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Here's what you can earn at the 20 top tech companies

While there’s debate over whether there’s a shortage of qualified tech workers, there’s one thing no one argues about: Tech companies pay their employees well.<p>We’ve heard of senior engineers getting a base salary of $160,000, with stock options and other benefits on top. Some interns are earning …

How We Redesigned Our Product in Less Than a Week

<i>Bastiaan Janmaat and Mike Dorsey are co-founders of DataFox, a predictive intelligence company reinventing the way investors, analysts, and business development professionals research and track technology companies.</i><p>Time is often the scarcest resource for a startup. When you’re building a complex …

UW computer science professor Shyam Gollakota named top innovator under 35 by MIT

The University of Washington is certainly not lacking in the innovation department.<p>The MIT Technology Review has named UW researcher Shyam Gollakota …

eBay startups: the businesses created from 15 years of ecommerce

<b>Rachael and Colin White</b><p>From starting at their kitchen table with an initial £200 investment, the Whites have seen their fancy dress, children's accessories and gifts business grow so much through eBay that they are opening a bigger warehouse next month and made a turnover of £1.4m last year.<p>The …

Hey Cynics, Hold That Cold Water: Why The Ice Bucket Challenge Worked

A pitcher of cold ice water. A social media account. And a smart phone. Those are the elements of philanthropy’s feel good hit of the summer – the Ice Bucket Challenge, starring a millennial near you and almost every celebrity you can name.<p>This August, it’s been as inevitable as a sun burn. Yet as …

Companies have a tricky new way to track your movement across the web

Researchers at Princeton and Belgium's KU Leuven have uncovered a new web-tracking method that's nearly impossible to block. It's called "canvas fingerprinting," and can potentially follow users between sites even if they've disabled more conventional methods like cookies and aren't logged into …

What Every Company Should Know About Agile Software Development - MIT Technology Review

Does your company make medical devices? How about cars? Or appliances? Or mobile applications? Do you have an external website?<p>If you answered “yes” …

Colorful Pipes In The Dalles

These pipes carry water in and out of Google's The Dalles, Ore., data center. The blue pipes supply cold water and the red pipes return the warm water back to be cooled.

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

This company is betting millions that you’ll use cartoon bears instead of English

A language from Asia is rapidly closing in on the West, threatening the longstanding supremacy of the Latin alphabet. This means that one day soon, it won’t be merely alphabet letters that Western mobile users tap onto their screens. It may also be whistling kittens, or a bear dancing the hula.<p>This …

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Sweden fines pirate $650,000 for illegally sharing a single film

Sure, it's no Somalia, but Sweden's been fighting plenty of its own battles against piracy -- of the digital variety. The former home of Pirate Bay, the infamous online repository for everything the RIAA and MPAA stand <i>against</i>, has just fined an unnamed 28-year-old man 4.3 million krona (about …

Flipboard launches direct sharing on iOS, makes magazines from your friends' suggestions

If you've ever stumbled across a Flipboard article that you just had to share with the world, you'll want to grab the iOS app's latest update. The new version lets you share articles directly from the app, delivering notifications to friends if they're already Flipboard readers. All shared articles …

Christening the USS Gerald Ford: inside the most advanced, most expensive warship ever built

Is the $13 billion price tag worth it?<p>This weekend, the United States Navy christened what many claim is its greatest engineering achievement: the USS <i>Gerald Ford</i> supercarrier, the first in a completely new line of warships called the Ford class.<p>The ship, seated in a huge dock on the James River …

America's first next-gen aircraft carrier takes high tech to sea

The world's most-advanced aircraft carrier should be meeting a bottle of champagne today. Head on.<p>The USS Gerald R. Ford will be christened during a ceremony in Newport News, Va., an event that will usher in the next generation of aircraft carriers. The Gerald R. Ford is the first of its class -- …

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Here’s what you need to know about the future of gesture-based UI design

Smartphone screens across the globe are embracing clean design in an effort to feature content on high-end pixel real estate. Buttons, both physical …

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Audio pioneer Amar G. Bose, creator of Bose speakers, dies

Audio tech pioneer Amar G. Bose, founder of the high-end audio equipment company that bears his name, died today at age 83, according to statements from the Bose Corporation and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. No cause of death was immediately given. Dr. Bose founded the Bose Corporation …

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After being abducted, Chinese man finds his way home on Google Maps

Chinese media outlets are today reporting the (quite incredible) story of a 28-year-old man who found his way home more than two decades after being abducted.<p>At the age of five, while on his way his kindergarten in Guangan City, Sichuan Province, Luo Gang (not his birth-name) was abducted and taken …

A Teary-Eyed Bill Gates Emotionally Recalls His Final Meeting With Steve Jobs

- May 13, 2013<p>During an interview with Charlie Rose that aired on CBS’s “60 Minutes” Sunday evening, an emotional Bill Gates talked about his final …

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GE gets lost in 'The Matrix' with new ad for connected hospitals starring Agent Smith

GE wants you to feel better about going to the hospital now that it's helping "connect" medical machinery and software using...Agent Smith from <i>The Matrix</i>? That's the impression of a new commercial for well, no specific GE product per se, but a larger trend the company and others have taken to …

More Than Half A Million Magazines Created on Flipboard 2.0 (So Far)

It’s been two weeks since the release of Flipboard 2.0, which gave users the ability to create their own custom magazines using repurposed content. …

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