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Google Wallet for iOS can now send money to any contact using just a phone number

With the rise of contactless payment systems like Apple Pay and Android Pay, the Google Wallet app has needed to reinvent itself somewhat as a peer-to-peer payment system. With the latest update, it’s become a whole lot easier to send money to your friends, family and contacts.<p>From today, the …

Athletes want probe to go beyond Russian track team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Cleaning up the corrupt anti-doping system in Russia matters because of these stories:<p>—Cross-country skier Beckie …

Runners express anger and organiser remorse after 13-mile event extended to almost 17 miles because of race officials’ course error<p>An error by race organisers has turned Bangkok into the home of the world’s longest half-marathon.<p>Instead of a 13-mile run through Thailand’s capital, the Standard …

Marathons

Huawei’s quick-charging lithium-ion batteries power up 10 times faster than regular batteries by using new technique<p>A smartphone battery that lasts longer than a day might be out of reach of most people for the moment, but a large one that charges to 48% in five minutes is on the way.<p>Huawei’s new …

Batteries

British-Iranian woman sentenced to a year in prison in Tehran for wanting to watch volleyball

Ghoncheh Ghavami, a British woman with Iranian citizenship, has been sentenced to serve a year in prison for attending a men's volleyball game<p>A British-Iranian has been sentenced by a court in Tehran to spend a year in prison as punishment for trying to attend a men’s volleyball match.<p>Ghoncheh …

Crime

Apple Releases iOS 8.0.1 With Fixes for HealthKit, Keyboards, and More [WARNING: iOS 8.0.1 Causing Issues With Cell Service, Touch ID]

Apple today released iOS 8.0.1, an update that brings several bug fixes to iOS 8, the new operating system released to the public last week. The new version arrives as build 12A402 and can be downloaded via an over-the-air update.<p>The new update fixes an issue with HealthKit, which prevented apps …

Worse than Heartbleed? Today's Bash bug could be breaking security for years

Linux users got a nasty surprise today, as a security team at Red Hat uncovered a subtle but dangerous bug in the Bash shell, one of the most versatile and widely used utilities in Linux. It's being called the Bash bug, or Shellshock. When accessed properly, the bug allows for an attacker's code to …

For the First Time Ever, a Computer Passed Turing Test for Artificial Intelligence

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Yesterday, at a University of Reading demonstration in London, a computer convinced human judges …

How can we trust the internet of things?

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Tatiana Popova/Shutterstock<p>The internet of things (IoT) promises us a world of intelligent fridges that automatically …

Shop For a Cause: Keep a Child Alive With Bloom + Grace Jewelry

Talk about a wake-up call: Every 20 seconds a child dies from a disease that vaccinations can already prevent, while nearly 1.5 million deaths …

The Screen That Doesn’t Scream

In a noisy room, trying to shout louder to make yourself heard just escalates the problem of being overwhelmed with sound.<p>It’s a fitting analogy for mobile devices and content too. More, bigger, shinier, more colourful and capable screens filled with more and more apps, making incessant demands on …

Wireless charger can power 40 mobile phones at once from 15 feet away

Advertisement<p>56 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Max Krasnov<p>By now, most people have seen a wireless charger. It probably looked like a pad that …

5G Will Change the Game Again

Remember when we had 1G back in the 1980s? No? That's because back then so few thought there would ever be something faster and better. And it took a long time to get to 2G, which finally occurred in the 1990s. It took the better part of yet another decade to get up to 3G. For those of you who …

Fund this: Impervious offers DIY waterproofing for iPhones

Having seen firsthand the remarkable smartphone-waterproofing protection offered by companies like HzO and Liquipel, I definitely want in on that action. But HzO currently has no end-user option, and Liquipel charges $60 for the process. Plus, you have to ship your phone in for treatment, meaning …

DIY

BaseHealth launches a wellness platform that melds genomics and devices

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / kentoh<p>Promising to reinvent preventative medicine by bringing genomic data, medical research and …

An American Runner Sacrificed His Own Race To Help His Rival Win The Boston Marathon

According to Robert Johnson of LetsRun.com, a group of elite American runners led by Ryan Hall intentionally kept the pace slow midway through the race so Meb had a chance to win.<p>Here's how it worked.<p>Meb and one other runner broke away from the pack early in the race at the 15k mark. All of the …

REVIEW: Sony’s New Tablet Is Thinner And Lighter Than The iPad Air, And Android Fans Will Love It

It's even just slightly thinner and lighter than the iPad Air.<p>Packed with a high-resolution screen and great battery life, the Z2 Tablet is among the best Android tablets you can buy today, although it doesn't feel quite as premium as the iPad.<p>The tablet starts at $499.99 for the 16 GB model. You …

GOP SENATOR: 'The Wisest Thing Assad Did Really Was To Kill 1,200 People With Chemical Weapons'

Corker, the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, blasted President Barack Obama's foreign policy on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday, saying he just hopes they do nothing to overtly "embarrass" the U.S. He drew a connection between the current U.S. response to Russia's moves in …

"Darwin's DNA?" Eight % of Human Genome Comes from RNA Viruses (Weekend Feature)

The genomes of humans and other mammals contain DNA derived from the insertion of bornaviruses, RNA viruses whose replication and transcription takes …

These Headphones are Made Just for Women

We love just about any brand that takes the time to think about what we, as women, really want and need. What will make our lives easier? Better? More fun? And of course, more fashionable? The team over at Skullcandy has been doing just that, and this week released a range of headphones exclusively …

Audiophile

Why nobody knows anything about that mysterious American plane in Iran

There’s a puzzle in international aviation and diplomatic circles: How did an American jet wind up landing in Iran?<p>A New York Times correspondent snapped a picture of plane N604EP in Tehran Airport, and that’s where the questions started: US companies can’t do business in Iran, and you can’t bring …

NASA sending Google's Project Tango smartphone to space to improve flying robots

An experimental NASA robot could get a big upgrade thanks to Google. The two parties have been working together to integrate Google's Project Tango smartphone prototype — which can detect and map the world around it using a series of sensors — onto NASA's SPHERES — brightly colored, …

Google learns to fool its own CAPTCHA tool

Google has finally become so good at algorithms that it's cracked its own CAPTCHA technology.<p>By combining the expertise of its Street View and …

Building blocks: how Project Ara is reinventing the smartphone

In a spare, drab office park in Sunnyvale, California, a bunch of two-by-fours and foamboard have been nailed together into a makeshift model of a shipping container. Inside, a bare, unlit Edison bulb hangs from a wire, over some simple IKEA furniture and a table with Lego blocks on it. The blocks …

Doctors Are Talking About Creating A New Attention Disorder For 'Daydreamy' Kids

Alex Dodd/flickrAccording to the New York Times, some researchers say that almost two million American kids could have a controversial attention disorder called "sluggish cognitive tempo."<p>Half of these kids are a subset of the six million currently diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity …

How We Hacked Google's Production Server and Got Paid $10K

<i>Fredrik Almroth and Mathias Karlsson are the co-founders of Detectify. This post originally appeared on the Detectify blog.</i><p>To stay on top on the latest security alerts, we often spend time on bug bounties and CTF’s. When we were discussing the challenge for the weekend, Mathias got an interesting …

Amazon phone: Forget the 3D gimmicks. It's all about the price

"They're happy to sell you a vending machine and they'll even sell you a vending machine at cost."<p>-- Current Analysis analyst Avi Greengart

Kindle Fire

Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

Ancient Virus DNA Gives Stem Cells the Power to Transform

Embryonic stem cells can become any type of cell, thanks to an ancient virus, scientists say.<p>A virus that invaded the genomes of humanity's ancestors millions of years ago now plays a critical role in the embryonic stem cells from which all cells in the human body derive, new research shows.<p>The …

This 'Wonder Material' Could Make Your Next Phone Super Thin With Internet That's 100x Faster

They've found a technique that could help the company make your future smartphone thinner, more durable, and even a deliver Internet 100 times faster.<p>The "wonder material" is called graphene— a substance that's stronger than steel and so thin it's considered to be two dimensional.<p>In fact, it's 1 …