Joshua Boles

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James Foley's final months: Mock executions, failed rescue attempt

An outrageous ransom demand. A failed rescue attempt. A taunting e-mail.<p>These were the details emerging about the final months of the life of American journalist James Foley, whose execution at the hands of Islamic extremists was captured on video and posted online this week as a warning to the …

Medical Marijuana: How the Evidence Stacks Up

New York is on track to become the 21st state to legalize medical marijuana this year, and two states—Colorado and Washington—have decriminalized …

US Army Compares New Hacker School To 'The Birth Of The Air Force'

Over the next three years, the US Army will be filling its brand new cyber warfare institute at West Point with the best and brightest hackers it can …

Facebook says no to like-bait and viral content — but what if that’s what users really want?

Facebook (s fb) has been trying for some time now to clean up or improve the News Feed by removing things it defines as “low quality,” and it …

Search Was Largest Digital Channel In 2013 ($18.4B), Mobile Fastest Growing ($7.1B)

This morning, the IAB released its full year 2013 report on digital ad revenue. Last year, online advertising generated $42.8 billion, which exceeded …

World's Oldest Decimal Times Table Found in China

The newly deciphered multiplication table, written on bamboo strips dated to 310 B.C., was more sophisticated than earlier versions.<p>Q: How much is 230 times 10?<p><b>A: The number of years humans have been calculating with decimals.</b><p>A crack team of scholars in Beijing learned this last year when they …

Update will allow Xbox One owners to upload game footage to YouTube

Microsoft is planning to release an update to the Xbox One tomorrow that will bring a feature to the console that many of its users have been asking …

Change.org's Ben Rattray on Why the Tech Industry Holds the Key to Renewing Capitalism

HOUSE OF THE DAY: A Tech Entrepreneur Is Selling His Ridiculously Large Salt Lake City Retreat For $15 Million

Spafford co-founded Megahertz Corporation in his basement in 1985, when he was a student at the University of Utah. Megahertz grew to become the leading manufacturer of laptop computer modems, and the company sold to U.S. Robotics in 1995. Nearly 20 years later, Spafford's estate is a huge step up …