TECHNOLOGY

List of tallest towers in the world 2015

 The Tianjin Radio and Television Tower is a 415.2-metre (1,362 ft) tower in Tianjin, China used primarily for communication. It is the 8th tallest freestanding tower in the world. It was built in 1991 at a cost of $45 million. Approximately two-thirds up the tower is an observation pod with 253 square metres (2,720 sq ft) of floor space (used ... Read More »

Six Innovations that Set the New 2016 BMW 7 Series Apart

With the proliferation of technology across all vehicle segments, luxury automakers have to work harder to differentiate their cars. After all, when Buick and BMW both have Apple CarPlay, there isn’t much brand discrepancy via the dashboard display.The 7 Series is BMW’s flagship and therefore the German luxury car company’s technology standard-bearer. Previous generations debuted the first in-dash navigation system, ... Read More »

List of Iranian Americans Professors at American Universities

 Pardis C. Sabeti born December 25, 1975 is an Iranian-American computational biologist, medical geneticist and evolutionary geneticist, who developed a bioinformatic statistical method which identifies sections of the genome that have been subject to natural selection and an algorithm which explains the effects of genetics on the evolution of disease. In 2014, Sabeti headed a group which used advanced genomic ... Read More »

The Richest Persian Women in 2015

Soraya Darabi is the co-founder of Zady, a mission-driven content and commerce brand described best as “The Whole Foods of Fashion.” Zady creates and sells stylish, timeless, sustainably produced apparel and tells the story of each product, down to the raw materials.  Soraya began her career as Manager of Digital Partnerships and Social Media at The New York Times, where ... Read More »

Chinese company ‘builds’ 3D-printed villa in less than 3 hours

A pioneering 3D-printed house just popped up in Xian, China – and Chinese company Zhuoda “built” the two-story villa in less than three hours. Made up of six 3D-printed modules, the house was assembled like LEGO bricks before a live audience who were then invited to explore the interior. The modular fireproof home can withstand a magnitude-9 earthquake and is ... Read More »

the New $4,250 Leica Q Camera

Unlike earlier Leica attempts to roll out a camera for the masses, at $4,250 this model is for the discerning photographer. The camera is now available at Leica Stores and boutiques along with authorized Leica dealers. The center point for the Q is its new Maestro II processor that can take up to 10 frames per second of continuous shooting ... Read More »

8 youngest tech billionaires in the world

Dropbox cofounder and CEO Drew Houston is one of Silicon Valley’s newest boy-wonder billionaires. He’s barely out of his 20s, but his San Francisco-based tech company’s latest round of funding values it at around $10 billion. Houston (pronounced like the New York City street, not the Texas city) cofounded the cloud-based file-sharing service with Arash Ferdowsi in 2007. Investors include ... Read More »

The Most Valuable Brands in the World in 2015

A common story that routinely gets play on technology blogs is that younger individuals are losing interest in Facebook at what could be considered to be alarming rates. You would not know it by the worth of the company as of the spring of 2015. Facebook continues to be one of the top brands in all of the social media ... Read More »

10 most shockingly expensive iphone apps

If you have a small animal like a cat or dog, you’ve been to the veterinarian’s office. You may have also had your animal diagnosed with a disease or injury that requires advanced treatment. Chances are, as the veterinarian was explaining your animal’s ailment, you were nodding your head but not really understanding what the veterinarian was saying. This app ... Read More »

San Francisco’s $6 hipster buses ‘more like a living room’

Last week, private transportation company Leap launched a new shuttle-bus service in San Francisco, designed to feel “more like a living room than a bus”. With free WiFi, USB ports and laptop stations for use – and not to mention the freshly-pressed organic juices and local snacks for sale – a trip aboard the Leap bus will set riders back ... Read More »