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Jenn de la Vega / January 14, 2015<p>We may not have our flying cars yet, but we’re not far off from futuristic and glamorous gadgets. Today, …

The Future Of Biometric Marketing

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Cavan Canavan is a co-founder of the motion tracking technology company FocusMotion.</i><p>The current smartwatch and fitness device space is stagnant. The offerings and the devices are a commoditized mess with companies competing for the same consumers – with the same features. There must …

Race Matters, Even Though It Shouldn't

You do the crime, you do the time.<p>But not always for the reasons you may think.<p>Because it's not just about crime. Or about whether an accused person in fact committed the crime. It's not just about the quality of the evidence, or whether the prosecution can prove a defendant guilty beyond a …

Nest CEO Tony Fadell's New Startup Wants To Completely Change The Smartphone As We Know It

Silicon Valley startup Keyssa is working on a technology it calls "kiss connectivity," which could allow you to transfer a movie as large as "Avatar" between devices in just five seconds, as Bloomberg Businessweek reported in its profile of the company.<p>You would simply tap your phone or tablet to …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

Amazon Diversity Report: 63% male and 60% white

Continuing a recent trend among major tech companies, Amazon has released a diversity report for its workforce. Globally, 63 percent of its employees are male, and 60 percent of its US-based workforce is white.<p>As for other ethnicities, 15 percent of employees identify as Black, 13 percent as Asian, …

These Custom 3-D Printed Headphones Offer Antidote To Apple's Beats

Beats by Dre–those bright, clunky earphones marked with the coveted lowercase <i>b–</i>enjoy the sexy status once held by the Apple’s white earbuds of the early iPod era. So much so that Apple’s Tim Cook plunked down $3 billion to buy the brand. There is a fledgling streaming music service attached, but …

NEC outs cloud computing facial recognition service for merchants

NEC has launched a $880 per month service in Japan that lets merchants profile customers using just a PC and video camera. The system uses facial recognition powered by the company's cloud computing service to estimate the gender and age of clients, along with the frequency of their shopping …

Facial recognition software helps convict a robber

<i>Watch Dogs</i>' vision of a super-connected Chicago may be truer than you think. A local judge has convicted Pierre Martin of armed robbery after police used facial recognition software (NEC's NeoFace) to match surveillance camera footage with an existing mugshot. While the cops still used witnesses to …

Tesla Wants To Open Its Supercharger Standard To Other Electric Car Makers

Elon Musk is willing to share the technology behind his Tesla Superchargers, the fast-charging plug-in stations for his company’s electric cars, the CEO revealed at the UK launch of the Model S this past weekend (via Engadget).<p>Musk said he’d be willing to open up the designs in order to build a …

75 Healthy, Energy-Packed Breakfast Recipes

Think way, way beyond avocado toast.<p><b>We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day</b> (or at least the first meal, anyway), so it can’t hurt to start things out with a tasty little bundle of healthy energy. From next-level toasts (think beyond avocado) to savory porridges, ingenious …

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Show Google your Android Wear apps now and get more exposure!

Android Wear took the wearable market by storm with its unexpected March announcement. It was, simply put, insane. One wearable platform to rule them all. The hype has settled as Google I/O nears, but Google is now ready to take off again.<p>Of course, Android Wear will be a main topic at Google I/O, …

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“I’ll never apologize for my white privilege” guy is basically most of white America

<b>Tal Fortgang (Fox News)</b><p>Princeton University freshman Tal Fortgang is a jerk, but he’s not an outlier on the issue of racism in America<p>Katie McDonough<p>May 4, 2014 9:03pm (UTC)<p>A college student who doesn't believe in the existence of structural racism or white supremacy wrote an essay about why he …

Top 5 2013 San Diego Comic Con Exclusives - Unbound Worlds

The 2013 San Diego Comic Con is a mere month away!<p>I’ll be attending this convention this year and I’m excited for it. I didn’t go last year and there …

Using the PlayStation 4's virtual reality headset, Project Morpheus (update: now with video!)

The cat's out of the bag and... uh, on our head? Okay, we can do better than that, but what we're trying to say is that we just used Sony's new PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset: Project Morpheus. You already know the specs and all that good stuff; we're here to tell you what it's like using …

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How to Wednesday: How to choose the right bar stools

Bar stools come in all types of shapes, finishes, and sizes and can be a little overwhelming if you don’t do your homework.<p>The first thing you want …

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Google Explains How Not To Be A Glasshole

Here are the do’s and don’ts of wearing Google Glass. Right from Google.<p>Apparently — and I know this might be a shocker — you’re not supposed to stand in the corner of the room and record people with Google Glass. That would make you a glasshole, according to this list.<p>At this point, Google’s …