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Pricey Data Is A Barrier To Internet Access In Developing Countries

Tech companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, and Nokia, are counting on the “next billion,” or users in developing countries who are just getting access to the Internet, to fuel their future growth. Despite increasing access to technology, including the rapidly growing penetration of inexpensive …

Good news for electric cars: New battery tech uses peroxide to boost energy density by 7X

All electric vehicles currently in production use some form of lithium-ion chemistry in their battery packs.<p>Finding ways of improving that chemistry is therefore very important — the aim being to make future electric car batteries cheaper, more stable and more energy-dense for longer …

London to pioneer 5G technology, the city's mayor promises

5G is still only in its early stages, but Mayor Boris Johnson has promised that London will have the world’s first major 5G network.<p>The University of Surrey will be the driving force behind the developments which were announced as part of the capital’s long-term infrastructure plan from now until …

Watch Out Google Glass, Smart Shoes Are On The Way

In India, you’ll be able to wear technology somewhere completely different: On your feet. Lechal is the world’s first interactive haptic feedback …

With This Vision Correction Technology, Your Screen Wears the Glasses

Billions each day interact with electronic displays, and a large proportion of those people have less than perfect vision — but new research from the University of California, Berkeley may soon mean that it's your phone that will wear the glasses, not you. It's not quite a pair of spectacles stuck …

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The Skills Leaders Need at Every Level

A few weeks ago, we were asked to analyze a competency model for leadership development that a client had created. It was based on the idea that at different points in their development, potential leaders need to focus on excelling at different skills. For example, in their model they proposed that …

4 Tips for Building a Company That Attracts the Best Investors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Top investors have a long checklist that they consider when evaluating a startup. To win their favor, you must not only meet, but exceed their expectations. Not long ago, we shared with you five tricks for winning over the best …

IT Manager of the Future

The Future of IT is in the Cloud. Over the next year, medium to enterprise level businesses will continue to use the cloud for their IT needs, driving up the demand for emerging IT roles. Learn more http://dell.to/1nDisXf

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What Made WhatsApp Worth $19 Billion?

When WhatsApp sold to Facebook for $19 Billion people were stunned. What makes this messaging app worth $19 billion? We dove deep into WhatsApp's growth engine to understand how its grown so fast and what makes it so valuable to Facebook.

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Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

X-Rayed Toys by Brendan Fitzpatrick | Colossal

<p>Photographer Brendan Fitzpatrick whose floral x-rays we first featured back in 2012, just released three new collections of x-ray photos including …

Just How Likely Is Another World War?

Assessing the similarities and differences between 1914 and 2014<p>A century ago this month, Europeans stood on the brink of a war so devastating that it forced historians to create a new category: “World War.” None of the leaders at the time could imagine the wasteland they would inhabit four years …

33 Pictures Taken at Just the Right Moment

Image: Imgur<p>People who take a ton of pictures know all too well that snapping the shot at the right split second is imperative when it comes to …

How the Internet of Things Changes Business Models

As the Internet of Things (IoT) spreads, the implications for business model innovation are huge. Filling out well-known frameworks and streamlining established business models won’t be enough. To take advantage of new, cloud-based opportunities, today’s companies will need to fundamentally rethink …

Smart seatbelts monitor heart rate to stop drivers nodding off

Spanish engineers are developing a seatbelt which monitors the heart rate of drivers and issues an alert, warning them to pull over, if they are in danger of falling asleep behind the wheel<p>Seatbelts which monitor heart rate and wake drivers up if they sense they are falling asleep behind the wheel, …

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Two New Discoveries With Atoms Pave Way For Invention

Science never stops pushing boundaries to take us to the next level of discovery. Within a seven day window, researchers and physicists in both the United States and Europe made two different discoveries pertaining to atoms – the basic building blocks of matter.<p>Physicists from University of Basel …

A new way to make microstructured surfaces

A team of researchers has created a new way of manufacturing microstructured surfaces that have novel three-dimensional textures. These surfaces, …

Cleaning Up Polluting Mines With Plants–Plants That Then Turn Into Precious Metals

One enterprising scientist thinks we’re close to creating a whole new, much greener mining industry.<p>Nothing grows here at Walker Ridge. Oaks, pines, and wildflowers stop abruptly at the edges of a huge swath of bare earth. The dead zone–tinged an uneasy shade of green–stretches almost as far as the …

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OKCupid: we experiment on users. Everyone does

Dating service’s co-founder claims it lied to users to test theory about compatibility<p>Dating service OkCupid has cheerfully admitted to manipulating what it shows users, a month after Facebook faced a storm of protest when it revealed that it had conducted psychological experiments.<p>Christian …

Google Shopping Now Has Product Ratings in Sponsored Ads

Shoppers in the US will soon see ratings in Google’s Product Listing Ads, as the search giant looks to lure more companies on board with the promise of better click-throughs.<p>While the temptation for you and me may be to skim over anything ‘Sponsored’ in our online searches, this is an easy way for …

[Premiere] Dive Into The Clouds In This Code-Generated Music Video

In anticipation of its live New York debut, we spoke to electronic composer Hello Moth & code artist Glenn Marshall about their collaborative music video for "Clouds in Cloudless Skies."<p>Clouds in Cloudless Skies from Glenn Marshall on Vimeo.<p>For anyone who's ever stared at the "Getting Started" …

This is a Cut and Polished Chinga Meteorite

Seen here is a 773 gram polished Chinga meteorite. The quarter-cut specimen was found in Turvinskaya, Russia and has been cut and polished on two …

Japan Plans to Harvest Solar Power from Space by 2030

One of the big downsides of solar power is how dependent it is on local weather conditions. If it’s rainy or overcast, you can’t harvest much energy …

Solar Power

I applied for 40 jobs in nine minutes

Employers may be the ones doing the extra work under the government's new 40-jobs-a-month unemployment rule<p>The Australian government’s new job seeking requirements would lead to employers being spammed on an unprecedented scale.<p>Jobseekers will be required to apply for at least 40 jobs a month under …

IBM’s $3 Billion Investment In Synthetic Brains And Quantum Computing

IBM thinks the future belongs to computers that mimic the human brain and use quantum physics…and they’re betting $3 billion on it.<p>IBM is unveiling a massive $3 billion research and development round on Wednesday, investing in weird, science fiction-like technologies–and, in the process, …

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Hyundai Mobis to build plant in Czech Republic

PRAGUE (AP) — South Korea's Hyundai Mobis has signed a deal with the Czech government to build a car lights plant in the eastern part of the Czech …

Our new robot overlords: The terrifying uncertainty of our high-tech future

Are computers taking our jobs?<p>Last fall economist Carl Benedikt Frey and information engineer Michael A. Osborne, both at the University of Oxford, published a study estimating the probability that 702 occupations would soon be computerized out of existence. Their findings were startling. Advances …

INFOGRAPHIC: Mercedes-Benz: Where digital meets physical

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