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Controversial Steve Jobs movie gets love from Apple PR vet

The new Steve Jobs movie gets just about everything wrong, says the PR veteran who worked with the Apple CEO during the first Macintosh’s launch. From the situations to the dialogue, almost nothing’s accurate.<p>“How many things are not true in the movie?” laughed Silicon Valley PR vet Andrea “Andy” …

Silicon Valley

Sundar Pichai and the world of Indian CEOs

<b>It is not every day that one of the world's largest technology companies announces a new CEO.</b><p>So when Google announced that Sundar Pichai was taking the reins on Monday, his promotion gained thousands of column inches worldwide - not least of all in his native India.<p>The Hindu newspaper called the …

CEOs

7 scientists who are helping us understand how the world works

From a physicist who is creating a hacker-proof way to transmit information to a mathematician developing a new type of alegbraic geometry, we've highlighted seven people who are changing the landscapes of math and physics.<p>All of these scientists also appeared on our list of groundbreaking …

Scary! This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Drink A Can Of Coke

Details<p>It’s kind of hot nowadays in Malaysia, isn’t it?<p>No! I’m talking about the weather, silly, not about the endless political scandals in the …

7 successful entrepreneurs on the worst advice they ever received

But sometimes, it's hard for new business owners to decipher which nuggets of wisdom are helpful and which will actually do harm.<p>As a new entrepreneur, you will undoubtedly make wrong turns when you start your own business, but it's better to own your mistakes instead of following bad advice that …

Entrepreneurship

Three Experiments That Show Relativity Is Real

Having written up three of my favorite experiments demonstrating quantum phenomena, the next logical step is to do the same for the <i>other</i> great theory of modern physics, relativity. Like quantum mechanics, relativity predicts some strange phenomena, but also like quantum mechanics, it’s …

11 Ways To Unleash Your Awesomeness

What is awesomeness?<p>Well it goes beyond a general remark by someone, “You’re so awesome!” just because they like you.<p>Real awesomeness is about living …

Life hack: What’s the best programming language to learn first?

So, you heard that some developers make a lot of money with iPhone and Android apps, and you’re thinking about getting a mobile development gig for …

11 ways to speed your home’s WiFi without needing an engineering degree

When it comes to what works in your home – and what doesn’t – WiFi is no longer just an amenity.<p>It’s a real estate necessity, especially if you have …

Wi-Fi

Coldest place in the Universe?

The Boomerang Nebula - the coolest place in the Universe?<p>31 March 2003<p>The Boomerang Nebula is a young planetary nebula and the coldest object found …

Why The Speed of Light Matters

When physicists announced last week that they had detected subatomic particles, called neutrinos, that appeared to be traveling faster than the speed …

Physics

'Buckyballs' Solve Century-Old Mystery About Interstellar Space

Researchers in Switzerland say they've solved a nearly 100-year-old astronomical mystery by discovering what's in the wispy cloud of gas that floats in the space between the stars.<p>Astronomers have known since 1922 that there was some invisible substance in between the stars. That's the year a young …

20 All-Time Best Steve Jobs Quotes

Steve Jobs died in 2011, but his legacy as the co-founder of Apple lives on. He was a master of innovation, an entrepreneur to model. Here are his all-time best quotes.<p>Which is your favorite Jobs quote? Post it on my Twitter feed.<p>1. "Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to …

Here's What The Future Of Energy Might Look Like. And It's Pretty Amazing (VIDEO)

You're already familiar with solar power, wind power, and even water power. But when it comes to the future of energy, those renewable power sources soon could be old news. Scientists and engineers are now building mashup versions of the renewable sources we're using today with the goal of …

From string theory to Mother Of All Theories

<i>String theory — there are five of them — merges Einstein’s general relativity with quantum mechanics to understand black holes and the universe. Now</i> …

Why modern scientists shouldn't completely dismiss Vedic knowledge

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>If students had access to authoritative narratives of Indian science in the university, they would not pay attention …

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …

What is a Wormhole?

A wormhole is a theoretical passage through space-time that could create shortcuts for long journeys across the universe. Wormholes are predicted by …

Quantum Mechanics

Foods to Help Improve Your Mood

"I don't eat junk food; I don't have junk thoughts." -- Peace Pilgrim<p>Do you think a diet is just for losing or gaining weight? Think again!<p>The word diet literally means "a daily food allowance." We need food for growth, repair and energy for our daily activity.<p>But did you ever think about how food …

Nutrition

Cosmic Confusion: Talk of Multiverses and Big Errors in Astrophysics

"I would like to talk about a very serious embarrassment," said Mario Livio, a proclaimed scientist and author, at a panel at the World Science …

Futuristic materials — metal foam, transparent aluminum — are now a reality

The age we live in is marked by swift technological advancement. We’ve already got intelligent machines, smart devices and futuristic weaponry. …

Engineering

Why Google's Larry Page Is The Highest-Rated CEO In America

Think you have the best boss? Think again.<p>Google's Larry Page is the highest-rated CEO in the United States, according to career review website Glassdoor.<p>The site on Wednesday announced the winners of its third annual CEO ranking, compiled based on anonymous, voluntary company review surveys. To …

Dark Energy Renders 97% Of The Galaxies In Our Observable Universe Permanently Unreachable

When you look out at a star whose light arrives after traveling towards you for 100 years, you’re seeing a star that’s 100 light years away, due to the fact that the speed of light is finite. But when you look out at a galaxy whose light arrives after traveling towards you for a journey of <i>100</i> …

Everything you can expect Apple to announce on Monday

Now, there's a new addition to that lineup: the Apple Watch.<p>Apple doesn't usually talk about its plans or future products until it's ready to unveil them to the world. But the company wants us to know that big improvements for the Apple Watch are coming.<p>"Third-party apps will get much better," Jeff …

Set-Top Boxes

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

Wikimedia

Microsoft will release Windows 10 on July 29th

Microsoft promised to launch Windows 10 in the summer, and now the company is revealing an exact date: July 29th. The official date comes weeks after AMD CEO Lisa Su revealed that Microsoft would launch Windows 10 in late July. Microsoft’s aggressive timing means that the company will be looking to …

Windows 10