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Marissa Mayer Has Completed Step One

EXCLUSIVE: On Yahoo’s 20th Anniversary, its CEO talks about turning around — and maybe transforming — an Internet iconContinue reading on Medium »

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Científicos israelíes crean la primera computadora biológica.

Científicos del Technion de Israel junto a sus pares del Centro de Investigación Scripps han desarrollado una computadora biológica para encriptar y …

Las aplicaciones que consumen rápidamente la batería de tu móvil

Diversas aplicaciones de Samsung son las que más batería consumen. La de Facebook también tiene una incidencia importante.

Mientras duermes, el teléfono se carga. Hay mandamientos no escritos que el hombre moderno parece obligado a cumplir. Luego cumples con el ritual cotidiano: te levantas, te

Los 'varillazos' de Samsung a Apple en Barcelona - Especiales

Algo en claro tenía Samsung durante el lanzamiento de su Galaxy S6 en Barcelona: no iba a ser un evento normal ni mucho menos tranquilo. Desde el

Why DNA could be the future of data storage

How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?

Already a storage company called Backblaze is running 25,000 hard drives simultaneously to get to the bottom of the question. As each hard drive coughs its last, the company replaces it and logs its …

DNA

Can an App Be Too Successful? Ask ‘Trivia Crack’

Sitting in church services on a Sunday morning last month, Julia Harryman noticed that her husband was playing the quiz game “Trivia Crack” on his phone.

“I just looked at him and smirked,” says the 45-year-old mother of two from Dallas, who admits that she’s also hooked on the game and doesn’t …

Popularity

The Wi-Fi sniffing drones are here

Marketers have come up with a new way to track a given customer's movement: put a drone on them. According to Venturebeat, a marketing company called Adnear is using drones as part of a test campaign to track user locations through device IDs. It's similar to what marketers already do in stores and …

Drones

Jordi Muñoz: el joven talento mexicano que triunfa en EE.UU. fabricando drones

El mexicano de 28 años es cofundador de una de las mayores fabricantes de drones en Estados Unidos.

Desde que era un niño, las grandes pasiones del joven mexicano Jordi Muñoz han sido las computadoras y los aviones.

"Soñaba con convertirme en piloto y al mismo tiempo me fascinaba jugar con legos, …

Five awesome big-kid toys from the Toy Fair NY

It's that time in New York where power-mongering retail buyers and high-end designers decide what we'll be craving for the rest of the year, while editors jockey for front row seats.

Not Fashion Week, Toy Fair.

While there are plenty of new "Frozen" products for the younger set, we also found cool …

Toys

Learn to Be a Bull

In the film “The Wolf of Wall Street,” there’s a scene in which the firm run by Leonardo DiCaprio’s character is taking another company public. His character turns to the camera and starts to explain what an initial public offering is. Then he interrupts himself. “I know you’re not following what …

Financial Markets

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Inside the Psychology of Productivity

PRODUCTIVITY

Burned out? Can't get it all done? The problem might be in your head.

You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales …

Productivity

Anti-ageing chocolate which reduces wrinkles developed by Cambridge University spin-off

A daily 7.5g bar of the chocolate can change the underlying skin stucture of a 50 year old to that of someone in their 30s, say developers

It may seem too good to be true, but guilt-free chocolate which promises to slow down the emergence of wrinkles and sagging skin, has been developed by …

Chocolate

Game Face On: Gamification for Engaging Teachers in PD

Matt BaierProfessional DevelopmentBy gamifying their school's PD, two educators motivated and engaged their faculty to master the challenges of …

Teaching

Where's all your money going? Using data-crunching apps can help keep finances on track

Joshua Levinson was about to splurge on some exercise equipment, but a personal finance app on his smartphone gave him a friendly reminder: He'd just recently dropped $150 for Valentine's Day.

"When I looked at that, I was like 'OK, this has been an expensive week,'" said the 22-year-old college …

Money

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now slightly more intense than the anxiety I have over paying …

Money

6 Supermaterials That Could Change Our World

Graphene isn't the only game-changing material to come out of a lab. From aerogels nearly as light as air to metamaterials that manipulate light, …

Metamaterials

Why the New View-Master Is a Disaster

You wouldn’t strap a smartphone to your face, so why let your kids do it?

While I was recording some shows using my iPhone’s TiVo app last week, my eight-month-old’s gaze kept darting from the toy ball he was playing with to the nearby television, which was turned off. But with every familiar TiVo …

Toys

SkyProwler — Part Plane

Probably two of the most exciting and transformative technologies of our day are drones and 3D printing. Both promise to change the way economies …

Drones

Senate report says car manufacturers unprepared for hacking attacks

Cars are full of wireless technology — and that technology comes with the possibility of a security breach.

Most of the companies making these cars, however, don't have plans for how to deal with potential hacks, according to a report published Monday from the office of U.S. Senator Ed Markey …

Security

The story behind the world's first robot zipper

A robotics zipper that can zip itself up is doubtlessly cool, but it's also only the beginning.

Presented earlier this month as part of an aptly-named Sartorial Robotics Thesis, Zipperbot sits along a continuum of human/robotic interaction. Its creator, Adam Whiton, told me via email, "Fashion is a …

Robots

Smart Dino Toy is powered by a super computer

If Yoda and Barney had a baby, it might be CogniToy. The cute but immobile talking dinosaur toy from Element Path, unveiled at the NY Toy Fair on Monday, is the first children’s toy to tap into IBM’s powerful Watson cognitive computing system.

The video for the Kickstarter project, which launches …

Toys

Trello Releases Big iOS Update With New Design, iOS Sharing

Trello, a popular service for managing projects and to-do lists amongst teams, today got a big update for iOS users.

The company has launched a tweaked home screen design today that is cleaner, features more color and a nicer layout. On top of a fancy new design, Trello also added iOS sharing to the …

Software

Coming Soon: Web Networks for a Bevy of Celebrities

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — An under-the-radar media company here called Whalerock could become a threat to the entertainment establishment.

Following the cut-out-the-middleman model pioneered by Glenn Beck, who left Fox News in 2011 to start his own subscription-based Internet television channel, …

Media

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The Gig Economy Won't Last Because It's Being Sued To Death

If Uber, Lyft, and others don't stop relying on contract workers, business could crumble. Is it time for a new definition of employee?

[Photos: Henrik Sorensen, Getty Images]

When Vilma and Greta Zenelaj came across a Craigslist job ad that promised they could make as much as $22 an hour and get paid …

Employment

The Semiconductor Revolutionary

Silicon has enjoyed some serious staying power. For going on 60 years, it’s been the semiconductor of choice at the heart of transistors—the tiny …

Transistors

Everything We Know About Apple’s Smart Home

Your iPhone is already able to control your house

While iPhone users flash their handsets to make payments and wait with bated breath for the release of Apple Watch, another of the company’s smartphone-based initiatives is ready to roll out — and it will forever change how people run their …

Siri

Bank Hackers Steal Millions via Malware

PALO ALTO, Calif. — In late 2013, an A.T.M. in Kiev started dispensing cash at seemingly random times of day. No one had put in a card, or touched a button. Cameras showed that the piles of money were swept up by customers who appeared lucky to be there at the right moment.

But when a Russian …

Security