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10 More Viral Images That Are Actually Fake

26 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The fakes are coming! The fakes are coming! Today we have 10 more images you may have seen floating around the internet recently. But don't believe your lying eyes. They're all totally fake. Read more...

This Ambulance Drone Can Fly Into Trouble With First Aid

27 minutes agoTechnology : TechCrunch

A Dutch engineer has created a flying defibrillator for emergency situations. The drone, called the Ambulance Drone, would be stationed at various points in the city. In an emergency, people on the scene can call it in and it arrives a few seconds later. Show More Summary

Google is sort-of offering free international calls

28 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Shiny Shiny

International calls are not cheap, not compared to domestic calls at any rate. Fortunately, as the saying goes, there is an app for that, and now Google is getting in on this game by sort-of offering free international calls if you make them via Hangouts. Show More Summary

Blogging isn't just writing

Last weekend I flipped the switch on the new version of Scripting News. It's a return to a previous format, this time built on standards. Each tab is rendered when the user loads the page from an XML or JSON file stored anywhere on the public Internet. The formats are: RSS, OPML, River.js and a new one, for the linkblog, generated by River3. Show More Summary

Yes, Apple Pay will disrupt in-store purchases — but its impact on in-app commerce may be even greater

30 minutes agoTechnology : Pando Daily

The vast majority of the discussion surrounding Apple Pay has focused on brick-and-mortar commerce. This may be natural given that Apple’s merchant launch partners were Macy’s, McDonald’s, Walgreens, Staples, Disney, and several other major physical retailers. Show More Summary

Kitten-filled parody Gone Purrl makes Gone Girl much less scary (plus five other films that need cute remakes, stat)

31 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Shiny Shiny

Forget about Amazing Amy, this week the internet’s all about the amazing kitties in The Pet Collective’s fantastic new video: an all-kitten remake of Gone Girl, called (naturally) Gone Purrl. (‘The hallmark of a sociocat is a lack of empathy.’) And rightly so – it might be the best thing that’s ever happened. Show More Summary

BlackBerry adds Snapchat-style self-destructing messages to BBM

32 minutes agoTechnology / Mobile : jkOnTheRun

New features added to BBM messenger allow the sender to retract a message or set a time limit for the recipient to view it.

Skype for iPhone updated with new photo tools, UI improvements

Following an update for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Skype for iPhone today was updated again with new photo management options and faster chat load times and more. The improvements also include several UI tweaks for your contact list. Save and delete...

Call Center Worker Suspended for Answering Calls With Robot Voice

34 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Working at a call center sucks. Like, it universally sucks, and everybody knows it. That's what makes the story of the loyal New York City employee who was just suspended for 20 days for allegedly answering incoming calls in a robot voice so frustrating. C'mon guys, let the bored employees have a little bit of fun. Read more...

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for October 31

Anybody shopping for Android apps, accessories, smartphones, or tablets will want to take a skim through these sales we've scrounged up from around the web. Every day, we comb through these sales to make sure they're fresh and accurate, and try to find a few more. Show More Summary

News: Jony Ive: Apple Watch was a ‘design challenge’

34 minutes agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

A new report in The Wall Street Journal highlights comments by Apple’s chief designer, Jony Ive, on the challenges of designing the Apple Watch. Speaking at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on Thursday, Ive explained that although...Show More Summary

Prices, pros & cons: Google Drive vs. OneDrive, Dropbox and Box

34 minutes agoTechnology / Internet : SiliconANGLE

The consumer cloud space just got a bit more exciting, following the recent announcement by Microsoft that Office 365 subscribers will soon have unlimited storage. Microsoft seemed quite jubilant about the move, with Chris Jones, OneDrive corporate VP quite loftily … Continue reading ?

Pastebin Manager is a file uploader and downloader for Pastebin

35 minutes agoTechnology : Ghacks.net

Pastebin is a free online service that enables anyone to upload text contents to the site to make those contents available to the public. It is often used to leak information to the Internet including in the recent past information about hacks such as fappening or snappening. Show More Summary

Momentology’s @DannyGoodwin on Tired Marketing Trends, Leaving Search Engine Watch by @wonderwall7

Danny Goodwin has had an illustrious career in marketing, editing, and search. After leaving Search Engine Watch, where he was associate editor, in August 2014, he joined Linkdex to launch Momentology, which is described as, “[a] leading...Show More Summary

Does Microsoft's New Love for Open Source Extend Beyond the Cloud Team?

35 minutes agoProgramming / Open Source : Ostatic

In a recent post, I tackled the question of whether Microsoft has finally, truly warmed up to Linux and open source. After all, new CEO Satya Nadella (shown here) is definitely pushing that notion with his comments on how he "loves Linux" and he even reportedly claims that 20 percent of Microsoft's Azure cloud is already Linux-based. Show More Summary

danah boyd | apophenia » Frameworks for Understanding the Future of Work

35 minutes agoTechnology : Message

danah boyd | apophenia » Frameworks for Understanding the Future of Work: via danah boyd A group of us at Data & Society decided to examine various different emergent disruptions that affect the future of work. Thanks to tremendous support from the Open Society Foundations, we’ve produced five working papers that help frame various issues at play. Show More Summary

The cure for Ebola hysteria is on Twitter

Scientists are educating the public about Ebola for free, but no one's listening.

Disney Patents a Piracy Free Search Engine

Disney has just obtained a patent for a search engine that ranks sites based on various "authenticity" factors. One of the goals of the technology is to filter pirated material from search results while boosting the profile of copyright and trademark holders' websites. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.

This Algae Farm Eats Pollution From the Highway Below It

37 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A highway overpass is the last place most of us would think to install a farm. But algae, that wonderful little ecological miracle, is different. Since it consumes sunlight and CO2 and spits out oxygen, places with high emissions are actually the perfect growing area. Which is why this overpass in France has its own algae farm. Read more...

Origami Millennium Falcon: Folding Hyperspace

37 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

She may not look like much, but she’s got folds where they count. This little adorable Millennium Falcon was made by Adamite85, an origami artist in the Czech Republic. I have no doubt that this simple,…

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