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World economy growing faster than in years, but not for long

PARIS (AP) — The world economy is growing faster than it has in seven years and more and more people are working — but the high growth isn't expected to last long, and wages remain stubbornly stagnant.<p>That's according to forecasts Tuesday from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and …

Economic Development

AT&T and Verizon announce collaboration to build cell towers

Yesterday’s enemy is today’s friend: the top two US carriers have announced that they will be teaming up with Tillman Infrastructure to build hundreds of cell towers.<p>While we often hear stories about the intense rivalry between America’s two of the biggest carriers and their subtle and …

Tesla is on the verge of completely changing the way it does business

Musk and the team never live up to the ambitious expectations they establish, and for good reason. There is nothing to be gained from aiming low if you're trying to reinvent a 100-year-old technology like the automobile.<p>That pattern was already due to be modified if not changed outright, as Tesla …

Tesla

7 psychological tricks that will help you nail your next job interview

While interviewers consciously take note of the answers you provide, your body language reveals subconscious clues to your personality and attitude.<p>So how do you ensure that your body language is giving off the right vibes? A Quora thread discussed just that, answering the question: "What are some …

Employment

They learned the truth about their water a year ago. This is Flint now.

<b>Flint, Michigan (CNN) —</b> One year ago, the people of Flint, Michigan finally learned the truth about their water: It was tainted with lead and poisoning their kids.<p>The water crisis has changed Flint. The people living in this financially strapped city are finally getting the attention of key …

Flint

How Can Complex Things Form in a Universe Ruled by Entropy?

If disorder in the universe is always increasing, then how is it that galaxies, stars, planets, and people are here? Watch the explanation.<p>Recently, when we were talking about why time only moves forward, we got into talking about the Second Law of Thermodynamics. It says that disorder, otherwise …

Mark Zuckerberg shares pictures from Facebook's cold, cold data center

Keeping the internet cool isn't easy, and the energy consumption of data centers always been a headache for tech companies. Different firms have tried to solve this problem in different way, with Google using its AI expertise to trim costs, while Microsoft has even been exploring the possibility of …

Mark Zuckerberg

What Are the Best Phone Apps for My Summer Camping Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy.<p>AllTrails<p>(AllTrails, Inc.)<p>A catalog of hiking routes in the U.S. and Canada, …

National Parks

The future of speech recognition

The landscape of voice recognition software is changing. Take a look at all the new features with the team of developers at Nuance<p>Speech recognition is the feature du jour with Cortana landing on <b>Windows</b> phones joining Siri on the iPhone and S Voice on the Samsung Galaxy S5.<p>Take a look behind the …

The ISKN Slate Is A Smart Surface To Digitize Your Sketches Without Even Realizing It

French startup ISKN (also known as iSketchnote) just launched preorders for its first product, a smart slate. It’s different from competing technologies, such as Livescribe pens or more traditional graphics tablet — it’s inexpensive, you can use regular paper and a dumb pen, as long as it has a …

Virtual reality's biggest enemy is bad virtual reality, says Oculus founder

Palmer Luckey can hardly take a step without being stopped for pictures, questions or just friendly handshakes. I'm not surprised; we're at the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Expo, and Luckey just closed a speculative panel on the future of VR. Here, he's a celebrity, and with good reason -- the …

Gogo Opens Up Its APIs To Allow Developers To Build Better In-Flight Apps

Now that most airlines allow you to use your mobile devices during flights and many offer Wi-Fi on their planes, it’s no surprise that we are also seeing more applications that enable that in-flight use. Most major U.S. airlines use Gogo to power their on-board connectivity, and the company …

Music Startup SoundCloud Is Now Valued At $700 Million

SoundCloud reportedly raised over $60 million from IVP and the Chermin Group late last year. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, GGV Capital, Index Ventures, and Union Square Ventures also participated in the round.<p>SoundCloud is great for aspiring artists, established artists, and hobbyist musicians …

Venture Capital

The 2 Teenagers Who Run the Wildly Popular Twitter Feed @HistoryInPics

Meet Xavier Di Petta and Kyle Cameron, ages 17 and 19, whose ability to build a massive audience from nothing may be unparalleled in media today.<p>There is a new ubiquitous media brand on Twitter.<p>No, I'm not talking about Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media or BuzzFeed or The Verge, or any other …

Snoop Dogg Smoked So Much Weed In Australia That the Fire Department Showed Up

And he's always wanted to be a firefighter.<p>Yesterday I took one of those Buzzfeed quizzes called "What Famous Person Should You Get High With." I was hoping for Rihanna because, duh. However, I got Snoop Dogg and I instantly thought about how I would be nervous to get high with Snoop Dogg because …

Snoop Dogg