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Lighthouse Is A Crowdfunding Platform Built On Top Of Bitcoin

Meet Lighthouse, a bitcoin-powered app to create and manage your own crowdfunding campaign on your computer. Bitcoin core developer Mike Hearn showcased the app at the Bitcoin 2014 conference in Amsterdam. And Lighthouse is a great example of how you can develop a complicated transaction framework …

How to prevent your iMessages getting lost

Apple has said it's working to fix a bug in its iMessaging system that causes messages to get lost once the owner switches to an Android or Windows phone<p><b>Apple</b> has said it is addressing several bugs within its iMessaging system which have caused text messages to become lost after the recipient …

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How the iPhone Activation Lock hack works

Technology

This Kickstarter Project Will Let You 3D Print From Your Phone

If you’ve ever had a hand in 3D printing anything, the beginning of the video for AstroPrint’s Kickstarter will make you LOL — it lists the outdated features on the tech toy of our very near future. For all the “they’ll change everything” hype they get, current consumer models have mad wires, …

RemoteAccess

Wireless broadband can reach the moon, and maybe Mars

Aside from air, water and fresh vegetables, what would you need to survive on the moon? One thing that would likely feature high on the list is a …

Samsung could go head-to-head with Oculus Rift VR headset

Samsung is reported to be working on a virtual reality headset that could beat Oculus Rift and Sony's Project Morpheus into shops.<p>Samsung could be the first company to go all "Lawnmower Man" on us with reports of a virtual reality headset that could pip Project Morpheus and Oculus Rift to our …

Virtual Reality

Drones-with-software maker Skycatch takes off with a new $13.2M in tow

Cute little drones are really cool right now — Box’s Aaron Levie even brought one out onstage at the BoxDev conference two months ago for no reason other than to entertain the audience.<p>In fact, they’re so lovable, that the company behind that particular one, Skycatch, has raised about $13.2 million …

Investigators Target eBay Over Massive Data Breach

Attorneys General in three U.S. states along with European officials are investigating a massive data breach at eBay which may have compromised more …

Identity Theft

Startup Looksery aims to beautify your selfie videos

The company, still in stealth mode, is working on a smartphone app to make you look better or to add entertaining effects in real time, CNET has learned.<p>A startup called Looksery is hoping to cash in on people's desires to look more attractive or more entertaining in smartphone video …

App Store

Transcend Introduces JetDrive Lite Expansion Cards Up to 128GB for MacBook Air, Retina Macbook Pro

Transcend has introduced new JetDrive Lite expansion cards designed to increase the storage capacity of the MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro with Retina display. The cards provide up to 128 GB of additional storage for less than $100.<p>The new JetDrive Lite expansion cards are tailor-made with a flush …

Save up to $300 on all current generation iMacs w/.EDU email address ($150 w/o), starting below $1,000 shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>As part of its 4-day Memorial Day Sale, Best Buy is taking $150 off each of the current generation 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac …

Kill the Facebook News Feed

Revel in silence<p>Remember Facebook? There was a time, years ago, when Facebook was new. It was a cozy little hamlet for each college and university. It was that thing "coming soon" to <i>your</i> school. It was an oasis in the desert of MySpace. But then Facebook added the News Feed. It opened to everyone. …

Iran court 'orders Instagram blocked'

A semi-official news agency in Iran is reporting that a court has ordered that the photo-sharing service Instagram be blocked over privacy concerns, the latest in a series of websites to be banned in the country.<p>According to the agency, a court order stemming from a private lawsuit had been given …

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review

Imagine if you had a time machine that could send you back exactly 13 years. The rules of time travel don’t let you change the past, but they do allow you to ask one question of a single person (time travel is, after all, very complicated). If your question for somebody in 2001 was “What will the …

Check Your Pet's Health On Your Smartphone

But first you have to get it to pee into a cup.<p>If you are worried about your pet's health, you take them to a vet. But for those who want a more DIY diagnosis of how a dog or cat is doing, a company called Scanostics has made a device to measures levels of chemicals in urine, as a proxy for health. …

Microsoft Stands Up To FBI Over Customer Data

Eager to promote its privacy credentials, Microsoft has revealed that it’s successfully seen off the FBI in court over a request for customer information.<p>Documents released this week show that the company received a National Security Letter (NSL) last year asking for “several categories of …

Sakoos for iOS App Answers the Question: 'What's in Your Bag?'

Bags are mysterious objects. They come in different shapes and sizes, with numerous pockets and compartments to keep your personal belongings organized. Everyone uses them and lots of people, even if they don’t say it aloud, are interested in the same question:<p><b>“What’s in your bag?”</b><p>Enter Sakoos, a …

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We know many readers are interested in learning to code. So, we partnered with StackSocial to offer TNW readers a special deal on one a great iOS 7 development course. In this iOS bootcamp, you’ll gain the skills needed to build your own iPhone & iPad applications for iOS 7. Normally $499, TNW …

Amazon Tensions With Book Publisher Boil Over

Growing tensions in the book publishing industry have led Amazon to block pre-orders from Hachette, the publisher home to popular writers such as …

An exclusive look at Alto’s Adventure, a beautiful endless runner for iOS

Apple expands cheaper 8GB iPhone 5c availability to India

After introducing the iPhone 5c last fall in 16GB and 32GB variants at launch, Apple later added a cheaper and admittedly space-constrained version in a number of non-US markets around the globe. Apple’s position on the device’s purpose was that it offers a more attractive price while still …

How to spring-clean a PC that has problems booting

Bruce's old Windows Vista desktop PC has problems restarting. If taking the lid off and giving it a spring-clean, fails to work, what are the alternatives?<p>I have a six-year-old HP DX2250 running Windows Vista Home Basic, which I tend to keep on all the time, just putting it in sleep mode when I'm …

Kill the News Feed and use Facebook like its 2005

Do you miss the old Facebook? The one without all those profile pic updates and Upworthy headlines?<p>Facebook may be the perfect communication tool, but the News Feed is a distraction machine — it zaps productivity and gives users little more than a lingering fear of missing out (FOMO).<p>If you’ve felt …

Talks with indie labels stall over YouTube music subscription service

Independent labels from around the globe lambast YouTube with scathing comments over 'unnecessary and indefensible' actions<p>• YouTube subscription music licensing strikes wrong notes with indie labels<p>Talks have broken down between independent music labels and YouTube over licensing terms for its …

Dating App Coffee Meets Bagel Ditches Twilio With New IM Features

When I wrote about the Coffee Meets Bagel dating service more than two years ago, I hoped (but didn’t quite believe) that it would last this long. Yet, here we are.<p>The company has received $2.8 million in funding and is today launching the biggest update yet to the app.<p>Coffee Meets Bagel takes a …

Apple’s Sapphire Moves Makes Samsung Take a Second Look at The Super-Hard Material

Samsung has once more revisited the possibility of using sapphire glass in their devices, likely due to reports of Apple’s plans to use the …

The real-life hacking behind Watch Dogs' virtual world

It starts out simply. One day, you're scrolling through the Naval Criminal Investigative Service database, identifying a perp's body when an alert flashes red on your monitor. "<i>INTRUSION DETECTED</i>," it screams. You're getting hacked and there's only one solution: Call your bumbling partner over and …

Shake your moneymaker: PlayStation 4 is already profitable for Sony

While Sony is struggling as a corporation, its gaming division is doing what it can to bring in the cash.<p>The PlayStation 4 is already making money for the Japanese company after only half a year on the market. Sony chief executive officer Kazuo Hirai revealed that the latest console is booming and …