Google Following Your Offline Credit Card Spending To Tell Advertisers If Their Ads Work – Consumerist

Google’s holding its annual conference for marketers today in San Francisco, and to kick it off they’re announcing some new tools advertisers can use. One of them promises to tie…

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Scientists Can Now Sequence DNA With a Smartphone

It was not so long ago that sequencing even tiny snippets of DNA was a costly, cumbersome process that required access to a state-the-art lab. Today, we are inching close to putting a DNA sequencer in every pocket.

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Your Fancy Pill-Reminder Box Isn’t Helping You Remember Anything

If you’re the type of person that has trouble remembering to say, take your birth control or heart medication every day, technology offers a solution. Pillboxes, these days, are tricked out pieces of tech. For $100 or less, you can buy one that syncs to your phone, reminds you to take your pills, and even tattles on you to your loved ones if you fail to heed its persistent beeps. Trouble is, the things might not actually work.

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