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The 17 Most Important Moments In The 70-Year History Of The Cell Phone

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The cell phone is older than you think. In fact, you can trace its beginnings to radio-powered phones made by companies like AT&T way back in the 1940s. We traced the cell phone's lineage to give you an idea how we got to where we are today. What's really impressive...
The 17 Most Important Moments In The 70-Year History Of The Cell Phone

We Got An Exclusive Look At '90s Icon Citysearch's Mobile Comeback Strategy

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The inexorable rise of mobile devices isn't just a chance for brand-new startups to offer new services--shifting consumer behavior gives established brands a chance to reinvent themselves, too. Here's a case study--Citysearch, once synonymous with local reviews in the '90s, is battling back against the upstarts with its refreshed iPhone app....
We Got An Exclusive Look At '90s Icon Citysearch's Mobile Comeback Strategy

Big, Beautiful Photos Of Google's Computerized Glasses Show Off What They Can Do (GOOG)

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Google has released a slew of beautiful images and a video showing off all the things you can do with Google Glass. It's also opening up sales of Google Glass to non-developers. So if you're a "bold, creative" individual, you can apply to buy Google Glass via Twitter or Google+....
Big, Beautiful Photos Of Google's Computerized Glasses Show Off What They Can Do (GOOG)
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Our Favorite Gadgets Of 2012 (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN, IRBT, NTDOY)

Here Are Some Illustrations Of What One Person Envisions For The iPhone 6 (AAPL)

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Apple is reportedly working on its next iPhone right now. That means people who like to dream up what it could look like are busy building their own fan art for the iPhone 6. We have some illustrations from Federico Ciccarese who does this sort of thing all the time....
Here Are Some Illustrations Of What One Person Envisions For The iPhone 6 (AAPL)

When To Use Each Of Instagram's 16 Retro Filters

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With more than 100 million users worldwide on both iOS and Android, Instagram's success as a mobile platform is clear to see and now with its expanded web presence, there are now more opportunities than ever to show off your photography skills. However, how many times do you take a...
When To Use Each Of Instagram's 16 Retro Filters

What It's Like Using Hailo, The Instant Taxi-Hailing App That Just Raised $30 Million

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This past week I visited London and got to know the startup scene there. One of the most promising new tech companies to come out of Europe is Hailo, an iPhone app that lets you hail a nearby cab in real time. The best part: you can pay with a...
What It's Like Using Hailo, The Instant Taxi-Hailing App That Just Raised $30 Million

The iPad Is Three Years Old Today - Let's Now Stand In Awe Of How It Has Changed The World (AAPL)

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Three years ago today, on January 27, 2010, Steve Jobs stood on a stage in San Francisco. First he talked about how Apple invented the modern laptop in 1991 and revolutionized the smartphone with the iPhone in 2007. Then he asked: "Is there room for a third category of device in...
The iPad Is Three Years Old Today - Let's Now Stand In Awe Of How It Has Changed The World (AAPL)

These Computer-Generated Women Look Like Real

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Over at 3D graphics blog CGTrader, they've rounded up an eclectic collection of computer-generated images of women for International Women's Day. Some are humorous and cartoony, but some are borderline photorealistic. We've gathered some of the most impressive displays 3D graphics for you here.The artist packed so much detail into...
These Computer-Generated Women Look Like Real

2.2 Million People Pledged $319 Million To Kickstarter Projects In 2012

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Kickstarter, the site that lets people crowdfund for their creative projects, has released its 2012 year in review. The numbers are impressive. It raised $319 million from over 2 million donors, but that's just scratches the surface on the data the company released. Here are some of the highlights of...
2.2 Million People Pledged $319 Million To Kickstarter Projects In 2012

SHERYL SANDBERG: 'The Most Important Document Ever To Come Out Of The Valley'

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Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's COO, is a big fan of a presentation published by Netflix. She loves it so much, she said it "may well be the most important document ever to come out of the Valley." The presentation was created by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, and it was first published...
SHERYL SANDBERG: 'The Most Important Document Ever To Come Out Of The Valley'
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The Best Productivity Apps Of 2012

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This year we got a lot of stuff done. Thanks to our smartphones we were able to get even more done than ever before. In 2012, we saw several developers come up with great apps to help you stay on task. Plus, some big names in the space like Evernote...
The Best Productivity Apps Of 2012
FACEBOOK IN FLUX: A Hacker Haven's Nonstop Reinvention (FB)

The 10 Most Viral Ads Of 2012

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According to Unruly Media -- which tracks not only what videos people watch but also what they share -- the most viral ad of 2012 was a 30-minute-long spot for Kony 2012. People shared the controversial ad 10 million times, which is more than twice as much as people shared VW's "The Force,"...
The 10 Most Viral Ads Of 2012

What It's Like Spending A Week In Vegas Covering The Largest Trade Show In The World

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I've been home in New York for three days and I'm still feeling the effects of my week in Vegas. My throat is sore. My lungs are congested. My nose is drippy. I caught that mythical CES bug after being packed in the Las Vegas Convention Center with 150,000 other...
What It's Like Spending A Week In Vegas Covering The Largest Trade Show In The World

8 Reasons Microsoft's Surface Is Better Than The iPad (AAPL, MSFT)

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The Surface is here, ready to shake up the tablet space. Is it worth giving up your iPad for Microsoft's new tablet--or opting for one instead of the market leader, if you're a first-time buyer? This is just the beginning for the Surface line: Right now, you can buy a...
8 Reasons Microsoft's Surface Is Better Than The iPad (AAPL, MSFT)
Kate Upton And These 10 Celebrities Are Totally Oversharing On Vine

The Weirdest Google Glass Entries That Won (GOOG)

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Google announced that it's giving 8,000 people early access to Google Glass, its computer glasses. Google had a contest to decide who would win the privilege to pay $1,500 for Glass. The contest involved writing a tweet with #ifihadglass, or posting on Google+. Today Google Glass started tweeting at the...
The Weirdest Google Glass Entries That Won (GOOG)
The 10 Smartest Things Tim Cook Has Done Since Becoming Apple's CEO (AAPL)

How Totally Paranoid People Stay Safe Online

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It's more important than ever to make smart decisions about your privacy online. You don't have to get carried away with it, but you could probably stand to use some of the same tools that security-obsessed folks use every day. Here are some utilities to help keep your identity to...
How Totally Paranoid People Stay Safe Online

Tumblr's Ad Sales Pitch Deck Says Brands Will Now Be 'Front And Center' (YHOO)

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Tumblr is wasting no time in ramping up the amount of advertising it serves now that its $1.1 billion acquisition by Yahoo has been announced. Tumblr will launch a test of "in-stream" ads on its desktop users' dashboards as soon as tomorrow, a source tells Business Insider. A company representative...
Tumblr's Ad Sales Pitch Deck Says Brands Will Now Be 'Front And Center' (YHOO)

The 10 Billionaires Whose Net Worth Rose The Most In 2012

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Billionaires had a good 2012. According to Bloomberg, the richest 100 billionaires added $1.9 trillion to their wealth this past year. Bloomberg kindly gave us the data on the Top 10 gainers, how much they're worth, and how much they made. They come from a range of industries including tech,...
The 10 Billionaires Whose Net Worth Rose The Most In 2012

Most Eligible Bachelors And Bachelorettes In Tech

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They're smart. They're attractive. They're powerful. And, wait for it, they're single. These bachelors and bachelorettes have it all--and people are undoubtedly lining up to meet them.  As a rule of thumb, we're defining bachelors and bachelorettes as anyone who is not yet married.  That means there is still time to...
Most Eligible Bachelors And Bachelorettes In Tech

8 Very Funny, Very Wrong Answers Kids Have Given On Tests

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British author Richard Benson and his publisher, Chronicle Books, surfed the web and asked teachers to share their favorite (real) wrong answers. What resulted is two New York Times best sellers, F in Exams: The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers and its sequel, F for Effort! More of...
8 Very Funny, Very Wrong Answers Kids Have Given On Tests

Beautiful Hardware That Won't Become A Reality Without Your Help

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People have been using crowdfunding tools like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to raise the money necessary to bring their ideas to life. For every smash success that meets its goal and raises all the money it needs, there are so many more that never get funded and don't even get off...
Beautiful Hardware That Won't Become A Reality Without Your Help

These Are The Top 20 Tech Investors You Should Follow On Twitter

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If you follow the right investors on Twitter, you can gain a lot of insight into how they think, the types of startups they find most interesting, and markets that are ripe for disruption.  PeekAnalytics, a social media analytics company, ranked the top tech investors on Twitter based on influence. ...
These Are The Top 20 Tech Investors You Should Follow On Twitter
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