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Microsoft Cleans House, Stops Support For Several IE Versions and Windows 8

Windows 8

Microsoft has been cleaning house, and it’s notably significant with its house cleaning of all its Internet Explorer versions except one and its Windows 8 (not 8.1) release. Windows 8 will no longer get technical support. It’s a version Microsoft would rather like to forget. After yesterday’s updates, it’ll be the last the company offers […]

January 13th, 2016 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

President Gives Last SOTU Address, Announces MoonShot Program To Cure Cancer

cancer cure

In his last State of the Union address, U.S. President Barack Obama said he was determined to find a cure for cancer and that America must use its “spirit of innovation” to combat cancers’ challenges. Vice President Joe Biden will lead the campaign. Obama said for the loved ones lost, for family we can save […]

January 13th, 2016 | Posted in Business,Featured,Health,New | Read More »

PayPal New Parents Can Take Advantage Of New Leave Time Starting Jan. 1

PayPal, an electronic payment company based on San Jose, Calif., recently increased its paid parental time leave program, making it one of the many Silicon Valley firms to do this in order to get and keep talent. Beginning Jan. 1, new mothers can get up to eight weeks of paid maternity leave. Both mothers and […]

December 18th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

UK Police Arrest VTech Toymaker Hacker

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Personal data of millions of children and adults may have been compromised after a creepy hack of the toymaker VTech servers happened last month. While the extent of the damage is not yet known, police in the U.K. have arrested a suspect on suspicion of crimes not related to the illegal access to a computer. […]

December 16th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Hoverboards Harder To Find As Retailers Like Amazon and Wal-Mart Pull Them From Their Shelves and Websites

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If you’ve been looking for a “hoverboard” to give as a Christmas gift, you’re going to find it’s much harder than before. Amazon has opted to suspend the sales of the majority of these devices on both its UK and U.S. websites. Amazon’s move comes after a backlash of house fires and explosions linked to […]

December 14th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured,New | Read More »

Facebook CEO Taking 2 Months Paternity Leave After Daughter’s Birth

Mark Zuckerberg announced via Facebook that when his daughter is born, he’ll take two months of paternity leave. Many comments have been made, praising him for his decision and saying it sent a positive message regarding the U.S. policies on parental leave. Facebook has a policy that allows parents to take up to four months […]

November 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Nestle Japan To Make Golden-Coated Kit Kat Bar

Would you eat a gold-coated Kit Kat bar? Chocolate lovers in Japan have the option to do so in December when the company releases its mouth-watering bar for $22 (or 2,016 yen). And, it’s only the Japanese that’ll get lucky. The bars won’t be found anywhere else in the world. Nestle Japan said 500 bars […]

November 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured,New | Read More »

Verizon Working Hard To Introduce 5G Network Within 2 Years

5G / 4G

Verizon has been working hard to increase the speed of its wireless network while also surpassing its rivals in the 5G race. According to Roger Gurnani, chief information officer at Verizon, the company is going to test its new 5G (fifth generation) wireless technology sometime in the next year, and could become the first wireless […]

September 9th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Fiat Chrysler Issues Second Recall In Two Months

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued its second recall in two months over the hacking issue. The latest vehicle recall, which was ordered Friday, will ensure the more than 7,000 2015 Jeep Renegade vehicles outfitted with 6.5-inch touchscreens are installed with software that keeps computer hackers from taking the car over. The Renegade model is fairly […]

September 6th, 2015 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Microsoft Sees Unprecedented Demand For Windows 10 Upon Release

Windows 10

Within a day of launch almost 14 million devices have been installed with Windows 10, claims a blog post by Microsoft.  The demand is unprecedented and the feedback overwhelmingly positive according to Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate VP of Windows, who wrote the post. On Wednesday Microsoft launched the much awaited Windows 10 operating system in 190 […]

July 31st, 2015 | Posted in Business,Featured,Sci/Tech | Read More »

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