Tech & Gadgets

By Jay Jayasuriya | Technology today

A New Transparent, Conductive Material Is Set to Revolutionize Our Electronics

A New Material<p>Researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered a new material that could change technology as we know it. This nano-scale, …

Engineering

How This Female Venture Capitalist Is Building The Next Generation Of Enterprise Technology Startups

, Women@Forbes<p>Jessica Lin is at the intersection of two male-dominated industries — venture capital and enterprise technology. Lin is the cofounder and general partner of Work-Bench, a venture fund and community that identifies, supports and invests in the next generation of enterprise technology …

Venture Capital

Good luck finding a safe VPN

If you're most people, you just found out about the FCC's internet privacy rules by way of their untimely demise. Thanks to the FCC's new chief, Congress, and Donald Trump, ISPs are now free to track you like crazy and sell your data to the four directions. As a result, interest in VPNs exploded …

Internet

Foxtec Corporation

Flexible new solar panel is almost 80% lighter than traditional panels

Solar panels just got a lot slimmer. Zhengrong Shi, a.k.a. the Sun King, is now marketing eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel that could …

Controlling VR with Your Mind

Virtual reality is still so new that the best way for us to interact within it is not yet clear. One startup wants you to use your head, literally: …

Virtual Reality

WHY GEAR DOESN'T MATTER

It Begins: Bots Are Learning to Chat in Their Own Language

Igor Mordatch is working to build machines that can carry on a conversation. That’s something so many people are working on. In Silicon Valley, …

5 Cool Inventions You Can Buy On Amazon

If you like magical creatures and pink drinks, the Unicorn Frappuccino is for you http://cnn.it/2oMqzuI pic.twitter.com/IqWM3hF6Qh<p>0 replies 98 …

Marissa Mayer won't be the CEO of Yahoo's remaining business, Altaba, after the Verizon deal closes

Marissa Mayer will not be CEO of pieces of Yahoo that aren't being sold to Verizon, the company said Monday in a regulatory filing. It's not yet clear if she will remain with the search and news business that Verizon is acquiring.<p>Mayer will receive a severance package worth about $23 million, the …

Marissa Mayer

10 NEW Tech Gadgets You Didn't Know Existed

smart magazine envisions co-existing lifestyle in cities of today

proposing solutions to many of today’s urban challenges, smart magazine explores the growing movement of co-existing through a multimedia story …

Cities

Stephen Hawking reminds us technology will kill us all and it's all our fault

We are well into 2017 and the situation hasn't got any better, so here comes the routine alert from world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking that we're all gonna die — and it's all our fault.<p>During an interview with <i>The Times</i>, Hawking repeated the concept that humanity faces existential …

Singularity

TWiT 604: Flabby, Flaccid, and Flatulent

Snapchat has a huge IPO -and makes one high school $24 million. Is Apple killing the lightning port on the iPhone 8? Spotify crosses the 50 million …

365Speed.com

Why Am I Just Finding Out About These NOW!!!!

GoPro Karma vs DJI Mavic Pro - Comparison & Review!

TWiT Audience Survey | TWiT.TV

Thanks so much for volunteering to take our survey. It should take 2 minutes of your time and that contribution is so valuable to us.<p>We do this every …

The deadly, incredible and absurd robots of the US military

Robots

What is Net Neutrality and is it important?

Net neutrality has been a hot-button issue for several years now, but what exactly does it mean? Should governments be stepping in and regulating …

Net Neutrality

Which technologies present the most risk in 2017?

CERT presents a list of potentially troublesome areas.<p>A lot of exciting new technologies are emerging or maturing that will likely play an …

Cybersecurity

How much RAM does your PC need? Probably less than you think

Random Access Memory, usually shortened to “RAM” or simply “memory,” is one of the most important parts of any computer. But how much do you need? …

RAM

The robots are coming to CES, and we can't wait to meet them

Advances in AI mean that 2017 is going to bring the best CES yet for showcasing robotics.<p>There's nothing better at CES than discovering a robot on the show floor.<p>Seriously, robots are cool. They are fun. And thanks to the newly released "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," public sentiment toward droids …

Robots

India built the world’s largest solar plant in record time

India’s push for solar power is gaining steam.<p>At the end of November, the country turned on the world’s largest solar power plant spanning 10 km sq in Kamuthi in the state of Tamil Nadu. It packs 648 megawatts of power—nearly 100 more than California’s Topaz Solar Farm, which was previously the …

12 Tech Trends That Will Shape Our Lives In 2017

From in-ear interfaces to superhero autonomous cars<p><i>The global design and strategy firm Frog asked experts from its offices around the world to identify key technology trends that’ll shape how we live, work, and play in 2017. Below, we’ve selected 12 that are most relevant to the design community.</i> …

Top-secret Amazon drone filmed zooming through the air above Cambridgeshire testing facility

AMAZON’S top secret experimental delivery drone has been filmed in action for the first time.<p>The Sun Online’s exclusive footage shows the flying …

Tesla is powering an entire island with solar energy, NBD

Word on the street is Tesla has some serious solar power skills.<p>In case you weren't 100 percent convinced, the energy storage company is working to provide the <i>entire</i> island of Ta’u in American Samoa with energy.<p>An entire island. No big deal, right?<p>After Tesla's $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity …

Tesla

5 Reasons why The DJI Mavic Pro is the BEST DRONE 2016 !

Samsung Gear S3 review after 2 days