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The Future of Google Glass Is Looking a Little Cloudy
Wearable Tech

The Future of Google Glass Is Looking a Little Cloudy

Many developers and early Glass users are losing interest in the much-hyped, $1,500 test version of the product.
Justice Department Is Using Planes to Gather Data Cell Phone Data on Americans
Privacy concerns

Justice Department Is Using Planes to Gather Data Cell Phone Data on Americans

It is reportedly using using fake communications towers on airplanes to collect data from thousands of mobile devices.
U.S. FTC Asking Apple About Health Data Protection
Privacy concerns

U.S. FTC Asking Apple About Health Data Protection

The commission is seeking assurances from Apple that it will prevent people's private health data from being used without their consent.
Big Data Has the Potential to Transform Health Care
Big Data

Big Data Has the Potential to Transform Health Care

If the vast amount of health data collected by every source from insurance records to exercise apps is pooled, analytics can help create a much healthier society.
Stefan Groschupf
BlackBerry Recruits Major Partners in New Mobile Solutions Push
Mobile

BlackBerry Recruits Major Partners in New Mobile Solutions Push

The company unveiled its new mobile-device management and security platform, and hopes new wide-ranging partnerships will bolster its capabilities.
Where to Stash That Cryptocash? This Man Put It Under His Skin.
Far Out Tech

Where to Stash That Cryptocash? This Man Put It Under His Skin.

Martijn Wismeijer keeps his Bitcoin handy -- right between his thumb and index finger.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Samsung Chases Curved Smartphone Wave
Smartphones

Samsung Chases Curved Smartphone Wave

To gain stronger footing in the ultra-competitive smartphone race, Samsung ramps up on high-end devices.
Mobile Game Startup Scopely Raises $35 Million
Apps

Mobile Game Startup Scopely Raises $35 Million

The goal is to produce new titles and invest further in building out the technology behind its games distribution network.
Virtual Reality Meets DIY With Samsung's Project Beyond
Far Out Tech

Virtual Reality Meets DIY With Samsung's Project Beyond

Samsung has announced a 3-D, 360-camera that lets people record and create their own virtual reality worlds.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
YouTube Launches Paid Music Subscription Service
Music

YouTube Launches Paid Music Subscription Service

Here comes the long-awaited paid monthly subscription service, YouTube Music Key.
Startups Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves Against Patent Trolls
Patent trolls

Startups Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves Against Patent Trolls

Which is good, but further proof that our patent system is broken.
Laura Entis
Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet
Far Out Tech

Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet

This mission is the climax of a decade-long mission to get samples from what are the remnants of the birth of Earth's solar system.
What Industry Insiders Think of Marissa Mayer's $640 Million Deal for BrightRoll
Yahoo

What Industry Insiders Think of Marissa Mayer's $640 Million Deal for BrightRoll

BrightRoll is a good company, but Yahoo could buy its competition for less money.
How Mass Customization Is Delivering on Its Long-Promised Rewards
Mass Customization

How Mass Customization Is Delivering on Its Long-Promised Rewards

Technology, social media, the Internet and logistics are converging to produce the first successes of an idea envisioned a generation ago.
Rohan Ayyar