Zach Wise

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5 Hikers Killed, 1 Injured In Colorado Rock Slide

Five hikers caught in a rock slide were killed Monday in the mountains of Chaffee County, Colorado. An injured girl was rescued but the others could not be reached.<p>Five people were confirmed dead and a 13-year-old girl was hospitalized after a rock slide stuck Monday in the mountains of Chaffee …

First Windows 8.1 ad features the return of the Start button

The removal of the Windows 8 Start button last year turned out to be a hot-button issue for users of Microsoft's latest operating system. Following a range of feedback from customers, Microsoft is now preparing to release Windows 8.1 on October 18th with a Start button. The latest OS update also …

The iPhone Is a Bigger Business Than Coca-Cola and McDonald's Combined

And Google. And Microsoft. And Home Depot.<p>Eric Chemi, head of research for <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>, pulls an amazing stat. iPhone sales in the last year exceed <i>all revenue</i> to Microsoft, Amazon, Comcast, or Google. The iPhone alone outsells Coca-Cola and McDonald's, perhaps the world's two most famous …

Flesh-Eating Street Drug from Russia Hits the US

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Here's What Happens To Google Employees When They Die

It’s no surprise that the employee benefits of Google are among the best in the land—free haircuts, gourmet food, on-site doctors and high-tech “cleansing” toilets are among the most talked-about—but in a rare interview with Chief People Officer Laszlo Bock I discovered that the latest perk for …

At $72B, Bill Gates is richest American for 20th straight year

And as usual, Forbes' latest list of the wealthiest 400 Americans includes a tech industry who's who, from Ellison to Zuckerberg to Musk.<p>It's hard to think of a year in which Bill Gates wasn't at the top of the Fortune 400 list, considered as the definitive annual list of America's richest.<p>And so …

Bill Gates

“Grand Theft Auto V” Made $800 Million In 24 Hours

Take-Two Interactive Software’s highly anticipated video game <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> went on sale Tuesday at midnight, but it has already broken records by surpassing $800 million in global sales in its first 24 hours, setting a new record for the highest-grossing launch day sales of any entertainment …

Grand Theft Auto

iOS 7 Launches Today: Your iPhone and iPad Are in for a Big Change

Are your iPhone and iPad -- and more importantly you -- ready for a big change? A colorful, bright and more modern-looking change? Today Apple …

Seattle football fans crush Guinness loudness record with ear-splitting roar

Seattle Seahawks fans are loud. So loud, in fact, that they’ve dethroned the fans of Turkish soccer club Galatasaray as the loudest in the world. At Sunday night’s CenturyLink Field game against the San Francisco 49ers, the cacaphony of cheering hit an ear-splitting 136.6 decibels — somewhere …

14 Rules Of The New Workplace That Millennials Need To Master

To navigate the new workplace, Schawbel says millennials need to master a new set of rules that aren't taught in school. Advances in technology, the rise of social media, and 24/7 connectivity mean young people have to promote themselves and take ownership of their careers in ways that previous …

The Workplace

Colin Kaepernick 'Shaves' His Eyebrow After Losing Bet with Russell Wilson

Colin Kaepernick held up his end of the bargain after losing a shaved-eyebrow bet with Russell Wilson in the San Francisco 49ers' loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night.<p>Well, sort of. While extremely realistic-looking, it appears as though the folks at EA Sports have used their graphic-design …

Football (U.S.)

No One Understands The Scariest, Most Dangerous Part Of A Self-Driving Car: Us

The most dangerous moment in a self-driving car involves no immediate or obvious peril. It is not when, say, the computer must avoid a vehicle swerving into its lane or navigate some other recognizable hazard of the road -- a patch of ice, or a clueless pedestrian stepping into traffic. It is when …

U.N. finds 'clear and convincing evidence' of Syria chemical attack

UNITED NATIONS --<p>U.N.inspectors say there is “clear and convincing evidence” that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale in an attack last month in Syria that killed hundreds of people.<p>A report from the inspectors says "the environmental, chemical and medical samples we have …

US wants foreign fighters in Syria to face justice at home

ROME (AP) -- The United States is urging allied nations to help deal with the growing number of foreign fighters that are being held by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, saying the militants should be turned over to face justice in their home countries.<p>U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is …

Even If Someone Chops Off Your Finger They Won't Be Able To Unlock Your iPhone 5S With The Fingerprint Scanner

If someone chops off your finger and then tries to use the fingerprint to unlock the phone, it won't work. The iPhone 5S's fingerprint reader relies on "the living layer of skin under the surface of your finger, using an RF signal," Mary Branscombe at CITEWorld reports.<p>Via: Daring Fireball

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Nettlebox Is A $28,000 Hologram Rig That Lets You View Real-Time 3D From All Angles

Russian startup Nettle, which is based in the Skolkovo Tech City area, is showing off a $28,000 holographic gaming set-up at TechCrunch Disrupt SF’s Hardware Alley. The Nettlebox rig consists of a 3D plasma display, with four fisheye lens infrared cameras at the corners to track the position of the …

Voyager probe 'leaves Solar System'

<b>The Voyager-1 spacecraft has become the first manmade object to leave the Solar System.</b><p>Scientists say the probe's instruments indicate it has moved beyond the bubble of hot gas from our Sun and is now moving in the space between the stars.<p>Launched in 1977, Voyager was sent initially to study the …

Space

Korea Will Soon Be Home To The World's First 'Invisible' Skyscraper

The world will soon have its first "invisible" skyscraper.<p>There's no construction date yet for the planned 1,476-foot tower, called Tower Infinity. But its architects have just been granted a construction permit to begin building outside of Seoul, South Korea near Incheon International Airport.<p>The …

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DOS A CERO: USA Beats Mexico 2-0 Again, Qualifies For The 2014 World Cup

The U.S. men's national team is going to the 2014 World Cup after beating Mexico tonight in Columbus, Ohio.<p>The final score was 2-0 ("dos a cero," in Spanish), which is becoming a freakishly common scoreline in this rivalry.<p>The United States has now beaten Mexico 2-0 in qualifying in four-straight …

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Congress Scrambles to Adapt to Russian Proposal on Syria

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Both the Senate and the House are revising, but not abandoning, their plans for authorizing the use …

Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson Have a Shaved-Eyebrow Bet on Sunday's Game

As if we needed any more reasons to get excited for Sunday Night's game between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks, there was a wager between the teams' starting quarterbacks.<p>Whoever loses will have to shave an eyebrow. They shook on it, so there's no going back.<p>Who do you think will end …

Football (U.S.)

Apple launches iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S

Apple unveiled two new iPhones a Tuesday, the speedier iPhone 5S and the less expensive iPhone 5C.<p>Whether all that's gold will glitter for the Cupertino company — including a new gold iPhone — remains to be seen, as the phone sticks with its 4-inch screen in an era of much bigger displays. The …

iPhone

Ndamukong Suh fined $100,000 for illegal block

DETROIT — Ndamukong Suh was fined $100,000 today for his low block on Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan on Sunday, but the Detroit Lions all-pro defensive tackle avoided the second suspension of his career.<p>The fine, the sixth of Suh's career, is one of the largest in league history.<p>Suh was not …

DMX Goes Full Crackhead & Runs Naked Through Hotel

Molly: The Dangerous Drug That’s Too Good to Quit

Despite recent deaths, fans tell Abby Haglage the trip is way too fun to give up.<p>The first time Adam tried Molly, he was 19. He loved it.<p>“I was …