Read an exclusive excerpt from Markus Zusak's new book 'Bridge of Clay'

13 years. That's how long Markus Zusak, author of the The Book Thief, has been on hiatus. But for readers eager to dive into a new novel from the acclaimed author, the wait is finally over — Zusak is finally making his return to bookshelves with the publication of his latest effort Bridge of Clay.

Spotify seriously needs to add a blocking feature

Algorithms don't understand when you break up with a band.Calling it quits on an musician you once loved, or just ridding your life of a song or artist you've come to completely loathe should be easy, right? Not on Spotify.Listening passively to terrestrial radio is rare these days.

Morgan Freeman will now be the voice of the Vancouver transit system

If you've always wanted the voice of God to spice up your daily commute, you're in luck. Morgan Freeman might not actually be God, but he's the closest mouthpiece we've got. Freeman has a new gig as a the voice of Vancouver, Canada's TransLink. SEE ALSO:

This drone raised more than $3M on Indiegogo, but you can pick it up at its lowest price yet

When a creative crowdfunding campaign reaches its goal, that usually means that people find the prototype promising enough to part with their hard earned money and donate to the project. But when a startup raises 3000 times more than its goal?

'Overwatch' pro team forces players to train to an unhealthy degree

The Shanghai Dragons have yet to win a single game in the first season of Overwatch League, and to appease fans who may be wondering what exactly is going on behind the scenes, the team's manager revealed the Dragons' practice schedule.

Mark Zuckerberg testified before the EU Parliament, but the hearing's format left MEPs with no answe

Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on May 22nd to discuss data protection. The hearing's format had all the EU lawmakers asking him questions for about an hour straight, leaving Mark Zuckerberg with only a few minutes to answer all of them.

It's the end of the road for Uber's self-driving cars in Arizona

Uber is shutting down its self-driving car program in Arizona. The move comes in the wake of a fatality that occurred in March, when an Uber vehicle in autonomous mode struck and killed a woman crossing a street.

The NFL's new anthem rules are here and, yep, they're terrible

After a few seasons of pearl-clutching and horror over players expressing their First Amendment right, the NFL has approved new rules for behavior during the playing of the national anthem which solve absolutely nothing.SEE ALSO: Colin Kaepernick may be exiled from the NFL,

The weed-heavy story of how Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart became pals

Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart have an extremely fun-to-follow friendship, and perhaps one of the few pairings I'd enjoy third-wheeling with. They co-star on a show on VH1! They do lunch! They share pine cones! But how did this connection come to be?On Tuesday,

Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder reunite and fall in love in 'Destination Wedding' trailer

Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder embody the enemies, to friends, to (probably) lovers trope in the first trailer for Destination Wedding, the story of two haters who wind up at a the wedding of their mutual friends and have less than a good time. 

Holy prequel, Batman! Alfred Pennyworth is getting his own origin story on TV

There aren't a lot of elements of Batman's legend that haven't been explored thoroughly in the realm of film and TV. Some of them are so well-tread that they've passed into cliche (how many times have Martha Wayne's pearls bounced off the pavement in Crime Alley,

Ask a Dev: What Are the Limitations of Beacons?

In our latest Ask a Dev video, iOS engineer Dan Murrell discusses the limitations of beacons, and some of the issues developers might encounter while working with this new technologySee also: iBeacon Comes to SXSWBeacons can pinpoint the location of a device,

Turkey's Controversial Prime Minister Leads High-Stakes Presidential Election

ISTANBUL—Sinan Ozer, a 35-year-old municipal councilor from Istanbul has been attending political rallies in support of Turkey's ruling party for much of his adult lifeThe most memorable have been been those led by the party's leader, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan,

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EE rolling out Lumia Denim update for the Lumia 930 in the UK

Microsoft has rolled out the Windows Phone 8.1 update with Lumia Denim on a number of handsets across the globe. However, most of these were the country variants of the devices. If you're residing in the UK,

瑞吉酒店及度假村家庭礼遇“儿童移动图书车”首度亮相中国

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Mixmax Raises $1.5M From Harrison Metal, Floodgate To Bring Interactive Apps To E-mail

Mixmax, which is making e-mail interactive with apps that set-up calendar meetings and polls, raised $1.5 million from Harrison Metal, Floodgate’s Mike Maples and Ann Miura-Ko, Ram Shriram of Sherpalo Ventures and angels Eric Ries, Soundcloud CEO Alex Ljung, Nuzzel CEO Jonathan Abrams,

'An Ember in the Ashes' is about to rekindle your love of YA

Can you change your destiny? Or is your fate predetermined?Heavy subject matter, yes, but that's exactly what fantasy novelist Sabaa Tahir explores in her YA debut, An Ember In The Ashes (available April 28)See also: 11 Young Adult Books Sure to Make You CryEmber follows Laia and Elias,

Enable the favorites bar and dark theme on Microsoft Edge

For those of you new to Microsoft Edge and wondering where your favorites bar is located, have no fear. There is one easy setting you need to adjust in order to make the favorites...The post Enable the favorites bar and dark theme on Microsoft Edge appeared first on WinBeta.

移动数字营销平台 Mobvista 挂牌新三板:互联网国际化浪潮中,移动广告之路怎么走?

2015年可以说是手游竞争进展到白热化阶段,全年数据显示手游上了大约三万款,相当于每天100款左右。很多游戏公司在出海的时候,是尝试性的、试探性的,并不是走的那么坚决。

华为手机Q1出货2800万部 P9上市俩月卖出260万台

2015年,华为手机全球出货量突破1亿部,成为出货量最大的国产手机厂商。这一成绩帮助华为成为全球第三大智能手机制造商,仅次于三星、苹果。华为手机Q1出货2800万部 P9上市俩月卖出260万台而今年华为的目标则是1. ... ...

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