Google logo history: a trip through the search engine's gradually smoothening icon

Google just launched a new logo the first major redesign in years, and a reflection of the changing nature of the search engine in all of our lives.

7 hours ago from The Independent

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The Chromebook of smartphones? Nextbit Robin uses the cloud to expand your storage

In the last few years, storage space has become a bigger concern on many flagship smartphones especially entry-level 16 GB models. Rather than increasing the phone's storage, one startup ...

8 hours ago from Gizmag

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Uber now faces class action lawsuit in California over expenses, tips

"This case is going to have a major effect on not just Uber but all these businesses."

1 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Oldest known species of sea scorpion unearthed

1.7-meter-long predator cruised the seas of what is now Iowa about 467 million years ago

24 hours ago from Science Now

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Nest's third-gen smart thermostat has a bigger screen, keeps an eye on your furnace

Nest has announced a new version of its learning thermostat, the first major update to the product's hardware since 2012. The newest Nest has a slimmer profile, allowing it to rest more ...

10 hours ago from Gizmag

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Amazon Prime Video: Now with offline viewing on Android, iOS

Feature had previously been exclusive to Kindle-branded devices; app gets name tweak.

4 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Android Wear invades the Apple Watch's turf: New models will work with iPhones

The Apple Watch just got some big competition. Android Wear watches, which were previously only compatible with Android phones, will start working with iPhones moving forward... Continue ...

Mon 31 Aug 15 from Gizmag

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Wikipedia rocked by 'rogue editors' blackmail scam targeting small businesses and celebrities

Hundreds of small British businesses and minor celebrities have been targeted by a sophisticated blackmail scam orchestrated by "rogue editors" at Wikipedia, The Independent can reveal.

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Hackers raid Apple accounts via jail-broken iPhones

Hackers targeting jail-broken iPhones have raided more than 225,000 Apple accounts, using them for app-buying sprees or to hold phones for ransom, researchers said on Tuesday.

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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LinkedIn, Instagram revamp messaging to keep pace with rivals

Both social networks update their messaging platforms to allow for more casual back-and-forth conversations -- complete with emojis.

59 minutes ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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