The welfare of Chinese workers is back in the spotlight after an explosion at Shanghai-based Riteng Computer Accessory Company left 23 people in hospital with burns and another 34 with more minor injuries. Local government officials said the explosion happened on Saturday afternoon at a workshop on the
fPrivacy is a Chrome plugin that lets you granularly opt out of stalker-esque Facebook app permissions like "Post to my wall" or "Access profile info" whenever the app authorization dialog appears. Woohoo!
Creator Chad Selph made the extension because Facebook apps had been too grabby for far too long
ASUS’ Eee Pad Transformer Prime has already suffered a few setbacks on its march to the US market and unfortunately, it looks as if another obstacle may be on the horizon. According to a handful of tips we’ve received this morning, Best Buy has been sending out emails to users who pre-ordered the new
The holidays are all about eggnog, ugly sweaters and disconnecting from the internet just long enough to reassure the family you still care. For those of us with web separation anxiety, the folks at MAKE have hooked us up with an easy way to stay hip to incoming emails — by connecting the holiday fir
Gavin DeGraw is no stranger to having other people sing his songs. Remember “I Don’t Want to Be,” the karaoke favorite that h…
Dirigida a estudiantes, la nueva red demuestra que combinar dos de las actividades más populares de la Web tiene un mayor potencial.
We wouldn’t bet the farm on those "Apple is building an HDTV" rumors just yet, but tonight the Wall Street Journal reports the company is still interested invading the living room in a real way, based on "vague" talks with media executives. That vision includes a TV that packs wireless streaming with
Parenthood is the closest thing I’ve found to entrepreneurship. Looks cool from the outside but can be really messy inside. Everyone has advice, you work like a dog, the highs are amazing and lows horrendous, and it is the best thing ever.
A 500 Startups company founder emailed me this recently, and
Amazon’s Kindle is, broadly, the million-selling gold-standard that all other e-readers aspire to. This year’s edition was slashed back to basics, with the hardware keyboard, touchscreen, expandable memory, 3G access and MP3 support sacrificed in favor of a $79 (with ads) price tag. Now you’ve had three
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week’s most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us — it’s the Week in Green.
The past week saw several groundbreaking developments in climate news as the Chinese government said that it will control rainfall to generate 10 percent more