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Hacked – The Post’s Website

August 22, 2013

The Washington Post said that its website had been hacked on Thursday. The responsibility for this wrongdoing has been claimed by a group that is backing Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime. More on the Hacking […]

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Tech History: The Evolution of the Headphones

July 18, 2013

Piano concertos and on-stage guitar solos are fine, but when people listen to music, they mostly want to do so in private. This is why most people love their headphones and earbuds. This love is […]

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Merkel Urges Better Data Protection

July 16, 2013

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has guaranteed to push tougher European laws to protect web users’ private information on the Internet. To protect users’ personal data In a TV interview, she said Germany wanted online companies […]

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Microsoft Creates 3D Touchscreen

July 4, 2013

Microsoft’s research unit has come up with a 3D touchscreen showing images that can be felt and manipulated. The company’s project combined an LCD flat panel screen with force sensors and a robotic arm that […]

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New Anti-Social Media App Helps You Avoid “Friends

June 20, 2013

A new social media experiment app called Hell Is Other People uses Foursquare check-ins to help people avoid social media “friends.” The app gets information from Foursquare and then calculates “optimally distanced locations” to avoid […]

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Study Says Penguins Used To Fly

May 23, 2013

A new study says that these flightless birds did in fact knew how and were able to fly a long time ago. But because they are so good at swimming, they eventually evolved to specialize […]

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Efficient Markets Hypothesis Proven By Twitter Jitter

April 25, 2013

Many people misunderstand the efficient markets hypothesis (EMH). They think it says that markets are efficient methods of doing everything, including health care and allocating capital. Instead, it says that markets process information about what […]

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Rise To The Top And Become A Thought Leader

March 27, 2013

Every thought leader starts as a little-known blogger or networker whose website only gets a few visits. Robert Scoble is one of the best examples of a blogger who made his mark on the blogosphere. […]