Technology and Money

FDA is not cuckoo for Coco Loko, a chocolatey alternative to snorting cocaine
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Enlarge (credit: Legal Lean) In July, US Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer held a press conference to denounce a chocolate-flavored energy powder meant for snorting, called Coco Loko. He dubbed it “cocaine on training wheels” and called on the Food and Drug Administration to investigate. The agency did, it turns out. And though regulators didn’t […]

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Google’s year in search finds people ready to take action
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It's been a heck of a year. And as 2017 draws to a close, a bunch of web giants are on hand to remind us of what we got up to on their services. Twitter had us raging, Facebook saw us praying for victims of tragedies, and now Google (the biggest of t…

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Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Eclipse Release Date, Price and Specs     – CNET
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We go hands-on with Bang & Olufsen’s BeoVision TV, a souped-up, very expensive LG OLED TV that has an integrated soundbar and a motorized stand.

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Blix Release Date, Price and Specs     – CNET
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You insert recyclable cups prefilled with ingredients into the $150 Blix, and it automatically blends smoothies, soups and dips.

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The Tech Wars of 2018
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We are coming up to the end of the year, and it’s a good time to look forward. Next week, I’ll look back and call out my product of the year. Stepping outside of politics and the obvious war between the Democrats, Republicans and common sense, there is the war between Amazon and Google, which […]

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1More Launches THX Certified Headphone Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones In India
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1More has recently announced the launch of World’s First THX Certified Headphone, Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones in India, for a price of Rs 8,999. The company has once again collaborated with internationally acclaimed Grammy Award Winning producer, mixer, and sound engineer Luca Bignardi to perfect the final tuning to deliver a precise representation of your […]

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Trends That Have Taken Centre Stage In 2017 In Mobile Data
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In this digital age, mobile data usage is multiplying, thanks to social media and online presence becoming a prevalent part of everyday life. Mobile data usage exploded 42% from last year to 13.7 trillion megabytes, this equals to 35 times the amount of data used in the year 2010 and have the bandwidth to stream 1.6 […]

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SEC chairman urges 'extreme caution' with cryptocurrencies     – CNET
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The commission’s chairman warns of scams and market manipulation as Bitcoin hits record valuations on a near-daily basis.

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Ask Slashdot: What Is Your View On UFO Sightings?
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dryriver writes: UFOs sightings have been reported in the tens of thousands over the last decades. In the past, some have seen flying cigar-shaped craft (blimps?), some flying triangles, some more rounded-looking flying saucers. Often the apparent spacecraft does something improbable like standing completely still in the sky and then shooting off to somewhere at […]

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