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Study: Tiny, Wireless Pacemaker Could Be Surgery-Free Option

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Aug 30
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says.

At A Virtual Reality Expo, VR Comes in Many Forms

VIDEO GAMES | By Derrik J. Lang | Aug 30
At the third annual VRLA, a gathering of VR creators and enthusiasts in Southern California, the immersive technology transported more than 2,000 attendees to other countries, worlds and dimensions.

Pentagon Funding New High-Tech Venture

SCIENCE | By Lolita C. Baldor | Aug 29
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft.

Apps Aim to Assist Gay Travelers

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 15
Inspired by the advent of the sharing economy and the LGBT community's embrace of web-based dating sites, developers of two new cellphone apps aim to assist gay travelers in connecting with local hosts and residents in cities around the world.

Hookup App Scruff Celebrates Five Years

PERSONAL TECH | By John McDonald | Aug 2
Scruff bills itself as one of the largest gay dating apps in the world. The company celebrated five years of existence last week and SFGN interviewed one of its founders.

Website Curates Coming Out Stories

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 19
Some of the stories are from anonymous posters, such as one by a gay man from the Middle East now living in the U.S. but still concerned about people from his home country learning about his sexual orientation.

ManCrunch Raises The Stakes In Gay Dating Apps

NATIONAL | By John McDonald | Jul 6
ManCrunch claims phishing will not happen on its new platform, touting the app's ability to curb profile "surprises" while connecting users to the global market.

Community Focused and Crowd Funded, Q Wants to be First All Inclusive App

PERSONAL TECH | May 30
Despite the similarities to some of its pick-up app counterparts, its creator hopes Q will set itself apart as the more inclusive, less intimidating alternative.

Hillary's 'Homebrew' Email Servers: Genius or Sneaky?

LEGAL | By Anne Flaherty, Nancy Benac | Mar 7
The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as secretary of state was most likely about the size of your office desktop computer and could have been tucked quietly in a corner somewhere.

Getting Hitched in the 21st Century :: 'I Do' Goes Hi-Tech

FAMILY | By Joel Martens | Feb 21
Planning your wedding has entered the 21st Century... it's as easy as going online, setting up a profile and following a step-by-step guide. Here are some great options and resources for planning that special day.

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