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These sleek $250 earbuds can translate languages in real time — and it's like something out of 'Star Trek'

The company's first product, the Pilot translating earpiece, started as an Indiegogo campaign in 2016. Now, the Brooklyn-based startup says it has sold 27,000 units and has begun shipping to its early customers.<p>The Pilot looks like a fairly standard pair of wireless earbuds. They fit snugly in your …

Language

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Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Facebook Fiddles With Public Posts In An Attempt To Make Itself Attractive To Teenagers

Facebook has a problem: Despite its 1.15 billion users, many members of the younger demographic don’t think it’s as cool as some other social networks. So, yesterday Facebook decided to, like, in a totally cool and unshowy way, change the public posting policy for its youngest users. Anyone between …

Teens

Windows 8.1 now available to download

Microsoft's Windows 8.1 update is now available to download. Windows 8 users will see a notification in the Windows Store with a prompt to upgrade to the new operating system. Microsoft has added a number of improvements with this update, including built-in Bing search, smart SkyDrive syncing, and …

Samsung $150 smart box packs in streaming apps, cable

The player includes more than 100 apps such as Amazon Instant Video and Netflix, as well as Samsung's recommendation tool.<p>Samsung on Thursday made its latest push into the smart TV market with a new "Smart Media Player" that lets users access both apps and live cable content.<p>The product, model No. …

Televisions

Microsoft's new iOS and Android Remote Desktop apps let you control a PC from a phone

Microsoft is providing a new way for iOS and Android users to access their Windows PCs today. A new Remote Desktop app is now available for both operating systems, letting you simply connect to a Windows PC and control it. While a number of third-party solutions have existed previously, including …

Add $0.50 worth of sensors to your iPhone 5s and it’ll be able to track your emotions

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: (c) 2013 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com<p>The new iPhone (s AAPL) 5s includes a coprocessor containing about $3 worth …

Anaqua secures $25M to guard your trademarks, patents, and other valuable creations

Managing intellectual property can be a time-consuming process, especially for major enterprises with thousands of inventions, patents, and trademarks. That’s why companies like Microsoft, Ford, and Coca-Cola turn to Anaqua for help.<p>Anaqua, which just announced a $25 million investment from …

Google Beats The Street In Q3 With $14.89B In Revenue, Net Income Of $2.97B, And EPS Of $10.74

Google’s Q3 2013 earnings report has just crossed the wires, and they’re better than expected. The company reported that over the past three months, it generated $14.89 billion in consolidated revenue and $2.97 billion in net income, as well as non-GAAP earnings of $10.74 per share.<p>According to …

Xiaomi has beat Apple in China, but can it win over the rest of the world?

<i>Quartz begins a series today profiling companies around the world experiencing explosive growth.</i><p>Lei Jun walks on to the stage like a young Steve Jobs. It’s September in Beijing and the founder of one of China’s scrappiest smartphone brands, Xiaomi, is about to unveil its flagship Mi-3 phone. This …

Mobile

Galaxy S4 now lets you talk to Samsung's Gear smartwatch with latest update

As Android updates have gone as of late, there really hasn't been much to get excited about -- not until we break into Kit Kat, anyway. But the rollout of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to Samsung's former flagship the Galaxy S4, now live according to <i>SamMobile</i>, is notable as it adds compatibility with the …

40% Of YouTube Traffic Now Mobile, Up From 25% In 2012, 6% In 2011

It’s hard to get people to concentrate long on anything on their phones and tablets, yet YouTube seems to be the exception. The video service is quickly going mobile, with small screens making up 40% of its traffic now compared to 25% last year, Google said on its earnings call today. In 2011, just …

Mygola could (at last) be the startup to make your travel planning dreams come true

We wait all year to take a vacation and jet off someplace exotic for a week or two of glorious relaxation and adventure.<p>Unfortunately, the process of planning a trip sucks.<p>Travel startup Mygola has raised $1.5 million for its platform that CEO Anshuman Bapna said is the “world’s best travel …

Silk Road's main competitor shuts down indefinitely

Black Market Reloaded, the digital black market that was the largest competitor to the recently busted Silk Road, just announced it's closing and refunding users' money. In order to deal with the influx of Silk Road refugees, Black Market Reloaded spun up some virtual private servers (VPS) hosted …

Apple Releases MacBook Air Flash Storage Firmware Update to Test for Data Loss Issue [Updated]

Apple today released MacBook Air Flash Storage Firmware Update 1.1 for the mid–2012 MacBook Air. The update tests the flash storage drives in these models to look for an issue that "may result in data loss" for 64 and 128GB models.<p>In most cases, the update merely installs new firmware, but in some …

Apple can read your iMessages, security firm says

French security firm says communication sent over Apple's iMessage can be decrypted, despite what the company said earlier this year.<p>In June, Apple said that communication over iMessage is protected by "end-to-end encryption," and so secure that even the company itself "cannot decrypt that data." …

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Xbox One and PlayStation 4 make AMD profitable once more

AMD is profitable again. After over a year of substantial losses, the chipmaker managed to pull in a profit of $48 million for the third quarter of 2013, on an improved $1.46 billion in revenue. Needless to say, that's very good news for the troubled company, which lost $29 million last quarter and …

Nexus 5 appears in Google Play store for $349

As if the cacophony of leaks around the Nexus 5 weren't enough, here's the most official yet: Google's latest flagship phone has appeared on the Play store. The listing appears to have been made in error, as the phone cannot be bought and no details are available but the most important — a starting …

September sales spell more success for Sony's PS platform

Following one of the video game industry's most robust months thanks to the launch of Grand Theft Auto V, NPD's numbers paint a picture of where the chips lie in the impending console war.<p>Grand Theft Auto V's record-breaking billion-dollar plus run last month made the video game industry's health a …

Gaming

Apple, Google, Facebook don't pay the highest engineer salary

Some of tech's heavy hitters slide down the rankings for the 25 highest-paying companies for software engineers, according to a new Glassdoor survey.<p>For software engineers, life must seem like it keeps getting better. Not only are salaries on the rise as companies compete for talent, but there are …

Employment

Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Writes Children's Book About Going Offline

Things may be a little awkward at one of the multiple Zuckerberg households this holiday season. Randi, the sister of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, …

F.lux Helps Computer Addicts Sleep Better

I discovered F.lux earlier this year, and it has changed how I work. F.lux is a program that sits quietly on your Mac, Windows or Linux computer removing the blue light emitted by your screen which can cause your body to subconsciously delay its natural timings — and adversely affect your sleep.<p>In …

Apple's 'Spaceship'-Inspired Campus 2 Approved By Cupertino City Council

The Cupertino City Council issued final approval for Apple's long-awaited Campus 2 on Tuesday night -- a project that was one of the final visions of the company's late founder, Steve Jobs.<p>In a vote of 4-0, the council unanimously approved the massive 37 million-square-foot campus, reported …

Facebook under fire for relaxing rules to protect youngsters’ profiles

Settings which prevent 13 to 17-year-old Facebook users opening up their profiles to strangers are to be scrapped sparking concern among internet safety experts<p>Facebook has come under fire from children’s charities and internet safety groups after unveiling plans which will allow millions of …