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'Bionic eye' lets blind man 'see' again - CNN.com

The Argus II system can restore some vision in people made blind by retinitis pigmentosa. The patient wears a pair of glasses with a small video camera mounted on it, which captures images.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>The Argus II system<p>The Argus II system<p>The Argus II system<p>The Argus II system<p>Roger Pontz<p>Retinitis …

This robot valet will park your car

In Germany, high tech has come to airport parking.<p>Last week, Düsseldorf airport (DUS) introduced robot valets to take the hassle out of parking for travelers.<p>SEE ALSO: 13 Robots Who Don't Know How to Robot<p>Travelers can leave their cars at the arrival level of the ParkingPLUS structure. As they …

Where In The World Have Driverless Cars Driven?

We're collecting news reports of tests of autonomous cars on public roads.<p>It may be another decade before most ordinary folks use self-driving cars to get around town. But some of us may have already seen them around town, at least: Over the past few years, car companies and other research groups …

Here's how to make animated GIFs for your new, GIF-filled Twitter stream

You’ve been able to post GIFs to Twitter with Giphy since last year, but its never been an inherent feature in Twitter’s mobile platform. Now that’s all changed. Twitter is allowing you to upload animated GIFs from your computer by attaching it to a tweet as a photo.<p>The GIFs are then encoded as …

The oPhone Duo lets you send aromas when pictures aren't enough

It used to be that if you wanted to remind your far-flung paramour of those heady, sun-soaked days spent puttering around on the beaches of Ko Pha Ngan, you had to send a picture. Maybe you'd paint a portrait with your words, if you were feeling especially creative. How passé. We live in the future …

Mobile video watching up 532 percent in two years, study says

Smartphones and tablets are playing a key role in the consumption of online videos, a new study from video technology company Ooyala shows.<p>During the first quarter of 2014, 21 percent of all online video-plays around the world were completed through mobile devices or tablets, Ooyala reported …

Twelve24 ClockONE tells the time with E-Ink

The ClockONE features a simple, elegant design comprising four large digits reminiscent of a digital wristwatch. It's a whopping one meter wide (39 …

Amazon unveils Fire Phone in bid to turn up the heat on Apple and Google

Amazon entered the smartphone war on Wednesday with the Fire Phone, a feature-packed device built for shopping and aimed at turning up the heat on rivals Apple and Google.<p>The announcement at a press conference in Seattle came after a lengthy PR tease that involved sending a children’s storybook to …

Professional video gaming becoming global spectator sport

Professional video game playing is becoming a global spectator sport, according to a study which says 2.4bn hours were spent watching gamers last year.<p>A report from research firm IHS Technology suggests that e-sports, or watching other people play games, is far from a niche interest. The company …

A startup called Skymind launches, pushing open source deep learning

A San Francisco-based startup called Skymind launched on Monday to offer support and services for deeplearning4j, an open source deep learning …

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Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>PM: 'We risk ending up with no Brexit at all'<p>The prime minister has warned …

Hong Kong Incubator NEST Launches An Equity Crowdfunding Platform For Startups

Ask Hong Kong startup founders about the challenges facing their ecosystem and you are likely to hear one answer over and over again: the lack of funding opportunities. Because Hong Kong’s startup industry is so new, companies are still seen as risky investments and many high-worth individuals turn …

Do we really know what 5G technology means for consumers?

Over the last few weeks, a number of articles have been written by a variety of sites discussing 5G wireless technology and what it will mean for the general public upon release. If there is one common theme written about 5G technology, it is about how little we know at the moment about what it …

Apple policy update could allow bitcoin payments

Apple has raised the possibility of using iPhones and iPads to perform transactions in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, after a change in the rules by which it approves software for its app store.<p>Until now, the company had gained a reputation for rejecting apps which enabled cryptocurrency …

The 11 Most Beautiful Apple Stores In The World

In just one quarter last year, nearly 100 million people shopped at the company's 424 global stores. According to the San Jose Mercury News, Apple stores generate more revenue per square foot than any other U.S. retailer.<p>Part of what has made Apple stores so successful over the years is the …

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There's A Device That Can Charge Your Phone 92% Faster

For those of us who don't have three hours to sit by our phones before a full charge, there are a couple alternatives: let it die, buy an external battery pack and now, Legion Meter.<p>Legion Meter is a curious device. It looks like a USB drive and plugs right into your existing charger. It has a tiny …

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5 Ways Millionaires Approach Their Careers

In the majority of cases, it’s not luck that makes people money, nor is it who they know. Rather, the people who make the most money in their careers are the ones who display discipline, and who have a definitive sense of purpose and heavy duty resiliency.<p>The positive news is that even if you don’t …

Exporting Clean Energy Solutions: Next Stop China

By Liz Delaney<p>China is, in many ways, the epicenter of the world’s efforts to curb climate change. The rapidly growing nation’s need for energy is soaring – demand is expected to double by 2020 – and China has surpassed the United States to become the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases.<p>So it makes …

Thomas Edison and the Cult of Sleep Deprivation

The man who gave us the incandescent light bulb thought we should never turn out the lights at all.<p>The March/April issue of <i>Bethesda Magazine</i>, a regional publication that covers a wealthy area of Washington, D.C., drew some unusually heavy attention on the web for a profile of Melissa “Missy” …

3 Ways Customer-Centric Companies Beat Their Competition

In business they say, “the customer is king” … but do customers today really want to be kings? They certainly don’t act like it. From do-it-yourself banking, to self-check-in at the airport and self-check-out at the grocery store, customers have taken on more of the work to get faster, and often …

Why Entrepreneurship is Like Love

We built it. With our bare hands. A space where do-good dreams come true.<p>One popular formula to growing companies is creating a “hockey stick” effect: launch your company, build a buzz, grow a user base, meet with investors, show your impact, and take on the partner with the best resources to grow …

Are We Running Out Of Metals For Our High-Tech Gadgets?

Your smartphone or tablet may appear all gloss and sheen — a marvel of the modern world — but inside it’s filled with ancient and sometimes rare earth metals like neodymium, europium and cerium. As global demand for flashy tech products has increased, access to these metals has dropped.<p>A recent …

Toyota Phasing Out Battery Deal With Tesla In Its Long Running Beef With Batteries

Toyota’s love affair with hydrogen cannot be denied.<p>The Japanese auto giant announced earlier this month that it will phase out an agreement announced in 2010 with Tesla Motors for Tesla to deliver battery packs for electric cars. Instead, Toyota will focus on hydrogen fuel cells. There are other …

Success And 'The Rule Of Three'

Understanding the needs of your customers, coworkers, sponsors, investors, and other important people in your business life is important. Central to this understanding is the idea of Creating Value. Creating Value is at the core of our professional lives, and is the foundation of our ability to …

The False Hope Of Colorado's 'Right To Try' Investigational Drug Law

On Saturday, Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law Colorado House Bill 14-1281, The Right to Try Act. The bill was co-sponsored by a retired physician and supported by others who wish to improve access to unapproved, investigational drugs for terminally-ill patients.<p>While supporters claim that …

Business Is About People Intelligence

If corporations are to grow and compete in the 21st century, one fact remains certain: they must become more knowledgeable and strategic about how to best serve the demographic shift – the new faces of their employees and consumers. When you hear or read the term “demographic shift,” it immediately …