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This Tool Allows You To Track Your Friends’ Sleep Patterns Via Facebook

Developer says tool was meant to highlight just how much can be gleaned from the data trails we leave.<p>If a friend came up to you and told you he knows when you’re sleeping and when you’re not, you’d probably think he spends his time sitting across the street from your bedroom window with binoculars …

Researchers Create Matrix-Like Instant Learning Through Brain Stimulation

You know Kung Fu. Researchers at HRL Laboratories have discovered that when you use transcranial direct current stimulation to send the brain activity of commercial and military pilots into the heads of novice pilots, subjects can essentially learn to fly in a realistic flight simulator.<p>The …

IBM Acquires Resilient Systems, Forms 3,000 Person Cyber Attack Response Team

IBM Corp. announced plans today to acquire Cambridge, Mass. based Resilient Systems, Inc., a privately held cybersecurity firm with 100 employees.<p>Resilient specializes in incident response, which helps IT security teams bolster their defenses against data breaches. The Resilient incident response …

Hound, a voice-powered virtual assistant app, launches publicly

Keyvan Mohajer is hoping the past nine years of research and work building a digital assistant at SoundHound will be worth the wait.<p>Today, SoundHound CEO Mohajer said the company is publicly releasing its Hound app, a tool that lets users search for answers to questions and complete some tasks …

Microsoft’s Experimental Keyboard Aims To Solve A Major Mobile UX Problem

The Hub Keyboard attempts to make it easier to multitask on smartphones.<p>On your laptop, apps exist in a grid. You can drag a link, a contact, or some text from one app into another. On a smartphone, though, apps pile on top of each other as a stack: You can only deal with one at a time. That’s why …

iOS 9.3 lets employers lock the layout of your homescreen

A small, but important detail buried in Apple’s developer documentation for its upcoming iOS 9.3 release details a new feature that lets employers lock apps to your homescreen so they can’t ever be moved.<p>The feature means that an employer-issued iPhone could require Slack and your company’s email …

The PlayStation 4 Is Getting a Killer New Surprise Feature

Sony has a surprise tucked in its next major PlayStation 4 update, and it’s a biggie: The option to play PlayStation 4 games on a PC or Mac.<p>It’s …

Windows 10 now protects against cyberattacks

Windows Defender has offered a baseline level of PC security for years, but that's not really going to cut it in an era when data breaches and other large-scale cyberattacks are virtually commonplace. That's why Microsoft is stepping up its game: it's launching Windows Defender Advanced Threat …

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Road Trip: Route 66 and the Grand Canyon

<i>As a band tour manager for more than 15 years, Rick Marino was always eager to explore the hidden gems and roads less traveled in the cities he</i> …

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'Renault engine splutters caused whiplash', says Daniel Ricciardo

Ricciardo says he was getting headaches from poor driveability<p>Daniel Ricciardo gave a stark insight into Renault's 2015 struggles<p>Daniel Ricciardo …

Jaguar to Enter All-Electric Formula E Race Series

Remember Formula E? The electron-fueled race series has not set the world of motorsport alight despite now being in its second season. But the championship is set to get a boost from next year with the announcement that Jaguar will be joining it with a full works entry.<p>Jaguar hasn’t participated in …

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Lamborghini CEO Rumored To Be Heading To Audi And Being Replaced By Ferrari F1's Ex Boss

Stefano Domenicali, former Scuderia Ferrari team manager, could become the next CEO of Lamborghini. <br>According to Italian publication Gazetta dello …

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