How Big Is the Cloud? Even GoDaddy Is Selling It

How big is cloud computing? GoDaddy—yes, GoDaddy—is now bringing the cloud to the world’s mom-and-pop shops. GoDaddy began life as a rather shameless guerilla marketer that used ridiculously sexist TV ads to promote a service that let anyone sign up for an Internet address and host a website. But under …

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On Its 10th Birthday, a Short History of Twitter in Tweets

Twitter turns ten today. As it enters its awkward pre-teen years, the company that invented fame in 140 characters has had a tough run recently. It lost its longtime CEO Dick Costolo, who was replaced by co-founder and formerly ousted CEO turned new CEO-slash-savior Jack Dorsey. Yes, people use Twitter …

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Apple's iPhone SE event: we'll be there live

It’s the Apple event the internet’s been talking about for months, with rumors of a cheaper iPhone, smaller iPad Pro and potentially even a new Apple Watch continuing to circulate. We’ll be reporting live from Apple’s special March 21 gathering at its Cupertino HQ, an event where the firm says …

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GDC 2016: The wonderfully weird games of GDC 2016

Introduction There’s always plenty of interesting stuff to see at GDC. There’s also some weird stuff – none more so than what you’ll find in Crtl.Alt.GDC, an area of the expo dedicated to showcasing the whacky and the wonderful. This is a place for unique thinking. A place for rethinking …

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Update your Kindle by March 22, Amazon says

<p>Own a Kindle? Listen up — this one’s relevant to you. If you were an early adopter of one of these popular e-readers, you’ve got to update your software, and we mean stat, otherwise your trusty device may go kaput. Well, nothing that drastic, but you get the sense of …

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Online interaction 'not a substitute for real life', expert warns

A lack of social integration with people from different backgrounds is damaging social skills in younger people, research has suggested. Insufficient social mixing means that 90% of teenagers are nervous about interacting with people who come from a different background from their own, a study found. The report on “social …

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