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Why You'll Want A 3D Printer In Your Home

When it comes to 3D printing, there are two types of people.<p>There are those who say, “How convenient! I can 3D print new paper clips whenever I run out. And it only takes two minutes to print each one!”<p>And there are those who say, “I can order 1,000 paper clips on Amazon Prime and have them arrive …

Microsoft Looks to Woo Shoppers With $199 Tablet, 12 Days of Deals

Aiming to attract more shoppers to its stores — and to Windows — Microsoft is planning 12 days of deals, kicking off Monday with a $199 tablet for …

World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality

Despite recent successes in the field, creating a quantum computer is <i>really</i> hard. For one thing quantum bits in a super positioned state (or qubits, the basic unit of data for quantum computing) have a hard time surviving at room temperature. Typically, these superposition states last for only a …

10 Ways to Use Infographics

Big data is one of the largest idea trends of 2013, and the biggest question surrounding it has been figuring out the best way to interpret it all.<p>Whether you are a corporation trying to communicate earnings and innovations to investors, a designer looking for a job that needs a unique resume, an …

Flying Submarine: The $1.7M Underwater Airplane

Verizon posts $2.23B profit, adds 1.1M wireless connections

Verizon managed to keep the customer growth flowing in the third quarter despite increased pressure from the likes of T-Mobile.<p>The New York telecommunications giant reported net income attributable to Verizon (which excludes the stake in Verizon Wireless that partner Vodafone owns) of $2.23 …

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Xiaomi has beat Apple in China, but can it win over the rest of the world?

<i>Quartz begins a series today profiling companies around the world experiencing explosive growth.</i><p>Lei Jun walks on to the stage like a young Steve Jobs. It’s September in Beijing and the founder of one of China’s scrappiest smartphone brands, Xiaomi, is about to unveil its flagship Mi-3 phone. This …

As Google’s revenue grows 12 percent, Page says he’d love to spend more on moonshots

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Google (S GOOG) under co-founder Larry Page has become known for its crazy moonshot projects: Self-driving cars, Google Glass, …

News for nerds, stuff that matters

<i>One of the best features of tvOS 11 is called Single Sign-on. You add your TV provider's login information to your Apple TV device. If an app</i> …

What is Machine Learning?

Machine Learning is a fascinating era. It is when Computer Science joins forces with the Statistical Science and magical things popup. Why is that? …

Ex-Div Reminder for General Electric (GE)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/19/13, General Electric Co (NYSE: GE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.19, payable on 10/25/13. As a percentage of GE’s recent stock price of $24.40, this dividend works out to approximately 0.78%, so look …

The Top Ten Stocks for Oct. 11