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How Content goes Viral

Back in 1997, Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith, founders of Hotmail, were looking for fast and economical ways to exponentially accelerate the growth of …

Udacity’s Sebastian Thrun, Godfather Of Free Online Education, Changes Course

He captivated the world with visions of self-driving cars and Google Glass and has signed up 1.6 million students for online classes. So why is he pivoting away from MOOCs? “We don’t educate people as others wished, or as I wished,” Thrun says.<p>There’s a story going around college campuses–whispered …

Cool and crazy gadgets from CES Unveiled: A flexible solar charger, a powerful $299 phone concept, & more

We’re less than two months away from the 2014 International CES, and the Consumer Electronics Association isn’t wasting any time hyping up the show.<p>At its annual CES Unveiled event in New York City yesterday, we got a glimpse at some of the gadgets and startups that will be featured at next year’s …

Go Ahead, CES 2014 – Prove There’s Tech I Want To Wear

Wearables is a word that can make one weary in the sphere of online tech journalism. It’s been a buzzword for at least a year now, and many are predicting 2014 could be its breakout year. Tech you wear isn’t new, but many more people are throwing their hats in the ring with new products, many of …

Broadcom's Billionaire Chairman Names Seven Big Tech Trends Not to Miss at CES

To fully understand the power of consumer technology, look no further than the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Over the last four decades, CES has been the launch pad for many innovative consumer devices, ranging from the VCR and the camcorder to DVRs and high-definition …

The best watches of CES 2014

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> The best watches of CES 2014<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Wearables came out in force for CES this year, and, naturally, watches are at the forefront of this still-growing mode of computing. New-and-improved devices like the Pebble Steel are leading …

CES 2014: Why wearable technology is the new dress code

If you laid all the wristbands, smartwatches and head-mountable cameras at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) end to end, they would probably run the length of the Las Vegas strip, where the show is in full swing.<p>But what the firms showing off "wearable" technologies this year would …

FINsix laptop adapter is tiny, yet powerful, arriving in time for summer

It's 2014, and while some of you have already upgraded to an Intel Haswell laptop, many still have to carry a bulky power adapter for the more demanding machines. Luckily, MIT spin-off FINsix has come up with a breakthrough technology that dramatically reduces both the size and weight of laptop …

2014 will be the year you actually want a smart watch

<i>Part 3 in a series.</i><p>2014 will probably be the year of the smart watch. Apple is expected to unveil one, which might do better than the disappointments from Samsung and Sony. Google will come out with one too (paywall), reports the Wall Street Journal. It could be unlike any other on the market, with …

Forget the Big Guys: 3 Startups to Watch at CES

As the annual gadget fest gears up for launch, we can tell you that the most exciting innovations aren't coming from the biggest-name suspects.<p>One thing was clear at the Consumer Electronics Show press preview today: This year is the year of the startup.<p>Why 2014? Maybe it's that the timing is …