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Google on Glass: You'll Just Know When Someone's Spying on You

Yesterday saw Google face a lot of questions over Google Glass privacy: not only was it grilled by developers at I/O, but Congress also sent it a …

Privacy

Mixed messages on Nexus Q support suggest Google doesn't know what to do with it, either

Yesterday there was some pretty damning news for owners of Google's Nexus Q musical orb: the device isn't supported in the current version of the its Play Music app. This much is undoubtedly true, and verified by many owners. What's less clear, however, is whether this really is the end of the …

Sony's 13.3-inch e-ink paper prototype shown off at education expo in Japan (video)

Earlier this week, we learned of Sony's plans for a 13.3-inch e-ink slate with stylus support pitched at students, and now <i>Diginfo</i> has caught up with the prototype device at the Educational IT Solutions Expo in Japan. The A4-sized tablet is said to be the first piece of hardware with an E Ink Mobius …

Here’s big gaming’s problem: iOS and Android are eating its lunch

Sales of iOS games have already eclipsed those of traditional portables like PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS, new research suggests, with Google Play sales …

After being abducted, Chinese man finds his way home on Google Maps

Chinese media outlets are today reporting the (quite incredible) story of a 28-year-old man who found his way home more than two decades after being abducted.<p>At the age of five, while on his way his kindergarten in Guangan City, Sichuan Province, Luo Gang (not his birth-name) was abducted and taken …

Is the unlocked Nexus Galaxy S4 worth the hefty price tag?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers a reader advice on whether the new "pure" Google Android version of the Galaxy S4 is worth the added price.<p>Google is turning the popular Samsung Galaxy S4 into its latest Nexus phone, running the "pure" Android experience.<p>But at $650 …

Mobile

This 3D Picture Was Created Without a Camera

Imagine taking a picture, without a camera. If that sound ridiculous, it's because it is—but it's also exactly what a team of researchers from the …

GadgetellSolutions Media

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Robot helps house-bound boy attend school

When Lyndon Baty was born six weeks premature with a life-threatening condition, polycystic kidney disease (PKD), doctors gave him two years to live. Now aged 17, Lyndon requires constant medical attention. PKD has prevented his body from developing at a normal rate, and he's unable to attend …

BILL GATES IS THE RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD AGAIN

Bill Gates is once again the world's richest man, according to Bloomberg News.<p>It says Gates has taken the lead from Mexican magnate Carlos Slim thanks to Microsoft's rising stock price. It's at a 5-year high trading at ~$34 a share.<p>Bloomberg's Billionaire Index hasn't yet updated to reflect Gates' …

Bill Gates

Bring Your Own Chlorine! CDC Finds 58% of Pool Water Has Traces of Poop

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>See full coverage</b><p>Hey, great news, everyone. It's finally starting to warm up (at least here on the …

A Small Shock To The System May Help Brain With Math

Stimulating the brain with a very small electrical current through the forehead could boost a student's ability to learn and remember basic mathematics, a provocative experiment suggests.<p>The work, published online Thursday by the journal <i>Current Biology</i>, could help those who struggle with mental …

New SARS cousin finally has a name : MERS

Every virus needs a catchy name, and now the new coronavirus linked to the Middle East that has infected 40 people and killed half of them has one: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus or (MERS-CoV).<p>Various scientists have been calling it MERS, but the Coronavirus Study Group, which groups …

Class action launched against maker of recalled birth control pills

A group of Ontario women, including 40 who are pregnant, have launched an $800-million class action against Apotex Inc., the maker of the recalled Alysena birth control pill.<p>The lawsuit involves about 60 women, among whom there have been 40 unwanted pregnancies and four abortions, according to …

Pregnancy

Alien 'crazy ants' invading southern U.S.

An invasion of alien "crazy ants" is making many residents of the U.S. Gulf Coast long for the old days of pesky, biting fire ants.<p>Like fire ants, these South American invaders seem to be fond of electrical equipment. But unlike their stinging red counterparts, the tawny crazy ants create …

Study: Happiness Comes Easier With Upbeat Music

Resarch subjects were better able to will themselves into positive moods while listening to rousing symphonies.<p>Toby Melville/Reuters<p>People Who Are Famous and Successful Have Shorter Lives<br>• People Who Believe in God Are More Responsive to Treatment of Depression<br>• Antibiotics May Prevent Men From …

Pope Francis attacks 'cult of money' in reform call

Pope Francis has hit out at unbridled capitalism and the "cult of money", calling for ethical reform of the financial system to create a more humane …

Your body contains 100 trillion bacteria, but that's a good thing

The human body is inhabited by bacteria and microorganisms — for every cell, there are around 10 resident microbes, which form on the surface of your skin, on your tongue, and deep inside your body. As research into the human microbiome continues to evolve, scientists are discovering how a person's …

Lava fountain, ash cloud erupt from Alaska volcano

A remote Alaska volcano continues to erupt, spewing lava and ash clouds.<p>The Alaska Volcano Observatory said Thursday a continuous cloud of ash, steam and gas from Pavlof Volcano has been seen 20,000 feet above sea level.<p>John Power, the U.S. Geological Survey scientist in charge at the observatory, …

US fears after Chinese missile test

China has tested a long-range missile capable of intercepting satellites, US intelligence sources have claimed.<p>On Monday night local time a rocket was sent into space from a launch centre in Sichuan province, southwest China. Beijing said the launch was part of a scientific data-collecting …

House Intelligence Committee