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MIT is about to become the world’s first Bitcoin economy

What would happen if every undergraduate student on a campus got $100 in Bitcoins? And what if that campus was the endlessly inventive MIT?<p>Those questions are behind a new Bitcoin experiment at MIT, which prides itself on pioneering emerging technologies. More than half a million dollars has been …

Lenovo's bid for IBM server unit reportedly sparks national security concerns

Lenovo's deal to purchase IBM's server unit will face strong regulatory scrutiny over national security concerns from the US government, reports <i>Bloomberg</i>. The United States has closely scrutinized past deals in which foreign bodies proposed the purchase of a major infrastructure of …

Amazon Launches 'Dash' Voice-Enabled Scanner for AmazonFresh

Mere days after Amazon launched its Fire TV media streaming set-top box, the retailer is back with another device, this time to draw people into its AmazonFresh grocery service.<p>Called Amazon Dash, it’s essentially a Wi-Fi and voice-enabled barcode scanner. So as your cupboards begin to look a …

How Silicon Valley trolled Mozilla's CEO out of office

Silicon Valley prides itself on being a place where failure is okay and diversity is celebrated.<p>But the tech community proved itself remarkably intolerant this week when it forced the resignation of Mozilla chief executive Brendan Eich.<p>Eich gave $1,000 to the California Proposition 8 campaign in …

Apple may improve your iPhone's battery life by understanding your habits

Battery-saving software on a phone tends to have all the subtlety of a sledgehammer -- it either waits until you're low on power to do anything, or limits functionality at all times. Apple may eventually take a smarter approach, if a newly published patent application is any indication. The …

PayPal Expands Its In-App Pay At Table And Order Ahead Services In UK

It’s still very early days for mobile payments, with the vast majority of consumers still not convinced that it really is a lot easier to pay for things using their phones instead of pulling out a payment card or even cash. But companies like PayPal continue to lay the groundwork with interesting …

Samsung files patent for a transparent camera display

<b>First came OLED, then came curved. Now, Samsung has filed a patent for a see-through screen on a digital camera so you can stare into your subject's</b> …

PillPack is using design to change the pharmacy industry - The Fox Is Black

It’s an interesting time to be a designer. Design started to creep into our daily lives with the introduction of affordable homes and furniture, like …

8 Ways To Grow Your Savings In 2014

Photographed by Rockie Nolan.<p><i>Sure, we'd all like to be earning more. But, even if that bonus check is nothing but a dream, LearnVest is here to help</i> …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

Opinion – Sleep Mode Is Portable Gaming’s Greatest Feature

On Saturday, I completed my first game of 2014. While it took me the better part of a week, I never turned off the console. I never exited the game …

Traveling? Track Every Step Of Your Trip In One Simple App

What if you could organize each aspect of a trip–from your flight, to your hotel, to the weather–in a single app? “RoundTrip” is a concept by Intuitive Company that visualizes just that.<p><i>As a part of our Terminal Velocity series, we asked several designers how they would improve upon the experience</i> …

How to Fly Like a Pro

Three frequent flier pros reveal their air rituals–and share some secrets:<p><b>> Best Flying Tip</b><p><b>Heather</b> <b>Poole</b><b>Heather</b> <b>Poole</b><b>Heather</b> <b>Poole</b>, <b></b>flight attendant and best selling author of <i>Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet</i>: I wear headphones in case I end up …

10 Surprising New Twitter Stats To Help You Reach More Followers

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Since social media is changing so often, it can be hard to keep up with stats and trends that affect how you use it. I quite often forget the facts that I’ve read, or I use Twitter based on stats that are outdated now.<p>In fact, when I recently …

Hootsuite announces beta integration with IBM Connections

Hootsuite, the social media management company, has announced an integration of the Hootsuite dashboard with IBM Connections. This means that IBM …

Mobile keyboards: Know when to fold 'em

While software keyboards continue to improve and speech recognition becomes a more viable option where it does not create social stigma, text input remains a key challenge for mobile devices. Larger tablets -- generally 8 inches and larger -- can accommodate a keyboard tucked away in a folio …

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

Fitbit Force review: A tiny display makes a huge difference

The holidays are indeed one of the most wonderful times of the year, but they’re also one of least healthy. Thanksgiving roars in with stuffing and …