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This 3D-printed airless concept tire will never go flat

Michelin has unveiled the "Visionary Concept" tire that's 3D printed and airless. The long-lasting design would be repaired by reprinting the tread …

Théoriz recreates the Holodeck with AR tech and projectors

If you had to list the most mind-blowing tech demos in recent memory, Microsoft's Hololens AR headset would need to be included, as would its projector-enhanced Illumiroom. A company called Théoriz from Lyon, France has married both of those things to create a "mixed reality room" that uses …

This CEO says the future of car manufacturing is 3D printing

Divergent 3D CEO Kevin Czinger built the Blade from 3D-printed aluminum joints that snap together like legos.

Inside Microsoft's Plan to Change Laptops Forever

The future of laptops is pointing towards one that's always-on with data over 4G (and eventually 5G). It's been the key message behind several …

Eagle Eye Networks buys Panasonic's cloud video surveillance service and Nubo security camera

Cloud-based video management specialist Eagle Eye Networks expands its global reach by acquiring Panasonic's video surveillance solution.<p>Founded in …

American military backs an entirely new kind of processor

Virtually every processor you see is based on the same basic (Von Neumann) computing model: they're designed to access large chunks of sequential data and fill their caches as often as possible. This isn't the quickest way to accomplish every task, however, and the American military wants to …

Georgia Tech

Audi previews new electric car factory: ‘Electric motors instead of internal combustion engines, batteries instead of fuel tanks’

There’s nothing more concrete in the electric vehicle revolution than when legacy automakers are converting internal combustion engine production capacity to electric motor production.<p>Audi seems to understand that as it previews its new electric car factory by saying: “electric motors instead of …

If You Think Fighting Climate Change Will Be Expensive, Calculate the Cost of Letting It Happen

With the Trump Administration’s surprising U-turn on the COP21 Paris Agreement, the U.S. finds itself with some strange bedfellows, joining Nicaragua and Syria in abstaining from this important treaty. The White House’s argument for leaving the treaty is based on economic nationalism: President …

Tesla Model X officially becomes highest safety rated SUV (by significant margin) with 5-star rating in every safety category

Tesla did it again with the Model X. NHTSA confirmed today that after crash testing Tesla’s all-electric SUV, it received a 5-star rating in every safety category – making it the highest safety rated SUV.<p>Of all the vehicles tested by NHTSA, only the Tesla Model S bested the Model X for the lowest …

These 3 Power Brokers Will Transform the Future of Energy (1 of Them Is Elon Musk) | Inc.com

When we think of transforming industries, we tend to think only in terms of what has already been done and seems reasonably plausible. However, it takes a certain type of visionary to think outside the box. To "transform" also means to revolutionize, remodel, overhaul, reshape, redo and reorganize …

Fisker’s Tesla competitor has 400 mile range and charges in just 9 minutes

Henrik Fisker is a bit of a legend in the automotive design world, so when he announced that he was working on an all-new electric vehicle that would …

Element AI, a platform for companies to build AI solutions, raises $102M

The race for artificial intelligence technology is on, and while tech giants like Google and Facebook snap up top talent to build out their own AI-powered products, a new startup has just raised a huge round of funding to help the rest of us.<p>Element AI — a Montreal-based platform and incubator that …

How Much RAM Do You Really Need?

“How much RAM do I need?” It’s one of the most frequent questions asked by anyone buying or upgrading a PC, and while there are some reasonable stock …

Drawing on the reMarkable Tablet Feels Incredibly Natural

<i>"Oh, wow! … How does this work?!"</i><p>That was my reaction to writing on the reMarkable tablet, a 10.3-inch slate that uses a unique CANVAS display …

Pixel-morphing technology can improve display resolutions by 200%

Researchers at the University of Central Florida have come up with a technique to squeeze three times the resolution out of a standard LCD monitor. …

Massive Leak Reveals Monster 18-core Intel Core i9-7980XE Processor: Should AMD Be Worried?

Who wants an 18-core, 36-thread desktop processor? Well, this could be on the cards in the near future as the latest rumor points at Intel not stopping at just a measly 12-cores with its imminent launch of its X299 platform and Skylake-X processors. Instead, there could be 14-core, 16-core and even …

Computer Hardware

This is the new Ambient OS, Essential’s big bet to control your home

If this, then that, but much bigger<p>It’s a huge morning of news from Andy Rubin’s Essential: a new Android phone with a unique edge-to-edge display, a modular accessory system, a new 360 camera for that system, and a new intelligent speaker with a huge circular display.<p>But the biggest news of all …

How An Ambitious Startup Innovated Digital for B2B and B2C Companies

Business is not just a single entity but a combination of things. Every business becomes great because their leaders realize the importance of creation of an efficient network of humans that will support it no matter what. Cisco, known as “The Human Network”, demonstrates the point pretty well.<p>The …

Small Business

Get all you need to become a certified cybersecurity expert for only $69

There are few IT skills more valued than the ability to protect a computer network from hackers and cyber thieves. Start down that lucrative career path today with the Cybersecurity Certification Mega Bundle, which can be yours for just $69 – over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals.<p>With this course, …

Don’t call BMW’s futuristic new concept motorbike a scooter

This looks like a scooter, but it’s actually the BMW Motorrad Concept Link, the latest in BMW’s series of exhaustingly named Motorrad concept vehicles, which imagine a not-so distant future in which we all travel around in angular, sci-fi style.<p>The Link offers an electric drive, which makes …

Like design standards manuals? Then you’ll love this new bookstore

Like design standards manuals? Then you’ll love this new bookstore. (Courtesy Hamish Smyth, Order)<p>(Courtesy Hamish Smyth, Order)<p>(Courtesy Hamish …

Meet March & White, The British Design Duo Invading America

Few design teams have built a more formidable reputation for elegance with an edge than March & White, the London-based architecture and interior design studio that has quickly amassed a global clientele of luxury hotels, restaurants, and condominiums.<p>The duo - Elliot March and James White – has …

Hyde Park

Inside Stockholm’s Sleek New Apartment By VRÅ Homestyling

The Scandinavians are no strangers to contemporary design and for this occasion they've taken the lazy term 'apartment' and turned it into a thriving …

Apartments

Clerkenwell Design Week: Lighting that Steals the Show - The Plus Paper

<b>We Bring you the Best In #CDW’s Innovative Interior Illumination</b><p>With a location as riddled with arresting contemporary lighting design as <b>Clerkenwell</b> …

Unity, whose software powers half of all new mobile games, lands $400 million from Silver Lake

Unity Technologies, a 13-year-old, San Francisco-based company that makes development tools for video game creators, has raised $400 million in fresh funding from the private equity firm Silver Lake. A “big chunk” of the round went toward purchasing the shares of longtime employees and earlier …

Fitness trackers out of step when measuring calories, research shows

Fitness devices can help monitor heart rate but are unreliable at keeping tabs on calories burned, research has revealed.<p>Scientists put seven consumer devices through their paces, comparing their data with gold-standard laboratory measurements.<p>“We were pleasantly surprised at how well the heart …

Wearable Tech

The Best Small Business Accounting Software of 2018

If you're running a small business, keeping a tight grip on your finances is critical to success. These top tested accounting apps and services can …

World's fastest camera can capture rapid molecular processes

Those high-speed cameras that capture over million or even over a billion frames per second have got nothing on Lund University's creation. The Swedish University's invention can film at a rate equivalent to five <i>trillion</i> images per second -- that's enough to capture anything that happens within 0.2 …

Atoms

The world’s best mesh Wi-Fi system now boosts any router you already have

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about mesh Wi-Fi systems even if you don’t already own one. These next-generation wireless internet solutions use a …

The endgame for cameras is having no camera at all

April 12th, 2017<p>I've been reading about Gcam, the Google X project that was first sparked by the need for a tiny camera to fit inside Google Glass, before evolving to power the world-beating camera of the Google Pixel. Gcam embodies an atypical approach to photography in seeking to find software …