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How To Electrify Your Brain To Be Smarter With a 9-Volt Battery [Science]

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Transcranial direct current stimulation can make your brain work better. DARPA proved it can make you better at video games, the U.S. Air Force has shown it cuts drone remote-pilot training in half, and Harvard researchers have used it to treat depression. So what is this magical device that...
How To Electrify Your Brain To Be Smarter With a 9-Volt Battery [Science]

Can a smartphone sense depression?

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New smartphone technology called Mobilyze is being developed to make personal mood assessments and help people stave off depression....
Can a smartphone sense depression?
Boston companies: Last chance to meet with the best mentors in town
Analyst explains why the stock market is completely crazy when it comes to Apple

Next-Generation iPhone Part Leaks Begin with Home Buttons

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As noticed by Apple Bitch, Chinese parts vendor TVC-Mall has begun offering "iPhone 5" home buttons for sale in both black and white. But what the report doesn't mention is that the buttons are indeed slightly different from the round home buttons seen on iOS devices to date. Front of...
Next-Generation iPhone Part Leaks Begin with Home Buttons

Exercise is no panacea for depression – but it keeps it at bay | Simon Hattenstone

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As a depressed manic exerciser, this churlish research dismissing exercise is patronising and misses the pointHow depressing. I woke up this morning, it's pissing down, nobody's quite forgiven the Republican poem I read out at the local Jubilee celebration, the geraniums are wilting, and some party pooper has just published...
Exercise is no panacea for depression – but it keeps it at bay | Simon Hattenstone
Microsoft one ups other tablet 'smart' covers with Surface's keyboard and touchpad folio

Einhorn to Apple: No Hard Feelings Over That "Depression-Era Grandmother" Comment, Okay?

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Apple’s new capital allocation plan isn’t quite what Greenlight Capital founder and famous Apple bull David Einhorn was looking for earlier this year when he called for the company to abandon its Depression-era grandmother mentality about its cash hoard. Certainly, it’s not even close to the perpetual preferred iPrefs...
Einhorn to Apple: No Hard Feelings Over That "Depression-Era Grandmother" Comment, Okay?

Marc Andreessen: We're in a tech depression

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Netscape founder says tech stocks are cheap. FORTUNE -- Marc Andreessen, co-head of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and founder of Netscape, says the slump in technology stocks is as bad as he has ever seen it. And now might be the time to buy in. Andreessen, speaking at a...
Marc Andreessen: We're in a tech depression

Kinect-based system diagnoses depression with 90% accuracy

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Computer scientists at the University of Southern California have used Microsoft's Kinect sensor to detect, with 90% accuracy, whether you are depressed. All you have to do is sit down in front of Kinect, answer some questions from an on-screen virtual psychologist, and the clever software does the rest. The...
Kinect-based system diagnoses depression with 90% accuracy

Apple shedding depression era mentality on cash hoarding

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Apple may be ready to admit it has more cash than it knows what to do with. That’s good news for shareholders....
Apple shedding depression era mentality on cash hoarding

Apple's Cash Cache Could Hit $170 Billion This Year

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At $137 billion, Apple’s cash stockpile is the biggest around — a little more than double Microsoft’s, which ranks second largest. A grotesquely large cash cache — one that will be obscenely large by year’s end if Apple doesn’t do something with it. Moody’s Investors Service figures Apple’s cash could...
Apple's Cash Cache Could Hit $170 Billion This Year

Daily Report: A Device to Read Your Thoughts

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The physicist Stephen Hawking is trying out a device the size of a matchbox that aims to allow him to communicate by merely thinking, David Ewing Duncan reports in Tuesday's New York Times. The iBrain is part of a new generation of devices and algorithms intended to monitor and diagnose...
Daily Report: A Device to Read Your Thoughts

Concussions Can Be Diagnosed With a Simple App Now

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It's estimated that every year in the US there are 1.6 million to 3.8 million sports-related traumatic brain injuries. And if not diagnosed in a timely and accurate manner, they can lead to further complications including depression and even suicide. So researchers at the University of Notre Dame have...
Concussions Can Be Diagnosed With a Simple App Now

The 404 990: Where we backpack cross-country (podcast)

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Can a smartphone sense depression? If that's true, then Jeff's Galaxy Nexus is about to blow up. On today's show, we'll review a new virtual therapist app out of Northwestern University that tracks a user's location, social context, and activities to determine mood-effecting triggers. This story and more fun on...
The 404 990: Where we backpack cross-country (podcast)

How to cope with the emotional stress of a startup

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Depression or stress among co-founders can kill a startup just as easily as poor market conditions or a bet on the wrong market. [Read more]...
How to cope with the emotional stress of a startup

This creepy robotic cheetah sets new land speed record for robots with legs [video]

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We love robots at The Next Web, a lot. We’ve told you about robotic seals helping to ease depression, Romo the smartphone robot, and scientists in Europe who think that one day we can become “friends” with robots. Today, we bring you the fastest robot with legs on the planet....
This creepy robotic cheetah sets new land speed record for robots with legs [video]

Watch Aaron Swartz's 'Last' Video Interview [Video]

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Turns out the world hadn't quite heard the last of Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist and Reddit co-founder who killed himself in January. The makers of an unreleased documentary about the fight over the open Internet, War for the Web, have just released unedited footage of what they call "the last...
Watch Aaron Swartz's 'Last' Video Interview [Video]

New moms more likely to seek help for depression if it's online

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Mothers suffering from postpartum depression after high-risk pregnancy would go online for help if they could remain anonymous, according to a new study out of Case Western Reserve. [Read more]...
New moms more likely to seek help for depression if it's online

ANDREESSEN: This Is A Tech Depression (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, FB, HPQ)

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In the twelve months running up to Facebook's IPO there was a big debate about whether or not the tech industry was in another bubble. After Facebook, Groupon, and Zynga all crashed, it sure seemed like that theory was validated. After all, their valuations got inflated and then very quickly...
ANDREESSEN: This Is A Tech Depression (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, FB, HPQ)

Daily Report: Relic of an Era, Revitalized for Tech Start-ups

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River North's transformation is extending to one of the neighborhood's most storied - and decidedly low-tech - commercial addresses. The Merchandise Mart, a Depression-era behemoth of limestone, concrete and steel that has long been synonymous with fabric bolts and furniture, is becoming a destination for the city's digital set....
Daily Report: Relic of an Era, Revitalized for Tech Start-ups

Detroit Electric, quiet since the Depression, plans a $135K Tesla Roadster-like electric car

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Detroit Electric's Tesla Roadster-like entry will ship this summer and sell for around $135,000. Uncertainty about the release aside, we do know that this is not a Nissan Leaf....
Detroit Electric, quiet since the Depression, plans a $135K Tesla Roadster-like electric car

KRUGMAN: Here's How To Fix The Economy...

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We had Paul Krugman on Daily Ticker this morning. Please see video above... Over the past five years since the Great Recession began, economists have been waging a religious war over the best way to fix our problems. On one side are so-called "austerians" who argue that the problem...
KRUGMAN: Here's How To Fix The Economy...

The 404 1,076: Where you don't know you're beautiful (podcast)

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Leaked from today's 404 episode: Microsoft's secret 4-year Xbox 720 road map leaked onto the Web, using Web browsing idiosyncrasies to gauge depression, CBS green lights a Draw Something game show pilot, and Jeff sees a movie he actually liked! [Read more]...
The 404 1,076: Where you don't know you're beautiful (podcast)
Billionaire T. Boone Pickens claims extortion and cyber bullying from his son's tell-all blog
Economist Paul Krugman talks Asimov, Death Stars, and other sci-fi influences

DailyDirt: Man's Best Friends

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Dogs have been domesticated for thousands of years, and there's been some speculation that humans and dogs have co-evolved to some extent. So it would be nice to understand our domesticated friends a bit better, and technology could help us out. We've seen products like Bowlingual for translating dog barks...
DailyDirt: Man's Best Friends
Why Isn’t This News? Always Look On The Bright Side [Video]
Apple's earnings per share could decline for first time in almost a decade

Today in Astonishment: The Amazon Rainforest Gets Its Nutrients from a Tiny Spot in the Sahara

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The Amazon basin is one of the world's wondrous ecosystems, supporting massive amounts of life, both in kind and quantity. You might have thought about poison frogs or monkeys, but you've probably never stopped to wonder, "Where are all the nutrients that power this biotic explosion coming from?"The answer is...
Today in Astonishment: The Amazon Rainforest Gets Its Nutrients from a Tiny Spot in the Sahara
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