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Amazon launches Sumerian, a browser-based tool for building AR, VR experiences

Amazon is jumping onto the augmented and virtual reality bandwagon with the launch of Sumerian, a new application that’s supposed to make it easier for people to develop 3D experiences for a wide variety of platforms.<p>The browser-based tool is available in limited preview today. At launch, Sumerian …

Augmented Reality

How Hollywood techniques and VR are changing the field of neuroscience

We’re all familiar with the CGI used in big-budget Hollywood movies. When used properly, this technology can help bring even the most fantastical of …

HaptX promises to make your virtual hands feel like real ones

The holy grail of VR is immersion: to truly feel like you're in a virtual world. While most modern VR headsets do a pretty good job of this, the experience isn't perfect. One problem standing in the way of true immersion are the controllers. They're OK for basic tasks like picking up objects, but …

Virtual Reality

Pip is a retro games console for kids to learn coding

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been incredibly successful at sparking all sorts of creativity via its low cost microcomputers, which arrived in the market back in 2012. Its core electronics are also indirectly responsible for UK-based learn-to-code startups like Kano and pi-top, which have built …

Wells Fargo sets up artificial intelligence team in tech push

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) has created a team to develop artificial intelligence-based technology and appointed a lead for its newly combined payments businesses, as part of an ongoing push to strengthen its digital offerings.<p>Wells Fargo bank teller machines are seen in San …

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Accenture’s 5 predictions for human-focused technology

Accenture thinks that the future of technology is centered around people. It believes that human needs will be the common thread for the rapid advance of technologies such as artificial intelligence.<p>The technology global consulting firm is releasing its annual forecast report, dubbed Technology for …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon is now managing its own ocean freight

Amazon has been working for a while now to build out its shipping and distribution network. Now the online retailer has started coordinating its own shipments from Chinese merchants to its warehouses in the US via ocean freighters. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the company doesn't own any …

Wall Street

LG G6 ditches removable battery for water-resistant body

LG is looking to play it safe with its next flagship phone.<p>The company's upcoming G6 phone, which will be unveiled next month at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, will have a sealed battery like the iPhone and Galaxy S phones, according to a person familiar with the company's …

Hatchli is a platform for ideas, and may be the next big thing

Ideas about design or products are great, but especially useful when you have someone to bounce them off of. A new platform called Hatchli is just that, and could take the world by storm.<p>Instead of just giving people a place to showcase ideas, Hatchli lets other users vote on them with the familiar …

Intellectual Property

NIST declares the age of SMS-based 2-factor authentication over

2-factor authentication is a great thing to have, and more and more services are making it a standard feature. But one of the go-to methods for sending 2FA notifications, SMS, is being left in the dust by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.<p>NIST creates national-level guidelines and …

Holvi's internet banking service now open to those in Finland

Holvi’s online banking service for “makers and doers” is opening up its service for users in Finland to sign up without an invitation.<p>The company’s banking service makes it easy for businesses, sole traders and others to quickly set up an online store, send out invoices and receive money in a …

Trading

Business Currency Exchange Startup Kantox Raises $11M Series B

Another London-headquartered fintech startup, albeit one with a development and marketing team in Spain, has raised more capital of its own. This time it’s the turn of Kantox. The currency exchange marketplace for SMEs right up to ‘mid cap’ companies has raised $11 million in Series B …

STEM Curriculum Turned Into An Addictive Game

With Simple Machines, six interactive worlds illustrate the foundational principles of physics.<p>Levers, pulleys, and wheels–they’re tools that outline some of the most foundational principles in physics. But foundational principles are boring. What’s fun is using a lever to catapult a boulder at a …

Learn to code iOS 8 apps in Swift for just $89

One of the biggest pieces of tech news of last year was Apple’s new Swift programming language. If you’d like to get to grips with iOS 8 development and this new way of creating apps, we’ve got just the course for you.<p>The course is suitable for beginners and includes 350 videos and 36.5 hours of …

How I nearly became hooked on a $335 laptop bag

When I was first approached about checking out the WaterField Designs $335 Rough Rider messenger bag, it occurred to me that I've never written about something as decidedly non-technical before. Let's face it: When I plop down my case and begin unloading my work stuff, my focus has always been on …

Sewing

Visually raises $8.1M to flood the Internet with even more infographics

How to be happy? Tying scarves? SEO? Dog bowls? Yes, there is an infographic for all of these — and more. And Visually is standing at the ready to supply them.<p>Today, the marketplace for data visualizations and infographics announced that it has raised $8.1 million in funding.<p>“Marketplaces have …

Twitter Employees Reveal The Worst Things About Working At Twitter

They rate it 4.5 out of 5 stars and 85% would recommend it to a friend, according to job hunting site Glassdoor.<p>But Twitter isn't perfect and employees are starting to complain about it's shortcomings, mostly due to how fast its grown. According to 89 reviews posted on Glassdoor, employees are …

Employment