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Quais países deram mais calotes na história?

Mercados financeiros de todo o mundo reagiram apreensivos ao primeiro dia de bancos fechados e imposição de controles de capital na Grécia.<p>Nesta terça-feira vence uma parcela de 1,6 bilhão de euros que Atenas deve pagar ao Fundo Monetário Internacional, mesmo dia em que o atual pacote de resgate ao …

Woz says Apple would never hire him or Steve Jobs today

Steve Wozniak thinks he and co-founder Steve Jobs could never have found employment at the company they created together, had they been in their twenties in 2015.<p>“I look at the experience and education levels you need to get a job at Apple today and I think, ‘Well, Steve Jobs and I never could’ve …

Silicon Valley

Vector smartwatches promise a 30-day battery life

Tag Heuer's Android Wear device wasn't the only smartwatch at this year's Baselworld. Other devices were also shown and launched during the annual luxury watch fair in Switzerland, including the new Vector Watch. It's slated to come out in two different shapes -- Luna with a round face and Meridian …

Amazon buys a startup that can monitor your electronics

Terms of the deal weren't announced, and Amazon loves its secrecy.<p>Cutting through the buzzwords, 2lemetry brings "actionable insights" on so-called "Internet-of-Things" data. If you're using NFC beacons in your store, a talking freezer that reports on inventory levels, or smart sensors to detect …

The Apple Watch Isn't A Watch, It’s An iPhone Sales Engine

The biggest news about Apple's Watch today may be how many iPhones it's going to sell.<p>Let's get this out of the way up front: Apple Watch is not a watch. It may well be, as Apple CEO Tim Cook says, "the most advanced timepiece ever created." But "watch" is a misnomer, a branding sleight of hand.<p>The …

Apple

Oracle Java is now installing adware on Macs. Here’s how to avoid it

Mac users have had it pretty good when compared to Windows users, at least on the adware and nuisanceware front. Even Oracle, who has bundled the Ask.com search toolbar with Java for Windows for years, has abstained from infecting its Mac users with adware.<p>Sadly, though, that era now seems to be an …

Software

The UK Is Building 6 Electric Lagoons To Generate Electricity From The Tides

The tides are always rising and falling. It’s time to use that energy.<p>Few things are more dependable than the tides. As long as the moon is in the sky and gravity rules the earth, the ocean will always run in and run out. So, it’s perhaps not crazy to think of harnessing tidal movements for energy …

Hydroelectric Power