Eric Tagle

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Make a High-Altitude Balloon Tracker (Arduino)

Introduction: Make a High-Altitude Balloon Tracker (Arduino)<p>About: Call me Ugi. Special offer! Make something based on one of my instructables and …

This Company Pays Employees $25,000 To Quit — No Strings Attached — Even If They Were Just Hired

"Rather than allow mismatches to fester, we want to resolve them quickly. This is good for the company, and good for the professional. ... we'll learn from this and make better hiring decisions as a result," the company said in a blog post announcing the program.<p>The payment essentially solves that …

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This Map Of Israel Shows Just How Massive Its Tech Scene Is

You've got Yo, Waze, PrimeSense, Viber, Fiverr... the list goes on and on. Israel is overflowing with tech companies.<p>And in case you weren't convinced, this map perfectly portrays how massive Israel's tech scene really is. Tech entrepreneur Ben Lang threw together the interactive map on Mapped in …

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Sprint offers 30-day money-back guarantee to prove its network is fixed

CHICAGO -- Sprint is so confident that the hard work it's put in over the past couple of years to improve its network is bearing fruit that it's offering customers a 30-day money-back guarantee for trying the service.<p>Sprint made this announcement and a slew of others at an event Monday here at the …

Microsoft offers $650 to MacBook Air owners who swap to Surface Pro 3

After offering $200 for an iPhone or iPad, Microsoft is back with another promotion designed to tempt Apple hardware owners over to its own devices. This time it’s the Surface Pro 3, "the tablet that can replace your laptop" according to Microsoft. The software giant is offering up to $650 when …

JFK 50th draws media tidal wave

The 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy has unleashed Camelot mania.<p>While hearkening back to that grim day on Nov. 22, 1963, the appetite for all things Kennedy has been ratcheting up all season, and the media world is eager to feed the public’s interest with books …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

The Dumbest Bet in Sports: 6 Reasons to Not Buy Stock in a Professional Athlete

Houston Texans RB Arian Foster has sold a 20% share in his future income to a new company. Foster is old (and knows what he's doing). The company is young (and doesn't).<p>Kiss your money goodbye | Reuters<p>Arian Foster, the star running back for the Houston Texans, is now the first athlete to go …