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Espresso Machine Takes Orders by Text

Espresso Machine Takes Orders by Text

A text-savvy espresso machine is promoting the potential of cloud-based texting services, illustrating the technology’s wide-reaching potential.
Kate Knibbs in Off-Beat



Selling Your Kidney for an IPad? Not in China…

Selling Your Kidney for an IPad? Not in China…

Five people in China were arrested in connection to a teen who sold his kidney for an iPhone and iPad.
Kate Knibbs in Crime & Punishment



Bendable Touchscreen Adds Twist to the Future

Bendable Touchscreen Adds Twist to the Future

Bendable touchscreens promise to revolutionize the electronics industry, allowing inventors to design flexible gadgets for the future.
Kendra Srivastava in Innovations & Inventions



Fixing Lazy Eyes with Video Games

Fixing Lazy Eyes with Video Games

British doctors are using a Tetris-like game to correct lazy eyes in children, showing how video games may not ruin your vision after all.
Melissa Daniels in Innovations & Inventions



Keeping Up with the… Zuckerbergs?

Keeping Up with the… Zuckerbergs?

Bravo plans to produce a “Silicon Valley” reality TV show, which pries into the private lives of top technology execs, giving audiences a peek into the lives of the rich and powerful.
Kate Knibbs in Arts & Entertainment



Media-Mind: Will Game Consoles Rule the Living Room?

Media-Mind: Will Game Consoles Rule the Living Room?

As digital streaming services continue to battle for subscriptions, another crop of competitors fight to bring them to your living room, putting game consoles in the center of a changing entertainment market.
Joe Arico in Microsoft



Flying Cars: Turning "Jetsons" Fantasy Into Reality

Flying Cars: Turning "Jetsons" Fantasy Into Reality

Flying cars are bringing Jetsons-style transportation to the New York International Auto Show.
Kate Knibbs in Innovations & Inventions



Can Smartphones Predict Your Next Cigarette?

Can Smartphones Predict Your Next Cigarette?

Researchers used smartphones to track cigarette addiction, illustrating how mobile technology can support health research.
Kate Knibbs in Health & Safety



"Slacktivists" Not So Lazy After All

"Slacktivists" Not So Lazy After All

Retweeting a cause may not be akin to tying yourself to a tree in protest, but “slacktivism” has its merits, according to a infographic addressing the benefits and cons of online activism.
Melissa Daniels in Politics



Google Tests Futuristic Glasses

Google Tests Futuristic Glasses

Google is testing augmented reality glasses, showcasing the technology’s futuristic, and potentially revolutionary, features to the public.
Kate Knibbs in Google