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Linksys and ZyXEL Update SMB Networking Switches and Gateways

Linksys and ZyXEL recently updated their product portfolio for SMB (small and medium business) networking gear. The updates came in the managed switches category for both companies. In addition, ZyXEL also introduced two new gateways. Linksys After...Show More Summary

Alibaba Invests $120M In Kabam At A Valuation Above $1B

3 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Chinese conglomerate Alibaba is making another big investment in an American startup. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is investing $120 million in mobile game developer Kabam, best known for games like “Dragons of Atlantis” and for buying the naming rights to UC Berkeley’s Memorial Stadium. Read More

A Fly With Unique 'Ears' Becomes Inspiration For New Hearing Aid

Biomimicry has again inspired a creative team of scientists. This time it's the Ormia ochracea, a tiny fly with exquisitely acute directional hearing ability, that has become the model for the next generation of hearing aids being modeled by engineers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin.

Spaceflight to launch network for communicating with tiny satellites

3 hours agoTechnology : GigaOM

It's expensive and difficult to communicate with satellites, especially if an organization is only launching one or two. Spaceflight will allow paying customers to reach their spacecraft wherever they are above Earth. Spaceflight to launch network for communicating with tiny satellites originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

Battle Pet Galaxy - Save the world with your pet as the main character

Have you ever thought your pets could save the world? Now they can get in the game. Independent developer, Kevin Kazmierczak, is thrilled to introduce Battle Pet Galaxy. This is an iOS game where you create the main character with your own photos. Choose a helmet and fly through space avoiding the many types of obstacles and enemies that the evil Space Bunny throws at you. 1

Chromebook reviews: Find 'em all here!

A one-stop shop for all your Chromebook review needs We're all Google all day around here. We can't get enough when it comes to Android, and Lloyd happens to have a place in his heart for Chromebooks, too. We're big fans, and we just love seeing a platform like Chrome grow — and stumble — as it matures. Show More Summary

Howard the Duck Apparently Makes a Cameo in Guardians of the Galaxy

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Remember Howard the Duck? Probably not in detail, but the unusual, somewhat existentialist Marvel character is about to make a comeback with an apparent cameo in the new Guardians of the Galaxy movie. And he actually looks pretty bad ass. Read more...

eBay Reports More Diverse Staff Than Other Tech Companies

3 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

According to a report released Thursday, eBay maintains one of the highest rates of gender diversity in the tech industry — 42 percent of its total employees are female. Women make up 24 percent of the company’s tech employees. Although...Show More Summary

'Marvel Pinball' Goes Free to Celebrate the Arrival of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" Table

During Comic-Con this past weekend, Marvel announced that both Marvel Pinball [Free] and Zen Pinball [Free] would be getting a new Guardians of the Galaxy table to coincide with the movie releasing tomorrow. Earlier today, an update went live which added that new Guardians of the Galaxy table to both games, and to celebrate the

NFL to Track Players With Shoulder Pad Sensors

The National Football League is adding sensors to the shoulder pads of players during the upcoming football season. The aim: to track data such as position, speed and distance, and to provide real-time insights about what's happening...Show More Summary

A Book of Tweets By People Claiming They're Working on Their Novels

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Novels aren't going to write themselves, you know. But when they don't, simply turn to Twitter. A new book features tweets by would-be authors who are totally working on their novels, but had to stop working on their novels so they could post something to Twitter about working on their novels. Read more...

Pics of Sony’s Xperia Z3 Compact shown in new leak

Sony likes to move quickly when it comes to hardware releases, but if the latest leak is to be believed, it might be time for Sony to pump the brakes. On Wednesday, Xperia Blog published images of the alleged Xperia Z3 Compact, a miniature...Show More Summary

Alibaba Invests $120 Million In A Gaming Company That's Now Valued At $1 Billion

Mobile gaming company Kabam announced on Thursday that it is receiving an investment of $120 million from Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba. That brings Kabam's valuation up to $1 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. “Truly successful games companies have to be globally successful,” said Kabam CEO Kevin Chou in a statement. Show More Summary

Kids Challenge the Monsters Under Their Bed in Cute Photo Series

Most kids face some form of a "monster under the bed," but the best weapon is something every child comes by naturally: creative imagination. In the playful photo series "Terreurs," photographer Laure Fauvel features pajama-clad children...Show More Summary

Timeful is a new calendar app that reinvents how you organize your time

Timeful (free) has launched today after a long development and beta phase. The app tries to capture everything that vies for your precious time and stores it in one place. It can import and sync your current calendars from iCloud, Google, Yahoo or...

888,246 Handmade Poppies Surround the Tower of London to Commemorate WWI

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The moat that surrounds the Tower of London has long stood empty and dry. This summer, it's getting filled with 888,246 red ceramic poppies, one for each British and Colonial soldiers who perished during World War I. Read more...

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