Category: Technology

Responders In the Boston Tragedy

Responders In the Boston Tragedy

Regions of the brain affected by PTSD and stress. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In the wake of the Boston bombings yesterday, with over 140 people injured, we in the medical community must applaud the triaging...

Apple Investors May Get More Of A Cash Return Than Expected As Company Seems More ‘Open’ To Taking on Debt

Apple Investors May Get More Of A Cash Return Than Expected As Company Seems More ‘Open’ To Taking on Debt

Apple’s “active talks” about returning some of its more than $137 billion in cash has remained just that, with the company so far not announcing any plans to return its hoard to investors in...

Lawmaker Seeks To Extend 3D-Printed Gun Ban Bill To Ammo Magazines And Other Components

Lawmaker Seeks To Extend 3D-Printed Gun Ban Bill To Ammo Magazines And Other Components

One of Defense Distributed’s AR-15 with a 3D-printed lower receiver and magazine. New York congressman Steve Israel has become the government’s most outspoken critic of a science fictional idea quickly approaching reality: 3D-printed guns....

Apple May Purge Some App-Finding Apps, but Don’t Panic

Apple May Purge Some App-Finding Apps, but Don’t Panic

Is Apple getting ready to crack down on iOS apps that help you find other apps? That’s the word going around in the tech world, at least, after Apple booted AppGratis from its store....

Google to Invest $390 million in Data Center in Belgium

Google to Invest $390 million in Data Center in Belgium

Internet search giant Google says it is investing 300 million euros ($390 million) to expand its continental European data center. Google Inc. said Wednesday it will upgrade the facility in Belgium to meet growing...

A Year Later, Instagram Hasn’t Made a Dime. Was it Worth $1 Billion?

A Year Later, Instagram Hasn’t Made a Dime. Was it Worth $1 Billion?

A picture’s worth much more than a thousand words to Facebook. Last April — a year ago today, in fact — the social media giant agreed to buy the quickly growing photo-sharing social network...

Apps and Sites That Make Filing Taxes Easier

Apps and Sites That Make Filing Taxes Easier

It’s that time again—tax season is in full swing. If you’re the type to put off working on your return until the last second there’s really no need to procrastinate this year, at least...

Google Fiber Reportedly Coming to Austin, TX, as Cities Race to Boost Web Speeds

Google Fiber Reportedly Coming to Austin, TX, as Cities Race to Boost Web Speeds

America’s weirdest city is about to get wired. Google Fiber is coming to Austin, Texas, according to multiple reports. If true, Austin, home of the South By Southwest festival, will become the largest city to...

The T-Mobile iPhone: How to Do the Math

The T-Mobile iPhone: How to Do the Math

T-Mobile is now taking pre-orders on the iPhone 5, and hoping to lure people over from larger carriers with the promise of cheap wireless service. While there’s no shortage of articles and charts comparing...

Facebook Home for Android: What You Need to Know

Facebook Home for Android: What You Need to Know

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t lying all those times he insisted there is no Facebook phone. Instead, there’s Facebook Home, a piece of software for Android that puts social networking front-and-center. How does Facebook...