This Small Apartment Was Designed for a Young Woman

This small apartment was designed by Kiev-based Lera Katasonova Design. This small apartment is designed for a young woman | Continue reading | 7 years ago

The Pearl Bay House is Modern, Minimal and Maximises the Sensational Ocean Views

Designed by Gavin Maddock Design Studio, the Pearl Bay House is a family home located in Yzerfontein, South Africa. | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Complete Renovation of a Victorian Terrace House

Canfield Gardens is a Victorian terrace house completely renovated by Scenario Architecture. This house is designed with a unique .... | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Periscope introduces real-time comment moderation

Live-streaming app Periscope is rolling out a new experiment with real-time comment moderation, the company announced today. While its parent company Twitter has struggled over the years with spam and abuse – without much success, let’s be honest – Periscope is aiming to go a dif … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

No surprise, Google Home is based on Chromecast, not Android

When Google announced its Home speaker, to take on the Amazon Echo, I made a big assumption: it was essentially a super-powered Chromecast device at its tiny little heart. Making assumptions is a stupid thing for a tech reporter to do, but turns out this one was accurate. Amir Ef … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Intel to Collaborate with The Floor to Nurture Fintech Ideas

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC), the semiconductor giant has joined hands with The Floor, a fintech hub located at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange to start its own fintech innovation hub in Israel. According to an announcement made by the company on Sunday, the fintech innovation hu … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Google’s New Mobile-Friendly Algorithm is Officially Here

After several months of anticipation, Google has finally rolled out its new mobile-friendly algorithm update. With the update, officially launched in mid-May, the search engine giant aims to improve search results for mobile users, which now make up a majority of web traffic worl … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Iran's new data policy could mean end of local access to Telegram app

One of the popular messaging apps in Iran, Telegram, will soon be forced to hand over user data to local government authorities, according to reportsThe rule, initiated by Iran's Supreme Council of Cyberspace, is set to go into effect in one year and will require all messaging ap … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Serbian company eyes Portorož Airport

Serbian-based holding company MK Group has expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Portorož Airport, the smallest of Slovenia’s three commercial airports. In a statement, the company said, “Portorož has the potential to further develop and increase the number of foreign visit … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Y Combinator announces basic income pilot experiment in Oakland

Y Combinator announced today that it would launch its first basic income experiment in Oakland, CA. The startup accelerator began researching the concept of basic income last fall and will soon start paying salaries. Read More | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Dell announces gargantuan 17-inch 2-in-1 laptop because... why?

Dell has officially gone too far. At Computex in Taipei, Taiwan, Dell announced a whole bunch of new laptops in various screen sizes, most of which are hardware refreshes. But the biggest "Oh god, why?" device is the 17-inch Inspiron 7000 2-in-1.SEE ALSO: Asus ZenBook 3 will make … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Asus reveals revamped water-cooled gaming laptop with dual Nvidia GPUs

The GX800 is a water-cooled gaming laptop that takes "desktop replacement" literally. | Continue reading | 7 years ago

PlayStation Plus gives subscribers NBA 2K16 and Gone Home in June

Sony is coming with a big lineup of games for its PlayStation Plus subscribers next month. If you’re a member of Sony’s premium PlayStation Plus service in June and own a PlayStation 4, you’ll get access to an amazing basketball game and one of the most beloved independent games … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Fog Creek launches HyperDev collaborative app-development tool out of private beta

Fog Creek Software, the New York company that came up with Stack Overflow and Trello, is announcing today that its new HyperDev service, which provides an online playground for developing and instantly deploying Web apps, is now available to anyone in open beta. Previously people … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Instagram’s Business profile and tools are here, and they look just like Facebook Pages’

The rumors have finally come to fruition: Business profiles are arriving on Instagram. Accounts that are recognized as a business will receive tools to help measure engagement and promote their posts. The Insights tool, for example, lets business account owners see their follower … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

'Sonic Runners' is Going Offline Shortly After Its First Birthday

Sonic might have started his life on gaming platforms mightily strong, but the last few years haven't been the rosiest for the little blue hedgehog, and today's news won't be changing that fact. Sonic Runners [Free], the free-to-play endless runner that came out last June, will b … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Energysquare is a wireless phone charging pad that doesn’t use induction

Meet Energysquare, a thin charging pad so that you don’t have to plug your phone charger ever again. Energysquare doesn’t rely on induction like most wireless chargers out there. Instead, Energysquare uses a conductive surface as well as a sticker on the back of your phone. The c … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Atari now makes smart home products

Someday soon, you may be able to buy a network-connected dog collar made by Atari.Atari announced today that it's partnering with Sigfox to get into the Internet of Things business. Together, they intend to create connected home, pet, lifestyle, and safety products. Work on the n … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Squeeze your phone to annoy your dog

Researchers at the University of Michigan are taking a cue from Apple to create a pressure sensitive phone. Their software, ForcePhone, relies on a device's built-in microphone and speaker. With this software installed, the phone's speaker constantly emits a sound at a frequency … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Overwatch and the new wave of friendly online shooters

There’s a new multiplayer-only shooter out, and I’m really having a lot of fun with it. Just a few years ago that’s not something you would have heard me say. The genre has historically not been very welcoming to newcomers; the result of entrenched players who are simply way bett … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Adam Dell’s new startup Clarity Money raises $2.5 million to be ‘your money guru’

Clarity Money, a New York-based startup still in beta, announced in a public filing that it raised a $2.5 million investment. Cofounded by venture capitalist Adam Dell, Clarity Money’s stealthy Angel List page says it aims to become “your money guru” by providing “actionable insi … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Inventory shortages may herald rebirth of Apple’s aging Thunderbolt Display

Apple’s Thunderbolt Display, first introduced in the summer of 2011, may be getting a refresh at WWDC, if inventory shortages at retail stores are any indication. Just try getting one at your local Apple store — dozens of locations near me are “ship to store” only, suggesting (as … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Microsoft bans corporations from using Minecraft as a marketing tool

Minecraft is a huge deal for a generation of kids, and it is a great way to reach that young, crucial demographic. But marketers are no longer free to use the block-building game however they want to sell unrelated products. Microsoft and developer Mojang, the owners of Minecraft … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

This $27,000 Putin-themed Galaxy S7 is opulence made manifest

The Caviar Samsung Supremo Putin Rubino is either hilarious or awesome, but either way it's going to cost some oil tycoon a hefty penny. | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Facebook’s FbStart program names Amazon, DocSend, and Pitchbook as new partners

Facebook has kicked off the third season of its global developer program — called FbStart — with enhanced benefits for participating startups. The social networking company has added Amazon, DocSend, and PitchBook as three new partners, along with creating monthly online office h … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 6 is due next week

Minecraft: Story Mode's next episode, A Portal to Mystery, is due on 7th June for PC, Mac, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 along with iOS and Android platforms.The first season of Minecraft: Story Mode wrapped up in late March with Episode 5: Order Up. But developer Telltale dec … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

'Majuscula' is a Typeface-Themed Platformer Where Each Level is a Letter of the Alphabet

Games based around fonts and typography are nothing new, and on mobile we've had some clever ones like the (sadly no longer available) vertical shooter Vetica which featured ships and enemies made up of the popular font, or Font Monsters [$1.99 / Free] which had you using a keybo … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

It's convertible season, so what are you waiting for?

This is The Harper Spin, a weekly column from seasoned auto critic Jason H. Harper. He’s raced at Le Mans, crushed a car in a 50-ton tank, and now, he’s bringing his unique style to The Verge.Buying a summertime convertible is one of the most underrated things you can do in the c … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Square now lets you lease its contactless and chip reader for $1 per week

Square has made it a bit easier for businesses to afford its new contactless and chip reader with a lease price of just $1 per week. The intention is to reduce the financial strain entrepreneurs face and allow them to use the latest commerce-based technology right now. Launched i … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Xbox One price drops to $299 just in time before unveiling slim Xbox One at E3

Microsoft just dropped the price of its gaming console. The Xbox One now costs $299 in the U.S. with a 500GB hard drive, or €299 in Europe. For $319, you get a 1TB hard drive. And bundles also get a $50 price cut.Interestingly, this news comes right before E3. Microsoft is set to … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Intel to Develop Blockchain Projects at New Innovation Lab in Israel

Tech giant Intel has opened a development lab in Tel Aviv focused on financial technologies like the blockchain. | Continue reading

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UK Research Office (UKRO) Annual Conference 2016 - 30 June - 1 July 2016

Date: From 30/06/2016 to 01/07/2016Venue: Glasgow, ScotlandMore informationEach year the UK Research Office (UKRO) organises a two-day Annual Conference aimed primarily at European Liaison Officers, European research managers, Research Councils and policy makers.The 2016 edition … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

V4 for researchers' mobility: supporting young researchers on the way to excellence

Date: 14/06/2016Venue: BrusselsMore informationV4 for researchers' mobility: supporting young researchers on the way to excellence is a jointly organised event by CZELO (Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation), Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU, … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Exploitation strategies for Bioeconomy Research proposals

Date: 07/06/2016Venue: BrusselsMore informationBe part of this conference and learn how to make the most of your bioeconomy R&I results. The conference will give you insights on how to improve the exploitation aspects of a research project proposal to fully exploit all of the opp … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Microsoft is no longer ‘mobile first’

ANALYSIS: Despite claiming to be a “mobile first” corporation, last week Microsoft made two independent moves that pushed it even further away from the phone manufacturer it had become with the ill-fated Nokia acquisition, which closed in April 2014. By selling the company’s feat … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Writing an ebook is way more work than you think

Last week marked the launch of my new co-written ebook “Social Media Guide for Small Businesses“! Getting the thing written and out the door was a true creative process, and a lot more work than you would expect. I’m happy to have popped my Amazon publishing cherry, but there are … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Recently confirmed Myspace hack could be the largest yet

You might not have thought of – much less visited – Myspace in years. (Yes, it’s still around. Time, Inc. acquired it and other properties when it bought Viant earlier this year.) But user data never really dies, unfortunately. For Myspace’s new owner, that’s bad news, as the com … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Simply Hired is shutting down June 26, reportedly as part of an acquisition

Simply Hired — a job search engine with 30 million monthly users that is active in 24 countries and 12 languages — is shutting down on June 26, with one report claiming that at least some of the company is getting acquired.We heard of the shutdown initially from one of Simply Hir … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

The future of AR is firefighters with infrared breathing masks

Firefighters may soon get a much needed improvement to their infrared imaging systems thanks to a pair of engineers at a research institute in Switzerland. Adrien Birbaumer and Martijn Bosch from École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have created VIZIR, a smart visor fo … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Witaj na portugalskim targu!

Dzień dobry, Jak pewnie wiesz, uwielbiam targi. Jeśli jeszcze nie wiesz, z pewnością bardzo szybko się przekonasz:-). Targ, market, rynek, targowisko to zazwyczaj jedno... | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Sirin Labs' Solarin is today's most ridiculous $16,000 Android phone

How much do you value your privacy? Sirin Labs is a new company making its debut in London today that stakes its future on very wealthy people believing their privacy and security to be priceless. Its launch product is the Solarin, a 5.5-inch Android smartphone accompanied by a s … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Y Combinator is giving some Oakland residents a basic income in new pilot study

Four months ago, Y Combinator launched a five-year study aimed at “giving people enough money to live on with no strings attached.” Today, the YC Research-funded Basic Income project announced that it’s starting a “short-term” pilot study in Oakland, California to better understa … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Instagram officially announces its new business tools

Instagram this morning officially announced the launch of its tools for business users, including new business profiles, analytics, and the ability to turn Instagram posts into ads directly from the Instagram app itself. The launch comes following a series of leaks and reports of … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Instagram will finally give businesses an official presence on its platform

Businesses will soon be able to find a new home on Instagram.The photo sharing app previewed new profiles and tools for businesses Tuesday, which will be available to people in the U.S., New Zealand and Australia in the next few months.SEE ALSO: Stop turning eating time into life … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Doom's soundtrack contains satanic Easter eggs

Id Software's new Doom reboot really hearkens back to the good old days of gaming with its swift movement and brazen dismissal of reloading as a concept, and here's yet another way Doom feels like an "edgy" 90s adventure: The soundtrack contains hidden satanic imagery.As outlined … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Xbox One price drops to $299 ahead of 'slim’ console rumor for E3

Microsoft is discounting its Xbox One to $299 ahead of new hardware expected next month at E3. The software giant unveiled the promotion over the weekend, and every Xbox One bundle is now reduced by $50 until June 13th. Microsoft's timing is well suited to its E3 press conference … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Jenji Kohan is producing a new Netflix comedy about women's wrestling

Orange Is the New Black showrunner Jenji Kohan is keeping her hands full by executive producing GLOW, a new comedy about female wrestling that's just been given a series order by Netflix. Set in Los Angeles, the show will focus on a struggling actress whose last shot at stardom i … | Continue reading | 7 years ago

Fake-Bugatti macht Supersportwagen bezahlbar

Man muss schon genauer hingucken, um zu erkennen, dass dieser Bugatti Veyron gar kein Veyron ist. In Wirklichkeit handelt es sich nämlich um einen Mercury Cougar aus dem Jahr 2001, der von einem ambitionierten Bastler in einen Veyron Super Spor... | Continue reading | 7 years ago