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Stanford medical center begins using Google Glass

Surgeons-in-training at Stanford University Medical School are now using Google Glass as part of their vast array of medical tools.

CIA apologizes to Senate for hacking its computers

The CIA seems to have issued a somewhat ambiguous confession that it covertly accessed Senate computers to carry out damage control in advance ahead of a report on supposed torture under its watch.

Wikipedia accepts Bitcoin donations, uses Coinbase

Wikipedia will now be accepting bitcoin donations. Wikimedia’s partnership with Coinbase allows for the processing of these donations, according to a recent statement from the company.

Amazon talks about goal of lowering e-book prices

The Amazon Books Team has provided specific details about e-commerce giant Amazon’s objectives regarding e-book pricing.

‘On 2 Bean Bags’ reviews the MiP balancing robot

The ‘On 2 Bean Bags’ girls love souvenirs, and that’s exactly what we got with MiP. The adorable balancing robot was exhibiting at the WowWee booth at CE Week, and we couldn’t help but take him home. Check out all the fun we had with our new robot friend!

NomadPlus upgrades Apple wall chargers with battery power

Although I’m not an Apple user, I greatly admire the thought and design that go into Apple’s best products. They look good, what can I say? While many accessories out there complement and flow with Apple’s svelte designs, some do it with jaw-dropping effect. One of the most recent examples of mobile brilliance comes from Nomad with their NomadPlus battery upgrade for Apple wall chargers.

MaCO magnetic cable tie is perfect for headphones, mobile

Although technological advances have been marching us toward environments of wireless-everything, cables are still a reality. Even if you don’t mind how they coil about and criss-cross everywhere, wires still require management. Unless you really, truly don’t care. But the rest of us prefer to have a little organization and tidiness.

TechnologyTell Review: Blackfire Clamplight LED Lantern

The Blackfire Clamplight LED Lantern reminds me of a work/trouble light with a camping lantern’s influence. I think it’s the handle shape and how the Clamplight looks when hanging upside-down. This light looks and feels well-built and rugged. The water-resistant, matte black exterior is smooth, but not slick to hold.

Soon to launch: Amazon mobile credit card reader

Various reports have been circulating that suggest e-commerce giant, Amazon, is launching its very own mobile credit card reader – putting them in direct competition with similar services such as PayPal Here and Square.

Japan’s Prime Minister wants robotic competition in the 2020 Olympics

Japan’s love affair with robots has produced some truly wonderful technological surprises, from Kirobo the robot astronaut to electronic, news-reading automatons. And In 2020, the country wants to bring its love of robots to the Olympics – by having robot athletes compete against each other.

Robot “baseball fans” coming to a ballpark near you?

What if you didn’t want to spend the time and money on attending a game in person, but still wanted your voice heard at the ballpark? One Korean baseball team, mired in its own cycle of losing and empty seating, has an innovative answer: seat-filling robot fans — referred to as “fanbots” — that represent real fans in the stadium.

Researchers develop stable lithium anode battery

Researchers have long sought the “holy grail” of battery design – a smaller, more efficient, and cheaper battery that can charge everything from electric cars to our handheld gadgets.