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Intel bought a German drone-maker just a week after closing its largest acquisition ever

The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. But all 75 employees of Ascending Technologies are receiving an offer to join Intel once the acquisition is complete, the company's spokesperson said.<p>The acquisition is the latest deal in an Intel buying spree, as the world's No.1 chipmaker looks …

Witness the beauty of Iceland, in pictures - Telegraph

“Extinct” animals are rediscovered more often than you may think

A pair of Australian sea snakes just scored a couple points against the Sixth Extinction. Scientists had given them up for extinct after the two species—the short nose and the leaf scaled sea snakes—disappeared from their homes on the Timor Sea’s tropical reefs more than a decade ago.<p>Strangely, …

Zoology

Raspberry Pi Zero already sold out, says 'amazed' founder

Virtually every Raspberry Pi Zero in existence has been sold within 24 hours of the miniature £4 computer's launch, The Raspberry Pi Foundation has …

Chinese executives keep going missing

Top company executives in China keep vanishing, and some never return to their posts.<p>This week, it was the CEO of the Hong Kong arm of one of China's largest brokerages who disappeared; a few months ago, the president of a giant bank.<p>Once they go missing, there's no telling when they'll resurface. …

China

This tiny chip could charge your iPhone much faster

A professor in Singapore has invented a tiny chip that he claims could speed up how quickly batteries charge — while also making them safer.<p>Rachid Yazami at Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) has developed a chip that will monitor potential faults in batteries and alert the user if …

New York's first micro-apartment building to be completed in December: www.dezeen.com/2015/10/21/narchitects-my-micro-ny-modular-residential-tower-affordable-housing-new-york-usa-adapt-nyc

The Missing Boom in Small-Business Sales

An expected rush in sales of small firms by the baby boomer generation has yet to materialize<p>Some baby boomers are having a tough time letting go.<p>Despite predictions that a flood of small businesses would be coming up for sale as owners of a certain generation ready themselves for retirement, many …

Small Business

Kits Make Tinkerers’ Home-Automation Dreams Come True

Electronic kits let home tinkerers go high-tech; ‘cookie cupboard alert’<p>Automating the home used to be a highly technical challenge. But a new generation of tech companies has taken the hard-core engineering out of it, offering electronic building blocks that allow people with even slight nerd …

Hamsters

Mobile-payments company Square makes IPO plans official

The startup intends to trade under the ticker symbol "SQ" on the New York Stock Exchange.<p>Mobile-payments company Square on Wednesday revealed its plans to go public, putting in motion what should be one of the biggest and most-anticipated tech initial public offerings of the year.<p>The 6-year-old …

Landmark jury verdict orders gun shop to pay nearly $6 million to injured police officers

A Milwaukee state court jury ordered Badger Guns, one of the country’s most prominent firearm retailers, to pay $5.73 million after the suburban West Milwaukee store was found liable for negligence Tuesday in the 2009 shooting of Bryan Norberg and Graham Kunisch, two local law enforcement …

Guns

Why You’ll Never See a Photo Like This Again

Rich Clarkson’s photo of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, then Lew Alcindor, in the 1968 NCAA Men’s National Basketball Final Four semifinal game in Los Angeles …

Los Angeles

The Fading “Grands Ensembles” of Paris

Laurent Kronental’s Souvenir d’un Futur photos capture these stigmatized housing experiments and their aging residents.<p>From the 1950s to the 1980s, Paris erected a series of massive apartment complexes to address a burgeoning housing crisis and accommodate an influx of foreign immigrants after …

Census presents dreary picture on income and earnings

If you hang out in the Northeast and talk to financial types and academics who worry about pensions and retirement income, it is easy to get lulled …

Lotus Exige LF1 Mixes JPS and Modern F1 Liveries

Few companies with their names on a current F1 car have a history in the sport as storied as Lotus. And despite all of Colin Chapman’s innovations, perhaps his most important contribution to the sport—for better or worse—was inking a deal with Imperial Tobacco to run the red and gold John Player …

Lotus F1

FBI, DOJ reportedly probing ties of California rep's staffer to driver in DUI death

The FBI and the Justice Department are reportedly probing allegations that the office of California Rep. Lois Capps tried to help one of her staffers who killed a young woman in a drunk-driving accident -- before abruptly cutting him off when the victim was taken off life support.<p>Raymond Victor …

Cable Management via Lego

As an industrial designer, I love what our profession has accomplished. Every time I hold a perfectly balanced drill—go pick up a Festool TI 15, or …