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Level puts a fitness tracker in your glasses, and it's not the worst idea ever

VSP Global, a network of eye care businesses in the US, is gearing up to begin selling its Level smart glasses next month. But unlike efforts from Intel and Vuzix, these spectacles don’t feature fancy displays or augmented reality capabilities; instead, they’re designed to help you stay in …

This incredible map shows the undersea cables that keep the internet alive — and security services are worried Russia could cut them

This map shows how the huge, complicated network of undersea cables which keep the internet running is spread around the world.<p>The map, by telecom analytics company TeleGeography , uses coloured lines to show how there are many hundreds of fibre optic cables running under the world's oceans.<p>It …

UK Economy

How Sarahah became one of the most popular iPhone apps in the world

The App Store's most popular free app isn't what you think it is.<p>It's called Sarahah, and in the past week, it's surged to the top of the App Store …

Light starts shipping the L16, its 16-camera pocket DSLR challenger

Light’s L16 was a radical design concept when it was originally introduced in October, 2015 — but the concept has become a reality, as the company is now shipping the first production units to its pre-order customers. The final design is quite similar to the concept it showed off back then, with a …

Depth Of Field

Robinhood's plan to open financial markets to the masses

While most were following the closure of Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns during the 2008 financial crisis, there was another important change occurring: the rise of algorithmic trading. Due to the inefficiency and excess of humans coordinating trades, computers began processing about 95% of the …

New study finds Apple Watch to be most accurate at measuring heart rate, calorie tracking subpar

A new study out of Stanford University today dives deep into the accuracy of modern fitness trackers, including the Apple Watch. The study, which consisted of 60 participants, takes a look at how accurate fitness trackers are at measuring heart rate and calories burned…<p>In addition to the Apple …

8 Books That Help Parents Explain All the Things We Don’t Know How to Explain

When you become a parent, there’s an expectation that you’ll be able to answer a whole lot of difficult questions for your kids. Which isn’t really …

Internal Combustion Engine

Pioneer announces new semi-affordable Android Auto in-dash units

Android Auto is arguably one of the best in-dash systems on the market, especially compared to the receivers that come pre-installed in some new cars. Thankfully, if your new car’s entertainment system doesn’t include Android Auto, you can swap it out for a number of Pioneer aftermarket units. …

Robinhood stock-trading app confirms $110M raise at $1.3B valuation

Zero-fee stock-trading app Robinhood has joined the unicorn club.<p>That’s thanks to it reaching 2 million total users, and 17 percent month-over-month growth of its revenue-driving Robinhood Gold subscription product. The startup confirmed to TechCrunch that it’s raised a $110 million Series C at a …

Stock Markets

IBM sets new speech recognition accuracy record

IBM announced an important milestone in conversational speech recognition last year. The company managed to develop a system that achieves a 6.9 percent word error rate. Despite the success, IBM continued to work hard on its speech recognition technology and has recently achieved a new industry …

Speech Recognition

A computer's newfound 'intuition' beats world poker champs

<b>(CNN) —</b> Poker expert Martin Sturc may have finally met his match: a computer program called DeepStack.<p>"You always have to be one step ahead," said Sturc, president of the Austrian Pokersport Association. "When I realized he was adapting his gameplan, I had to adapt."<p>Using a type of artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Pocket-sized starshooting camera will ship with a bunch of new lenses

That little pocket camera made to shoot the night sky is nearly ready.<p>The Tiny1 from Singapore startup TinyMOS blew through its Indiegogo fundraising …

British Airways Business Class Fare SALE, Act Fast!

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on Nov 26, 2016 | 1 comment<p>Pick your shopping slogan: Black Friday, or Post Thanksgiving, or November Sale time, …

A Simple Way to Stay Grounded in Stressful Moments

Mindfulness should be as much a physical practice as it is a mental one. Given its name, you might think mindfulness is something you do only with your mind. In fact, lots of research, including my own, has shown that paying attention to our bodies is often an easy way into mindfulness and helps us …

How to Negotiate After a Staggering Defeat: A Playbook for Democrats

There’s an adage in diplomacy circles: <i>If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu.</i> Since they lost control of the White House and both houses of Congress, it’s easy to imagine that Democrats (and others who voted against President-elect Donald Trump) feel that they don’t have a seat at the …

How to Create a Twitter Lead Generation Card

While it was invented to facilitate social interactions, Twitter is an awesome way of generating leads and collecting emails for your business. It’s …

Blindsided by Trump’s Victory? Behavioral Science Explains

When Leslie John, an associate professor at Harvard Business School, arrived at work on the morning of the U.S. presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, she was worried. John is an expert in behavioral decision research and studies the various innate flaws and biases that …

How to safari in South Africa on a budget

A South African safari needn’t cost a packet. Our money-saving tips include going out of season, looking for online deals and doing what the locals do<p>The words “budget” and “safari” are not often found in the same sentence. Safaris are a notoriously expensive holiday choice. But there are ways to …

Science says these 9 tactics will help you win any argument

We've scoured the research and compiled the following science-backed tactics that will help you win any argument.

Star Wars

How to Negotiate with a Liar

Brosmind<p>Robust social psychology research indicates that people lie—and lie often. One prominent study found that people tell, on average, one or two lies every day. Negotiators are no exception. Judging from studies done in 1999 and 2005, roughly half of those making deals will lie when they have …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software , and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Analytics

Motorized Paper Airplanes Are Drones, According To FAA

Get high like paper, make laws about drones<p>Is a paper airplane a drone? For the Federal Aviation Administration, responsible for regulating America’s skies, this is no longer an idle question. The commercial use of drones is currently prohibited in the United States, unless an operator receives an …

Drones

Firehose Streams Overview

Firehose streams provide streaming realtime access to unfiltered data. The content delivered in Firehose streams is pre-defined, and is not based on …

Products

DataSift is the backbone for our social media analytics platform, Social Net Advocacy (SNA). SNA enables Dell to monitor our brand advocacy …

Twitter Firehose vs. Twitter API: What’s the difference and why should you care?

• Twitter<br>• Google+<p>Users send 400 million tweets every day. Ranked as the 10th most popular site in the world by Alexa rank in January 2013, Twitter …

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …