Evan Chan

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Millennials' surprise: There isn't an app to solve all problems

Poverty? Isn't there an app for that?<p>None of my college journalism students has asked me that one — yet. But I wouldn't be all that surprised if one of them did.<p>Millennials, it seems, have very different ideas about how to solve urban problems. And unlike the notions of this retirement-age New …

Is arrhythmia at the heart of Beethoven's music?

Whether or not music stirs inside, each of us bears a living metronome at our core. It may tick at 40 or 100 beats per minute, in three-quarter time or in six-eight, erratically or like a Swiss clock. The human heart quietly marks the rhythm of our lives.<p>A new study focusing on the music of Ludwig …

One Of Google's Earliest Android Employees Explains Where It Loses To The iPhone

As of Q3 2014, Android owned more than 80% of the smartphone market around the world, but that's split between the dozens of different companies that produce Android phones. About 12% of devices around the world run on iOS, but that money goes straight back to Apple.<p>There's no clear answer as to …

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New Apple partner IBM prepares for another round of layoffs

<i>Update: Downplaying reports about the size of its impending layoffs, IBM says it will let go of only “several thousand people,” not the much-larger number reported by Forbes. We’ve updated this story and its headline to reflect IBM’s statements.</i><p>Things aren’t going well for IBM. Six months into its …

Economy Class Gets An Upgrade... Wait, Make That a Downgrade

The lowly economy-class section is getting an upgrade in 2015. Or a downgrade, depending on your point of view.<p>At least two airlines are unveiling new coach class sections this spring. Alaska Airlines, with its Alaska Beyond service, will add custom leather seats, roomier overhead bins and new …

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The official and unofficial stories of Google in space

A week ago, Elon Musk launched his new SpaceX satellite lab in Seattle. He plans to provide satellite internet access via a constellation of 4,000 satellites flying at 750km above the earth, each weighing hundreds of kgs. The announcement came two days after Richard Branson and Qualcomm invested in …

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