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Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …

Good news is bad again: Economic data in focus this week

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Investors will likely be more sensitive to economic data in the coming week as stocks received a big dose of “good news …

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4 Salads That Will Make You Crave Kale

Be prepared to fall in love with these salads, even if you're not a kale person.<p><b>1. Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing</b><p>Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan and a lemony Dijon dressing -- this salad tastes like a healthful, crunchy …

Healthy Eating

These six forces will disrupt the telecommunications industry by 2020

In preparing for this forecast for the next five years in telecommunications, I reviewed literally hundreds of predictions made by other industry observers. Many of these predictions were deeply technical; one needed an engineering PhD and an acronym encyclopedia in order to follow the conversation.<p>…

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'60 Minutes' Explores The Rise Of Mindfulness, From Google To Congress

While the world is getting more and more technologically connected, a lot of people seem to be feeling more mentally disconnected—from others, and from themselves.<p>“I’m on mobile devices all day long,” said Anderson Cooper on tonight’s <i>60 Minutes</i> (which you can watch here). “I feel like I could go …

Has Stanford University found a cure for Alzheimer's disease?

A drug which boosts the brain's immune response could prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease<p>Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, new research suggests.<p>Researchers at Stanford University discovered that nerve cells die because cells which are …

To prevent or reverse obesity and its ills, timing may be everything

If obesity is linked to Americans' 24/7 lifestyles, would it help to reset the clock that dictates our eating? A new study of mice suggests it would, and in ways that go well beyond weight alone.<p>Even with a diet high in fat and sugar, mice that had their "eating day" compressed into a period of …

The NSA listened in on trade group talks to stay ahead of phone encryption

If you're working on making phone conversations more secure, there's a very good chance the NSA is keeping an eye on your inbox. A new report from <i>The Intercept</i> looks into the NSA's efforts to stay ahead of the encryption that carriers use to keep phone calls safe from eavesdropping. The NSA has …

Eat within 12-hour window to lose weight, say scientists

Simply sticking to a 12-hour eating window could be the key to losing weight without restricting calories<p>Dieters hoping to shed the pounds should watch the clock as much as their calories after scientists discovered that limiting the hours we eat stops weight gain.<p>Confining meals to a 12 hour …

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

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Google Unseats Apple In U.S. Classrooms As Chromebooks Beat iPads

As of the third quarter of 2014, Chromebooks have displaced iPads as the most popular new devices shipping to U.S. schools. This is a huge win for Google in a market historically dominated by Apple and Microsoft. According to the <i>Financial Times</i> and IDC, “Google shipped 715,500 of the low-cost …

Apple's iOS Has Once Again Decimated Android When It Comes To Data That Matters

Adobe, which is tracking online shopping, reports the following: "iOS users drove four times as much mobile sales revenue as Android users, 79 and 21 percent respectively."<p>IBM's data produced similar findings:<p><b>iOS vs. Android:</b> iOS once again led the way in mobile shopping this holiday season, …

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Apple dominates top tech searches for 2014

Apple's iPhones, iPads and upcoming Apple Watch were among the most popular searches of the year made via Yahoo<p>Apple's iPhone 6 was the most searched technology term of 2014 through Yahoo Search, beating rivals Samsung and Nokia.<p><b>Apple's</b> products dominated the top 10 tech search terms with a notable …

This could be our closest look yet at Apple’s rumored ‘iPad Pro’

Since one version of the iPad has become smaller (the iPad mini) and one version of the iPhone has become larger (the iPhone 6 Plus), it’s become harder to tell them apart. But not for much longer.<p>Rumor has it that Apple is gearing up to launch the “iPad Pro,” or “iPad Air Plus,” a larger iPad with …