15 minutes ago TechCrunch Braxton Jarratt 15 minutes ago

Is It The Beginning Of The End For Cable Or Just A New Beginning?

 In mid-October of this year, HBO dropped a bombshell — albeit a long-rumored one — with the news that it would launch a standalone streaming service sometime in 2015. The media and... [more]

1 hour ago TechCrunch Darrell Etherington 1 hour ago

Google's Nexus 6 Might Be Too Big For Right Now, But Right-Sized For The Future

 As Greg Kumparak noted in the TechCrunch review of the Nexus 6, the phone is very large. Too large, in fact, for most humans. Back when it was just a rumor that Google would be picking Motorola... [more]

1 hour ago TechCrunch Darrell Etherington 1 hour ago

Elon Musk Testing 'X-Wing' Fins For Reusable Rockets, Seafaring Spaceport Drones For Landing And Take-Off

 Let’s face it: Elon Musk is probably a time traveller sent back to help us leave earth behind and achieve the next phase of human evolution. The inventor and entrepreneur issued a minor... [more]

3 hours ago TechCrunch Mamoon Hamid 3 hours ago

Debunking The 7 Myths of Marketing In The Enterprise

 Over the last few months enterprise giants Oracle and Salesforce have put on shows featuring the likes of Hillary Clinton and Bruno Mars reminding all of us in the enterprise world that... [more]

3 hours ago TechCrunch Darrell Etherington 3 hours ago

Adobe's Cloud Photoshop Suggests We May Finally Realize The Dream Of Streamed Computing

 I’ve been writing about tech for nearly a decade now, and in that time, one thing has always seemed perpetually promising, and yet also ultimately unsatisfying: remote streaming consumer... [more]

4 hours ago BGR Brad Reed 4 hours ago

Why Comcast is pushing broadband data caps that nobody wants

Do you want your home broadband services to have strict data caps like the ones on your mobile data plans? Of course you don't! But that isn't stopping Comcast and Time Warner Cable from pushing... [more]

6 hours ago TechCrunch Steve Gillmor 6 hours ago

Gillmor Gang: Cash or Charge

 The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Hard not to talk about Uber, given the clash between hubris and transformational momentum. The... [more]

6 hours ago TechCrunch Sarah Buhr 6 hours ago

Patrons Aims To Hook Your Office Up With Live Performances

 Patrons is an app makes it easy to hook your place of business up with a band that has a little bit of free time before a performance. The idea is that the artist can pick up an extra gig while... [more]

6 hours ago Naked Security Paul Ducklin 6 hours ago

"That's not a hack..." - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Here's our latest 60 Second Security video. One week of news in one amusingly informative... [more]

7 hours ago TechCrunch Jon Russell 7 hours ago

Evernote Updates Its Penultimate App Following Criticism, Showing Tech Firms Do Listen

 Here’s a positive story about tech companies and their awareness of the outside world, just in case this week had you disillusioned. Evernote today issued a fix for its Penultimate digital... [more]

7 hours ago The Next Web Ben Woods 7 hours ago

Fawning over phones: Should we be worried about our addiction to gadgets?

Last week, Ericsson put out a report saying that 90 percent of the world’s population over the age of 6 would have a mobile phone by 2020. That seems like an incredible number – and is... [more]

7 hours ago TechCrunch Neha Sampat 7 hours ago

Every Company Needs A Chief Digital Officer

 In an increasingly digital world, where everything from marketing to R&D and customer service is becoming digital, the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) is more important than ever in helping... [more]

7 hours ago Re/code Liz Gannes 7 hours ago

The Difference Between Uber and Airbnb

Airbnb Uber and Airbnb have a lot in common: They are the tech startup darlings of the moment, they are valued in the tens of billions of dollars and make significant revenue, they connect the... [more]

19 hours ago The Verge Josh Lowensohn 19 hours ago

Office Depot's Black Friday deals include $179.99 Dell and $159.99 Toshiba laptops

Office Depot kicks off its Black Friday sales on Thursday, November 27th with deals on Dell and Toshiba computers, and a ton of Android tablets. The big attraction on Black Friday proper is... [more]

19 hours ago Zero Day 19 hours ago

Zero Day Weekly: WhatsApp, Blackphone, Citadel hits password managers

A collection of notable security news items for the week ending November 21, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and... [more]

19 hours ago TechCrunch John Biggs 19 hours ago

Makerclub Helps You Learn 3D-Printed Robotics

 Want to make a giant 3D-printed spider robot? A humanoid help-mate? A robotic scorpion with a powerful, electrified tail? Makerclub can probably help. Created as a place for makers to come... [more]

20 hours ago GigaOM Kevin Fitchard 20 hours ago

Why T-Mobile subscribers in 21 cities are seeing faster speeds

T-Mobile is starting to clock some impressive download speeds on its newly upgraded LTE networks in different parts of the country: 30.2 Mbps in Columbus, Ohio; 24.1 Mbps in Boston; and 19.3 Mbps in... [more]

21 hours ago eWeek 21 hours ago

NSA Director Warns China Has Power to Kill U.S. Power Grid

Foreign hackers already have performed reconnaissance-type missions in order to determine how networks function and to find the weaknesses in... [more]

22 hours ago NYTimes Bits James Kanter 22 hours ago

In Europe, a Resolution to Break Up Google

The nonbinding resolution could increase pressure on Europe's the competition commissioner to bring formal charges against... [more]

23 hours ago Gizmodo Ryan Carlyle - Quora 23 hours ago

How Iron Man's Arc Reactor (Probably) Works

Since the Iron Man arc reactor is a fictitious device, and it has no official scientific explanation in the Iron Man canon that I'm aware of, we might as well something up. Now, I'm mixing... [more]

yesterday Wall Street Journal yesterday

Automation Makes Us Dumb

Human intelligence is withering as computers do more, but there’s a solution.... [more]

yesterday TechCrunch Anthony Ha yesterday

Yahoo Acquires Photo Startup Cooliris

 Photo app-maker Cooliris just announced that it has been acquired by Yahoo. The company was founded in 2006 and was initially known for creating a “3D wall” for navigating photos and... [more]

yesterday Gizmodo Kelly Conaboy On Gawker, Shared Meg Neal To Gizmodo yesterday

This Kid Just Died [VIDEO]: Grief Porn Enters the Facebook Era

Right now, in a place you've never visited, a person you'll never know is dying. If he's dying in a particularly devastating way—and, more importantly, if he is leaving behind... [more]

yesterday Zero Day yesterday

Apple iOS Masque flaw dangers: Communication app infiltration discovered

The Masque bug that affects iOS apps has the potential to steal data from legitimate sources, due to a lack of encryption in apps across the... [more]

yesterday The Register John Lettice yesterday

'How a censorious and moralistic blogger ruined my evening'

Damn tech press. Reporting and stuff. Jesus. So you’re at an Uber-hosted dinner for New York media high-rollers, and the Uber exec - Emil Michael, senior VP for business - you’re talking... [more]

yesterday GigaOM Mathew Ingram yesterday

Yes, your media outlet can learn something from the Kardashians

Whether you like them or not, the Kardashians are a powerful media brand, so it's worth thinking about how they approach marketing that brand and engaging with their audience Yes, your media... [more]

yesterday The Verge Dan Seifert yesterday

Pebble updates Android app with full notification support

This week, Pebble released an update for its Android app that finally provides support to push every notification that hits your phone to your Pebble watch. Prior to this, the native Pebble... [more]

yesterday Gizmodo Alissa Walker yesterday

Why People Keep Trying to Erase the Hollywood Sign From Google Maps

The Hollywood Sign might be one of the most recognizable things on Earth. In Los Angeles, it's also one of the most visible. You can see it from a plane as you glide into LAX. You can see it from... [more]

yesterday GeekWire John Cook yesterday

Concur president Raj Singh on going from $8 million to $8 billion through a 'series of pivots'

The planned sale of Concur to SAP for $8.3 billion is a blockbuster by any calculation. But the deal, which is expected to close around Dec. 4, didn’t grab the headlines like other big tech... [more]

yesterday TechCrunch Josh Constine yesterday

Ears-On With Spotify In Uber: Fast, Fun, And Data-Free DJing If Drivers Have It

 Uber now lets you play backseat DJ for your car’s sound system via Spotify in 10 cities. On my demo ride-along, I was impressed by how easy and seamless it works, as long as the driver is... [more]

yesterday Gizmodo Kate Knibbs yesterday

The Nostalgia Nerds Who Rescue Old Games From Oblivion

Do you remember the first computer game you played? What about the first program you downloaded? Unless you've just emerged Brendan-Fraser-in-Encino Man-style from the earth, wholly unaware of... [more]

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