Category Archives: Science and Technology

California braces for series of El Nino storms

From Seattlepi.com: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After all the talk, El Niño storms have finally lined up over the Pacific and started soaking drought-parched California with rain expected to last for most of the next two weeks, forecasters said Monday. As much as 15 inches of rain could fall in the next 16 days in Northern California, with about 2 feet of fresh snow expected in the highest points of ...

Which mobile data provider is best? (And will you make a switch)?

What do you use a smartphone for most? For its data, of course. So we set out for the second year in a row to find out which mobile service provider gives you the most comprehensive and reliable data network coverage, the fastest upload and download speeds, and overall, the most bang for the buck.

Lawsuits against Sony Pictures could test employer responsibility for data breaches

"For decades, [Sony] failed, and continues to fail, to take the reasonably necessary actions to provide a sufficient level of IT security to reasonably secure its employees' [personal information]," according to the class action lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in California by San Francisco-based Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP.
Business-Funded Technology is on the Rise

Business-Funded Technology is on the Rise

In the Tpast, the majority of major technological steps forward were being made by forward-thinking individuals working in private settings. Only once the technology became main stream were major corporations being founded around the advances.
A Word about 3D Printers

A Word about 3D Printers

3D printing, also known as Additive Printing involves making just about any three-dimensional object out of a digital model (i.e. a computer model that has the ability to photographically replicate
Decline in Samsung Smartphones Sales

Decline in Samsung Smartphones Sales

Smartphones are the latest trend in handheld devices these days. Blackberry could be considered to be one of the pioneer smartphones. There was a time that every busy executives and business owners depended on this device for the day to day navigation of their corporate lives. But since then improved and better high end phones have been introduced. A few companies have been lucky to have an ...