Cristian Călinescu

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Hack Your Brain With A Machine That Reads Minds

Star Wars first planted the idea over 35 years ago that we could move objects with our minds. That idea is now a reality that has come a long way in the last few years. Emotiv is on the cutting edge of that technology with headgear that allows you to do things, such as make a toy car whiz by or …

The Law Finally Catches Up With Pirate Bay Torrent Co-Founder

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde was arrested late Saturday after being on the lam for nearly two …

Long-Delayed Connected Device Tile Finally Starts Shipping

The Bluetooth-powered lost item finder called Tile, which last summer raised $2.6 million via crowdfunding, has finally begun shipping, the company now claims. Early backers may be a bit skeptical, given the delays the company experienced since raising a significant round of funding many months …

Russia to supply China with gas for 30 years

Russia has agreed to supply China with natural gas for 30 years from 2018 under a long-awaited deal struck Wednesday.<p>The two sides had been working on a deal for a decade, but the agreement has gained significance with Europe looking to reduce its dependence on Russian gas as relations with Moscow …

Vodafone profit warning sends shares crashing by 5%

Vodafone showed the world yesterday what its business looks like without its giant stake in the US telecoms group Verizon – and it wasn't pretty.<p>Its …

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Google overtakes Apple as world's most valuable brand

Google has usurped Apple as the most valuable brand in the world after three years at the top, according to a new survey<p><b>Google</b> has been named ahead of <b>Apple</b> as the world's most valuable brand, according to a new survey.<p>Apple's brand value fell by 20pc in the past year to just under $148bn (£88bn), …

Google's YouTube to buy streaming-video site Twitch for $1 billion - Variety

(Reuters) - Google Inc’s YouTube unit has reached a deal to acquire videogame-streaming service Twitch for more than $1 billion (594.5 million pounds), according to a report in Variety, the entertainment news publication.<p>The Google logo is spelled out in heliostats (mirrors that track the sun and …

Google Acquires Divide in Bid to Make Android Enterprise-Friendly

Google has snapped up Divide, the team behind a mobile app that offers a secure means of separating personal and work-related data on company-owned devices. As Recode reports, the team was formerly called Enterproid and the terms of the deal were not disclosed.<p>Divide confirmed the deal on its site. …

The Uber CEO’s Secret To A $10 Billion Company: Good Timing

It’d be nice to think your startup’s success is something you fully control. But Travis Kalanick, founder of several startup flops–and the uber-successful Uber–says it’s mostly about having a feel for timing.<p>Fresh off the rumors that his car-on-demand service, Uber, could soon be worth more than …

UK jobs growth rises at fastest rate in 43 years

Jobless number drops 133,000 to 2.2m as working population rises to all-time high of almost 30.5m<p>Jobs growth between January and March rose to a 43-year high, driving down the unemployment rate to its lowest level in more than five years.<p>The number of people in work rose to 30.43m - a record high - …