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Do current visa restrictions in the U.S. impact the potential of companies?
25 | March 28, 2013 7:56am |
Want to erase your digital trail? Sorry, an Internet never forgets. It's hard to escape the long arm, watchful eye and perfect memory of Google - unless you pay for it.
1 | March 28, 2013 5:48am |
Can Panera afford to not enforce payment for a bowl of chili in St. Louis? We're about to find out.
5 | March 28, 2013 4:00am |
The secret to weight loss might be diet, exercise, and... microbes, according to research in mice.
3 | March 27, 2013 8:55pm |
Researchers tracked the fate of 2.38 million posts on China's most popular microblogging site, Sina Weibo.
4 | March 27, 2013 8:44pm |
Last year, the world added one new internet-accessible computer for every seven people on the planet.
1 | March 27, 2013 7:05pm |
Physicians will soon have a new tool to fight cancer: big data.
March 27, 2013 1:08pm |
Using data collected from smartphones, the Health eHeart Study hopes to come up with precise ways to predict heart disease in people without obvious risks.
March 27, 2013 12:41pm |
Santa Clara is now the first U.S. city with community-wide access to free, outdoor Wi-Fi, thanks to smart meters.
4 | March 27, 2013 12:14pm |
MoboQ links social networks with location data, allowing you to ask time-sensitive questions about specific locations, and get them answered by complete strangers on the spot.
March 27, 2013 10:28am |
Hacker attacks on banks and media companies have received considerable attention in recent months. But there's another industry that is targeted far more frequently.
4 | March 27, 2013 8:47am |
It's revolutionary. The Republic's old guard is fighting back.
3 | March 27, 2013 5:40am |
Studies may still be in their infancy, but they have yielded some interesting results.
3 | March 27, 2013 4:51am |
The graphene version of "frozen smoke" can have applications across many industries, such as energy storage insulation, sound-absorption, spill control and water purification.
March 27, 2013 4:20am |
Scientists have discovered a way to create fuel from thin air.
1 | March 27, 2013 4:00am |
Glympse has announced a partnership with BMW and MINI to integrate location-tracking technology into vehicles.
March 27, 2013 2:42am |
Work is due to begin on the world's first 3D printed canal house, as Dutch architects sign up for the 3D construction frenzy.
1 | March 27, 2013 1:37am |
What you share on social media sites soon be corralled into your own "mini magazine" by news aggregator appmaker Flipboard. It's also a potential disruption to how people use the Web.
9 | March 26, 2013 9:58pm |
Methanol in botched batches of home-distilled liquor can blind and even kill. And it's a big public health concern in the developing world.
March 26, 2013 7:13pm |
Woods Hole will incorporate innovations from the Deepsea Challenger into existing vehicles and future exploration platforms. The main goal "is to get the technology out there."
March 26, 2013 1:58pm |