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  • new15 Captivating Autobiographical Books That Mix Fact and Fiction

    15 Captivating Autobiographical Books That Mix Fact and Fiction

    There's fiction and non-fiction, and then there are the endless book genres between.One of these hybrid genres is autobiographical fiction, when an author chooses to tell a real experience, or the full story of their life, as a fictional account. It…
    - 46 mins ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • newApple Partners With Visa, MasterCard, AmEx for iPhone 6 Payments: Reports

    Apple Partners With Visa, MasterCard, AmEx for iPhone 6 Payments: Reports

    According to new reports from Bloomberg and other outlets, Apple has partnered with Visa, MasterCard and American Express to create a mobile payment platform, allowing users to pay with their iPhones in brick and mortar storesLast week Wired report…
    - 48 mins ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:28am -
  • newAmericans Held in North Korea Ask U.S. for Assistance

    Americans Held in North Korea Ask U.S. for Assistance

    PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 9:00am -
  • newMost Businesses Still Don't Budget for Mobile Technology

    Most Businesses Still Don't Budget for Mobile Technology

    The use of mobile technology has likely helped to improve your business in many ways, but are you saving room in your budget for it? Probably not, according to a new study from accounting solutions provider Sage North America.Businesses in the const…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 7:15am -
  • newImplanted Sensor Could Monitor Glaucoma and Prevent Blindness

    Implanted Sensor Could Monitor Glaucoma and Prevent Blindness

    Scientists have proposed a way to monitor glaucoma using a tiny device implanted in the eye. Readings from the device could be monitored by a smartphone. The technology could help prevent some people from going blind.Glaucoma describes a group of ey…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 6:15am -

TechCrunch

  • newAre All Accelerators Decelerators?

    Are All Accelerators Decelerators?

     Hari, a smart and very savvy early-stage entrepreneur, emailed me to ask if it was worth joining a well-known accelerator. I texted an emphatic “No!” We then spoke to each other for over 30 minutes and I don’t recall having made such an impas…
    - 16 mins ago, 1 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • newHere’s What We Know So Far About The Celebrity Photo Hack

    Here’s What We Know So Far About The Celebrity Photo Hack

     As you will by now have probably read, around 100 women celebrities (including Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna and Kim Kardashian) have had naked and explicit pictures seemingly hacked from their iCloud accounts and published online, first on 4Chan and…
    - 29 mins ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:47am -
  • newYohann Is An iPad Stand Jony Ive Could Be Proud Of

    Yohann Is An iPad Stand Jony Ive Could Be Proud Of

     I didn’t think I’d ever get excited about an iPad stand. But the Yohann, designed by Swiss architect Berend Frenzel, ticks all of my boxes. First up, it’s a thing of beauty, with an incredibly simple but clever — why didn’t I think of tha…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 9:30am -
  • newThe New Era Of Smart Dining

    The New Era Of Smart Dining

     The restaurant industry has been around for a long time – since the dawn of Western civilization itself. Starting in Ancient Rome, some of the earliest known public restaurants, called thermopolia, were local hot-spots where the citizenry would g…
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 8:00am -
  • newJUMP Cable Is The Right Smartphone Charger For Forgetful People

    JUMP Cable Is The Right Smartphone Charger For Forgetful People

     Like many other users, the battery on my iPhone tends to die right before the end of the day. One obvious solution is to use a case like the Mophie, but I don’t like increasing the size of my phone. Another is to carry a battery charger around wi…
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 1:33am -

Read Write Web

  • Watch Out: Mobile Search Will Make Facebook Stalking Easier Than Ever

    Watch Out: Mobile Search Will Make Facebook Stalking Easier Than Ever

    You may want to take a quick gander through your entire Facebook history, because Facebook is testing a feature that makes your status updates searchable on mobile. And I bet there are some updates you just wouldn’t want to be found.The feature isn…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 3:08pm -
  • Google Challenges Amazon's Drone Delivery Program With Project Wing

    Google Challenges Amazon's Drone Delivery Program With Project Wing

    Google has been secretly testing delivery by drone, the company announced Thursday.A team of engineers at Google X, the technology company’s long-range research lab, safely carried out more than 30 1-kilometer test flights this month. The deliverie…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 11:22am -
  • What Sort Of Man Shares Playboy? (He Friends His Mom On Facebook)

    What Sort Of Man Shares Playboy? (He Friends His Mom On Facebook)

    Playboy relaunched its website on Wednesday, and one thing's for sure. This isn't your grandpappy's gentleman's magazine. Well, obviously. It's on the Internet—as opposed to a moldy box in the garage or hastily stuffed under your mattress where yo…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 10:31am -
  • Friday Fun: Build Your First Chrome Extension

    Friday Fun: Build Your First Chrome Extension

    Google Chrome is the most popular Web browser in the world. Part of its appeal comes from its ability to let you fully customize your browsing experience with a slew of extensions. Extensions are small, lightweight programs that personalize your Chro…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 10:01am -
  • How Twitch And YouTube Are Making Video Games A Big Business

    How Twitch And YouTube Are Making Video Games A Big Business

    Mark this moment: Watching people play video games has become a big business, with Amazon, Google, Disney, and others vying for a piece of the action.Call it livestream gaming: Top players record themselves playing popular titles and delivering comme…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 9:01am -

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ALS patient more independent with tech
Eric Valor has been living with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, for nearly a decade, but he says technology, including a brainwave-sensing headset, has let him maintain a high quality of life. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visits him at home to learn how.
- 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 7:07am -
Brainwave tech could help ALS patients control appliances
Patients with Lou Gehrig's Disease can become paralyzed, and technology is now being developed that could let them control smart appliances with their brainwaves. CNET's Kara Tsuboi checks it out.
- 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 7:04am -
2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring PRHT (CNET On Cars, Episode 49)
25 years of Miata: Why it still works. How your commute is worse than just boring, read the secret information in your car, and the Top 5 ways a German driver's license is different than an American one.
- 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 6:29pm -
Google tests drone delivery, iPhone 6 may have NFC
Look up in the sky for a special delivery from Google's Project Wing, keep waiting for that "iWatch," and expect the iPhone 6 to include mobile payments with NFC.
- 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 3:53pm -
Make your Chromebook more PC-like
Do you wish your Chromebook could feel a little more like a regular PC? Here are some simple tips on how to get a PC feel on your Chromebook.
- 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 3:50pm -
Nvidia Shield Tablet: Best tablet for gamers?
The 8-inch Shield Tablet boasts Nvidia's latest powerful Tegra K1 processor and graphics, and plugs into a TV to become a mini-console and stream PC games. Think of it as a tablet with benefits.
- 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:15pm -

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  • newEuropol launches international cybercrime task force

    Europol launches international cybercrime task force

    Europol launched a cybercrime task force Monday to fight online crime in the EU and other countries.The Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT) will be piloted for six months and hosted at Europol’s European CyberCrime Center (EC3), the organizat…
    - 21 mins ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:55am -
  • newWhat to do when your laptop's touchpad stops working

    What to do when your laptop's touchpad stops working

    The built-in touchpad in Raji Yusuff Oluwagbenga's laptop no longer works, making Windows nearly impossible to use. Here's how to (hopefully) fix the problem.Have you ever tried to use a Windows PC without a mouse, touchpad, or other pointing device?…
    - 39 mins ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:37am -
  • newShow spotlight will be on smartwatches with better looks and connectivity

    Show spotlight will be on smartwatches with better looks and connectivity

    Smartwatches will be in the spotlight at the IFA trade show in Berlin, with LG, Motorola, Samsung and Sony all keen to demonstrate their new products are what consumers want.Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics announced their upcoming smartwatches…
    - 41 mins ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:35am -
  • newChina gives Microsoft 20 days to answer questions in anti-monopoly probe

    China gives Microsoft 20 days to answer questions in anti-monopoly probe

    Chinese authorities have issued a 20-day deadline for Microsoft to explain “compatibility problems” with its Windows and Office software, after previously warning the company not to obstruct an anti-monopoly investigation.China’s State Administ…
    - 41 mins ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:35am -
  • newEuropean 700MHz band should be freed for mobile broadband by 2020, report says

    European 700MHz band should be freed for mobile broadband by 2020, report says

    Europe’s 700MHz band should be freed for mobile broadband by 2020, a report to the European Commission recommends.The extra spectrum is needed to meet increasing demand for video on tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices.The 700MHz Ultra Hig…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Sep 14, 9:45am -

LifeHacker

  • newFind Where to Eat in a New City by Trolling Foodies

    Find Where to Eat in a New City by Trolling Foodies

    When you are looking for the best local eats in your travels, forget the guide books. Chef and travel show host Anthony Bourdain says you should go online and troll the city's foodies for information.Read more...
    - 1 hour ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:00am -
  • newSend a “Pain Letter” to Get Noticed by a Hiring Manager

    Send a “Pain Letter” to Get Noticed by a Hiring Manager

    If you've ever applied for a corporate job and had to go through an online application process, you know it's rather impersonal. You'll lose the ability to stand out among applicants. Try sending a letter directly to the hiring manager telling them…
    - 16 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 7:00pm -
  • newDecryptolocker Saves You From the Popular Cryptolocker Ransomware

    Decryptolocker Saves You From the Popular Cryptolocker Ransomware

    Cryptolocker is a nasty piece of malware that encrypts the files on your computer and holds them ransom. If you don't pay for a code to unlock the files, you don't get them back. FireEye and Fox-IT recently launched a tool to help users get their f…
    - 17 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 6:00pm -
  • newCheck Out the Best From This Week's Open Thread

    Check Out the Best From This Week's Open Thread

    Where can I look for clients as a young licensed architect? What suggestions do you have for making my own t-shirt? How can I easily find and remove duplicate pictures in Windows? When should I tell a dealer I'm paying cash for a car? What do y…
    - 18 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 5:00pm -
  • newIntroduce Yourself with Your Full Name So People Will Remember It

    Introduce Yourself with Your Full Name So People Will Remember It

    At a networking event, we often introduce ourselves with just our first name. Instead, try using your full name so people can remember it easier.Read more...
    - 19 hours ago, 31 Aug 14, 4:00pm -

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Rebecca Black's Return: New Album Will Have a 'Rockish' Sound | Mashable
Rebecca Black is back. Watch the video for an update on her new sounds.http://www.mashable.comLIKE us on FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/mashable.videoFOLLOW us on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/mashablevideoFOLLOW us on TUMBLR: http://mashable.tumbl…
- 2 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 6:52am -
ManServants: The Uber of Hot Dudes | Mashable Minute | With Elliott Morgan
Elliott investigates a new service that provides men who will serve your every (legal) need.Don't forget to subscribe so you can hang with Elliott on the Mashable Minute!: http://bit.ly/1ko5eNdMiss the last Minute? Check it out here!: https://www…
- 3 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 6:00am -
Meet the Most Connected Man in the World
Chris Dancy is the self-described "most connected guy in the world," using between 300 and 700 tracking and lifelogging systems at all times. He joined Mashable for a live Hangout on Air to answer user questions.For more information on the world's…
- 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 4:57pm -
Venus Williams U.S. Open Hyperlapse | Mashable
Watch Venus Williams battle an entire game against Timea Bacsinszky in 30 seconds. http://www.mashable.comLIKE us on FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/mashable.videoFOLLOW us on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/mashablevideoFOLLOW us on TUMBLR: http://ma…
- 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 3:43pm -
Taylor Swift Is Getting Old | Mashable Minute | With Elliott Morgan
Magical app Oldify will you give a glimpse into the future and show how your favorite celebrity will age. Use at your own risk!Don't forget to subscribe so you can hang with Elliott on the Mashable Minute!: http://bit.ly/1ko5eNdMiss the last Min…
- 4 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 6:00am -
Instagram's Hyperlapse: 4 NYC Bridges in 45 seconds | Mashable
Get ready for your mind to be blown. http://www.mashable.comLIKE us on FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/mashable.videoFOLLOW us on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/mashablevideoFOLLOW us on TUMBLR: http://mashable.tumblr.comFOLLOW our INSTAGRAM: http:/…
- 6 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 6:09pm -