May 1, 2014 5:33pm

Why Foursquare Is Splitting Into Two Apps

Foursquare announced today it is carving itself into two separate apps: one for discovering new places and another for knowing where your friends are. The Foursquare app will allow users to discover new places, while the breakaway app, Swarm, will allow users to meet up… Read More »

By ABC News

Apr 30, 2014 6:34pm

Man vs. Computer: Which Can Best Spot Pain Fakers?

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, are working on a breakthrough that could change how doctors treat patients and their pain. Many doctors’ offices have started displaying charts with faces showing various levels of pain but what if a person is faking it?… Read More »

Apr 23, 2014 11:13am

Why Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto Wants to Hug the Bitcoin Community

Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the man who has denied allegations he is the founder of Bitcoin, said in a new video that he wants to give the crypto-currency community a big hug to thank its members for their support. It’s one expensive embrace. More than 49 bitcoins, amounting… Read More »

Apr 22, 2014 10:23am

Apple Mocks Samsung in Earth Day Ad

Talk about a (solar) burn! Apple took a thinly vieled dig at rival Samsung in an Earth Day advertisement. The full-page ad features Apple’s solar farm and the message: “There are some ideas we want every company to copy.” “There’s one area where we actually… Read More »

Apr 14, 2014 4:32pm

Why Google Just Bought A Drone Company

Who in Silicon Valley doesn’t have their own fleet of drones now? Google acquired Titan Aerospace, a drone company, today, just one month after it was reportedly being eyed by Facebook. “It’s still early days, but atmospheric satellites could help bring internet access to millions… Read More »

Apr 9, 2014 3:28pm

Get Ready for a Change in Facebook Ads

Facebook ads in the right-hand column — the Siberia of advertising compared to the prime real estate in the news feed — are getting a makeover. “In the coming months, we’ll be rolling out a new design for ads in the right-hand column,” Facebook said… Read More »

Apr 8, 2014 4:07pm

What You Need to Know About Twitter’s New Look

Twitter began its gradual roll-out today of its new profile redesign and the result looks a lot like Facebook. The new look includes a larger profile picture and a header photo that spans the top of the entire page. Twitter said the redesign allows users… Read More »

Apr 7, 2014 4:20pm

Windows XP Support Expiring: Here’s What You Need to Do

After a 12-year run, Microsoft is giving Windows XP the boot on Tuesday. You can quickly check to see if your PC runs on XP by visiting, where the homepage will advise whether your computer will be affected. While users will still be able… Read More »

Apr 4, 2014 10:30am

Body Dryer Would Do Away With Soiled Towels Forever

A New York-based startup thinks toweling off after a shower is for amateurs, and when you see their new invention that eliminated the need for the potentially disease-spreading rags we all use post-bath time, you might just agree. Meet the Body Dryer, a bathroom scale-like… Read More »

By Paul Shin

Mar 31, 2014 4:58pm

Facebook Creates Detailed Map of Baseball Fandom

Just in time for Opening Day, Facebook’s “like” button has yielded the most detailed look ever into the geography of Major League Baseball fandom. By counting the number of “likes” for each franchise’s official team page on Facebook, the social media giant was able to… Read More »