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Google's Life Sciences group is making another big move to treat diabetes

Since then, it's wasted no time getting its life sciences unit graduated from under Google X and prepped to join Alphabet as a standalone company.<p>Today, Google Life Sciences entered a partnership with Sanofi, a European pharmaceutical company, to develop technologies to treat diabetes.<p>The …

Diabetes

Irish police detain six for suspected terrorist activities | DW | 14.05.2015

The officers found two bombs and components for other explosive devices one day earlier in Leitrim and arrested four people following 20 raids across …

How graphene may revolutionize the mobile industry

CORE-materials<p>Graphene is a sheet of carbon atoms bound together in a honeycomb lattice pattern. It is a 2D material, but at only one atom thick, graphene manages to be 200 times stronger than steel and is able to move electrons across its surface up to three orders of magnitude better than …

Nanotech

Scientists Discover A New Form Of Ice — It's Square

Scientists recently observed a form of ice that's never been seen before, after sandwiching water between two layers of an unusual two-dimensional material called graphene.<p>It's the latest surprise from the lab of a guy who is perhaps best-known for levitating a frog in a magnetic field, even though …

UK's Halifax bank tests heartbeat sensor to unlock online banking services

LONDON — Passwords are easy to forget and fingerprints are easy to forge, so the Halifax bank is trying something new to protect customer privacy.<p>It …

Artiphon's Instrument 1 crams most of the music store in one gadget

We first caught up with the folks behind Artiphon at NAMM 2013, and after taking the time to redesign its Instrument 1, the company is hoping to crowdfund the device. For those that may not remember, the gadget not only handles the functions of multiple instruments, but it adapts to the musician's …

Huawei's watch is stylish as well as smart

Another tech conference, another new smartwatch.<p>The latest offering comes from China's Huawei, which released the conventionally named "Huawei Watch" at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.<p>The company's first smartwatch features a 1.4-inch touch-sensitive display, scratch-proof lens, steel frame …

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It's Official: There Are Too Many Virtual Reality Headsets

And most of them aren't even out yet.<p>When Oculus VR raised nearly $2.5 million on Kickstarter in 2012, it was exciting: Virtual reality, a technology long presumed dead, was back! In the ensuing months, and then years, the company made big technological strides, beefed up its team and got acquired …

Virtual Reality

Audience launches a sensor chip that fuses voice and motion

Audience, maker of voice processing chips for smartphones, is branching out today with its first processor that combines both voice and motion.<p>The Audience N100 is a multisensory processor that combines the existing voice processing and recognition technology with the motion-sensing that Audience …

Machine Learning

Amigo child tracking watch can spy on your kids

A smartwatch described by the company behind it as a "tracking device" for children allows parents to listen in on kids at any time without them …

New Qualcomm deal opens the door for more Cyanogen-powered phones

Cyanogen has quietly become the most important company working on Android not named Google.<p>On Monday, it announced a new partnership with chip giant …

AVG Has Invented ‘Invisibility Glasses’ That Block Facial Recognition Software

Facial recognition software is becoming a point of increasing concern among security experts and privacy advocates. The tech industry is throwing an enormous amount of money at improving what’s already a powerful set of software tools, and there’s a question of knowledge and consent; do you really …

Podo’s a smartphone controlled camera that wants to kill the selfie stick

There’s only one aspect of modern tech culture I hate more than the shrugging kaomoji (¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ) and that’s selfie sticks. Which is why I was delighted to hear about Podo – a smartphone-controlled camera that could kill the damn things off.<p>The brightly colored, remotely-activated camera can stick …

Gear & Gadgets

IKEA furniture will soon be able to wirelessly charge your mobile device

BARCELONA — You'll soon be able to charge your mobile device directly on various pieces of IKEA furniture, from nightstands and desks to even the …

Why our roboticists are working for the 99 percent

Robots are taking over the world -- well, the front pages -- and are being blamed for the pre-crime of creating a dystopian world that may see huge …

Robotics

The Temporary Tattoo That Tests Blood Sugar

An electronic sensor may mean the end of finger pricking.<p>A painful prick of the fingertip reveals a mountain of medical information for many diabetes patients. But health professionals have long struggled to find a reliable and painless way to gather blood sugar measurements. Just last year, Google …

Diabetes