Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Mobile Efforts Help Propel Facebook’s Earnings Facebook was once a darling of investors, then a turnoff. Now, a year after going public, the social network seems to have settled into a more stable relationship with Wall Street. But the company has still been taking pains to prove that it can make more money from its base of more than a billion users, especially from those using Facebook on mobile devices. More
All Eyes On Facebook's Mobile Growth And Graph Search Progress Quick Take Facebook will release its Q1 2013 earnings on May 1. We expect healthy advertising revenue growth driven by improved mobile monetization and a growing user base. Margins will shrink due to higher headcount related costs and infrastructure investments. We’ll also look for any color on the success of Graph Search, which could be one of the key features of Facebook going forward. More
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Windows Phone is still a distant third to Apple and Android in the smartphone market, but Microsoft is hoping to change that with the introduction of Windows Phone 8.1— and more importantly its personal digital assistant Cortana. Microsoft claims that Cortana isn't like your average virtual assistant. She's supposed to be a little wittier, more personable, and capable of learning more about you than Siri or Google Now.
If proponents of the war on drugs are having trouble finding drug abusers, maybe they should try checking Twitter.
The network sees a massive number of drug-related tweets every day, ranging from jokes to news stories, with at least a few actual attempted drug deals thrown in for good measure.
See also: Silk Road Goes Global: An Interactive Map of the Online Drug Market
The folks at Fractl have created a real-time visualization tool, measuring just how many times Twitter users mention drugs every day.
Newly released Medicare data reveal that the U. S. wastes almost half a billion dollars per year on chiropractic adjustments. Chiropractic is based on pseudoscience, and its foundational principle of "subluxations" is a myth. Here's an easy way to save $500 million without hurting health care.
This week, Gallup released the latest edition of an annual survey asking Americans what they considered to be the best long-term investment. The #1 answer? Real estate! This chart doesn't go back that far, sadly, but you can see that just a few years ago, the % of Americans who thought real estate was the best investment was MUCH lower, a fact obviously attributable to the trauma of the housing crash.