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Personal data fuels smart city programs

Many citizens will be sharing information about themselves with municipal governments -- in exchange for enhanced services<p>If you live in a big city, …

Internet of Things

Sunflare unveils sticky and flexible solar panels

Sunflare has unveiled flexible solar panels that can be stuck onto walls and roofs.<p>The new thin-film solar product is flexible, light, and affordable. The company made the announcement at CES 2017, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week.<p>The National Renewable Energy Laboratory declared in a …

Virtual Reality

Sensory is bringing Alexa to your headphones this CES 2017

New tech from hardware developer Sensory will soon give your Bluetooth headphones always-listening capabilities.<p>Amazon Echo has blown up the smart home market in the last year because of its easy-to-use always-listening functionality. That's a little more intuitive than speaking, after all. Despite …

Smart Homes

ZTE is kickstarting an eye-tracking smartphone called 'Hawkeye"

LAS VEGAS — Chinese smartphone maker ZTE is turning to a slightly more unconventional method to launch its next phone: Kickstarter.<p>The company …

Accenture’s top 5 predictions for what will be hot at CES 2017

Roughly 177,000 people are expected to converge on Las Vegas next week for the Consumer Electronics Show. CES 2017 will have around 2 million square feet of exhibit space, and I’ll be there checking out the event with VentureBeat writers Ken Leung and John Brandon. We’ll all be trying to figure out …

Internet of Things

Microsoft is thinking about a futuristic way to stop you from losing your keys

Augmented reality is a seriously buzzy concept right now. A head-mounted computer that inserts interactive objects and holograms into your field of view, it could transform the world of work, pave the way for screenless computers, and create radical new entertainment mediums.<p>It may also have a …

Augmented Reality

IoT-connected devices link nearly two-thirds of Americans

A new study shows Americans really dig Internet of Things (IoT) technology, with nearly two-thirds owning at least one IoT devices, according to a recent research report commissioned by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).<p>The study found that 62% of U.S. consumers own at least one IoT …

Internet of Things

5 Free Graphic Design Tools To Create Your Own Visuals in 2017

Why would you pay a design agency upwards of $5,000 for one graphic design, when you can create your own visuals for next to nothing?<p>Many startups and new entrepreneurs understand the value of using visuals in their marketing strategy, but how many people are actually going to throw five grand at a …

Infographics

8 predictions for the future of IoT in 2017

Every year IoT brings new things to biotechnology, manufacturing, home living and every aspect of our daily lives. We’ve seen it disrupt traditional industries, transform our cities and contribute to the autonomous transport of the future.<p>It sits in an ecosystem where machine learning, AI and data …

Internet of Things

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

Prefab Homes

Choosing optimised technology for the Internet of Things

The dreams and promises of the Internet of Things (IoT) are many, as well as the prediction of its shining future. There is an underlying expectation …

Google’s miniature radars can now identify objects

Researchers from St Andrews University teach Google's tech a fun new trick<p>When Google unveiled Project Soli in 2015, the company presented it as a way to create gesture controls for future technology. Soli’s miniature radars are small enough to fit into a smartwatch and can detect movements with …

Miniature

Woz changes his mind, says robots will never dominate us

Technically Incorrect: The Apple co-founder, once so skeptical about artificial intelligence, has now decided that it's no threat.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I've been practicing walking on all fours for months.<p>My barking is really …

Artificial Intelligence

CUPS!! - Pitch Perfect - Sam Tsui, Alex G, Kina Grannis, Kurt Schneider

Contemporary Monolithic House With a Frame by Andrea Oliva Architetto

Meet Casa Sulla Morella, an exquisite sustainable house equipped with solar panels, designed by Andrea Oliva Architetto in Castelnovo Sotto, Reggio …

Odintsovo 2020 Eco-City Proposal / de Architekten Cie.

With the potential to become one of the most attractive cities in the greater Moscow region, the proposal by <b>de Architekten Cie.</b> for Odintsovo …

Interior of Louis Kahn's 1971 Korman House to be Redesigned

Though Louis Kahn turned down developer Steven Korman numerous times, the would-be patron persisted and eventually convinced Kahn to accept the …

San Manuel de la Estrella Chapel / Tomás Browne + Alberto Browne

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> It is to be acknowledged that the conception of architectural work and space are generated in the …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

A glimpse into the process behind DRAW Architecture's impeccable work.<p>Submit your very best architectural works for a chance to be published internationally by Phaidon.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Exploring Cedar Construction in Contemporary Design<p>The phrase …

Architecture

"Women In Architecture" Dollars, Hours Away From Reaching Campaign Goal

<b>UPDATE: "WIA" has now reached its goal.</b> A group of women fed up with the state of architecture today have started a campaign to transform the …

Bird House by Alberto Rubio

LG unveils world's thinnest Full HD LCD smartphone panel

Measuring 5.2 inches long and only 0.08 inch thick, new display panels being developed by LG could prompt the move toward slimmer and lighter mobile devices.<p>As companies search for ways to make mobile devices ever-sleeker and lighter, LG Display announced Wednesday that it is coming out with what …

Gear & Gadgets

Tech-Savvy Cities May Be 'Smart,' But Are They Wise?

This summer, NPR's Cities Project has been looking at how cities around the world are solving problems using new technologies. And though there's great promise in many of these "smart" city programs, New York University's Anthony Townsend remains skeptical.<p>Townsend, whose book <i>Smart Cities</i> is due …

Apple's App Store at 5: 10 key moments on the road to 50bn downloads

Happy birthday, Apple's App Store. It launched on 10 July 2008, a year after the first iPhone went on sale, with 500 apps available.<p>More than 850k …

Apple played 'central role' in ebook price-fixing conspiracy, says federal judge

Apple has been found guilty of conspiring with book publishers to raise ebook prices, in one of the biggest anti-trust lawsuits ever brought by US …

The 1 Thing You Must Do In Every Job Interview

I recently interviewed an excellent candidate for a position at our growing startup, Likeable Local. The woman had an incredible resume, an …