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DARPA creates hollow-core optical fiber for faster networks, more accurate sensors - ExtremeTech

By on July 18, 2013 at 11:35 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>DARPA has succeeded in creating …

Swipp's New Email Insights Widget Helps Gauge Sentiment From The Inbox

Swipp, a social intelligence platform for businesses, today released a new product offering for the inbox. Users can embed a widget right into the body of their email to help gauge reaction and sentiment.<p>Akin to the scale at the bottom of an answer on an FAQ where it asks “<i>Was this answer …

Apple found guilty of price-fixing conspiracy for electronic books

Apple has been found guilty of a conspiracy to fix the price of ebooks and could be forced to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, after it failed to “explain away” damning emails written by its late founder, Steve Jobs.<p>The iPad maker was reminded by the New York Attorney General Eric …

ZigBee smart-home tech on its way to Samsung handsets -- report

Samsung's next Galaxy reportedly will pack ZigBee wireless technology to let users to control everything from lighting switches to heating controls.<p>Home-automation technology found in the ZigBee wireless spec will be coming to Samsung's next line of handsets, a new report claims.<p>The company plans …

The Top 10 Reasons People Hate Their Job

Not everyone comes into work with the same level of engagement, motivation, and passion each day. But if more than a few of your employees are making …

Is a Two-Page Resume Ever OK?

You’ve been there. You’re up late one night trolling job boards and in between travel ads the perfect job opportunity appears. You hear the heavenly …

Tesla to join the Nasdaq 100 as Oracle departs for the NYSE

As of Monday, July 15th, Tesla Motors will be included in the Nasdaq 100, a list of the largest non-financial stocks on Nasdaq's index. A spot in that elite group opened up when Oracle announced that it would be moving to the New York Stock Exchange, making it inelegible for inclusion on Nasdaq. …

Google Glass Used to Record New Jersey Boardwalk Arrest

Computer programmer Henrik Nordberg used it while driving around Berkeley, California. Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg used it while dressing …

Oregon Could Be The First State To Let Students To Go To College Tuition-Free

The "Pay it Forward, Pay it Back" plan lets students enroll with no money down, so long as they agree to pay up to 3% of their future salaries back into a state fund annually for 24 years.<p>"If it's done correctly it's essentially creating a social insurance vehicle for enabling access to higher …

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …