TripCast Is A Beautiful Travel Journal For iPhone

Screen Shot 2014-08-29 at 1.31.58 PM A brand new cell software known as TripCast, constructed with the aid of the staff that created picture-sharing app Cluster, lets in vacationers to privately share their photographs with their chums again residence. The app lets you create a commute journal of varieties, by means of now not handiest accumulating the photographs and sharing them, but additionally plotting them on map, and alluring fellow vacationers to construct albums with you. This isn't the primary time… Read More

Watch the Powerful Trailer for Jon Stewart’s Directorial Debut


When Jon Stewart stepped away from his Daily Show desk last summer to direct his first feature film, fans of the fake news anchor knew that the project would be quite different than anything we've seen from Stewart before. But it wasn't clear how different it would be — until now

The debut trailer for Rosewater, based on the best-selling book Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival, is our first look at Gael García Bernal as journalist Maziar Bahari, who was imprisoned and tortured in Iran in 2009, and held for more than 100 days.

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Made in Detroit: Shinola’s Quest to Revive American Manufacturing


For generations, Detroit was America’s stronghold. It was the country’s hub for auto manufacturing, where good hard work led to reward; a place where the American dream lived and thrived and was woven into the very fabric of the city.

Then, a 60-year period of steady decline. Decades of a shifting economy — an economy moving away from manufacturing — and other factors resulted in a shrunken population (from a peak of 1.86 million residents in 1950 to about 700,000 in 2012) and well-documented urban decay. At an estimated $18.5 billion in debt, the city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy in 2013, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. Read more...

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How People-Oriented IT Can Help Your Business Thrive


There’s never been a more exciting time for technology

And yet there’s never been a more stressful time for the people who manage a business’ technology — corporate IT. Even though mega-trends like mobile, cloud and big data have combined to build the kind of next generation capabilities IT once championed, today, roles have reversed and the professionals in IT are the ones who find themselves saying "no" the most.

Whenever new technology impacts a business process or function, there are roughly two responses: The first is one of pragmatic concern at the upheaval it might cause, and the second is an enthusiastic acceptance of a newer, better way of doing things Read more...

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8 Vines That Will Make Your Head Spin 360 Degrees


Why look only at what's in front of you, when you can see the world in 360 degrees?

We took that thought and made it a challenge this week. Partnered with Hewlett-Packard, we asked you to showcase objects and scenes in 360 degrees on Vine.

From dizzying videos in fisheye effect to creative motion-graphics animations uploaded using Vine's newest feature, we saw tons of head-spinning submissions

Take a look at the videos shared using the hashtag #HPBendTheRules. Here are a few of our favorites:

1. Moonset x sunrise


2. Turn that virus into a cure

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Rovio CEO Passes Torch as ‘Angry Birds’ Maker Falters


Rovio CEO Mikael Hed, who helped found the company five years ago, is stepping down at the beginning of next year, the Angry Birds maker announced Friday morning.

Hed will be succeeded by Pekka Rantala, who currently serves as the company's chief commercial officer, on Jan. 1, 2015. Hed will remain on Rovio's board of directors; he'll also serve as chairman of the company's animation division

The company referred to the transfer as "passing the hoodie" in its press release, in honor of the Angry Birds hoodies its C-suite wears.

"It has been an amazing ride and in the coming months I will be very happy to pass the hoodie to Pekka Rantala, who will take Rovio to the next level," Mikael Hed said in a press release Read more...

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Texas A&M’s Post-Game Joy Captures the Magic of College Football


Questions surrounded the Texas A&M football team as it entered its first season after the Johnny Manziel era. Would they have the same punch? Would Johnny Football's successor at quarterback, Kenny Hill, be up to par? Would they be able to hang with the SEC's toughest teams?

The answers, it appears, are yes, yes and yes. The 21st-ranked Aggies shocked ninth-ranked host South Carolina with a 52-28 whupping on Thursday, the new college football season's first big day of games. Hill finished 44-of-60 for 511 yards and three touchdowns

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Ebola Arrives in Senegal as Outbreak Spreads


DAKAR, Senegal — A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, bringing the disease to that country for the first time in an outbreak that has hit four other West African nations and killed more than 1,500 people, the Ministry of Health said Friday.

The infected person, a university student from Guinea, sought treatment at a hospital in Senegal's capital, Dakar, on Tuesday but gave no indication he might have Ebola, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told reporters. The next day, an epidemiological surveillance team in Guinea alerted Senegalese authorities that they had lost track of a person who had had contact with sick people. The team said that the person disappeared three weeks ago and may have come to Senegal. Read more...

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The U.S. Is Spending $7.5 Million a Day on Iraq Operations


U.S. military operations targeting Islamic State militants in Iraq cost $7.5 million a day on average, Pentagon Press Secretary Adm. John Kirby said on Friday.

The operations have been ongoing since mid-June when President Obama announced in June that he was sending a "small number" of military advisers to Iraq to support security forces

The U.S. began the targeted airstrikes on Aug. 8. Since then, the military has conducted a total of 101 airstrikes across Iraq, adding up to a total of $500 million

.@PentagonPresSec says US spending av $7.5m a day since June 16th. 75 days = >$500m so far on operations in #Iraq

— Jon Williams (@WilliamsJon) August 29, 2014

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Curious Launches Categories, Courses, And A Crafting App For Mobile

curious_splash Curious, the video-enabled tutoring and educating provider for somebody who thinks that curiosity is also dangerous for cats however nice for folk, is launching some new options, a brand new crafting app, and a completely redesigned web site. The corporate’s website online now could be geared up into classes and lessons for the huge collection of tutorials on any subject starting from the way to substitute a carburetor to methods to play… Read More