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Elon Musk's Neural Lace Could Use Brain-Stimulating Tech to Make Us Smarter

Stimulating The Brain<p>We are now poised at a time in history when brain-computer interfaces (BCI) are the obvious next step. On the brink of the …

Neurophilosophy

Google's three-step plan to make you love VR

Three years ago, Google debuted Cardboard, a clever sub-$20 DIY kit that turned nearly any phone into a VR viewer. It was brilliantly simple -- so cheap and universal that The New York Times eventually gave it away for free to its print subscribers. And it worked as a smart counterpoint to the …

Microsoft is putting AI everywhere it can

Today’s AI is tomorrow’s taken for granted.<p>It’s an insight you’d expect to hear from, maybe, Watson parent IBM, Alexa’s mom, Amazon, or even Facebook …

Artificial Intelligence

Breakthrough in multiple sclerosis research as scientists discover possible cause of the disease

British scientists have discovered a potential cause for multiple sclerosis, in a major breakthrough that could pave the way for new treatments for the disease.<p>Scientists have found a new cellular mechanism which may cause the autoimmune disorder. Multiple sclerosis affects around 2.5 million …

Smart Cities 2017: Kansas City Is Well On Its Way

It might be time to stop thinking about Kansas City, Mo. as "flyover country." After a series of projects and millions of dollars spent, "“We will be …

Science and technology will make mental and emotional wellbeing scalable, accessible, and cheap

Nichol Bradford Contributor<p>Nichol Bradford is the CEO and Founder of Willow Group, a Transformative Technology Company, and the co-founder and executive director of the Transformative Technology Lab at Sofia University.<p>Ask yourself a simple question. If it were an issue for you, what would you pay …

Self-improvement

Four Questions To Turn Everyone In Your Company Into A Futurist

Keep asking the right questions, and you’ll be wrong about the future less often than your competitors.<p>Remember what 1997 was like? How well?<p>It was Amazon’s first full fiscal year. Microsoft’s Windows 97 operating system wasn’t there quite yet, and it soon became Windows 98. The internet bubble was …

Management

Touch Surgery brings surgery training to augmented reality

Training surgeons on specific surgical procedures is expensive and hard. London-based Touch Surgery has created more than 200 training programs for surgical procedures to be completed on a mobile phone or tablet. At CES, it announces support for a new type of deeply immersive surgery training — and …

Augmented Reality

Google DeepMind knows you well enough to save your life

Technology is failing hospital patients. It's something DeepMind is determined to fix, but its solution is proving controversial.<p>The UK-based artificial intelligence company, owned by Google parent company Alphabet, has agreed to a five-year partnership with a group of London hospitals run by the …

'Augmented Reality Listening’ May Be Coming To Music and Pro Sports Near You

Wireless ear-bud maker Doppler Labs has partnered with six organizations to bring its Here One “augmented reality listening” to sporting events, …

What Neural Networks, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning Actually Do

When an app claims to be powered by “artificial intelligence” it feels like you’re in the future. What does that really mean, though? We’re taking a …

Machine Learning

Virtual reality powered by ... our minds? '10 years from now, it will seem obvious’

EyeMynd wants to create a system in which thoughts, not handsets, will control our actions in virtual reality worlds<p>Dan Cook first began exploring the commercial potential of brainwave technology 20 years ago, working with a government agency interested in developing better lie detectors and …

Brain implant helps paralysed monkeys walk in just six days

Spinal cord injuries typically cause communication between the brain and physiological areas to become disrupted, preventing the person from moving. …

Neurophilosophy

The Biggest, Boldest Moments at Our Brainstorm Health Conference

Big things are happening in your medicine cabinet. Perhaps you haven’t noticed it yet, but technology is changing virtually every aspect of the …

Researchers claim that in near future your consciousness can be made immortal

Human brain is still one of the biggest enigmas in nature. A map of the human brain would have far-reaching implications way beyond the field of …

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Life is busy and relaxing can be hard. Avoiding distractions isn't easy, they are literally everywhere. Whether you need to avoid them to get some …

First Google Tango phone out now: But will buyers take to Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro?

Lenovo launches the first phone featuring Google's Tango design, offering Google an important test of whether consumers really want the …

Augmented Reality

Self-improvement in the tech age: It starts with opening an app

All of us could use at least a little fine tuning.<p>Therapy, life coaches, meditation, self-help books: They're expensive, often overwhelming and still have stigmas attached.<p>Mindsail wants to remove those barriers. The company launched an iOS app on Wednesday to help democratize access to insights …

Mental Health

Comment on The Astonishing Healthcare Tech of the Future Is Arriving by Quantium

re healthcare is broken: What is broken is delivering anything via dictatorial professions motivated by capitalism. What will replace it is a whole …

We Will Live Forever Through Bots and AI in the Near Future

This year has seen both artificial intelligence (AI) along with bots dominate tech news based on the advancements that have been taking place in both …

Google Pixel phones, Daydream View and Chromecast Ultra: Everything Google just announced

Google Pixel Upends the Android Universe

By the time Google announced its pair of Pixel smartphones on Tuesday, the devices had already been leaked all to pieces. Shape, size, specs; even …

Google Daydream View hands on

So long Cardboard, hello Google Daydream View. During Google’s announcement today in San Francisco, the company unveiled its latest mobile VR headset, which will work in conjunction with Daydream-supported smartphones – and right off the bat, that includes the newly announced Google Pixel and Pixel …

The Pixel Smartphone Is Actually Made By HTC, Not Google

Just to set the record straight. Everything in Google’s latest Pixel smartphones was manufactured by HTC in Taiwan, not Google, as the search giant wanted people to believe in its launch narrative earlier this week.<p>For many, this detail might seem insignificant — Apple makes no secret that Foxconn …

Google Pixel XL review: a Pixel's perspective

Fans of the Nexus range, you can now wince as Google’s iconic Nexus range is dead. However, if you’re interested in the Pure Android experience as Google imagines it, you need not worry as the Google Pixel and Pixel XL bring with them many of the same characteristics.<p>Offering a Pure Android …

What the Google Pixel means for the future of Android

By all accounts, the new Pixel smartphones “Made by Google” should be the Android smartphone that the Android faithful should be rooting for. Though …

Google Pixel

Google Pixel phone: The smart person's guide

Our comprehensive guide covers the origin of the Google Pixel phone, its specifications and features, and what it means for Google's mobile …

Mobile Technology

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Legislation that aims to revamp an outdated music-licensing system and help songwriters get paid more won the unanimous approval of the Senate …

Sarah Sanders