New Mac mini release date & rumoursMacworld UKWell, we’ve scoured the net to bring you Macworld UK’s best guess of the new Mac mini’s release date, specs and UK price. Apple has given nothing away about the new Mac mini. But based on past experience and the existing specs of other Macs, it is easy … and more …read more Source:...

Forbes“The largest information network in the world”: Prepare to hear that phrase out of the mouth of Twitter Twitter CEO Dick Costolo a lot in...

BetaNewsToday, Microsoft announces the first major update for Windows Phone 8.1, called Update 1. It introduces new features and improvements over the...

RegisterBlackBerry has bought privately held German firm Secusmart as part of its drive to become the handset provider of choice for security-conscious...

Hindu Business LineMicrosoft said today it seeks to comply with Chinese law, after Beijing announced an anti-monopoly investigation of the US technology...

Economic TimesSHANGHAI: Microsoft said Wednesday it seeks to comply with Chinese law, after Beijing announced an anti-monopoly investigation of the...

FirstpostApple has released a new range of MacBook Pro laptops that sport the high-resolution Retina display, with faster processors and higher memory...

New incubator to help ag-related tech startupsSioux Falls Argus LeaderWhen Prairie AquaTech moves out of the center, the space will be available for other technology startups. The next new company also might come out of the university research community, community leaders said. “Prairie AquaTech will be the first company … …read more Source:...

ReutersSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) halted a slowdown in user-growth in the second quarter with the help of product tweaks and...

South Dade News LeaderMANATEE COUNTY, Fla. — Scientists have long assumed that sea turtles emerge from their nests in silence, but a new study...

Our 9 favorite startups from the 500 Startups Demo DayThe Next WebAt the ninth edition of 500 Startups‘ demo day, 30 startups took to the stage vying for investment and a mention in the tech press. Underneath the rock star claims and hyperbole about changing the world, there were some gems that hit the stage in … and more …read more Source:...

Our 9 favorite startups from the 500 Startups Demo DayThe Next WebAt the ninth edition of 500 Startups‘ demo day, 30 startups took to the stage vying for investment and a mention in the tech press. Underneath the rock star claims and hyperbole about changing the world, there were some gems that hit the stage in … and more …read more Source:...

Justice Dept. sues Pa. over state police fitness testThe MercuryFrom 2003 to 2008, 94 percent of male applicants passed the fitness test, while 71 percent of female applicants passed. Under a similar test administered in 2009 through 2012, 98 percent of male applicants passed, while 72 percent of female applicants … …read more Source: Women Fitness...

Tech TimesThe World Trade Center Ship is less mysterious now than it was four years ago, but how did it get there? (Photo : Lower Manhattan Development...

The Star-LedgerNEW YORK (AP) — Cole Hamels pitched eight shutout innings and finally got some run support when Chase Utley hit a grand slam as the...

Wall Street JournalBy contrast, some pharmaceutical companies have tried to avoid using social media so they won’t learn about something that...

WTXL ABC 27MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. — Scientists have long assumed that sea turtles emerge from their nests in silence, but a new study says that...

VentureBeatMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — I sure hope file-sharing company Dropbox sent someone down to 500 Startups‘ demo day today, because they...

Sydney Morning HeraldSocial media users could land themselves in legal hot water if they share Wikileaks’ reporting of a secret suppression order...

Wall Street JournalThe company has been preceded in Gowanus by a number of smaller startups that saw themselves as pioneers in a neighborhoods less...

Social media play key role in Market Basket sagaBoston GlobeThey may not be tech-savvy, but Market Basket veterans quickly learned how to exploit the mobilizing power of social media. Or so it appears. While many Market Basket employees have been willing put their names to the protest movement, the people … and more …read more Source: Social Media...

Tech TimesFitbit brings Windows Phone users into the fold, fully. The wearable tech company’s fitness trackers now support direct sync with the...

Viral Global NewsFacebook recently announced that it is implementing a messenger app that will force users to install a new program on their phone if...

Honolulu rail agency concerned construction bids for rail stations may be …Pacific Business News (Honolulu)Construction bids for the first nine stations of Honolulu’s $5.16 billion elevated-rail project are likely to come in higher than originally anticipated and could cause the agency to dip into its contingency fund, Dan Grabauskas, executive director...

WDSU New OrleansTuesday at a news conference, the NOPD said the 19-year-old victim from Gretna met a woman on the social media site Kik. The two agreed...

Deseret NewsPitera became well-known on YouTube for his performance as both Aladdin and Jasmine in “A Whole New World.” The video was posted...

The Times-PicayuneIn each of the three reported carjackings, two in Central City and one in the 7th Ward, the male victims had thought they were meeting...

Brisbane TimesPhan is a self-made internet star who began posting makeup and self-help tutorials on YouTube in 2007. She has more than 6.7 million subscribers...

ReutersSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) halted a slowdown in user-growth in the second quarter with the help of product tweaks and...

Apple InsiderApple’s much-anticipated 2014 family of MacBook Pros introduced Tuesday are on their way to the company’s largest authorized...

The GuardianPreviously a normal east Ukrainian town, with decaying Soviet-era industrial plants and a political elite that skimmed off the financial...

Daily BeastAnd there is a proven willingness of individuals in Pakistani society who are willing to report on what they perceive as, justifiably or...

Mississippi Press (blog)Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination...

ABC NewsHow does a popular YouTube star who calls his six-figure comedy talents “obscene” spend his money? Timothy DeLaGhetto typically...

PC MagazineNASA’s Opportunity Mars rover is officially the off-Earth roving distance record-holder after reaching the 40-kilometer (25-mile) mark...

Reuters(Adds comments from lawyer, expert). By Paul Carsten. BEIJING, July 29 (Reuters) – A Chinese regulator said on Tuesday it is conducting...

Trying (and Failing) to Tolerate YouTube’s Advertised PersonalitiesThe WireThe ad campaign has focused on five YouTube channels: a comedy series (Epic Rap Battles of History), three vloggers (Michelle Phan, Bethany Mota, Rosanna Pansino), and news channel (VICE News, which is something of an exception). Because the … …read more Source: YouTube...

VentureBeatMore details have emerged about the new video startup Vessel from founder and former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar — specifically, how the company’s...

Two Apple acquisitions aim to help improve book, radio recommendationsMacworldApple’s been on a bit of an acquisition kick over the last couple years, and it seems to be continuing apace. This week, the company has confirmed the acquisition of two separate firms, both of which may help improve the company’s algorithms for … and more …read...

ForbesThis Martian map shows Opportunity’s path from landing in 2004 through its most recent drive. (Credit: mage Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/NMMNHS)....

Marketing expert Hyatt offers social media adviceThe TennesseanFRANKLIN – New York Times bestselling author and Franklin resident Michael Hyatt urged anyone grappling with the ever-changing social media world to start with a “wow,” such as amazing customer service or a cause. From there, they can tell their story … …read more Source: Social...

NYPD holds ‘common sense’ course on social mediaCapital New YorkLast week, the New York Police Department held a three-hour training session for officers on how best to use social media. Billed as a “refresher” course for 25 precinct command officers, the session at John Jay College boiled down to one key concept: … …read more Source:...

Beverly Hills News – Beverly Hills City Council to Hold Workshop TodayThe Beverly Hills CourierThe Beverly Hills City Council will hold a Council workshop today, in lieu of the normal Study Session, prior to the city council meeting this evening. The purpose of the workshop is to focus on how the City and the council can work better. The agenda … ...

Biofuel experts from Boeing and Masdar Institute to keynote SXSW EcoRenewable Energy Magazine (press release)SXSW Eco, which last year drew over 2,800 attendees, strives to bring together key leaders in the areas of big data and technology, smart cities, health, business and finance, design, energy, food systems, land and water, and policy and advocacy. In … ...

Zach LaVine Shows Off Otherworldly Hops At Seattle Pro-AmDime MagazineTwo weeks ago, we wondered who would win a dunk contest featuring a dream field of crazy-athletic rookies Andrew Wiggins, Aaron Goron, and Zach LaVine. Though Wiggins and Gordon have done nothing in the interim to dissuade us from believing … and more …read more Source: NBA Trades...

USA TODAY(His YouTube channel has more than 2.4 million subscribers.) “To reassure them, I said I would pay off the house,” he said. In...

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How most startups mess up their marketingThe Next WebRecently, a startup called Pressfarm launched, promising to provide the names, emails, and Twitter accounts for journalists so that entrepreneurs could get outstanding coverage for their business. There’s just one major problem with this business … …read more Source: Startups News From Google...

OnlineVideo.netYouTube allows brands to tailor the look and performance of their channels with custom-created gadgets, but one YouTube marketing expert...

T-Rex is now home to 100 startupsSTLtoday.comThe T-Rex technology incubator has been in the old Lammert Furniture building for less than six months, and it’s already home to more than 100 startup companies. The incubator’s backers bought the building, which was largely empty, in 2013 to provide a … …read more Source: Startups News From...

The GuardianThe latest Malaysia Airlines tragedy comes just four months after an earlier plane, Flight MH370, disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur...

PC MagazineAT&T will bring its super-fast U-verse with GigaPower service to residents and businesses in Music City. 0shares. AT&T U-verse with...

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