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Meet the Moto X face-to-face in new leak

The Moto X leaks are coming fast and furious now as the first (hopefully) great phone created by Motorola as a wholly "Google company" inches toward the market.<p>This past week we saw what was believed to be a Moto X in the hands of Google chairman Eric Schmidt, showing off the curved backside that's …

Mobile Technology

Google reportedly prepared to spend $500M marketing Moto X

The Web giant's handset unit is also taking steps to limit "bloatware" preinstalled by carriers, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.<p>Google is apparently going all in to support the Moto X, the first flagship handset released by Motorola Mobility since being acquired by the Web giant a year …

With this digital pen, you can spell check your handwritten notes

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Lernstift<p>With a Kickstarter pledge of £109 (add £10 for overseas shipping) that equals about $162, I could never …

Judge: Apple conspired to fix e-books prices

Judge rules that Apple orchestrated a conspiracy to cut out e-book competition and raise prices, handing the U.S. government a big win and smacking Apple with a verdict it said could put a chill on media deals.<p>Apple violated antitrust laws, according to a quick decision by the Southern District of …

A solar-powered plane just flew across the US. Next up? A trip around the world

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Solar Impulse<p>Solar Impulse has had a long journey. Since May 3, the solar plane has been working its way across the …

What The U.S. Government Asks Google To Censor [Infographic]

Not hard to see: more takedown requests are coming every year.<p>If the government wants Google to remove content, officials can file a removal request with the tech giant. Google, for transparency, releases data on those takedown requests, there for any interested party to peruse.<p>Designer Sebastian …

Android 4.3-running HTC One Google Play edition spotted at the Bluetooth SIG

The HTC One Google Play edition running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean has apparently been spotted at the Bluetooth SIG.<p>According to the available documentation, the HTC PN071xx_Android4.3_G has received certification on July 5, with the application having been filed on June 18.<p>PN071 is the model number of …

Solar Impulse ends journey early due to rip in wing

A fabric rip causes the solar-powered plane to complete the last leg of its historic flight three hours earlier than scheduled.<p>The Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane that made an unprecedented trip across America, finished the last leg of its flight early because of a rip in its wing.<p>Solar …

Solar Impulse

Landing on asteroids could cause a zero-gravity avalanche

Asteroids may not be as stable as scientists thought. A recent experiment shows that the force from a landing spacecraft might easily cause an avalanche or something resembling an extraterrestrial mudslide, as a result of shifts in the dust on the asteroid's granular surface.<p>Researchers compare the …

'OK Glass, Save A Life.' The Application Of Google Glass In Sudden Cardiac Death

Google Glass has made its way into healthcare. Its use in the operating room and in medical education has been profiled here. Yet the magic of Glass will be found in the applications that can make this “technology” into real-world solutions for health and medicine. It’s a bit like the smart phone …

SpaceX shows off new nav gear with latest Grasshopper rocket launch-and-landing (video)

We've been watching as the SpaceX Grasshopper's leap has grown higher and higher with each successive launch (and landing!), and the rocket's flights never fail to impress. The reusable spacecraft's latest test is no exception: this time, the 'hopper sailed past its previous 840 feet record, …

Google And Others Reportedly Pay Adblock Plus To Show You Ads Anyway

If you work for a company that depends on advertising revenue, you won’t hear people talk that often about using Adblock Plus, but it’s something that millions of consumers probably can’t imagine their Internet browsing without at this point. It manages to block out most ads on websites, providing …