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UCSF study shows gaming makes you cognitively younger (video)

A slew of negatives plague video games -- Peter Pan Syndrome, hyper-violence, camping -- but their youthfulness could do just what Nintendo's <i>Brain Age</i> promised: improve elderly brain function. Over four years, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco had a group play a custom game …

A Student-Built Autonomous Drone Boat Is Crossing The Atlantic Right Now, And You Can Track It Online

The 12-foot craft is a mini-marvel of clever design combined with off-the-shelf components. One Mega Arduino microcontroller board handles navigation …

Pogo Magnetic Headphone Jack

Jon Patterson’s Pogo concept is a 3.5mm headphone plug with two parts. The parts are connected by magnets and Pogo pins. Like Apple’s MagSafe, Pogo …

Keith Rabois: Google Glass Has 'Zero Chance' of Being Mainstream

Khosla Ventures’ partner Keith Rabois appeared on Bloomberg TV today to talk about a variety of things, but there’s one particular piece that caught our ear. In the nearly eight minute conversation, he said that there was ‘zero chance’ of Google Glass ever becoming mainstream.<p>Glass is Google’s …

100G, 200G, 400G: Internet’s core is getting fatter to meet our tech planet’s bandwidth demand

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Prokhorova Nadila<p>Optical networks are getting bigger, beefier and faster — thanks to a slew of new …

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch rumored for September 4th unveiling

Bloomberg reports that Samsung's long-rumored smartwatch is a "wristwatch-like smartphone" that will launch on September 4th. The news source specifically points to the Android-powered device being able to "make phone calls, surf the web, and handle emails." As previously indicated by a trademark …

New Awesome Mammal In The Raccoon Family Found In South America

It's been right under our noses for years, and we never noticed it.<p>We don't discover new mammals very often, let alone new mammals in well-known families like Procyonidae (which includes the raccoons, coatis, and ringtails). So we are <i>very</i> pleased to introduce you all to the newest member of the …

Chinese Zoo Fails at Trying to Have a Dog Pass for a Lion

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Chinese zoos are depressing places—an ostrich was bitten and killed by a patron at one; some people …

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Nearly 1,500 South African police exposed as convicted criminals

Officials admit total includes hundreds of senior officers who have committed murder, rape and theft<p>Some of South Africa's most high-ranking police officers have been exposed as murderers, rapists and thieves but none have yet been fired, officials have admitted.<p>Opposition MPs said the revelation …

'A big hoax': Experts say North Korea showing off missiles that can't fly

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Missiles paraded through the streets of Pyongyang in recent displays of North Korean military might -- said to be capable of hitting targets throughout Asia and even in the U.S. -- are incapable of flight and are almost certainly nothing more than fakes, according to U.S. …

Newly Discovered Carnivore Looks Like Teddy Bear

In "incredibly rare" find, scientists discover animal in Andean cloud forests.<p><b>A fuzzy fog-dweller with a face like a teddy bear is the first carnivore found in the Western Hemisphere in more than three decades, a new study says.</b><p>The 2-pound (0.9-kilogram) creature, called an olinguito, didn't make …

Google is preparing for screenless computers

The spread of computing to every corner of our physical world doesn’t just mean a proliferation of screens large and small—it also means we’ll soon come to rely on mobile computers with no screens at all. “It’s now so inexpensive to have a powerful computing device in my car or lapel, that if you …

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America’s most densely-packed startup scenes aren’t just in Northern California

If you’re up on trends in high tech startups, and you’re a budding entrepreneur, you should open your first office in Silicon Valley, right? Not so fast: A new report from the Kauffman Foundation, in collaboration with Engine, a policy coalition for startups, used data from the US Census to show …

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Smartphone battery temperatures aid in gathering crowdsourced weather data

With the vast majority of cell phone users out there owning some type of smartphone, whether dated and well-worn or new and running top-line …

Tipbit Email App Surfaces Related Information From Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Dropbox And Calendars

Tipbit is a smart mobile email inbox launching in the next few weeks that surfaces social networks, calendars and documents related to the topic or person who is the subject of the correspondence.<p>In a phone call yesterday, CEO Gordon Mangione said the service is designed to integrate with calendars …

eBay My Gadgets now open to all, shows you how much your tech items are worth (video)

eBay is clearly not putting all the eggs in one basket: the company's been trying to reach more and more audiences with things like its flourishing one-day delivery service and a portal for 3D-printed products. As part of this growth, the online marketplace behemoth is now <i>officially</i> launching My …

Netflix: Not Cheap But Who Else is Slaying Cable?

Is cable television about to bite the dust? Some analysts have been predicting that will be the ultimate result of consumers’ enthusiasm about digital alternatives: every new subscriber to Hulu, Netflix (NFLX) or Amazon’s (AMZN) streaming services increases the probability that that individual’s …

Google: don't expect privacy when sending to Gmail

Critics call revelation 'a stunning admission' as Google makes claim in court filing in attempt to head off class action lawsuit<p>People sending email to any of Google's 425 million Gmail users have no "reasonable expectation" that their communications are confidential, the internet giant has said in …

Finding Rover app tracks lost dogs using facial recognition

Lost your dog? Or found one in your neighborhood? A new mobile application is helping our beloved Lassies and Fidos come home.<p>John Polimeno's life has taken a bit of a turn. A few years back, he owned and operated his own construction business. This summer, he's touring the country on a bus …

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MakerBot's Digitizer will go on sale next week, promises 3D scanning to the masses

With UPS' incoming 3D printing service and the growing availability of consumer-ready kits, printing objects is easier than ever, assuming you actually have something <i>ready to print</i>. If not, don't fret --MakerBot is on the case, announcing today that its upcoming Digitizer will be available for sale …

Windows 8.1 Coming as Free Download on October 17

Windows 8 users should circle October 17 on the calendar. On that day at 7 a.m. ET / 4 a.m. PT Microsoft will release Windows 8.1 as a free upgrade …

Microsoft's 'touch screen' for any surface goes on sale

Prototype technology that turns any surface -- a wall, table, or floor -- into an interactive touch screen has been years in the making. Now, anyone can get their hands on the software.<p>Turning a wall into a touch-screen computer has many uses -- it could help teachers instruct classes or be used by …

Online searches hit 19.4 billion in the U.S. in July

Americans are searching at an excelling rate, according to new data by ComScore. In just one month, people carried out billions of searches, the vast majority of which were on Google.<p>More people are turning to the Internet more frequently to find out information.<p>According to new data released …

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