Anant Jaiswal

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Stephen Hawking: In 50 years, we'll be living on the moon

I can just imagine the ads.<p>One-hundred-twenty-year-old Richard Branson would like you to be one of the first to live in the Virgin Moon Residences.<p>There will be three Virgin Galactic (or perhaps Virgin Lunartic) flights there daily and the residences will be all-inclusive properties with the option …

20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know

We live in an era of accelerating change, when scientific and technological advancements are arriving rapidly. As a result, we are developing a new …

Hyperloop: Not so fast!

This week Matt Brauer is back to describe work he did to analyze the trajectory of the Hyperloop proposal. This is a key input to the Hyperloop …

Elon Musk’s 800-mph Hyperloop would turn high-speed trains into snail rail

Elon Musk revealed plans for his radical new form of transportation called the Hyperloop today, and yes, it really does look cool.<p>Musk described the capsule as being aluminum that could carry both humans and car-sized vehicles. The tubes would form a loop shape, the long-lengths of which would …

We're one step closer to nuclear fusion energy

Scientists with the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announced today that they have achieved a critical …

How to Compose and Shoot Great Photos With Your iPhone

It’s not too difficult to shoot prize-winning photos with your iPhone. However, to maximize your chances of dazzling your viewers with compelling …

Military tech in 2014: Lasers, drones, and cyberops

Sometime in 2014, the US Navy expects to have a laser weapon aboard a ship in the Persian Gulf.<p>It won't at all, however, tip the balance of power there. The Navy sees the deployment of the USS Ponce with its single solid-state laser weapon as an "at-sea demonstration" -- and directed-energy gear …

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2013 was a lost year for tech

All in, 2013 was an embarrassment for the entire tech industry and the engine that powers it—Silicon Valley. Innovation was replaced by financial engineering, mergers and acquisitions, and evasion of regulations. Not a single breakthrough product was unveiled—and for reasons outlined below, Google …

Hyperloop

Elon Musk unveiled his plans for the Hyperloop, a high-speed transportation system that could deliver passengers to their destination at speeds up to 800 miles per hour. Musk estimates the project will cost around $6 billion for a people-only version, and around $10 billion for a version where …

Legendary hacker Geohot busts rhymes instead of code

Meet 'tomcr00se'<p>George "Geohot" Hotz has accomplished many things. In 2007, aged just 17, he became the first person to successfully jailbreak an iPhone, and within three years he'd also managed to hack the until-then secure PlayStation 3. After Sony filed a lawsuit against him for the hack, Hotz …

Apple Reportedly Acquires 3D Sensor Tech Company PrimeSense

<b>UPDATE:</b> Sources tell AllThingsD that the deal is not done yet, but could be drawing to a close.<p>Israeli news outlet Calcalist is reporting (in Hebrew) that Apple has acquired Tel Aviv-based 3D sensor technology company PrimeSense for $345 million. News of a potential deal emerged in July this year, …

Bill Gates: The Internet Won't Save the World

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his intention to provide Internet to the two-thirds of the world …

Will Samsung always be Pepsi to Apple's Coke?

October 25, 2013 | 7:40 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/10/25/business/will-samsung-always-be-pepsi-apples-coke/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Woz on iPad Air: No, thank you

Yes, but what does Steve think?<p>That is the question some in the Apple fraternities and sororities might have been asking after the new iPads were revealed.<p>For once, the remaining Apple co-founder called Steve -- Steve Wozniak -- was on a plane to London and missed the keynote.<p>However, when he …

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5 Apps That Earn You Money

Did you know that your iPhone can earn you money? Sound too good to be true? Check out these five apps that let you turn your iPhone into a money-making machine! Keep in mind, these apps are not going to make you rich, but a few extra bucks never hurt anyone.<p>1. Viggle (free)<p>If you watch TV, you can …

First Hands-On Photos Of The Leaked G Flex

Product renders of the much-rumored G Flex, LG’s take on a flexible-screen phone, have already been released — and now photos of the device itself have surfaced on The Verge.<p>The photos come from journalist Federico Ini at Argentinian broadcaster Telefe Noticias, which managed somehow or other to …

Nokia Lumia 1320 hands-on: a huge 720p Windows Phone with a budget-minded price

We don't know what it is about Nokia's obsession with the caped crusader, but the Lumia 1320 -- which was given the codename of Batman -- isn't the first time we've seen the superhero associated with the Finnish company. No matter: what's important here is the fact that the 1320 has been officially …

Apple drops price of regular iPad mini to $299

Apple's iPad Air and retina iPad mini may be getting all the headlines, but its elders also made a bit of news at the company's event today. As is the Apple way, with the introduction of new hardware comes a price drop for the old. How much? The old 16GB WiFi iPad mini now costs $299, down from its …

Stephen Elop says he's ready for change at Microsoft

All eyes are on Stephen Elop. Just hours ago, he introduced Nokia's first Windows tablet; he's also overseeing his division's integration into Microsoft; and Redmond is even considering him as its next CEO. During our interview today, Elop understandably couldn't comment on the prospect of taking …

How Apple Created The Lightest iPad Yet

Thanks to an amazing new processor and some revolutionary new display technology, Apple finally gives us the iPads we’ve deserved all along.<p>When Apple introduced the first iPad with Retina Display in March of last year, it didn’t come without a cost. The third-gen iPad was the first Apple product …

What to expect from Nokia World

Nokia is heading to Abu Dhabi tomorrow morning for what’s likely its final farewell as a smartphone manufacturer. As Windows Phone further cements itself as the number three behind iOS and Android, Nokia is giving up its phone business to Microsoft in early 2014. That deal hasn’t fully closed yet, …

Good news fellow humans — we’re not obsolete (yet)

As machine-to-machine communication gets rolled out across all types of devices from your smartphone to the jet engine that powers your airplane, you …

The great internet of things companies will shine at software and hardware

Apple isn’t successful because it’s a software or a hardware company. It’s successful because it’s a master at combining the two, and, according to …

The Makerbot Digitizer Is Nearly Magic

When I was a kid I was amazed by advances in technology. I went to a friend’s house when I was in fifth grade and his father had a PC – an IBM PC, I believe – with a built-in hard drive. We loaded King’s Quest and Colossal Cavern in seconds and he even had a menu of apps that you could select by …

Intel CEO takes on Apple A7, cites 'Moore's Law advantage'

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich touted the merits of Intel's manufacturing process compared with that of Apple's new 64-bit A7 chip today after the company's earnings report.<p>During Intel's third-quarter earnings conference call on Tuesday, an analyst questioned Intel about the advantages of going to a …

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Akamai: Half Of All Internet Connections Now At 4Mbps+, Safari Remains Most Used Mobile Browser

The ITU has recently published figures noting 2.7 billion internet connections globally, and today Akamai has released some numbers pointing to how fast those connections actually are. The company, a specialist in traffic optimization, says that we have now reached a tipping point of sorts: half of …

Extreme Big Data: Beyond Zettabytes And Yottabytes

If we’re going to talk about big data—and it’s one of the most important discussions in business today—we better all speak the same language. In the hierarchy of big data, there are petabytes, exabytes, zettabytes, and yottabytes. After that, things get murky.<p>The challenge is only partly one of …

Is The Moto X More Innovative Than The New iPhone? Researchers Think So

The dictionary defines “innovative” as something that features new methods, is advanced, and original. That being said, how much more original is the new Moto X smartphone than the iPhone 5C and 5S? Much more, according to analysts at ABI Research, who published the results of their teardown of the …