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Meet Emma, the wearable that helps people with Parkinson’s

Microsoft has unveiled a prototype watch that helps those suffering from Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder that affects over 10 million people worldwide.<p>The wearable, codenamed Project Emma, is designed to reduce the uncontrollable shaking, one of the early Parkinson’s symptoms. Small …

Why girls need STEM and why STEM needs girls - Today's Parent

Photo: Tony Lanz Illustration: Nicole Chung<p>We spend a lot of time in our house talking to my nine-year-old stepdaughter about <b>Grown-Up Career Options.</b> …

Stereotypes

10 ways technology is fighting climate change

People are starting to heed the warnings of climate scientists by harnessing technology to slow the rate of rising seas and warming temperatures. …

How These Seven Tech Leaders Are Tackling Diversity In 2017

In the Trump era, companies are feeling pressured to champion inclusivity. Here’s how tech execs are responding.<p>Over the last few years, diversity has inched perilously toward buzzword status. Tech companies have taken to talking loudly and frequently about it since 2014 in particular, when Google …

US Government Awards $2.25 Million to Blockchain Research Projects

The US government has awarded research contracts to three startups working with blockchain worth a total of about $2.25m.<p>The Department of Homeland …

What is Blockchain Technology? A Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners

Shares 23K<p>Is blockchain technology the new internet?<p>The blockchain is an undeniably ingenious invention – the brainchild of a person or group of …

Blockchain

CES 2017: Hands On with Sony Xperia Projector Prototype

I love seeing prototypes at CES, because it's a chance to actually influence how things are made. Take the Sony Xperia Projector, a prototype/concept …

New TV Technology 2017

It seems that technology is the most powerful factor in shaping our everyday realities. Internet alone has changed so many things and transformed …

Televisions

News: HoloLens, Magic Leap & SmartGlasses—Lots of Mixed & Augmented Reality Coming to CES 2017s

The coming year promises to be a good one for those of us watching the augmented and mixed reality world. And the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft's new VR headset could bridge HoloLens, Windows and Xbox (hands-on)

Acer may be the first to start shipping an inexpensive, quality headset for Windows developers -- but this $300 device is no HoloLens.<p>Microsoft doesn't have its own VR headset. It has <i>five</i> -- last year, Acer, Asus, Dell, HP and Lenovo all signed on to make wearable screens for Windows PCs.<p>There's …

Augmented Reality

2018 Media and Entertainment Outlook

The 2018 Media & Entertainment Outlook reviews where opportunities for growth are occurring, trends companies should be mindful of, and which markets …

Televisions

Tech Trends 2017

Machine Learning

5 Tech Predictions for 2017

I’ve been writing a tech predictions column for nearly 30 years now. I study our research and look for trends and information that give me hints of …

2018 Technology Industry Outlook

The 2018 Technology Outlook reviews which industry trends are top-of-mind and strategies that tech companies are leveraging as they plan for …

Technology can’t replace the human touch

Everywhere you turn these days, there’s talk of automation replacing people. Technology is surely advancing at a rapid rate, and in today’s click-driven media environment, sensationalism sells, but just because tech can replace a human worker doesn’t mean we’re always going to want that. In some …

Rise of robotics will upend laws and lead to human job quotas, study says

Report predicts rise in robotics will usher in ‘industrial revolution 4.0’ altering working practices and legal frameworks<p>Innovation in artificial intelligence and robotics could force governments to legislate for quotas of human workers, upend traditional working practices and pose novel dilemmas …

The Future

Transhumanism: Should we use robotics to enhance humans?

Many worry about superhuman AI. But what about human augmentation? Here's why transhumanism, a philosophy that considers melding humans and machines, …

Singularity

Welcome to the era of transhumanism

The series was an overt examination of a transhumanist future, with the title H+ being an appropriation of the common transhuman abbreviation. Five …

Singularity

God in the machine: my strange journey into transhumanism

After losing her faith, a former evangelical Christian felt adrift in the world. She then found solace in a radical technological philosophy – but its promises of immortality and spiritual transcendence soon seemed unsettlingly familiar<p>I first read Ray Kurzweil’s book, The Age of Spiritual …

Singularity

The 10 Best Health Technology Innovations at CES 2017

The biggest tech event of the year, CES brought stunning new health technologies to the stage in 2017 as well. Let me show you the most promising new …

Wearable Tech

17 Amazing Healthcare Technology Advances of 2017

The ReferralMD Annual 2017 Healthcare Technology Review is here: The future of healthcare is changing dramatically with medical and dental technology …

Digital Health

9 wearables we saw at CES that could radically improve your life

Beyond fitness trackers<p>CES is where tech enthusiasts go to find concept cars, visionary VR gear, and futuristic appliances that will eventually find …

Best Wearable Tech, Smartwatches, Activity Trackers And Fitness Gadgets

As technology becomes smaller, smarter and integrated into everything, wearing it has become a social standard. Whether it’s smartwatches, fitness trackers or even apparel, the tech you can wear to keep tabs on your fitness levels is more popular than ever. But with so many fitness gadgets on the …

Wearable Tech

Meet The Most Innovative Companies At SXSW 2017

It may have started as a music festival, but South By Southwest has transformed over the years to become an indisputable showcase of the hottest tech trends across industries. Forbes visited the Finalists showcase to speak with some of the leaders across tech, HR, and many more industries. Which …

SXSW

'iPhone 8' could herald start of Apple's augmented reality ambitions

Feature<p>Computer simulations, and the means to visualize them, could be in the palm of your hand in new and potentially revolutionary ways later this …

Here's what to expect from Samsung's Galaxy S8 in Canada

In a few short days, on March 29th, Samsung will unveil its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8. Even in an era in where electronic consumer …

CES 2017 proves that 5G is the next evolution in wireless

At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, companies like Intel, Qualcomm, Ericsson, and AT&T all made serious moves toward a 5G future.<p>If this year's …

Internet of Things

Smart home model integrates Amazon’s Alexa technology

Entering a model home always feels a bit like opening the door into a fantasy world where every surface is pristine and every room is decorated to a level of perfection impossible for most of us to achieve. But when you open the door to a model home and it talks back to you, you’ve entered the …

Smart Homes

This House Was 3D-Printed In Under 24 Hours At A Cost Of Just $10,000

While 3D-printing may have been faded away in recent years from the spotlight of core "disruptive" technologies, that may soon change again after a …

Architecture

Tech trends that will impact your home

Imagine walking through the bathroom door at 7am and the shower starts itself at optimal water heat and pressure. The thermostat adjusts when you enter the room. Want a new bathroom tub? What if you could 3D print it? High-tech homes are about to revolutionize the way we live.<p>While interior design …

Augmented Reality