Justin Schuh knows a thing or two about internet security best practices. Before Google hired him as its very first, full-time security engineer for its Chrome browser back in 2009, he'd already had experience working for IBM, the NSA, and the US Marine Corps.
When Yahoo hired Marissa Mayer to be its CEO in July 2012, it was because she is considered a technology product genius. The hope was that she would save the company by fixing its current stable of products and come up with some new ones – the next Pinterest, Snapchat, or Instagram.
Yahoo on Monday announced that it hired New York Times reporter David Pogue to head a grand expansion of consumer-focused technology news.Pogue's hiring came as the faded Internet search star continued a quest to redefine itself as an online venue for "premier digital content.""David will lead a major expansion of consumer tech coverage on Yahoo and will publish columns, blog posts and video stories that demystify the gadgets, apps and technology that powers our users's daily lives," chief executive Marissa Mayer said in a blog post.
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. — NASA is preparing to launch a 3-D printer into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part or supply they might ever need.
The printers would serve as a flying factory of infinite designs, creating objects by extruding layer upon layer of plastic from long strands coiled around large spools. Doctors use them to make replacement joints and artists use them to build exquisite jewelry.
U.S. air carriers led by Hawaiian Airlines took some of the hassle out of flying last year. The airline industry had its best performance in four years in 2008, private researchers said Monday in their annual study of airline quality, based on government statistics.