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Stethee reinvents the stethoscope to build a cardiac data cloud

An FDA-approved digital stethoscope opens the door to better diagnoses by an increasing number of healthcare providers, supplying artificial …

How to set up a Google Classroom to train students, employees, or anyone who wants to learn

Google Classrooms is an easy way to create an online educational environment. Jack Wallen shows you how to create your first class so you can begin …

3 Reasons Millennials Might Choose Online Learning Over A Traditional Degree

Traditional education tracks have been the most common way to further your career for decades, but recently online learning has begun to compete in that space.<p>Common career advice to young adults graduating high school is to get a degree, because you can only go so far without one. However, there …

Online Learning

The Best Multi-Room Wireless Speakers of 2018 (So Far)

When it comes to wireless multi-room speaker systems, Sonos has reigned king for some time. And while it still wears the crown, there are many …

What is IFTTT? How to control your smart home with If This, Then That

One of the many strengths of Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant is how they can communicate with — and control — a wide range of devices and services …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Online courses don't work, but education can still be disrupted

The labour force is changing at a rapid pace. Technology is generating entirely new industries and jobs, while eradicating antiquated ones. Some may …

World Economic Forum

2018 | The Next Web

Treat yourself<p>Sit back and let the hottest tech news come to you by the magic of electronic mail.<p>Prefer to get the news as it happens? Follow us on social media.<p><b>1.76M</b> followers<p><b>1M</b> likes

Some Great New Features to Help You Create Digital Quizzes Using Microsoft Forms

Microsoft Forms is an excellent tool you can use to create a wide variety of forms including quizzes, surveys, polls…etc. Microsoft Forms is part of …

Google is using 46 billion data points to predict the medical outcomes of hospital patients

Some of Google’s top AI researchers are trying to predict your medical outcome as soon as you’re admitted to the hospital.<p>A new research paper, published Jan. 24 with 34 co-authors and not peer-reviewed, claims better accuracy than existing software at predicting outcomes like whether a patient …

University of Chicago

10 Free Tech Tools & Websites Every Teacher Should Know About

Photograph courtesy MaxPixel. Public domain<p>Confession: I was a late tech adopter.<p>I didn’t own a computer until I was in college. I couldn’t record on …

The Best Outdoor Security Camera

After spending more than seven months looking at (and listening to) outdoor activity, adjusting viewing angles, and deleting 10,000-plus push …

Home Security

Some Gadgets We Might Actually Buy From CES 2018

Twelve Wirecutter reporters and editors spent three days working overtime at the CES 2018 trade show to find just a few things that we might consider …

The $199 Aura system detects motion using nothing but Wi-Fi radio waves (and possibly sorcery)

We saw a bunch of nifty new home monitoring solutions unveiled last week at CES 2018, but there was nothing quite as cool as the Aura Starter Kit you …

Nest Secure vs. Ring Alarm: Which DIY security system is best?

For as smart as our homes have become — with damned near every device you can buy today connected to the internet, and probably with some sort of …

Report Claims That 16% Of Adults In The US Own Amazon's Echo Or Google's Home

The number of people who have a smart speaker from Amazon or Google in their home has increased by 128% since January 2017 according to a report by NPR and Edison Research. The speakers are not gathering dust on shelves, either. Most of the people sampled (51%) say they use their smart speakers …

Forget the Alexa-powered toasters at CES, these innovations will really shape 2018

As CES rolls out troves of new Alexa-enabled toasters, mirrors and even shower heads, the gathering has become just another symbol of Silicon Valley’s disconnect with the needs of everyday people.<p>Meanwhile, we had recently challenged Silicon Valley to find new solutions for life stages where we …

Entrepreneurship

Trump Leads for Rural Broadband, His Administration Should Follow

Opinion<p>Posted: Jan 13, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>President Trump …

Telecoms

Doctors must stop blaming EHRs for clinical documentation shortcut failures

With copy and paste rampant, UW Health chief medical information officer Shannon Dean says toolkits and vendors can help, but physicians need to take …

Apple Met with AR Glasses Component Suppliers at CES

Apple met with suppliers who produce components required for augmented reality glasses at CES this week, according to a new report.That tidbit of …

Less is more with Whirlpool's clever connected fridge

It wouldn't be CES without at least a couple of new connected refrigerators -- this year, that includes the WRFA94CIHN, a new $4,400 smart fridge from Whirlpool that comes in a gold-tinted "sunset bronze" finish. It'll seek to compete with the likes of Samsung's Family Hub and LG's Alexa-equipped …

Inspired by insect ears, Soundskrit wants to make microphones magically directional

Voice control is everywhere these days, but to hear people effectively from every direction, devices like Amazon’s Echo need to have a whole collection of microphones in them — but they take up space, require extra processing power and restrict industrial design. Soundskrit is a brand new company …

Videography

When Real Things And The Internet Of Things Collide

Anyone over a certain age will recall AT&T’s 1987 “Reach out and touch someone” campaign. Ah, yes, back in the days when phones were connected to …

Mobilizing and Securing Digital Learning Environments for Limitless Learning

To rapidly—and securely—enable new learning, teaching, and business models, academic institutions are turning to cloud and digital workspace solutions.<p>Academic institutions have always found ways to push boundaries. Today, the ability to rapidly adopt new learning, teaching, and business models has …

Touring CES Eureka Park With Isobar To Find The Future Of VR, AR

CES in Las Vegas is the land of out-there innovation, as long as show-goers know where to look.<p>The days of CES being located in one location, such as …

Augmented Reality

CES 2018 Day 1: Opening day

These were the weirdest products at CES

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CES 2018: A Reporter's Journey Into The World's Largest Consumer Technology Show

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) officially kicks off next Tuesday in Las Vegas, but for the members of the media like myself, it really starts today with CES Unveiled, the official media event of CES.<p>There, more than 1,500 influential media and analysts from around the world will have a sneak …

Gear & Gadgets

Never mind the gadgets, here's what to look for at CES

CES, the annual gathering in Las Vegas of 100,000-plus techies, analysts, journalists, and celebrity representatives, is often remembered more for what happens off the show floor than among the endless booths of whacky gadgets.<p>It's rare for a product unveiled or an announcement made at the confab …