Press Fit standing desk slots together in seconds

The Press Fit Desk aims to be an affordable, portable standing desk

Using a digital manufacturing technique, the creators of the Press Fit standing desk are looking to strike a balance between convenience, affordability, and a more traditional form factor with the Press Fit standing desk... Continue Reading READ MORE
Russia’s Corrupt Chokehold on Europe

LONDON—David Cameron, the British prime minister, led the attack: It would be “unthinkable” for the British to sell a warship to Russia, he declared. Almost immediately, the French president, François Hollande, confirmed his intention to do precisely that: He would, he said, deliver a Mistral amphibious assault ship to the Russian navy, as contracted—and then he hit back hard. “This is a false debate led by hypocrites,” READ MORE

Apple Secretly Acquired “Pandora For Books” Startup BookLamp To Battle Amazon
BookLamp Apple Feature TechCrunch has learned that Apple has made another acquisition, one that it is using to boost its e-books effort and “beat Amazon at its own game.” It has bought BookLamp, a startup based out of Boise, Idaho, that developed big data-style book analytics services. A seco READ MORE
Apple Secretly Acquired “Pandora For Books” Startup BookLamp To Battle Amazon
BookLamp Apple Feature TechCrunch has learned that Apple has made another acquisition, one that it is using to boost its e-books effort and “beat Amazon at its own game.” It has bought BookLamp, a startup based out of Boise, Idaho, that developed big data-style book analytics services. A seco READ MORE
Google Docs now works with uploaded tracked changes from your Word documents
Google Docs now works with uploaded tracked changes from your Word documents

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Shareholder report lays out why Alibaba should buy Yahoo
Shareholder report lays out why Alibaba should buy YahooImage Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yodelanecdotal/6385145183/in/photostream

Investment heavyweights on both coasts are pushing for Alibaba’s Jack Ma to buy Yahoo.

The push for Ma, Alibaba’s founder, to buy the massive IT giant i READ MORE

Automattic Experiments With Selfies App For Android
Selfies App Automattic A couple of days ago, an acquaintance on Twitter pointed out the website for Selfies, a new social app from Automattic, best known as the company behind WordPress. I found it odd that the app was out in the wild and hadn’t received any press coverage, but accord READ MORE
Sorry, data hogs: Verizon to soon throttle LTE speeds for unlimited data customers
Sorry, data hogs: Verizon to soon throttle LTE speeds for unlimited data customersImage Credit: Illustration by Tom CheredarNOTE: GrowthBeat is less than 2 weeks out! VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify READ MORE
Funding Daily: A mystery venture gets money
Funding Daily: A mystery venture gets moneyImage Credit: 401(K) 2012

Get all the tech funding news of the day delivered straight to your mailbox! Sign up for Funding Da READ MORE

Bitcoin Foundation throws up everything you need to know about Bitcoin on GitHub
Bitcoin Foundation throws up everything you need to know about Bitcoin on GitHubImage Credit: BTC Keychain/FlickrNOTE: GrowthBeat is less than 2 weeks out! VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital m READ MORE
Amazon’s Bet On Exclusive Games To Make Its Fire Gadgets More Enticing
To-Fu Fury Amazon Fire Phone Amazon’s Fire Phone is out today, and while it’s got some interesting features that set it apart from your run-of-the-mill Android phone, it doesn’t seem like it will appeal to those who aren’t voracious online shoppers. Now Amazon is relea READ MORE
DrinkPure water filter shows promise for worldwide use

Jeremy Nussbaumer with the DrinkPure filter

It's no secret that hundreds of millions of people around the world have little or no access to drinkable water. While a number of projects are aimed at getting filtration systems to those people, many of those systems require READ MORE
Cheap and Nearly Unbreakable Sapphire Screens Come into View

If Apple is indeed going to make scratch-proof iPhones and iPads with sapphire screens, here’s how it could be done.

This fall, rumor has it, Apple will start selling iPhones with a sapphire screen that is just about impossible to scratch.

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Verizon will begin throttling unlimited 4G LTE data users on October 1st
VerizonThe good times may be coming to an end for Verizon customers who have been clinging to their unlimited data plans. Beginning on October 1st, the carrier is expanding its network optimization policy, […] Go to Source READ MORE
You Can Now Command The Tesla You Probably Don’t Have With The Smartwatch You Probably Don’t Have
Screen Shot 2014-07-25 at 2.37.33 PM Do you have a Tesla? Do you also have an Android Wear smartwatch? Do you wish they worked better together? Don’t worry! Solving the #1 problem of Batmans everywhere, these guys have figured out how to let you control a Tesla Model S through a smart READ MORE
Safety approval for first Japanese reactor restarts
Sendai nuclear power plant units 1 and 2 have draft approval to restart and generate electricity again. The final stages in Japan's new licensing regime could be completed in October.The draft approval means that the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) considers the two reactors, and the plant as a whole, to be safe for operation. This represents by far t READ MORE
Information retrieval requests put a major strain on IT departments

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Time consuming data retrieval requests are putting a big strain on IT teams, at least according to a new piece of research.

Iron Mountain (a storage and data management outfit) conducted the study, and spoke to a number of senior IT bods across Europe ( READ MORE

CareOne Fenway Fundraiser Fights Cancer With Michael Strahan
Michael Strahan will help CareOne and HealthBridge stand up to cancer at Fenway Park. (Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Michael Strahan will help CareOne and HealthBridge stand up to cancer at Fenway Park. (Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

When HealthBridge executive Da READ MORE

UPDATE: Activists Stage Die-In at IDB; Bank Closes Early, Employees ‘Holed Up’
imagejpeg 03 e1406320879817 UPDATE: Activists Stage Die In at IDB; Bank Closes Early, Employees Holed Up

The windows of IDB on 5th Avenue were deface READ MORE

CaseCam lets you get in your own photos, using a flippin’ mirror

The CaseCam features a camera lens mirror that folds away when not needed

Ah yes, it's a problem for the ages. You want to be in a photo taken with your own unmanned smartphone, but you have no way of propping the phone up, or seeing what the shot looks like. Well, the CaseCam is designed to help. It allows a phone laid down on a flat surface to see what's in front of it, plus th READ MORE
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