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April 17, 2015

27 of the Best Tech Subreddits on Reddit

So you like tech and are a fan of reddit.com… sounds familiar. Everyone knows about r/technology, but really, I think there are better subreddits for tech out there. The reddit community is huge and sometimes finding the best subreddits for a topic you are interested in can be a daunting task. Fear not! I have compiled a list of what I believe to be the best tech subreddits. If you have one to add, feel free to leave a [...]

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March 27, 2015

Here’s What Spartan Will Look Like on Windows 10 Phone

It’s not clear how it got out, but out it is: images of Microsoft’s new web browser, Spartan, have leaked onto the web courtesy of Polish tech forum WindowsMania. Specifically, these are images of Spartan running on Windows 10 Phone. Or Windows 10 Mobile. Or Windows Phone 10…or something. I don’t know what they’re going to call it, but it’s Windows 10, it’s Spartan, and it’s on a phone, okay? Okay.

Looks like the Hub is where users will access bookmarks, history, and an [...]

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March 8, 2015

My 90s TV Will Ruin Your Productivity for the Week

I know the week hasn’t started yet, but trust me, I just ruined your productivity for the entire work week. Thanks to a post on ProductHunt, I spent my weekend watching classic 90s TV shows and programming (commercials included)! So how do you watch things like Hey Arnold, Rugrats, Rocket Power, Legends of the Hidden Temple, and more? You head on over to My 90s TV.

Once you’re there you will be greeted with a big old silver glass screen TV. Then all you have to do hit that power button [...]

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February 23, 2015

Target Drops Minimum Order Total for Free Shipping Down to $25

Some of the biggest online retailers offer free shipping tied to a “minimum order” total. Amazon, for example, will ship for free only if your order is $35 or more. Walmart’s minimum is even higher, at $50.

It appears Target spotted an opportunity to steal some business — the company just dropped its own minimum for free shipping to $25. So if you’re the type that only buys smaller items, you may wind up qualifying for free shipping through Target, where you might not [...]

 
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February 10, 2015

Flipboard Launches a New Website

Fans of Flipboard, a mobile-specific social reader, might be surprised to learn that the company unveiled its new website today – surprised, either because Flipboard was launching a website when its mobile app had worked well for so long, or because it didn’t already have a website. It’s up and running right now, though, and it signifies the idea that perhaps the web itself isn’t quite as irrelevant as some tech critics have said.

A post on GigaOm offers up some comments from Flipboard’s CEO, Mike [...]

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February 4, 2015

Money You May Like: Taboola Raises $117 Million to Focus on Personalization, Globalization, and M&A

Over the past seven years, Adam Singolda has been on a mission to help people find content they may like via recommendations placed at the bottom of articles on websites across the Internet. At first, Taboola, his company, focused exclusively on video recommendations, then made its way into recommending editorial and sponsored written content. Now the company is serving up over 200 billion recommendations per month to more than 550 million users across a wide array of publications that use its [...]

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January 31, 2015

Ride-Sharing Service Uber Enters Pennsylvania with Two-Year Experimental License

In the past, living in Pennsylvania meant the closest you got to Uber was being jealous of your friends in New York City and San Francisco.

No more.

Uber, a ride share service popular with those in larger cities, officially launched in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as of yesterday afternoon at 5 p.m., thanks to a two-year experimental license granted to the company by Pennsylvania’s Public Utility Commission. At launch time, Harrisburg’s mayor took the state’s first Uber [...]

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January 8, 2015

New Alleged Details Leak on Microsoft Spartan

It sounds as if Internet Explorer’s days are numbered: details of a new web browser coming out of Microsoft have leaked on the web, and from what we’ve heard, this new browser is going to be pretty awesome. A post on The Verge today has the details – and I can’t wait to experience the web browsing equivalent of kicking a guy into a well.

According to the new report, Spartan will feature a new “inking” feature when it’s running on next year’s Windows 10 OS. That means that users who have stylus [...]

 
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December 29, 2014

Spartan: Microsoft’s Default Windows 10 Web Browser?

As Microsoft continues to work and rework Windows 10, currently in Technical Preview and gearing up for a mid-to-late 2015 release, the company is also hard at work on a brand new web browser that will reportedly replace Internet Explorer when the final version of the OS launches. Codenamed “Spartan,” the new browser is said to be leaner and meaner than IE and to more closely resemble Google’s Chrome and Mozilla’s Firefox browsers.

The news comes by way of a post on ZDNet, which reports that it will [...]

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November 19, 2014

Mozilla Taps Yahoo to Replace Google for Firefox Search

Google has been synonymous with “search” for many years now, but before Larry and Sergei came on the scene, Yahoo was the hippest search tool on the web. It seems that in an effort to combat a common foe, today Firefox-maker Mozilla announced that it has teamed up with Yahoo to push Google out as the browser’s default search tool.

For the last decade or so, Google has held the default search spot on Firefox, but now that the contract between the two has come due for renewal, Mozilla has decided to go [...]

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