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7 reasons why you should develop apps for Android rather than iOS

There are multiple operating systems powering our mobile devices today. For both indie developers and large companies, there is a critical question that needs to be answered before development begins: what platform should be targeted first? For larger companies, with more resources, development can …

June 2015

Diversity

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

3 Simple Ways to Time Travel (& 3 Complicated Ones)

Microsoft Hints At Cross-Platform Opportunities Between Xbox One And PC

It’s a simple question. Why can’t PC and console players play against each other if both own the same game? The answer of course, is quite complex.<p>Despite being a requested feature by gamers for years, the technical side of making this happen is a lot of work, and the differences in control schemes …

Alt-week 10.12.13: water found in deep space, lonely planets and Juno's fly-by

<i>Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days.</i><p>If this week's gaggle of science news gives you a neck ache, we apologize. That's because we're fully up amongst the stars, with three different tales of astronomic endeavor. Water-bearing space rubble, …

Scientists 3-D Print Tiny Cages That Imprison Bacteria

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have figured out how to make structures – like houses or cages – that are small enough to corral …

Newly spotted wet asteroids point to far-flung Earth-like planets

In a distant solar system, water-soaked chunks of rock that contain two of the key elements of a habitable planet have been spotted for the first time.<p>For the first time, astronomers have observed the shattered remains of an asteroid that points to the potential for life in a dying solar system 150 …