Science & Technology News Science & Technology News from en 60 ​This is what powerful people sound like Research hones in on the acoustic cues that make some people sound powerful -- and how to fake it Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:40:27 -0600 SciTech - Hardware Startups in Greater China Educate Consumers on Indoor Air Pollution In Hong Kong, we’re used to images of our smog-choked harbour and celebrate at the sight of clearer skies. While we know the air outside is less than perfect, but what about our indoor environments? Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:38:00 -0600 Forbes - Tech New Facebook Rules to Sting Entrepreneurs Starting in mid-January, the social network will intensify its efforts to filter out unpaid promotional material in user news feeds. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:34:22 -0600 What's News Technology How one man built the awesome Chromecast accessory Google should have made Chromecast is a very cool way to stream content from your smartphone or PC onto your television. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come with a remote control that you can use to manage the device from your couch. GigaOM brings us the story of Chromecast fan Jeff Bower, who decided to take ... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:30:15 -0600 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Tips for avoiding online shopping scams Cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs exposes some of the biggest mistakes people make during the holiday shopping season. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:26:27 -0600 SciTech - We should be able to see George Brandis' metadata There is a major difference between law-enforcement agencies and media accessing metadata, but arguably that changes when it comes to politicians using taxpayer-funded phones. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:13:06 -0600'%20metadata Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Cox Communications Sued by Music Publishers Two music publishers are suing Cox Communications, saying the cable company is deliberately turning a blind eye to illegal downloading by its broadband subscribers. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:11:24 -0600 What's News Technology In 'Lost' Trove Of IRS Emails, 2,500 May Link White House To Confidential Taxpayer Data Amid revelations that 30,000 'lost' emails weren't really lost, we're told 2,500 documents with private taxpayer data may have gone to the White House. If so, why? Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:09:00 -0600'Lost'%20Trove%20Of%20IRS%20Emails,%202,500%20May%20Link%20White%20House%20To%20Confidential%20Taxpayer%20Data Forbes - Tech eBay wants to put interactive mirrors in dressing rooms To reach the brick-and-mortar world, eBay is turning to interactive mirrors. Because shopping wasn't stressful enough before the mirrors started talking to you. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:49:02 -0600 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News AT&T Backtracks on Threat to Halt Fiber Rollout AT&T backpedaled from a threat to freeze the rollout of its ultrafast Internet service because of uncertainty around the government’s net-neutrality rules. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:43:32 -0600 What's News Technology Ebay's new 'smart stores' feel like the future of shopping Over the last year eBay’s brand has struggled a bit. It was hit with a massive security breach and announced that it was spinning out PayPal, a divorce precipitated by the overwhelming investor sentiment that eBay was holding PayPal back. Still, the company has show steady growth and profit, giving it the ... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:32:30 -0600's%20new%20'smart%20stores'%20feel%20like%20the%20future%20of%20shopping Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Invisible Shield Glass: A Glass iPhone 6 Screen Protector Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:29:00 -0600 Forbes - Tech These gorgeous photos perfectly capture the infuriatingly sad story of global warming Global warming is a hotly debated topic around the world, as many people are still not convinced Earth’s climate is being affected by human activity. Business Insider has put up a collection of 17 gorgeous pictures that tell an infuriatingly sad story: global warming is affecting our lives in various ... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:15:49 -0600 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft will soon start its journey to a carbon-rich asteroid Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:07:00 -0600's%20Hayabusa%202%20spacecraft%20will%20soon%20start%20its%20journey%20to%20a%20carbon-rich%20asteroid Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Parents urged to get ‘superspreader’ toddlers vaccinated against flu Department of Health warns that only one in four children eligible for free nasal spray vaccine has received it so far this year Continue reading... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:01:03 -0600 Science | The Guardian