Jonathan Buchan

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Oxehealth uses cameras to monitor your heartbeat from across the room

Meet Oxehealth, a startup that plans to turn any regular security camera into a health monitor. The British company wants to make it easier to monitor patients in a hospital, police station, psychiatric hospital or an assisted living residence. It’s a non-intrusive way to make sure that everybody …

AB InBev clears China hurdle in SABMiller takeover deal | Reuters

BRUSSELS/BEIJING (Reuters) - Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BR) cleared a major hurdle toward its takeover of SABMiller SAB.L with regulatory approval from China on Friday, leaving the acquisition’s future in the hands of the British company’s board.<p>A promoter poses with a can of Budweiser …

The Dyson 360 Eye is the best robotic vacuum, which is why it's $1,000

A far superior vacuum attached to a serviceable robot<p>Mike Aldred was hired by high-end appliance maker Dyson in 1998 with the goal of creating a robotic vacuum. Aldred was familiar with founder James Dyson’s legendary perfectionism, but even that didn’t prepare him for the task that lay ahead. For …

Wall Street bounces back after two-day Brexit rout | Reuters

(Reuters) - Wall Street bounced back on Tuesday, recouping some recent losses, as investors sought cheap assets after a two-day equities rout sparked by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.<p>U.S. indexes joined stock markets around the world in the rebound after global equity markets had …

These are the 10 best gadgets under $100

What's more pleasurable than upgrading an old, ailing piece of technology with something fresh and new? Or improving your life with a kind of gadget you've never before owned?<p>Unfortunately, we can't all upgrade our phones or laptops to the latest model. But there are plenty of devices that fall …

Blisk is the browser every developer has been longing for

While Mozilla has already taken a decent stab at building the ultimate dev-friendly tool with its Developer Edition of Firefox, Blisk is the browser every Web builder needs in their life.<p>Designed specifically for developers and currently available for Windows, Blisk is a free Chromium-based browser …

Software

New Realtime 3D Modeling Can Turn You Into Any Celebrity on Camera

A university research team recently developed a new method for real-time facial reenactment that works with a regular web camera, overcoming several …

3D Modeling

Watch: Short videos that TED says will recharge your brain

With more than 100 speakers over five days, attending TED conferences can be an emotional roller coaster ride, as attendees flit from talks on virtual reality to racial prejudice, climate change to Google art, incarceration to drones. TED uses brief videos in between talks to reset the mood and …

Music Videos

App that invests spare change on the stock market launches in Australia

If you regularly have 50 cents left over from your daily coffee purchase, you could be doing more with it than simply tossing it in a jar with all …

Stock Markets

Disney and DreamWorks are reported to be splitting up

DreamWorks Studios, the production company co-founded by Steven Spielberg, has distributed its films through the Walt Disney Company since 2009. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the partnership is coming to a close next year, and Spielberg is in talks to take DreamWorks to Universal …

Here's why Netflix stock is down 13% this week

The broader U.S. stock market may be rebounding, but shares of Netflix remained in the red Wednesday, adding to an overall stock drop of more than …

Super-Strong Material Inspired By Squid Teeth Is Self-Healing

To repair, just add water<p>A team of researchers led by engineers from Penn State University has created the first material that heals itself in the presence of water, according to a study published yesterday in <i>Scientific Reports</i>. The material, inspired by squid teeth, could be used to repair devices …

11 Pixar Short Films That Are Guaranteed To Brighten Up Your Day

All the emotion of Toy Story or Wall-E, but in just a few minutes.

Google Cofounders Page and Brin Just Made About $8 Billion In a Day

Google Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin just added $4 billion to their individual fortunes. And it’s all thanks to the stock market.<p>Shares of …

First successful drone delivery made in the US

The first US government-approved drone delivery has successfully transported 4.5kg of medical supplies to a rural health clinic.<p>The drone, made by Australian drone manufacturer Flirtey, took part in the demonstration, which was approved by the Federal Aviation Authority, in partnership with Nasa on …

Unmanned Aircraft

Microsoft Launches Visual Studio 2015

After a year of previews and one release candidate, Microsoft today officially launched the latest version of its Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE) together with an update to its .NET framework.<p>Visual Studio 2015 (VS 2015) is now available for download (and purchase), but Team …