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A High-Tech Bra That Unhooks Only For 'True Love'

A weird/bad/nerdtastic idea from Japan.<p><i>Note: Video is a tad NSFW.</i><p>Japanese lingerie manufacturer Ravijour has designed a bra, called the True Love Tester, that apparently knows "how women truly feel." Yes, this is a goofy marketing scheme. But it's also a science bra, so... carry on.<p>The ad above …

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Google launches tools to run Chrome apps natively on Macs, Android and more

Following up on news it made public at last May’s I/O developer event, Google on Tuesday launched a toolset to bring Chrome apps to other platforms, …

Effektif Brings Workflows To The Cloud With An IFTTT-Like Service For The Enterprise

Effektif wants to do for the enterprise what IFTTT has done for the consumer web – automate workflows through a cloud-based service, but one designed instead to integrate with business level tools and processes, like Salesforce, Oracle, Google Drive, Box and more. The solution, launching today, is …

Google Drive introduces activity streams to help you monitor your files

The Google Drive team said today that it is rolling out an activity stream to help you monitor changes to your files and folders. A new ⓘ button that appears at the top right corner of the screen gives you access to the stream, which notes actions taken on files and folders in your Drive, and who …

Google’s New Plug-In For WordPress Makes Webmaster Tools Verification And Placing AdSense Ads Easy

Google today launched a plug-in for self-hosted WordPress blogs in public beta that makes adding AdSense ads to websites easier and makes verifying a site with Webmaster Tools a single-click process.<p>Given that WordPress now powers more than 20 percent of websites, it’s no surprise that Google has …

Box brings 50GB of cloud storage to iOS with new design, search improvements, more

Cloud-storage service Box released version 3.0 of its iPhone and iPad app today to its users. While the app features new navigation and a fresh user interface, Box also says its app has been rewritten in version 3.<p>New features include faster search within the app and better previewing for documents …

Pandora launches station recommendations on iOS and Android

Pandora has always tried to introduce its listeners to new music, and today it's launching yet another way of doing that. On both its iOS and Android apps, Pandora will now recommend new stations for listeners based on artists it thinks they might like. As with individual stations, Pandora says its …

The NSA can reportedly spy on offline computers with radio tech

Keeping your computer off the web may not keep it out of the National Security Agency’s prying gaze — especially if you’re a member of the Chinese military or a drug cartel.<p>The NSA’s broad surveillance and cyberwarfare capabilities extend to offline computers, servers, smartphones, and other …

FullContact Acquires Cobook to Develop iOS and Mac Address Book Apps

FullContact, a startup that offers a business card scanner and a unified digital address book for Gmail, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other online services, has acquired Cobook for an undisclosed amount.<p>Cobook offers its own unified address book apps for the Mac, iPhone and iPad. These products …

Silent Circle & Geeksphone Join Forces To Build Blackphone: A Pro-Privacy Android-Based Smartphone

As the reality of the extent and invasiveness of the security services’ dragnet surveillance programs hits home, the pro-privacy movement has been cranking up its own ideas to counter spy-tech with pro-privacy tech. The Lavabit founder’s recent Kickstarter for a secure end-to-end open source …