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The Xbox One's $150 Elite controller may be the best controller ever created

LOS ANGELES — When it comes to game controllers, Microsoft's Xbox One controller is easily the best one. It's so close to perfection that Oculus VR …

Watch an astronaut explain how to take a shower in space

Have you ever wondered about the logistics of taking a shower in a zero-gravity environment? Well wonder no more. <i>CBS News</i> caught up with astronaut …

The 6 C's for Entrepreneurial Success

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a demanding profession. Once you get involved in a business you own a stake in, most of what you do will ultimately have a reflection on your self-image and long-term reputation. Successful entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

You Need To Be Watching The DARPA Robotics Challenge Live Right Now

Bots battle to prove their disaster response worthiness, and not fall down<p>It's not quite the robot gladiator deathmatch that has been foretold in numerous science fiction movies. Still, the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals 2015 taking place right now (Fri. June 5th, 7 a.m. — Sat., June 6th, 5 p.m. …

The U.S. and world economies are slowing down

So much for the great 2015 economic pickup.<p>The world economy is on track to grow less this year than last year, according to the latest forecast from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).<p>The OECD gave the global economy a "barely passing grade of B-." That's hardly the …

Drone catches cheating students in 'world's toughest exam'

If students want to cheat their way through one of China's most difficult exams, they'll now need to thwart a patrolling drone. The National Higher Education Entrance Exam, known as "gaokao," is held each year and determines whether youngsters will get into the top universities. It's been described …

These futuristic earbuds control the world's sounds

Ever wish you could just tune out that wailing baby in row seven on your flight? Silence the barking dog next door? Crank the bass at a concert where the sound mixer seems to get it all wrong? Well, the folks now raising funds for a product called "Here Active Listening" on Kickstarter promise …

Consumer Tech

WINKPENS - Write with Wine, Juice or Tea. Get Creative.

The basis for the branding, WINK, was derived from the concept of using “wine as ink” but the pen can be loaded with virtually any liquid that …

Deutsche Bank shows us the financial crisis was even worse than we thought

Deutsche Bank agreed Tuesday (May 26) to pay a $55 million fine to settle charges in the US that the company downplayed just how badly it was doing during the worst part of the financial crisis.<p>While the fine seems relatively small in the context of the ongoing flood of crisis-related payouts that …

Deutsche Bank

15 Smart High Tech Gadgets For Your Home - Part 8.

Collection of 'Smart High Tech Gadgets For Your Home' from all over the world.<p><b>Keewifi Router</b>: Keewifi Router isn't just another router; it makes …

Gold prices to take their cues from US dollar strength next week

Forecasts for gold prices remain mixed with the yellow metal expected to take its cues from the US dollar's strength next week.<p>Gold and the greenback …

Audi Makes Synthetic Gasoline Using Zero Petroleum

Researchers at Audi have managed to do something that at first blush sounds impossible, or at least, highly illogical: They’ve created a small batch of synthetic gasoline without using any petroleum whatsoever. And they’re working to tweak the process so they can create the fuel using nothing but …

Watch A Record-Setting Hoverboard Flight

Funny, Marty McFly was supposed to do that in October<p>Although the movie was set in 2015, <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>-style hoverboards remain the province of fiction or elaborate marketing stunts. But that didn’t stop Catalin Alexandru Duru from building a device inspired by the film, and then, with …

Could This Hydrogen-Powered Drone Work?

¯\_(ツ)_/¯<p>The biggest physical constraint on small drones is their power supply. Batteries can only hold so much energy, and as adding more batteries to a drone also increase the weight of that drone, there are finite limits on how long quadcopters can fly in a single flight. A new drone concept by …

Drones

Mercedes-Benz and Lufthansa are designing the ultimate luxury private-jet interior

The concept created by the two companies eliminates the traditional delineation between ceiling, wall, and floor designs. Instead, the interior concept deploys what the companies refer to as a "spiral layout," which melds the three design elements into a continuous, flowing feature.<p>On board, "black …

20 uses for Evernote that you probably haven’t thought of yet

When it comes to getting organized, Evernote can be a powerful tool to have in your arsenal. In fact, it’s our favorite note-taking platform—by …

17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing it.<p>But are you doing it correctly? Is your web browsing as efficient, productive and fun as it could be? If you're unsure, and you should be, follow …

20 Tricks That Can Make Anyone An Excel Expert

After Microsoft developed Excel to the 2010 version, it offered more surprises than ever. In order to deal with tons of big data, you can’t ignore …

20 best apps for May

ONE DROP: DIABETES MANAGEMENT APP<p><b>iOS (Free)</b><p>This is a potentially valuable app for people with diabetes, helping them track their glucose, food, activity and medication in a timeline, complete with notes and photos. But it’s also a social network of sorts, providing encouragement from others.<p>CHARLIE …

Apps

​Four Skills That Will Turn You Into a Spreadsheet Ninja

Spreadsheets are one of the most mystifying pieces of software you'll encounter in your adult life. As scary as they can be, though, you can do an …

How to Maximize Your Free Storage Space on Every Cloud Service

Between Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and a half dozen other services, the sky's the limit on how much cloud storage you can get for free. Here are …

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …