Jaren Baum

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Tikker Is A Watch That Counts Down To Your Death, Because YOLO

You wait in the doctor’s office with a furrowed brow and a heavy heart. When he returns, his face is somber and his eyes concentrate on the clipboard in front of him.<p>“You’ve only got a little time left,” he says apologetically. “If there’s anything you want to do before you die, now’s the …

New electric fish found in murky waters

Scientists have identified a new kind of eel-like electric fish, the Akawaio penak, in a remote region of Northern Guyana that is known for its …

Samsung exec admits Galaxy Gear smartwatch 'lacks something special'

In an unusual bout of frankness, a Samsung official has acknowledged that the Galaxy Gear smartwatch lacks, you know, whatever the Korean is for <i>je ne sais quoi</i>. As reported by the <i>Korea Times</i>, the unnamed official said:<p>"We've acknowledged that our Gear lacks something special. With more investment …

'Black holes' of the ocean form inescapable traps

Yes, Apple Is Working on a Fix for the iOS 7 Lock Screen Hack

Apple<p>When it debuted Wednesday, iOS 7 brought with it a slew of bug fixes to Apple’s mobile operating system, but it brought a new vulnerability as …

How Wireless Charging Will Keep Toxic Waste Out of Landfills

Rechargeable batteries were supposed to keep trash out of landfills. Instead they replaced old garbage with new. Consumers throw away billions of battery chargers every year; cellphone chargers alone account for almost 100,000 tons of trash annually. And as discarded chargers sit in landfills, they …

Black Ops 2 developer threatened over weapon changes

<i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 2</i> design director David Vonderhaar is receiving death threats over the game's latest update, which tweaks the firing rate of several weapons in multiplayer mode, according to a post from Activision's Dan Amrich on One of Swords.<p>The title update's patch notes state three …

PayPal 'credits' US man $92 quadrillion in error

<b>Online payments broker PayPal has admitted it erroneously credited a man with $92 quadrillion (£60 quadrillion).</b><p>Chris Reynolds, 56, of Pennsylvania, found the amount when he opened his monthly statement.<p>But the error was quickly recognised and his account had returned to zero by the time he had …

Clever Hacks Give Google Glass Many Unintended Powers

At Philz Coffee in Palo Alto, Calif., a kid who looks like he should still be in high school is sitting across from me. He's wearing Google Glass. As I stare into the device's cyborg eye, I'm waiting for its tiny screen to light up.<p>Then, I wait for a signal that Google Glass has recognized my …