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When I think, you move: researchers achieve brain-to-brain interface

It might sound rather frightening to have your arm move involuntarily, controlled by some unseen puppet master — but for researchers at the University of Washington, it represented a major breakthrough in human-to-human brain interfaces. Using a non-invasive brain-to-brain setup, a researcher in …

What's Killing Bottlenose Dolphins? Experts Discover Cause

A virus outbreak is behind hundreds of dolphin strandings along the U.S. East Coast.<p><b>The hundreds of bottlenose dolphin deaths along the U.S. East Coast are likely due to a disease outbreak called cetacean morbillivirus, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries</b> …

Retailers, Take Note: Young Shoppers Don’t Care About Owning Your Stuff

Unlike Boomers and GenX consumers, millenials have a different understanding of possessions. A new report reveals how “instant ownership” is losing out to the “unlimited options” of online shopping.<p>A quarter century ago, Russell Belk introduced the concept of the extended self in<br>a paper published …

Former JP Morgan banker arrested in Spain over 'London Whale' charges

A former JP Morgan banker has been arrested in Spain 10 days after US authorities filed charges against him over the "London Whale" affair that cost the bank $6bn (£3.9bn).<p>Javier Martin-Artajo, who was the direct supervisor of Bruno Iksil, the trader dubbed the "London Whale", handed himself in on …

Nissan pledge: A car that drives itself by 2020

Look, ma, no hands!<p>Nissan, the sixth-largest automaker in the United States, announced Tuesday it will sell a self-driven car by 2020.<p>The company outlined its plans before a gathering of reporters from around the world meeting at a Nissan press event in Irvine, Calif.<p>Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn was …

Broccoli slows arthritis, researchers think

<b>Eating lots of broccoli may slow down and even prevent osteoarthritis, UK researchers believe.</b><p>The University of East Anglia team is starting human trials following on from successful lab studies.<p>Tests on cells and mice showed that a broccoli compound - which humans can also get from Brussels …

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Facebook pays $20m settlement after social advertising backfires | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Facebook has agreed to pay $20m to settle a class action lawsuit, after it included users’ names and photos in paid …

FABtotum Is A Hybrid 3D Printer, 3D Scanner, Cutter, Miller, Engraver Maker’s Machine In One

FABtotum is an all-in-one 3D printer, cutting, milling and engraving box of tricks which supports additive and subtractive manufacturing processes so you can both print and cut to create design prototypes/objects. It also incorporates a 3D scanner function for cloning real-world items to duplicate …

Samsung Galaxy Gear and Galaxy Note III To Be Unveiled Sep 4

Samsung has confirmed that it will reveal the Galaxy Gear smartwatch and Galaxy Note III smartphone in Berlin on September 4, prior to the IFA trade show and the same day Sony wants to launch to launch its ‘Honami’ handset.<p>The date has been rumored for some time, and the launch of Samsung’s next …

Xbox 360 will drop Microsoft Points starting next system update

Starting with the next Xbox 360 system update, gamers will no longer have to deal with the much-maligned Microsoft Points system that's long been used to facilitate digital downloads. Microsoft hasn't announced when that update is coming, but the software has been in a public testing phase for over …

Steve Jobs Once Considered Killing Apple's Pro Products

Ken Segall, the creative director behind the Think Different campaign and author of <i>Insanely Simple</i>, a book about his experiences creating advertising for Apple, writes in a blog post about Apple's "evolving view of 'Pro'" that Steve Jobs once considered killing Apple's entire line of Pro …