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AT&T is transforming how you connect your car with your smarthome

AT&T aims to make its technology the backbone of the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) world. Its voice recognition software will let a driver talk to the various smart devices in his or her home.
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Doody Duty: London cops are DNA testing dog poop to track down lazy owners

A borough of London has announced plans to partner with U.S.-based BioPet VetLab for a pilot project that requires dog park users to submit DNA cheek swabs for their pets, allowing park wardens to test any stray dog poop they find.

Fizzics promises to pour a perfect draft-beer head, straight from the bottle

There’s a science to pouring the perfect beer, and the creators of the Fizzics have distilled into one machine. Their raising funds on Indiegogo right now, and you can get one for $149.

The blind will soon be able to identify their loved ones using this one-of-a-kind cane

Three Birmingham City University students developed a new cane that will allow the blind to be guided to their loved ones using facial recognition technology. The students plan to demo the cane later this year.

Jaguar Land Rover’s eye-tracking tech lets you control your wipers with your eyes

Jaguar Land Rover has published a patent detailing a new eye-tracking technology. It’s not about distracted motorists or drowsy travelers, though, this system tracks the driver’s eye movements to engage the rear wipers at the optimal…

Panasonic’s Toughbook tablet is helping rescue crews save lives in Nepal

Developed by the DHS Science and Technology DIrectorate (S&T) and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), FINDER and Panasonic's Toughpad H2 tablet PC are helping rescuers find people buried under rubble in Nepal.

Open up a whole new (virtual) world with Samsung’s $200 Gear VR headset

The Gear VR, Samsung's first venture into the world of virtual reality, can now be yours for $200 -- provided you own a Galaxy Note 4 already, because if not, you'll need one of those too.
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Going somewhere? Pack these gadgets with your passport to stay connected abroad

Your smartphone is useful only if it has a connection. When traveling, here are several affordable tech solutions to help stay in contact with home.
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This waterproof solar charger and pouch is Badger-tough

Badger chargers have an insane waterproof rating and they can take more abuse than even Floyd Mayweather can dish out. They're the portable panels you want on your side in a pinch.
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Scientists add carbon nanotubes to spider silk, create ridiculously strong fibers

It's already one of the strongest fibers found in nature, but believe it or not, a team of researchers at the University of Trento, Italy have figured out a way to make spider silk even stronger.

Banks may soon scan Facebook and call records to see if you deserve a loan

Research suggests your online before tells a lot about how likely you are to default on your next loan. Some companies are already applying the concept to the real world, and it can help buyers get loans.