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Apple Patents Mobile Payments Method With Secure Element For Protecting Account Info

Apple has filed for a new patent related to mobile payments that might provide more insight into how they’re thinking about implementing that kind of tech with the USPTO, AppleInsider notes. The patent is for an entire “touchless” phone-based payment system, which resembles existing ones in many …

Ivee Sleek is a voice assistant that controls your connected home via WiFi

By this point, most of us are accustomed to being able to talk to our laptops and phones to get them to do what we want (some of the time, at least). Now, Ivee Sleek is here to give you the same control over all those WiFi-equipped lightbulbs, thermostats and door locks we've been seeing lately. …

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App developers see wearable devices as next big thing | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Wearable computers like Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy Gear watch may not have caught fire yet, but that hasn’t stopped mobile game developers from rushing to create apps for the new devices, eager to seize what they hope is the next big moment in consumer …

House Approves Budget Deal; Compromise Heads To Senate

The House has approved a bipartisan budget deal to cut around $23 billion from the federal deficit over 10 years while removing the threat of a possible government shutdown until 2015. A shutdown deadline had loomed for Jan. 15.<p>The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 also sets spending levels for the …

Obama's Obamacare Lie is Politifact's 'Lie of the Year,' Which Is Always About Obamacare

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>President Obama's repeated insistence that people could keep their healthcare plans once Obamacare …

Bing adds TED talks, famous speeches, and other improvements to search results

Bing is adding a slew of new features to its web search results today. Several of the new additions bring useful content to the Snapshot pane that appears alongside your search results. First, the company now highlights when people you're researching have given TED Talks. Search for Bill Gates and …

DIY: Friendship Bracelet chevron rug

You know how friendship bracelets are totally back? Well, I can’t quite bring myself to get into it after 15 years but I love the bright colors, the …

Bitcoin Is At A Crossroads

Bitcoin, the peer-to-peer currency with no central bank, based on digital tokens with no intrinsic value, appears to be headed where no other virtual currencies has gone to date.<p>First mentioned in a research paper written under a pseudonym 5 years ago Bitcoin has, in the last year, moved from the …

How Somebody Forced the World’s Internet Traffic Through Belarus and Iceland

This is a deeply technical but potentially very troubling story. Imagine one day you’re using the Internet the same way you do every day. Reading the …

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Cast Returning For Reshoots

Make It: Rustic Hanging Coat Rack DIY

If floor space in your entryway is at a premium, try this simple hanging coat rack idea!<p>All you need is a branch, some rope (Line from the blog Deas …

LG Chem has curved batteries in production, ready for 'phones, watches and glasses'

Similar to LG's run up to the Optimus G last year, it's again demonstrating how each of its various units participate in building the next LG smartphone. Now that LG Display has confirmed production of "bendable and unbreakable" smartphone displays, it's LG Chem's turn to show off what it's doing. …

LG To Start Mass Producing Phones With Curved Displays

The race to bring the first, curved smartphone to market is heating up. Two weeks after Samsung said it would introduce a smartphone with a curved display at some point in October, LG Display, sister company to Samsung’s arch rival LG Electronics, has now said it will begin mass producing flexible …

Raspberry Pi Microcomputer Racks Up 1.75M Global Sales, 1M Of Which Were Made In U.K.

The Raspberry Pi microcomputer, which costs as little as $25/$35 and has helped fledge many a DIY hardware project, has racked up worldwide sales of 1.75 million, its U.K.-based creator, The Raspberry Pi Foundation, said today. The first Pis went on sale in March 2012, with its U.K. makers …

How technology is creating a revolution on TV

Tablets and catch-up have changed our viewing habits to such an extent it’s creating a sea-change in the quality of programmes that we now watch.<p>The days of waiting impatiently for an episode of our favourite TV shows is over. We expect to be able to enjoy them at our leisure – either bingeing on …

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Automate All The Things: How To Get Started With IFTTT

If This Then That, better known as IFTTT is an amazing tool, though one a bit tricky to explain—namely because it’s so versatile. Many things to many people, IFTTT offers a flexible, powerful platform for productivity that just about anyone can come to love.<p>Want to get a text every time it’s …

Want to see Google Glass at work in the hospital? Philips, Accenture offer a preview

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Want a sneak peak at what could be the future of wearable technology in medicine? In a video released Thursday, electronics …