Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 1869. But Tesla nevertheless finished an important cross-country route of its own this week: In...
Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST
Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You Ever since Jaws hit theaters, the world has not been a safe place for ocean lovers, or for sharks, either. Western Australia has a neat solution where 338 sharks have been tagged with tracking devices that are connected...
Jan 22 2014, 4:44am CST
Navy Jet Crash Pilot Rescued A Navy jet crashed off the coast of the state of Virginia recently. The pilot used the ejector seat and was rescued later on by a passing fisherman. He is currently in critical condition at a nearby hospital.
Jan 16 2014, 3:43am CST
Woods Hole Launches Crowd-Sourced Ocean Radiation Testing The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution launched a crowd-sourced and crowd-funded project yesterday to monitor radiation levels in seawater along the West Coast of North America.
The project, led by Woods Hole senior...
Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST
Apple's Latest Ad Is Pure Poetry In 11 days, Apple’s Macintosh computer will turn 30 years old. That machine was introduced with a 60-second TV ad that is among the most iconic commercials of all time. Yesterday, the company debuted a new spot (linked...
Jan 13 2014, 9:51am CST
NAFTA And The Future Of Canada, Mexico And The United States By Marc Lanthemann
The 20th anniversary of NAFTA’s implementation on Jan. 1 has revived some of the perennial arguments that have surrounded the bloc since its inception. The general consensus has been that the trade...
Jan 7 2014, 9:06am CST
Air Travel Industry's New Year's Resolutions: A Report Card Two years ago at New Year’s, I dreamed a beautiful dream of 12 resolutions for the air travel industry. As 2014 begins, let’s ride the Way Back Machine to revisit those resolutions and see whether my dreams came true or...
Jan 2 2014, 3:21pm CST
Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2014 The following guest post is by Prakash Nanduri, Co-Founder and CEO of Paxata.
The dust is finally beginning to clear from the big data explosion, which is a good thing. One of the problems with big data is that it’s...
Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST
My Take: The Best Video Games of 2013 It’s been a big year for video games. The latest consoles from Sony and Microsoft arrived with a splash, selling millions of units and making huge waves in the media; new competitors also took the field, including the...
Dec 30 2013, 6:01pm CST
Why "Starchitects" Should Leave Santa Monica's Skyline Alone If the building gods have their way, the ocean views in Los Angeles may soon be overshadowed by towers of swirling steel and glass. A string of high-profile architecture proposals by Rem Koolhaus, Frank Gehry and Cesar...
Dec 27 2013, 4:16pm CST
NY judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal NY judge concludes NSA phone surveillance is legal, rejecting ACLU effort to halt program
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Friday found that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of...
Dec 27 2013, 12:06pm CST
CEOs: What Were The Breakout Tech Trends Of 2013? 2013 was certainly eventful for the tech industry. Hey, Facebook made a huge comeback and Twitter finally came public – with the stock rocketing.
So looking back on things, what were some of the important trends? Here’...
Dec 25 2013, 10:51am CST
What To Get The Discriminating CIO This Year What with overnight delivery, drones, 3-D printers, and after-Christmas sales, it’s almost never too late to write up a wish list. Here’s a list of great gift ideas for CIOs – some of which may not ever be delivered,...
Dec 24 2013, 9:26am CST
The Hotel Detective's Best Hotel Rooms Of 2013: Part Two Part two of The Hotel Detective’s Best Rooms of 2013 takes you from traditional luxury destinations (Gstaad, Lake Como) to new outposts (Fogo Island Inn) and even up into the sky (the best Business Class seat). You can...
Dec 21 2013, 5:26pm CST
JD Salinger Stories leaked Unpublished stories of JD Salinger appeared online. JD Salinger is an American writer most famous for Catcher In the Rye. Now unpublished stories got leaked online against the wishes of late JD Salinger.
Nov 29 2013, 1:12pm CST
Greenland Shark Saved From Death by Choking A Greenland shark was saved by two men from choking to death on some moose hide in the nick of time. It was thanks to these two brave and thoughtful men that the shark was rescued from imminent death by asphyxiation.
Nov 22 2013, 3:50am CST
Singapore-sized Iceberg floats in the Southern Ocean The Pine Island Glacier or PIG is a giant ice steam that is considered to be the world's most rapidly shrinking glacier on Earth. Scientists predicted that the PIG will give birth to large icebergs every six to ten...
Nov 13 2013, 10:24pm CST
Google, Facebook and Microsoft Join Hands to Offer Cash to Secure Internet The three may be fiercely competitive in real life but they have combined forces for a common purpose. Google, Facebook and Microsoft have joined hands in order to combat hackers by offering bounties or cash rewards for bug tracers via an internet bug bounty hunting project called HackerOne.
Nov 7 2013, 7:38am CST
Satellite Falling to Earth may Cause Damage A satellite that is about to come falling down to earth could cause damage. While the chances that it will harm someone may be very few, they still do exist.
Nov 7 2013, 2:58am CST
Lionfish Invasion Haunts Atlantic Ocean An invasion of Lionfish is haunting the Atlantic Ocean. These aggressive and poisonous Lionfish have no other marine life that preys on them. This of course has caused a problem since they consume most of the life forms around coral reefs.
Oct 21 2013, 3:10am CDT
Saturn Moon Titan Has Strange Interior Saturn’s moon, Titan is said to have a strange interior. After careful observations, scientists at NASA feel that there is ice and even a variety of industrial plastic found in Titan’s core.
Oct 3 2013, 5:02am CDT
Discovery of Ocean Water on Mars While the discovery of traces of frozen water on the surface of Mars is not new, the existence of an entire ocean that once existed is something that has baffled the scientists.
Jul 22 2013, 3:16am CDT
RIAA has Removed more than 25 Million URL Listings from Google American recording industry association known as the RIAA has forced Google to take down 25 million URL listings which happen to be pirate links. This was after copyright owners protested regarding the illegal downloading of their movies, music and software from Google’s pages.
Jul 6 2013, 7:39am CDT
Venezuela offers Asylum to NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden The President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro offered asylum to Edward Snowden in a recent speech. After being rejected by many countries, the governments of which he beseeched for asylum, the NSA whistleblower finally has a chance in a South American nation.
Jul 6 2013, 4:21am CDT
NVIDIA's Shield Console Launching at June 27 with $50 Discount Besides Microsoft, other gaming companies are ready to hear the voice of their valued consumers. NVIDIA is about to offer a $50 discount on its Shield Console. The offer will be valid at its launch which is set for June 27th.
Jun 20 2013, 10:48am CDT
Nintendo Offers Steel Diver Free-to-Play Game Nintendo intends to introduce its first free-to-play game. The name has not been finalized yet but one thing is for sure; it resembles the Steel Diver game of yesterday.
Jun 19 2013, 7:43am CDT
Microsoft Working on 'Mohoro' Service for Windows Desktop In a display of its reputation as a services company, Microsoft prepared its Mohoro Windows desktop service. Windows Azure will be the installation on which this service will run. The service which is codenamed Mohoro is still in the nascent phase of its development.
May 2 2013, 3:46am CDT
Earth Day 2013: Google's Animated Doodle for All Seasons Earth Day has become synonymous with a celebration of Nature and all the bounties it affords us. Google has also launched an interactive Earth Day doodle that shows wonders of all four seasons. It is the day when we all remember our roots as earth-based creatures that need the natural environment to survive.
Apr 22 2013, 5:15am CDT
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