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Unless you’re some kind of superhuman or evil genius, chances are you lose your phone from time to time. In most instances, it turns out to be somewhere totally obvious…your pocket or bag, even. In others, somewhere a bit odd…maybe the fridge or an inexplicable corner in the office. But how about losing your car? […]

Bill Gates believes in the value of education – despite the fact that his own success story paints a different picture. Quite simply, he’s probably the most famous dropout in the history of Harvard University, having bailed in 1975 to start a little-known venture called Microsoft. Speaking on Friday at another Ivy League university, Columbia […]

If you’re looking for a phone that can take a serious beating but doesn’t deliver a wallop to the wallet, the Tank Xtreme 5.0 could be exactly what you’re looking for. The latest in a long line of recently releases from Blu, it’s probably safe to say the Tank Xtreme 5.0 isn’t the prettiest device on the […]

The researchers, who were led by applied physics and electrical engineering professor Federico Capasso, used an electron beam to create nanofins, or a structure made out of titanium dioxide. This structure has been compared to the “world’s smallest Stonehenge,” and when the small blocks in the structure are rotated in various angles, they are still […]

This move isn’t exactly unusual in Europe, as French officials are planning to ban all diesels from Paris by the year 2020. But this is a far more overarching reform, should it push forward, as it covers all cars that aren’t electrified, hybridized, or anywhere close to being “green.” Intel from behind the scenes suggests […]

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Lamborghini Miura turns 50 with Italian Job tribute

In a journey from the museum, the two Miura examples recreated the opening sequence of the 1969 film The Italian Job (and not the 2003 remake), where the Miura was shown driving up the Italian Alps – state road 27 through Great St. Bernard Mountain, which isn’t too far away from Lambo’s Sant Agata Bolognese […]

BMW says iNEXT flagship electric car due for 2021 launch

BMW has some interesting plans to disrupt the automotive space, and these include the release of what it calls a flagship electric car — the iNEXT. And while information on the car is still limited, it does show a lot of promise ahead of its projected launch and release some five years from now. The […]

Unions raise concerns on new OSHA record keeping rules

Following the Obama administration’s release of new electronic record keeping rules, union groups and other industry organizations raised their concerns about possible loopholes in the new OSHA rules on electronic record keeping. Chief among the concerns is how the rules allegedly don’t do much to improve worker safety. The rule published Wednesday by the Occupational […]

FCA launches distinctive 2016 Ram 1500 Stinger Yellow Sport

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has launched a new limited-edition version of its Ram 1500 pickup – the 2016 Stinger Yellow Sport, adding to a growing list of exclusive Ram pickup variants. And, as its name implies, it comes with a distinctive yellow-and-black paint job reminiscent of the decade-old Rumble Bee variant. “The Ram 1500 Sport offers […]

Feds mulling more sanctions against Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli

Federal prosecutors appear to have more ammunition against the so-called Pharma Bro, former Turing CEO Martin Shkreli, as he faces a securities fraud case. For a little backgrounder on Shkreli, the youthful executive and hedge fund manager gained notoriety last year for dramatically jacking up the prices of the AIDS drug Daraprim. Not only did […]

Sports Authority to close down completely after failed reorganization

It would appear that it’s the end of an era as well for another leading sporting goods store, as Sports Authority has decided to shut down all its stores after a failed attempt to reorganize. And while California-based Sport Chalet’s announcement earlier this month involved closing all of its 47 brick-and-mortar stores, this new announcement […]

Apple suffers first yearly revenue decline since 2003

Ahead of Apple’s financial report for the second fiscal quarter of 2016, the outlook wasn’t too rosy for the tech giant. Unfortunately, the statistics reported Tuesday are worse than what many analysts had foreseen. For the second quarter of 2016, or the first calendar quarter of the year, Apple recorded profit of $10.5 billion on […]

The sun is rising, and so is the use of solar energy

Each time the sun rises, down go the solar prices. It almost sounds like a song, but the reality is that solar users are singing a happy tune as the industry grows and solar energy becomes less and less of a niche commodity. How fast is solar growing? Just ask Solar Energy Industries Association vice […]

Intel to cut 12,000 workers by 2017 as focus shifts

Intel announced that it will be laying off about 12,000 employees, or about 11 percent of its total workforce, as it deals with the continued decline in PC sales and refocuses its efforts, moving toward cloud computing and “smart” consumer electronics devices, or Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The move comes on the heels of […]

Ford says it’s not releasing a 200-mile EV anytime soon

As Ford’s electrified Focus will be capable of 100 miles all-electric range when the 2017 model rolls out, the company feels no need to compete with Tesla, Chevrolet, Nissan, and other automakers by releasing an EV with a 200-mile range. That’s despite the fact that the automaker invested $4.5 billion recently toward revamping its electric […]

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In a journey from the museum, the two Miura examples recreated the opening sequence of the 1969 film The Italian Job (and not the 2003 remake), where the Miura was shown driving up the Italian Alps – state road 27 through Great St. Bernard Mountain, which isn’t too far away from Lambo’s Sant Agata Bolognese […]

BMW has some interesting plans to disrupt the automotive space, and these include the release of what it calls a flagship electric car — the iNEXT. And while information on the car is still limited, it does show a lot of promise ahead of its projected launch and release some five years from now. The […]

Following the Obama administration’s release of new electronic record keeping rules, union groups and other industry organizations raised their concerns about possible loopholes in the new OSHA rules on electronic record keeping. Chief among the concerns is how the rules allegedly don’t do much to improve worker safety. The rule published Wednesday by the Occupational […]

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has launched a new limited-edition version of its Ram 1500 pickup – the 2016 Stinger Yellow Sport, adding to a growing list of exclusive Ram pickup variants. And, as its name implies, it comes with a distinctive yellow-and-black paint job reminiscent of the decade-old Rumble Bee variant. “The Ram 1500 Sport offers […]

Federal prosecutors appear to have more ammunition against the so-called Pharma Bro, former Turing CEO Martin Shkreli, as he faces a securities fraud case. For a little backgrounder on Shkreli, the youthful executive and hedge fund manager gained notoriety last year for dramatically jacking up the prices of the AIDS drug Daraprim. Not only did […]