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You're A Fool If You Buy AppleCare For Your iPhone 5 (AAPL)

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Here's a little bit of insider info that Apple doesn't want you to know. When you buy your iPhone 5 and are asked if you want to buy an AppleCare protection plan, you should say "NO!" Why? AppleCare, which will set you back $99 for two years of coverage, is way too...
You're A Fool If You Buy AppleCare For Your iPhone 5 (AAPL)

Samsung apologizes for plant acid leak incident

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Samsung has formally (and publicly) apologized over the hydrofluoric acid leak that occurred in January. Alongside this, Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun said that the company will revoke its application to get its plants certified as green for another five years. He added that the company is now overhauling its...
Samsung apologizes for plant acid leak incident
The Future According to Eric Schmidt

Subaru's double vision prevents accidents

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At the 2012 New York auto show Subaru will show off its new EyeSight collision prevent system on the new Legacy and Outback. [Read more]...
Subaru's double vision prevents accidents

Sprawling, Grandiose Paintings Made From Humble Jammed Printers

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Wade Guyton shows his digitally produced "beautiful accidents" at the Whitney this fall....
Sprawling, Grandiose Paintings Made From Humble Jammed Printers

Report: 40 percent of mobile clicks are fraud or accidents

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Wonder why mobile monetization is still lagging as Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker helpfully pointed out earlier this year? Well, one reason may be that many of the clicks on mobile ads are useless, the product of an increasing amount of fraud as well as a lot of inadvertent actions,...
Report: 40 percent of mobile clicks are fraud or accidents

Sometime This Week Someone Will Die, Buried Alive, Mining For The Tin That Goes In Your Cellphone

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Tin is used to solder parts in smartphones, tablet computers, and a bunch of other electronics that we all use all the time, every day. A third of the world's tin comes from a place in Indonesia called Bangka Island. About once week, someone mining for tin on Bangka Island...
Sometime This Week Someone Will Die, Buried Alive, Mining For The Tin That Goes In Your Cellphone

Apple may buy social navigation app Waze to bolster Maps

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Apple may be considering buying social navigation app maker Waze in order to improve the faltering iOS 6 Maps. Rumors of talks between the two companies come just weeks after rumors that Apple may also be working on a deal to acquire or share data with social check-in service...
Apple may buy social navigation app Waze to bolster Maps

Save a Wet Gadget, Salvage a Laptop Hard Disk

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I can think of few hassles as devastating as dropping your cell phone into the sink or letting it take a tumble in the washing machine. These kinds of accidents happen all the time, often with the result of an expensive trip to the store for a replacement. But maybe...
Save a Wet Gadget, Salvage a Laptop Hard Disk

Shipping Accidents Sever Data Cables

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Undersea data cables linking East Africa to the Middle East and Europe were severed in two separate shipping accidents this month, causing outages in at least nine countries and affecting millions of Internet and phone users....
Shipping Accidents Sever Data Cables

Google's Self-Driving Cars Complete 300K Miles Without Accident, Deemed Ready For Commuting

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Google’s self-driving car project is probably one of the most audacious experiments the company has embarked upon. Today, Google announced another milestone for this project: its fleet of about a dozen autonomous cars has now driving 300,000 miles without a single accident under computer control. While this is obviously very...
Google's Self-Driving Cars Complete 300K Miles Without Accident, Deemed Ready For Commuting

The Father of the Cell Phone Wants to Stop You From Text-Driving

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Thirty years ago, Motorola’s Marty Cooper made the first ever call on a cell phone. Now he has invented a device to prevent texting while driving or, as Gawker puts it, driving while intexticated. Cooper, who is 83 years old, thinks texting while driving is a serious and overlooked problem....
The Father of the Cell Phone Wants to Stop You From Text-Driving

What do people die of? Mortality rates and data for every cause of death in 2011 visualised

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How do we die? Are you more likely to get knocked down by a car, bitten by a dog or fall down the stairs? Find out with the latest mortality statisticsOverall deaths table | Accidents table• Download the data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the Guardian• Get last...
What do people die of? Mortality rates and data for every cause of death in 2011 visualised

Car insurance: satellite boxes 'make young drivers safer'

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In-car devices have cut crashes by 20% and could bring big drop in premiums, says insurerCar insurance based on satellite technology has led to a 20% fall in crashes involving young drivers, according to one of the UK's biggest general insurers.Telematics, or "black box" insurance, involves in-car tracking equipment to...
Car insurance: satellite boxes 'make young drivers safer'

This is why West Virginia Republicans are totally right to ban Google Glass on the road

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By now, you’ve probably heard that West Virginia may ban Google Glass use while driving, and they might just be on to something given those snowy mountain roads. The piece of legislation proposed by Gary Howell, a republican from Mineral in the West Virginia House of Delegates, would ban...
This is why West Virginia Republicans are totally right to ban Google Glass on the road

Apple CEO Cook Hurt by Insinuation of Indifference, Doesn't Deny Problems

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Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly emailed employees about conditions at factories in China. Apple will dig and "undoubtedly find more issues," but it won't turn a blind eye. - Apple CEO Tim Cook is quot;deeply troubled quot; and quot;concerned quot; about issues within the Apple supply chain and accidents that...
Apple CEO Cook Hurt by Insinuation of Indifference, Doesn't Deny Problems
ELON MUSK: 'Autopilot Is A Good Thing In Planes, And We Should Have It In Cars' (TSLA)

New EU legislation requires cars to include autonymous braking system

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While we're still a long way from living the fully autonomous car dream, baby steps are being taken. The EU evidently shares this dream, and has passed regulations that will require new cars to have emergency self-braking systems (known as autonomous emergency braking, or AEB) if they want to...
New EU legislation requires cars to include autonymous braking system
Waze uses the iPhone proximity sensor to launch hands-free traffic reporting for iOS

New York Injury News- Dallas Texas automobile accident lawyer reports: Technology causing accidents - Injury News

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New York Injury News- Dallas Texas automobile accident lawyer reports: Technology causing accidents - Injury News
Cisco and NXP encourage car communication to make driving safer

Apple Is In 'Advanced' Negotiations To Buy Mapping Startup Waze (AAPL)

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If there was one thing that hung over Apple's head all year last year it was the failure of Apple Maps. It made the company a punch-line, and it led to the dismissal of Scott Forstall, who ran iOS. Apple is scrambling to fix Apple Maps, and it appears that...
Apple Is In 'Advanced' Negotiations To Buy Mapping Startup Waze (AAPL)

Cybram 001 simulator helps doctors practice brain surgery without risking lives (video)

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Sometimes it's awesome to be a guinea pig; take for example, getting down and dirty the Consumer Preview of Windows 8. When it comes to brain surgery, however, there are no happy little accidents -- and let's face it, Bob Ross would've been a horrible surgeon. Thankfully, a new...
Cybram 001 simulator helps doctors practice brain surgery without risking lives (video)
Wireless mesh networks at 65MPH--linking cars to prevent crashes

Twitter Is In Trouble In Brazil Because Drivers Are Tweeting To Avoid The Cops

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Twitter has a problem in Brazil — the government is suing the company for nearly $300,000 because citizens have been using it to avoid traffic controls, The Next Web reports. This also means that, yes, Brazilians have successfully been using Twitter to get around police presence on roads, like...
Twitter Is In Trouble In Brazil Because Drivers Are Tweeting To Avoid The Cops

Here's Who Would Actually Use The Google Glasses (GOOG)

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Google's glasses are very cool in a sci-fi, dream-big sort of a way. In a practical, we must use them every day kind of a way, they are less cool. It's hard to imagine many practical everyday uses for the Google glasses. Plus, if you wear them and hang...
Here's Who Would Actually Use The Google Glasses (GOOG)

Copyright Dispute Means Germans Can't See All Those Russian Meteor Videos

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You might have heard about last week's Russian meteor strike. The news, which broke quickly and was so odd that many initially suspected a hoax or even a viral marketing campaign, was rapidly realized as legitimate. Part of what helped the news spread so quickly was a ton of videos...
Copyright Dispute Means Germans Can't See All Those Russian Meteor Videos

On Mobile, Google Demotes The Click

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You click. You buy. An advertiser pays. In an over-simplified sense, that's how desktop digital advertising works. That system doesn't work as well on mobile, however, where an estimated 40% of clicks are accidents (or fraudulent) and advertisers are still wary of their value. Research firm eMarketer projects that advertisers...
On Mobile, Google Demotes The Click
With Flyover, 3D Rendering And Yelp And Siri Integration, Apple Maps Makes Google Maps Look Like Child’s Play

Hands-on with Kyocera Hydro, a waterproof Android 4.0 smartphone (video)

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It's been a while since we've seen a Kyocera smartphone for the US market, and if you'll recall, its previous two attempts -- the Milano and Echo -- didn't manage to sway many consumers. Today, the company is adding two new Android handsets to the deck: the Hydro and...
Hands-on with Kyocera Hydro, a waterproof Android 4.0 smartphone (video)
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