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Germany is saying no to economic migrants in order to take in more refugees

There is a list that German immigration officials look at when they want to process a migrant's application. It's a list of countries deemed safe for what are considered economic migrants, to be sent back.<p>With such a large number of people trying to migrate to Germany, the country has decided to …

What I’m Reading: Genetics Professor Nazneen Rahman

<i>Named Britain’s third most influential woman of 2014, Professor Nazneen Rahman has amassed some impressive achievements in a relatively short career: she’s Professor of Human Genetics at the Institute of Cancer Research, Head of the Clinical Genetics Department at Royal Marsden Hospital, Fellow of</i> …

GoPro unveils a low-cost action camera with WiFi

If you've wanted a low-cost GoPro camera so far, you've had to forego wireless. That's a big sacrifice, especially when an increasing number of competitors can do more for less. The company is finally seeing the light, however. It just unveiled the Hero+, an entry-level (well, by GoPro standards) …

Gear & Gadgets

Mystery Deepens: Matter and Antimatter Are Mirror Images

Matter and antimatter appear to be perfect mirror images of each other as far as anyone can see, scientists have discovered with unprecedented …

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Entrepreneurship

QR Code Lets You Get Your Flipboard to the Web, Fast!

There’s a nifty new feature on Flipboard.com today: sign in with a QR code. This is useful for people who are logged into Flipboard on a mobile device and would like to bring everything they follow quickly to Flipboard on the Web. It’s also how anyone who’s been using Flipboard without an account …

Here’s What Your Voice Tells Others About You

People judge you by your voice in many ways.<p>Via Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior:<p>The result: speakers with higher-pitched …

Facing Up To the Tech Immigration Challenge

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Russ Shaw is</i> <b></b><i>t</i><i>he founder of Tech London Advocates and an angel and venture investor who previously worked as a vice president at Skype.</i><p>President Obama’s legislation on immigration has been one of the most hotly contested political reforms for a generation. The Immigration Order, along …

Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance. Researchers at the University of Leeds have successfully tested gold nanotubes that are useful for both imaging and destroying cancer cells. Since the …

Nanotech

Apple makes iWork apps available to users without any Apple devices

Beta version lets everyone use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote<p>Apple is taking its iWork for iCloud apps multi-platform, turning it into a product accessible to internet users on any device, similar to Google Docs. Where previously to use Apple Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, you needed to own at least one …

A new Google-powered website lets you compare every constitution in the world and write your own

In an ornate hall in the Philadelphia State House in 1787, a few dozen men drafted the US constitution. For four months, they debated and revised the document until they had something they could generally agree on. Today, they wouldn’t even have to leave their homes. A new site could let any …

Hackers Steal $1 Billion in Massive, Worldwide Breach

Hackers have stolen as much as $1 billion from banks around the world, according to a prominent cybersecurity firm. In a report scheduled to be …

This Is What Apple’s 'Titan' Car Could Look Like

Ford 021C concept car<br>Ford<p>1 of 6<p>iGiant Apple is reportedly working on a much bigger smart device: a car. After rumors of such a project began making …

9GAG, The Asia-Based Social Site With 80M Monthly Visitors, Steps Into Mobile Games

So, you’re in charge of one of Asia’s (nay, the world’s) top viral/comedy communities. The new year is here. What’s your focus for 2015? How about game publishing?<p>That’s not the most obvious answer, but it is a new experiment that 9GAG, the popular online forum run out of Hong Kong, is embarking …

We Were Amazed At This Tiny Wireless Connector That Can Transfer A Movie In Seconds

Keyssa's "kiss connectivity" lets you send information back and forth by tapping one device against another, sort of like Near Field Communication. Keyssa's technology, however, is much faster. Essentially, the technology uses high-frequency radios to send information between devices.<p>The startup is …

Mobile Devices

Apple now selling unlocked iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models without SIM cards

Apple has begun selling iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models in the U.S. without a contract or SIM card from a wireless carrier.<p>This makes it possible to buy …

Mobile Technology

Office preview for Android now available on Google Play

<b>Update, January 29:</b> Microsoft has now released the final versions of its Word, Excel, and Powerpoint apps for Android tablets. The apps dropped the “preview” label, so you should expect a solid and polished experience. The apps are still only available to Android tablets (7-inch and higher.) Check …