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As sensors shrink, watch as 'wearables' disappear

(Reuters) - Forget 'wearables', and even 'hearables'. The next big thing in mobile devices: 'disappearables'.<p>Even as the new Apple Watch piques consumer interest in wrist-worn devices, the pace of innovation and the tumbling cost, and size, of components will make wearables smaller - so small, some …

Wearable Tech

India’s Supreme Court Strikes Down Controversial Internet Censorship Law

Today is a good day for freedom of speech in India. The country’s Supreme Court struck down an ambiguous law that could be used to imprison citizens for content they post online.<p>NDTV reports that Section 66A of the Information Technology Act was declared unconstitutional at a session held this …

Indian bullet train could transform subcontinent - if it ever arrives

It is business as usual down at Nizamuddin railway station in Delhi. Crowds press across the footbridge, fighting the ragged porters bearing baggage on their heads going the other way. A family makes a wall of luggage and sits down to lunch behind it. A horde of children in festive hats crowd on to …

India

Pollution Kills Far More People Than Malaria Or Ebola In The Developing World

Electronic waste dumps and old factories are especially dangerous in places that don’t have the resources to keep them cleaned up.<p>Diseases like ebola, HIV, and malaria rightly get a lot of a headlines, because they can kill millions of people very quickly. But there’s another problem that affects …

Entrepreneurial Stress Is Real And Should Not Be Ignored

As an entrepreneur, is startup stress taking over your life? The good news is that you’re not alone in your struggle. While going back to a time when you were able to relax might seem impossible, there is hope for the future if you determine the root of your stress, and treat it</b> …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

6 Mistakes to Avoid During an International Business Trip

As an author and former CEO of a 2.5 billion international solar energy company with plants in over 30 countries, I have lived overseas for long periods of time and put more than 4 million miles on United while traveling for business and pleasure.<p>During that time I experienced plenty of travel …

6 Things You Can Learn From The Happiest Place On Earth

We all know that the U.S. guarantees the pursuit of happiness, but if you’re interested in seeing what it looks like <i>after</i> the pursuit, you might want to book a ticket to Fiji.<p>Residents of the verdant South Pacific nation have got feeling good down. A 2014 WIN/Gallup International poll of countries …

Eero thinks its tiny box can fix all your WiFi issues

While many of the devices we use every day depend on WiFi -- everything from our smartphones to our TVs -- most home WiFi networks are still woefully slow compared to their wired alternatives. Enter Eero, a small San Francisco startup that aims to bring home WiFi into the future. How? By combining …

Wi-Fi

The Secret Behind Making Your Day Job Work for Your Startup | Inc.com

Most aspiring entrepreneurs face a dilemma. They want to start a new business but they don't want to give up their jobs--and the security of their paychecks--until they absolutely have to. On the other hand, launching a successful company is consuming enough without combining it with full-time …

Intellectual Property

Great, another 'solution' to your smartphone's terrible battery life

If you want your smartphone to last longer without carrying flammable gas in your pocket, there may possibly, conceivably be new battery tech coming soon (maybe). Yep, we're skeptical after many a disappointing "breakthrough," but an MIT spinoff company called SolidEnergy claims it has developed a …

Batteries

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …