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Silicon Valley May Be Friendlier to Female Execs Than It Seems, Study Says

Despite the controversy, one new study shows that, compared to the rest of the country, Silicon Valley is a pretty friendly place for women. The post Silicon Valley May Be Friendlier to Female Execs Than It Seems, Study Says appeared first on WIRED.

9to5Toys Last Call: 13-inch MacBook Air from $800 w/ .edu email, Camera+ for iOS free inside Apple Store app, more

Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Apple 13.3-inch MacBook Air 1.4GHz/4GB/128GB: $850 or $800 w/.edu...Show More Summary

Chitika: OS X Yosemite adoption rate slightly higher than Mavericks in first week

New numbers released by analytics firm Chitika have revealed that public adoption of OS X Yosemite has been very similar to that of its predecessor, Mavericks. According to the stats, Mavericks achieved an install base of 12.4% in North America in its first week. Yosemite is performing slightly better, coming in at 12.8% in the […]

Want to Be on Game of Thrones? So Do 86,000 Other People

Seems like half of Spain shows up to be on the show Trending game of thrones

Elon Musk Thinks Sci-Fi Nightmare Scenarios About Artificial Intelligence Could Really Happen

Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn't the biggest fan of artificial intelligence, an initiative he called "our biggest existential threat" in comments at the MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics department's Centennial Symposium on Friday. Musk, who called for some regulatory oversight of AI to ensure "we don't do something very foolish," warned of the dangers. Show More Summary

Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook

Hawking is also pleased with upcoming biopic on his life Trending stephen hawking Theory of Everything ice bucket challenge

Buzz For Interstellar Getting Stronger

Special screening of Interstellar sparks great delight Film Interstellar Christopher Nolan Rian Johnson 2001

First Week OS X Yosemite Adoption Rates Slightly Outpacing Mavericks

Six days after being made available to the public, OS X Yosemite was installed on approximately 12.8 percent of Macs in North America, according to adoption numbers released by Chitika. That's just a slight bit higher than the 12.4 percent...Show More Summary

Google’s Larry Page Hands More Power to Sundar Pichai

Google Chief Executive Larry Page is handing off day-to-day responsibilities for the bulk of Google's product portfolio to fast-rising executive Sundar Pichai, according to a person familiar with the change.

Legendary Poster Artist Drew Struzan Honored

One of the greatest genre artists in history gets another award Film Star Wars Drew Struzan harry potter Guillermo Del Toro

Sling to the rescue in The Adventures of SlingCat

A mad pirate atop a terrifying vulture has swooped in to and steal a map in The Adventures of SlingCat. An adventurous, yet adorable, blue cat named SlingCat is on a mission to rescue his rambunctious sister and the other half of the aforementioned...

Googler Jumps From Stratosphere, Breaking Baumgartner’s Record

Google executive Alan Eustace jumped from a helium balloon and fell to earth from over 135,000 feet on Friday, a record.

First-week OS X Yosemite adoption rate outpaces Mavericks, now at 12.8%

According to recently published statistics, Apple's latest OS X Yosemite release is seeing slightly better take up rates than last year's OS X Mavericks launch, with current North American distribution pegged at 12.8 percent as of Wednesday.

Slices of Apple episode 9: Quality is job one

Slices of Apple is a documentary series exploring the success of Apple as a company. It seeks to educate business leaders, entrepreneurs and laypeople about how Apple keeps delivering consistently great products. In this episode of Slices of Apple,...

Microsoft's PR Boss Had A Funny Response To Google's Big News (MSFT, GOOG)

Google dropped some big news to employees Friday. Sundar Pichai, the executive in charge of Android and Chrome, got a promotion that makes him the boss of all of Google's core products: search, Google+, apps, advertising, Android, Chrome, and so on. Show More Summary

Google’s Nest Buys Smart Home Startup Revolv

Google's Nest Labs unit has acquired startup Revolv, the latest move by the Internet giant to expand in the fast-moving market for smart home gadgets.

AT&T Plans to Lock Apple SIM Cards on New iPads

Apple's universal SIM card would allow customers to easily switch between competing wireless carriers. But AT&T said it will lock the SIM once someone chooses its network.

Sprint expands 'iPhone for Life' plans with new 12-month lease option

Adding to its iPhone-specific incentives program, Sprint on Friday announced a new 12-month lease option for its "iPhone for Life" plan, which lets subscribers "rent" a new iPhone for a preset period instead of buying it.

DWISS introduces first Apple Watch accessories in new crowdfunding campaign

We may not even have a solid release date for the Apple Watch yet, but that’s not stopping the designers at DWiSS from launching a crowdfunding campaign for a new line of wearable accessories. The line includes several colorful watch covers and bands that can be used to customize your device beyond Apple’s selection of bands and […]

Facebook’s new app harkens back to the AOL chatroom

The company shifts away from real names; Rooms doesn't even use Facebook logins.

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