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'SNL' cold open spoofs immigration reform with 'Schoolhouse Rock!'

Saturday Night Live's Capitol Hill cold open saw the return of an old childhood favorite: Schoolhouse Rock! But halfway through Kenan Thompson's rousing rendition of "I'm Just a Bill," Jay Pharoah as U.S. President Barack Obama shows...Show More Summary

The guy who accused Sarah Lacy of “playing victim” over Uber forgot to disclose he’s “bros” with the company’s two most senior execs

10 hours agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Ordinarily, guns don’t make me feel relaxed. This past Wednesday, however, as I waited in a glass-walled conference room for Sarah Lacy to finish an interview with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang about Uber’s plan to smear her and other journalists,...Show More Summary

Early Facebook Executive On Mark Zuckerberg: 'It’s Obvious He’s Going To Be One Of The Single Best CEOs In The World' (FB)

Chamath Palihapitiya, the founder of the venture capital firm Social+Capital, has quite a resume even by Silicon Valley’s rockstar CEO standards. At age 26, he became the youngest VP in AOL’s history. Later, he spent a year at Mayfield Fund as a venture capitalist before joining Facebook as VP of Growth, Mobile & International in 2007. Show More Summary

Amazon Deal of the Day: Up to 55% Off Select Logitech Products (Mice, Keyboards, Webcams, Headsets, Speakers, Etc)

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day and today only, Amazon offers up to 55% off on select logitech products such as mice, keyboards, webcams, speakers, headsets, and ever more! [Up to 55% Off Select Logitech Products]

MOCAheart, a cardiovascular health tracker for the masses

2 days agoTechnology : Walyou

MOCAheart is a ECG tracking device that will help you monitor your own body, but with a twist that makes …

How Much Do You Spend Buying Music? [MakeUseOf Poll]

The millionaire pop songstress Taylor Swift recently dumped Spotify because of its approach to selling music to the public. This raised questions over how we, the music-buying public, obtain music, and how much we should be paying for the privilege. Show More Summary

Great news: Apple Pay will soon be accepted by a lot more small businesses

So far we’ve heard a lot about Apple Pay support at major retailers, but what about the small businesses in your neighborhood? CNN reports that help for them is on the way because Square founder Jack Dorsey says that the company is working on adding support for Apple Pay to its popular payments system. Show More Summary

Meet The Best Poker Players In Silicon Valley

E very month, some of Silicon Valley’s biggest power players meet at the Palo Alto home of Chamath Palihapitiya, an early Facebook executive who now runs his own venture capital firm Social+Capital. The guest list reads like a who’sShow More Summary

iPhone Merry Charger Makes Your iPhone Merry and Bright

The Christmas season is in full swing with Thanksgiving next week. That means all those decorations that have been in stores since October will start showing up in full force at homes in your neighborhood. If…

iPhone Merry Charger

This iPhone Merry Charger will add some Christmas spirit to your charging time. This charging cable with festive LED lights is compatible with iPhone 5/5S/5C. It is powered by standard USB socket and joy. Santa would approve, so he may even leave extra presents if he sits this. iPhone Merry Charger Charging cable with festive […]

Recommended Reading: Silicon Valley's role in government surveillance

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read. @War: The Rise of the...

Mozilla tests search field changes in Firefox Beta

Firefox users have several options when it comes to running searches. They can type a query in the browser's address bar, use the default search field, a search engine on a new tab page or open a search engine directly in the browser to use it. Show More Summary

Review: BrydgeAir keyboard makes your iPad Air feel like a 'MacBook mini'

iPad Air 1 & 2 owners looking for a quick and easy way to turn their tablet into a MacBook-style, lap-friendly portable computer need look no further than the new backlit BrydgeAir keyboard -- a well-built, well-designed productivity accessory.

Police shooting unarmed black men is nothing new

As Ferguson braces for the grand jury's decision on whether to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson with criminal charges related to the shooting death of Michael Brown—and the protests expected to follow—Mashable has chronicled...Show More Summary

Tina Fey's new show 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' moves from NBC to Netflix

Last year, NBC announced it would be home to a new show produced by Tina Fey (30 Rock, SNL) and starring Ellie Kemper (The Office), but now that show's going straight to Netflix. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt will premiere across all of Netflix's...

'XCOM: Enemy Within' Review - Killing Aliens? Check. With Huge Robots? Check. Instabuy? Check.

Sequels get a bad wrap. When you consider the benefits a prime iteration of a game or movie has going for it, its no wonder the follow up that lacks the initial reveal often disappoints. Luckily you don't have to worry about disappointment if you pick up 2k's XCOM: Enemy Within[$12.99]. Enemy Within has packed

The Weird-Looking Woojer Adds Haptic Feedback To Whatever Game You Play

At first glance, Woojer doesn't really look like much. It's a small box, weighing only 2.5 ounces. Big things definitely come in small packages in this case, though - the haptic feedback provided by Woojer is impressively powerful, creating a deep rumbling that can be felt through one's entire body.

Jack Dorsey says Square will begin accepting Apple Pay in 2015

2 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Speaking to CNN on Friday, Square founder and CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed Square would begin supporting Apple Pay and other near-field communications (NFC)-based payments systems in some form in 2015.

Mozilla’s balance sheet shows uncertainties ahead as lucrative Google deal ends

Mozilla's financial report for 2013 shows a company that was able to grow quickly thanks to a three-year royalty deal with Google. But as that deal ends and Yahoo moves in as the new partner, can Mozilla find a way to grow?

Square Announces Plans to Begin Accepting Apple Pay in 2015

Speaking with CNN, Square founder Jack Dorsey confirmed that the payment processing service will support Apple Pay in the coming months, bringing Apple Pay to small business owners. In the interview, Dorsey reiterates his opinion that...Show More Summary

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