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US minimum wage raise could boost remittances | Business & Economy

<b>Washington, DC</b> - Wilfredo Vargas left Guatemala in 2011 searching for what he calls "El Sueno Americano," or the American Dream. With three children and a terminally ill wife, he believed he could earn enough money in the US to provide necessities for his family as they remained in the city of …

9 Upcoming Games We Keep Our Eyes on » YugaTech | Philippines Tech News & Reviews

There are a lot of games with tons of hype behind them, and they are all mostly slated for a release sometime soon. Some games have lots of funding, …

Don't blink: A hologram pops out when you play this vinyl LP

Jack White's Lazaretto, produced by Third Man Records, contains a hand-etched hologram that appears when you play it—the first of its kind …

Samsung announces NX3000 Smart Camera » YugaTech | Philippines Tech News & Reviews

Samsung has announced its latest addition to the NX family of interchangeable lens camera that comes with a 20.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, flip-up …

Take photos while recording video with Google Camera » YugaTech | Philippines Tech News & Reviews

Good news for Android users! A new update that’s rolling out right now is the <b>2.1 version of Google Camera</b> which lets you capture photos in the middle …

This USB cable on Kickstarter charges your phone in half the time

As phones get smarter, their battery life gets shorter. Mobile chargers can give you some extra juice but it doesn’t charge your phone faster, which …

SanDisk Launches World's Fastest SD Card in PH - Pinoy Tech Blog - Philippines Tech News and Reviews

Seeking to aid photographers, videographers and film makers who are heavy users of advanced consumer and professional cameras, US-based flash storage …

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Google's smart contact lenses may arrive sooner than you think

Google inched closer to building its smart contact lens that can help people suffering from diabetes, after securing a patent for an eye-mountable …

US FDA approves 'Star Wars' robotic arm for amputees

WASHINGTON  - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of a robotic arm for amputees that is named for the "Star …

Exquisite Illustrations by Chris Stevens

Yet another week has ended, and to kickstart the weekend the right way, nothing better than an awesome set of illustrations, like these by American …

Google Glass Meets Cyberpunk Light Therapy

Trick your brain into thinking it’s summer: Light Therapy Glasses take on seasonal affective disorder.<p>Do you feel sadder, fatter, or sleepier in fall and winter? You’re not alone. As many as 10 million people in the United States alone suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). A new wearable …

Put a Ring On It: Nod Gesture Control Ring

Nod Labs envisions we’ll soon be interacting with our smart televisions, set top boxes, home appliances, connected lighting systems, and just about …

New Whimsical and Colorful Murals by Seth Globepainter

French street artist Seth Globepainter, known for his colorful and whimsical murals, has unveiled a new series of indoor paintings in Rome. The imaginative murals, which decorate the walls of the Piazza Di Spagna metro station, were created for the <i>Urban Legends</i> exhibition at MACRO Museum. Daily …

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Stunning Macro Photos of Water Drops by Shawn Knol

When he's not watching the kids or tripping over his cat, stay-at-home dad and photographer Shawn Knol (Photoelasticity on Reddit) takes absolutely stunning, close-up photos of water drops. His macro images are vibrant, sharp, and striking, showing every last detail of the water's luminous surface …

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Facebook Really Is Building The Metaverse

Facebook paid $2 billion for a virtual-reality headset maker. Now we learn why: The social network wants to build the first billion-person game.<p>A few months ago, jaws dropped as Facebook shelled out $2 billion to purchase Oculus VR, a virtual-reality headset company started on Kickstarter. Nobody …