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Researchers create a 'battery-free' mobile phone

Your future phone may never need to be charged.<p>That's the exciting implication of new research out of the University of Washington, where researchers …

University of Washington

How two countries helped drive the recent rise in cryptocurrency prices

Digital currency prices have soared recently, with reports from the past few months showing enormous valuation increases for currencies across the board.<p>Bitcoin, Ripple, and Ethereum have all experienced exponential growth, with Bitcoin prices rising to $2,588, Ripple reaching a market cap of …

Cryptocurrency

These $3,000 headphones roll up like a metal link bracelet

But you probably can’t afford them<p>On-ear and over-ear headphones generally tend to offer dramatically better sound than smaller, in-ear buds. The trade-off is, in exchange for better music, you have to carry around the bulkier, larger devices.<p>But what if you didn’t? What if you could roll up a pair …

Headphones

India could become the first digital, cashless society

It's called India Stack.<p><b>The Foundations of a New Financial System</b><p>Before 2009, half of all Indians didn't have any form of identification, not even a birth certificate.<p>Without a form of identification, citizens couldn't access services like banking, insurance, or even get a driver's license. As …

These 3-D Printed Bricks Cool Rooms Without Air Conditioning

The idea of “evaporative cooling” goes back centuries. Now it’s seeing new life in the shape of a brick–the 3-D printed “Cool Brick.”<p>Developed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, the Cool Brick is both masonry and an alternative to air conditioning. Containing thousands of holes, it’s porous …

Off-grid

China's $11B app that wants to organize the world's information

A wildly popular Chinese news app is fast becoming one of the world's hottest upstarts.<p>Founded by a former Microsoft (MSFT) employee, Toutiao uses artificial intelligence to create personalized feeds of news and videos based on users' interests. And it has global ambitions.<p>Toutiao, which means …

Social Media

A new device can clean polluted air and turn it into hydrogen energy

A team of Belgian researchers has developed a device that will remove pollutants from the air and convert them into simple hydrogen — using sunlight, nanoparticles and a photoelectric chemical membrane.<p>The project was conceived and developed by two sets of researchers working on related issues, …

Hydrogen

We Now Have The First Evidence That Immune Cells in The Skin Directly Trigger Hair Growth

This could explain how hair loss starts.<p>For the first time, scientists have discovered that a common type of immune cell directly triggers stem cells …

Hair Growth

pipes.digital is an intriguing early-stage alternative to Yahoo! Pipes

A lot of people swore by Yahoo! Pipes.<p>The site was a side-project that was never part of Yahoo’s core business, but had die-hard fans nonetheless. The service allowed people to combine data from sources, easily applying filters and manipulations through a visual programming language, almost like …

GitHub launches Marketplace to help developers find the tools they need

Source code management platform GitHub is making it easier for developers to find the right tools to improve and fine-tune their existing workflows.<p>In a blog post, the company announced it is launching a new Marketplace to help its members effortlessly discover and purchase apps to use across the …

World's thinnest hologram will make screen size 'irrelevant'

A team of Australian and Chinese researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne has unveiled the world's thinnest hologram with the potential to change the way we look at technology -- quite literally.<p>The "nano-hologram" is set apart from other holograms because it can be seen without 3D goggles, and …

RMIT University

This guy fixed his teeth by 3D printing his own plastic braces for $60

Amos Dudley had braces in middle school, but he didn't wear a retainer like he was supposed to, so his teeth slowly shifted back.<p>He didn't want to shell out thousands of dollars for a whole new round of braces, so the digital-design major decided to make his own.<p>On his blog, Dudley wrote that he …

MIT’s giant mobile 3D printer can build a building in 14 hours, and some day it may be headed to Mars

At first glance, the Digital Construction Platform looks as awkward as its name. A nozzle is attached to the end of a pair of robotic arms atop a rover-like vehicle outfitted with tank treads. Then there’s a flatbed trailer attached to the back, with two big metal tanks strapped to its top. The …

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