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Technics has a hi-fi music download service, too

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

In order to give its high-end audio wares the proper content to offer pristine listening, Panasonic's Technics brand is building its own hi-fi music store. Launching in the UK and Germany next year, Technics Tracks will serve up a library of 24-bit...

Motorola Camera update brings new timer options, wrist flick gesture for camera switching

Motorola's Camera app for its Moto X, Moto G, and Droid devices snagged an update today. While it's rather minor, it did nab a couple of new features. The update brings new 3-second and 10-second options for the timer, and extends the double wrist flick gesture to now handle switching between the front and back cameras.

Quick review of Interstellar

I loved Interstellar. I liked the story, the acting, the visual effects, the role that love and science play in the story, the scale of it. I never rolled my eyes once. I was in the story from beginning to end. All these are unusual for me. Show More Summary

With the help of Ben Horowitz, rapper Ryan Leslie wants to reinvent the record label for the new music economy

2 hours agoTechnology : Pando Daily

I arrived a few minutes early to Open Kitchen, a cafeteria-style hangout in New York’s Financial District, to meet Ryan Leslie. Leslie is a Grammy-nominated R&B/hip-hop producer and performer who’s collaborated with Beyonce, Britney Spears, and Kanye West, to name a few. Show More Summary

Some thoughts on App Based Car Services (ABCS)

I started using Uber in April, and (according to my Uber page on the Web), I’ve had fifteen rides so far. Given all the bad news that’s going down, my patronage of the company is at least suspended. As an overdue hedge, I just signed up with Lyft. I’m also looking at BlaBlaCar here in the U.K. (where I […]

Summer vs. School

This was me in the summer of ’53, between Kindergarten and 1st Grade, probably in July, the month I turned six years old: I’m the one with the beer. And this was me in 1st Grade, Mrs. Heath’s class: I’m in the last row by the aisle with my back against the wall, looking lost, which […]

Qualcomm: Get ready for 4K smartphones

If you think the ultra-sharp Quad HD displays on today's state-of-the-art smartphones are as good as it gets, think again. According to Qualcomm, who builds many of today's key technologies in mobile, 4K smartphones are just around the...Show More Summary

Facebook shuttle bus drivers vote to join Teamsters union

Bus drivers who shuttle Facebook employees to and from the company's Silicon Valley headquarters voted on Wednesday to unionize, citing complaints about long hours and less-than-livable wages. The drivers, who are employees of a company that contracts with Facebook called Loop Transportation, voted 43-28 to join Teamsters Local 853. Show More Summary

$10K raised in 1 day for boyfriend stabbed 9 times by catcaller

SAN FRANCISCO — It's the stuff of nightmares — because it could so easily happen to anyone Ben Schwartz, a 31-year-old San Francisco man, was walking with his girlfriend Miyoko in the wee hours of Saturday morning just five blocks from city hall when a man catcalled her for the third time that night, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Show More Summary

Chrome OS update focuses on Google Drive with Chromecast, Launcher support

Google announced today that Chrome OS has gotten a new update on its stable channel, bringing with it a few notable changes. If you're on a Chrome OS device, you can now enjoy Chromecast support for media files stored on Google Drive, along with the added ability to display apps installed on Google Drive in the Chrome OS Launcher.

Talking Heads Wrote the Best Anthem For a Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It's the cassette tape that everybody should have in their earthquake go-bag: The single "Life During Wartime" by the Talking Heads. Read more...

KinectKannon Is A Robotic T-Shirt Cannon That Can Track Your Movements And See In The Dark

2 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

You can run. You can hide. Hell, you can even turn off the lights. Do what you want, but this thing will get you… a complimentary t-shirt. Meet the KinectKannon, a semi-autonomous t-shirt cannon that can track your movements, go into night vision mode, and fire t-shirts into a crowd. Show More Summary

TGI Fridays Deploys Mistletoe Drones To Make The Holidays Awkward

Nobodyreallyknowshowthetraditionofkissingunderthemistletoegotstarted.Thenameoftheplantisliterally“poopstick,” soit’saratherweirdjump.MostpeopleblametheEnglish,because,really,creatingasituationwhereyouhavetodosomethingpotentiallyuncomfortablejusttobepolitehasEnglandwrittenalloverit.

Obama to announce major immigration overhaul

President Barack Obama is scheduled to announce a series of executive actions at 8 p.m. EDT to overhaul the United States' immigration system. The actions will protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, allowing them...Show More Summary

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