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10 privacy gadgets to help you keep a secret

Fend off nosy neighbors, curious co-workers, and anyone else who tries to pry into your stuff.<p>Privacy is important. Just this week, another data breach occurred affecting airlines and banks in the Europe. While things such as malware are a problem and you should know how to remove it, you should …

Middle School

Rita Dove: “The first thing that goes when a government becomes a tyranny are words”

<b>Rita Dove (AP/Charles Tasnadi)</b><p>Salon talks to poet Rita Dove about why degrading language and the arts threatens democracy and humanity<p>David Masciotra<p>February 5, 2017 6:00pm (UTC)<p>There are few writers worthy of such high distinction, but to read Rita Dove is to encounter the transformative. Her …

Growing a Startup Without Funding: How 5 Entrepreneurs Made Bootstrapping Work

Bootstrapping a company takes a lot of courage, especially when you’re going up against industry incumbents in an increasingly-crowded SaaS market. Those successful companies have time and experience on their side. They know the industry better than you, and they’re likely more tuned in to the …

Startups

Deadly CHP shooting raises concerns about officers opening fire at moving vehicles

When two undercover California Highway Patrol officers opened fire on a moving vehicle in Fullerton this weekend, they used a tactic that federal authorities and law enforcement experts consider dangerous and has been banned by police leaders in Los Angeles, New York and several other major U.S. …

YouTube Kids app goes overboard with ads, consumer groups charge

A collection of consumer and children's advocacy groups have come together to urge US regulators to do something about Google's new child-focused YouTube app.<p>Organizations including the Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Watchdog, and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry have …

30 best Android apps and games this week

It’s time for our latest roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, this time from the last two weeks’ worth of releases on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an app uses in-app purchases, this will be listed as (Free …

The Identity Crisis Under the Ink

Americans—particularly Millennials—are getting more tattoos than ever. Is a shifting, increasingly uncertain culture to blame?<p>Some weeks ago, during a bleary-eyed subway ride to work, I found myself staring at a young woman on the other side of the car. She wore business attire with a North Face …

New Facebook Rules Will Sting Entrepreneurs

Network to Remove Unpaid Plugs in User News Feeds<p>Chrisy Bossie built a $100,000-a-year gemstone e-commerce business by sharing information about her products on her company’s Facebook page several times a week.<p>“Steals in the Shop! I have a TON of new 36-inch-long necklaces, most priced at $15, …

Entrepreneurship

Scientists hail new '3 parent baby' technique

New technique to create '3 parent babies' shows promise, experts say<p>Experts are to investigate a new technique to create “three-parent babies” which could be safer and more effective than current methods being tested in British laboratories.<p>The Government last month asked the fertility regulator to …

Magnifying spoon designed to detect contaminants in food

Designer Ernesto D Morales has proposed a spoon made out of magnifying glass as part of a series of absurd products for his fictional company Object …

Nigel Stanford makes sound visible for Cymatics music video

<b>Music:</b> this video by New Zealand musician Nigel Stanford shows a series of experiments that demonstrate how sound waves affect different types of …

Scientists design a collider that turns light into matter

Ever since the 1960s, when the food synthesiser made its appearance in <i>Star Trek</i>, the idea of a machine that could seemingly make something from nothing has been the kind of tech we dream about. But the actual technology may not be as implausible as previously thought.<p>In 1934, Gregory Breit and John …

This marketing platform helped Samsung beat Apple … and predicts the future with 78% accuracy

Facebook wants to be the social layer for the web. Google wants to be the discovery layer, and PayPal wants to be the financial layer.<p>Networked Insights, however, wants to be the consumer intent layer.<p>In other words, a crystal ball — that works — for marketers.<p>Google knows a lot about the world, …

Next-Generation Nocs NS500 Aluminum Earphones

Stockholm, Sweden based Nocs works with DJs and musicians around the world to gain insight so they can bring you the best speakers and headphones out …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Google Glass Could Assist Surgeons

The applications of Google Glass could soon stretch to surgical training following a successful trial by doctors in New York, though privacy issues …