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Jawbone Reveals Total Up Users Awoken by Napa Earthquake

A magnitude six earthquake shook the Napa Valley and Northern California on Sunday, damaging buildings and disrupting power. Jawbone, creator of the Up fitness tracker, today released data revealing the number of users who were woken up in the middle of the night.<p>The graph (below) visualizes the …

Nymi

Bionym's Nymi uses cardiac rhythm recognition to as a form of biometric identity authentication. The technology could be used in place of passwords, PINs or keys and cards.

Here's a machine that turns water into synthetic gasoline

Even with the amount of electric vehicles we've seen lately, it's likely going to be a long time until they completely replace traditional combustion engines on the road. So how are we going to get away from pricey fossil fuels until then? Well, water could be a possibility. German company Sunfire …

How technology will change travel in 2015

Travel takes us all over the world, but its key technology battles are happening in your pocket. Mobile use is booming. During 2014, Skyscanner flight searches from hand-held devices have grown by 152 per cent, according to the company. Mobiles will become ever more important, particularly as …

Apple Details A Modular Stylus That Can Capture Handwriting On Any Surface

Apple has a new patent granted by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider) that describes a new type of stylus in detail, which can capture handwriting from a user, on a variety of surfaces and with a range of writing nibs that let it also write on paper, whiteboards or even an iPad’s capacitive …

Army Plans The War Helicopters Of Tomorrow

Joint Strike Rotor<p>Moving an army is no easy task, and it’s even harder when that army wants to travel by air. Working with NASA and the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Army is developing a new fleet of helicopters to carry troops into battle, and into the future. Some helicopter designs from the early 1960s …

Samsung’s Gear VR slated for full release by the end of the year

While Oculus is still “baby stepping” out its app store for the Samsung Gear VR, Oculus CTO John Carmack said the company plans to do a broad release …

Death By Slapstick: Will The DARPA Robotics Challenge's Final, Grueling Stage Kill The Humanoid Bot?

With training wheels off, many robots in the Pentagon's competition will fall all over themselves<p>Yesterday, DARPA revealed two important pieces of news, regarding the final stage of the world's most ambitious robotics competition.<p>The first was the full lineup of teams headed to the DARPA Robotics …

Secretive Military Tech Company Announces Augmented Reality Glasses For Consumers

For the past six years, low-key Osterhout Design Group has been building heavy duty smart glasses for the military. But after seeing the kind attention heaped onto gadgets like Google Glass, the small San Francisco-based company is looking towards the consumer market and thinks it has something …

Amazon Secretly Working on New Platform for Inventors

Is it a Kickstarter competitor? Or maybe an Etsy competitor?<p>Amazon sells most of the name-brand electronics you can think of. Now, it appears, it wants to be the place where the next generation of gadget and consumer electronics companies can build their brands from the ground up.<p>Over the last few …

MIT researchers claim they have a way to make faster chips

A team of MIT researchers have discovered a possible way to make multicore chips a whole lot faster than they currently are, according to a recently …

First Apple and Android dual-charger smashes fundraising goal

A dual-charger for iOS and Android phones and tablets has smashed its funding target on Indiegogo, raising £18,000 in a matter of days. Echo Connect …

Apple Watch isn’t out yet, and already it’s being banned from exam halls

I can’t wait to get my hands on an Apple Watch, but there are a few people out there who are less than excited by the prospect of a miniature computer you can wear on your wrist. Case in point: exam moderators.<p>Ahead of the Apple Watch going on sale, universities in the U.K. are beginning to issue …

Watches Banned From University Exams Because Of The Apple Watch

Smartwatches are set to take over the world when Apple launches one. Which means universities are banning anything that looks like a wristwatch from exam halls.<p>Apple's smartwatch innovation has had an unexpected side-effect. BuzzFeed News has learned that universities have starting issuing blanket …