iCandy: Data Saves the Day

Gadgets alert us to weapons, the weather, and our workouts

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The U.K. media company Renew has installed 25 of these contraptions, which double as recycling bins and information kiosks, on the streets of London. It plans to add 50 more Renew pods—which broadcast news, weather, and travel information from 6 a.m. to midnight on days when the financial markets are open—by the time the Summer Olympics commences later this year.

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