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Android Wear 2.0 is hitting more watches today

After a quick bug fix, five more watches are getting updated.<p>Yesterday, Google said that an unspecified bug was delaying the Android Wear 2.0 rollout yet again. It looks like the delay hasn't been <i>too</i> severe, though. The company says that Wear 2.0 is now available for five more watches: the Polar …

Wear OS

Trump and China on collision course

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In speaking on the telephone with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen and lashing out at China on Twitter over the weekend, President-elect Donald Trump did more than bewilder leaders in Beijing and the White House.<p>He made clear that he's serious about his vows to wring a new deal …

Foreign Policy

Divisions run deep over how to regulate stem cell clinics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stem cells have the potential to divide and develop into many different cell types in the body. They are so enchanting and so promising -- they may help paralyzed patients regain use of their limbs or help the nearly blind to see -- that they have Food and Drug Administration officials …

Federal government halts work on part of pipeline project

NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — The federal government stepped into the fight over the Dakota Access oil pipeline Friday, …

Philando Castile had met the officer who shot him

<b>(CNN) —</b> The day St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, sparked protests nationwide and renewed debate over the relationship between law enforcement and the communities they serve.<p>But July 6 wasn't the first time …

Associated Press News

Horror game 'The Park' creeps onto consoles in 2016

<i>The Park</i>, a dark thriller about a child lost in an amusement park, was not everybody's cup of tea when it came out for the PC on Halloween. But we certainly had fun with the messed-up, H.P. Lovecraft-style story, and other players must have too, because it's now coming to the Playstation 4 and Xbox …

'Anti-Turing test' puts Facebook M 'AI' to the test

A software engineer has detailed his quest to develop an 'anti-Turing test' to prove that Facebook's personal assistant service 'M' is powered …

This new app lets you control your Android phone from your computer

If you’ve ever gotten tired of picking up your Android phone while you’re sitting in front of your computer, well, you’re not the only one. A new Chrome app allows you to use your Android phone right from any computer that can run Chrome. It works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebooks.<p>The new Vysor …

Trópico de béisbol

En la falsa creencia de que se trata de un juego introducido por las intervenciones militares de EE UU, el chavismo ha provocado la decadencia de un …

The Mexican immigrant who set up a global drone firm

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1146000/1146317_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534397253_2312888594ba71436a9147bebbc4770b<p><b>Mexican immigrant Jordi Munoz says that waiting for his green card after he first moved to the United States made him feel as if he was living "in</b> …

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

Watch Bill Gates Test A New Machine That Turns Poop Into Clean Water

According to Gates, at least 2 billion people worldwide don't have access to adequate sanitation, with human waste often polluting the water supply and remaining untreated.<p>The "Omniprocessor" aims to help with this problem. Its development is led by Seattle-based engineering firm Janicki …

Xinjiang: Has China's crackdown on 'terrorism' worked?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1135000/1135017_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534440918_94e2a524ef640a610b941d46f701e744<p><b>"Kashgar is not stable."</b><p>The words of a paramilitary police officer as he marched past me under the statue of Chairman Mao in China's westernmost …

Crave giveaway: Blast ActionCam for amplified extreme-sports footage

Congratulations to Donna S. of Lisle, Ill., for winning 12 Cree LED light bulbs in last week's giveaway. Are you a sports buff who likes to capture your outdoor stunts with a GoPro wearable camera? Check out this week's freebie.<p>The Blast ActionCam precision motion sensor from Blast Motion pairs …

IOgrapher Turns Your iPad Into a Professional Videography Solution

Videography and the iPad don't usually go together. And that's a shame because the large screen of the iPad and even the iPad mini make for a great video editing tool. Without a USB port or SD card slot, transferring video files to the iPad is a hassle, even with AirDrop. Ideally, you could easily …

Canon Buys Milestone Systems To Build Its Video Surveillance Business

Some consolidation afoot in the world of enterprise video. Imaging giant Canon is buying Milestone Systems, a startup from Denmark that has developed software for video surveillance systems.<p>Terms of the deal are not being disclosed, the companies say. Milestone, founded back in 1998, had raised $25 …

The Backed Pack: an iPhone lens, a smart pen, & a shoe sanitizer

<i>Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns.</i><p>Snap! 6<p>Snap! 6 hopes to make the perfect selfie attainable. Aside from its functionality as an iPhone 6 case with a widened base grip to make the phone easier to hold with one hand …

Portable iBox Nano cuts size and cost of 3D resin printing

Bigger is better is generally the mantra when it comes to consumer 3D printers. This is despite the majority of users likely to be only printing …

This 19-Year-Old Developer Is So Successful, He Turned Down Apple

His parents weren't happy at first. He was attending NYU where his mom was a professor, he told Business Insider.<p>But they eventually came around to support him, because they had to admit: Meyer is already a successful independent computer programmer. He's been writing apps since his freshman year …

Filmic Pro Mobile Video

Everyone loves gear! Today FiLMiC Pro launches their new weekly gear series, the Mobile Minute Gear Spotlight. We will showcase the best gear for …

Wakie Wakes You With Phone Calls From Strangers

There’s alarm clock apps that force you to spin around, and ones that require you to move closer to your router. Then there’s Wakie, an app that encourages random strangers around the world to wake you up with a phone call.<p>Wakie has actually existed before, as it’s the international version of the …

Cómo ver vídeos bloqueados en YouTube saltándose el filtro

Si hay cosas verdaderamente molestas en Internet, son los filtros regionales que imponen muchos servicios. Dependiendo del lugar que vivas, a ciertas …

Exactly how the US trained and armed ISIS

Folr Helps Keep Tabs on Your Kids

The mainstream adoption of smartphones has brought with it many benefits. As well as putting the internet in your pocket, communicating with others has never been easier — that doesn’t just mean text messages and phone calls, but location sharing too.<p>As a parent of two young kids, I think LG is on …

One Calendar API: Easily Manage Multiple Calendars in Your Apps

Calendar APIs come in all shapes and sizes, each with different authentication flows and different data models. Making sure that your application supports <i>all of them</i> can be a long and difficult process. This is where the One Calendar API hopes to make a difference.<p>One Calendar is an API that wraps …

Emergency landing on Florida beach kills beachgoer, injures daughter

A Georgia man was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday when an airplane struck them as they walked along a Florida beach.<p>Sarasota County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Wendy Rose said Venice Municipal Airport officials reported a plane in distress Sunday afternoon.<p>The pilot of a 1972 …

Syria's children learn to code with Raspberry Pi

How did this British innovation go from a hobbyist curiosity to the war-torn middle east?<p>It will be another unsettled summer in the makeshift tent communities that line the valleys, mountains and border towns of Lebanon for the 300,000 children who have escaped Syria’s civil war.<p>But these young …

Supercharge Your Android Wear Smartwatch With IFTTT

IFTTT makes everything better.<p>Android Wear, while based on the fully mature Android operating system, is still in its infancy. Currently, it’s really great at telling you the time, over-counting your steps, acting as a remote camera shutter, and pinging your wrist every time you get an email or …

iPad App of the Week: Little Builders

iPad apps are, and have always been, a big part of what makes the iPad such a powerful device. Great apps, and unique apps that you just don’t find anywhere else, are one of the hallmark features of the iPad. They have been since Day 1, and scores of great developers and publishers continue to …