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Sprint CEO calls T-Mobile's Uncarrier movement 'bullshit'

published about 6 hours ago
Sprint CEO calls T-Mobile's Uncarrier movement 'bullshit'
T-Mobile CEO John Legere has a long and storied history of calling out his company's rivals online, regularly blasting Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T on Twitter for their service, deals, and phone plans. Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure finally snapped at Legere tonight, reacting to the T-Mobile boss' criticism of Sprint's new ad campaign with a four-tweet salvo in which he said he was tired of T-Mobile's "Uncarrier bullshit," and said that the company lied to consumers. Claure referred to T-Mobile's new Jump On Demand program, ... more

Chatterbox: Thursday

published about 6 hours ago
Chatterbox: Thursday
The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt’s Thursday everyone! Continue reading...

How to make Windows easier to use for people with poor vision

published about 7 hours ago
How to make Windows easier to use for people with poor vision
George struggles with fonts on small laptops and so wants a portable with a big screen. But he can make Windows texts easier to read on a machine of any size …I work for a university and do quite a lot of travelling. I need reading glasses for small fonts, and consequently struggle with small laptop screens. I would like a large-screen laptop and wonder if you could recommend one. My priorities are a large good-quality screen and portability. GeorgeYou ... more

How information grows – Tech Weekly podcast

published about 7 hours ago
How information grows – Tech Weekly podcast
MIT's anti-disciplinarian maverick Cesar Hidalgo argues for a new way of looking at data which could fundamentally change how we understand the worldThis week we dedicate the show to MIT professor Cesar Hidalgo, whose new book How Information Grows: The Evolution of Order from Atoms to Economies offers a radical new way of thinking about data. Can new ways of computing information change the world?Data journalist James Ball asks what this means in practical terms and they race through everything ... more

Solar Impulse 2 breaks the world record for the longest solo flight

published about 7 hours ago
Solar Impulse 2 breaks the world record for the longest solo flight
André Borschberg, the pilot at the controls of the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft, has broken the world record for the longest solo flight. Borschberg has now been aloft in the solar-powered plane for more than 80 hours without refueling or touching down, breaking the 76-hour record set by Steve Fossett in 2006 on board the Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer. The solar-powered plane took off from Nagoya in Japan on the eighth stage of its 13-stage round-the-world trip earlier this week.


Cuba’s Environmental Concerns Grow With Prospect of U.S. Presence

published about 16 hours ago
Cuba’s Environmental Concerns Grow With Prospect of U.S. Presence
Some fear development and tourism would result in the destroyed forests, polluted rivers and damaged coral reefs faced by some of Cuba’s neighbors.

California residents cut water use by hefty 29% in May, officials say

published about 17 hours ago
Residential water use in California dropped by a hefty 29% in May, according to figures released Wednesday by the State Water Resources Control Board.

Water and Power: Fight for your right

published 1 day ago
Your guide to the California drought from the Los Angeles Times. Some winemakers in Napa Valley are rejoicing over the dry conditions. When there's less ... more

Water-independent Riverside fights 28% reduction order

published 2 days ago
For decades, Riverside has worked to be what officials consider "water independent" by consolidating groundwater rights and building water treatment facilities.

Farm Waste and Animal Fats Will Help Power a United Jet

published 2 days ago
Farm Waste and Animal Fats Will Help Power a United Jet
Later this summer, United Airlines will begin using fuel generated from farm waste and oil from animal fats to help power its commercial flights.
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SpaceX Rocket Falls Apart on Way to Space Station

published Sun, Jun 28 2015 18:02 GMT
The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket, built by Space Exploration Technologies, was destined for the International Space Station with a load of cargo.