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With Calendar app revamp, Google continues Android makeover

The app will automatically turn flight confirmations and concert tickets sent to your Gmail account into calendar events.<p>Google is trying to make sure its Calendar app stays current.<p>The Internet giant on Monday announced updates to the Calendar app for its Android operating system, as well as …

Apps

North Korea executes members of Workers' Party for watching South Korean soap operas

Allies of Kim Jong-un's ousted uncle among the victims of firing squads, some for watching South Korean television<p>As many as 50 senior members of the North Korean government and military have been publicly executed so far this year, according to South Korea's intelligence agency.<p>The victims of the …

Amazon, Netflix and tech giants defend net neutrality in letter to FCC

Advertisement<p>28 Comments<p>Credit: saddako via Shutterstock<p>In a rare public stand for the internet retailer, [company]Amazon[/company] has come out …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Wearable Technology: The Coming Revolution in Healthcare

The year 2014 may well go down as the year of wearable technology. The impact of wearables is already being felt in education, communication, navigating, and entertainment; but perhaps the greatest potential lies in healthcare. Wearable technology has started to revolutionize healthcare by …

Digital Health

Why Some Doctors Like Google Glass So Much - MIT Technology Review

Kermit the Frog showed up in the emergency room at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston recently, complaining of chest pain. A quick tilt …

Google Glass

15 Emerging Agriculture Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging agriculture technologies.</i><p>Sensors help agriculture by enabling …

Farming

How Brazil Has Leapt Ahead Of The U.S. With An Internet Bill Of Rights

One of the largest Internet markets just signed landmark legislation guaranteeing net neutrality, a limit to the data advertisers can collect on users, and limits on government surveillance on the Internet.<p>Brazil is one of the biggest foreign markets around for Facebook and Google–and it’s one of …

Google inks huge wind power deal with Warren Buffett’s Iowa power company

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Google has signed its largest clean power contract to date — for 407 MW of wind power — with Iowa power company MidAmerican …

Articles about 12 tips clutter free home office on Dwell.com - Dwell

All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Spring is coming and home improvements are in the air.<p>An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.<p>Of …

Real Estate

Crowdfunded Gadgets That Talk To Your Home And Charge Your Phone With Wind Power

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ross Rubin is principal analyst at Reticle Research, a technology, media and telecom advisory firm, and founder of Backerjack. He blogs at Techspressive. Each week, Backerjack shares three tech-related products seeking funding.</i><p><b>Talk to your home and have it listen and respond with …

Microsoft's Twitter account: Don't use our e-mail

In an apparent hacking of the Microsoft News Twitter account, a tweet emerges saying the company sells customer data to the government. The Syrian Electronic Army claims responsibility.<p>Sometimes, irony adorns Twitter like the sugar on a doughnut.<p>On Saturday morning, however, the Microsoft News …

Internet

Did China test a new hypersonic glide vehicle?

A story is circulating on social media about China’s new hypersonic glide vehicle. Here are some questions.<p>Social media is buzzing this morning …

System turns solar energy into hydrogen fuel for later use - Futurity

Researchers have built a system that converts the sun's energy into hydrogen fuel and stores it to use after the sun goes down.

Clean Energy

Microsoft may preview Windows 'Threshold' in April, launch it in 2015

Microsoft may have just released Windows 8.1 a few months ago, but it's reportedly on the cusp of previewing its <i>next</i> major Windows version, Threshold. The <i>SuperSite</i> <i>for Windows</i> hears from sources that Microsoft will provide a "vision" for the OS at its Build conference in early April. While there …

Just four months until we can understand dogs! Dog-to-English translator to become a reality

Anxious to know what your dog is thinking? The wait could soon be over as a ‘dog-to-English’ translator is set to become a reality in just four …

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

Startups

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