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5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Google And Facebook Hedge Against The Data Backlash

It’s fascinating to see Facebook‘s rapid diversification, first into fee-based services, via WhatsApp, and now into virtual reality. Google too is establishing the new American conglomerate, spread across smartphones, medicine, finance, fiber and more. Two companies highly dependent on advertising …

To see U.S. wealth gap, look no further than Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is making income inequality an issue in midterm elections, and proof of the gap between rich and poor is close at hand right outside the White House.<p>Pedestrians pass shuttered buildings in Ward 8 of Washington November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin …

Texas woman wins half-million dollar revenge porn lawsuit

A woman in Texas has won a rare, major legal victory in a revenge porn case. Local station ABC KTRK reports that a civil court has awarded the anonymous woman $500,000 after her former boyfriend of seven years posted photographs and videos from their relationship on YouTube and other sites as a way …

Finish, The Anti-Procrastination App, Goes Freemium

Finish, the anti-procrastination app built by teenagers Ryan Orbuch and Michael Hansen, is today trying out a new revenue model. Instead of offering the app for $.99, Finish will now be available for free with extra paid features such as time limits and extra tasks.<p>Finish launched in January of …

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China needs to fix trade practices, according to White House<p>Video shows rhinoceros ramming car in safari park<p>Pakistan's new prime minister faces …

Kiev on Edge After Russia OKs Putin's Military Intervention Plan

World<p>Kiev was on edge Saturday after Russian parliament’s upper house unanimously approved President Vladimir Putin’s request for a military intervention in Ukraine, according to a Kremlin statement.<p>The approval came within two hours of Putin appealing to parliament, saying the move is needed to …

5 lessons for CIOs in the age of the cloud

Kevin Ledford has been CIO of Chiquita Brands(s cqb) for five years. This is the company that brings all those bananas and pineapples to your table — …