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Facebook's Way Past Friends—It Wants to Be Your Whole World

Facebook doesn’t just want to be a social network. It wants to be your world.<p>At an event at the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters today, Facebook …

The Next Revolution in Photography Is Coming

It’s time to stop talking about photography. It’s not that photography is dead as many have claimed, but it’s gone.<p>Just as there’s a time to stop …

Ikea has created the kitchen of 2025 — and there's no stove or refrigerator

The Concept Kitchen 2025, a pop-up exhibit featured at EXPO Milano 2015, isn't about your kitchen and its appliances doing all the work for you; it's about helping you make thoughtful decisions about food and waste.<p>Innovations are everywhere. And much conventional thinking about what a kitchen …

Kitchens

Amazon overtakes Walmart to become largest US retailer

Shock profit pushes up shares and gives Amazon a market cap of more than $261bn<p>Amazon overtook Walmart on Thursday night to become the largest US retailer by market capitalisation, after announcing a rare profit.<p>Shares in the online retailer, led by founder Jeff Bezos, jumped more than 16pc in …

Jeff Bezos

Ten groundbreaking university research projects - Telegraph

Ambitious new tech aims to revolutionize touchscreens

The ambitious GHOST (Generic, Highly-Organic Shape-Changing Interfaces) research project is building technology that will let consumers use their fingertips to literally drag data out of touchscreen displays, bringing it into the 3D world.<p>GHOST is the brainchild of four universities in the U.K., …

The Future of UI Design? Old-School Text Messages

If you want a glimpse of how we'll interact with computers in the future, watch Justin Kan use his iPhone. Then you'll see how Kan was able to: 1. …

Cellphone Inventor’s Futuristic Prediction About Where You’ll Soon Find Mobile Phones

Martin Cooper, the father of the cellphone, said as an innovation this technology is “perhaps as important as the invention of the wheel.”<p>In a recent interview with Motherboard, Cooper talked about the history of how the cellphone we know and love today came to be and where he thinks it’s going in …

The invention that could revolutionize batteries—and maybe American manufacturing too

The world has been clamoring for a super-battery.<p>Since about 2010, a critical mass of national leaders, policy professionals, scientists, entrepreneurs, thinkers and writers have all but demanded a transformation of the humble lithium-ion cell. Only batteries that can store a lot more energy for a …

Lithium Ion

Blind Americans can now ‘see’ with a device that uses their tongues

A new device that helps the blind "see" by using their tongues has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.<p>The BrainPort V100, cleared …

Google's secret acquisition could change the way we use our smartphones

Google secretly acquired app streaming start-up Agawi last year, according to a new report from The Information on Thursday.<p>The Information described the acquisition as part of a larger strategy to push customers to use the mobile internet more — and thus lucrative Google services like Search — and …

Wi-Fi That Charges Your Gadgets Is Closer Than You Think

It’s easy to take Wi-Fi for granted (as long as you have the password). But what if it did more than facilitate your Pinterest habit? What if instead …

Touch-sensitive fabric and tiny radar chips: hands-on with Google's ridiculous new tech

What could be mistaken for stitching is actually a touchpad<p>Next to it is Soli, which looks like a not-super-interesting children's science museum kind of set up. You wave your hand over a disk and you can watch the screens in front you display your hand's position and movement in space. It's …

Emerging Technology

The big drone companies are investing millions to create a swarm of new drone startups

DJI and Airware are handing out cash to bolster the industry around themselves<p>Three weeks ago, DJI became the most valuable consumer drone company on earth when the venture capital firm Accel invested $75 million in the company. Today the partnership between the two parties deepens, with the …

Google's genius futurist has one theory that he says will rule the future — and it's a little terrifying

But, to paraphrase fellow futurist Peter Diamandis, Kurzweil's brilliance isn't in the predictions themselves.<p>It's in what the predictions represent — Kurzweil's core thesis, a little thing called <b>"the Law of Accelerating Returns."</b><p>It states that "fundamental measures of information technology follow …

Singularity

2 startups that are trying to destroy the banks just joined forces

The challenger bank Metro Bank has just struck a deal with Zopa, one of the UK's biggest peer-to-peer consumer lenders, to lend money over Zopa's platform. The amount lent wasn't disclosed, but a source told Business Insider it was around "millions a month."<p>The pair signalled their ambition in the …

Financial Services

Here's What You Could Do With a $9 Computer

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

TV networks 'on the defensive' as online video outlets take market share

The usual array of big-name stars and new shows will be trotted out next week when broadcast and cable networks roll out their fall programming plans at the annual "upfront" presentations for advertisers.<p>But there will also be a lot of tough talk about TV's rising competitor, online video.<p>Ad buying …

How The Millennial Generation Could Affect The Economy Over The Next Five Years

This year, millennials are expected to surpass Boomers as the largest living American generation, and soon, their effects on the economy will be felt in even greater measure, according a new Standard & Poor’s report released Wednesday.<p>The report by Beth Ann Bovino, Standard & Poor’s U.S. chief …

IBM just brought us a step closer to quantum computers

Now scientists at IBM have figured out a way to detect both types of errors quantum computers can make, and they've created a new prototype design that they say can be easily scaled up to make bigger computers, according to research published April 29 in Nature Communications.<p>This step forward is a …

Quantum Computing

A solar future isn't just likely — it's inevitable

I plan to write a great deal about the short-term prospects for clean energy, both economic and political, but I want to begin life here at Vox with an imaginative exercise, a bit of musing about what energy might look like in the future — not 10 or 20 years from now, but 50, 70, even 100 years …

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The Future of Music Making?

Since the dawn of mankind there has been music. Sounds were celebrated during gatherings for their ability to set a specific mood. Drums were most likely the first instruments. Somewhere down the line, strings were plucked and strummed. But since the discovery of sound recording, and especially …

As Coal Jobs Go Up In Flames, New Energy Positions Will Emerge From Ashes

Coal-related jobs are going up in flames, but new ones will emerge from the ashes. That’s the conclusion of a new economic study that examines the Obama administration’s energy policy and its potential impact on the broader economy.<p>Appalachia’s coal counties are smoldering for a multitude of …

Fossil Fuels

Scientists are skeptical about the secret blood test that has made Elizabeth Holmes a billionaire

Faster, cheaper, better.<p>An innovation that accomplishes those three things has the potential to disrupt an industry. But such innovations are …

This is what the future holds as Moore's Law turns 50

It's been 50 years since Gordon Moore published his paper (dated 19 April 1965) detailing a simple theory that revolutionised computing, making all …

Weeds are the future of healthy eating

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>Urban foraging could help address the nutrition crisis in America’s low income communities, researchers say<p>Jason Mark<p>April 18, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Earth Island Journal.<p>A few summers back I was in the middle of coordinating the weekly community harvest at San …

Solar power will soon be as cheap as coal

<i>This post originally appeared at Ensia.</i><p>Inside a sprawling single-story office building in Bedford, Massachusetts, in a secret room known as the Growth Hall, the future of solar power is cooking at more than 2,500 °F. Behind closed doors and downturned blinds, custom-built ovens with ambitious names …

5 Things To Know About The Rise Of Open Source

If you still think open source technology is less reliable than proprietary software, or less secure, it’s time to learn more about the private sector’s digital revolution.<p>During the past year major tech brands such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft have adopted a more open source philosophy, …