Over the past few years, a new category of gadget has emerged with the aim of quantifying our health. You know the ones--Fitbit. Nike FuelBand. JawBone Up. Withings Wi-Fi Scale (and Smart Activity Tracker!
Globe and MailTiny tech gadgets for your key-chainGlobe and MailCar gadgets don't always have to be stuck somewhere in the vehicle but sometimes it makes sense to have something functional on your key-chain.
Yahoo's action against Facebook reminds us why most open source developers hate software patents -- and what one community has done about them
By Simon Phipps
Mark Cuban is no fool. A tech billionaire, the no-nonsense owner of the Dallas Mavericks is just the sort of person you'd expect to value software patents. So the title of his blog post this Tuesday, "I hope Yahoo crushes Facebook in its patent suit," may not look out of place to you.
But wait -- it turns out this is a fake-out. He hates software patents and wants Yahoo to cause so much trouble that Congress has no choice but to finally engage in patent reform:
Rather than originating in Congress, it's going to take a consumer uprising to cause change. What better way to create a consumer uprising than to financially cripple and possibly put out of business the largest social network on the planet?
Business InsiderFacebook Acquires Staff Behind Webcam Eye-tracking Startup GazeHawkPCWorldBy John Ribeiro, IDG News Facebook is acquiring the team at webcam eye-tracking startup GazeHawk, but not its product and technology, GazeHawk said on Thursday.
I actually wasn't too impressed with Currents when it first launched, but this article convinced me to give it a legitimate try. I'll follow up with a trrip report, in the mean time... any love or hate from current, Currents users?
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SunHerald.comShazam Can Now Identify Your Content In As Little As A SecondTechCrunchBut even magicians improve their act, which is why Shazam has today released an update that makes its content recognition even faster than it already is, with some...
ZDNet (blog)At hacking contest, Google Chrome falls to third zero-day attackArs Technica(Imaged edited to remove domain name from URL) Google's Chrome browser on Friday fell to a zero-day attack that pierced its vaunted security sandbox, the third...
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It seems GTVHacker has done it again, this time bringing Sony Google TVs a software root that will allow access to restricted content from Hulu, NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, and others. While the root can be filed among the gentler GTVHacker solutions, it still required some extra effort: try four USB drives with at least 5121MB of storage space, and a month of the GTVHacker team’s time.
We've been wondering exactly what Google Schemer is for some time now....
From Google’s announcement of Schemer:
Whether it’s exploring a new city, checking out a friend’s movie recommendation, or just finding new activities for your weekends, Schemer lets you discover new things to do, share schemes with friends, and make the most of your day.
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