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This new molecule could be guided through your body with a magnet

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have created a large hollow magnetic-cage molecule that could someday administer drugs directly …

If you could actually see Wi-Fi, this is what it would look like

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>What if you could actually see Wi-Fi? It is something we all have wondered about. We can see the Wi-Fi routers in our homes …

World's first lab-grown burger to be cooked and eaten

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/999000/999685_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524668771_d5b5f1e0eb9402419d0bd35ad9f3bb14<p><b>The world's first lab-grown burger is to be unveiled and eaten at a news conference in London on Monday.</b><p>Scientists took cells from a cow …

Sprint finally shutting down iDEN network Sunday to make way for LTE

This Sunday, just after midnight, Sprint will finally pull the plug on the legacy push-to-talk iDEN network it inherited when it purchased Nextel. The move is designed to free up spectrum and cell towers for the carrier's growing LTE network. That means the last full day of iDEN service, for those …

Google said to deploy Wi-Fi blimps in Africa and Asia

How can the Internet be brought to areas that have no infrastructure for high-speed wireless? Beam the Wi-Fi networks down from flying objects, of course.<p>Google is reportedly working on creating wireless networks for more remote parts of the world, such as countries in sub-Saharan Africa and …

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Foxconn and Mozilla join hands over Firefox OS, may show off new devices next week

In a Chinese invitation we received earlier today, Foxconn Technology Group and Mozilla confirmed an upcoming press conference that will detail and make their Firefox OS partnership official. The event will take place in Taipei next Monday (just a few days before Computex truly kicks off), and …

Facebook and Google insist they did not know of Prism surveillance program

America's tech giants continued to deny any knowledge of a giant government surveillance programme called Prism, even as president Barack Obama …

This contact lens could eventually make Google Glass obsolete

Google Glass is great, but it's also big, clunky, and exceedingly obvious. What would be more practical is something that could be fitted directly …

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What Steve Jobs And Bill Gates Really Thought About Each Other

"He and I, in a sense, grew up together," Gates said. "We were within a year of the same age, and we were kind of naively optimistic and built big companies. And every fantasy we had about creating products and learning new things — we achieved all of it. And most of it as rivals. But we always …

Bio-Hackers, Get Ready

When I speak to technical founders, they often look back with fondness to days of tinkering with a Commodore 64 or Hypercard.<p>But perhaps tomorrow’s founders will experiment with a very different kind of code — the genetic code that underlies how everything from one-celled organisms to humans …

Xi threatens “lifetime” consequences for officials who hurt the environment

China’s president has laid down a stark warning to government officials: if you sanction a project that damages the environment, you’ll be held responsible. For life.<p>Given the sharp growth in Chinese environmental activism, it’s not surprising that Xi Jinping is keen to be seen taking action. In …

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The little known history of the sites that inspired Tumblr

Tumblr is the quintessential example of a tumblelog, the stripped-down style of blogging for which it is named. But as the <i>Daily Dot</i> explains, it wasn't the first to offer a short form blogging service. Tumblr — which Yahoo purchased last week for $1.1 billion in cash — is at least the third …

Roads no safer with hands-free devices, study finds

Using a hands-free device does not eliminate driving errors, but in fact increases them, according to a growing body of research, which suggests new technology is not making the roads safer and that distracted-driving legislation may not go far enough.<p>A study from the University of Alberta released …

HTC One Google edition: It's real and coming in summer

The HTC One will indeed get the Nexus treatment.<p>HTC will sell a Google Edition version of its flagship One smartphone with the stock Android operating system, CNET has confirmed.<p>Word of a version of the phone without its trademark Sense user interface popped up earlier Friday on Geek.com, with a …

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Yet Another Hulu Bidder! Yahoo Is In, Too.

Add one more name to the Hulu bidding derby: Yahoo, which just announced plans to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion, has made an offer on the video website …

America's Top Colleges Have A Rich-Kid Problem

In case you ever wondered just how much wealthy students dominate America's top colleges, here's a nice illustration from a new report by the Century Foundation.<p>At the most selective schools in the country,* 70 percent of students come from the wealthiest quarter of U.S. families.<p>Just 14 percent …

Microsoft explains Xbox One cloud gaming in an effort to justify online requirement

Microsoft created confusion over its Xbox One online requirement this week, but fresh details are emerging that offer an insight into why the next-generation console needs an internet connection. Microsoft is increasing its number of Xbox Live servers to 300,000, up from only 500 at launch and …