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Like the Galaxy S5, Samsung’s new devices get PayPal fingerprint authentication

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>PayPal’s mobile wallet app is expanding its support for Samsung’s latest devices. The company first added biometric security …

Sony’s SmartBand Talk fitness tracker has a curved e-ink display and built-in mic for taking calls

Not convinced by the smartwatch hype? Fear not. Sony today unveiled the SmartBand Talk, a Bluetooth-enabled wearable that builds upon its ‘Core’ and SmartBand products.<p>The biggest change is a 1.4-inch, curved e-ink display. Sony’s original ‘Core’ and SmartBand SWR10 fitness tracker, unveiled in …

The Galaxy Note Edge is a flagship phone with an entirely new kind of curved display

Twenty months ago, it was a nameless prototype at CES 2013. Now Samsung’s sloping, curved OLED phone is real: meet the Galaxy Note Edge, the highest-end phone in Samsung’s lineup.<p>The Note Edge is, on paper at least, only the slightest variation on the new Note 4. It has the same metallic design, a …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Arrives With Quad HD Display, Supercharged Camera

Samsung essentially invented the "phablet" with the release of its original Galaxy Note back in 2011. Three years later, it takes the category to …

Life sentence for buying marijuana?

Clearly something is broken when a Missouri man named Jeff Mizanskey can be sentenced to die in prison for purchasing seven pounds of marijuana. With two nonviolent marijuana convictions already on his record, Jeff received life without parole under Missouri's three strikes law.<p>The punishment of …

Thirty-two teenagers escape from Nashville detention center

More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said.<p>Thirty-two teens — ages 14 to 19 — escaped from Woodland Hills Youth Development Center around 11 p.m. Monday by crawling under a weak spot in a fence that surrounded a …

Ukraine: what does Russia's Vladimir Putin want? – video

More than 2,500 people have been killed in the conflict in Ukraine, and relations between Russia and the west are more tense than at any time since the cold war. Where will this conflict end, and what are Vladimir Putin's objectives in this protracted war? In recent weeks Russian involvement has …

Bring on the defeat of the EU-US free trade deal

In spite of previous suggestions to the contrary, the proposed EU-US free trade deal will, after all, include the NHS, trade minister Lord Livingston admitted on Monday. The deal, known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or TTIP, is a priority of David Cameron’s government – a …

Ebola crisis: 'world is losing the battle'

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa will not be stopped unless wealthy nations intervene to contain the virus, the head of a leading a medical charity has said.<p>Joanne Liu, of Doctors Without Borders, said on Tuesday that authorities were "losing the battle", and that the world had ignored the gravity …

AP Analysis: Putin digs in for long Ukraine fight

MOSCOW (AP) — Riding a wave of military gains by Russia-backed rebels, President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace …

A Google Glass App That Detects People's Emotions

Human is happy<p>Sometimes people are hard to read. Why not leave all that work to a computer? Perhaps you could use this experimental app that works in Google Glass. Aim Glass's camera at a person's face and the app reads the human's facial expression and tells you to what extent the person is …

Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

If Google, Amazon, and Facebook usher in a new era of urban delivery drones, will we lose more than we gain? Crave's Eric Mack sees danger ahead for everything from Spam to Slurpees.<p>Last week, Google unveiled Project Wing, the company's take on delivery drones and its latest attempt to use tech and …