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Universes could be created during Tuesday's leap second

What's in a single second? An awful lot, depending on when and where you are in the universe. CNET's Eric Mack ponders the value of Tuesday's extra leap second.<p>In our modern age of flash crashes and instantaneous global communication, a lot can happen in a second. That means that the extra " leap …

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Ask Siri to divide zero by zero and get ready for an hilarious insult

Compared to more sedate virtual assistants like Google Now, Siri has always had a reputation for snark — whether it’s answering every annoying hypothetical question we can throw at it with equally sarcastic answers, or getting amusingly annoyed when we confuse him/her with rival AI assistants.<p>A …

Israel Bets On Recycled Water To Meet Its Growing Thirst

Recycling sewage water has helped free Israel, a desert country, from depending on rain.<p>Treated sewage water provides close to a quarter of Israel's demand for water, right behind desalination, the other major process that has eased Israel's fear of drought.<p>But making that water — from toilets, …

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How Beats maximizes cheap hardware for luxurious profits

A teardown of a set of Beats headphones, which sell for hundreds of dollars at retail, revealed that the hardware contains less than $18 in components. And that sounds like the ‘phones are an insane ripoff, but that’s not even the most interesting thing we learned from the examination.<p>We’re used to …

Four mistakes smartphone manufacturers make

By far, the most popular content on websites like Pocketnow is the device reviews. We spend countless hours meticulously picking apart every aspect …

Google HR Boss: We Don't Care Where You Went To College

Companies pay too much attention to where job applicants went to college, what their name sounds like and how well they answer brain teasers, Google’s top human resources executive Laszlo Bock told a packed room of business leaders, academics and public servants at the Forbes Reinventing America …

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