnsong Wants To Be Kickstarter For Single Tracks

Holy incremental music startup, Batman! Spawnsong is a (very) new music platform startup with a strategy to elbow into the crowded digital music space by focusing on a very thin wedge: individual songs.<p>Slicing things even more niche, Spawnsong’s target is tracks that aren’t even finished yet. The …

Oculus VR's John Carmack sees bright future in Facebook deal

When Facebook said it would buy Oculus VR, many eyes turned to Oculus CTO John Carmack. Would <i>Quake</i>'s co-creator be happy with the deal when Facebook sees virtual reality gaming as just the beginning? Thankfully, it looks like he's staying put. In a response to jitters about the acquisition, Carmack …

Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart

It’s no secret that the world’s population is on the move, but it’s rare to get a glimpse of where that flow is happening. In a study released in Science, a team of geographers used data snapshots to create a broad analysis of global migrations over 20 years.<p>The study was conducted by three …

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Meet the Class of 2014 - PAPER

<i>Check them out -- talented, creative and yes, incredibly good looking -- these are the 43 people you need to know in 2014.</i><p><i>(L.A.) Written by Alex Scordelis / Styled by Saskia Vaye / Hair by Ashley Streicher at The Magnet Agency using Oribe / Makeup by Ashleigh Louer at The Magnet Agency using NARS /</i> …

Celebrate Spring with 11 Colorful Photos from India's Holi Festival

India‘s Holi Festival took place this week. It’s an annual celebration that heralds the arrival of spring and the triumph of good over evil, marked …

FireChat lets you text friends, even without a signal

FireChat sounds fairly conventional from the get-go.<p>It's a new iPhone app that lets you chat and share photos with nearby users — anonymously, if you so choose. But instead of relying on global positioning or cell tower triangulation to plot you and others on a map, FireChat relies on Bluetooth and …

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Jean-Claude Cournand

A man say yesterday.(my 16 yr old Trinity Bredrin) (I'm paraphrasing here)<br>"take care that while you are looking for superman you ignore Clark Kent" …

Doctorow Ruminates On How A 'Brain' Becomes A Mind

<b>Listen · 6:42</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>When does our brain become our mind? Our heart? How does it become us, whatever we are? And how do we live with memories when they begin to burst inside?<p>E.L. Doctorow's new novel is called <i>Andrew's Brain</i>, and it plunges inside the brain of a man who …

Google | The Next Web

All stories in Google<p>Google Photos is adding 'Favorite' and 'Like' buttons to your pictures<p>Google is updating its Photos cloud storage service with a star-shaped button to mark selected pictures as your Favorites. ...<p>Abhimanyu Ghoshal<p>YouTube's streaming music service is launching next week<p>YouTube …

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Colossal 'Hole' in Space Could Be Link to Universe Beyond Our Own

Leave this world, travel 6 billion–10 billion light years toward the Eridanus constellation, and you’ll run into a giant cosmic wall of nothingness.<p>A …

The “Stolen” Mt.Gox Data Contained Malware That Robbed Users Of Bitcoin

Security researchers at Securelist have found that the data “stolen” from Mark Karpeles’ computer actually contained a BTC-stealing Trojan that masqueraded as a back-end app for managing Mt.Gox trades. The app searched user directories for Bitcoin-related files – wallet.dat and bitcoin.conf – and …

The Curious Double Standard of Google Glass

"That's tight."<p>"Yeah she looks good."<p>"I'd hit that."<p>I was watching as two gentlemen at the table next to me at the SXSW Interactive festival ogled an attractive young woman. They weren't admiring her low cut blouse or a well-filled-out pair of green skinny jeans. Instead they were looking at what …

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U.S. Set to Give up Its Last Power Over the Internet

The U.S. government will give up its last measure of control over the Internet, possibly as soon as next year.<p>An agreement between the U.S. …