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Here's a Roundup of the Best Graduation Advice for Finding Your First Job

While you’re savoring each and every moment of graduation (and I hope you are!), you’re probably also job hunting, interviewing, looking for a decent …

New concept in solar energy poised to catch on across US

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too …

Solar Power

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

VAIO's first post-Sony laptops transform into tablets

Sony jettisoned VAIO more than a year ago now, but the iconic PC brand isn't dead. Sold to investment fund Japan Industrial Partners, VAIO is back with two new PCs, announced today in Tokyo. The VAIO Z and the VAIO Z Canvas are the first devices designed and put out by VAIO itself — the former is …

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

Alibaba just invested $590 million in a company that makes a dirt cheap iPhone 5c clone better than Apple's

Chinese tech giant Alibaba made a big move into the smartphone market on Monday. The company announced it will buy a minority stake in Meizu Technology Co. for $590 million, a little-known smartphone manufacturer that seeks to compete with the likes of Xiaomi and OnePlus.<p>You've probably never heard …

Mobile Technology

HSBC helped conceal $100 billion in Swiss accounts - report

Global banking giant HSBC for years catered to a motley crew of weapons dealers, tax evaders, tin-pot dictators and celebrities, using its private Swiss arm to shield accounts worth more than $100 billion.<p>Documents obtained and analyzed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists …

ICIJ

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

The book suggestion of this week is about how to create products that got people to use very often. The title of the book is Hooked: How to Build …

Swiss franc turmoil leaves exporters on the downhill slope

Switzerland's skiing industry is among the casualties of the Swiss National Bank's shock currency move<p>Ed Eger sleeps with his phone on. When you’re in the foreign exchange business, events around the globe can require a fast response.<p>At 4.40am Eger was jolted out of bed in Canada by a call from a …

Economics

These 3-D Printed Bricks Cool Rooms Without Air Conditioning

Developed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, the Cool Brick is both masonry and an alternative to air conditioning. Containing thousands of …

Off-grid

Google Launches Tips and Tricks Focused .How Domain

The Internet has become the go-to place for how to do just about anything. Now Google is making it a bit easier to surface those how-tos with the new .How domain.<p>The new domain is available now via the Google Registry for anyone that has knowledge they want to share with the world. The idea is that …

Bleep blorp: New Japanese hotel to be staffed by robots | CNN Travel

A Swatch smartwatch? The time has come

Swatch will unveil its own smartwatch in the next two to three months.<p>Known for its colorful and eye-catching line of watches, Swatch was initially dubious about entering the smartwatch business, CEO Nick Hayek told the Bloomberg news agency. But now the company will compete against the likes of …

Electric Utilities Face a Disruptive Future

Cheap gas and oil aren’t the only forces disrupting the U.S. electric system. Solar is already wreaking havoc, and large-scale batteries are …

Coke bets on super milk; more protein, less sugar

NEW YORK (AP) — Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it's betting people will pay twice as …

Nazi Auschwitz camp officer, 93, to face trial over 300,000 deaths

Oskar Groening, a former death camp officer, will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder<p>A 93-year-old former Auschwitz death camp officer will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, a court …