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Teen killed after locating his lost smartphone with a tracking app

June 19, 2015 - 12:13 am in Apps

Linking your mobile devices to a tracking service is a very good idea in case they get lost or stolen. But actually using tracking services to go find your device is not always a safe thing to do as one Canadian teen found at the cost of his life in London.Jeremy…


Why Seattle should bring back the 1700s London coffeehouse

August 21, 2014 - 9:49 am in Life

If there’s anything Seattle does better than anyone, it’s coffee shops. This city’s unbeatable selection of warm, friendly spaces to drop in, meet…


Microsoft emulates Star Trek, turns Skype into a Universal Translator

June 14, 2014 - 2:38 am in Apps

It’s been three years since Microsoft acquired Skype for a staggering $8.5 billion, but the investment didn’t end there. Microsoft isn’t just pushing…


CT scans let you see inside a mummy in amazing detail

June 11, 2014 - 2:18 pm in Science

Egyptologists have been using medical imaging technology to study mummies for many years now. An exhibit at the British Museum called “Ancient lives, new discoveries” is letting visitors peel back the layers for a closer look — virtually, of course.…