Christopher Ortiz

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Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

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If You Haven't Seen the Back of Gabrielle Union's Sexy Swimsuit, You're Missing Out

Swimsuit season hasn't officially started for East Coasters, but if you follow your favorite celebrities, you'll notice they're in them year round. Whether they're on vacation in Tulum, Mexico, or chilling poolside in LA, the stars know how to wow in their swimwear. You can count Gabrielle Union as …

Amazon is reportedly planning to open six more cashier-less Go stores in 2018

After a long testing period and one big delay, Amazon’s cashier-free grocery store finally opened to the public last month. But it seems that the …

The Phone Charger of the Future Will Go Pew Pew

Having to plug your phone in every night probably bums you out. Near-field wireless chargers like the ones Samsung sells are cool, but short-range. …

Sony’s new flagship Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact phones leak ahead of MWC

The leaks keep on coming<p>Sony’s Mobile World Congress plans seem to have leaked out ahead of time: details for its new flagship Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact smartphones have hit the internet a few days early, according to Evan Blass at <i>VentureBeat</i>.<p>According to Blass, Sony will be announcing the …

The Smarter Way to Tackle Italy’s Cruise Ports

Millions of cruisegoers pull up to cities like Civitavecchia and Venice every year, eager to make the most of a port call.<p>That means breaking free from the herd is easier said than done. We asked those who know for tips on bypassing lines at attractions and avoiding dreary food at touristy …

House Hunting in … France

<b>A CONVERTED 18TH-CENTURY MILL IN PROVENCE</b><p><b>$1.8 MILLION (1.48 MILLION EUROS</b><b>)</b><p>This six-bedroom, four-bathroom home in the village of Maussane-les-Alpilles, in Provence, was built in the 18th century as a mill where olive oil was produced. Although part of it was always used as living quarters, the …

Apple employees keep running into walls at its new spaceship campus

An architectural marvel, perhaps no building sums up the company it contains better than Apple’s “spaceship” campus. The impressive structure houses some 13,000 employees, each contained within barely there walls overflowing with giant panes of glass — some standing as high as 45- feet. The inner …

Amazon is reportedly designing AI chips to improve Alexa

Amazon has begun designing its own AI chips, according to an exclusive report from <i>The Information</i>. The hardware is designed for anything powered by Alexa, including the Echo, and would allow the virtual assistant to respond more quickly by adding speech recognition directly to the device.<p>Right now, …

Google’s custom TPU machine learning accelerators are now available in beta

Google’s Tensor Processing Units (TPUs), the company’s custom chips for running machine learning workloads written for its TensorFlow framework, are now available to developers.<p>The promise of these Google-designed chips is that they can run specific machine learning workflows significantly faster …

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One of Amazon’s most popular camera drones is on sale for just $90

With nearly 500 5-star review on Amazon, the Holy Stone HS160 Shadow Drone with 720P HD Wi-Fi Camera is clearly a fan favorite. In fact, this …

New, super-fast wireless technology could hit our homes by 2028

Researchers have shown that terahertz frequencies, which have a very large bandwidth, can be used in a range of environments<p>The wireless frequencies …

Intel wants smart glasses to be a thing

Over the years, we’ve seen folks try and fail at the smart glasses game. Google Glasses never had a chance, and even the Snap Spectacles heyday has come to an end. But that’s not stopping Intel from getting in on the fun.<p>The glasses are called Vaunt, first seen by the Verge, and they are nearly …

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Bitcoin is tanking on Super Bowl Sunday – here’s what happened

In just a few hours, the Patriots will take on the Eagles in Minnesota, but football fans who are also crypto traders will have something else on …