Brenda Mallett

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See How Far Everything On Your Desk Has Evolved

Desks today don’t know how easy they have it.<p>Desks from the ’80s had to support fax machines, bulky desktop computers, Rolodexes, corded phones, and other assorted items that, back then, were essentials, but today (thanks to the glory that is technology) look like clutter.<p>And the Harvard Innovation …

Leadership Lessons from Young Female Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Watch out world, there is a new breed of entrepreneur.<p>Millennial female entrepreneurs are disrupting industries, creating innovative products and ultimately, changing the world. The thing that I admire most about my fellow female …

Entrepreneurship

Facebook's Latest Acquisition Extends The Social TV War To The Gridiron [THE BRIEF]

<b>Facebook</b> announced it has acquired SportStream, a company that helps teams and media entities create real-time social experiences by integrating data from social networks with real-time statistics visualizations. The acquisition is the latest move in the social TV arms race between Facebook and …

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Report: Victim's family sues Hernandez for wrongful death

Aaron Hernandez wants to get paid by the Patriots. The family of Odin Lloyd wants to make sure he doesn't.<p>While Aaron Hernandez sits in a jail cell …

Business IT Services IT Support | South Florida

Ask<p>How is your IT service contract structured? Is there anything that you're charged extra for?<p>Our Answer<p>We provide truly flat-rate pricing. You will …

Fail Week: When Mariam Naficy’s Startup Launch Was So Bad She Almost Gave The Investor Money Back

Contrary to popular opinion, failure is not just for losers. Even the people known for being “winners” go through some epic missteps along the way. It’s just that people don’t often talk about it — especially not in the tech industry, or the press that covers it. So TechCrunch has created Fail …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Facebook Opens Up About Its News Feed

Facebook is sensitive about its News Feed secret sauce. But due to the company’s opacity over how it decides what you will and won’t see in the Feed, …

Sun will flip its magnetic field soon, NASA says

The sun is gearing up for a major solar flip, NASA says.<p>In an event that occurs once every 11 years, the magnetic field of the sun will change its polarity in a matter of months, according to new observations by NASA-supported observatories.<p>The flipping of the sun's magnetic field marks the peak of …

Magnetism

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of neural activity in the human brain, and the numbers are …

Apple iPhone and iPad patent ban overturned in US

<b>A ban on sales of older models of Apple's iPad and iPhone in the US has been overturned by the Obama administration.</b><p>In June, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled that Apple infringed a patent of rival Samsung.<p>President Barack Obama's trade representative has now vetoed that decision …

Patents

Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser roars to life for first time in 8 years

Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser erupted for the first time in eight years on Wednesday afternoon, drenching delighted viewers who stood in the spray from the safety of a nearby boardwalk.<p>The unexpected blast occurred at 7:30 p.m. MDT (9:30 p.m. EDT), shooting water and steam 200 to 300 feet (60 to …

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FBI pressures Internet providers to install surveillance software

The U.S. government is quietly pressuring telecommunications providers to install eavesdropping technology deep inside companies' internal networks to facilitate surveillance efforts.<p>FBI officials have been sparring with carriers, a process that has on occasion included threats of contempt of …

Worms' Bright Blue Death Could Shed Light On Human Aging

Last year, researchers at University College London's Institute of Healthy Ageing were looking through their microscopes when they saw something amazing.<p>David Gems, professor of biogerentology, was part of the team looking for answers to big questions about human aging in small, squishy little …

Parents are warned to steer clear of sugar-filled 'healthy' drinks

Nutritionists and health campaigners are calling on parents to avoid supposedly "healthy" fruit drinks during the hot summer – asking them to give thirsty children plain water or milk instead.<p>The calls come as new health research puts sugary drinks, and particularly the fructose in them, at the …

YouTube opens up live streaming to anyone with 100 or more subscribers

YouTube is opening up its live streaming service to anyone with 100 or more subscribers, putting smaller, independent creators on the same footing as larger productions. The announcement comes less than three months after YouTube lowered the bar on live streaming to channels with 1,000 or more …

Watch the Intricate Patterns of Global Infrastructure Emerge From Geocoded Tweets

Talking Robot Astronaut Heads To International Space Station

HAL 9000 he's not. But Kirobo, the first-ever talking robot in space is heading to the International Space Station this week ahead of his human companion, Japanese astronaut Kochi Wakata, who takes over as ISS commander in November.<p>The robot, whose outward appearance was inspired by the cartoon …