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Gogo gets FCC approval for faster Wi-Fi on aircraft

Gogo, the Itasca-based provider of Wi-Fi service on aircraft, said Thursday it cleared a "major hurdle" when it received federal approval for its new, faster Internet connection technology.<p>The service called 2Ku is several times faster than existing technology and is satellite-based so it offers …

Scientists Use Skin Cells to Create Artificial Sperm and Eggs

British scientists from Cambridge have succeeded in using skin cells to create primitive forms of artificial sperm and eggs.<p>The feat could transform …

23-year-old Indian-American is one of the youngest US lawmakers

Niraj Antani, a 23-year-old Indian-American student was Wednesday elected to the Ohio House of Representatives, becoming one of the youngest state …

Airbus begins assembly work on the heavyweight A330 for Delta - Economy Class & Beyond

Another day, another A330 enters the assembly line. Nothing newsworthy about that is there?<p>Well the one that has entered assembly at Toulouse is</i> …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Here's our monthly list of the best smartphones you can buy.<p>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available …

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Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

Michael Jordan: Obama 'is a sh***y golfer'

NBA legend Michael Jordan trash-talked President Barack Obama's golf game, telling Ahmad Rashad in an interview earlier this week the president is a "sh***y golfer."<p>Asked who he'd like to play golf with, Jordan first listed the commander-in-chief but then back-tracked.<p>"I never played with Obama but …

This Clever App Scans And Solves Math Problems Instantly Using Your Phone's Camera

PhotoMath does just that, utilizing your smartphone's camera to quickly solve math problems.<p>PhotoMath only works with printed text, so unfortunately it won't be solving your scribbles anytime soon; you'll need a printed sheet of paper or a textbook.<p>You then position the math problem you want solved …

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This new wearable fitness tracker is free — with a $12 yearly subscription

Do a Google search for “wearable fitness trackers” and you’ll find an endless list of wristbands that largely accomplish the same task: record steps, …

5 Missing Flights That Eerily Echo MH370

Nearly seven months after its disappearance, officially, what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) remains almost as much of a mystery as in the wee hours of March 8th.<p>Theories about the Boeing 777-200’s loss on a routine flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing continue to proliferate. Yet …

India Zooms To Mars Much More Cheaply, But With Trade-Offs

Earlier this week, two spacecraft arrived at the planet Mars. One came from India, the other from the U.S. Both are now in orbit and collecting data. But the Indian probe is conducting its mission at a tiny fraction of the cost of its NASA counterpart.<p>"Some of the publicly available numbers are in …

One (M8) comes last, Note 3 first in Consumer Reports bend test

Consumer Reports<p>It’s not a real “****gate” scandal in the tech world until Consumer Reports weighs in. The respected consumer protection organization did it in 2010, when it confirmed that the iPhone 4 had a “death grip” issue, and now it’s literally weighing in on the new iPhones and several …

Mobile Technology

The cost difference to Apple between the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: $15.50

Apple may be struggling to meet demand for the iPhone 6 Plus, but the effort will be worthwhile according to some number-crunching by IHS cited by <i>Bloomberg</i>: it makes an extra $84.50 in profit on the larger model.<p>It costs an additional $15.50 to make the larger iPhones, according to a breakdown by …

A World With 11 Billion People? New Population Projections Shatter Earlier Estimates

Dueling projections of population growth present different visions of the world's future.<p><b>Warning: The 21st century may get a lot more crowded than previously thought.</b><p>In a paper published Thursday in <i>Science</i>, demographers from several universities and the United Nations Population Division conclude …

Why Girls Tend to Get Better Grades Than Boys Do

New research shows that girls are ahead in every subject, including math and science. Do today's grading methods skew in their favor?<p>As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across all grade levels and academic subjects, girls earn higher …

Every country that has left the United Kingdom's rule - in maps

Since the Act of Union in 1707, the United Kingdom has ruled vast swaths of land across the world. However, a lot of countries have since left the UK’s rule.<p>Given that Scottish independence could technically end the UK if a yes vote is successful, it may be the last country ever to leave