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This App Will Get You Drunk

Raise your glass — like, right now. We’ve found a new friend for those boozy bottles on your bar cart! It’s an interactive cocktail mixology system, called Perfect Drink. This drinking tech is a two-parter. Firstly, there’s a free app, available for iOS and Android. Secondly, there’s Brookstone’s …

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Microsoft scans blogger's Hotmail account to track down Windows 8 leaker

An ex-Microsoft employee has been arrested and charged with leaking early copies of Windows 8 and Windows 7. <i>Seattle PI</i> reports that software architect Alex Kibkalo is accused of stealing trade secrets and leaking confidential beta copies of Windows 8 to an unnamed "French technology blogger." …

Google's First Android Smart Watches To Be Made By Motorola, LG

Two of Google's most successful hardware partners of late are also the first to unveil their latest collaborations with the Mountain View monolith — this time on their respective debut smart watches running the just-announced Android Wear platform.<p>LG announced its upcoming G Watch and Motorola …

'Project Morpheus' is Sony's virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 4

The rumors are true: Sony's working on virtual reality. The hardware is called "Project Morpheus" and it's headed to the PlayStation 4. The headset is two pieces: a closed display and what looks like a PlayStation Move sensor built in. SCE Worldwide Studios head Shuhei Yoshida unveiled it on-stage …

WHO Changes Sugar Guidelines That You Probably Violate All the Time Anyway

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>How much sugar do you eat every day? If you're the average American, 385 of your daily calories come …

Yahoo has joined the war for your online identity—about half a decade too late

For nearly half a decade, Yahoo has been giving away its most valuable asset to its rivals. Now it has decided that that must stop.<p>About 800 million people use one or more of Yahoo’s services every month. Some of those many millions log into Yahoo with their Google or Facebook credentials. This …

New iWatch Concept Video Envisions A Vertical, Notification-Based UI For An Apple Wearable

A new iWatch concept video produced by Fuse Chicken, the Cleveland-based design startup that’s currently funding a magnetic charging cable and dock for iPhone, imagines what a wrist-mounted Apple wearable computer might look like with a wraparound curved display and a vertical UI incorporating the …

See The Steve Jobs Portrait Made Out of 20 Pounds of E-Waste

- Feb 18, 2014<p>Eclectic San Francisco artist Jason Mecier has just unveiled his portrait of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The eclectic part? It’s …

Edward Snowden Just Got Yet Another New Job

Dustin Volz @dnvolz<p>Feb. 18, 2014, 9:04 a.m.<p>He may be a wanted fu­git­ive, but Ed­ward Snowden is still a worthy hire in the eyes of many around the …

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Tech Predictions for 2014: Service Orientation, Big Data Lakes, & Security Product Rationalization

In 2014 we will see the acceleration of a redefined role for corporate IT. Business has new alternatives, enabled by ever expanding public cloud and SaaS providers which continues to raise the bar for internal IT.<p>So look for CIOs to embrace a service orientation next year. They will seek to …

Google is working on 10-gigabit Internet connections, executive says

Google wants to create Internet connections of 10 gigabits per second, 10 times faster than what it already delivers to customers of its Fiber service in the Kansas City area.<p>Patrick Pichette, chief financial officer of the tech giant, said it could take as long as 10 years to create the …

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BitTorrent Announces Mobile App Using Its Live P2P Streaming Protocol

BitTorrent today announced plans to introduce the first Alpha product based on its Live P2P streaming technology: a new mobile streaming application coming later this year. Unfortunately, the company wouldn’t offer any more details beyond “The first app built using BitTorrent Live distributed …

We're one step closer to nuclear fusion energy

Scientists with the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announced today that they have achieved a critical …

Typeform: Create Beautiful, Cross-Platform Surveys

For companies wishing to garner feedback from the global masses, there’s no shortage of survey and polling platforms already. But now, 50,000 sign-ups on and after more than a year in beta, Barcelona-based Typeform is throwing its hat into the virtual polling ring, with a sweet, user-friendly …

Open source OS Tizen gains 15 more allies; Sprint rejoins the list

In the world of mobile platforms, Tizen's but a new entry that's been through some tough times since its inception. The circle of 36 companies (aptly called the Tizen Association) backing up the open source OS is putting up a good fight, though -- it even just welcomed 15 new members to its number. …

Vogue Launches on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 4, 2014<p>Vogue, the most influential fashion magazine in the world, makes its debut on Flipboard today. Read by more than …

Lawmaker Says Snowden Leaks Will Cost Country 'Billions To Repair'

Following a classified briefing on Wednesday, the chairman and the vice chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said the "majority" of the classified information taken by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden had "nothing to do with the NSA," or its collection of bulk data.<p>"Instead [his …

Olympic Threat: US Warns Airlines About Toothpaste Tube Bomb

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a warning to U.S. and some foreign airlines traveling to Russia for the Olympic Games to be on the …

Chrome apps may soon run without any trace of the web browser

Chrome web apps may behave like native software at times, but they still require some form of the Chrome browser to run -- even if it's just a basic process. They may not need that component for much longer, though. <i>The Next Web</i> has discovered a batch of experimental code for an "App Shell" that …

An Artificial Arm Gives One Man The Chance To Feel Again

Ten years ago Dennis Sorensen was setting off fireworks to celebrate New Year's Eve with his family in Denmark when something terrible happened.<p>"Unfortunately one of the rockets we had this evening was not good and when we light it then it just blew up and, yeah, my hand was, was not that good …

Scotland's Parliament Legalizes Gay Marriage

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Scottish Parliament overwhelmingly passed a bill on Tuesday that will legalize gay marriage in …

Apple sued over A7 processor design by University of Wisconsin patent enforcer

Is Apple stepping on a university's toes with its A7 processor design? The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) has filed suit against the company, claiming that the iPhone 5S, iPad mini with Retina Display, and iPad Air all benefit from an information processing system developed at the …

Apple hires sleep research expert Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips for iWatch team

Joining a longlist of Apple executives and new hires thought to be working on Apple’s highly anticipated iWatch project, the company has recently picked up Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips Research, an expert on sleep research with extensive experience in wearables, sensors, and non-pharmacological …

Samsung 'Launching People' hunts new talent

New partnership with Idris Elba, Paloma Faith, Rankin and Gizzi Erskine will seek film, music, photography and food stars of the future.<p>Launching People will involve Elba, Faith, Erskine and Rankin as mentors to “help food lovers, budding film makers, musical game changers and picture takers launch …

A Silicon Valley Military Contractor Is Making A Battery That Vanishes on Command

Just before the new year, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced another $4.7 million grant to the Menlo Park, …