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Toshiba Canvio Connect drive backs up mobile devices through Pogoplug

While we're used to connected hard drives that share their contents with phones and tablets, the reverse isn't common -- why don't many of these drives safeguard our mobile content from the start? Toshiba is as baffled as we are, so it's launching its Canvio Connect portable drive with handheld …

Jawbone acquires health-tracking pioneer BodyMedia, opens API to developers

Did your vibrating fitness bracelet wake you up on time? Good, because Jawbone has not one, but two pieces of news to share this morning. First off, getting the corporate news out of the way, the company's buying BodyMedia, perhaps best known for its wearable fitness trackers (yep, similar to what …

A no-wash shirt you can wear for 100 days straight? Startup Wool & Prince wants to make it a reality: http://on.mash.to/ZP8lbM

Kobo Aura HD ereader hands-on

Is there room in the market still for e-paper ereaders? Kobo says yes, and has the consumer research to prove it and the new model, the Kobo Aura HD, …

Gear & Gadgets

Why It's So Hard For Scientists To Study Medical Marijuana

The nation's research-grade cannabis is controlled by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, whose mission to curb use is at odds with that of researchers looking to study pot's therapeutic properties.<p>Eighteen states (plus the District of Columbia) allow cannabis use for certain medical conditions. …

В продаже появилась исключительно комфортная читалка с самым высоким разрешением, регулируемой подсветкой, тонкой настройкой шрифтов и временем автономной работы около месяца. http://www.computerra.ru/64622/kobo-aura-hd/

Fixing this Excel error transforms high-debt countries from recession to growth

It looks like the most frequently cited justification for fiscal austerity in the aftermath of the global financial crisis is based on a boneheaded Microsoft Excel error.<p>When advanced economies began slumping in 2008, the immediate debate was whether to boost growth with short-term deficit spending …

Pope Francis to revolutionise running of church with new advisory panel

Pope Francis presaged a revolution in the running of the Catholic church when, at the weekend, he announced the formation of an eight-strong panel of …

Kidney grown in lab successfully transplanted into rat

Scientists have grown a kidney in a laboratory and shown that it works when implanted into a living animal. The work is an important step towards the …

Apple выкупает старые патенты Palm

Apple согласилась заплатить 1 миллиард йен (примерно $10 миллионов) за патенты, которые раньше принадлежали Palm. Сейчас правообладателем является …

Google launches tool to help users plan for digital afterlife

Google has opened a new service to let people control what happens to their email, online photos and blogposts saved in its accounts, as concern …

Gold, the worst investment of 2013, is now even worse

Gold was already the worst investment of the year. But it’s even worse after today’s terrific tumble sent the price below $1,500 dollars a troy ounce today for the first time since 2011. What’s set off the recent spate of selling? Was it Goldman’s suggestion to sell? Have the doomsday gold hoarders …

Financial Markets

Magic mushrooms' psychedelic ingredient could help treat people with severe depression

Drugs derived from magic mushrooms could help treat people with severe depression. Scientists believe the chemical psilocybin, the psychedelic …

Голубятня: Как создать собственный облачный сервис, не зависящий от жадных тарифов | Компьютерра

Начну с двух анонсов. Первый: видит бог, я держался до последнего, однако жизнь – штука суровая, поэтому она обломала даже такую сильную амбицию как …

Moody’s: Here’s what Cyprus’ exit from the euro zone would look like

Credit rating firm Moody’s is out with another quick note on the Cyprus situation, ahead of the planned reopening of the troubled island nation’s banks Thursday. The takeaway: The risks of Cyprus leaving the euro zone are on the rise. “While the risk of a euro exit by Cyprus is substantial, Moody’s …

Big Jambox review

The most appealing aspect of the original Jawbone Jambox is its surprising ability to push big sound relative to its diminutive size. Other battery-powered wireless speakers might be louder or less expensive, but only Jawbone manages to foster a supreme balance of acoustics, portability, and design …

В индустрии высоких технологий вовсю набирает обороты новая забава — разместить как можно больше пикселей на единицу площади экрана (а то мы уж было соскучились по технологическим соревнованиям — после того как ушли в прошлое гонки за мегагерцами и мегапикселями). Есть ли в этом хоть какой-то смысл? http://www.computerra.ru/62138

Что мы ждем от Жижека Антон Кораблев составил краткий путеводитель по самому знаменитому философу постсовременности — http://mtrpl.ru/zizek-alive/

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