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The First App Store For Your DNA Is Here

DNA testing is not new to consumers, but it’s a one-shot deal. You send in your sample, then you get to see ancestry and health data provided by the company you chose...

The First App Store For Your DNA Is Here

DNA testing is not new to consumers, but it’s a one-shot deal. You send in your sample, then you get to see ancestry and health data provided by the company you chose...

Roomba Maker Wants to Sell Maps of Your Home to Google, Amazon

One of the problems with covering the decline of privacy in the digital age is the very concept that people should have the right to control how their information is...

Roomba Maker Wants to Sell Maps of Your Home to Google, Amazon

One of the problems with covering the decline of privacy in the digital age is the very concept that people should have the right to control how their information is...

You Can Now Visit the International Space Station in Google Street View

Google has added Street View images to a great number of unusual places on Earth from historical sites to remote islands. Now, it’s getting Street View data for a...

You Can Now Visit the International Space Station in Google Street View

Google has added Street View images to a great number of unusual places on Earth from historical sites to remote islands. Now, it’s getting Street View data for a...

Adobe to Kill Flash Plugin by 2020

There was a time when Adobe Flash powered almost anything on the internet that moved. It was a dark time, but we didn’t even know how dark, until more efficient...

Google’s 5 Biggest Android Missteps

Google has taken Android from a small startup to the largest mobile computing platform in the world. You can’t do that solely on luck, but that doesn’t mean Google...

Melted Nuclear Fuel Found Below Fukushima by Underwater Robot

The nuclear disaster at Fukushima in 2011 was the most significant since Chernobyl 25 years earlier. Cleanup efforts at the Japanese plant have been slowed by technical...

DARPA Picks Dream Teams to Develop Wireless Brain Interface

Last summer we reported on a new project called the Neural Engineering System Design (NESD), brought to you by the acronym-happy spooks at DARPA. The project is to...