Tag Archives: Technology

San Francisco Bar Bans Google Glass

It's the second bar in San Francisco to ban the hi-tech eyewear, and could be a Silicon Valley trend

Have you ever tried on Google Glass?

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Roku’s New Streaming Stick Competes with Google Chromecast

At $50 it's more expensive than Google's Chromecast, but it offers access to over 1,000 channels

It also comes with a remote if you don’t want to use your laptop or…

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The Creator of Bitcoin Has Been Uncovered

It's a man in California, and his name is Satoshi

Will they find him?

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Need to Charge Your Phone? Go for a Walk

Researcher Zhong Lin Wang's new power source is inspired by the same prinicples that makes your hair stand on end: static electricity.

Zhong Lin Wang’s new form of energy generation could let you power an iPhone simply…

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Facebook and Instagram Reveal New Rules to Combat Gun Sales

Facebook's new rules will provide a warning and in-app education if users search for the purpose of purchasing illegal firearms

Facebook just announced new rules

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New York’s New Museum is Opening a Tech Incubator

The first class will have 100 spots open for year-long residencies

The New Museum is starting up an interesting technology project

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Another Bitcoin Bank is Robbed By Hackers

The banking and wallet service had its wallet cleaned out less than one month after the largest bitcoin exchange was robbed of its 744,000 bitcoins

Who will be struck next?

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Comcast Extends Program Offering Low-Income Families Free Broadband Access

The cable giant's merger with Time Warner Cable will expand the low-income service to even more major cities across America

Are you receiving the service from Comcast?

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Sony’s PS4 Sells 6 Million Units Thanks to Japanese Launch

The Japanese company sold 5 million consoles before bringing it to its home base

Will Xbox ever catch up?

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San Francisco Tech Interns Earn More Than Median U.S. Household

Software and services company Palantir takes the top spot, paying about $7,000 per month

Being an intern doesn’t sound so bad after all

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Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges

$619 million of Kickstarter's billion-dollar milestone came from returning donors

More than half of the $1 billion was raised since March of last year

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Bill Gates is, Again, the Richest Person in the World

He's stepped down as Chairman at Microsoft, but will be helping new CEO Satya Nadella as his Technology Advisor

Microsoft stock rose and so did Gates’ bank account

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Apple Sells Over 10 Million Apple TV’s in 2013

β€œIt’s a little more difficult to call it a hobby these days,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook in Friday's shareholder's meeting

How many more will they sell?

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Geeksphone’s Blackphone Makes Security Simple

Blackphone, a joint venture between America's Silent Circle and Spain's Geeksphone, may give you peace of mind through encryption

The $629 Blackphone comes bundled with phone and text encryption services

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Mt. Gox Goes Bankrupt, Losing Nearly 750,000 Bitcoins

The Bitcoin exchange company, Mt. Gox, has filed for bankruptcy protection but the feds are still looking into investigating its business practices

The feds are still looking into investigating its business practices

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Tesla Reveals Plans for $5 Billion Battery Factory

The 10 million-square-foot facility would allow Tesla to make 500,000 vehicles per year

Tesla Motors announced its plans to create its proposed “Gigafactory,” a massive $5 billion battery…

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Update Your iPhone Before Hackers Steal Your Data

Apple's security patch fixes a major bug affecting millions of iOS devices and Macs

iPhone hackers are stealing data so you better update it soon

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Boeing Debuts Self-Destructing Android Smartphone

The Boeing Black is meant to handle sensitive data and "self destruct" if the device is tampered with

Boeing’s “Black” smartphone can wipe its contents as soon as someone tries to break inside

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#SMW 2014: Innov8tiv Talks How to Launch A Global Business

Technology news site Innov8tiv, hosted a panel during Social Media Week 2014 at NYU, in partnership with IBOM LLC, and Black Enterprise

Technology news site Innov8tiv, hosted a panel during Social Media Week 2014 at NYU, in…

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NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers 715 New Planets

The exoplanets orbit 305 stars, revealing the existence of more multiple-planet systems similar to ours

One planet in the habitable zone is twice the size of Earth

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