David James Taylor

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"Our 3-D World Could be an Illusion" (Weekend Feature/Most Viewed)

Much like characters on a television show would not know that their seemingly 3 - D world exists only on a 2 - D screen, we could be clueless that …

The Rear-View Camera Is No Longer Just An Option For Cars—It's The Law

<i>ReadWriteDrive is an ongoing series covering the future of transportation.</i><p>Here’s something gruesome to consider: More than 200 people are killed every year when cars are reversing—most of these deaths are children. Back-up accidents also injure more than 15,000 people each year.<p>These factoids get …

Wello One-Ups The Galaxy S5 With A Slim, Sensor-Laden Health Tracking iPhone Case

The next war among smartphone makers will most likely be around health measurement, and the Wello is an iPhone accessory that recognizes that and wants to capitalize early. It offers iPhone users a heart rate monitor on their device, just like Samsung has built into the Galaxy S5, but it also …

Genetics Startup Wants To Prolong Life, 'Make 100 Years Old The Next 60'

Brought to you by entrepreneur J. Craig Venter<p>J. Craig Venter, the scientist and entrepreneur involved in the first sequencing of the human genome and the first synthetic cell, today announced a typically ambitious project: tack another few decades onto everyone's lives through the largest human …

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Move Over, Bitcoin. CrossCoin’s New Accelerator Bets On The Ripple Ecosystem

Bitcoin might steal the limelight when it comes to virtual currencies, but it’s also experienced a spate of bad press lately. Japanese exchange Mt. Gox declared bankruptcy, Bitcoin bank Flexcoin shut down, and BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem was arrested on money-laundering charges. With all this …

Native American tribes adopt Bitcoin-like currency, prepare to battle US government

MazaCoin could be what the Lakota people need to boost them out of longstanding poverty, but is it legal?<p>The programmer and Native American activist Payu Harris raised a gavel Monday night and vigorously banged the bell to open trading at The Bitcoin Center, a meeting space for virtual currency …

Gramr Wants To Help You Turn Expressing Gratitude Into A Habit

As an expat, the proliferation of mobile devices is one of the best things that has happened in the seven years since I moved to Asia. I can send silly photos or pour my heart out to friends all around the world — New Zealand, the U.S., Australia, England, Lithuania, Sweden — anytime I want. But …

Jolla's Sailfish OS And Devices Are Ready For Commercial Release

Finnish startup Jolla, which launched its first smartphone with a new Sailfish mobile operating system last year, announced today that its OS is now ready for global distribution after reaching release 1.0. Sailfish will also soon be available for download on Android devices.<p>The first batch of …

Red Dead, Max Payne, more discounted in Rockstar PlayStation sale

Nineteen items from Rockstar Games are on sale in the PlayStation Store, where the developer's offerings are discounted up to 75 percent.<p>The discounted add-ons, bundles and games include:<p><i>Bully</i> for $2.49 (regularly $9.99)• <i><br>L.A. Noire</i> for $7.49 (regularly $29.99)• <i><br>L.A. Noire</i> Rockstar Pass for $2.99 …

Coming Soon: Free Internet From Space

If all goes ac­cord­ing to plan, North Koreans will soon have free, un­censored In­ter­net provided by satel­lites the size of toast­er ovens.<p>That’s …

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Broadcom's new chip brings GPS to smartwatches without killing the battery

Mobile World Congress kicks off next week, so it's high time that the behind the scenes players showed off what'll linger beneath the aluminum and Gorilla Glass of next-generation devices. Broadcom is unveiling the BCM4771 GNSS SoC, a wittily named slab of silicon that promises to make the GPS …

Why the 'Candy Crush' IPO Isn't as Crazy as You Think

Though only mentioned twice in King's 108,000-word filing with the SEC, there's one name that haunts the prospect of the company's IPO: Zynga.<p>As soon …

A UK Surgeon Successfully 3D Printed And Implanted A Pelvis

It was the first transplant of its kind.<p>The patient, who is in his sixties and has remained unnamed, suffered from a rare type of bone cancer called chondrosarcoma. It affected the entire right side of his pelvis.<p>Often leaving patients appearing completely healthy, chondrosarcoma often goes …

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Rx For Software: Can Medidata Solutions Save Drug Companies Billions?

Tarek Sherif, a small-time fund manager, plopped his cathode-ray-tube monitor and desktop computer on an office chair and wheeled it a mile down Park Avenue from his fund’s offices into a small room and toward the desk that he would share with a young tech entrepreneur he’d met through his college …

Why Dunkin' Donuts Could Crush The Competition

In its quarterly call with analysts this week, the doughnuts-and-coffee chain made clear it's no longer just a major morning contender. It intends to be a player all day, taking customers and market share from any chain that underestimates it.<p>"We have learned that the Dunkin' brand has permission …

Box Said To Have Filed For IPO, Could Go Public As Early As April

Cloud-based storage company Box is said to have filed an IPO, according to an initial report from Quartz, later followed up by confirmations from The Wall Street Journal and Forbes. It did so quietly, filing the paperwork recently (possibly at the beginning of this week), according to the reports, …

Sources: Coin Is Raising More Cash

Coin, a YC-backed company looking to thin down your wallet, is currently in the process of raising around $15 million in Series A funding, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.<p>Led by Kanishk Parashar and K9 investor/board member Manu Kumar, Coin offers a replacement for every …

8 Ways Startups Are Changing the Healthcare Industry

<b>8. Tech Integration for Improving Care</b><br>The use of technology to build better relationships, improve communication and diagnose early based on EMR-integrated provider-patient platforms excites me as a healthcare angel investor. Although the quantified self receives lots of attention, large segments …

How the 'Netflix of books' won over the publishing industry (Q&A)

Oyster has grown its library of books available to its all-you-can-eat subscribers to more than 100,000 titles. CEO Eric Stromberg told CNET how it happened, and how the company is changing the world of reading.<p>The world in which people have to rent movies one at a time from a video store, or buy …

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5 Reasons Playstation Now Will Rule

When Sony acquired the streaming service Gaikai in July 2012 for $380 million, the gaming industry was aflutter at the news. Questions abounded, but …

What Was It Like To Experience World War I?

It was supposed to be the war to end war, but of course, we know it wasn’t. World War I turned out to be just one of several horrific conflicts in the 20th century.<p>World War I began in July 1914 and lasted for just over four years. Even though nearly a century has passed since it started, we still …

Art Based On Classic Game Systems For Sale January 30

by MadnessNinja666 Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 06:09 PM<p>If only the SNES art pictured Zombies Ate My Neighbor. Still, wonderful work.<p>by nesmo720 …