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Getting by with a little help from his friends.

<i>We finally saw the long-awaited Jeremy Martin/Marvin Musquin battle at the Red Bull RedBud National, but both were nearly upended by a resurgent</i> …

'Lindsay Lohan's The Price of Fame' Takes On 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood'

While it may sound like the title above is comparing the new reality shows of two famous starlets, in reality, Lindsay Lohan and Kim Kardashian are now doing battle in a different medium, Apple and Google's app stores.<p>In the wake of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood reportedly making the star $85M of the …

Why the sharing economy needs the Internet of Things

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With 3D Printing, Medical Devices Are Cool Again

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dr. Michael Patton is co-founder and CEO of Texas-based Medical Innovation Labs.</i><p>The recent and successful human implantation of a 3D-printed vertebra at Peking University in China captured the public’s imagination. I read the news (and its quick spread) as evidence that medical …

State surveillance is enabled by our own sloppy habits

Our willingness to accept outrageous terms and conditions allows the security services to do as they wish<p>One night last week, I had a conversation over dinner with a student who is as puzzled as I am about why people seem so unworried by online surveillance. What would it take, we wondered, to wake …

Deals: 80% Off Lifetime Access to 5,000+ Training Videos to Make You and Adobe Software Expert

Fancy becoming a Photoshop whiz? Or mastering CSS3 or HTML 5? Then today’s featured deal may be of interest. It’s another crack at lifetime access to a huge collection of Adobe Training videos from Train Simple at 84% off – you can get ‘em for $79, instead of the normal $500 price.<p>There’s over …

GeekWire Radio: High-tech cooking and practical advice from ChefSteps

Centrifuges, liquid nitrogen, and a vertical rotisserie created from a wall of 30 burning steel drums.<p>Those are just a few of the food preparation …

How Airplay makes Apple TV a great gift idea for Mac and iOS fans

Since its reintroduction as a smaller set-top box running a modified version of iOS 4.1 on an Apple A4 chip in September of 2010, the Apple TV has …

Apps can bring an 'Uber' world of beauty to your doorstep

Getting an entourage of beauty professionals to show up at your door is no longer a privilege reserved just for celebrities and the ultra-wealthy. Thanks to a growing number of on-demand beauty apps, summoning hairstylists, makeup artists, masseuses and even personal trainers to a home, office or …

A behind-the-scenes tour of the technology at Husky Stadium

Some of the renovations made to the University of Washington’s new Husky Stadium in Seattle are easily noticeable. There is no longer a track …

Inside Sony's Mysterious 'Red Pockets': Hackers Blow Open China Bribery Probe

Back in October 2013, Sony Pictures received an email from the US Security and Exchange Commission that caused serious concern amongst its legal staff, files leaked by the Guardians of Peace hackers this week and published online have revealed. Senior counsel at the SEC, Morgan Ward Doran, was …

iPad App of the Week: New MSN Apps

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all out picks below and …

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Stretchy Artificial Skin Lets Prosthetic Hand Sense Heat, Humidity, and Pressure

It's so sophisticated, it can even tell the difference between a dry and soggy diaper<p>Prosthetic limbs that can be controlled by an amputee’s thoughts or muscle movements already exist. But what if they could also sense the environment and then send that information back to the amputee’s nervous …

The best Chromebooks so far: Acer C720 and Chromebook 13

Acer C720 and Chromebook 13 Review<p>Chrome That Keeps on Ticking<p>Chromebook C720<p>Core Power<p>Great Keyboard<p>Chromebook 13<p>Monitor Connection<p>Ace Design<p>C720 …

The Backed Pack: An open source platform, sensor & tablet

<i>Each week, our friends at Backerjack bring us updates on some of the most successful gadget crowdfunding campaigns.</i><p>Mono<p>Mono is an open source, programmable platform designed to test ideas out on. The tiny device comes equipped with a 2.2″ TFT touch display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, an accelerometer, and a …

Project Loon works with France's space agency to develop next-gen balloons

Project Loon has come a long way since Google X started working on it in 2011: its balloons can now stay afloat for 100 days, for one, and it has recently gained a partner carrier in Australia's Telstra. Now, France's space agency, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), has revealed that it's …

Washington DC is making a taxi app to take on Uber

The 'Universal D.C. TaxiApp' will start beta testing in March<p>It's no secret that some local governments, especially those with robust taxi systems, have been less than welcoming to Uber. The solution, usually, has been to ban the startup from city borders. But Washington DC's taxi commission might …

4 thoughts on 4 clouds, from a guy who sees them all

Sebastian Stadil has been managing cloud environments for years as the creator of the Scalr project and founder of the startup he built to …

Best-sellers of the week: 10-foot iOS Lightning Cable, Cloud Backup and more [Deals]

There are dozens of great deals at Cult of Mac Deals every day. Today we highlight 3 offers that are ending very soon.<p>This is your last chance to get in on these popular offers for The 10 Ft. MFI-Certified iOS Lightning Cable, a lifetime of unlimited mobile backups with IDrive and the BACtrack</b> …

7 Reasons Why You Should Buy An Android Phone Over An iPhone

How to root Galaxy Alpha LTE (SM-G850F) on stock Android firmware with CF-Auto-Root

You can now root the international European variant of Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850F), powered with Exynos octa-core processor, using Chainfire's …

Which surveillance agency just released an encryption app for kids? GCHQ

British surveillance agency GCHQ has launched an app teaching children to understand “basic encryption techniques”, despite its director having criticised technology firms for making more advanced tools available to their users.<p>Cryptoy is a free app for Android tablets, with an iPad version …

Former iTunes engineer testifies in iPod trial, says his team was responsible for blocking music from other stores

Apple has been engaged in a lawsuit this week over what some deemed “anticompetitive” measures put into place in the iPod several years ago. Those measures essentially prevented users from playing back any music from third-party stores. Apple, for its part, has owned up to those actions, saying it …

Yahoo Starts Prompting Chrome Users To “Upgrade” To Firefox

If you’re visiting any Yahoo property today, chances are you’ll see an “Upgrade to the new Firefox” link in the top-right corner of your browser window. The prompt also appears if you’re using Internet Explorer, Opera and even the new Yandex browser. However, the prompt is missing from Safari, …

Sony Pictures Hackers Release Seventh Stolen Data Dump

The hackers call it a "Christmas gift."<p>The hacking group behind the massive Sony Pictures Entertainment attack has posted a new message containing links to what it claims is the seventh archive of data stolen from the studio.<p>They also promised more disclosures to come. “We are preparing for you a …

New Windows 7 Patch Is Effectively Malware, Disables Graphics Driver Updates And Windows Defender

*<i>Due to some valid complaints regarding my usage of the term “Malware,” I’ve updated the headline with a more accurate description of the Windows Update: “Badware,” which is unintentionally harmful software.</i><p>If you have Windows 7 set to automatically update every Tuesday, it may be time to …

Virgin Oceanic pauses its deep sea exploration plans

If you were hoping to see Virgin Oceanic visit the deepest parts of Earth's oceans, you'll have to put those dreams on hold. The company has confirmed that it's at least temporarily dropping plans to make five dives using its DeepFlight Challenger craft. Virgin isn't saying just what prompted the …

TV is over: Mobile has officially demoted TV to second-rung media status

About 26 percent of customers who call US cable TV companies request “internet only” service, according to a survey of those calls by mobile advertising technology company Marchex. Of those customers, at least 60 percent actually end up getting internet-only service, Marchex says.<p>The survey results …

How “Today Widgets” work in iOS 8, and how developers should work them into their apps

So what are the Today Widgets in Apple’s iOS 8, and what is their intended purpose? For some, that seems to be left open to interpretation.<p>Today …

Four reasons I switched to Safari after years of using Chrome and why I’ll probably switch back

After upgrading to OS X Yosemite last week, I got an interesting notification when booting up Chrome for the first time. Apple wanted me to give …