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8 great new websites for tech startups

There was once a time when a tech startup would spend months obsessing over building a website with the 'wow' factor. It would have all the bells and …

Amera Is A Wireless Security Device Designed To Detect Motion And More

Assuming the human eye could see them, what would the wireless signals that we are surrounded by in our homes, businesses and cities look like? Nothing like the streams of ASCII characters depicted in <i>The Matrix</i>, sadly. The reality is more like a sponge, says Cognitive Systems co-founder Taj …

Smart Cities

With CodinGame, Learning To Code Becomes A Game

French startup CodinGame just raised $1.6 million from Isai for its innovative code learning platform. As the name suggests, CodinGame is all about games — not game development, not gamification, just plain games. The logic behind each exercise is tied to an actual game so that you get visual …

Game Development

BAE invests in space engine firm Reaction Engines

<b>BAE Systems has bought a 20% stake in a company developing a radical engine that could propel aircraft into space.</b><p>BAE is paying £20.6m for the stake in Reaction Engines, which is developing a hybrid rocket/jet engine called Sabre.<p>Reaction says the technology would allow the launch of satellites …

Aviation

Why our biotech future needs design

Meet the biodesigners growing our future products.<p>In 2007, physicist Freeman Dyson predicted in an essay called “Our Biotech Future” that “the domestication of biotechnology will dominate our lives during the next fifty years at least as much as the domestication of computers has dominated our …

Biotechnology

This man is closer than ever to building the world's first time machine

It was a personal tragedy that started the timeline. After Boyd Mallett died of a sudden heart attack in 1955, his 10 year old son, Ronald, made a …

Physics

The Logo SmithLogo Design RoundUp 15 - How Graphic Designers Promote & Brand Themselves

<b>This is Part 15 of the</b> <b>Logo Design Round-Up</b> <b>series. This ongoing series showcases a collection of logos and brand marks, self submitted by a bunch of</b> …

11 Top WordPress Plugins Of 2015

With this collection, we are showcasing a great assortment of some free and top rated WordPress plugins of 2015 for you so that you can download them …

Widgets

Computing at the Speed of Light

Scientists are one step closer to creating a computer that uses pure light, rather than electrons, to transmit information.<p>Today’s computers use …

ICYMI: Egyptian tomb tech, new fusion reactors and more

Today on In Case You Missed It: Everyone who ever wanted to be Indiana Jones or just give up on it all and join an archeological dig will be interested in this: A new project called "Scan Pyramids" will use infrared scanners and cosmic ray detectors to search for new tombs inside pyramids in Egypt, …

Archaeology

Tractor beams of science fiction becoming a reality

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The tractor beam, a staple of science fiction including "Star Wars" and "Star Trek" that is employed to grab spaceships and other things remotely, is entering the realm of reality.<p>Researchers on Tuesday said they have developed a tractor beam that uses high-amplitude sound …

Star Trek