• Apple is the top tech company in the Fortune 500

    Apple is the top tech company in the Fortune 5000

    Andrew Burton/Getty Tim Cook Apple continues to lead the tech industry, at least when measuring by sales. Apple is the top tech company in this year’s Fortune 50o, an annual ranking of American companies by revenue. It ranked third with $233 billion in revenue. The “fruit company” beat out every other company besides Exxon Mobil and Walmart.  Apple jumped two slots from

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  • I tried a 24-hour fitness tracker that might actually inspire me to work out

    I tried a 24-hour fitness tracker that might actually inspire me to work out0

    Samsung wants to help you get off your lazy duff and into fighting shape just in time for beach season with its new $180 Gear Fit2 fitness tracker and $200 Gear IconX earbuds. I recently spent some time with the Fit2 and IconX, and they might actually inspire me to exercise after work for once.

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  • Hyperloop Dreams Are Getting Real

    Hyperloop Dreams Are Getting Real0

    The Hyperloop — the high-speed transportation concept Elon Musk has promoted heavily — is edging closer to becoming a reality. Russia plans to develop a Hyperloop network for freight transportation, the country’s transport minister announced Friday. MIT last week unveiled its Hyperloop Pod, a prototype of its award-winning design concept intended for human travelers. Hyperloop

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