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
YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
FCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet service U.S. federal telecommunications regulators are pushing ahead with efforts to bring faster Internet service to commercial and private airline flights. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
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Making Your Selfies the Talk of Instagram The app itself is free, though, so it is definitely worth trying. Facetune may be just a bit controversial for the same reasons Photoshopped photos of models in magazines are. The app lets you make small but important adjustments to pictures to improve how ... 04/23/2014 - 6:25 pm | View Link
See for your selfie: Lupita Nyong'o still a beauty on Instagram It's worth checking in again on the reigning It Girl to see how she's putting that Most Beautiful face out there on social media. Kicked back in her pale blue Prada dress, the 31-year-old Nyong'o held the Academy Award for best supporting actress. 04/23/2014 - 4:15 pm | View Link
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What's an Instagram or Pinterest picture really worth? FORTUNE -- Fast-growing visual social networks like the digital scrapbook Pinterest, photo-sharing service Instagram, or microblogging site Tumblr -- where, if you'll pardon the pun, image is everything -- certainly can't boast the sheer visitor reach of ... 04/23/2014 - 9:02 am | View Link
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Investments traditionally considered safe bets such as utilities, gold and government bonds were supposed to flop in 2014 as investors started to pour money into higher-risk, higher-growth stocks that would benefit from a pickup in the economy.
Investors buy utilities when they are worried about stock market volatility or the outlook for economic growth.
Typically, utility stocks rise less than others when the overall market is climbing, but they fall less when prices are down.
The dividend yield, a measure of a company's dividend compared with its stock price, is 3.6 percent for utility companies in the S&P 500.
Quality sound effects can make a great movie even greater
YouTube user Hudson Hongo redubbed Star Wars, replacing the original sound effects with his own onomatopoetic version. Now Star Wars fans can enjoy the battle between Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi with plenty of beeps, boops and pew-pews filling in for the original sound
See also: 30 'Star Wars' Facts You Didn't Know
Even without its legendary sound effects, Star Wars is still entertaining to watch.
Miyamoto International, the West Sacramento-based structural engineering firm, plans to add offices in as many as five countries within a year, CEO Kit Miyamoto says. … Tractor Supply Co. is steadily turning up new stores all across rural America, and its newest one will be in Antelope. … A wide swath of Historic Downtown Placerville’s Main Street will be getting fresh new colors in June.
The latest Silicon Valley arms race is a contest to build the best artificial brains. Facebook, Google and other leading tech companies are jockeying to hire top scientists in the field of artificial intelligence, while spending heavily on a quest to make computers think more like people.