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Will sexbots make human life better, creepier, or both?
From: Reason | By: Elizabeth Nolan Brown | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Kellogg's may no longer be king of the breakfast table. BusinessWeek reports that sales for the brand's morning-foods department have fallen for seven quarters in a row, with cereal receiving an especially bad beating.  It's not cereal's fault —...
From: Business Insider | By: Drake Baer | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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The League is a new, exclusive dating app that only lets in the "most interesting" single people. It uses an are-you-cool-enough algorithm and LinkedIn work credentials to decide if an applicant is worthy of becoming a member. The only way to get in...
From: Business Insider | By: Alyson Shontell | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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At this week's Game Developers Conference 2015 in San Francisco, a strange thing's been happening: Three of the biggest video game technology companies in the world just announced that they were giving away their game engines -- the secret sauce that...
From: Business Insider | By: Matt Weinberger | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Offering a mobile design is essential in today’s web. Having an app, however, can be a hotly contested issue. The cries of, “we need to be in the app store!” are heard coming from corner offices. While having a presence there can be beneficial,...
From: Brainsparks | By: Sean Carmichael | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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You no longer have to carry an iPhone just to check out Square's restaurant delivery service, Caviar -- it's now available for Android. Like before, you can both order fine meals and track the couriers in real-time as they bring that dining to your d......
From: Massively | By: Jon Fingas | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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If you carry an iPhone but would rather accessorize it with a Moto 360 than an Apple Watch, you might just get that choice without resorting to unofficial tricks. Sources for French outlet 01net claim that Google is "preparing to launch" an iOS versi......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Rurik Bradbury, writing for Trustev: A hot and heavy headline at the Wall Street Journal, “Fraud Comes to Apple Pay,” gives the impression of some kind of security weakness in Apple’s new payment system, but it’s not justified. What has happened...
From: Daring Fireball | By: John Gruber | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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A New York man says his smartphone blew up in his pocket and that he wound up in a hospital....
From: CNN | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Sorry Android friends, Facebook’s Ads Manager is not ready for you yet. Power Editor geeks, this is not a replacement, but a handy app to manage stats and boost posts. But everyone else who is trying to grow their business on Facebook, you’re in...
From: Inside Facebook | By: Dennis Yu | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Women's liberal arts college Sweet Briar College announced Tuesday that the school would close following the spring 2015 semester, despite having an endowment valued at close to $100 million. Sweet Briar administrators cited several trends that informed...
From: Business Insider | By: Peter Jacobs | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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For their new ad campaign, Apple gathered some photos that people had taken with their iPhones and are featuring them on their website and on billboards. Here are a few I found particularly engaging. I've said it before and it's just getting more obvious:...
From: Kottke.org | By: Jason Kottke | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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David Sanger of the NY Times is giving a Shorenstein Center lunchtime talk about covering security. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters....
From: Joho the Blog | By: davidw | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Fashion loves buzzwords. From arm party to It girl, these trendy terms infiltrate our minds, our Twitter feeds and our cocktail banter. Midway through the Spring 2015 collections during New York fashion week last September, there was a new bumper crop:...
From: Fashion Magazine | By: Sarah Casselman | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Reading the Game: from Roger Federer to Zinedine Zidane, the greatest sports stars often seem less hurried than the rest. Ed Smith asks, what does this mean, exactly?  From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, March/April 2015 THERE IS NO higher compliment in...
From: More Intelligent Life | By: Anonymous | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Saving for retirement can be hard when you don't have a specific dollar amount in mind. Nicole Lapin, author of "Rich Bitch: A Simple 12 Step Plan for Getting Your Financial Life Together ... Finally," suggests using one of the many retirement calculators...
From: Business Insider | By: Sarah Schmalbruch | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Irvine, California-based YouMail, a provider of intelligent cloud-based telecom services, has raised $5.5 million in Series B funding via a private placement. The investors were not named; however, Digital Offering managed the private placement. Also,...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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During the Cold War with the Soviet Union, science and engineering at both Stanford and U.C. Berkeley were heavily funded to develop Cold War weapon systems. Stanford’s focus was Electronic Intelligence and those advanced microwave components and systems...
From: Steve Blank | By: steveblank | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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I finally got on board with my spouse's desire to buy a camper. Next question: What do we get to pull it? Here's my review of one option, the Chevy Traverse. The post Of Travel and Trailer: Part II — The Chevy Traverse appeared first on Mombian and...
From: Mombian | By: Dana | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — I am staring at Matt Sandusky. Matt Sandusky is staring at me. Holding grapes. Plastic grapes. As Sandusky gazes my way, the faux produce twirls beneath the fleshy fingers of his right hand, an odd vision when one takes into account...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Jeff Pearlman | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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It's not about you: Wayne Fromm, the creator of the selfie stick, and his daughter explain its origin stories and speak out against counterfeiters The post Q&A: The selfie stick’s unsung Canadian inventor appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Adrian Lee | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Momentum, Fresh Air, Vurb and more are our favorite iPhone apps of the week.
From: Time | By: Alex Fitzpatrick | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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What to do when you just can't get your tech to connect
From: Time | By: Jennifer So | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Apple is in talks to settle a lawsuit filed by electric-car battery maker A123 Systems, which has charged the iPhone maker with poaching five of its employees to set up a new battery division.The lawsuit has added fuel to reports that Apple is getting...
From: PC World | By: John Ribeiro | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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The Dell XPS 13 has been out for more than a month and has been making waves among consumers and critics. Reviews have been excellent. Brad Linder of Liliputing gave the XPS 13 a near perfect review. “Dell loaned me an XPS 13 laptop to review and after...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Daryl Deino | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Google is allegedly developing an Android Wear app for iOS, a move that would expand support for the wearables platform beyond Android handsets and enable iPhone and iPad owners to use products like the Moto 360 and the LG G Watch.
From: Apple Insider | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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On Tuesday, Re/Code’s Kara Swisher was interviewing Hilary Clinton. On Wednesday, she was sitting behind in me in the gallery of a courtroom in San Francisco Superior Court, wearing dark sunglasses and eating some kind of takeout. The rest of us in...
From: Pando Daily | By: Dan Raile | Monday, March 2, 2015
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If you're seeking some adventure but on a tight budget, don't fret! Our friends at DailyWorth have come up with some amazing trips that won't break the bank. If you've ever flipped through a glossy travel magazine, chances are you've compiled a wish...
From: SavvySugar | By: DailyWorth | Monday, March 2, 2015
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Google's key ally in its challenge to the smartphone status quo is a company that Apple's iPhone drove out of the market....
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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THE iPhone has become the world’s best-selling smartphone leaving the likes of Samsung behind.
From: The Australian | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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The iPhone is back on top of the world. Apple retook the lead in the fourth quarter as the world’s No. 1 smartphone seller, toppling Samsung for the first time...
From: New York Post | By: James Covert | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Tesla Motors tumbles after new worries arise regarding the way the electric car maker accounts for its business. NXP Semiconductors and Freescale Semiconductor soar on merger announcement. BlackBerry jumps after signing Sprint...
From: TheStreet | By: Dawn Kawamoto | Monday, March 2, 2015
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As Lamborghini's flagship model, the Aventador is an attention-getter no matter where its appears. Usually, it's the supercar's angular looks or the sounds from its snarling V12 that get all of the notice. At the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini just...
From: Business Insider | By: Benjamin Zhang | Monday, March 2, 2015
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The company selling that now-famous dress that blew up on social media last week apparently found itself in the middle of a child labor investigation, according to a 2007 report by British newpaper, the Observer. Roman Originals – which sells the internet's...
From: Business Insider | By: Bryan Logan | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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An exploding iPhone is making headlines this week, as a man from New York claims that his smartphone blew up while it was in his pocket. According to CNN, Erik Johnson had his iPhone 5c in the pocket of his pants when the unthinkable happened. As he...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Effie Orfanides | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Sometimes it seems like the entire purpose of your iPhone camera is to catch your cat doing something silly or share a lavender latte with your Instagram followers. But there is so much more to it than that. In a new showcase called the iPhone World...
From: GeekSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Monday, March 2, 2015
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The bank manipulated debit accounts by processing larger transactions before smaller ones and then adding a $35 penalty for each purchase made with insufficient funds. HSBC also faces an investigation into its Swiss private bank over alleged money laundering...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: Bloomberg News | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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William Van Hecke made an interesting video showing a difference in iOS 7 and 8 from all prior versions of iOS — touch gestures are now ignored during system animations. For example, when you unlock your iPhone and the home screen animates into place....
From: Daring Fireball | By: John Gruber | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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An controversial electric bike which raised $3.2 million in 11 days by billing itself as the world's most affordable eBike, is still going so strong on crowdfunding site Indiegogo that the company will extend its fund-raising for another 30 days, it...
From: Business Insider | By: Julie Bort | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Peter Thiel isn't holding back when it comes to the legalization of marijuana. At the Launch Festival in San Francisco today, he was asked about his thoughts on the legalization of marijuana.  He mentioned that he "doesn't think there's anything unusual...
From: Business Insider | By: Jonathan Fisher | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Recently I was reading Jason R. Hastie's "The Dollar Code: Get Out of Debt With One Number," where I came across the story of Frank McNamara, the creator of the credit card. The story caught my attention and I decided to do a little research of my own....
From: Business Insider | By: Sarah Schmalbruch | Monday, March 2, 2015
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(Reuters) - Apple Inc is discussing a settlement in a lawsuit brought by electric car battery maker A123 Systems, which accused the iPhone maker of poaching top engineers to build a large-scale battery division....
From: Reuters | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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A man was found hiding in the cockpit of a Jetblue Airways plane early Tuesday morning in New York. The airport that the plane was at wasn't identified. Port Authority officials told NBC New York that Jetblue ground crew found a New Jersey man sitting...
From: Business Insider | By: Benjamin Zhang | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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According to data from research firm Gartner
From: Time | By: Jack Linshi | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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“Gartner: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus drove Apple past Samsung in Q4 worldwide smartphone sales” Get rid of the removable battery and microSD card? That’s like kicking out the drummer and the bass player, hard core fans are not going to like that....
From: Lefsetz Letter | By: bob | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors.  Robo-advisor Wealthfront hits $2 billion in assets (Wealthfront)  Robo-advisor Wealthfront has reached $2 billion in assets in...
From: Business Insider | By: Jonathan Garber | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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It should ask Apple to make Android apps for its upcoming watch, too.
From: Read Write Web | By: Brian P. Rubin | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Apple recently rolled out a more diverse set of emoji, so now, instead of only a default pale white complexion, emoji people will come in a range of six skin tones.  One specific coloring however, is absent: the redhead.  Redhead-focused website Ginger...
From: Business Insider | By: Taylor Lorenz | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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