The quantified self and quantified health trends frequently overlap -- but few startups are quite as tightly screwed into that sticking place as Cue. Not yet anyway.
One nerve connects your vital organs, sensing and shaping your health. If we learn to control it, the future of medicine will be electric. By Gaia Vince.Read more...
Thousands remain trapped between life and death. Three scientists are working to free them. Roger Highfield reports.Read more...
For some people, the internet is like the wild west: a lawless play-pen where they can get away with being an asshole to anyone they’d like. You know—trolling. Read more...
In just a week, a single seller put close to 750 million records from 24 hacked sites up for sale. Now, the hacker has struck again. The hacker, whose identity isn’t known, began listing user data from several major websites — including MyFitnessPal, 500px and Coffee Meets Bagel,
The University of Michigan, well known for its efforts in self-driving car tech, has been working on an improved algorithm for predicting the movements of pedestrians that takes into account not just what they're doing, but how they're doing it.
“The book itself is a curious artefact, not showy in its technology but complex and extremely efficient: a really neat little device, compact, often very pleasant to look at and handle, that can last decades, even centuries. It doesn’t have to be plugged in, activated,
Although it’s not the sexiest of industries, the hefty construction sector in 2018 attracted not only the attention but, more importantly, the dollars of investors.
According to a report from the WSJ, Visa and Mastercard are considering raising interchange fees on card transactions in the U.S. Visa and Mastercard generate most of their revenue from these small processing fees, and it could have implications for merchants and fintech startups.
Uber filed a lawsuit against New York City, The Verge reported. The company wants to overturn New York City’s rule that caps the number of new ride-hailing drivers. Last summer, the city approved legislation that halts the issuing of new licenses to drivers for 12 months.
Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. This is the second edition and seriously people, what happened this week? Too much. Too much! Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Catch up here. As I’ve written before,
The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Dan Farber, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — take a walk on the wild side as The New York Times publishes all the news that fits. Except, that is, the news about itself. The Twitterverse is clogged with leaked Innovation reports,
When I got on the phone with the team at Nerdist Industries to talk about the geek culture site's recent redesign, I had a confession to make — even though I'm a regular listener to the Nerdist podcast, and I've watched a number of their YouTube videos, I'd only been to the actual website ...
Sigh. Here we go again. The eyes of the world turn to something awful happening in a remote corner of Africa, and what feels like half of the Western population immediately rushes to proudly embarrass itself on social media everywhere. On the Internet, at least,
When temperatures rise this summer, expect to see more promoted posts on Twitter for iced tea recipes and other ways to beat the heat.
mpicpp points out a new program from Verizon that is perfect if you don't mind being tracked. Are you comfortable having your location and Web browsing tracked for marketing purposes? If so, Verizon's got a deal for you.
Apple will stream its Sept. 9 event live on the Internet, the company has announced.The company put up a dedicated page on its website on Thursday, complete with a countdown to when the event is scheduled to start, 10 a.m. PT on Tuesday, Sept. 9.
If you can’t afford a top dollar tablet, or you want a cheap second slate, then the Gigaset QV830 could fit the bill nicely.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/reviews/hardware/gigaset-qv830-review-a-sterling-budget-android-tablet/
A convicted rapist sentenced to death for a brutal gang attack and murder of a woman on a bus in India in 2012 says the victim would still be alive today if she had not fought back against her attackers.
Only the speediest of skywatchers will have a chance to see the total lunar eclipse rising Saturday: NASA predicts that the total phase of the lunar eclipse will only last about 5 minutes, making it the shortest lunar eclipse of the century.
Rudy Huyn is known in the Windows Phone community as the developer who brought us an unofficial Instagram and Vine app before the official apps were made available. In most cases, the unofficial apps are better maintained and feature-full compared to the official ones.Tinder,