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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

Two-time Grammy award winning rapper and a founding member of the Fugees, Pras Michel, gets doused by his friends for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. AP

t’s pretty hard to find a novel way to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by now, but two-time Grammy-winning rapper Pras Michel, a founding member of the Fugees, has done it — getting his dousing in the center of North Korea’s capital on Sunday.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Google tests using drones to deliver goods

This undated image provided by Google shows a Project Wing drone vehicle during delivery. Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious program announced Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, escalates Google's technological arms race with rival Amazon.com Inc., which also is experimenting with self-flying vehicles to carry merchandise bought by customers of its online store. (AP Photo/Google)

Google on Thursday said it is testing using drones to deliver items bought online, putting its own spin on similar efforts by Internet retail titan Amazon.com.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Apple to unveil ‘iWatch’ on September 9–report

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Apple will unveil an “iWatch” in September with the maker of the iPhone finally embarking on its much-rumored foray into wearable computing, technology news website Re/code said Wednesday.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Apple recalls defective iPhone 5 batteries, offers replacement

iPhone 5.  AP FILE PHOTO

Apple recently offered free battery replacement for iPhone 5 batteries, which are experiencing “shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.”

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Luxury fashion takes on fitness technology

This product image released by Ralph Lauren shows the new Polo Tech compression shirt. The garment offers smart technology to send heartbeat, respiration, stress levels and other data to tablets and smartphones. AP

Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers try their hands at developing smart, stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health, or simply making connected lives easier to manage.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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