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SandRidge Energy: March Well Results Show Improvement

ByRichard Zeits: Latest Mississippian Well Results The latest batch of initial production test data for SandRidge Energy's (SD) wells in Oklahoma shows a dozen of wells with a strong average IP rate brought on production in March. The twelve wells, on average, tested with 376 barrels of oil and 1.5 MMcf of natural gas per day. Show More Summary

Galaxy S5 Follow-Up: Water Resistance, Adobe RGB Testing and More

A Closer Look at Water Resistance Recently on the podcast, Anand mentioned that I was looking at how the Galaxy S5 performed when running benchmarks underwater. This ultimately started after the initial Galaxy S5 review was finished, as I started to test just how well the IP67 functionality worked. Show More Summary

Google’s Project Tango 3D-mapping phones are headed to space: Watch this zero-gravity test

You can’t criticize Google for thinking small. Long before it revealed Project Tango, its ambitious 3D mapping initiative, to the public, Google has been working with NASA to bring the technology to the International Space Station, the company’s Advanced Technology …

Product Test: BulletSafe panel for children’s backpacks

When I initially covered BulletSafe’s children’s backpack panel, I wasn’t sure if I thought it was a good idea. TFB readers had mixed emotions as well. I had an opportunity to test a panel and filmed the results. Take a look at my findings, and let us know what you think in the comments. MSRP […] Read More …

Google Fiber to conduct small business pilot in Kansas City

Google Fiber's initial focus of its 1 Gbps fiber to the premises (FTTP) service has been on the residential market, but it looks like it is going to finally begin testing a new small business product in Kansas City, reports the Kansas City Business Journal.

Montreal Subway Testing Underground Wireless Service: 14 Stations Scheduled for 2014

The Société de transport de Montreal (STM), Bell, Rogers, Telus, and Videotron announced last year that they had joined forces to bring a cellular service to the subway system, both 3G and 4G LTE. The initiative was announced last September, and as it turns out, the carriers have been busy deploying the (most advanced wireless) [...]

Spy Shots: Next Generation Audi Q7 Continues Testing

last weekVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Last time we heard anything about the next-generation Audi Q7, the Germans were pushing the SUV back into development to rethink its design and make it less aggressive than initially planned. Now, about two months after Audi pulled the...Show More Summary

SandRidge Energy: How Is The Quarter Shaping Up?

ByRichard Zeits: Latest Well Data The table below provides well-by-well initial production test results (24-hour tests) for SandRidge's (SD) operated Mississippian and Woodford wells in the State of Oklahoma. The data set includes wells...Show More Summary

Jean-Claude Van Damme Was Briefly Predator, and This Is How Dumb He Looked

last weekOdd : Geekologie

Early on in Predator's special effects tests, a couple big changes were made. Firstly, the titular character's look was totally overhauled from a design that initially had a long head, big glowing eyes, and a woeful lack of dreadlocks. Show More Summary

Swedish Town Testing Full Pay for 30-Hour Week

If you could be anywhere in the world right now, Gothenburg, Sweden, may be the perfect place. That's because the town's government is initiating a pretty appealing sounding experiment: testing a 30-hour workweek, in which workers will be paid as if they're working full-time. The hope is that the six-hour...

Jon Jones requests -- and receives -- additional drug testing for him and Glover Teixeira ahead of UFC 172

Jon Jones, it seems, is ripping a page from the Georges St-Pierre drug testing playbook. Only, at least initially, with better results.

TV-focused Xbox One update tests a DVR button and OneGuide on SmartGlass

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

We called the Xbox One a work in progress in our initial review, and to its credit, Microsoft has been hard at work addressing various software shortcomings (party system, friend notifications, Twitch streaming and so much more) over the last few...

Taste Testing Games for Picky Eaters (and for fun!)

As I've shared before, I am part of a "Healthy Child & Earth" committee at our elementary school, and one of our initiatives this year was to form a Cooking & Gardening Club. This new after school club meets weekly, and the volunteers on our committee take turns teaching different lessons. Show More Summary

Facebook Testing A New Feature To Help Prevent People From Humiliating Themselves

Facebook has taken the initiative to launch a reminder campaign that hopes to alert users when they are about to post something possibly humiliating. Current users who have seen the reminder say that their settings were set to public when they had initially received the notification. The notification politely informs the user that he or […]

Ariosa, maker of a genetic test for pregnant women, files for a $69M IPO

Ariosa Diagnostics is already a firm favorite with pregnant women. But it's about to become a big name on Wall Street, with its impending initial public offering.

What’s at Stake for ‘Candy Crush’ Game Maker King?

Mobile-game maker King Digital Entertainment PLC will test investors' faith in its ability to produce more hits like its "Candy Crush Saga," after pricing its initial public offering Tuesday at a $7 billion valuation. The Wall Street Journal's Sven Grundberg reports.

APNewsBreak: MLB Hopes for New Drug Deal This Week

4 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Baseball players and management hope to reach a new drug agreement this week that would increase initial penalties for muscle-building steroids and decrease suspensions for some positive tests caused by unintentional use, people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

Predicting climate: Researchers test seasonal-to-decadal prediction

Researchers are exploring the potential for seasonal to decadal climate prediction. Seasonal-to-decadal prediction is now being tested with an advanced initialization method that has proven successful in weather forecasting and operational oceanography.

Beating The Dividend Income Drought

Will dividend yields test 1999 lows? That was the title of my post from a few weeks ago in which I explained to readers how the dividend income drought facing investors continues into 2014. Interestingly, the Federal Reserve's initiation of ZIRP (zero interest rate policy) on Dec. Show More Summary

Will These Banking Investors See a Dividend Pop This Week?

Many investors were very confident that several of the big banks would come through the stress tests strong, and ready to initiate bigger dividends and share buybacks. Is that now in jeopardy?

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