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The 11 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2016

Glassdoor sifted through the salaries reported by employees who have these jobs, limiting its search to salary reports from the past year, to come up with median salaries.<p>The website also looked at the demand for these jobs, based on the current number of job openings on its site.

A Stanford grad who raised $40 million thinks he's figured out how to get rid of Wi-Fi dead spots in your house — and it actually works

Early last year, Eero used this dream to launch a crowdfunding campaign that sold over $1 million in preorders.<p>The pitch was that Eero would use multiple devices to blanket your entire home with a smooth Wi-Fi signal that anyone could set up.<p>And after pushing back the launch from last summer, Eero …

Wi-Fi

Samsung Announces Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge With Expandable Storage, Larger Battery

Today at Mobile World Congress, Samsung announced the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, the latest devices in its flagship line of smartphones. While the two new devices are nearly identical to last year's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, they add a trio of features that were left out of those models: expandable …

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Apple hired the hackers who created the first Mac firmware virus

LegbaCore founder Xeno Kovah revealed on Twitter in November that he and his partner, Corey Kellenberg, had been hired by Apple to do "low level security." The move went unnoticed until another security researcher revealed it during a presentation at a security conference in December.<p>LegbaCore was …

10 things in tech you need to know today

1. <b>Alphabet, Google's parent company, overtook Apple to become the most valuable company in the world.</b> Last night, the company was worth roughly $544 billion. At that point, Apple's market capitalization stood at $534 billion.<p><b>2. About one in seven people on the planet now use WhatsApp, according to</b> …

Apple Drafts More Everyday People for New Shot on iPhone Campaign

Location: Oishi Kougen, Wakayama, Japan Subject: Friend, Megumi Koseko. Photograph shot with iPhone 6s, used Snapseed,<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Koichi Miyase<p>1 of …

Chaos Computer Club: Europe's biggest hackers' congress underway in Hamburg

Some 12,000 hackers are challenging the power of Google, Facebook and Youtube to filter information and shape users' view of the world. One of them …

Homemade laser lightsaber is as risky as it looks

It's clear that there are a lot of <i>Star Wars</i> fans these days, but one of them just took that adoration to a decidedly geeky new level. Styropyro (he of laser shotgun fame) has built a lightsaber using a heavily upgraded 7W blue laser -- it's several times more powerful than what's needed to blind …

Complaints in bombshell report accuse Theranos of deleting data to make its proprietary technology look more accurate

The first incident, according to The Journal, involved a blood test ordered in 2013 for a patient using the company's proprietary Edison lab machine. The lab worker assigned to the test reportedly found problems that indicted accuracy problems with the device. When the lab worker told superiors, …

How GoPro Is Building Its Future Drone Platform Foundations

Patrice Lelaisant Contributor<p>Patrice Lelaisant is a co-founder of Inventuav.<p>GoPro started working on drones a few months ago in order to stake a claim in this multibillion-dollar market. This is a natural for them, as they will be able to offer the best flying immersive camera on the market — …

2016 will be the year the law finally catches-up with technology

This article is a preview of The WIRED World in 2016, our fourth annual trends report in which our network of expert writers and influencers predicts …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. A bombshell report from The Wall Street Journal reveals that two former employees of the blood-testing startup Theranos are accusing the company of deleting the quality-control data of its proprietary machines.</b> The blood-testing company known for its finger-prick testing technology came under …

Another hoverboard catches on fire while charging, this time in New Jersey

Following several incidents of hoverboards bursting into flames across the country, PIX 11 reports another one of the self-balancing electric …

The Pirate Bay is not down: Four domains suspended, redirect turned off (updated)

The Pirate Bay went down today, though not for everyone. Four of the site’s domains have been suspended, meaning once the DNS entry updates have propagated, they won’t work for you. Instead, you will get a generic error, such as “This webpage is not available” in Chrome and “Unable to connect” in …

BMW to show 'AirTouch' 3D gesture control at 2016 CES

At 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, BMW demonstrated gesture control that allowed users to adjust volume, access navigation and …

Automotive Industry

Anonymous claims responsibility for massive cyberattack on Turkey

Hacking group released video warning of continued assault if Erdogan government doesn't stop 'supporting Islamic State' - allegations which Ankara denies<p>The hacking group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for a massive cyberattack on Turkish internet servers over the past week, saying it will …

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DEADPOOL Director Discusses Negasonic Teenage Warhead's Powers

The ‘Point Break’ Remake Is The Most Ridiculous Movie Since ‘Furious 7’

Did you know that Johnny Utah isn’t really named “Johnny Utah” in the new <i>Point Break</i> movie? It’s true.<p>“‘Utah’ was just a nickname they gave me,” new Utah says, staring pensively out at the Alps skyline from the top of a cliff he’s about to wingsuit off of. “My mother was a Ute Indian. It means …

Extreme Sports

Meet Wish, the $3 Billion App That Could Be the Next Walmart

“We think we’re going to be the second or third trillion-dollar-a-year marketplace,” Wish's CEO says.<p>As the words poured out of Peter Szulczewski’s mouth, I thought <i>he must be pulling my leg</i>.<p>“We think we’re going to be the second or third trillion-dollar-a-year marketplace,” Szulczewski, the CEO of …

Homemade Coffee Liqueur Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

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