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Air Force Drone Pilots Are Bummed Out, Overworked: Report

A new report from the Government Accountability Office says the U.S.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:11:47 GMT
Crowdfund Your Artistic Dreams

Short Cuts: Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian talks about Patreon, a crowdfunding site that lets fans make monthly contributions to help artists.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:04:16 GMT
'Titanfall' Top Video Game, but Xbox One Sales Still Lag Behind PS4

The next-generation console wars continue, with Sony firmly in the lead despite a chart-topping debut by Microsoft's much-anticipated mech-based multiplayer shooter "Titanfall." The score so far? Xbox One, 5 million PlayStation 4, 7 million.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:49:34 GMT
Apple's iPhone-like Dashboard Interface 'CarPlay' Demoed by Volvo

In-car touchscreen systems aren't known for their great usability, but a new one modeled on Apple's iOS may prove a more worthwhile platform. CarPlay, designed by Apple in concert with car makers, was shown off by Volvo this week at the New York International Auto Show.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:03:45 GMT
Who Needs Keys? This Siri Hack can Unlock Your Car

Apples Siri is handy for checking weather and making appointments with voice commands, but what if she were smart enough to turn the lights on or unlock your car?

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:32:45 GMT
Michaels Stores Says Up To 3 Million Cards Affected in Data Breach

Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million customer credit and debit cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach but it has received "limited" reports of fraud.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:15:29 GMT
Lady Gaga is Going on Tour with a Hologram

Meet Hatsune Miku, a 16-year-old performer with a string of hits in Japan and her own devoted following. She is opening for Lady Gagas ARTPOP Ball tour in May and she would probably be excited about it if she was a living, breathing human being.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:27:12 GMT
China's Twitter-Like Weibo Site Debuts on Nasdaq

China's Twitter-like platform Weibo went public on the Nasdaq on Thursday under the symbol "WB" and opened just below the expected $17 price but started trading 2 percent higher soon afterward.The stock was expected to open Thursday morning, but was delayed until closer to noon.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:11:40 GMT
This Just In! 80 Years of Newsreels Now Free To Watch on YouTube

Before YouTube, before the Internet, before even TV, the way people got their news presented visually was through newsreels shown at movie theaters. Now British Pathe, the premier archive of these newsreels, has brought things full circle by putting its 80-year collection online for free.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:11:39 GMT
New Feature Lets Your Facebook Friends Know When You're Nearby

You Like the photos of your friends babies, comment on their status updates and tag yourself in their photos. Now you can find out where they are IRL (in real life, duh) with Nearby Friends, launched on Thursday by Facebook.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:38:34 GMT