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Wear we're going: smart fabric tech that will change the world

We've been promised smart clothing for years, but it's often been an anticlimax, nothing more than a bunch of LEDs showing a crude picture stitched …

Google's legal war with Oracle could undermine a core pillar of the software industry

Oracle alleges that Google violated its copyright when it put pieces of the crucial Java technology into the Android operating system, which now ships on 80% of smartphones sold. Google's defense hinges on "fair use," the idea that it was legally allowed to use Java as it did.<p>At the core of the …

Women in Tech

Google Glass could be coming sooner than you know it

Google I/O was devoid of any Google Glass talk, but a new job listing on the company’s website hints that the commercial version might only be a few …

Can a Swedish startup succeed where Google Glass failed?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The aftermath of a gruesome motorcycle accident gave John Elvesjo his greatest moment of satisfaction.<p>A young man from his native Stockholm had suffered a broken neck that cost him the ability to speak. But an invention from Elvesjo allowed the man to communicate.<p>"The first few words that …

Augmented Reality

Australian Man Receives 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Prosthesis

When it comes to 3D printing, it seems like small tidbits of history are being made all the time, as the “first of its kind” feats continue to roll …

Blood clots on a chip may mean better life-saving drugs

A device the size of a memory stick could shake up drug testing<p>Emulate, Inc. wants to miniaturize our bodily functions. The tech company is commercializing Harvard-pioneered technology known as Organs-on-Chips — a method of simulating organ systems on tiny microchips — and it now has used the …

Apple Watch 2 Said to Feature FaceTime Camera, Expanded Wi-Fi Capabilities and New Models

Apple is planning a second-generation Apple Watch with new features including a front-facing FaceTime video camera, expanded Wi-Fi capabilities and possibly additional models based on new materials, according to <i>9to5Mac</i>. The report claims the so-called "Apple Watch 2" is likely to be introduced in …

Smartwatches

Apple wants to add a lot more context to iMessage

A new Apple patent could add a startling amount of functionality to your iMessages.<p>The tech would let you schedule pre-written texts and even send new ones automatically based on context the app draws from elsewhere on your iPhone.<p>Apple announced its plans to make Siri a smarter virtual assistant …

Philips Hue

Here's What Happens When a Man Eats Nothing But Food Made for Women

<i>By: Adam K. Raymond</i><p><i>Credit: Drew Swantak/Thrillist</i><p><b>After my breakfast</b> of Special K and Activia, but before my two-Luna Bar lunch, I sat down with a cup of Mother's Milk lactation tea and reached between my legs to make sure the balls I was born with were still there. Yep. Despite two weeks of eating …

The world's thinnest light bulb was just made using graphene

A team of researchers has made strides in the world of low-energy illumination by passing an electric current through a piece of graphene, creating …

Boeing just patented a drone that can fly forever

This week the US Patent and Trademark Office approved an application from Boeing's James J. Childress and John J. Viniotis for an autonomous drone that can be recharged without landing.<p>Today the amount of time a drone can spend in the air is limited by the amount of fuel or electricity the unmanned …

Drones

This new camera sensor could turn your phone into a 3D scanner

Let's say you want to 3D print a replica of an object in your home. The first step, of course, is capturing a detailed 3D scan — a process that's currently accomplished to varying degrees of accuracy with a desktop unit or more expensive and bulky professional models. But with a new "camera sensor" …

Samsung launches three more curved PC monitors starting at $299

After launching its flagship curved PC monitor back at CES, Samsung is back today with three new models aimed at the mainstream consumer market — and priced accordingly. They all cost substantially lower than the $1,199.99 Samsung wants for its 34-inch SE790C and its sharp 3440 x 1440 resolution. …

See Priya Cook: Gender Bias Pervades Textbooks Worldwide

"If aliens beamed onto Earth and read our school textbooks, they wouldn't have a clue about what women contribute to our society," says Rae Blumberg, a sociologist at the University of Virginia.<p>Blumberg has spent years looking at textbooks from all over the world. In almost every country she has …

West Bengal

This App Lets You Control Presentations with Your Hand

If you deliver presentations often, this is a neat trick to add to your arsenal.<p>Swoosh for Android lets you control your slide deck with just a wave of your hand.<p>Install the app on your mobile device and the server tool on your desktop, and launch your presentation. Then, place your phone or tablet …

Apps

Package shipping Startup Shyp Launches Returns Feature

Shipping items seems like it shouldn’t be a pain. But after you’ve found a box, packed the item, printed out a shipping a label, stood in line and actually shipped the item you realize, yeah, it sucks.<p>But thanks to our new ecommerce lifestyles, we’re shipping more than cookies to our friends–we’re …

eCommerce