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HP's smartphone revival begins with two enormous Android handsets

Remember when HP wanted to get into the smartphone business, but changed CEOs and scrapped Palm, the company it bought for $1.2 billion? Well, a few years and another CEO later and the company has decided that it wants to get into the... smartphone business. Speaking with <i>re/code</i>, HP's Ron Coughlin …

Tumblr Adds Support For @ Mentions, Similar To Twitter

Tumblr today has added a small, but notable, change to its service which could have a larger impact in terms of making the now Yahoo-owned blogging platform feel more like a social network: it has added support for user mention notifications. That means you’ll now be able to tag others by typing in …

Marvel Reveals First Look At Its $30 Million Traveling Theme Park

Starting this spring, the Avengers and Spider-Man will be touring the nation in a giant traveling theme-park like attraction called "The Marvel Experience."<p>Marvel and entertainment company Hero Ventures released the first look at their huge traveling dome this morning and it looks pretty cool.<p>The …

Smartphones versus DSLRs versus film: A look at how far we've come

With a deluge of three new cameras released every week, I'd completely lost perspective. Just how far have we come since film? Where would a modern …

The Story Behind Chrysler And Fiat, And Why The Stock Is So Cheap

<i>The following is a guest post by George Schultze, founder of Schultze Asset Management LLC, an alternative investments firm founded in 1998 that manages approximately $260 million in assets and specializes in event-driven and distressed securities investing. Mr. Schultze is author of The Art of</i> …

Virtual window-shopping drives record holiday season store sales

Virtual window-shopping online helped drive holiday-season sales at stores to a record high, even though fewer customers visited the malls.<p>According to ShopperTrak, foot traffic at the nation's retailers fell 14.6 percent between Thanksgiving and Christmas compared to the year prior, though …

U.S. acts to keep minority, disabled students out of jail | Reuters

BALTIMORE (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice and Education departments unveiled guidelines on Wednesday to prevent schools from violating civil rights laws and keep students out of jail after data found minorities and the disabled were more likely than others to face discipline or arrest.<p>U.S. Attorney …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

CES 2014: Apple's Competition in the Smart Watch Arena

CES 2014 has seen the introduction of a slew of new smart watches, spurred on by the popularity of early offerings like the Pebble and the ongoing rumors about Apple's prospective smart watch, the iWatch.<p>Major companies like Qualcomm, Sony, and Samsung have developed smart watches, as have a …

Doctors Googling Patients?

Warraich writes that while he's "tempted" to say doctors should never Google patients, this issue should really come down to <i>why</i> the healthcare provider wants to type that patient's name into a search field. "To me, the only legitimate reason to search for a patient's online footprint is if there is …

Eating slowly may cut meal size | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People may consume fewer calories over the course of a meal when they eat slowly, a new study suggests. But it’s not clear if that strategy works as well for people who are overweight or obese as it does for their slimmer peers.<p>Past studies have come to mixed conclusions …

Al Qaeda group vows to attack Syrian rebels, opposition leaders | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An al Qaeda affiliate based in Iraq and Syria has vowed to crush opposition groups it has been confronting in the worst outbreak of infighting among rebels since the start of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.<p>Free Syrian Army fighters man checkpoints to prevent …

Panama Canal refuses to pay $1 billion more for expansion work | Reuters

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - The Panama Canal on Wednesday rejected a proposal that it pay $1 billion to continue work on expanding the waterway, and warned the building consortium behind the project that it could bring in others to finish the job.<p>A worker is seen at the construction site of the Panama …

NASA gets White House approval to extend International Space Station by four years

The $100 billion-plus International Space Station (ISS) is set to have its operations extended by four more years.<p>NASA plans to announce this week that the White House has approved the station’s operations to continue until 2024, according to documents obtained by the Orlando Sentinel.<p>The four-year …

Republicans flood states with ads as Bloomberg gives $2.5m to Democrats

The Republican National Committee began running ads in 40 media markets Tuesday, mostly targeting incumbent senators who supported President Barack Obama's healthcare program. New York's former mayor, billionaire Michael Bloomberg, meanwhile, gave $2.5m to help Democrats defend their majority in …

'Polar vortex' breaks temperature records in southern and eastern parts of US

The so-called "polar vortex" of dense, frigid air blamed for at least 21 cold-related deaths across the country spread to the East and the Deep South on Tuesday, shattering records that in some cases had stood for more than a century.<p>Temperatures on Tuesday morning were already at 8 degrees in …

'Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones' marks a Latino-accented twist

Few who worked on — and the few who bought tickets for — "Paranormal Activity 4" were pleased with the outcome.<p>Although the film performed fair enough in overseas markets, 2012's installment in the horror franchise was by far the worst-reviewed in the series and grossed the least in domestic …

Take a tour of the hottest tech at CES 2014

Finding truly exciting and innovative products in a show floor as large as 37 football fields isn't an easy task. At CES, each booths begs for your attention with tech that promises to be faster, smarter, or more innovative than the last.<p>It's only Day 1 of the big show, but we've already seen a …

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