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Tales From the Superbowl of Astronomy

<i>SEATTLE — Each January, thousands of astronomers get together and spend four days talking about stars, galaxies, planets, the cosmos, and everything in between. This year’s winter meeting of the American Astronomical Society was held in Seattle from Jan. 4-8, and it was so stuffed with science that</i> …

Idiots record their own 200-mph Lamborghini crash

Terrifying stupidity and sociopathic recklessness, preserved on a phone cam.<p>The Lamborghini Huracan is, quite simply, too fast for normal humans to operate.<p><i>Especially</i> on public roads. That didn't stop these two morons from taking a brand-new lime green example up to an indicated 336 km/h—or 208 …

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FORTUNE — In case you needed additional proof that wearable devices may be the next big thing, now comes word that Microsoft (MSFT) is also toying with designs for a smartwatch.<p>That the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant is making this move shouldn’t come as a surprise. The smartwatch Pebble is …

VW Is Already The World's Leading Automaker

Toyota Motor, General Motors and Volkswagen AG are all vying to be the world’s largest automaker, and the race is tight when it comes to vehicle sales. Toyota sold 9.7 million cars and trucks last year, compared to GM’s 9.29 million and VW’s 9.1 million. But if you’re wondering which carmaker is …

PODCAST: Gold prices, deflation, and your wallet

April 17, 2013 | 9:13 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/04/17/economy/mid-day-update/podcast-gold-prices-deflation-and-your-wallet/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

When airlines outgrow their computers

April 17, 2013 | 2:33 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/04/17/business/when-airlines-outgrow-their-computers/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

The Excel mistake heard round the world

April 17, 2013 | 4:31 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/04/17/economy/excel-mistake-heard-round-world/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Apple's stock falls, down 40% since last fall

Investors got hit on the head yesterday, when a key Apple supplier issued a gloomy earnings forecast. It cited an unnamed customer. Since last fall, Apple stock has underperformed both gold and the economy of Greece. What gives?<p>"Wall Street was expecting everything to go perfectly for Apple. We’ve …

Germany approves $13 billion Cyprus bailout to stem contagion

April 18, 2013 | 5:30 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/04/18/world/bbc-world-service/germany-approves-13-billion-cyprus-bailout-stem-contagion/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Are falling prices of gold and oil good or bad?

April 18, 2013 | 8:42 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/04/18/economy/are-falling-prices-gold-and-oil-good-or-bad/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

PODCAST: The apple falls from the tree, Germany agrees

April 18, 2013 | 9:39 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/04/18/economy/mid-day-update/podcast-apple-falls-tree-germany-agrees/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

As PC sales fall, supercomputers soar

April 18, 2013 | 2:24 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/04/18/tech/pc-sales-fall-supercomputers-soar/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Thanks for giving creepers a stealthy set of peepers, Google

This is more of a rant article I have decided to write, because despite positive reactions from people I can’t help but to positively <i>despise</i> Google …

Today's Launch of The Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) went live a few hours ago. It’s the culmination of the work, over the last couple of years, of thousands of people and institutions. But it’s just the beginning. Starting with over two million items, each with its own special story and significance, the …

From SOPA to CISPA

WHEN a coalition of internet activists and web companies scuppered the Hollywood-sponsored Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) last year, they warned …

The Seven Most Incredible Telescopes In Existence

The biggest, smallest, and most robotic stargazing tools.<p>When China completes its newest telescope project in 2016, the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), it will have a dish nearly half the size of a country (OK, only the world's smallest country, Vatican City, but …

Google Glass not fully compatible with iOS

Google began shipping Google Glass a few days ago, and many developers have received their units, spurring anticipation on we’ll see from these devs. …

BlackBerry 10.1 update beta shows the future of the future of BlackBerry

HDR photos top a long list of minor changes.<p>BlackBerry Z10 owners (and future BlackBerry Q10 owners) take notice: BlackBerry has issued a beta …

iPhone sales hit 35 million last quarter, forecasts analyst

Apple likely sold around 35.5 million iPhones last quarter, according to Piper Jaffay analyst Gene Munster.<p>In an investors note out Thursday, the analyst cited the 4 million iPhones activated by Verizon last quarter, which represent a 56 percent share of the carrier's smartphone sales and are …

Google bans sale of Glass

Users who sell or loan Google Glass, the wearable computer, could find their device deactivated, Google has said.<p>The £1,000 Glass units are being sent out to developers who pre-registered, but the company’s terms of service on the device state “you may not resell, loan, transfer, or give your …