Why Do Android Smartphones Guzzle the Most Data? by BRIAN X. CHEN


By BRIAN X. CHEN

Android smartphones are kind of like Hummers. Similar to the oversized, gas-guzzling SUVs, Android phones have the biggest screens and tend to use much more data than other types of smartphones, including iPhones. The higher data usage could rack up heftier phone bills.

Published: December 31, 2013 at 12:00AM

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Be as Creative as a Kindergartner by AMY O’LEARY


By AMY O’LEARY

Tom and David Kelley of the design firm IDEO talk about their new book, “Creative Confidence,” which offers a range of strategies for winning back the kind of creativity evident on a kindergarten playground, using “design thinking” methodologies their firm popularized.

Published: October 16, 2013 at 12:00AM

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Reddit Reaches for Profits Through a Geek-Culture Bazaar by REUTERS


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Social news hub Reddit snagged an interview with Barack Obama last year. The big get for 2013 was reaching 90 million unique visitors a month, according to the company, on par with the likes of eBay. This season, even Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates joined its Secret Santa gift exchange.

Published: December 28, 2013 at 12:00AM

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