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Easy Breakfast Recipes

Quick and easy breakfast recipes for busy mornings, from creamy scrambled eggs to recipes for the perfect grab-and-go breakfast pastries.

Make and share lists with The List App

B.J. Novak: actor, comedian, author, screenwriter, list maker, list app maker.<p>Novak has starred in the American version of "The Office," written a few episodes of the show in addition to a couple books and, now, launched an iOS app. Developed with a friend, Novak is out today with The List App.<p>The …

Yahoo wants to kill passwords with revamped Mail app

Yahoo thinks it can make your password a thing of the past.<p>The Sunnyvale, California-based Internet giant unveiled new features Thursday, including one that enables people to log in to their email accounts without a password. You go to mail.yahoo.com, enter your user name and press "continue." …

Students in Switzerland built a wheelchair that knows how to climb stairs

<i>(By Jim Drury, Reuters) –</i> An electric wheelchair that can climb most stairs, including spiral staircases, has been developed by Zurich-based students.<p>The Scalevo Wheelchair can mount one stair per second and was designed by 10 students at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and …

3 search sites that don't track you like Google does

When you need to get information or find something online, chances are you go to Google. But while Google is great at Web searches, it’s hardly stellar when it comes to privacy. It saves your search history, scans your Gmail, tracks your location, keeps everything you say to “OK Google,” and a lot …

Google releases Marshmallow Quick Start Guide

Google has just released their Quick Start Guide to Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the Google Play Store. If you’re eager to get a view of what’s in store with this highly anticipated update, you’ve got 60+ pages to pore over, and it won’t even cost you a dime.<p>Those looking for world-changing interface …

George Boole: how a Victorian mathematics don became a digital pioneer

George Boole’s home city of Lincoln, 200 years after his birth, is set to celebrate his achievements as part of a digital arts festival<p>With a steely glare, a starched collar and a pair of truly prodigious sideburns, he is the digital pioneer you have almost certainly never heard of. Now, 200 years …

Programming Hate Into AI Will Be Controversial, But Possibly Necessary

Zoltan Istvan Contributor<p>Zoltan Istvan is a futurist and 2018 California gubernatorial candidate of the Libertarian Party.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Is monetizing federal land the way to pay for basic income?<br>• Will the coming robot nanny era turn us into technophiles?<p>In the last few years, the …

YouTube star Freddie Wong: Virtual reality needs to be like Disneyland (Q&A)

Digital filmmaker Freddie Wong would be the first to tell you he doesn't really know the best way to shoot virtual reality.<p>Then again, nobody else does either.<p>Virtual reality, an immersive form of entertainment that uses a high-tech headset to make viewers feel like they're in the middle of the …

Take a look inside Monese, the app that lets you apply for a bank account in 3 minutes

It makes a difficult task for people arriving in a new country much easier.<p>The 2-year-old startup can verify your identity with just a picture of your passport and a selfie, using a custom built platform.<p>Monese told BI that it now has 56,000 people on its waiting list wanting to sign up (it is …

Facebook recently poached a Microsoft engineer for one of its most futuristic projects

In July, Facebook poached Pasi Saarikko from Microsoft. A nearly four-year veteran there, Saarikko had been a lead optical design and optical architect for its futuristic HoloLens.<p>Saarikko's now a principal optical engineer at Oculus, ostensibly in its Seattle office, where the …

Survey Finds Teens Prefer Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat for Social Networks

A new survey may reignite the debate over teenagers’ use of Facebook.<p>In a Piper Jaffray semiannual survey of American teens, one-third described the photo-sharing app Instagram as their most important social network. Twitter finished second, named most important by 20% of respondents, followed …

Photo Sharing

'PC Does What?': Microsoft, Intel, HP, Dell and Lenovo Launch Big Ad Campaign

Tech News<p>So many people have gone so long without buying a new personal computer that the industry's biggest players are trying something different: a quirky advertising campaign. The $70 million marketing push aims to highlight how much better PCs have gotten since smartphones and tablets came …

Windows 10

Leaked Continuum Video Shows Microsoft Has Found Its Mojo Again

Something has happened at Redmond. Whatever it is, it’s been enough to stir a few echoes back here with someone who left Windows as a platform over a decade ago for OSX. Of course I could sit here and quote statistics all night long about Android vs. Windows vs. OSX (and iOS in its various forms) …

Windows 10

Google’s been quietly recording your voice; here’s how to listen to—and delete—the archive

• Log into history.google.com<br>• Click on the hamburger icon on the top left of the page<br>• Go to “Voice & Audio Activity”<br>• Scroll through your list to see all the silly things there is audio proof of you asking about<br>• Click on one of the squares to select a recording to delete<br>• Stop using the voice function if …

Boeing Creates The World's Lightest Metal

Boeing files a lot of patents. From the filing for a force field to protect planes from blasts mid-air in 2012 to a laser-powered fusion engine earlier this year, these are all patents for potential uses of technology that may or may not become a commercial reality.<p>But earlier this week, Boeing …

General Motors

U.S. to force drone owners to register devices soon, report says

The general rules governing the use of commercial and non-commercial drones are still in flux, but one major rule is reportedly set to be enacted …

Drones

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I had a few free minutes before heading out to the Ottawa Antique & Vintage Market so I decided to spend this precious break perusing one of my …

Fabulous Fall Foliage in Full Bloom: Pictures

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Why Mark Zuckerberg is the last to know about cool new Facebook features

You know Google's vaunted 20% time, where engineers get a dedicated portion of their workday for side-projects? It's "kind of like that, but on steroids," says Facebook developer advocate James Pearce in an interview with Business Insider. "I've never seen anything like this."<p>It's well-known that …

Google launches Eddystone, its platform-agnostic iBeacon competitor

Google today announced Eddystone, its open source Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacon format. The standard is designed to help developers work with beacons and provide location-based content straight to users’ smartphones.<p>If you’re not familiar, beacons are low-energy battery-friendly hardware that …

Commodore returns as a 5.5-inch, nostalgia-powered smartphone

It hasn't been a legitimate name in computing for over 20 years, but somehow the Commodore brand always manages to find a way back into our lives. In 2004, it came back as a simple TV-Game joystick. In 2011, Commodore USA sold gaming PCs stuffed into retro-styled keyboard chassis. Today, the brand …

Mobile Technology

The Camera Behind the New Pluto Photos

How to build a camera that travels billions of miles from Earth<p>For decades after its discovery in 1930, Pluto looked like nothing more than a gray smudge in the abyss of space. We knew it was there—even knew its size and gravity—but, without better images, we could not answer seemingly basic …

Solar System

Taking apart Google's modular smartphone

What do you want to know about Project Ara? Does a modular smartphone actually work? Yes. Is it very different from Android phones? In a basic how-a-phone-all-works, yes indeed. Paul Eremenko, Technical Project Lead on Google's modular phone project just called in at Expand NY, and he brought along …

7 Things You Didn't Know About Facebook From Mark Zuckerberg's Q&A

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Google testing super-secure email

Google is working on the ultimate security and privacy feature.<p>It's called "End-to-End" encryption, and it's the best way to stop anyone from snooping on your emails. Google would turn your emails into jumbled code, and the only person who can see the email in plain text is the trusted person on …

With Cyberith's Virtualizer, you can run around wearing an Oculus Rift

There was no shortage of VR headsets at the Tokyo Game Show this year -- but that didn't stop the lines forming endlessly over the weekend. Hidden, at least slightly, in Hall 8 was Cyberith, demonstrating their now successfully crowdfunded VR gaming mat, the Virtualizer. It pairs a …

Top designers react to Google’s new ‘Material’ design language

Two days ago, Google revealed its next generation “Material” design language — a departure from past guidelines and a clear reaction to design trends made popular by Apple and Microsoft.<p>To fully digest the impact Material will have on the future of digital design, VentureBeat asked several …

9 Ways Google Is Changing The World

When asked if Microsoft could learn a thing or two from X Labs, Nadella retorted that there's always something to learn from "from people who market themselves well."<p>He was right to some degree. Project X creates a lot of hype for Google even though most of those projects aren't quite ready for the …