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  • new5 Apps You Don't Want to Miss

    5 Apps You Don't Want to Miss

    With the drama surrounding thesupposed unmasking of Bitcoin's creator and the start of SXSW festivities in Austin, Texas, you may have missed some of the week's best new apps.Luckily, Mashable creates a roundup each weekend of our favorite new and…
    - 35 mins ago, 8 Mar 14, 3:00pm -
  • newJulian Assange at SXSW: All Talk but Nothing to Say

    Julian Assange at SXSW: All Talk but Nothing to Say

    AUSTIN, Texas — Embattled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made a rare onstage appearance at SXSWi on Sunday via Skype in a wide-ranging conversation about the NSA and WikiLeaks' role in the political discourse and online communications over the pa…
    - 2 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 2:02pm -
  • new11 Times 'The Simpsons' Predicted the Future of Technology

    11 Times 'The Simpsons' Predicted the Future of Technology

    It's a safe bet that if there's a joke to be made about popular culture, The Simpsons has probably beaten you to it.And with 25 seasons of comedy under its belt, America's favorite TV family has even managed to predict events that we laughed off unt…
    - 2 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 1:30pm -
  • newWith BMW's First Electric Car, No More 'Text Me When You Get There'

    With BMW's First Electric Car, No More 'Text Me When You Get There'

    AUSTIN, Texas — I have news for you: Electric cars can do donuts. In a recent test drive inside BMW's new i3 electric car, we tested this theory in a small Austin parking lot. To be fair, we never truly "spun" around, but that's only because I was…
    - 3 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 1:00pm -
  • newFAA Appeals Court Decision Allowing Commercial Drone Flight

    FAA Appeals Court Decision Allowing Commercial Drone Flight

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is pushing back at a major federal court decision from Thursday that ruled the agency did not have the right to fine a commercial photographer for flying a commercial drone"The FAA is appealing the decision…
    - 3 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 12:42pm -

TechCrunch

Read Write Web

  • newGaming's Area 51: Excavating Atari's Secret Burial Ground

    Gaming's Area 51: Excavating Atari's Secret Burial Ground

    Thirty years in, one of gaming’s weirdest persisting legends is about to get mythbusted.The story is one of a fallen gaming great’s secret shame: a landfill containing millions of copies of Atari’s worst-selling, worst-received game ever: E.T.…
    - 5 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 11:01am -
  • newPebble Opens Its Appstore For Android And Unveils Some Cool New Apps

    Pebble Opens Its Appstore For Android And Unveils Some Cool New Apps

    Weeks after Pebble gave iPhone users access to its smartwatch app store, the company has finally opened it up to Android users as well. At  the announcement, Pebble also revealed a new set of app partners, one of whom now offers an intrigui…
    - 6 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 10:03am -
  • newI Failed My Online Course—But Learned A Lot About Internet Education

    I Failed My Online Course—But Learned A Lot About Internet Education

    MOOCs, or massive open online courses, are quickly becoming technology darlings. Companies like Coursera, Udacity, edX and others provide college-caliber online courses taught by professors from the most prestigious universities. Millions of students…
    - 6 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 9:14am -
  • newGoogle At SXSW: The Internet Is Accelerating Social Change On A Global Scale

    Google At SXSW: The Internet Is Accelerating Social Change On A Global Scale

    Google chairman Eric Schmidt and Director of Google Ideas Jared Cohen led a discussion at Friday’s SXSW event in Austin, Texas, which described the ways technology is impacting privacy, security and policy on a global scale.The two Google execs sa…
    - 7 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 8:18am -
  • newFacebook Plans An 'Ikea-Inspired' Data Center In Sweden

    Facebook Plans An 'Ikea-Inspired' Data Center In Sweden

    Today Facebook announced plans for a new data center in Luleå, Sweden—one based on modular architectural concept the company calls “rapid deployment data center,” or RDDC. One of the construct approaches, “flat pack”—basically…
    - 23 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 4:48pm -

Boy Genius Report

  • newVideo: Check out this credit card-sized battery for iPhone, Android

    Video: Check out this credit card-sized battery for iPhone, Android

    The LithiumCard isn’t the only credit card-sized battery for mobile devices seeking crowd-funding, as there’s also a TravelCard project that offers iPhone and Android smartphones exactly the same perk: a credit card-like device that packs enough…
    - 15 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 12:30am -
  • newNow is the perfect time for college students to buy a Moto X

    Now is the perfect time for college students to buy a Moto X

    Motorola on Friday announced new customization options for its Moto X flagship handset, including the College Collection that will offer students the option of purchasing a handset that comes in their beloved school colors.  “Starting today you ca…
    - 16 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 11:15pm -
  • new$100 million worth of ads are headed to your Instagram feed

    $100 million worth of ads are headed to your Instagram feed

    You may not notice a lot of ads in your Instagram feed on a regular basis but that might be about to change. Unnamed sources tell Ad Age that Instagram has reached an advertising deal with ad agency Omnicom that will be worth somewhere in the neighbo…
    - 18 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 10:00pm -
  • newSamsung’s new app store will make sure your kids never blow your salary on in-app purchases

    Samsung’s new app store will make sure your kids never blow your salary on in-app purchases

    One of the Galaxy S5 features that was leaked before its official announcement and briefly described during the show at Mobile World Congress is the special Kids Mode functionality that allows parents to share their smartphone with their children, bu…
    - 19 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 8:45pm -
  • newYahoo has become the graveyard for once-promising startups

    Yahoo has become the graveyard for once-promising startups

    Yahoo’s growth appears to be in some way dependent on the widespread acquisition and subsequent annihilation of some of the Internet’s most promising startups, and no one can figure out why. ReadWrite reports that since Marissa Mayer took over in…
    - 20 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 7:30pm -

All Things Digital

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March 10, 2014.
Today on CNET
- 1 hour ago, 8 Mar 14, 2:25pm -
2015 Ford Focus
Ford adds lots of tech and removes a cylinder from the Focus
- 17 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 10:18pm -
Volvo Concept Estate
Perhaps the most jaw-dropping car at the 2014 Geneva motor show
- 18 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 10:03pm -
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
BMW makes almost everything in a utility version these days, now the 2 Series
- 18 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 10:00pm -
Ep. 1440: Where we channel surf with Sadie Gennis
Our guest today is Saddie Gennis, professional couch potato and staff editor for TV Guide online. She'll update us on all the new shows making the rounds this season and gives a little insight into her obsession with Veronica Mars, Supernatural, and…
- 19 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 8:10pm -
The Mophie Space Pack adds battery life and storage
Mophie's case adds extra iPhone storage for easy access to your media.
- 20 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 7:25pm -

Gizmodo

PC World

  • newAssange at SXSW: 'Who really wears the pants in the administration?'

    Assange at SXSW: 'Who really wears the pants in the administration?'

    AUSTIN—Julian Assange doesn’t use the blustering rhetoric you might expect from the founder of the activist publishing group WikiLeaks. Assange is responsible for leaking documents that have changed America’s political landscape— State Depa…
    - 52 mins ago, 8 Mar 14, 2:43pm -
  • newSony shows SmartEyeglass prototype to developers

    Sony shows SmartEyeglass prototype to developers

    With Google Glass starting to pick up steam, Sony doesn’t want to get left too far behind.The Japanese company showed off its SmartEyeglass prototype at the Wearables DevCon conference just outside San Francisco this week, where it was trying to dr…
    - 3 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 12:50pm -
  • newHow do you feel? Your phone may soon tell you

    How do you feel? Your phone may soon tell you

    A variety of projects unveiled in the past year aim to give mobile apps the ability to instantly detect a person’s emotional state.A startup called Affectiva, which emerged out of MIT’s Media Lab, last month launched a software developer kit (S…
    - 3 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 12:30pm -
  • newHow The Container Store uses wearable tech to think outside the box

    How The Container Store uses wearable tech to think outside the box

    The retailer is testing out some unique new wearable tech that's aimed at improving communication within its stores.
    - 7 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 8:55am -
  • newMassachusetts alters law to make all upskirt shots illegal

    Massachusetts alters law to make all upskirt shots illegal

    Two days of public outcry was enough to convince Massacusetts legislators that they had better address a legal loophole that allowed a smartphone-toting creep to escape penalties.
    - 20 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 7:29pm -

LifeHacker

  • newWrite Things You Need to Remember About People in Contact Books

    Write Things You Need to Remember About People in Contact Books

    When you are building a network, it helps to recall odd facts about the people you meet, like the name of their spouse or where you met the last time. If you find it difficult to remember all of that info, The Daily Muse suggests writing it in your…
    - 35 mins ago, 8 Mar 14, 3:00pm -
  • newImpala Auto-sorts iOS Photos into Albums

    Impala Auto-sorts iOS Photos into Albums

    iOS: If you click a lot of photos with your smartphone but never get around to sorting them into neat albums, Impala's got you covered. This nifty app for iPhone and iPad analyzes and auto-categorizes your images.Read more...    
    - 2 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 2:00pm -
  • newTop 10 DIY Projects That Simplify Your Kitchen

    Top 10 DIY Projects That Simplify Your Kitchen

    For some, your kitchen is just that hateful room where you have to cook. But if you've gotten into cooking at home , it's the room most in need of an efficiency makeover. Here are 10 DIY projects that make your kitchen better.Read more...    
    - 5 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 11:00am -
  • newCut Handles in Cardboard Boxes for Easy Moving

    Cut Handles in Cardboard Boxes for Easy Moving

    You know where to find cardboard boxes when you need to move, but the chances of getting boxes with handles are low. Well, if you hadn't already thought about it, you could just make your own.Read more...    
    - 6 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 10:00am -
  • newHow to Get Better Sleep (and Need Less Every Night)

    How to Get Better Sleep (and Need Less Every Night)

    Many of us struggle to get enough sleep every night, but is the sleep we get any good? While it's important to get enough sleep, better sleep is a greater ally than more hours of sleep. We sat down with a sleep expert and a stack of studies to help…
    - 20 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 7:30pm -

Engadget

  • newAT&T reduces 2GB Mobile Share Value plans by $15 per month

    AT&T reduces 2GB Mobile Share Value plans by $15 per month

    Following up on the news that its UnCarrier rival will soon raise the cost of its unlimited data plan, AT&T is making some pricing changes of its own -- in the completely opposite direction. The base rate for the company's 2GB Mobile Share Value pla…
    - 1 hour ago, 8 Mar 14, 2:14pm -
  • newWikiLeaks head doesn't believe Obama is serious about NSA reform

    WikiLeaks head doesn't believe Obama is serious about NSA reform

    Julian Assange doesn't think you should hold your breath for Barack Obama to deliver meaningful NSA reform. The WikiLeaks founder said during a talk at SXSW Interactive that he believes the president is beholden to the American spy agencies and not.…
    - 2 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 1:15pm -
  • newSamsung's thing for (faux) leather continues with the ATIV Book 9 Style

    Samsung's thing for (faux) leather continues with the ATIV Book 9 Style

    Samsung's clearly been listening to Venus in Furs a lot recently, which explains why it's gone a bit crazy on the faux-leather all of a sudden. After covering both the Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Tab Pro and Chromebook 2 in the stuff, the company has now.…
    - 3 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 12:45pm -
  • newWe kick off SXSW 2014 with some real-life Mario Karting (video)

    We kick off SXSW 2014 with some real-life Mario Karting (video)

    The first few days of SXSW have brought quite a bit of excitement for our team on the ground. After starting the show with a stun-copter demo, we stopped by the Palmer Events Center to play a little a live-action Mario Kart. Pennzoil has set up a...
    - 4 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 12:00pm -
  • newFeedback Loop: Old gadgets, Android tablets, photo management and more!

    Feedback Loop: Old gadgets, Android tablets, photo management and more!

    Welcome to Feedback Loop, a weekly roundup of the most interesting discussions happening within the Engadget community. There's so much technology to talk about and so little time to enjoy it, but you have a lot of great ideas and opinions that need…
    - 5 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 10:30am -

BoingBoing

Mashable YouTube

Test Driving the BMW i3 with Life360
We're at SXSW 2014 with an all-electric BMW i3. The soon-to-be-released car comes pre-loaded with Life360 software, an app designed to let families find each other. Also, we're doing donuts.
- 2 hours ago, 8 Mar 14, 1:44pm -
A Conversation With TeamCrafted, Minecraft's Biggest Stars
Mashable hosted a live Hangout with TeamCrafted members Ryan (xRpMx13) and JeromeASF to talk all things Minecraft, YouTube and power moves, among other things.Read more: http://on.mash.to/1iifbvW
- 23 hours ago, 7 Mar 14, 4:57pm -
7 Inventors Killed by Their Own Inventions
Invention requires as much risk as it does ingenuity. Sometimes, risk can outweigh its counterpart, and things end in disaster. Here are seven inventors whose inventions spelled their fate. For more tech coverage, subscribe to Mashable at the link…
- 1 day ago, 7 Mar 14, 9:56am -
The Secrets Hiding 1,000 Feet Under the Ocean
The Exosuit is an aluminum diving suit that allows divers to plunge more than 1,000 feet underwater. Scientists will be using it to collect green fluorescent protein to aid cell research. Take a look at how it works.For more science and tech covera…
- 3 days ago, 5 Mar 14, 5:52pm -
Ukraine Crisis: The Questions You Were Too Afraid to Ask
By now you've probably seen that we're dealing with a complex geopolitical international crisis in Ukraine. But chances are, if you're reading this description, that's where your knowledge cuts out. We're here to help.Mashable is the leading indepe…
- 3 days ago, 5 Mar 14, 8:16am -
What It's Like to Be a Red Carpet Reporter
Is this really one of the most glamorous jobs in the world? Mashable's red carpet reporter and associate entertainment editor, Brian Anthony Hernandez, gives the scoop.For more entertainment coverage, subscribe to Mashable at the link below:https:…
- 8 days ago, 28 Feb 14, 12:26pm -