Nicholas Guarino

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Quantum Computing With Diamonds: Researchers Create A Single-Chip Quantum ‘Bridge’

The race to build a scalable and viable quantum computer is driven by the thirst to create an extremely fast and powerful device — one that would …

Visiting Egypt, the Cradle of Civilization, Can Change Your Life

Karim El Minabawy stands on the Nile Terrace at the Semiramis InterContinental Hotel in Cairo, grinning as he gestures at the rainbow of lights …

Sharm el-Sheikh

Einstein's Theory of Relativity Explained (Infographic)

The theories of relativity by Albert Einstein revolutionized how the world thinks about space, time, mass, energy and gravity.<p>Prior to Einstein, the …

Physics

LinkedIn's billionaire founder shares his best networking advice

It's safe to call him an expert in the career-advancing power of networking.<p>In his latest book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age," cowritten with entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh, Hoffman explains the benefits of having employees who are active networkers both internally …

Texting this phone number will get you 'anything you want as long as it's not illegal'

What if you could text a number and get anything you want?<p>That's the ambitious goal of a new startup called Magic, a text-messaging-based concierge service that promises to pull strings, place orders, and schedule deliveries all so you don't have to.<p>Magic doesn't have a dedicated app. It instead …

Use this trick to see a map of everywhere Google knows you've been

Luckily, there's an easy way to see exactly what Google knows about where you've been, and you can even see a map of past locations you have visited.<p>This all depends on whether you have enabled two settings tied to your Google account: location reporting and location history. Of course Google lets …

Stephen Hawking on Black Holes and Why He'd Be a Good Bond Villain

On the afternoon of September 23, 2014, a few minutes before his lecture at the Magma auditorium in Los Pueblos in Tenerife, Stephen William Hawking …

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

Drugs

Google's 'Security Princess' on Hacking, Hiring, and Women in Tech

Parisa Tabriz leads the team that is in charge of protecting the almost one billion people who use Google's Chrome browser every day. No pressure or anything.<p>Parisa Tabriz calls herself Google's "Security Princess." No, really--that's the title on her business card. And what duties, you might be …

Google Chrome

Western Digital’s newest hybrid drive offers HDD capacity, speedy SSD performance

We’ve yet to see that single, perfect drive capable of blending SSD-grade speed with ample HDD capacity at a reasonable price. That may change soon, …

The World's First Mobile 'Superchip' Is Insanely Powerful And The Size Of A Thumbnail

The superchip is called the Tegra X1. It's twice as powerful as last year's Tegra K1 chip, and can even boast more power than world's fastest supercomputer of 15 years ago.<p>That supercomputer, the ASCI Red, was the first computer to reach one teraflop of processing power. It took up 1600 square feet …

Faster, Cheaper, Younger: Meet 30 Under 30 Rising Stars Of Enterprise Technology

It’s a wonderful time for under-30 somethings to jump into enterprise technology. The market for software, hardware, security and services that helps businesses and government run better, faster and more cheaply is undergoing a massive shift as technology moves to the cloud and delivers automation …

15 best Android multiplayer games

Android gaming has been steadily getting better. Before, we had simple puzzle games and we could invite our Facebook contacts to be our friends in games. Multiplayer games used to mean just leaderboards. There are now a ton of games that support actual multiplayer play, including real time co-op or …

In-App Purchases

Seagate Debuts iOS-Compatible Storage Option, Personal Cloud and Ultra-Thin Portable Hard Drive

At the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, tech companies often take the opportunity to unveil new products. Well-known data storage company Seagate is no exception, and is introducing three impressive new products at the show.<p>The new 500GB Seagate Wireless portable hard drive is the …

Why Google Just Published a Windows Bug Before Microsoft Fixed It

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Doodling

Mark Zuckerberg’s virtual book club shows the power of Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has selected his personal challenge for 2015, and he’s inviting his more than 31 million followers to join him.<p>The Facebook CEO …

Mark Zuckerberg

4 things to expect from Google in 2015

Google is a powerhouse, but it's a powerhouse in transition.<p>In 2014, Google's search engine -- the largest in the world -- continued to dominate the market. In the US, the company has 67 percent of the search market on desktop computers. Globally, it's a $50 billion business in revenue annually.<p>But …

Android News

The Large Hadron Collider sets its sights on dark matter

After finding the Higgs boson, the LHC has had a refit to enable it to operate at even greater extremes – and to solve more questions about the beginnings of the universe<p>There is no shortage of superlatives that can be applied to the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, though many are strange and …

Physics

Elite: Dangerous Is The Ultimate 'Water Cooler' PC Game

Probably the highest praise I can pay Elite: Dangerous is that it’s been a genuine struggle forcing myself to stop playing long enough to write about it. That’s because of the limitless stories that happen so organically while pirating/space trucking/Han Solo’ing your way through Frontier …

Fanfiction

What is a Startup CEO’s real job?

[This post is a bit long so I narrated it on the Umano platform - you can listen to it on the app here: https://umano.me/c/OLr26]<p>Startups are unique …

Time I

How To Discover Everything Facebook Knows About You

You can't opt out of ads on Facebook without opting out of Facebook itself. But you can do a lot to control the ads you see.<p>Facebook shows you ads based on what it knows about you and what it thinks you like. It has two ways to figure this out:<p>1. What you tell it directly ( name, age, marital …

Nintendo Won 2014, But The Wii U's Fundamental Problem Remains

As I expected, I played a lot of video games over the holidays with family and friends around, and also as expected, I played most of them on the Wii U.<p>While I’ve played games like Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. previously, this was the first time I really got to experience them in full, …

The wait is almost over: Top Gear releases trailer for Series 22

Some say that he won’t celebrate New Years because his species doesn’t age, and that his blood is actually the cure for Ebola.<p>All we know is, he’s …

Meet The Billionaire Who Built A $45 Billion Smartphone Company That's Beating Apple And Samsung In China

It's been a spectacular rise for Xiaomi, which became the fourth-largest smartphone vendor in the world in about three years, according to some estimates (it was third-largest until Huawei moved past Xiaomi in December). And it's the top smartphone vendor in China, ahead of Samsung, Apple, and …

Here's What People Eat On Christmas In 25 Countries Around The Globe

No custom is more important to folks across the globe than the time-honored Christmas Eve or Christmas Day meal. Yet, these meals vary greatly in different parts of the world.<p>Inspired by this BookTable post by Rob Rebelo, we took a look at some typical Christmas meals from countries around the …

Seven Steps To Get The Most From Your New Android Smartphone

The snow is metaphorically lying on the ground and presents are being unwrapped all over the world. Many of them will be Android powered smartphones. Some of those phones will be upgrades, others will have received their first Android device and are starting out in a new mobile ecosystem.<p>In this …

Nintendo is working on its next console and Mario may lead the way (but not in a film)

Brace yourselves: A new Nintendo console is in the works, according to none other than legendary video game designer and producer Shigeru Miyamoto. …

Technology firms

In December 15 years ago the dotcom crash was a few weeks away. Veterans of that fiasco may notice some familiar warning signs this festive season.<p>Bankers and lawyers are being priced out of office space in downtown San Francisco; all of the space in eight tower blocks being built has been taken by …

Pew: Internet privacy is a fantasy, will merely be a ‘fetish’ by 2025, according to experts

If you’re still holding out hope for the preservation of “Internet privacy,” you may need to adjust your ideals a bit. The future of online privacy …