April 2017 Archive

"It's Just Crazy" (Again): 2-Bedroom LA House Sells 40% Above Asking

Two days ago we looked at the latest troubling development in US home price trends: a new bubble appears to be emerging in all the ...

Merriam-Webster thinks Apple lovers are sheeple

Merriam-Webster defines its new word, “sheeple,” as those who are “easily influenced.”  I’m sure plenty of groups of people qualify as said “sheeple.” I, for ...

Here's Mark Zuckerberg totally 'not' campaigning in Indiana

In our latest installment of “No, really, Zuck is honest-to-god not running for political office,” we find Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg taking a ride around South ...

It's the end of the line for Yik Yak

Yik Yak has been on its last legs for a while, and now the end is officially here.  The anonymous, location-based messaging app that rose ...

"Switch On" is a dream space for fans of synthesizers and vintage electronics

In Austin, Texas a small shop called “Switched On” sells and repairs a wide range of synthesizers. Michael Stein, composer of the Stranger Things theme, ...

Snowden takes a bow for whistleblowing after NSA pulls back surveillance

Edward Snowden felt a little bit of vindication Friday.  People said speaking up isn’t worth the risk. Today, we can see they were wrong. Blow ...

Giant companies that won’t buy your startup

 Huge companies in fast-changing, technology-intensive businesses buy startups. After all, they have the money and need fresh entrepreneurial talent to tap new markets and stay ...

With the announcement of the new $150 2DS XL, launching July 28, Nintendo finally abandons the 3D gimmick (Jason Schreier/Kotaku)

Jason Schreier / Kotaku:With the announcement of the new $150 2DS XL, launching July 28, Nintendo finally abandons the 3D gimmick  —  Few video game ...

Check Point researchers detail Dok, OS X malware that uses a signed Apple developer certificate to bypass Gatekeeper (Lory Gil/iMore)

Lory Gil / iMore:Check Point researchers detail Dok, OS X malware that uses a signed Apple developer certificate to bypass Gatekeeper  —  Don’t be scared ...

Amazon will stop accepting apps to "Underground Actually Free" program, which offered paid Android apps for free, on May 31, shut it down at the end of 2019 (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Amazon will stop accepting apps to “Underground Actually Free” program, which offered paid Android apps for free, on May 31, shut it ...

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