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LONDON - A new “invisible” bicycle helmet that uses technology similar to a vehicle airbag has been developed in Sweden.The Hövding device, worn around the neck, is designed to shoot a protective, inflatable nylon hood around the user's head within one tenth of a second of impact.
Always wanted to visit La Bella Venezia, but can't find the time? Google's latest Street View project lets you explore the brooks and crannies of Venice from the comfort of your browser. It's not quite as grand as the real thing, but it's still a fun trip.
WASHINGTON — The top telecommunications regulator on Thursday demanded that wireless providers voluntarily agree on the rights of consumers to unlock mobile devices once contracts end, or the Federal Communications Commission will make it a rule.
Consumer Reports evaluated Google's Nexus 5 phone this week, and said it was "marred by Android 4.4 quirks.
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is rebuffing governments more frequently as authorities in the U.S. and other countries get more aggressive about mining the Internet for information about people's online activities.
Ahead of the PlayStation 4's official release on Friday, reports have already surfaced of gamers and reviewers receiving retail units that aren't fully operational.
If you've ever been frustrated by the number of cards you have to carry on you at all times, from personal debit to work credit to gift and loyalty cards, this high-tech new mega-card might be for you. It's called Coin, and it works with your smartphone to combine all your cards into one.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities in California shut down 10 fake Obamacare websites, amid nationwide concern among law enforcement officials about potential fraud during the program's rollout, the state's attorney general said on Thursday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc on Thursday won dismissal of a long-running lawsuit by authors who accused the Internet search company of digitally copying millions of books for an online library without permission. U.S.
In the mid 20th century, "Classics Illustrated" comics were the salvation of many a student faced with the grim prospect of a book report on the likes of "Silas Marner" or "Moby Dick.
Now here’s a first — crooks who realize the importance of customer service.It’s the latest twist in the global CryptoLocker ransomware attack. This diabolically nasty malware locks up all of the victim’s personal files — and in some cases, backup files, too — with state-of-the-art encryption.