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Philips' Hue Beyond brings smart lighting to lamps and table lights

Here's a thing that we learned today: an enclosed light fitting, like a table lamp or a pendant light is technically called a luminaire. The reason that we now know this, is because that's the phrase Philips is using to describe the latest addition to its lineup of connected lighting devices. Hue …

What The World Thinks A Cashless Future Will Look Like [Infographic]

There are well-established adages about time, money and technology that seem to have been accepted as universal truth: time equals money; money doesn’t grow on trees; need is the mother of invention…to name just a select few.<p>And at PayPal, we’re hoping to create new ones that will be part of our …

The Case For Intelligent Failure To Invent The Future

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Vinod Khosla is the founder of Khosla Ventures.</i><p>The world is changing at an increasingly rapid pace. In the past, experts with spreadsheets and econometric models or social scientists with subscale studies and linear models may have been useful. These so-called experts extrapolated …

7 Social Media Psychology Studies That Will Make Your Marketing Smarter

One of my favorite things about social media is that it's still such a young and new form of communication. It feels too early to take anything as a given, so we're all experimenting, testing and learning together.<p>Every day seems to bring exciting new studies as research shows us more about how …

Psychology

Google is trying to build its own quantum computing processors

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Erik Lucero / University of California, Santa Barbara<p>Google is expanding the scope of its quantum computing ambitions …

A Google Glass App That Detects People's Emotions

Human is happy<p>Sometimes people are hard to read. Why not leave all that work to a computer? Perhaps you could use this experimental app that works in Google Glass. Aim Glass's camera at a person's face and the app reads the human's facial expression and tells you to what extent the person is …

Google Glass

Google says Android Wear about to get even smarter (Q&A)

The search giant hasn't said much about its OS for wearable devices since a demo in June. CNET sat down with two of the project's head engineers to find out what's new.<p>"We're going to much more rapidly iterate here."<p>Hiroshi Lockheimer, Google, Vice President of Engineering for Android<p>"It's our …

Android News

Why Was Stonehenge Built? Seven Odd Theories About Mysterious Monument Explained

Researchers recently had the rare chance to thwack the giant megaliths at Stonehenge and noted that they each resonated with sounds like those of metallic or wooden bells. They proposed that the strange monument was once either an ancient long-distance communication system, or a Stone Age church …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced