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10 next-gen tech trends you should know about

Introduction<p>Do you know your C-RAN from your SON, your WiGig from your Bluetooth Low Energy and your MirrorLink from your machine learning? If you …

Beastie Boys Receive $668,000 From Monster for Legal Bills

Beastie Boys‘ long-running legal battle against Monster Energy may finally be nearing conclusion after the judge overseeing the case ruled that the …

Sony's going to beat Apple to the a la carte TV game

PlayStation president and group CEO Andrew House told attendees of its E3 2015 press conference:<p>"Starting in July, we will begin offering a la carte channels nationwide, and will be the first paid TV service to allow users to subscribe to individual channels without the purchase of a multi-channel …

Microsoft Is Totally Redesigning The Xbox One User Interface

There’s one important piece of Xbox One news that apparently didn’t make it into Microsoft’s E3 presser yesterday: three years in, the machine is finally giving the machine a much-needed UI overhaul. Microsoft has a tour of the new UI up on Xbox Wire, promising faster, easier navigation, improved …

How Volvo Plans To End All Traffic Fatalities By 2020

The XC90 SUV is crown jewel of Volvo's audacious pledge<p>It’s hard to get excited about safety. But Volvo’s new XC90 SUV is so packed with life-saving technology, it’s an exception. The car has a number of radar sensors and camera monitors used by its crash-avoidance software to keep passengers safe. …

10 of the world's best dinosaur museums | CNN Travel

Alle Thermen in Oberbayern

Oberbayern liegt im Südosten des Freistaats Bayern und grenzt an Österreich. Oberbayern zählt zu den bedeutendsten nationalen und internationalen …

NFL in LA: Latest Details Surrounding Potential Stadium Location

The NFL continues to explore the possibility of putting a team in Los Angeles, although recent reports indicate that the league may not make a move in that regard until 2016. However, an initiative to build a stadium is already in motion.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Chargers President Meets with San Diego …

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Apple, Google Are Jumping Into Health Care. Will Amazon Be Next?

Apple’s iPhone 6 is just weeks from release and will kick off Apple’s new health care strategy. Google’s working on its own plan to chase the health care market too.<p>The two companies’ moves have gotten plenty of buzz. (The power of the iPhone alone guarantees that Apple’s strategy will be closely …

Photography Gear Review: The EyeFi Wifi SD Memory Cards

It’s a bit of a tongue twister, the EyeFi Wifi SD Memory Cards. But unlike a tongue twister the EyeFi cards were built not to tangle things, but to …

Kim Kardashian Wears Three Body-Hugging Looks in Under 24 Hours

Kim Kardashian is hitting the streets of New York City in style! Just days after it was revealed she was releasing a book of selfies, the reality …

Ninja Sphere promises to turn your house into a smart home for $329

Back in January, a smart home device called Ninja Sphere made over $650,000 on Kickstarter. Now, its creators (Ninjablocks) has started accepting its first pre-orders outside the crowdfunding website for $329 per unit. But, what can a Ninja Sphere do in the first place? Well, this …

Amazon Is Experimenting With A New Homepage Design

The newer, flatter design puts Kindle, Fire, and Prime categories front and center.<p>Amazon has unveiled a new homepage design to select users, placing a new emphasis on the retail giant’s biggest brands: the Kindle e-book platform, its Fire lineup of tablets and smartphones, and the Prime …

Will Free Online Courses Ever Replace a College Education?

It’s 10:44 a.m. on a Tues­day, and I’m loun­ging at home in my pa­ja­mas, sip­ping chamo­mile tea. I am, at the same time, tak­ing a class at …

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Beats Music Mobile App Gets Recommendation Tweaking, Verified Profiles And More

Beats Music has updated its iOS, Android and Windows Phone applications with a few new features, including a way to tune the Beats recommendation engine manually for better suggestions, a new history view for The Sentence, the Songza-like Madlibs playback engine, and Verified Badges, which add a …

Chromecast turns one: why this small streaming stick became such a big deal

One year ago today, Google(S GOOG) surprised the world by announcing Chromecast, a small dongle that makes it possible to stream YouTube, Netflix(S …

Doing time on Italy's prison islands | CNN Travel

Forget Wristbands, FreeWavz Brings Fitness Monitoring To Your Earphones

Health and fitness monitoring is a popular function in many of today’s wristband wearables like the Fitbit or Jawbone UP, for example, but a new company called FreeWavz wants to bring those features and more to a different form factor: earphones. FreeWavz‘s bluetooth-connected earphones offer …

15 Gorgeous Spots That Take Us Back In Time...Without The Crowds

Sure, you could hop over to Paris or London or Rome for a bit of vacation and a history lesson. But wouldn't it be fun to go some place that isn't your typical tourist destination?<p>These 15 spots -- towns with charming medieval squares or even gorgeous old castles -- will provide all the history you …

Samsung Wants To Play With Google And Apple In Mastering The Smart Home

The smart home space has been moving fast this past year. First, Google scooped up Nest for $3.2 billion in January and then Apple announced HomeKit for developers to safely hook up connected gadgets to the iOS. Now Samsung looks to be making a major move with a potential acquisition of startup …

GE Announces Line of 'Link' Smart LED Light Bulbs, Starting at $15 [Updated]

General Electric has unveiled its new line "Link" smart LED light bulbs, which can be controlled by an iOS device and start at $15 for individual bulbs and $49 for a starter kit complete with two bulbs and a link hub. The product is being developed in collaboration with design company Quirky, which …

How to Stream TV Shows Now That Aereo’s Dead | Gadget Lab

This week's Supreme Court ruling spells the end for Aereo and anyone using the company's "antenna-rental-and-streaming" services.<p>Legal issues aside, …

Apple's new retail chief advises newbies to 'stay in your lane'

Angela Ahrendts may be the new kid in town at Apple, but she's already sharing some tips she's learned.<p>The executive, who took over as head of Apple's online and retail stores nearly two months ago, on Monday posted advice on LinkedIn for people starting new jobs.<p>Her main point: Be confident in …

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Android Wear could make or break the smartwatch

Google is about to determine the future of smartwatches. When it announced Android Wear -- its new platform for wearable technology (watches in particular) -- I was in London for an industry trade show, along with a number of wearables manufacturers. I'm not sure the timing was deliberate, but …

Google shows off Android Auto, wearables

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some 1 billion people are now using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference …

Google to debut in-car Android integration tomorrow, says report

In January at CES, Google announced the Open Automotive Alliance, a consortium of automakers formed to develop Android integration for cars. Tomorrow at Google's I/O developer conference, signs are looking good that we'll see the fruit of this effort.<p>Tomorrow's I/O conference is likely to feature …