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What Peter Thiel Means to Wharton Undergrads

What is Peter Thiel, the man who pays innovative college students to abandon their degrees and pursue their own ventures, doing speaking at Wharton? …

Thync's neurosignalling wearable will change your mind — literally

Wearable devices are everywhere. Most use sensor technology to measure things your body is or isn’t doing. Another class of devices, like insulin pumps, takes action on the measurement data to change some condition in the body.<p>One Los Gatos, Calif.-based company, Thync, is developing wearable …

Microsoft Research Invents A Stylus That Can Read Your Mind

How you hold things can reveal a lot about how you will use them. This stylus can detect it.<p>“If you see a stylus, they blew it,” Steve Jobs once famously said about tablets. Yet despite Jobs’s best efforts, the stylus is not dead. Designers are obsessed with them. Apple’s started embracing them …

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In a head-to-head quiz, Google Now crushes Siri and Cortana

There is nothing sweeter than pulling out your phone, asking it a question, and getting back the one obscure piece of information you need to settle a debate or win a drunken bet. Smartphones from Google, Apple, and Microsoft all offer a personal assistant who claims to be flush with knowledge …

Google trial lets you chat with doctors when you search for symptoms

Searching the web for symptoms of illness can be dangerous -- you could identify a real condition, but you also risk scaring yourself for no reason through a misdiagnosis. Google might have a solution that puts your mind at ease, though. The company has confirmed to Engadget that it's testing a …

The 27-Year-Old Who Tells Investors and Reporters What's New in Tech

Ryan Hoover was dancing with some friends at DNA Lounge in San Francisco last month when a stranger suddenly turned to him and asked, "Are you Ryan …