George Carrasquillo

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China vows retaliation for $200 billion US tariff threat

BEIJING (AP) — China's government vowed Wednesday to take "firm and forceful measures" as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands of Chinese imports like fish sticks, apples and French doors, the latest salvo in an escalating trade dispute that threatens to chill global economic …

China

You’ll soon be able to watch almost all NFL games online, no matter your Internet provider

Football fans who want to watch National Football League games online are about to catch a big break. Starting next year, they'll be able to watch virtually all live games, including the upcoming playoffs, on the Web — no matter which Internet provider or wireless carrier you have.<p>The news was …

Net Neutrality

Police are filing warrants for Android’s vast store of location data

It’s not clear whether either of the public warrants were filled. No Google-based evidence was presented in Graham's trial, and the other suspect plead guilty before a full case could be presented. Still, there's no evidence of a legal challenge to either warrant. There's also reason to think the …

Privacy

Battery Ventures Closes On $950 Million Across Two Funds

Battery Ventures, an investment firm with offices in San Francisco, Menlo Park, Boston, and Herzliya, Israel, has raised $950 million across two new funds: a main fund, Battery Ventures XI, which is a $650 million pool, and a side fund that will support the company’s larger investments, which …

Lansing man kept alligator in home for 26 years, police say

Police say a south suburban Lansing resident kept an alligator at his home for 26 years without his neighbors knowing.<p>Sgt. Bill Shannon, of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources' conservation police, said Saturday that owner Charles Price "put it out periodically in his back yard. No one …

Kellogg Is Finally Tackling Its Biggest Business Risk -- Climate Change

It's crunch time. And the cereal giant's not flaking out.<p>Kellogg is finally addressing its soggy record on tackling climate change.<p>The cereal giant on Tuesday announced plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions 65 percent by 2050, and to help its suppliers slash theirs 50 percent.<p>“Science shows …

Barely anyone used Apple Pay on Black Friday

Apple Pay may be the most buzzed about mobile wallet, but so far that hasn’t translated into actual usage by consumers.<p>InfoScout, a research firm, collected data from 300,000 shoppers on Black Friday to see whether they used mobile wallets when shopping, and found nearly half as many eligible …

Apple Pay

Serious Android crypto key theft vulnerability affects 86% of devices

Bug in Android KeyStore that leaks credentials fixed only in KitKat.<p>Researchers have warned of a vulnerability present on an estimated 10 percent of …

How Japan Plans to Build an Orbital Solar Farm

<b>Imagine looking out over Tokyo Bay</b> from high above and seeing a man-made island in the harbor, 3 kilometers long. A massive net is stretched over the …

Engineering

$1tn oil projects 'will not see return' if governments act on climate – report

Over $1tn is being gambled on high-cost oil projects that will never see a return if the world's governments fulfil their pledge to tackle climate change, according to a new report.<p>The Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) research found that $1.1tn of capital expenditure is expected in the next decade …

401(k)s are retirement robbery: How the Koch brothers, Wall Street and politicians conspire to drain Social Security

<b>David Koch (AP/Phelan M. Ebenhack)</b><p>The decades-long tale of how the Kochs, Reagan, Wall Street and even Democrats have tried to gut Social Security<p>James W. Russell<p>May 10, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Social Insecurity: 401(k)s and the Retirement Crisis”<p>On the eve of the Reagan presidency in …

Florida Wants Not Only Medical Marijuana but Legal Cannabis Too

With medical marijuana appearing on the Florida ballot in November, the state's voters are weighing in once again on whether they would approve legalized cannabis.<p>Florida's medical marijuana measure, if approved, could make it the first southern state in America to go green, so to speak.<p>The latest …

Will Employer Health Plans Become a Casualty of Obamacare?

Welcome to the new conventional wisdom: Employer-sponsored health insurance, which developed by accident in World War II and subsequently became the main pillar of our health system, is in danger of disappearing. A new study by S&P Capital Research, a financial research firm, predicts that the …

Towering treehouse in the hills north of Santa Cruz, CA

Towering treehouse in the hills north of <b>Santa Cruz, CA</b>.<p>Submitted & photographed by John Watson.

Tinitell Wristphone

A wearable smartphone designed for children. Tinitell lets kids call and answer calls simply by pressing its large button and saying the name of the …

Wearable Tech

Coin Payment Card (Demo)

If you’re wondering if the much-anticipated Coin electronic payment card is as easy to use as it looks in its commercial, see for yourself. Coin CEO …

Personal Finance

Korner Home Security

Korner uses door and window trigger tags and connects to its fob via your router. When a tag detects an intrusion, the fob emits an alarm and also …

Home Automation

Batman vs Superman Batmobile detailed in HD

We’ve been picking apart the Batmobile from Batman vs Superman with the very, very few images available to the public so far. As it turns out, this …

Google Glass now available for anyone in the US to buy

Have you been chomping at the bit to buy Google Glass, but just couldn't snag an invite? ... anyone?? Okay, well, I'm sure someone out there has …

Killer robots have uncertain future: world debates ethics

DARPA robots are perhaps the most notable robotic machines in present times, hinting at a future where humans use mechanical creations to accomplish …

JVC HA-S400 Carbon Nanotubes headphones review: Cheap headphones that deliver rich sound - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The JVC HA-S400 headphones with Carbon Nanotubes can be found for less than $30, are relatively comfortable, fold up and fold flat, and sound more expensive than they are.<p><b>The Bad</b> No inline microphone for cell-phone calls; no carrying pouch included.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> At around $26 online, …