Instagram releases completely redesigned iPhone app

Surprise: Instagram just released a major update to its iPhone app that completely changes the look of the world’s most popular photo-sharing app. We saw some hints that the Facebook-owned app was testing a pretty dramatic redesign, and early peeks at the new layout were universally praised by users. It …

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'Hyperloop' sled speeds through U.S. desert via electromagnets

A car-sized sled powered by electromagnets rocketed to more than 100 miles (160 kph) an hour through the Nevada desert on Wednesday in what the Los Angeles company developing the technology said was the first successful test of a futurist transit system called hyperloop. Hyperloop One is among several companies …

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Hyperloop One test bodes well for transit's fast future

The possible future of transit zipped along a short track in the desert outside Las Vegas on Wednesday before sliding to a stop in a bed of sand, sending up a tan wave. Hyperloop One, a start-up hoping to revolutionize transport systems, held its first public test of engine components …

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Sheryl Sandberg just gave an incredible, emotional speech to college grads

Earlier today, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg gave a stirring, emotional, and inspirational commencement speech to graduating students at UC Berkeley. The speech was focused on the subject of resiliency, with Sandberg recounting the hours, days, and weeks that followed the unexpected death of her husband, David Goldberg. Like …

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Uncharted 4 does nostalgia the right way

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End could well be the last game of its kind, part of a dying breed of lavish single-player experiences that focus on telling a specific story in a cinematic way. But — if you believe developer Naughty Dog — it’s also the last of the many …

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Lenovo might release two sizes of the next Moto G

The Moto G was Motorola’s most popular phone back in the final era when “Motorola” still existed. So it would make sense that Lenovo wants to capitalize on that success. Some leaked images and FCC filings point to the next Moto G being offered in two sizes, with a larger “Plus” model …

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