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Google Wants To Collect Your Health Data With 'Google Fit'

<i><br>With reporting by Forbes contributor Ewan Spence.</i><p>Google is planning to launch a new health service called Google Fit to collect and aggregate data from popular fitness trackers and health-related apps, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the company’s plans. It will launch the service …

Tesla abandons its patents, aims to spur electric-car revolution

Tesla, maker of the most critically acclaimed car ever, is going open source.<p>Every patent that the Silicon Valley electric-car pioneer has ever …

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7 Kickstarter Projects That Would Make Killer Gifts for Dad

It's time to kickstart your dad's foray into the crowdfunding world.<p>Kickstarter, the popular site that helps people raise money for a variety of …

The First Arduino Radar Shield

The very first fully operational radar Arduino shield was recently demonstrated at Bay area Maker Faire. It was built by [Daniel] and [David], both …

Amazon exec explains the takedown plan for Apple, Spotify, & every other music service on the Web

While Amazon may have launched an on-demand streaming music service, the company isn’t giving up on digital download sales or the “business” part of music, VP of digital music Steve Boom said in an interview with VentureBeat yesterday.<p>Amazon’s Prime Music gives those who sign up for the company’s …

Mind-Mapping Roundup: 3 Apps to Map Your Thoughts

I naturally mind map as a way to organize my thoughts; but over the years, I've become accustomed to just taking notes on my computer, which goes with me to every client meeting and planning session. I've recently been in pursuit of the perfect mind-mapping software. My search has been frustrated …

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