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21 technology tipping points we will reach by 2030

Many emerging technologies that you hear about today will reach a tipping point by 2025, according to a recent report from The World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Future of Software & Society.<p>The council surveyed more than 800 executives and experts from the technology sector to …

Internet of Things

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Home Automation

Meet the 19-year-old iOS developer so successful he turned down an Apple job offer

Last week, 19-year-old John Meyer dropped out of a prestigious university computer science program to work full-time on his tech startup, Fresco News.<p>His parents weren’t happy at first. He was attending NYU where his mom is a professor, he told Business Insider.<p>But they eventually came around to …

T-Mobile announces WiFi calling for EVERY customer [Update]

T-Mobile today has announced their latest move to bring in customers. Though they are consistently touting the importance of a strong network, this …

The new Moto X could be the best Android phone ever made

Today, Motorola announced its second-generation Moto X, the successor to the company’s rebooted flagship smartphone that was unveiled just over a year ago. Yes, the phone will simply be called Moto X again — not X+1, as some rumors had suggested — and it’ll be available for the same $499 unlocked …

There's an App For Legally Binding Contracts

Signing something on a smartphone may not feel very legit, but be careful where you squiggle because mobile contracts are for real. And if you're …

Video: Take a tour of the future of home automation via Google Glass

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Revolv<p>Revolv, a connected home startup that used to be known as Mobiplug, has shown off a video of one of its …

Apple makes boffo battery life new killer tech spec

All-day battery life has become the sine qua non of any new thin and light laptop worth its salt, thanks to Apple's newest MacBook Air.<p>Apple hasn't lost its touch yet. Not if it can take a two-and-half-year-old design and turn it into one of today's hottest laptops.<p>That would be the 2013 MacBook …

Consumer Tech

Android duels with Windows 8 on Samsung hybrid

Samsung is making a bold statement with its Windows-Android laptop-tablet: Windows 8 alone doesn't cut it on highly mobile devices.<p>Windows 8 and Jelly Bean make on odd couple. But Windows may be the odder of the two in an increasingly mobile world.<p>Samsung on Thursday announced the Ativ Q …

Android News

More Americans Are Becoming Entrepreneurs Than Ever Before

• More Americans are becoming entrepreneurs than ever, and they're increasingly optimistic, according to a study by Babson and Baruch colleges.<br>• The Small Business Administration (SBA) has started a program designed to boost lending to veterans.<br>• How Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman made it through one of the …

Small Business

Adobe XD's Project Mighty and Napoleon: the future of cloud-connected design tools for tablets (hands-on)

Adobe's best known for its creative software, but lately it's been toying with the hardware side of design. Over the past few weeks, the company's XD division's been teasing Projects Mighty and Napoleon for tablets: the former is a pressure-sensitive stylus, while the latter is a ruler for …

This Is How Iron Man 3 Should Have Ended

Like, duh. If you have a lot of Iron Man suits, you use those Iron Man suits to blow things up. Especially bad guys. If you don't enjoy doing that, …

Jolla prices first Sailfish OS smartphone at €399 for a 2013 launch

The spiritual successor to the Nokia N9?<p>Jolla has just unveiled its first smartphone, which will go on sale this year for €399 (roughly $510). Running the company's MeeGo-derived Sailfish OS, it features a 4.5-inch display, a dual-core processor, an 8-megapixel camera, LTE (in selected markets), …

Apps Raise the iPad’s Aptitude for Real Work

There’s a popular myth that Apple’s iPad and other tablets are simply media-consumption devices, unsuitable for productivity applications. That’s …

Apps

Amazon building a holographic 3D smart phone, report says

Amazon is cooking up a slew of new hardware treats to follow the Kindle, according to new rumours -- including a high-end smart phone with a …

How Is Facebook Home Really Doing?

It has been a month since Facebook released Home, the company’s take on a socialized operating system built atop Android. And at a press event this …

Thieves Stole $45 Million From ATMs Because The U.S. Uses Absurd 40-Year-Old Technology

If we weren't all using 1960s technology to conduct financial transactions, maybe we wouldn't get heisted.<p>Yesterday, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn revealed that an international team of thieves had stolen close to $45 million in the biggest ATM fraud case in history. The heist required some …

Zendock MacBook Pro docking solution, a funded Kickstarter project, coming for MacBook Air

Last month, we covered the Kickstarter posting for the Zendock MacBook Pro docking station. As we profiled in April, the docking solution takes over your MacBook Pro’s ports in order to free up clutter on your workspace:<p>The anodized alumnim box quickly plugs into several ports on the side of your …