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US Navy develops technology to turn seawater into fuel

<b>Washington:</b> Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have now proven that it's possible to power engines instead with a cheap, convenient …

American Graphite Technologies Begins Development of a 3D Printer that Prints Graphene

<i>Graphene model by James Hedberg</i><p>From stone, to plastic bottles, and even metal, there is a growing list of materials that can be extruded by a 3D …

Sen. Franken Frets Over Apple’s Fingerprint Technology

It's one thing for a hacker to get your digital password and impersonate you on the Internet; you can easily change your password. But your …

U.S. Navy Converts Seawater into Jet Fuel Using ‘Game Changing’ Technology

United States Navy scientists claim they have successfully developed a method of converting seawater into jet fuel. Researchers at the Naval Research …

Cardboard Technologies announces plans to produce $10 cardboard bicycle

Remember that amazing $10 bike that's made from recycled cardboard? It could soon be coming to a bike shop near you. Cardboard Technologies, the …

Google is a 'CIA project' says President Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged people not to use the Google search engine, saying that it is a CIA project.<p>He was speaking at a media forum in St.Petersburg<p>He told the audience that Google collects users’ personal data and then sends it to the servers based in the US.<p>Russia’s parliament …

Google Says Self-Driving Cars Will Run Over Fewer Pedestrians

Google is hopeful that it can design software that can navigate a full-size car through all the perils of city traffic without the risk of committing the first-ever case of robotic vehicular manslaughter along the way.<p>The company says its self-driving cars have logged over 700,000 miles without the …

Google Search: A visual history

<i>"To organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful."</i><p>That was one of the primary goals Larry Page and Sergey Brin set when they launched Google in 1998 as a privately owned search company. Since then, the Mountain View-based outfit has branched out, creating a mobile …

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FORTUNE — There is little doubt that today’s smartphones offer room for improvement. Ubiquitous and beloved though they may be, the portable devices are fragile, offer limited choice, and generate a growing mass of e-waste that’s been called nothing short of a “global time bomb.”<p>Google’s Project …

Renderings Based on Leaked Schematics Show Sapphire Glass-Backed iPhone 6 'Air'

Last week, Japanese magazine MacFan published alleged schematics for a 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch iPhone 6. French Apple website <i>Nowhereelse.fr</i>, along with graphic designer Martin Hajek, took these schematics one step further and created 3D "iPhone Air" renderings using these blueprints as a guide (Via</i> …

Apparently This Matters: NASA's new spacesuit

<i>UPDATE: On April 30, NASA revealed "Technology" as the winning design</i> for their new Z-2 spacesuit. With almost 150,000 votes -- just over 63% of the 233,431 total -- "Technology" will be incorporated into the final version of the Z-2 spacesuit, and is expected to be ready for testing by November.<p><i>I</i> …

Google Plays a Bigger Role in Latest Apple vs. Samsung Lawsuit

Google engineers, including former Android Chief Andy Rubin, may testify during the second patent lawsuit trial between Apple and Samsung, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>.<p>Samsung will reportedly use the testimonials to prove that it licensed four out of the five software features it is accused of …

Han Solo Riding a Unicorn, Just Because. - Technabob

Are you having one of those days? Nothing seems to be going right? Maybe you are down in the dumps. Well, the Internet is here to make it all better. …

Philips announces Android powered 4K TV

Towards the end of last year we were pretty sure that Google would be dropping the Google TV brand, after all the project hadn’t really proven to be that successful. It seems that we may have been right, as Philips has just announced a new line-up of Android powered televisions, which will be based …

Android 4.x is Twice as Stable as iOS 7.1 - Benchmark Report

Contrary to the notion that iOS is very stable while the messy Android crashes too often due to inherent bugs, a recent survey by Crittercism reveals …

UN: Over one million displaced by South Sudan conflict

<b>More than one million people have been forced from their homes by the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, the UN says.</b><p>Of these, 803,200 have been displaced within the country, and another 254,000 have fled to neighbouring countries, according to the latest UN report.<p>It warns that the situation is …

Google Barge bids farewell to San Francisco, to make Stockton its new California home

Still think of the Google Barge as a wacky idea from a company that makes more money than it knows what to do with? Well, Mountain View will soon prove that a floating building has its merits: for one, when the company gets in trouble with authorities, it can get the hell out of dodge... literally. …

Mirror Android to Chromecast on your Nexus 5

We’ve been patiently following Koushik Dutta’s work on Android mirroring, and his work with Chromecast, for a little while, and finally he’s given us all the opportunity to test the feature out for ourselves. But there’s a catch, you have to own a Nexus 5.<p>Koush has updated his Mirror Beta app on …

See-through iPhone Patent Will Help You Walk and Text

Apple has a solution for the 12% of people who approve of walking and texting — heads down and eyes glued to their smartphone, even if a tall man in …

Google is running a century-long study to figure out how people work

Much has been made of Google’s free food and beautifully designed offices, but the truly distinctive thing about the company is the huge amount of research that goes into designing each perk, hiring policy, and management structure. It’s a scientific approach that, according to Google’s senior vice …

No prizes for guessing it, Google tops hot tech list

It is the ‘go to’ page for most people looking for anything on the internet.<p>And now, with its email, maps, cars and even glasses that put the web …

Android apps booby-trapped to mine virtual cash

<b>Android apps that have been downloaded millions of times have been subverted to mine virtual coins for cyberthieves, say security firms.</b><p>Two firms have found apps inside and outside the Google Play store seeded with the hidden mining code.<p>The programs have been mining coins for the Dogecoin, …

Watch Out For iBeacon—Because It’s Watching You

It might even tell you about mayo discounts.<p>Last June, Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software, sneaked something big into his Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. On a slide listing features that would debut in iOS 7, an unfamiliar word appeared: iBeacons. An iBeacon is a …

Why “Micro-Engagement” Is Driving The First 3-D Game For Google Glass

Watch out for flying cream pies, blasted bananas, and tossed tomatoes! Created by smart device gamers at the startup Mind Pirate, Global Food Fight is testing how well we will play under Glass.<p>Let’s say you live in New York City and you’d like to throw a tomato at your friend in Paris. Where to …

Encrypted Social Network Lures Privacy-Conscious Users Away From Facebook

A new social network has launched, aiming to coax privacy-conscious users away from the prying eyes of Facebook.<p>MyApollo is the world's first social …

Google Glass getting a stylish makeover

Google Glass is trying to shed its nerdy image by teaming up with the company behind Ray-Bans and Oakley sunglasses.<p>Google (GOOG) announced late Monday that it is joining forces with eyewear giant Luxottica (LUX) to design, develop and distribute a new generation of Glass.<p>Glass, Google's …

Google blows up cloud pricing; your move, Amazon

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Sergej Khakimullin<p>So the most commonly heard comment at Google Cloud Platform Live was: How will …

Expect iPhone 6 to have a bigger screen

ISI Group's Brian Marshall discusses what to expect from the iPhone 6, including a larger screen and likely increased battery life<p><i>Source: Bloomberg</i>

Report: Apple may build an iTunes Android app, launch Spotify rival

Advertisement<p>23 Comments<p>Apple (S AAPL) executives are looking for ways to deal with declining digital music sales, and options discussed with record …

Google's 3D-sensing phones are taking a trip to the International Space Station

It's arguably cool enough that Google is working on smartphones that can scan your surroundings, but now those devices are slated to take a spin in space too. How's that for living in the future? NASA first started sticking smartphones to machines back in 2011 when it used Samsung's Nexus S as the …