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Android can launch apps based on where you are

Nearby, a new Android feature, uses GPS and Bluetooth to open applications before you know you need them.<p>Google <i>really</i> wants the apps you use to take the context of where you are into account. Thus Nearby, a feature that uses Bluetooth and your device's GPS to deliver you apps based on where you …

Android News

Lenovo shows off some impressive bendable smartphones and tablets

Instead of putting your smartphone away in your pocket, Lenovo wants you to bend your phone around your wrist.<p>YouTube personality Meghan McCarthy …

The Cure For The Mid-Career Crisis

Most of us have seen it happen time and time again to family, friends, and colleagues -- corporate professionals in their early 50s being laid off. Too young to retire and too old to easily find another job at a commensurate level, pros over 50 can feel especially vulnerable, as many of us at this …

Emerging Technology

Watch the Full Episode: 'State of Surveillance' with Edward Snowden and Shane Smith | VICE News

The full episode of VICE on HBO's 'State of Surveillance' is available to stream for free on VICE News.<p>When NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden leaked details of massive government surveillance programs in 2013, he ignited a raging debate over digital privacy and security. That debate came to a head …

Napolitano: FBI Plan to Access Browser History “Major Step Towards Police State”

<b>The Obama administration is pushing Congress to amend existing surveillance laws to give the FBI unquestionable authority to access a person’s</b> …

3D Printed Cast Speeds Bone Recovery Using Ultrasound

A new prototype brings together 3D printing, room to breathe and ultrasound pulses to create a cast that is not only comfortable and stylish to wear …

3D Scanners

Norway to Ban Gas-Powered Cars by 2025. Will the U.S.?

Norway’s major parties agreed to a proposal to <b>ban the sale of new gasoline and diesel-powered cars starting in 2025</b>. This hasn’t yet become law, but …

Weather

Pavlok Wristband Shocks You Awake - Technabob

if you really have trouble waking up to a conventional alarm, maybe you should try something different. Perhaps you need something like the Pavlok. …

Wearable Tech

Someone is selling 33 million Twitter passwords on the dark web

Twitter's account hacking woes aren't about to end any time soon.<p>Days after a number of prominent Twitter accounts got hacked — including those …

Selling

Man’s death shows the enticing beauty — and deadly power — of Yellowstone’s colorful hot springs

By Katie Mettler<p>Katie Mettler<p>Reporter covering breaking news and features<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Colin Scott and his sister, Sable, came Tuesday for the mesmerizing hot springs, a favorite sightseeing stop for millions of tourists each year at Yellowstone National Park, in Wyoming, where mineral deposits …

Hot Springs

Toyota Employees To Work Mostly From Home. Or Not

Japanese salary-men and -women are said to spend inordinately long hours at the office, and this impression is amplified by 10 pm rush-hour traffic on Tokyo’s vast subway and train network. If press reports are to be believed, this could come to an end, as Japan’s largest company, trend-setting …