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GeekWire Radio: This 15-year-old iPhone stethoscope inventor is just getting started

It’s been a big month for Suman Mulumudi, 15-year-old inventor of the Steth IO smartphone-enabled stethoscope — with an appearance on The Tonight …

iStick Let’s You Stream Ryan Gosling Vids on Your Phone Sans WiFi

It’s no secret that we love our phones. We decorate them, make them more techy and we even try to control power tools with them. But they aren’t without their pitfalls. The biggest problem most of us face? Free space. Sure, you can store your files in a cloud but c’mon. Clouds can disappear or get …

Valley heavyweight Vinod Khosla says replacing doctors with data crunchers is good medicine

One day venture capitalist Vinod Khosla gets in a fight with surfers over access to a beach with sweet waves, and the next he’s over at Stanford saying that he thinks the healthcare system would be a lot better off if most doctors were replaced by Big Data crunchers. Wow. Lose friends …

Cox will start its gigabit internet rollout in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Omaha

Bandwidth-hungry internet users can register a few new cities as potentially acceptable places to live. Following Google Fiber and AT&T, Cox Communications is one of the first big cable companies to announce plans for internet service at gigabit speeds, and the initial areas on its list are …

Hands-on with the Muse brain sensing headband — the most important wearable of 2014 (exclusive)

I got my hands on an early version of Interaxon’s brainwave reading headband, the Muse, and I think this could be the most important wearable of the year.<p>And that’s saying a lot, considering I’ve seen 2014’s entire lineup for health tech at the Consumer Electronic Show as well as a few undisclosed …

Solar Phone Charger - Sunflower 2500 mAh Phone Charger - Works with Any Charger - iPhone, Android, Smartphones

• Solar Phone Charger - Solar charge anywhere you can get sunlight<br>• Works with any USB Chargable phone or MP3 Player<br>• Included USB Cable<br>• Simple, Elegant …

Selling Through Customer Service: Turn Customers into Evangelists

<i>John-Paul Narowski is the founder of</i> <i>karmaCRM</i><i>, a simple Web-based CRM software focused on small businesses.</i><p>The days of high-pressured sales pitches by suave looking salespeople are over. You can thank the Internet for that. Nowadays, sales competition is fierce across industries, and a popular way …

The New Apple Store In Istanbul Is Absolutely Beautiful

According to Dezeen, Foster first started working for Apple in 2009, when he received a cold call from Steve Jobs himself. Jobs reportedly told the architect, "Hi Norman, I need some help." Apple was looking for someone to design its new campus at the time, and Foster + Partners was soon …

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Military shutting down facility targeted by conspiracy theorists

A US military research facility long at the center of conspiracy theories will be dismantled and shut down this summer, if all goes according to plan. HAARP, an acronym for High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, has been implicated in everything from mind control to extreme weather like …

Google Glass Fans Fight Restaurant Ban With Bad Reviews

It's only been a few months since the infamous anti-Google Glass bar incident in San Francisco, and now it looks like some users of the device are …

Amazon plays hardball -- and puts the hurt on consumers

If the average Amazon-loving book buyer were to go to the company's website and attempt to order a book from publishing house Hachette, they'd find everything from price increases to availability issues to overt roadblocks to buying those titles.<p>The reason: Amazon is in a negotiations standoff with …