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Yesterday | Slate Magazine

What Will Become of the Library?

Photo by Tom Rossiter from the book Building Ideas: An Architectural Guide to the University of Chicago ; Photo courtesy Bexar Bibliotech/Facebook; Photo courtesy Mitch Altman/Flickr; Photo courtesy Marc Hall/NC State University Around the turn of the 20th century - a golden age for libraries in America - the Snead Bookshelf Company of Louisville, ... (more)


Related Topix: Libraries, Rossiter, PA, University of Chicago, Social Software, Startups, Facebook

Tuesday | Wall Street Journal

Personal Technology: Cloud-Photo Options

As a photographer, I often find myself caught between the impetuous models and their ravenous fans.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Social Software, Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google, Startups

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Digital Trends

Ohio man gets felony charge for flying camera drone near accident site

An Ohio man faced a felony charge for using an aerial drone, like this one shown, after refusing police orders to land the drone.


Related Topix: Ohio, Social Software, Arts, Photography

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Digital Trends

Flickr updates iOS, Android app with vastly improved experience and features

When those kids at Flickr said they were going to give the photo-sharing service an overhaul, they weren't kidding.


Related Topix: Social Software, Dapper, Citizen Sports, Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Adobe Photoshop Express

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Flickr flicks on video capture and more for its Android, iOS apps

Flickr offers you an online home where you can upload, view, and share your own photos and videos as well as those from other people.


Related Topix: Google, Startups


Blood Red Moon - Eclipse Los Angeles

Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN producers what to do with this iReport.


Related Topix: Social Software

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Newest Opera Mini Eases Mobile Photo Uploading

Opera Software plans to release the third version of the Opera Mini mobile phone browser on Tuesday, adding features that aim to boost its social networking capabilities and improve functionality overall.


Related Topix: Opera Software, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Social Software, Startups, Shozu


Google's Picasa Adds Flickr-Like Web Albums for Photos

Google added a new online photo-sharing feature to Picasa, the free software that lets users organize digital photos on their computers.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Computers


Yahoo sales show growth is returning

Yahoo on Tuesday reported its revenue, minus commissions paid to partners for Web traffic, rose 1% in the first quarter after four straight quarters without growth.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Facebook, Google, Internet, Science / Technology

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Vote for The Weekly Flickr at the Webby Awards

You may have already heard that The Weekly Flickr is nominated for a Webby Award in the category of Online Film & Video Reality, and it's your chance to cast your vote .


Sat Apr 12, 2014


All the passwords you should change because of Heartbleed, in one handy graphic

Connect with leaders from the companies in this story, in real life: Come to the fourth annual VentureBeat Mobile Summit April 14-15 in Sausalito, Calif.


Related Topix: Sausalito, CA, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Widevine Technologies

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Typophile blogs

Le nombre, le genre, la sacs

You will create an album cover for a fictitious band, using a fictitious album name and an image from Flickr.


Thu Apr 10, 2014


Heartbleed Bug: How to Create Strong Passwords

A massive breakdown in Internet security, known as the Heartbleed bug, may have compromised millions of websites - including such prominent services as Yahoo, Flickr and Tumblr - potentially exposing users' passwords and other personal information.


Related Topix: Tumblr, Computers, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Georgia Tech

Scientific American

The "Heartbleed" Internet Security Flaw: What You Need to Know

Credit: Jannete Mark via Flickr Consumers used to waking up every week or so to news of yet another Internet security hole or data breach may be hard-pressed to understand why Heartbleed, the hole in the commonly used Web security software OpenSSL, is different.


Related Topix: Ars Technica, Computers, Internet, Science / Technology, Cryptography, Science, Computer Science, Computer Security

Wed Apr 09, 2014


Famous Album Cover Art Imagined From A Different Perspective

Have you ever wondered what famous album covers might look like from a different perspective? A user on Flickr by the name of Harvezt has worked to answer that question with a new series called The Dark Side Of The Cover.


Related Topix: Joy Division, Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Seattle and Washington colleges: The best deals

This slideshow ranks 13 major colleges in Washington by return on investment . It looks at in-state and out-of-state tuition, which is why some schools appear twice.


Related Topix: PayScale, Evergreen State College, Eastern Washington University

Data Storage Today

Heartbleed Bug Breaks Internet Encryption, Steals Yahoo Passwords

Many devices that use embedded Linux including routers and other devices may also be susceptible to the Hearbleed bug.


Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Computer Security, Science, Computer Science

Clickety Clack

Yahoo Struggles in Push for Mobile Deals

The more things change, the more it stays the same. The hunt for distribution is something that is core to Yahoo's DNA.


Related Topix: Social Software

Thu Apr 03, 2014


Yahoo Loses Spiering To EyeEm, Relaunching Flickr

Yahoo appears determined to reclaim Flickr's former glory and outdo rival photo-sharing services like Facebook's Instagram.


Related Topix: Social Software

IT looks like something from the set of the sci-fi movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

But in fact this is Dream as you have never seen her before, in the hands of three talented artists who use light to create stunning photographs.


Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design


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