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With iPhone C, Apple Could Take Smartphone Lead in China

The lower-cost iPhone that Apple is expected to unveil next month could prove the answer to a relatively new problem facing the company: Slowing …

NSA files: why the Guardian in London destroyed hard drives of leaked files

Guardian editors on Tuesday revealed why and how the newspaper destroyed computer hard drives containing copies of some of the secret files leaked by Edward Snowden.<p>The decision was taken after a threat of legal action by the government that could have stopped reporting on the extent of American …

FlexCam is a Flexible Camera that Snaps Dynamic One-Shot Panoramas

Companies and researchers are always coming up with interesting new camera concepts and prototypes that approach snapping photos in some unique way. …

This Crazy Rig of 60 DSLRs Can Turn You Into a 3D Selfie Sculpture

Got a few dozen spare DSLRs and fistful of startup capital? Then you, too, could get into the emerging field of 3D selfies, as pioneered by Texas …

Tel Aviv latest city to consider futuristic 'maglev' personal transport system

A futuristic transportation system developed by NASA's Ames Research Center could finally be coming to fruition in Tel Aviv — should the project clear all the necessary regulatory hurdles, of course. Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai told <i>Bloomberg News</i> earlier this week that the SkyTran system, which uses …

10 technologies that really could change the world

We're told that all kinds of technologies changed the world - Popular Mechanics' list includes the stapler - but today's researchers are working on …

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Google Now and Google Glass could become your hyperlocal news readers

Despite all the advances in location-based computing and smartphones, so far there has been very little done to take advantage of these technologies …

American Friends of Tel Aviv University - American Friends of Tel Aviv University

American Friends of Tel Aviv University (AFTAU)<p>Thumbnail<p>Title<p>Link<p>Why Diversity Programs Promoting Women and Minorities in Management …

Move Over Google Glass — GlassUp Is A Less Creepy And Much Cheaper Pair Of AR Specs

Right now Google Glass sits at the apogee of geeky, wearable technology. Last month, interviewing a Glass-wearing Robert Scoble, Newsnight’s Jeremy Paxman memorably debunked it in his opening question as “that thing on your head. ” Getting non-techie people to view Glass as anything other than …

Harvard creates brain-to-brain interface, allows humans to control other animals with thoughts alone - ExtremeTech

By on July 31, 2013 at 7:45 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Researchers at Harvard University …

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Google is testing a local news product for Google Now

Google has hatched a plan to boost the visibility of its existing local news product, and in the process is testing a whole new way to get people to pay attention to the news that is geographically most relevant to them.<p>Google is testing a local news “card” in its Google Now service, which is built …

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A 3D printer that uses—wait for it—printer paper

Most 3D printing is done with different types of plastic, but as we’ve said before, there’s more than one kind of machine that falls under the “3D printer” umbrella. Along with the devices that print organs and cars, there’s one that uses the last material you’d expect: printer paper.<p>Demonstrated …

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How 3-D Printing Body Parts Will Revolutionize Medicine

Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.<p>A device the size of an espresso machine quietly whirs to life. The contraption isn't filled with fresh, pungent grounds but, instead, spoonfuls of opaque, sterile goo. Its robotic arm moves …

How to transmit real-time holograms

<i>This article was taken from the August 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

IBM researchers get closer to brain-like computing

IBM (s ibm) researchers say they have whipped up a programming language, algorithms and applications to deploy on top of a computing system inspired …

IBM Develops Programming Language Inspired By The Human Brain

Two years ago this month, IBM announced that it had developed a cognitive computer chip, inspired by human neural architecture. That chip was developed as part of the SyNAPSE project, which has a long term goal of building a computing system that can handle tasks that are relatively easy for human …

2050 - and immortality is within our grasp

Aeroplanes will be too afraid to crash, yoghurts will wish you good morning before being eaten and human consciousness will be stored on supercomputers, promising immortality for all - though it will help to be rich.<p>These fantastic claims are not made by a science fiction writer or a crystal …

See Darkly Funny Artifacts From The Internet Town That Never Left the 1970s

The brainchild of screenwriter Richard Littler, Scarfolk is a visual compendium of artifacts that perfectly captures the casual paranoia of life in …

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South Korean road wirelessly recharges OLEV buses

<b>South Korea has switched on a road which can recharge electric vehicles as they drive over it.</b><p>The project's developer says the 12km (7.5 miles) route is the first of its kind in the world.<p>It means vehicles fitted with compatible equipment do not need to stop to recharge and can also be fitted with …

This recycling bin is following you

<b>Update (Aug. 12):</b> City of London halts recycling bins tracking phones of passers-by<p>Recycling bins in the City of London are monitoring the phones of passers-by, so advertisers can target messages at people whom the bins recognize.<p>Renew, the startup behind the scheme, installed 100 recycling bins …

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Smart trash can knows how fast you walk and which smartphone you use

UK startup Renew is taking smartphone tracking to London's streets with the help of its Wi-Fi-enabled trash cans. Already outfitted with advertising screens, a handful of the city's 100 Renew Pods are now equipped with new "Renew Orbs," which use Wi-Fi to track the proximity and speed of people …

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 …

With wearable tech like Google Glass, human behavior is now a design problem

For all the attention we’ve given in the past year to wearable devices like Google Glass, Nike FuelBand and Jawbone UP, the focus on hardware and …

Here’s what connected cars will be doing by 2020

<i>Pavan Mathew is Global Head of Connected Car for Telefonica Digital.</i><p>Many of us dream of autonomous cars. Just imagine the relaxation of completely hands-free driving that is both seamless and safe, unlocking new time for us to work, talk, and learn while going from point A to point B. A recent …

Revealed: Elon Musk Explains the Hyperloop, the Solar-Powered High-Speed Future of Inter-City Transportation

Almost a year after Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, first floated the idea of a superfast mode of transportation, he has …

Why wearable computers will need advances in notification technology to thrive

As we quickly move into an era where even our jewelry, vehicles and household appliances are connected to the web, one of the chief elements of the …

Horizons: The planes that can pick up trains

Students have come up with a radical idea for cutting journey times in 2050 – aircraft that collect and drop-off passengers in moving pod-like carriages.<p>Our transport system, whichever way you look at it, is broken. Sure, most of us eventually get to where we need to go, but congestion and …

How wearable technology could transform business

Business reporter, BBC News<p>Once upon a time seeing your life flash before your eyes was something people did their best to avoid.<p>The arrival of Google Glass seems to have changed that.<p>The excitement surrounding the prototype glasses, which let you take photos, send messages, get directions and a …