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Lost pet dog reunites with family after a month thanks to Facebook

A pet dog was miraculously reunited with its family after 33 days of being lost, thanks to Facebook, WhatsApp and numerous dog lovers and friends who …

The Right Way To Quit Your Job And Start A Business

As the CEO of a company, I’ve hired a lot of employees, fired a few, and watched my fair share head into retirement. I’ve also quit a job—a really good one—to go off and chase my dreams. Having been on both sides of the spectrum, I can tell you that no matter how much you hate your boss, believe …

Entrepreneurship

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Get a pair of sport wireless earbuds for $14.49

From the Cheapskate: These buds are for you, especially if you're a regular gym-goer. Plus two ebook bonus deals!<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on</i> …

Tech Trends

‘You just have to start’: Edmonton woman shares her 147-pound weight-loss journey

It’s not easy to be candid about your weight. It’s also not easy to overhaul your eating habits and start working out. However, an Edmonton mother …

Fitness

Sony's prototype projector turns any tabletop into a touch-sensitive display

A step toward holograms<p>Sony's Future Lab is a R&D group responsible for taking crazy ideas into the prototype phase, and one impressive vision shown here at SXSW in Austin this week is a projector that turns any flat surface into a screen for light to play on. The "Interactive Tabletop" concept …

Augmented Reality

A man who's building the hyperloop claims it's going to be cheaper to ride than the subway

The hyperloop is envisioned to be a system of low pressure tubes that allow "capsules" of people to travel at high speeds across long distances, similar to a way a bank uses pneumatic tubes in drive-thru lanes. The long five-hour drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco, for example, could be …

Transportation

5 Ways to Leverage Local Marketing to Build Your Brand

If you’re like most small business owners, the thought of carving out time for marketing, especially when you don’t have much of a budget to work with, can be overwhelming. But there’s good news. Local marketing is marketing small businesses can do well, and without an enormous investment of either …

Marketing
Startups

PM - Scientists hours away from proving last piece of Einstein's general theory of relativity 11/02/2016

MARK COLVIN: Scientists are calling it the most difficult experiment ever done. It's also been labelled the "beginning of a whole new field of …

Physics

13 cool things Siri can do for you

Zooey Deschanel in one of Apple's earliest Siri ads.YouTube<p>You might know the basics of Apple's voice assistant Siri, but she's actually more capable than you think.<p>Thanks to Siri, you can check how many calories are in the soda you're drinking and even see how many planes are flying miles above …

Tech Trends

15 MUST-TRY Korean Street Food

Strolling along the streets of Seoul means feasting on Korean Street Snacks non-stop. The sheer number of push cart stalls is mind-boggling, and we …

Ice Cream

See-Through Toaster Can Help Save Your Bread Before It Burns

Designer James Stumpf has reimagined a standard kitchen appliance as something that's both unconventional and beautiful. His updated concept transforms the everyday toaster from a plain metal box into a sleek and transparent, bent-bamboo structure. The device cleverly uses quick-cooling coils …

Kitchens

Watch this cuttlefish hide its electric field from sharks - Futurity

When visual camouflage isn't enough, cuttlefish can cloak their electrical fields by "freezing" in place to avoid being gobbled up by sharks.

Zoology

How Scientists Study Wasp Stings Without Getting Stung

Wasp researchers have come up with a cheap device that can be put together to measure how many times wasps sting. They found out that wasps sting a …

Google's new computer 'vision' tech is very cool and somewhat terrifying

The tech is called the Google Cloud Vision API and it allows any app developer to tap into Google's smart "machine learning" service that can identify objects, including faces and emotions.<p>Cloud Vision solves a hard computer problem of "seeing." For instance, your computer can scan and reproduce an …

Apps

What is Cloud Vision API?

How BioCatch keeps your online banking safe after you log in

While online banking tends to use two-factor authentication, making logins relatively secure, what happens if you walk away from your device and someone else hops on to wreak havoc with your money? What happens if a remote access trojan hijacks your session?<p>BioCatch uses clever analysis of how you …

Hologram House Calls And The Virtual Future Of Health Care

USC’s Virtual Care Clinic is a first-of-its-kind hospital using new technology to make health care both more personalized and more accessible.<p>To open the 9th annual USC Body Computing Conference held earlier this month, Dr. Leslie Saxon, a cardiologist and the conference’s founder, screened a short …

Digital Health

Waze just got its biggest update yet

Waze, the navigation app that uses crowdsourced data to warn you about incidents on the road, got a big update today for the first time in months.<p>The update, which has is only available on iOS for now, brings an all-new design that makes it easier to get to your destination. Importantly, it focuses …

HyperCam is a Low-Cost Hyperspectral Camera That Captures What We Can’t See

Hyperspectral cameras can see things in the world that the human eyes can’t by capturing information from across the electromagnetic spectrum beyond …

Videography

New camera captures invisible details, sees through the skin of fruit

Microsoft Research teams up with University of Washington to develop a camera that can capture the veins in your hand and other things not visible to the naked eye.<p>Everyone has a different method for determining if produce at the grocery store is underripe, just right or rotten. There's the knock …

University of Washington

Skybuds Wireless Earbuds Are a Clever Solution for Storage and Charging

Launched on Kickstarter, this smart and minimal product will make tangled wire messes a thing of the past<p>It's been a long road to arrive at <i>truly</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

Facebook explains the tech behind its 360-degree videos

Facebook made 360-degrees videos viewable on the News Feed back in September, but it was apparently no easy feat making it possible. The latest post on its Engineering blog explains the problems they had to deal with, including the difficulty of stitching footage together without producing …

How Elon Musk Just Beat Google to Make the Self-Driving Car | Inc.com

This is big news, even if you are not into car technology.<p>Tesla just announced a new patch for the Model S electric sedan that lets it drive by itself.<p>In a blog post, the company explained how the patch, called Autopilot, uses the existing sensors in the car to control the speed, braking, and …

Autonomous Cars

Engineer builds 'working' Thor's hammer only he can lift

Using powerful electromagnets and a fingerprint scanner, an electrical engineer builds a replica of Thor's hammer Mjolnir that can only be lifted by the worthy.<p>In Marvel comics, Thor's legendary hammer Mjolnir is famous for being able to be wielded only by the worthy. For the unworthy, i.e., …

Engineering

This Google-backed startup wants to scare you like Facebook never could

Basically, the way Magic Leap works is that you use its still-very-secretive system to project 3D, interactive holograms onto your eyeballs. At least from its first teasers, Magic Leap looks very similar to the Microsoft HoloLens holographic computer.<p>It's similar, but crucially different, from the …

Augmented Reality

'Modular' smartwatch BLOCKS takes aim at the Apple Watch

Two young inventors from Imperial College, London have created a rival to the Apple Watch<p>BLOCKS, the start-up launched by two bioengineers from Imperial College, London, has unveiled a new smartwatch that it founders claims could rival the Apple Watch.<p>The design, which allows users to customise …

Forget head-up displays. Mitsubishi's eX Concept has an augmented reality windshield

Ahead of its world debut at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month, Mitsubishi has revealed renderings of its latest concept car, the eX Concept.<p>The …

Flying Robot Bees Can Now Swim, Too

It's a bird! It's a fish! It's a Super Robot Bee!<p>When given the choice between sinking and swimming, these RoboBees will swim every time.<p>We first wrote about Harvard scientists' invention of robotic bees back in 2013. In some ways, not much has changed. The bees are still leashed to their power …