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1-click this: Amazon lets you buy real things via any Android app

Amazon enables in-app purchases of physical goods within independent apps. Appstore Director Aaron Rubenson talks to CNET about why this will make apps more relevant to customers.<p>Your favorite dessert app just surfaced a sure-fire cronut recipe, but your in-laws never returned your trusty mixer. If …

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Man creates 'invisible headphones' by implanting magnets into his ears

A man has implanted magnets into his ears to use as invisible headphones in a remarkable example of DIY transhumanism.<p>Rich Lee, a self-described …

Microsoft's secrecy is a growing problem for Xbox One apps

The next-gen console might run Windows, but devs aren't being told how<p>For four years now, Microsoft has been telling us that the future would be Windows, running across "three screens and a cloud." Now that Windows 8, Windows Phone, and the Xbox One are all being built on top of the same common …

The Next $100 Billion Technology Market?

Just as we are getting our arms around terms like B2B and BYOD, the latest technology acronym emerges — M2M. And this one is big and getting bigger fast. For many of us, M2M (machine-to-machine) is a new concept, but you might be surprised to learn that it is already a $24B market and predicted to …