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Forget.me Simplifies Your 'Right to be Forgotten' on Google

In the wake of the landmark EU ruling last month stipulating that individuals should have the right to be forgotten by removing outdated information about themselves from search engine results, Google was soon inundated with takedown requests.<p>While Google eventually launched a takedown form of its …

Elon Musk on the Flawed Premise of Tesla and the False Promise of Fuel Cells

Tesla's CEO takes some jabs at rival companies, technologies and business models.<p>Tesla’s Chief Executive Elon Musk didn’t break news during an appearance at the World Energy Innovation Forum on Wednesday, but the outspoken serial entrepreneur delivered a few jabs to rival companies, technologies …

3D-print your own lightsaber with these free files

Kit out your Jedi costume with a sweet 3D-printed lightsaber with customizable length.<p>Star Wars Day was Sunday, but the celebration is never over. Keep your fan passion going by making your own lightsaber using Ultimaker's free 3D-printed lightsaber source files, released in honor of May the 4th. …

3D Printing

Today’s Giant Media Event, Brought to You — And Owned — By Google

Remember when Google was a technology company that didn’t want to be in the media business?<p>Actually, that was always a stretch, since Google has been …

Great news! Engineers aren't psychopaths (but CEOs are)

You might wonder which professions have the greatest proportion of psychopaths. Well, according to one book, engineers are nowhere on the list. Until they become CEOs, that is.<p>I've been feeling a little disturbed lately. Slightly insane things are happening all around me and nothing seems to make …

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Internet of light: scientists achieve 10-gigabit data speeds using LEDs

A group of UK-based researchers just had a breakthrough in their attempt to develop "visual light communication," a way to transfer data wirelessly over the internet using light bulbs.<p>Scientists have announced data transfer speeds of more than 10 gigabits — about 10 times faster than a Google Fiber …

Samsung Galaxy S3 outpaces iPhone 5S, 5C in touch accuracy

The Samsung Galaxy S3 performed notably better than Apple's latest handsets in terms of overall screen accuracy, according to a new study.<p>Apple's<p>iPhone 5SandiPhone 5Chave a bit of improving to do on the touch-accuracy front, according to new data from OptoFidelity, a Finland-based tech test and …

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50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>With their last club residency in Hamburg’s boozed-up Reeperbahn district less than a year in the past, the Beatles were still one kickass bar …

Glow-In-The-Dark Paths Could Be The Future Of Street Lighting

Particles absorb light during the day, then emit a blue glow at night.<p>Evening visitors to Christ's Pieces park in Cambridge, England are basking in the glow of a whole new type of street light. Starpath, a new type of resurfacing material being tested within the park, absorbs ultraviolet light …

Near-space Balloon Rides, 100,000 Feet Above Earth, to be Offered by New Company

Near-space balloon rides are being prepared by the company World View for people who don’t want to pay the steep price for rides up above the …

Tesla's Model S to Get Google Chrome And Third-Party Apps

Tesla Motors will likely be adding Google Chrome and third-party apps to its Model S vehicles by the end of next year, according to comments made by CEO Elon Musk at a reception event in Munich (spotted first by Engadget).<p>Musk says that Tesla needs to settle the electric vehicle’s localization …

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

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SinterHab: A Moon Base Concept from Sintered 3D-Printed Lunar Dust

Artist’s rendering of the SinterHab concept (Credits: Architecture Et Cetera).<p>On 26 February 2013, architecture firm Architecture Et Cetera (A-ETC) …

Grasshopper 744m Test | Single Camera (Hexacopter)

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Video of the Day: See Felix Baumgartner's Space Jump from Every Gut Wrenching Angle

Get out your trash can and hold tight. Because you’re about to witness Felix Baumgartner’s Space Jump from a variety of stomach churning angles.

How to Shoot Landscapes at Sunset

Sunsets are a huge draw for landscape photographers due to the unique light at the end of the day. Not only is the colour of the light attractive but …

Digital Photography

Photography Perspective

After spending the last four years getting more and more into photography, it has only been recently that I’ve felt I have really become confident in …

With The ASUS G750JX, Is The Hunt For The Perfect Gaming Laptop Finally Over?

There is one common, unfortunate theme when it comes to laptops — something I’ve dubbed “almost perfect” syndrome. Whether it’s genius design marred by a sub-par display or a powerful desktop replacement dragged down by unappealing aesthetics, that one niggling problem consistently rears its ugly …

EVE Online Player Loses A Spaceship Worth Approximately $9,000

It smarts to lose a fight in a video game. It smarts more when you’re playing an MMO, where your losses are on display for your entire community to see. It smarts even more when in that fight, you lose a ship worth approximately $8-9000.<p>That’s what happened in EVE Online the other day, developer …

Five Mind-Blowing Charts on the War on Pot

ACLU report reveals the stunning scope and costs of marijuana prohibition<p>Thanks to the citizens of Colorado and Washington, the tide is turning in …

MakerBot's Replicator 2 joins Amazon's newly launched 3D printer store

Granted, it's not a 3D printer in every home, but it's surely a step in the right direction. MakerBot announced today that its Replicator 2 will be joining Amazon's new 3D Printer Store, a central location on the site for devices, accessories, books and the like. The store features a number of …

Advent of Google means we must rethink our approach to education

Would a person with good handwriting, spelling and grammar and instant recall of multiplication tables be considered a better candidate for a job …

Google Glass: What’s With All The Hate?

Google Glass isn’t even on sale yet and there is already a noticeable backlash against Google’s first experiment in wearable computing. It’s odd to see a product that was greeted with so much hype a year ago endure the love-hate cycle so quickly – even though there are only a few thousand units in …

Google+ and Glass just got the upgrade for lifelogging everything

If you’re still laughing at Google+, and at Google Glass, then it might be time to stop; Google has just shown that they’re its next route to …

Wearable Tech

Eric Schmidt 'perplexed' by UK tax controversy, says Google pays all legally required taxes

Google has recently come under fire in the UK for alleged tax avoidance — last November, UK legislators talked to high-level executives about an apparent discrepancy between Google's global profits and their UK income taxes, and it was reported last week that a former executive has evidence of …

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Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

These apps keep your handset going longer between charges and can help smooth out performance overall.<p>If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These …

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Five Companies That Are In Line To Dominate The Post-PC World

Think of the PC and we immediately think of companies such as Intel, Microsoft, and to a lesser extent smaller players such as AMD, NVIDIA, and Dell. These companies help shape and steer the PC industry for several decades.<p>But that reign is coming to an end. As consumers and enterprise buyers spend …