A teenage Paleoamerican girl fell into a pit about 12,000 years ago. Now, her DNA helps link modern Native Americans to ancient peoples who crossed the Bering Strait land bridge some 17,000-26,000 years ago.
The wearable market, from face-mounted computers like Google Glass to
high-tech clothing that measures heart rate or monitors sun exposure, is expected to grow exponentially. But wearable technology is raising new privacy concerns.
Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. are edging into financial services with
digital innovations in money transfer and payments, making inroads in a
market that’s grown $1 billion and is expected to grow another 20-fold
to nearly $60 billion in mobile transactions by 2017.
The Mortgage Bankers Association reported Wednesday that the number of mortgage
applications increased 10.3 percent in the week ended on June 6, when
compared with the previous week, due to an increase in both purchase and
refinancing applications. The previous week’s results were adjusted for
the Memorial Day Holiday.
A small, informal survey of pedestrians at Clark and Adams in the Loop found that most don't drink water straight from the tap, instead filtering it or purchasing bottled water.
While cable television providers worry about current subscribers threatening to “cut the cord” on service, the real threat to business might be those who have never signed up.