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Bitcoin’s Dominance of the Cryptocurrency Market Is Fading<p>// -- Discuss and ask questions in our community on Workplace.<p>For much of its history, …

China is building solar roadways – ‘transparent concrete’ atop solar cells that charge driving cars

China is building roadways with solar panels underneath that may soon have the ability to charge cars wirelessly and digitally assist automated vehicles. This second solar roadway project – part of the Jinan City Expressway – is a 1.2 mile stretch. The building technique involves transparent …

If someone is friends with their exes, it could be a warning sign they're a psychopath — here's why

People tend to have strong opinions about whether you can stay friends with an ex or not. You may be optimistic about the situation, and are happy to become friends soon after a break up, or you may think that when you cut the cord it means goodbye forever.<p>It's not an exact science either way, but …

Psychology

REVIEW: Nest's new $499 home security system is simple to install and made me feel a lot safer

As an extremely neurotic homeowner, I am always looking for new ways to keep my home safe and spy on my dog, to make sure he's not getting into mischief.<p>So I was extremely excited to try out the Nest Secure, the smart-home company's new $499 security system. Nest, one of Google's corporate …

Smart Homes

15 Fascinating Things You've Probably Never Asked Your Long-Term Partner, But Should

Even though it may feel like you've asked all the questions you should ask your partner, I highly doubt that's the case. There are likely a few …

Relationships

GOP Power Play in Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico

Conditional funding gains support amid talk of new Marshall Plan<p>In late September, just over a week after winds of 155 miles per hour flattened homes …

The Hidden Player Spurring a Wave of Cheap Consumer Devices: Amazon

A few weeks ago, Wyze Labs, a one-year-old start-up in Seattle, sent me its first gadget to try. It’s a small, internet-connected video camera, the kind you might use for security or to keep tabs on your dog or your baby.<p>On the surface, the camera doesn’t sound special. Like home internet cameras …

eCommerce

This Interview Was Conducted on an Anonymous, DIY Cell Phone Network

Sopranica is a surveillance-free cellular network built by volunteers from around the world. It’s easy to use and free to set up.<p>Most people in the United States—and increasingly, around the world—carry the most sophisticated surveillance devices ever created in their pockets day in and day out. …

Privacy

14 signs your co-worker is a psychopath

The word psychopath gets thrown around quite a lot sometimes.<p>Famous movie villains are often incorrectly labelled as psychopaths. You might even call …

Psychology

This Box Detects Home Intruders By Only Using Wi-Fi

Aura is a security device radically different than those that came before it.<p>A few years ago, researchers at MIT developed a new technology that could detect movement by measuring changes to wireless signals. This device, called Radio Frequency (RF) Capture, could in effect "see through walls" by …

Wi-Fi

Protecting Privacy and Confidentiality in Data and Communications

Talking about security of communication and privacy is never enough, especially when political instabilities are driving leaders towards decisions …

This tiny camera could give drones predator vision

It can be 3D printed in just one step<p>From body parts to supercars, the family of 3D printed products just keeps expanding. But in a study published last week in Science Advances, scientists think small: German researchers 3D printed different lenses—each smaller than the width of a human hair—onto …

In the time you spend on social media each year, you could read 200 books

Somebody once asked Warren Buffett about his secret to success. Buffett pointed to a stack of books and said,<p>Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will…<p>When I first found this quote …

Self-improvement

Jiobit wants to help you keep an eye on the kids without using a leash - CNET

Let's be honest: Kids can be a little <i>too</i> easy to lose. Some parents cave and use a safety harness, but who likes to walk their toddlers on a leash? Others buy GPS tracking wearables that clip onto your child's clothing or wrist and send you notifications if they've wandered off. But these gadgets …

Wearable Tech

Calm down! Anxiety is contagious

A trouble shared is a trouble multiplied. Take a calm approach to other people’s stress and you’ll help them, and yourself<p>Like ebola, and people clearing their throats at the theatre, emotions are contagious. One example: if you’re unhappy, and then for some reason you become happy – a new …

Mindfulness

In China, live-streaming apps soothe lonely souls and create fortunes

Cheng Lihua primped her hair, put on makeup and adjusted her gold-plated microphone. Then she got to work.<p>"You hurt me so deep that I can't forgive you," she crooned into the microphone, nodding her head to the rhythm. "Already knew our love is gone."<p>Cheng, a 22-year-old recent college graduate, is …

China

Hobbico C-Me Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

We've seen selfie drones before, but there aren't many that are about the size of smartphone. The Hobbico C-Me is $200 foldable micro drone that is capable of snapping photos and videos.<p>The drone can fly up to six and a half feet in the air for up to 10 minutes. It features an 8-megapixel camera …

Pamela Anderson petitions President Barack Obama to 'pardon' Julian Assange

<b>Los Angeles:</b> Actress Pamela Anderson has penned a letter to US President Barack Obama, urging him to consider "pardoning" Julian Assange after his …

Millebot, A Large Scale 3D Printer Built Inside an Easily Transportable Shipping Container

Millebot is a large-scale 3D printer that is built inside an easy to transport shipping container so production can be moved to where it is needed. …

This breast pump is legit quiet enough to use on a conference call

LAS VEGAS — A new breast pump startup wants to help new moms take a literal hands-off approach to pumping.<p>Willow is a set of two breast pump …

Dobby is a pocket-sized drone with some serious video chops

Drones are a dime-a-dozen at CES, but Dobby is definitely carving a niche for itself.<p>What is it?<p>Dobby, by Zerotech, is a pocket-sized drone capable of 1080p video and a 300 foot range. With a 300 foot range (150 foot height), the 13 megapixel camera offers a 75 degree field of view capable of 360 …

13 High-Protein Breakfasts For When You're Sick Of Just Eggs

Healthy Eating

This submersible drone uses sonar and LED lures to hunt down fish for you

It’ll even film your catch in 4K<p>You’ve got to feel sorry for the fish that comes face-to-face with the PowerRay submersible drone. Unveiled at CES this year (but not yet on sale), the drone is designed to “redefine recreational fishing,” says creator PowerVision. Well, the basics will stay the …

A new kind of router turns your Wi-Fi network into a fortress

LAS VEGAS — Smart devices have a problem. Most of their magic requires that they connect to the internet, but the internet can be a dangerous …

Mattel's Aristotle will be the "big brother" your kid never had

Touted as an Amazon Echo for kids, Mattel recently unveiled Aristotle, a voice-activated smart assistant designed to interact with your child at all …

8 Ways To Get Your Spouse To Open Up More, According To Therapists

Don’t say “we need to talk.”<p>Experts say that communication is the cornerstone of a good relationship. That’s why it can be deeply troubling when your partner is closed off and guarded.<p>How do you get them to open up? Below, marriage therapists share the advice they give clients married to …

Goal Zero’s next-gen Yeti Lithium power stations are packed with new features

At CES 2017, Goal Zero’s Yeti Lithium 3000, a portable power station with plenty of convenient features, impressed us enough to win our Top Tech of …

Gear & Gadgets

A laser printer without ink or toner

Lasers that ‘softly’ burn paper could be the next evolution in printing. Former students of the University of Technology in Delft, Netherlands, have developed a technology that can print on any kind of paper without consumables, such as toner or ink.<p>This technique is not unlike burning paper using …

3D Printing

Anti-surveillance clothing aims to hide wearers from facial recognition

Hyperface project involves printing patterns on to clothing or textiles that computers interpret as a face, in fightback against intrusive technology<p>The use of facial recognition software for commercial purposes is becoming more common, but, as Amazon scans faces in its physical shop and Facebook …

This smart ring wraps fitness tracking and more right around your finger

If a wrist wearable to track your workout is a bit too conspicuous for your taste, a solution might be here: just wrap Motiv around your finger.<p>The …

Wearable Tech