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By Ariel Coro | Lo cautivante del mundo de la tecnología / All things technology

The best designed products of 2015

Shirley Rodriguez

It's that time of the year again — when perfectly fine household goods suddenly seem inadequate because a shiny newcomer has broken …

Awards

DARPA hired a jazz musician to jam with their artificially intelligent software

Artificial intelligence (AI) can paint hallucinatory images, shut down internet trolls, and critique the most creative paintings in history.

Now, with …

Jazz

Tres alarmas para la casa que no te romperán el bolsillo Tu Tecnología

¿A quien no le preocupa la seguridad de la casa cuando están ausentes? Las compañías de alarmas están aterrorizadas con estos nuevos gadgets que …

Los nuevos e impresionantes drones Tu Tecnología

¿Qué es un drone? Un drone es un vehículo aéreo que puede ser controlado por un piloto remotamente o puede cumplir misiones programadas. La variedad …

Watch Out Bricklayers, This Robot Is Coming For Your Job

Meet the machine that will build your future home in just a few days.

Beware bricklayers, this machine is coming for your job.

Developed in Australia, the Hadrian 105 is a prototype robot that lays bricks as well as humans can, according to the company behind it. And yet, it does so much more …

Robots

F-U-N-D-E-D: The crowd wants their robots at home -- and under the covers

Silicon Valley investments in robot startups surge amid crowdfunding campaigns backing technologies that track increasingly intimate parts of …

Robots

It’s Time For “The Visual Internet”

One of the amazing accomplishments of the smartphone is how it’s inspired us to take photos and share them — tons of them, with everyone. It’s estimated we have already taken more than a trillion photos in 2015. That would be more snapshots than have been taken in all of photographic history till …

Internet

This new medical device can improve healing rates by 30%

A new medical device that can accelerate the body's capacity to heal wounds by up to 30 percent has been developed by researchers in the UK, and it …

Scientific Research

Voxel8 raises $12M to help bring 3D-printed electronics to the masses

Voxel8, creators of a 3D electronics printer, has raised $12 million to grow its team and develop the core technology that enables companies to 3D-print products with built-in electronics.

Founded out of Somerville, Massachusetts, Voxel8 lays claim to having created the world’s first “multi-material …

Fab Lab

Vulnerability Warning: Hackers Can Haunt Homes Hitting Horrible Honeywell Security Holes

In modern houses, it doesn’t take a poltergeist to turn lights on and off, unlock doors or send a shiver down occupiers’ spines anymore. Hackers have numerous avenues into people’s properties thanks to growing numbers of connected machines managing residential environments.

Today, a slew of …

Security

Funding To VC-Backed Education Technology Startups Soars 96%

Funding to education-technology companies is booming. Financing grew from $944M in 2013 to $1.6B in 2014, a 71% increase. In the last four quarters, …

Venture Capital

A Japanese hotel has almost entirely replaced humans with robots as a cost-cutting scheme

In the southwestern city of Sasebo, Japan, a hotel run almost entirely by robots, from the animatronic humanoid greeting Japanese-speaking guests and the English-speaking dinosaur, to the robotic bell hop and the doll-like robot concierge in people's rooms, is now open to the public.

Hideo Sawada …

Robots

Chinese hackers use US servers in cyber attacks

Chinese-government linked hackers are using American computer services companies in conducting cyber attacks against private company networks, according to cyber security analysts.

A detailed computer forensic investigation by a major U.S. security firm revealed that three recent cyber attacks were …

Security

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses

Allen Walton, 27, lives a life many Americans can only dream of: He is on track for seven-figure revenue in a business that has been a one-man show until very recently, when fast-growth made it necessary to hire someone to answer the phones. Walton manages his year-old online store, …

Entrepreneurship

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build A House In Two Days

Replacing ancient human art with mechanical precision

An engineer in Perth wants to mechanize one of humanity’s oldest jobs. His robot is named “Hadrian,” after the Roman Emperor who built a wall in Northern Britain, and it can lay 1,000 bricks an hour. With a building plan programmed in, it …

Robots

As MakerBot Struggles, Desktop Milling Machines Are On The Rise

The maker community is embracing affordable mini-mills designed to machine wood and metal.

MakerBot's 3-D printers will soon be able to produce items that look like bronze, limestone, and wood, thanks to a new line of plastic-based composite materials shipping later this year. But the launch may be …

DIY

The best air purifier

This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a list of the best gear for your home. Read the full article at TheSweethome.com

It took 100 hours of research and testing conducted by an airborne particle physicist and former NOAA scientist using $100,000+ of equipment to find the best air …

Air Purifiers

The best handheld vacuum

This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a list of the best gear for your home. Read the original full article at TheSweethome.com

For small spills and tight spots that a regular vacuum can't reach, we recommend using the Black & Decker BDH2020FLFH 20 V MAX Flex Vac ($130). Its powerful …

Vacuums

Hacker Can Send Fatal Dose to Hospital Drug Pumps

When security researcher Billy Rios reported earlier this year that he’d found vulnerabilities in a popular drug infusion pump that would allow a …

Hospitals

The Next Wave of Wearable Tech Will Be Your Clothing

(Google/Project Jacquard)

The next time someone tells you your outfit is looking smart, they may not just be complimenting your fashion sense. At its …

CEO says he will pay college tuition for all of his employees’ children - The Washington Post

As a growing number of startups compete for talent with giants like Google and Facebook, they seem to have entered an arms race of showering employees with lavish perks — whether free lunches, free housecleaning services or sending employees on free international vacations.

Now the CEO of Boxed, an …

Tuition

Film Industry Innovators On Google's New VR System

Until now, making high-resolution, stitch-free 360-degree VR films has been time-consuming. Google is aiming to change all of that.

Google sure likes to shake things up.

Over the last few months, 360-degree virtual-reality video has become one of the hottest trends in filmmaking, given that it allows …

Virtual Reality

This robot chef can cook any type of dish

This futuristic chef, created by Moley Robotics, was pre-programmed to prepare a crab bisque. The robot handles the entire cooking process - although the ingredients do have to be prepared and placed in a pre-designated spot for the robot to successfully follow the recipe.

The entire robotic kitchen …

Robots

The invention that changed music forever

(CNN) — "Do you believe in life after love?" Cher used to sing. And if you've ever heard that song, you might now have an earworm in your head.

The singer's 1998 comeback track marked the first prominent use of a technology called "Auto-Tune", a pitch correcting software that has since changed the …

Auto-Tune

Periscope: Four ways it's shaking up media

(CNN) — It's May 2, and in London, the Duchess of Cambridge has entered St. Mary's hospital to give birth to her second child. CNN Royal Correspondent Max Foster is waiting just outside in a crowded press area. He can't do much on TV until the baby is born. Instead, he turns to his phone -- clamped …

Periscope

Criminals use IRS website to steal data on 104,000 people

(CNN) — A "sophisticated" organized crime syndicate used the IRS website to steal tax forms full of personal financial information on 104,000 taxpayers, the agency said Tuesday.

Until the IRS discovered this latest data leak, its website provided a service called "Get Transcript." It's an easy way …

Internal Revenue Service

Dawn of the cyborgs: how humans will turn themselves into gods

Name: Cyborg.

Age: Infinite.

Appearance: Ultra-buff.

Who is this we’re talking about? It could be anybody, really.

Me? Yes, as long as you’re extremely rich.

Ah. Well I haven’t become extremely rich so far. Pity.In that case you’ll miss out on a life of perfect health and theoretically eternal happiness.

Cyborgs

A robotic butt exists, and his name is Patrick

The day has finally come when a robotic butt can tell us what we're all doing wrong — well, what medical students are doing wrong, at least.

Researchers at University of Florida, Drexel University and the University of Wisconsin worked together to create "Patrick," a robotic butt who assists medical …

Robots

The 10 countries with the world's fastest internet speeds

Internet connectivity around the world.

With a few clicks on a keyboard and a swipe of the mouse, we have access to an unprecedented amount of information the likes of which humanity has never seen before.

But if you have a slow internet connection speed, then waiting for that page to load, that …

Internet