David Bennett

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New test measures cancer drugs success

<b>A new scanning technique is being tested to see if it gives an early indication of how well cancer drugs are working on individual patients.</b><p>The hope is that time could be saved by matching patients with the most effective treatment for their cancer.<p>A study of the metabolic imaging technique is …

CIA Agents Assess: How Real Is ‘Homeland’?

Homeland The TV drama accurately presents the mission, intensity, pace, contradictions and complexity of a CIA station engaged in deadly battle, say …

Star Citizen plans sci-fi pets as it cruises towards $64 million

You've got your space ship, all decked out with the latest intergalactic navigation tools and alien-busting weaponry. You're all set to turbo-boost out into the firmament. But something's missing.<p>Of course, it's the one thing a star-hopping warrior-trader needs ... a pet.<p>Crowd-funding juggernaut</i> …

16 Made-in-Italy Kitchen Essentials

On my recent vacation in Italy, so many accessories caught my attention: an all-glass cooking pot that had me wide-eyed and wanting, tiny glass wine …

The day I left my son in the car

<b>(IS_ImageSource via iStock)</b><p>I made a split-second decision to run into the store. I had no idea it would consume the next years of my life<p>Kim Brooks<p>June 3, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>The day it happened was no different from most; I was worried, and I was running late. I was worried because in a few hours’ …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

A New App For Evernote Solves An Annoying Problem

Currently with Evernote if two people are updating the same file at the same time, they can get error messages. That's annoying.<p>LiveMinutes COO, Alex Dufetel, told Business Insider that he hopes the app will help Evernote combat Box. In September, Box introduced a note-taking app for teams called …

Streamnation 2.0 lets you easily share ripped movies with friends

Streamnation (formerly Stream Nation) is one of the most comprehensive solutions we've tested for storing and streaming your photos and videos, and today, it gets a bit better. The service now lets you share movies and TV shows you've ripped to your computer (and then uploaded to the cloud) with …

Swaddling babies can cause them hip problems, doctors warn

The practice of swaddling babies, which has become fashionable as a way to calm them, risks causing them hip problems as they grow, doctors warn.<p>Parents have been turning to the old-fashioned practice in order to settle their babies and help them sleep better. Swaddling, which involves wrapping the …

Carl Icahn urges $150B Apple buyback in letter to Tim Cook, increases investment to $2.5B

Following an announcement yesterday from billionaire investor Carl Icahn that he had sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook and would post the full letter online today, Icahn’s new website has now officially launched with the full text of the letter. In the letter on Icahn’s new website called the …

Apple Posts iPad Air Introduction, Life on iPad, and 'Pencil' TV Ad Videos

Apple debuted a number of videos at its special event yesterday and it has now posted a number of them on YouTube.<p>Before introducing the company's newest iPads, Tim Cook ran this 'Life on iPad' spot "to celebrate our customer's creativity and genius in using their iPads." The two-minute film shows …

Microsoft keeps building its hybrid cloud with Windows Azure updates

Microsoft(s msft) continues to push out enhancements and updates to its cloud. This week it’s made Windows Azure Backup Services broadly available …

2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon with Adreno 420 GPU coming soon

Earlier this year Qualcomm’s purported processor road map was leaked onto the Internet. Among the various processor models listed was the APQ8084, a Snapdragon 800 variant with a new GPU – the Adreno 420.<p>It looks like Qualcomm is sticking to its roadmap as a recently spotted benchmark from AnTuTu, …

HTC denies reports it's shutting down factories to save money

After being unceremoniously dumped by Beats Audio in September and recording its first quarterly loss this month, HTC is finding itself having to downsize. A Reuters report this morning tells of the closure of "at least one" of HTC's four main handset manufacturing lines, reducing its production …

Apple and Samsung battle over leaked licensing agreement

There was plenty of outrage, but little in the way of resolution, as attorneys for Apple and Samsung traded blows over allegations that Samsung's legal team intentionally shared confidential information from Apple's patent licensing agreements. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal heard the arguments in …

Silicon Valley's 'Ultimate Exit': secession from the United States

What if instead of filing for an IPO or getting acquired by Yahoo, the end game for any startup was to become autonomous — to become wholly independent of the land that birthed it? What if Silicon Valley became its own city-state filled with citizens ferried about by Uber cars, living in rented …

Infer’s take on big data for lead generation is apparently all the rage

Infer, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based startup that helps businesses predict the best leads by analyzing their marketing and CRM data, claims its business …

Amazon increases free shipping minimum to $35

Amazon has offered free shipping to US customers for over a decade now on all eligible orders above $25, but that's changing today as the online retailer bumps up its minimum order requirement to $35. Amazon notes that this is the first time it's increased the order requirement for its "Free Super …

How Apple Created The Lightest iPad Yet

Thanks to an amazing new processor and some revolutionary new display technology, Apple finally gives us the iPads we’ve deserved all along.<p>When Apple introduced the first iPad with Retina Display in March of last year, it didn’t come without a cost. The third-gen iPad was the first Apple product …