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Following Sidecar, Lyft and UberX also get approval to operate at San Francisco’s airport (updated)

Update at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time: Uber has also announced that it’s gotten permission to operate at SFO.  The next time you need a lift from San Francisco International airport (SFO), look for a pink mustache — or a sleek and subtle UberX c.....»»

Source:  VenturebeatCategory: Top2 min. ago Related News

More yoga, less pizza: How tech startups are getting workers to care about their health

Employees who make a conscious decision to stay healthy may find it’s a heck of a lot harder if their employers aren’t on the same page. At the same time, companies complain that no one takes advantage of health and wellness initiatives. How.....»»

Source:  VenturebeatCategory: Top2 min. ago Related News

Worried about Spotlight Search in OS X Yosemite? Don’t be

Apple’s resistance to share your data is well documented. They’ve begun encrypting messages and data to the ire of Government officials, and take steps to safeguard against anyone hacking into their system (even if they succeed, to no fault of Apple.....»»

Source:  SlashgearCategory: Gadget2 min. ago Related News

Amazon tipped in multi-year ebook deal with Simon & Schuster

Amazon's negotiations with publishing companies don't often go smoothly (nor has it always gone smoothly with videos), something that has been demonstrated by the months of tussles between it and Hachette. At the heart of the matter are ebooks, and Amazon.....»»

Source:  SlashgearCategory: Gadget2 min. ago Related News

Find NFC-compatible merchants around you with MasterCard Nearby

With today’s launch of Apple Pay alongside iOS 8.1, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners can now use their phones to pay for goods using NFC & Touch ID. Apple states that over 220,000 stores are accepting Apple Pay, but finding nearby merchants can b.....»»

Source:  9to5macCategory: Gadget2 min. ago Related News

Sorry, theater actors: now robots can play leading roles

We've seen robots star in plays before, but the one in a new production of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis doesn't take on a bit role or even a supporting one: it's the show's lead actor. While we feel bad for struggling theater performers who can........»»

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Leaked Android 5.0 Lollipop apps: new Messenger, Google Play Music, Google Fit, and more [DOWNLOAD]

We take a dive inside a handful of leaked Android 5.0 Lollipop apps taken from a leaked build. While a good majority will require root to install, a few don't. Check out the new Messenger and Google Play Music. Earlier today a leaked — and muc.....»»

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VIDEO: Hallucinatory NARCOSE captures free diving"s beauty and danger (NSFW)

Thalassophobes and NSFW-phobes will want to skip this beautiful short about deepwater free diver Guillaume Néry and the kinds of hypoxia-induced hallucinations he experiences when free diving to depths beyond 100 meters. Thalassophiles who love beautiful.....»»

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These metal machining super-slow motion videos are so damn satisfying

Someone sent me this link to a YouTube black hole of glorious slow-motion videos and I have spent the last hour going through an endless torrent of metal shaving, drilling, chipbreaking and whatever else these machines are doing. It's so satisfying.Read m.....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: Top2 min. ago Related News

​The DualShock 4 Has Become A Pretty Great PC Controller

If you're using a controller to play a PC game—I know, I know, shhh, it's okay—chances are the on-screen prompts you see will match up with an Xbox controller. But you don't have to use Microsoft's controller with your PC; you've actually got a lot of.....»»

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HTC Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Plans Detailed

HTC Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Plans Detailed is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile. Last week HTC confirmed many of its popular and most recent Android smartphones would receive an update to the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop update, and now we.....»»

Source:  GottabemobileCategory: Mobile3 min. ago Related News

11 Common iPad Problems & How to Fix Them

11 Common iPad Problems & How to Fix Them is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Apple’s iOS 8.1 update was released to fix lingering iOS 8.0 problems and iOS 8.0.2 issues on the iPad. However, there’s a good chance that Apple’s lates.....»»

Source:  GottabemobileCategory: Mobile3 min. ago Related News

This Week In Imports: Tales Of A Dream World

Tales of the World: Reve Unitia wakes up in Japan this week. This Nintendo 3DS game brings together Tales heroes and heroines for a strategy RPG. Read This Week In Imports: Tales Of A Dream World on Siliconera!.....»»

Source:  SiliconeraCategory: Game14 min. ago Related News

Play As The Messiah In Gory Cartoon Beat ‘Em Up Fist Of Jesus

Fist of Jesus is a new gory, cartoon beat' em up starring Jesus, Judas, and a zombie plague. Read Play As The Messiah In Gory Cartoon Beat ‘Em Up Fist Of Jesus on Siliconera!.....»»

Source:  SiliconeraCategory: Game14 min. ago Related News

Flickr launches new app optimized for the iPad

Apple last week announced a brand new iPad Air complete with an upgraded camera module. Just in time for that announcement, Yahoo-owned photo hosting service Flickr announced the launch of... Apple last week announced a brand new iPad Air complete wit.....»»

Source:  MobilesyrupCategory: Top14 min. ago Related News

Mobile ad revenue takes huge leap, up 76% to $5.3 billion in first half of 2014

Led by the mobile category (smartphones and tablets) Internet ad revenues had huge gains in the first half of this year.  The Internet ad industry is looking pretty healthy these days judging by just-released figures put out by the Interactive Ad.....»»

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This Wizard of Oz-inspired wearable lets you click your heels to order a taxi or text your friends

We’ve all found ourselves trapped in an awkward dinner situation where we want nothing more than to be rescued by a “important call.” A new device called Dorothy might be able to come your rescue. A different take on wearables made by iStrategyLabs.....»»

Source:  ThenextwebCategory: Top8 min. ago Related News

Hands-on with Apple Pay: An easy mobile wallet with poor documentation

Alongside Monday’s release of iOS 8.1, Apple activated its new Apple Pay service for in-app and retail payments. We tried it out to see if it lives up to the hype. Mobile payments haven’t quite taken off yet. I’m sure more than a few of you have tak.....»»

Source:  ThenextwebCategory: Top5 min. ago Related News

Uber and Lyft can both offer rides to San Francisco International Airport now

Today Lyft and Uber both announced that their car services are allowed at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The two companies join Sidecar which announced last week that it would be delivering and picking up passengers from the airport. One od.....»»

Source:  ThenextwebCategory: Top15 min. ago Related News

OnePlus One pre-order window opens next week, but only for an hour

The OnePlus One smartphone from OnePlus has been making waves since early this year. The high-end handset with a ridiculously low price tag has earned quite the following due to the fact that you can only buy one through invite. But that’s all about.....»»

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