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New saliva test may catch Alzheimer's disease early

<b>(CNN) —</b> A test detecting Alzheimer's disease early may become easily available thanks to one plentiful bodily substance: saliva, a recently released study shows.<p>The saliva test was presented at the 2015 Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Washington this week. Though research is …

Dementia

Apple has hired another major auto executive

There have been reports in recent months of Apple potentially getting into the auto industry with its own electric car, although the company hasn't confirmed anything about it yet.<p>The hiring of Betts is likely to further stoke the speculation, especially since he's an expert in auto manufacturing, …

How W3C is trying to standardize payments on the internet

Payments on the Internet have developed without much regulation or standardization over the past 15 to 20 years. This has resulted in a wide variety of what’s called “payment behavior.”<p>“Each and every company that worked with payments invented its own way of interaction with the customer,” said …

Watch All the Movie Trailers from Super Bowl XLIX

Forget football. Watch the latest from Tomorrowland, Furious 7, Jurassic World, and more!<p>Super Bowl Sunday is always a big night for movie trailer premiers, and tonight XLIX has been no let down. Tomorrowland, Furious 7, Jurassic World, Terminator Genisys, and many more have seen brain new teasers …

Movies

Samsung TVs getting Sony’s PlayStation Now game-streaming service

Sony is soon gonna offer you a way to access PlayStation games without needing a PlayStation.<p>Some new Samsung Smart TVs will come bundled with the PlayStation Now service that enables you to stream PlayStation 3 game instantly over the Web. Samsung intends to launch the new sets sometime in the …

New ultra secure cell phone, Blackphone, is reportedly flying off the shelves

There is, apparently, a big demand for commercially available encrypted smartphones perhaps impervious to the data demands of spy agencies and cyber criminals worldwide.<p>Indeed, Toby Weir-Jones says sales of his new ultra-encrypted smartphone, called the Blackphone, are flying off the shelves since …

Bose QuietComfort 25 review: The best noise-canceling headphones get better - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Extra-comfortable design; clearer, more dynamic sound; highly effective noise-canceling circuitry that's been slightly improved; new folding design allows the headphones to fit in a smaller carrying case; if the battery dies, the music now doesn't die; 21- to 30-day risk-free home</b> …

The $999 4K Gaming Graphics Card -- AMD's Radeon 295x2 Now $2000 Cheaper Than Nvidia's Titan-Z

<b>UPDATE: The Radeon 295×2 is even cheaper now, clocking in at $799 or less.</b><p>God bless the GPU price wars. AMD’s Radeon 295×2, a liquid-cooled graphics card targeted at 4K PC gamers, is now selling at NewEgg for $999, down from its retail debut of $1499 in April. Additional etailers worldwide will go …

Rdio's Apps Undergo Major Redesign to Surface Stations

Stream music service Rdio has undergone a major redesign meant to surface its new free radio station feature and your recent listening history. Expect to see way more white space.<p>For Rdio customers that don’t pay a monthly subscription, the app mobile is now a Pandora-like experience. The free web …

Rdio revamps itself for streaming-music newbies

By simplifying the notes without changing its tune, streaming-music service Rdio is hoping to jump into the mainstream with an app update and relaunch of its free offering.<p>The company, stuck in the middle of a crowded field of competitors, was launched four years ago by the billionaire founders of …

Apps

You Can Now Command The Tesla You Probably Don’t Have With The Smartwatch You Probably Don’t Have

Do you have a Tesla? Do you also have an Android Wear smartwatch? Do you wish they worked better together?<p>Don’t worry! Solving the #1 problem of Batmans everywhere, these guys have figured out how to let you control a Tesla Model S through a smartwatch.<p><b>What you can do with the app:</b><p>Lock and unlock …

Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin Interview: The Three Things You Need For a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

We’ve all heard of those amazing or ridiculous ideas that people start crowdfunding campaigns for, earning well past their goal and even into the …

4 Crowdfunding Mistakes for Social Entrepreneurs to Avoid

A few weeks ago, I ran into an entrepreneur who said, “I tried raising money on [a crowdfunding platform] but it didn’t work.” I’m sure he’s not the only one who’s had that experience. Crowdfunding isn’t a magic well of money. It’s just a new way to raise it.<p>Recently, I’ve connected with a number …

Google's Ray Kurzweil on the computers that will live in our brains

May 03, 2013 | 2:05 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/05/03/tech/googles-ray-kurzweil-computers-will-live-our-brains/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

The next technological scare everyone should watch out for | Eco Friendly Gadgets | Green Blogs

<i>When we approach technology, the notion of its familiarity seems to make some of us less careful than we should be, while others float comfortably</i> …

Google's 'perfect human' project isn't evil, it's business

Baseline's research could make a huge splash in the fight over health data<p>This past Friday, Google unveiled the latest in a line of ambitious and somewhat confounding health programs. After building a glucose-measuring contact lens and a mysterious skunkworks program to cure death, the company will …

Twitter's real diversity problem isn't in Silicon Valley offices. It's ... on Twitter

Whenever a new workplace “diversity” report surfaces from Silicon Valley – like the new one demonstrating that Twitter is even whiter and maler than you imagined – we are treated to a flurry of well-deserved hand-wringing about what this means for the tech industry. <i>Why aren’t women and minorities</i> …

Is Silicon Valley’s Image Going Up in Flames?

Some of the most popular tech companies in Silicon Valley have been feeling the heat lately. We're not talking about the summer scorcher or record …

Silicon Valley

Ultra-thin flexible batteries may power next-gen wearables

A California-based startup has developed a new ultra-thin flexible battery that is inexpensive to make and could potentially power next-gen wearable …