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Agenda digitale per la scuola

Nasce un intergruppo in Parlamento degli innovatori. Tra le priorità il digitale nella scuola, promosso dall’on.Stefano Quintarelli tra i promotori …

Trino, ricercatore in Germania per studiare il mesotelioma

<b>Trino –</b> E’ partito per la Germania il giovane ricercatore trinese Ruggero Vigliaturo. In terra tedesca, a Jena, passerà cinque mesi per approfondire …

Perchè la Silicon Valley è nata lì

In tanti hanno provato ad identicare le ragioni alla base della nascita della Silicon Valley. Un bel libro (“The Geek Silicon Valley“) avanza una …

Mozilla testa Firefox OS sui tablet

firefox os, mozilla, tablet<p>Dopo essere sbarcata sugli smartphone <b>Mozilla</b> starebbe lavorando anche al mercato dei <b>tablet</b>. E’ trapelata, nelle ultime …

Qual è il migliore formato per gli ebook?

Quello dei <b>formati per i libri elettronici</b> è un tema che da sempre appassiona gli utenti di eReader, anche perché <b>non tutti i lettori sono in grado di</b> …

Beyond Android: Samsung may show first Tizen smartphone at MWC 2014

Thanks to Android, Samsung is at the top of the mobile industry, controlling vast swaths of the global market and raking in billions in profits every quarter. But lucrative as it may be, the dependence on Android is worrying Samsung’s leaders, who’ve long ago realized that controlling software, not …

Mobile

3D-Printed Human Cells Will Replace Animal Testing in Five Years, Says Bioengineer Expert

<i>Photo via Yurchyks/Shutterstock</i><p>3D-printing could soon bring about an end to animal abuse in drug testing, according to bioengineering expert Alan …

Apple Doesn’t Want to Pay the Feds’ E-Book Lawyer $70,000 a Week

As part of its punishment for the e-book antitrust trial it lost this summer, Apple is supposed to be footing the bill for a court-appointed …

Apple’s iPad comes out a big winner on Black Friday

Apple’s iPad came out as the big winner based on a quick analysis of Black Friday sales at the Target retail chain today, according to InfoScout.<p>The data is based on InfoScout’s consumer research. The company interviewed the first 3,000 shoppers at Target on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.<p>The top …

MKBHD knifes the G Flex, heals it with a little body heat

YouTube personality Marques Brownlee, aka MKBHD, got his hands on an LG G Flex review unit and proceeded to put it to the test.<p>The G Flex may not be the world’s first curved smartphone (the Galaxy Round snatched that title), but it sure has a couple of amazing features we haven’t seen on any other …

Ingenious Dry-Erase ‘Lightboard’ for Video Lectures Allows Presenter to Face Camera While Writing

To create more engaging video lectures, Northwestern University engineering professor Michael Peshkin created Lightboard, an ingenious transparent …

Northwestern University

2013 Smartwatch Comparison Guide

<b>Update</b>: <i>the watches in this post are gathering cobwebs. For the most up-to-date group of watches, you can hit up our updated Smartwatch Comparison</i> …

[Deal] Staples sending out mobile coupons, get the Chromecast for $25

Enter your phone number on Staples’ offer page and you’ll get a text message with a coupon link for $10 off your purchase of $30 or more. Staples may …

Android News

G Flex international launch event invites being sent out by LG

Some might say that these new “curve” devices are more novelty-based than actually useful, but the technology is certainly appealing and will …

T-Mobile

The Verge at work: using the Pebble smartwatch to never miss a thing

<i>The Verge at Work is a series about process. We’re not scientists, and we’re not gurus, we’re just trying to get some work done. The solutions presented here are highly personal, and highly personalized. Not the only way, but our way.</i><p>Stay focused. Attention is the new currency. We’re told over and …

Themer will make your Android phone look amazing

One of the benefits of Android is its customisability, but that process isn't always easy for average users. An app called Themer is trying to change …

Microsoft admits Surface RT naming caused 'some confusion'

In the days leading up to the Surface RT release last year, Microsoft had largely failed to explain the differences between Windows 8 and Windows RT to consumers. The software maker picked the Windows RT moniker to power its own ARM-based Surface RT tablet alongside others from PC makers. Dell …

Rebel Girls

EMOTIV INSIGHT: Optimize your brain fitness & performance

THANK YOU & CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU!<p>Our mission to empower individuals to understand their own brain and accelerate brain research globally was set …

Book Review: Enrico Moretti's "The New Geography of Jobs"

Since housing’s moderation began in 2007-2008 in concert with the banking system’s crackup, much ink has been spilled about over-investment in the housing sector. With good reason. Investments in housing, as this column has stressed numerous times, don’t make us more productive, don’t open up …

Software turns 2D objects 3D; lets you 'reach into' photos; bends your mind

Modeling products in three dimensions can be a time-consuming process. It's easy enough for humans to identify the presence of 3D objects in 2D scenes, but extracting these with algorithms is tricky. A new system developed by a team of researchers from the Interdisciplinary Center in Israel and Tel …

Printing

Upcoming Kindle interface shown in new Fire leaks

From the latest @evleak we can see the rumored new Kindle Fire third generation above. It would appear that Amazon is unfortunately keeping their big bezels and also their heavy proprietary overlay. From the image you can see updated UI improvements that will likely also hit the current lineup. …

Moto X: Google unveils 'self-driving', always listening smartphone

Google has unveiled an American-built "self-driving" smartphone, the first made from scratch by Motorola since it was acquired by the internet company last year.<p>Using voice control as its standout feature, the Moto X is designed to be in permanent listening mode, able to serve up directions, a …

Amazon hit by surprise loss last quarter, despite 22 percent rise in sales

The retail game is all about scraping a living out of tiny margins, and nowhere is that more evident than in Amazon's latest financial report. The company managed to grow revenue by 22 percent year-over-year between April and June, to $15.7 billion, and yet it confounded analysts' predictions by …

The age of the connected car will bring new safety, comfort — and threats

How do you reduce the number of highway accidents? Just tell all the cars to look out for each other.<p>As far out as that may sound, that's exactly what the National Transportation Safety Board recommended this week, following a fatal bus crash, and it's part of a fundamental shift in the automotive …

Google Plans To Rival The Apple TV

Google’s Chromecast dongle stole the headlines this week with its neat ability to play content from a mobile device to a TV, but the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> is saying Google actually has something more interesting on the way. It is working on a set-top box that streams content and also includes a camera …

Analyst: Samsung phones dominate as iPhone declines

A third of phones sold are Samsung phones. New figures saw the Galaxy S4 and its ilk continue to dominate the mobile world, as the iPhone's slice of …

The iblazr Flash Illuminates Your Smartphone And Tablet Photos, Preventing Black Square Syndrome

A new Kickstarter project wants to let a little light shine in on your mobile photos – much more than the built-in flash on devices like the iPhone 5 can provide alone. The iblazr is an external flash that uses four high-output CREE LED lights to provide a whole lot of illumination via a small …

Apple wins brand of the year trifecta in first full year under Tim Cook

A Harris poll of almost 40,000 American consumers on more than 1,500 brands across 155 categories saw Apple retain Brand of the Year in three categories.<p>2013 Computer Brand of the Year<br>• 2013 Tablet Brand of the Year<br>• 2013 Mobile Phone Brand of the Year<p>What really stands out is that in all three of the …