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May 27th, 2015 at 9:34 pm

By 2018 the mobile web market will triple in size to $850B

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By 2018 mobile phones and mobile networks will be growing just 10 percent and five percent per year, respectively, but mobile web services will continue growing like crazy.   Continue Reading »

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May 27th, 2015 at 9:31 pm

Why college tuition really costs so much

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It used to be that baby boomers paid for college with the money they made from their summer jobs, but then, over the course of the next few decades, public funding for higher education was slashed.  Forcing the millennial generation to take on crushing educational debt loads, because these radical cuts forced universities to raise tuition year after year.   Continue Reading »

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May 27th, 2015 at 9:27 pm

Hedge funds buying up of foreclosed subprimes, raise rents, float rent-bonds

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Living humans don’t stand a chance when a giant hedge fund is bidding on all the foreclosed houses in a poor neighborhood – but that’s OK, because rapacious investors make great landlords.   Continue Reading »

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May 27th, 2015 at 9:24 pm

New crazy device that promises perfect vision for the rest of your life

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Having invented a device that lets you see “three times better than 20/20 vision” without wearing any contacts or glasses at all — for an entire lifetime, an optometrist from British Columbia believes he’s created the holy grail of corrective lenses.   Continue Reading »

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May 27th, 2015 at 9:19 pm

Turning blood into neural cells

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McMaster University scientists, discovered, simply by having people roll up their sleeve and provide a blood sample, how to make adult sensory neurons from human patients. Continue Reading »

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May 26th, 2015 at 6:39 pm

Tunable voltage-controlled liquid metal antenna

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North Carolina State University (NCSU) researchers have created, using electrochemistry, a reconfigurable, voltage-controlled liquid metal antenna that may play a role in future mobile devices and the coming Internet of Things.   Continue Reading »

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May 26th, 2015 at 6:35 pm

Fossil fuels subsidies cost the world $10 million a minute

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According to new estimates from the International Monetary Fund, which puts the cost of subsidizing fossil fuels at an enormous $5.3 trillion a year, or around $10 million a minute every day, global energy subsidies are quite a lot larger than most of us thought.   Continue Reading »

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May 26th, 2015 at 6:31 pm

Infographic shows how to become a master networker

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Networking is about establishing mutually beneficial relationships, not franticly gathering business cards and phone numbers as fast as you can, and to do so you have to do more than speed through a conversation.   Continue Reading »

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May 26th, 2015 at 6:28 pm

Google could be on the brink of AI capable of natural conversation

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According to a leading AI scientist employed by the company, Artificial intelligence that can emulate human reasoning and even emotions is within Google’s reach.   Continue Reading »

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May 26th, 2015 at 6:26 pm

Small ‘Cubesats’ finding a bigger role in space

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When work on the first cubesat in 1999 began, Jordi Puig-Suari and Bob Twiggs has a rather basic goal - to develop a compact satellite that university students could build and use to conduct scientific experiments and test out new technologies.   Continue Reading »

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