Hein Angermeyer

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Gorgeous Robox 3D printer hopes it can do for 3D printing what the iMac did for personal computing

In 1999, my elementary school got every single kid to love computer class with a single move: It replaced a fleet of Macintosh Classic IIs with iMac …

California may reject Palen plan

Switching the project to PV or the more common parabolic-trough CSP technology would be an “environmentally superior” choice, the regulator …

Samsung owes Apple $290M more in damages, jury says

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A jury on Thursday ruled that Samsung must pay Apple $290,456,793 in additional damages for patent infringement, slightly less than the $380 million Apple had requested.<p>That brings its total award to about $930 million. Samsung believed it owed Apple only $52 million more in …

Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned with polonium, tests show

Swiss scientists find levels of polonium 18 times higher than normal in first forensic tests on former Palestinian leader's body<p>The first forensic tests on samples taken from Yasser Arafat's corpse have shown unexpectedly high levels of radioactive polonium-210, suggesting the Palestinian leader …

Bublcam Is A 360º Camera That Can Stream Immersive, Spherical Video In Real-Time

Meet Bublcam: a 360 degree camera made by Canadian startup Bubl that lets you capture spherical panoramas of what’s going on around you — either as still photographs or spherical video that allows you to swipe around and explore the scene. The camera can even stream video in real-time over Wi-Fi, …

School district hires company to monitor students’ activity on social media

The Glendale Unified School District kicked this school year off with a program to track what its students are doing and saying online.<p>The district has hired social network monitoring service Geo Listening to tune into students’ social media activity and look out for things like cyberbullying, drug …

The U.S. Makes Way, Way More Requests for Users' Facebook Data Than Any Other Country

We're number one!<p>Facebook released its first ever transparency report today, taking a cue from Google in an effort to provide more information about government requests for its users data.<p>The report shows that the United States makes dramatically more requests than any other country, with somewhere …

In 2013, the CIA will receive the most funding out of any intelligence agency

The U.S. government has majorly increased spending on surveillance programs, surpassing the levels seen during the Cold War. The CIA, which has been criticized in the years following 9/11, however, seems to be taking home the most of thismoney.<p>Former NSA-contractor Edward Snowden leaked the latest …

If Elon Musk's Hyperloop Sounds Like Something Out Of Science Fiction, That's Because It Is

Musk describes the hyperloop as something that is a "cross between a Concorde, a railgun and an air hockey table," and that it could go from San Francisco to New York City in 30 minutes.<p>Sounds like something straight out of a science fiction story right? Well, that's because it is. Even before Rand …

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4 Tips for Creating Compelling HDR Photography

HDR tends to have a bad name in the world of photography. Type the words ‘HDR photography' into google images and you'll get an idea why. Florescent …

Ziphius: The Aquatic Drone That Captures Photos While Speeding Across the Water

There’s been a lot of talk about UAVs — as in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (aka. Drones) — lately, but what about Unmanned <i>Acquatic</i> Vehicles? When it …

State AGs blast Google over YouTube ads for illicit products

The attorneys general for Nebraska and Oklahoma have criticized Google for allegedly profiting from ads tied to YouTube videos that promote illicit activities.<p>In a letter (PDF) to Google general counsel Kent Walker, Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt …

EE doubling 4G spectrum allocation in 12 cities tomorrow to boost speed

EE invited us to a breakfast get-together this morning, and spectrum was on the menu. Back in April, EE reported that it would be doubling the LTE spectrum allocation in ten cities, promising twice the speeds, at some point during the summer. We now know the switch is being flipped tomorrow, and in …

Rumor: iPhone 5S Will be Capable of 150Mbps LTE Advanced Speeds

- Jul 1, 2013<p><i>The Korea Times</i> says Apple is rumored to be in talks with SK Telecom about launching an LTE-Advanced phone later this year. LTE-A is …

If Windows Phone continues to fail, Nokia has no Plan B

The world’s second-largest mobile phone maker by volume is in danger of crashing so hard that the company is sold for scrap to competitors or partners, who are rumored to include Lenovo, Huawei and Microsoft. It’s looking increasingly unlikely that Nokia can avoid such a fate, as two of its four …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Reportedly Passes 20M Shipments

Samsung new Galaxy S4 became its fastest<p>sellingshipping device ever when it topped 10 million ‘channel sales’ (aka shipments to retailers) within a month of its launch, and already reports from Korean media claim the device has tipped the 20 million shipment mark.<p>That’s according to a report from …

Microsoft drops Facebook and Flickr photo integration from Windows 8.1, recommends official apps

One of the selling points of Windows Phone is the tight social integration and ability to pull photos from Facebook into the built-in photo application. Microsoft mimicked this same functionality in Windows 8, but it appears the company is removing some of it for Windows 8.1. Although the photos …

Future cops: How technology is set to change policing

<b>The sci-fi vision of police officers rushing to the scene of a crime before any crime has even been committed may be rather far-fetched but technology is increasingly playing a role in the modern police force.</b><p>According to a new report, The Future of the Force: Police, Technology and Serving the …

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