Internet of Things gets a hand from ARM's new OS

The UK-based chip designer's new operating system is among several efforts, including the work of standards groups and a new wireless protocol, designed to speed the adoption of the Internet of Things.

'Ghost Gunner' can build untraceable, homemade guns

Defense Distributed's newest project is a PC-connected milling machine that aims to streamline the process of self-assembling AR-15 semi-automatic rifles.

Verizon gets in on double-data action

Verizon plays catchup with offers by Sprint and AT&T to increase amount of data on existing family plans.

Chromecast challenger Matchstick beats Kickstarter goal
Surprise! Microsoft jumps to Windows 10
Facebook apologizes to gay community, alters identity policy
Pressure's on: eBay needs to deliver after PayPal's spin-off

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