Rosalind Yarber

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Verizon's Buyout of Telogis Reflects the Wireless Industry's Long Road in Telematics

<b>Verizon's</b> (VZ) purchase of vehicle tracking and monitoring company Telogis underscores the long history of wireless carriers and telematics providers.<p>…

Telematics

US economic slowdown not as sharp as feared

US economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter, but not as sharply as previously estimated, with fairly strong consumer spending offsetting the drag from businesses trying to cut stock levels.<p>Gross domestic product increased at a 1.4% annual rate instead of the previously reported 1% pace, the …

Economics

10 Outstanding Cars That Stole the New York Auto Show

• Author: Eric Adams. Eric Adams Transportation<br>• Date of Publication: 03.25.16. 03.25.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>Hyper Efficiency and High …

Google Brings ‘My Maps’ Custom Map Creation To Google Drive

Google’s My Maps tool for building custom drives, trips and routes on its Maps product is now integrated into Google Drive, which means you can build custom maps just as easily as you can new documents, slideshows and spreadsheets.<p>Putting the My Maps tools right inside Google Drive says something …

9 Simple Steps To Create A Good Presentation Using Google Drive

April 2, 2014<br>Google has recently revamped a bunch of its key services including Google Presentation. One essential feature Google added to …

2 Must Have Evernote Tools for Teachers

February 13, 2014<br>Yesterday, somebody messaged me on the Facebook page of this bog asking me about my favourite Evernote tools. So I thought why not …

Sense: A gadget to change the way we sleep

British entrepreneur James Proud, 23, presents a white sphere the size of a tennis ball covered in a criss-cross pattern. “It is beautiful,” he says, when asked to describe it. “It doesn’t look like a piece of technology. We wanted to make something people actually want to put on their bedside …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

A PC that thinks like a game console

<b>The Good</b> The compact Alienware Alpha plays a huge library of PC games in a living-room-friendly format, and it works with a standard Xbox 360 controller.<p><b>The Bad</b> It's built around the Steam gaming platform, so it's harder to use for PC games purchased elsewhere. The custom UI is slow and clunky, and …

Computer Hardware

Rosetta Offers New Insight Into Where Water On Earth Came From

Different kinds of rocks have different kinds of water<p>Four and a half billion years ago, the Sun and Earth were just being born out of a giant explosion, and the solar system was HOT. All that heat likely boiled away the water on Earth’s surface. So how did our parched planet come to be covered in …

Astronomy

JamStar Is A Cool Free App That Teaches You To Play The Guitar

I’ve seen plenty of guitar apps in my lifetime – enough for two lifetimes, in fact – but JamStar, an app by an Israeli programming house, has almost won my heart.<p>The premise is simple – you tune your guitar and then play notes or chords. The app (which runs on a phone or your browser) senses your …

With Parents in Mind, WebCurfew Blocks Wi-Fi From Router to Kids’ Devices

Ubiquitous Internet-connected devices are great — unless you’re a parent, trying to pry kids’ eyes away from Clash of Clans and toward homework or …

As Beautiful As A Golden Age Picture Book, An Anatomy App For Kids

The Human Body, by Tinybop, is a charming app that teaches kids how their bodies work through the power of good design.<p>Good design is often talked about as if it were a secret language spoken only by those sophisticated enough to understand it, but there’s a less self-congratulatory way to think …

7 Apps to Help Your Child Learn Español!

<b>Rosetta Stone</b>, the leader in language education, recently announced they would be launching an interactive bilingual app for kids. Their new app, <b>Lingo Letter Sounds</b>, aims to tap into early childhood language development and is said to be the beginning of a series of learning programs for kids.<p>Full …

Apps for Kids 048: Stop Motion Studio (plus Minecraft Contest Winner)

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MPMK Gift Guide: Top Learning Toys for Building STEM Skills

Welcome to the famous MPMK Gift Guides and congrats on finding <b>the most comprehensive and easy-to-use kids’ gift guide on the internet!</b> (If you’re <b>not</b> …

The Epic App Brings Kids’ Books To The iPad — And Makes Them More Fun, Too

A lot of parents tend to want to limit “screen time” for their kids, and push them to read more books instead. Understandably so: Consuming television is generally a very passive activity, and many games on computers and mobile devices are not much better. When it comes to stimulating kids’ …

Help Your Kids Think Outside The Box With Drawnimal, Apple’s Free App Of The Week

As I've said, Apple likes to give away free apps for kids. Last month, it offered Toca Boca’s Toca Cars and Wonderkind’s Tiny Firefighters free of …

The Week In Drones: Hawk Attacks, Drone Races, And More

Keeping up with the droneses<p>Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news: the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Hawk Attacks Drone</b><p>A cambridge man flying his quadcopter got an aerial surprise when a hawk attacked his drone midair. The video is …

Drones

Here's How Visa Plans To Keep Your Credit Cards Safe In Apple Pay

With the recent JP Morgan breach and Target hack that resulted in millions of stolen credit card numbers last year, you may be reluctant to use your phone as a payment method. Visa, however, assures that your information will remain safe thanks to the new Token Service it launched last month.<p>So …

15 Best Browser Extensions for Social Media Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>There are a few actions I perform over and over again as I work through my social media marketing plan. Do you know the feeling? You click on the same few buttons or type in the same URL.<p>And then, one day, someone shows you a browser extension that …

Jibe Mobile is using WebRTC to put your mobile phone in your browser

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: iStock<p>Cloud communications startup Jibe Mobile plans to introduce a desktop client in the coming months that will …

Research confirms minorities earn significantly less in skilled tech jobs

There's no denying that wage inequality is a terrible thing, and it's not just limited to blue-collar trades. The tech industry's so-called high-skilled positions -- like programmers and developers -- pay minorities much less than their Caucasian colleagues. Sure, the issue is certainly nothing …

Reversible USB Could Be iPhone 6’s Biggest Little New Feature

When the iPhone 6 arrives, likely in September at Apple’s upcoming special event, a lot of people will be looking for a larger screen as the core feature to get excited about. But one change that could actually have more of an impact in terms of daily use could be a new, rumored reversible …

How To Find Big Prime Numbers – Math Games for Kids Blog

The best way to find big prime numbers is to use a thing called “modular arithmetic” and another thing called “fermat’s theorem” – not the famous …

Constructing A Square Inside A Circle – Math Games for Kids Blog

When I learned straightedge-and-compass constructions in school, I would construct a square by constructing right angles in various places.<p>When …

Squares And Infinities – Math Games for Kids Blog

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