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Singapore aims to become the first smart nation

This week’s Smart City roundup features what may be the first smart nation, a competition for smart city initiatives and printable electronics may be the future of smart buildings.  . Singapore aims to be the first smart nation   More … Continue reading ?

5 Ways Windows 8.1 Can Make You More Productive

Who would ever want to buy a new computer and be forced to start using Windows 8? Well, this guy right here for one. The truth is, ever since Windows 8 came out, I abhorred the thought of buying a new computer and having to use Windows 8. Show More Summary

Twitter Video and Group Messages: Everything You Need to Know

Twitter, the world’s favourite micro-blogging social network, has launched two new highly anticipated features. You can now finally record and share videos directly on Twitter, and you can also start private group chats. Video upload is available for both Android and iOS versions of the Twitter app. Show More Summary

Lisa Ann's anti-prostitution rant sparks outcry from sex workers

The porn star wanted to set the record straight about the difference between a "hooker" and a "porn star."

Timeline of 2014’s Google Updates – Infographic

Google Algorithm Updates and refreshes were very significant in 2014; just as they have been in previous years. They have somewhat become the most of anticipated and discussed events in the SEO world, sometimes leaving a trail of controversies, arguments and counter arguments. Show More Summary

How can I mark a Gmail message as “unread”?

I read through my Gmail messages to keep up with the latest, but sometimes want to then mark the message as unread so I can be reminded later that I need to respond. In a thread, is there a way to mark a specific message, rather than the entire Gmail thread? The post How can I mark a Gmail message as “unread”? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.

7 reasons Time Warner Cable is even worse than Comcast

If cable providers are the most hated companies in America, imagine how bad you have to be to be the worst cable provider in America.

8 Timeless Tips for Freelancers Struggling with Productivity

Freelancing is a constant battle between your inner self and the fight to stick to your resolutions. No matter what you are doing — programming, writing, or anything else — you encounter resistance. Internally you might be tempted to watch TV, text a message, take a nap or any other thing besides what you should be doing. Show More Summary

China legalizes video game console sales

China has officially legalized the sale of home video game consoles after a 14-year ban. China initially banned video game consoles in 2000 to fight what the government considered to be a corrupting influence on the nation’s children. Bloomberg reports that … Continue reading ?

Why the Internet loves to laugh at poor black people

America has an education problem, and it's not just the one you're thinking of.

How to Hide Spoilers and Get Random Episodes on Netflix

Are you addicted to Netflix? If so, you’ve probably noticed that the interface could do with a few tweaks here and there. Thankfully, there are many who agree and who have built Chrome extensions to make Netflix better. And one of these...Show More Summary

The 11 best geek culture podcasts to listen to right now

There are so many geeky podcasts that sometimes it's hard to keep track. Here are 11 of the best.

Dynamic metadata in web pages

Here's the scenario.. I have a web app that's used to display content dynamically. The app doesn't have any data in it, just code and a few DOM objects. It's a liveblog reader. Think of it as a container that can be used to display lots...Show More Summary

Jay-Z Buys Streaming Company Aspiro to Take on Spotify

In a bid to take on Spotify and Beats, rapper Jay-Z is buying Swedish streaming music company Aspiro for $56 million.

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