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High School Coaches Standing Up to the Giants of College Football

When big money and power meet grassroots, it isn't necessarily as one-sided a fight as you might think. During the college football recruiting season, we saw some coaches reneging on their promises to high school kids and others leaving their schools for other jobs roughly 30 seconds after kids …

College Football

Falcons release RB Steven Jackson

The Atlanta Falcons have released veteran running back Steven Jackson, the team announced Thursday, a move that will save the team $3.75 million …

Western Digital puts extra horsepower into newest My Cloud network hard drives

Western Digital (WD) has been steadily growing its line of My Cloud devices – external network-attached storage (NAS) hard drives with a simple user …

MacBook Pro

KitchenAid’s Multi-Cooker stirs the pot and can handle just about any task a stove can

Anyone who’s made risotto knows it’s kind of an all-consuming process. You can’t walk away from it, as it requires frequent stirring and a watchful …

Massive SIM card hack might have been too sophisticated to be caught in time

A new Snowden leak a few days ago revealed that the NSA and GCHQ conducted a complex hack operation that focused on obtaining the secure encryption …

This Swedish power plant will warm hearts with rainbows

This is the latest example we've seen of Northern Europe acting like its living 15 years in the future: a gorgeous biomass power plant encased in a rainbow-colored geodesic dome. The project was commissioned by the city of Uppsala in Sweden, with the plans drawn up by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels …

Who Wins The Battle of The Disrupted Tech Giants: HP Or IBM?

It’s been a rough several years for the once-mighty technology behemoths, HP and IBM, and while each has the cash and resources to chug along for years to come, both companies have struggled to find a foothold in a fast-changing market.<p>HP once represented the archetypal Silicon Valley company, a …

Innovation

‘Big Brain’ Gene Found in Humans, But Not in Chimps

A single gene may have helped pave the way for the rise of human intelligence by dramatically increasing the number of neurons found in a key brain region.<p>This gene seems to be uniquely human: It is found in modern-day humans, Neanderthals and another branch of extinct humans called Denisovans, but …

Evolution

Google exec: It's 'irresponsible' of Apple to make everything expensive

Technically Incorrect: In an interview, Google's product head, Sundar Pichai, replies to Tim Cook's criticism of Android.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Prada should be ashamed of itself.<p>Those people at Tesla should take a look in the …

Sundar Pichai

SunEdison touts renewable energy generator, aims to bring power to 20 million people by 2020

SunEdison unveiled its ambitious plan to bring power to 20 million people by 2020 at an event in New York this week, touting new renewable energy technology for remote areas.<p>The company’s Social Innovations Group is at the forefront of this effort, developing new business models and technologies to …

Nuclear Waste Could Offer Carbon-Free Energy, Scientists Suggest

In the 1950s, U.S. scientists and policymakers were excited about a new form of carbon-free energy--although not one that's generally considered …

Saudi satisfaction with ‘calm’ oil markets signals $60 anchor

LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia is feeling vindicated after a strategy of allowing oil to flood the market has begun to achieve what it was aiming for.<p>The word oil is pictured on an oil bank at a recycling yard in London March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth<p>As a global oil glut pushed …

Oil

Judge rules in Peterson's favor

U.S. District Judge David Doty on Thursday overturned NFL arbitrator Harold Henderson's denial of Adrian Peterson's appeal, clearing the way for the …

Will Smith tightens his focus on a new career outlook

Will Smith plays the ultimate con artist in the new <i>Focus</i>, but in real life, he's getting more honest than ever.<p>After decades of bulletproof box-office status, Smith's legacy was shaken with 2013's <i>After Earth</i>, a big-budget bomb that he's called the most painful failure of his career.<p>The lens also …

Box Office

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For 'Open Internet'

The Federal Communications Commission approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote at its Thursday meeting, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the policy will ensure "that no one — whether government or corporate — should control free open access to the Internet."<p>The Open Internet …

Net Neutrality

Warriors vs. Cavaliers final score: 3 things we learned as LeBron James powered Cleveland to victory

James scored a season-high 42 points as Cleveland zoomed past Golden State.<p>Something had to give when the Cleveland Cavaliers hosted the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night. The Cavs had won 17 of their last 19 games to surge up the Eastern Conference standings. The Warriors entered with the …

Basketball