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Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency'
Bitcoin

Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency'

That's right. America's richest man believes Bitcoin is a promising payments solution. Why? Because it's 'cheap.' However, his outlook isn't as bright on the anonymity aspect.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Genealogy of Your Smartphone (Infographic)
Infographics

A Genealogy of Your Smartphone (Infographic)

The cell phone is a smidge over 30 years old and the first commercial iteration was priced at almost $4,000.
Catherine Clifford
Why a Dangerous Security Flaw in USB Devices Is Putting Computers Everywhere at Risk
Cyber Attacks

Why a Dangerous Security Flaw in USB Devices Is Putting Computers Everywhere at Risk

Thumb drives and other USB devices are vulnerable to malware that could let an attacker take over a user's computer.
Benjamin Kabin
Why the Gap Between Fashion and Tech Still Exists
Fashion

Why the Gap Between Fashion and Tech Still Exists

If designers are willing to take the risk of pioneering 'smart fashion,' they could tap into multibillion-dollar industry.
Gary Lipovetsky
Marissa Mayer: Privacy Fanatics Will Have a Less Awesome Life Online
Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer: Privacy Fanatics Will Have a Less Awesome Life Online

At an Advertising Week event this week, the Yahoo CEO addressed the hypercharged debate over how personal data should be used on the web.
Catherine Clifford
Do You Remember What You Did Last Tuesday? Neither Do Employees.
Billing

Do You Remember What You Did Last Tuesday? Neither Do Employees.

Poor time-tracking habits can cost your professional services company big money.
Geoff Mcqueen
This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life
Far Out Tech

This Smart Skin-Scanning App Could Save Your Life

Wonder if that mole that keeps morphing might be cancerous? This cool app can help you find out.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Women Leave Tech: It Isn't Because 'Math is Hard'
Culture

Why Women Leave Tech: It Isn't Because 'Math is Hard'

Stories from 716 women who left tech show that the industry's biggest issue isn't related to science education.
Kieran Snyder
Now Evernote Wants to Help Organize Your Physical Life, Too
Productivity

Now Evernote Wants to Help Organize Your Physical Life, Too

During its annual developer conference, Evernote launched a new line of desktop furniture.
Emily Price
A Drone's-Eye View of Apple's 'Spaceship' Campus
Apple

A Drone's-Eye View of Apple's 'Spaceship' Campus

The tech giant has started construction of its new mega headquarters. Here's what it looks like so far.
Jason Fell
Navdy, the 'Google Glass for Your Car,' Raises $6.5 Million
Funding

Navdy, the 'Google Glass for Your Car,' Raises $6.5 Million

The company's head-up display lets drivers interact with their phones while never taking their eyes off the road.
Nina Zipkin
PayPal Spawn Have Advanced Where the Online Payments Giant Has Stood Still
Competition

PayPal Spawn Have Advanced Where the Online Payments Giant Has Stood Still

While startup competitors don't have PayPal's breadth of services, they are entering areas that the once-nimble PayPal should own -- but doesn't.
3 Ways to Milk the Internet for All It's Worth
Online Business

3 Ways to Milk the Internet for All It's Worth

The giant firms of the web offer lots of services, some even for free. Learn how to maximize the benefits to bolster your startup.
Rene Reinsberg
This Wristband Delivers Electric Shocks When You're Slacking
Wearable Tech

This Wristband Delivers Electric Shocks When You're Slacking

In a slump? Don't try harder. Electrocute yourself. Seriously.
Kim Lachance Shandrow