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Automakers hoarding driver data as Apple and Google circle

Unable to ignore Apple and Google’s efforts to infiltrate the dashboard, car makers are picking different routes to collaborate and compete, with …

It's showtime for Pluto; prepare to be amazed by NASA flyby

Pluto, reveal thyself, and Earthlings, enjoy the show.<p>On Tuesday, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will sweep past Pluto and present the previously unexplored world in all its icy glory.<p>It promises to be the biggest planetary unveiling in a quarter-century. The curtain hasn't been pulled back like …

Why Android and Windows should embrace RAW photography before Apple catches up

RAW files can dramatically improve photography on the go, but Android and Windows need to push for stronger mobile support first.<p>Apple dominates mobile photography. A quick look at Flickr’s camera finder shows Apple devices are far ahead of any other brands for image uploads, including traditional …

Senate leader says Congress will block some Obama moves on Cuba | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Senate Republican said on Sunday that Congress is likely to block any nominee that President Barack Obama names as ambassador to Cuba and retain broad economic sanctions, even as Obama moves to establish diplomatic and economic ties with the Communist-run …

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Scribble Pen: Real or Not? - Technabob

For many, Scribble seemed like the best thing since sliced bread. It was a pen that could copy the color of absolutely anything simply by pushing its …

Digitsole Is An Interactive Insole

We do seem to live in a world that is getting more and more digital these days, and hence, even our shoes are unable to escape from some sort of …

Yes, there is a perpetual motion machine on Kickstarter. No, it doesn’t break the site’s rules

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Kickstarter<p>Once upon a time, every crowdfunding campaign that went live on Kickstarter was vetted by the site’s team. …

The Umbrella That Can Keep You Dry Without a Canopy

If you’re fed up with the hassle of an umbrella, you’re apparently not alone.<p>A team of Chinese designers have been working with students from the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics to invent a better way to stay dry.<p>They came up with the idea of “Air Umbrella.” It’s roughly one foot …

This strange-looking ‘Impossible’ electric bike can be easily folded into a backpack

“Impossible” is the name of a new electric bike Kickstarter project started by Impossible Technology that has almost doubled its target goal, with 41 …

3Doodler 2.0: The World’s First 3D Printing Pen, Reinvented

<b>Introducing 3Doodler 2.0</b><p>When we first launched 3Doodler we asked the world to imagine a pen that you could literally lift off the page to create real …

Kalt turns your iPhone into a precise, non-contact thermometer

Robogaia Industries is using Kickstarter to seek funding for a product called Kalt, an infrared sensor that plugs into an iPhone’s headphone jack and turns the smartphone into a precise, non-contact thermometer. The Cleveland-based company is looking to raise $10,000 over the next three weeks to …

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The Blub Uno tube clock is the coolest, most inefficient way to tell time

Duncan Hellmers' project is a single tube clock powered via USB connection<p>Sydney-based designer Duncan Hellmers is using Kickstarter to fund his retro Blub Uno tube clock, and despite its somewhat muculent name, it looks pretty cool.<p>The USB-powered clock is made of a single Nixie tube — a …

Fogo’s Modular Flashlight Launches On Kickstarter

Fogo Digital, who you may remember as a competitor in this year’s CES Hardware Battlefield, has launched their smart flashlight on Kickstarter.<p>For those with fuzzy memories, Fogo’s flashlight comes with GPS receiver and screen for showing your coordinates, a USB port for charging your phone from …

Smart stove knob knows just how to cook your dinner, so you don't have to

A new automated knob that makes small adjustments to your stove's temperature is an amateur chef's dream come true.<p>A Kickstarter campaign for Meld …

New GoSun solar cooker is bigger and better and still absolutely brilliant

When I first saw the GoSun stove I thought it was absolutely brilliant. Inventor Patrick Sherwin took an existing idea for concentrating solar …

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Say Goodbye To Dustpans: The Vacuum Trashcan Is Here

Sweeping sucks. Especially annoying are those last little bits between the pile you’ve swept and the pile that actually ends up in your dustpan; they’re nearly impossible to capture. A new trash can and vacuum combination called Bruno offers a simple solution. The “smartcan” contains a vacuum …

Phree - Make the world your paper

Phree™ is the world’s first unrestricted, high resolution, write-virtually-anywhere mobile input device.<p>We live in a world of screens. But writing or …

Miito Deconstructs The Kettle To Save Energy

Europeans love little better than a nice cup of tea. Which means an awful lot of water is being boiled daily — only a portion of which is actually necessary, given most people aren’t fastidious enough to boil only the quantity of liquid they actually need to fill their cup or teapot.<p>Part of this …

Grace: Wilson's story doesn't add up - CNN Video

Why Today Is a Historic Day for Cannabis Policy

One of the most important lessons I learned in law school concerned how to win an argument. And regardless of whether the argument is made in a court …

BadUSB returns: Hackers publish code that could infect millions of USB devices - ExtremeTech

By on October 3, 2014 at 3:03 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Back in July, we wrote about a …

Google Is Being Forced To Censor The History Of Merrill Lynch — And That Should Terrify You

Reuters<p>Former Merrill Lynch CEO Stan O'Neal<p>The European Union's new law giving people a "right to be forgotten," which requires Google to remove …

David Cameron promises to cut taxes and scrap Human Rights Act

David Cameron launched an audacious bid to woo voters in next year’s general election by pledging to raise the personal income tax threshold by £2,000 a year as well as lifting the 40% tax band to £50,000.<p>Casting the Conservatives as the “trade union for hardworking” people, the prime minister …

Group aims to put food policy on the kitchen table

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans like to talk about food, and they certainly like to eat. But they don't normally think about food policy when they vote.<p>A …

Syria blasts at school kill 32, including 10 kids

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Twin bombings near an elementary school in Syria killed at least 32 people on Wednesday, including at least 10 children, with …

The U.S. Is Home To Nearly One-Third Of The World's Female Prisoners

The U.S. has a serious female prisoner problem.<p>According to the International Centre for Prison Studies, there are 201,200 women incarcerated in the U.S. -- almost one-third of the world's documented female prison population as of 2013.<p>An infographic designed by Niall McCarthy, charted by Statista, …

Florida jury mulls stand-your-ground defence in loud music murder trial

Jury to decide whether Michael Dunn, who shot dead a black teenager, was guilty of murder or acted in self-defence<p>The fate of a Florida man accused of murdering a black teenager whose rap music was too loud for his liking rested with a jury on Wednesday after prosecutors and defence lawyers offered …

NSA working to repair relationships with US tech firms

The National Security Agency is working to repair its fractured relationship with major tech companies following disclosures by former agency contractor Edward Snowden that the NSA had been secretly pulling data from company servers for surveillance purposes.<p>“The outreach is happening. It’s …

Republicans craft 2015 plan to force Obama's hand on Keystone | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans plan to put approval of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline on a fast track early next year if they win a U.S. Senate majority in November, finally forcing President Barack Obama to make a tough call on the controversial plan.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama …