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Porch.com Scores Big Win With Lowe’s Partnership

Finding the right professional for home improvement projects isn’t exactly easy and most homeowners are pretty anxious about who gets to work on their homes. That’s why Angie’s List can charge for its service, for example. Many homeowners, however, also ask for recommendations in the stores they …

The 100 Apple employees Google just acquired by buying Nest

By January 14, 2014<p>Nest, maker of internet connected gizmos for the smart home, is a good fit for Google in many ways. But that Google just paid $3.2 billion for a company that has only two products—a thermostat and a smoke detector—seems a bit much. Why the super high valuation? It could be that …

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Google Drive introduces activity streams to help you monitor your files

The Google Drive team said today that it is rolling out an activity stream to help you monitor changes to your files and folders. A new ⓘ button that appears at the top right corner of the screen gives you access to the stream, which notes actions taken on files and folders in your Drive, and who …

Coinye developers say they're abandoning project as Kanye West escalates legal battle

Kanye West has escalated his legal battle against Coinye, filing a trademark-infringement lawsuit against unnamed digital currency operators and 100 anonymous co-defendants, even as some people involved with the project appear to have abandoned it. "Coinye is dead," reads a message posted to …

Horizon Shoots All Of Your Videos In Landscape, No Matter How You Hold Your Phone

<b>Good news!</b> You just shot what might be the world’s funniest video ever. You’re going to be a friggin’ YouTube <i>sensation</i>. You’re totally going to hang out with Ellen.<p><b>Bad news:</b> you shot the video in portrait mode. Whoops! Now the entire Internet thinks you’re dumb.<p>Horizon is an iOS app that …

Facebook Paper expected to soon deliver news on mobile

Facebook is getting ready to launch a digital newspaper of sorts, and it's appropriately named "Paper," according to Recode. Paper could be delivered before the end of January, the blog reported.<p>The application is said to be for mobile devices and is similar in nature to the popular social news …

Wearable craze adds skin sensitivity to the list of considerations for gadget buyers

We were quite impressed with Jawbone Up24 when we reviewed it. But, a few weeks later, things soured a bit when an editor developed a rather unpleasant rash from the device. Turns out it's not all that uncommon a reaction. While the usual list of concerns for gadget buyers focuses on specs, …

Chrome 32 Launches With Tab Indicators For Sound And Video, Improved Malware Blocking & New Win8 Metro Design

Google today released the latest stable version of its Chrome browser. Version 32 includes many of the features that recently arrived in the beta channel, including improved malware blocking and tab indicators for when a site is playing sound, accessing the webcam and sending video to your …

Judge sets date for Jodi Arias penalty phase retrial

Jodi Arias — convicted in a spellbinding five-month trial last year of brutally stabbing and shooting her boyfriend — in March will face a retrial on the penalty phase in her case, an Arizona judge announced Monday.<p>A Maricopa County jury found the 33-year-old guilty in the 2008 murder of Travis …

Shangri-La is no more, after a massive fire devastates an ancient Tibetan village

A massive fire has destroyed an ancient Tibetan village known as Shangri-La. Chinese authorties renamed the community years ago to attract tourists. And they had succeeded.<p>But now the village, which is also known as Dukezong, is mostly gone, consumed by a blaze over the weekend that lasted 10 hours …

Florida Is Trying to Fix a Hole in Its 'Stand Your Ground' Law

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Florida law that dominated headlines before, during and after the George Zimmerman trial could …

Illinois authorities overwhelmed by concealed carry applications

More than 1,000 requests for concealed carry gun permits are pouring in each day in the nation's last state to allow the practice, sparking concerns among Illinois law enforcement officials that they might fall behind on weeding out applicants with a history of violence.<p>The Cook County Sheriff's …

New 15-Minute At-Home Test May Detect Alzheimer's, Goes Viral

According to research published yesterday in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, a 15-minute at-home test may be able to detect early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, and cognitive decline.<p>Titled the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination test, or SAGE, and …

Poisoned: why West Virginia's water crisis is everyone's problem

When 35-year-old Jason Eldridge arrived home last Thursday from his job as a systems administrator with a healthcare company in Charleston, West Virginia, he acted no differently than he normally would: he made dinner (that night, it was tacos) for his wife, his two-year-old daughter, and himself. …

Is It the Beginning of the End for West African Lions?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>West African lions, the lean, majestic creatures that used to roam the region, have dwindled down to …

Google brings Chrome OS straight into Windows 8 in latest update

Google started dropping hints about its Chrome OS-like plans for Windows 8 back in October. At the time it was merely an experiment in the developer version of Chrome, but today Google is rolling out a new user interface to all Chrome Windows users alongside a noisy tabs tracking feature. The new …

WeightTraining.com - Free Workout Logger app review: level up, earn points, unlock badges, sync with RunKeeper, and more!

Introduction<p>This iPhone and iPad app contains a comprehensive suite of tools which enable you to track various aspects of your workouts so that you …

Top iPad apps gone free

We find the best iPad app gone free for you daily. Our appPicker PDI selects only the top iPad apps free for the day as they happen so you know they …

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The best iPhone and iPad apps for job hunters

Today's economic climate means those seeking a job all have to get and maintain an edge over other job candidates if they want to score that job. To …

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Showyou app review: your Social TV and Video Player for YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter and more

Introduction<p>For better or for worse, viral videos have infiltrated our world. Any cute cat, stupid stunt devil, or tongue-tied news reporter knows …

Top iPhone apps on sale

We find the best deals on iPhone apps on sale to save you money daily. Our special technology filters the promotions to present you with only top …

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