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MC10 takes the guesswork out of fitness with wearable sensors

There's no denying that the wearable craze is upon us, whether we like it or not. MC10 is quite familiar with employing sensors to deliver info on training and athlete performance, and it's looking to do even more. If you'll recall, the outfit was behind the Checklight -- developed alongside Reebok …

Glenn Beck reveals major health issues

Glenn Beck shared Monday a secret he's kept from almost everyone for years: He's been battling a serious and rare illness.<p>"It has baffled some of the best doctors in the world. It has frightened me and my family, as we didn't know what was happening," the conservative radio and TV host said on …

The world’s new largest building is four times the size of Vatican City

China just cut the ribbon on the world’s new largest building.<p>The New Century Global Center, which recently opened in Chendgu, China, is 328 feet high, 1,640 feet long, and 1,312 feet wide. That’s roughly 20 times the size of Sydney’s legendary Opera House, four times the size of Vatican City, and …

Skyscrapers

'Pot Mom' Andrea Sanderlin Granted Bail

Andrea Sanderlin, the New York mother of two accused of running a multimillion-dollar marijuana enterprise, was released on bail today as she awaits …

Bodies of 19 Firefighters Killed in Arizona Wildfire Recovered, Taken to Medical Examiner's Office

The bodies of 19 elite firefighters overtaken by a raging wildfire in central Arizona were recovered and taken to the Maricopa County Medical …

Chad Johnson gets better of Robert Gill on a treadmill

Getty Images<p>Chad Johnson would like a chance to beat out current NFL wide receivers for a spot on a roster, but he may have to settle for beating …

Former Apple CEO tells BlackBerry to drop its hardware to survive

John Sculley will forever be known as the CEO who ousted Steve Jobs from his position as Macintosh head in 1985. Now working as a partner at …

Aaron Hernandez accessory to Mass.

BOSTON -- A man arrested in Florida agreed Friday to return to Massachusetts to face a charge in the murder case against former New England Patriots …

Crime

Whatever Happened to Counter-Infrared Camouflage?

By now, the military was supposed to have new technologies to hide the infrared signatures of soldiers and vehicles.<p><b>Remember active thermal camouflage</b>, the military technology that seemed so, well, hot a few years ago?<p>In May 2010, an Israeli startup called Eltics wowed YouTube with a video showing …

German retailer puts Samsung ATIV Q up for pre-order, suggests it'll cost €1,599

Samsung released a plethora of shiny new products at its Premiere 2013 event last month, but the company didn't exactly dive into too many pricing and availability specifics. One of these novel devices was the ATIV Q, a 13.3-inch, 3,200 x 1,800 slider that runs both Windows 8 and Android (4.2). …

Texas Teen Facing Eight Years After Violent League of Legends Threat

League of Legends is currently the most popular game in the world with 30M+ monthly players, dwarfing most of its competition. It’s a fun title, but can have a dark side to it, namely its often toxic player base that can hurl abuse at unskilled players, or simply because they feel like it. It’s a …

Kaepernick trying to balance rest and readiness

Getty Images<p>Colin Kaepernick has heard coach Jim Harbaugh’s concerns that he might be getting “too jacked-up.”<p>At the same time, he’s finding it hard …

The fearsome high-tech military drones of the future currently in development for the U.S. military

By<p>Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, are used extensively by the U.S. military for both bombing and surveillance missions.<p>Their advantages are …

Military

Google And Apple May Bring Us A Console War We Didn't See Coming

Last night, the Wall Street Journal brought us news that Google has now set its sights on making its own Android-based video game console. The kicker? This is supposed to be in response to Apple doing the very same thing.<p>Google and Apple video game consoles? Are the Xbox One and PS4 dead already? …

Edward Snowden Steps Into Secret U.S.-Russia Spy Scuffle

As NSA leaker Edward Snowden is said to be spending his third day in hiding in a Moscow airport, the 30-year-old contractor may have unwittingly …

Prince Jackson Details Life with Michael Jackson

For the first time ever, Prince Jackson, the oldest child of the late Michael Jackson, took the stand today to testify in his family's wrongful death …

Aaron Hernandez charged with murder

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. — Methodically and in chilling detail Wednesday, prosecutors showed why it took 10 days to charge former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with murder.<p>Using surveillance camera video that tracked Hernandez from his home in North Attleborough to Boston and …

Supreme Court won't block sales of 15% ethanol

WASHINGTON (AP) — Will drivers nationwide be pulling up to gas station pumps that sell E15 now that the Supreme Court has declined to block sales of the fuel that is a gas blend containing 15% ethanol?<p>In a word: No. The reasons why are a bit more complex but have to do with the potential damage to …

Associated Press News

US scrambles to find Edward Snowden and urges Russia to co-operate

The attempt by Edward Snowden to escape the clutches of US authorities descended into farce when the 30-year-old surveillance whistleblower outpaced …

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 getting stability update, Android 4.2.2 will have to wait

Users of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 in the UK should check their phones, because an update has begun rolling out to their devices.<p>The new update brings improved stability, along with some bug fixes, so it’s not the Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 update users of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 have been waiting …

Android News

Android duels with Windows 8 on Samsung hybrid

Samsung is making a bold statement with its Windows-Android laptop-tablet: Windows 8 alone doesn't cut it on highly mobile devices.<p>Windows 8 and Jelly Bean make on odd couple. But Windows may be the odder of the two in an increasingly mobile world.<p>Samsung on Thursday announced the Ativ Q …

Android News

Samsung shows off hybrid Windows 8/Android tablet and 20 MP Android camera

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Samsung is the most successful Android device maker, but that doesn’t mean the company doesn’t have time for the newest mobile …

Samsung ATIV Q Windows laptop / Android tablet now official: specs, features, pricing and release date

Samsung on Thursday unveiled during its London-based Premiere event a new member of its Windows ATIV family, but a device that has Android capabilities: the Windows laptop / Android tablet ATIV Q.<p>The dual-booting device is actually a convertible laptop capable of running either Windows 8 or Android …

Google Play

Samsung Made A Tablet-Laptop Hybrid That Runs Android AND Windows

The Ativ Book Q, unveiled at a Samsung event in London on Thursday, has a screen and a keyboard. A system of hinges mean that when in tablet mode, the screen folds to cover the keyboard, when in PC mode the screen is propped upright as on a laptop. And when watching films or showing a presentation, …

Is the Ativ Q the start of a friendship between Windows and Android?

At Samsung’s premiere yesterday there wasn’t a whole lot for Android fans to get excited about. We already knew about most of the products unveiled there, and the most exciting Galaxy device was the Galaxy Camera NX.<p>Now what was truly exciting for Android fans was the Samsung Ativ Q. It’s a …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung ATIV Q Hybrid Windows 8 And Android Tablet Unveiled

Last night at the Samsung press conference the company announced the launch of its new Samsung ATIV Q tablet which has been designed to offer both a …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs iPhone 5: Age Is Just A Number

For those of you who are looking to get a new phone you may be condisering between the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and the Apple iPhone 5. Both brilliant …

Galaxy Note

Inspector of Philadelphia Building That Collapsed Committed Suicide

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The man responsible for inspecting the Philadelphia construction site where a building collapse …