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Chiron: The Inside Story of Bugatti's 1500 HP, 261 MPH Supercar

The Chiron is far more than just a Veyron with a new look. Go behind the scenes with the development of Bugatti's $2.7 million supercar.<p>What is the Bugatti Chiron? Is it just a Veyron in drag? Not quite. It's a luxurious road car that can also outrun the fastest LMP1 prototype at Le Mans, with a …

Kubo, the robot that teaches kids to code, is now available for preorder

We saw tons of new stuff at CES this year. But one thing that particularly caught our eye was Kubo, the robot that teaches kids how to code.<p>Kubo is a pretty simple robot – it’s about the size of a can of soda and has two wheels that allow it to roll around a desk or table. But what it lacks in …

Get MIUI 8 Touch Assistant on Any Android Phone

Xiaomi recently announced the much awaited MIUI 8 OS for many devices. The new MIUI 8 comes with many new features and bug fixes. One of the many …

Idea Cellular selects Nokia to provide technology for its 4G LTE deployment- Technology News, Firstpost

Idea Cellular has selected Nokia to provide the technology for its 4G LTE rollout in three of its key regional circles – Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and …

4G LTE

AirBar: Turn Any Laptop Into Touchscreen For Just $49

If your laptop doesn’t have a touchscreen, you don’t need to replace your whole computer to get the functionality. Here is the solution that will …

Consumer Tech

ReFlex Flexible Smartphone: Bend Test This - Technabob

For years now, display manufacturers like LG and Samsung have been teasing flexible displays by creating mobile devices that can be folded to be more …

How an iPhone became the FBI's public enemy No. 1 (FAQ)

<i>Editors' note: The FBI dropped its request for Apple to help it unlock the iPhone owned by a San Bernardino, California, terrorist after a third party helped it find an alternate method. While that particular case is over, the broader battle over privacy and security will keep playing out publicly</i> …

13 times Amazon stunned the world by doing something totally unexpected

Amazon is known for experimenting with big ideas, even if they don't end up becoming massive hits.<p>But even for a company known for taking bold bets, these 13 moves stand out.<p>While some of them are still ongoing experiments, some have evolved into multi-billion dollar businesses.<p>Check out the 13 …

Sonavation discovers method for reading fingerprint through Gorilla Glass

Today’s Sonavation announcement may change the way we look at fingerprint readers forever. The ultrasound biometrics technology company has discovered a way to bond 3D biometric sensors with Corning Gorilla Glass, allowing for reading fingerprints through said material.<p>This new implementation can …

Mobile Devices

Google Gives San Francisco Free Wi-Fi in Public Places

On Wednesday, San Franciscans were able to hook their gadgets up to free Wi-Fi that launched in 32 new public locations. All that connectivity was …

Drone video captures close-up of erupting volcano

Gallery: Drone video captures close-up of erupting volcano<p>Gallery: Drone video captures close-up of erupting volcano<p>+ 7<p>+ 6<p>+ 5<p>This epic video isn't a …

Navdy Raises $6.5M For Its In-Car Heads-Up Display Platform

Hardware startup Navdy has raised a $6.5 million seed funding round for its connected car tech, which focuses on the heads-up display it created. The company had closed the funding officially before it ever began its pre-order campaign, which has netted the startup $2.4 million in committed orders …

You might already have a cosmic ray detector in your pocket

Our world is constantly being struck by cosmic rays–mysterious radioactive particles that likely come from supernovae and other distant sources. They …

Nokia Here Auto displays trip info in more places

Nokia first trotted out its Here Auto connected car platform just over a year ago, and at this week's Paris Motor Show, the company is showing off the latest developments. In order to properly equip the rise in heads-up display tech, Here Auto now shows its info in more places around on the dash. …

HERE for iPhone: Let People Know You've Arrived

If Yo! has revealed anything, it’s that we could be seeing a steady shift towards a simpler form of digital communication. No sentences, no real effort, just the simplets of taps on your phone to say ‘Hey’. Or in this case, “YO!”.<p>With that in mind, a new app courtesy of London-based developer David …

What I Learned About Creativity from Pixar's Ed Catmull

<i>Lee Bob Black</i> <i>is a staff writer and editor for the</i> <i>SkilledUp Learning Hub</i><i>. Connect with him on</i> <i>LinkedIn</i> <i>and</i> <i>Google Plus</i><i>.</i><p>In business, what factors foster creativity and engender success? Conversely, what factors stifle creativity and endanger success?<p>Ed Catmull, the president of Pixar and Disney …

Facebook launches its Like Button for mobile app developers

Facebook is just creeping its way more and more into our digital lives, and today it launched its mobile Like Button for iOS and Android developers, which it first showed off at its f8 conference in April.<p>Mobile developers can now embed a Like Button into their app, and as Facebook explains on its …

China Is The World's Top Source Of Internet Attack Traffic [Infographic]

China is the place where the vast majority of Internet attack traffic originates from, according to Akamai’s most recent “State of The Internet” report. Denial-of-service or DDoS attacks overwhelm computers and networks with high levels of online activity, usually through a network taken over or …

Microsoft Research leaves Silicon Valley: Why big companies aren't startups

VCs often cite how easy it would be for a “Microsoft” or “Google” to come along and crush the little startup that is pitching them, but that rarely happens.<p>There was a time when Microsoft was a monopoly and would throw together a team to build a product specifically to compete in a newly realized …

A Rare Look at Design Genius Jony Ive: The Man Behind the Apple Watch

<i>How Apple’s under-the-radar design genius, Jonathan Ive, has found the way to our hearts.</i><p>I first catch sight of Jony Ive across the Apple campus, in a plain Dodger-blue T-shirt and white painter’s pants, in conversation, nodding. The head Apple designer, who brought you the iMac and the iPad and …

FCC: Marriott used Wi-Fi jammers to block customers’ personal hotspots

One of the easiest ways to avoid sometimes exorbitant hotel fees for Wi-Fi connections is to simply bring your own network, either through your …

Web TV Apps Start To Look Like Over The Top TV

If you have been thinking about cutting the cable cord, you had to look down a long dark alley of missing content and a lonely flatscreen TV. But a number of new services are now showing up to fill that gap and provide a true TV experience that could herald the arrival of the OTT – Over The Top – …

There are now half a billion streaming devices in households around the world

No wonder Netflix and others are streaming billions of hours every month: Consumers around the world now own half a billion streaming devices, …

Google+ is the latest Android app to get a Material Design makeover

Google's quest to bring that extra-flat, extra-colorful Material Design look to every single app is still underway, it seems. The search giant has posted an update to Google+ for Android that flattens even more of the social network's interface and adds splashes of solid color, such as a bright red …

Apple's China Pre-Orders May Have Passed 4 Million

JD.com is a Chinese website that seems to be tracking Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders in real-time. As of 12:40 pm Pacific time on Friday it showed just over 1.4 million pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and 1.5 million for the iPhone 6 Plus. Based on this information along with other data points …

Netflix Streaming Down on Game Consoles

But usage of the service is increasing on Smart TVs, digital media players.<p>While video game consoles are still reportedly the most common method of …

World's First 'Solar Battery' Captures and Stores Sun's Energy

Researchers have created a "solar battery" by combining the energy-harvesting panel with the energy-storing medium at a microscopic level. The device could change the way solar power is used, though it still has much to prove. Ohio State's Yiying Wu, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, led the …

Clean Energy

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The Tah Bluetooth stick lets you control (almost) anything with a smartphone

We've seen plenty of development boards, but this might be the first that comes with both Bluetooth LE and built-in USB. Tah is the creation of India's Revealing Hour and has been designed to both lower the cost of adding Bluetooth to Arduino projects, but also to connect your smartphone to other …