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The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

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Following long ban, U.S. could dominate global light oil supply

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After decades of isolation, the United States is set to become a major player in the global trade of ultra light oil as recent government export approvals attract interest across the world.<p>An oil refinery is seen in Louisiana in a file photo. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton<p>Following …

Microsoft Office 365 MIA on Mac

The new Microsoft is still saddling the Mac with old software.<p>For those who don't know, Office 2011 is the latest and greatest Microsoft Office suite for the Mac. Problem is, it debuted way back in October 2010.<p>"Office for Mac 2011 launched in October 2010. Office 2013 for Windows launched in …

This giant robot is designed to let you juggle cars (for real)

Ex-NASA engineer has a dream to let anyone control a robot that throws VW Beetles into the air<p>Science fiction is filled with giant robots that people can control like extensions of their own bodies. Dan Granett wants to build one for real, as <i>Gizmodo</i> originally reported. Granett, a former technician …

Impatient iPhone users switching to larger-screened Samsung Galaxy S5

Apple users are losing patience waiting for a larger-screened iPhone. New data showing that 26% of British buyers of Samsung's Galaxy S5 in the three months to the end of May switched from the iPhone - compared to 12% the year before, according to Kantar ComTech's Worldpanel.<p>Though the effect was …

Send Files & Text Between Mac & iOS Devices With Copybin

The process is almost the same for the Mac, just click on the Copybin icon and drag anything you want to transfer into the box and it will be …

LinkedIn beats estimates, but stock falls on disappointing sales forecast

Linked posted slightly better sales and earnings in the first quarter but the professional social network's shares still fell in after-hours trading after a revenue forecast that disappointed expectations.<p>The company spooked investors with a revenue forecast of $500 million to $505 million in the …

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Thai gov't supporters warn on unelected premier

BANGKOK (AP) — Supporters of Thailand's embattled government warned the country's judiciary and senators against any attempt to install an unelected …

How To Blow Up a Mountain

15<p>SHARES<p><b>Will Barrett, head of avalanche forecasting at Breckenridge Ski Resort, explains the sweet science of starting avalanches.</b><p><b>Enjoy Icicles in</b> …

“Upskirt” Photos Have Been Banned In Massachusetts: Score One For Basic Human Decency

If you’re the type of bush-lurking, celebrity-stalking paparazzi who gets their rocks off on snapping photos up celebrities’ skirts as they’re …

Windows XP: It's time to say good-bye

I've got to tell it to you straight. If you're still on an old computer running the Windows XP operating system, D-Day is at hand. And by "D" I mean "dump it."<p>I understand if you don't want to face this. You have a computer and the setup works for you. Sure it's a bit clunky, but you don't want to …

Judge strikes down small drones ban

A federal judge slapped down the FAA’s fine for a drone operator, saying there was no law banning the commercial use of small drones.<p>The judge’s decision could open up the skies below 400 feet to farmers, photographers and entrepreneurs who have been battling the FAA over the use of the unmanned …

Apple building support for driving 4K displays at ‘Retina’ resolution, 60Hz output from 2013 MacBook Pros

Earlier today, Apple provided developers with the first beta for the upcoming release of OS X Mavericks version 10.9.3. Apple did not disclose any new features coming in 10.9.3, but we have discovered that the update includes notable enhancements for users with Macs connected to 4K-resolution …

Ready to break the internet? Netflix’s “House of Cards” premiere is a big test of how video gets to you

“My wife and I like to lay in bed and watch Netflix,” Tom Wheeler, chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission, said the other day. But when their internet connection slows down, breaking up the video feed, Wheeler’s wife is incredulous: “You’re chairman of the FCC,” she says to him. “Why …

From Katrina to the Clink: Ex New Orleans Mayor Heads to Prison

Once a savior to his Crescent City, Ray Nagin has dug himself a disgraceful hole and exposed himself as a greedy and corrupt failure.<p>After barely six …