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Google wants to be 100% green by 2025

Yet Google says it's making the effort. On Thursday the dominant internet company, based in Mountain View, Calif., announced that it will be doubling its use of renewable energy to power not only its electricity-hungry data centers, but also its offices and other assets as part of its plan to shed …

Google Life Sciences is now called 'Verily'

"Verily, I swear," as Shakespeare wrote in Henry VIII.<p>The word means "truly" or "certainly." It dates back to 13th century Middle English and fell out of common use … well, a while ago. It often pops up, however, in the still very popular King James Bible.<p>So why would future-focused Google Life …

How to protect your Apple Watch from scratches and other damage

Get a strap with face protection<p>None of Apple's official watch bands offer an built in case or display protection, but if you broaden your scope to …

Google has filed a patent for a smartwatch that can take your blood without needles

Currently, diabetics need to perform a finger prick and use a blood glucose meter multiple times a day to make sure their insulin levels are under control.<p>But based on the limited information we have so far, Google's new smartwatch-like device looks poised to replace that system with something less …

Samsung Galaxy View Review: The Tablet That Wants to Be a TV

Consumer Reports has typically found most products that promise to do several things tend to do none of them very well. We expected to find the same …

Gear & Gadgets

The best smartwatch to buy for 2018

Smartwatches have been a slow burner for many consumers, but as the technology improves and their popularity moves beyond gadget-lovers there are plenty of good reasons to buy one.<p>Many smartwatches emulate fitness trackers, offering abilities such as heart rate monitoring, GPS and water resistance. …

How to turn your old Android phone or tablet into a security camera

There’s a pretty good chance you have an old smartphone or tablet sitting around in a drawer. Sure, you could always sell it for a little cash, but there’s another practical idea you could try: turning it into a do-it-yourself security camera.<p>Whether it’s to keep an eye on your home while away or …

Dogs could soon talk to humans with new wearable tech

Melody Moore Jackson, creator and director of Georgia Tech's BrainLab, is creating computerized vests for dogs so they can "speak."<p>The vests come with a lever that the dog could tug, as well as a sensor that the dog can touch with its nose, Jackson demonstrated on Daily Planet's Future Planet. When …

Fitbit Announces Three New Trackers, Including Smartwatch

Three new activity trackers from Fitbit are being revealed today, including the company's first trackers with heart rate monitoring and smartwatch …