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Where Apple and Dick Tracy May Converge

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Where Apple and Dick Tracy May Converge: I swear I just read something about Dick Tracy and Apple's iWatch... Oh, that's right: I wrote it 10 days ago. But Nick Bilton of NYT does add quite a bit to the notion, namely sources pointing to the use of curved glass...
Where Apple and Dick Tracy May Converge

In Activity-Tracking Race, Larklife Band Comes Up Short

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A friend recently said something to me that stuck: You can’t manage what you don’t measure. That’s the basic premise behind all of these new activity trackers you might be hearing about. And I’ve tested quite a few of them throughout the past year. I didn’t love the Nike+ Fuelband,...
In Activity-Tracking Race, Larklife Band Comes Up Short

Alpha Brings Heart-Rate Tracking to Non-Clunky Wristwatch

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Most heart-rate monitors — the ones that actually work — involve chest straps and clunky armbands or wristwatches to get the job done. Liz Dickinson thinks heart rate can be accurately measured with a sleeker, strap-free device. Dickinson, the creator of the MIO watch, has partnered with Philips Electronics to...
Alpha Brings Heart-Rate Tracking to Non-Clunky Wristwatch
The Surprisingly Comfortable Mio Alpha Heart Rate Watch Does Away With Those Pesky Chest Straps

Getting Into (Data-Tracking) Gear With Nike+ FuelBand

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Despite the fact that I’m a writer, which conjures up images of long days glued to the desk, I consider myself to be pretty active, and I try to maintain momentum by working out regularly. So I’ve been intrigued by the newest wave of wearable health and fitness products meant...
Getting Into (Data-Tracking) Gear With Nike+ FuelBand

Social Media Fitness Report: How Does Your Company Measure Up?

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How companies like IBM, Fusion-IO, Xerox, Discovery Communications, and more are mapping out and measuring the success of their social strategies. Achieving genuine fitness, whether physical or in social media, is not something you can do in a few minutes a day or without exertion. It takes tremendous discipline and...
Social Media Fitness Report: How Does Your Company Measure Up?

Sleep-Sensor Maker Lark Takes on Nike+ FuelBand With Larklife

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Lark, maker of a sleep-sensor wristband that silently vibrates to cause minimal annoyance to bedroom partners, is turning its attention to your waking hours. Today, the Mountain View, Calif.-based start-up unveiled a pair of activity-tracking wristbands — one for day and one for night — that work in conjunction with...
Sleep-Sensor Maker Lark Takes on Nike+ FuelBand With Larklife

21st Century Insurance Hands Media Account to Mindshare

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Auto insurer 21st Century Insurance and Financial Services has shifted its estimated $50 million U.S. media planning and buying account to WPP's Mindshare without a review. The account was previously run by Omnicom Group's Omnicom Media Group....
21st Century Insurance Hands Media Account to Mindshare

Backed Or Whacked: Life, Liberty And The Pursuit Of Laziness

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Editor’s note: Ross Rubin is principal analyst at Reticle Research and blogs at Techspressive. Each column will look at crowdfunded products that have either met or missed their funding goals. Follow him on Twitter @rossrubin. Last week’s Backed or Whacked covered light-related products that could be controlled by a smartphone....
Backed Or Whacked: Life, Liberty And The Pursuit Of Laziness

Project Icarus: Laying the Plans for Interstellar Travel

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Andreas Tziolas is drafting a blueprint for a mission to a nearby star. Here, he discusses how we'll get there -- and why we try. We humans have known for a very long time that going to the stars will be difficult, if not impossible. The motto of NASA, Per...
Project Icarus: Laying the Plans for Interstellar Travel
Assignmint enters open beta: A personal assistant that a freelance journalist can afford

Nintendo of America gets patent infringement lawsuit against it dismissed

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Nintendo of America has prevailed in a patent infringement lawsuit brought against it by Impulse Technology. At the root of the issue was Impulse’s claim that the Nintendo Wii remote controller, the Wii Balance Board accessory, and the Wii Fit software infringed on one of Impulse’s patents (U.S. Patent No 5,524,637)....
Nintendo of America gets patent infringement lawsuit against it dismissed

Researchers Propose “Computational Sprinting” To Speed Up Chips By 1000% – But Only For A Second

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A research team with members from University of Michigan and University of Pennsylvania has been investigating the feasibility of what they call “computational sprinting,” a technique by which existing chips could be made to operate at hugely increased speeds for short periods of time. They have concluded that “it is...
Researchers Propose “Computational Sprinting” To Speed Up Chips By 1000% – But Only For A Second

FTC issues mobile privacy guidelines, values clarity and Do Not Track

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The FTC has made online privacy one of its bigger missions as of late, going so far as to develop a full privacy framework that it hopes others will follow. Its counsel is extending to the mobile world with a new report full of recommendations for privacy inside apps,...
FTC issues mobile privacy guidelines, values clarity and Do Not Track

Amazon brings Cloud Player music service to the UK: choice of free or premium tiers from £6 per year

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Brits who've been straining for a reason to care about Amazon's budding Cloud Player service can probably relax. It's live in the UK as of now, offering 5GB of online storage and the ability to stream 250 of your tracks (or 256Kbps matched versions) to a range of devices...
Amazon brings Cloud Player music service to the UK: choice of free or premium tiers from £6 per year

From the archive, 21 August 1856: In praise of...scientists of the industrial age

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The real men of power are not those only who labour in the political arena; in England at least, there are wide fields of ambition open to the exertion of every manThe meetings of the British Association for the Advancement of Science cannot fail to be watched with interest by...
From the archive, 21 August 1856: In praise of...scientists of the industrial age
Microsoft's New Kinect Is Your Nurse, Trainer, And Shrink
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?