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Interns At Twitter Make The Equivalent Of $81,000 A Year — And They're Not Even The Best-Paid Interns In Tech

And Twitter isn't even the most generous tech company with a paid intern program. That honor belongs to Palantir, the somewhat secretive artificial intelligence and data analytics company. It pays interns the equivalent of an $84,000 salary. (Internships don't last a year; here's one that lasted 10 …

Building a PC: Everything You Need to Know About GPUs

W<i>ant</i> <i>to build your own gaming PC but don't know where to start? Over the next few weeks, we're bringing you the essential info on how to pick the best PC parts for your budget. This week, we're kicking things off with arguably the most important part of any gaming PC: the GPU.</i><p>So, you've decided to …

Computer Hardware

Snapdragon 810 to offer multi-gigabit wireless speeds

Qualcomm has just completed the acquisition of Wilocity, a company which has been developing high speed 60GHz wireless chipsets based on the IEEE 802.11ab standard. The technology is known as WiGig, and can apparently offer transfer speeds of up to 7 gigabits per second over short distances of …

Mobile

How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

Save Google Maps for offline access, so you can navigate the roads even when you're off the grid.<p>The moment your phone reads "No service," Google Maps suddenly drops out. That is, unless you've saved your maps for offline access. With this feature, you can store large map areas for guidance, even …

Apps

Hotspot Shield Elite: Protect Yourself From Cyber Hackers | Cult of Mac Deals

• <b>2 Year Subscription to Hotspot Shield Elite</b><br>• Ability to choose different virtual locations to access different content: US, UK, Japan, Germany and Canada<br>• One subscription can be used with up to 5 devices including PC, Mac, iOS and Android<br>• Unlimited bandwidth<br>• Unlimited support<p>Instant digital download - 2 …

Information Systems

5 great free Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t (June 2014)

Android fans, it’s time for another installment in BGR’s popular series on great Android apps. But these aren’t just any Android apps, of course. …