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Student Course Evaluations Get An 'F'

At Denny's, diners are asked to fill out comment cards. How was your meal? Were you satisfied with the quality of service? Were the restrooms clean?<p>In universities around the world, semesters end with students filling out similar surveys about their experience in the class and the quality of the …

Not Feeling the iPhone 6? Samsung Galaxy Alpha Out Now

Samsung wants skinny-jeaned hipsters to know that its new Samsung Galaxy Alpha is solid. On Twitter, the company boasted, "Galaxy Alpha + skinny jeans = no problem." That was a not-so-subtle dig at Apple, whose iPhone 6 Plus was reportedly bent by several customers when placed in their front …

Confidential Documents Reveal How Google Is Trying To Limit Samsung's Control Of Android

If you swipe through one of Samsung's Galaxy phones, for example, you're likely to come across some of Samsung's apps and its own Galaxy app store.<p>Now, however, it seem that Google wants its partners to put its own apps and services at the forefront of most Android phones.<p>Amir Efrati at The …

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Consumer Reports weighs in on iPhone 6 bending

As much as Apple would like for this discussion to be over, controversy and conversation over whether the iPhone 6 / 6 Plus has a durability problem is continuing. Just as it tested out antenna reception for the iPhone 4, <i>Consumer Reports</i> has forced Apple's newest mobile devices into its torture …

Want an Android phone with Google services? Google now has more say over its software

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>The newest Google Android scandal hit the airwaves on Friday. Only it’s not actually a scandal, nor is it really new.<p>The …

Japanese volcano kills one, over 30 seriously injured | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese volcano popular with hikers erupted on Saturday, killing one woman and seriously injuring more than 30 people, officials and media said.<p>A helicopter (R top) flies near rising smoke and mountain lodges (R bottom) covered with volcanic ash near a crater of Mount Ontake, …

Say Ello to the anti-Facebook

Ello seems to have come out of nowhere.<p>The creators are designers and artists. Its CEO, Paul Budnitz, makes toys. There's no big marketing push and no obvious ties to Silicon Valley. These are not the typical building blocks of a hot new social network.<p>Yet, people are joining it in droves. In the …

Nevada overstating economic benefits of Tesla factory, analysts say

When Nevada Gov.<p>Brian Sandovalannounced a $1.3-billion package of public subsidies to lure a Tesla Motors battery factory, he stressed that the huge sum would be dwarfed by an economic windfall for local residents.<p>The electric car maker will create $100 billion in economic benefits, he said, and …

HOF thinks ahead for Jeter induction

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Derek Jeter still has three games left in his career before retiring, but officials in Cooperstown are already thinking about …

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin marry in Venice

George Clooney, long considered Hollywood's most eligible bachelor, married British human rights attorney Amal Alamuddin Saturday in a private ceremony in Venice, Italy, his publicist, Stan Rosenfield, told CNN.<p>Clooney arrived by motorboat at a star-studded bash at the Aman Canal Grande Venice …

Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors

For decades, Big Pharma and medical technology firms have made gifts and other payments to physicians as part of developing, testing and marketing their products, an expense long recognized as another cost of doing business.<p>On Tuesday, the federal government is set to release, for the first time, a …

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