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  • newBack To The Future In Enterprise SaaS Selling
     Given the success of Box, it’s hard to imagine that founder Aaron Levie believes he should have done something differently in the company’s early years. However, while speaking to Storm Ventures’ Jason Lemkin at this year’s SaaStr conferenc…
    - 1 hour ago 26 Apr 15, 6:00pm -
  • newYou Need To Be A Billion Just To Make A Million
     I always love peering into the world of executive recruiting. As a grad student and as a writer, the thought that there are people out there chasing other people to get them to work at massive wages always seemed to me like a bounty hunter scene ou…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 5:40pm -
  • newGoogle Executive Dan Fredinburg Dies In Everest Avalanche After Nepal Earthquake
     Dan Fredinburg, a respected Google executive who headed privacy for Google X and lead its product management team, has died in the avalanche on Mount Everest which was triggered by the huge earthquake in Nepal. The natural disaster has already kill…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 1:38pm -
  • newDon’t Turn Internet Independence Into Government Dependence
     April marks the 20th anniversary of the commercialization of the Internet, ironically, the very same month that the Federal Communications Commission’s new Open Internet regulations were officially published, tossing the Internet into a public ut…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 1:00pm -
  • newHello?! Nokia Releases Official Statement Denying Reports It Will Return To Mobile Handsets
     Nokia sold its handset business to Microsoft last year, but since then rumours have bubbled up now and again that the firm is planning to return to the mobile space. Citing anonymous sources, Re/code recently lit the touch-paper on a round of new s…
    - 8 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 11:45am -
  • newXiaomi Boosts Its Business In India With Strategic Investment From Tata Sons Head
     Xiaomi is making a push to be a local player in India. Days after unveiling its first phone customized to the South Asia country (the impressive $205 Mi 4i), Xiaomi announced that it has taken investment from leading Indian businessman Ratan Tata.…
    - 11 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 8:43am -
  • newA Journey To Intelligent Design
     If you’re looking for zeitgeist Biblical metaphors for the tech sector, you can’t do much better than the Tower of Babel. Human civilization a hundred years after the Flood; monolingual and gathered in a city called Babel. They become possessed…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 4:00am -
  • newSlightly Slighted, Apple’s Diehards Still Do The Launch Day Lineup
     While the atmosphere outside the store was generally similar to previous launches, a glaring difference was the fact that I wasn’t waiting outside of an Apple Store. I was sitting on the sidewalk outside of the upscale fashion boutique Maxfield,…
    - 18 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 1:30am -
  • newWhat The U.S. Can Learn From Europe’s Growing Commercial Drone Industry
     Drones are an auspicious future technology that can service a vast number of professional industries. Businesses around the world are discovering the great benefits that drones can provide. However there is a notable difference in the economic grow…
    - 19 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • newTesla’s Site And Twitter Account Hacked
     Looks like it’s going to be a rough Saturday for Tesla’s IT department: they’ve just had both their website and Twitter account hijacked. Read More
    - 22 hours ago 25 Apr 15, 9:42pm -

WIRED

  • Webmonkey Podcast: Go Behind the Scenes With WIRED’s Coders
    WIRED announces the rebirth of Webmonkey, with a new podcast on what happens behind the scenes at WIRED, and what's happening in the greater web community.The post Webmonkey Podcast: Go Behind the Scenes With WIRED’s Coders appeared first on WIRED…
    - 1 day ago 25 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • The Plan to Bring Nature Back to the Los Angeles River
    Los Angeles' river, a long-neglected wasteland, is about to become an urban oasis: a linear, riparian Central Park.The post The Plan to Bring Nature Back to the Los Angeles River appeared first on WIRED.
    - 1 day ago 25 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • While You Were Offline: The Avengers Disassemble in Press Junket Hell
    If there's a running theme to this week's online stories, it's the idea that being a celebrity is fairly weird.The post While You Were Offline: The Avengers Disassemble in Press Junket Hell appeared first on WIRED.
    - 1 day ago 25 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Sci-Fi Films Need More Big Ideas Like Ex Machina’s
    In this Geek's Guide to the Galaxy author and Ex Machina director Alex Garland discusses why sci-fi films need more big ideas.The post Sci-Fi Films Need More Big Ideas Like Ex Machina’s appeared first on WIRED.
    - 1 day ago 25 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • You Should Google Everyone, Even Your Therapist
    Googling and Facebooking allows us to expedite intimacy when we need it most. We should embrace it.The post You Should Google Everyone, Even Your Therapist appeared first on WIRED.
    - 1 day ago 25 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Subject: Help, Dammit
    About a month ago, I bought a car. Unlike the average person, I didn't have to face the dealer alone. I had access to the writers behind WIRED's automotive coverage.The post Subject: Help, Dammit appeared first on WIRED.
    - 1 day ago 25 Apr 15, 10:30am -
  • Amp Up Movie Night With This Essential Home Theater Gear
    An auteur-worthy home theater is easy to achieve–just cast the right gear.The post Amp Up Movie Night With This Essential Home Theater Gear appeared first on WIRED.
    - 1 day ago 25 Apr 15, 9:54am -
  • No, Apple Isn’t Cutting Pebble Off From iOS
    Apple started rejecting Pebble apps seemingly out of nowhere---but it's not as bad as it looks.The post No, Apple Isn’t Cutting Pebble Off From iOS appeared first on WIRED.
    - 2 days ago 24 Apr 15, 11:32pm -
  • Comcast Can Blame Us All for Sinking Its Time Warner Deal
    The world is paying attention to internet policy in a way that it never has before.The post Comcast Can Blame Us All for Sinking Its Time Warner Deal appeared first on WIRED.
    - 2 days ago 24 Apr 15, 11:19pm -
  • Surprise: Frank Miller Is Returning to the Dark Knight Saga
    Thirty years after his seminal Batman miniseries The Dark Knight, the comics legend is coming back to wrap up the Crusader's darkest timeline.The post Surprise: Frank Miller Is Returning to the Dark Knight Saga appeared first on WIRED.
    - 2 days ago 24 Apr 15, 8:36pm -

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  • newIntel Showcases RealSense 3D Camera Applications and Technologies In New York
    MojoKid writes: Intel gathered a number of its OEM and software partners together in New York City recently to showcase the latest innovations that the company's RealSense 3D camera technology can enable. From new interactive gaming experiences to vi…
    - 35 mins ago 26 Apr 15, 6:47pm -
  • newCosmologists Find Eleven Runaway Galaxies
    An anonymous reader writes: Discovery News reports that 11 homeless galaxies have been identified by Igor Chilingarian, an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and Moscow State University, and his fellow astronomers. "The 11…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 5:40pm -
  • newWoman Behind Pakistan's First Hackathon, Sabeen Mahmud, Shot Dead
    An anonymous reader sends word that Sabeen Mahmud, a prominent Pakistani social and human rights activist, has been shot dead. The progressive activist and organizer who ran Pakistan's first-ever hackathon and led a human rights and a peace-focused n…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 4:37pm -
  • newApple's Next Frontier Is Your Body
    Lashdots writes: Amid the unveiling of the Apple Watch, Tim Cook's wrist distracted from another new product last month: ResearchKit, an open source iOS platform designed to help researchers design apps for medical studies—and reach millions of pot…
    - 4 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 3:32pm -
  • newNepal Earthquake: Facebook To Google, How Tech Is Helping Survivors Reach Out
    An anonymous reader writes: In the aftermath of the earthquake that struck Nepal, many social media sites and mobile applications have come up with features that could help locate friends and loved ones. From the Times of India: "Social networking we…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 2:29pm -
  • newTiny Robots Climb Walls Carrying More Than 100 Times Their Weight
    schwit1 writes: Mighty things come in small packages. The little robots in this video can haul things that weigh over 100 times more than themselves. The super-strong bots — built by mechanical engineers at Stanford — will be presented next month…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 1:24pm -
  • newIn New AI Benchmark, Computer Takes On Four Top Professional Poker Players
    HughPickens.com writes: Stephen Jordan reports at the National Monitor that four of the world's greatest poker players are going into battle against a computer program that researchers are calling Claudico in the "Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence"…
    - 7 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 12:22pm -
  • newDeclassified Report From 2009 Questions Effectiveness of NSA Spying
    schwit1 writes: With debate gearing up over the coming expiration of the Patriot Act surveillance law, the Obama administration on Saturday unveiled a 6-year-old report examining the once-secret program code-named Stellarwind, which collected informa…
    - 10 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 8:53am -
  • newDebian 8 Jessie Released
    linuxscreenshot writes: After almost 24 months of constant development, the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 8 (code name Jessie), which will be supported for the next five years thanks to the combined work of the Debian Secu…
    - 14 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 5:29am -
  • newRandom Generator Parodies Vapid Startup Websites
    alphadogg writes: A pair of Georgia Tech computer science students have created a Random Startup Website Generator that spits out a different jargon-laden startup website every time you click on the URL. Mike Bradley and Tiffany Zhang's project "serv…
    - 17 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 2:10am -

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  • newNASCAR's first hydrogen-powered pace car hits the track
    NASCAR may be dominated by gas-guzzling racers, but its pace car this weekend is decidedly kinder to the environment. The motorsport league's Sprint Cup race in Richmond on the 26th (delayed from the 25th due to rain) has Toyota's hydrogen-powered Mi…
    - 26 mins ago 26 Apr 15, 6:56pm -
  • new'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3' is fast, frantic and adds a co-op campaign
    Developer Treyarch has a good record of keeping things fresh in Call of Duty. The company started working on the franchise back in 2005. With World at War it added zombies, Black Ops went to Vietnam, Black Ops 2 traversed time and added branching nar…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 5:00pm -
  • newNokia denies that it will resume making phones
    We hope you weren't counting on Nokia reviving its phone business. The Finnish firm is now bluntly denying claims that it's planning to return to making phones -- there are "no plans" to make or sell any, Nokia says. That's not surprising given both…
    - 4 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 2:57pm -
  • newInhabitat's Week in Green: Chevy's concept car, LED bulbs and solar lanterns
    Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.Tesla made headlines again this week with the official (sort of) announcement that it will be unveiling a…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • newYour Tor-based email isn't as secure as you think
    A recent security breach just provided a painful reminder that Tor's anonymity network isn't completely foolproof against truly determined intruders. The email service SIGAINT is warning users that someone recently launched a sustained attempt to bre…
    - 8 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 11:02am -
  • newPolice can spot differences between identical twins by melting DNA
    Believe it or not, police have a real problem with identifying suspects who are identical twins -- unless you're willing to spend a month sequencing genes, DNA samples are all but useless. They may be far more effective in the future, though, as Brit…
    - 12 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 7:09am -
  • newHackers deface Tesla's website and Twitter accounts
    It's all too common to see ne'er-do-wells compromising a website or a social network account, but Tesla just got hit with a triple whammy. At least one group has hijacked not just the electric car maker's website and its Twitter account, but also fou…
    - 16 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 3:20am -
  • newThe CIA couldn't properly use a mass surveillance program for years
    Whatever you think about the morality of using mass surveillance to catch evildoers, the technology only works if people can use it -- just ask the CIA. The New York Times has obtained a declassified report revealing that that the agency was largely…
    - 18 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 1:06am -
  • newFirst Utility tempts new energy customers with free smart thermostat
    There's a thin line between a flourishing product category and an oversaturated one. The smart thermostat racket is fast approaching critical mass, and energy providers across the UK have begun offering hi-tech heating controls to their customers thr…
    - 20 hours ago 25 Apr 15, 11:01pm -
  • newRussian hackers scooped up the President's unclassified email
    Russian hackers may have had more success in breaching the White House network than first thought. New York Times sources understand that intruders who got into the White House's unclassified system managed to collect some of President Obama's email.…
    - 20 hours ago 25 Apr 15, 10:59pm -

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  • newDelivery Drone Or Death Machine?
    Drones can help or harm. Figuring out how to respond to them isn't going to be easy.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 4:06pm -
  • newGoogle Project Fi: Reasons to Love and Hate It
    Google's Project Fi is an interesting set of contradictions. Here's what we love and hate about it.
    - 4 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 3:06pm -
  • newApple Watch Launch: 6 Things We Know Now
    Now that hotly-anticipated Apple Watch is out in the open, users have been revealing new capabilities and in some cases, confirming suspicions about the Watch's practicality. From tiny screws to how waterproof it is, here's what we learned about the…
    - 4 hours ago 26 Apr 15, 3:05pm -
  • Apple Watch: My In-Store Demo
    The first shipment of Apple Watches reached eager owners on April 24. We stopped at an Apple Store in New York City to test one out.
    - 1 day ago 25 Apr 15, 3:05pm -
  • Windows 10 App Updates, Earnings Report: Microsoft Roundup
    The good: positive quarterly earnings report, promise of Office 365 security updates, new Windows 10 Build. The bad: Windows, Office financials. Here's a look at Microsoft's week.
    - 1 day ago 25 Apr 15, 2:05pm -
  • Internet Of Things: The Rubber Meets The Road
    IoT can demonstrate meaningful business value today, but there are still significant challenges to meet.
    - 2 days ago 25 Apr 15, 4:00am -
  • Salesforce Adds HR To Its Online Suite
    Salesforce for HR internalizes customer relationship management so employers can improve relations with their employees.
    - 2 days ago 24 Apr 15, 8:24pm -
  • Apple Watch Teardown Proves It's Hard To Fix
    The miniscule battery in the Apple Watch is the only component nimble-fingered technicians might be able to replace, according to iFixit's latest report.
    - 2 days ago 24 Apr 15, 6:10pm -
  • Embryo DNA Experiments Hold Lessons For Tech
    Western scientists are up in arms about a new experiment to alter the DNA of an embryo. The real issue isn't ethics, however. It is whether it is the smart path to be taking in the first place.
    - 2 days ago 24 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • Microsoft Earnings: Cloud Dominates As Windows, Office Tumble
    Microsoft revenue hit $21.7 billion this past quarter as cloud services boomed, offsetting poor performance by its core Windows and Office products.
    - 2 days ago 24 Apr 15, 3:03pm -

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