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Study suggests we're all susceptible to false memories

Researchers from UC Irvine have found that people with extraordinarily accurate memory are as vulnerable to the inception of fake memories as others, indicating that perhaps nobody is protected from memory distortion. The study, published last month in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of …

10 Ways Modern Enterprise Performance Management Changed Businesses

<i>Christian Gheorghe is CEO of Tidemark, the cloud-based enterprise analytics company.</i><p>“This data is 90 days old, but that’s okay.”<p>When was the last time you heard a C-level executive say <i>that</i>? My guess is it’s been a while, because these days, if you don’t have real-time access to the data that drives …

Former Amazon Insider Tells Us What It's Like Being An Intern There

However, does Amazon have everything a prospective student would want in an internship? We found a discussion thread on Quora where current and past interns dished on what it was like working at the company.<p>Responses were generally mixed but alot of the participants in the discussion chose to keep …

Kandi Crush: An Electric-Car Vending Machine From China Could Upend The Auto Industry

China is growing so fast it’s sometimes difficult to get different sources to even agree which the biggest cities are and how many people live in them. But that said, among them is a name unfamiliar to most Americans, the city of Hangzhou, located in eastern China, and home to 8.7 million as of …

Monsanto’s scary new scheme: Why does it really want all this data?

<b>(Nejron Photo, Fotokostic via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>As biotech giant pays huge sums for data analysis about farms, many are terrified about how it might be harnessed<p>Lina Khan<p>December 29, 2013 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Imagine cows fed and milked entirely by robots. Or tomatoes that send an e-mail when they need …

Google Is Reportedly Planning An In-Car Android System

The next area of battle for Google seems to be automobiles.<p>The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is working with German carmaker Audi to develop in-car entertainment and information systems based on its Android software — and that plans will be announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in …

8 Facts You Never Knew About Christmas

Magic mushrooms, prostitution, home invasions? The story that Americans celebrate has far from family-friendly origins. The truth about this holiday, …