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Feds Hope $5 Billion Settlement A Lesson For Polluters

This week, the federal government announced a record-breaking $5 billion settlement in a remarkable environmental case. The toxic legacy of the company involved, Kerr-McGee, stretches back 85 years and includes scores of sites across the country.<p>Kerr-McGee ran uranium mines in the Navajo Nation, …

What Internet Inventor Tim Berners-Lee Hopes The Internet Will Become

What are the problems he sees? For one, issues of privacy and censorship make it more difficult for people to communicate freely. He also believes …

Net Neutrality

Oculus VR Hires Ex-Valve Developer Michael Abrash as Chief Scientist

Just days after its acquisition by Facebook, Oculus VR has hired former Valve developer Michael Abrash as its chief scientist.<p>Abrash was involved in Valve’s own virtual reality projects, but is also known for his work on the game Quake and Microsoft’s Natural Language Group.<p>In a blog post, Abrash …

Track Google's Project Loon Internet balloons in real time as they travel the world

Google’s Project Loon was unveiled in 2013 as an ambitious project to bring internet to some of the most remote parts of the world where it’s hard to get Internet access. The project’s still in full swing and you’re now able to track the balloons in real time as they travel the world. The helium …

You call this a middle class? “I’m trying not to lose my house”

<b>(AP/Erik Schelzig)</b><p>Welcome to the new America where good people with honest jobs are losing money each month — and scrambling to live<p>Edward McClelland<p>March 1, 2014 2:45pm (UTC)<p>It took less than two years for Kim Brown to go from middle class to minimum wage.<p>In the fall of 2011, Brown was a Web …

GoPro's IPO isn't about selling cameras, it's about creating a media empire

It was 2001, more than a decade before GoPro would announce its intentions to go public, and its CEO Nick Woodman was facing a very expensive failure. In just two years, he'd lost nearly $4 million of investors' money, building a social gaming startup that never took off. Unfortunately for him, …

Flip 'n' Sip Heads to Chicago

Flip ‘n’ Sip Heads to Chicago<p>Inside Flipboard / September 9, 2013<p>After stops in San Francisco, New York and Minneapolis, our team is headed to …

The Week in Review: Surf's Up

The Week in Review: Surf’s Up<p>Inside Flipboard / October 4, 2013<p>If you ignore the fact that the government of the United States of America shut down …

It's Official

It’s Official: The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Now on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / October 22, 2013<p>Victor Agreda Jr. remembers his first Apple …

Seeking Fortune, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / December 11, 2013<p>Brilliant leaders zig when others zag. In 1930, a scant four months after the collapse of Wall Street signalled …

Get the View from Wall Street with MarketWatch on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / December 18, 2013<p>For 16 years, MarketWatch has helped make sense of the dollars and cents flowing from the trading floors of Wall …

How Photography Can Make a Difference

Can a photograph really make a difference? Marcus Bleasdale, a British photojournalist, believes it can. Take a look at his telling images and listen …

Africa

Twitter's Faces in Things - in pictures

Some people have the good fortune of seeing the Virgin Mary on their toasted sandwich and then selling it on eBay. For the rest of us, who see merely anonymous faces in everyday things, the new Twitter account Faces in Things, which began on 10 November and already has more than 300,000 followers, …

Shenandoah National Park Photos

Travel<p>Shenandoah National Park photos and pictures of culture, history, and travel from National Geographic.

National Parks

Facebook, Zuckerberg Follow-On Offering Priced At $55.05

Yesterday, Facebook shared that an additional 70 million units of its stock would be made available for public trade. Today, the social network revealed the price of that offering.<p>The shares will be offered at $55.05, incredibly close Friday’s $55.12 closing price. The offering is expected to be …