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New Nikes Tell Your iPhone How High You Jumped

The Nike+ community already boasts 6 million “digitally connected athletes.” Nike introduced the first line of Nike+ gear in 2006 when it introduced tracking technology for running products. In January, the company introduced the Nike+ Fuelband, which is basically a bracelet that can track your daily activity. Just a few weeks ago, Nike revealed Nike+ [...]

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Stop using “Password1″ – 84% of passwords are easily hacked.

According to CNN, the most popular way for hackers to crack your password isn’t by anything complex, it’s simply guessing your password. A company called Trustwave recently issued a report called the “2012 Global Security Report.” It had some very interesting findings that I’d share with you readers: “Password1″ is the most popular password used [...]

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Target Used Technology to Figure Out a Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did

When I first read this story, I thought it was pretty hilarious. Then I read it a second time and I realized how frightening it is that companies can learn so much about us while we remain mostly oblivious. But at the same time, it demonstrates a very cool use of technology. It’s quite innovative [...]

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4 of World’s Top 5 “Most Admired” are American Tech Companies

Every year, Fortune compiles a list of the Top 50 most admired companies in the world. They do this by asking readers and other business people to cast their vote for the company they most admire, then rank the companies based on a composite score. This year, 4 out of the top 5 are tech [...]

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Apple is #1 Most Admired Company in the World

Apple is destroying the competition, completely dominating in every way. The latest news to fuel the fire? Fortune Magazine named it the #1 Most Admired company in the world. The publication asks its readers and business people to vote on who they admire most, then it ranks companies based on an average score. Apple was [...]

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Thanks to Twitter Campaign, #LetJeremyDunk, Jeremy Evans Wins Dunk Contest

Jeremy Evans is not a household name. He played in college for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, averaging only 10.0 points per game. He was drafted 55th by the Utah Jazz in 2010. He averages only a few minutes of playing time per game. But, man, can that guy dunk! His nickname is the Human Pogo [...]

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Has Pinterest Already Lost Its “Cool” Factor?

Pinterest is growing like crazy. It’s the cool new social network that Google+ wishes it were. In just over a year, it has amassed over 10 million registered users and 2 million of those people use it every day. But apparently to some of most hip early adopters, the site already is uncool, or at [...]

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Guy Makes Prosthetic Arm Out of Legos

An engineering student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill named Max Sheperd built a prosthetic arm entirely made out of Legos. If his career as an engineer doesn’t work out, he could always apply for a job as Lego Master Builder (yes, that’s a real thing). But something tells he’ll do just [...]

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Fast Company announces this year’s most innovative companies

Every year, Fast Company puts out a list of what they consider the world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies. They also do a Top 10 List for specific industries, such as web, music, mobile, and consumer electronics. At the top of the main list, you will find few surprises: 7 out of the top 10 are [...]

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The real-life cost of Death Star is $852 quadrillion

$852 quadrillion. I saw this in a recent Time Magazine post, and thought that was completely absurd. So I set out to do a little amateur fact-checking. This consisted of me googling “Death Star.” Like any normal human being, I enjoy the Star Wars movies, but I wanted to make sure I had my information [...]

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