Robert Walto

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How Much Do Average Apps Make?

The last few years have seen an unprecedented number of people rushing to develop mobile apps for iOS and Android. But looking at the installed user base on each platform and information on the payouts made by the different companies, it appears that the vast majority of developers will find …

Area 51 and its purpose declassified: No UFOs, but lots of U-2 spy planes

Science News<p>A newly declassified CIA history from 20 years ago spills the story about Nevada's Area 51 and its secret mission — which was not to study UFOs, but to test the U-2 and other spy planes.<p>The CIA's story about the legendary test site is contained in "The Central Intelligence Agency and …

These Two Twenty-Somethings Want To Make The Computer Mouse Obsolete

Darren Lim, a 20-year-old Thiel Fellow, and Lai Xue, a 21-year-old former engineer at Intel, just officially launched Haptix along with a $100,000 Kickstarter campaign.<p>Haptix turns any surface into a multi-touch surface. All you do is point the image sensor-equipped bar at any flat surface to use …

For Struggling PC Market, It's PC Gamers To The Rescue

IDC Insights Research dropped some doom and gloom earlier this year, reporting that Q1 2013 PC shipments were down a drastic 13.9% globally, compared to the same period in 2012. This represented the worst decline in the US since 2006, despite Windows 8 and some inspired hardware to accompany it …

Despite All Of The Stimulus, The Economy Is Still Slogging

Despite unprecedented monetary ease, the economy has slogged along at an average 2% growth rate over the last three years and seems to be slowing down even more in 2013. GDP grew at an annualized rate of only 1.1% in the 1 st quarter and 1.7% in the 2 nd with final demand even lower at 1.3% and …

What's Wrong With Unions...And How To Fix Them

What do you think of when someone mentions "unions"?<p>Me? I think of striking workers marching down streets. I think of Tony Soprano. I think of cement shoes, Jimmy Hoffa and four giant, muscled guys taking turns screwing in a light bulb. That's what I think about. And it really couldn't be further …

Google Chrome security flaw offers unrestricted password access

A serious flaw in the security of Google's Chrome browser lets anyone with access to a user's computer see all the passwords stored for email, social media and other sites, directly from the settings panel. No password is needed to view them.<p>Besides personal accounts, sensitive company login …