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  • Local optometrist offers Google Glass

    Local optometrist offers Google Glass
    Google Glass, the smart eyewear that has been available mostly to a select group of users such as app developers, has launched a pilot program in an old-school retail channel: optometrists' offices. The stamp-size electronic screen mounted on the side...
  • Roadkill counter is an app for that splat

    Roadkill counter is an app for that splat
    The dirty business of counting doe DOAs has gone high-tech, courtesy of a Utah State University team that developed a smartphone application to chart collisions between motor vehicles and animals. The system could help reduce collisions that cause an...
  • POLL: Would You Buy an Amazon 3D Smartphone?

    Amazon.com has teased a June 18 announcement in its hometown of Seattle, where the e-retailer is expected to unveil a 3D-capable smartphone to challenge Apple's iPhone and Samsung Electronics' Android devices, among others. But it's not clear how...
  • A day in the life of Pink Taco CEO and Viper Room owner Harry Morton

    A day in the life of Pink Taco CEO and Viper Room owner Harry Morton
    On a recent Wednesday, Harry Morton sits at the head of a conference table at the Pink Taco offices on Sunset Boulevard. To his left, a bookshelf displays framed photos of Morton in Vanity Fair and Men's Vogue along with articles on how at 27 years old,...
  • Apple Smartwatch Set for Fall Launch: Report

    Apple is gearing up to enter the smartwatch market with a wearable device to monitor health data set to debut in October, Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported. The tech giant plans to produce 3-5 million smartwatch device per month -- more than the total...
  • Colorado passes laws regulating Uber, other rides-on-demand services

    Colorado passes laws regulating Uber, other rides-on-demand services
    Colorado this week became the first state to regulate smartphone rides-on-demand businesses such as Uber. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law Thursday measures that mandate drivers pass background checks, vehicles be inspected by mechanics and ride...
  • Dividing up the casino winnings

    Dividing up the casino winnings
    Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...
  • Bot passes Turing Test; judges think it's a 13-year-old boy

    Bot passes Turing Test; judges think it's a 13-year-old boy
    For the first time, a computer program has officially passed the Turing Test, which measures a machine's ability to think for itself -- at least under the standards set by a competition in Britain. The achievement, being hailed as a milestone for the...
  • Breathalyzer app sheds light on U.S. drinking habits

    Breathalyzer app sheds light on U.S. drinking habits
    The first data from breathalyzer selfies--measurements of blood-alcohol content by a new smartphone app--show that users drank the most on the weekend of the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. San Francisco-based breathalyzer manufacturer...
  • Taxis sow traffic chaos in Europe protesting against Uber car app

    Taxis sow traffic chaos in Europe protesting against Uber car app
    Taxi drivers sowed traffic chaos in Europe's top cities on Wednesday by mounting one of the biggest protests ever against Uber, a U.S. car service whose smartphone app summons rides at the touch of a button. Hundreds of licensed black taxis snarled...
  • Elon Musk opens up Tesla patents; it 'isn't entirely altruistic'

     Elon Musk opens up Tesla patents; it 'isn't entirely altruistic'
    The Tesla Model S just became the world’s first open-source car. Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors Inc., said Thursday that he was opening up the electric car company’s patents to all comers. “Technology leadership is not...