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7 emerging technologies you haven't heard of yet

You may think the iPhone 7 is cutting edge technology - and it is, up to a point - but there are gadgets and tech coming down the pipe that are going …

Augmented Reality

Why New Technologies Often Don’t Help Students – by Thomas Arnett

It’s easy to get caught up in the allure of new technologies. Companies do a great job showing off the improved bells and whistles of their shiny new …

Education Technology

Dubai aims to become test bed for new technologies

Dubai has launched a new initiative which aims to bring together top international companies and entrepreneurs to enable the rapid deployment of …

Technological Change

Tech deals have hit a speed bump this year, but that's set to change

Tech deal-making has hit a speed bump.<p>Mergers and acquisitions in the sector reached about $83 billion in value in the second quarter of this year, down 3% from a year earlier, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers' Matthew Stumpf.<p>While overall deals volume in the sector dropped 19% from …

Private Equity

The London Olympic Park is becoming one of Europe's largest technology hubs

Those leading the charge got another boost Monday as a huge new innovation centre was confirmed for the site.<p>The investment arm of Delancey, a British property developer that bought the Olympic Village with the Qatari ruling family in 2011, has teamed up with the technology consultancy firm Entiq …

Innovation

Americans Wary Of Emerging Technologies [SURVEY]

A number of new technologies such as designer babies and chips which boost brain power could soon become a reality, but many Americans are not …

Australia

Michelle Obama: From Reluctant Political Spouse To Pop Culture Icon

From the get-go, Michelle Obama was the reluctant political spouse.<p>She was apparently "not thrilled from the very beginning about Barack Obama's political career," going back to when he was an Illinois state senator, according to Peter Slevin, the author of a biography about Michelle Obama.<p>But, …

Michelle Obama

Breakthrough studies may finally explain why we sleep

All animals need to sleep, but why? It's one of the great puzzles of biology, and it might finally have a solution.<p>The average human spends 26 years …

The Brain
Bill Gates

Imagine a future without waiting in line

A startup called Density has built a people-counting sensor it says could be used to tell you how packed the gym is or which emergency room can see you the fastest.<p>Time is of the essence in an emergency.<p>The wait time to get treated in an emergency room is about 30 minutes with treatment itself …

CDC

McDonald's Experience of the Future Is Coming to the U.S.

This is what your McDonald's may someday look like. Image source: SOTI.<p><b>McDonald's</b> (NYSE: MCD) has rolled out its next-generation restaurant in parts of Europe, Canada, and Australia, and now the company plans to further expand the program in the United States.<p>The fast-food chain, which has ridden …

What Artificial Intelligence Can Tell Us About The Future Of Business

Adaptive systems are a special class of open systems that are continuously evolving. They feature dynamic networks of agents that interact with each other and their environments.<p>Examples of complex, adaptive systems include ant and bee colonies, the stock market, and biological ecosystems, as well …

Artificial Intelligence

A Future Without Street Signs

Driverless cars and augmented reality will mean city markers as we know them will cease to exist.<p>It’s amazing that Google Maps is still free.<p>Free, that is, in the sense of money exchanged. The cost of giving up all that personal data, well, that’s a transaction to dissect another time. The larger …

Augmented Reality

Apple Watch 2 To Be Announced Some Time In September/October This Year

Apple is expected to announce Apple Watch 2 some time in September or October, according to a new report, with the company said to have placed …

The Pokémon Go Plus wearable is delayed until September

Nintendo has announced that it will release its Pokémon Go Plus wearable in September, not the end of July as originally planned. The news went out in a tweet this morning, and according to an email posted by <i>Nintendo Life</i>, Nintendo is contacting people who already ordered the device with an apology …

Pokémon

You'll Soon Be Able to Take Selfies With a Wearable Camera Drone

In much the same way GoPro revolutionized first-person action video with its portable, wearable cameras, a start-up called Nixie wants to …

Can we stop ageing and live forever?

<b>Mumbai:</b> Love it, envy it, or hate it but immortality as a concept is no stranger to human beings. Called it nectar in English, or <i>amrita</i> in Sanskrit, …

GMOs lead the fight against Zika, Ebola and the next unknown pandemic

The shadow of the Zika virus hangs over the Rio Olympic Games, with visitors and even high-profile athletes citing worries about Zika as a reason to …

Accio bricks! Lego Dimensions continues to build with Harry Potter, Gremlins and Sonic expansions

Lego Dimensions continues to add to its already bulging catalogue of characters this coming year. Harry Potter, Adventure Time, Gremlins, The A-Team, Mission: Impossible... the list goes on. Each new Level, Fun or Team pack based on these established series' will add adventure worlds, characters …

LEGO Pop-up Castle - An impressive creation by Talapz (10 pics)

The Japanese Talapz is back with his LEGO Pop-up Castle , an impressive new creation for which he has reproduced the Himeji medieval castle as a …

This Guy Left Some Fake In-Store Coupons At The Grocery Store

Everybody loves coupons, which is why this Redditor decided to leave a bunch of them in a grocery store recently. But as you can see, these aren't …

Personal Finance

5 Internet Trends to Pay Attention to in Late 2016

Pokemon Go is just one example of how transformative technology is changing the way we connect.<p><i>Trevor Sumner is a successful NYC-based technologist, CTO and co-founder of LocalVox, avid scuba diver, fisherman, amateur cook and adventure traveler.</i><p>As the CTO of a marketing technology company, my main …

Internet of Things