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FORTUNE — Here’s a question, privacy hounds: Is the video-surveillance system that blankets Manhattan from Midtown to the Battery, river to river, really not so different from an earlier anti-crime innovation, street lights? That’s what Richard Daddario, deputy commissioner for counterterrorism …

Will Apple Make The Connected Car Part Of Its Smart Home Strategy?

Last week Apple fleshed out its connected car vision by rebranding its iOS in the car efforts ‘CarPlay’ and debuting the first auto makers to use the technology in Ferrari, Mercedes and Volvo.<p>Unfortunately for Apple, while the connected car is a cool idea, it’s one of those initiatives that, at …

How to Save Your Phone When It Falls in the Toilet

Of all the things that belong in the toilet, most would agree that cellphones definitely don't make the list. Then how does it come to pass that 19% …

ANALYST: Apple Is Having A Disastrous Quarter Right Now

First, the bad news. He says Apple is having a terrible quarter right now.<p>In a report picked up at Barron's, Blair warns that the stock could crash after Apple reports earnings:<p>"We recognize the potential for a hiccup when the company reports March quarter earnings. All signs in the supply chain …

Apple reportedly sticking with Samsung for A8 chip production

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Wikipedia<p>It looks like Samsung might have something to do with the next iPhone after all. According to ZDNet Korea …

More Stunning Apple TV Concepts From Martin Hajek [PICS]

On Friday Curved, a German technology magazine, posted a concept which shows what the next-generation Apple TV and remote may look like.<p>The concept …

Facebook's working on facial verification that's 'nearing human-level performance'

Identifying faces is a relatively simple task if you're a human, but it's been a long road for computers to do the same thing. Now Facebook says it's developed a technology for verifying whether two people in side-by-side photos are the same that comes pretty close to replicating human abilities. …

Uncertainty Persists As The Nokia-Microsoft Deal Races Towards Deadline

Microsoft and Nokia told investors that their deal would close in the first quarter of 2014. They have two weeks to meet that guidance, which remains unchanged even in the face of Nokia’s recent legal setback.<p>Let’s review the firms’ most recent statements regarding the closing period for the deal. …

This is Healthbook, Apple’s major first step into health & fitness tracking

Seven years out from the original iPhone’s introduction, and four years past the iPad’s launch, Apple has found its next market ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness-tracking industry. Apple’s interest in healthcare and fitness tracking will be displayed in an iOS application …

Now You Can Make Your Own Internet-Connected Gadgets, No Engineering Skills Required

The littleBits Cloud Module–debuted at TED–lets you create your very own objects that are part of the larger Internet of Things.<p>Why pay $250 for a Nest Wi-Fi-connected thermostat when you can build your own? It sounds complicated–the kind of thing that might require at least a little bit of …

Amazon’s Set Top Box Will Be A Dongle Like Chromecast, Could Feature OnLive-Style Streaming

Amazon is readying a game console/set top box of its own, and we’ve learned from multiple sources familiar with the device that the Lab126-produced gadget will have a form factor similar to the Chromecast, or in other words it’ll be a stick or dongle as opposed to something like the Apple TV. In …