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50 Shades of Graph: How Graph Databases Are Transforming Online Dating

When it comes to dating, everybody is highly motivated. So it is no surprise that the nerdy among us put their advanced knowledge to work when seeking out a mate. The most recent celebrated example is Chris McKinlay, who used a statistical modeling approach to find which type of women to go after. …

Study: Most Americans Don’t Understand How the Internet Works

Most American Internet users aren’t familiar with the concepts underpinning the Internet and common technology, a survey released Tuesday found.<p>Pew …

Net Neutrality

Google announces its self-driving car is now fully functional

Google today announced it has completed the first build of its self-driving vehicle prototype. This is the first fully functional self-driving car from the company.<p>It’s one thing to modify an existing car to give it self-driving capabilities. It’s another thing to build a self-driving car from the …

The 5 Worst Error Messages in the History of Technology

Error messages are a necessary evil. We live in a world filled with complicated things that break in complicated ways. If we're all being honest with …

The 100-Year March of Technology in 1 Graph

<i>In 1900, less than 10% of families owned a stove, or had access to electricity or phones, and the Model-T was still a full decade away</i><p>This is the last episode in <i>The Atlantic</i>'s trilogy on household spending in the 20th century. First, I followed shifting family budgets between 1900 and 2003. Second, …

Snapchat Plans Music Feature, Acquired QR Scan.me For $50M And Vergence Eyeglass Cam For $15M,

Leaked emails from the Sony Pictures hack have uncovered several acquisitions made by Snapchat, as well as plans for a music feature and meetings to discuss partnerships with Twitter.<p>According to emails between Snapchat, Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton, and Snapchat board member Mitch Lasky, …

Microsoft increases OneDrive storage from 1TB to unlimited for Office 365 subscribers

Microsoft today announced it is increasing OneDrive storage from 1TB to unlimited for all its Office 365 customers, at no additional cost. In short, this means storage limits are becoming a thing of the past for both Office 365 business and consumer subscribers.<p>Microsoft says the gradual rollout …

The Race to 5G Is On

If we want our wireless future to be bold, we need to do more than rest on our 4G laurels.<p>If you are reading this in the U.S., there is a good chance you are looking at a smartphone or tablet. Moreover, if you are reading this on a smartphone or tablet, the odds are that you downloaded it over a …

Can E. Coli in Supermarket Meat Cause UTIs?

Any urinary tract infection is bad, but some are getting worse. Along with the burning, piercing pain that typically accompanies a UTI, these …

E.coli

Ebola Educators Reported Killed in Guinea

The killings of an Ebola education team illustrate yet another horror of the disease: Not all of the dangers are viral.<p>Eight bodies, three of them …

Pakistan's "Forgotten Crisis"

Families arrive in Bannu after fleeing their villages in the Pakistani tribal area of North Waziristan, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (AP Photo/B.K. …

Judge: BP Acted with "Gross Negligence" in Gulf Oil Spill

A federal judge has ruled that BP acted with “gross negligence” in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster, a decision that could expose the energy giant to …