Pandora's new on-demand music service is beautiful, but is that enough?
Rdio wasn't the first streaming music service I used, but it remains the one that I used the longest. A combination of smart discovery, social features and excellent design (something most music services still can't nail) made it a great option, but…
Staggering Views of Manila’s Insanely Crowded Slums
A bird’s eye view from one of the most densely populated cities on Earth. The post Staggering Views of Manila’s Insanely Crowded Slums appeared first on WIRED.
Intel buys driverless technology firm Mobileye
Intel has swallowed up its driverless technology partner Mobileye in an all-cash deal
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Scientists make stretchy electronics using a soup ingredient
For smart clothing or skin-worn devices to improve, first we need electronics that won't snap like a twig when you move. Using a soup thickener, of all things, scientists from Stanford's Bao Lab created a flexible electrode with "uncompromised electr…
Hailo app being parked in London as mytaxi migration kicks off
Uber alternative Hailo, which lets people hail a licensed taxi via smartphone app, is coming to the end of the road in London, as users are now being urged to switch to new ride-hailing vehicle, mytaxi. Read More
Source: Tech Crunch
Report: Intel buying self-driving tech firm for billion
Intel's recent work with MobilEye on self-driving cars must have gone well, because the chip giant is buying its Jerusalem-based partner for $15 billion, according to Israeli business site The Marker. MobilEye is one of the largest players in autonom…
Listen to ‘Tech Support’ Scam Calls That Bilk Millions Out of Victims
To get to the bottom of a devious form of phone-based fraud, a group of researchers scammed the scammers. The post Listen to ‘Tech Support’ Scam Calls That Bilk Millions Out of Victims appeared first on WIRED.
The Walking Dead Recap Season 7, Episode 13: The Return of Hurricane Carol Is More Like a Tropical Depression, Really
That’s what happens when you find out that Negan made ground beef out of your nearest and dearest. The post The Walking Dead Recap Season 7, Episode 13: The Return of Hurricane Carol Is More Like a Tropical Depression, Really appeared first on WIRED.
Puddle Jumpers: We Put 4 Waterproof Running Shoes to the Test
We tested several pairs—trail shoes, street shoes, even a running boot—and four made the final cut. The post Puddle Jumpers: We Put 4 Waterproof Running Shoes to the Test appeared first on WIRED.
Viber is the latest messaging app to clone Snapchat with new ‘Secret Chat’ feature
Everyone is cloning Snap right now, but messaging app Viber has gone back to the old school by copying Snapchat’s core ephemeral messaging feature. Unlike Facebook, which has thrown Snapchat’s 24-hour Story mode into all of its core mobile apps, Viber — which was acquired by Rakuten for just shy of $1 billion three years ago — has copied the original feature that… Read More
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