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Gizmodo: Did you actually buy Google Glass today?

http://gizmodo.com/did-you-actually-buy-google-glass-today-1563535313

Coming on the heels of talking about other early adopter risks, we have the biggest early adopter nerd-out in recent history, Google Glass. And frankly, my reservations are similar to those with Bitcoin. 92 more words

Was This the World's First Emoticon?

The emoticon might be older than we thought. This passage of text, which includes a cheeky smiley, is taken from Robert Herrick’s 1648 poem To Fortune… 187 more words

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Bump & grind - I’m going to make you mine!

I came across an interesting post on Gizmodo.com called, “Science Determines Which Dance Moves Will Help You Impress the Ladies” and wanted to throw in my own views on this scientific breakthrough. 426 more words

Report: NSA Used Heartbleed to Spy on People for Years

It’s true. After days of speculation over whether the NSA knew about the Heartbleed vulnerability that affected as many as two thirds of the websites on the internet, two anonymous sources tell Bloomberg that the NSA didn’t just know about it, they used it to gather intelligence. 34 more words

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Barclays Is Getting A Green Roof?

Gizmodo mentioned the WSJ report that the Barclays Brooklyn Arena is getting a brown/green roof over it. This is kind of a stunning admission considering the idea was proposed & then tossed 6 years ago. 115 more words

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Toyota's New Infotainment System Mirrors Your Smartphone's Display

Some level of smartphone connectivity is standard on nearly every new car, but Toyota appears to be the first to implement the Car Connectivity Consortium’s MirrorLink protocol in their iQ later this year. 238 more words

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Microsoft's New "Windows in the Car" Concept Takes on Apple's CarPlay

Microsoft’s no stranger to in-car entertainment systems; it’s been powering a number of auto-makers’ interfaces for years. But now, Microsoft is getting serious about its own, Windows Phone-centric car integration system—and it looks an awful lot like Apple’s own CarPlay.

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