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The Untold Story Of The Invention Of The Game Cartridge

How a forgotten company’s 1970s technical breakthrough launched a billion-dollar business and helped spawn a new creative medium.<p>Consider the humble video game cartridge. It’s a small, durable plastic box that imparts the most immediate, user-friendly software experience ever created. Just plug it …

Retrogaming

Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?

An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby on Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars.<p>Late Monday -- particularly at midnight -- will be prime time for trying to catch a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86, said the Jet …

Here's how well Google's search engine knows you

So, with this in mind, we decided to go back to the mysterious Google Ads settings page to see just how much Google had figured out about each of us over the course of our plugged-in lives.<p>But before we get into that, here's how you can do this at home:<p>1. Sign into your personal Google account. A …

Ex-Apple managers spill dirt on what it’s like to work there, say Apple execs ‘are nuts’

Do you love working long hours, spending a lot of time away from your family, and dealing with insanely demanding bosses? If so then there’s a little …

These are the iOS 8 app extensions you need on your iPhone 6

Apple brought plenty of improvements to its mobile operating system with the release of iOS 8, but one of the most intriguing additions is one that …

A Windows Watch that Works with iOS

While all the attention in the smartwatch arena was on Apple, Microsoft snuck in a wearable that looks more like a fitness band, but offers some smart tricks. Most notably, while the Microsoft Band works (best) with Windows Phone, it also works with Android and iOS. When you're in third place, you …

Apple Watch

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

How Bill Gates Thinks

Author Steven Johnson talks to the engineer turned philanthropist about the future, technology, ice, capitalism, and optimism.<p>When interesting people hang out, interesting things tend to happen. So when we found out that Steven Johnson, author of <i>Where Good Ideas Come From</i> and <i>The Ghost Map</i> was going …

Why Innovators Hate M.B.A.'s

Peter Thiel, Scott Cook, and Elon Musk have all spoken out about why B-school grads hurt rather than help innovation. But is it really true?<p>If you want to be an innovator or an entrepreneur, should you go to business school? At first glance, maybe not: Peter Thiel once said, "Never ever hire an …

Innovation