Apple Bought the ‘Fitbit’ of Sleep to Track Night Time Sleeping

Earlier this month, Apple purchased Beddit, a Finnish sleep tracking firm, to acquire its sleep tracking technology that is being called the “Fitbit” of sleep tracking. According to The Guardian, … [The] Beddit sleep tracker consists of a 1.5mm thick strip of sensors that are placed on [top] of the mattress and connected to a

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Crime Fighting is Getting High-Tech

Law enforcement is investing in the next generation of police gadgets to prevent law enforcement from being in danger. These new technologies, such as robotics and artificial intelligence, will hopefully get law enforcement out of the line of fire and not only protect their lives, but the lives of the public as well. Some of

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California Seeks To Regulate Cow Farts

Governor Jerry Brown, signed legislation this week which for the first time will regulation and monitor cow flatulence and use technology to reduce global warming. The bill was introduced by a Los Angeles State Senator Ricardo Lara, whose district doesn’t seem to have any dairy cows or other forms of cattle, except for some local

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Twitter Will Stop Counting Photos & Links in 140-Character Limit

According to Bloomberg Technology, The social media company will soon stop counting photos and links as part of its 140-character limit for messages, according to a person familiar with the matter. The change could happen in the next two weeks, said the person who asked not to be named because the decision isn’t yet public.

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California State Senate Blocks Uber & Lyft App Pricing

California State Senator Ben Hueso, a San Diego Democrat whose family has ties to the taxi industry (father and brother own a taxi company) has been submitting legislation, after legislation making it difficult for Uber and Lyft to operate in California. A California Senate on Tuesday blocked Hueso’s legislation aimed at preventing ride-hailing services Uber

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Mobile Phone Are “Cooking” Men’s Sperm

The Telegraph is reporting on a study that finds sperm levels of men who kept their pocket during the day were quite seriously affected in 47 percent of cases. Fertility experts are warning man that using a mobile for as little as an hour a day is “cooking sperm” and lowering level significantly. The new

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Local Transit Train Cameras Are Decoys

Evan Sernofisky, Michael Cabanatuan and Demian Bulwa report from San Francisco that a recent train killing exposes the large security gap – that many of the train cameras are decoys and don’t work. BART police investigating the weekend killing of a passenger on a train in Oakland have no onboard video of the crime, even

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Pew Research Center: Technology Ownership in 2015

According to the tastes Pew Research Center, while 68% of Americans have smartphones; 45% have tablet computers, ownership of other digital devices has not grown in recent years. But when looking at millennials, smartphone ownership is nearing the saturation point with some groups: 86% of those ages 18-29 have a smartphone, as do 83% of

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Toyota Seeks To Eliminate Gasoline Cars by 2050

By 2050, the Toyota Motor Company is looking to only sell hybrids and Fuel Cell cars – electric cars were not part of the equation. While hybrids run on gas and electricity, Fuel cells run on hydrogen and are zero emissions. You can read more about this latest development here

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How the Strange Saga of ‘Steve Jobs’ Movie Was Created

With threats and high powered spats, the Sony Hack and Jobs’ widow pressuring DiCaprio, Christian Bale and every other Hollywood studio not to make the movie, The Hollywood Reporter has the story behind one of the most anticipated and controversial biographic movies in years. Read Stephen Galloway’s Story Here

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