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The 7 hottest California education storylines we’re watching in 2018

While 2017 was undoubtedly a huge year for education in national politics and in Los Angeles, 2018 has the potential to bring big changes to education across California. A new governor, who will appoint a new state Board of Education, will have a significant impact on how education is funded and what students are learning. Here are seven things to be looking for in 2018 and ... Read More »

Just The Beginning? Tech On The March

Summary Tech galloped ahead of the market again in 2017. Is this just how markets will work going forward? Our panel calls out specific trends and drivers, including differing views on how blockchain and bitcoin matter. There are plenty of ideas for top performers next year that go beyond the usual suspects. 2017 has been an exciting year in the ... Read More »

The Computer History Museum will open source Apple’s Lisa OS in 2018

Before the first Macintosh and the first Windows PC, Apple released a desktop computer known as the Lisa which ran its own specialized operating system. Soon, enthusiasts will be able to pick apart its source code to see exactly what was going on under the hood. Al Kossow, a software curator for the Computer History Museum, took to a Google Groups discussion board ... Read More »

Zanco Tiny T1 Claimed to Be the World’s Smallest Mobile Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The tiny t1 can store up to 50 SMS messages and 50 call logs The mobile phone is smaller than a human thumb and lighter than a coin The phone supports only 2G bands, it does not have Internet access Claiming to be the ‘world’s smallest mobile phone’, the Zanco tiny t1 has been listed on a Kickstarter campaign. ... Read More »

Android Oreo is now available for the HTC U11 Life

Following an update which rolled out to its flagship HTC U11, the company is now rolling out Android Oreo to the recently released HTC U11 Life. If you’ll recall, the HTC U11 Life recently debuted both domestically and internationally as a T-Mobile exclusive in the States, as well as the first Android One product from HTC overseas. The smaller, mid-range device clearly pulls ... Read More »

Microsoft, Facebook Complete the Highest-Capacity Subsea Cable to Cross the Atlantic

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft, Facebook, Telxius have laid a 6,598 km cable The cable is capable of transmitting 160 terabits of data per second Speed delivered by Marea can stream 71 million HD videos simultaneously In an incredible feat, Microsoft, Facebook and the telecom infrastructure company Telxius have laid a 6,598 km cable across the Atlantic Ocean that is capable of transmitting 160 terabits of ... Read More »

Ello, Ello – Two Days In, the Hottest New Social Network is Pretty Dull

Ever since the rise and rise of Facebook, we’ve seen one company after another come up to try and become the next world conquering social network. Ello is the latest in a long line of platforms that have been described as the next big thing but judging by our first brush with the network, Zuckerberg and company have nothing to worry about ... Read More »

The Gifts of Technology, Diversity, and Global Connections

In the jungle of offices at Rackspace on the South of Market tech hub, Shahin Shadfar sits at a desk cluttered with tech parts and points to his latest creation, an app called Zurf which is the latest in a string of successes for the San Francisco transplant. While Shadfar has gained a reputation for an innovative entrepreneur in Houston ... Read More »

The Best Gadget Gifts for Geeks

If you’re looking for some unique gifts for the people on your holiday gift list, you might consider purchasing some new tech gadgets. There are plenty of different items available with varying price tags and functionality. Here are some gadget gifts to consider for any tech geeks on your gift list. Gadget Gifts for Geeks in 2016 Pocket VR For those who ... Read More »

Tech ETFs Are Still Driving the Market

Technology stocks and sector-related ETFs have outperformed this year with some technology ETFs posting gains that are more than double those of delivered by the S&P 500. The Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSEArca: XLK), the largest tech ETF, is outpacing the S&P 500 by a 2-to-1 margin. XLK tries to reflect the performance of the Technology Select Sector Index, which is ... Read More »