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Asians get paid less in Silicon Valley tech jobs

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Silicon Valley’s tech companies publicly released reports of the gender and racial make up of their workforces, showing disturbing wage gaps among their relatively diverse employees.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Comet Siding Spring coming for 1st rousing visit in a million years

VISITOR FROM ANOTHER WORLD An artist’s concept depicts the comet Siding Spring and Mars. On Monday the comet will pass close to Mars and enable people to study it using binoculars. AFP/NASA

The heavens are hosting an event this weekend that occurs once in a million years or so.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Humans may only survive 68 days on Mars—study

Planet Mars. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Space enthusiasts planning a move to Mars may have to wait to relocate: conditions on the Red Planet are such that humans would likely begin dying within 68 days, a new study says.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Rare comet fly-by of Mars on Sunday

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A fast-moving comet is about to fly by Mars for a one-in-a-million-year encounter with the Red Planet, photographed and documented by a flurry of spacecraft, NASA said.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Science and Research | Read More »

Japan unveils ‘anti-loneliness’ hugging chair

An employee of Japan's nursing care goods maker UniCare demonstrating an easy chair for congnitively impaired persons at the annual International Home Care and Rehabilitation exhibition in Tokyo. AFP

There are times in everyone’s life when only a hug will do. Now one Japanese company has come up with a chair that’s always ready to give a comforting cuddle.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

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