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Samsung is recalling the Galaxy Note 7 worldwide over battery problem

Samsung is recalling millions of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones worldwide after reports that the devices can catch fire while charging.<p>The massive recall of one of Samsung's flagship devices is an embarrassing setback for the world's biggest selling smartphone maker. The Note 7 was unveiled just a …

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The man who made 'the worst video game in history'

<b>The video game of Steven Spielberg's ET is considered to be one of the worst of all time and has even been blamed for triggering the collapse of Atari. Howard Scott Warshaw, the gifted programmer who made it, explains how it was rushed out in a matter of weeks - and how he feels about those events</b> …

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YouTube exec explains what makes a video go viral

This was way back in 2009: A quirky video called JK Wedding Entrance Dance went so viral that the hit TV show "The Office" parodied it in one of its most popular episodes (you know, the one where Jim and Pam finally got married).<p>Since then, YouTube's relationship with mass media has completely …

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Gmail Ending? Google Starts Migrating Users

Something rather interesting is happening at the Gmail.com domain right now. Google has started notifying users of its experimental ‘Inbox By Gmail’ service that this has replaced their Gmail account…<p>The pop-up appears when Inbox users login and states “Thanks for trying Inbox! To make it easier …

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Here's What Xbox One Gamers Will Find in the Console's New Software

The tens of millions of people who own an Xbox One are finding a brand-new user interface that Microsoft says, is a “complete transformation” to the …

Apple, Microsoft, and Google are trying to incite a quiet app revolution

Reports have been circulating that Google is working on a hybrid operating system that combines the best of Android and Chrome OS, while simultaneously promising to keep supporting the two independently.<p>It's the perfect example of this dilemma in minature.<p>Google, a company famously and perpetually …

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Nintendo is about to make a huge announcement

Nintendo is set to lift the covers off its eagerly-awaited debut into the smartphone gaming world, a move that could open a new revenue stream for …

Microsoft will give you a $300 discount for your old MacBook

Microsoft is currently offering a trade-in deal worth up to $300, InformationWeek reports.<p>The so-called Easy TradeUp deal allows customers to trade …

Mom creates app so kids can't ignore her calls

Sharon Standifird got fed up with her kids being kids. So she created "Ignore No More."<p>Sharon Standifird served in the Gulf War. She's climbed mountains.<p>So how hard could it be to get her kids to show a little respect?<p>Her teens, you see, tended to do what teens do. So when she called them on their …

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K-12 Education Platform 17zuoye Looks to Bring Homework Online

Chinese K-12 education sector is attracting lots of startups as online education is in full swing here. There are around 200 million elementary and …

Another Reason Why Segregated Education Is Bad For Young Students

A new study offers more evidence that segregated schooling is bad for students.<p>The study, from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, used previously compiled data from the Department of Education to track how first-grade students' reading abilities change over time, depending upon whether …

The Benefits of Character Education

What I learned from teaching at a "core virtues" school<p>Jessica Lahey<p>When I signed on to teach English at a core virtues school, I had no idea what I was in for. I nodded and smiled in my interview when the Headmaster explained the virtues curriculum, and I parried back with everything I thought she …

Education trumps retirement savings for single parents

Single parents are more likely to skip saving for retirement to provide for their children's education.<p>Nearly half of single-parent respondents in a recent study from Allianz identified their children's education as their primary motivation for developing and executing a long-term financial plan. …

1 in 5 U.S. Workers: I'm Too Educated for My Job

Actually, that's not so bad, by international standards.<p>When Americans aren't fretting over being undereducated, we're usually fretting about being overeducated.<p>Every so often, writers and academics start sounding the alarm about a coming glut of college graduates who will end up doomed to a life …

The Future Of Higher Education Depends On Innovation

<i>The difference between the most dissimilar characters, between a philosopher and a common street porter, for example, seems to arise not so much from nature, as from habit, custom, and</i> <i>education</i><i>. –</i> Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments<p>What does it really mean to be “educated”? And what is the …

This Will Make Some Special Education Advocates Really Happy

NEW YORK -- New York students with disabilities will be held to the same academic standards and take the same standardized tests as other kids their age next school year, the U.S. Education Department said Thursday, spurning the state's efforts to change the policy.<p>Some special education advocates …

Why I Am Illiterate in Math & How Public Education Can Fix It

I read the New York Times Magazine cover story about Americans' struggle with math, with special appreciation: I stink at math. I always thought my problems were a result of my unfortunate timing as a pre Title IX child. At a superficial read, I guess it's good to know the real problem is …

College-educated workers are taking jobs that don't require degrees

In a packed pub in midtown Manhattan, Ryan Flagherty is surrounded on three sides by people clamoring for his attention.<p>He spins one way and pours a shot of vodka into a glass, then turns around and wedges a lime into a bottle of Corona, pushing it across the counter. Ignoring the annoyed gaze of a …

How much has Microsoft lost on its Surface line? $1.7B by one estimate

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Microsoft<p>I hope Microsoft(s msft) is committed to its Surface products for the long haul, because it appears to have a …

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ELLE Simplifies: Your Closet

<i>Let's be real: Sometimes "life hacks" are only good in theory. (Yes, rigging a system of binder clips and plastic bread ties will organize my computer cables, but who has the time for that?) So, in celebration of National Simplify Your Life Week, we asked dozens of experts on everything from</i> …