Twenty years ago Newcastle was run down and destitute. Now it’s home to the U.K.’s second most vibrant tech sector behind Silicon Roundabout. And those involved see no reason it can’t be one of Europe’s brightest lights too.
Your whole life feels like a 500 error.
Plus 22 totally unethical (but effective!) lifehacks, 49 hoaxes people actually believed, and a pretty terrifying life-size Marge Simpson.
Hukkster, the maker of a browser tool that alerts shoppers when items they want go on sale, just raised a fresh round of capital, BuzzFeed has learned. It’s helping retailers find their way into inboxes.
Are you Steve Jobs, or Jack Dorsey? Find out below!
Plus 7 things you didn’t know about Mardi Gras, how accurately your favorite TV shows portray living in New York, and finally, a hoverboard that *might* be real.
Courtesy of the Museum of London’s StreetMuseum app, which illuminates hidden histories in London, and allows users to overlay past scenes on the present using a ‘3D view button’.
And all around the world in just ONE day.
Plus a genius who combined bacon and sushi, 10 reasons Meryl Streep is queen of everything, and one thing you probably didn’t know about Super Mario.
These six hacks will change your life.
Plus 14 celebrity weddings to look forward to in 2014, the 6 worst behaved frats, and 17 can’t-miss tours in 2014.
Fast-growing business gets more funding, a representative confirms.
Plus 10 creepy Santas who will give you nightmares, 5 real-life exoskeleton designs, and an app that tells you how many days you have left to live.
Don’t underestimate how much people love a good haul video.
Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos showed off the drones, which are in development right now, on 60 Minutes tonight. He claims they could be making 30-minute deliveries in four to five years, though acknowledged that’s a particularly optimistic timeline.
Basically, humans are screwed.
Technology doesn’t have to be new and scary!
That’s what Citigroup says in a new report today. Facebook is way outpacing Google, Yahoo and LinkedIn, according to these charts.
A million dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? Bangs.
The winners of the iPhone Photography Awards.
Handy, but would you eat it?
During the first six months of the year, 78% of all government requests for data Twitter received originated from the United States, according to a transparency report released on Wednesday.
Super-simple hacks for your pricey gadgets. It’s about time you showed your headphones who’s boss.
Pete Souza launched his Instagram account on Wednesday and already has over 19,000 followers.
Some of China’s best tech companies are now outmaneuvering their Silicon Valley counterparts.
At last, there’s a game built around running a startup. What’s more scary: It’s closer to reality than you might imagine.
A JP Morgan analyst thinks Google’s stock is worth more than $1,000 per share, which would make it one of the most expensive stocks on the market.He’s not alone, as nearly a dozen other analysts have a similar price target on the search giant’s shares.