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Amazon Becomes The Remora Of The Retail World, Operates Within Supplier Warehouses

Amazon has a strong advantage over other retailers when it comes to prices, and a new report from The Wall Street Journal shows one reason why. In addition to not having to maintain expensive, huge retail stores like competitors including Best Buy and Walmart, Amazon is also now experimenting with …

Fly Or Die: Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung’s third generation phablet is here. If you haven’t met her already, say hello to the Galaxy Note 3, a barge of a phone with incredible processing power and no fashion sense whatsoever.<p>There’s no question that the Galaxy Note 3 is a powerful device. It’s the first smartphone to come with 3GB …

Square Cash Goes Head To Head With Venmo And Google Wallet To Allow Anyone To Send Money Via Email

Square today is formally launching Square Cash, a product that allows anyone to send money to a contact via email. Square initially soft-launched the product to a limited number of users earlier this year but is opening the service more broadly to users with a few tweaks to the initial payments …

Facebook Removing Option To Be Unsearchable By Name, Highlighting Lack Of Universal Privacy Controls

“Who can look up your Timeline by name?” Anyone you haven’t blocked. Facebook is removing this privacy setting, notifying those who had hidden themselves that they’ll be searchable. It deleted the option from those who hadn’t used it in December, and is starting to push everyone to use privacy …

Sony Unveils Beastly And Beautiful A7 And A7R Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Sony has announced a couple of new cameras early this morning, including the A7 and A7R, both mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras with a twist that’s unprecedented for that type of device – a full-frame sensor is housed within each. That makes these the smallest, lightest full-frame cameras …

Virgin Galactic Wants To Do Moon Cruises, Replace The Concorde For Terrestrial Travel

Virgin Galactic is starting off sending a small group of billionaires into space, which is pretty cool… if you’re a billionaire. But the startup’s (yes, it’s a startup, even with Richard Branson at the helm) Commercial Director Stephen Attenborough took the stage at Wired 2013 in London today to …

Blockchain Smashers

Electricity in Jakarta, Indonesia costs three cents per kilowatt hour. That’s 30 cents less than power in the US and Europe. This means, all things being equal and provided you don’t mind your apartment heating up alarmingly, you can make a decent living mining for Bitcoin and Litecoin (another …

Nike Introduces New Nike+ FuelBand SE, An Activity Tracker That’s Harder To Trick

Nike is revealing a new version of its FuelBand today at an event in New York City. Dubbed the FuelBand SE, the new fitness tracker sports a variety of color accents and represents the sporting goods maker’s first non-cosmetic update to its activity tracking wearable since the gadget’s introduction.<p>…

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

What To Expect At Apple’s October 22 iPad And Mac Event

Apple likely has a few different announcements on tap for its event in San Francisco, next Tuesday, October 22, judging by the invitation received by press. We’ll be there live to tell you exactly what’s being announced as it’s being unveiled, but for now, we’re making predictions based on …

How To Opt Out Of Google’s Weird New Ads That Use Your Face And Name

Angry that Google is planning on using your face and name for the sake of advertisements?<p>Here’s how to make them not.<p>If there’s any upside, it’s that opting out is, quite seriously, two clicks away. Two clicks that I only discovered because I went out of my way to look and because I checked the …

World first as woman gets pregnant seven years after ovaries removed

Twin girls expected after Australian scientists graft tissue frozen before cancer treatment on to mother's abdominal wall<p>Australian doctors and scientists have achieved a world first, helping a woman to become pregnant seven years after her ovaries were removed during cancer treatment, by grafting …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …