Rory O'Connor

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The truth about driving under the influence of Google Glass

CNET contributor Ben Parr argues that using Google Glass shouldn't be banned from our highways.<p>I drove from Los Angeles to San Francisco while wearing Google Glass, and I did not get into an accident.<p>That's the first thing you should know about using Glass while driving. The second thing you should …

Google Glass

Google Fights Glass Backlash Before It Even Hits The Street

Google Glass isn't even for sale yet, but it's already facing backlash.<p>There have been articles in the <i>Atlantic</i> and <i>Wired</i> mocking techies who have a pair, and even <i>Saturday Night Live</i> got in on the jabbing at the technology.<p><i>The New York Times</i> ran a front-page story about Google Glass and privacy, and …

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Smartphone Paradise Lost

If you do misplace your smartphone, stay calm.<p>GONZALO BAEZA/Flickr<p>I lost my cell phone last week, and immediately went into a pronounced tailspin. In a hurry to make an appointment, I must have left the phone -- an iPhone 5 Black 32GB -- on the top of the car as I pulled out of the driveway. Within …

FT Debuts on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2013<p>The FT, or Financial Times, one of the best-read business sources in the world, launched today on Flipboard. Readers …

The Next Generation of Flipboard, Now on Android

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2013<p>After nearly a year of enjoying Flipboard as readers, now people with an Android phone or tablet can be editors, too. …

Traces of water in moon came from Earth, study finds

Traces of water inside the moon were inherited from ancient Earth, according to a fresh analysis of lunar rocks brought home by US astronauts.<p>The …

The otter: return of the elusive movie star

Naturalist<p>While we were screaming at Beatles, the swinging sixties were dark days for our otters.<p>At the depths of their decline in the 1970s, healthy populations could only be found in Scottish strongholds beyond the reach of harmful pesticides.<p>Even before their dramatic population problem, the …

Wildlife

ISS: Space station's cooling system leaking ammonia

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/977000/977166_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524657300_6ba89229cdf54d7bd776d754f247e17f<p><b>Astronauts on the International Space Station are dealing with a leak in the orbiting platform's cooling system.</b><p>The crew spotted particles of ammonia …

Space Science

Stephen Hawking: Furore deepens over Israel boycott

The celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking became embroiled in a deepening furore today over his decision to boycott a prestigious conference in Israel …