Archive: 02/21/2014

As IPO looms, GoPro enjoys spotlight

GoPro isn't exactly a household name, but anyone who's spent a little time on YouTube is surely familiar with the thousands of snowboarding, surfing and even skateboarding baby videos that its cameras produce.

dateFeb 21, 2014 in Business
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NASA's IRIS spots its largest solar flare

(Phys.org) —On Jan. 28, 2014, NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS, witnessed its strongest solar flare since it launched in the summer of 2013. Solar flares are bursts of x-rays and light ...

dateFeb 21, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Pew maps Twitter conversations, finds six types

People take to Twitter to talk about everything from politics to breakfast to Justin Bieber in what feels like a chaotic stream of messages. So it may come as a surprise that the conversations on the short ...

dateFeb 21, 2014 in Internet
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Bitcoin finding its way from cyberspace to shops

A streetwear clothing store in Bergenfield, N.J., will sell you a camouflage hoodie for about 0.10862 bitcoin. It's received bitcoins for online orders, but so far no one has walked into the Jeffersons storefront and asked ...

dateFeb 21, 2014 in Internet
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