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Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida speaks about the competition

by Ryan Burgesson April 25, 2014
Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida has been speaking about the value behind playing the competitions games. This all took place on April 10th at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California where both Yoshida and Mark Cerny were discussing twenty years of the Playstation. They eventually got a topic where Yosihda […]
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Top 25 Highest-Paying Tech Companies For Internships

by Nick Adamson March 1, 2014
Looking for an internship this summer at the tech companies? More than 4,700 US companies are hiring interns, according to the career company Glassdoor, but be careful not all internships are created equal. Glassdoor has compiled a list of the top 25 companies with the best-paid internships, and annualized, interns at all of these organizations make more […]

Radical Faerie Approves Manning As SF Gay Pride

by Chris Murphyon May 8, 2013
Lately, Gay Pride in SF has been overshadowed by the controversial decision to name Bradley Manning as a Grand Marshall. Later rescinded and repudiated by the Pride board. But according to a source, who spoke to this reporter from Gizmorati on the condition of anonymity, the choice was motivated by a desire to play politics. […]

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Rhode Island Passes Gay Marriage Law

by Nick Adamson May 3, 2013
Rhode Island is officially the tenth state (in addition to the District of Columbia) that has legalized gay marriage. This has been a 20-year struggle between gay rights advocates and the heavy Catholic population of the state. After a series of small victories that include the election of more legislators who support gay rights and legalized civil […]
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Marijuana Stocks: Legal market estimated at $8.9B by 2016

by Chris Murphyon April 24, 2013
Marijuana Stocks, while not up in smoke, are down. What’s that? Even the illegal, estimated $18 Billion a year, marijuana market is being traded on the world’s exchange? Well, not exactly, it’s estimated at billions per year, ancillary market is where the money is now. Since it’s still federally illegal to grow and distribute this […]

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Google Glass To Be Built in United States By Foxconn

by Chris Murphyon March 28, 2013
The Google Glass project was recently introduced by the giant company and the lucky winners of the #ifihadglass contest will have the chance to review the gadget, earlier than the rest of us, for the incredible price of $1,500 ( the Google Glass Explorer Edition). Now Google is surprising us again: according to Financial Times, Google […]
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Apple Smart Watch Might Use a Curved Glass

by Chris Murphyon February 11, 2013
After a Chinese-language news site first mentioned that Apple is secretly building a smart watch, now two different sources report new information about Apple’s latest gadget. In its headquarters in Cupertino, California, the company is apparently experimenting with wrist-like watches made of curved glass, which some believe it could look like the current iPod Nano […]

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Top 25 Trending Universities In 2013

by Anna Johnsonon January 26, 2013
According to the Global Language Monitor’s TrendTopper MediaBuzz survey, the top trending universities with the most Internet clout are led by The Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the second time in a row. The major trend of the year 2013 is the rise of public universities on the list, as 13 of the top 25 universities […]
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Oscar Nominations 2013

by Eric Brownon January 10, 2013
  This year the Oscars will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone, which will be held on Thursday at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. The winners will be announced on February 24th at the Dolby Theatre. If can watch the show on ABC. Check out the Oscar Nominations of […]


Government to Continue Spying on Your Emails Due to Congress Vote

by Matthew Lucason December 29, 2012
As expected, the Senate has voted to keep the FISA Amendments Act, which will let government agencies like the NSA and FBI spying on your emails without a warrant. As part of the monitoring program, the government can get court orders — which do not require probable cause, like typical search warrant — to access […]
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Instagram Lawsuit Over Terms Of Service “Without Merit”

by Matthew Lucason December 25, 2012
Facebook’s Instagram photo sharing service has been slammed with the first civil class-action lawsuit due to the changed service terms that prompted howls of protest last week. Although Instagram changed almost immediately some of the terms of service, it still kept language indicating “that we may not always identify paid services, sponsored content, or commercial communications as […]
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Mercedes Biome Concept: Cars Of The Future Will Be Grown In A Lab?

by Chris Murphyon December 25, 2012
One of the important events that happens at the LA Auto Show that everyone is excited about is the Los Angeles Design Challenge, an annual competition at the that provides up-and-coming designers with the opportunity to collaborate with an automaker to design a futuristic concept vehicle using a few set requirements. This year, Mercedes-Benz is taking “green” […]


Start-Up Chile Hosts Its 3rd Demo Day, Announcing 105 Startups

by Nick Adamson November 30, 2012
  Start-Up Chile is a program created by the Chilean Government, executed by Corfo via InnovaChile, that seeks to attract early stage, high-potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their startups in the country, using it as a platform to go global. The end goal of the accelerator program is to convert Chile into the definitive innovation and entrepreneurial hub of […]

Silicon Valley, NYC, L.A., Tel Aviv And Seattle Lead Top 20 Startup Hubs On The Planet

by Chris Murphyon November 24, 2012
Startup Genome released the first half of its massive 160-page report on the world’s Top 20 startup ecosystems. There have been analyzed 50,000 startups around the world to create what it is calling the first “data-driven ranking” of the  tech hubs on the planet. This also highlights just how important startups are to national and global economies. The comparative […]

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Apple’s Spaceship Campus Will Open In 2016

by Eric Brownon November 21, 2012
According to Bloomberg the futuristic spaceship-shaped Cupertino campus, proposed by Steve Jobs last year, will not be complete until 2016. The new Apple’s campus was originally targeted for completion by 2015, but November filing made the City of Cupertino approval unlikely by the originally planned dates. This would mean Apple would not be able to […]
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Pentagon’s Stealth Jet Silver Screen Debut

by Gizmoration October 16, 2012
It is faster than a sluggish bureaucracy. More powerful than enemy radar and ble to scale tall buildings with a single engine. It’s the debut of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the most expensive weapons program in human history. The F-35 will appear in theaters for the first time next summer in Man of Steel, Zach […]


Employers Are Banned From Asking Your Social Media Passwords In California

by Gizmoration September 28, 2012
The state of California joined two other making it a crime for employers and colleges to ask applicants or employees for their social media usernames and passwors. The new laws — one for companies and one for colleges — go into effect Jan. 1, 2013. The United States House of Representatives failed in an attempt […]

Coursera: 200 Courses From 33 Schools And 1.3 M Students

by Gizmoration September 19, 2012
The popular online learning site, Coursera, launched by Stanford professors Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng, announced that Seventeen new universities have joined the startup’s platform, nearly doubling the number of schools that have signed on. Now it offers over 200 courses from 33 top schools and has 1.3 million online students. Coursera has differentiated itself […]


Amazon Kindle Paperwhite: Brighter, Larger Screen At $119

by Gizmoration September 7, 2012
Amazon announced the Kindle Paperwhite on Thursday during a press event held in Santa Monica, Calif., which is featured with a new front-lit screen (not a backlit display) that it was invented just for this Kindle. This is an important upgrade from the Kindle Touch, and it just became one of the best illuminated e-reader […]

Amazon Press Conference On Sept. 6: What To Expect?

by Gizmoration August 24, 2012
Amazon has started sending out invitations for a press conference in Santa Monica, Calif. on the morning of September 6th. Amazon.com Inc., the world’s biggest online retailer has held press conferences in New York for various Kindle-related launches. There are no details on what the meeting would be about, but on Sept. 28th last year, […]

The Air Force’s New Ultra-Fast Jet Failed

by Gizmoration August 16, 2012
The fast jet yet named X-51A Waverider which is trusted to transport someday passengers across the Earth in just afew hours. It has successfully launched on Tuesday off the coast of California, but unfortunately for all of us regular travelers the jet failed to complete the mission. Charlie Brink is the X-51A Program Manager for […]