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The Skagen Falster is a high fashion Android wearable

Skagen is a well-know maker of thin and uniquely Danish watches. Founded in 1989, the company is now part of the Fossil group and, as such, has begin dabbling in both the analog with the Hagen and now

Update: Family networking app Life360 hires PathSense team to boost location-based services

Update: This article was updated to clarify that Life360 hired the PathSense team, but that PathSense retains ownership of its intellectual property and is still actively selling licenses. Life360, th

SpaceX is making big money moves

Planning a Mars mission, a global telecommunications network for inexpensive internet service and creating an interplanetary hedge against World War Three isn’t cheap, so it’s no wonder th

SpaceX and United Launch Alliance land $640 million in Air Force launches

The U.S. Air Force wants to maintain its options: It awarded a total of $640 million in satellite launch contracts to both SpaceX and the United Launch Alliance (Boeing and Lockheed Martin’s joi

Blue Vision Labs, which builds ‘collaborative’ AR, emerges from stealth with $14.5M led by GV

Blue Vision Labs, a London-based augmented reality startup co-founded by computer vision experts from Oxford and Imperial College, is emerging from stealth today with a new platform that it claims wil

Ford cars are getting a new ‘voice-controlled co-driver’ thanks to Sygic

Ford vehicles equipped with the automaker’s SYNC 3 infotainment system will soon have access to a new voice-powered driving assistant behind the wheel – Sygic’s new aptly named “Dr

Congress should close the loophole allowing warrantless digital car searches

Daniel Castro Contributor Share on Twitter Daniel Castro is vice president at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and director of ITIF's Daniel Castro is vice president at the Informa

Nokia 8110’s slider ‘Matrix’ feature phone returns with 4G and a €79 price tag

Nokia’s 8110 — the distinctive ‘candy bar’ feature phone with a slider opening — was once the phone that everyone wanted but no one could afford, made popular through the

Dobby’s foldable pocket drone is the perfect mix of portability and functionality

Most consumer drones available on the market today fit in one of two categories: full-fledged UAVs like DJI’s Inspire, Phantom or Mavic, or portable “selfie” drones like Hover that

The R.Pi IoT Shield adds IoT connectivity to your DIY project

Of all the things in this great green world which we desire, the most important is connection. That’s why the R.Pi IoT family is pretty cool. Built by the team that brought us TinyLab, these cle

Robots and on-board ovens deliver on Zume’s promise of better pizza

Today, in a world of bacon-wrapped crust and custom-modified Chevys with pizza warmers, being excited about pizza is just not as easy as it used to be. Zume Pizza founder Julia Collins and her Elon Mu

SpaceX is awarded its first national security contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded SpaceX an $82.7 million contract to launch their GPS-3 satellite into orbit. This is the first National Security Space (NSS) contract for SpaceX, who won essentially by

New Air Force Satellites Launched To Improve GPS

This morning, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched a Boeing-built satellite into orbit as part of the U.S. Air Force’s Global Positioning System (GPS). This $131 million satellite

Google Maps Gets Offline Navigation And Search

It’s 8am and you’re in your garage. You have to head into a different direction today, but you can’t fire up Google Maps until you’ve left the garage, because you’re offl

Mojio Launches Apps And Services Marketplace For Its Connected Car Platform

Mojio, a connected car platform based around a small, Internet-connected device you plug into your car’s OBD port, is launching an app and services store for its platform today. The new Mojio D

Garmin Announces The Forerunner 25, A Jolly And Inexpensive Workout Watch

Smartwatch, schmartwatch - you gotta get you a Garmin! The new Forerunner 25 is a low-cost workout watch that comes in multiple jolly colors and can register your heart rate, speed, distance, and pers

DJI Announces A New, Easy-To-Use Camera Drone, The Phantom 3 Standard

DJI has just announced a new camera drone, the Phantom 3 Standard, an oddly-named quadcopter that features a built-in HD video camera, 25 minutes of flight time on one charge, and a special follow mod

Garmin’s New VIRB Action Cameras Capture Data From Your Experiences

Garmin's VIRB line of action cameras got a big refresh this morning with the introduction of the new X and XE models, which collect data from a variety of sensors to create graphical overlays to show

3D Robotics Launches DroneKit, Its API For Building Drone Apps

3D Robotics, the largest U.S.-based drone manufacturer, today announced the launch of DroneKit, its open-source API for writing drone apps. Because 3D Robotics has always taken a platform approach, Dr

Wi-Fi And Gestures Could Soon Help Android Wear Match Some Apple Watch Advantages

Android Wear is reportedly getting some updates that will help it mirror or offer alternatives to some of the big wearable advantages Apple has made available on the new Apple Watch, including input a
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