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  • You Can Make Wonder Material Graphene In Your Kitchen

    20 April 2014, 2:27 pm by: Agence France Presse

    Graphene has been touted as a wonder material -- the world's thinnest substance, but super-strong. Now scientists say it is so easy to make you could produce some in your kitchen. Thus far, graphene has proven elusively hard to manufacture on an industrial…
  • How To Use Tinder, A Socially Acceptable Way To Call Someone Ugly Or Attractive That's Worth $500…

    20 April 2014, 1:45 pm by: Alyson Shontell

    Tinder is a year-old mobile dating app that was recently valued by investors at $500 million. It works a lot like Hot or Not, allowing users to quickly judge each others' looks based on profile pictures. If both people find each other attractive, Tinder allows…
  • Here’s How To Unlock Three Android Easter Eggs

    20 April 2014, 1:39 pm by: Jillian D'Onfro

    From wild pranks on April Fools Day to hidden tricks in its search engine, the Google team loves creating surprises for users.  Here’s how to find Google’s Easter eggs, for the three latest versions of its Android operating system. Android 4.0 Ice Cream…
  • Google+ Is Actually Good For Something

    20 April 2014, 12:18 pm by: Steve Kovach

    Google+ is often the butt of many jokes in the tech world.  Google's attempt at recreating a social network to rival Facebook or Twitter has largely failed to go mainstream. (Google would argue otherwise, pointing to engagement stats like shared news stories,…
  • How Microsoft Created A Virtual Assistant That Could Blow Siri Away (MSFT)

    20 April 2014, 12:15 pm by: Lisa Eadicicco

    Windows Phone is still a distant third to Apple and Android in the smartphone market, but Microsoft is hoping to change that with the introduction of Windows Phone 8.1— and more importantly its personal digital assistant Cortana. Microsoft claims that…
  • PHOTOS: A Rare Look Inside Google's Secret Labs Where They Invent Amazing New Things

    20 April 2014, 12:09 pm by: Julie Bort

    Google recently granted a rare tour of its closely guarded Google X labs, the place where Google invents all sorts of fantastic new technology like Glass, self-driving cars, Internet-enabled contact lenses for diabetics – even a space elevator and a…
  • These 50 Companies Are The Champions Of The World (AAPL, EBAY, GOOG)

    20 April 2014, 12:04 pm by: Joe Weisenthal

    This past week, Citi came out with its latest "World Champions" list, which is a list of companies that are just dominating in their respective industries. Specifically, they are big companies (greater than $3 billion in market cap), have high market share…
  • 5 Subliminal Sex Messages Hidden In Ads For Wholesome Brands

    20 April 2014, 11:57 am by: Matt Johnston

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  • This Is How Much Startup Founders Pay Themselves (And It's Less Than You Think)

    20 April 2014, 10:18 am by: Julie Bort

    When a startup gets handed that first big check, how much of that can they dedicate to their own livelihoods? To read the tech media, you'd think they're all millionaires and billionaires. But they're not. According to Brad Feld, a VC at Foundry Group, the…
  • Here's What Happens To Investments On 'Shark Tank' After The Cameras Stop Rolling

    20 April 2014, 9:50 am by: Kamelia Angelova

      Please enable Javascript to watch this video   "Shark Tank" investor Barbara Corcoran talks about her investments on the show over the seasons – how many go through, and why others fall through. Produced by Justin GmoserNOW WATCH: Here's What…
  • Dear Geeks: You Are Hilarious And These Amazon Product Reviews Prove It

    20 April 2014, 8:30 am by: Julie Bort

    Remember 2007? That was before cloud computing became a thing and Microsoft was convinced that every home would have a big computer holding all of our movies, photos and songs. Microsoft even published a children's book on the topic:  "Mommy, Why is There a…
  • 21 Awesome Easter Eggs In 'Grand Theft Auto V'

    20 April 2014, 8:16 am by: Julie Bort

    Other than the cool cars you can drive and the ridiculous hijinks you're able to get into, part of the massive appeal of "Grand Theft Auto V" is hunting down all of the Easter Eggs the game has to offer.Join the conversation about this story »
  • These 12 Tips Will Help You Get The Most Out Of Your iPhone

    20 April 2014, 8:02 am by: Ryan Bushey

    You can do a lot with your iPhone. There are plenty of cool features that might not be so obvious. Kind of like finding an Easter egg. To get the most out of your phone, you just have to know where to find them.Your phone charges a little faster if it's in…
  • Here's What Successful People Eat For Breakfast

    20 April 2014, 7:49 am by: Sam Rega

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  • Nike Is Trying To Tamp Down Rumors That The FuelBand Is Dead (NKE)

    19 April 2014, 12:12 pm by: Jim Edwards

    Yesterday we noted that Nike had laid off 55 of its 70-person hardware team, a move that looks like it will kill the popular Nike FuelBand personal fitness tracking product. Today, Re/code has a statement from Nike that undercuts that report: “The Nike+…
  • Why Priceline's CEO Is Completely Wrong About Facebook And Twitter (FB, TWTR)

    19 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Jim Edwards

    Last week, Priceline CEO Darren Huston called out Facebook and Twitter as ad media, describing them as useless for him as a travel advertiser. "We haven’t found anything there,” were his exact words. Most of his online ad budget goes to Google. That…
  • The 'Internet Of Things' Will Be Bigger Than The Smartphone, Tablet, And PC Markets Combined

    19 April 2014, 11:20 am by: Emily Adler

    The numbers being forecast for the Internet of Things (IoT) are truly mind-boggling. BI Intelligence finds that the number of everyday and enterprise devices that will soon be connected to the Internet — from parking meters to home thermostats — will be…
  • This Military Robot Can Jump From The Sidewalk Onto A Roof

    19 April 2014, 11:19 am by: Dylan Love

    Meet the Sand Flea: Google-owned robotics company Boston Dynamics makes a number of stunning robots, perhaps most notably its Atlas humanoid and the "Big Dog" cargo-carrying robot. But the "Sand Flea," weighing in at a mere 11 pounds (compared to Atlas' 330…
  • There Are Only 3 Ways To Stop The Inevitable Robot Uprising

    19 April 2014, 11:03 am by: Dylan Love

    We're really enjoying this paper by scientist Steve Omohundro, in which he lays out the more-realistic-than-you-think implications of a robot uprising. Because robots are only getting more and more advanced, they will one day be imbued with what Omohundro…
  • Google Is Planning A $100 Smartphone [Report] (GOOG)

    19 April 2014, 10:56 am by: Jim Edwards

    Google is planning a low-budget smartphone that may retail for as little as $100, according to rumors coming from Taiwanese supply chain sources. We saw the news on 9to5Google but you can read more about it here, too. Treat this info with skepticism: There's…
  • Here Are The Weirdest Things You Can Buy On Alibaba's English Site

    19 April 2014, 10:18 am by: Jillian D'Onfro

    Alibaba, the enormous Chinese e-commerce company, is about to file for an IPO in the U.S. The two most popular Alibaba websites — Taobao and Tmall — are Chinese marketplaces and rather inaccessible if you don't know the language, but there's also…
  • 11 Really Bad Movies Based On Cartoons Everyone Loves

    19 April 2014, 9:15 am by: Graham Flanagan

      Please enable Javascript to watch this video   Hollywood studios scour the media landscape for properties with built-in audiences that they can turn into profitable feature films. One consistently-adapted property is the animated series. We made a list of…
  • These Guys Confess To Their Worst Mistakes Made During Tech Job Interviews

    19 April 2014, 9:01 am by: Rebecca Borison

    There are lots of best practices and tips out there for how to get a job at places like Google and Facebook. Be humble, care about the company, demonstrate leadership, fake it 'til you make it. Whatever it may be. But let's be honest, there is a lot that can…
  • What Happened To The First 10 Apple Employees (AAPL)

    19 April 2014, 9:01 am by: Jay Yarow

    Apple, unlike any other company in the world, has its identity tied to one individual: Steve Jobs. And without question, Jobs was the driving force that turned Apple into the world's most valuable tech company. But, Jobs didn't do it alone. We decided to take…
  • Why Google Isn't Growing (GOOG)

    19 April 2014, 8:03 am by: Jim Edwards

    Google CEO Larry Page can be forgiven for being in a bad mood this weekend. On his company's Q1 2014 earnings call, his people delivered what he thought would be good news: revenues of $15.4 billion, up 19%. Very, very few business can deliver 20% growth on…

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