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"Gone!" a new app launching in Austin and San Francisco, promises to help you sell, donate or recycle practically any item with the help of its experts.

New app with Austin roots wants to get your stuff 'Gone'

A digital tool for hoarders (or at least clutterphobes)? "Gone" promises to help you get rid of items quickly and easily.

Broads-View Opens Up Norfolk Waterways

Broads-View Opens Up Norfolk Waterways

The Norfolk Broads will soon be available for virtual navigation thanks to a novel aquatic equivalent of Google's Streetview technology

FTC files suits in war on mobile cramming

The Federal Trade Commission has waged a war on companies accused of “mobile cramming,” and they’ve already begun winning some battles. A day after it warned carriers such as AT&T and Verizon to crack down on cramming, officials convinced a court in California to shut down many companies that have ...

New Tech Opens Doors for Jobseekers

New Tech Opens Doors for Jobseekers

New technology is opening up whole new careers to young jobseekers who may be having difficulty getting into more established professions.

Key making apps provide convenience, but also risks

Key making is a daily grind for clerks at Brownie's Hardware Store in San Francisco.  "On a slow day, twenty," clerk Alicia Ellis told KTVU. "On a busy day, in the hundreds easily. We do get a lot of people who say, 'Oh, I got drunk over the weekend and ...

“Battlefield: Hardline,” an action combat game from Electronic Arts, was due out in October, but has been delayed to early 2015. Many releases of big-budget games for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One game consoles aren’t scheduled for this year. Credit: Electronic Arts, Inc.

Column: hackathons hot, wearables TOO hot for summer

In this week's Digital Savant column, we bounce around the topics of wearables fatigue, the explosion of local hackathons, the dearth of next-generation games this year and more.

'Holy Grail' of lithium batteries could provide 4 times the power

Stanford University researchers say they've developed a "pure" lithium ion battery, and it could have us sending emojis, streaming music and driving electric cars up to four times as long. Their work, published in Nature Nanotechnology, overcomes a problem engineers have spent years trying to solve: creating a lithium anode. Every battery ...

“The Last of Us Remastered” is a revamped version of last year’s hit PlayStation 3 game with improved graphics and and extra content for the PlayStation 4.

'Last of Us Remastered' and 'LEGO Ninjago Nindroids' lead game releases

Last year's hit 'The Last of Us' returns with a new PlayStation 4 version.

Making Money Out of Social Media

Making Money Out of Social Media

Samira Hussain reports from New York on the opportunities opened up by technology that did not even exist a few years ago.

FILE- In this April 17, 2007 file photo, exhibitors of the Google company work on laptop computers in front of an illuminated sign of the Google logo at the industrial fair Hannover Messe in Hanover, Germany. Google’s removal of search results in Europe is drawing accusations of press censorship, as stories from some of the continent’s most prominent news outlets begin vanishing. The U.S. Internet giant said Thursday it is getting 1,000 requests a day to scrub results. The U.S. firm must comply with a May ruling from the European Union’s top court that enables citizens to ask for the removal of embarrassing personal information that pops up on a search of their names. Among links to vanish were stories on a soccer referee who resigned after a scandal in 2010, French office workers making post-it art, a couple having sex on a train and a lawyer facing a fraud trial. At least three British media, including the Guardian newspaper and public broadcaster BBC, said Google notified them search results in Europe would not contain some links to their publications.(AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File)

Google's next frontier: the human body

Google's moonshot research division Google X is now studying the human body from the inside out trying to discover what the perfect, healthy human looks like. Sound a little creepy? Well, it could have breakthrough implications.  Google calls this research its Baseline Study. The tech giant is collecting genetic and ...

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