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In 18 Years, A College Degree Could Cost About $500,000

An anonymous reader shares a report: People worried about college affordability today can at least take this to heart: it could get much, much worse. Tuition has been rising by about 6% annually, according to investment management company Vanguard. A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Qualcomm to extend tie-up with TSMC, says executive

Qualcomm has been working with Taiwan's semiconductor firms for years, including an almost 10-year collaboration with TSMC, said Sudeepto Roy, VP of engineering for Qualcomm Technology Licensing, at a recent event with Taiwan's media. The the tie-up.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News30 min. ago

Taiwan reliance on diamond wire-sliced solar wafers to surge in 4Q17

As China-based poly-Si wafer makers are fast replacing slurry slicing with diamond wire slicing to reduce production cost, Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been compelled to adopt more diamond wire-sliced wafers, which will account for 50% of thei.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Crunch Report | Google Pays Apple Lots of $$$ for Search

Google pays Apple lots of money for search, Uber’s next CEO could possibly be Jeff Immelt, Volkswagen electric Microbus is going on sale in 2022 and the Tesla Model X beat a Lambo in a drag race. All this on Crunch Report. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 37 min. ago

Blue Apron hit with multiple class action lawsuits

 Blue Apron just can’t catch a break. The cooking kit company has seen its share price nearly cut in half since its late June IPO and now it could be in legal trouble, too. Now law firms are coming after the company with proposed class-act.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 29 min. ago

This miniature robot arm could be the future of keyhole surgery

British engineers have developed a tiny keyhole surgery robot arm, which is one-third the size of the robots which are currently used for the task -- and significantly cheaper, too. The post This miniature robot arm could be the future of keyhole sur.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 53 min. ago

Facebook could lose younger teens for the first time ever

Bad news for Facebook: American teens aren't interested anymore.  A new report from eMarketer released Monday predicted Facebook usage by 12-to-17-year-olds will decline this year — the first time it’s estimated a drop in Facebook us.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 21 min. ago

Out There: A Reverie for the Voyager Probes, Humanity’s Calling Cards

Launched 40 years ago, the spacecraft have sailed beyond the solar system, artifacts of a civilization that may be gone before they’re found......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News8 hr. 21 min. ago

9 Things to Do Before Installing Android 8.0 Oreo

9 Things to Do Before Installing Android 8.0 Oreo is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Prepping your Pixel or Nexus device for the Android 8.0 Oreo update could go a long way toward preventing problems and serious headaches. Google’s A.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News8 hr. 29 min. ago

Energy Firm Slapped With $65,000 Fine For Making 1.5 Million Nuisance Calls

A UK firm offering people energy-saving solutions has been fined after making almost 1.5 million unsolicited calls without checking if the numbers were registered on the UK's opt-out database. From a report: Southampton-based Home Logic used a dialle.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 53 min. ago

Blue Apron hit with class action lawsuit from shareholders

 Blue Apron just can’t catch a break. The cooking kit company has seen its share price nearly cut in half since its late June IPO and now it could be in legal trouble, too. Now law firms are coming after the company with proposed class-act.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 1 min. ago

The iPhone 8 could recognize your face in "millionths of a second"

The iPhone 8 is expected to launch in September and will likely be packed with a bunch of new hardware including facial recognition technology. Now, a new report from the Korean Herald claims that the facial recognition technology used in the device.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 13 min. ago

Scientists Create Smart Labels To Tell You When To Throw Away Expired Food and Makeup

At the 254th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society, researchers are presenting a low-cost, portable, paper-based sensor that can let you know when to toss food and cosmetics. The sensor can detect antioxidants in tea and wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 13 min. ago

four 15W CPUs

Intel is kicking off the eighth generation of its Core CPUs today with four 15W CPUs boasting four cores and eight threads. We examine what this doubling of resources compared to past U-series chips could mean for thin-and-light notebooks.......»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News10 hr. 37 min. ago

Etymotic ER4 XR & SR

Etymotic's ER4 in-ears set the benchmark when they were first launched over 25 years ago. Recently, Etymotic decided to bring out two new versions of their ER4 design - namely, the XR (Extended Response) and SR (Studio Reference). These new.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News10 hr. 37 min. ago

Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR review

If you’re going to get a kit lens, you could do a lot worse than Nikon’s versatile 16-80mm f/2.8-4, which we found to be a good workhorse lens for all types of photography. The post Nikon 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR review appeared first on Digital Tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 53 min. ago

When is Android Oreo Coming to Your Phone?

Don’t own a Pixel or Nexus and want to know when your phone is getting Android Oreo? According to Google, it could be before the end of 2017. During the Android Oreo announcement, Google listed out a handful of companies that they have worked w.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Does the World Need Polymaths?

Two hundred years ago, it was still possible for one person to be a leader in several different fields of inquiry. Today that is no longer the case. So is there a role in today's world for the polymath -- someone who knows a lot about a lot of things.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

If using a VPN seems too complicated for you, then this could be a good place to start

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The internet is a beautiful thing — but it can also be increasingly dangerous. That’s why web-savvy folks use VPNs to protect themselve.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 29 min. ago

The VW Van Is Back -- But This Time It"s Electric

Barely in time for the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, Volkswagen has announced it will bring back the most iconic vehicle of the 1960s. The VW van [pictured, left] will return sometime in the next two years, as the I.D. Buzz. But this time.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News14 hr. 13 min. ago

Struggling With MarTech? Rethink Your Agency Relationship

CMOs, marketing professionals and agencies alike say the relationship between companies and their agencies have changed over the last three years. Chiefmartec editor and ion interactive co-founder and CTO Scott Brinker listed approximately 750 too.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News14 hr. 13 min. ago