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This is the key to Bernie Sanders’ political revolution: Here’s how we beat GOP obstruction

Truth is that a GOP Congress would stymie Bernie’s program. There’s an additional set of reforms we need as well<p>It is my belief that Sen. Bernie Sanders will be the next president of the United States -- a belief I’ve held since he first announced. Bernie is one of the most gifted politicians I …

The humble Samsung Chromebook 3 costs $200

We didn't know how much Samsung's Chromebook 3 would cost back when the company covertly debuted it at CES (it feels like so long ago, really), but that's changed. This diminutive laptop will set you back $200 and it's available through Adorama according to <i>Liliputing</i>, although it's currently on …

Gear & Gadgets

The creators of the Web are working on a way to kill passwords

The W3C, which creates standards that guide the future of the Web, has formed a new group with one goal: remove the need for passwords entirely by creating a better way to log in.<p>The group charged with changing the way we’re logging in doesn’t exactly have a name that rolls off the tongue — it’s …

Microsoft Corporation

Google CEO offers some support for Apple in encryption battle

Technically Incorrect: Sundar Pichai says that what a court is expecting from Apple "could be a troubling precedent."<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Edward Snowden wanted Google to say <i>something</i>.<p>After Apple CEO Tim Cook had insisted his …

Privacy

Tesla hires veteran from AMD, Apple to make self-driving tech

If there was any doubt left that Tesla is serious about self-driving car tech, it all but disappeared this week. The company has confirmed to <i>Electrek</i> that it recently hired processor design veteran Jim Keller to lead its Autopilot hardware engineering team. He's not only responsible for some of …

Apple Has Secret Team Working on Virtual Reality Headset

Apple has expanded its research efforts in virtual and augmented reality, building out a large team that is experimenting with headsets and other technologies, reports <i>Financial Times</i> in a detailed post on the company's virtual reality work that covers recent hires and acquisitions.<p>Hundreds of …

Augmented Reality

Elon Musk To Test Hyperloop Before Big Crowds This Summer

Almost two dozen teams who entered their “pod” designs in a competition decided at Texas A&M University this Saturday will go on to test their creations on Elon Musk’s futuristic hyperloop transport system. In the end, it was a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology taking top honors, …

Elon Musk

This person's bot tweets complaints about internet speed

A Reddit user became so frustrated with paying Comcast for 150 mbps internet but not receiving the prescribed speed, so set up a bot using a Raspberry Pi to tweets complaints at the ISP.<p>The bot constantly performs speed tests to check if the internet is up to scratch, and if it drops below 50mbps …

Internet

MacTrast Deals: Ultra-Stealth Nano Drone

Sure, it’s fun to fly solo, but imagine the fun of flying your drone in a squadron of other drones? The Ultra-Stealth Nano Drone – Put that on your …

MIT wins design competition for Elon Musk's Hyperloop

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — MIT student engineers won a competition to transform SpaceX and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk's idea into a design …

Elon Musk

Obama seeks $4 billion to reboot tech education

Part of the president's 2017 budget, the "Computer Science for All" initiative would bolster state funding for technology classes in public schools.<p>President Barack Obama on Saturday announced a $4 billion plan aimed at making sure all kids, especially girls and minorities, get a chance to learn …

Education

Google: Dart will rescue browsers from JavaScript

The programming language for Web sites and Web apps is less complex and therefore easier to develop, Chrome programmers argue at Google I/O.<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- Google long has been a firm believer that JavaScript, the programming language used to build Web apps such as Google Maps and Gmail, could …

JavaScript

CW Signs Content Deal for Apple TV

CW has struck a deal with Apple to bring its shows to the Apple TV. The network already offers its content through iPhone and iPad apps the day after …

U.S. Air Force plans to save $50M over 10 years by deploying iPads

Just as the Defense Department granted iOS devices approval for use on military networks, TheStreet reports that the U.S. Air Force plans on saving around $50 million through its purchase of iPads. The savings will mainly be due to the ability to cut weight on flights by replacing traditional …

Pentagon gives green light: Now those hundreds of thousands of iPhones, iPads, and iPods can actually be used

Two months ago we reported that the U.S. Department of Defense had ordered as many as 650,000 iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches from Apple.<p>Now, after passing Pentagon tests, the devices are actually approved for use.<p>Before authorizing any devices for use in security-conscious military environments, …

Samsung Expects Galaxy S4 To Hit 10m Sales Before End of May

Samsung expects Galaxy S4 sales to break the 10 million milestone over the next seven days, making it one of the fastest-selling smartphones the company has ever produced.<p>Shin Jong-kyun, co-CEO of Samsung Electronics told a number of journalists at an industry event in Seoul, South Korea, that the …

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iTunes profits continue to grow as users spend more

No one can deny the fact that Apple is doing impressively well with its App Store and iTunes. ITunes certainly revolutionized the music industry, …

App Store

The World's Most Powerful Computer Network Is Being Wasted on Bitcoin

Bitcoin mining machines are insane powerhouses, and they're only getting crazier. How much power is getting sunk into the digital cryptocurrency? …

Eric Schmidt thought 'Don't Be Evil' was 'the stupidest rule ever' when he joined Google

Former Google CEO and current chairman Eric Schmidt is known for both a sense of broad techno-utopianism and a willingness to speak out on privacy hot-button issues. While he's spoken about things like the need for an internet "delete button" or laws to regulate drone surveillance, he also helps …

Android chief working on smoother updates, fine with Facebook Home

Sundar Pichai also says he believes Android and Chrome should stay separate, despite both operating systems falling under his control.<p>Android head Sundar Pichai might be new to the job of leading Google's mobile operating system, but he's already working at improving the update process for that …

Sundar Pichai

Hulk Featured in First AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Promo

Disney announces first animated Marvel movie

<b>Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced the impending arrival of the first animated Marvel movie, with Big Hero 6 set to make its way to the big</b> …

Animation

EA Replay - first look

Younger gamers may find it hard to believe, but there was a time when corporate giant Electronic Arts didn't focus mainly on sports games, yearly …

Soundtracks

Star Trek's JJ Abrams: 'I've come to love it by working on it'

When JJ Abrams was handed the task of revitalising the Star Trek franchise in 2006, the portents were not good. His first directing job, Mission: …

Here's How Rich You'd Be If You'd Bought Apple Stock Instead Of Its Gadgets

Did you buy an Apple product between those dates?<p>Ever wonder how much money you would have now had you invested in AAPL stock instead of the first iPod when it came out? (That's $399 in 2001).<p>You'd have tens of thousands of dollars (see image).<p>We put 10 of the most popular Apple products of the …

Microsoft wants an iTunes app for Windows 8, but it's not coming 'any time soon'

Apple's popular iTunes app might be available for the desktop mode of Windows 8, but Microsoft wants the company to create a "Metro" version. In an interview with <i>CNN Money</i>, Windows CFO Tami Reller revealed that Microsoft has tried to convince Apple to build an iTunes Windows 8 app, saying "the …

Facebook and Waze: blending your worlds together one data point at a time

Word has it Facebook is looking to acquire crowdsource navigation app Waze for a hefty $1 billion. Such a move would provide the social network with …

Audio Mixing

Insane LORD OF THE RINGS Helms Deep LEGO Sculpture