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Smartphone app could help doctors detect opioid overdoses

A new mobile app could alert doctors to people who have overdosed on opioids by tapping into a smartphone’s speaker and microphone. The “Second Chance” app, developed by a team of researchers from the University of Washington, turns your phone into a…

Watch AMD’s CES press event in under 9 minutes

AMD didn’t just respond to introductions from Intel and NVIDIA at CES 2019 — it came out swinging. The chipmaker had plenty to show at its press event, and frequently claimed a performance edge over its rivals. The centerpiece was undoubtedly…

AMC’s MoviePass rival ends 2018 with more than 600,000 subscribers

How is AMC’s MoviePass competitor faring as 2018 winds to a close? Quite well, if you ask the theater chain. AMC reports that Stubs A-List has over 600,000 subscribers as of the end of the year, or six months after its June debut. As the company h…

NSA leaker Reality Winner sentenced to 5 years in prison

Reality Winner, the whistleblower who leaked NSA election hacking data, pled guilty back in June to a single count of transmitting national defense information. Today, she was sentenced to 63 months in prison, which prosecutors called the long…

B&O’s pricey Google Assistant speakers go on sale next month

When we saw Bang & Olufsen’s Google-Assistant enabled BeoSound speaker at CES in January, they didn’t have a price or street date. Seven months later, that’s changed. Now we know the Google Assistant-enabled, 360-degree speakers will be available…

NASA apps take you to space with VR and selfies

NASA’s apps tend to be all-business, but it’s livening things up this time around — the administration has released two apps that go beyond dry scientific explanations. The most intriguing is likely Exoplanet Excursions, a VR app for Oculus and HT…