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Maine NewsResearchers are excited after discovering a previously unknown ancient cricket species in a piece of hardened amber that was found nearly 50 years ago in the Dominican Republic among hundreds of amber pieces. However, the discovery took such a long …Treasure trove of amber insect fossils found under sinkWired.co.ukDecades-old amber collection offers...

BloombergPanasonic Corp. (6752), the main supplier of lithium-ion cells for Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) electric cars, has signed a deal to help build the battery factory Chairman Elon Musk needs to lower sticker prices. Panasonic will build cylindrical lithium-ion cells and …Tesla Earnings Preview: As Panasonic Confirms Gigafactory Deal, Here’s What …ForbesUPDATE...

First look: Shazam for MacMacworld (blog)As you may have heard, Shazam’s music recognition technology will be incorporated into Siri in iOS 8. Having the ability to identify a song playing in the background (and then purchase it via the iTunes Store) is powerful for mobile devices. But what … and more …read more Source: MacWorld News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Washington PostThe hype surrounding the shrouded woman was ignited by social media users, news crews and other busybodies who became interested in her travels. A Facebook page called “Where is the Mysterious Woman in Black?” has 62,000 fans. A Twitter hashtag …Folks on social media ask: Where is mysterious woman in black?USA TODAYUS social media asks:...

USA TODAYTesla motors shares are climbing in anticipation that quarterly earnings report Thursday will test whether the electric car maker can keep its hot streak alive. Tesla shares closed Wednesday at $228.92 a share, up $3.91 or 1.74%. Analysts are still expecting …Tesla, Panasonic form ‘Gigafactory’ electric vehicle battery behemothZDNetPanasonic,...

BBC NewsIt’s the new frontier for the internet – connecting billions of people in Africa and Asia who have yet to sample the delights of the digital world. Through an organisation called Internet.org, Facebook has put itself at the forefront of this mission. Today it unveils a …Facebook’s Internet.org expands in ZambiaWashington PostFacebook...

The GuardianStartups and smaller ISPs, as well as technology collective Perseverance Works, are all due to meet Labour MP Meg Hillier on Thursday to discuss the crisis in the capital’s broadband provision. Hiller represents Hackney South and Shoreditch where many …Michael Bloomberg: London and New York can overtake Silicon ValleyTech City News all 3...

bdailyBusiness Secretary Vince Cable has announced 2 new measures that give the green light for driverless cars to take to UK roads from January 2015. UK cities can now bid for a share of a £10 million competition to host a driverless cars trial. The government is …Cable invites British cities to vie for £10m trials of driverless carsYorkshire...

The GuardianHe has endorsement deals coming out of his ears (he just went to the World Cup in Brazil as part of the Sun’s online team) and is making a ton out of YouTube ad revenue alone. I don’t know exactly how much but I do know that he was rich enough to buy … …read more Source: YouTube News Feed From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Telegraph.co.ukSir David Attenborough has said he is ‘tickled pink’ after a 20 million year old grasshopper discovered trapped in amber was named after him. The University of Illinois has been studying a collection of amber discovered in the Dominican Republic 50 years …Forgotten amber collection is a new window to the pastTech TimesAmber-Trapped...

ForbesReports of China investigating Microsoft for possible violations of anti-monopoly laws have tied the action to continuing tensions over cybersecurity. In response to the Department of Justice’s indictment of five alleged PLA hackers, as well as revelations in …Microsoft Xbox one sales to start in China this fallUSA TODAYXbox One Launching in China...

The Westside StoryScientists recently announced the discovery of a mother octopus that guarded her eggs for 53 months, or 4.5 years. The amazing thing is during that time, it appears as if she didn’t even eat. According to researchers, the deep sea octopus mom has set a …Broody octopus keeps record-breaking four-year vigilBBC NewsParenting Award: Octopus...

TechRadar UKMicrosoft has officially unveiled its first major update to Windows Phone 8.1 since it launched the latest version of its mobile platform. The big news is that the update will see Cortana – Microsoft’s answer to Siri – break out of the US, with the Beta version hitting …HTC One W8 Launching August 19Know Your MobileMicrosoft’s...

PCWorldFCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has sharply questioned Verizon Wireless over its plan announced last week to throttle mobile data speeds for customers with unlimited plans. In a letter to Verizon Wireless President and CEO Dan Mead on Wednesday, Wheeler …You, Verizon. What’s with the download throttle? Explain yourself – FCC bossRegisterFCC chairman...

SFGateBut as a biotechnology startup that is trying to create treatments for autoimmune diseases and cancer, Anvil needs, and lacks, millions of dollars’ worth of scientific equipment just to test a feasible idea. Last year, CEO Jack Lin stumbled on a … and more …read more Source: Startups News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

CNETFCC’s Tom Wheeler says in a letter he’s “deeply troubled” by Verizon’s move to single out unlimited data customers, which could slow their access to the Internet. by Marguerite Reardon · @maggie_reardon; July 30, 2014 4:56 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook.FCC Questions Verizon’s Limits On Unlimited DataTechCrunchFCC Chair Asks...

KPRC HoustonFIREFIGHTERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE WARNING PARENTS ABOUT A DISTURBING NEW TREND: TEENS DOUSING THEMSELVES IN ALCOHOL, LIGHTING THEMSELVES ON FIRE AND THEN POSTING IT ON SOCIAL MEDIA. ONE BOY …Video: Fire challenge, new social media trend leads to 15 year old seriously …scallywagandvagabond all 46 news articles …read more Source:...

USA TODAYJeremy Lin is going Hollywood — literally — after heading to the Lakers and he stars in a new YouTube video about his new life in California. In the video, which is worth the five minutes it takes to watch, is parody of a mini-drama based on what …Jeremy Lin Stars In Funny Video With YouTube StarsLakers Nation all 8 news articles …read...

MashablePalantir Technologies, the big-data company whose software reportedly helped find Osama bin Laden, has acquired a 2-year-old social media marketing startup. Palantir acquired Poptip, a company that helps major brands analyze data from Twitter, and …Palantir buys social media polling startup PoptipSilicon Valley Business JournalPoptip agrees to acquisitionNew...

SFGate(07-30) 14:36 PDT MONTEREY — A steadfast little octopus living in the deep water of Monterey Bay has set an extraordinary record of animal motherhood, laying her clutch of eggs and brooding them nonstop for 53 straight months – apparently without pause …Deep sea octopus mom tends her eggs longer than any animal on EarthLos Angeles TimesBroody...

MacworldThe custom Mac tablet, the Modbook, is back—this time with a souped-up, 15.4-inch display and the latest Mac hardware under the hood. To make this dream a reality, however, Modbook is asking that you fund a Kickstarter campaign for the Modbook Pro X, …13in Retina MacBook Pro review (13in, mid 2014)Macworld UKApple’s MacBook Pro gets speed...

Pasadena NowWhere else can you get this much daily news and information about Pasadena? 90,000 monthly readers | 19,700 email subscribers | 5,000 Twitter followers. NASA to Announce Mars 2020 Rover Instruments. From STAFF REPORTS. Published : Wednesday …Mars rover sets off-world driving recordChristian Science Monitor#SpaceOut Talks Mars Curiosity: Today,...

Times of San DiegoThe San Diego chapter of the Tech Coast Angels said Wednesday it funded 15 startups with a total of $7.3 million in the first half of 2014 — as much as in all of last year. “This is by far the most active year in our history,” said Jeff Draa … and more …read more Source: Startups News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

TubefilterITV is one of Britain’s biggest TV networks, and it’s looking to extend its influence to YouTube. It has launched a multi-channel network that will appeal to the young audience that consumes content online. The MCN is launched in partnership with … and more …read more Source: YouTube News Feed From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Incubated: How The 500 Startups Accelerator Helps Startups Get NoticedTechCrunchIt’s only been around a short three years, but the 500 Startups Accelerator has already cemented its spot as one of the top programs for founders who are looking to improve their products and reach new users. Now graduating more than 100 new companies … …read more Source: Startups News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

iOS 8 preview: AgileBits releases 1Password extensionMacworldAh, Wednesday: Time for middle-of-the-week celebrations, new comics, and… iOS 8 extensions? Yes, indeed: AgileBits, the developers behind 1Password, have released a Github repository containing all the stuff that other app makers need to include a … and more …read more Source: MacWorld News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

PC MagazineFor starters, Hangouts is now covered under the same Terms of Service as other Google Apps for Business products like Gmail and Drive, meaning you’ll get 24-7 phone support and a 99.9 percent uptime guarantee, the Web giant announced Wednesday.Google makes Hangouts more enterprise friendlyComputerworldGoogle makes Chromebox for Meetings more business-friendly...

BBC NewsFor four years and five months, she clung to the rock and guarded her eggs. In a feat that surely made good use of all eight arms, an octopus revealed a new secret of deep sea life when ecologists observed her record-breaking behaviour from a robotic …Deep-sea octopus goes without food for 4.5 years while watching eggsLos Angeles TimesPhenomena:National...

A comprehensive guide to YouTube’s dumbest and most dangerous teen trendsWashington PostYouTube has known its fair share of dangerous, destructive and ill-advised trends, but even by those standards, the “fire challenge” hits new lows. The so-called challenge consists of pouring rubbing alcohol on oneself, lighting it on fire, and putting … …read more Source: YouTube News Feed From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Bleacher ReportThis is yet another example of the growing significance and impact social media can have on sports. As young athletes continue to mature and progress in their careers, they’ll need to be especially mindful of how they present themselves to those who …Herb Hand says Nittany Lions ‘dropped’ prospect over social media presencePenn...

PCWorldAdvanced Micro Devices is moving closer to a motherboard design that will accept both x86 and ARM chips with the shipment of its first 64-bit ARM board. The Opteron A1100-Series developer hardware is an uncased computer costing $2,999, and aimed at …AMD Opteron 64-bit ARM-based developer kits now availableZDNetAMD Announces the Availability of AMD...

Wish Granted! Aladdin Tony Winner James Monroe Iglehart is Broadway.com’s …Broadway.comYou ain’t never had a friend like James Monroe Iglehart! The Aladdin star is the latest to give us a glimpse of backstage life on the Great White Way. Get excited for his video blog series, I Dream of Genie: Backstage at Aladdin with James Monroe Iglehart. …read more Source: Vlogger News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Silicon Valley Bank moves to bolster Valley startupsArizona RepublicA California bank hopes to boost innovation in Arizona by adding 250 jobs and making $100 million available to lend to high-growth startup companies. Silicon Valley Bank, a provider of commercial, international and private banking, announced Wednesday … and more …read more Source: Startups News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Reuters(Adds Hyundai spokesman comment, details). DETROIT, July 30 (Reuters) – South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co will recall about 883,000 Sonata mid-sized sedans in the United States and Puerto Rico because a potentially defective …Hyundai Recalls 880000 Sonatas for Shifting ProblemNew York TimesHyundai Recalls 888700 Sonata SedansNBCNews.comHyundai...

The GuardianNow, one of Britain’s most popular internet video bloggers – or vloggers – is breaking away from the niche world of Vine and YouTube to move on to terrestrial television. Dapper Laughs, the alter ego of Daniel O’Reilly, has become one of the first to … and more …read more Source: YouTube News Feed From Google News Share...

500 Startups Demo Day: 7 favorites from an unusually musical batch — plus a kickSilicon Valley Business JournalYou never know quite what to expect from the pitches at a 500 Startups Demo Day, and Tuesday’s event was no exception. Amid an unusually high number of bitcoin and e-commerce pitches, there were at least two musical crescendos and a kick to the groin …Our 9 favorite startups from the 500 Startups Demo DayThe Next Web all 3 news articles …read more Source: Startups News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

ABC NewsSprint and Virgin Mobile USA announced phone plans today that will let you access only four of the most popular social media apps in the country. Marketed with parental controls and targeted toward families, customers can pay $11.98 for the new Virgin …Sprint Is Offering Super-Cheap Data Plans for Only Accessing Social MediaTIMEVirgin Mobile US Announces...

TIMEAs wireless carriers launch services to make mobile Internet more affordable, Sprint is taking a more drastic approach with its new wireless plan—unlimited access to a few popular social media apps, and nothing else. Offered under Sprint’s Virgin …Sprint Twitter & Facebook Plan 2014: Company to Offer Social Media Plan For …Latin Post all...

ZDNetgoog-hangout (Image: ZDNet/CBS Interactive). Google wants you to get a little bit more social. At least, while you’re at work — in, or outside the office. The search turned everything-else giant announced Wednesday a raft of new features for Google Apps for …Google Hangouts Dresses Up For BusinessInformationWeekGoogle Stops Forcing Google+ on...

Is Twitter Looking to Take on YouTube?Wall Street Journal (blog)Could all this lead to Twitter becoming another outlet for brands like Red Bull, that have built huge followings on YouTube, or YouTube native talents such as Freddie Wong and Bethany Mota to cultivate audiences outside of YouTube? Many in the YouTube … …read more Source: YouTube News Feed From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

ForbesMore proof of India’s rise as one of the Silicon Valleys of the world can certainly be seen in the latest mega venture financing of leading Indian e-commerce startup Flipkart. With $1 billion in new funding, Flipkart joins the big leagues for not only …Amazon To Invest 2 Bn In India On Track To Hit 1 Bn SalesSiliconindia.com all 386 news articles ...

Manatt, ICM, Originate launch O Labs, new investment arm for startupsLos Angeles TimesA law firm, a marketing agency and a software development company have formed a joint venture based in Los Angeles to incubate startups building products and services in line with the needs of major businesses, including video game publishers and …ICM, Manatt and Originate Form Incubator for Media and Tech StartupsVarietyICM, Originate, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips Launch O Labs Media Tech Incubatorhypebot.com all 10 news articles …read...

Power Lifters: Five Brands That Got A Big Social-Media Lift From Comic-ConDeadline.comPower Lifters: Five Brands That Got A Big Social-Media Lift From Comic- So which films and TV shows got the biggest bump to their social-media accounts during Comic-Con? The Deadline Team already has delivered its verdict on Comic-Con’s big winners … …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

The mall of small appsMacworldStart your 30-day free trial today by going to ShareFile.com, click on the microphone at the top of the homepage, and enter the offer code MACWORLD. No credit card required. You can subscribe to the Macworld Podcast by clicking here. Or you can point … …read more Source: MacWorld News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Dumb-OutAs the climate changes across the globe, so is the frosty North, now facing a huge Arctic swell. During a September 2012 storm Jim Thomson, the University of Washington researcher, recorded the wave measurements with the help of sensors in the middle of …Arctic Ice Retreat Creates Giant Swells For The First TimeValueWalkHuge waves observed in formerly...

ICM, Manatt and Originate Form Incubator for Media and Tech StartupsVarietyICM Partners, software developer Originate and law and consulting firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips have created O Labs, a joint venture designed to fund and develop media and technology startups by pooling resources from each partner. L.A.-based O Labs …ICM, Originate, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips Launch O Labs Media Tech Incubatorhypebot.com all 8 news articles …read more Source: Startups News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

USA TODAYMicrosoft announced it will launch its Xbox One video game console in China on September 23. The company is partnering with Chinese media company BesTV to sell the device in China for ¥3,699 RMB (roughly $599). Forza Motorsport 5, Kinect Sports …Microsoft’s China woes increaseFox NewsMicrosoft raid highlights US trade troubles in ChinaFinancial...

MarketWatch (blog)The merging of retail and technology has led to the two sides poaching each other’s talent. This commonly leads to companies gobbling up entire startups, as was demonstrated by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Wal-Mart’s /quotes/zigman/245476/delayed … and more …read more Source: Startups News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Beauty Vlogger Lands CoverGirl CampaignYahoo NewsVloggers are officially taking over the world! CoverGirl just named 25-year-old beauty guru Ingrid Nilsen, aka MissGlamorazzi, their official Glambassador. She doesn’t just have 2.8 million dedicated YouTube subscribers, she’s also the first vlogger to … …read more Source: Vlogger News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

How to burn movies to disc in an iDVD-less worldMacworldHey, have you done a 911 recently about burning a movie to a DVD? A friend was asking and I realized I have no real idea how this is done in the post-iDVD world. No I haven’t, but it’s time I did. It’s true, now that Apple has filed iDVD under “Old … and more …read more Source: MacWorld News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

YouTube star Dapper Laughs lands ITV2 dating showThe GuardianDapper Laughs, one of the new generation of entertainment acts building a career via YouTube, has landed his own dating show on ITV2. Daniel O’Reilly, the man behind the Dapper Laughs YouTube persona, is thought to be the first of the new breed of … and more …read more Source: YouTube News Feed From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

How to get started in iOS app developmentMacworld UKHow to create an app: develop your own iOS apps for iPhone and iPad. This feature looks at the process of building an app, and delivering it to the App Store. by Lou Hattersley |Macworld UK | 5 hours ago. and more …read more Source: MacWorld News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...