Claudiu Untreci

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Google challenges nonprofits on ideas to use Glass

WASHINGTON (AP) — Google has a challenge for U.S. nonprofits.<p>On Tuesday, the tech giant is asking nonprofit groups to propose ideas for how to use …

With FuelBand exit, Nike signals the limits of tech's appeal

"It's not hugely surprising to me that Nike would shutter that business."<p>Christian Buss, Credit Suisse analyst<p>Nike is "not a technology company."<p>Sean Poser, analyst, Stern, Agee & Leach

Amazon’s 3D Smartphone Said To Feature Gesture-Based Menus And Navigation

Amazon’s upcoming smartphone will have a unique, gesture-based interaction method that involves tilting the phone to access new information and control on-screen elements, including flipping between pages, according to a new BGR report. This illuminates much more clearly some suggestions about head …

Nest Learning Thermostat now available on Google Play

With a $3.2 billion hole to fill, Google's opened up yet another avenue for you to acquire Nest. The company's smart thermostat can now be had via Google Play, available for the standard retail price of $249. The Protect smoke detector is currently off the market following a bug that popped up …

New Twitter Profile Design Available to all Users

Twitter launched a new and very Facebook-like look for profile pages earlier this month. Initially the design was rolled out to a limited number of users, but today Twitter has announced that it is now available for all users on the Web version.<p>The design includes a lot of new features — including …

In Aereo's Supreme Court Hearing, Two Sides Appear Evenly Matched

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments this morning in a case that will decide the fate of Aereo, a young New York-based company that streams local broadcast television to customers’ computers, phones and tablets for $8 dollars each month.<p>Aereo customers can view many of the same local television …

WhatsApp now has 500 million active users

WhatsApp just announced that its messaging app is now used by 500 million people around the world. And those are all described as "regular, active<i>"</i> users, another sign of the company's soaring growth — and the loyalty of its community. When Facebook announced plans to acquire WhatsApp in February, …

Apple Opens OS X Beta Testing To All Users With New Seed Program

Before today, you needed a developer account to help test Apple’s upcoming software releases before they hit the general user population. You didn’t need to actually develop anything, but it would still cost you $99 per year to partake, and technically it was still sort of against the rules. Today, …

Washington landslide: Obama vows government 'is not going anywhere'

Calling their grit, resiliency and sense of community an inspiration to all Americans, President Barack Obama promised Tuesday that those impacted by last month's deadly landslide in Washington won't be forgotten -- least of all by the federal government.<p>Speaking in Oso, a small community about 60 …

Nearly 40 rhino horns stolen in South Africa

In a nighttime theft, robbers broke into a South African provincial parks office and used a machine tool called a grinder to break into a safe holding several dozen rhino horns worth a fortune on the illegal market in parts of Asia.<p>The weekend heist in the northeastern city of Nelspruit was a blow …

Angry Sherpas to Ditch Mount Everest Following Tragedy

Many of the Sherpas mountain guides — whom climbers depend on to scale Mount Everest — have decided to boycott the rest of the climbing season, which was set to run through May, leaving mountaineers at base camp uncertain about what will happen next.<p>The move comes in the wake of the mountain’s …

Mountaineering

South Korea ferry: Body count reaches 113

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1070000/1070971_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534227217_f01b139b4b607d63fa83550718a49b1a<p><b>The confirmed death toll from the South Korean ferry that capsized last week has reached 113, as divers recovered more bodies from the sunken …

South Korea