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Forget fitness, this wearable tracks your emotions

A new wearable called Feel wants to be a high-tech mood ring for your wrist.<p>Although it doesn't change colors like a traditional mood ring, the …

17 "Fixer Upper" Moments That Prove Chip & Joanna Are The Cutest Couple Alive

Chip and JoJo are the shiplap marriage of our dreams.

Fixer Upper (TV Series)

Macy's Will Lay Off More Than 3,000 Employees After Low Christmas Sales

Macy’s losing streak continued through the brutal holiday season.<p>The department store retailer said on Wednesday that comparable sales fell 5.2% in …

San Francisco

Volkswagen Will Likely Buy Back 115,000 Cars in U.S.

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday sued Volkswagen for violating U.S. environmental laws.<p>German automaker Volkswagen AG assumes it will have to …

EPA

How a focus group rated ads from 5 Republican presidential candidates

Lee Carter, of the firm Maslansky + Partners, showed how Republicans, independents, and Democrats reacted to a single ad supporting five of the major GOP contenders for the White House.<p>Carter said "the most surprising" of the focus-group reactions was in response to a new Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) …

Republicans

The best business gadgets at CES 2016 | ZDNet

Dell 4K Latitude 12 tablet: A Microsoft Surface rival?<p>The Dell Latitude 12 tablet, a hybrid which places more emphasis on the keyboard and office …

Microsoft Surface

Breaking the Social Media Habit

1. Avoid clicking on their Facebook name -- after all Facebook is creating a new tool where you can view less and less of your ex -- best friend, lover, coworker, etc., anything. Wash out all the negative people in your life who no longer serve your purpose. In today's world, it is valid to press …

NY Public Library releases 180,000 free public domain pictures

The New York Public Library has made 180,000 old-timey, out-of-copyright pictures available as high-res downloads through its Digital Collections website. "No permission required, no hoops to jump through," writes its Public Programs Manager Shana Kimbal. The Library has even created a few demo …

Libraries

Facebook Wants to Kill Phone Numbers Forever

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Facelifts

Congress sends health law repeal to Obama for first time

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-led Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama Wednesday repealing his signature health law, fulfilling a promise to Republican voters in a presidential election year but inviting a certain veto.<p>The nearly party-line vote in the House was 240-181. The legislation …

Health Care

Four ex-Skype engineers are desperate to make their messaging app go viral

Fleep allows people to IM each other, and keep files and pinned notes synced across multiple devices. In order to message someone over Fleep, the user needs to enter the recipient's email address or Fleep username.<p>Ultimately, Fleep wants to change the way businesses and individuals communicate. …

Apps

Discovering Minecraft in 2015

Better late than never, right?<p>Minecraft's incredible popularity is well documented, and utterly fascinating. This primitive-looking but hugely …

Minecraft

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Write a Country Ballad Together

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani have made sweet music together.<p><i>The Voice</i> co-stars recently wrote a country song together, PEOPLE has learned …

Netflix isn't going to rely on Hollywood to make its TV shows

Netflix nearly single-handedly proved that original programming could work for subscription streaming services, and now it's looking to take the next step by producing new shows completely in-house. According to a report from <i>Bloomberg Business</i>, the company may shoot its new Chelsea Handler talk …

Televisions

iPhone 6s has a hidden 3D Touch feature: zoom

Early buyers of Apple’s new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus discovered that settings for 3D Touch were buried within the Accessibility section of the Settings app, and very few in number: turn on/turn off, adjust sensitivity, and test the feature. But it turns out that there’s a hidden 3D Touch setting …

Microsoft Thinks You Should Never Delete Files Ever Again

When I look at my email inbox, I can’t help but feel like I’m drowning. More than a hundred messages pour in every day, and if I’m lucky, I can reply …

Software

HR Meets Data: How Your Boss Will Monitor You To Create The Quantified Workplace

New employee trackers are letting companies tweak office layouts, policies, and org charts to get the most out of their workers. But at what cost?<p>Imagine if, a few years from now, you’re in a meeting. (Even in science fiction, we spend most of our time in meetings.) Everyone’s phones are on the …

Fiorina Super PAC Tests Legal Limits of Campaign Coordination

The emergence of super PACs and their ability to raise and spend unlimited amounts of money on political campaigns has raised legal questions as to how campaigns and candidates are allowed to communicate or coordinate with them since the Citizens United decision in 2010.<p>In the past six years, those …

Government

Wireless Disruption Is Finally Hitting Verizon’s Bottom Line

The wireless industry has seen its entire business model under threat over the last two years thanks to disruptive companies like T-Mobile (and more …

Telecoms

Apple patent victory puts Samsung devices in jeopardy

Apple has won another small victory in its never-ending patent row with Samsung. The war that nobody asked for (and like most wars will have no winners, only losers) rages on with another appeals court decision. This one went in favor of Apple (as all but a few have), ruling that the company could …

Apple iOS 9 Update: Now Search Flipboard from Spotlight

Apple’s iOS 9 is coming, and among its enhancements is an improved Spotlight search. We’ve optimized Flipboard for iOS 9 so you can use Spotlight search for everything you follow on Flipboard. That means finding your favorite magazines, topics and stories faster. Quickly reference anything you …

The Latest: GOP marathon turned on immigration, tax issues

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the GOP presidential debates at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. (all times local):<p>___<p>8:15 p.m.<p>A night of debate between Republican presidential candidates has concluded after five hours of questions, answers and clashes.<p>The conflicts …

Government

Antibacterial Soap Is a Wash, Study Finds

If you’re bothering to wash your hands regularly—and you should—you’re probably using antibacterials, many of which contain triclosan, an effective …

Microbiology

Second Russian Man Pleads Guilty in Massive U.S. Credit Card Hack

A second Russian citizen has pleaded guilty to U.S. charges that he participated in a computer hacking scheme that compromised more than 160 million credit card numbers and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. Dmitriy Smilianets, 32, pleaded guilty on Wednesday in federal court in …

Computer Hacking

Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

App Store

The Week in Review: New Wave of Apple Products

A souped-up Apple Watch courtesy of Hermes, a larger iPad Pro for gaming and entertainment, Apple TV with Siri enabled and a faster and more durable iPhone were among the tech giant’s announcements at their annual event, held on Wednesday in San Francisco.<p>Two thousand engineers, advertisers, …

Thoughts on Canon’s 120MP DSLR: A Pixel Too Far?

Canon’s latest press release has confirmed some of the rumors that have been floating around the Internet for a while now; that it has decided the …

Apple Loop: iPhone 6S Wins The Internet, Apple's Crowdsourced Innovation, Apple TV's Biggest Mistake

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes a summary of the September 9th event, details on Apple’s inspirations, the differences between the new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, the new iPad portfolio, more fashionable takes on the Apple Watch, AirBNB’s …

Apple Watch

The “five-second rule”—a scientist evaluates whether your eating habits could make you sick

When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK to eat if you pick up within five seconds? This urban food myth contends that if food spends just a few seconds on the floor, dirt and germs won’t have much of a chance to contaminate it. Research in my lab has focused on how food and food …

Microbiology

Canon's 120-megapixel camera plumbs the depths of your pores

In case you thought current cameras didn't expose your physical flaws enough, this week's Canon Expo featured a prototype of the company's EOS series packing a whopping 120 megapixels. For contrast, Canon's current offerings top out around 20 to 50 megapixels. But 120? That's enough to capture …

Cameras