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Elevation Earth for iOS is endlessly fascinating and educational

Elevation Earth is a universal iOS app (US$2.99) that displays a 3D model of our planet. You can manipulate your location with finger movements on the screen while rotating and zooming into Earth using standard iOS gestures. The app shows more than…Read More…

Jimmy Carter Believes the NSA Spies on Him

In an exclusive interview with NBC, the ex-American president Mr. Jimmy Carter expressed his views on the NSA; according to which Mr. Carter believes that he is being spied by the NSA.  During the interview when he was asked about NSA surveillance, he replied:  When I want to communicate with a foreign leader privately, I type or…Read More…

The Walking Dead Recap, 4×15: “Us”

Hey, remember how last week’s episode was the worst and we’re still not over it? You can relax, friends. This one is much less emotionally traumatizing, so you’ve still got plenty of time to work out all those residual feelings.Read More…

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Price level targeting intuition – mainly macro Janet Yellen didn’t gaffe – Felix Salmon Timid Analysis (Wonkish) – Paul Krugman Why Are Physicists Drawn to Economics? – Orderstatistic The Government Is No Drunken Sailor – NYTimes.com Strong versus Weak Net Neutrality – Digitopoly Why We Love Cars – House of Debt The limited economic impact…Read More…

Bracketron TruRunner: Protecting you and your iPhone during workouts

Runners have options when it comes to carrying their iPhones along for a brisk run, with things like armbands and good old fanny packs being popular solutions. Bracketron will begin selling the TruRunner lightweight pack (US$19.95) in May, so we took…Read More…

No Plans For Huawei Dual Boots OS Smartphone

We recently heard that Huawei would be launching a new dual boot OS smartphone in the US, and now it would appear that Huawei has changed its mind. The guys over at Fierce Wireless were told by Huawei that they have no plans to launch a dual boot OS smartphone in the future, you can…Read More…

Former Microsoft employee arrested for leaking Windows trade secrets to blogger

Ex-employee was driven by spite from a poor performance review. A former senior Microsoft systems architect — who once bragged about breaking into the Redmond campus to steal code from a server — has been arrested by US authorities for theft of trade secrets. According to reports Russian national Alex Kibkalo, who also worked for…Read More…

Unlocked BlackBerry Z30 gets US price officially

The BlackBerry 10 platform hasn’t taken off as the company would have hoped since its launch but there are those that love it, and now the unlocked BlackBerry Z30 gets a US price officially. The BlackBerry Z30 has been around for a while now and until now has only been available via the Verizon Wireless……Read More…

Titanfall For Xbox 360 Released Date Delayed Once Again

Xbox 360 owners that have been patiently waiting for the highly anticipated launch of the new Titanfall game at the end of this month, will be disappointed to learn that EA has today announced the Titanfall Xbox 360 release date has now been pushed back yet again, to April 8th in the US and April…Read More…

Apple Is America’s Most Valuable Billion Dollar Brand

Brand identity firm, Brand Finance, has named Apple as the most valuable billion dollar brand in the US in its latest ranking report of the top 50 billion dollar brands. In first place is Apple with a value of $104.7 billion US dollars, in second place is Google with a value of $68.6 billion, and…Read More…