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Good News for Trekkies: Kickstarter Delivers The Tricorder

OK, don’t color me a Trekkie, but I did enjoy watching the show occasionally when I was young. In high school, we played an intricate drinking game based on the Next Generation series (<i>woe</i> if Captain Picard gave specific course changes by coordinates — 3 drinks!). One of the most fascinating parts …

American teens don’t want to work

Here’s yet another thing your teenager doesn’t want to do this summer: get a job.<p>Data released Monday from outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and …

House flipping becomes more profitable

If you’ve been dreaming of fixing up a home and unloading it for a tidy profit, now may be the time to do it.<p>In the first three months of this year, …

Why Walking Makes You More Creative

That's what Stanford University researchers Marily Oppezzo and Daniel L. Schwartz found in a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition.<p>Study participants who went for walks saw an 81% increase in tests measuring <i>divergent thinking</i>, a thought …

The 6 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Networking

Over and over again, we see proof that networking is one of the best ways to get yourself that new job, here's how to get it right.

DOJ says eBay must end 'no poaching' pacts with other companies

The e-commerce company will settle suits brought by the Justice Department and California attorney general for alleged agreements with Intuit.<p>Both the U.S. Department of Justice and the California Attorney General's Office on Thursday reached settlements with eBay, telling the company it cannot …

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TV execs want Netflix to be more like Hulu and Amazon

Advertisement<p>40 Comments<p>Credit: Twin Design / Shutterstock.com<p>If TV executives had their way, then Netflix (S NFLX) would look a whole lot more like …

Google Glass Could Save Companies $1 Billion By 2017

Market research firm Gartner has boldly predicted that companies using Glass and similar gadgets could save $1 billion a year within three to five years.<p>Hands-free access to the Internet, cameras, conferencing and phone calls, plus something called "augmented reality" will be a big help to people …

The PUC Crowdfunding Project Comes To A Close, Bringing MIDI To All The Things

The PUC by Zivix is a clever little device that converts older MIDI systems into wireless powerhouses, allowing you to connect to iPads and the like with one small disc of electronics. Zivix, the maker of the Jamstik, is closing their crowdfunding campaign with $28,000 in the bank.<p>The company has …

Pinterest Launches Japanese Version

Visual bookmarking and curation site Pinterest has finally launched a Japanese version of its service, more than a year after it indicated its interest in the country after inking a link with Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten.<p>In May last year, Rakuten led a $100 million investment round for …

Mobile devs: Google will officially translate your Android apps

Your Android app could soon be speaking French, Swedish, Hindi, and many more languages now that Google officially launched its mobile app translation service today.<p>Google announced that it would be opening up a translation service at Google I/O and officially released it. Developers can submit …

PS4 won't work with IR remotes

<b>Back before Blu-ray players became super cheap, the BD playback support on the PS3 was a killer feature.</b><p>It made the PS3 a true home entertainment …

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