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Carve spooky dead tech on your Halloween pumpkins

These designs are guaranteed to give those iPhone-wielding whippersnappers a satisfying fright.

Pearson's Second Student Coding Contest Extends Submission date

Pearson, a leading learning company, has launched its second Student Coding Contest, and the deadline for the idea proposal period has been extended. Entrants now have till Nov. 15 to submit their ideas, with the chance of winning first-, second- and third-place prizes of $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000, respectively.

10 Digital Marketing Blogs You Need to Follow

There’s already an abundance of marketing sources on the internet. It can seem at times like everyone wants to tell you how to approach online marketing, with constant reposts of the same content. That’s why we set out to find a selection...Show More Summary

How to kill YouTube ads

Supposedly out to eliminate annoying ads on YouTube videos, Google’s video-sharing service is said to be working on a paid-subscription model. The effort is reportedly led by Google veteran executive Susan Wojcicki, who took over YouTube earlier this year. Since Google … Continue reading ?

Will Twitter's Fabric Connect the IoT?

Twitter built a billion-dollar business by allowing humans to exchange 140-character messages, but according to some observers, a big part of its future may involve facilitating communication on the Internet of Things (IoT).

6 Sane Online Resources For The Latest On Ebola And Other Outbreaks

Are you concerned about the recent Ebola outbreaks that are spreading across the globe? Do disease outbreaks in general cause you great alarm? Well, avoid the media entirely, and get the latest pandemic information from official sources. Show More Summary

This Chinese 'sperm extractor' is a sex robot for future dads

Introducing the SW-3701 sperm extractor, which is basically a fancy name for "crazy Chinese sex robot."

Publish Your Book With Amazon’s Crowdsourced Kindle Scout Program

Want to get your book finally published? Amazon, the e-commerce giant and maker of the Kindle, has launched a new program that marries the self-publishing industry with crowdsourced campaigns like those on Kickstarter. Say hello to Kindle Scout. Show More Summary

Watson Analytics is the step between data and visualization | #ibminsight

Watson Analytics is designed to discover “what’s actually interesting” in a customer’s data, according to Marc Altshuller, vice president of Product Management and Business Analytics at IBM. Using predictive technology and cognitive discovery, Watson Analytics makes data-driven insights even more … Continue reading ?

Broken clipboards

The clipboard in Chrome/Mac is getting worse not better. Basically there are times when Copy just doesn't work. The way to work around it is to create a new tab, set up the tab so that the text you want to copy is selected, and do it again. Show More Summary

Apple Pay Rival MCX Hit by Data Breach

MCX, the group of retailers who've blocked Apple Pay in favor of their own CurrentC service, has had customer emails stolen by hackers.

Droid Turbo Battery Tested: Above Average, Not the Best

The Droid Turbo's 3,900 mAh battery delivers very good endurance, but it's not the longest lasting phone.

Google Mobile Usability Report IDs Website Issues That Drive Away Business

Google has added Mobile Usability reports to its Webmaster Tools, which will provide a detailed report for each error found on a company's website.

3 Examples of Amazing Science Fiction Tech That Became Reality

Science fiction is a genre that allows impressive creativity, but it’s often not the best source for prophecy about the future. Technology is difficult to predict, because it often develops in response to new needs or changing situations that are difficult to imagine. Show More Summary

Bitcoin Weekly 2014 October 29: Bitcoin sidechains, the Bits debate, identify scams and frauds, G+ Bitcoin community

This week in Bitcoin is still overshadowed by last week’s Bitcoin sidechains AMA by the authors of a vastly popular whitepaper on this technology that might fundamentally change how the Bitcoin protocol can be used. Scams can be fairly prevalent … Continue reading ?

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