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  • Google Reimagines Email With Its New "Inbox" App 22 Oct 2014, 7:12 pm
    And you can sign up for the beta now.Google has released a new Gmail app called Inbox,which appears to combine the look and feel of Google services with the automated, bother-me-later philosophy of Ma. […]
  • This Is How Facebook Is Secretly Trying To Make You A Nicer Person 22 Oct 2014, 6:30 pm
    The social network is trying to replicate the social cues that make us better communicators in real life.It's a modern fact: People are meaner on the Internet than they are in real life. Academics cal. […]
  • Friends Don't Let Friends Share Fake News About Ebola 22 Oct 2014, 6:22 pm
    Fake news spreading on social media is reaching "epidemic" proportions.This is a public service announcement about Ebola: If you see a story from a source called the National Report, ignore it. Do not. […]
  • Why Pandora Is Opening Its Big Data To Artists 22 Oct 2014, 4:35 pm
    Pandora's new artist analytics platform is genuinely useful, and it's also an olive branch in a bigger battle.For nine years, Pandora has been amassing a stockpile of data--and 45 billion "thumb" butt. […]
  • Google Says A New Chromecast Is On The Way 22 Oct 2014, 4:16 pm
    Not much is known, but it looks like Google has something in the works.Google's Chromecast, which allows about any phone, tablet, or laptop to stream Netflix and other rich media to your television, w. […]
  • Buyers Guide: The Best iPad Stylus 22 Oct 2014, 4:00 pm
    The Wirecutter puts more than a dozen iPad styluses to the test--so you don't have to.The best iPad stylus for people who want to sketch or take handwritten notes is the redesigned Ten One Pogo Stylus. […]
  • Lulu Uses Men's Random, Lewd Questions To Educate Users 22 Oct 2014, 3:30 pm
    The new anonymous advice column is already getting a lot of mileage.Because all men are irrevocably designed to be terrible at the Internet, a new feature released today in Lulu could one day become G. […]
  • Is That You, KITT? Audi Claims To Have Set Driverless Car Speed Record 22 Oct 2014, 2:55 pm
    The driverless car completed the course five seconds faster than a human driver could.Audi claims to have set a driverless car speed record this past weekend when its RS7 model topped out at 149 miles. […]
  • Inside The Crowdsourced Map Project That Is Helping Contain The Ebola Epidemic 22 Oct 2014, 1:00 pm
    The "Wikipedia for maps," OpenStreetMaps has worked closely with humanitarian organizations to create maps for aid workers to use. This article contains interviews with Kate Chapman, executive directo. […]
  • Hundreds Of Uncharted Cities Will Get Maps Thanks To Crowdsourcing 22 Oct 2014, 1:00 pm
    A huge number of cities around the world remain unmapped. The Missing Maps Project wants to crowdsource digital maps of the entire globe.Despite massive advances in cartographic technology over the pa. […]
  • Can Better Design Stop Ebola? How Creative Minds Can Help 22 Oct 2014, 12:03 pm
    There are no simple fixes to Ebola. But the government thinks better design--from protective gear to hospital beds--could help, and it's now crowdsourcing ideas.On just one day's notice, almost 200 pe. […]
  • Can You Design Happiness? 22 Oct 2014, 12:00 pm
    Enter the design equivalent of Lucy's psychiatrist's booth in Peanuts.Could there be a design solution to unhappiness? Silvia Neretti, an Italian designer who just graduated from the Design Academy Ei. […]
  • Your Dog Is Fat and Lazy: 3 Activity Trackers For The Quantified Pet 22 Oct 2014, 12:00 pm
    Big Data is coming to pets.The age of the quantified dog--and, if you're willing to go off-label, quantified cat, horse, bunny, etc.--is here.Read Full Story
  • Tiny Mics, A Dog In A 3-D Printed Wheelchair, Emcee Who Barks: It's TED, For Pets 22 Oct 2014, 12:00 pm
    It was only a matter of time before we got innovation in the animal realm.Purina's Better with Pets Summit was nothing like I pictured.Read Full Story
  • Pentagram's Michael Bierut Rebrands The MIT Media Lab 22 Oct 2014, 11:30 am
    Media Lab's new identity merges two of MIT's most recognizable logos into one dynamic, adaptable design.The MIT Media Lab moves fast. From shapeshifting displays to technology that could 3-D print Eam. […]
  • What Does Your Brand Sound Like? 22 Oct 2014, 10:06 am
    Because what consumers hear is more important than you think.As the elevator doors open on the sixth-floor offices of Man Made Music's Midtown office, you hear tight, snappy notes tumbling into thumpi. […]
  • Silicon Valley Sexism: Is The Answer To Ditch Men Altogether? 22 Oct 2014, 10:00 am
    Some fed-up women are creating a new tech-startup infrastructure that supports female entrepreneurs--with no men allowed.Three days after an entrepreneur named TD Lowe arrived in Silicon Valley from P. […]
  • Ask The Experts: How Do I Make Friends At Work? 22 Oct 2014, 9:52 am
    You're going to spend a third of your life here, so not having any friends can make work pretty lonely.You don't have to go out for happy hour with the whole office every night, but having no friends. […]
  • The Teamsters Of The 21st Century: How Uber, Lyft, And Facebook Drivers Are Organizing 22 Oct 2014, 9:46 am
    The famous labor union is steaming into the gig economy in a big way. Today they're helping organize a walkout by Uber drivers.When you think of the Teamsters, you might still think Jimmy Hoffa. But y. […]
  • 11 Famous Companies With Enviable Pet-Friendly Policies 22 Oct 2014, 9:41 am
    These companies raise the bar on workplace morale, welcoming employees' furry (and feathered) friends into the office.Audrey's first interview was a bit of a trainwreck.Read Full Story
  • 5 Habits Of People Who Always Get What They Want 22 Oct 2014, 9:26 am
    The fine art of the counter-offer: Do your homework, have a real conversation, and arrive with confidence.You've been offered a job but the salary wasn't the number you were hoping to hear. Or you've. […]
  • 9 Steps To Being A Better Boss 22 Oct 2014, 9:02 am
    Stop reminding everyone who "the boss" is around here--but know when to fire effectively. These tips will make you a better leader.Ready to lead like a boss?Read Full Story
  • iPad Air 2 And iPad Mini 3 Review: The Best Tablets, Made Slightly Better 22 Oct 2014, 1:01 am
    Apple gives the big iPad a few worthwhile tweaks--and hardly changes the small one at all.Let's make this simple: If you already own last year's iPad Air, you probably don't want to buy an iPad Air 2.. […]
  • Michigan (And General Motors) To Tesla: Stay Out Of Our State 21 Oct 2014, 8:40 pm
    The state's governor passed a bill--supported by GM--that stops Tesla from selling its own cars.On Tuesday, Michigan governor Rick Snyder signed legislation that all but stops Tesla from selling cars. […]
  • Now You Can Book A Hotel Room Through Yelp 21 Oct 2014, 6:32 pm
    The popular review site partners with Hipmunk, and takes a shot at the likes of Expedia and Booking.com.Yelp, the crowdsourced review site, announced a partnership Tuesday with the travel booking site. […]


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