Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:Chrome 45 performance improvements include faster load times and reduced memory usage; disabling Flash ads can increase battery life by up to 15% — Googles Latest Chrome
Matthew Zeitlin / BuzzFeed:Apple creates @AppStoreGames Twitter account curated by App Store editors, will include game previews, tips, and developer interviews — Apple Launches A New Twitter Feed Dedicated To
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:Amazon buys video processing company Elemental Technologies, reportedly for $500M, will launch new AWS services — Amazon buys video processing company Elemental Technologies to bolster AWS —
Rachel King / ZDNet:Facebooks Parse unveils a catalog of new IoT SDKs for Intel, Broadcom, Texas Instruments, and Amtel to support more connected devices — Facebooks Parse expands Internet of Things reach with Intel, others
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:Microsoft Acquires Organizational Analytics Service VoloMetrix — Microsoft today announced that it has acquired VoloMetrix, a service that specializes in analyzing organizational performance using anonymized data it
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:Skype redesigns its Android and iOS apps with easier navigation, enhanced search, and better multi-tasking — Microsoft today updated its Skype apps for Android and iOS with
Last week, Deputy Darren H. Goforth of the Harris County, Tex., Sheriff’s Department was executed at a gas station in a Houston suburb. It was a horrific scene.As The New York Times reported, prosecutors said that a gunman approached Goforth from
A recent study in the Biophysical Journal has shown the Brazilian wasp’s (Polybia paulista) venom to have anti-cancer properties. The wasp’s venom contains a peptide called MP1 (Polybia-MP1) that specifically targets and kills cancer cells, leavin …
One day after blasting Jeb Bush for speaking Spanish, Donald Trump is doubling down. Earlier in the day, Jeb Bush struck back when addressing the issue. Rev. Sharpton talks to Dorian Warren and Clarissa Martinez De Castro for more.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (CN) - A doctor amputated all the toes on a womans foot despite warnings from her primary physician that the woman is schizophrenic and her toes were healthy, the patient claims in court. Susan Phillips sued Dr. Jessica
A landmark study in the journal Nature documents an expansion of the world’s dry and semi-arid climate regions since 1950 — and attributes it to human-caused global warming.This expansion of the world’s dry zones is a basic prediction of climate
BALTIMORE (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday ordered individual trials for six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury in custody, a case that fed the U.S. debate on police treatment of minorities.
Sometimes, musicians blame their joint pain on moving heavy instruments, speakers, amplifiers, and other musical equipment. Thats what world-touring violinist Fenella Barton assumed when she started feeling aches in her arms, knees, and feet, so she put off a visit
At a town hall in New Hampshire on Thursday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie briefly role-played as President Obama trying to negotiate the price of a new car in a thinly-veiled dig at the outcome of the Iran nuclear deal.
BART police today said they plan to seek attempted murder charges against a Union City man who allegedly shot himself during a struggle with officers at the West Oakland station Tuesday night. Corey Powell, 28, is in critical but stable
The Hazelwood Mine Inquiry hearings in Morwell have heard it is likely that the Hazelwood mine fire caused deaths in the area. A panel of statisticians has concluded that it was likely that there was an increase in deaths in
French officials say eight people died in an apartment fire early Wednesday in Paris and police are investigating whether the fire was started intentionally. Speaking on French TV BFM, Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said the dead included two children.
With less than 17 months left in his presidency, President Obama was supposed to be measuring the curtains at his library in Chicago by now. As weve seen in modern politics, second terms never end particularly well for Republicans and
Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett spent much of last week in Alaska, trying to assure local fishermen and environmentalists that B.C.s mine approval process is basically the same as Alaskas. Bennett visited an abandoned mine in northwest B.C. that
As someone who survived the crash of the housing market and the great recession as a RealtorA , I have to say that the housing market has come a long way since 2009-2011. There are far fewer foreclosures and home
A series of suicide attacks by the Islamic State group outside a town in Anbar province west of Baghdad on Tuesday killed 12 soldiers and allied Sunni militiamen, military and hospital officials said. They said the attack began when IS
Anti-dolphin-hunt campaigner Ric OBarry was being held in western Japan on Tuesday after being arrested the previous night for not carrying his passport. The 75-year-old star of The Cove, a 2009 Oscar-winning documentary about the Japanese dolphin hunt, was stopped
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Cant get enough of Star Wars most lovable blue-clad droid? We recently detailed the new R2-D2 Bluetooth speaker, which is a realistic replica of R2-D2s head. Now theres a new companion to add to your R2-D2 fondness, and this one
Two VICE News reporters and their Iraqi translator have been arrested and charged with participating in terror activity in the southeastern party of Turkey. According to the AFP , British journalists Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury , along with their
Since oil prices began falling, most shale producers have responded by embracing hard times, working to make their operations more efficient, renegotiating contracts with service companies and, most significant, cutting production costs and spending on new wells.
The current deluge has claimed 18 lives in the current wave of floods while the toll in this years two waves of flood rose to 23 in the state. The flood situation in Assam worsened on Monday with three more
BlackHouse Development co-founder Sean Ludwick was arrested and charged with DWI and leaving the scene of an accident for his alleged role in a fatal car wreck in Sag Harbor over the weekend. Citing police statements, multiple outlets reported that
Marissa Mayer will take two weeks of maternity leave following the birth of her twins. In 2013, Mayer changed Yahoo policies to allow more generous family leave. New mothers can take 16 weeks of paid leave, while fathers are offered
What began as a simple turf war, erupted into an all out ice cream offensive. Before long, the two men couldnt even remember why they were fighting. Soon, they were on the verge of destroying the thing they loved the
Tomato sauce! Cheese! Canned Fruit Cocktail! Chocolate!In Sweden, its culinary landscape has created - out of necessity and osmosis - a national blanket of works of art that reach such a deeply fucked surreal and counter-intuitive culinary splendor that the
From rotten meat to startup porn sites to a solicitous Snickers bar, what I saw inside the prison-industrial complex—and what it taught me about our criminal justice crisis. Former Missouri state senator Jeff Smith writes about his time in prison.
One hunter recalled a nighttime visit to a swamp in Ohio in 1845, when he was sixteen; he mistook for haystacks what were in fact alder and willow trees, bowed to the ground under gigantic pyramids of birds many bodies
The Mysterious, Anonymous Author Elena Ferrante on the Conclusion of Her Neapolitan Novels Passions run high when youre talking about Elena Ferrante and her work, particularly her sensational, highly addictive Neapolitan novels, which paint a portrait of a consuming female
NPR flagstation WNYCs data team is on a quest for the longest possible NYC subway ride. And they suckered Jody Avirgan (538/AskRoulette/UltimateFrisbee) into riding all 11+ hours of it. Hes live tweeting the experience, and will also be on WNYCs
Shes not stopping gay marriage. SHES JUST STOPPING ME FROM HAVING A QUIET GODDAMN LUNCH I sit next to Kim Davis. This was supposed to just be a chill job. Goddamn it, Kim.@nexttokimdavis is the fictional Twitter account of the