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Facebook May Be Joining the Music Streaming Race

But first, a video hosting project is slated to launch soon.<p>If you thought the slew of music streaming services have reached its saturation point, think again. It has been reported that Facebook is working on a subscription service as well, hoping to join the likes of Apple, Spotify, TIDAL, Rdio …

China markets rebound as it curbs investors from selling shares

Chinese stock markets recover ground as authorities impose ban on major stockholders from selling stakes in listed companies<p>Chinese equity indexes rebounded on Thursday, with more than half of mainland stocks suspended as regulators scramble to halt a £2.5tn rout. The yen weakened, while copper and …

New industry contracts say “no data in the USA,” report says

Is this the backlash? A handful of companies are requiring cloud service providers to promise — in writing — that they won’t store any client data in …

Shapeways and KeyMe partner to 3D print and ship your house keys

If you've ever been that person locked out of your house or apartment, you might have another option that'll get your door open. KeyMe, a small lock-and-key startup, is partnering with the 3D printing company Shapeways to let customers 3D print their keys from the KeyMe iOS app and have them …

How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos

Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do.<p>Facebook users upload 350 million photos onto the social network every day, far beyond the ability of human beings to comprehensively look at, much less …

Knit Alien Facehugger Will Keep You Warm. And Screaming. - Technabob

Look what grandma Xenomorph made you for Christmas! It’s a life-size facehugger hand knitted by Etsy seller Katie aka Knitrocious. Its legs have …

Carriers May Be Rejecting Kill Switches for Stolen Smartphones to Maintain Business

About 1.6 million smartphones were stolen in 2012, Consumer Reports estimates.<p>George Gascón, the district attorney of San Francisco, wants to …

Google Transparency Report now breaks out US court orders

Google has frequently expanded the coverage of its Transparency Report with each update, and it's not about to stop today. The search giant's latest report now illustrates US court orders by type, including wiretaps, pen registers (phone routing info) and potentially life-saving emergency …

How Billionaire Carlos Slim Is Pushing Instagram Rival Mobli Onto Millions Of Phones

App developers who like the sound of being automatically downloaded onto tens of thousands of phones at once might want to consider hooking up with Latin America’s biggest wireless carrier, America Movil.<p>Mobli, a rival to Instagram that’s closing in on 5 million monthly active users, has become the …

Panasonic's 20-inch 4K 'tablet' comes to the US in January for $6,000

We got our first peek at Panasonic's 4K Toughpad tablet last January at CES, and now the company says it will go on sale in the US about a year later, for $5,999. Panasonic announced two devices for Europe, but here in the US there's only the higher end UT-MB5 that packs Windows 8.1, 8GB of RAM, a …

Android 4.4 KitKat comes with a deep, non-destructive photo editor (video)

Google revealed many things about Android 4.4 KitKat on the software's launch day, but it glossed over one of the sweetest treats for shutterbugs: a much more advanced photo editor. As the company's Nicolas Roard demonstrates, creatives can now apply effects, filters and adjustments at very precise …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

AIRO wristband tracks not just sleep, exercise and stress, but also what you eat

There are fitness wearables that track steps, gauge your quality of sleep and monitor your stress, but few combine all three. As for keeping track of what you eat, most people still resort to old-fashioned food diaries and calorie counters. The AIRO wristband, however, aims to measure all of the …

On the road to driverless cars

Driverless cars are poised to begin transforming the nation’s roadways before the end of the decade, a major transportation group said Wednesday, but a top federal transportation official warned things might not be so easy.<p>The Eno Center for Transportation released a paper that predicted a nation …

What's in your smartphone?

Arming militias in a war-torn region of Africa? There’s an app for that.<p>By now, just about everyone has heard of blood diamonds, but you may not know their close cousins: “conflict minerals.” They include metals such as gold, tantalum, tungsten and tin, used to fuel your smartphone’s vibration mode …

Samsung patents design of smartphone-connected 'sports glasses'

If you hadn't noticed already, several companies believe there's a market for smart spectacles that do more than your standard head-mounted display. Microsoft is allegedly revisiting the idea, and now a design patent recently approved in South Korea indicates Samsung may have other wearable …

The Battle for Power on the Internet

Distributed citizen groups and nimble hackers once had the edge. Now governments and corporations are catching up. Who will dominate in the decades ahead?<p>We’re in the middle of an epic battle for power in cyberspace. On one side are the traditional, organized, institutional powers such as …

Fon finally launches in the US, inviting consumers to share their Wi-Fi

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Nokia bringing RAW photography to the Lumia 1520 and 1020

This latest nugget of news out of Nokia's big event in Abu Dhabi should be of particular interest to mobile photographers. According to @tnkgrl, aka our buddy Myriam Joire, the phone manufacturer will be bringing RAW image support to its flagship Lumia handsets, the 1520 and 1020. This will allow …

Sharp converts TV plant to make more low-power IGZO smartphone displays

Sharp's IGZO displays make regular appearances at global trade shows, but have been less easy to spot in western devices, hardly ever leaving domestic Japanese market. That could soon change, as the company is ramping up production of smartphone-sized screens, at the cost of TV output. The <i>Wall</i> …

Angry Birds Go! is MarioKart with birds, arrives for free on iOS and Android December 11th

<i>Angry Birds Go!</i> (their emphasis, not ours) is the next big entry in the <i>Angry Birds</i> franchise, first teased back in June by the Finnish bird-flinging game company. The game takes the "universe" of <i>Angry Birds</i> and applies it to downhill cart racing; it'll even accept new karts in the form of telepods, …

IBM's Watson uses Jeopardy skills to become House-like medical diagnostician

IBM's Watson hasn't been in medical school long, but he already has two jobs. Teaming with the Cleveland Clinic, Big Blue researchers have developed WatsonPaths, a diagnosis and education project, and Watson EMR Assistant, a tool for delving deep into medical records. WatsonPaths is the more …

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ON JUNE 16th something very peculiar happened in Germany’s electricity market. The wholesale price of electricity fell to minus €100 per megawatt …

China enters vaccine Premier League | Financial Times

It’s a good day for global health – and a good day for China National Biotec group, a leading Chinese vaccine manufacturer.<p>One of CNBG’s vaccines on …

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