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Get a 4-terabyte external hard drive for $119.99

Even as we shift to cloud-powered everything, there's a need for local storage. You've got ever-expanding music and photo collections, to say nothing of all that sweet video you're shooting with your new quadcopter. Heck, maybe you're still old-school when it comes to movies, ripping Blu-ray and …

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IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

IBM will invest $3 billion over five years to develop processors with much smaller, more tightly packed electronics than today's models, and to sustain computing progress even after today's manufacturing technology runs out of steam.<p>The first goal is to build chips whose electronic components, …

Quantum Computing

Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix

Netflix is like the candy dish at your grandmother’s house. Most of the movies are crap, but you know, buried somewhere in there, is something worth your time. A Better Queue is a site dedicated to finding the Werther’s Originals in Netflix based on Rotten Tomatoes ratings.<p>It’s simple enough: Set …

Why IBM Is In Decline

It’s been a striking week for IBM. In its June 2014 issue, Harvard Business Review (HBR) published an interview with IBM’s former CEO Sam Palmisano, in which describes how he triumphantly “managed” investors and induced IBM’s share price to soar.<p>But IBM also made it to the front cover of …

Wirelessly Powering Medical Chips Inside Your Body

Engineers at Stanford University have discovered a way to power medical chips or devices inside your body. This is part of a new medical frontier known as electroceutical devices being developed to treat illnesses or alleviate pain with patients without drugs.<p>Say what you want about pharmaceutical …