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Fossil unveils two Q smartwatches to give Android Wear 2.0 some fashion cred

Android Wear 2.0 is really starting to make its mark on the fashion world.  Fossil, which has carved out a space in the wearable market with its fashion-first Q line of smart and connected watches, is unveiling two new devices for Android Wear 2.0 at the Baselworld Watch and Jewelry ...

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Michael Kors' new smartwatches let you make custom watch faces using your Instagram pics

Contrary to popular belief, smartwatches — especially ones running Android Wear — aren’t really totally dead. While the majority of phone makers have taken a break from releasing new AW smartwatches and are focusing more efforts on releasing sportier, cellular-connected smartwatches that work independent of phones, the fashion world has ...

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Google adds audio calling to Duo and file sharing to Allo

Google’s video calling app Duo and messaging app Allo will soon get some oft-requested features.  Google announced the changes to its communication apps, as well as some upgrades of other apps in services, at an event in São Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday.  SEE ALSO: Google’s Tilt Brush VR art tool ...

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This game is teaching particle physics to five-year-olds

Five-year-olds and particle physics don’t usually go in the same sentence together. But the guys that made Angry Birds is trying to change that with the launch of Big Bang Legends, its new game that introduces particle physics concepts to kids. SEE ALSO: Large Hadron Collider Achieves 7 TeV Proton ...

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India says no to most of Apple's demands

Apple is not getting any special treatment from the Indian government.  Despite the company’s imminent plans to begin manufacturing iPhones in the country, the Indian government remains committed to not folding to the Cupertino giant’s demands.  SEE ALSO: Apple had its best year ever in world’s fastest growing smartphone market ...

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A whole state in India is giving all college students free internet access

Indian state governments are joining technology giants and central government in pushing internet connectivity to more people.  The latest instance of this comes from the eastern Indian state of Bihar, where the government has announced free Wi-Fi access to college and university students.  SEE ALSO: Fumed Indians continue to troll ...

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This formula explains why NYC is great for ride-sharing and Sydney is terrible

The ebb and flow of a city may feel entirely unique, but it turns out there are universal laws that may govern the chaos of your commute. A team from the Senseable City Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created what they call a law of “shareability.” Using ...

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3 reasons to worry about the FBI's facial recognition program

The FBI quietly developed a facial recognition network that allows law enforcement to identify people in the United States without their knowledge. Now lawmakers want to know why the agency didn’t tell people about it.  SEE ALSO: This creepy Facebook stalking app was a hoax—but it should still scare the ...

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Facebook struggles to prevent violence on Facebook Live

Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly said that live video is the future of Facebook, but what if that future is terrifying and full of violence? What happens when one of the largest proponents of live video struggles to manage its darker side? Reports that the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl ...

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This startup wants to send electric planes from London to Paris within 10 years

One ambitious startup is aiming to put passenger planes powered by electricity in the air within the next decade. Or, perhaps more realistically, in the next 20 years — depending on battery technology advancements. Wright Electric, an aircraft manufacturer startup based out of Massachusetts, debuted its idea for a no ...

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