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Chinese giant JD.com launches a smart-hardware accelerator

Chinese online retail giant JD.com has become one of the first distributors that smart-hardware makers would turn to when they are about to ship products.<p>When the maker revolution was about to explode, JD established a sub-channel for selling smart hardware products only. Then, the company launched …

Comcast’s hotspot network grows to 1M nodes, driven by crowdsourced Wi-Fi

Comcast(s cmsca) revealed on Wednesday it has grown its Wi-Fi hotspot network to 1 million nodes. Considering that on Tuesday its FCC filing on its …

Galaxy S5 wireless charging cover now available for preorder

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is on its way, but before it arrives, you might want to pick up a few accessories for your new handset. With this in mind, soon-to-be Galaxy S5 owners will be happy to know that the official wireless charging cover is now available for pre-order.<p>The cover’s status is currently …

'Project Morpheus' is Sony's virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 4

The rumors are true: Sony's working on virtual reality. The hardware is called "Project Morpheus" and it's headed to the PlayStation 4. The headset is two pieces: a closed display and what looks like a PlayStation Move sensor built in. SCE Worldwide Studios head Shuhei Yoshida unveiled it on-stage …

Tokyo technology start-ups offer devices and gadgets

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1060000/1060548_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534422388_f8b68c2508e03876c55b66c5e51e313d<p><b>Tokyo's technology start-up scene is beginning to take off. But can the Japanese capital rival California's Silicon Valley?</b><p>Imagine struggling to …

MIT Students Use GIFs to Teach Computers Emotion

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many is a GIF worth? We may be about to find out.<p>Two graduate students at the MIT Media Lab aim to create …

Watch Thalmic Integrate The Myo Armband And Oculus Rift To Get Your Hands In The Game

Waterloo’s Thalmic Labs has a new demo video out for their upcoming Myo armband, a controller that uses the electrical impulses generated when you use your arms and hands to generate input for computing devices. This time, they’ve shown how they built in-house support for the Oculus Rift virtual …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Digital Storm's Vanquish II makes the 'Ultimate' gaming PC affordable

Digital Storm took the wraps off of its new Vanquish II PC today, a desktop gaming rig with a hurricane of features designed to give you a custom-built feel without actually having to assemble your own computer. Prices start at $699 for the"Good" version, which comes with a Core i3 4330 processor, …

Oculus Rift’s First-Run Development Kit Is Sold Out As It Poaches Key Valve VR Talent

The Oculus Rift development kit is no longer for sale in most parts of the world, the company reports. The dev hardware for the virtual reality headset has been on sale since Oculus kicked off their Kickstarter campaign, and began shipping around March 30, 2013. Since its original development, …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Bot or not? Try to tell a human poet from a computer

How good are you at telling the difference between words written by a human and words written by a computer? Maybe after taking the Bot or Not test, …

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9 Things Changing on the New SAT

The College Board announced some radical changes to the SAT on Wednesday. Starting in 2016, the college entrance exam will take on a whole new format …

Mom drives van, 3 kids into waves

Tim Tesseneer was driving along Daytona Beach on Tuesday with his wife when they noticed the minivan driving through shallow water as it headed south.<p>That was unusual enough. But then they heard the screams. It was two children crying and waving for help out one of the rear windows.<p>Tesseneer threw …

Egypt's military leaders unveil devices they claim can detect and cure Aids

Egypt's military leaders have come under ridicule after the chief army engineer unveiled what he described as a "miraculous" set of devices that detect and cure Aids, hepatitis and other viruses.<p>The claim, dismissed by experts and called "shocking to scientists" by the president's science adviser, …

Yota's latest E Ink smartphone takes a great idea and makes it pretty

YotaPhone is an Android smartphone with a regular touchscreen on one side and an E Ink display on the other. It's been around for well over a year now, and in our time with previous prototypes we've been impressed with its premise, if not Yota Devices' execution. At MWC this year, the Russian …

Nintendo ending DS and Wii online multiplayer in May

Nintendo has announced that it will end support for its online multiplayer service on the DS and Wii. Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection will shut down on May 20th, meaning that games will no longer work online; offline features, however, will continue to work. Wii apps like Hulu, YouTube, and the built-in …

Panasonic's latest Toughpad has the strength, thickness of 10 smartphones (hands-on)

Panasonic may have bowed out of the consumer smartphone game, but gadgets for businesses are a completely different story. That's why the Japanese company came to Mobile World Congress with a new pair of rugged Toughpad smartphones in tow. You can't mistake them, despite their identical looks, …

Hands-on With the New Dual-Screen, E-ink-Equipped YotaPhone

Yesterday, we brought you news from the Russian handset maker Yota Devices about its newest e-ink display-equipped YotaPhone, which marks a significant upgrade from the original that went on sale in December.<p>It’s still very early days for the new generation device – it’s not expected to go on sale …

Deaf Man Allegedly Beaten, Tasered By Police After Trying To Use Sign Language

Police officers in Southern California are under fire for allegations that they beat, shocked and arrested a deaf man who was trying to use sign language to communicate with them.<p>Jonathan Meister, a deaf and non-verbal resident of Manhattan Beach, Calif., claims that the Hawthorne Police Department …

The Fed Spent the Year of the Economic Crisis Pretty Sure It Had Things Under Control

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Federal Reserve published transcripts from its 2008 meetings on Friday, finally documenting for …

Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ (512GB)

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Samsung announces availability for 12.2-inch Galaxy Note Pro and new Tab Pro tablets

Samsung introduced its new line of Galaxy tablets back at CES, but it’s getting around to availability and pricing information only now. The new line …

Pacemaker and Spotify cue up the iPad's simplest DJ app

A slick interface and 20 million tracks turn the tables on Traktor and Djay<p>Jonas Norberg built two great products that nobody used. The first was the award-winning Pacemaker, a wonderfully nerdy beatmaking gadget that cost $850. The second was a tablet app for DJing, but Norberg chose the wrong …

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A First Look At How Beats Music Plans to Take on Spotify, Google, and Apple

The launch also marks Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers’s year at the company.<p>Near the end of the workday Friday, an office manager at a startup in San Francisco’s industrial Potrero Hill neighborhood scurried to grab a chilled bottle of sparkling wine. The company was commemorating its App Store …

12 Infographics About Zombies

It’s a great pleasure to start another series of regular contributions here on Inspired Magazine. And this one, contrarily to what I do with <b>The Best</b> …