First Click: I am an electronics god

I feel like a god. Note that I used the lowercase “g” god, not uppercase. I’m not the proper noun God for crissake. I’m not a surgeon. I’m just a lowly man with a portable USB hard disk drive that I resurrected from the trash heap. All it took was …

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More people are trying e-cigs in Europe despite concerns

Usage of e-cigarettes is increasing across Europe, according to a new study, but is being outpaced by the number of people who consider the devices dangerous. The research, conducted by scientists from Imperial College London, found that the percentage of European adults who admitting ever trying e-cigarettes rose from 7.2 percent in …

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Microsoft wasted at least $8 billion on its failed Nokia experiment

Microsoft is taking another almost $1 billion hit on its failed Nokia acquisition today. The software maker is “streamlining” its smartphone business, writing off $950 million and cutting 1,850 jobs. The cuts come almost a year after Microsoft wrote off $7.6 billion and cut 7,800 jobs. Only a small number of …

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Foursquare is remaking itself as a bot

We may be getting a new way to use Foursquare. The location-based recommendation company today announced Marsbot, an iOS app for the service that aims to provide tips for where to eat and drink in the moment. “Our goal: create a product that tells you where to eat or drink before you …

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