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Wear the world's smallest EKG on your wrist with the Cronovo Smartwatch

Your heart might just skip a beat when you see the newest smartwatch to hit the market, but that's ok, seeing as this particular wearable also claims to be the smallest EKG in the world. Meet the Cronovo Smartwatch.

Marshawn Lynch is projecting his inner Santa with Amazon’s Treasure Truck

What do you do when you're a retired NFL star, but still adored in your town? And what if Amazon happens to be based there? You drive their Treasure Truck to your former stadium, of course.

Homeland Security contractor says Chinese software secretly infected Blu phones

Chinese Android software secretly transmitted personal data including text messages, call details, and contacts from tens of thousands of phones sold by Florida-based smartphone maker Blu.
Cool Tech

Will AI built by a ‘sea of dudes’ understand women? AI’s inclusivity problem

The programs written today will inform the systems built tomorrow. If designers all have one worldview, we can expect equally narrow-minded machines.

This smart mattress wants to help you get a better night’s sleep

For being so important, it really can be quite hard to get. We're talking, of course, about a good night's sleep. Here to help is Eight Sleep, who has just released a new smart mattress.

French man sent to prison for visiting pro-ISIS websites

Visiting pro-terrorism websites can get you sentenced to prison in France. That's just what happened to an unidentified 32-year-old French man, who stated in court that he was merely "curious."

A really simple guide to really simple syndication (RSS)

With such a massive torrent of media being produced each day, it's tough to keep up with your favorite sites. So how do we solve this problem? The answer is simple -- really simple in fact. Here's what you need to know about RSS feeds.

Text up a storm with the best messaging apps for iOS and Android

These days, most people tend to favor digital messages over phone calls. Thankfully, these apps will allow you to share photos and documents, send text messages, and carry out a range of other tasks with the benefit of end-to-end…

Diesel engines once promoted as answer to improved air quality banned by 2025

In a reversal that makes sense but will still cause head-shaking, some of the same cities that heavily promoted diesel-powered cars are now getting ready to ban them. Paris, Athens, Madrid, and Mexico City to ban all diesel cars and trucks…
Social Media

Lawyer sues student over bad reviews on Facebook and Yelp, student wins $27K

A 20-year old Houston nursing student was sued by a law firm for posting negative reviews about them on social media. She won when the court ruled the suit was a SLAPP -- a Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation.

2016 stole some of our favorite musicians, but gave us these 50 amazing albums

With everything from fresh new hip-hop and R&B concept albums to the siren songs of now-deceased rock icons, these are the best 50 albums we had the pleasure of listening to in 2016.