Christopher Booth

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Consumer drones are coming, and they will change everything

Advertisement<p>30 Comments<p>I recently spent a week flying the DJI Phantom 2 Vision quadcopter. It’s a 2.5 pound drone with an attached camera and easy …

Declassified Files Reveal NSA Routinely Ignored Courts

Newly declassified documents reveal that the National Security Agency has a long history of ignoring or avoiding court protections of the 4th Amendment. The heavily redacted 1,000+ page data dump reads like a diary of federal judges scolding intelligence agencies for overreaching their …

Why Men Won’t Drink Diet Coke

Diet Coke vs. Coke Zero<p>Should Men's Products Fear a Woman's Touch?<p>HBS Working Knowledge<p>“Gender contamination” is the loaded and fascinating term coined by HBS senior lecturer Jill J. Avery to describe just how uncomfortable women and (more often than not) men become when a product they use to …

Research: Cubicles Are the Absolute Worst

My work station is an invading overlord. Belongings march across the long desk I share with several other editors, spilling out of my space and encroaching on the neutral zones abutting my colleagues’ work areas. To the east, legions of books, papers, and sticky notes advance, led by a squadron of …

Exercise during pregnancy enhances a newborn’s brain development: study

Exercising during pregnancy for as little as 20 minutes a day, three times a week, appears to enhance a newborn's brain development, a study suggests.<p>Researchers at the University of Montreal say newborns whose mothers did at least this much moderate cardiovascular exercise during the last two …

Pregnancy

In their own words: Canadian Olympic hopefuls

In 100 days Canadian athletes will proudly don the Maple Leaf in Sochi. Meet some of the hopefuls and read their thoughts.

Canada

Destiny concept art featured in gallery exhibition

Ltd. Art Gallery is holding an exhibition featuring concept art from Bungie's upcoming online shooter, <i>Destiny</i>.<p>"Ghost in the Machine" features environments, ships, enemies and more from the game as purchasable prints. Pieces range in price from $35 - $300. Interested buyers can place their orders …

Can Walmart Shake Up The Renewable Energy Sector?

With 150 solar installations in seven countries, the retail giant is starting to make waves in the clean-tech world. And as it continues to invest in ways to lower its footprint, it has the potential to jump-start an entire industry.<p>Given that it is the most massive retail store on the planet, …

Renewable Energy

Marvel Creativity Studio Stylus lets you discover your artistic superpower on iPad

You may not have been bitten by a radioactive spider, but thanks to Marvel's new Creativity Studio and its accompanying stylus, you can at least draw the person who <i>did.</i> The app and pen combo, which is the fruit of a collaboration between Marvel and eKids, is a tool for those young imaginations out …

Is Conan O'Brien the Ashton Kutcher of LinkedIn? | Inc.com

In 2009, Ashton Kutcher's @aplusk account became the first Twitter account on the planet to reach a million followers. After a much-celebrated competition between him and Larry King representing CNN's Twitter account, this was a milestone, not only for Ashton, not only for Twitter, but for American …

Talk Shows

Enterprise Gains Allow Microsoft to Beat Street Expectations in Q1

While there was no new CEO announcement — not that one was expected — Microsoft gave investors some reason to be happier today.<p>The software giant …

Windows Phone

Amazon beats revenue expectations in Q3 with $17.09 billion in sales

Amazon reported its third-quarter financial numbers today, delivering $17.09 billion in revenue at a loss of 9 cents per share. Revenues surpassed analyst expectations of $16.7 billion, though the per-share loss fell perfectly in line with Wall Street's predictions.<p>Amazon's stock has been surging …

Office 365 Home Premium subscribers double to 2 million in less than six months

Microsoft’s big bet on paid subscriptions for Office appears to be on the right track. While the company reported early signs of success with 1 million Office 365 Home Premium subscribers back in May, that number has now doubled to over 2 million. Subscribers pay $9.99 a month or $99.99 per year to …

Microsoft Crushes FQ1 Expectations With Revenue of $18.5B, EPS Of $0.62, $400M In Surface Top Line

Microsoft reported its fiscal first quarter results today, with revenue of $18.53 billion and earnings per share of $0.62. Analysts had expected the first quarter of Microsoft’s fiscal 2014 to generated revenue of $17.8 billion and earnings per share of $0.54.<p>Microsoft’s net income was $5.24 …

Tesla hires Apple exec to lead new car development

Tesla Motors of Palo Alto announced Thursday that it has hired Apple vice president Doug Field to oversee its new vehicle programs.<p>While at Apple, according to Tesla's news release, Field "led the development of many new products at Apple including the latest MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and</b> …

Tesla