Mozilla CEO Sends Angry Open Letter To Microsoft Over Changing Windows 10 Browser Defaults

lego firefox With Edge in Windows 10, Microsoft has finally delivered a capable browser to replace the aging Internet Explorer. Microsoft likes Windows 10 so much, it makes Edge the default browser in Windows 10, even when you’re updating from a system that previously used Chrome or Firefox as the default. Unsurprisingly, Mozilla is not amused and its CEO Chris Beard today wrote an open letter… Read More

Why We Care More About The Death Of A Lion Than A Thousand Dead Children

Do you prefer pets to people? Even, or especially, when those people are your family? Does your adoration of our furry-footed friends extend to animals big and small, the fierce and the docile, the wild and the tame?
You’re not alone.
Recent research suggests that people are twice as likely to give money to save a dog than help a dying child.

Zayn Malik’s ‘Real Music’ Tweet Offends His Fans As Singer Gets Signed By New Label

Former One Direction member Zayn Malik has dismayed Directioners with his recent tweet. Malik tweeted that now that he has gone solo, fans will be able to hear some of his “real” music.
“I guess I never explained why I left, it was for this moment to be given the opportunity to show you who i really am! ‪#realmusic ‪#RCA !!” Malik tweeted on Wednesday, thus stirring a debate among his fans if his music with a One Direction band member was “unreal.”

Olio Raises $10 Million To Build More Fancy Smartwatches

Olio_Model1_Steel On Steel Smartwatch underdog Olio has raised a $10 million Series A led by New Enterprise Associates. The cash will go to expand Olio’s manufacturing prowess and bring on new hires for the budding company. In addition to the raise, the company has announced a number of new models including a 24 carat gold model for $1,195 on a leather strap. We first met Olio last March when they announced the… Read More

GoButler Takes Its Virtual Personal Assistant Out Of Beta, Raises $8M

gobutler GoButler has a straightforward premise — you should be able to text one of the service’s “Heroes”, and they can help you get whatever you need, whether you want to order dinner or make a flight reservation.
Today, the startup is announcing that it has moved out of beta testing and is available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria and… Read More