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7 Free Minimalistic Fonts for Your Designs

Long gone are the days of busy, over cluttered designs. Now it’s all about minimalism, which puts more emphasis on typography. That’s why it’s …

20 amazing free fonts for 2014

Why should one care about typography and fonts? The answer is simple. It’s important for your branding which can be achieved via good design. And for …

Typography

50 Totally Free Fonts for Designers 2014

<b>Free</b> <b>Fonts</b> <b>for</b> <b>Designers 2014</b><p>Well hi there everyone!<p>One thing the fine designers at Cleveland based graphics firm Go Media knows is how important fonts …

Typography

20 Free Sans Serif Fonts for Designers | WebFX

Join <b>62,179</b> marketing managers who get our best digital marketing insights, strategies and tips delivered straight to their inbox.<p>Some well-known …

iOS 8 WebKit changes finally allow all apps to have the same performance as Safari

When iOS 7 launched, developers discovered that their apps with built-in web browsers were unable to achieve the same level of JavaScript performance as the stock Safari app. This was because Apple restricted use of its improved Nitro JavaScript engine to its own app, leaving third-parties with a …

The US Air Force's oldest bomber is now a flying network

The B-52 may be one of the US Air Force's most reliable bombers, but it's not exactly a technology powerhouse; some of its systems were only fresh when Kennedy was President. The aircraft's newly-delivered CONECT (Combat Network Communications Technology) variant is finally catching up with the …

SpaceX Dragon V2 can seat up to seven passengers, use thrusters to land on solid ground

SpaceX's Dragon capsule has been taking cargo to the International Space Station since 2012, but it's done so lacking the chops to shuttle humans into orbit. The firm's just unveiled the next generation of the spacecraft, dubbed Dragon V2, to remedy that, and it's designed to do much more than …

Twitter buys social data specialist Gnip after years of working together

After a longstanding relationship with the company, Twitter has decided to acquire Gnip, "a leading provider of social data." Numerous deals hammered out over the last few years have allowed Gnip to sell access to a realtime "firehose" of activity on Twitter and the full historical archive of …

This week in bitcoin: Price falls amid Chinese regulation crackdown rumors

In this week’s bitcoin review, we recap how Chinese regulation rumors are causing the price to fall.<p>Rumors continue to swirl that China is starting …

A new mathematical model can cut jet-lagged time in half, study says

Looking for a jet-lag cure? A new mathematical model may help you overcome jet lag faster than anyone thought possible.<p>And scientists need your help to test it out.<p>A research team from the University of Michigan and Yale University has released a free iPhone app that loads a complex, jet-lag …

Jet Lag

Microsoft announces Skype TX with studio-grade audio and video for broadcasters

Today, Microsoft's unveiling Skype TX, a new version of its VoIP service geared toward broadcasters. The service uses technology developed by Cat and Mouse -- a recent MSFT acquisition -- to offer the higher-quality audio and video output that media professionals require. (It also supports the …

Why The Microsoft Surface Just Died Last Week

Would I purchase the Microsoft Surface? Not anymore. And I’m not sure that you should either.<p>I’m looking for a new laptop and the Surface has been one of the top contenders. I like it a lot. And although a slow seller for Microsoft it’s been gaining in popularity and many reviewers have given it …

Here's why Amazon Prime can afford to raise prices

In terms of scale, speed, and streaming extras there is no comparable offering<p>Yesterday morning Amazon emailed it customers to let them know that its Prime delivery service, after more than nine years, was getting its first price hike, from $79 a year to $99. In some ways it seemed like a risky …

Microsoft Is Doing Us All A Favor By Killing Windows XP

The end is nigh. No, really. Less than a month from now Microsoft will officially stop supporting the Windows XP operating system. Many security experts predict that it won’t be pretty for Windows XP users once the security patches stop rolling out, and some feel that pulling the plug on support is …

US government begins loosening decades-old grip on the Internet

After incubating the Internet and overseeing it for decades, the US government announced Friday it's releasing the last elements of control it has.<p>The Department of Commerce originally handled core parts of the Internet, but gradually backed away from those duties through a contract with a …

A UK Surgeon Successfully 3D Printed And Implanted A Pelvis

It was the first transplant of its kind.<p>The patient, who is in his sixties and has remained unnamed, suffered from a rare type of bone cancer called chondrosarcoma. It affected the entire right side of his pelvis.<p>Often leaving patients appearing completely healthy, chondrosarcoma often goes …

3D Bioprinting

Bill Gates’ new job could be as big a deal for Microsoft as its new CEO

Microsoft’s announcement that Satya Nadella will be the company’s third CEO is big news. But perhaps equally important is that Bill Gates resigning as chairman and taking a daily role at the company.<p>Gates recently told Bloomberg TV that he intended to spend the rest of his life working full-time on …

Bill Gates

With Motorola sale and Samsung peace, Google finds practical exit to an unconventional (and expensive) deal

In the nearly ten years Google (s GOOG) has been a public company, it has been defined by a curious mixture of ambition, futurism, and …

Apple's iPod: is the end nigh?

<b>Few pieces of technology can genuinely claim to be iconic. But Apple's iPod, first launched in 2001, arguably fits the bill.</b><p>With its distinctive click-wheel design, and those ubiquitous white bud headphones, the iPod brought good looks to portable audio technology - with a "cool" factor not seen …

Tim Cook

Experts: Healthcare.gov still dangerously easy to hack

One such vulnerability exposes users’ personal information, including full names and email addresses<p>Tim Sampson<p>January 19, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot.<p>Despite highly touted improvements to Healthcare.gov's functionality, the site many Americans are using to …

These guys built their own open-source Nest thermostat alternative in less than a day

The Nest thermostat, a well-arranged assemblage of glass and aluminum, isn’t all that hard to copy — or at least approximate.<p>Just ask the team at Spark, which built its own, understandably less pretty version of Nest’s thermostat — as well as its underlying software — in less than a day.<p>The …

Spotify Never Had Time-Caps for Streaming in the US

Back in December, Spotify made some big announcements, including a new free music-streaming service for iOS and Android, and also that Led Zeppelin was now on board.<p>Among all the hullabaloo on December 11, however, Spotify also let it be known that it was removing the 10-hour monthly caps from free …

Spark.io Hackers Make An Open-Source Nest Thermostat

Sure it’s not made of metal, nor did it convince Google to give its creators billions of dollars, but dammit if this isn’t a cool hack. The folks at Spark.io, creators of the Spark Core, a unique Wi-Fi development board that allows you to add Wi-Fi controls to Arduino projects, have used their tech …

Microsoft Is Going To Try And Save The Imploding PC Market With Another New Version Of Windows

That's because Paul Thurrott, an independent reporter who mostly covers Microsoft, published a report saying Microsoft is working on a new version of Windows that addresses problems people have with Windows 8. That new operating system will likely be called Windows 9 and ship in 2015. (For now, …

Operating Systems

S3mper Fi! Netflix open sources library to make Amazon S3 even more awesome

Cloud architect Adrian Cockcroft may have flown the coop but Netflix(s nflx) continues to do its thing by enhancing or bolstering existing Amazon …

Official 'Star Wars' canon can now include Expanded Universe stories

The <i>Star Wars</i> franchise is changing. Yesterday, Leland Chee, the curator of the <i>Star Wars</i> canon, started tweeting that the existing canon hierarchy would be leveled off, giving the Expanded Universe of novels, video games, comic books, and characters the same standing as the original movies going …

Hell Freezes Over in Linux Land as Red Hat Makes Nice With Its Clone

Hell has frozen over in the world of Linux, the open source operating system that runs so many of the machines that underpin today's online …