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Snapchat tells underage teens to stop sexting: 'Keep your clothes on!'

It seemed so consequence-free initially; your pictures disappeared after a few seconds, so sending risque photos was harmless (Of course, users quickly realized you could screenshot snaps, and people created workarounds to let you record Snapchats surreptitiously).<p>But the media-sharing company is …

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A mood-changing headset, Thync, that uses electrodes to perk you up

Alcohol and coffee are about to get competition from a set of electrodes you wear on your head. Branded the Thync, the calming effect it produces is comparable to how you feel after an alcoholic drink, while the energising effect is similar to a cup of coffee, says Isy Goldwasser, the CEO and …

Dolby is launching its super-vivid IMAX competitor in the Netherlands

Dolby has just announced a huge new project, but it's not about audio as you'd expect -- it's about the upcoming launch of its IMAX competitor called Dolby Cinema. This giant screen format will be able to project movies using the "Dolby Vision" technology (something it's been working on for years), …

The Energy Boom You Haven't Heard About: Wood Pellets

It's feeding Europe's energy needs, but how green is burning wood?<p><b>Deep in the forests of the U.S. South, tree scraps are fueling a little-known but controversial energy boom: wood pellets. Long used to heat homes in the country's Northeast, they're now destined for a new market.</b><p>Europe is importing …

Google wants your Windows apps on its cloud

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Astronaut: Mars Can Wait; Let's Make Camp On The Moon

NASA successfully tested the Orion spacecraft that could eventually take humans to Mars, but the Canadian Bowie-covering astronaut sensation Chris Hadfield says we should re-visit the Moon before setting foot on the red planet.<p>“That is a great vehicle,” Hadfield complimented Orion at a Guardian …

Demonstrations, violence go on in Bay Area cities

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Protests in New York and Missouri have died down, but angry crowds in one California city famous for activism spent much of the weekend blocking traffic and clashing with police in this ultra-liberal bastion thousands of miles from the where Michael Brown and Eric Garner …

10 Favorites: Scandi-Style Christmas Ornaments

I would not part with a single one of the 4,263,193 glittery, sequin-crusted, sparkly tree ornaments my brothers and I made when we were little.<p>But …

Google releases Android Studio 1.0, the first stable version of its IDE

After two years of development, Google today released Android Studio 1.0, the first stable version of its Integrated Development Environment (IDE) aimed at Android developers. You can download it right now for Windows, Mac, and Linux from the Android Developer site.<p>Google first announced Android …

5 Ways Einstein Was a Regular Guy

A new, free digital archive of his personal papers reveals what we all share with the 20th century's greatest mind.<p>Life isn't always easy, even when you're a genius. But what else do you have in common with Albert Einstein?<p>A free archive of the famed physicist's writings released on Friday might …

An Apple Exec Is Going To Prison For Taking Kickbacks On Leaked Information

Devine had been leaking information about Apple's upcoming products to Asian suppliers who then used that info to their advantage in contract negotiations with Apple. The info was about headsets and iPod parts. When he was arrested, the FBI found $150,000 in cash stuffed into shoeboxes inside his …

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Pew: Most Americans say Internet makes them feel 'better informed'

More than three quarters of Internet users believe the average American is "better informed" on issues ranging from global news to pop culture because of the Internet, a new Pew Research Center study finds.<p>The research, released Monday, showed the vast majority of Americans believe their use of the …

A container-sized generator that converts waste heat into energy

What if hot air could become electricity? That is the goal of clean technology startup company, Alphabet Energy, based in California. It has a new so-called thermoelectric material which it says can turn waste heat – such as that from car exhausts and industry – into usable electric power more …

AMD shanghaied me to show me this insane new graphics card

Advanced Micro Devices and Nvidia are engaging in yet another round of “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better” with their ultrahigh-end graphics cards — but this time, AMD is also undercutting its rival as well.<p>AMD is unveiling what it calls the world’s fastest graphics card, dubbed Project Hydra. …