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A 29-year-old invented a painless way to save money, and Google's buying into it

In fact, according to the Federal Reserve, 60% of Americans between the ages of 18 to 40 saved absolutely nothing in 2013. Last year, adults under 35 had a savings rate of negative 2%.<p>So why is this happening? Is it that hard to go to a bank and open an automatic savings or a CD account?<p>"The bank …

Climate Change May Be Helping Infectious Diseases Spread To New Places And Hosts

As habitats change, so do the things that make us sick<p>Infectious disease outbreaks such as Ebola have constantly been a major threat to public health, and they're likely to become a bigger problem in the future. According to an opinion piece in <i>Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B</i>, …

Autodesk is now selling an open-source 3D printer

Image copyright Autodesk.Autodesk’s first foray into hardware is here: The Ember 3D printer is now available for anyone to order.At $5,995, the …

Nokia is paving the way for driverless cars

A fleet of 300 cars is methodically criss-crossing major cities around the world, documenting our streets in painstaking detail.<p>They aren't Google's Street View cars, but Nokia's Here True cars, similar vehicles with a slightly different goal. Nokia wants to create the next generation of …

Facebook is working on virtual reality versions of its apps

Will Beyoncé share her world with you?<p>Facebook is building versions of its apps in virtual reality, according to Chris Cox, the company's head of product. Speaking at <i>Recode</i>'s Code Media conference in Dana Point, CA, Cox told interviewer Peter Kafka that Facebook VR is on its way. "We're working on …

World News

More than 100 people were killed in a fiery crash of a Boeing 737 passenger plane in Cuba, Cuban broadcaster CubaTV reported.<p>China offered to reduce …