Jacob Huang

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Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

Nutrition

Theme Building: Incredible DIY Projects for Summer

Inspired by the season, a grill built from a V8 engine, a lawnmower powered by the sun, and setting off fireworks remotely<p>Self-described "Mr. Fix-It" Trent Whatley was tired of having to replace parts of his gas grill every year, so he decided to build a brand-new one out of a V8 engine from an old …

Scientists Make Friction Disappear By Coating Diamonds With Graphene

The discovery could help make cars, computers, and other machines more efficient<p>Diamonds are already one of the hardest natural substances known to science. But combine them with graphene, and diamond nanoparticles are also incredibly slippery, which can be useful if you want to reduce friction in …

Nanotech

What I Wish I Would Have Been Told At My College Commencement

Be open, own your work and ask for what you want, find what works for you, watch the assumptions you make, and get some sleep.<p>As graduation season kicks into high gear, I’m thinking back to my own college graduation, and the commencement speeches have become the haziest memories of my final week on …

College & University

'Mass Effect' director Casey Hudson joins Microsoft's HoloLens team

Casey Hudson, the producer largely responsible for EA and BioWare's <i>Mass Effect</i> trilogy, is now Creative Director at Microsoft Studios, where he's working on HoloLens and Xbox games. Microsoft appears to be all-in on HoloLens development -- Hudson now works alongside former Lionhead Studios boss …

Who Is Coming to America? Increasingly, Chinese Students and Indian 20-Somethings

China and India are sending more immigrants to the U.S. than Mexico, following more than a decade of decreasing immigration from Latin America, according to the latest numbers from the Census Bureau. So, who exactly is coming? It’s hard to say, but a good guess is that Asian college students and …

Dow Jones

8 Festive Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

At heart, Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of small victories. It might not have the grand, patriotic trappings of Independence Day or the saturnalian frenzy of Carnival season. In Mexico, it might not even be widely observed outside the state of Puebla, where said victory once took place. But let’s …

The Fresh Ramen Kits From Sun Noodle Will Knock Your Socks Off

If you've eaten great ramen in New York or LA, chances are you've eaten Sun Noodle. With three factories—their original in Hawaii, one in LA, and their newest in New Jersey—they produce almost 100,000 servings of noodles daily, supplying hundreds of restaurants. They've been called the Pat LaFrieda …

Taiwan Eats: Three Cup Chicken (San Bei Ji)

You won't see a lot of strict rules in Taiwanese recipes. But this dish, one of the island's most famous, is an exception. It calls upon equal parts soy sauce, rice wine, and sesame oil to create a viscous, dark sauce for braising chopped pieces of bone-in chicken. These are the "three cups" in …

10 New Artists You Need to Know: April 2014

Meet the rising stars of rock, hip-hop, EDM, country and more acts shaping your tomorrow<p><b>Sounds Like:</b> Melancholy and the infinite slackness – loose, …

Google sells out of ‘Cotton’ Glass model in hours

Expect to see more people walking around with the computer-enabled eyeglasses -- as Google exclaims, “things are moving really fast” in its one-day sale.<p>Google's one-day Google Glass sale has proven to be a success. In just a few short hours, the white "Cotton" version of the wearable has sold …

Google Glass

Opinion: Science Is Running Out of Things to Discover

The advancing age when Nobelists receive their prizes could suggest fewer breakthroughs are waiting to happen.<p>Call it confirmation bias, but I keep seeing signs that science—and especially fundamental physics, which seeks to discern the basic rules of reality—is running out of gas, just as I …

New 'switch' could power quantum computing

Using a laser to place individual rubidium atoms near the surface of a lattice of light, scientists at MIT and Harvard University have developed a …

Apple Considering Dramatic Overhaul of iTunes to Address Declining Music Downloads

Apple is considering a dramatic overhaul of its iTunes music store as iTunes Radio has failed to stop declining music downloads, reports <i>Billboard</i>. As reported earlier this year, the company may create an on-demand music streaming service similar to Spotify in order to boost sales as well as an …

Customers

Early iPhone 5 buyers were already asking for bigger screens, reveals confidential document

Patent trials generally aren’t the most exciting of events, but documents revealed through the second Apple vs Samsung case are certainly providing a lot of fascinating glimpses behind the scenes.<p>The latest is the above summary of research Apple carried out among early buyers of the iPhone 5 to …

Snapdragon 808/810 unveiled: 20-nm, 64-bit beasts coming early next year

Qualcomm just lifted the veil on the systems-on-a-chip that will power the wave of Android flagships coming in 2015.<p>The new Snapdragon 808 and Snapdragon 810 will be leaps and bounds ahead of the current crop of high-end Snapdragon SoCs, in almost all areas, including architecture, core number, …

Mobile

Plex media app is coming to the Xbox One

Cord cutters who are fans of Xbox One have reason to rejoice. Microsoft has approved a new app for media platform Plex that’s coming to the game console, according to an independent developer who posted the news in the Plex forums yesterday.<p>Plex helps you organize and access digital media from your …

List-Worthy

One Of America’s Largest Hospitals Brings Google Glass Into The ER

Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center, one of America’s largest hospitals, is testing Google Glass in their ER so doctors don’t have to break eye contact with patients while treating them.<p>Patients at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center (BIDMC) might notice something different if …

Google Glass

How slime mold can design transportation networks and maybe even transform computing

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Andy Adamtzky<p>The yellow blobs of slime mold normally grow in dark forests, not on computer chips or on gelatinous …

Apple Concerned Over Waning iPhone Sales, Internal Documents Reveal

Senior VP Schiller worried about Samsung advertising.<p>Just in case you weren't aware, Apple and Samsung are <i>still</i> gleefully slapping each other around …

Asian Immigrants Still Climbing in America

Publication in the U.S. this year of a book, The Triple Package, has opened a door for recognition of an obvious but impolite truth: Asian immigrants to America constitute one of the most amazing economic and social success stories of modern times.<p>It’s impolite to recognize this general fact …

Samsung promises truly flexible electronics sooner with graphene breakthrough

Graphene. It was going to reinvigorate the electronics industry. Better than silicon, flexible yet more durable than steel and with high heat conduction, it all sounded like The Dream for thinner components and wearables.. but it kinda faded away. Well, it's back, according to Samsung. In a …

Sony Backs Ad-Supported Streaming With Exclusive Content for Crackle

Crackle, the free streaming video platform backed by Sony Pictures Entertainment, has signed a deal with NBCUniversal for the exclusive rights to …

Is there a tech bubble? Revisiting irrational exuberance

<b>US stocks are soaring to new heights.</b><p>The S&P 500 has hit yet another record high, pushed up by consumer and technology stocks. It is continuing a trend from last year when it seemed that new records were being set nearly every month.<p>The Nasdaq, the stock index where tech companies are largely …

Stock Markets

Samsung Galaxy S5 “best smartphone display ever tested” by specialist test company DisplayMate

DisplayMate Technologies, which makes display test kit for every major screen manufacturer in the world, has declared that the new Samsung Galaxy S5 has “the best performing smartphone display that we have ever tested” with “a long list of new records.”<p>While OLED screens have long been considered …

Huawei hits record sales despite security fears

2013 was a good year for Chinese manufacturer Huawei, now third in the mobile phone market despite security concerns.<p>The year of the snake was a good for one for Huawei. The Chinese phone builder became the world's third-biggest phone manufacturer on the back of record sales and flourishing profits …

Windows Phone