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Apps to Help You Keep Up With the Latest Apps

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:43pm

Tech guru PC Mike Wendland goes over the apps that help you keep up with all of the latest and greatest apps available.


    





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New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Reshuffles Senior Ranks

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:12pm
SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft on Monday named three executives to its cloud, devices and Xbox gaming divisions in one of new Chief Executive Satya Nadella's first management shakeups.
    





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Facebook Data Proves Nobody Likes the Mets

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 12:24pm

It’s opening day for Major League Baseball and Facebook has mapped out where fans live and who they are rooting for.


    





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'Tiny Home' Architects Push the Envelope Around the World

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 12:24pm
Here are a few truisms about tiny homes: They are ecologically friendly. They are generally inexpensive. They can help avoid house debt. They have a reduced carbon footprint. They offer the possibility for a freer, simpler life.Tiny homes may have another selling point: the coolness factor.
    





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Yet Another Apple-Samsung Trial Kicks Off Today

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:22am

Apple and Samsung are back in court. It’s largely the same cast of characters as the 2012 trial, this time squabbling over different patents and newer devices.


    





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This Beer Glass Won't Let You Use Your Smartphone

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:22am

Finally, a way to stop people who would rather post photos of their beers online than drink them.


    





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7.5 Quake on California Fault Could Be Disastrous

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:51am
Experts say a bigger earthquake along the lesser-known fault that gave Southern California a moderate shake could do more damage to the region than the long-dreaded "Big One" from the more famous San Andreas Fault.The Puente Hills thrust fault, which brought Friday night's magnitude-5.
    





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Google Confirms Domain Name System Intercepted Before Turkey Elections

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 10:51am

Google said Saturday that the company’s Domain Name System service had “been intercepted by most Turkish ISPs (Internet Service Providers).”


    





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Researchers Map the Brain Through Video Games

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:16am

Nerdwatch: Researchers at MIT's Seung Lab are using a video game to help them identify the shapes of retinal neurons.


    





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Texas Gun Dealers Draw Tech Crowd With Bitcoin

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 8:27pm
Gun buyers are about to get a lot more bang for their bitcoin.The digital currency that’s generated controversy with the hunt for its mysterious founder, gotten the attention of the Winklevoss twins, and been seized by the FBI will soon have a new use -– buying the super-powered guns of the future.
    





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Google Exec: Technology Is Not Silver Bullet to Solve World's Problems

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 11:49am
As revolutions continue to topple autocratic leaders at seemingly lightning speed, what role will technology and social media play in shaping the future of new regimes? How can the Internet help people communicate in places like Russia or Syria despite crackdowns on dissent?
    





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This 'Thinking Cap' Really Does Improve Learning

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:23pm
The thinking caps we used to put on as kids may have been imaginary, but researchers at Vanderbilt University have built something that sounds a lot like a real one. Using a simple form of electrical stimulation, it seems to speed up the brain's natural learning process.
    





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Lensless, Pinpoint-Sized Camera Could Add Sight to Any Device

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:21pm
With no lens and capturing only a blur of light, a new type of camera developed by Rambus barely meets the definition of the word. But it's so small and cheap to make that it could be included in just about any device.
    





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Gone in 60 Seconds? Easy to Hack Into a Tesla, Security Expert Says

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:49pm
Tesla Motors' electric vehicles can be located and unlocked by criminals remotely simply by cracking a six-character password using traditional hacking techniques, according to newly released research.
    





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Safety Agency Ends Tesla Car Fire Probe After Maker Adds Shield

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:17pm

Road safety regulators found no defect trend and closed their investigation into Tesla electric car fires, as the automaker added a “triple underbody shield.”


    





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Microsoft Says It's 'Listening' to Snooping Concerns

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:46pm
Microsoft, facing criticism over reportedly reading a blogger’s Hotmail emails, might want to rethink its recent blog post.The drama started when former Microsoft employee Alex Kibkalo was arrested on Monday for stealing and leaking unreleased Windows code.
    





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Technique Captures Striking Video of Neurons in Mid-Connection

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:45pm
Neuroscientists in Illinois have invented a new way to visualize groups of neurons as they grow and make connections with one another. The resulting imagery is as insightful as it is beautiful.
    





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Sony Wants You to Pay $1,100 For Digital Paper

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:45pm
With so much buzz over tech companies, it’s easy to forget that many industries still rely on pens and paper.Well, good news, lawyers, teachers and government workers: Sony has launched Digital Paper.What is it? Digital Paper is kind of like a tablet and e-reader, packaged with a stylus.
    





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Journalists, Media Under Attack From Hackers: Google Researchers

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:40pm
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Twenty-one of the world's top-25 news organizations have been the target of likely state-sponsored hacking attacks, according to research by two Google security engineers.
    





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Early Oculus Rift had Huge Potential

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:37am

Now that Facebook has announced that it will purchase Oculus for $2 billion, NBC News revisits the stunning prototype.


    





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