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The Virtual Reality Renaissance Is Here, But Are We Ready?

<b>I'm flapping my wings. Not hard, but slowly and smoothly.</b> At 25 feet across, my wingspan is so great I don't need to exert much energy to achieve …

Watch the Astounding Dexterity of Honda's Dancing Humanoid Robot

Even in today's rapidly evolving world of technology, there are few things that make your jaw drop when you see them in real life. Honda’s ASIMO is …

Despite Paywalls, Newspapers Still Bled Red Ink in 2013

Circulation growth, mobile ads and digital paywalls narrowed newspapers' losses, but failed to offset declining advertising revenue as newspaper …

Your Big Data Is Worthless if You Don't Bring It Into the Real World

In a generation, the relationship between the “tech genius” and society has been transformed: from shut-in to savior, from antisocial to society’s …

Coming to Terms With Humanity's Inevitable Union With Machines

Our robot overlords are already here.<p>We’re just anthropomorphizing our technology in more subtle ways than we’d imagined in the past. We stigmatize …

Google, Eich, Rice: The Evil That Tech Does

Techies hate politics. Well, no: we hate the <i>idea</i> of politics. Whenever I talk to pretty much anyone in the industry about politics as a sphere of human endeavor, from individual coders to zillionaire VCs, pained expressions cross their faces and they rush to distance themselves from the whole toxic …

Warum wir Google fürchten

Zum ersten Mal bekennt hier ein deutscher Manager die totale Abhängigkeit seines Unternehmens von Google. Was heute die Verlage erleben, ist ein …

The robots of the future won't look anything like the Terminator

Andy Marchese has a lot of fish tanks but no fish food — his fish prefer batteries and compressed air. On a recent Monday, Marchese conducted an out-of-water demonstration of Bubbles, a pool-green silicone fish that sways its tail as cavities on each side of its body alternately inflate, creating a …

Scientists make new sensor that could lead to night vision contact lenses

Night vision contact lenses may be the stuff of science fiction movies, but new research points the way to how we could some day see in the dark with our own eyes. Electrical Engineers at the University of Michigan have found a new way to sense infrared light using two layers of an atom-thick layer …

Forget the Quantified Self. We Need to Build the Quantified Us

The 'Quantified Self' is a thrilling prospect for some: Massive datasets about oneself can be a new route to self-discovery. But for most of us, the …

Quartz increases newsletter readers by going simple » Nieman Journalism Lab

For all its attention to mobile, Quartz has also been trying to use email as a way to deliver news to its growing audience.<p>But the staff decided that its email newsletter subscription rate was not climbing as fast as they liked. They simplified the signup process for the email and have seen the …

Microsoft's Sci-Fi Drama Series 'Humans' Will Premiere on Xbox

Microsoft is stepping deep into Netflix territory with a new sci-fi drama series, set to premiere simultaneously on Xbox in the U.S. and the UK's …

Microsoft Is Suddenly a New Company. But Is It Too Late?

Just two months into the tenure of new CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft feels like an entirely different company. It's finally letting go of the past and …

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Explainers<p>Politics & Policy<p>World<p>Culture<p>Science & Health<p>Identities<p>Energy & Environment<p>The Big Idea<p>Technology<p>Business & Finance<p>First Person<p>Video<p>Podcasts<p>✕<p>Top Stories<p>3 main takeaways from the historic North Korea-South Korea summit<p>Hint: There’s a lot of pressure on President Trump now.<p>By<p>The 4 biggest …

Avengers: Infinity War

"Es wird zwangsläufig etwas Kannibalisierung geben"

Die "New York Times" baut um. Eine neue App soll Inhalte Smartphone-gerecht präsentieren - für acht Dollar im Monat. Werbung gibt es auch, aber sehr …

Bahnhofsbuchhandel: Umsatzrakete für Titel aller Provenienz

Die Rangliste der 100 umsatzstärksten Titel des Vertriebswegs Bahnhofsbuchhandel für das Jahr 2013 illustriert die Vertriebskraft der Branche und …

Watery ocean discovered within small moon of Saturn

On a small moon of Saturn, hidden beneath nearly 25 miles of ice, researchers say they have identified an underground ocean of water that's at least as large as Lake Superior, the largest of North America's Great Lakes. The ocean was found at the south pole of Enceladus, a tiny moon about as wide …

​Ridley Scott is working on a Halo project for Microsoft

Remember that Halo film that wasn't happening? Microsoft representatives have confirmed that the old rumors are true: a Halo feature <i>is</i> in the works, and it's being produced by Ridley Scott (<i>Blade Runner, Alien, Prometheus, Call of Duty Elite: Friday Night Fights</i>). Unfortunately, the confirmation is …

Virtual reality has another 'wow' moment as Jaunt introduces 360-degree cinematic videos

I was alone in a room wearing virtual reality goggles. But it felt like I was in a park, surrounded by four Shaolin monks who were threatening me on all sides with martial arts moves. This kind of surround-video experience is what you’ll get from Jaunt, a new entertainment startup coming out of …

Dark Arts

We’re in a weird time for the way the future looks; somehow <i>House of Cards</i> can slyly introduce a floating text-message interface to their present-day political drama without so much as blinking, but most of our iconic near- and far-future worlds run on tracks laid down well before the ’90s. And it’s …

Prinovis verliert den 'Spiegel' als Kunden

Das Druckereiunternehmen Prinovis, ein Joint Venture von Bertelsmann und Axel Springer, verliert am Ende dieses Jahres den Druckauftrag für das …

Wirtschaft

Ein Herz für Gentests

Unternehmerin Wojcicki Ein Herz für Gentests<p>Von ,<p>-Aktualisiert am 10.03.2014-13:51<p>Anne Wojcicki will sich mit ihrem Gentest-Spezialisten 23 and Me …

"Preisverfall für Werbeinventar ist nicht zu stoppen"

<b>Die Medienvermarkter müssen sich auf bestenfalls stagnierende Werbeumsätze und einen noch größeren Preisdruck einstellen, sagt Philipp Welte im</b> …

Der Computer im Gesicht - eine Befreiung?

Google Glass auf der Cebit Der Computer im Gesicht - eine Befreiung?<p>Von ,<p>-Aktualisiert am 10.03.2014-23:38<p>Auf der Cebit bemühte sich ein …

The Inside Story of Mt. Gox, Bitcoin's $460 Million Disaster

From a distance, the world's largest bitcoin exchange looked like a towering example of renegade entrepreneurism. But on the inside, according to …

PlayStation 4 sales top 6M units in less than four months

Sony announced that PlayStation 4 sales have surpassed 6 million units worldwide in the four months since the video game console first launched.<p>That is a smashing success by console launch standards, and it bodes well for the Japanese strategic battle with Microsoft’s Xbox One game console. Sony …

AI Could Kill Us All: Meet the Man Taking the Threat Seriously

Thinking about the end of the world is something that most people try to avoid; for others, it’s a profession. The Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford, UK specializes in looking at the ‘big-picture’ future of the human race, and notably, the risks that could wipe us out …

Bildung statt Zeitung: Warum die ZEIT so erfolgreich ist

Während zahlreichen Zeitungshäusern die Einnahmen wegbrechen, hat die ZEIT Verlagsgruppe auch 2013 wieder ein Rekordergebnis eingefahren. Aber warum …

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