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School technology is neutered into uselessness …
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Few entities approach new advances in technology with more foreboding than school administrations. What could be used as portals to a nearly-infinite supply of information via the Internet is often neutered into uselessness …

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These four veterans are using financial wiles, not … – Quartz
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These four veterans are using financial wiles, not technology, to break open the oil patch. By Steve LeVine @stevelevine May 2, 2014. Prize to the far-sighted. Reuters/Neil Hall. When it comes to energy supplies, much has been made of a …

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Viber's a Worthy Alternative to Outgoing GrooveIP
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Google has been clamping down on third-party apps that ride piggyback on its Google Voice telephony service. A merger between Google Voice and Hangouts this year will result in the shuttering of an open protocol exploited by apps that used the Google Voice service for free SMS texting and VoIP calling. The days of free […]

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Volkswagen, Audi accused of using software to cheat US diesel emissions tests
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In an open letter to the automaker and an official release, the EPA claims that VW’s diesels aren’t as clean as you’d think.

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Indiana Creates Nation's Largest Geospatial Tool to Improve …
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The free tool — known as SAVI — helps Indiana hospitals link health indicator data to historical data on social economic conditions that can impact a person's health.

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Patient, Doctor Beliefs About Technology, Health Data …
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Most patients believe they should be able to use technology to determine their diagnoses, undergo remote medical tests and access their electronic health records, but physicians do not always agree, according to a recent …

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Video: Sony lets Ars loose on PlayStation’s E3 games and developers
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Ars plays games and talks to their devs at a PlayStation media mixer. Video shot by Anthony Falleroni. (video link) LOS ANGELES—Ahead of PlayStation’s Monday press conference, Ars Technica attended a media-exclusive mixer full of playable new PS4 and PSVR video games. Since many of them had their developers standing nearby, we grabbed cameras and microphones […]

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Watch the ISS Zoom Over the East Coast
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Halfway through a year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly woke up to this amazing view. Read more…

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Minecraft Players Will Get to Shape the Game's Story
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Mojang has partnered with Telltale Games to create a brand new Minecraft game that will be narrative-driven. Dubbed “Minecraft: Story Mode,” the series will be set in the world of Minecraft, but it will feature an original story that combines new characters with familiar themes and is driven by player choice. It will be a […]

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