Archive | September 2015

Former Sprint exec lands at Mississippi wireless operator

Once Sprint’s technology chief, Stephen Bye will soon head up strategy for rural operator C Spire, as the company decides whether to participate in the government’s upcoming spectrum auction.


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Make this massive Jabba the Hutt inflatable your lawn slave

Prepare for the new Star Wars movie by installing a fat inflatable Jabba the Hutt in front of your house.


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Twitter reportedly to name Dorsey as permanent CEO

The microblogging service will name co-founder and interim CEO Jack Dorsey as its new chief this week, according to a report. His first job: getting more people to tweet.


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TiVo Bolt lets you skip commercials and speed-watch TV

TiVo hopes you’ll pay more for TV with its time-saving tricks. Also, Tesla Model X spreads its wings, and Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch hits stores Friday.


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Portabello mushrooms could power your future phone

Engineers at the University of California at Riverside explore how batteries made with mushrooms could be cheaper to make and less prone to degrading over time.


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Cast of ‘The Martian’ asks ISS astronauts about space travel

Stars of the new sci-fi film "The Martian" held a video Q&A with NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren, and things got funny when Kelly revealed his most important task on a shuttle mission.


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Stephen Hawking says nomadic aliens might crush us

Technically Incorrect: The famed physicist says that simple math makes him believe there are aliens out there.


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