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
Motorola today announced it is offering yet another discount for the Moto X: students can now grab an off-contract device for just $339 (compared to $399 off-contract or $49 with a new two year contract).
A serious name with the firepower to back it up. If you're a Ford guy seeking out a badass, high-performance pickup, life isn't too complicated: just stroll into a dealership, fork over $44K, and walk
Conceptual artist and law student Asher J. Kohn envisions a gated community as a sanctuary from drones. Humans have always built defenses to match the prevailing threat of the day, from medieval castles
Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011. "In my view, the American
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Bloomberg View: Yesterday, we looked at the benefit to McDonald's of having its workers subsidized by state and federal aid. Today, its Wal-Mart’s turn. Recall our discussion last month on the related
If you’re like me, you are scrambling last minute to get your friends and family the latest tech gifts. You might be thinking about a new tablet, an iPad, game console, 2 in 1, or maybe even a smart watch.
Say no, and you might not get to use the app. In the last version of Android, Google had included a feature called App Ops. It let you decide what you wanted to allow each app to do. Were you cool with
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PulseOn, A Wearable Tech Startup Spun Out Of Nokia, Says It Has The Most Accurate Heart Monitor In The World
During Tero Mennader's five-year stint at Nokia, he worked on developing a piece of now-patented technology for incredibly accurate, "beat-to-beat" heart rate measurement. Just last year, Mennader spun
Long have I nursed a healthy contempt for the aid industry. As I spent much of a decade wandering around the planet, taking local public transit through poor and/or unstable nations1, I kept encountering
A large study undertaken in the UK concludes that playing electronic games had no negative impact on kids’ later behavior. Television, on the other hand, predicted “a small increase in conduct problems.”
A year ago, Microsoft "reimagined" the look and feel of Windows, and placed a risky bet on the future of computing. Touch is everything, it said, and nearly everything about Windows 8 was designed to used
The technology in Iron Man is getting a step closer to reality thanks to the United States military. The Army has commissioned a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, which would provide the wearer with
This is like being in a cage full of vets tending a dragon. A bizarre image to have in my head but, given the scene, it’s the only thing I can think of. The Lamborghini Sesto Elemento. One of just 20 existence.
The dictionary defines “innovative” as something that features new methods, is advanced, and original. That being said, how much more original is the new Moto X smartphone than the iPhone 5C and 5S? Much
The periodic table gets a few tweaks. Cadmium, are you looking a bit chubbier these days? Improved measurements of different elements and their isotopes have changed the official atomic weights of 19 the
iOS 7 Lock Screen Vulnerability Discovered Which Gives Access To Photos And Social Sharing, Apple Is Working On Fix
Vulnerabilities in Apple’s iOS lock screens have become a fixture of new iOS releases over the past few years, and iOS 7 is not exempt. A new method for bypassing the passcode on a lock screen has been
Lego offers a great way for children to use their imagination, learn engineering, toy re-purposing and modular design. However, it takes some parenting for them to really discover this for themselves.
Security researchers have long maintained that malware is a problem on Android, the Google operating system that's on 80 per cent of the world's smartphones. In extreme cases, hackers with malicious intent
LeBron James has a weakness. For the world's greatest basketball player, the task of carrying the Miami Heat to back-to-back championships isn't too big. But a jersey can be too small. While in the Philippines,
I reported earlier this month that the Financial Times published a pair of important articles asking why the goal of a firm is to maximize short-term shareholder value is still being taught in business
And you thought 97 degrees F was bad. Recently, we told you about an exoplanet that rains glass. Sideways. Which got us thinking: 1.) we will never complain about the weather here on Earth again and 2.)