Michael Bourke

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OnboardIQ raises $9.1 million to automate hiring for hourly workers

OnboardIQ wants to make applying for hourly work less of a hassle, with a mobile-first platform that businesses can use to reduce the time they spend finding and hiring qualified workers. Now, three years in, the company has raised $9.1 million to expand their product and customer reach.<p>When we …

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There's a Real, Scientific Reason We Love Oral Sex

Let's take it back to basics.<p>Why do we engage in oral sex? As foreplay, or because we genuinely like it?<p>Well, according to a recent study, it looks like there is a lot more science behind why we love oral sex than simply moving from third base to fourth base. We all know why we have an innate need …

Neural network chip built using memristors

Paired memristors act like synapses to link circuitry that acts like neurons.<p>Memristors have relatively simple behavior: they're a type of circuitry …

Curious Launches Categories, Courses, And A Crafting App For Mobile

Curious, the video-enabled tutoring and teaching service for anyone who thinks that curiosity may be bad for cats but great for people, is launching some new features, a new crafting app, and a wholly redesigned website.<p>The company’s site now is organized into categories and courses for the massive …

Lyft says Uber's recruiting tactics caused drivers to lose money

Earlier this week, <i>The Verge</i>'s Casey Newton published exclusive details of Uber's "Operation SLOG," an aggressive campaign aimed at recruiting drivers away from its competitor Lyft. Now the company claims that Lyft drivers taking calls from SLOG recruiters saw their hourly earnings drop by as much …

Apple's anticipated wearable reportedly won't ship until 2015

With event invites floating around and a whopper of a structure apparently in the works, Apple seems intent on making sure September 9 is a doozy of a day. Alas, it seems like one of the most anticipated parts of the show won't actually hit our doorsteps for a while -- according to a new report …

Another Tourist Illegally Flies Drone at Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyoming — For the third time this summer, Yellowstone National Park rangers have cited a tourist for illegally flying a …

The story of the “Ok, Glass” phrase, and why it’s not “clap on,” “device, please” or “pew, pew, pew”

The history behind the “Ok, Glass” phrase used to activate the Google Glass voice commands has been recently shared by Glass Marketing Manager Amanda Rosenberg, who also revealed what other candidates were in place for the hotword.<p>By now you may have heard “Ok, Glass” a few times when looking at …