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Mozilla Wants To Bring Virtual Reality To The Browserview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Last summer, Mozilla launched a very experimental version of Firefox with support for web-based virtual reality apps that could be experienced through the Oculus Rift. (IT news)

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Prioritizing Diversity In 2015view story

http://techcrunch.com –  At a recent forum on diversity in tech, Google’s Director of Global Diversity Talent & Inclusion, Yolanda Mangolini, explained that it is incredibly hard to move the needle on diversity by even 1% at Google’s size. (IT news)

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Here’s the only flashlight app you will ever needview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – There are a zillion flashlight apps in Google Play, but I stumbled upon a really good one thanks to Ron Richards introducing it in the App Arena on TWIT TV’s All About Android show. It’s called Power Button Flashlight / Torch, and you’re probably already wondering what makes this better than any other flashlight app? A light is a light right? (IT news)

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PSA: Amazon Prime Memberships Are 27% Off, Today Onlyview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Don’t have Amazon Prime? Want Amazon Prime? What d’ya know! Amazon Prime is on sale today — a rather rare occurrence. Read More (IT news)

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Gillmor Gang: HoloCraftview story

http://techcrunch.com –  The Gillmor Gang — Benedict Evans, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Topics include the future of sunglasses, why iWatch is the hub of the Notification OS, and the battle for the next 5 years is already over. And then, of course, what the Gang thinks. Plus, David Sifry joins the ladies of G3 to launch the new Handle priority mail/todo/scheduling app. (IT news)

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The Portability Angle Of Tech Immigrationview story

http://techcrunch.com –  In 2001, I was working for Outride, Inc., an early pioneer in context sensitive search and browser history-based personalization. After the dot-com boom, search became passé. The startup couldn’t raise more money closed and its technology assets were acquired by Google. (IT news)

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This Industry Is Still Completely Ridiculousview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Things are getting pretty strange out there. Roughly a year ago I wrote a post entitled “This Industry Is Completely Ridiculous.” Since then, as you probably already know, our world has gotten even more surreal. If anything the ridiculousness is accelerating. It’s like the tech industry is subject to a Moore’s Law of weird. Read More (IT news)

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GParted Live 0.21.0 Beta 1 Is Now Based on Linux Kernel 3.16.7view story

http://spd.rss.ac – GParted Live, a small bootable GNU/Linux distribution for x86-based computers that can be used for creating, re-organizing, and deleting disk partitions with the help of tools that allow managing file systems, has been upgraded to version 0.21.0 Beta 1. We don't get to see too many Betas for this particular distribution, but now we have one and it's ready for testing. (IT news)

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Google Morphs to Wireless Direct Seller, PwC Cloud Consultant, Reseller Financerview story

https://thevarguy.com – Google reportedly has signed reseller deals with carriers Sprint and T-Mobile to sell wireless service directly to end customers. Content Classification:  Curated read more (IT news)

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T-Mobile SCORE! program to launch on January 25view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Just when it seems that T-Mobile has cooled down, the carrier announces something new. T-Mobile wants even more people to upgrade earlier than usual with the new SCORE! (IT news)

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Two Sundance experience apps available for Google Cardboard ownersview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Google Cardboard owners have the opportunity to experience the Sundance Film Festival from afar. Two Sundance experience apps are available right now in the Play Store and virtually bring people to the event. (IT news)

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Report: IBM Employees Bracing for Colossal Layoff Starting Next Weekview story

https://thevarguy.com – IBM is set to begin laying off what could amount to 26 percent of its global workforce next week, according to one report on the rumored firings. Content Classification:  Curated read more (IT news)