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Korean Healthtech Startup Closing In On Cure For Alzheimer's

Korea’s startup landscape remains partial to gaming. Demand has been growing at such a staggering clip that the industry now accounts for 90% of the country’s mobile app revenues. The government is also providing financial assistance — to the tune of $90 million — to help shoulder rising demand. …

Alzheimer's Disease

Injecting Electronics Into Brain Not as Freaky as it Sounds

No need to wait for the cyborg future—it’s already here. Adding to a growing list of electronics that can be implanted in the body, scientists are working to perfect the ultimate merger of mind and machine: devices fused directly to the brain.<p>A new type of flexible electronics can be injected …

MIT's creepily-quiet cheetah robot can now jump over hurdles all on its own

The mechanical cheetah first made a name for itself last fall, when researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) showed off its top speed of 10 miles per hour (16 km/h). But now, the bot is back with a new trick: It can jump over hurdles, much like a human runner can.<p>To "see" …

Robotics
Alternative Fuel

Replace Your Eyeballs With Synthetic Ones

Vision would no longer have to be #nofilter<p>Our eyes are such elegant, complex, specialized organs that their existence seems almost hard to believe--Darwin himself called their evolution “absurd.” But that doesn’t mean they’re perfect; eyes sometimes don’t focus correctly, they break down over …

Priciest Range Rover Ever Made Is a Rolling Rifle Case

The iconic Range Rover was always meant to be a conveyance to the countryside. The latest special-edition Rangie underlines that tradition, partnering with historic British gunsmith Holland & Holland to create the most luxurious way to cart your hunting gear to the woods. And at a very refined …

Land Rover

Finally! A Flying Car Could Go On Sale As Soon As 2017

It’s the future promised to us by the Jetsons, “Back To The Future” and even as far back as Jules Verne: Finally after decades of dreaming and waiting, a company has plans to make a flying car commercially available to the public within 24 months.<p>Last year, Slovakian company AeroMobil unveiled its …

Flying Car

How the Top CEOs Really Think (Infographic)

Inc.'s annual check-in with the nation's top private-company CEOs shows how owners got their start and how their views on innovation and social media have changed.<p>Entrepreneurs and business leaders—we want to hear your growth stories! Apply now for the Inc. 5000 and be recognized as one of …

CEOs

IBM's Watson supercomputer will soon be your personal shopper

Watson had been a doctor, a geneticist, a game show contestant and even a chef in the past. But now IBM's supercomputer has a new career: personal shopping. IBM has partnered with digital commerce firm Fluid to develop a cloud-based app called Expert Personal Shopper (XPS), which uses Watson's …

8 Ways to Become a Better Boss | Inc.com

Some get to be boss by luck and others earn their way into the driver's seat. Unfortunately, many people become a boss without getting proper training to manage. There is no sinister conspiracy at work--sometimes entrepreneurs focused on taking a product to market or heirs to family businesses find …

Entrepreneurship

The Extreme Measures One Man Took To Learn About Online Tracking

Curtis Wallen spent 10 Bitcoin and six months scouring the deep Web for enough details to create an entire new person. His project raises questions about anonymity, identity, and privacy.<p>Aaron Brown has scruffy brown hair, a thin mustache-goatee combo, and one of those mouths that rests in a frown. …

Privacy

Tesla Offers Souped-Up Model S To Compete In High-Speed Germany

Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors is offering a special tune-up so that its Model S cars can compete against the local Porsches, BMW,s Mercedes and Audis on Germany’s unrestricted, high-speed autobahns.<p>Tesla has received accolades for Model S performance, quality, handling and handsome looks, …

Mozilla's Lightbeam for Firefox Add-on Shows How Sites Are Tracking Us

Mozilla, makers of the Firefox browser, has released an add-on called Lightbeam for Firefox which presents a visualization of your browsing history and analyzes which applications are tracking or monitoring you online and how they are connected.<p>The company had previously released an experimental …

This Satellite Could Be Beaming Solar Power Down from Space by 2025

John Mankins is a NASA veteran, aerospace entrepreneur, and space-based solar power expert, and has designed the world's first practical orbital solar plant. If all goes to plan, it could be launched as early as 2025, which is sooner than it sounds...<p>In the third century BCE, King Hiero II of …

Green Energy

Apple Introduces The iPad Air

Three years ago, Apple unveiled the original iPad, boxy and thick and heavy by comparison. Four iPads later, we’re here, welcoming the fifth generation iPad into the world.<p>And boy is it a beauty!<p>You’ve been waiting long enough, through a summer of rumors, so let’s just get right down to business on …

Egy évig maradhat a felszínen a Föld legújabb szigete

A szeptember 24-én bekövetkező pakisztáni földrengés több mint ötszáz ember halálát okozta és 21 ezer lakóépületet döntött romba. Volt azonban a 7,7 …

Apple’s plastic iPhone experiment looks like it’s failing

Well that didn’t take long. Just 30 days after rolling out a cheaper, plastic-cased version of its flagship smartphone, Apple is reportedly backtracking.<p>Apple is cutting production of its new iPhone 5C in half, according to a report released by Chinese tech site C Technology (link in Chinese). The …

Mobile Technology

Galactic Starfighter | Star Wars: The Old Republic

TAKE YOUR BATTLE TO SPACE!<p>Experience intense 12v12 free flight dogfighting in space in the new Free-to-Play<i><br>Star Wars</i>™: The Old Republic™ Digital …

So hard to fit in sometimes

Terminator-style self-assembling robots unveiled by scientists

Robotic cubes that can jump, flip, roll and assemble themselves into different shapes have been revealed by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).<p>Known as M-Blocks, the cube-shaped robots have no external moving parts, but each contains a flywheel that can reach speeds of …

Nissan's new GT-R boss says next car will go for more volume

Since its introduction in 2008, the Nissan GT-R has seen a steady increase of power and price almost every year, but the big news for the next-gen supercar might be an increase in production. <i>Automotive News</i> recently spoke with newly appointed GT-R chief engineer Kinishi Tanuma who said Nissan needs …