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These smart hearing aids restore the beauty of music to those with hearing loss

A new hearing aid from Starkey Hearing Technologies is able to connect to the user's smartphone through Bluetooth, after which users can stream music to their hearing aids and fine tune things like hearing aid volume.

Booking of scantily clad dancers at GDC draws apology from Microsoft

How could you not argue that diversity in Silicon Valley is a problem when Microsoft hired scantily-clad dancers in sexy schoolgirl outfits to perform at its Game Developer Conference (GDC) afterparty?
Smart Home

Swenyo UX4 brackets make it easy for you to build your own furniture

UX4 steel brackets from Swenyo make it easy to attach standard 2x4 boards to any wooden surface, allowing for the creation of custom furniture. The brackets are available in raw steel or powder-coated colors, and can hold up to 400 lbs.

Uber reportedly just spent $10 billion on 100,000 Mercedes

According to recent reports, the transportation giant just dropped $10 billion on a fleet of Mercedes S-Class sedans, because not only does Uber strive to be the cheaper, more convenient alternative to taxis, it must be classier as well.

Not even Unanimous A.I. could predict March Madness

Your March Madness bracket has already been hopelessly busted, but maybe this will make you feel better -- not even swarm intelligence could've predicted this year's already crazy results.
Smart Home

Thomas Keller is putting French Laundry's kitchen up for sale

Getting a reservation at French Laundry may be notoriously difficult, but now for the right price, you can sit at the chef's table. Thomas Keller is putting the old cooking space up for sale.
Social Media

Zuckerberg talks business culture at China Development Forum despite Facebook ban

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg ditched his infamous grey t-shirt for a suit and flexed his Chinese alongside Alibaba Group Holding co. CEO Jack Ma onstage at the China Development Forum in Beijing.
Emerging Tech

Weekend Workshop: Wrap modern tech in retro style with a DIY Bluetooth Boombox

Bose makes a great Bluetooth speaker, no doubt, but why not try building one yourself? Thanks to a comprehensive walkthrough on Instructables, anyone can put together their own Bluetooth boombox in a matter of hours.

Contra, please? MercurySteam teams up with former Konami producer

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow developer MercurySteam and former Konami producer Dave Cox are reuniting for an unannounced new game. The developer's website suggest it will be entering science-fiction territory.

Report: 14 million Apple Watches will be shipped in 2016, good for half the market

In 2016, 14.0 million Apple Watches will be shipped around the world, good for nearly half of the market. Android Wear smartwatches will follow with 6.1 million units, or 21.4 percent of the market.
Social Media

Facebook and Twitter are trying to acquire rights to stream live TV content

If Facebook and Twitter get their way, you’ll be able to stream live TV content via their social media platforms. The two companies are vying for rights to do so, according to a report from the New York Post.