Oleg Minchev

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Omate X smartwatch talks to iPhone and Android, looks sharp doing it

How do you follow "the most full-featured smartwatch we've ever seen?" Last year's Omate TrueSmart, which makes phone calls and shoots video and chucks in the kitchen sink, is basically an Android phone on your wrist. It's sequel, the new Omate X, is a simpler and cheaper smartwatch that acts as a …

Samsung cable can charge 3 devices at once, but it won’t come cheap

Samsung knows the future of mobile relies on the interaction between multiple devices. Adding bluetooth speakers, wireless headsets, smartwatches and other accessories to the equation can only mean one thing – you need to charge more gadgets. Samsung’s latest USB cable may be ridiculously expensive …

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Would You Rather Be Rich In A Poor Country, Or Poor In A Rich Country?

Which is the better lot in life: To be poor in a rich country, or rich in a poor country? Take a guess now, before you read further. You may find the answer surprising.*<p>Since the financial crisis, “the decline of the West and the rise of the rest” has become a fixture in the thinking of not just …

Two Monster Billionaires Emerge From Coca-Cola's $2B Energy Drink Deal

Today Coca-Cola said it would pay a premium $2.15 billion for a 16.7% stake in energy drink giant Monster Beverage.<p>Naturally, shares in Monster soared on the news, and are up 22% in after-hours trading.<p>The big winners: the two top monsters, CEO Rodney Sacks and President Hilton Schlosberg.<p>According …

Liberia overwhelmed by number of Ebola dead

The crematorium in Liberia's capital Monrovia is being overwhelmed by the number of dead Ebola victims being brought in, the Red Cross has said.<p>Fayah Tamba, the secretary-general of the Liberian division of the charity, said on Thursday workers were having to return corpses to a hospital in the …

This face-tracking projection is the craziest thing you'll see today

We've seen a whole bunch of projection-mapping videos, but this demo raises the bar, training the projection to recognize a model's face and follow her as she moves it. The result is basically real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that's inseparable from the object itself. People say …

Perry Says Ground Troops Must Be An Option Against Iraq Militants

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, just days after being indicted for alleged abuse of power, has set himself apart from other GOP presidential wannabes in another way — by announcing that he's willing to send U.S. ground forces back to Iraq.<p>Perry, in a speech at the Heritage Foundation think tank in …

Travel 365: A great white encounter in the waters off southern Australia's Neptune Islands. http://on.natgeo.com/1q3u4Y4 Photograph by Michael Melford, National Geographic