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Audience Members Are Getting Lousy Reviews

Are certain audience members unable to recognize that the figures onstage, whether acting or playing the violin, are not pixels but living, breathing humans capable of hearing and seeing what we in the audience are doing?

August 20, 2015

High-Tech Effort Calls Up Smartphones For Ebola Battle

Connectivity may be the key in West Africa’s fight against Ebola.

November 18, 2014

Apple Acknowledges Bug In iPhone Software, Offers Fix

Is your iPhone at risk of losing service?

September 25, 2014

Apple Unveils Two Big-Screen iPhones

San Francisco (AFP) — Apple on Tuesday unveiled two new versions of the iPhone, boosting the screen size of the iconic smartphone to 4.7 and 5.5 inches. Unveiling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple chief Tim Cook said the company was launching “the biggest advancement in the history of iPhones.” Apple senior vice […]

September 9, 2014

Study: 5 Days Away From Computer Screens Boosts Preteens’ Social Awareness

By Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times What happens when you take about 50 sixth-graders and send them to a nature camp with no access to computers, tablets, and mobile phones? A new study suggests that after just five days their ability to understand nonverbal social cues improves. Nonverbal social cues are the emotional information we […]

August 22, 2014

NSA Scoops Up Millions Of Text Messages A Day’

London (AFP) – The U.S. National Security Agency has collected almost 200 million mobile phone text messages a day from around the world, a report said Thursday, in the latest revelations from the Edward Snowden files. The Guardian newspaper and Britain’s Channel 4 News reported that the NSA used the messages to extract data on […]

January 16, 2014