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There is something special happening in a generic office park in an uninspiring suburb near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Inside, amid the low gray …

Oculus Rift Vs. HTC Vive, Part 1: Out Of The Box And Onto Your Face

After spending a combined 50 hours with Facebook's Oculus Rift and the co-designed Vive virtual reality system from HTC and Valve, it’s time to begin what promises to be a challenging discussion. That’s because both of these systems are extraordinary in their own way, offering unique versions of …

Virtual Reality

25 VR Twitter Accounts You Need To Be Following

VR is pretty hot right now. And, to be honest, it’s probably gonna get even hotter as new technology continues to come out and major industry players …

Inside the Oculus, New York's insane-looking, $4 billion train station

On Thursday, March 4th, the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in Lower Manhattan officially opened to the public. The hub replaces the PATH train station that was destroyed during the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which — if you'll recall — was rather a long time ago. Indeed, over 12 years in the …

Meron Gribetz Wants To Build The IOS Of The Mind

When Meron Gribetz stood on the TED Stage on Wednesday, he was almost giddy with excitement. Sure he had cool toys to show, and certainly the pre-TED buzz had created anticipation for his Augmented Reality glasses.<p>But with the TED audience didn’t know was that TED had been critical in Gribetz …

How Product Hunt Went From a Side Project to One of the Hottest Sites in Tech

We talked to founder and CEO Ryan Hoover about Product Hunt’s rapid rise to prominence.<p>Most of the people we’ve interviewed for this series have been …

CEO Advice from a New CEO

Usually advice for new CEOs comes from those who have made a career for themselves out of those three letters. I’m new to this particular C-Job …

Why We Stopped Talking About Big Data

As we prepare to dive head-first into 2016, we wanted to first take a moment to highlight a shift in our terminology over the past year or so. …

What you need to know about artificial intelligence, and the imminent robot future

From autonomous warfare to still-distant sentience, artificial intelligence in 2015 is nothing like we expected. Here are three things every geek who dreamed of a robot future needs to know.<p>Autonomous weapons will become the Kalashnikovs of tomorrow<p>Future of Life Institute

Welcome to Contextual Computing with iBeacon

Over the past few months you might have heard or come across the term beacon. Allow us to shed some light on it. Beacon is a new way to experience …

5 Israeli Apps That Make Eating Healthier A Piece Of Cake

Eating healthier is perhaps one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. Yet, many of us know from experience that it is easier said than done. …

The ultimate iPhone camera comparison: How does the iPhone 6s camera compare to every other iPhone generation?

In the past eight years, each new advancement in iPhone camera technology has made dramatic improvements to image quality. The new 12-megapixel …

How to Be Richer in Retirement Without Saving More Money

Would you rather lose 15 pounds or have your 401(k) balance rise 15 percent this year? Most people chose the latter in a recent nationwide survey of …

The Second Coming Of Deep Linking

For developers and users, mobile deep linking has been a fantastically anticlimactic technology. Deep linking has existed since iOS 2.0, a time when fewer than 1 in 10 of us had a smartphone and Facebook had around 80 million users.<p>Over the last seven years, many companies have riffed on the theme …

Americans in love with wacky job titles

It is a corporate feel-good movement sweeping the nation: titlemania.<p>No longer content with being just Senior Vice President or Managing Director or …

Programmable Clothes Are Going Commercial

Electronic clothing is the next frontier in sustainable fashion, as it removes the need to amass a large wardrobe. But will people buy it?<p>Clothes speak volumes about us, conveying messages about wealth, taste, and personal beliefs. So in this age of ubiquitous screens and social sharing, it’s no …

Google rolls out Eddystone, an open-source iBeacon rival

Apple's iBeacons are about to face a new wave of competition.<p>Google just unveiled a new platform for bluetooth beacons, along with a new set of tools …

Internet of Things

Track Your Important Stuff with iBeacon Technology

Busy days, busy life.<p>Sometimes in our hurry surviving busy days, we forgot our little stuff. Simple example is our key. Living in rush but lost your …

Were All Those Rainbow Profile Photos Another Facebook Study?

The social network learns more about its users than they might realize.<p>Facebook, you may have noticed, turned into a rainbow-drenched spectacle following the Supreme Court’s decision Friday that same-sex marriage is a Constitutional right.<p>By overlaying their profile photos with a rainbow filter, …

Civil Rights

Overview

Professional quality<p>An expert-level camera<p>Play on the pros’ turf<p>Why settle for the ordinary if excellence is within reach? Whether you are a …

Google’s UriBeacon: How it compares against Apple’s iBeacon

Devika Girish<p>March 17, 2015<p>According to a recent Business Insider report, by 2019, the Internet of Things (IoT) market will be more than twice the …

Branson Offers Employees One-Year Paid Parental Leave

Pimm Fox reports on long-term paid maternity and paternity leave for company employees. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)

GE and Cisco Back Bit Stew Systems’ Software for the Industrial Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is transforming the way the energy business is conducted by creating billions of data points that can be …

Internet of Things

How A New Wi-Fi Standard Could Reshape The Future Of Gadgets

With 802.11ad, a device’s hardware and brains wouldn’t necessarily have to live in the same place.<p>Today, the most prevalent standards for wireless local networking are Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The former is primarily used for high-speed access within buildings, with good local range. The latter is a …