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Nepal's year-round trekking route

Does a low-altitude Himalayan hike that includes gin and tonics and nights in comfortable lodges offer the same rewards as a more challenging journey?<p><i>“Ukaalo</i>, <i>oraalo</i>,” said our guide, Naresh Gurung, describing the three-hour hike we’d just begun toward Three Mountain Lodge in central Nepal. He …

Threading

UAE switches off for Earth Hour

New MakerBot 3D printing materials imitate stone, wood and metal

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: MakerBot<p>3D printing is slowly moving out of plastics and into, well, anything. MakerBot got in on the shift Tuesday at …

3D Printing

Must Read: How Your Computer Screen Affects Your Skin

If this isn't motivation to upgrade, we don't know what is.<p>One evening, while clacking away at my keyboard (as I do all day every day), a colleague asked aloud, "Hey, do you think being in front of these computer screens for hours on end could be bad for our skin?"<p>*Gasp* What scared me more than …

A key touch feature from Android is availble in Chrome OS

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Kevin C. Tofel/Gigaom<p>Although the Chrome OS platform isn’t known as touch-friendly software, there are some …

Samsung launches Milk VR service for its Gear VR headset

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images<p>First there was Milk Music, then Milk Video, and now comes Milk VR: Samsung launched a new …

ODG just set the new bar for augmented reality

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: ODG<p>Back in the fall of 2014, a little-known San Francisco company called ODG released two pairs of augmented reality …

Augmented Reality

These headphones are packing a hidden pair of VR goggles

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Avegant<p>At first glance, the Glyph headphones from Redwood City-based startup Avegant look chunky, but there’s a good …

Augmented Reality

Swarovski crystals make this Misfit fitness tracker sparkle

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Misfit<p>Most fitness trackers are meant to blend in, but if you’d like your wearable to stand out, Misfit has covered …

Wearable Tech

Here are 15 more products that work with Nest

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Kevin C. Tofel/Gigaom<p>As I said in my article about the smart home trends leading up to CES, the consolidation of …

Home Automation

Apprenda teams with Piston to gain OpenStack support

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Andyrob<p>Apprenda, which started out as a .NET-and-Windows-focused Platform-as-a-Service but has since opened up to …

Nginx snags $20M to fuel web server push

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Oleksiy Mark<p>Nginx, the company behind open-source and commercial versions of the popular web server of …

After rough year for Amazon stock, will AWS feel the pain?

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: David Ryder/Getty Images<p>People who watch Amazon Web Services tend to be cloud oriented and don’t necessarily pay a ton …

4 cloud predictions for 2015

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / bitterjug<p>So yes, 2014 was a big year for cloud. Now it’s time for some predictions for the year ahead. Based …

News flash: CIOs are sick of cloud everything

Image copyright Tom Newby Photography.For those who wanted cloudwashing to just go away, 2014 wasn’t a very good year. But that won’t keep CIOs and …

CIOs

Rackspace to users: It’s time to move to next-gen cloud

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>You know how hard it is to let go of things. That ancient high school sweatshirt, the Netware server in the …

A startup wants to quantify video content using computer vision

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Computer vision has seen some major advances over the past couple of years, and a New York-based startup called Dextro wants to …

Fingerprints can be reproduced from publicly available photos

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Chaos Computer Club<p>At a conference in Hamberg Germany this weekend, biometrics researcher Jan Krisller demonstrated …

Deep learning now tackling autism and matching monkeys’ vision

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Will Deganello<p>Two studies published this week provide even more evidence that deep learning models are …

Big-data-based food startup Hampton Creek raises $90M

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Hampton Creek<p>Hampton Creek, a San Francisco startup that uses advanced data analysis to develop eco-conscious, …

IBM bringing its skin-cancer computer vision system to hospitals

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Wikipedia Commons / LWozniak & KWZielinski<p>IBM says it has developed a machine learning system that identified images of …

Baidu claims deep learning breakthrough with Deep Speech

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Baidu<p>Chinese search engine giant Baidu says it has developed a speech recognition system, called Deep Speech, the …

The 5 stories that defined the big data market in 2014

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Nasdaq<p>There is no other way to put it: 2014 was a huge year for the big data market. It seems years of talk about …

Big Data

DirecTV launches its Latino streaming service Yaveo

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: BrAt82 / Shutterstock.com<p>DirecTV soft-launched its Latino streaming service Yaveo Monday, offering three live TV feeds …

New Disney deal gets DirecTV customers WatchESPN access

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: JoffreyM / Shutterstock.com<p>Disney and DirecTV announced a new multi-year carriage deal Tuesday that will for the first …

5 tips and tricks to get the most out of your new Amazon Fire TV

Advertisement<p>18 Comments<p>Credit: Janko Roettgers / Gigaom<p>So you got your hands on a new Amazon Fire TV or a Fire TV stick this holiday season. You’ve …

Watch Shonda Rhimes' Totally Empowering Women In Entertainment Speech

Shonda Rhimes received the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment breakfast on Wednesday, and in a speech that jumped from humility to Beyoncé, she inspired everyone from executives to stars to us teary-eyed reporters.<p>As the writer and producer of "Grey's …

These 11 Speeches from the Last Two Centuries Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Ronald Reagan

One Blood Test That Can Save Your Life

I remember the day in early 2012 when I was watching <b>The Doctor Oz Show</b> episode The Best New Test To Predict Heart Disease. Dr. Oz caught my attention …