Daily Archives: October 4, 2017

Beware of Whole Foods Price Increases Following Early Amazon Discounts

Here’s disappointing news for all of us who believed we could hang on to some of our whole paychecks while shopping at Whole Foods, thanks to the Amazon takeover that seemed to bring immediate (and pretty substantial) price cuts. A … Continue reading

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Meet the Guy Bringing ‘Dumb Data’ Movie Math to Reddit

One afternoon this past summer, Mark Hofmeyer was in the backyard of his suburban Atlanta home, doing his best to retrace Leatherface’s steps. This was not out of the ordinary. Hofmeyer, 35, is a film lover who’s spent the last … Continue reading

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Meet the Disabled Veteran Who Prototypes Prosthetics for Cats

One of the most beautiful aspects of the Maker Movement is how inclusive it is. Anyone can be a maker, and everyone is encouraged to find the maker within. Yet, highly skilled, combat veteran Karolyn Smith never considered herself a … Continue reading

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DelivAir uses drones to deliver to people, not physical addresses

Drone deliveries — the impatient consumer’s Holy Grail — have been in the pipeline for some time, and while Amazon is pioneering the cause, (although Rival 7-Eleven has completed nearly 100 aerial deliveries to date), its model is still somewhat … Continue reading

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IRS awards Equifax no-bid, $7.25 million contract after hack

Smith Collection Gado/Getty Images reader comments 11 Just because your resume says you exposed the personal data, including Social Security numbers, of some 143 million Americans while practicing unsafe security, it doesn’t mean you can’t score a multi-million dollar contract with the … Continue reading

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Every Yahoo Account That Existed In Mid-2013 Was Likely Hacked

A new disclosure from Yahoo — now known as Oath after it was bought by telecom company Verizon — dramatically escalates the size of the 2013 hack revealed last year. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption toggle caption Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP … Continue reading

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Out Of The Gate, Tesla Stumbles On Its Mass-Market Car

This photo provided by Tesla shows the 2017 Model 3, the Silicon Valley automaker’s attempt to enter the mainstream car market. AP hide caption toggle caption AP This photo provided by Tesla shows the 2017 Model 3, the Silicon Valley … Continue reading

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