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Flip phones are hip again

Hipsters, rejoice. Next time you ride your fixed-gear bicycle to the the thrift store, where you find a vintage, grease-stained mechanic's shirt that matches your Rollie Fingers mustache and Grizzly Adams beard, there's an edgy, if technologically sub-optimal, way to tell your friends about it.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:31:26 EST
Flip phones are hip again

Hipsters, rejoice. Next time you ride your fixed-gear bicycle to the the thrift store, where you find a vintage, grease-stained mechanic's shirt that matches your Rollie Fingers mustache and Grizzly Adams beard, there's an edgy, if technologically sub-optimal, way to tell your friends about it.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:31:30 EST
The security gadget that's always listening

For Airbnb hosts who want to keep tabs on their homes, a full home security system might be overkill. They're expensive, and live cameras and motion detectors invade guests' privacy. So how do they make sure guests keep the volume down, aren't smoking inside and don't ransack their home?

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:29:41 EST
First a comet, then Mercury

After landing a probe on an icy comet, the European Space Agency (ESA) is now heading to scorching-hot Mercury with its BepiColombo spacecraft.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:01:41 EST
Africa's mobile money comes to Europe

Snapchat may be the latest application to offer a mobile payment feature, but the idea that made Snapcash possible was spawned more than seven years ago in Africa.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:01:58 EST
The home security device that's always listening

For Airbnb hosts who want to keep tabs on their homes, a full home security system might be overkill. They're expensive, and live cameras and motion detectors invade guests' privacy. So how do they make sure guests keep the volume down, aren't smoking inside and don't ransack their home?

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:45:50 EST
After hopping on a comet, Mercury is next up

After landing a probe on an icy comet, the European Space Agency (ESA) is now heading to scorching-hot Mercury with its BepiColombo spacecraft.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:06:09 EST
Website streams private webcams

A Russian website is streaming video from private webcams around the world. Laurie Segall reports.

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:43:13 EST
How close can a drone fly to your plane?

Attorney Danny Cevallos explains a few of the legal questions surrounding civilian drones.

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:42:38 EST
No bank required: Peer-to-peer is changing lending

It's said that lending to friends is a good way to lose them, but how about lending to a complete stranger?

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:05:39 EST
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