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mt. everest


Complicate making soup with Campbell's soup pods for Keurig machines (Tomorrow Daily 241)

It's the partnership nobody really demanded or wanted: Keurig and Campbell's are letting you make soup in your coffee maker. We're not exactly sure how this is more convenient (or environmentally friendly), but hey, maybe somebody wants soup-coffee? We aren't judging.

By September 15, 2015


Cthulhu, Skywalker, Vulcans finally on the map...of Pluto and Charon

The first draft of maps naming spots on Pluto and Charon are out, and they'll make you want to be a space cartographer.

By August 3, 2015


Google tallies new partners for Project Loon

The Internet giant says it's working hard on moonshot projects, like its Wi-Fi blimps and self-driving cars.

By May 28, 2015


Microsoft Cortana expands to French, Italian, German and Spanish

New languages are available to Windows Phone developers willing to help Microsoft's voice assistant learn how to better communicate.

By December 5, 2014


Cortana vs. Siri vs. Google Now: An early look at how Cortana stacks up (hands-on)

Can Windows Phone’s new voice-activated assistant stand up to Siri and Google Now? We put an early version to the test.

By April 14, 2014


Mini Museum puts skulls, gold, London Bridge in your pocket

Indiana Jones would approve of the Mini Museum. Fragments of dinosaur bones, meteorites, famous landmarks, and other fascinating things are displayed in resin, and could be yours via Kickstarter.

By March 5, 2014


Prime was prime, as Amazon reports another record holiday

Although UPS delays left some Amazon customers empty-handed, the company boasts a merry Christmas, both for sales and services like its Amazon Prime.

By December 26, 2013


Spot expands lineup with satellite-powered Global Phone

The Spot Global Phone delivers voice and basic data to remote locations for $499.

By May 20, 2013


Checking e-mail at 17,000 feet on Mt. Everest

China Mobile has opened a wireless service center and Internet cafe at an altitude of 17,000 feet at Everest, making this the highest such site in the world.

By May 6, 2008


Why hack a calculator? Why climb Mount Everest?

There's more to programming than aspiring to be the next iPhone app rock star. Texas Instruments' unhelpfulness toward calculator hackers can even be an incentive.

By October 15, 2009