Gilbert Boateng

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Predicting A Future Free Of Dollar Bills

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Simon Black is CEO at London-based</i> <i>Sage Pay.</i><p>Picture the scene. It’s 2020. You’re at the checkout in a convenience store with a carton of milk. But you’ve got no cash and you’ve left your cards at home. No problem. You scan your right index finger; the green light flashes. Purchase …

London firm creates mind-controlled commands for Google Glass

Forget voice commands and touch gestures: A London firm has developed a way for Google Glass users to control their devices just by thinking.<p>This Place, an agency that specializes in creating user interfaces and experiences for programs used in the medical industry, developed a software called …

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$10,000 Is On Offer For Anyone Who Can Hack A Tesla Car

Security experts will be competing to hack a car for a $10,000 prize next week. It’s no ordinary car, though. It’s a Tesla Model S, the famous electric supercar brought to life by Elon Musk and his whizz-kid mechanics. And this might just be the first ever open competition to hack a car.<p>Anyone who …

One for the future: playing with the new Adidas miCoach Smart Ball

I still remember my old, favorite football like it was yesterday. It wasn't made by Nike, Adidas or even Diadora, but it lasted me for about seven years, from when I was 7 until about 14 or so. And even though, toward the end of its life, it started to look as if it had been living in a waste …

Vidyo raises $20M to take video chat beyond the enterprise videoconference

Fun fact: Google’s video-chat product, Google Hangouts, is actually powered another company’s technology, and that company is called Vidyo.<p>Now Vidyo has just pocketed a new $20 million in funding for its video chat technology, according to a WSJ report.<p>The company builds videoconferencing …

Female Yahoo executive sued for sexual harassment

(Reuters) - A high-level female Yahoo Inc executive has been sued in California by a woman who worked under her and is accusing her former boss of sexual harassment and wrongful termination.<p>A Yahoo logo is pictured in front of a building in Rolle, 30 km (19 miles) east of Geneva, in this file …

Amazon seeks US permission to test Prime Air delivery drones

It is Glastonbury 2024, and you've got a front-row spot for the headline act, the Rolling Stones, concluding their fifth farewell tour. You need a drink badly, so you get out your smartphone and dial up a drone, which within minutes delivers a plastic bottle from the bar a mile away.<p>Science …