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SmartThings, the “Internet of Things” Company That Connects the Gadgets in Your Home, Launches Its Own Store

SmartThings, the connected-home platform that lets you control your lights, your coffee maker and even your door lock from a mobile app, doesn’t just …

Personal Security Startup MyPermissions Adds Real-Time Protection For Twitter

MyPermissions, a startup offering a suite of security protection and privacy tools, is today becoming the first service to offer live protection for users’ Twitter accounts. What that means is MyPermissions will now be able to alert you in real time as new Twitter applications access your personal …

The Future of the Desktop — Rendering the Operating System Irrelevant?

Xerox Star<p>There are few more enduring manifestations of user interface technology than that of the Graphical User Interface Desktop. Pioneered by …

10 mindblowingly futuristic technologies that will appear by the 2030s

Two decades is not a lot in the grand scheme of things, but owing to accelerating change we can expect to see the emergence of some fairly disruptive …

Why wearable computers will need advances in notification technology to thrive

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>As we quickly move into an era where even our jewelry, vehicles and household appliances are connected to the web, one of the …

Jaron Lanier: We’re Being Enslaved by Free Information

He says our network architecture is shrinking the economy and impoverishing the middle class

8 New Jobs People Will Have In 2025

New technologies will change the kinds of jobs people have in the coming years. Don’t be surprised if one day you’ve taken on the position of microbial balancer, corporate disorganizer, or urban shepherd.<p>New technology will eradicate some jobs, change others, and create whole new categories of …

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Perch Launches Video “Portal” Service For Distributed Teams

Perch for iOS wants to help businesses build a persistent video portal between their offices to help teams work together more effectively. The service originally started out as an asynchronous video chat tool for families, but as the company’s CEO Danny Robinson told me yesterday, the team quickly …