Stephanie Luciano Perez

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The War on Pink: GoldieBlox Toys Ignite Debate Over What's Good For Girls

Nestled in the aisle of pink sparkles dedicated to girls in most toy stores, this seasons’ shoppers will find a small collection of engineering toys …

Samsung and Code Club Teach Kids to Code

Code Club, the UK-wide network of volunteers that teach kids how to program, has announced a partnership with Samsung to unearth the UK’s “grooviest young coder”.<p>In what will be the first in a series of events to mark the tie-up, the Robo-Boogie competition is striving to encourage primary-age …

Elon Musk: The Future Is Fully Electric

The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors says the era of gasoline engines will soon look "quaint." He also divulges his idea for his next company.<p>If you subscribe to computer scientist Alan Kay's line of thinking that the best way to predict the future is to invent it, it's probably best to listen up …

Elon Musk

Smartphone Pin revealed by camera and microphone

<b>The Pin for a smartphone can be revealed by its camera and microphone, researchers have warned.</b><p>Using a program called PIN Skimmer, a team from the University of Cambridge found that codes entered on a number-only soft keypad could be identified.<p>The software watches your face via the camera and …

Supreme Court to hear case on separating church and state

WASHINGTON — When Susan Galloway, who is Jewish, and Linda Stephens, an atheist, complained about the Christian prayers at town board meetings in Greece, N.Y., they were told they could "leave the room or just not listen," Galloway said.<p>"We felt like outcasts," Galloway said. "We are not …

Religion

NSA surveillance revelations hobble AT&T's attempts at a European expansion

AT&T's attempts to move into Europe by acquiring local telecoms could be stymied by the recent leaks of NSA surveillance data, European officials tell <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. Along with Sprint and Verizon, AT&T is implicated in the Obama administration's widespread data collection: the FISA …

This is the world’s first Bitcoin ATM

Want a coffee? Now you can pay in Bitcoin.<p>The world’s first Bitcoin ATM is opening for business this morning at a coffee shop in Vancouver, Canada. You can now buy, sell, and trade Bitcoin at a real, physical machine, depositing cash and checks for Bitcoin.<p>“This is progress … we’re bridging the gap …

Man buys $27 of bitcoin, forgets about them, finds they're now worth $886k

Bought in 2009, currency’s rise in value saw small investment turn into enough to buy an apartment in a wealthy area of Oslo<p>This article was originally published on 29 October 2013. Due to a technical fault, it has been republished here, on a new page.<p>The meteoric rise in bitcoin has meant that …

UN aims to fight asteroids, creates a global warning network

Even the United Nations is taking the threat of asteroids hitting our planet seriously.<p>Last week, the U.N. General Assembly approved measures to coordinate detection and response to asteroid strikes that could level cities and possibly destroy our civilization.<p>Specifically, the agency voted to …

Asteroids

Google shows off updated Glass hardware with earbud and prescription support

A day after inviting members of its Explorers program to swap their old frames for new ones, Google Glass is showing the world what the latest model looks like. In a post on Google+, the company shows a slightly modified version of Glass that includes a removable mono earbud. These will also be the …