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Antivirus Maker Avast Is Latest Overseas Tech Firm Blocked In China

Popular security software company Avast is the latest overseas technology company to get caught in China’s censorship net after users began reporting that its service and website were blocked inside the country.<p>Data from GreatFire.org shows that Avast.com has been unavailable in China since Sunday. …

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The 7 Best Gadgets for Ski Freaks

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The Aurisonics Rockets in-ear headphones are out of this world

Chances are, you've never heard of Aurisonics, so here's a little backstory<b>:</b> it's a company based in Nashville, Tenn., founded in 2011 by audio engineer and audio products designer Dale Lott.<p>Frankly, I'd never been all that impressed with Aurisonic's other headphones, so I had low expectations for …

Psst! Wearable Devices Could Make Big Tech Leaps, Into Your Ear

It's early evening on a Thursday and you're at a networking event, balancing a small plate of appetizers in one hand. Someone comes up to you to say hello. She acts like you've met before, but you can't recall where.<p>"It's Jackie Barnes," she says.<p>"Jackie Barnes," you repeat like you remember. "It's …

What the Galaxy Gear taught Samsung about smartwatches

With countless (well, a lot of) Gear 2 watch straps and just under eight wearables -- a mix of Gear 2s, Gear 2 Neos and Gear Fits -- on the table in front of us during our interview with Samsung designers, the impression is that the company taking its wearables <i>very</i> seriously. There were just six …

Nabisco will release new fruit punch Oreos

If you're an Oreo purist, you may want to look away. Nabisco, the company that makes Oreo cookie sandwiches, has made a new limited edition fruit punch flavor.<p>The fruit punch Oreos are made with Golden Oreo cookies and pink fruit-punch flavored filling.<p>The Huffington Post reports the cookies will …

How Drones And Driverless Cars Raise Questions For The Future Of City Services

Technology developments will enhance our urban experience, but they also risk leaving more people behind. The city of the future must be a city for everyone.<p>What does the future of the city look like? Will it be full of driverless cars ferrying us about and drones delivering beer and pizza?<p>Probably …

Saudi Arabia Prepares to Build the World's Tallest Building

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Construction on Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Tower, which will be one whopping, expense kilometer tall, is …

NASA sending Google's Project Tango smartphone to space to improve flying robots

An experimental NASA robot could get a big upgrade thanks to Google. The two parties have been working together to integrate Google's Project Tango smartphone prototype — which can detect and map the world around it using a series of sensors — onto NASA's SPHERES — brightly colored, …