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Vindaloo is traditionally a very spicy Indian curry, but our version tames down the expected curry flavors and amps up the sweetness with coconut and …

Samsung wants to take the Galaxy S5 'back to basics,' may include iris scanner

Samsung has outlined its plans for various new devices in a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg News. The Galaxy S5 smartphone will reportedly be released by April, and Samsung is said to be considering iris-scanning technology for security in a possible response to Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint …

Who needs fingerprints? Samsung could put an eye scanner in the Galaxy S5

The most interesting thing about Samsung’s next flagship phone could be how you unlock it.<p>Taking a page from the fingerprint reader-equipped iPhone 5S, Samsung is considering adding an eye scanner to the Galaxy S5. While the decision is far from final, adding the feature makes a lot of sense: The …

Google wins DARPA's robotics challenge, wonders if it was a good idea to turn down future military contracts - ExtremeTech

Google wins DARPA’s robotics challenge, wonders if it was a good idea to turn down future military contracts<p>By on December 23, 2013 at 12:20 pm<p>This …

Robotics

Why do electric cars suck in cold weather? - ExtremeTech

By on December 20, 2013 at 1:31 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>In hindsight, it’s not …

Weather

NSA surveillance: Lifeline, limbo

The NSA’s bulk telephone data collection program got a lifeline from a federal judge Friday — but its future remains in political and legal jeopardy.<p>Judge William Pauley III’s Friday decision to dismiss an American Civil Liberties Union request for an injunction against Director of National …

With Great Computing Power Comes Great Surveillance

The dark side of Moore's Law<p>Nearly 50 years ago, Gordon Moore suggested that the number of transistors that could be placed on a silicon chip would continue to double at regular intervals for the foreseeable future. Known as Moore’s law, the truth of that observation has made computers cheap and …

Dell looks to be heading toward staff layoffs of 20 to 30 percent

Dell appears to be feeling the effects of the PC market's downward slide. According to The Register, the company is said to be laying off a large portion of its staff from offices around the world.<p>Reportedly, Dell is looking to cut 20 percent of its US-based sales staff and 30 percent of its sales …

The Most Unprecedented Thing About Janet Yellen

When my colleague Rana Foroohar returned from her interview with new Fed Chair Janet Yellen, I couldn’t decide what to ask her about first. How fast …

Massive trade bill hits Hill

Three senior lawmakers on Thursday unveiled long-awaited legislation to help President Barack Obama strike major trade deals in Asia and Europe, setting the stage for a potential election-year battle between the president and many of his fellow Democrats in Congress.<p>“The TPA [trade promotion …

Mystery Bodies, Explosives Discovered Near Winter Olympics Site

Russian security forces launched an aggressive "anti-terrorism sweep" today after coming across multiple unexplained deaths and explosive devices in …

Obama Discusses Potential NSA Reforms With Congressmen

President Obama huddled with 16 Congressmen at the White House on Thursday to discuss potential National Security Agency reforms, moving one step …