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Become future-proof with top IT certifications!

We’ve been googling some IT industry facts this week. Did you know: There are almost a million open IT positions in the U.S. 96% of HR managers use an IT certification as a screening or hiring criteria. Joining the dots, that means there are a ton of great openings out there if you’re IT...

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Deal: Run Android apps (and save $50) on this touchscreen ASUS Chromebook Flip

Amazon Not long ago Chrome OS officially started to support Android apps from the Google Play Store. Looking to pick up a Chromebook with support for Android apps at a bargain price?  While supplies last, you can get the touchscreen-enabled ASUS Chromebook Flip for $249 at Amazon, a savings o...

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Oscar and Lemonade founders will join us at Disrupt SF to strategize about the future of insurance innovation

Insurance premiums total more than a trillion dollars in the U.S., and yet, where that money goes is something of a mystery. It certainly doesn’t seem to get invested in the consumer experience, where ancient incumbent companies still process paperwork as if it is the 1800s, and consumers are...

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Now this… this is an ultra-wide monitor

I’ve been working with an ugly but functional lopsided two-monitor setup for years, and while it has served me well, I can’t say the new generation of ultra-wide monitors hasn’t tempted me. But the truth is they just aren’t wide enough. Or rather, they weren’t. Samsung...

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YouTube CEO’s latest update details its growth, glosses over content problems

YouTube highlighted its growth and promised better communication with creators about its tests and experiments, the company announced today in its latest of an ongoing series of updates from CEO Susan Wojcicki focused on YouTube’s top five priorities in 2018. The majority of her missive...

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Disney confirms Guardians director fired over years-old tweets

Writer/director James Gunn participates in the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment And Grasshopper Manufactures "Lollipop Chainsaw" Launch Party held at Gamestop on June 11, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images) (credit: Getty Images / L. Ortega) Ja...

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Judge says climate issues the purview of federal government, tosses NYC lawsuit

Enlarge / A home at the corner of B 72nd Street and Bayfield Avenue is surrounded by marsh in Averne on the Rockaway peninsula in the Queens borough of New York, US, on Friday, October 10, 2014. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images (credit: Getty Images) On Thursday, a US Distri...

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Star’s dimming and brightening may indicate it’s eating a planet

Enlarge / An artist's conception of the star bathed in debris, along with an image of the surge in X-rays (inset). (credit: NASA/Chandra) Planets don't sit still. The seemingly stable orbits of our Solar System could easily give the impression that once a planet forms, it tends to stay in orbit w...

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Sean Murray breaks his silence on No Man’s Sky’s development, launch

Enlarge / Ludicrous speed. (credit: Hello Games) The last time Hello Games' Sean Murray spoke to us, or anyone else in the press, he was still in the pre-launch, hype-building phase for the incredibly ambitious, procedurally generated universe exploration simulator No Man's Sky. Then the gam...

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Fossil fuel lobbyists grossly outspend “Big Green”

Enlarge (credit: Stephen Melkisethian) One of the stranger conspiracy theories against climate science is that corporate interests are pulling all the strings so that “Big Green” can get rich from action against climate change. Of course, it’s no secret that industries related t...


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