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  • newLive Updates: Michael Brown's Funeral in St. Louis

    Live Updates: Michael Brown's Funeral in St. Louis

    Mashable is following the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager who was fatally shot in Ferguson, Mo. by a police officer on Aug. 9The funeral begins at 11 a.m. ET at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis.Watch the liv…
    - 7 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:35am -
  • newJohn Oliver Destroys Headlines About John Oliver Destroying Stuff

    John Oliver Destroys Headlines About John Oliver Destroying Stuff

    John Oliver can see the future.He knew we would write this post. And he knew we would write this headlineOliver took Internet headlines to task in a web exclusive clip on Sunday. While there wasn't a new episode of Last Week Tonight, but fans coul…
    - 17 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:25am -
  • newAll Clear Given After U.S. Army Reported 'Active Shooter' at Fort Lee

    All Clear Given After U.S. Army Reported 'Active Shooter' at Fort Lee

    Fort Lee officials gave the all clear after the Twitter and Facebook pages for the U.S. Army's Fort Lee reported an "active shooter" on the base Monday morning."All personnel should enact active shooter protocols immediately. The installation is bei…
    - 58 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:44am -
  • newHotels Are Making Record Profits From Extra Fees on Stuff You Don't Use

    Hotels Are Making Record Profits From Extra Fees on Stuff You Don't Use

    Forget traffic jams, the Are we there yet?! whines, and bad weatherThe real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.See also: Know Before You Go: All the Airline Fees by CarrierGuara…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Aug 14, 8:27am -
  • newReport: Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons, Canada's Biggest Coffee Chain

    Report: Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons, Canada's Biggest Coffee Chain

    Burger King is in talks to buy Tim Hortons in hopes of creating a new, publicly traded company with its headquarters in Canada. With a new base in Canada, Burger King, now based in Miami, could shave its U.S. tax bill. Tax inversions have become incr…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Aug 14, 8:15am -

TechCrunch

  • newFetch Gives Your Dog A Comfortable Way To Lifelog With A GoPro

    Fetch Gives Your Dog A Comfortable Way To Lifelog With A GoPro

     People are already strapping GoPro action cameras to animals of all furs and feathers using various means, but a new mount called the Fetch from GoPro itself is designed to given them a comfortable, collar- and water-friendly harness to hold the c…
    - 8 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:34am -
  • newDojo App Offers A Highly Curated Guide To Days And Nights Out In London

    Dojo App Offers A Highly Curated Guide To Days And Nights Out In London

     When Robin Shimmin (CEO), Nicholas Dart (CTO) and Devran Karaca (COO) quit their well-paid day jobs — at Lotus F1, Deutsche Bank and Ernst & Young, respectively — to found Dojo, they had one thing on their mind: to solve the problem of finding…
    - 18 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:24am -
  • newAmazon Expands Its Children’s Programming Lineup

    Amazon Expands Its Children’s Programming Lineup

     Amazon Studios, the company’s production unit which helps develop feature films and TV series, is expanding its line-up of children’s programming, the company announced this morning. An additional five series are now being greenlit – includin…
    - 53 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:49am -
  • newJawbone Looks At UP Data To See How Many Were Woken Up By The Napa Earthquake

    Jawbone Looks At UP Data To See How Many Were Woken Up By The Napa Earthquake

     Jawbone has shown one of the more interesting ways data gathered on its platform might be used for large-scale population studies: The fitness tracker company looked at its cumulative UP data to find out where wearers of its fitness bands were woke…
    - 57 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:45am -
  • newTiVo Releases A $49.99 Over-The-Air DVR For Cord Cutters

    TiVo Releases A $49.99 Over-The-Air DVR For Cord Cutters

     Much of TiVo‘s growth in recent years has come from partnerships with cable and satellite companies, which have made its DVRs available to their subscribers. But with the release of a new, cheaper over-the-air DVR, the company is going after the…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:00am -

Read Write Web

  • newNew Lingerie Collection Showcases Some Real Women Of Tech

    New Lingerie Collection Showcases Some Real Women Of Tech

    Apparel brand Dear Kate last week launched its newest lingerie collection, The Ada, complete with a lookbook featuring a few of New York City’s women in tech.The brand’s collection is named after 19th century mathematician and revolutionary comp…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:01am -
  • newA Connected Home Is Where The Heart Is

    A Connected Home Is Where The Heart Is

    ReadWriteHome is an ongoing series exploring the implications of living in connected homes. This week, it is sponsored by Best Buy.How cool would it be if you had a house you could control from wherever you are? If you never had to remember to turn t…
    - 20 hours ago, 24 Aug 14, 3:00pm -
  • Here's A Phone-Charging Bracelet You Might Actually Wear

    Here's A Phone-Charging Bracelet You Might Actually Wear

    <em>Editor's note: This post was originally published by our partners at <a href="http://fashionista.com/2014/08/phone-charging-bracelet">Fashionista</a>.</em>There's no cellphone owner who doesn't understand intimately the special agony of watching…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:55pm -
  • Instagram Launches Advertising Analytics

    Instagram Launches Advertising Analytics

    Instagram is making it possible for businesses to find out just how well their advertising performs.On Thursday, the company rolled out a suite of business tools to manage ad campaigns. Account insights and ad insights display impressions, reach, an…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:24pm -
  • Secret Is Cracking Down On Bullying

    Secret Is Cracking Down On Bullying

    Secret, the anonymous application that lets users post random comments and share them with friends, is finally doing something about bullying.Secret now uses sentiment analysis to determine if someone is posting something against the app’s guidelin…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 12:58pm -

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Toyota plus Subaru equals awesome: The GT86 and BRZ story
Things made by committee can feel less than the sum of their parts. With this grand tourer, however, Toyota and Subaru proved that one plus one could be more than two.
- 3 hours ago, 25 Aug 14, 8:05am -
Crave - The Superhero Workout will whip nerds into shape, Ep. 171
Link to all the links - http://cnet.co/1q5DK4tThis week on Crave we battle an alien invasion and burn some calories at the same time. Also, we e​njoy a nice foot massage from a​ laptop case and try to wrap our heads around a working hard drive b…
- 3 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:06pm -
Hack attack: Apps can spy on other apps
http://cnet.co/1njODfpResearchers reveal a flaw in Android, iOS and Windows that lets hackers peer into Gmail, Chase and other apps. Also, Norton reduces its software line to one product, and Pebble gets score alerts with the ESPN app.
- 3 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 3:50pm -
2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
http://cnet.co/1p1ZjPAIs the 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid just a big Prius or much more? Brian Cooley drives the sleek new SUV and checks the tech.
- 3 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 2:29pm -
CNET Top 5 - Toughest smartphones
http://cnet.co/VLKcmdNeed a phone that can take a beating? Here are five smartphones that can take anything you can throw at them.
- 3 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:05pm -
Logitech's Bemo an oddball video camera for shoot-and-share lovers
http://cnet.co/1qxQPRFOne-button video capture matched with a nice viewing and editing app adds up to a fun little camcorder if you get its value.
- 3 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 1:04pm -

Gizmodo

PC World

  • newSteam update adds ability to install multiple games at once

    Steam update adds ability to install multiple games at once

    Just bought a ton of new Steam games? Maybe you're swapping to a new computer and (for whatever reason) need to re-download your collection? Valve just made it a lot easier to batch-install multiple games.Spotted by Steam Database, a recent Steam upd…
    - 9 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:33am -
  • newOne of the best password managers for your PC, devices, and the cloud

    One of the best password managers for your PC, devices, and the cloud

    D. asked me to recommend a good password manager.Everyone who uses the Internet absolutely must have a password manager. Without one, you'll forget some of your passwords. Or you'll use the same password for different sites, which allows a thief who'…
    - 34 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:08am -
  • newApple launches free iPhone 5 battery replacement program for defective units

    Apple launches free iPhone 5 battery replacement program for defective units

    Apple is offering a second replacement program for iPhone 5 users after offering to replace the sleep/wake button on some models in April. This time around it's the phone's battery that's giving users headaches. Apple says that a "very small percenta…
    - 36 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:06am -
  • newSony hints at its own new smartwatch for IFA

    Sony hints at its own new smartwatch for IFA

    Has Qualcomm finally found a partner for its unique display and battery tech?
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:38am -
  • newMicrosoft cuts Surface 2 prices by $100

    Microsoft cuts Surface 2 prices by $100

    With the start of the school year coming up Microsoft hopes there's still time to convince students and teachers to pick-up a Windows RT-powered Surface. On Sunday, the Microsoft Store cut prices on all three Surface 2 models in the U.S. by $100.Th…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:20am -

LifeHacker

  • newAttend Full Classes to Boost Your Chance to Nab an Open Spot

    Attend Full Classes to Boost Your Chance to Nab an Open Spot

    Enrolling in popular college classes can be kind of a crapshoot. If you end up on a waiting list, try showing up for the first couple classes anyway to boost your chances of nabbing an open spot.Read more...
    - 12 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:30am -
  • newSnag These Highly-Rated Exercise Earbuds for $20 Off Today

    Snag These Highly-Rated Exercise Earbuds for $20 Off Today

    Anyone who's tried to exercise in earbuds knows that not just any pair will do. They need to be durable, sweatproof, and above all, fit well. These SOL REPUBLIC Relays check all the boxes, and are marked down to their lowest price ever right now. R…
    - 27 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:15am -
  • newShould I Buy A Certified Pre-Owned Luxury Car Or Lease A New One?

    Should I Buy A Certified Pre-Owned Luxury Car Or Lease A New One?

    I really like the new BMW 228i but it is out of my price range. It would seem that a CPO 128i might be a good alternative. I have a budget of about $25,ooo and would be willing to use 5 grand for a down payment. However, I don't drive that much and…
    - 37 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:05am -
  • newWhat’s Your Favorite Personal Finance Book?

    What’s Your Favorite Personal Finance Book?

    If you're a finance nerd, you've probably heard of Total Money Makeover, Your Money or Your Life or I Will Teach You to Be Rich. Most of us have that one book that inspired us to get our money habits in order. We want to know: what was yours?Read mo…
    - 42 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:00am -
  • newDeadspin South Korea Wins LLWS; Teams Bro Down In Handshake Line | Gizmodo 7 New Materials That Coul

    Deadspin South Korea Wins LLWS; Teams Bro Down In Handshake Line | Gizmodo 7 New Materials That Coul

    Deadspin South Korea Wins LLWS; Teams Bro Down In Handshake Line | Gizmodo 7 New Materials That Could Change How Our Buildings Act | Jalopnik This 1975 Porsche 914 Has A Big Motor And A $5,500 Price Tag | Jezebel Let's Have a Conversation About Ki…
    - 58 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:44am -

Engadget

  • newEurope launches two navigation satellites into the wrong orbit

    Europe launches two navigation satellites into the wrong orbit

    Arianespace, the company that launches satellites for the European Union, has had to concede that its latest mission hasn't been a complete success. Friday's launch conveyed two satellites, Dorea and Milena, into orbit to help build out Galileo, the…
    - 36 mins ago, 25 Aug 14, 10:06am -
  • newJawbone knows how many of its users were roused by the Napa earthquake

    Jawbone knows how many of its users were roused by the Napa earthquake

    Think you could sleep through an earthquake? Probably not, judging by data from Jawbone. The company says that almost everyone using its Jawbone Up device to track their sleep near South Napa was awakened by yesterday's earthquake. About 90 percent.…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:33am -
  • newTiVo's first box just for cord cutters is the Roamio OTA DVR

    TiVo's first box just for cord cutters is the Roamio OTA DVR

    For the past eight years, a CableCARD and a TiVo DVR have gone hand-in-hand. No more! Within the next few weeks, the limited edition TiVo Roamio OTA DVR will be available from select Best Buy stores for an initial price of $49 (plus $15/month servic…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:00am -
  • newHuawei boss says Tizen has 'no chance' of success

    Huawei boss says Tizen has 'no chance' of success

    Fans of mobile operating systems not called "Android" or 'iOS" might be sad to hear what Huawei's head honcho just told the Wall Street Journal. In an interview, Richard Yu spoke about the company's plans regarding Tizen, Windows Phone and a...
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Aug 14, 7:53am -
  • newMIT study says robot overlords could make for happier human workers

    MIT study says robot overlords could make for happier human workers

    New research from MIT reckons that robots controlling human tasks in manufacturing is not only more efficient than flesh-and-blood middle-management, but preferred by people that do the work too. Automation in the manufacturing process has been...
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Aug 14, 6:45am -

BoingBoing

Mashable YouTube

How to Start an Epic Water Balloon Fight | Mashable Minute | With Elliott Morgan
Filling and tying water balloons used to be a pain, but thankfully genius inventor Josh Malone has changed all that. Eat your heart out, Thomas Edison!Do you have an invention that is as cool as Josh Malone's? Share it down below in the comments an…
- 4 hours ago, 25 Aug 14, 7:00am -
Ferguson's Divide, The Haves and The Have Nots | Mashable
This video explores the socio-economic divide between the "haves" and "have nots" of Ferguson, Missouri, and the root causes of protest and unrest in the area. Like many town in America, Ferguson has what many residents refer to as the “wrong sid…
- 21 hours ago, 24 Aug 14, 1:25pm -
3 Popular Pinterest Projects That Don't Even Work | Pinvestigation
We took three of the most popular Pinterest posts and tried them for ourselves. http://www.mashable.comLIKE us on FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/mashable.videoFOLLOW us on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/mashablevideoFOLLOW us on TUMBLR: http://masha…
- 2 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 8:07pm -
How to Dominate Your Fantasy Football League | Mashable
Get your fantasy football team in order with the help of draft experts Andy Behrens, JJ Zachariason and Micah James.Read more: http://on.mash.to/1ro2VD3
- 4 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 12:50pm -
Kermit the Frog Reveals His Favorite Summer Songs | Mashable
Kermit the Frog joins Elliott Morgan for a very special edition of "Monumental" and shares his favorite songs of the summer for 2014!Check out the first episode of Mashable's Monumental: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4J1yZozGME&index=1&list=PLSK…
- 4 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 11:00am -
At Home with the World's Most Connected Man | Mashable
Chris Dancy has been meticulously logging his home and health data for years, using up to 700 tracking and lifelogging systems to lead a more quantified life. But does he represent our enlightened future, or lonely self-awareness? To find out, we wen…
- 4 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 9:34am -