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iPad Apps Could Screen Eyes for Glaucoma in Developing Countries

Innovation<p>Remote areas where eye doctors are few and far between may have a new tool to screen for glaucoma, the world's leading cause of blindness: an iPad app. Places like rural India and Africa may have clinics to take care of broken bones and other common maladies, but specialists are harder to …

iPad Apps

iPad Air 2 announced with Touch ID fingerprint sensor and 'world's thinnest' body, available for $499 next week

The Air 2 uses Apple's new A8X processor, a modified version of the chip inside the iPhone 6 that's meant to be a bit more powerful. It's a 64-bit chip and Apple says it's "40 percent faster" than the original iPad Air, which was running on the A7. The new tablet is also said to have 180x the …

Microsoft Tries To Take On Snapchat With Its 'Skype Qik' Messaging App

Skype Qik marks Microsoft's first Skype app since, well, the original Skype app. And at its heart, Skype Qik is basically a watered down, video-only Snapchat.<p>Snapchat, at its core, is an app designed to give a glimpse into your life, and Microsoft fails to realize that, at this point in the game, …

Learn Dothraki on the go with new 'Game of Thrones' companion app

Have you ever been caught in a conversation with a Dothraki and been unsure how to respond to their question about what to grab for lunch? Well, fear …

Fitbit has new 'Charge' fitness trackers on the way

The Fitbit Charge HR will offer continuous heart rate monitoring<p>Fitbit ran into some unfortunate issues with its Force fitness tracker; skin reactions eventually led the company to issue a voluntary recall and abandon sales of the product altogether. But now it sounds like Fitbit is ready for a …

Facebook May Be Working With Samsung On A New Smartphone

Facebook is reportedly in talks with Samsung regarding a possible collaboration on a new smartphone, according to The Korea Herald and The Korea Times (via 9to5Google).<p>According to the reports, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg met with Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee …

Virtual Reality

Facebook, Apple Pay for Egg Freezing, Sperm Donors

Tesla stock up despite $717 billion loss last quarter<p>Apple on track to become the first trillion dollar company<p>Amazon clears the air over new …

Dropbox account passwords posted online and millions more might follow

If you haven't activated two-factor authentication on Dropbox yet, you may want to do so now, just in case you end up finding your credentials posted on the internet. A document posted on pastebin earlier contains 400 Dropbox usernames and passwords, which the poster claims are just a tiny fraction …

‘The Walking Dead’: 55 images from Season 5 of AMC’s hit zombie drama | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Steven Yeun as Glenn and Norman Reedus as Daryl in the season 5 premiere episode of "The Walking Dead." (Gene Page / AMC)<p>Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier in Season 5 of "The Walking Dead." (Gene Page / AMC)<p>Steven Yeun as Glenn Rhee in "The Walking Dead." (Gene Page / AMC)<p>A walker from "The Walking …

MIPCOM: 'The Mortal Instruments' to Return as TV Series

'Helix' showrunner Ed Decter will develop Cassandra Clare's YA fantasy franchise for the small screen<p>After stalling at the box office, <i>The Mortal</i> …

Homemade Halloween Decorations: Silly Yarn Spiders | Parents

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The Big Bang Theory recap: 'The Hook-Up Reverberation'

Lending a friend money can lead to tricky problems. Even more problematic: Lending money to a friend without checking with your …

'The Walking Dead' Season 5 Gets U2 Trailers

You didn't want them in your iTunes folder, you tried desperately to avert your eyes from their monstrous visuals of late, and now they're infesting …

'Walking Dead' Renewed for Sixth Season

The fifth run begins Sunday<p>Days before season five is set to premiere, AMC has granted an early but not surprising renewal to TV's No. 1 drama, <i>The</i> …

The Walking Dead Renewed for Season 6 | TV Guide

The Walking Dead<p>Before its fifth season has even premiered, AMC announced Tuesday that <i>The Walking Dead</i> has been renewed for Season 6.<p>The renewal …

'The Walking Dead' will march into a sixth season

Days before "The Walking Dead" kicks off its fifth season on Sunday, AMC has renewed the hit zombie apocalyspe drama for a sixth season.<p>"The Walking Dead" is the top-rated series among adults ages 18 to 49 and the highest-rated series in cable television history.<p><b>-------------</b><b><br>FOR THE RECORD</b><b><br>Oct. 7,</b> …

AMC Renews The Walking Dead for Season 6

It's a big week for AMC's <i>The Walking Dead</i>. With less than a week to go until the popular zombie drama returns for Season 5, the network has renewed …

'Walking Dead' Cast Rates Survival Odds, Offers Advice to Characters

Will their characters hook up, die or be separated from the group? THR quizzed the cast<p>AMC's <i>The Walking Dead</i> returns for its fifth season Sunday with …

‘The Walking Dead’ Will Be Back For A Sixth Season Next Year

Last June, <i>Walking Dead</i> producer David Alpert made headlines when he revealed that the creative team behind the series had a “pretty good idea” about some of the key moments that would occur on the show when it reached its 10th, 11th, and 12th seasons. The thing is, though <i>The Walking Dead</i> is …

8 Ways to Help Your Kids Stress 'Better'

Imagine this: You're a ninth-grade math teacher. You sit at your desk a few days before the school year begins, staring at the blank screen on your laptop -- you're nervous. You wanted to use this time to polish a humorous story on Albert Einstein for your new Algebra I students. Instead, you're …

37 Thoughts Every Parent Has in the School Pickup Line

Approach the four-way stop. Look left. Look right. Mull over who hit the intersection first, you or the Infiniti to the left. Opt to delay battle. Yield to the Infiniti. Your turn. Drive through the intersection. Stop. Get in line behind the Infiniti. Settle in. Think.<p>If I had left the house 70 …

Homeschooling

Female Bullies and Mean Girls in Training

The story begins with three American Girl dolls and a "wannabe." When my granddaughter was in second grade, she insisted I play a special game with her. The game included her American Girl dolls: Julie, Ivy and Isabelle, each complete with her own back-story. They had lovely outfits and carefully …

Twitter Sues The Government Over Data-Request Disclosures

Twitter wants you to know that it is serious about data request transparency, and that is a darn fine good thing.<p>The social company is suing the government for the right to share, in more granular detail, the requests for user data that state makes. The United States government would like such data …

Siri won't make you a safer driver

Dell Trash Talks HP’s Breakup Plan: 'It's Complex, Distracting, And Only Beneficial To Shareholders'

In an email statement to Bloomberg, Dell's spokesman David Fink said, "HP's decision to break apart its business is complex, distracting and appears to benefit HP and its shareholders more than its customers."<p>Fink also made sure to put a positive plug for Dell in, saying, "Dell is singularly …

There will be an 'Iron Man 4,' says Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. has quietly confirmed that there will be an <i>Iron Man 4</i>, thus proving once and for all that people in Hollywood actually enjoy making …

Hewlett-Packard reportedly plans to split into two companies

Hewlett-Packard Co. is planning to split into two companies, separating its personal computer and printer division from its business services unit.<p>The Palo Alto-based company, which markets personal and business technology products, announced the split on Monday. It is expected to be completed by …

Not everything Apple touches is gold

Slap the word "Apple" on a piece of technology, and it seems like a guaranteed success. But investors learned the hard way Monday that Apple's Midas touch only goes so far.<p>A year ago, GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT)-- "GTAT" as its known among traders -- was a rising star in technology and …