Brent Schlenker

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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 …

Google's New Classroom App Lets Kids Turn In Homework With Their Phones

Google has a new app called Classroom, and it allows students to turn in homework assignments using their phones.<p>Classroom could actually be helpful for teachers because it connects to the teacher-centric Classroom for Desktop app, which allows teachers to archive and see a list of submitted …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Elio Motors promises a weird $6,800 car

Some time next year, a company called Elio Motors claims it will begin building a car in its Louisiana factory that will get 84 miles per gallon on the highway and that will sell for a base price of $6,800.<p>Yes, $6,800.<p>It won't be a tiny little deathtrap, either. It'll get top crash test scores. At …

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Data Engineering Is The Bottleneck For The Internet Of Things

The numbers thrown out by analysts such as Gartner about savings achieved by the Internet of Things are staggering. Vendors will garner $309 billion by 2020. Positive economic impact is estimated at $1.9 trillion. But the path to creating that value is not what most people think it is.<p>The bounding …

Google Glass Gets Prescription Options With Four Titanium Frame Styles And Shades

Google has taken the step that many asked for regarding its Google Glass head-mounted computer – it introduced prescription frames for the device, via an update to the Google Glass website. Google has created four different varieties of frames that should fit the fashion tastes of a number of …

Google imagines free taxis to transport web shoppers to stores

Google’s latest ad-powered concept might just tempt web shoppers into retail stores in the future. In a patent granted recently, Google describes an online ad that could offer shoppers a free taxi ride to a retail store to take advantage of potential offers. Restaurants and businesses with …

The 100 Apple employees Google just acquired by buying Nest

Nest, maker of internet connected gizmos for the smart home, is a good fit for Google in many ways. But that Google just paid $3.2 billion for a company that has only two products—a thermostat and a smoke detector—seems a bit much. Why the super high valuation? It could be that Google perceives …