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High-Dividend Stock Yields 9%, New Acquisition Will Pump Up Distribution, EBITDA And Cash Flow

In the LP/MLPs that we follow in our articles, a strong dropdown asset pipeline is essential. As these stocks acquire an asset from their …

A forgotten Belgian genius dreamed up the internet over 100 years ago

Though we're pretty sure that time travelers don't exist, people were working on hypertext -- used by web browsers to retrieve connected information -- long before computers. It even predates the ideas of a certain Vannevar Bush, the man generally acknowledged as having laid the groundwork for …

A Wind Turbine Inside A Floating Blimp Can Bring Power Anywhere

Floating a turbine at 1,000 feet has its advantages. Wind speeds are two-to-three times higher than nearer to land, and more consistent, Rein says. …

Renewable Energy

US to start testing universal online verification system to combat fraud (updated)

In 2011, the government started concocting a plan to issue Americans one online ID they can use create a unified online authentication system that'll work across multiple agencies' websites -- sort of like an OpenID for the government. Now, that plan's wheels are turning, and pilot testing's slated …

Google's modular phones: hot-swapping batteries is just the beginning

Google teased us with a behind-the-scenes look at Project Ara's progress last week, and now it's giving would-be module makers some meat to dig into with its new Module Developers Kit. As the name implies, this release really isn't meant for laymen: it's a set of guidelines for how those bits …

Cosmic codes: NASA releasing information on more than 1,000 projects

Next Thursday NASA will release a master software list — including information on robots and climate simulators<p>Sarah Gray<p>April 4, 2014 5:34pm (UTC)<p>In an effort to make the government less opaque, the White House has directed federal agencies to share their software. According to Wired, the federal …

Intel Releases $99 “Minnowboard Max,” An Open-Source Single-Board Computer

Not to be outflanked by rivals, Intel has released the $99 Minnowboard Max, a tiny single-board computer that runs Linux and Android. It is completely open source – you can check out the firmware and software here – and runs a 1.91GHz Atom E3845 processor.<p>The board’s schematics are also available …

This quarter-sized chip platform could power future Android Wear devices

While Intel has backtracked on its "Edison" chip size claims, another Android Wear partner is claiming that its system-on-chip <i>is</i> the size of the proverbial SD card. Imagination Technologies (MIPS) has just revealed the Newton platform based on its MIPS architecture, built by chip-making partner …

Associated Press News

Mozilla Appoints JavaScript Creator Brendan Eich As Its New CEO

Last April, Mozilla announced that Gary Kovacs was stepping down as the organization’s CEO and that it would start looking for a replacement. At the time, Jay Sullivan took over as acting CEO in the midst of a number of leadership changes at Mozilla. Today, after almost a year of looking for a new …

MakerBot's mammoth Replicator Z18 3D printer goes up for pre-order

If you want some truly heavy-duty 3D printing, you'll be glad to hear that MakerBot's Replicator Z18 is now available for pre-order. Pay $6,499 and you'll get to craft objects up to a lofty 18 inches tall once the printer ships this spring. Should that be a tad overpowered, you'll be just as …

Meet The New Blade, Razer’s Gaming Laptop With A Serious Screen

Razer has built a number of Blade laptops, including an early, massive 17-inch device that cost $2,800. In 2013, Razer released a thin, 14 inch laptop that still contained impressive gaming guts. Best known for its gaming peripherals like high-end keyboards and mice, Razer had hit on a laptop …

New Detector Lets People 'See' Radiation

Available now for all of your nuclear fallout needs<p>Radiation detectors can be expensive and cumbersome. Here's one alternative, now on the market: Polaris-H, a University of Michigan project that offers handheld gamma-ray vision.<p>To use the camera, someone looking for radiation sets it down in a …

Speedtest.net for iOS updated with iPad support, speedometer improvements, more

This is a welcome feature update for iPad users: Ookla’s popular Speedtest.net app for iOS received an update today bringing native iPad support to the app for the first time.<p>Speedtest.net is a popular site for checking your network speed whether you want to show off your better-than-mine download …

Yahoo's search results now include local business data from Yelp

Yahoo's local search results now include business listings, user reviews, and star ratings from Yelp. The new local data is displayed across desktop, smartphones, and tablets. "We’re always looking to build great partnerships to provide a richer experience for our users," said Yahoo's Anand …

Report: NSA Has Plans To Infect “Millions” Of Computers With Malware

The National Security Agency reportedly has plans to control millions of computers by infecting them with malware, according to documents leaked to The Intercept by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>“In some cases the NSA has masqueraded as a fake Facebook server, using the social media site as a …

Google's Smart Watch Will Launch In June

Like with the Nexus line of smartphones, LG will be taking care of the hardware details of the watch while Google designs the software. The watch will debut at Google's I/O conference in San Francisco.<p>Previous reports about Google's smart watch have hinted that it will be integrated with Google Now …

Android Phones

Firefox OS taps into Cordova for easier Web-app development

Any new mobile operating system faces challenges attracting developers -- even a browser-based one like Firefox OS that can take advantage of the fact that there are already countless Web developers.<p>Which is why it's notable that Firefox OS now works with Cordova, an Apache Software Foundation …

10 Web Design Trends You Can Expect to See in 2014

December is always a great time to look back on the year that was and the new year that is soon to come. There are many exciting things that 2014 has in store for us who live, work, and produce the World Wide Web we love and cherish.<p>Last year, we looked at the 10 Web design trends for 2013. Many of …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Employment

9 Crucial Tips and Tricks for Skype

Skype Tips and Tricks<p>1. Set Up Caller ID<p>2. Enable Skype Hotkeys<p>3. Backup Your Skype Contacts<p>4. Create "Favorite" Contacts<p>5. Personalize Your …

Japan to introduce internet 'fasting camps' for addicted kids

Japan is planning to introduce Internet "fasting" camps staffed by education experts who will help children overcome their addiction to the online world.<p>More than 500,000 Japanese children between the ages of 12 and 18 are believed to be addicted to the internet, although the ministry of education …

Logitech's latest wireless gaming mouse runs for 125 hours on a single AA battery

How many buttons does a gaming mouse really need? Who needs an 8200 dpi sensor, anyways? With Logitech's first new gaming mouse in a while, the Logitech G602, it's all about the batteries. Certainly, the $79.99 peripheral has 11 fully programmable buttons, the chassis feels well-sculpted to the …

Despite global release, Breaking Bad still heavily pirated

There’s long been talk that the world of piracy would basically crumble if desired content is made universally available, and that users won’t flock …

Google Nexus 7 (summer 2013) review: The best Android tablet gets even better - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Nexus 7’s</b> razor-sharp full-HD screen, silky smooth performance, long battery life, meager weight, and affordable price make it the best tablet value on the market.<p><b>The Bad</b> The back is missing the soft grippy texture of the original, screen colors lack accuracy, and there's no microSD …

3D printing will explode in 2014, thanks to the expiration of key patents

Here’s what’s holding back 3D printing, the technology that’s supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In February 2014, key patents that currently prevent competition in the market for the most advanced and functional 3D printers will expire, says Duann …

3D Printing

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

Apple Ramping Up For Stylish iWatch, Curved Casing Could Be Liquidmetal

Reports this week indicate that Apple is building a substantial team of veterans from multiple industries to build a stylish, multi-functional iWatch. The timing of the hires points to a late 2014 release, according to an analyst report and a story in the <i>Financial Times</i>. Far from being a bad sign …