Lakisha 'Turtle' Reeves

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As soon as one "Uber for weed" startup gets cut down, another grows in its place

The 'Uber for weed' market is here to stay<p>It was only a matter of time before someone spun the "Uber for __" wheel and landed on WEED. More and more states are voting in favor of legalization. Congress recently instructed the feds to back off medical marijuana. Peter Thiel's venture capital fund …

Xiaomi's iPhone 6 Plus competitor doesn't rip off Apple

Tweet Share<p>Share on Facebook Tweet Share Pin Share<p>Xiaomi, one of the fastest-growing tech companies in China, has announced its latest flagship device. The Mi Note is a 6.95mm-thick smartphone with a 5.7-inch 1080p display, a 13-megapixel camera, options for a Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, …

North Korea lambasts Obama over The Interview release

<b>North Korea has condemned US President Barack Obama over the release of the film The Interview, about a fictional plot to kill its leader Kim Jong-un.</b><p>The National Defence Commission (NDC) also accused the US of shutting down North Korea's internet - and described Mr Obama as "reckless" and "a …

Why Nokia Is Building an Android Phone and Why Microsoft Might Not Kill It

So, is Nokia really working on an Android-based phone, and would Microsoft really go ahead with such a device?The answer to the first one is …

Android Phones

A Surgeon’s Review Of Google Glass In The Operating Room

Dr. Pierre Theodore of UC San Francisco has completed a three-month trial of using Google Glass during surgery.<p>For a little over three months now, Dr. Pierre Theodore, a cardiothoracic surgeon, has been using Google Glass in the operating room. Although he’s tapped the functionality during …

Google Glass’s importance goes way beyond consumer electronics

It’s easy to make fun of overly enthusiastic Google Glass early adopters, particularly when they use the computerized headset to take shower selfies. …

Vuzix's Android-powered M100 Smart Glasses now available to pre-order for $1,000

If you want Android-powered eyewear that's readily available, you won't have to wait for Glass' commercial launch next year; Vuzix has already beaten Google to the punch. The company's M100 Smart Glasses have started shipping to developers, and the general public can now pre-order the eyepiece …

Vuzix M100 smart glasses selling for US$1000

<b>Is 2014 going to be the year when wearables come of age? VR-headset maker Vuzix certainly seems to think so.</b><p>The Vuzix M100 is now available for …

Best mobile games of November 2013

Mobile Gaming

Call of Duty: Ghosts - Xbox One vs. PS4 Graphics Comparison (Retail) - IGN Video

A visual comparison of the final retail versions of Call of Duty on the next-gen systems.

WildStar to feature Medic, Engineer classes

Carbine Studios' upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game, <i>WildStar</i>, will feature a Medic and Engineer class, the developer announced today.<p>The Medic is a mid-range class that uses medium armor and relies on Power Cores as its resource. Players who choose the medic can either go with …

So what the heck is wearable tech, anyway?

Deep in a dimly lit audience in New York City, I sat watching a presenter show a slide reading, "Challenges for High Performance Wearable Solutions."<p>Of all the challenges listed -- battery life, processor power, connectivity, developing compelling applications -- one was left out: who, exactly, …

How an eye-tracker can make Google Glass less creepy (Q&A)

"Right now, there's no way to control Glass that's acceptable in a large group of people [in meetings or lectures.]" <br>--Brandyn White, Google Glass developer<p>"I'm putting myself into a position where I'm not making any money [on this project,] so I've been making my money consulting. I'd prefer …

thingCHARGER lets users charge devices without blocking outlets or running wire

The core design of thingCHARGER is very simple. It plugs in over an existing outlet, leaving the plugs usable, and features top-mounted charging tips …

HTC One Mini Banned in the UK Due to Nokia Patent Infringement

HTC was dealt a massive blow today after a court ruled that the HTC One Mini infringed one of Nokia’s patents and shouldn’t be sold in the UK. From December 6th, the Taiwanese phone maker will effectively banned from stocking the handset in the region.<p>Nokia requested an injunction on October 30 …

Can LED Bulbs Make Nuclear Plants Obsolete?

Bulbs or reactors?<p>Businesses, voters, utilities and politicians will be asking that question–or an equivalent form of it—several times over the next two decades. Should they invest in technology and projects that generate power or into products like solid-state lights or dynamic air conditioners …

Will we ever bring the dead back to life?

Understanding the processes governing death is helping experts try to halt and reverse it. It’s also challenging our ideas about the nature of death itself.<p>Zach Conrad died on a lovely Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia. It was 3 June 2012, and the 36-year-old financial analyst had decided to take a …

Medicine

J Craig Venter sequenced the human genome. Now he wants to convert DNA into a digital signal

J Craig Venter has been a molecular-biology pioneer for two decades. After developing expressed sequence tags in the 90s, he led the private effort …

Baby Pics Can Diagnose Deadly Cancer

Like most parents, Bryan Shaw snapped unending pictures of his new son Noah. But when the baby was just a few months old, Shaw’s wife Elizabeth started to notice something odd about the pictures: in them, one of Noah’s eyes appeared milky-white instead of red.<p>When his wife approached him with the …

This Man Thinks He Can 3-D Print An Entire House

Scientists already are working on 3-D printing organs. If we can do that, a house should be easy.<p>While enthusiasts believe that there will eventually be a 3-D printer in every home, University of Southern California professor Berokh Khoshnevis has spent the last decade working on a far bigger …

The big energy problem that happens while you’re sleeping

When we were young, our mothers would tell us to turn off the lights before going to bed. But our mothers’ best efforts to encourage conservation at …

A birth control pill for men could soon be a reality

Researchers say an oral contraceptive for men could be a reality in the next ten years<p>Katie McDonough<p>December 3, 2013 10:03pm (UTC)<p>Scientists in Australia may be closer than ever to developing a birth control pill for men.<p>Researchers at Melbourne's Monash University say they have succeeded in …

5 things to know after Seahawks rout Saints 34-7

1 / 11<p>Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril, left, causes New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) to fumble in the first half of an NFL …

Oregon students tend pot growing operation, get paid in pot, say police

WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Police say they have busted a pot ring linked to West Linn High School.<p>Investigators believe a 51-year-old man hired high …