With latest ad, Apple wants to make Samsung turn green
Bogdan Petrovan,

Oh my, Apple strikes back in its ever so enter­tain­ing feud with Sam­sung… This time the occa­sion is Earth Day. Yes, real­ly.

On April 22, ecol­o­gists cel­e­brate Earth Day, a world­wide event ded­i­cat­ed to draw­ing atten­tion to the prob­l…

Apple: “We believe climate change is a real problem”
Lindsay Abrams,

The company’s launched a major new environmental campaign

Apple is real­ly push­ing this caring-about-climate-change thing. Nice­ly timed to land on the eve of Earth Day, the com­pa­ny’s over­hauled a sec­tion of its web­site that high­lights it…

IBM’s Watson Supercomputer May Soon Be The Best Doctor In The World
Lauren F Friedman,

Most peo­ple know Wat­son as IBM’s answer to Jeop­ardy star Ken Jen­nings. But IBM’s aspi­ra­tions for its arti­fi­cial­ly intel­li­gent super­com­put­er are now less quiz show cham­pi­on and more med­ical genius.

"Wat­son, the super­com­put­er…

20 Signs Conan O’Brien Is The Technologist We Deserve And Need | TechCrunch

TechCrunch is a lead­ing tech­nol­o­gy media prop­er­ty, ded­i­cat­ed to obses­sive­ly pro­fil­ing star­tups, review­ing new Inter­net prod­ucts, and break­ing tech news.

Facebook Now Powers More Than Half Of All Social Logins
Frederic Lardinois,

Social logins are a con­ve­nient way to sign in to ser­vices with­out hav­ing to go through lengthy sign-up pro­ce­dures and set­ting up yet anoth­er pass­word. Accord­ing to the lat­est data from social login ser­vice Gigya, Face­book remains the…

Nike To Help Apple Develop iWatch After Ditching The FuelBand [Rumor]
Luke Dormehl,

Is Nike going to be team­ing with Apple for the iWatch?

Ever since Nike announced the sur­pris­ing news that it was scrap­ping its rival fitness-tracking Fuel­Band line of wear­ables — includ­ing a new, slim­mer device planned for this fall — th…

Soon you’ll be able to drive in and out of a paid parking garage without paying
Kia Kokalitcheva,

In Bar­ney Pell’s world, com­ing in and out of a park­ing garage is a com­plete­ly seam­less expe­ri­ence. Pay­ing is done effort­less­ly on a mobile device, the garage mag­i­cal­ly iden­ti­fies cars and bills their own­ers’ cards, and you bare­ly…

Future big data analysts will know everything you did today
Vivek Wadhwa,


Debates are rag­ing about whether big data still holds the promise that was expect­ed or whether it was just a big bust. The fail­ure of the much-hyped Google Flu Trends to accu­rate­ly pre­dict peak flu lev­els since August 2011 has…

LinkedIn Hits 300 Million Users
Sarah Perez,

LinkedIn announced this morn­ing that the com­pa­ny now has 300 mil­lion reg­is­tered users world­wide, over half of which come from out­side the U.S. State­side, the site has 100 mil­lion mem­bers, its says. LinkedIn revealed these and other…

Completely Rebuilt Flickr 3.0 App Released for iPhone [Download Now]

Yahoo has released Flickr 3.0, a completely rebuild and redesigned version of its photos app, on the App Store.
Welcome to Flickr 3.0! We have completely rebuilt and redesigned the app to make it simple, beautiful, and easy to use.

Building blocks: how Project Ara is reinventing the smartphone
By Dieter Bohn,

A handful of Google engineers and designers are building a phone the DARPA way

In a spare, drab office park in Sun­ny­vale, Cal­i­for­nia, a bunch of two-by-fours and foam­board have been nailed togeth­er into a makeshift model of a ship­ping…

Twitter buys social data specialist Gnip after years of working together
By Chris Welch,

After a long­stand­ing rela­tion­ship with the com­pa­ny, Twit­ter has decid­ed to acquire Gnip, “a lead­ing provider of social data.” Numer­ous deals ham­mered out over the last few years have allowed Gnip to sell access to a real­time “fire­hose…

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