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Amid debate, Google Glass app wakes drowsy drivers

As the debate continues over whether a driver should wear Google Glass behind the wheel, a new app for the wearable computer helps keep drowsy drivers awake.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 04:50am EST

Tags: Google Glass, DriveSafe For Glass, wearable computer, Jake Steinerman,

Wireless Registry launches, could power Internet of Things

A D.C.-based start-up has launched the first global wireless registry, letting people and businesses own their unique WiFi SSIDs. It paves the way for mobile proximity services.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 04:12am EST

Tags: SSID, wireless registry, Patrick Parodi, Network Solutions,

No fable: Smart PJs read bedtime stories to kids

Wearable technology is all the rage. A child wearing Smart PJs can now hear and see bedtime stories on a phone or tablet.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 04:53am EST

Tags: Juan Murdoch, Smart PJs, pajamas,

Mobile devices at risk in extreme cold weather

The frigid weather isn't just miserable for people, animals, cars and heating bills. Mobile devices can take a beating when the temperatures plummet.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 05:23am EST

Tags: Ryan Joyce, AT&T, smartphone, mobile devices,

When being 'incredibly good' is bad for children

Parents who heap lavish praise on children are likely doing a disservice, especially for youngsters with low self-esteem.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 04:39am EST

Tags: praise, Eddie Brummelman, Brad Bushman, Psychological Science,

No sign of missing American University student off Dubai coast

The search has intensified, but there's still no sign of an American University PhD student who was last seen while spearfishing off the coast of Dubai on New Year's Day.

Sunday - 01/05/2014, 11:19am EST

Tags: Adel Ait-Ghezala, Nadim Majzoub, Dubai, spearfishing,

Technology could increase access to legal services

Legal experts hope to use technology to make some legal assistance available and affordable to all Americans, by facilitating the creation of court-approved documents for basic services.

Friday - 01/03/2014, 11:48am EST

Tags: Legal Services Corporation, James Sandman, TurboTax, legal aid,

Mobile device use raises risk of eye syndrome

The constant use of mobile devices raises the risk of an eye syndrome, according to doctors of opthalmology. One of the problems: mobile users don't blink enough.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 03:36am EST

Tags: Riwo Oboh-Weilke, Georgetown University Hospital, opthalmology,

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January 1964: Beatlemania blast-off

Exactly 50 years ago, many in America were first hearing music from The Beatles. The Washington, D.C. area played a large role in fanning Beatlemania.

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 12:58pm EST

Tags: Larry Kane, Beatles, When They Were Boys, Ticket to Ride, Ed Sullivan,

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Taking mystery, anxiety out of 'check engine' light

The sudden appearance of a vehicle's "check engine" light is an anxiety-provoking moment for drivers. A new smartphone app helps take the mystery out of the intimidating indicator, before taking the car to the mechanic.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 10:45am EST

Tags: Check Engine, Zubie, Navin Ganeshan, OBD codes,

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