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  • newOversized Milk Crate, Huge Cloud Arch Sculptures Disturb Sydney

    Oversized Milk Crate, Huge Cloud Arch Sculptures Disturb Sydney

    SYDNEY — Most know the Australian city for the Sydney Harbour Bridge or the Sydney Opera House. Now it may be known as the place of the giant Cloud Arch or the oversized Milk CrateThe iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.Image: Adam Jeffe…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:17am -
  • newCan a Cute Robot Hitchhike Across Canada?

    Can a Cute Robot Hitchhike Across Canada?

    Hitchhiking can be a dangerous way to travel, but one robot is using it to go cross country. Appropriately named HitchBot, the talking droid is attempting to travel across Canada depending only on the kindness of strangersHitchbot was created by a g…
    - 3 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:00am -
  • newScientifically Accurate Sonic the Hedgehog Eats Poop

    Scientifically Accurate Sonic the Hedgehog Eats Poop

    Hedgehogs aren't the badass, speedy creatures your childhood video games made them out to be.As this video by Fox's Animation Domination High-Def points out, they spend less time collecting rings and running in loops than they do chewing up poop an…
    - 4 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 1:00am -
  • newLinkedIn Redesigns Mobile Profiles to Put Relationships Into Context

    LinkedIn Redesigns Mobile Profiles to Put Relationships Into Context

    LinkedIn's flagship app has gotten a major overhaul.The company rolled out an update to its app Tuesday morning, unveiling completely redesigned user profiles that focus on adding contextual information. The extra info aims to make it easier to init…
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  • new20 Relaxing Vacation Spots for Book Lovers

    20 Relaxing Vacation Spots for Book Lovers

    It's the summer in many parts of the world — which means time for vacation. And there's no better way to spend your downtime than curled up with a good bookWe've been thinking about vacations in Mashable's social book club, MashableReads, as we re…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 11:30pm -

TechCrunch

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  • newZillow Kills Competition With $3.5 Billion Trulia Deal

    Zillow Kills Competition With $3.5 Billion Trulia Deal

    It takes more than “Zestimates” and other zippy technology to make money in real-estate listings, as evidenced by the $3.5 billion in stock that Zillow agreed to drop in order to snap up its chief competitor, Trulia.The impending Trulia acquisit…
    - 15 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:19pm -
  • newLinkedIn Updates Its App As Part Of Its Mobile Dis-Integration

    LinkedIn Updates Its App As Part Of Its Mobile Dis-Integration

    LinkedIn’s new mobile redesign, called “Blue Steel” internally, aims to make it easier to find out information about people and make connections while on mobile.The new update to the flagship LinkedIn application is the latest in a handful of u…
    - 17 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • newCloudFlare’s Matthew Prince: Building A Better Internet

    CloudFlare’s Matthew Prince: Building A Better Internet

    ReadWriteBuilders is a series of interviews with developers, designers and other architects of the programmable future.For a 100-person company founded in 2009, the tech firm Cloudflare certainly seems to have an outsized impact on the Internet.Short…
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  • new8 Soaring Videos That Reach The Edges Of Earth

    8 Soaring Videos That Reach The Edges Of Earth

    Editor's note: This post was originally published by our partners at <a href="http://www.popsugar.com/tech/Space-Flight-Videos-27687922">PopSugar Tech</a>.For a seventh-grade science project, 12-year-old Lauren Rojas reached for the stars—literally…
    - 19 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • newThe Battle Of The Block: How LinkedIn Finally Stopped The Stalkers

    The Battle Of The Block: How LinkedIn Finally Stopped The Stalkers

    When a San Francisco-based tech recruiter—we'll call her "Sally," a pseudonym—filed a restraining order against an ex-boyfriend, the court documents listed Facebook, Pinterest, and even Etsy as no-go zones for him. But it was LinkedIn that Sally…
    - 20 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 9:01am -

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CNET How To - Memorize these Fire Phone gestures
http://cnet.co/1qHW9YwTilt and swivel your way around the Amazon Fire Phone with a few handy gestures.
- 10 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:32pm -
Tomorrow Daily 025: Our Comic-Con 2014 extravaganza
http://cnet.co/1qcKY5lAshley and Rich tackle all the best news that came from San Diego Comic-Con this past weekend, including the new Wonder Woman costume, Avengers: Age of Ultron footage, and Nerdist's new unusual YouTube strategy.
- 10 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:11pm -
Adventures in Tech - PS2: Gaming's greatest sequel
http://cnet.co/1mVjo9tHow do you build the most popular games console ever? CNET explains the magic behind Sony's PlayStation 2.
- 22 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:05am -
Crave - Give yourself a helping hand with MIT's robot glove, Ep. 167
Link to all the links - http://cnet.co/1nHxhOlWhen you wish you had an extra pair of hands, two extra robot fingers could be enough. Also, the "holy grail of comic books" is up for grabs!
- 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 7:15pm -
The Fix - Exploring with tech outdoors
http://www.cnet.com/the-fixThis week The Fix takes fitness to a whole new level with the help of our smartphones. Try golfing, biking, or walking with these useful tips.
- 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 6:23pm -
Nokia Treasure Tag tracks your stuff
http://cnet.co/1lEStPqIf you're constantly misplacing your things -- or are worried you might -- this Bluetooth tracker for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone can help find them near or far.
- 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 6:05pm -

Gizmodo

  • newHacks Stole Data From Companies That Built Israel's Main Defense System

    Hacks Stole Data From Companies That Built Israel's Main Defense System

    Israel currently tries to protect itself from a barrage of rocket attacks using its "Iron Dome" missile shield—but Krebs on Security reveals that hackers have stolen sensitive documents from the three Israeli defense contractors responsible for bu…
    - 44 mins ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:30am -
  • newThis Is Microsoft's New Raspberry Pi-Style Tiny Windows PC

    This Is Microsoft's New Raspberry Pi-Style Tiny Windows PC

    The Raspberry Pi has proved a massive success with developers and students alike—and now Microsoft has decided to get in on the act with an Atom-powered Windows board. But it fails to compete on one of the most important features: price.Read more…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:45am -
  • newScientist invents ice cream that changes color as you lick it

    Scientist invents ice cream that changes color as you lick it

    37-year-old Spanish physicist and electronic engineer-cum-chef and ice cream master Manuel Linares has invented an ice cream that changes color. The formula is a patent-pending secret but he claims it's "entirely made with natural ingredients." He c…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:48am -
  • newSpectacular kung fu goal defies the laws of physics

    Spectacular kung fu goal defies the laws of physics

    This amazing goal is why Swedish soccer player Zlatan Ibrahimović is one of the very best in the world. Watch as he flies through the air, kicking the ball like he's some kind of kung-fu master and changes its direction with a twist of his foot. Th…
    - 3 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:06am -
  • newHow come some ice cream sandwiches don't melt in the blazing sun?

    How come some ice cream sandwiches don't melt in the blazing sun?

    After hearing the news story about how a mother was concerned that her son's ice cream sandwich from Wal-Mart didn't melt after 12 hours in the sun, Dan Collins of KIKN 100.5 in Sioux Falls tested it out himself and recorded the process for video pr…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 12:24am -

PC World

  • newHuawei's smartphones shipments rise on international sales

    Huawei's smartphones shipments rise on international sales

    Huawei Technologies shipped 62 percent more smartphones in the first half of 2014 than the same period last year, with shipments to some countries outside its home market of China doubling or even tripling.It shipped smartphone 34.3 million units, bo…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:55am -
  • newRhapsody reaches 2M subscribers, bets on new unRadio service

    Rhapsody reaches 2M subscribers, bets on new unRadio service

    Rhapsody International, which operates the Rhapsody and Napster music services, said Tuesday it plans to expand in France and Latin America as a result of deals with mobile operators SRF and Telefonica.The streaming music company said it had reached…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:05am -
  • newUsing Instagram on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says

    Using Instagram on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says

    A configuration problem in Facebook’s popular Instagram application for Apple devices could allow a hacker to hijack a person’s account if they’re both on the same public Wi-Fi network.Stevie Graham, who describes himself as a “hacker at larg…
    - 3 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 1:55am -
  • newLithium-metal battery could boost gadget power

    Lithium-metal battery could boost gadget power

    Researchers at Stanford University have made progress toward designing a battery with a lithium anode, a development that could increase battery power in electronics.Reporting in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, the researchers described how they d…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 11:25pm -
  • newTestbed will help clouds and networks shake hands

    Testbed will help clouds and networks shake hands

    A network testbed being constructed just south of San Francisco will help carriers and vendors develop standards for better cloud services, the Cloudethernet Forum says.The group’s OpenCloud Project, announced on Monday, will combine commonly used…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 9:25pm -

LifeHacker

  • newThe Traveling Photographer's Fully Loaded Bags

    The Traveling Photographer's Fully Loaded Bags

    What people carry around with them every day is great, but sometimes it's nice to see what people need for more extended stays. Case in point, photographer Romain shares his loadout for a two week photography trip with Everyday Carry.Read more...
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 8:00pm -
  • newRoll Your Sweat Pants like an Army Ranger to Save Packing Space

    Roll Your Sweat Pants like an Army Ranger to Save Packing Space

    It's always good to travel with at least one comfortable pair of sweat pants or pajama bottoms. If you're looking a slick, space-saving way to pack them, YouTuber CrazyRussianHacker is back to demonstrate how to roll your sweats Ranger-style.Read mo…
    - 10 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:00pm -
  • newFist Bumps Better Than Handshakes, Says Science

    Fist Bumps Better Than Handshakes, Says Science

    I knew it! I knew it. Looks like Army of Two was onto something after all .Read more...
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 6:30pm -
  • newBasic Home Security Systems are Not as Safe as You Might Think

    Basic Home Security Systems are Not as Safe as You Might Think

    Many of us feel completely safe in a home protected by an automated security system, but security researchers Logan Lamb and Silvio Cesare found some easily replicated ways to get past some of the most popular security system brands.Read more...
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 6:30pm -
  • newDrink Less Alcohol to Help Keep Mosquitoes Away

    Drink Less Alcohol to Help Keep Mosquitoes Away

    They buzz in your ear, give you relentlessly itchy bites, and they are the world's biggest killer . Mosquitoes may go down in history as the worst pest of all time, and a recent study suggests that having a cold one could draw them to you.Read more.…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 6:00pm -

Engadget

  • newOpportunity rover breaks record for longest distance driven off-Earth

    Opportunity rover breaks record for longest distance driven off-Earth

    When the Opportunity rover landed on the red planet in 2004, NASA only intended to drive it for about 1 kilometer (0.62 miles) within 90 Martian days. But the rover turned out to be a hardy Mars explorer, and on its 14th year on the planet, it has..…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:50am -
  • newCortana now taps into Foursquare to give you recommendations for lunch

    Cortana now taps into Foursquare to give you recommendations for lunch

    It turns out that Microsoft had bigger plans for Foursquare than just search and maps for Bing. The check-in service is now accessible by Redmond's digital assistant, Cortana, as spotted on Reddit by Neowin. The addition apparently makes for...
    - 3 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:35am -
  • newThe game controller that trains your pelvic floor muscles

    The game controller that trains your pelvic floor muscles

    The high-tech pelvic floor trainer space just became more competitive. Remember kGoal? Well, a Kickstarter campaign's looking to fund the production of a similar device called Skea (short for Smart Kegel Exercise Aid), which boasts something kGoal..…
    - 4 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 1:19am -
  • newRhapsody bets on carrier partnerships to grow its music service

    Rhapsody bets on carrier partnerships to grow its music service

    Rhapsody International, the parent company of music-streaming services Rhapsody and Napster, has just announced it is now home to two million paid subscribers. That sum may not seem like a lot at first glance, especially when compared to the 10...
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 12:01am -
  • new'The Last of Us' looks better on PS4 but it's not perfect

    'The Last of Us' looks better on PS4 but it's not perfect

    Just over a year ago, Sony and developer Naughty Dog unleashed the emotionally wrenching The Last of Us on the PlayStation 3. And while the post-apocalyptic tale was heralded at the time for its affecting narrative, the game's technical prowess...
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 11:38pm -

BoingBoing

  • newBook Club: A Storm of Swords Sansa V and Jaime VII

    Book Club: A Storm of Swords Sansa V and Jaime VII

    With the completion of Season 4 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Ivan and Red dig back into the Boars, Gore, And Swords book club, where they cover the chapters of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series that correspond to the previous telev…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 8:47pm -
  • newThe first Science Hack Day in China

    The first Science Hack Day in China

    An Oculus earthquake simulator, a 3D-printed miniature drone, a solar-powered umbrella, pH paintings, a weather-forecasting necklace. It's easy to be enamored of the whimsical prototypes created during China's first Science Hack Day in Shanghai.…
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 8:09pm -
  • newEbola is 'just a plane ride away' from the USA, as outbreak spreads in West Africa

    Ebola is 'just a plane ride away' from the USA, as outbreak spreads in West Africa

    Reuters/Tommy Trenchar.The West African nation of Liberia closed most border crossings and mandated strict health measures to try and stem the Ebola virus outbreak that has killed at least 660 people in West Africa since February, and continues to s…
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:53pm -
  • newSteve Ballmer can buy the LA Clippers, judge rules

    Steve Ballmer can buy the LA Clippers, judge rules

    In Los Angeles Superior Court today, a judge gave Shelly Sterling "a sweeping victory," clearing the way for former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's $2-billion purchase of basketball team the LA Clippers. Read the rest
    - 10 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:04pm -
  • newMac users: replace your dock with StatusDuck

    Mac users: replace your dock with StatusDuck

    David makes fun of me for having so many Menu Bar items. Now that I am using StatusDuck ($15, free to try), he has even more fodder. Read the rest
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 5:59pm -

Mashable YouTube

The App Apocalypse Is Upon Us! | Mashable Minute | With Elliott Morgan
Why is the Apple Store filled with so many dead apps? Elliott Morgan looks into the zombie app invasion.Don't forget to subscribe so you can hang with Elliott on the Mashable Minute!: http://bit.ly/1ko5eNdDidn't catch Friday's Minute? Check it ou…
- 23 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 6:00am -
Amazon Fire Phone: Your Questions Answered
Mashable hosted a MashTalk Hangout on Air to answer user questions about the Amazon Fire Phone.Read more: http://on.mash.to/1rhHTBD http://www.mashable.comLIKE us on FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/mashable.videoFOLLOW us on TWITTER: http://twitter…
- 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 3:23pm -
4 Strange Food Combinations You Have to Try | Mashable
Put your taste buds to the test and check out these strange food combinations that you really have to try. Produced by Brian KoerberFilmed and Edited by Armand Valdeshttp://www.mashable.comLIKE us on FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/mashable.vide…
- 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 8:53am -
Mineral Madness! | Mashable Minute | With Elliott Morgan
Elliott cracks into Bridgemanite, the Earth’s most abundant yet elusive mineral. What thing do you want you name attached to? Vegetable? Animal? Mineral? (Get it?) Leave a comment down below and make sure to hi to Elliott!Don't forget to subsc…
- 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 6:00am -
The Insider's Guide to Comic-Con (with Meghan Camarena) | Mashable
Meghan Camarena (Strawburry17) give her tips to surviving Comic-Con including what to bring, when to shop, and how to create a Cosplay costume on the cheap!And Meghan breaks down the top 5 moments from Comic-Con: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50s…
- 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:02pm -
Worst Ever Ebola Outbreak: Second American Infected | Mashable
According to AP, two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus in Liberia. This just after Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor has reportedly saved over 100 patients from the deadly disease — now he will have to fight it within his…
- 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:30am -