Researchers here demonstrate a method of generating reprogrammed cell lines from old patients that retains the age-related changes and damage in the cells, a useful tool for further research. The technique of induced pluripotency has...Show More Summary
LogMeIn, one of our favorite remote management tools, just acquired LastPass, our favorite password manager. The companies have plans to merge their products in the near future, so big changes are coming. Read more at the LastPass Blog, or LogMeIn’s Blog. [TheNextWeb] Read more...
For most consumers who aren’t Scrooge McDuck, learning about personal finance is like dental checkups—boring, sometimes painful, but necessary. Vinod Nair, the founder and chief executive officer of MoneySmart, wants to change that.Show More Summary
iOS users can now download an updated version of the YouTube app, the team has made a couple of major changes to this application, it gets an entirely new look and feel which brings the layout in line with its Android counterpart. The...Show More Summary
Atlassian JIRA is going through some big changes, the company announced today, splitting into three separate products. Over the past 13 years, Atlassian's JIRA has gone from a simple bug tracking tool for programmers to the project-tracking software of choice for over 35,000 companies across industries and global borders. Show More Summary
Braver souls venture regularly into the about:config section of Firefox, but only a few return having made any useful changes. ConfigFox promises to make the life of the casual (and determined) browser tweaker easier by providing a nice user interface and tool set for altering Firefox’s internals. More »
By Margaret Stewart, Director Of Product Design, Facebook Late last year I was touring a new exhibit at the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum called "Tools Extending Our Reach." It was a collection of ingenious tools crafted by humans...Show More Summary
It's no secret that a Mac is one of the best tools available for getting things done — both in work and in play. And Mac apps are the key to that. The following apps are the "must-haves," the ones that will actually change the way you use your Mac. Show More Summary
Facebook announced a few ad developments over the weekend, but one of them—which has the potential to truly change ad targeting on the platform—may have not gotten quite the attention it deserved. Called brand optimization awareness,...Show More Summary
Microsoft's Project Spark game creation tool has embraced the free-to-play model for a while, but that has still meant paying a fair chunk of change to build the experience you really want. However, even that cost is going away soon....Show More Summary
Microsoft is not afraid of changing the names of its mobile applications, and it is doing exactly that for the second time for their PC desktop recovery tool for Windows Phone devices. The application was first known as Lumia Recovery Tool, and then Microsoft changed it the first time to Windows Phone Recovery Tool. Show More Summary
Microsoft has pushed out an update for the essential Windows Phone Recovery tool, taking the app to version 3.0.1. The update seems rather minor, and merely changes to name of the app to Windows Device Recovery Tool. Other improvements however includes improved help, accessibility improvements and more: The changelog notes: Windows Phone Recovery Tool is […]
The UN Security Council veto is a restraining mechanism for members too fond of wars, US academic Luciana Bohne remarks, adding that the United States apparently feels entitled to a license to kill.
An academic social network has added a tool it hopes will shake up the system of peer review. The network is called Academia.edu, and it has grown to more than 25 million registered users who use it mainly to post their published papers to help others find them (and, they hope, cite them). Show More Summary
A tool that allows scientists to monitor changes in DNA methylation over time in individual cells has been developed by a group of researchers. Certain diseases, including cancer, cause changes in DNA methylation patterns, and the ability to document these alterations could aid in the development of novel therapies.
When JetBrains announced a change of terms to their licensing agreement on September 3rd, adopting a subscription based model across their developer productivity tools. the company anticipated feedback. What they got was a torrent, with reactions ranging from mildly perturbed to outright apoplectic. Show More Summary
Version control has become a must-have technology for programmers & web developers. Over the years it has become much more influential and now it’s a practical powerhouse of tools for managing revisions, updates, and changes to any codebase. Show More Summary
I was getting bored in the last few hours. My boredom led me to a Facebook Like button on one of my blog posts. I fooled around with it for a while when I discovered something quite horrendous. It seems that Facebook has changed something...Show More Summary
Longtime user Khoi Vinh oversaw the in-house team who revamped the app from the inside out. If you're one of the 5 million people who use the digital productivity tool Todoist, today you'll notice a few changes to the UI and a slick new logo. Show More Summary
We’re all starting to learn that the changing face of SEO means that the better your content, the higher the ranking on search engine results pages (SERPs). That doesn’t mean that you can’t still get ahead through better utilization of keywords, though.