Michael Murphy

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Do Autonomous Vehicles Get In Crashes or Accidents?

Brad Templeton has a detailed discussion of the issues that arise from collisions involving self-driving cars. The piece is long and worth reading, …

New research could let vehicles, robots collaborate with humans | Kurzweil

(Credit: Zipcar)<p>Vehicles, robots and other autonomous devices could soon collaborate with humans, thanks to researchers at MIT who are developing …

Ford is ready for the autonomous car. Are drivers?

The auto industry has already developed all the technology necessary to create truly autonomous vehicles, Ford (s f) engineers claim. The reasons …

Foursquare’s API Is A Pillar Of The Mobile App Ecosystem

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jonathan Barouch is the founder and CEO of location-based startup Roamz, developer of social media business product Local Measure. Follow him on Twitter @jbarouch.</i><p>Foursquare has become entrenched in the fabric of the local web, providing an API that delivers common good for …

The Dash Car Dongle Wants To Make You A Better Driver By Syncing With Your iPhone

This embed is invalid<p>I love my tiny little Mazda, but I’ll be honest — I still don’t completely understand how it <i>works</i>. That’s never really bothered me before (I’d much rather geek out over a phone or something) but a Kickstarter project from a small team in Boston has me itching to pay more …

Blood Test Might Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early, Study Finds

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ZigBee IP spec goes public, offers open IPv6 mesh networking

While ZigBee hasn't become as ubiquitous in wireless as the likes of Bluetooth or WiFi, it has carved out niches in home automation and low-power gear. The format is about to expand its world a little further now that a more network-savvy spec, ZigBee IP, is officially available for everyone. The …

Life Science VCs: Definitively Indefinite About Digital Health

Many of the earliest investors in digital health have been tech investors such as Vinod Khosla, who believe that, as Khosla puts it, “mobile devices, big data, and artificial intelligence will disrupt healthcare,” and who presumably hope they can leverage their expertise in these technologies to …

The Future of Information-Driven Health Care

This past week, on March 19th, Dell Services hosted a think-tank with 11 different experts in the areas of health care policy and health care information technology. The event was held at the W Victory in Dallas, and broadcasted over Livestream to thousands of online viewers, and featured a live …

Secure Mobile Access | Are You Ready?

Cisco Smart Grid Ecosystems: Energy Management through End-to-End IP Based Infrastructure.

Executive protection: 4 essentials for secure travel

As these words are being written, an Austrian citizen is held captive in Yemen, the attack on the Amenas gas complex in Algeria has claimed a toll of …

One Reason Everyone Has Outsourced Their Brains To Evernote

CEO Phil Libin wants Evernote to be consistent on every device. Which has meant a lot more work–but a much better user experience.<p>Evernote CEO Phil Libin has this great story about the iPad launch. Let’s crank back to April 2010, before tablets were everywhere and people debated about whether …

Common Drug Has The Potential To Slow Aging, Boost Cancer Recovery

Some exciting research from the University of Montreal has found that the drug metformin, commonly prescribed for diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), has the potential to slow aging and fight cancer. The study, published in <i>Aging Cell</i>, found that metformin reduces the body’s production of …