Monthly Archives: June 2015

Fitbit tracking data comes up in another court case

When you wear Fitbit or any other fitness tracker and smartwatch, you not only monitor your physical activities, you also collect data about yourself — data that can apparently be used against you in investigations. In Lancaster, Pennsylvania cops r… … Read the rest of this entry

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The Division heads to the Dark Zone with its latest trailer

MMO/RPG/MMORPG The Division has player-versus-player combat, but it doesn’t seem to get in the way. It’s cordoned itself off into a neat little ‘dark zone’, which is the heaviest affected by the apocalypse what done in New York. (It also has … Read the rest of this entry

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RaceRoom’s cars free to drive this weekend

I’m still waiting for a driving game with the Marge Simpson ‘slow and steady wins the race’ philosophy, but another ‘fast and reckless more realistically wins the race’ car game won’t hurt in the meantime. It’s RaceRoom! That RaceRoom? Yep, that’s … Read the rest of this entry

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For post-Snowden cloud startups, privacy proves a hard sell

In the two years since Edward Snowden’s revelations about pervasive government monitoring of the Internet first made the news, developers have worked to build hardware and software to help Web users reap many of the benefits of cloud-based services w… … Read the rest of this entry

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#ICYMI: A flying roto-car, HoloLens in space and more

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Self-assembling gauss gun idea would heal patients from the inside

A research team from the University of Houston and Boston Children’s Hospital debuted a novel new approach to internal medicine: using a swarm of tiny, noninvasive robots as a gauss gun to shoot medicine or clot-busting needles directly at the … Read the rest of this entry

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Samsung PCs will unblock Windows Update ‘in a few days’

Looks like Samsung is finally getting around to patching the SW Update software that has been disabling Windows Update. The company has issued a statement on the issue, which was initially discovered earlier this week, and vowed to correct the … Read the rest of this entry

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SiriusXM will pay $210 million to use songs recorded before 1972

Before now, satellite radio company SiriusXM wasn’t paying royalties on the catalog recorded before 1972 that it beamed to customers. Today, the company agreed to pay $ 210 million for those songs, compensating both independent and major record labels… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Win a free Steam key for Fearless Fantasy

In Fearless Fantasy you play as Leon, the world’s most dangerous bounty hunter, who embarks on a mission to slay the weirdest creatures the world has to offer. It’s an RPG with a combat system as innovative as its monster design—challenging … Read the rest of this entry

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Crazy fast X-ray laser catches chemical reactions in the act

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC laboratory have taken a “molecular movie” of a chemical reaction for the first time. The results of their research could give new insights into to how chemical bonds form, helping researchers better under… … Read the rest of this entry

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