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Google takes no chances with security of its new trans-Pacific fiber-optic cable

Google is working hard to ensure its new trans-Pacific fiber optic cable called FASTER, which will link the West Coast of the U.S. to Japan, remains impervious to those wishing to tap it.<p>Like the National Security Agency (NSA) or Chinese security services, with their voracious appetite for such …

Why Does Google Want to Deliver Dog Food in Rural Australia?

Google made waves on Thursday by revealing its secret project to deliver dog food to areas of rural Australia via drones.<p>But why would Google, a …

Despite FAA Setbacks, Amazon Prime Air Makes Notable Engineering, NASA And Aerospace Hires

Something big is going on with Amazon Prime Air, the e-commerce giant’s research project focused on delivering packages in 30 minutes or less using unmanned drones. And it’s not the dubious story about drone testing in India, which frankly, doesn’t pass the sniff test in terms of accuracy.<p>Prime Air …

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 …

3D Robotics buys connected toy company Sifteo

Sifteo’s electronic block-based gaming system might not seem relevant to drones at first glance, but 3D Robotics thinks otherwise: The drone startup …

This Cruel Pavlok Bracelet Shocks You To Exercise

Hate exercising? ZAP! Still hate exercising?<p>The fitness bands we know today have all been built around positive reinforcement. From glowing animations to congratulatory messaging when you hit goals and milestones, Fitbits, Nike+ Fuelbands, and the Jawbone Up are drenched in cheerful celebration of …

Nat Geo Staff Picks: America’s Best Beach Towns

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Is there a magic formula for the perfect beach town? No, but America could offer up more than a few candidates if they were doling out the title.<p><b>Here are just a few of them, recommended by Nat Geo Travel staffers:</b><p><b>Cannon Beach, Oregon:</b> “At only an hour-and-a-half drive away, …

Google’s new moonshot project maps out what a healthy human being looks like

There’s a new project brewing at Google X — the company’s research arm — and it has to do with how a healthy human being should look like. As first reported by the Wall Street Journal and later confirmed by Google in a press release sent to TNW, ‘Baseline Study’ will put together anonymous genetic …

If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …

Wi-Fi passwords can be stolen by hacking smart lightbulbs

<img src="http://cdni.wired.co.uk/138x138/a_c/ars.png" alt="Ars Technica" style="float: left;"/>In the latest cautionary tale involving the so-called …

RetailNext, making brick-and-mortar a little more like e-commerce, raises $30M

RetailNext, a company that specializes in providing data analysis tools to real-world retailers, has raised a $30 million late-stage round of investment.<p>This is the company’s fourth round of funding, bringing its total capital raised to $59.4 million.<p>Nokia Growth Partners led the new round, which …

Apple acquires land to build another solar power farm in North Carolina

The city of Claremont, NC has agreed to annex the land necessary for Apple to build a third solar farm near its data center in Maiden, the Hickory Daily Record reported (via MacRumors). Apple will make an initial investment of $55 million and indirectly create 75 jobs while constructing the …

Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

If you could have safe, effective, long-term birth control that you didn't have to think about, would you jump at the chance? That's what's being proposed by a company called MicroCHIPS of Lexington Massachusetts -- in the form of a chip to be implanted under the skin.<p>The chip, just 20 x 20 x 7 …

The Most Ambitious Artificial Intelligence Project In The World Has Been Operating In Near Secrecy For 30 Years

IBM's Watson and Apple's Siri stirred up a hunger and awareness throughout the U.S. for something like a Star Trek computer that really worked — an artificially intelligent system that could receive instructions in plain, spoken language, make the appropriate inferences, and carry out its …

Qualcomm buys Wilocity to put gigabit wireless connections in smartphones

Qualcomm(s qcom) confirmed on Wednesday that it is buying gigabit wireless specialist Wilocity in a move that puts the mobile chipmaker firmly behind …

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We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

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The Perfect Day in Dublin

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I’ve been to <b>Dublin</b> several times before, and have always found it to be a relaxing, almost effortless, city to visit with its eminently walkable city center bisected by the River Liffey into neighborhoods north and south. But this time, I was exploring the Irish capital with …

FAA ruling makes BP the first company that can legally use drones over US land

BP can legally use drones for mapping and monitoring purposes after the FAA waived the national rule that unmanned aerial vehicles cannot be used for …

48 of the Best Breast Moments in BAZAAR

We're celebrating fashionable busts—whether big or small—from the pages of BAZAAR.<p>From Rihanna to Kate Upton, Ashley Graham, Gisele and more, we're celebrating fashionable busts—both big and small—from BAZAAR over the years. Click through to see the standout moments.

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In pictures: Europe's stealth drone Neuron

Stunning pictures of Europe's stealth drone Neuron (or "nEUROn" if you want to emphasise the punnage) have been released by Dassault Aviation.<p>The …

How Starbucks, Apple, General Motors and AT&T Are Preparing The World For Wireless Energy

If you visited a Starbucks in Boston or Silicon Valley during the last year or so, you may have noticed black circles embedded in the coffee bars and tables. You may have even glimpsed an early adopter with a special cellphone case charging an iPhone or a Samsung Galaxy simply by resting it on a …