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Hotel chain deploys Samsung Gear S3 to serve guests

Every so often, we talk about the odd devices that are getting deployed into the enterprise ecosystem. Windows Phone turned out to be a bust for the …

Hospitality

The 15 Best Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 10th</b><p>The sci-fi genre currently splits the difference between niche entertainment and the mainstream, providing diehard nerds and folks looking for a simple good time with a common ground on which they can unite and share in their enthusiasm. There was a time when tales of aliens, …

NFC is the underdog tech set to explode in the next five years

In the tantalizing world of technology today, there are endless buzzwords and acronyms for emerging tech you need to know. From AI to the ‘Uber of’ dog walking and everything in-between, maybe you think you’ve heard it all. But before you hop on the hype train and leave the station, take note — an …

Lyft follows Uber further into healthcare market with rides for patients

Ride-hailing apps are helping riders get to the doctor's office — and dipping into the lucrative healthcare market.<p>Uber recently announced a new …

Transportation

Uber Health will get patients to and from the doctor

Uber is launching a new service that will help out patients who need rides to and from their doctors.<p>Uber Heath will partner with health care providers, who will be able to schedule rides for patients using a special digital platform. The providers cover the cost of the rides.<p>The digital dashboard, …

Breast Cancer

Jaguar Land Rover Activity Key wearable sales are hot

If you've noticed that a lot of Jaguar and Land Rover owners seem to be wearing Fitbits, it's not your imagination. Those little black rubberized bracelets probably aren't actually fitness trackers, however -- they're likely the British automaker's Activity Key wristband, and they've become much …

Land Rover

The $1.1 Trillion Space Industry Prediction You Can't Afford to Miss

The global space industry is already bigger than you think, and growing faster than you can even imagine.<p>I admit it: I'm a procrastinator.<p>Last year, …

How to sleep easier with Google Home’s white noise feature

Pick from a selection of sounds like a rainstorm, spinning fan, or just generic white noise<p>I’m one of those people who falls asleep a little easier if there’s quiet, steady noise around me. Cracking a window open isn’t really an option in February here in New York, so typically I just turn on a …

Gone With A Shot? Hopeful New Signs Of Relief For Migraine Sufferers

Humans have suffered from migraines for millennia. Yet, despite decades of research, there isn't a drug on the market today that prevents them by targeting the underlying cause. All of that could change in a few months when the Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce its decision about …

Prosthetics

Verizon adds free Mexico and Canada roaming to its cheapest ‘unlimited’ plan

Verizon currently has two plans it calls “unlimited,” the $75-a-month Go Unlimited plan and the $85-a-month Beyond Unlimited plan. Neither plan is …

Customers

Want to learn programming? This startup pays you cryptocurrency to study Python

Blockchain-based skills platform BitDegree has unconventional plans for connecting tech talent and recruiters.<p>Lithuania-based startup BitDegree has …

11 things people think are terrible for your diet that actually aren't

I'm used to the shaming look I get from my peers when I crack open a can of sugar-free Red Bull. The questions — and judgment — never end. "That stuff'll kill you," someone said to me the other day, shaking his head. "So many chemicals!" was what I heard last week.<p>Truth be told, Red Bull (at least …

Artificial Sweeteners

Russia's Military Is Banning Selfies Because Soldiers Keep Revealing Their Location to the Enemy

Russian soldiers may soon be unable to snap a quick selfie with their brothers-in-arms.<p>A new draft law from Russia’s Ministry of Defense bans …

Android 8.0 Oreo could let you use Wi-Fi hotspots more like cellular data

With Passpoint support, you no longer have to sign in to a Wi-Fi hotspot each time you want to use it, but there is a catch.<p>I’m sure we’ve all been there: you’re trying to connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot on the subway, and each time you get to a station, it asks you to authenticate. By the time you sign …

Movie mistakes so good they were kept in

Directors are in charge on set, but they can't control everything. That's what second takes are for, after all.<p>But sometimes things go off-script in …

The 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

The restaurant reservations website's users helped compile this list of eateries with the best views.<p>Today, OpenTable released their list of the most …

NASA wants you to help celebrate the Voyager's 40th anniversary

NASA wants you (yes, <i>you</i>) to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Voyager mission.<p>In honor of four decades of Voyager 1 — humankind's …

Light starts shipping the L16, its 16-camera pocket DSLR challenger

Light’s L16 was a radical design concept when it was originally introduced in October, 2015 — but the concept has become a reality, as the company is now shipping the first production units to its pre-order customers. The final design is quite similar to the concept it showed off back then, with a …

10 hurt when taxi strikes group of Boston cab drivers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ten people were injured when a taxicab plowed into a group of cab drivers waiting for fares near Logan International Airport on Monday afternoon, Massachusetts State Police said.<p>Two law enforcement sources told CNN the incident is being treated as an accident, not an act of terrorism. The …

Brilliant gadget lets you control any garage door opener you already have from your phone

Everyone is on a mission right now to make everything in and around their homes “smart.” Connected devices offer all sorts of benefits over “dumb” …

Home Automation

Narwhal Tusk Mystery Solved by New Drone Video

Narwhals are sometimes known as the "unicorns" of the ocean because of the long "tusks" that protrude from the animals' heads, but scientists have long been stumped about the function of this mysterious appendage — until now.<p>Drone footage of wild narwhals has revealed that the whales use their …

Timbre is a totally free app for editing video and audio

Good audio and video editing tools are somewhat hard to come by on mobile — a sentiment shared by app developer Xeus. The dev was prompted to create the Timbre: Cut, Join, Convert mp3 app after failing to find a “decent” tool for doing the same in the Play Store. And what Xeus has come up with is …

Apps

Kill three birds with one stone with this Bluetooth speaker power bank table

Don’t forget to charge your table<p>Tables are probably some of the oldest gadgets around, if you think about it. People have probably been taking things and using them as a high place to put other, smaller things since the existence of people (and things). I’ve certainly been an avid table user all …

Amazon CEO tries to sell kids on working on the moon

Despite all the innovations around us, kids still need as much encouragement as possible to become the next mad genius to push us into the future, …

Space Exploration

PayPal's latest update lets it play nice with Android Pay

Google promised that support for PayPal in Android Pay would arrive “within the next few weeks” when it made the announcement back in April. It has been more than a few weeks, but better late than never as PayPal updated its app to support Google’s mobile payment service.<p>The process is relatively …

NYC drivers get $900 back from Uber after it took too big of a cut

Uber just fessed up to a costly mistake.<p>In New York City, the company said it has been wrongfully calculating the commission it takes from drivers after each ride. A 2014 agreement signed by drivers mandated that Uber calculate its cut based on the ride's net fare. The company said it had been …

Menlo Ventures raises new $450M fund to back early consumer, enterprise and ‘frontier technologies’

Silicon Valley VC Menlo Ventures has closed a new $450 million fund to invest primarily in early-stage “consumer, enterprise and frontier technologies”. The funding brings the firm’s total capital to more than $5 billion under management, while Menlo Ventures says the fund was oversubscribed with …

China pitch by Kushner sister renews controversy over visa program for wealthy

A much-criticized visa program that allows foreigners to win fast-track immigration in return for investing $500,000 in U.S. properties was extended in a bill signed by President Trump just one day before a sister of senior White House adviser Jared Kushner pitched the program to Chinese …

Excitement Stirs as the James Web Telescope is Almost Ready to Go

As wonderful as the Hubble telescope has proved to be over the past few decades, it is getting old and will soon be time for a new piece of …