Shawn Powell

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Microsoft is laying off 1,850 to “streamline” its smartphone business, takes $950M charge

Following last week’s news of Microsoft selling off its feature phone business for $350 million, today Microsoft turned its attention to smartphones: the company announced it would lay off 1,850 staff and take a charge of $950 million, including $200 million in severance payments, as it …

Xiaomi’s New Ultra-Affordable 4K Mi Drone Will Cost Just $460

We already knew Chinese electronics brand Xiaomi would be releasing a drone today, but we were only hoping that it would be the first truly …

Drones

Agony and Ecstasy at the Spelling Bee: Pictures

Scientists Predict a Super-Hot Summer in Nearly Every U.S. State

Get ready to sweat.<p>Enjoy the last throes of spring while they last, because this summer's going to be a scorcher. The Climate Prediction Center at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released its prediction for summer weather, and it's not good news for anyone who enjoys a cool …

Rocky Mountains

Scientists weigh in against the NFL’s war on physics and Tom Brady — Quartz

If you’re not an American football fan, think of this as a story of a $13 billion company that can’t get its head around basic science.<p>Fans are all too aware of the multi-year battle—with an estimated joint cost of $20 million—between the National Football League (NFL) and a marquee player, Tom …