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Listening to the founder of TED @rswurman at #foi13 introducing #555, Finding the Future First http://t.co/0qyQIiDuox

@rswurman is talking #foi13 http://t.co/lDVu45XFrn

RT @dnsee: A little test from @jaredrawk with lights and vocal sensors #foi13 http://t.co/ikupwfzhCz

RT @gppfrn: Ready to experiment again at Frontiers of Interaction 2013! #foi13 @YouApplix http://t.co/fMX2rllUva

Here is the guy behind Google cars: Brad Templeton! Woah! #foi13 http://t.co/oflJwOy8yt

Antonio Grillo on Twitter: "Strategies for connecting physical and virtual audience experiences with Matt Cottam | outcome #foi13 http://t.co/azUStDxHEC"

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Why is mobile gaming so popular in South Korea?

Mobile gaming is expected to generate $1.4 billion in South Korea this year, and mobile games like Anipang have become a cultural phenomenon within the country. It’s as common to see older women in their sixties playing games in the subway as it is to see younger children playing games at the bus …

Loop: The Future Of Mobile Payments Or A Temporary Fix?

Loop is a new mobile payments startup making some fairly big claims. The company says it has invented a technology that lets you pay with your phone at nearly any point-of-sale across the U.S., without requiring merchants to upgrade their hardware. Nor do you have to own a particular device, like …

Video: When Will the Self-Driving Car Arrive?

Check out PopMech auto editor Andrew Del-Colle talking autonomous cars on the new episode of After/Drive.<p>Will my next car drive itself? How do autonomous and semiautonomous cars see the road? In the future, will humans even be allowed to drive? We explored those questions and more in our feature …

Watchup for Glass puts breaking news right in front of your face

Watchup is putting the latest and breaking of the day’s news where you can’t miss it — right in front of your nose.<p>The “daily newscast” iPad app released Watchup for Glass today, which cofounder and CEO Adriano Farano said will bring “the newscast to the age of wearable devices.”<p>Glass wearers can …

Amazon listings hint at new Apple TV

There’s no rumor like an Apple (S AAPL) TV rumor: Refreshed Apple TV hardware could be available as early as next week, if we trust hints on Amazon’s …

Why getting married to the TV industry may not be the road to success Twitter is hoping for

Ever since Twitter filed the official documents for its initial public offering, there has been a spotlight on the company’s growth plans — and one …

Adidas jumps into wearable computing, announces new $399 smartwatch at Mobilize

Athletic apparel company adidas is getting into the smartwatch business — and it offered the public a first peek today.<p>On stage at GigaOM’s Mobilize …

Google Glass firmware teardown hints at a slew of intriguing new features

Google Glass wearers were treated to some new features with this month's XE10 update, but what's hiding under the hood might be even more promising. <i>Android Police</i> posted their APK teardown earlier today, and their findings are nothing if not intriguing. Among the features that may be on the horizon …

The 12 Most Important Questions About Self-Driving Cars

The self-driving car is coming that much is certain. But the future isn't as clear-cut as "your next car will drive itself." We wade into the messy issues—including how this all works.<p>The self-driving car is coming—that much is certain. But the future isn't as clear-cut as "your next car will drive …

TRAFI Raises $500K In Seed Funding To Be The Go-To Transit App For Emerging Markets

Lithuanian startup TRAFI is announcing a seed funding round of $500,000 U.S. today, provided by Practica Capital. In addition to the funding, former Nokia Maps chief Sylvain Grande is joining the board, and the company hopes to pursue a strategy of aggressive expansion in key markets not well …

Consolidate this: Quantified self edition

My friend, Kevin Kelly, coined the term quantified self in October of 2007 with this blog post. In the in six years since, the fruits of such self …

Australian Startups Zookal And Flirtey To Begin Delivering Textbook Orders By Drone

As countries around the world gradually lift regulations on the use of commercial drones, a new startup called Flirtey hopes to turn Australia into a worldwide industry leader for the use of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) in e-commerce deliveries. Flirtey plans to launch commercial drone delivery …

Canadian government: 'We want to unbundle television channels'

The Canadian government will soon require that consumers be allowed to buy cable and satellite channels on an a la carte basis, according to Reuters. "We don't think it's right for Canadians to have to pay for bundled television channels that they don't watch," James Moore, Canada's Industry …

Nike CEO Hints At Collaborative Future For FuelBand

For the development of the FuelBand, Nike partnered with a slew of outside companies. CEO Mark Parker hints that more partnerships could be in the device’s future.<p>The Nike FuelBand is one of the more promising products in wearable computing. But as larger technology rivals–from Samsung to Google to …

A Tesla self-driving car?

It began with reports on a job ad at Tesla for an ADAS engineer to work on self-driving systems, and now there is a declaration from Elon Musk of a …

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Self-driving cars inch closer to mainstream availability

Automakers including Nissan, GM and Mercedes have done thousands of miles of successful tests, hoping to sell self-driving vehicles by 2020. But who would be liable in a crash?<p>October 12, 2013|By Jerry Hirsch<p>The Nissan Leaf is cruising at 35 mph when a pedestrian jumps into the roadway.<p>But there's …

ION Glasses Are The Unobtrusive Notifications System You Wear On Your Face

Google Glass, Google schmass. What you really want on your face are these puppies. ION Glasses are sunglass or prescription glasses frames with a built-in LED, Bluetooth stack, and tiny button controller.<p>What do they do? Well the LED lights up to notify you of new messages – you can set different …