• Spor Solar-Powered Battery Charger Wants To Kickstart A Cooler Clean-Energy Ecosystem

    Spor Solar-Powered Battery Charger Wants To Kickstart A Cooler Clean-Energy Ecosystem

    Spor is a portable solar-powered battery charger that wants to shake things up with its fuss-free, compact form factor that’s still capable of delivering a power punch. It’s also aiming to look a lot less boring than the generic competition — with a shell that can be customised via home 3D printing, if that’s your bag Read More

  • TrueCrypt, An Open-Source Whole-Disk Encryption System, Leaves Users High And Dry

    TrueCrypt, An Open-Source Whole-Disk Encryption System, Leaves Users High And Dry

    Users of TrueCrypt, the open source whole-disk encryption solution for Windows and Mac, should probably find something else ASAP. Ostensibly attributed to Microsoft’s decision to stop supporting Windows XP, the app and website have been pulled from the Internet leaving thousands of users in a lurch. Read More

  • What To Expect At Apple’s WWDC 2014

    What To Expect At Apple’s WWDC 2014

    Starting Monday, Apple will be unloading a week’s worth of news and resources for software makers at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco at the Moscone Center. Apple always kicks things off with a keynote at the beginning of the show, wherein it reveals new and exciting things for both developers and consumers alike. This year will be no exception, but what… Read More

  • Nokia Buys Desti To Add AI To HERE Maps, Will Shut App Down

    Nokia Buys Desti To Add AI To HERE Maps, Will Shut App Down

    Nokia, now lightened of its handset load thanks to Microsoft, has made an acquisition to expand its HERE mapping business, one of the assets that has remained with the Finnish company. It has bought Desti, a mapping startup and app maker that uses artificial intelligence and natural language processing to help people find what they are looking for. Desti is a spin-out from SRI International… Read More

  • New “iOS Blocks” Concept Video Imagines How Widgets Could Work On The iPhone And iPad

    New “iOS Blocks” Concept Video Imagines How Widgets Could Work On The iPhone And iPad

    A new iOS concept video and extremely detailed explanation from UX and graphic designer Jay Machalani imagines how Apple’s iOS operating system could have its own version of Android’s widgets or Windows Phone’s “Live Tiles,” by introducing a new interaction that’s sort of in between each. In a blog post titled “Pushing iOS” the designer… Read More

  • ExactTarget Co-Founder Scott Dorsey Leaves Salesforce, McCorkle New CEO

    ExactTarget Co-Founder Scott Dorsey Leaves Salesforce, McCorkle New CEO

    A changing of the guard at ExactTarget, the email and digital marketing company that Salesforce acquired last year for $2.5 billion, its biggest acquisition to date. ExactTarget co-founder Scott Dorsey is stepping down as CEO, while Scott McCorkle, president of technology and strategy and COO, is stepping up. Sources tell us that emails went out to staff yesterday from Salesforce CEO… Read More

  • Regarding The Sick Fixation On Detroit Blight Porn

    Regarding The Sick Fixation On Detroit Blight Porn

    The GooBing Detroit Tumblr chronicles the state of the crumbling metropolis. By using Google Maps images captured in 2009 and more recent pictures captured by Bing Maps in 2012, this Tumblr offers a unique view of the decay. Some areas have went from depressed to devastated in just three years. Click through and check out some of the images. Blight porn gets pageviews. But this Tumblr offers… Read More

  • Kim Kardashian Steals Most-Liked Instagram Photo From Bieber

    Kim Kardashian Steals Most-Liked Instagram Photo From Bieber

    If you’re wondering where we’re at as a society, this should help clear things up. The above photo, posted by Kim Kardashian of her wedding to Kanye West, now has more than 1.95 million likes, making it the most liked Instagram picture of all time. Before Kimye took the crown, Biebs and Selena Gomez held the title of most liked Instagram photo with this bad boy, which saw 1.82… Read More

  • Additive Analytics Launches New Tools To Help Patients Compare Surgery Costs

    Additive Analytics Launches New Tools To Help Patients Compare Surgery Costs

    TechCrunch first met Additive Analytics when the health data startup launched Maternity Compare, a site that helps parents find trustworthy obstericians. Now Additive Analytics’ founder Laura Hamilton has created two new products to help patients compare the costs of non-emergency surgical procedures at different hospitals, which can potentially save them a huge amount of money. Read More

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