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8 HOURS AGO - Business Insider

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A GoFundMe campaign raised so much money for an Uber driver, he stopped taking donations

Five days ago, Roland Gainer launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to help Ken Wayne Broskey, a 70-year-old grandfather dying of cancer. Broskey is an Uber driver who met Gainer when he picked him up for a ride. During that 12-minute drive Broskey shared his touching story. Broskey doesn't have long to live and his doctors advised him to go ...

Tags: A GoFundMe campaign raised so much money for an Uber driver, he stopped taking donations,  Uber Latest News

12 HOURS AGO - Business Insider

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How ditching law school and quitting a bunch of good jobs led Dave Goldberg to tech fame and fortune

Dave Goldberg is half of one of Silicon Valley's most powerful couples. He's the CEO of uber successful Valley company SurveyMonkey, with an epic career that began in the Internet bubble days. And he's married to Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook. By any measure, Goldberg has a fantastic life. And it's easy to see why: he's smart, witty, but ...

Tags: How ditching law school and quitting a bunch of good jobs led Dave Goldberg to tech fame and fortune,  Uber Latest News

10 HOURS AGO - GottaBeMobile

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How to Play Video Games on a Budget

How to Play Video Games on a Budget is a post by Craig Lloyd from Gotta Be Mobile. Gaming can be an expensive hobby, but here’s how you can use your frugal ways to cut down on the amount of cash that leaves your wallet, while still getting your gaming fix. With the price of a new video game hovering ...

Tags: How to Play Video Games on a Budget,  Video Game Latest News

11 HOURS AGO - SlashGear

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Microsoft’s voice assistant Cortana ported to Android by hackers

Apple may have been the first to bring a voice-powered digital assistant to smartphones with Siri, but Microsoft followed up in a big way with its own Cortana. Named after the AI companion from the Halo video game series, Cortana has been available on a number of Windows Phone models, and is expected to play a big part in the ...

Tags: Microsoft’s voice assistant Cortana ported to Android by hackers,  Video Game Latest News

1 HOUR AGO - Next Big Future

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Kuangchi Science has 52% stake in Jetpack company and is making internet blimps to compete with Google Loon

Martin Aircraft, the jetpack company, raised $27 million by issuing shares in the company, most of which were taken up by China-based investor KuangChi Science.The Shenzhen-based Kuang-Chi Institute of Advanced Technology has a 52 per cent stake in Martin Aircraft.The funds raised by the listing will go toward a commercial jetpack planned for the second quarter of 2016.The US Department ...

Tags: Kuangchi Science has 52% stake in Jetpack company and is making internet blimps to compete with Google Loon,  Google Latest News

2 HOURS AGO - PCMag.com

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Google Wallet Accounts Now FDIC-Insured

You'll now have some recourse if Google ever goes bust while you have cash in your Google Wallet.

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APR 17, 2015 - TechCrunch

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French Senate Backs Bid To Force Google To Disclose Search Algorithm Workings

 In France, the upper house of parliament yesterday voted to support an amendment to a draft economy bill that would require search engines to display at least three rivals on their homepage. Read More

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2 HOURS AGO - Mashable

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Hacked emails indicate Ben Affleck asked PBS not to reveal his slave-owning ancestor

Hacked Sony emails published by Wikileaks have brought to light an incident in which Ben Affleck apparently asked the creators of the PBS show Finding Your Roots not to reveal that one of his ancestors was a slave owner. Affleck's episode, which aired in September 2014, did not include any information about his slave-owning ancestor, although PBS has denied any ...

Tags: Hacked emails indicate Ben Affleck asked PBS not to reveal his slave-owning ancestor,  Sony Latest News

4 HOURS AGO - Business Insider

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12 gadgets and apps that took a few tries to get right

As the great poet and musician Aubrey Drake Graham once sang, "It's not about who did it first, it's about who did it right."  That's true: Like comedy, selling a product is all in the timing. Sometimes even the best ideas don't work out the first time, whether because the technology isn't ready or because the market isn't. But those ...

Tags: 12 gadgets and apps that took a few tries to get right,  Sony Latest News

APR 17, 2015 - TechCrunch

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Snapchat Is Paying Ex-Apple Exec Scott Forstall 0.11% To Be An Advisor

 A leaked email from the Sony Pictures hack indicates Snapchat set aside .11% of its stock for former Apple head of iOS Scott Forstall to be an advisor. Michael Lynton, Sony Pictures’ CEO, is a Snapchat board member, so when his email was stolen by hackers protesting the release of The Interview, sensitive Snapchat information came to light. WikiLeaks recently ...

Tags: Snapchat Is Paying Ex-Apple Exec Scott Forstall 0.11% To Be An Advisor,  Sony Latest News

1 HOUR AGO - Forbes

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1 HOUR AGO - Gizmodo

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Russian Siri Was a Homophobic Jerk Until a User Called Her Out

Welcome to Reading List, a weekly collection of great tech reads from around the web. This week explores how Russian Siri was a homophobic jerk (until Apple set her straight last week), how the digital era has transformed pregnancy, and more! Enjoy. Read more...

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APR 17, 2015 - TechCrunch

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Snapchat Is Paying Ex-Apple Exec Scott Forstall 0.11% To Be An Advisor

 A leaked email from the Sony Pictures hack indicates Snapchat set aside .11% of its stock for former Apple head of iOS Scott Forstall to be an advisor. Michael Lynton, Sony Pictures’ CEO, is a Snapchat board member, so when his email was stolen by hackers protesting the release of The Interview, sensitive Snapchat information came to light. WikiLeaks recently ...

Tags: Snapchat Is Paying Ex-Apple Exec Scott Forstall 0.11% To Be An Advisor,  Apple Latest News