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Self-Assembling Robots Will Blow Your Mind

They said it couldn’t be done. But it has! MIT researchers recently managed to create self-assembling modular robots. The researchers even released a …

Skype adding message sync and more as it augments P2P with the cloud

Skype built its reputation on peer-to-peer networking, connecting video and audio calls using technology similar to that originally popularized by decentralized filesharing. Over the past few years, however, Skype has been moving to a new cloud infrastructure which relies more and more on the …

Galaxy Gear commercials are brilliant ads for a terrible product

In what may be Samsung’s best commercials yet, the company has figured out a way to successfully sell failure.<p>Samsung is positioning it’s new Galaxy Gear as “the next big thing” in its first two ads, coyly tapping into our nostalgia for smartwatch tech from properties like <i>Dick Tracy</i>, <i>Knight Rider</i>,</i> …

The 10 Jobs With The Biggest Projected Salary Gains In 2014

We all know that software jobs are taking over the world. With smartphones battling for dominance through their software and interface design, cars chock full of programmable devices (I don’t own one but every time I rent I feel like I need an hour-long tutorial just to use the radio), and wearable …

How Apple has changed since Steve Jobs

Since Steve Jobs passed away two years ago Saturday, Apple has experienced no shortage of scrutiny.<p>Investors, the media and the public alike have targeted the company, accusing it of failing to innovate. Critics claim the company has lost its edge, merely updating existing products and not creating …