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End in sight for diabetes injections as scientists develop smart patch

A smart patch which senses rises in blood sugar and delivers tiny amounts of insulin could replace painful injections for diabetics<p>Millions of people suffering from diabetes could be spared painful injections after scientists invented a smart patch which monitors glucose levels and delivers insulin …

Japan's levitating train travels 300 mph and just carried its first passengers

A Japanese train that ever-so-slightly floats above the tracks and moves at super-fast speeds completed its first run with passengers last week.<p>The …

Man Stores Bitcoins in His Hands With NFC Chips

The world's most realistic Master Hand Amiibo?<p>A Dutch man has implanted two near-field communication chips in his hands to store his Bitcoin …

Half a billion people now use the Facebook Messenger app

Facebook Messenger, the social networking giant’s standalone messaging app, has reached 500 million monthly users, up from 200 million in April.<p>The …

'Holy grail' battery life tech could end smartphone woes

For years now we've watched smartphones get progressively in every way -- in terms of camera skills, screen resolution and raw power. And yet there …

Dubai police will use facial recognition and Google Glass to look for wanted criminals.

The FBI is ramping up its facial recognition database and doctors are trying out Google Glass in emergency rooms. Now the Dubai police want to take …

73,000 webcams left vulnerable because people don't change default passwords

Have you checked your security camera today? Well, there's a chance that someone else has.<p>A new website, Insecam.com, reveals the paltry privacy of …

Automatic: Your Smart Driving Assistant on Your Smart Phone [Sponsor] – MacStories

There’s a mountain of data inside your car waiting to be unleashed, and all you have to do is plug in a quick little connector and download a mobile application.<p>Automatic is a smart driving assistant that plugs into your car's data port and lets you connect your smartphone (either iPhone or …

MacTrast Deals: The New Age Smartphone Photo Kit

- Nov 10, 2014<p>Today’s deal would make a perfect gift for the smartphone photography enthusiast on your holiday shopping list. <i>(It’s really not too</i> …

The new Raspberry Pi is the cheapest yet, costing just $20

In July, the Raspberry Pi Foundation released the final evolution of the “high-end” version of its low-cost computer kit, the Model B+ — the next …

Home Depot blames security breach on Windows, senior executives given new MacBooks and iPhones

Earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal published an in-depth look at The Home Depot’s recent security breach of its payment data systems, in which 56 million credit card accounts and 53 million email addresses of customers were compromised. A root cause of the security breach: a Windows …

Raspberry Pi's new computer is somehow even smaller and cheaper

Everyone's favorite minicomputer has just gotten even smaller. The Raspberry Pi Foundation is today introducing the Model A+, a revamped version of its low-end Model A board priced at just $20 (£20 in the UK). While the processor and RAM -- a Broadcom BCM2835 SoC and 256MB, to be specific -- remain …

Amazon’s Echo and the smart TVs that are listening to and watching everything you do

Amazon’s Echo defies easy description. Actually, that’s not quite true: the easy way to describe it is “creepy as hell”. What’s trickier is explaining what it is.<p>The Echo <i>(below)</i> is a 20cm-tall black cylinder, that sits in your home and listens to everything you do. You will want it to do this, if …

Something called 'the race to zero' is scaring a lot of tech companies

Cloud computing has completely changed the tech industry, but it’s got a dark side for the companies competing in the market, something those in the industry call “the race to zero.”<p>There’s so much competition in the cloud industry that cloud companies keep cutting their prices, even while they …

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