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Google just changed the name of Android Wear to Wear OS

The Android Wear brand introduced in 2014 is going away and being replaced with a new name: Wear OS. A new area of Google’s website has officially confirmed the change. Wear OS even has a new slogan: “Make every minute matter.” For now, that’s really all the news there is; since it works on both …

From VR porn to Kidcoin: inside the cryptocurrency trade fair

Crypto Investor Show highlights variety in sector as interest surges on the back of bitcoin<p>“If you reach out your hand, you can touch her and direct her,” the female assistant says as she guides Steve, a potential investor, through the bold new world of the cryptocurrency-backed virtual reality …

Virtual Reality

Breaking mold, some Russian youth speak out against Putin

MOSCOW (AP) — When Stepan Mikhailov, a 19-year-old linguistics student, talks about his lifetime spent under Russian President Vladimir Putin, a troubled look passes over his face.<p>"I don't think I have a single friend who thinks that Putin is good," he says from the kitchen of his dusty, bohemian …

Rian Johnson Explains How You Can Activate ‘The Last Jedi’ Blu-Ray’s Secret, Music-Only Version

<i>The Last Jedi</i> is available now on video-on-demand with the Blu-ray set to release in two weeks, and fans are already digging into the treasure-trove of special features the downloadable version of the movie offers. In addition to the documentary <i>The Director and the Jedi</i>, director Rian Johnson …

Beware 'Disease X': the mystery killer keeping scientists awake at night

Over two days in early February, the World Health Organisation (WHO) convened an expert committee at its Geneva headquarters to consider the unthinkable.<p>The goal was to identify pathogens with the potential to spread and kill millions but for which there are currently no, or insufficient, …

Disease

What Lies Within the Permafrost Will Escape Within Decades, Warns NASA

Much of it will be released into the atmosphere by 2100.<p>The most pervasive human fear is the fear of the unknown. One of the things we know very …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate moment of rescued gorilla with caretaker wins award

A heartfelt picture of a young gorilla embraced by her rescuer was chosen as the winner of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Choice …

Natural History Museum

There’s a secret meaning behind Costco’s prices

Yes, yes, we love Costco. So we were both fascinated and impressed by this <i>Uproxx</i> exploration of the different meanings behind certain Costco price …

Shopping

This New Brain Study Shows Why Some People Are More Creative Than Others

Mapping the creative network in the brain.<p>Creativity is often defined as the ability to come up with new and useful ideas. Like intelligence, it can …

Creativity

This parasitic plant hijacks its victim’s genes

A parasitic plant called dodder can silence the expression of genes in the host plants from which it obtains water and nutrients, new research …

Samsung is working on a phone with screens on both sides — here are three futuristic ideas

Samsung uses curved display technology in phones like the Galaxy S8. Now it's trying to figure out how it's going to use that technology to completely change the way smartphones look in the future.<p>A patent, recently discovered by the Dutch blog LetsGoDigital, reveals several ideas Samsung has for …

Phones

Scientists say brain implant may be the key to beating addiction

The findings offer promise for those who suffer from life-threatening addiction and other destructive disorders.<p>What if people suffering from debilitating addiction could regain control of their lives thanks to a brain implant? We’re not there yet, but a provocative new study shows it may be …

Washington University in St. Louis

Learning about graphic design is as easy as playing Solitaire with this card deck

Whoever said, "Never judge a book by its cover" clearly never took a typography class.<p>From Times New Roman to Tahoma to Proxima Nova (that's the …

Meet the 34-Year-Old Founder of Stitch Fix, Who Just Became One of America's Richest Self-Made Women

From teen raver to youngest-ever female startup IPO.<p>Katrina Lake founded Stitch Fix, the online personal shopping service, out of her apartment on …

Pope Francis uses Christmas message to call for two-state solution as Guatemala recognises Jerusalem

Pope Francis has used his Christmas message to call for a negotiated two-state solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, hours after Guatemala announced that it was becoming the first country to follow President Donald Trump’s lead and recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.<p>Mr Trump’s …

Pope Francis