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How Secure are Your Texts? Apple Releases Report

Ever sent important information over iMessage, then immediately deleted it from your phone, wondering in the back of your mind just how secure that process was? Apple’s recently released iOS security document explains the security behind their apps, including the widely-used iMessaging tool. The complete document can be found here. Essentially, each phone has two…

General Electric Jets into 3D Printing

The power of 3-D printing is spreading to the industrial world. Last fall, as the world’s largest supplier of jet engines, GE took the first steps towards producing fuel nozzles and other jet parts via additive manufacturing, the industrial version of 3-D printing. A switch from conventional manufacturing methods to additive manufacturing would be a…

Being Technology-Literate; an Introduction

Why would Google pay $3.2 billion for Nest, a thermostat and smoke alarm company? How did Rocket Fuel, Inc. rise 93% during its IPO? Could the cure for cancer – or specific cancers – be closer than we think with the development of companies such as Agios Pharmaceuticals? What are the business-world implications of ultra-multi-purpose liquid…