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5 Summery Breakfasts for Any Morning

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Five breakfasts that taste like vacation on a plate (or in a glass).</i><p>There are a few things that make …

California approves self-driving cars by 2015

If you've seen one of Google's 'chandelier' topped autonomous cars driving down the street, you may have assumed the technology is legal. But up until now, Google has been operating the cars in a gray area, as autonomous cars have not been explicitly addressed by the California Department of Motor …

IMF outlines plans for multi-billion dollar aid package to Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund has confirmed it will decide on an aid package for Ukraine when its board meets on April 30.<p>The country is on the brink of bankruptcy after months of political and economic turmoil.<p>“We’ve said before that the proposed standby arrangement would be in the range of 14 …

Obamacare Is The Chance Of A Lifetime For Venture Capitalists

"This is the greatest opportunity I've seen in my lifetime. It's the first time we are seeing really fundamental changes happen. And there's a lot of money that can be made as this chaos is sorted out," said Lisa Suennen, the co-founder and managing member of Psilos Group, a health-care-focused …

Health Care

ION Glasses Are The Unobtrusive Notifications System You Wear On Your Face

Google Glass, Google schmass. What you really want on your face are these puppies. ION Glasses are sunglass or prescription glasses frames with a built-in LED, Bluetooth stack, and tiny button controller.<p>What do they do? Well the LED lights up to notify you of new messages – you can set different …

Avocado and Tangerine Salad with Jalapeno Vinaigrette

8 Servings<p>The jalapeño's ribs and seeds are the spiciest parts; be careful not to rub your eyes after handling (or wear gloves)!<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup fresh tangerine juice<p>1 jalapeño<p>1 small shallot, finely chopped<p>2 tablespoons white wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>1/4 cup …

Chromecast vs. AirPlay: how do they compare?

Can Google finally take on one of Apple's best features?<p>Google's new Chromecast HDMI stick is a lot of things: it's a simple new way to bring internet video to your living room after the company stumbled with Google TV, it's a new platform for content creators like Netflix, and it's an interesting …

How Blippex handles the data behind its time-driven search engine

Search for something on Blippex, a recently launched search engine, and the results you’ll find might be quite different from that of a more popular …

If The Ubuntu Edge Crowdfunding Experiment Works, Backers May Get To Vote On The Next Model’s Specs

Smartphone companies have it pretty rough — they’ve got to sink millions into research and development every year, all in the hope of making their next shiny touchscreen gewgaw the fastest, slimmest, smartest, prettiest one ever. And every year we eat it all up, and take what we’re given.<p>But …

Apple’s Guidance Implies New iPhone in September

Martin Hajek<p>Tim Cook said Apple has some great stuff coming “in the fall, and across all of 2014.” But when, exactly, can we expect it? The company’s …

KFC’s ice cubes are 12 times dirtier than toilet water, says China’s official media

The Chinese government’s official broadcast media says that ice cubes served in KFC were 12 times dirtier than toilet water—and 19 times the national bacteria level standard.<p>The report, which was based on samples the China Central Television (CCTV) reporter took in eastern Beijing, found that ice …

McDonald's

Google to Host July 24 Event With Sundar Pichai

Google has sent out invites for a July 24 event in San Francisco, hosted by Sundar Pichai, senior vice president for Android and Chrome at Google. …

Android News

What is graphene? Here’s what you need to know about a material that could be the next silicon

Graphene, an emerging material that could change the way electronic components are made and help computing performance continue to grow, is …

What I learned from researching almost every single smart watch that has been rumored or announced

Smart watches! I sure hope you like them, because literally everyone is developing one. And yet, given the vanishingly small proportion of watches that are “smart,” clearly, something is holding them back. Here are the trends that jumped out when I undertook a more or less comprehensive catalog of …

Smartwatches

The Pirate Bay founder is raising money for spy-proof messaging app

Private messages really <i>aren’t</i> so private, and Peter Sunde, co-founder and former spokesperson for BitTorrent search engine The Pirate Bay, isn’t …

Flexible 'electronic skin' can help heal, detect touch and temperature

Surgeons could one day restore lost feeling in humans by using artificial skin that's been augmented with flexible sensors, and a new development from researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology may bring that closer to reality. The research team has developed a flexible sensor that …

Illnesses prompt wide Whole Foods cheese recall

Health news<p>Whole Foods Market Inc. is recalling Crave Brothers Les Freres cheese in response to an outbreak of a bacterial infection that has sickened people in several states and killed at least one person.<p>Whole Foods says the cheese may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. It was sold in …

Hulu bidding war reportedly ends, with AT&T and Peter Chernin submitting a joint bid

The fate of Hulu has been uncertain for months as a behind-the-scenes bidding war has run its course, with companies including DirecTV reportedly offering over $1 billion for the video streaming company. Now, <i>Bloomberg</i>'s anonymous sources say another previously rumored bidder has submitted a final …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

America's Top Colleges Have A Rich-Kid Problem

In case you ever wondered just how much wealthy students dominate America's top colleges, here's a nice illustration from a new report by the Century Foundation.<p>At the most selective schools in the country,* 70 percent of students come from the wealthiest quarter of U.S. families.<p>Just 14 percent …

College & University

PayPal's chief information security officer says passwords' days are numbered

Recently speaking at the Interop IT conference, PayPal's chief information security officer, Michael Barrett, stated that passwords and PINs were operating on borrowed time. Barrett hopes to replace online security keys with a setup that's a blend of software and hardware-based identification. He …

How Cybercriminals Stole $40 Million From ATMs Worldwide In Just 10 Hours

Cybercriminals stole $40 million in about 36,000 transactions over a 10-hour period by effectively coordinating two common credit card schemes, Scott Neuman of NPR reports.<p>From NPR:<p>First, hackers gained access to bank computers and downloaded prepaid debit card data while erasing their withdrawal …

ATMs