Pinterest Launches Exploration-Focused Guided Search And Reveals Custom Categories For Mobile

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 Today Pinterest announced two new mobile products: Guided Search to lead you on chains of explorations, and a third one that will be unveiled in a few minutes, and Custom Categories for making it easier to browse your way to cool stuff through a dynamic interface. Guided Search is now available on iOS and Android. Custom Categories will slowly roll …

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IBM’s Watson supercomputer will soon be your personal shopper

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Watson had been a doctor, a geneticist, a game show contestant and even a chef in the past. But now IBM’s supercomputer has a new career: personal shopping. IBM has partnered with digital commerce firm Fluid to develop a cloud-based app called Expert… Engadget RSS Feed

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The Return Of Reddit’s /r/Technology Is “Certainly Possible”

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 A whole “department” of Reddit was demoted this week, with the /r/Technology subreddit being removed from the Reddit homepage and the default subreddit subscription feed. Earlier today I spoke to Reddit General Manager Erik Martin about the process of demoting subreddits as a form of punishment for mismanagement. Side note: I know Martin from back in the day when Reddit …

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A Beer Lollipop is the Epitome of Human Innovation

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Sweets-maker Lollyphile has given us quite a few less-than-appetising suckables in the past (blue cheese or breast milk lollipop, anyone?), but their newest creation comes at the request of the masses. Your beer flavoured lollipop has arrived. The same confectionary-concocting madmen who gave us the Sriracha lollipop are releasing their newest offering in three different [...] Gizmodo UK

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In depth: Best iPad Mini 2 Retina case: 10 top covers

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Best iPad Mini 2 Retina cases: 1-5 It’s one of the most popular tablets ever made, but the iPad Mini 2 Retina demands some serious protection. As the perfect device to use while on your travels – unlike the iPad Air, which is most often seen on couches and coffee tables – the iPad Mini is a portable device, forever …

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You’re More Than Your Last Few Tweets

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 Our lives are not defined reverse chronologically, yet until now, that’s strictly how our social network profiles portrayed us — as a snapshot of our latest activity. Today, Twitter gave everyone the option to pin a tweet to the top of their profile “so it’s easy for your followers to see what you’re all about.” It’s the first step towards …

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FAA-approved drones report for duty on North Dakota farms

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North Dakota will soon get a glimpse of a future where farmers can monitor their crops using small, flying drones. That’s because the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given the state the go-ahead to start… Engadget RSS Feed

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A Week With Panasonic’s BTD10 Bluetooth Headphones

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 In the heyday of consumer electronics, the words “premium audio” and “Panasonic” wouldn’t have seemed so incongruous. However, with the rise of boutique audio hardware and the contraction of the CE market as a whole, the world we live in is a world where it’s surprising that Panasonic can actually make good headphones. And, thankfully, they’ve done just… Read More …

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In depth: 5 faulty gadgets that gave the world’s biggest tech giants red faces

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Faulty gadgets and the excuses given Even the biggest and best technology companies in the world sometimes have problems. Whether it is faulty batteries – Samsung we are looking at you – or the Xbox One’s drives not working for some when the first batch of consoles were released, if things can go wrong they will go wrong. The most …

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NASA: The Only Thing Stopping a City-Destroying Asteroid is Blind Luck

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So you know how we all kind of thought that our odds of getting destroyed by an asteroid were remarkably low? Yeah, that was wrong. According to new research, the odds of a large-scale asteroid impact are actually three to ten times higher than we thought. And the only thing stopping total and utter destruction? [...] Gizmodo UK

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Work From Home Policies: Striking Balance in the Digital Age

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Last year Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer created an uproar when she cancelled Yahoo’s work-at-home policy, issuing a memo that all telecommuting employees must return to work. On the heels of that change in policy, Best Buy followed suit with a … WIRED » Innovation Insights

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Who Gets Into Accelerators? Persistent Men With SaaS Apps, Says Study

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 What kind of startups get into Accelerators? Well, according to new research, it’s startups with around 2-3 founders, most male, often SaaS platforms and ones who are persistent, applying for at least two programs. And on average, less than 4% of applicants ever make it in. Those are the findings of new research from F6S, a web portal which allows …

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