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Breaker 2013: The Future of Stuff

14 days<p>A business idea, a prototype, and a pitch – in 14 days. In a learning experience emphasizing design thinking and lean startup methodology, …

University of Georgia stops plant photosynthesis to generate solar power

There's a more efficient way to harvest energy from the backyard than by wiring up hapless critters. Researchers at the University of Georgia have proof: they've discovered a way to generate electricity from plants through hijacking the photosynthesis process. By altering the proteins inside a …

Major U.S. Weapons Compromised By Chinese Hackers, Report Warns

A previously undisclosed portion of a U.S. Defense report lists the specific weapons system designs that it says have been at least partially …

Traktor DJ Launches for iPhone

Back in March, we brought you news on Traktor DJ, noting that it’s an iPad DJ app you’ll actually want to use.<p>The app represented the latest in a long line of Traktor-branded products, which includes software, mixers and other accessories. Costing $20, it was no gimmick either, and we noted that …

3D printed 'bionic' ear combines cartilage with an antenna

A strange combination of tissue and electronics could help us repair — or someday even replace — human ears. Researchers led by Michael McAlpine, an assistant engineering professor at Princeton, have created a prototype artificial ear from an antenna and 3D printed cells. McAlpine has worked for …

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New advances with E. coli bacteria could eventually improve biofuel production

Currently, producing fuel directly from biological products can lead to some tough choices. The resulting biofuel usually either needs to be mixed with regular petroleum or the vehicles themselves need to be modified to work with it. New research published recently details the work of scientists to …

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American tourist faces death penalty in North Korea

North Korea has announced that an American tourist is to be tried on charges of plotting to overthrow the government, a crime that carries a possible …

Bloomberg Aims His Money At Gun Control Opponents

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg seems determined to become the formidable adversary the National Rifle Association has never had.<p>The billionaire mayor is spending from his personal fortune to help defeat lawmakers who voted against gun control proposals last week and to prop up those who …

Forget touch screens or voice recognition, Thalmic Labs’ UI uses muscle movements

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Thalmic Labs<p>The more places we add computing, the more tired keyboards, mice and even touchcreens look as interfaces, …

Could, and Should, Astronauts Have Babies on Mars?

The first Martian colonists may want to think twice about reproducing. Though it may not seem like the most pressing problem facing the future …

Mars

Look What the Hacked AP Tweet About White House Bombs Did to the Market

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The stock market took an instant nosedive — and made just as instant of a recovery — in response to …

Simplee Combines Mint.com And PayPal To Bring Medical Bill Payment, Management To Your Smartphone

The mobile health market is growing like a weed these days. According to mHealthWatch and eHealth Initiative, there are 31,000 health and medical-related apps on the market today. In fact, over the last year, the number of health apps jumped 120 percent, and hundreds of apps now hit stores every …

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Stephen Hawking: Humanity Must Colonize Space to Survive

Famed British cosmologist Stephen Hawking sees only one way for humanity to survive the next millennium: colonize space. And he's probably right.<p>In a …

Space Exploration

Rodman N. Korea Return: NBA Star To Catch Up With Kim Jong-Un In August

A Dennis Rodman N. Korea return trip is <i>on</i>! The former NBA star has confirmed he will head back to North Korea in August.<p>Rodman, you may recall, …

Iterations: How Five Real Economists Think About Bitcoin’s Future

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah is a contributor to</i> TechCrunch<i>. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>There isn’t just a bubble in the Bitcoin economy, there’s a bubble in the number of posts about Bitcoin. I’ll pile on, even after this week’s mini-crash, but with a twist. A few weeks ago, I <b>wrote some</b> …

Steal Like Picasso: How Outside Inspiration Can Fuel True Innovation

Picasso’s apocryphal line, “Good artists borrow, great artists steal,” can apply to any industry, not just art–and it can create real innovation, not just derivative knock-offs, if done correctly.<p>Austin Kleon, author of <i>Steal Like an Artist</i>, has quoted Steve Jobs, who cited Picasso’s apocryphal …

Tiny Games App Is Packed With Hundreds of Real-World Games

Tiny Games is an app that lets users play games with their friends — no matter where they are, or who they're with.<p>Designed by developer Hide&Seek, …

Just Who Uses Social Media? A Demographic Breakdown

You think you know social? How about who uses it? Well, you might not know it as well as you would have guessed.<p>A new study from the Pew Research …

39 Unforgettable Moments in Tech Startup History

Ask any startup founder for advice, and he or she will probably tell you that it's important to celebrate the milestones large and small. Startup …

KPMG insider trading scandal caused by 'lapse of judgment'

A former KPMG accountant has blamed a "lapse of judgement" for the insider dealing scandal that has cost him his job and sparked a federal …

G8 talks: William Hague warns Syria turning into century's 'greatest humanitarian catastrophe'

William Hague has warned that the Syrian civil war was turning into this century's "greatest humanitarian catastrophe" as a new report set out systematic violations of the rules of war.<p>Hosting a meeting of the G8 foreign ministers in London, Mr Hague declared the outside world must mount a much …

Middle East

Hermit caught after 27 years in Maine woods

A man who lived as a hermit for decades in a makeshift camp in the woods and may be responsible for more than 1,000 burglaries for food and other …

PC Sales Show Biggest Q1 Decline Ever

Sales of personal computers were very nearly twice as bad as previously expected and experienced their worst year-on-year decline ever in the first …

Personal Computers