Andre Louw

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The return of eugenics

Researchers don’t like the word – but they're running ahead with the idea, and Britain is at the forefront<p>The only way of cutting off the constant stream of idiots and imbeciles and feeble-minded persons who help to fill our prisons and workhouses, reformatories, and asylums is to prevent those who …

Majority of iPhone/iPad workers at Pegatron’s Shanghai factory exceed 60-hour work limit, claims China Labor Watch

China Labor Watch says that an undercover investigation at a Pegatron factory manufacturing iPhones and iPads found that 58% of workers there were working in excess of 60 hours a week – the limit laid down by Apple for its suppliers. It also said that overtime, which is supposed to be voluntary, is …

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Anki's new robot car racing game totally blew me away by bridging the digital and real world

Try as I might, it’s hard to keep up with <i>every single</i> gadget/device/connected toy released, and Anki’s Drive racing game totally passed me by first time around.<p>However, the company has just released its second robot racing game in the form of Anki Overdrive, which is partially compatible with the …

iPhone 6s: Hot? Not? Apple Investors Await Hints of a Merry (Smartphone) Christmas.

With earnings announced on Tuesday, will the iPhone 6s models maintain their launch momentum?<p>Will the latest version of Apple’s flagship iPhone surpass the modest holiday sales expectations of Wall Street?<p>Investors hope to gain insights from Apple on Tuesday, as the company reports its September …

Startup Helium Hopes Keeping Things Cool Is a Hot Market

Showcasing its connected-device approach by targeting the medical and grocery markets with a wirelessly connected temperature sensor.<p>A recent problem with a malfunctioning refrigerator at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford means that 1,500 kids will need to be re-vaccinated.<p>Helium, a San …

Raspberry Pi offers custom-made, mass-produced boards

It's one thing to buy a Raspberry Pi for your own tinkering, but it's another when you need to buy a lot of them for your company -- you aren't going to tweak thousands of boards by hand. Thankfully, you don't have to. Raspberry Pi is teaming up with Element14 on a customization service that lets …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Reviews for the new Apple TV are out.</b> Reviews are generally positive and make it sound like a good all-round streaming device.<p><b>2. Lab-testing startup Theranos is reportedly preparing to shuffle its board of directors.</b> That news comes as the startup is under fire over how much of its own …