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When We Fail Technology

The eve of CES 2014 seems as good a time as any to proclaim our love of technology and all it does to make our lives better. But when tech fails us, it sure gets tempting to swear off the latest, greatest gear and pine for the good ol' days of analog everything.<p>While it's easy to blame technology …

Intel and Micron Unveil New Memory Class That's 1,000 Times Faster Than Current Technology

Intel and Micron today announced 3D Xpoint, a new class of memory that the companies are calling a "major breakthrough in memory process technology." 3D Xpoint (pronounced cross point) is said to be up to 1,000 times faster and more durable than the NAND Flash storage that's currently used in …

National Institute of Standards and Technology Takes on Big Data

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Verizon Workshop Introduces Students to Wireless Technologies and STEM Careers | About Verizon

Eighty percent of all jobs over the next decade will require science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills, according to a 2014 study. Meeting that demand, however, won’t be easy. Today, more than 3 million STEM jobs are unfilled in the U.S., yet only 233,000 of the 3.8 million …

The Technology That Saved '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction'

Keith Richards didn't realize what he'd come up with in a dream until he played the cassette the morning after.<p>If not for a humble tape recorder, one of the most popular songs in history—arguably the greatest rock song ever recorded—may have evaporated in a dream.<p>It's been 50 years since The …

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Snapchat is launching a news division

Snapchat is forever expanding. According to <i>Politico</i><i>,</i> storiedpolitical correspondent Peter Hamby is leaving CNN to join Snapchat as Head of News. While Hamby will stay on as a CNN contributor through 2016, his new focus will be to lend his considerable political and digital acumen to the social …

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