Forget the Turing test: Users value authentic, not artificial, intelligence
Greg Zontanos, thenextweb.com
They final­ly did it. Tech­nol­o­gy can now offi­cial­ly out­smart humans into believ­ing it’s “one of our own.” Apoc­a­lyp­tic pre­mo­ni­tions aside, this water­shed moment – while an impres­sive feat of sci­en­tif­ic endeav­or – has a…

Forget the Turing test: Users value authentic, not artificial, intelligence
Greg Zontanos, thenextweb.com

They final­ly did it. Tech­nol­o­gy can now offi­cial­ly out­smart humans into believ­ing it’s “one of our own.” Apoc­a­lyp­tic pre­mo­ni­tions aside, this water­shed moment – while an impres­sive feat of sci­en­tif­ic endeav­or – has a…

iPhone 6 display caught on video amid rumors of late-September launch
Alex Heath, cultofmac.com
An alleged dis­play panel for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 has been shown off on video. Not only do you get a good idea of how the device will fit in the hand com­pared to the 5s, but the dis­play reaf­firms pre­vi­ous rumors about the device’s new…

iPhone 6 display caught on video amid rumors of late-September launch
Alex Heath, cultofmac.com

An alleged dis­play panel for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 has been shown off on video. Not only do you get a good idea of how the device will fit in the hand com­pared to the 5s, but the dis­play reaf­firms pre­vi­ous rumors about the device’s new…

This iPhone app uses anchors and a compass as virtual breadcrumbs so you’ll never get lost again
Paul Sawers, thenextweb.com
Nav­i­ga­tion apps for iPhone may not be in short sup­ply, but that isn’t stop­ping iOS and Mac devel­op­ers Pleeq from throw­ing its hat into the ring with Anchor Point­er.Anchor Point­er isn’t your typ­i­cal nav­i­ga­tion app. It bypass­es…

This iPhone app uses anchors and a compass as virtual breadcrumbs so you’ll never get lost again
Paul Sawers, thenextweb.com

Nav­i­ga­tion apps for iPhone may not be in short sup­ply, but that isn’t stop­ping iOS and Mac devel­op­ers Pleeq from throw­ing its hat into the ring with Anchor Point­er.

Anchor Point­er isn’t your typ­i­cal nav­i­ga­tion app. It bypass­es…

Newegg now accepts bitcoin
By Carl Franzen, theverge.com
Electronics retailer joins Expedia and Overstock in adopting the virtual currencyNewegg, the online elec­tron­ics retail­er beloved by geeks, on Tues­day announced it would begin accept­ing pur­chas­es made with bit­coin. Newegg is turn­ing to …

Newegg now accepts bitcoin
By Carl Franzen, theverge.com

Electronics retailer joins Expedia and Overstock in adopting the virtual currency

Newegg, the online elec­tron­ics retail­er beloved by geeks, on Tues­day announced it would begin accept­ing pur­chas­es made with bit­coin. Newegg is turn­ing to …

IAC Putting A Ring On Dating Site HowAboutWe
Sarah Buhr, techcrunch.com
Looks like IAC is adding Brooklyn-based HowAboutWe as anoth­er notch in its dat­ing site acqui­si­tion belt. It already owns Match.com, OkCu­pid and a major­i­ty stake in Tin­der.Accord­ing to a let­ter obtained by Busi­ness Insid­er, founder…

IAC Putting A Ring On Dating Site HowAboutWe
Sarah Buhr, techcrunch.com

Looks like IAC is adding Brooklyn-based HowAboutWe as anoth­er notch in its dat­ing site acqui­si­tion belt. It already owns Match.com, OkCu­pid and a major­i­ty stake in Tin­der.

Accord­ing to a let­ter obtained by Busi­ness Insid­er, founder…

A New App Called Moment Shows You How Addicted You Are To Your iPhone
Sarah Perez, techcrunch.com
Some of us jok­ing­ly say that we’re addict­ed to our iPhones. A newly released app called Moment will show us just how true that state­ment may be. Designed to pro­mote a health­i­er bal­ance between our real lives and those lived through the sma…

A New App Called Moment Shows You How Addicted You Are To Your iPhone
Sarah Perez, techcrunch.com

Some of us jok­ing­ly say that we’re addict­ed to our iPhones. A newly released app called Moment will show us just how true that state­ment may be. Designed to pro­mote a health­i­er bal­ance between our real lives and those lived through the sma…

A Tale Of Two Patents: Why Facebook Can’t Clone Snapchat
Billy Gallagher, techcrunch.com
Face­book released Sling­shot, its sec­ond attempt at an imper­ma­nent shar­ing app, last Tues­day. The app bor­rows heav­i­ly, in con­cept and fea­tures, from Snapchat, as well as small­er star­tups like Front­back and Look.Sling­shot and…

A Tale Of Two Patents: Why Facebook Can’t Clone Snapchat
Billy Gallagher, techcrunch.com

Face­book released Sling­shot, its sec­ond attempt at an imper­ma­nent shar­ing app, last Tues­day. The app bor­rows heav­i­ly, in con­cept and fea­tures, from Snapchat, as well as small­er star­tups like Front­back and Look.

Sling­shot and…

First Electric Harley Goes Zero to 60 in 4 Secondsnbcnews.com
First Electric Harley Goes Zero to 60 in 4 SecondsHarley Davidson’s newest product line includes a prototype of their first-ever all-electric motorcycle.Harley David­son’s newest prod­uct line includes a pro­to­type of their first-ever…

First Electric Harley Goes Zero to 60 in 4 Seconds
nbcnews.com

First Electric Harley Goes Zero to 60 in 4 SecondsHarley Davidson’s newest product line includes a prototype of their first-ever all-electric motorcycle.

Harley David­son’s newest prod­uct line includes a pro­to­type of their first-ever…

Chat app Line rakes in $1.5m in just one month of users creating and selling their own stickers
Kaylene Hong, thenextweb.com
Mes­sag­ing app Line opened a mar­ket­place in April that lets any­one cre­ate and sell their own stick­ers, with sales start­ing on May 8. Today it announced that the Line Cre­ators Mar­ket has drawn over 80,000 cre­ators and 12,000 stick­er sets…

Chat app Line rakes in $1.5m in just one month of users creating and selling their own stickers
Kaylene Hong, thenextweb.com

Mes­sag­ing app Line opened a mar­ket­place in April that lets any­one cre­ate and sell their own stick­ers, with sales start­ing on May 8. Today it announced that the Line Cre­ators Mar­ket has drawn over 80,000 cre­ators and 12,000 stick­er sets…

Yo Facebook, Ban Links With Fake Video Play Buttons
Josh Constine, techcrunch.com
Oh, cute cat video? Let me watch that for a sec­ond in the News Feed. Click the play but­ton. NOPE. It was a lie. Just a sta­t­ic image of a play but­ton designed to dupe me into click­ing out to some crap­py web­site. Feed read­ing, inter­rupt­ed…

Yo Facebook, Ban Links With Fake Video Play Buttons
Josh Constine, techcrunch.com

Oh, cute cat video? Let me watch that for a sec­ond in the News Feed. Click the play but­ton. NOPE. It was a lie. Just a sta­t­ic image of a play but­ton designed to dupe me into click­ing out to some crap­py web­site. Feed read­ing, inter­rupt­ed…