Edgar Jesús Rodriquez Leon

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Eat Your Heart Out, Marty McFly: Nike Unveils Self-Lacing Sneakers For The Masses

The Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 will go on sale at the end of the year.<p><i>Great Scott!</i> Last year, actor Michael J. Fox thrilled the world when he revealed the 2015 Nike Mag, a “Back To The Future”-inspired pair of (yes, really) self-lacing sneakers.<p>There was, however, a catch to the big shoe reveal: The …

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Monster Energy Drink Almost Killed Us, Lawsuits Claim

Robert Grim was driving to work when the nausea set in. As his vision blurred, the Arizona resident pulled over to the side of the road and called in …

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North Korea 'expelling undesirable elements' ahead of congress

Pyongyang reportedly evicting anyone considered ideologically suspect amid security concerns<p>North Korea is reportedly "cleansing" Pyongyang of undesirable elements ahead of the Workers' Party congress in May, triggering suggestions that the regime has security concerns.<p>South Korean media reported …

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Elon Musk's Hyperloop Could Be Just 10 Years Away

Hyperloop, the ultra-fast tube transport dreamed up by SpaceX founder and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, could be ready for passengers in as few as 10 years.<p>In a 76-page report released on Dropbox on Thursday, a new startup called Hyperloop Transportation Technologies laid out plans for building …

How will the 5G network change the world?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1127000/1127434_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534412612_3307a97e22c622cd68d75c391b99a7db<p><b>The global race is on to develop 5G, the fifth generation of mobile network. While 5G will follow in the footsteps of 4G and 3G, this time</b> …

Parents told: use iPads to get reluctant boys to read

A study by the National Literacy Trust says tablet computers are a 'vital new weapon' to combat poor reading, with a doubling in the number of nurseries using them<p>Parents are being told to turn to iPads and Kindles to get boys interested in reading amid fears large numbers of children are shunning …

Android Circuit: Samsung's Smartphone Disaster, Micromax Attacks Android One, The Worst Lollipop Bugs

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including a long-term review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, the unwanted Galaxy S5 handset, Lollipop bugs and special features, Sony’s new strategy for the high-end, thoughts …

Galaxy Note 4 Long Term Review: Samsung's Best Smartphone

It is a long held truth that the iPhone changed the mobile phone industry, but it is often forgotten that the Samsung Galaxy Note series has proved just as influential to the evolution of smartphone design. Would the iPhone 6 Plus exist if the Galaxy Note had been a failure? I highly doubt it.<p>But …

Early Facebook Executive On Mark Zuckerberg: 'It’s Obvious He’s Going To Be One Of The Single Best CEOs In The World'

At age 26, he became the youngest VP in AOL's history. Later, he spent a year at Mayfield Fund as a venture capitalist before joining Facebook as VP of Growth, Mobile & International in 2007. He spent nearly four years at Facebook during its early formative years, becoming the social media's …

How to decide which game console to buy

Most people make the decision to buy a video game console based on the titles that are exclusive to it. But what happens when there aren't many of those, and when the ones that are available are lacklustre?<p>Such is the case this holiday season. The usual crop of third-party sequels – from Call of …

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Growing Cheezburger Was Not Always LOL for Ben Huh

Cheezburger CEO Ben Huh shares his grueling comeback story.<p>Three years ago Ben Huh, CEO of entertainment company Cheezburger, had an idea for a platform that would allow anyone to easily create their own humorous memes or GIFs.<p>As of yesterday, that concept is now a reality, but the story Huh tells …

Sony and Microsoft are giving you games, and GameStop isn't happy

Generally speaking, hardware manufacturers and games retailers are natural partners, seeking to create order and control in the universe.<p>The console companies make the machines and the retailers sell the machines and both profit from the sale of games for the machines.<p>But as the nature of retail …

iOS is twice as memory-efficient as Android. Here’s why.

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, many Android fans laughed at the “pitiful” 1GB of RAM of Apple’s flagship smartphone, when Android flagships tended to ship with 2GB and sometimes more.<p>But specs don’t always — or even most of the time — tell the whole story. As it turns out, an …

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The Best Windows Tablets of 2018

A Windows tablet with a detachable keyboard can be a more portable and versatile alternative to a laptop. These top performers should be on your list.<p>…

Constantly Staring At Your Phone Is Bad For The Spine, Says Study

Did you know that looking down at your mobile device for hours every day can be detrimental to your spine? The chief of spine surgery at New York Spine Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine Dr. Kenneth Hansraj conducted a study about how one’s posture while texting affects the spine and published it …

Samsung Is Trying To Block Some Nvidia Chips From Hitting The US Market

Samsung had accused Nvidia of infringing several of its chip-related patents and for making false claims about its products, counter-suing after Nvidia filed a suit against the company in September.<p>The Korean company's lawsuit came after Nvidia accused it and rival Qualcomm Inc of infringing …

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NYC Launches Free Gigabit Speed Wi-Fi Network

To the five boroughs: you’re getting free, superfast Wi-fi.<p>That’s right, New York City’s public spaces are going wireless thanks to a public-private consortium that’s bringing gigabit wi-fi connectivity through something called the LinkNYC network. The city estimates that the new Wi-fi capability, …

Brands Are Wasting Time And Money On Facebook And Twitter, Report Says

“Stop making Facebook the center of your relationship marketing efforts,” says Nate Elliott, VP and principal analyst at Forrester.<p>Today market research firm Forrester published a report for brands titled “Social Relationship Strategies That Work.”<p>So: What works?<p>Not Facebook or Twitter.<p>The crux of …

You can use Twitter activity to track unemployment

Governments aren't usually quick to react to changes in demographics. They frequently have to take surveys that are not only slow, but don't always paint a complete picture of what's going on. Researchers at the Autonomous University of Madrid have discovered a far more effective way of keeping …

The Top 10 Reasons Apple Rejects Apps From the App Store

For many developers, the most stressful part of launching a new app is waiting for Apple's approval. This critical final step can delay an otherwise …

LG's Swarovski-encrusted OLED TV is a thing that exists

There are few things that scream class more loudly than coating a piece of consumer electronics in gold. Except, perhaps, for doing the same thing, but with Swarovski crystals. That's the truth-bomb that LG has just deposited into our laps, having announced it's bringing an OLED HDTV with such …

T-Mobile Un-Carrier 7.0 Event Set for September 10th

- Aug 29, 2014<p>T-Mobile has scheduled their next Un-Carrier event, (Un-Carrier 7.0, “This Time It’s Personal”), for September 10th. T-Mobile …

Do not tweet when naked, drunk or eating, police warned

Police employees have been issued with a raft of guidelines in how to avoid bringing the force into disrepute via social media<p>Police officers have long been aware of the risks of excessive drinking and public nudity, but new guidelines today warn officers against documenting their own exploits …

YouTube Rolls Out New TV Interface, Starts With Xbox One

YouTube is launching a redesigned HTML5-based TV interface today that will put a stronger emphasis on your playlists and the channels you subscribe to. This new version is rolling out for the Xbox One now and will find its way to other connected devices like the PS3, Roku, smart TVs, streaming …

Netflix earnings mostly in line with estimates, tops 50 million subscribers

Netfli’s earnings soared in the second quarter as the online streaming service reached an important milestone by topping 50 million subscribers.<p>On …

Comcast's PR Nightmare Can Befall Midsized Companies: Your Company Could Be Next

The CEOs of midsized companies which are enjoying growth should be warned by Comcast’s PR nightmare over its horrendous customer service. They could be next. Midsized companies are particularly vulnerable to such operational meltdowns since they often lack resources and operational experience. …