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10 Nifty Home Office Ideas from Milan 2016

Many of us fail to notice the versatility of the modern home office, as well as the ways it can enhance the quality of your life. <b>Modern home offices</b> …

Edtech and Elearning 2016: Top 200 Influencers and Brands

TOPIC ANALYSIS<p>We were interested in seeing which topics were most popular among the top edtech and elearning influencers, so we analysed their tweets …

Education Technology

These 32 Exciting Travel Photos Will Make Anyone Feel At Home In The World

There are a lot of compelling reasons to plan a vacation in another country—from immersion into a different culture to stepping out of your own …

Facebook begins tracking non-users around the internet

Company begins displaying cookie warnings for European users after expanding ad network<p>Facebook will now display ads to web users who are not members of its social network, the company announced Thursday, in a bid to significantly expand its online ad network. As <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports, …

Digital Advertising

Apple 'Working Rapidly' to Bring Apple Pay to More Countries

Apple this morning elaborated on its plans to expand Apple Pay coverage and achieve its goal to deliver the mobile payment service to "every significant market" the company is involved in.<p>Currently Apple Pay is available in six countries, including the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Australia, and China, …

Wrist-strap device for alcohol monitoring wins $200,000 prize

<i>(Reuters)</i> – A San Francisco-based company has won a U.S. government-sponsored competition with an alcohol monitoring devices that can be worn on the wrist, the latest milestone in the development of wearable technologies that monitor and diagnose medical conditions.<p>BACtrack, a privately held …

Review: iClever Tri-Folding Backlit Bluetooth Keyboard

I’m not a major believer that Apple’s iOS devices can quite fully replace the PC and Mac in most scenarios, at least not for me, and not quite yet. I’m a keyboard fiend, using shortcuts on the keyboard almost more often than I use my mouse. These doubts were ready to be tested when I saw the …

Sprint and AT&T launch competing iPhone 6S/6S Plus offers

The rival carriers are trying to lure in customers with their latest 'buy one, get one free' campaigns.<p>Looking for the latest iPhone? Well, Sprint and AT&T are launching similar "buy one, get one free" campaigns for Apple's big product.<p>The rival carriers said Friday the 4.7-inch Apple iPhone 6s and …

Customers

Uno's speed-reading wristband feels like a work in progress

Wearing the Uno Noteband makes me feel as if I'm in an '80s spy movie. Whenever I receive a message on my smartphone, the device on my wrist vibrates. One swipe later and words are being flashed at my eyes, eight per second, 505 per minute. Perhaps it's a coded, subliminal message that'll activate …

Dad uses Tesla's Summon mode to put the fear of robotics into his son

The Tesla's Summon feature is now a well known feature of the electric car — but not everyone is up to date on the car's autonomous mode, which makes …

Tesla

Uber says you're willing to pay more when your phone is dying

It's no surprise that Uber knows a lot about its customers based on their use of its ride-hailing app. Speaking with <i>NPR'sHidden Brain</i> podcast this week, the company's head of economic research Keith Chen revealed when we're most likely to pay more for the service. As it turns out, riders tend to …

Google is building its own consumer Android phone

Project Ara grows up, and into something much more important<p>We've spent a lot of time this past year wondering if and when Google would bite the bullet and just build its own Android phone for consumers to take on the iPhone directly — there have been hints and leaks, but nothing real. And in true …

Android News

Samsung just unveiled a 10nm 6GB RAM chip that may arrive on the Note 6

Yesterday Samsung showcased a 6GB RAM chip at a Mobile Solutions Form event in Shenzhen, China. While 6GB of RAM isn’t a totally new thing for smartphones, it’s definitely a spec that is far from mainstream, and what puts this chip above existing models is that it’s packed into a tiny 10nm …

Electronics Industry

7 Key Tips to Getting Your Best Summer Body

Steven Macari, nutritionist and founder of The Wave State, shares his ultimate get-healthy guide.<p>1) CARBOHYDRATES: Low carb is often touted as the go to strategy for weight loss, however this is only part of the story. All carbohydrates are not created equal and restricting certain carbohydrates …

Samsung showed off a new 6GB DRAM chip yesterday

Could it come to the Galaxy Note 6?<p>Samsung brought its 10 nanometer LPDDR4 6GB DRAM chip to a mobile conference in China yesterday. While that's impressive, the company didn't elaborate on where it plans to put all that memory — Samsung's old 20nm 6GB chip for mobile didn't get much use. Most …

Mobile

Google is bringing its futuristic gesture-sensing radar to actual products

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California — Google's closer than ever to making Project Soli, its experimental gesture-based radar project, a reality.<p>During a …

Three years ago, he lost his leg to war. Now he’s the first combat amputee to reach the top of Mt. Everest.

For years, the summit seemed out of reach, and not because Charlie Linville hadn’t trained hard enough.<p>A Marine Corps veteran at 30, Staff Sgt. Linville was no stranger to adversity. The Boise, Idaho, native was a high school freshman when his father was diagnosed with stage-four cancer. In 2007, …

Mountaineering

The Healthiest Things To Order At Fast Food Chains

Every now and then, we all need to indulge in some quick and easy drive-thru fast food — whether it’s because we’re seriously pressed for time, have …

Food

Why This Startup Is Buying Tesla Cars for Its Employees

A small company in Raleigh, N.C. is taking a new tack to attract top talent.<p>Practichem, a company that makes scientific instruments, will lease a …

Tesla

Bids for Yahoo Are Way Lower than Expected

Maybe Jerry Yang should have taken the $45 billion Microsoft buyout in 2008 after all.<p>Last year, Yahoo’s board of directors said it had no intention to sell the company. But months ago, after much reluctant feet-dragging, Yahoo formally put its core Internet business up for sale. Yahoo’s Internet …

Advertising

Fitbit finally gets design with the Alta sports tracker

For me, fitness trackers are all about motivation. I used to go for a run every single day, and then quit, and then went to yoga every single day, and then I did nothing every single day. Now, a little older and a little more sore, I find myself worried less about working out all the time and more …

Wearable Tech

No electricity, no antibiotics, no beds, no soap: A devastating look inside Venezuela's crisis-hit hospitals where 7 babies die a day, bleeding patients lie strewn on the floor, and doctors try to operate without tools

• <b>President Nicolas Maduro claims Venezuela has the best healthcare in the world after Cuba</b>• <b><br>But death rates are soaring and hospitals are filthy as</b> …