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Old school meet new school: Sony’s Walkman ZX1 pushes hi-res audio to mainstream

Don’t look now but the venerable Sony(s sne) Walkman is attempting to make a comeback. The company’s newest portable audio player, the Zx1, plays …

Google's Board Of Directors Wanted The Founders To Personally Try To Poach Facebook Employees

The case — which accuses Google, Apple, Intel, and Adobe of conspiring not to recruit each other's talent — had previously released emails showing Google execs started getting concerned about Facebook recruiting its employees around 2007.<p>The latest emails, sent in 2010, suggest Google board of …

Silicon Valley

Technology Is Bringing Jewelry Making (And Other Manufacturing) Back to the States

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many jewelry products for sale in the United States are manufactured abroad, mainly because American production became costly. Thus custom jewelry seems to be another example in a long list of items (cars, microchips, apparel and consumer …

Manufacturing

New art installation turns light beams into 3D shapes floating in mist

This may just be the future of the laser light show. Seoul-based visual artists Kimchi and Chips recently devised a way to create floating three-dimensional objects using light, smoke, and mirrors. Called <i>Light Barrier,</i> the installation debuted at the New Media Night Festival in Russia's …

Now You Can Buy A 3-D Printer At Home Depot

A signal 3-D printing is passing the point of mainstream, Home Depot on Monday began selling MakerBot Replicator printers as part of a pilot project.<p>The test, which spans 12 locations in California, Illinois, and New York, follows Home Depot’s move three months ago to offer MakerBot printers on its …

Microsoft Presses Ahead With Its Cloud Strategy

This morning at its Windows Partner Conference, Microsoft made a lengthy pitch to its assembled clients that the cloud isn’t the future, but rather the present.<p>The company presented its cloud products and services as a way for partner companies to generate more revenue and land more customers. …

This Tech Startup Wants to Revolutionize Your Home

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The idea of having a completely connected home sounds awesome to a number of people, but setting it all up yourself? Probably not so much.<p>Add to that the issue of managing all your connected devices. You have one app to unlock your front …

Home Automation

Google Glass creator heads to Amazon - CNET

Babak Parviz, a Google executive who led the development of the company's Glass wearable, has been hired by rival Amazon, a change that comes shortly after he stepped away as head of the Glass project.<p>Parviz confirmed the move to the e-retailer in an email to CNET, after he wrote about the change …

Delay Of Large iPhone Is The Best Possible News For Samsung

Sales are down 10%, in large part because cheap Chinese Android knockoffs are cannibalizing the low end of Samsung's mobile-phone shares. Apple's sales are accelerating while Samsung's are faltering. And Samsung's one advantage over Apple — the fact that it offers two large-screen phones in the …

Mobile Technology