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Uber for Kids: Shuddle Wants to Shuttle Your Children

Little Suzy has soccer practice. Timmy needs to get to his recital. You have an important meeting. Don't worry, Shuddle has you covered.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:32:47 GMT
Hoverboards Are Now a Reality

A future in which we are all gliding around on hoverboards is now one step closer to reality as a California company has stumbled upon the formula for a viable prototype.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:27:30 GMT
Watch Out for Ebola-Themed Email Attacks

The purveyors of email-based scams and malware have stooped to imitating the World Health Organization, hoping to take advantage of spooked readers.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:18:43 GMT
Drones Give Archaeologists a Bird's-Eye View of Past

From drones that perform high-fidelity 3-D scans to apps that automatically scour satellite data for undiscovered sites, the past is looking futuristic.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:44:43 GMT
Apple Pay Review: The Re/Code Bi-Coastal Team Test

The Re/Code Review team's overall conclusion: Apple Pay worked smoothly and quickly in all but a very few instances.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:37:45 GMT
Vatican's Ancient Manuscripts Now Available Online

The Vatican Library has spent the past seven months digitizing, and the first documents appeared online for free this week.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:45:45 GMT
False 'Emergency' Warning Sent to AT&T U-verse Subscribers

AT&T U-verse customers in several states received an erroneous emergency warning on Friday morning.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:08:17 GMT
Stephen Hawking's First Facebook Message: 'Be Curious'

Stephen Hawking's Facebook has experienced a big bang of followers, reaching nearly 900,000 in a couple of weeks.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:46:43 GMT
PoS Malware Infections Soar Ahead of Holiday Season

Going into the holiday season, hackers are ramping up their efforts to attack retailers and other businesses with point-of-sale malware.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:28:24 GMT
Apple CEO Says Had 'Very Open' Talks in China: Xinhua

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook was quoted on Friday as saying he had "very open" talks on privacy and security with a senior Chinese official.






Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:50:48 GMT
Amazon Fire Phone Proves to Be an Expensive Flop

Amazon says it recorded a $170 million write-down in the third quarter largely related to its unsold stockpile of Fire smartphones.






Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:48:58 GMT
Microsoft Co-Founder Bumps Ebola Effort to $100 Million

Paul Allen said the money will pay for programs to train doctors and to build special containment units to evacuate any who get infected.






Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:17:30 GMT
Why Mark Zuckerberg Spent Years Learning Mandarin

"Having China will make Facebook's global ascent complete. And that's absolutely what they want."






Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:58:22 GMT
Google Poaches Oxford Brains for A.I. Research

Google has visited the hallowed halls of Oxford University and come out with several of the school's most prized minds in artificial intelligence.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:37:32 GMT
Want to Chat Anonymously? Facebook Says Get 'Rooms'

The new Rooms app allows people to chat in groups. Users can sign in with an email address or use a pseudonym.






Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:44:19 GMT
Tips for Organizing Your Phone Photos

TODAY digital expert Mario Armstrong offers ideas on how to organize your files, including getting your photos off phones and computers.






Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:31:52 GMT
Meet the $299 Smartphone You Can Only Get By Invite

A start-up Chinese smartphone maker is having a one-hour flash sale to buy its $299 smartphone, which is normally available by invite only.






Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:16:13 GMT
Mystery Photos of CERN: What Are These Things?

CERN has unraveled some of the deepest secrets of the atom but it can't seem to pin down what's in these old photos it has found.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:41:04 GMT
Sold! Vintage Apple-1 Computer Fetches $905,000

The winning bid for one of the few remaining examples of Apple's first pre-assembled computer far outstripped expectations.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:19:47 GMT
Apple iPad Air 2 Review: It's Better, But Is It Enough?

Re/Code's Walt Mossberg weighs in.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:17:23 GMT
Tired of Gmail? Google Introduces 'Inbox' App

Google has officially unveiled Inbox, an app that helps you search through and organize the mountains of email that flood your, er, inbox daily.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:26:32 GMT
Bank of America: Sorry for Double Charging on Apple Pay

A number of Bank of America customers took to Twitter to complain they were charged twice for purchases they made using Apple's new system.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:21:41 GMT
Poll: 70 Percent of Young People Harassed Online

A new poll shows that 40 percent of Internet users have been personally harassed online and 73 percent have seen it happen to other people.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:21:20 GMT
Feds Probe Medical Devices for Possible Cyber Flaws

Reuters suorces said they do not know of instances of hackers attacking patients through these devices, so the cyber threat should not be overstated.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:02:21 GMT
Solar Panels Don't Grow On Trees ... Most of the Time

Apart from offering a shady spot to sit, the eTree has a water fountain, a WiFi hotspot, a docking station to charge devices, and lights up with LEDs.






Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:57:34 GMT
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