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Google Glass Gets An App To Power The Cyber Cops And Futuristic Firefighters Of Tomorrow | TechCrunch

Google Glass has lots of potential applications beyond just making it easier for people to check out their Twitter feed without taking their phones out of their pockets. Mutualink is demoing one such app today at APCO, a conference for public safety communications, with its Glass App for police, firefighters and first responders. via Google […]

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iPhone fingerprint reader talk boosting biometric stocks

Mobile payments are set to soar as more people transfer money and shop on their smartphones. Total transactions will rise to $721 billion by 2017 from $235 billion this year, according to researcher Gartner Inc. Tattoo Recognition Suppliers of secure identification cards with embedded chips are already benefiting from growing adoption of biometric authentication. Companies […]

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Sakurajima Volcano Erupts in Japan: Largest Eruption in Decades Sends Ash Plume Thousands of Feet High – weather.com

Sakurajima, one of Japan’s most active volcanoes, experienced one of its most powerful eruptions in decades Sunday, sending an ash plume thousands of feet into the air. The volcano, located in the far southwestern part of Japan’s mainland on the island of Kyushu, began to erupt at 4:31 p.m. local time Sunday (3:31 a.m. EDT […]

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Google Outage: Internet Traffic Plunges 40%

Worldwide internet traffic plunged by around 40% as Google services suffered a complete black-out, according to web analytics experts.The tech company said all of its services from Google Search to Gmail to YouTube to Google Drive went down for between one and five minutes last night.The reason for the outage is not yet known, and […]

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Have you got ‘screen sightedness’? Smartphones are causing sight problems to soar, warns eye surgeon | Mail Online

Rates of short sightedness among young people have soared because of smartphones, a leading laser eye surgeon has claimed. David Allamby, Founder of Focus Clinics, says there has been a 35 per cent increase in the number of people with advancing myopia (short sightedness) since the launch of smartphones in 1997. via Have you got […]

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Black Republicans call for Obama impeachment

A Florida-based organization of black Republicans is calling for Barack Obama’s impeachment, releasing “Articles” that charge him with “egregious acts of despotism that constitute high crimes and misdemeanors.” According to the Florida WatchdogWire, there are 10 articles including obstruction of the investigation into the Benghazi, Libya, murder of four Americans; the scandal of the administration’s […]

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BREAKING: Putin puts all Russian military facilities at “Egyptian military’s disposal” – THE WATCHTOWERS

Sources told Egypt Independent that Russian President Vladimir Putin called for an extraordinary session at the Russian Kremlin to discuss the situation in Egypt and take the necessary steps to put the Russian military facilities “at the Egyptian military’s disposal”. Putin will discuss Russian arrangements for joint-military exercises with the Egyptian army according to source. […]

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Powerful car bomb kills 14 in south Beirut neighborhood that is Hezbollah stronghold – The Washington Post

BEIRUT — A powerful car bomb ripped through a crowded southern Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of the militant group Hezbollah on Thursday, killing at least 14 people and trapping dozens of others in burning cars and buildings in the latest apparent violence linked to the civil war in neighboring Syria, officials said. via […]

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