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PayPal Predicts Wallets Will Die by 2015…Thanks, but I’ll Keep Mine for Now

PayPal's Scott Thompson caused a bit of stir earlier this month by predicting the death of his competitors. Well, sort of. Thompson, both in a blog post and a video to his employees (see...
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Humanity Struggles With Augmentation Addiction in Mind-Blowing Deus Ex Trailer

Holy Crap, this thing is awesome. Straight from Comic Con comes one of the most amazing and enthralling video game trailers I've ever seen. It's sixteen years in the future, 2027, and the world...

Jawbone Raises $70M, Readies To Launch A Health Tracking Wristband Later This Year

Jawbone, the sleek line of innovative Bluetooth headsets, is seriously on the move raising funds from venture capitalists who have opened the coffers. Only four months ago, its privately-held company parent company, Aliph, announced...
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Anybots Ramps Up To Bring Telepresence Robot Revolution

Are you ready to test drive your robot? At $15,000 Anybots' QB telepresence platform is priced like a car, drives like a Segway, and is as easy to control as riding a bike. Now,...

Don’t Look For Me On Facebook, I’ve Moved To Google+

It's time to pack my bags and move to a new social network. Who's with me? Google+ has been available for less than a month but it has gathered incredible momentum. Estimates put early...

The End of Borders Is A Win For Technology, Authors and Readers

We’re witnessing the end of an era as Borders, the second largest brick-and-mortar chain bookstore behind Barnes & Noble, liquidates its inventory and closes all 399 of its remaining stores, costing about 10,700 employees...

UK Plans for Human Animal Genetic Hybrids

Britain is planning for a future present when human and animal genes are mixed. As scientists continue to use human genes implanted in animals to create new medicines and understand our biology, it seems...

Shazam Keeps Rolling — Popular App Names Songs and Shows Just By ‘Listening’

If you’ve never heard of the mobile app, Shazam, here’s how a late-night TV ad might pitch it: How annoying is it when you hear a song you like but you don’t know the...

Researcher Makes a Career Developing Cocaine Vaccine, But Pharmaceutical Companies Won’t Produce It

Imagine if you came up with a simple but powerful idea: create a vaccine against the most addictive drugs. It could therapeutically help countless numbers of addicts overcome their substance dependency. Those at high-risk...

CivWorld, The Civilization-Building Game, Helps Facebook Further Advance As A Social Gaming Platform

Facebook seems to be the platform of choice for social gaming these days, and so it’s no surprise that established game franchises are looking to the social network to expand their player base. Among...
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Facebook, Picasa, Twitter and More – Memolane Makes a Timeline of Your Social Activity

What did you tweet on the morning of your Wedding? What was your Facebook status when your first child was born? Where are the Flickr pictures from that party on Friday? You know, those...
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Nanotechnology On The Internet – Videos of 25th Anniversary Foresight Reunion Now Online

Don't worry if you missed it, you can time travel and attend the Foresight Institute's 25th Anniversary Reunion through the magic of the internet. The conference, hosted on Google's campus in Silicon Valley, explored...

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